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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB767XN
I have a very intermittent no start. I replaced the ignition switch, and main fuel relay yesterday. Was wanting to check the ECM ground also. Loni Hull posted a message on Dec 5, (I printed it and saved) with a stalling problem. He said he found the ECM ground...
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1996 Honda Civic LX 1.6L alarm VIN: 2HGEJ667XT
This customer drove the car in for overheating, I took her to work and then when I got back I pulled her car in to inspect, found a crack in the rad. right away, talked to her and sold the job. When finished the car would not start with the key, when in start ...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L fuel injection/abs/srs/heater blower motor VIN: 2HGES15651
This vehicle has just been towed in.Customer stated that dash warning lights have been flashing for the past couple of weeks(seat belt,maint required,trunk open)The car quit last night,a burning smell was present and the blower motor operation was eratic.Fuel ...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM21531
hey guys,hope someone out there can help me. i just got this car in yesterday and the customer said the other morning he drove the car in the to work,with no problems.on the way home the battery light came on so he continued to drive and then all the guages we...
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1993 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1YVGE22A3P
VEHICLE CAME IN AFTER BEING LOOKED AT BY ANOTHER SHOP, WHERE MANY PARTS WERE REPLACED, BUT NO DIFFERENCE WAS MADE TO THE PROBLEM. THE PROBLEM IS THIS: THE VEHICLE IDLES FINE, BUT IF YOU TRY TO ACCELERATE FROM A STOP THE VEHICLE FALLS FLAT ON IT'S FACE. iF YOU ...
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JM1BJ2227X
Hello all, and especially Mazda techís. Iíve been given a project here. Itís going to be a motor to run a hydraulic pump to lift yachts out of the water, a 50-ton travel lift. The transaxle has been gutted, a special driveline and the pump bell housing have be...
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1983 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Lighting VIN: JN1C204S9D
Nissan Pros, I have this Nissan that has a dim head light, cannot figure out why, have 6 volts going to the light. Have checked all wiring and all is well. Found a "head light sensor box" that seems to be the culprit, does anyone know what this is?? Any help ...
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: IDONTKNOW0
this truck is failing the nox emission. Egr valve is working manualy. the pcm is not sending a signal (ground) to the egr solenoid. tps,mas,egr temp,baro/map sensor-input sensor are all fine.check computer ground ok. found evap solenoid had a high voltage drop...
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1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Stall VIN: JF1BC6337P
we work on very few subarus and have gotten this legacy that will start right up and stall after approx 3-5 secs. when it starts it sounds very good and smooth. the customer has tried to install a fuel pump because he was told that was wrong and in the process...
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1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L ABS codes VIN: 4S3BJ6337R
Need help trying to retrieve ABS code from this vehicle. ABS lamp is on any time ignition on and/or vehicle running. Mitchell manual says for 1994 codes to find led near ABS module under passenger seat and drive vehicle 19 mph and count flashes at led. I canno...
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1995 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L check engine light VIN: JT3DJ81WOS
this car came to us from cust who was tired of local dealer. it has a reoccuring [...]/selector switch mal.dealer put in a new switch, a few days later light back on.we got it and did a few tests and determined the ecu had to be the problem.(dealer said thi... Trouble codes: 1780 (selector switch malfunction)
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1997 Toyota T100 3.4L evap can full of fue VIN: JT44N24DXV
Hello all toyota techs my name is Dave I work with Troy here and we have this T100 came in with the engine hydrolocked must have happened idleing because we got it running after plugs removed. The evap can is full of fuel and sucked the engine full. The purge ...
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1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAPM62NXW
The MIL is iluminated on the trucks dash cluster all the time. Truck drives normally. We have (very) limited repair information concerning this truck. Our Snap On Fast track scanner will not communicate with the ECM on this truck so we are not able to pull any...
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1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4T1BF18B6W
hello again-we have a toyota that under load climbing a hill and or hard accel will misfire it will randomly show mis- fires even at idle on the scanner-it will never set a code or make the check engine lite come-if you drive it -it will make you think you hav...
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2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L trans slips emediatly after start up VIN: JTDBT1235Y
Scanned computer, no codes, Started vehicle cold and placed in Drive took 20 seconds for trans to shift into gear, Shifted hard. After the trans shifted into gear road tested vehicle. Shifted through all gears including overdrive without a problem for 15 miles...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBE32K22
Hi Group, I have this toyota with code #P0420. I followed the Toyota diag chart from AllData and came up with a bad catalytic converter diagnosis but I'm left with some questions since I am not that familiar with Toyota. First, the readings on the scan tool... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalytic efficency below threshold B1)
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCB7257N
Most replies were right on the noise,no or low coolant flow at idle valve. We want to thank all of you again for helping us and teaching us a thing about these Honda's. The water pump was seeping, so we replaced the water pump and timing belt and the idle retu...
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1996 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58V17
we performed the voltage drop tests on the wires from ecm to cts using the bulb method offered, compared this vehicle to others including gm using the same engine or strategies, and monitored signal from cts to ecm during test drive w/ snap-on vantage connecte... Trouble codes: P125, P1870.
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1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BK6353S
Thank you very much everyone, this was my first request on the network and i'm very impressed. Well your replies were pretty much what I expected which was the owners driving habits and after getting to know the guy he does do some harsh driving in the mountia...
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1991 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT3FJ80W2M
thanks for all of the replies - you guys were very helpful - the problem was burned valves - found the intake valves burned - the upshot was when the shop installed the engine they never adjusted the valves (machine shop assembled engine and the shop installed...
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1GK12E7S
Wow, thanks for all the responces. With further searching, I found that the two vacuum lines from the throttle body to the egr modulator were reversed (labeled R and E). They both are basically ported vacuum so I don't know how that will affect it. I cleared t... Trouble codes: P0402.
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