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1995 Honda Odyssey EX 2.2L unit ?? VIN: JHMRA1872S
Have recieved this code 5-1 and can not be erased, MITCHELL does NOT have much info on this code. "Replace unit" is what they say. Is that an (air bag) unit or the "srs computer unit"??? Please any suggestions, Nate
1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1862X
Have a 99 Honda CRV 2.0 with code P1382 code (CYP Sensor no pulse). Looking for criteria that sets the code. The sensor ohms out fine and has a signal at ECM.. Not sure what a good signal is but the one I have seems consistent Truck seems to run fine. Alldata ... Trouble codes: P1382 (CYP Sensor no pulse)
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L fuel gauge and light VIN: 4S2CM58WXW
thanks in advance this truck came in with the fuel light on and the gauge showing empty, I removed the level unit and checked resistance was eratic so replaced the unit with oe part. did not change the gauge. unpluged the the level unit and the light will flas...
1989 Mitsubishi Mirage 1.5L No Start VIN: JA3CU26X8K
I have this mitts mirage here, It has no inj pulse. everything else o.k. I have good spark and MIL light works and t-belt is o.k. power to inj o.k. I have snap-on 2500 scanner that will not communicate with vehicle. it just keeps locking up. I tried new black ...
1994 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L cylinder head VIN: JA3EA26A2R
The timing belt broken because of bad oil leak.Book says 1.5 is a interference engine.Confused on timing marks.Alldata begins with aligning cam.First picture says mark is on front of head,can't find.Next picture shows mark at back of head.There is a bump there...
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L Misfire VIN: 4A3AK34YOV
i have done everything i can think of including compression tests and vac leaks, fuel pressure all check ok im hoping someone has seen something before that im not aware of thank you in advance Dave. Trouble codes: P0202, P0302
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G5TY6754J
Vehicle came in with MIL lamp on, runs ok. Customer stated vehicle has intermittent no power and seems to bog down. Checked DTCS and found one present for random cyl. misfire. Checked fuel pressure and spark voltage, all ok. do not want to waste my time pullin... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire)
1991 Nissan D21 3.0L engine VIN: 1N6HD12H2M
Hi all. I hope there is at least one Nissan lover that knows these engines inside and out. Truck came in with oil running out of everywhere. We could see it running out of the valve covers. The entire pvc system was plugged. We fixed that, and replaced v/c gas...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN1CA21D1S
This 95 Nissan Maxima SE sometimes dies when coming to a stop. After cutting off, it is slow to restart. I have driven it several times trying to get it to "act up". It has done it only once but the customer states that it has happened twice in one day. Any su...
1995 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L sheared distributor gear pin VIN: 4N2DN11W2S
Customer said the van stalled out on the interstate at highway speed. We found the gear roll pin on the distributor sheared. The distributor rotates freely. The front cam drives the distributor, but the distributor does not drive the oil pump. The front cam ti...
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Cuts out VIN: JN1DA31A72
TO ALL NISSAN TECH, VEHICLE WILL START,BUT THEN CUTS-OUT (inital start-up). tried to re-learn system per all data "no good luck" & no codes. your help is very appreciative vic
1991 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TD01VKM
The customer says the light came on 9,998. Yes the CEL stay on. MOD says that the light will blink @ 50k, 80k, 100k miles for maintance. Light just stay on. So I try to pull codes. There is a plug on top of the pass. strut. MOD says jump pin b to c. I do this ...
1991 Toyota Corolla 1.6L heating system VIN: JT2AE91A9N
no heat is being blown into the car! we have replaced the thermostate, the heater valve, checked flow in the core and still no heat is being passed into the car. this is one of daily loners for customers and not a type of car we tipically work on. any help wou...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L ps pump VIN: 4T1GK12CXR
hey all. customer replaced ps system and now it has leaks. the major leak is coming from the rad fan solenoid on the bottom of the ps pump. i took off the solenoid and found that either an oring or metal seal ring is missing, all data does not show a break dow...

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1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Transmission VIN: 1HGEJ1223S
One or more of you correctly guessed a problem with the torque converter shedding metal which clogged the pickup screen. Resulting loss of line pressure disabled the trans. I got a low mileage Jap trans and customer is happily fixed. Thanks again guys.
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Cuts out
Replaced fuel pressure regulator as per tsb, and car has not come back for 5 days and she drives 50 miles one way to work 5 days a week so i call the car fixed. Trouble codes: P0172.
2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L timing components VIN: KMHWF25S92
Hello everyone, sorry it took a while, we were waiting on a new cylinder head. The head we took off was no longer machinable. Upon checking my records I found that the main timing belt tensioner was not an OEM part. All that I can figure is that the aftermarke...
1996 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM1BB1417T
customer did not returnwith car as yet.when car is fixed,will inform you. i appreciate your help.
1996 Mitsubishi Galant S 2.4L Torque converter ring gear, starter VIN: 4A3AJ46G2T
Finally got some satisfaction on this Mitsubishi. Thanks to Ty, David and Kevin for their input which helped me out. The starter wasn't engaging the ring teeth deep enough, so I tried removing the spacer plate between the engine and transmission to hear how it...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L Radio VIN: JA4MT31H81
Hello, Once again fast and friendly help has saved the day.Sincere thanks to those that responded with the code number. Put in 6959 and works great.
1983 Nissan Maxima GL 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, POOR DRIVEABILITY VIN: JNIHU01SXD
3 or 4 of the replies said to replace the cold start coolant temp sensor. We did it but it didn't help. Some said check the fuel pressure, we had already done that but no problem found there. We replaced the spark plugs, which it needed but really didn't give ...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Timing Belt VIN: 4S3BG685XV
First, thanks to all of the responding techs. Your help is very much appreciated. The belt guide from the dealer will not work on the '97 engine due to lack of mounting bolts in the right position. We double checked all components driven by the timing belt and...
1994 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Abnrmal Aceleration VIN: 1Y1SK5369R
I wish to thank every man who took the time to reply. This experince made me feel rather small in not working to do more to help my fellow members when they email for help. Even the one fellow who suggested that I go back to school ... drove home a good po...
1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Misfire VIN: JT2AE09V5S
well after a few more days of testing still doing same thing, all computer grounds were replaced. re-replaced distrutor, still same miss, one of you may see this car soon i gave up, i still have no clue whats wrong with it. tanks to those who tried to help, is...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L defroster VIN: JT2SK12E3S
I had several replies and all were similar, but Gregory from georgia nailed it. The linkage rod to the defrost flap had broken the little plastic clip. I trimmed down a door rod clip as Gregory suggested, and it worked just fine. {probably better than factory}...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBE32K22
Thanks to all that replied. The overwhelming response was to replace the converter, which I would do except they are on back-order from Toyota and they can't say when I'll get one. Based on the replies I got and the lack of a part I would say this is a common ... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalytic efficency below threshold B1).
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