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1993 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGEG8641P
Vehicle was towed in for a no start condition. Vehicle started and ran for approx. 2 minutes then died. Checked had no spark. Replaced distributor,engine started but ran poorly. Found dist cap carbon tracking and cracks. Replaced cap and rotor engine ran smoot...
1997 Honda Odyssey EX 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Hey guys I need some help on this one. Sorry I don't have the vehicle at my shop at this time to provide the VIN. This customer brought this vehicle in with complaint of check engine light on. Had a code P0401 for Insuffiecent EGR Flow. I checked the solenoid ... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insuffiecent EGR Flow)
2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45G2Y
this car came to me for the second time with this codes p1401 p1402 .i use all data and mitchel and they tell me that there is a problem wit the dm-tl system and only the dealer have the charts .could someone help me wit the charts or by oder way ,excuse my en... Trouble codes: P1401 (p1402-), P1402
1994 Infiniti Q45 4.5L No Start VIN: JNKNGO1D3R
got a confusing one came in a month ago with a no start. #3 cylinder was filled with fuel, so we replaced the injector and checked the resistance of all the others and they were ran fine after we got the fuel out of the cylinder. drove fine a...
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA21A7X
Dear fellow Techs. I recieved this vehicle from used car dealer.They stated car stopped for gas and would not restart.they had tried a cam sensor and ecm.I have spark and fuel but no injector pluse.I have power at injector but no ground from ecm. The cars chec...
2004 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 6MMAP67P74
cust states that when letting the car run for a while and restarting that the engine will idle rough has have four other diamante with same problem
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1CA21D1W
i have an intermitent problem,the car stall sometime when I'M approching a street corner,my scanner lost the communication with vehicule but the car restart very well.When i can read datastream with my scanner i snap trottle an i'm loose them and sometime the ...
1994 Subaru Impreza L 1.8L valve body VIN: JF1GC2352R
good afternoon to all.have what should be an easy one here.neatral safty switch siezed removed and freed up but now car wont go into any gears.removed pan found selector to selector valve bracket broken in 3 places.obtained a new bracket from local trans. shop...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2SK12E9S
Hi all. This one is weirding me out. Basically, I have checked everything I know to check for a no start...and it SEEMS to pass every test? I cant find a reason for it to not start? Talked to the previous shop, and they were positively dumfounded with the amou...
1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1CF22P9X
Good evening fellow techs looking for some help on this one thought it was going to be an easy repair. Orginnally came in with MIL light on lean exhaust found vacuum leak near intake manifold easy repair. Car came back 2 days later with MIL light back on now w... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300, P0302, P0304, P0306, P0136 (O2 senser malfunction bank 1 sensor 2)

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1999 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JH4DC4451X
Hi all, Thanks for all the great replies as alaways. I want to especially thank Phil [...] for having a good memory. He told me a fellow tech had a similar problem with the injectors on all the time. He told me to check the fuel pump connector under the seat....
1989 Honda CRX Si 1.6L engine control VIN: JHMED9364K
thanks to all who faxed digrams we got inthe middle of a engine change and are info was wrong thanks again
1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L No Start VIN: JNRAR05Y7W
After extensive testing and rechecking we were able to obtain a used ecm, which was the fix. Truck started and ran fine. Got 3 responses on this, Vicken from California was the only one to suggest the ecm. We had suspected that, however we/customer did not wan...
1986 Mazda RX-7 1.3L No Start VIN: J1MFC3315G
Thanks for all the replies. I did get this car going! Thanks especially to Terry from Missouri. I followed his in depth procedure for recovery from flooding. Vehicle did not start although I heard a hissing noise from exhaust when cranking.I checked it out and...
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.3L suspension VIN: JM1TA22261
Well, once again, the customer is not bringing car back at this time. All of the responses I got were regarding an inner C.V. joint problem which may be found by checking for excessive movement when compared side by side or removing joint and inspecting for we...
2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L 5TH Gear only VIN: 1YVHP80D83
We did get this car to act up after driving longer at higher speeds...Thanks to Jim from California for the fix. It was low on fluid! I never thought to see this but I topped it up and the problem went away! Thanks again Jim. Mike
1995 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L signal lights VIN: 4N2DN11W9S
Thanks nissan guys, I found out the multiswitch is a common problem with the signal lights (intermittent) with squealing relay, although, Mark hit it on the was an intermittent in the hazard switch. The B+ feeds through the hazard and goes to the fl...
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Cuts out VIN: JN1DA31A72
thanks for the replies, & sorry for the lack of information. it turned out,throttle body was caked up with carbon & relearn the system. customer was tired of the run around from nissan & also he was an outter towner from new york. thank you, vic
1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Stall VIN: JF1BC6337P
thanks for the responses. most suggested either the maf or a large vacuum leak specificaly a hose that runs to the intake boot being disconected. the maf was already destroyed from the violent backfires and the hose was connected and the timing belt was dead o...
2001 Subaru Forester S 2.5L steering rack VIN: JF1SF65552
sorry to take so long in closing this post. It has proven to be vertually impossible to pry the car away from the owner. Per suggestions posted we have a new strut mount/bearing plate to install. It seems like a good idea to try although we did visually inspec...
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