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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L control head VIN: JA3XD64B6N
this 3000gt ac system functions but no display lights up. controls operate for directional and blower speeds. display panel stays blank. i can't find any tests for this condition. the wiring diagram shows a module linked to the display. has anyone seen this ??...
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN8HD17Y6S
Hello, my nightmare started about a week ago. Customer refered by trans shop. complaint was loss of power on accel and intermittent stall and loss of power around corners. Scanned for codes - none found. Test for fuel pressure - checks ok, KOEO and KOER, regul...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN1CA21D3T
this car will run great for 10-20 miles,then,some times at idle,sometimes at cruise,engine load will go to 100%, from scan data.injectors flood engine and it dies.starts back up, clear out flood and it runs great again.egr.is not opening,no vaccumn leaks,tps,f...
1996 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: IN4BU31D1T
car came in from another shop they said that they could not find problem if you unpluged #1 injector it made no difference so they said they replaced injector made no change then they put dist. in and then they put wires and motorcraft plugs in they said they ...
2001 Nissan Frontier SC 3.3L drive cycle VIN: 1N6MD27Y31
replaced right exhaust manifold due to cracking and leaking no big suprize understannd common problem on these. what process do i need to follow to complete a drive cycle to run a OBDII emission test for Pennsylvania
2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L no start VIN: 1N6AA06B84
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help on this one. THis 2004 Titan was brought to us by a body shop that does salvage work. The truck will barely start and runs off of only one or two cylinders. We verified that most cylinders have no injector dr...
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L instrument cluster VIN: 4S3BH66571
this outback came in running fine. the check engine lamp was on for a vss code. if you put either the left or right turn signal on the dash goes out, no check engine lamp and no charging due to no power thriugh the battery lamp to the alternator. i removed the...
2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L low power VIN: 4S3BE63533
HI everyone, this legacy bogs/seems to be dropping a cyl on hard accell. checked all basics, new T belt valves adjusted new secondary. Im wondering if there is a patern failure Im dont know of due to the fact that subaru is rare in my shop. Do these have any i...
1994 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L Compression VIN: JT2EL43EXR
This wee beast was towed in for not running. Customer stated that she was driving along and it lost power and quit. The "forklift" mechanic at her workplaced diagnosed a Fuel pump so that is what I was told to replace. Pump worked when I got it and I check out...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Unknown VIN: 4T1SK12E0S
There is a engine vibration at idle,(750-800 rpm) and it gets worse in gear. It starts to clear up at 1200-1300 rpm. The oxygen sensor pattern is clean, there seem to be no engine miss. The customer is trying to diagnose the problem himself and gave me the eng...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K61
check engine lights on. cleaned egr tube (not clogged) engine stumbles when valve opened on idle. checked vacuum hoses (ok) tested at engine speeds (works good) this has been happening for the last 25000 miles services and i reset 3 times. no ideas! help Trouble codes: P0401 (egr flow insufficient)

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1994 Acura Legend LS 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4KA8279R
Thanks to all for the replies. Many of the suggestions pointed to the anti-theft system, but I fail to see why the anti-theft system would allow it to start for a second before killing it. Although I had found the problem the hard way by the time I got Richard...
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L instrument ilumination VIN: JT8UF11E1R
thanks for all the input. it was the cluster/ballast. had repaired at mikado tech out of frisco. $245.00 for the repair and $60.00 freight. thanks again dan
1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L clutch VIN: JN1RZ24A6L
thanks to all who responded. joe from texas, jeff from arizona and jim from illinois were right on target. after bleeding the system first from the bleeder located near the right headlight [where there was a large air pocket] and then at the slave cylinder we ...
1993 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1RZ24H7P
Thanks too all who responded and forwarded diagrams. Confusion over which of the two 'iac' valves did what was the issue. While All Data refers to the unit on the center of the manifold as a cold idle unit, it is in fact not. Several of you assured me that the...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D5T
hi group well found the red/yellow wire behind strut tower broken inside harness, rodney hit it right on the head, repaired wiring and all is fine now, thanks. Trouble codes: P1400, P0400.
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E8Y
i thank every one for the help i recived i have ordered a oem mass air flow sensor from toyota theimformation i recived from stephen [...] was very helpful thanks Trouble codes: P0171.
2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L Electronic VIN: 2T1CF28PXY
Thanks everyone for the information.The room temp. sensor was disconnected.
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