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1997 Acura CL 2.2L Misfire VIN: JHM45DR344
engine always misfires at 2500 rpm. If you avoid hitting 2500 rpm by changing gears sooner then the misfire never occurs. This seems like a computer sensor or program problem. We have never seen one like this and I was hoping someone else has. Thanks Trouble codes: P1300, P1302
1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD563XR
This 1994 Accord with a 2.2 SOHC MFI is now a crank but no start. It has been going through a time when it would intermitantly crank but not start. So thats the reason for the rebuilt distributor. Well we got the car in and a tech replaced the timing belt for ...
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L all gears VIN: 1HGCG565XW
hello all got a question on this accord just got it from the auction car ran great for the first 100 miles slowed down for construction trans went into nuetral and back into gear. had it transported back here on transport. got p0730 code out of ecm with no rea...
1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKAY22D1P
Hi guys and Gals I have this head shrinker here. It was bought to me for hard start and no power. It Will start and run poorly when first started and idles good . When you try to power brake it it will not do any thing to breack the wheel and go . It feels lik...
1988 Mazda MX-6 DX 2.2L high idle
Hi all, first off sorry for the lack of a VIN but I forgot to get it before I came home.Anyway , a week ago I had my pastor's car in for an oil change and noticed a small coolant leak , when I let the car back down I noticed that someone had replaced the short...
1995 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YGVE22D6S
Wondering which of the two ignition faults takes priority, or is more common of a cause on these. Crank sensor, or distributor problem. Thanks in advance to any who take the time to read , and respond. God Bless. Allen. Trouble codes: 02 (No NE 2 Signal CKP sensor 2), 03 (No Distributor G1 Pickup Signal)

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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Trans stays on Low gear VIN: JHMCB7654L
Hi folks: I would begin first by thanking everyone who took time to read my post and replied. The replies were very informative, and almost all pointed towards a possible bad TCU. Information I gathered eleswhere confirmed it. I started by taking the TCU out a...
1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L Sub-Throttle Position Sensor VIN: JT8UF11E4L
Greatest thanks to all members that replied. Ken [...] hit the nail on the head having experienced this same problem himself. Like me, he first replaced the sub-throttle position sensor (my new sensor did not match alldata's specs for resistance readings righ...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: JT8UF1LE2P
i realy hace to hand it to daniel [...] on this one! after the poor guy that had started out on this one had decided he could not take it anymore i was asked to try and fix this %#** as soon as i was driving it in i noticed that above 1000 rpm the tach stopped... Trouble codes: 41 (tps).
2002 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Surge VIN: 4F2YZ94103
sorry for the delay, this vehicle finally came back to my shop. i performed a transmission bg flush and the surge went away. it was a transmisson shudder that was being felt on the vehicke. thanks to all ofyou for all your help on this matter . see you all on ...
1994 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L Compression VIN: JT2EL43EXR
Hi All: Your replies centred on valves, timing belt and worn out engine. After reading your replies I sat down and got over my brain cramp. Today I pulled timing covers and confirmed timing and belt condition and adjustment. All perfect. I then backed out valv...
1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L engine VIN: 1NXAE09806
Most helpful tips of things I will not be able to test due to customer declining further work included: 1. CKP sensor--water pump leaking onto it can cause failure, or just it's going bad and has a weak/intermittent signal--located under t-belt cover. 2. Ignit...
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