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1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DC4351R
This Acura will not start. It has no spark. It had a miss and was tuned up but still had a miss. Someone did a compression test and found number three cyl. to have very little compression. They put it back together to bring it to me and it would not start. I f...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L transmission
Hi everyone have read all posts and archives on accord with tcm problems that are related to transmission shifting. Have oto use key to release shift lock and manualy shift through the gears car doen't upshift on own. When come to stop sign or red light car go...
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L wheel speed sensor VIN: JHLRD77813
help!! This one is from a body shop, they replaced the left front suspension components,(knuckle,bearing,strut) then we replaced the l/f sensor, as well as the abs control unit, and we cannot keep code 14 from resetting. sensor gap is correct, but NONE of the ...
1996 Hyundai Sonata GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF24T2T
This vehicle came into our shop with check engine light on We checked all wiring from maf sensor( IAT sensor is part of maf densor) to computer. All ok. We replace maf sensor with used unit. Cleared codes. Customer drove vehicle for 1 week before light reset. ... Trouble codes: [0110
2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L C V Joints VIN: KMHWF25S8Y
I have a 2000 Hyundai Sonata that needs a right outer CV boot the dealer wants about $500 for an axel and nobody has one rebuilt and I have not been able to find any body that can rebuild it, can just the boot be replaced and can the outer joint be dissabled? ...
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L ck eng lite on VIN: JT8UF11E2N
we changed the vsv valve and switch as well as the egr temp sensor and changed all vacumn lines and tested back pressure to modulator witch is 1.5 lbs psi. we pull manifold and cleaned throttle body and egr ports to tube minor restricted but no change. this wa...
1993 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.5L 1st and 2nd gear VIN: JA3EA11A8R
I have a 5sp jumps out of 1st and 2nd gear drain trans lots of metal not from nomal wear remove trans remove rear cover found metal like remove cluth housing I remove all bolts and the case opens a little bit only.I don't want to break anything thats st...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Band VIN: JA4MW51R31
When we went for a test drive felt a noise coming from the auto transmission like Kick down band slippage while vehicles shift into second or fourth gear and also in reverse is like a whinning noise. Does this tranny V4A51 has adjustment for this band check o...
1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L cruise controll VIN: 1N4BU31F5P
customer has a cruise controll system that works and then doesnt. I can drive it for a mile or so, and then it will not work. back in the shop and then it decides to work. Ive done some extensive testing on this system using Mitchells wiring diagram. Im hoping...
1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L blower motor VIN: 4S3BJ6339P
the problem i am having with thi sbeast is the blower motor will intermitantly go to high speed when driving down the road. i have replaced the blower resistor ,a used control head and fan switch.alsio have replaced the blower relay . stumped.
1988 Suzuki Samurai JX 1.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JS4JC51C4J
I've been working with this "Thing" for about three weeks; (patient customer)!, but i'm running out of patience. I don't have any means to check the obd, but let me tell you whats happening, and maybe just maybe one of you has been through this too! This vehic...
1998 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS2GB31S5W
vehicle came into shop with mil on. code p0400a came up, checked egr ports and pipes-all clear. changed egr with dealer part. customer drove car for one week without problem then light came back on, same code. mitchell on demand talks about a self test when ke... Trouble codes: P400
1986 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Charging VIN: JT4RN64DXG
I have this toyota with the charge lite and brake lite on all the time, charging system working great 14v 80 amps truck is running great just the lites are on,i have tested voltage at 7.5 amp chg. fuse only getting 6.0 volts the small underhood fuse box near b...
1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Trans removal VIN: JT2SK12F6N
Hi Techs. I have a 92 Camry 2.2L, 5 speed manual for clutch replacement. Mitchell says remove the subframe. I'm OK with that except for supporting the engine. After the frame is out the only mount remaining is the little dog bone at top right. Is it safe or se...
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Shifter Interlock VIN: 2T1BR18E9X
Greetings, I'm stuck with this as it's my long time bookkeepers daughters car and she needs to get back to school. The key won't come out of the ignition and consequently the battery goes dead. It appears to involve the shifter interlock but I've removed the c...

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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGED3644M
A big thank you to all who replied. I took all the info that I received and ran with it. Tried everything that was said. Finally I rechecked the dist. and the rotor. Now I did have spark at the plugs but it was at the wrong cylinders. What I discuvered was the... Trouble codes: 6 (16 -), 16 (testing and results).
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L all gears VIN: 1HGCG565XW
yes this car is fixed torconverter failer, flushed trans before trans removeal repraced convertor reinstalled trans car is good. woulda never thought that would be the only problem. thanks for the replys it helped. and no recall was listed on this car.
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Power steering VIN: 4S2DM58W8Y
We took pump off and disassembled. Found gunk in pressure relief valve bore. Replaced valve to be on the safe side and lightly honed out bore. (old valve was not moving freely in bore). Full assist back and customer decides to trade in vehicle for something ne...
1996 Lexus LS400 4.0L Unknown VIN: JT8UF22E3T
hi guys, the problem was a bad brake light switch, hook up scan tool & took it for a road test & find out that the pcm is not seen the brake signal from the brake light switch when you braking , most of the time its working & sometimes its not. thank to all wh...
2003 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1BJ225X3
Well considering the numerous replies stating the recall notice on this car, and my inability to find any other identifiable, I will be sending this guy to the dealer... Thanks to all Tony
1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L SRS Light ON VIN: JA3AM84J55
Since i could not retrieve information from srs module, I recommend to bring the car to a dealership, but customer declined to fix it.
2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Power Window VIN: JN8DR09XX3
Well it seems that this is not an uncommon happening. For those seeking a fix -- there is a black button on the motor that must be held in while you manually completely lower the window (do not use 'auto-down,' just push the window button to the first dentent)...
1993 Toyota Camry 2.2L No Start VIN: HAYYTXXXH6
hey guys sorry for taking so long to close this one it turned out to be a defective distributor so much for rebuilt parrts thanks guys
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