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1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L gearshift lever VIN: 4S2CK58W5W
My kids 2wdr Isuzu rodeo's gearshift occasionaly sticks in park. He has had it stick on him several times, but has always managed to get it free after lotsa jiggleing. He say's the problem occurs randomly and it doesn't matter if its parked on a hill or on lev...
1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT88H68X5X
didn't spend a lot of time on this one. hoping others had come across something common. did check the basics, found nothing so far. Trouble codes: P0446
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA3103Y
Hi guys, need help on this one! Cranks ok, no start. Fuel delivery is OK. At begining of crank spark is coming out for 1-2 seconds and than nothing. After ignition is turned of and on to crank, spark is coming for the first couple seconds. the folowing has bee...
1987 Subaru GL 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JF2AN5787H
Help? Got this car in, stalling at warm idle & surging, low power on accel. We noticed right away that it would run 3,000 RPM+ when cold started, owner said it had always done that since he got it. Pulled codes and got 11 different codes! 11 & 13 were for the ... Trouble codes: 11 (Crank angle sensor), 13 (crank angle sensor), 14 (fuel injector fault)
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Transfer case? VIN: 4S3BG6852T
This Subaru runs/drives fine but at parking lot speeds something in the drive line will bind up if you turn the wheel almost to the lock in either direction. It will actually stop the car just like if you applied the brake...more throttle will overcome it but ...
1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start VIN: INXBA02E6T
vehicle is in as a no start, i discovered that it has no spark. there is 12 volts going to the distributer, i dont have any experince with these vehicles, i am doing someone a favor, i dont have any info for this system. someone metioned something about the di...
2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Heater VIN: 4TAWM72N8Y
Thank you in advance for any help with this one. 2000 Toyota Tacoma. Poor heater performance. This truck was just at the local dealer for this problem. They replaced the t-stat, water pump, and radiator. No improvement. They said it needed a heater core. The c...
2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L wipers VIN: 4T7BF2A852
This car has a problem where the wipers will not park properly,but they stop in place when switched off.Also the intermittent control is not working properly.I am not that familiar with these & I think the control is in the combination switch,but am not sure.A...

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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L transmission
Thanks for all the replies. Many good suggestions. Technician may buy car from relatives and if does and fixes will update with any info learned from repairs. Thanks again sorry for so litte info and really appreciate all that tried to help. Thanks again.
1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1851X
Well fellows, This vehicle is one of those that make you want to pull your hair out. Because of the extreme intermittent occurance of the symptoms, the only time the car acts up is after almost an hour of driving. I have had the customer try to duplicate the... Trouble codes: P0172.
2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on, Idle only VIN: 4S6CK58W8Y
after vehicle sat over night it started and drove fine. we kept for a couple of days longer and everyghing is ok. I did do the wiggle test of the connector and checked the connection terminals and all were ok. Customer took vehicle and have not heard back from... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR Flow Problem), P1290 (Electronic Throttle Control Forced Idle Mode).
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
thanks to all who replied, your information was very helpful, checking the fuel pressure at the damper gave the correct reading the fuel pressure was fine, so with the symptoms this vehicle had we replaced the egr valve, it idle great and fuel trims retuned to... Trouble codes: P0300.
2006 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L parking lamp, cluster VIN: KMHET46C26
note probleme is intermitent reproduce probleme ,note conecteur i/p-k pin 4 orange black wire always curent when probleme is accurs ,multi fonction switch off ign off ,check electrical plan looks at passager compertment junction blocks disconect conecteur i/p-...
1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L starter VIN: JNKCP11A3X
finally got this fixed...i kinda feel stupid posting this but i guess every once in a while you get one that puts you in your place. most guys said to check voltage drop, battery draw and the starter draw. everything was fine, i decided this morning that i was...
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Power Steering VIN: JT8VF11E5M
Techs, We would like to thank each and everyone of you who replied to our Lexus LS400 powersteering problem. We have found and fixed the problem and appreciate all the help that was recieved. Special thanks to Dave [...], he was right on the money the new ...
1995 Mazda Protege S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BA1443S
well the lamp is still out-no codes, I cannot expalain a fix although I did get good responces, upon following all diagnosis-no fault found, clear code and lamp has never reset!!. sorry theres no better explanation. Brian [...]. Trouble codes: P1523 (VICS Solonoid problem).
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Differential VIN: 4A3AA46H62
Sorry, guys the customer needed to use the vehicle and hasn't returned with it. As I stated in the update, we tried a CV shaft and trans service with no luck. I believe when the customer brings the vehicle back we are going to check the strut mount plates and ...
2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: JN8ARO7Y6Y
1986 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Charging VIN: JT4RN64DXG
thanks for all the help, found that the alt. was bad, double checked all the wires going to the lite circuit all where good n.d. alt. fixed it right up!! never seen a alt. do this before charge perfect and still have a problem thanks for all the replies joey.
1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Trans removal VIN: JT2SK12F6N
Camry on the road again. An ugly job the first one you do. This car had been parked for 2 years (outside in Canada). Getting the shift cables out of the trans was a mother. If I saw another with the cables this corroded into the trans case I would pull consol ...
2000 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JTDDY32TXY
I am confused!!! Some of the replies to my request we about things I had already checked but i rechecked them anyway. In addition I checked the fuel injectors using the method in Alldata. The procedure was to open injector for 15 seconds and measure the volume...
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