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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L reverse VIN: 1HGCB7655M
The vehicle was towed to the shop after having set for at least several months. I was told that it would not move and needed a trans. The right CV axle was backed out of the transaxle and damaged. I r/r the axle and the vehicle goes forward fine and seems to s...
1992 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1HGEG8558N
This car suddenly developed a weird stumble, loss of power, misfire symptom. The scanner shows 8-9 hg. of vacuum but the manual gauge at the MAP has 20 inches. TPS is sluggish but within spec. The fuel injector pulse width is excessive at 2.5ms and is fouling ...
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: IHGCG560YA
the vehicle has a hesitant start and a rough idle. it has thrown code p1259 (MFR controlled air & fuel metering). when vehicle has any throttle it stalls imidiately. I have checked for any vacuum leaks or air intake leaks. and have tested both vtec solenoid co... Trouble codes: P1259
2002 Hyundai XG350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45E52
hello I have this car that came in for check engine light scanned codes with snap-on modis and got the above codes looked in alldata and can not find any tests or discriptions of how the limp home valve works all i found was a pic. of where it is suposted to b... Trouble codes: P1191 (Limp home valve system fault), P1193 (Limp home valve on low RPM), P0305 (cylinder 5 missfire)
1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L abs light on VIN: JNKAY21DXP
Hi, thanks for reading my post. This 1992 infinity j30 will on turn on the ABS light in the dash. I don't have much information on this vehicle. My snap on scanner doesn't seem to be able to give me any codes. I've read to look at the abs module for flashing l...
1995 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Misfire
Hello to all, I have this truck in my shop ,misfiring on cylinder #4 at idle. scan data shows low fuel trims on short and long at idle. Truck seems to be o.k off idle. I removed and replaced fuel injector, swapped coils,plugs wires,had a valve job done due to ...
1994 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4N2DN11W6R
NOX too high, these readings are from a 15mph-25mph asm test. Found egr valve not working vaccum not going to egr valve.. valve is good apply vaccum engine dies. test tranducer ok, vacuum only when pressure is applied to exhaust intake port. test solenoid ok. ...
1996 Nissan Pickup 2.4L unreadiness monitors VIN: 1N6SD11S5T
Vehicle came in with DEQ non-compliance due to OBD-II readiness checks not ready for o2,cat and egr systems. EGR is working. O2's are switching. Have performed 1 and 2 trip logic drive cycles per TSB regarding readiness monitors from Nissan. This vehicle re...
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...
2000 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.8L Can't fill fuel tank VIN: JS2GB4158Y
Hello, The problem with this car is that when adding fuel, customer can only add about .25 gallon at a time. The nozzle turn off like the tank is full. We have blown through the vent and found that it was plugged. Now it is not plugged and still does the same....
1994 Toyota Camry 2.2L hard to start cold VIN: TO768HY654
this thing will not stay running until it's warm if you take your foot off the gas pedal. Fuel injection coolant temp sensor or cold start valve? I am not familiar with these cars, but it seems to me that something in the fuel enrichment system isn't working. ...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L fuel guage VIN: JT2BG22K7Y
Gas guage reads full when you fill it up. As level goes down,gets stuck at 3/4 full. Does not go down anymore. So relaced the sending unit in the tank. Before putting it in,watched the guage while manually positioning the float of the new guage in various posi...
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...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG28K11
Hello we got this camry in today with a code p0300. Customer asked us to check it out repair the light and do a tune-up. I check for tsbs and found one on the computer and injectors matching this code. The vehicle runs great. I spritzed the wires with water to... Trouble codes: P0300
2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGD21A22
Code PO161-oxygen sensor heater circuit, bank 2, sensor 2. When cleared, returns in about 10 miles. There are 4 sensors, 2 above the cat, and 2 below. I think 2 are air fuel sensors. I checked the heater 12 volt and ground on all 4 sensors and all 4 have 12 vo... Trouble codes: P0161

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1991 Honda Civic 1.6L No Start VIN: 2HGED7466M
This Honda is gone. There is a main relay up under the dash on the driver's side. It does a bunch of stuff. Well the injectors pulse now and the car runs with a new relay. Thanks to all you Honda guys, and girls, who took the time to e-mail. John
2002 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D52
Sent to dealer had to replace sender and reflash per one sugestion, thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: 463 (voltage high from fuel sender), 1627 (cannot find a description).
1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNAFB1213X
Thanks to all the members who replied. Responses were varied and a few suggested I recheck cam timing...I must admit I am embarassed about what I'm about to share with you. When I started the timing belt job, I set the crank at TDC and saw my cam marks up to...
2000 Lexus LX470 4.7L window operation VIN: JT6HT00W2Y
thanks for the replies--turned out Toyota's instructions were MOSTLY correct, all they're missing is the part about letting the motor run on its own, no regulator attached, until it stops. I did this and then went through the rest of the procedure, no problems...
1993 Mazda Protege LX 1.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BG2260P
customer decided car was not worth fixing.picked up unrepaired. thanks to all for input!
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: 1YVGE22C4V
Terry hit that one right on the head, good job. Had my younger tech doing this job, he new prior to putting it together that the head gasket could be put in more than one way. Still Happened to him and it ended up costing us $600.00 to replace the head. Thanks...
2000 Mitsubishi WA EXPRESS 2.4L No Start VIN: JMFJEPB4VY
a huge apology to everyone that responded.The #@$&^$ customer forgot to mention that just before he started the van he had changed his key to the plain metal key ( the one without the big black head which contains the microchip). thus when we found the immobil...
1990 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L speedo VIN: JN1HJ01P9L
Most people agreed that the problem was in the cluster. I sent the cluster to Mr.Whizard for repairs. Cost is $189 including shipping both ways. I have not received any communication from them yet. They have had the cluster 6 days.Found Mr. Whizard on the inte...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN1CA21D3T
thanks for all the help.we checked all we could,scoped all sensors and wireing checked all we could.everything checked good .we did not want to just change parts.customer was tired of car and bought a new one.thanks for all the time and advise.
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D11
Thanks to all that replyed i tryed maf sensor no change did not try ecm did'nt want to guess anymore expensive???(friends) i still think problem is in trans thanks again to all. Trouble codes: P1490, P0446, P1130.
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L service due? VIN: 4S3BH66533
We finished the service and everyone on here agreed that the wheel bearings don't get repacked. We performed all of the other service that was in the owners manual. Thanks for your input!
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