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1985 Honda Accord 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHMAD7329F
When vehicle is cold and starting to warm up driving at high way speeds ,will start to loose power , run rough , then stall . hard to restart , after vehicle is restarted will run fine.
1986 Honda Prelude 1.8L Excessive Emissions
car came to shop with a smog failure,high levels of CO.i went to test the o2 sensor,it was reafing negative voltage to .54 mv. i replace the o2 sensor than retest the 02 sensor, it was better this time, reading was between .1 to.9 mv. with manual test. at this...
1994 Honda Prelude S 2.2L abs VIN: JHMBB1179P
Hello fellow technicians, I have a code 4-2 for abs, mitchell on-demand is not specific to which wheel is having the problem. Can someone give me some information on this code and troubleshoot procedure. this is a 94 honda prelude vtec engine. manual transmiss...
2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L compressor VIN: 5FNRL18964
compressor clutch relay not being closed by pcm. here's one symptom that might help. A/c clutch does close for a one second interval after dash switch is activated.and will not operate again (for the one second interval) until ignition switch is cycled off and...
1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF24M6W
vehicle came in today with the check engine likght on and with no other symptoms. i hooked up the snap on scanner and got a p0501 no vss signal code. ran the vehicle on the lift and the speedometer works correctly but the data screen reading for the vss shows ... Trouble codes: P0501
2002 Kia Rio 1.5L engine starting/shifting VIN: KNADC12362
Hello iATN members, I need help from you Kia experts. The vehicle in question is a 2002 Kia Rio, with the 1.5 and an automatic trans. Customers complaint was for an intermittent no-crank/no-start and felt that the shifting was taking to long. I first checked t...
1991 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L convertible top VIN: JM1FC3522M
This convertible top will open half way and stop. If I let off the switch and push again, top will open all the way. It does it in both directions in the same spot. While opening and closing, I observed voltage signal from switch and there is constant voltage ...
1992 Nissan 240SX 2.4L shift solenoid VIN: JN1MS34PPX
Car will operate normally if engine rpm kept below 4,000 rpm. if real cold harsh 1-2 shift, gets better as it warms. when taken over 4,000 rpm in 1 or 2, will go to 3 and stay there and trigger tcu codes 3 & 4, solenoid A & B. clear codes, turn key off and it ...
1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BD675XV
Good afternoon all, We have a Subaru here with an intermittent problem. Every 2 to 4 days, this Subaru will turn on the MIL, start stalling, and running erratically, then clear up. I have never experienced this problem, but it has happened to my customer 10 t... Trouble codes: P1507 (Idle control system malfunction), P1540 (VSS malfunction 2), P0500 (VSS malfunction)
1991 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L No Start VIN: JT3AC12R7M
To all toyota techs. This van came in for no start. I ckecked the basics, sparks and fuel. I got both of them. I pulled the spark plug and it is soaked w/ fuel. I replaced the plug becaused it is bad and just to have a good spark out of it because the fuel may... Trouble codes: 24 (Intake Air Temp Sensor)
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B0Y
vehicle came in with MIL - codes P1346/P1351 - deviation in crankshaft position sensor signal and VVT sensor signal - 2 trip detection - bank 1 & 2 - dig procedure led to check timing marks - belt installed 2-teeth off - installed factory timing belt and tensi... Trouble codes: P1346 (Deviation in crank position sensor signal bank 1), P1351 (Deviation in crank position sensor signal bank 2)
2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L abs VIN: 5TDBT44A61
Hello fellow techs!, This Sequoia has a very random brake warning light on (once per few weeks) while driving. Also intermittant ABS activation. There are no trouble codes (present or history) This has been happening on and off for about two years. The custome...

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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L bracket and bolt VIN: 2HKRL18692
Well, after extensive research on the archives and talking to a few honda techs, I was informed that the thread condition is a major factor involved in my situation, however I was not able to see any issues with the threads , I installed new (oe)bolt(s) and br...
2002 Isuzu Axiom XS 3.5L fuel, speedo VIN: 4S2CE58X24
well I had 5v ref and ground to my speed sensor and continuity to gauge from pcm to gauges and from sensor to gauges so I sent the cpu out to be repaired I was told by isuzu they had some problems with the cpu's so that's wher I stand at this moment.all's well...
1988 Mazda B2200 2.2L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM2UF1138J
Customer took vehicle to muffler shop for repair. He was informed there that the loose front cat would be OK and they installed a rear cat. Time will tell but I'm sure the pieces from the front cat will destroy the new rear one. Two responses recomended Miller...
1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L obd2 VIN: 4A3AJ56G6W
Many replies, mention proper engine temperature and tps and idle switch are okay, clear KAM first, and drive on dyno, cold and run for 5 minutes at 55mph excatly and decel to 0mph and acelerate to 35mph and decel. Do this for 6 times, It gets most of the monit...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D12
thanks all you guys out there took their time to help me out got same # PCM from juckyard put it in MIL comes on and car out of the bay
1998 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS2GB31S5W
replaced ecm. customer took car drove for approx 2 wks put on 1200 kms. no promblems. thanks for help. craig Trouble codes: P0400.
1991 Toyota Camry 2.0L Valves VIN: 4T1SU21E7M
Thanks very much for all the help. We soaked the valves with carbon cleaning chemical and lubricant overnight and that still did not pop them up but one of the three cylinders that had a valve down came up and we were able to start the car and run it on two cy...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K6Z
Hell yea, got this car fix, thanks for all the great responses. Like i said before a hade a new purge solenoid,known good vapor preassure sensor, updated canister hoses and updated vaccum switching valve for preassure sensor, and i still had the same code. fin... Trouble codes: P0446.
2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Stall VIN: JT3GN86R21
Thank you to all that have replied to this message and to bob,jim, brad,brent and doug [...] had suspected a trans but was beating my head on a wall when you get frustrated it really is better to step back and listen. The result was the transmission having partica... Trouble codes: P0770.
2001 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L no power VIN: 4T1BF22KX1
Thanks for all of the help, this fix is almost embarrassing, the customer had replaced the plugs and wires over the weekend, and we found the wires to cylinders 1,3,and5 all crossed,the cat. is definetley plugged but with it disconnected and the wires right it...
2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28861
Thanks to the techs that responded to this concern. We found that the A/F sensor heaters rely on the 'EC' connector ground terminal which comes from the PCM to the back side of the intake. This connector is in parallel with the EB connector. The bodyshop had p... Trouble codes: P1135 (Heater Circuit Malfunction), P1155 (Heater Circuit Malfunction).
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