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1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ6572V
Have a little civic that will not restart after warmed up. Fuel pressure good, spark good, injector firing. Can spray carb cleaner down throttle body and still will not start. Vehicle will run forever until shutoff. Starts great cold or after sitting 20 minute...
2000 Honda Prelude 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMBB6245Y
thanks for taking the time to read this- just like all of you at one point all the weird ones show up at once. we have this honda sublet from a pontiac dealer- was running- driven to a detail shop- was steam cleaned- still ran at that point- interior was shamp...
2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4S6DM58W51
misfire on number 4 cyl dead miss at idle switching coils plugs dont help compression 145 about same as cyl#2 running compression number same for bad cyl and good cyl. ran propane around intake cant get any change sometimes the mil flashes when put in drive an... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire), 304 (misfire 4 cyl)
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L fuse box dead VIN: 5FNRL38645
Good morning everyone. I have one that i need some quick help on. I have an 05 Odyssey that i got from a body shop that i do alot of work for. I was hit in the front end. I was told a light hit. It now has no power to the inside fuse box. All of the under hood...
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out
Any Lexus techs out there?I troubleshoot oddball problems for some local independents and I have ES300 and LS400 with exact same history and exact same problem in 2 different garages.Both cars had timing belt replaced as a mileage maintenance service.One buy a... Trouble codes: 13 (rpm signal)
1998 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JM11A2226W
a mechanic i work with replaced timing belt, waterpump, spark plugs and a few other unrelated services. since then the car wants to surge when it is put in drive under slight accel, also if you just put it in drive and throttle up a little and let it drop back...
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Hesitation, fuel rich smoke from VIN: 1YVGF22C4Y
on cold start only for 15- 30 seconds, very bad hesitation falls flat on its face and fuel smoke from tailpipe, clears up while still in open loop. when closes (30 secs)st trim -10 to -15 quickly corrects condition. recording of data reveals +99 st when condit...
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L shift solenoidss VIN: JM1TA22161
thanks in advance for the help- we have never duplicated stall- have on very rare occasions noticed abnormal shifting at low road and engine speeds- has set codes only twice in 2 months. every time soliniods and harness are tested everything checks good- leani...
2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.8L MIL Lamp on, P0400 VIN: JA3AY26C2Y
HAVE MONITERED EGR vacuume during drive cycle. Normal egr vac is 3 or 4 inches. During drive cycle test you can see the vacuume reach almost 10 inches as the PCM tests flow. Trouble codes: P0400 (egr flow malfunction)
1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 1N4BU31D7V
hello everyone i am new to the network. i hope someone can help!! i am working on a 1997 nissan altima 2.4l automatic. car will just shut down coming to a stop. then restart fine drive another 25 miles or so then do itr again. very intermitten, timing chain do...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1NGED27Y3Y
We replaced the clutch in this vehicle a few weeks back and noticed a hesitation on take off between 1500 to 2500 RPM. We tested the fuel pressure and it tested good. Next we tested for codes and found none. When we tested the the TPS the sweep was good but th...
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L lubrication VIN: 1N4BL11E72
owner requested a miss fixed, and to look for oil use source. there is no oil in the air cleaner, but there is on the throttle plate, intake passages, and intake valves. no oil leaks exist on this vehicle. has anyone had to deal with this problem.
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Camshaft sprocket bolts VIN: JF1GD29694
Hello, This engine is here from a body shop. Car was T-boned on passenger side, impact broke the RH exhaust camshaft sprocket, bent valves. We are fixing the engine for the body shop. I cannot remove the damn camshaft sprocket bolts. I have never seen bol...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1SK12EOR
Got one of those lovely intermittents guys.I'm talking car may run fine for 2 weeks or a month at a time.Before I got it it had been in the shop numerous times.Distributor had been replaced 5 times,ignition module once,plugs, wires the whole schabang.The distr...
1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2AC52L2T
This EGR code will appear in about 25 miles of driving, according to the customer. The EGR valve operates normally, manual opening of the valve will stall the engine, and all vacuum lines and the associated solenoid work properly. The MAP/ barometeric sensor a... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR flow insufficient)
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)

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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L compressor VIN: 5FNRL18964
thanks to all who helped!!! Manit [...] hit the nail on the head the blower speed control module was causing both the compressor clutch and blower problems Thanks again. Ron.
1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF24M6W
thanks to all that replied we repaced the reed switch that is in the speedo head now all is well thanks to all Trouble codes: P0501.
1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L abs light on VIN: JNKAY21DXP
customer has not returned. I am not able to find much info on this vehicle. Never could find the flashing led to check codes. Was sggested to replace abs relay for the pump.
1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKAY22D1P
Hello To everyone I want to tank all the people who took the time to read my mail. The car is not nas not been fix coz there are other cars where we can move to and make the money . I am not fimiliar with the set up on this configuration, so i will have to whe...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L radio/a/c pushbuttons VIN: JNKCV51EX3
Thanks again. Got a duplicate reply about possible success with the 'reboot'. Because of the known issues with the 'flexible circuit board' I went ahead and replaced it. It is the pushbutton panel that sandwiches between the double-decker cd-changer and head u...
1993 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L idles too high VIN: 4S2CY58V7P
Replaced the thermostat I think the computor would drift in and out closed loop
1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UZ30C5N
Check air intake tube for cracks. They tend to crack on the bottom where you can't see right in the ripple. Hope this helps. I just looked up code 28. Looks to me. It checks O2 heater AND switching performance. In the short description I found this. “Open or s... Trouble codes: 21 (main o2 sensor left bank), 28 (main o2 sensor right bank).
2002 Lexus GS300 3.0L Unknown VIN: JT8BD69542
Thank you to all that replied to my help request! There was a wide range of resonses from the idle speed controller to brake pads, calipers moving freely, and the abs unit. We sent the customer back to Lexus in case it turned out to be the abs unit, and there ...
1996 Mazda B2300 2.3L Wipers VIN: 4F4CRI6A8T
Thanks for the replys, i never could get info from the gem, if there was one, Dealer called it a multifunction module, the info from mitchell left me searching on my own for relays. after locating the right relays, i bypassed them and the wipers worked. Id hea...
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Starter VIN: 4A3AK3443S
Thanks to all for your help and replies. This vehicle is finally fixed after following up on a service bulletin regarding a possible corroded harness connector under the left front frame inside the wheelwell area. Unplugged the connector and it was full of w...
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN8HD17Y6S
well, what i found as far as contaminated fuel, not an issue. could not locate a crank sensor, but index timing - ok. but when i was at the fuel tank, i found the wiring to the pump had been repaired. well sort of. some of the original wiring was burnt and the...
2001 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L rear shaft
Have to close this post, times up. This truck will return soon,new shaft from nissan 286.00 . Its a one piece shaft with four outside locks at each end. Theres no listing anywhere for the joints, thats the norm with oddball joints. Will remove one and measure ...
1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L blower motor VIN: 4S3BJ6339P
as most of you guys have stated the problem is in the wiring to the blower motor. we did do a wiggle test and found no problems. customer states after doing this the problem has not reoccurred
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