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2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KLAJC52Z4Y
car failed inspection with code 1336 in computer. we replaced crank sensor and did the relearn procedure. our mitchell only gives so much info on these cars.i cant look at any tsb for this car and the procedure doesnt give good deteils. when i try to clear the... Trouble codes: 1336 (crank position tooth error not learned)
1997 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHCF24FXV
Vehicle was brought in after cylinder head had been removed and repaired due to a broken timing belt problem. Car was put back together but after they got it back together it didn't run. It will start at times but it will run for 4 or 5 revolutions and shut do... Trouble codes: P0340
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L temp mix door VIN: JT6HF10V6X
everything works as designed on this car except all vents including floor and defrost blow 50 degrees cooler on the drivers side (compared to the passengers). I called a couple dealers...one said it was low on freon, the other said the mix motor was bad...this...
1987 Mitsubishi Starion ESi-R 2.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JA3CC54NOH
customer has two completes. Did not pass emission and cuts out on pull at 4K rpm. I do not know how to pull codes. MOD has not helped either. I have looked in the old emails. Looked it up as a dodge also. I can see that the o-2 volts stay rich. On volt meter i...
2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC74H84
Cutomer complaint is that car will stall intermitently at idle. States that idle will go to 1500 rpm, start to fluctuate, and car will then stall. Cust. said that the check eng. light came on after stall approx. 30 miles later. Cust. has installed an after mar... Trouble codes: P0175 (Bank 1 too rich), P0172 (Bank 2 too rich), P0113 (Intake air temp. sen. high), P0306 (Cylinder 6 Misfire)
1994 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L compressor engagement VIN: JN1RZ24D2R
customer came in stating a.c and radio cuts out when accelerating and come back on when brakes are applied, no codes for a . c system pressures o.k. clutch coil and relay o.k. amplifier test o.k. wiggle test on harness no problem found.accessorey load relay o....
1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L readiness test VIN: 1N6SD16SXT
Hello, I can not figure out why this truck wont perform readiness test for catalyst and evap system. It will also not go into closed loop. I have had this vehicle for a week and I have done the drive cycles repeatedly. Power and grounds test ok and everything ...
1994 Subaru SVX LS 3.3L 3rd gear VIN: JF1CX3451R
i have a 94 2wd svx here at the shop.came in with a 3rd gear slip.teenage driver.complete rebuild done on trans.3rd slipped on test drive after rebuild during upshifts,but felt good on downshift.3rd lasted 10 miles.both times on teardown 3rd clutch pack was bu...
1998 Subaru Legacy 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BC6851W
This car came into my shop with a mil on, and a P0302. plugs and wires are new, has had extensive engine work, see related repairs. vac is good at idle and fuel pressure is good. it seems to reun very well at speeds, and the code only set one time off idle and... Trouble codes: P0302
2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH68631
Greetings Techs, Kinda long novel here, hope you'll hang with me . :) Vehicle came in for a 100k service and check engine light on. During my test drive I noticed a misfire under accelleration. Idle was fine. Scanned ecm and came up with a misfire for cylinde... Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire cylinder 1)
1991 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2S3JA01C5M
This vehicle came in with a MIL light on all the time. Got a code 12 out of it, but we suspect that it is a maintenance light that is staying on. What we need to know if anyone can help us locate the MIL reset switch. Where alldata says it sould be, it isn't. ...
1991 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2ST87F5M
vehicle came in no spark no pulse,blown efi fuse... found oe coil out of specs replaced and car started, did tune up car idled in shop running great for 20 min took for test drive and died again a block away... found efi fuse blown again found bare wire rubbin...
1992 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L No Start VIN: JT2EL43A9N
The vehicle died while driving. Towed from another shop. Changed cap, rotor, wires and plugs. Fuel pressure is good. NO spark. Tested ignitor, exchanged for a used one, known good? Check coil resistance .9 Replaced bad battery , got crank, still no spark. Any ...
1994 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Speed Sensor VIN: 4T1GK13E4R
Hello Toyota Tech's, I have this '94 Camry that looses the speed signal inside the ECM. The speedo works well and the signal from the speedo head never goes away. The square wave measures from .1vdc on the bottom from ground to 4.76 at the top of the wave. T...

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1993 Honda Civic Si 1.6L headlight reminder chime, power mirrors VIN: 2HGEH3389P
Hi everyone - Most of the replies mentioned that there is no headlights-on chime on this car as Honda did not introduce them on us market Civics until the 1996 generation. I believe this to be correct. As for the mirrors that worked up and down but not rig...
1987 Mazda B2600 LX 2.6L No Start, FLOODING VIN: JM2UF5121H
Thank you all for your time. After 23 years in this business, I can't believe I've never seen a similar problem before. Terry MAZ4ME had been here before and nailed it. The bowl vent hose had liquid fuel in it. I ran it with the bowl vent hose off and had no p...
1994 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 4A3AJ56GXR
The FIX was 2 low flow injectors, which were ultrasound cleaned by a local inj. shop. Pulse width decreased from previous 7.4ms to 2.6ms and it runs perfect. Weird thing is the guy had been driving it on basically 2 cylinders, said it was just running ' sluggi...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L coolant temp VIN: JA4MW31R41
we have orderd a control unit on the back of the cluster (mitsubishi called it a printed circut board) the white square unit, for this vehicle.this seems to be a rare problem for this vehicle.no one in this area including the mitsubishi dealer in kansas city h...
1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 1N4BU31D7V
thankyou all very much for the replies, It ended up being the knock sensor. the circuit was totally open no resistence should have 500k ohms, new sensor seemed to take care of it. been 5 days now!!! for whatever reason this sensor would not make the mil come o...
1996 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L air bags VIN: BG9-020967
Hi guys, thanks for replying. i got a good reply from Joe who also sent me some US tech info, which although not the same answered the question about do all the faults have to be fixed before any could be cleared. which was yes they do all have to be fixed. i ...
1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Flex plate VIN: 4T1VK13E1P
Thanks to all who replied. Turned shop upside down, went through trash cans, dumpster & every nook and cranny I could think of, no spacer. Ordered one from dealer, should be here thursday. Dang it, I know I picked that up & put it with the flywheel. It'll turn...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Unknown VIN: 4T1SK12E0S
I disconnected the torque convertor and it still had a vibration. Most likely it the counter balance shafts. Customer doesn't want to invest any more time. Thanks to all that replied
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L after run VIN: 4TAVN52N5W
removed fuel rail and verified injectors leak... replaced all injectors... let vehicle go... call customer to verify no futher problems... so far vehicle ok... thanx to all who responded...
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