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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCB7157P
hi guys i need some ideas.this is my sons car in college 80 miles away.last summer it had an intermitant no start a freind at honda told me it was probably the main relay on left side of steering column.i replaced it problem went away.about a month ago he told...
1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L readiness monitors VIN: 1HGEJ8140T
Hello friends, this 96 civic is due for its california smog inspection and the readiness monitors are not complete. Customer stated that two years ago car passed normaly but I don't have proof of that. Customer has been driving normaly for about 5 months tryin...
1998 Honda Prelude 2.2L MIL Lamp on
This is for honda tech's or anyone that can help. This car has a p0172 (rich exhaust) code set after 75+ miles of driving. St.fuel trim will go to -25 at idle an at cruise. 02 sensor looks to be new (poss. aftermarket)everything looks good on mastertech. I can... Trouble codes: P0170, P0172
1997 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L wipers VIN: KMHCF24F3V
anyone else run into this???
2001 Kia Optima SE 2.4L No Start VIN: KNACD12661
TIA. This car towed from another shop. It had been there for around 2 months. I scanned it and found the P0335. I found the signal wire was shorted to ground due to improper installation (harness was misrouted and cut) of the sensor by the previous shop. I ins... Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP signal)
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L No Start, EXTENDED CRANK VIN: JM3LW28G9Y
Hi guys this van came to me 2 days ago with no crank condition. Van had bad battery,Replaced batt all seemed well.Noticed van had extended cranktime before starting. This problem does not happen very often but when it does it takes several times before it will...
1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse 1.8L No Start VIN: 4A3CS34T4N
Vehicle cranks ok, spark is strong, fuel pressure is good, injectors are being fired, gas is actually going into cylinders, compression is good. tryed new spark plugs, fuel is not deisel, any ideas ?? cannot communicate with car using solus scanner.
2002 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L tcl VIN: 6MMAP67P72
I do not know if this the right area to post this problem. We have a reoccuring P1101 for vacuum control solinoid/circuit fault. We performed all tests listed in Mitchell as we are not well acquainted with this code and system. All tests proved ok. We installe...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D71
Customer failed emissions because of service engine light.Cuctomer changed O2 sensors both banks.Customer changed fuel pump & spark plugs.Now O2s both show very lean..02 volts.Enrich with with propane they go .850 to.900 volts. Mass airflow voltage tests.93vol... Trouble codes: P0100, P0180, P0300, P0171, P0174, P0464
2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH63543
this subaru has had the head gaskets done at another shop and the customer says it has been missing at high altitudes since. we work in vail colorado and going over vail pass the altitude is 10,500 feet and is the only time the car acts up. at the top of the p... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
1983 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L oil pan removal VIN: JT2AL21E1C
This tercel came in with an oil leak at the oil pan gasket.This is the 3A longitudinally mounted engine-with thediff under the oil pan. There is approx. 1/16 of an inch of space to get the pan out-not enough. The labor time is 3 hours, so that tells me that th...
1993 Toyota MR2 Turbo 2.0L High Idle VIN: JT2W22N3P0
Vehicle has high idle - 2000 rpm cold & 1500 rpm warmed up. Remove ISC motor for testing & inspection, ohmed out w/in specs. Throttle body & EGR passage very dirty, cleaned throttle body, EGR Passage & ISC motor, idle went up after cleaning to about 2300 & 180... Trouble codes: 12 (rpm)
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Stall VIN: JT2SK12E3R
this vehicle will stall at idle only, hot, no rhyme. can go many miles or idle in shop for hours. no warning, just shuts off. immediate restart.
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Door locks VIN: JT2SK12E8S
Hello all, Power locks will not open using rocker switches. Lock function OK with rockers and locks/opens with key switches. Tested all circuits at lock relay and found good. Replaced relay with known good part (other 95 car in shop) and it still doesn't work....
1997 Toyota Tercel CE 1.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JT2AC52L1V
Hi fellas,, first thanks to all for your help. ok we tow this car in , crank and crank but dont start.NO SPARK OR PULSE. I saw the igniter with the cover out and also very contaminated with dirt , i decide to replace it, ok now i have good spark and i have pul... Trouble codes: P1300 (open or short in igf or igt circuit from igniter to ecm)
1998 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Cuts out VIN: JT3HN87RXW
Vehicle stalls when throttle is actuated. We installed a remanufactured engine and the vehicle ran fine. The customer picked it up and two days later called to say it stalled and would not restart. After much analysis, we replaced the fuel pump and got it to ... Trouble codes: 1300 (ignitor)
1999 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.0L Engine VIN: 4T3ZF13C2X
Van overheated and customer kept driving it. It has a head gasket out of it. Can this head gasket be done in the car? It looks possible but I would like to know if it is to much to handle.

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1992 Hyundai Scoupe 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHVE3251N
whats up!! thanks for the replies, but what we hope is the problem is that the engine control module was feeding the 5 volt reference signal back through sensor ground circuit. looking at wiring diagram all are tied together. ran seperate ground to battery and... Trouble codes: 12 (mass air flow problem), 13 (intake air temp. circuit problem), 15 (motor position signal out of range), 21 (coolant temp signal out of range), 25 (baro pressure sensor circuit).
1992 Subaru SVX LS 3.3L spark, injector pulse VIN: JF1CX3535N
To be honest I referred this customer to an Import center around here... I gfelt i was in over my head with this vehicle and didn't want to cause him to spend more money than he needed to. It is after all a teenagers car and they don't want to dum a whole lot ...
1996 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2L Engine VIN: 4S3BK4252T
I waited till the last minute to close this because I wanted to be sure as I could be that it's really fixed. Well, it's been almost three weeks now without a problem, so I think I can be pretty confident. Thanks very much to the 11 who replied. Andy from Wa...
1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: JT4YH62M8J
To all iatn members who responded to my post thank you very much for your time,truck is not fixed yet.we had to leave it for some other work,but I already decided to pull out the cylinder heads again to check what happen.any way this truck dont have oil cooler...
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L soft pedal VIN: 1G367R78WS
Thanks to everyone that took the time to help. Like most of you suggested the leveler in the back needed to be blead out. This bleeder must have been invisible, and I did not see it. Thanks again!
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