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2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ8143Y
we have this honda towed into our shop with a no start. it cranks fine. it has fuel injector pulse and has a spark. the timing belt seems fine and its in time. compression was low , but i think the cylinder walls was fuel washed from the customer cranking. we ...
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JT8UZ30C0N
This is another one of the head scratcher varieties. Customer stated that vehicle started vibrating and was sluggish. We started the vehicle and verified that the vehicle would start and idle well, but that when the rpm was raised that at approximately 1200-14...
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Starter VIN: JM1TA22175
Holy electrical nightmare. Intermittently I don't have ground available to the starter cut relay. For those who don't have a wiring diagram ground is provided from the neutral safety switch, through the starter cut relay, to the starter relay to allow the star...
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C3W
vehicle was towed in crank no start has good spark no codes fuel pressure was low replaced pump pressure is in spec now but still wont start all four cylinders filling with fuel as soon as you crank over flooding it out all sensor readings within values help??...
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1983 Nissan 280ZX Turbo 2.8L No Start VIN: JN1CZ06S2D
WELL GENTS I HAVE A 1983 280ZX TURBO THAT WONT START AND I AM ON THE EDGE HERE BUT I WANT TO FALLOW THROUGH AND GET THIS CAR RUNNING . SO FAR I HAVE STARTED OUT WITH A NO SPARK AND NO INJECTOR PULSE SITUATION AND AFTER SUBSTITUTING THE DIST. 2 TIMES I CRANKED ... Trouble codes: 1ED
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L ps pump? VIN: JNICA21D4V
i can't even fix my own car!?! this is my 97 maxmia 5 speed. it has a noise that is so weird i don't even know what category to list it under. it sounds similar to a power steering whine. it comes and goes, but i can't figure out what effects it or what makes ...
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2000 Subaru Forester 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6550Y
Vehicle was dumped in my lap and I'm not much of a Subaru guy! Customer is complaining of rough running with a feeling like it's almost going to stall. Of course I can't get it to happen in the shop to verify the complaint. Fuel pressure is 43psi at idle. Ig... Trouble codes: P0440 (EVAP system fault detected)
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1995 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L No Start VIN: JT111UJ800
Hi Everybody, i have this Toyota Land cruiser 95 model 6 cyl. engine with starting problem and not always sometimes it will take 10 days before doing. The car starts normal in the morning but sometimes after driving a while and parked for a short time the car ... Trouble codes: 42 (Vehicle Speed Sensor Signal Abnormal)
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1997 Toyota T100 DLX 3.4L pinging VIN: JT4UN22D7V
Now 5000 miles later the truck is back with a pinging complaint. Checked the scanner for codes none, and data all looks good.timing is showing between 5 and 10 deg at idle, fuel trim looks great, no misfires, everything looks great. I checked tsbs and iatn for...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L oil leak VIN: 1HGCB727XN
I took the timing cover off and ran motor, leak still wasn't present. Changed all seals and reassembled everything, oil leak still gone. Sorry for taking so long to get back with this and thanks to all for the help. Ryan
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1995 Honda Odyssey EX 2.2L dies intermitently VIN: JHMRA1874C
Hello friends, As all of you suggested to check the electrical part of the ignition switch, it did indeed turned out to be bad switch. I replaced the switch and it fixed the problem. Thanks to all.
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2002 Honda S2000 2.0L rack & pinnion VIN: JHMAT11452
info needed was available in all data. sequence was to tighten adjusting nut to 18 lb/ft, loosen, then tighten to 3 lb/ft and back off 15 deg +/- 5. Thanks to thoses who responded.
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1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKAY21D8S
Thanx to all who replied. Removed egr valve and supply tubes. Found the tubes had clogged soild at the intake manifold end. Egr valve had good operation. Cleaned out tubes and egr valve and reinstalled. While working on rear of engine, found both cam solinoids... Trouble codes: 32 (egr system malfunction), 34 (knock sensor/circuit).
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1992 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDH58V4N
sorry for the long wait but I did repair this vehicle.thanks to all 3 that replied but i'm afraid that those who replied did not read the info I posted.If they had they would not have replied with the answers they did...but thanks anyway.A 450.00 ecm repaired ... Trouble codes: 44 (timing control But not suposed to have this code with sohc).
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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8UF11E8N
thanks for the help guys, especially llyod. he sent me after the tps circuit stating that the tps has a fuel cut off on decel around 1800 to 2500. the tps checked out good. while watching the power wire to maf sensor we saw a sharp intermittent drop in voltage...
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1993 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L hold light flashes, hard upshift VIN: 1YVGE22A2P
Well, I followed the trouble tree and checked the speed pulse generater, and the wiring. The vehicle had a bad ecu. The ecu on this vehicle holds transmission controls also. I got a used computer and as soon as I drove it I could tell it was fixed. I have driv...
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2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G11
Hello and thanks for the replies. Well it turned out to be a relatively simple fix. John [...] and Terrence from Missouri were right on track. There was a rubber 90 degree elbow (under the rear of the intake manifold above the transmission bellhousing) that h... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 system lean), P0174 (bank 2 system lean).
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN1CA31D6Y
Had the ECM re-programmed at the dealer with no change. Removed the idle control valve and cleaned with carb cleaner. The car has been fine for two weeks now. Hoping that fixed it. Thanks for all the replies.
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A71
Thanks again to all who helped with this request. I did find the test for this code in mitchell. The problem was an intermittent connection at the rear of swirl control vacuum check switch. The rubber boot had been disturbed and the wires were corroded where t... Trouble codes: P1165.
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR07Y5Y
Hey thanks for the help. We found a poor electrical connection at the idle control valve. The connector appeared to be OK visually but when we pulled the computer to test the circuit through the idle air control we had no continuity. thanks again to those who ... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle air control valve circuit).
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Compressor VIN: 1N4DL01D0Y
Thank You for your replies!!! We tried to find a test for the thermal amplifier in the evap. case, but the tests that we found were not accurate. I also spoke with a certified Nissan tech and he did not have any specific tests for it either. So we went with th...
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4TAPM62N8T
Replaced throttle body gasket and cleaned carbon from inside throttle body ports and that fixed idle problem .
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L noise VIN: 4T1BE32K13
ty for the quick responses to my request.got mixed info about the warranty.so i advised customer to ck with local dealer.i told her if it's not warranteed she should make appt to fix it.because it looks like the baffle or pieces could possibly get sucked into ...
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