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1996 Acura RL 3.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA9645T
Car came in as a cranks but no start. No codes. Car has no spark or injector pulse. Checked all fuses - good. Has good fuel pump and pressure. Vantage has good waveform on CYP/CKP sensors 1 and 2. There is 12v pwr at all coils and injectors. Good pwr and grnd ...
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L reverse VIN: 2HKRL186X1
alredy ck for bulletins ,diagnosis trees but nothing there of much help .hoping a honda tech can pull me out fire on this one ,thanks for any thoughts or ideas or fixes ahead of time ,i appreciate your time and experiance .
1999 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L oil pump VIN: KMHWF25S3X
hi every body. this guy used 20-50 oil and caused his front cover gasket to leak. cleaned and re-sealed. going together if I follow all data procedure my left side balance shaft doesnt line up propperly when I go through the block with a screw driver. this is ...
1996 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L drivetrain VIN: JACDJ58V9T
Another one of those "remember I love my job" days!I have a high mileage Isuzu tooper 4x4 that has a bad driveline vibration starting at about 55 and peaks at 75mph.In my opinion,it is a driveshaft speed vibration(very fast). We pulled the driveshaft and found...
1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7236V
help please you kia people! code p0400, egr flow malfunction. i checked the egr valve, a little dirty, it would open up on it's own with throttle opening and passages were clear.(engine would stumble when opened manually at idle)i removed & cleaned valve, clea... Trouble codes: P0400
1990 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L overdrive VIN: JN1HJ01P1L
Hey Guys hope you can help me ou t with this p.o.s. got this car the other day from our transmission guy down the street. when he got it it had no gears at all so he rebuilt the tranny. after the work was done there were no problems so he shipped it. about one...
2000 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L No Start VIN: JN8AR07SOY
some one else has been working on truck.they have sulplied no info.key remote is bad,but i lock and unlocked door with key,still no good. one other thing i wont to say.i put used comp. in and got pulse back but engine would crank and die.
1990 Subaru Liberty 2.0L Cruise control VIN: JFIBF6AROE
Firstly, this car is probably sold in your market under a different name, as Liberty does not appear on the drop down list - hope the Vin # [...] it. Owner complained cruise control stopped working after water pump job. I have only a fairly limited non-fa...

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1988 Acura Integra LS 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JH4DA1855J
Thanks to all who took the time to reply. I guess the problem was not the computer like a lot of you suggested. What I found out was the distributor rotor, the outside plastic of the center piece that screws to the dist. shaft came loose, so it was moving side... Trouble codes: 19 (Lock-Up Control Solenoid Valve), 15 (Ignition Output Signal).
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG16551
I cleared the code on this and gave it back to her, I haven't heard anything back... I was going to pull the iac off and check for debris, unfortunately I didn't have any Torx plus sockets at the time. With the weather at the time, and the car sitting for a wh... Trouble codes: P0505.
1999 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK57D5X
Thank you all for your help. However the customer has decided to take vehicle. We did check the vacum line to the map and all was ok. We did check EGR, and all working as it should. A real stumper for us but the customer decided to take the vehicle and will br... Trouble codes: P0107 (map sensor circuit low).
2002 Subaru Impreza TS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GG655X2
Thanks for all of your replies for this problem. We ended up replacing the neutral switch on the trans part #[...]. I think the problem is now repaired but the car had to be driven for a few weeks before the code would show up. So far so good. One other t... Trouble codes: P1507 (idle control system function).
1987 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2AE82E7H
This car developed a serious engine noise and was not worth fixing. It was traded in for a newer (OBD-II) car. I hope I NEVER see another feedback carburetor for the rest of my life! WHAT A PIECE OF SHIT !!! Following is a summary of the responses I got on thi...
1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L overdrive VIN: JT3HN87RXW
well this one is fixed and down the road.i got 3 repiles one was about a sec coolant senor but i never found it .one said check brake sw .which i had done ,the other was disconnect cruise control which i had also done .thankyou to all for there time and help ....
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