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1989 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: JAMH124566
hello everybody I have a 89 civic , 1.5 that will not re-start after shut down. it's losing power to the injectors , and fuel pump ( no power out of main relay @ yellow wire , black trace ) all other powers and grounds are o.k ( including the start signal , h...
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7659N
hi all, car was brought with intermitent stall and no start. (can't say how long the wait time was) drove vehicle until it stalled, car hasn't started since. replaced just about every part, igniter, distributor, rotor, coil. still no spark coming from coil. ...
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start, No spark VIN: 1HGEJ1221S
Vehicle came in customer stated shut car off came out next morning and vehicle no started. Customer had vehicle towed in. Spark tested vehicle found no spark. Ckd Alldata for pinpoint test. Performed pinpoint test and test stated replace icm. Replaced icm stil...
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Cuts out
Engine idles fine, over 2000 rpm cuts out. Using a noid lamp I have determined that I am losing injector pulses. I have swapped out the distributor & crank sensor with known good units and have the same problem. Thanks in advance for whatever help you can supp...
1998 Honda Civic GX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 56466+
i would like to know to change a 98 honda civic gx 4 cyl from (cng)clean natural gas to regular gas i would like to know what u have to change to make it work
2001 Honda Insight 1.0L MPG compute VIN: JHMZE13701
This car is a regular and we have serviced it from almost new. It has had very little problems and has been taken care of. The button that moves the odometer from trip to regular does not work and the mpg compute is stuck at about 56.9. This happened the last ...
2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, PInging VIN: KMHCF35G41
Vehicle came in with MIL on P0422 and P1123. The car lacks power and pings badly. I began by following Mitchell's path for P1123. By their suggestions, I should replace the ECM. I'm not convinced. I have scope tested (Vantage PGM) O2 sensors comparitevely and ... Trouble codes: P0422 (Catalyst efficiency below threshold), P1123 (LT Fuel trim additive air too rich)
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe LX 2.7L Unknown VIN: KM8SB82B91
towed in nogo found blown head gasket between #1 AND #2 clinders jumped timing belt replaced head gasket and bolts checked head ok reassembled with new timing belt road testedno power in first gear till rpms climb rechecked belt and timing marks ok no codes in...
1991 Mitsubishi daimante 3.0L forward 3rd gear only IE No shift VIN: JA3XCA758N
Hi everyone, The auto trans seams to be in default mode./ I'm thinking 3rd gear beacuse @ highway speeds the rpms are 3-4k I tried to scan for codes but could not get in with the snap on scanner when on the trasnsmission setting. The scanner calls for "multi...
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Unknown VIN: JN1CA21D9V
hello 1997 nisan maxima came in shop w/p0400 installed new EGR EGRC-BPT valve,EGR temp sensor,EGRC-Solenoid Valve.Did a smoke test and no problem.Car left drove 210 mil. and P0400 code came back. when i put the scaners on the car snap-on or I-PRO the engine li...
2002 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L a/c intermitent oper VIN: 1NGEDT27T4
hi to everyone who takes a look at this posting. i had the customer contact me on a intermitent a/c operation & found the code po328 knock sensor code. my question before i go any further in testing is, will the knock sensor fault cause the ecm to cut power fe... Trouble codes: P0328
1986 Toyota MR2 GT 1.6L Mechanical VIN: JT2AW1501G
Left rear intermittently over heats. If anyone has any ideas please let me know.
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on, po401 VIN: 4T1BG22KXW
egr system working fine but fails system test when car is road tested Trouble codes: P0401
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on, no throttle response VIN: 5TBBT4417Y
This truck came from another shop after an engine swap with the mentioned code. the pinpoint tests said to check the clutch amperage in the data stream with the scan tool. it showed 2.84 amps. spec was .8-1.0 with the bad data, it sent me to verifying the faul... Trouble codes: P1126 (Magnetic clutch circuit malfunction)
2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Timing Chain? Piston? VIN: 4TAWM72NDY
Okay I'm running out of ideas. I just had the head off this truck for replacement of 2 burnt exhaust valves in #1 cyinder. Also had valves reground, clearances set and head resurfaced (no real warpage just cleaned up the surface so not much material taken off)...

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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Misfire VIN: 1HGCE6658S
Thanx to all who offered help, I read all replies and followed your suggestions all the possible causes. I didn't really find anything that looked or seemed it could cause troubles. This unit had Bosch plugs, I replaced them with the NGK's as from past experie...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L unsure VIN: 1HGCD563XT
Hi Techs sorry for the late post I've been on vacation. My Aunt had the dealer installed a used transmision while I was on vacation,she really needed the car.It cost her $1800.James from Illinios said that there is a 14 years/150,[...] waranty on this,if th...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Sunroof VIN: 4S2DM58WXY
I believe Ken is write about this one. The sunroof seems like it is out of time. The roof doesn't seem to open all the way and according to the info it should stop at half way point because of safety stop switch but it doesn't stop until almost closed. We are ...
1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1YVGE22C3S
whew!!! Finally this rig is running great! Thank you to everybody that took the time to reply to me. It was still not just one more issue with this nightmare. Dennis from massachusetts told me to check the iac and clean it. sure enough dennis, after that it qu...
1992 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N6HD16Y8N
Well,after much hair pulling,it is fixed.Had ckd. injectors & harness, all ckd. good at 12 ohms,ran extra ground to MAF,no change,tried reman MAF,no change,02 operation appeared ok.Problem was injectors partially clogged up,had to send out to neighboring shop,...
1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start, barely runs VIN: 1N4BU31D3R
Very informative answers guys. I knew that these vehicles were plaged with bad MAF sensors, but unplugging the maf made absolutly no difference. I had checked for vacuum leaks and could not find any. O-2's were switching, although trying to richen the mixture.... Trouble codes: 11 (crank/cam sensor), 34 (knock sensor).
2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH63543
well another shop had the engine out to do head gaskets and car has had this problem since. we beleive that the timing belt may be off a tooth. the car is at the other shop so they can recheck their work. we are out of this one. thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.
1989 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start, very hard start when VIN: JT2AE9507K
I would like to start by thanking all who replied to my call for help. Afriend from another shop stopped by to take a look at this one and noticed that the tach was bouncing around while trying to start the car. I thought it must be ignition related so I manag...
1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L Pinging VIN: JT3RN37W9L
It was suggested that the TPS was out of adjustment or not working properly or that the EGR system or the Knock sensor were not functioning properly. I adjusted the TPS and tested the other two systems and they appear to be functioning correctly. Problem still...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 4TAPM62N3W
thanks to all those who gave me the advice that rolled this ricer out the door. Cleaned the film from the hot wire at the mass air flow and this baby ran like a champ. sorry for the delayed response; i had to leave the country for a death. thanks again
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