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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES155Z2
Thanks for reading my post. This civic will set code p1519 seem only to set when cold when fault occurs the idle stays up at 1500 and if you do a restart idle seems normal... tested iac and wiggle tested the loom and ecm connectors and can't find any fault? An... Trouble codes: P1519
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28Y61
van came in with a random cyl missfire code. tune up done 20,000 miles ago. removed wires and checked for spark at all cylinders, all look good. removed plugs and found no signs of tracing. replaced wires thinking they were braking down. did not help. replaced... Trouble codes: P0300
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA4MT31H5Y
problem seems to happen when system goes into closed loop. hessitates bad almost like no fuel, but the pressures would indicate injectors wide open. hot or cold all injectores ohm at 14-15, when inj harness disconnected, press raises to 43 psi, when mass air f...
2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY11A4Y
this is a good one! vehicle cam in with mil on and a p0170 stored in memory. ect , iat , map all look normal.took vehicle out and drove down the highway about five miles. at highway runs excellent fuel trims normal hovering around zero. at idle and on decel is... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim malfunction bank 1)
1977 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, Smokes bad VIN: HLS30-3667
Car sat for 10 years!!! This will be a long post sorry. This car has been driving us nuts.When running this car smokes bad!! Not black smoke but a gray colored smoke. You can smell the fuel. We put it on our emission analyzer. It read off the scale. Here is a ...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L cat. monitor VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
This car came in last week with code p0420 stored and a rejection sticker on windshield for an emissions fault being stored, after checking found that an ecm reprogram is needed and maybe a cat. Took car to local dealer, a reprogram was done only, they said th... Trouble codes: P0420
2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y82
thank you all in advance, we have no signal from ecm terminal 44, traced back from pnp switch at transmission, through connectors. first guess was defective ecm, i called ecm rebuilder, he said not ecm, most likely transmission computor, we can see change on s... Trouble codes: P1706 (pnp switch position)
2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L datalink connector VIN: JF1SG69684
hi, this vehicle has come into the shop with the check engine light on and running rough. tried scanning the vehicle and there is no communication. i have tried 2 different snap-on scanners new black cartridges that are updated, also have tried older cartridge...
2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLS 2.5L Compressor VIN: J3STD62V31
A/C inop.Intermittantly.
1989 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L engine VIN: JT2MA71J2K
hi i am experiencing low oil pressure at idle (3 psi hot) mechanical gauge measuring at oil pressure sending unit i have the supra manual spec at idle minimun 4.3 psi 3000 rpm 36-71 psi hot engine. oil [...] responds well to rpm increase. engined runs good...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K4W
hello, vehicle came in with a 40441 put on new vapor pressure sensor vsv. cleared light and now is back on. Smoked evap sytem for leaks no leaks found. do not have a scan tool to open and close all my vsv for evap sytem. did manually check to see if both vsv w... Trouble codes: P0401
2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R0Y
Hello all, need some yota advice. I have a Po171 Fuel Trim Lean with slight power loss but not very noticable. MAF and O2 seem to be doing their job, no obviouse vacuum leaks however the fuel trim is off. Short term is always +/- 5 or so but the longterm chang... Trouble codes: P0171
2001 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF22K01
Hello everyone. I am attempting to fix a toyota for a friend. We are a Mercedes specialty shop so I don't have the proper scan tools for this vehicle. A shop next door pulled the codes using a snap on scanner. I had three codes at first po401, po402 and anothe... Trouble codes: P0401, P0402

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2001 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: KLATA52691
Thanks to all that replied. Denny from AZ hit it on the head. No cam sensor codes, but I traced the wiring and found that someone had cut the signal wire, installed and inline mini fuse, and reconnected. I removed the fuse, repaired the wire, and the car runs ...
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start, No spark VIN: 1HGEJ1221S
the fix on this car seems to be the same as all of the other mystery honda distributor problems on here installed known good distributor and car didnt start ordered new distributor from napa and vehicle was fixed. All warning of vehicles being extremeely sensi...
2001 Honda Insight 1.0L MPG compute VIN: JHMZE13701
Thanks to those who replied. The fix was actually very simple. There is a button to the left of the insturment panel, FCD switch (Fuel Consumption Display)and it was pushed and would not desplay anything else. So if you get one of these where the odometer and ...
1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN11W8T
thanks to kelly and the others, this van had a bad motor mount almost 7 months ago and the customer has had the light on since but to the point their was a broke wire it's cover was still intact but the trands were'nt the b/g wire thanks again ...Chris Trouble codes: P0325, P0135.
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D1W
Customer gave the go ahead to remove timing cover for inspection.Found tensioner broken allowing to much slack in timing chain causing a crank/cam timing issue though slight it was enough to cause improper timing which resulted in a flood situation.Thanks to a... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor).
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: JN1CA31A01
Thanks to all that replied to our problem. We did remove the ecu and found a burned circuit board inside. We installed a new one and flashed it and the car is now repaired and idles great. Trouble codes: P0505.
1993 Other Asian scizum 1.0L Mechanical VIN: 1G1NE52M3W
We found the info we needed from a web site, if any one needs parts or info on one of these mini trucks try giving Mike Rampley a call at [...]
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L pressure plate VIN: 4S3BH66541
We have replaced the clutch components with Subaru parts (Updated flywheel, clutch disc & plate) and installed the after market release bearing & sleeve. Clutch now works without as much effort and without chatter. Thanks to all who helped me solve this one.
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT2SK12E2S
Good morning,techs. The Toyota is fixed, Yea! Thank you so much to all who offered help. I know your time is valuable so your input was much appreciated. The actual fix was a reman distributer (aftermarket was the only part available-YUCK). After looking at al...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on, power cuts out VIN: 1NXBR12E01
Thanks to everyone for the overwhelming response and support for my help request. On a 2001 Toyota Corolla I had code P0171B, Bank One Lean. I had resealed the intake manifold, checked fuel pressure (48psi constant under all driving conditions), replaced the u... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank one lean).
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