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1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Lack of power VIN: 2HGEJ1226R
I have a Honda Vtech 1.6 and am experiencing lack of power and when the engine is running the gas pedal is very hard to push down but with engine off the pedal seems fine.I have checked ignition components,throttle plate binding and cable binding.I have also c...
1989 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L No Start VIN: JACCH58E3K
This Trooper will start and then stall. The vehicle would start and run, but would stall and not re-start.The fuel pump was replaced using after market pump. After testing grounds and fuses, I found what I think is the fuel pump circuit fuse that has voltage d...
2001 Kia Optima LX 2.5L tank VIN: KNAGD12461
it takes customer at least 20 min. to fill the gas tank. when filling the tank fuel comes back out the filler neck no matter how empty the fuel tank is, acts like old cars did when trying to top off the tank
2004 Kia Spectra 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, high RPM at idle VIN: PK01728345
i will check the throttle body and its bore and check the iac valve, TP Sensor, map sensor, ckp sensor, cmp sensor, but problem is not correct. when break applied normaly speed breaker so car engine is in off condition. and wheni race the acc. pedal so engine...
2001 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L a/c blower VIN: 4F4ZR17E71
This truck came in for the heater/A/C blower not working. We noticed that the 10 amp fuse blows when moving gear selecter on column. This fuse also runs back-up lights and air bag. We can't find a short in the back-up lights. We are at an end. Any help would b...
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK34Y7V
car came in for a check engine light on and intermitant stalling condition. just sitting here in the shop in park it will idle fine then every few minutes or so it acts like you turned the key off and back on real fast. it starts to stall then comes back and t... Trouble codes: P0134 (bank 1 sensor 1 no activity), P0171 (bank 1 lean)
2004 Mitsubishi Galant GTS 3.8L ckp sensor VIN: 4A3AB76S14
vehicle came in half way tore down and we are trying to figure out how the crankshaft wiring is ran... any help would be great i dunno if it was inside the cover or out side any help would be great!
1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L steering gear VIN: JF1SF6558W
Customer states that the steering will occasionally be very stiff or hard. I have not been able to duplicate the problem in shop or on road. No visible leaks, hoses look good, fluid is at correct level, and I heard no strange noises. Sticking valve in pump? Su...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L rear light failure VIN: 4T1BG22K1V
good day gentleme i have a 97 toyota camry, with a rr light failure indicator light always on, with parking light switch on. have changed all bulbs and light still on have check with mitchell but no luck help please ???

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1999 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L no aldl communicatio VIN: KMHJW35F6X
this one is not fixed yet, the customer ended up taking the car to the dealer and all the techs including the factory werent sure they think the pcm was the problem and the customer wasnt willing to step up so he ended up trading the car for a newer model!!! t...
2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Compressor VIN: KMHWF35H23
Many thanks to the responses. Rechecked all the basics. Tested the thermistor, recommended by Joseph. Tested voltage on pins 1 & 2 had, 12 volts. Replaced thermistor and compressor operates correctly. Drier did not have an X on it and will be sent to Hyundai d...
1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7236V
Thanks very much to Earl from Iowa. He was able to e-mail to me a step by step flow chart from Kia. I am embarssed to say we found the connector at the pressure sensor was not fully inserted into the sensor. This sensor looks loke a map sensor and mounts on th... Trouble codes: P0400.
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AK34Y8S
While waiting for the new ECM to come from Mitsubishi we checked and rechecked all power and ground circuits and always came back to the same conclusion, the ECM was not operating properly. The ECM arrived and we plugged it in and the vehicle started right up ...
2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY11A4Y
well, after the update i recieved no responses so i tried this one on my own. with my trusty lab scope in hand i scoped the o2 sensors. at idle they seemed fuzzy at best with good activity but the wave was fuzzy. at 2000 rpm it smoothed out and operated well. ... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim malfunction bank 1).
1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L fuel injectors VIN: JN8DR07Y82
hullo,buddys.we had no choice but to modify the system,what i did is,i had to find something similar.i went round the salvage wards looking for harness so similar to this pathfinder,luckly there was a blue bird they had just tolled in so i negotiated for the c...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4TARN93P2R
Thanks to Brent for leading me to the broken ground wire inside the harness to the injector. The ground wire was broken causing the problem.
2001 Toyota Prius 1.5L MIL Lamp on, ENGINE NOISE VIN: JT2BK12U81
Group: All the replies are very much appreciated. Several of you really took the time for the details. In many cases that makes all the difference. I will try and highlight what is written in the replies, but for anyone searching for data, I highly recommend... Trouble codes: P0304 (cyl 4 misfire in pending codes).
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C01
We went ahead and talked to the local toyota dealership and they told us that they get a lot of these (vehicles) with the canister assembly being the problem. Ofcourse the customer didn't buy that becuase its a little expensive. Thanks for all the helpfull sug... Trouble codes: P0440 (Leak deteced in EVAP system), P0442 (Small leak detected in EVAP System).
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