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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L transmission VIN: 1HGCD5633S
Good morning group i have a 95 Accord that came in for a d4 light blinking. After checking the codes i came up with code 1(lock up solenoid) I ohmed out the solenoid and it checked fine, so i removed the trans computer and checked the wires going to the soleno...
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Engine oil VIN: 1HGCG5647W
This car came back last month with a repeat of what we thought was a head gasket or possible head problem. We took the car apart again, and again pressure test the head by 2 different machine shops, (2 different techniques). We asked a lot of questions, includ...
1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L 2-3shift VIN: JHMEJ6685W
When driving hot or cold , and light throttle pressure, the a/t has about a 200 rpm flare when shifting 2-3 .If the throttle pressure is medium to hard, the shift is almost acceptable. we drove the identical vehicle,make and model and the shift is significantl...
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF25F9X
code p1624 no information in mitchell related too a elantra any info would be apreciated Trouble codes: 1624 (no information available)
2000 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, WILL NOT ACCEL VIN: KMHCG35G9Y
vehicle ran fine at auction, then after purchasing, the drive home was almost not possible. engine bogs down, and continually getting worse. someone has put plugs, cap & wires on. i could not check fuel pressure, but when i sprayed into intake, engine would re...
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 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JMA1TA2219
replaced knock sensor last week, which requires taking intake off. now cust. is back with surge at idle. it only occurs sometimes no matter what the condition. i checked everything, but can't seem to see what is wrong. one thing, intake boot was torn and taped...
2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1YVGF22C52
hello members. this 626 came in with noise in LF and a torn outer cv boot. after LH cv axle assemble (rebuilt) replaced same noise slill there. when tking off staight or turning noise occurs in 1st, 2nd and probable can do it in 3rd. only on accel. if you take...
1993 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3CH46DOP
HEY guys it me again i got this galant that wont start no spark but its got injector pulse the distributer that was in there was only 5 months old we replaced it with a junk yard one and still dont start it has power and ground at the distrbuter it has injecto...
1995 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JA4MR41H2S
Montero was in 1yr ago with same problm Crank bolt losse up. rollpin styl
2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4NW51S73
Hello Mitsubishi people. I have this '03 Montero that will set p0171. p0174 codes right away at idle. My fuel trims long and short get fixed at 12.5% long and 25% short term. If I add a small amount of propane, these ramp down to near normal. If I pinch off th... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank2)
1995 Nissan Pickup SE 3.0L signals, emergency flashers VIN: 1N6HD16Y2S
Truck has no emergency flashers or signals, Fuses good, proper voltage to turn signal switch and emergency flasher switch, I can turn the signals to either left or right and the flasher will "click" one time but the indicators do not light up, to me this indic...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D21
the car came in with code p0171 checked for exhaust leaks air intake leaks fuel pressure is ok 38 psi and 43 psi with regulator dissconnected maf checks out ok have mitchell info for code followed everything tests ok hopefully im just overlooking something Trouble codes: P0171
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D11
Hello Nissan Experts! We are having a reccuring code P1140 for intake cam position. All three sensors have been replaced, and the usual circuit testing finds no problems. Labscope shows the sensor outputting a nice squarewave. Yet the code persists, any though... Trouble codes: P1140 (intake valve timing control postion sensor)
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L shifter VIN: JF1SG656X3
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. This vehicle was brought to me because when the customer was sitting in traffic coming back from Mexico at the border, they went to put it in park, and it would no longer physically go past neutral. We took ...
2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TD62V8Y
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 2000 Gr. Vitara in for a repeat P0440. Two months ago it came in with the light on with the code stored. I checked for any lines off etc and installed a new cannister vent valve. This was the valv...
1992 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT3AC11RON
Hello all. We have this 1992 Previa, that when at full operating temperature (after 15 minutes of in town driving), as you come to a stop, it starts to misfire, chug, then eventually stalls. Will restart everytime for us, however customer states, it has to sit...
1998 Toyota Tercel CE 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2AC52L1Y
hi thanks in advance with this electrical problem. this vehicle came with MIL on. We verify knock sensor for a internal short to ground but seems ok. we replace the sensor because the client buyed already. the same code. we verify continuity from the conector ... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor circuit short or open)
2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on, VSC LIGHT ON VIN: JT3HN86R01
SES light comes on at same time as VSC & Trac Off lights. Noted codes are set at about 50 MPH. First time, cleared engine code and all lights went out. Had tested all fuses and inspected grounds and wiring above transmission - all looked good. Tested alternato... Trouble codes: P0446, ABS (41 46 Voltage problem Master cyl pressure switch), VSC (43 47 51 ABS control module Center diff lock Engine module problem)

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1987 Acura Integra LS Special Edition 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4DA3353H
well after considering my own diagnosis, everyone elses input , i went with my gut feeling , did a top end cleaning , changed the oil , and the car passed emmisions fine !! thanks everyone for youe time lewis
1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JM1NA3516M
Sorry for the delay. After taking this car apart to recheck everything that I did in the first place I still could not find anything wrong. Terry from missouri was very helpful. He guided me through many tests. After all was said and done, all I could do was r...
2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1YVGF22DOY
Well this one hasnt returned, so Im gonna call it fixed. Andrew from utah hit it on the head. It was the cold air bypass stuck. I replaced it and all is well. Thanks for everyone that replied. Trouble codes: P1100.
1991 Mitsubishi daimante 3.0L forward 3rd gear only IE No shift VIN: JA3XCA758N
well folks out of the 3 replys I recieved. I did get some useful info to pass on. If you are inclined to solder on printed circuit boards. David [...] Infoms me the trans controller is under the console between the seats and there are some electrolytic capa...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L timing belt VIN: JA4MW31R61
the car ran great w/ the timing belt slightly off a hair. it was definatly not a full tooth off. will condem to timing belt manufacturing process. to all thank you very much. mh
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31D82
I got six replies, all talked about sludge, varnish or oil weight. All were very good suggestions. I have not gottten this car back for service yet. I will updated when I have more answers. Thanks to all who replied. Mark Trouble codes: P0011 (intake valve timing control performance bank 1), P0021 (intake valve timing control performance bank 2).
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