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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L no memory VIN: 1HGCB9852N
I have no voltage to ECM, TCM, Clock from underhood fusebox fuse #24, memory circuit. Have power out of the underhood fusebox. Need to know if anyone knows where splice S436 is located and/or a common area that wire may break. Thank you.
1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMEH9693R
hi!fellow brothers.hope ya'll can help me here.this car i have here failed's a is new,needs pcv.i ck'd the purge solenoid vantage says it should have duty cycle warm at idle.if not to raise idle.well when i first hook the vantage to th...
2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35H92
Hello Hyundai techs, I am having a problem with obtaining the correct part for this application, please help. I am searching for an ECT sensor/sender for a Sonata in the shop. I have tried both Hyundai parts and Kia parts, they are both stumped. My ECT sensor/... Trouble codes: P0118 (ECT sensor voltage high)
2003 Infiniti FX45 4.5L Electric Window VIN: JNRBS08W63
This is a intermetent problem that we have not been able to duplicate.Windows will all be down in mourning time and sometimes when left for only short periods.The accurance may be weeks apart.Doors are locked when this accures.All windows are down.I thank you ...
1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L engine VIN: JT8BF22GIV
The customer came in complaining of a minor oil leak. We installed leak detector dye and had him drive it for approximately 50 miles. We got the vehicle back in the shop and diagnosed an oil leak coming from the right front corner of the engine above the power...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start VIN: JMITA22IXS
installed a new dist still a no start.there is no power to coil side at connector.where does the power come from, the ecm or thru the dist back to the ecm.
2000 Mitsubishi Galant LS 3.0L Charging VIN: 4A3AA56L3Y
Hello expert techs. This Galant came to us with several MILs on the instument cluster. We found the alternator was overcharging to the tune of 18V. Diagnosis pinpointed the alternator. We installed a reman alternator, and the charging system now operates at 14...
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Clutch
We are replacing the rear main and resealing the housing next to it. when we installed the transmission ther is alot of play between the clutch slave and the fork. The flywheel was turned by us intil then I believe it was untouched. Will turning the flywheel o...
2001 Suzuki Vitara JLS 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 2S3TE52V41
This vehicle cam in as a spin over no start. When it arived here it cranked and ran. We have driven the vehicle about 150 miles with no problems. The customer states that the vehicle was hot and she stopped for gas, when she went to leave it was spining over b...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L valve train noisy VIN: 4T1BE32KX2
Vehicle came in with a complaint of smoke on start up after vehicle sits. Replaced the vavle seals with new ones. Was told the bronze seals go on the intake valves and the gray seals go on the exhaust valves, is this true & why? After valve seal replacement, ...
2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L valve train noise VIN: 2T1BR32E54
this car came in with bad noise that sounded like timing chain was hitting cover, maybe a broken guide. removed cover and inspected chain, no problem found. installed new chain and hyd tensioner, all guides like new with no wear. this engine has VVT at intake ...

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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGED354XM
Wow! Thank you guys so much for the quick, (and plentiful), replies! The overwhelming response was distributor bearings. I have replaced a buch of Honda distributors for noise concerns, but never seen one melting rotors. I pulled the dist. and sure enough the ...
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF25F8X
Thank you for all the help. I tried a new/used computer and was still the same B1S1 O2 reading 0/shorted to ground until you unplug sensor then went to 450mv. In the end i rewired the vehicles wire harness somebody might have changed the location of the termin...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2227X
Terry from Missouri nailed it, he had one that was the same year & model doing exactly the same thing. I had noticed when checking amp draw of solenoids on oscilloscope that it would spike & instantly drop, I didn't recognize what I saw. I put the new PCM in &... Trouble codes: P0753 (A shift solenoid), P0758 (B shift solenoid).
2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26CX1
Judging by the replies this isnt a very common problem. We have already replaced or cleaned the entire EGR system, so I guess we will have to wait and see what happens/ Trouble codes: P0401.
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L battery VIN: 4N2XN11T6Y
Believe it or not, the problem seems to resolved!!! Got into the vehicle w keys in hand and the alarm and door locks went nuts. At that point decided to remove the battery from the remote and the problem hasn't recurred. Possibly stuck transmitter button or ci...
1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L security VIN: JT3FJ80WN0
Hey All... Thanks to Mark, Andrew & Anthony for taking time out to reply. We got a wiring digram from a local dealer ans shortly thereafter had it traced down. The problem was in the driver side rocker panel. I had heard water splashing around when we moved th...
1995 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Stall VIN: JT3AC24SXS
While the replies I recieved were not a lot of help, no one seemed to know EXACTLY where the main EFI relay is, (and I still don't), it turned out that the MAF sensor was extremely dirty due to a mouse having set up housekeeping in the airfilter box, and chewi...
1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L master VIN: 2T1CF28PXX
Well you guys were right it was the booster. The ck valve was holding vacuum, thats when I noticed the small vacuum leak in the booster, have a used one coming on Monday. Dealer wanted $800, rebuilt was $650,so we went with used for $200. The abs was not bosch...
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