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1988 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGED3540J
This car will intermittently not start and when it does this i have spark, fuel pressure and injector pulse. Seems to be flooded, if i unplug the injectors the car will start and run for about 20 sec. and will continue to run if i plug the injectors back in. W... Trouble codes: 01 (o2 stuck rich/lean), 06 (ect open/shorted), 14 (iac open/shorted)
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD78873
Received codes P0134, so i change O2 sensor B1 S1, no change, tried another sensor still the same. Reading on MT2500. generics, B1S1 0.000 B1S2 flat lines at 0.480 Check sensor plug Voltage good 12 volts followed test procedure for this code, but i think I'm r... Trouble codes: P0134 (As per MT2500 generics no activity B1S1)
1998 Hyundai Tiburon FX 2.0L Computer VIN: KMHJG34F7W
quick question have any Tech's ran into scan tool will communicate with vechile but the Smog Machine wont Communicate.
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L overheating VIN: JNKCA31A6Y
car overheats after about 45-60 minutes of running problems happens both driving highway speeds and at are working properly new thermostat and coolant temp sensor have been installed
1995 Lexus SC400 4.0L Idle VIN: JT8V230C1S
Customer States vehicle Stalls at stop light with A/C on and Radio on. Unable to duplicate Customers complaint. Vehicle runs ok. No rough idle, no misfire. No DTC's for engine, transmission, Abs, etc. Scanned vehicle with OBD 1 scanner. No obvious problems fou...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L no parts really effected VIN: JT6HF10U6Y
have no test or inspection procedures for this problem any help mor guidance will be appreciated thanks in advance for you time.
1991 Mazda Navajo LX 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4F2CU44X6M
Thanks for reading. Vehicle here for smog repair. Has excessive NOx and elevated CO and HC. Took a peek at PIDS with "Brick" and found most everything to be acceptable except for MAF and LTFT. All other PIDS appear to properly reflect vehicle operating condit...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L engine block VIN: 1YVG22C1W5
car came to us with blown head gaskit, repaired head, now bellhousing is filling with coolant. if some one knows if a freeze plug is in the bellhousing area, or some other sourse of leak other then a cracked block. thanks. Jerry
2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP8OD83
The first two test drives of this vehicle went like clock work. No issues found. First drive 3 miles second 6 miles. The third was to go for fuel and on the way back after I accelerated quickly accross the four lane and thats where I got the CEL of po 303 but ... Trouble codes: P00, 303 (cylinder 3 missfire), U00, 100 (lost communications with ecm/pcm)
2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3N1B51DX1L
We replace the starter on this vehicle, after the starter motor was installed this vehicle now can't pull itself out of a wet paper bag... feel like a plugged exhaust, but I have dropped the front pipe and to no avail... I have tried another tps sensor but to ...
1994 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JT2GK13E2R
This is one of those that makes me wonder what the hell I'm doing in this business. It will stall intermittently, either in town driving or at cruise.Let it sit 30 seconds to 3 minutes and it will restart. When it stalls, it sets code P1300- igniter circuit. A... Trouble codes: P1300 (igniter circuit)
1995 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Engine VIN: JT3DJ81W8S
Vehicle presented with a top end/ lifter type rattle. We pulled valve cover for inspection, found all valve clearances (shim stlye) to be in spec. No broken valve springs, timing chain guides appear to be intact, no scoring on cam journals. We don't see many o...

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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ8542W
Thanks for the inputs,ck the ect sensor reading correctly, after talking to cust. she returned the vech to the dealer she purchased it from in exchange for another car. she spent a little more moneys but she has a much better car now than this headach was. aga... Trouble codes: P0170, P0172.
2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L t- belt VIN: JHMBB61481
I apologize for not closing this sooner but I completely for got but any I changed the tensioner and and the timing belt and all is well thanks to all.
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
Thanks to all. I was almost positive of the fix before I posted, but wanted to double check. These days parts are expensive. The MAF WAS the problem. The scan values didn't make sense so I leaned towards the MAF. All my replies confirmed it. I tried cleaning b... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank one).
1986 Mazda B2000 2.0L Excessive Emissions, High NOX VIN: JM2UF1110G
Thanks for your help. I made a few local calls to some Mazda shops and ended up replacing the electrical air/fuel valve inside the top of the carb.
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D21
thanks for the help replaced mass airflow sensor vechile has gone two weeks no engine light or driveability problems Trouble codes: P0171.
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E24
thanks members for all your help the vehicle is running all the replies were dead on stephen from new york had me try to get in car and operate the locks with the remote 20 times and it started right up thanks guys. Trouble codes: P1610, P1614, P1615.
2000 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BE6450Y
Well, thanks for the tips, but this was a little weirder than I expected. I checked the exhaust valve guides while running, inspected the injector spray pattern with the intake manifold lifted, all injectors were visibly spraying an identical pattern. However,... Trouble codes: P0303.
2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4TANL42YZ6
Thanks for the help, but this truck has moved on. It has been to 2 dealers since has left here. Genuine toyota plugs, wires, and 2 coils were replaced and it still has the same problem.
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