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1990 Honda Civic DX 1.5L starting VIN: 2HGED6357L
car came in after stalling and would not start. banged on disrtributor and fired up. replaced distributor with a used one and ran great for a few hours, same symptoms occured, customer left and stalled on road and no start again. replaced main relay, still not...
2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Compressor VIN: JHLRD28461
Hey everybody! I have a CR-v that is trying to make me retire early. The car came in with the bottom blown out of the compressor and locked up. I took everything apart and flushed it out with Dura 141, reassembled it with a new expansion valve, added the corre...
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L hard starting VIN: KM8SC83D71
have a car here with a strange problem. after filling the fuel tank, the vehicle is very difficult to start, hold pedal to floor and pray. after you finally get it started and running ok, its fine until time to fill the tank again. i have not run any specific ...
1998 Kia Sportage EX 2.0L auto trans VIN: KNDJA7A232
Suv has code po753 (trans solenoid a electrical fault)check over wire to solenoid shorted to trans mount,repair wiring no voltage from tcm to solenoid,jumped solenoid,inop.replace solenoid(a and b are together)open tcm,burn in board.replace solenoids with new ...
1994 Mazda B3000 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: IF4CR12UXR
hello all, i hope some one may have seen this problem. 1994 mazda pick up (ranger) seems to miss at idle only no performance problem noticed driving. cyl balance test shows something is wrong with cyl 3. while shaking i removed the cyl 3 plug wire and it smoot...
1990 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JN2RZ14A5L
hello all have a 1990 300zx twin turbo no start when i chk the fuel pump it dos not run w/ignition on or start what i did see is at the fuel pump there is 3 wires orange black and lite brown when i test for power the orange has power w/ignition on black wire ...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L engine starting VIN: JN1CA21D3S
On first start after replacement of engine car started fine and ran great, we drove car 12 miles after start up. Now car will not start easy. Cranks hard sometimes even back firing. After several miutes of cranking and sputtering, the engine catches, and start...
1989 Toyota Cressida 3.0L No Start VIN: JT2MX83E70
hello all.. heres a big THANK YOU in advanced. i have this car cust drove from work to the restront accross the street he ate lunch came out as a no start. i checked there was no spark nor injector pulse. i checked the air gap in the dist and it was fine. i ch...

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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions
thanks to everyone that said to remove access cover under fuel rail,that did the trick and only spent about 40 min. to do.car then passed emision test with no problem.thanks again!
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2HGES26741
Thanks to all that replied and all the Ideas. One tech Mike sent me a Honda tech line article that address the problem [...] and applies to the 2001 Civic Low Power, Hesitation or Misfire during engine warm-up If the primary oxygen sensor (HO2S1) is sl... Trouble codes: P1298.
1998 Hyundai Tiburon FX 2.0L Computer VIN: KMHJG34F7W
Well I called Hyundai they advised me that they run across this problem all the time and there is no fix that can do. You have to send the vechile to the state refere for the smog test
1993 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L runs good, wont idle VIN: JA3AP57JXR
i feel like a dumba$$. i pulled the tb to check it and as i did i noticed the throttle stop screw had backed off. i dont know if the customer messed with it but if he did he was loosening it and closing the throttle plate. i re-adjusted to a tps reading of .58... Trouble codes: 12 (preoblem with MAF sensor).
2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: JA3AY25C9Y
Thanks to everyone who helped me, Derrick, Ty and Jorge. Turns out the idle control is fairly simple. It is controlled primarliy by ECT as an input. After already replacing the IAC and ECM, the replacement ECM was the culprit. My boss adjusted the SAS screw wh... Trouble codes: P0505.
2000 Mitsubishi Galant LS 3.0L Charging VIN: 4A3AA56L3Y
We're calling this one fixed. I ended up running a fused jumper between the Alternator G terminal and ignition power, and the car has been working perfectly ever since. I am 99.95% sure the ECM was the problem, but the customer scoffed at the price of a new EC...
1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Cooling Systems VIN: JN8ARO7Y1X
Hello iATN'ers, In all I received 5 replies. I received some good advise, but there were a couple things that I had to learn the hard way, which I will cover now. Not having look at this situation previously, I have a hunch that the job could vary from year to...
2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada SE 5.6L tail lamps VIN: 5N1AA08B94
Well thank you very much to Jennifer [...]. You got this information to me faster than the Nissan dealer (where the vehicle is presently) got it themselves!! Yes the a/c condensor fan had siezed (so they say) and melted the harness. Kudos to you and thank yo...
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK4350X
thanks to all who replied to my post.as suggested by some i bypassed to wiring to cam and crank sensors and went straight to the computer with jumpers to no avail.i believe at this time that another input to the computer is the cause of the problem,but without... Trouble codes: P00, 341 (camshaft position sensor range/performance problem).
1998 Toyota Tacoma Limited 3.4L clutch pedal VIN: 4TAWN74N8W
We got the vehicle to fail more consistently. We discovered the clutch was not fully disengaging when depressing the pedal. We replaced both the master and slave. The vehicle has been driven for 2 weeks with no return of the symptoms. Thanks all.
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG33K4X
Thank You to all that replied. The fix was to replace the VSV for the EGR. Thanks again, Jim Trouble codes: P0401.
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L valve train noisy VIN: 4T1BE32KX2
This definately was a 2AZ-FE engine with-out a sub gear driving the other camshaft. We found that the VVTI actuator was stuck, this is the part on the gear end of the intake cam, it appeared that the oil had leaked out of it while the cam was out of the vehi...
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