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2005 Acura RL 3.5L No Start VIN: JH4KB16595
Flood Damaged Vehicle, sprayed penetrant in cyl to loosen up rings, changed oil etc. all exc cyl 2 came up on compression & cyl 2 from 70 to 90 now. There is no spark and no injector pulse, but when monitoring PIDS while cranking I get an rpm signal of 125. Al...
1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start, Died VIN: JHMED3642M
Car died while driving and wouldn't restart, was pushed by cust. home and sat for 18 months, now towed to my driveway at home(inlaws car-means i work basically for free on it) turns over but won't start/run, checked mechanical (belt/compression) O.K., checked ...
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Problem with Idle VIN: 1HGCB7NA01
This Honda Accord came to us with the owner complaining about the idle. When cold started in the morning, it would idle at 2200 RPM's and when fully warmed up, the idle would never drop below 1000 RPM (Idle Specs are 750 RPM +/- 50) and just fluctuate between ...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Electronic VIN: 2HKRL18682
I have this customer coming in to our shop next week for a trailer towng package to be installed the hitch , trans cooler and the ps cooler will be coming from honda.The trailer wiring and brake control module will be aftermarket.Are there any precautions I sh...
2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1YVGF22C01
help. this one came in with slight hessitation and what felt like it was droping a cyl. found 2 plugs carbon tracking. performed tune, plugs, wires, pcv and fuel filter. had same problem, then i found the P1100 replaced maf straight from mazda. no change. chec... Trouble codes: P1100 (maf intermittent)
1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 4N2DN11W3T
hello i have a 96 niss. quest w/ EGR code i chk the EGR is ok smoke test ok i have no vacu. to the EGR i put power and groud to the EGR solenoid and it works i have vacu. at the solenoid vacu. line that comes from the intake when i rev. the car from 2000 to 40...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21A0X
This veh keeps resetting a code p1130 for the swirl control system. We replaced the solonoid that controls the vacuum to the actuator but the code keeps coming back.We have verified that the actuator does function(i.e. on start up the actuator opens the plates... Trouble codes: P1130
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L vtc solenoid
car came in woth light on code p0021 bank 2 vtc solenoid. cleared code so far no light. saw a couple of similar post for vtc mentioned a recall for cam sensor that should be done before condemimg vtc. also sludge mentioned. I am doing some research in advance ...
2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L dash & starter VIN: 1N6AD07U16
Whenever battery is connected all dash warning lamps come on with key out of car. You can unplug the igntion switch and problem is still there. It will not crank. We have tried swapping the intergrated power module, the ecm and the bcm with an identical vehicl...
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Speedometer VIN: 483BG6856X
Hi Subaru techs!Friend of mine has this car,have not seen it yet but she claims speedo works intermitently.Anybody seen this before on these and what should i look for? Thanks, Dave
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start, extended cranking VIN: 4TAVC52N0T
Hello all. I have a toyota here that intermittantly will have an extended cranking situation after a hot soak. Runs great when it's running. Everything we have checked looks good after the above repairs. We weren't really sure of fixing the condition with the...
2003 Toyota Echo 1.5L Mechanical VIN: LTVBA23630
The china echo(called vios),with 5a-fe engine,u540e AT,When up hill or acceleration,about 60km/h,the engine rpm from 4000rpm down to 3000rpm and then up to 4000rpm,the car hesitate a few seconds and then normal

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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L alternator VIN: 2HGES16582
First I want to thank all who responded to my problem. Not being in the repair business full time I was kinda spooked with the wiring showing me a multiplex and a EDL system which I could not find any information on. Rather than purchase an alternator I took a...
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L compressor VIN: 1YVGF22C8Y
One of my techs used my Iatn account to post this help request. The problem is solved After two calls to the Identifix hotline, we pinned it down to the A/C, Heater Control unit. Some critter ate the wires going to the condensor fan and apparently the interm...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L noise while driving VIN: JA4MT31HX1
I want thank everyone for all of the suggestions. The customer has called and says the vehicle is still making the same noise but he doesn't have the money to go any further. So thanks for all of the replies.
1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L no speedo VIN: Y8XW319845
thanks to all that replied. the tech at the shop found that the four wheel drive switch on the transfer switch was shorted out, sorry it took so long but i am no longer working at that dealership.
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