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1998 Acura RL 3.5L abs VIN: JH4KA9651W
I have a 1998 Acura 3.5RL. It came in with the ABS light on. I can not get it to go off. There are no codes stored. I did the flow chart to the letter and the end result was that the thousand dollar computer needed replaced. I repeated testing just to be sure....
2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1857Y
this is the third time in for this honda. the first time in we smoke tested the system (snap on evap tester) with no leaks found and tested all the sol vsv's and the only one that did not work properly was the bypass vsv so we replaced it. cust picked up and c... Trouble codes: P1456 (evap system leak fuel tank area)
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L condenser VIN: 1HGEJ8246Y
This car only puts out cool air, and only when rpm at approx 2000. The pressures at that time are about 40 low, and 250 high. At idle the pressures are approx 90 low and 150 high, and the condenser is cold like an evaporator! The liq line is hot to the touch u...
2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L fuel gauge VIN: 456CK58W31
Fuel gauge reads empty all the time. Low fuel light blinking. Tried a new sender but no change. I have 5v from the green wire with the orange tracer and a good ground at the black wire. Anyone have a suggestion. This is no way to end the week! Thanks tom
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L srs (airbag system) VIN: JHLRD77862
Not a request for help but an opportunity to relate a fix and post the DTC's for this vehicle. The SRS light had been on for some time. Vehicle had never been in any type of mishap. An 8-3 code was pulled from the SRS computer (SRS Control Unit faulty). I su...
1993 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L No Start VIN: JACDH58WOP
This truck was towed to the customers house first. He lives at the top of the hill so to avoid another tow charge he costed down hill to our shop. Just cranked & would not start. Customer stated he was driving home from work & accelerated to make a yellow ligh...
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L engine VIN: JACDJ58X01
My question is not a repair question per say. We have an 01 Trooper 3.2 production date 02/2001. We are installing a used engine production date 06/2001. I am told the only difference is crank sensor and location. My question is, will this engine swap without ...
1998 Kia Sephia 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB1217W
hi all, i have a speedometer that is registering lower than the vehicle is actually going and shift patterns are obviously errattic. nice square wave coming out of vss but am having trouble finding a good waveform for the vehicle speed sensor on this one. pull... Trouble codes: P0501 (vss), P1624 (TSS CODES Ratio error codes in 234)
1991 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L master VIN: JM3LV5224N
hello---this car came in from another shop with a fading pedal-system was blead-master was changed twice-system was pressure blead also-no signs of air in system-we pinched off all four corners and narrowed it down to the front wheels- where the pedal fades wh...
1992 Mazda 929 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM1HD4612N
We have a misfire that comes on after a few minutes of run time.cant pinpoint which cylinder is missing.when the miss starts ,intake sounds as if cylinder is pumping back into it.Its not backfiring into the intake...but the air rush sounds different.May miss f...
1989 Nissan 240SX XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1HS34P5K
Car brought in for check engine light on. Has egr temp sensor code. Found egr passage clogged up completely. Remove the upper plenum and cleaned the whole passage. Egr is now functioning well, but still temp sensor code 35 pops up again. Replaced with dealer e... Trouble codes: 35 (egr temp sensor)
2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L No Data Link signal
This car failed the Maryland Emission Test, due to the fact that the data link in not connecting. In checking out the problem, I found no voltage to the KLINE terminal (7) on the OBII connector. I check the wiring to the computer and is good. I then tested the...

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1999 Honda Civic DX 1.6L monitors VIN: 1HGEJ6121X
thanks to all who gave advice. The problem was the kam fuse in the underhood fuse box. The customer installed a new cd playrer in the vehicle between the first and second times we saw the vehicle. Probably doing in the fuse at that time. For kicks & giggles we...
1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JT88F22G5V
Wow!! What a bunch of heavy hitters!! Glad to have all of us on the same team! IATN has always been a home run for us! We ordered a new crank sprocket for the Lex/yota (36 cocos)and took it apart today. We figured that we probably bent a tooth for the crank se...
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L vents VIN: JM3LW28GOY
Thanks to all who helped. It did turn out to be low on charge. An evac & recharge did the trick. I still don't understand how it can only effect 2 vents on the same evap core, but I guess that why I'm not an engineer. Beside they're all loopy. Thanks also to D...
1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start VIN: 4AJ56G1SE2
We are on top of this problem now thanks to iATN and especially thanks to Victor [...] who got right back to us with just what we needed. Victor said to scope the trigger signal for the ignitor. It should be a square wave pattern sloping up. If it is perfe...
1991 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1CZ24A9M
thanks to everyone who responded. the vehicle is not 100% fixed but is much better.first i replaced the fuel pressure regulator which brought the fuel pressure into specs, then i installed a reman air flow sensor. i did test the coolant temp sensor per one sug... Trouble codes: 34 (detonation sensor or circut).
1990 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Unknown VIN: JT4RN01P3L
Thank you all so much for your rapid response. Many of you hit it riight on. I would have never went after the cooling system for this issue. But with the great description of the problem with the fix in some of your posts it is fixed. I try not to use this si...
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