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1991 Acura Legend L 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4KA7655M
This car will not turn on the EGR solenoid,I can activate the solenoid at the pcm by grounding the white wire at A-11, but the pcm will not turn it on. And it will not set a code 12. I have checked the o2 sensors, they are switching,the voltage on the tw senso...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Cut off when turns VIN: JT8UF11E3P
Hi Group, This LS 400 is well maintenance with 200 K miles. The engine runs good with no engine light or any drive ability concern. The main complain is when making turns the engine sometimes just cut off without any warning sign. I thought the cam sensor wire...
1989 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L 4th gear VIN: JM3LV5223K
I have my daughters 89 MPV 2WD 3.0 litre here. A local trans shop rebuilt it last year (bench overhaul). We installed it and it worked fine for months, then lost 4th. The trans shop looked at it, and fixed it, telling us we didnt flush the cooler and the valve...
1994 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1N4EB31F5A
Thanks in advance, Car starts, runs cold fine. When operating temp is reached, under light acceleration and moderate cruise speed it misses a moderate amount. Here are the tests performed to date: O2 sensor, graphed and shows a nice wave pattern and crosscount...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D5Y
car came in with plug misfire and intake valve position sensor codes.replaced sensor cleared codes car still has misfire stalls out on idle has no power (HELP) thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0300
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Mechanical VIN: 4TAWM725TZ
Hi everyone! I have this 96 Tacoma I am working on that has a strange noise in the engine. The customer brought this truck in on a trailer because of a noise that developed rather rapidly and he did not want to damage the engine. The noise sounds like a loose ...

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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L srs (airbag system) VIN: JHLRD77862
As you can see from the original post the car has been fixed. Hmmm. Just so happens that it is my wife's car.
1998 Kia Credos 2.0L No Start VIN: KNAGC2223W
We were barking up the wrong tree with the transponder. We believe the fault with this car was a poor contact in the connector to the ignition coil, it is still running after two weeks anyway. The pulse from the ECU was found to be present at the connector aft...
2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L reverse VIN: JT8BF2861Y
customer was impatient. road tested vehicle several times. insp wiring harness. he said he needed vehicle. clear codes. did advise customer possiable solenoid or torque convertor problem. thanks to all 4 that replied.
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L ride control VIN: 1N4BA41E74
I haven't received much help but thank you to Kelly and Micheal. I do think that you two nailed it. My manager decided to send the vehicle to the dealer and I think the technician will do what you two have said: Replace both struts with the update ones. See ya...
1993 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4TARN81A7P
None of the replies helped, most recommended fixes that contradicted the information I provided. After I failed to diagnose the problem, I started throwing parts at it, a technique that I hate to do, but it was an act of desperation. I changed the entire tune ...
2004 Toyota Sienna XLE Limited 3.3L rear liftgate & sliding doors VIN: 5TDZA22CO4
Thanks for all the help. Needed factory scan tool for diagnosis so I sent him to the dealer. Will keep you informed if and when it returns.
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