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1993 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start, intermitant no start VIN: EG5-100322
Hi there, i have this old honda which wont restart occasionally, it has only occured at petrol stations after the engine has been stopped for a few minutes. after waiting for about 30 minutes it restarts. has never stopped while driving and always starts from ...
2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Monitors not done VIN: KMHWF35V4Y
The car came to us with a misfire, which we repaired with the wires and plugs. He took it for a smog test and it failed the NOX and monitors not run. The customer has been driving the car for two weeks and the monitors have still not run for the Catalist and O...
1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L CV Joint VIN: 4S2CY58V4R
I am attempting to remove the right front CV axle from this vehicle. My question is how to remove the inner joint from the differential. Does the mounting plate have to be completely from the vehicle to remove the joint or does it pull out with the plate still...
2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB12181
Hi, thanks in advance for any help. This Kia was towed in with a crank no start. We have no MIL while key is on or cranking. We have no communication with the PCM and our scan tool. We have no spark at the plugs but we do have power at the coil. We have no inj...
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Loss of power VIN: JM1BJ222Y0
Car came in with a check engine light on. Code P0171. We found the air boot split in two places. Replaced air boot, but when we test drove car it still felt like it was running too lean, it hesitated on accellertion. We knew there was a updated air mass sensor... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean)
1997 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L Door Locks VIN: 4N2DN1117V
Hello, I have this 97 Nissan Quest that intermittantly the door locks will lock by themselves, customer states that all power door locks will lock without touching lock switch after opening drivers door, or after entering vehicle, closing drivers door and driv...
1998 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA2106W
Number 2 injector drops out under a load. Neither cam or crank sensors drop out or spike during the misfire. all injectors ohm out good. Injector ground to PCM voltage drops good. Any suggestions out there?... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Nissan Sentra Limited Edition 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB51A03
Nissan techs -- customer complained of car hesitating, CE light on -- found code p0725 engine speed signal, unable to find information on all-trac. Tachometer jumps around and doesn't work intermittently. Any information on this code would be hugely helpful. C... Trouble codes: P0725
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D84
thanks for checking this one out. car came in with complaint of just check engine light coming on. it had code p1273 stored (Bank1 sensor1 fault/lean) we checked for vacuum leaks-none found. monitoring the sensor, we did not notice a problem. we cleared code a...
2001 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BE65641
Hello everyone, I have an 01 Legacy with a p0133 (FRONT HO2S CIRCUIT SLOW RESPONSE). This is an air fuel sensor. I check with Mitchell and followed there flow chart. I replaced the front air fuel sensor with an oe sensor, cleared codes, and test drove. During ... Trouble codes: P0133 (front ho2s circuit slow response)
1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L ignition timing VIN: JT4RN81P8M
problem with checking the timing. it at 31 degree btdc.jump terminals at the conector, no rpm changes or check engine light stay on.jump wires connector at the back of the computer,still no changes.this problem happen when engine is warm only or during smog in...

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1999 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1YGF22C1X5
We recieved four replys on this one but were never able to comunicate with the ECM. The suggestions were to check the TP sensor with a 'carmam scan 11 scanner', install an external oil cooler and check the wiring harness. We did check the harness for damage or...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L instrument cluster VIN: 1N6DD26S8Y
Thanks to all that replied...The resolution was replacement of the instrument circuit board as Aaron and Steve correctly suggested. As it happened some Frontiers of the same year had this problem resolved before the vehicle was sold at the dealership level. No...
2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09X12
thanks for your responses but the customer has returned to allow us to try anything else! Trouble codes: P1130.
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4L11DX5C
As we said before the cam/crank sensors did not fix car. Had car towed to dealer for diag. Dealer found bad connection at ECM circuit. Trouble codes: P1111 (Intake/Valve timing control solenoid valve).
1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L charge light VIN: U-HZJ81-00
Hi there, I took the alternator off this vehicle and dismantled it and found that it has never been repaired or replaced, we must have got it confused with one of the other vehicles in his fleet he has 3 others. so i replaced it and the fault has stopped. if i...
1994 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Rear Wheel Bearings VIN: 2T1AE04R9R
A big thanks to George, Thomas, Richard , Tony and Bill who informed me that the bearing on this car needs to be replaced as a unit, and several of these guys even supplied me with the part number for the right assembly, CR # 930336. I'm not sure what the part...
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