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1988 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1HGCA6185J
This car egr is not function right at all. I pump the vacuum to the egr valve direct and the engine stalls, that means the valve and the passage is working, but no vacuum coming from the egr control valve and when you ground the one side of the solenoid switch...
2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Idle VIN: 2HKRL18591
Received this '01 odyssey today..won't idle...runs ok if you keep your foot on the gas... pulled a plug and fouled (rich)...scanned for codes...has mfr specific code P1739 (does anybody recognize this??) looked for injector test port...not readily vis...
2005 Hyundai Santro GV 1000CC No Start, starting trouble VIN: 79361009PK
hi everybody, vehicle comes in problems of no pulse in fuel injectors and ignition coils. then i will check all sensors, wiring harness, connectors, and change the ECM, cam sensor, crankshaft sensor, but all of these done the problem is not solve. last 7 days...
1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA21D8T
Hi all. This car was in two months earlier for a number of codes, the light did come back on after a couple months and 400 miles. This time around the code P0500 (VSS) was in there, but so was the code P0600. Since the ECM and TCM both have a part in the VSS ... Trouble codes: P0500 (VSS Failure 8 key cycles since last set), P0600 (TCM-ECM Com line Problem 10 key cycles since last set)
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: RFX0058494
I get codes 0325 and 0330 (knock sensors). At first there were codes for misfire and lean condition. Now after replacing coils, only knock sensor(both)codes come up after two miles. If I have to replace those? Do I need new wiring harness? Truck is made 01/99.... Trouble codes: 0325 (knock sensor), 0330 (knock sensor)
1992 Mazda Miata 1.6L Clutch Engagement VIN: JM1NA3519N
Greetings fellow Technicians. I have a 1992 Mazda MX-5 Miata with an M-Type manual transmission (5 speed). Her original complaint was harsh gear engagement when shifting. The veicle was diagnosed by another tech who suggested replacement of the Master Cylinder...
1993 Mazda RX-7 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FD331XP
Hi Hope someone has seen this. I know these car can have low compression problems but this is in the range of other RX7s I have seen with no starting problems. The main problem is that it happens only a few times a year! The customer is a doctor so he is very ...
1987 Nissan Pulsar NX SE 1.6L No Start VIN: JN1EN34S7H
First off, sorry for the long post. I desperately need some help to get this Nissan out of my shop! It is a crank, no start. This is the DOHC with coil on plug ignition, multi-point injection, and a crank sensor mounted on the front of the exhaust cam pulley. ...
1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HJO1P1K
Hey all...Customer came in with dead miss. Checked out and found injector bad. All injectors ohmed out to 13.3 ohms(specs 10.0 - 14.0 ohms) except one and it was open. Replaced it along with all the fuel injector pigtails for they were all green with corrosion...
2002 Nissan sunny 1.6L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CFAN16Z
Vehicle brought in for a complaint of intermittent cut-out. When the problem occurs the car restarts again easily. Cuts out only at snap throttle. MIL light comes on & code returns soon the engine cuts-out. Any help is greatly appreciated. Trouble codes: P0100
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6852V
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH66552
Greetings! This Subie has had a recurring P0172. Running the appropriate diag tests reveals no problems. Could a faulty A/F sensor cause this code? I've got no way to read a Subaru A/F sensor - the red brick doesn't like them! And I can't find any electrical s... Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel Trim Malfunction A/F Too Rich)
1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2SK12F2N
i sure hope somebody out there knows what they're talking about because i can't seem to figure this out.i am not sure where to go with this one. the car doesn't start- no spark, no injector pulse. i read the post in the archives but i changed the parts mention...
1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L no compressor engagement VIN: JT3VN39WXP
Good evening Techs, Compressor operation is intermittent. When compressor does not engage I accidently found that if I cycle the fan switch a few times from Off to On the compressor will engage and cool good. I don't have a signal from the amplifier going out ...
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on, starts hard/dies VIN: 1NXBAO2E1V
Vehicle towed in died while driving.Hard to start will start but idle poorly and cannot accelerate.Check engine light is on . P0336 code found .There is very little testing for this code in ALLDATA.It tells you that it may either be the distributor or the ECM.... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crankshaft position sensor A circuit range/performance)
1999 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C4X
Here's a question for the Toyota Tech's from a Honda Shop. The vehicle owner is a Honda owner as well and he asked us to look into a un-resolved problem he is having. The vehicle has had previous repair attempts elsewhere and I will try to list those accuratel... Trouble codes: P0306 (misfire cyl 6)

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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG165XY
hi thanks for the help, checked and found a bulletin on plugged port, car is still available for dealer assistance, customer is taking it there. thanks again. Trouble codes: P0401 (egr insufficient flow).
1986 Mazda RX-7 1.3L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: JMIFC3318G
Sorry for the time delay, the atf did the trick and it started. Tried to find that timer relay but had no luck. the engine is worn out and the owner doesn't know if he wants to fix it or not. Thanks for all the replies, This old tech needs all the help he can ...
2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1BJ22531
We removed the EGR valve and found it stuck wide open, cleaned valve, reinstall vehicle runs fine. Thanks to everyone who helped. Trouble codes: P0102 (maf circuit low input), P0113 (iat circuit high input), P0300 (random misfire detected), P0401 (insufficient egr flow detected).
1993 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN3MS37A1P
Pcm has not arrived yet I must close this and will update later ei checked ports each are fails due to ses on with egr code i monitor it and no temp decrease and vac to egr is on when its cold started so there is much to do after pcm thanks to all VI... Trouble codes: 32 (egr problem).
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NGDD26S5Y
WOW, this one was driving us crazy! Thanks to Marc [...]. and all others who gave us suggestions. Most of you mentioned the egr ports being clogged as a possible cause of the Code 32. We took your advice and cleaned the EGR ports but unfortuna... Trouble codes: 32 (egr system failure nissan code), P0400 (egr system failure obd ii code).
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D3Y
thanks everyone.customer never showed up. thanks everyone. Trouble codes: 1491 (vacuum cut valve bypass valve).
1985 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L rear eletric window VIN: JT4RN61D6F
window is fixed now, looking at the inputs to the control relay no ground from rear latch, replace rear latch assembly it works great thanks for all the help and the great wiring diagram thanks joey.
1986 Toyota Supra 3.0L a/c VIN: J5G0019453
Traced the circuit and found A/C clutch was shorted out. It also tripped the circuit breaker, which is located under the dash, behind the A/C controller. Resetting the breaker got the blower going, and replacing the compressor and the clutch got the air to be ...
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