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1990 Acura Legend 2.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4KA4644L
Now that the O2s were replaced, they switch untill the RPM is at 2500 then go full rich 0.9v. Power and grounds to ECM all test good .001 volt drop. Engine runs strong, idles smooth. We just can't seem to find anything to cause it to go rich. Scope tested TPS,...
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on, PO1457 VIN: JHMCD563XV
Car comes back with PO1457 repair's listed above..cannot find a leak and all hoses are connected and nothing seems wrong...???!!!??? Trouble codes: P1457
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ8243Y
Hello, Got this honda here was at another shop previously that all the work was done see now car keeps throwing code p0325 no sig from knock sensor,and low idle speed also sensor is new, wiring to sensor is good, rechecked cam timing and ign timing, cust also... Trouble codes: P0325 (no input from knock sensor)
2000 Honda S2000 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JHMAP1145Y
Thanks in advance. This car will go dead at stops when engine is at full warm operating temperature. It will start back, but it PINGS like the timing is to high when started warm. When engine is first started cool it cranks fine and does not go dead at stops. ...
2002 Infiniti G20 2.0L No Start VIN: JNKCP11A22
we got this car as a no start. no spark. we have two codes 1612 and 1610. after clearing the codes 1610 returned immediately. 1610 refers to the NATS module or immobilizer module. this vehicle also has a lojack system installed. Customer states that she had tr...
2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB1212Y
This car came to us with many problems, the last one left is the P0451, Evap Pressure Sensor/Switch voltage low. The problem is that I can't find it, and the schematics don't show it and the component locator tells me it's on the fuel tank sender, and it's not... Trouble codes: P0451 (evap pressure sensor voltage low)
1995 Lexus SC400 4.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8UZ3OC7S
Car came in with complaint of lack of power. We noticed on initial take off has "tip in" hesitation(like egr bogg) - All ign. components ok, exhaust backpressure ok(1/2 lb) fuel pressure at specs. We cleaned slightly dirty throttle bore/plate. Fuel filter new....
1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L Misfire, NO MIL VIN: JA3XD64B2M
Car feels like it is trailer hitching on light acceleration. No problem seen on KVs, vacuum, or HC to indicate misfire.
2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L door locks, dome lights, radio, VIN: JA4MW31R11
open in the system hoping someone has seen this one before.
1993 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L erratic shifting VIN: JN1RZ27H2P
have been blessed with this 300z. car has been to several other shops and problem still exists. the deal is that when you drive the vehicle at a steady throttle everything is fine. as soon as you let off the accelerator the thing downshifts from overdrive, the...
2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L air bag system VIN: JN1AZ34D93
Hello Guys, I have inheritated this 2003 350 z and it has a flashing air bag light. The SRS module was storing a B1035 code indicating that there was a problem with the circuit between the air bag module and the front crash zone senser. I found an open in the ...
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN39WXN
Please help! This 4-R came to us from another shop as a starts then dies story. Well now it just won't start. It has good fuel pressure and good spark but no injector pulse. It does have battery positive to injectors just no ground pulse from pcm. Now when you... Trouble codes: 14
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy, "anchor syndrome" VIN: 4TARN01P0R
Hello all! This little truck came to me with customer complaint of no power and a sudden drop in mpg from 22 to 14. It had been running well since last worked on. 4 months ago it got a new fuel tank and pump. It also got a new filter. It was also treated to a ...

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1988 Acura Legend LS 2.7L engine block VIN: JH4KA4669J
Thanks again everyone,Bradley, David, Mike, Joe & Bill. I called the dealer and asked service if there were any recalls and/or TSB for cylinder head bolts pulling out due to rot. The manager who had been at Acura a number of years could only recall a few times...
2004 Acura TL 3.2L rotors VIN: 19UUA66224
It is a landslide for putting on Acura oem parts, thank you
1996 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58V8T
As I was informed by a few, this is a Isuzu Rodeo. I contacted a dealer, they were very familiar with the part. That part of the vehicle is fixed, however, now I am still working on the truck as there is a terrible lifter tick. I have checked this out, looks l... Trouble codes: 1392 (G sensor low voltage).
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCG2258W
It was the main relay, thank you, I didn't realize that honda still had this issue on this late a model Trouble codes: N0NE.
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGCG2250W
Thank you to everyone for all your help, after asking for help, i did some more homework, and the PGMFI relay fixed the intermitent no start. The customer has the car and i have not heard anything bad yet. Still working on the dash light problem. Thank you for...
2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Electronic VIN: 2HKYF184X5
Thanks to the 4 guys that replied. All said only use Honda oils, as far as the down hill assist option, no one was aware of that.
1999 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L TCC Lockup VIN: JM1BJ2215X
Although I'm hesitant, I guess I'm going to call this one fixed. After a lot more testing and checking and not coming up with an answer, I took the advice of changing the end cover. The customer came in yesterday and said , so far, no more problem. Thanks for ...
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Loss of power VIN: JM1BJ222Y0
Paul hit the problem right on the head. We found that the fuel pressure would fall to 5-10 PSI, then when you switched the key off and then right back on the car would run fine for about five more miles. We replaced the fuel pump and all is fine.We were fouled... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean).
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 2.0L Stall VIN: 4A3AL54F7W
well we have double and triple checked timing, cleaned throttle body and maf sensor again, and still same problem. we thaught we had it when vehicle was towed in for a no start condition and we found crank sensor bad. but we replaced crank sensor, vehicle now ...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D92
first of all thanks to everyone who replied. back pressure was good,injectors good ran injector claener through rail. pinched off fuel return line pressure went up to over 70psi did not make a difference vehicle still cuts out at 2200 rpm like rev limit coming... Trouble codes: P0340.
2005 Hino 268 7.7L Abs Warning Light VIN: JHBNE8JT75
Got this one fixed, After finding out that Hino apparantly doesn't want anyone but their dealers working on these and a service manual cost $350.00 bucks, I decided to go back to basics on this one. First I determined that the abs system was a Wabco - Abs-D 4S...
1996 Subaru Impreza LX 2.2L Electronic VIN: JF1GF4551T
Since Mitchel On Demmand was wrong again, I wonder if anyone there reads this site, I will explain how to access the trans codes. Above the gas pedal is taped to the harness a group of connectors. You want the black, 6 position one.First you put the trans in '...
1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L 1-2 shift VIN: JF1SF6553X
I received a call from the customer stating that the symptom of rapid upshift into 2nd gear disappeared on the following day and have not seen the car or had a chance to check it out any further.So at this time I am closing the help request.I Thank those that ...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 4T1BE32K52
since i had all powers and grounds at pcm and a crank signal at pcm,and the lack of communication with the pcm,i got a used pcm and installed it. starts and runs good. thank you all for giving me a hand.
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