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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L d light stays on VIN: 1HGCB7274N
same as below I have replaced many of them with no problems until now
1997 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L alarm/horn VIN: JHMRA1866V
Hi, This van is driving us nuts. Customer stated that about year ago the locks starting going up and down while driving (not doing that now). They decided to bring it in when the horn started making short beeps while driving. We could get it to beep by tapping...
2000 Isuzu F FVR 7.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4G7M7C133Y
Truck runs well during the first 20 min operation, after that time when engine is at normal operating temp and when is under high load (more than 50% APP), the MIL comes on and code 0226 comes active, if I turn ignition OFF, and let truck idling code clears; b... Trouble codes: 0226 (Pump no Transfer or P/L operator)
1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8BH28F4W
This is a car that came from another shop to us with a crank no start. The came into their shop for a noise. They heard no noise but replaced the timing belt for mileage and maint. reasons. After they got done with timing belt, The car started and ran for abou...
1997 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1TA2224V
This is a 97 Mazda Millenia S model with the nightmare Miller Cycle Engine. What is happening is when you drive it from when the vehicle is cold, it drives good for about 6 miles. Then, when you are driving at cruise speed, it drives fine. But intermittently, ...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L abs module VIN: JN1CA31D81
Greetings to all.This nissan came to me from another shop with the abs light on and code 57 low voltage in memory.I scanned my data and found no voltage reading on data also i Found the left rear speed sensor reading 112mph at rest.The other speed sensors read...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L noise VIN: JI24EN571R
distributor very noisey on accel...I need to knw if there is a fix or do I need to replace the complete unit...thanks in advance...
1992 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L timing belt VIN: JS3TD02V3N
does anybody have the correct information on timing marks to reset the timing belt? it seems that mitchell is incorrect. the suzukie is a no start with spark-fuel-fuelpulse-110psi compression and still a no start. we have no history on this suv and it has susp...
1992 Suzuki Samurai JL 1.3L Poor Fuel Economy, POOR PERFORMANCE VIN: JS4JC31C5N
Hey guys, When this vehicle came to us it wouldn't pull your hat off your head. Black smoke, poor power. I thought maybe a coolant temp sensor or map. We checked for codes and there were none. We performed a complete fuel system test and found everything to fa...

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1999 Honda Civic DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6346X
Thanks for all the help, The ecm turned out to be bad, the next morning when the temp was down to about 50 deg. the code would set and not clear (hard fault) I found if I warmed the ecm the code would clear and not return put ecm in the freezer and code would ... Trouble codes: P1607 (ecm Internal Circuit Problem.).
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L acceleration ping VIN: JNKCA31A2Y
Thanks for all your responses,the vehicle repair was a de defective knock sensor which to my surprise did not set a code. I also replaced coils and motovaced fuel injectors and fuel system vehicle ran much better. Thanks again for all your help.
1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L Dash VIN: JT8BH68X3X
I received 3 replies hat off to David [...] told me to do a master reboot, witch is to discounect battery for a one minute with key out of ignition hook up battery start car wella dash lights thank all of you who replied.
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L brakes VIN: JT6G10U9Y0
After replacing rear brakes with aftermarket parts.Customer drove car and said it felt better. Me and the customer decide to go with tonys sugestion to replace front brake and rotors with oe parts when the front brakes get a little more worn out. Thank you ton...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L climate control VIN: JM1TA221XS
Customer decided to wait until next spring to worry about a/c. Problem is most likely a bad a/c rpm sensor or slipping belt. Will post more info when car is fixed.
2000 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L loss of power VIN: 3N1BB51DXY
thanks to all who helped yes it was the mass air flow senser and all tested ok w/old part??? this was a real kicker... guess we will have to know nissan has problems with these and have to take more chances in replacing parts that test good but dont work?? too...
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D84
Thanks again to everybody for the prompt response to my help request, the code was indeed for swirl valve control circuit,is a very simple system,and by doing some visual inspection I found a bad actuator motor, it was not moving at all under any accelaration ... Trouble codes: P1138 (no description).
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L transmission VIN: 5N1AR18U75
The problem is fixed, inspected valve body and found three valves stuck, replaced new valve body and the veh has been driven for about two weeks without any problems
1978 Nissan 280Z 2.8L No Start VIN: HLS5304457
ok thanks much for the help Obie called me with some good info on wiring at battery that grounds is red that turns to white when looking for this what i found was a corroided up connection to the injector harness as glen stated in my last reply that i got afte...
2001 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 5TBBT48131
sorry to have posted with so little info again had little time to repair vehicle, truck was running badly only at idle while diagnosing eventually would not fire, inspection found crank sensor wire rubbed thru on belt, repair and restart ok, thanks for replies... Trouble codes: 1310 (igniter 3), 1325 (igniter 6).
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