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1992 Acura Integra GS 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DA9365N
Hello All, but espically Honda/Acura Techs, we have had here for too long now a no start Integra, we have battery voltage at the blk/yel wire into the dist. We also tried a new ignitor from Honda store, still no spark, then a complete used dist. Performed resi...
1988 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Unknown VIN: JHMCA5636K
Howdy ya'll. What I have here is a 1988 Honda Accord 2.0 Carb. A very well maintained Honda for one of our dear elderly customers. She came to us on June 5th of this year for us to check out her car making sure it was ok to take to Butte Montana so she could v...
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1HGCD7136V
hey guys this is a wierd one !! ok , car had a complete tune up for missfire , and a wp based on mileage. when done idled a little rough . while performing cylinder balance test ( pulled wires ) and fried a pcm ! replaced w / used and ran same as before. balan...
2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF35G01
This car has come to me with a complaint of CEL on only. Customer stated that they experienced no other drivability problems. Connected my Mentor and retrieved the P1128 code. Was testing oxygen sensor with DVOM when idle suddenly rose to 3300 RPM on it's own!... Trouble codes: P1128 (Fuel system lean - part load)
2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L No Start VIN: JACDJ58X8Y
This vehicle was towed in not starting but cranks okay. Tseting we found no fuel pressure (or fuel pump running), no injector pulse but did have spark but less then what you should have when you're cranking. We then noticed that with the key on the ignition sy...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G7X
The customer brought the car in and stated that upon cold starts the idle would go up to [...] and the mil and trac off light would come on simultaneously. The car ran fine and no lights were on upon my inspection. I pulled a P0505 code from the engine mana... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle speed conrol incorrect)
2002 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JM3LW28A62
Customer complains about a hesitation, and check eng light set a p0303 misfire. I wanted to check mode 6 but dont have the parameter # for mode 6 for a mazda, as I have been fooled by the detection system and found the problem on another cylinder. It looks lik... Trouble codes: P0303
1989 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JN1HJ01P7K
Hey guys - this is my boys first car. It is a nice car for the most part. He was living in florida with his mom and decided to move up here to virginia with me. He had a bad trans leak and I had it looked at by two trans shops in orlando and of course they wer...
1993 Nissan D21 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N6SD11S7P
Hi Nissan Techs/Experts, Vehicle came in, would not idle, stalls as accelerator is released. No codes. Fuel pressure a little hi. Found & repaired broken vacuum line to fuel press. reg. Pressure fell to specs. Problem still present. Idles very rich and will s...
1998 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L cooling system VIN: 4N2DN1113W
This one has a mystery coolant loss, no visible leaks, system holds pressure, no internal leaks, and no coolant going out the tailpipe. We have been over this vehicle several times and can not find anything, vehicle does not run hot, just loosing coolant for n...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D11
Working on a nissan sentra(wifes car) i am a toyota tech so i need some help.Poor engine performance at around 60km an hour kick it down seems like something holding it back (like plugged exhaust or a stucked brake) don't know alot about this cars.Checked exha...
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D63
Hello Nissan Techs. I have this 03 Altima with DTC P0335, crank position sensor circuit malfunction. I looked for the crank sensor around the obvious place and did not find it. I called a friend a the local dealer and he told me it is mounted on the cyl head o... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank position sensor A circuit)
1993 Subaru Impreza 1.8L No Start
hello, i have this subaru here. it has spark but no injector pulse. i scoped the crank and cam sensor both seem to be working, customer wanted the temp sensor repalced becuase she said it had a hard start and someone told her its the temp sensor. so we replace...
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L park lamps VIN: JN2ENT67U2
park lamps on always;park lamps stay on always ,illum lamps work normally...pulled the park lamp relay lamps stay on ,pull park lamp fuse and lamps do go off,schematic from alldata dosnt show me much...any help in this area would be truly appreciated...thanks ...
1993 Toyota Camry 2.2L Oil Pump
This is one of the weirdest things I have ever seen. About 4 mos. ago the customer brought a Toyota Camry with 5s-fe engine. Needed timing belt and customer complaining of an oil leak. Replaced timing belt and found oil leak coming from oil pump housing. It wa...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K21
This car has a check engine light on with a PO446A code EVAP vent control malfunction. I don't do much asian work at all so I don't have an asian card for my scanner or any asian diagnostic software. I just bought this car and was hoping someone could point me...
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2T1BR32E53
I am not finding much information on this code. Is there anyone that has seen this befor and could assist? Thank you Trouble codes: P0505

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2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L Mechanical
Hello all, we did not solve the vibration concern. Many of the replies said that this was a normal condition for these four cylinder engines. Some of the items that were suggested are the balance shaft and oil pump shaft being out of time, the exhaust touching...
1998 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L lack of power
Thanks for the help guys. The customer returned with the vehicle and was running fine. The customer stated that one night he cycled the AC on and off a few times and ever sence then the truck has beed doing fine. PCM problem? Got me stumped! Thanks again for t...
1993 Mazda Miata 1.6L air bag VIN: JMINA3532R
Sorry for the long wait, We were waiting for the cust. to make up her mind. Everyone thought as I did that it was going to be the air bag module. Tried to find a used one with no luck cust did not want to pay for used so I had to disable the air bag.Thanks for...
1999 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR07Y3X
well, first of all id like to thank all that responded. after further discussion with the dealer he told us he had the timing belt replaced at another shop. thanks to joel from arizona which enforced our decision we pulled the covers and checked the timing, it... Trouble codes: P0300.
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L trans VIN: 3N1CB51D0Y
well this little car is fixed. i noticed when i test drove it that the car was a little slow to start, but i did not pay any attention to it. so i let her drive the car for a day while i checked things out. well the next day the car would not start for here. b...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E54
Thanks a lot guys for the help! I pulled the front timing cover off and the timing had jumped and the tensioner slide was actually broke. I have not had a chance to put it back together as of yet but that should take care of it. Thanks again!
1989 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L No Start, basic reassembly nec VIN: JT2MA71J0K
The project is ongoing but i'm going to close the request at this time. thanks for the pictures they helped considerably.
1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10V1W
had to wait for the customer to come up with the money. but we did it it's fixed. I put a a/f sensor on the car and it fixed it. the biggest prblem with the car is it's burning oil and it covers the sensor and is causing it to turn the light on ..thanks to all... Trouble codes: P1135.
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