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1999 Acura CL Premium 2.3L Electronic VIN: 19UYA325XX
This car failed the smog test due to the check engine light on. The code is PO740, Tourque convertor clutch problem. I do not know the exact describtion of the code. The engine and tranny is performing well, but the tranny code is on. All emission levels are g...
2002 Acura NSX T 3.0L window motor VIN: JH4N216X2T
Acura techs...please help, The driver's window will roll down fine. Intermittently the the driver's window will not roll up unless the switch is moved up, down then up again. I appreciate any guidance on this problem you can give. See related repair history be...
1995 Honda Passport LX 3.2L transmission VIN: 4S6CM58V25
thank you in advance for any help with this one, we received this car from a local transmission shop they rebuilt the transmission for this problem, it will alway go into limp mode and stay in third gear you can manualy shift transmission but will not do it on...
1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1HGCG1659X
If you decelerate on an up hill untill car reaches about 5-10 MPH then accelerate, the trans feels like it is sliping and then pops into gear or there is a harsh down shift. It won't do it if you are in D1 or D2. I beleive it is a slip. The fluid was black whe...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Steering VIN: 2HKRL1868Y
would thank you in advance so this honda as you drive slow down the road the steering wheel will start to shake back and forth if you let go of steering wheel you can watch it and car will pull right going down the road at 30 + car does not act up only driving...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Power Sliding Door VIN: 2HKRL18672
Thanks in advance for any help. I usually have pretty good luck with these sliding doors. However this one has me puzzled. The problem is that intermittently the sliding doors will not operate with either the main switch, remotes, or door handles. Both doors a...
2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L Surge VIN: KMHCG45C71
hello fellow techs; this accent has idle hunting problem intermittently sometime cold but not always no codes but customer claims seeing ck engine coming on no history or pending codes in ecu.i don't see alot of these cars any help will be apprreciated.thank ...
1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JNKAY21D0P
tHIS CAR CAME IN WITH LOW POWER ON ACELL. WILL NOT REV PAST ABVOUT 2200 RPM. saw post for timing trouble because cam crank sensor slipped. base timing seems ok at about 15 deg at idle. When reving up timing sometimes retarddss to -5 deg. traced out the code 34... Trouble codes: 34 (knock sensor)
1990 Mazda MX-6 DX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1YVGD31B6L
we have this 1990 mazda mx6 2.2 non turbo that will not start unless you open the throttle. it was towed in for the no start/hard start concern and stalling. we replaced the pick up coil and igniter because of high resistance. now vehicle will stay running. ru...
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3AH86C66
Mits Tech's I truely need your help, Please. I need the pin layout for the ecu on this car. You can email me at [...]. It would be truely appreciated. Thanks In Advance. Kats
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 5N1ED28Y4Y
Thank-you in advance for a least reading this post, I am sorry it is so long, but I have alot of info., and no results.Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.Vehicle has been to dealer and others. Problem is an intermittant cranks but no start condition, seems...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07X91
I am posting for another tech. Customer has been driving this for 2 years with the "check engine" light on. Runs normal. Found 4 codes stored: 1) P0420: Catalist efficiency 2) P0158: Bank 2, sensor 2 o2 sensor voltage high 3) P0160: Bank 2, sensor 2 no activit... Trouble codes: P1145 (Manufacturer code fuel/air metering)
1992 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L struts VIN: JT2ST87FSN
Hello I got this celica in due to a noise in the front right. On the road test I heard the noise which seems to me like a bad strut or mount. When I put it on the lift I checked the ball joint and sway bar link all seemed tight. I know there were lots of troub...

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1992 Honda Accord DX 2.2L Stall VIN: 1HGCB7544N
All replies that led to ignition switch and key chains were correct. When key is in the run position it shows at about 8:10 on the clock. Client had several items attached to keys. When hitting a bump ignition switch was pulled towards the stop position by the...
2005 Infiniti G35 3.5L Cluster VIN: KNKCV51E65
Hello all and thank you for the input. John [...], responded with good input. The conclusion is that the REV is displayed all the time, and when you reach a customer programed rpm denomination a lig...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L instrument cluster
thanks for the replies toSamuel [...], they came back , were ins...
1998 Lexus LX470 4.7L battery VIN: JT6HT00W4W
Thanks to the 4 replies all complied that average draw should be around .03 amps after discharge. We did find the draw to be from the tilt and telescopic steering wheel control unit. We pull the unit and found corrosion at plug tryed to clean with no help. Cus...
1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2221S
The white biodegradeable tee fittings had all turned to dust. We renewed all of them and the total fuel trims at idle went back toward zero on both banks. Before the repair LTFT was 12% and STFT was about 12% on the worst bank. The other bank was in the low 20... Trouble codes: P0170 (Lean mixture B1), P0173 (Lean mixture B2).
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D7S
well after many hours of agrivation of using a scope and a scanner I took all of your advice. Just out of sure luck I had a niss altima come into our shop the same year and engine.So I tried the m.a.f off of a known good one and sure enough no more stalling. w...
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Camshaft VIN: 4N2XN11T8Y
We ended up pulling the head off this van & I'm glad we did because of the importance of checking end play. We had to get a differnt shim to obtain the proper specs on the new camshaft.The van is done, running good & gone. What a project that started out being...
2005 Toyota Tundra 4.7L Battery VIN: 5TBDT44145
Customer needs to bring the truck back ,so I can finish testing it ,I recive lots of help, one member sugguested to checking the under seat amp ,but customer had remove to install a aftermarket amp, others sugguest to test for draw,and amp, nothing found at ti...
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