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1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L pump VIN: 1HGEG8553S
Customer brought car to me complaining of erratic steering, said it felt as if he had obstructions in the way causing the steering to catch when turning right. After road test, decided that the rack was the problem, the pump was making a little more noise than...
1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L poor accel VIN: 2HGEJ640TH
Car came in with compaint of poor acceleration. We found timing 10 degrees retarded rather than 17 degrees advanced. Distributor was advanced as far as it would go. We assumed that the camshaft was one tooth late. After changing the TB we found we had the same...
1994 Infiniti Q45 4.5L axles diff. or ??? VIN: JNKNGO1D2R
Vehicle came in with vibration @ 50 mph. a test drive showed a fast vib from rear of vehicle and rear floor area.Placed car on lift to check axles driveshaft etc. with no problem found. Removed driveshaft rear section and found tight spots in u-joints in both ...
1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58V2T
We had the heads off of this thing and replaced the left head. Ran great when it left. About a week later it was back with a misfire on #[...]. We checked compression and compared to the other cylinders on that bank. They were all 150 and built compression... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire 2)
2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD68S5Y
Hello all, I have a Lexus GS300 with the 3.0 straight six in it I am going to replace the TPS sensor in it and I need to know the adjustment proceedure as this is an adustable TPS. My modus will show TPS % but not voltage, but I can check voltage at sensor. An... Trouble codes: P0121
2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Mechanical VIN: JA3AY11A4Y
hello car came in from dif. shop w/p0400 the shop istalled new EGR solenoid and the EGR control vacuum valve. i chk the when you apply vacuum to egr the the egr opens and the engine stalls so i do not think the egr is gloged i chk for power to the solenoid has...
2003 Mitsubishi Galant LS 3.0L Air box VIN: 4A3AA46H63
Well for once I know what the problem is. I have not had one of these apart and Alldata is not clear on the removal of the air box. I have the bottom of the two piece dash out along with the heater hoses and a/c lines off. The box is free in the dash area but ...
1987 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JN8HD16Y5H
Nissan gurus!!!Starts and runs good, has a bad hesitation only at 2000rpm,anything above or below it runs good,have checked timing,plugs and wires are new.Fuel pressure is within spec and doesnt drop when hesitation happens.Happens in any gear.
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L readiness monitor VIN: JN1CA21D1T
This car fails the Missouri Emission test because it will not set the readiness monitors. There has been no repair, code clearing or any problems in the last few months. The evap monitor, catalyst monitor, and O2 sensor monitor will not set. The car has been d...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6852V
Scan produced the po303/304 and 341 codes. The wires were replace and the misfire codes have not reappeared. At idle there is no response to killing cyl's 1 and 4. #1 plug is loaded with black soot, have not pulled #4. #1 compression is about 200#. Po341 will ... Trouble codes: P0303, P0304, P0341
1992 Toyota Paseo 1.5L low/high beams VIN: JT2EL45F8N
hey all I have no headlights low or high beams, all my wiring info and component locations is just wrong is all I can say about that, the park lites work and so does the high beam flash feature on the light switch stalk I have the car disassembled to the point...
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L radio VIN: 4T1SK12W2P
disconnected battery for repair work, now radio wont come back on. face is always blank like there's no power. radio is anti-theft, but none of the codes come up as descibed in alldata.
1995 Toyota Camry 2.2L Engine VIN: 4T2SK11E3S
Hi! Fellow Tects,When put into gear steering wheel vibrates or shakes lighly,Custmor say,s it never was there until we changed front motor mount and left front axle.Checked eveything out can not see anything out of place. Thank You. Jim.
2005 Toyota highlander 3.3L power window VIN: JTEDP21A05
another shop changed motor and regulator due to wreck.now window goes up and down fine in regular mode,but in auto mode,window goes up ,then part way down and stops .mitchell says motor needs to be reset but doesnt say how.we tried running window up then holdi...

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1995 Honda Passport LX 3.2L transmission VIN: 4S6CM58V25
found code 11 was because speed sensor was unplugged.hard to find on top of trans.then code 36 was due to bad trans control module.we got a used one that already had the cal-prom in it because we heard either the tcm or the prom could cause the code.thanks for...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1864Y
Thanks to all that replied. Almost all of you said that the converter needed to be replaced and to rplace it with a OE. That was good enough for me, so I informed the custome and they are going to decide if they want to spend the money or not. I seem to get a ... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst efficency bank 1).
1992 Mazda MX-3 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JM1EC4342N
got used throttle body with all the sensors the code 12 that I had is gone and the idle is now smooth the only problem is that I don't know what actually fixed the eractic idle alls I know is the customer is happy
1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4N2XN11T9X
Thanks for all replies, all were good suggestions. The fix came from Martin [...]. I removed dist.cap and rotor,cover plate and two screws from optical sensor. Then I took an air gun and gently blew out dist.housing and sensor ring. Put all back together and it ra...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C81
Many good responses like Jeffery who suggested the VSS (vacuum switching valve) next to canister, Ed who suggested checking (unknown) VSS by tapping it to check for particulates, Roy who suggested TSB EG-013-03 (replace evap VSS), David said check the canister... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evaporative control system malfunction), P0446 (Evaporative system vent control malfunction).
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