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2002 Honda S2000 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMAP114X2
Car was brought to me because it fail Illinois emission test. Has an idle miss seems to be on cylinder 4. Replaced plugs and adjusted valves. Found all exhaust valves a little tight. Did cylinder leakage and tests good on all cylinders. Compression is good. Di... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0304-), P0304 (p0303-), P0303
1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Comunnication VIN: KNDJA7239W
Hope some one can help. I have a 1998 Kia Sportage that I can not get any communication from the under dash OBD2 connector. I know it is not my equiptment as I have tried other scan tools with same result. I have tried finding a diagram for the OBD 2 connector...
2003 Kia Rio 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC125X3
has code po 445 I initally replaced evap purge valve. code comes right back. I have alldata, but the charts are not very helpful on this one. I have power and ground when I check the harness. new sensor is within spec. cant seem to find a short. just wondering... Trouble codes: 445 (evap purge valve short)
1997 Mazda Millenia 2.5L engine VIN: JM1TA2210V
This Mazda came in overheating, customer stated that it ran hot on him and cut off. Upon checking it with my combustion leak tester, it verified head gasket problem, not to mention coolant in the oil. :) So i replaced head gaskets, had heads pressure tested, o...
1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3XD64E8N
i need help on what be an obvcious problem yuve read the history, it seems like the ecm should be ok but any ideas would be appreciated, thanx in advance for any ideas!!!
1988 Nissan D21 2.4L No Start VIN: JN6NDIIS8J
Wits end Nissan troubles. 1988 D21 pickup 4 cyl TBI. No Start. History, came into shop with no start. Queried customer and he said that after launching his boat it quit. Must have taken a little water soaking a few times because the ECM was a ball of corrosion... Trouble codes: 51 (Injector circuit)
1994 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, running very rich VIN: 1N6HD16Y5R
hello I have a good one. This Nissan P/U came in to the shop, customer comlainted of idle problem (hunts)and when taking foot off gas truck will jerk at times. I found exhuast leaking at manafold. Broken studs were broken. After repair,the truck was still runn... Trouble codes: 34 (knock sensor)
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L System operation VIN: JN1CA21D8V
I need help from someone very familiar with Nissan ATC system. This car came in with the complaint that the A/C system was(is) dead most of the time. It will intermittently come on and completely function in all phases... All of 1-2 minutes of time for me in t...
1998 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 1N4DLO1D9W
I have a 98 nissian altima 1.8ltr. The customer is expericing a problem with the engine while it is idling. It almost sounds like someone is turning the key off and then back on.The engine is not misfiring at idle and driving down the road. Maybe seems like so...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L srs VIN: JN1CA31A51
Got the car to blink codes. 26 and 28. At least thats what I think they are. Light on 3s., off 3, blinks 2 times fast, off a second, 6 times fast, 3s. off, blinks 2x fast, off a second, 8x fast then sequence repeats. I can't find info on what a 26 or 28 code w...
2001 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 4S3BH63571
Hello all, 2001 Legacy wagon with 2.5L pancake engine. Came in for SES light and hesitation. Upon arrival, SES light no longer on, but no codes stored in history, no freeze frame stored. Odd. Anyway, hesitation is verifiable and regularly duplicatable. Hesi...
2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L valve train VIN: JT2BG22K31
we are working on a 2001 toyota camry 2.2l, the customer complains of no start once in a while we experienced it too once and found almost no compression on all cyl Average 45 psi. after several attemps to start it finally compression went up to 195 on all cyl...

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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Cuts out VIN: 1HGEJ6537T
When I got into the shop next morning, we started checking all the things mentioned in replies. No problem found. Pulled a spark plug and found them extremly worn out. Decided to try a set of plugs and Wa La, problem gone. Ignition system must not have been ab...
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1HGCG2250Y
We were going to do the TSB that includes replaceing the ECM and FPR, but at the cost of these parts and labor the customer decided to live with the problem, which if I were her I would have done the same thing :-) Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire cyl 1), P0302 (cyl 2), P0303 (cyl 3), P0304 (cyl 4).
2006 Honda Accord LX Special Edition 2.4L srs light VIN: 1HGCM563X6
Thanks to all who helped. This one had to go back to the dealer. The new SRS module needed to be set to recognize the weight on the passenger seat sensor. This can only be done with Honda's scan tool. The parts person should of been aware of this and given a h...
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L 1-2 Band & drum VIN: JACDJ58X01
The vehicle is fixed, but the solution is unsatisfactory. I have trouble calling this a fix because we could not correct the problem. After 2 months of stress, lost time, and money. I paid $850.00 for a low mile used trans, and installed it. That worked. We ha...
1992 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JM3LV5228N
Thank You again iATN. We had this troubled MPV in our shop and decided now was the time to become a sponsoring member of iATN. Within minutes we were a sponsoring member and went directly to the archives, the fix for our problem was right there. It was a corro...
1993 Mazda 929 3.0L no 4th gear shift VIN: JM1HD4614D
Thanks ror all replys. Leak in drum from seals was problem. Replaced seals, problem fixede. Thanks again.
2002 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Overflow VIN: 1YVGF22D32
Thanks to all who have helped. We have isolated the problem. The head gasket is indeed blown. Thanks again, David [...]
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y4V
good morning all. no we didn't fix this thing but after a lot of testing i'm pretty sure that i know what is going on. i rechecked all of our work and it was all cracked plugs. sorry i left the plugs out of the long list. i don't have the full blown ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multiple cylinder misfire).
2002 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH63542
Thanks to all that replyed . Some suggested a reflash was in order .My local dealer would not confirm this over the phone .Customer took car to dealer . Will update this post as soon as the the problem is rectified. Trouble codes: 0065 (air injection solenoid).
1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JT4VN13D4M
sorry for the delay on the fix of this vehicle. I belongs to a used to car lot so he gets back burnered alot.. I tried 2 maf sensors which changed nothing.. Owner got 6 used injectors off of ebay. Which i guess the year was wrong wouldn't plug in due to the gu...
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