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1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Stall VIN: 2HGEJ1222S
hey all,thanks for the previous help but problem still occurs. after warm up with car in drive foot on brake car just stalls. runs fine before and starts right back up. whats really odd is if u put it in low it stalls immediatly.i have checked throttle body ,v...
1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L shift interlock, immobilizer VIN: HGCG2259WA
HI everyone, I have this Honda which was towed in becaus the customer could not get the shift lever to release and the car was doing some weird things. First off, the woman who owns it said the horn was going off and the lights were flashing(alarm) and she cou...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation VIN: 1HGEM22904
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP IN ADVANCE. Less than a week before, we replaced the timing belt and tensioner. Then a week later the car was towed in because it stalled while driving on freeway (climbing a long incline). When we were checking, the car starts but stalls ...
1997 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA21D6V
Greetings,Im working on this infinitys egr system.I checked egr temp sensor and that is good.I did checkto see if I have vaccum at the egr valve between 2000 and 40000 rpms and that is good.My question to you techs is this I put direct vaccum to the valve and ... Trouble codes: P0400, P0325
2001 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A11
re-occuring p0505 iac control problem code. code came about 3 days after prior work. vehicle runs well on the road and has smooth idle. no drivability problems other than that if you are in park or "n", and you apply the accelerator, the rpms bounce at 1300 an... Trouble codes: P0505 (iac control system problem)
2002 Lexus GS300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JTB53JSG0W
Hi everybody, i have this Lexus GS300 that has acceleration problem, from time to time when driving the accelerator will cut off the engine will still running but no acceleration and VSC light & engine light will come on, if i off the engine and switch it on a... Trouble codes: P1120 (No description), P1121 (No description)
2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM1BJ24573
hi everyone,our customer is complaining that her fuel economy has gone from around 30mpg down to did have a re-occurring code po421 cat efficency in computer.all scanner data looks good.graphing the o2 sensors i saw that the rear o2 was switching as f...
2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L power steeri VIN: JM1BK12F76
since I can not hookup the old unitto get PDS to capture the data (it is too damaged) How do I enter the as build data in to the unit??? I am using PDS and have IDS if necessary. secondly where is the steering angle sensor? all data shows it under the coolant ...
2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AJ262U0
Hello folks I have replaced the temp sensor because it had unstable ohm readings well the new one was stable so I replaced it now the code is back (p0183) I checked the connection at sensor and I checked the pcm ground and the 5 volt ref. not sure where to go ... Trouble codes: P0183
1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN8AR05YXT
hope everyone is doing fine today! this vehicle has a very intermittent idle concern where the idle fluctuates between 600 & 1000 rpm's constanly up and down. it acts like an engine that is low on coolant but naturally this one is full. the iac does react to ...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L monitors VIN: JN1CA21D3T
My question is two fold. 1)Will a P0325 keep any of the monitors from setting? 2)Has anyone yet to figure out how to get the monitors to set on 96-97 nissans short of driving cross-country? I saw several posts in the fix database most of which have different d...
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L cv joint VIN: JN1CA21D9T
we are experiencing a repeat cv shaft failer, car came in shop aprox 8 months ago drive vibration,replaced both cv shafts fix problem ( reman shafts ) aprox 3 weeks later car came back same vibration replaced both shafts ( new shafts ) aprox 3 months and 3000 ...
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hard start VIN: JN18948589
hi, i am in to iatn. i have 1997 nissan maxima with cold start problem. it have hard time starting but once it start its fine. it had a code for knock sensor i place that, ect was also replaced, i search online and found that throttle body get gummy and need t...
2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1NICB51D21
We have this Sentra GXE in our shop. The origional problem with this vehicle was stalling while driving. And, as per service bulliten. We replaced all three sensors. The vehicle ran for about two minutes then shut down. Now it will not start at all! We have go...
2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L abs light flashes VIN: 5TDBT44A21
Customer came in with complaint of emergency brake light and vcs lights are on during driving and when the car is cold. Found brake fluid level was low so topped it up. Test drove vehicle and ABS light flashes & traction control lights stay on.and code c1203 w... Trouble codes: C1203
2002 Toyota Echo 1.5L Starting VIN: JJTDAT1235
Car towed in customer stated drove to work no problem, Came out to drive home no start... Found blow Alt fuse replaced started and drove preformed basics, no shorts found at that time... customer has been driving for over three weeks and car was towed back in ...

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1996 Mazda MPV DX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LV5229T
This a 'conditional' fix post. Thanks to Sherman, John and Daniel for replies. As an update, there was never any symptoms noticed by the customer, only the MIL coming on. I monitored the two lines between the ECM and TCM with a 2 channel scope. One line is B+ ... Trouble codes: 1601 (ECM - TCM Communication error).
1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L coil VIN: JA3BM64J0P
after all test and changing the computor and still having the same problem i used two power probe and look at che cam and crank syn bingo there were off causing the problem ps timing belt hydraulic tensioner was bad causing the belt to jump timing.
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L srs VIN: JN1CA31A51
Customer had to take car and bring it back in today, and here is what I found. The steering wheel cover didn't look right, and molded in the cover was 'no airbag inside'. I pulled the wheel and verified it had a bag in it. There was a hand written number on it...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5N1ED28Y42
all nine replies were to check the timing belt and or tensioner- and all nine replies were dead nuts on the money-we pulled the timing cover down and sure enough you could move the belt up and down about 3 inches each way-we replaced the tensioner only and the...
2004 Nissan 350Z Touring 3.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1AZ36A54
Stephen from New York said the flywheel was on wrong, and right he was! We subbed this one to our local Nissan dealer, who called it 2 bad cam sensors, which we didn't agree with, but they were confident, so they did them without a fix. After talking to Stephe... Trouble codes: P0011, P0021, P0506.
1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L crankshaft gear VIN: JT4VN02D6K
we replaced the crank bolt, key, sproket, and belt, and tightened the everlovin dog snot out of the bolt. time will tell if this works.
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN39W2N
Thanks to all who replied. The fix was a new ECM. All codes are gone, eng light off and trans is shifting normal again. water leak was from windshiels and is being fixed at the glass shop. Trouble codes: 14 (no igf igniton signal), 16 (fault in trans ecu).
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