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1997 Honda ATCY .66L No Start VIN: HA4-232936
Help! Need wiring diagrams for fuel delivery system. Also any help on finding parts for this truck. Any info is more than I have. A local farmer bought this little thing because it is cheaper than a 4 wheeler and it has a cab and a cargo bed. Now it won't star...
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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Stall VIN: JHLRD1760Y
good morning--i have this crv with a stick shift in my shop-when your driving along and want to come to a stop-you put in the clutch and the engine will shut down-it has a good clutch-we saw a posting about adjusting the valves- the valves are within specs.-co...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG1652Y
Car belongs to girlfriend. Car would sometimes not start after a hot soak. She lets it sit for about 30 minutes to an hour, come out and start it wouldn't start. She said the MIL light was flashing and engine was barely running, low rpms. P0300, P0301, P0302, ... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire detected), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire detected), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire detected), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire detected), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire detected), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire detected)
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Throttle body VIN: 2HGES26743
Hi all, This is the second 03 Civic I've had in a week with a bad TPS code. I don't have a graphing volt meter (potentiometer) and am just wondering if anyone has seen any issues with these rigs. Honda America is not regarding these as emissions-related and so...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KM8SC83D61
Thanks for your consideration, I'll try to be brief and concise. I have a poor fuel milage complaint. Soon into it I found the shop-key wiring diagrams inapropriate, 0-1v o2s not 0-5v, colors wrong, pinouts not matching. The area rep is working on getting the... Trouble codes: P0430
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1989 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L Electronic VIN: JACCH58EXK
This is for a buddy of mine who was putting two troopers togther to make a good one. He replaced the cylinder head from a standard 2.6 to an automatic but didn't use the automatic's wiring from the cylinder head and threw the needed wiring harness out. So now ...
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8GK13T0R
Car will always crank.When the ing is turned to the on position and the mil is on, the car will start everytime, when the key is turned to the on position and the mil light is not on, the car will not start. Have replaced the fuse box under the dash and the ef...
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1988 Mazda 626 Turbo 2.2L steering rack VIN: JM1GD2246J
the steering rack was removed at another shop and could not find replacement rack. vehicle was sent to us with rack removed. we sent out to be rebuilt. we are ready to install but mitcell does not have any information on installation proceedure of rack for fou...
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1992 Mazda 929 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, hard cranking VIN: JM1HD4616N
this car came in for poor running and check engine light on. code 03 (see above) no G signal led me to a new distributor. Installed distributor and code 02 came up. went through that test and led me to a computer. Too expensive($1500). Advanced distributor tim... Trouble codes: 02 (no G signal), 03 (no Ne signal)
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1990 Mitsubishi Montero 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4GJ31S6L
Vehicle injectors will run non stop with key in the on position. Have checked all grounds, fuel presure. Have replaced pcm, and main fuel relay. Any ideas for for fine vehicle would be much apreciated.
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1991 Nissan 240SX 2.4L dash warning lights VIN: JN1MS35P4M
This possesed vehicle is a wierd one! Hope someone has seen this before. We pulled this customer's car around to deliver it and the brake and oil warning lamps stay on. Even when key is off and in your hand. A quick check of the fuses and when i touced my test...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA21D5S
this car stalls at stop signs when its warm i drove it about 15 miles before it did it then it didnt do it again drove it next day never stalled but ran rough at stops had scanner hooked up did not see any changes it does have obd II hook up but can only read ...
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01A3Y
hello-have this altima in the shop that has a p0300-and p0304 code --we gave it a good tunep and the lite comes right back on-with a p0300 or a p0304-injectors are all the same as far as resistance-could the egr cause this problem?-or is there something else t...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L engine lite on VIN: JN8DR09Y31
o1 pathfinder with check engine lite on. scan for codes and p1140 and p1145 retreived. replaced intake timing position sensors, top two and cam sensor as dealer recommened. lite still stays on. tested the cam position solenoids and both ok. resistance check on... Trouble codes: P1140 (in/timing sol/ckt-b1 no signal to ecu), P1145 (intake timing solenoid circuit b-2)
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1N4BA41E84
hey guys, this one is pretty odd. this maxima came in one week ago w/ a p0300 code. located missfire at #2&#3 cyls. the coils were burnt on the side(bubbled the plastic from heat). replaced the two of them cleared the codes road tested all was good. cust. pick...
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1988 Subaru GL 1.8L No Start VIN: JF2AN53BX5
Car came in on the hook, no spark, no injector pulse, according to Mitchell there should be a 10V or higher signal from the ECU to the crank sensor (Distributor) I am getting 3V. So we installed a used ECU, 2 of them and with the same result. Can anyone tell m...
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2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67574
Customer states that MIL lamp comes on intermittently with cruise control in use. Car runs rough at this time. Scanned for codes...none present. Has anyone experienced this ??
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1990 Toyota Camry 2.0L electric windows VIN: JHLMASD534
hi techs, this one is giving me a headache. powerwindows in-op . 7.5 gauge fuse is okay but no power to main control switch. but did find circuit breaker not resseting, replaced it w/good one and burned that one as well. according to schematic that breaker is ...
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12EXS
Car came in cranks - no start.Test for spark on 2 different wires - getting spark - test fuel pressure - Ok -Fuel sample appears ok Check 2 different injector connectors for injector pulse with a noid light - Ok - Pulled upper timing belt cover & checked mar...
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1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L drain back VIN: 4T1BF18B9W
if the car sets for 12 to 24 hours will not pull for 20 to 30 sec in forword or reverse than will pull till it sets for 12 to 24 hours pull trans back out pump in good shape gears all measurer out stator bushing good body and stator faces look good installed r...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Int. loss of power VIN: 1HGCB7263M
Thanks to all who replied, appreciate your help. When the car was 1st brought in, it had NO stored codes. Gave car back to customer for a [...] time and when customer returned the car for additional testing, the check engine light had been on intermittanly. Ve...
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1997 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA21D6V
Well most of replies did say what I thought was the problem a clogged egr pipe going to the intake manifold.I removed the pipe and the idle control valve to gain accessto the small port where the pipe bolts to the intake cleaned it all out and all is well. Trouble codes: P0400, P0325.
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1999 Kia Sephia 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G61H67AG8
hey thanks i fixed this car with cleaning iac.and car is great thanks eveyone . Trouble codes: N0, C0DES.
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: KNADC12331
well folks, the customer talked to several techs at kia and the general consensus was the t-belt and plug wires. we did the repairs but of course did not fix anything. so we had the flatbed wrecker express, at the customers request, take it back to the fine fo... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim malfunction), P0302 (cyl. 2 misfire).
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2003 Kia Rio 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC125X3
problem ended being a bad ecm. It was sending ground to the valve all of the time. thanks for the help. Trouble codes: 445 (evap purge valve short).
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2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Mechanical VIN: JA3AY11A4Y
I install a new MAP sensor (oem) that fix the problem. drove the car for 65 mil no MIL ligtht. thak you all for the help
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L emissions VIN: JN1CA21D6T
customer did not want to spend the money to fix this one. I want to thank the three who took the time to ofer some insight. the problem ended up being in the ecm. I receved some great info. from Joseph from oregon into how I could monitor what the system was d...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L monitors VIN: JN1CA21D3T
Thanks to all. The car came back today after having the customer drive it some more. Still had 3 monitors not ready. IL is like many other states, you are allowed 2 not readys. I followed James from RI drive pattern with the exception that I did it only once. ...
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2002 Subaru Forester 2.5L Kick back at startup VIN: JF1SF65562
Well after working on this car for numerous hours I removed the starter and checked it out. All was good. When I installed the starter back in the car it never acted up again. Looks like the power or ground cables needed to be cleaned. Car has not returned. Th...
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2006 Suzuki LIANA 1300CC Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, RPM up/down at idle VIN: 610550444P
thanks again i will check fuel injector and their spray pattern, also check fuel pump pressure this will find ok. and also i found MIL, that is throttle sensor and MAP Sensor circuit faulty. but the problem is not ok. at last i will check engine compression te...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T0Y
finally customer requested oem catalyst converter, installed ,clear code run monitors,every thing is good thank you all repliers very appreciated. Trouble codes: 420 (catalyst converter).
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