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2002 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KLATA22612
Hello fellow techs! I was blessed with this boat anchor. customer had some work done recently somewere, and ever since her MIL light has been on. i pulled the codes through global obd2 with my snappy mt2500 (the only way i can) and got p1336 58x crank relearn ... Trouble codes: P1336, P0420
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMES15551
Vehicle came to us for maint and check eng light on, pulled codes w Mastertech, had coolant temp malfunction and temp gauge didn't register. Did 90k w/t belt, cust needed car and would return for further diag. Cust gone 2 days, called complaining of engine run...
1991 Mazda B2200 2.2L check engine li VIN: JM2UF1130M
My mazda just hit 200,000 miles and the check engine light just came on, the engine has no problems does anyone know how to turn it off or reset the computer, I have a scanner but the truck is too old to have a connector can anyone help?
2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L rear end VIN: 1YVGF22D61
would appreciate any help from mazda techs. knocking noise from rear suspension over speed bumps or wash board type roads.
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L alternator VIN: 4A3AC54L6Y
This 2000 Eclipse is not charging. When cranked, battery light goes out. However, battery voltage starts to go down until the battery and brake lights starts flashing on the dash. What are the different voltage requirements at the alternator ? According to the...
1988 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start VIN: JNIPB22S4J
Well guys this one is nuts. The car was running just fine one day and the next day it wouldn't start. Thats when all the strange stuff started happening. The lights on the ecm won't lite up, the relays click on and off randomly, spark shoots out of the coil wi...
1995 Nissan 200SX 1.6L engine VIN: 1N4AB42D9S
Hello all you good Nissan fellows. I hope you all had a good X-mas. Car came in on our hook, no start. Cranks good. So I go through the normal steps visual look over, I find the distributor hold down loose, sweet... but no would not fire... Check fuel psi, 4...
2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L fuel tank VIN: JN8DR09Y62
vehicle initially came in with service engine light and customer complaint of vehicle will not take in fuel when filling. verified both complaints. engine light found being evap vent control valve(leaking) replaced fuel tank for complaint of unable to fill tan...
1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN39W3L
this 4runner was brought in for check engine light coming on with code 52 (knock sensor). the owner replaced his own engine, knock sensor, and pigtail harness. during testing i found there is alot of noise on this circuit. while checking grounds and wiring i f... Trouble codes: 52 (knock sensor), 22 (water temp open or short)
2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C9Y
P1130 Code Trouble codes: P1130 (O2 Sensor Bank 1 - Sensor 1)
2006 Toyota Prado 3.0L electrical
This car was driven by owner and parket at his home garage. After a 15 minutes the car got fire by the engine compartment near the battery and the fuse block. Any idea of what can cause this. This is a turbo diesel engine electronic controlled. All battery ter...

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2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JHLRD18631
The problem was a stuck valve caused by the countershaft bearing coming apart. I noticed a noise when running the vehicle on a lift and determined the transmission needed to come out. The second time I put a shift monitor on the solenoids the computer was comm...
2002 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN55D82
Well it seems that the main problem is that my Solus scanner did not show fuel trims and the diagnostic info was very limited. Ran a wave form on the B1S1 HO2S and found that the sensor was not responding fast enough and readings were low, at 200ppm HC sensor ... Trouble codes: 1166 (Lambda bank control limit bank 1).
2006 Hyundai SANTA FE 2.2L Safety VIN: KMHSG81WPT
Well I took this car to the dealer. The only scanner that works is from Hyundai. All of us spend money every year updating ours tools and the car makers keep changing. The problem was solve replacing the driver safety belt assy.
2003 Mazda Protege DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2255X
thanks to all who have taken the time to help me. your knowledge and experience means alot to me. the problem that cured the 03 mazda protege was the egr valve. along with the cylinder 4 coil. which i also recommended, but customer did not want. the car runs l... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire).
1996 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AJ56G1T
customer did not approve service but the reply was correct about asensor for man. pressure Trouble codes: P1400.
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA31D4Y
Thanks for all the help on this one. Although the reading from the MAF did not seem off, a new MAF fixed the problem. Do to the high request for these sensors from the dealer, the price dropped way down on this particular one ( just over $100). Thanks again......
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L TCC Solenoid VIN: 4S3BC6858W
Thanks so much for all the very helpful replies! We pulled the transmission pan back off, and scrutinized the wiring harness.Found a slight cut in the harness to the solenoid(thankfully it is quite accessable).We cut out the suspect section and re-spliced the ...
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