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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L steering VIN: 2HGEJ6572W
Hi guys this civic is driving me crazy, vehicles steering wheel will shake like it has a bad tire , but only when you drive it about 5 miles or so first. it will start pulling to the left and then the right and then you can start to feel the shake coming throu...
1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X6W
Hello all, I have a 98 trooper with a MIL on, P1441. It looks like it is an open and shut case. The purge valve has already been replaced to no effect, and there is a TSB out #SB00-02-S002 for updated fuel level sensor and PCM calibration to fix false P1441 c... Trouble codes: P1441 (EVAP Purge during non purge commanded)
1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNLCA21DXS
sann fond code B6 cant find anything on it at all. if anyone has run in to this fill me in ok Trouble codes: B06
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D5X
intermittent no spark turn key off and on and keep trying it and will eventually start and run fine.i havent seen very many nissans is there a common problem with these? thank you in advance for any help
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D81
This came in with a 1320 code and a discription of either an infrequent mis or knock. Pulled the coils and plugs, resistances OK and could not see any problems with the insulation on coils. Cleaned plugs, added premium fuel (car has used regular without proble... Trouble codes: 1320 (ignition fault)
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Heater VIN: 1N4AL11D52
This vehicles heater output at idle will drop 40 degrees as soon as rpms come up heat comes back, coolant flow through heater hoses goes away at idle, removed and inspected water pump did not find anything wrong but installed new one anyway, next did both t-st...
1990 Subaru Legacy 2.2L Stall VIN: JF2BJ6303L
This car will die when its cold. has no idle control. for about 2 minutes it will die if you don't hold idle speed up with your foot. After a couple minutes it idles normally. My guess is the idle speed control, but don't know alot about a Subaru. Hopefully a ...
1994 Subaru Loyale 1.8L head gasket VIN: JF2AN52B3R
Hello to all and thanks in advance. I replaced head gaskets on this one because it leaked oil from the passenger side. It was right by the oil pressure gallery, so I was happy to see an o-ring on the new gaskets. Put it together. Now it leaks on the driver sid...
1991 Toyota MR2 2.2L starter VIN: JT2SW21N4M
Received with starter problem found starter relay power wire disconnected, reconnected wire, starter cranks but intermittently stays engaged with Key in ON position. Found if cold start injector is unplugged sometimes will stop but other times it will not and ...
1994 Toyota Camry XLE 2.2L abs VIN: 4T1SK13E6R
thank you in advance for taking the time to look at this. is my first post so stop me if you heard this one befor and please fill me in on the fix. this camry will actuate the abs slightly and intermit. while braking. sometimes it happens while driving fast, s...
2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R0Y
Thanks in advance to Toyota masters. Replaced B1S1 air fuel ratio sensor based upon open heater circuit. Originally had both codes stored. Upon clearing ECM and two trip road test, PO125 returned. Unlike O2 sensor, fixed voltage air fuel is more difficult to t... Trouble codes: P0125, P1135 (Insufficient temp for closed loop bank one sensor one)
2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.7L Collision Repair VIN: JTE8T14R33
Need help with liftgate electric handle After replacing liftgate latch and striker the door handle no longer works. Do we need to have BCM reprogramed?
2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L mil, tcs, and trac light VIN: 4T1BF28B83
vehicle has mil, trac control off, and tcs lights come on simultaneously with no apparent faults present. vehicle does not perform any differently than normal. code:p0135 o2s fault in pcm. no abs codes stored. no fuses are blown and control module resets have ...

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1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L Misfire VIN: JH4KA7654N
I purched one new coil pack and moved it around to each cylinder (i dont normally work this way). no luck, I tested fuel pressure (within specs), used the motor vac machine to clean injectors no difference. My customer was recently laid off from work and money...
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L coolant VIN: 1HGCG3259X
Thank You for the help, have used motor coming for it, will try to take motor apart and find area of crank. For the people that told me about oil filter coolant cooler, this car does not have one. Had new radiator tested and test fine
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A7Y
The Infiniti is fixed! The ECM had a burnt spot on the circuit board and replacing the ECM was the fix. The ECM controled Engine Mounts had shorted and was the cause of the burnt circuit board. This car ran OK and had no other Codes in any System, just the P16... Trouble codes: P1605 (AT Diagnostic Communication Line).
1989 Nissan 240SX XE 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JN1HS34P8K
thanks to all who helped i checked the timing of the oil pump and it was one notch off apparently you have to install oil pump a tick off and let the gear roll it in did not really consider the oil pump but we live and learn thanks again
1993 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L heater core VIN: 4N2DN11W9P
preformed air lock procedure for mercury villager system WITH AUXILARY REAR HVAC SYSTEM. With the lower return section in stock settings, remove lower hose and have pressurized coolant entering the vihicle from radiator. slowly pull off lower hose of heater co...
1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L camshaft VIN: 4N2XN11T6X
First I want to thank everyone that replied to my question. I was able to fix the Quest by installing a used distributor and it seems to run ok, but I still plan on replaceing the front cam, because of the half broken teeth, for fear of a problem in the future...
2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L No Drive VIN: JN8DR09Y73
Thanks to all who responded. A few reponders suggested the only way to positively tell whether the transmission or transfer case was the problem was to pull the transfer case out of the vehicle. However, special thanks to Jerry [...] who suggested an easy wa...
1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L tranfer case VIN: 4S4BJ63C9M
Thanks to andy,dan and rick its fixed. Because it is my own car I pulled the extension housing off for a look. Heres what I found, two sealing rings on the out put shaft ride in the extension housing. The seal surface was not worn. I then pulled the output sha...
1984 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT4RN56S7E
thank you everybody for all the help. I checked, double checked and still nothing. Another toyota truck came in the shop for a tune up. I swapped the maf sensor and it ran like a champ. Call the customer got it approved and it fixed the no power problem. thank...
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