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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCE6670V
This car came into the shop running but at times missed and died it would not start, fuel pressure ok but injectors were not pulsing in one bank.Checking further crank sensor resistance was off so replaced it. it the started fine ran fine but then intermittent...
2003 Honda HR-V 1600CC RPM Limit Low
Hello, We had a quick look to this vehicle today, as we were on our way to another job when a customer suddenly showed up on foot! We went to his car, as soon as you start it (first start of the day), the engine is only allowed to rev up to 3500 rpm (even if...
2006 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Fuel mileage VIN: JHLRD78566
Gents, I've not inspected this car other than to note VIN and mileage. Customer claims that mileage is only slightly better than his V6 Pilot's, at about 22 MPG overall. This figure is supposed to be closer to 29-30. Customer has called two dealerships, and me...
1993 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JM3LV5230P
Good day techs,I got this 3.0L mpv that cuts out at about 2000 rpm and will kick back in at about idle.Tried another air flow meter & computer with no change(used parts).Fist found tps reading to climb to 1.3 at about half throttle and then drop back down to a...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L No Start VIN: JM3LW28G91
Vehicle came in originally for a PO174. Checked bulletins, and replaced intake gaskets and pcv hose per bulletins. Re-assembled vehicle. Has no start. Scanned computer, no codes. Has crank signal. Checked fuel presure - 53 psi. Checked for spark, had spark. St...
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L im monitors wont res VIN: 4A3AX35G3W
this one was in a previous post, the customer was out of town and has brought the car back, the original problem is that the im monitors wont reset (actually three will) however i called the dealer and talked to the shop foreman. he said the factory scan tool ...
1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Radio VIN: 4A3AA56L4X
Hi fellow techs, One of my long time customers changed his battery in his 99 mitsubishi galant and I am looking for any help accessing the radio code. The info from the radio is [...] D Thanks in advance for any and all replies. Eric...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4MW51R51
Thankyou for reading my post! Am hoping this problem has been seen before. This truck came to us running okay but needed some head work due to coolant getting into cylinder #2 causing slight missfires. Took us awhile to diagnose truck as a head problem due to ...
1993 Nissan D21 2.4L Engine Oil VIN: 1N6SD16S7P
Hello all, I have a good running 2.4L engine with no symptoms other than NASTY NASTY engine oil. No abnormal noises and oil pressure seems OK. Last time I serviced this truck (the first time I had ever seen it) I noticed severely JET BLACK oil, reminiscant ...
1995 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Unknown(front axle) VIN: JT3DJ81W6S
This is a 4WD Land Cruised. Occasionally, at low speeds 15-20 mph a very loud squawking/howling noise can be heard for short periods of time- 3-15 seconds. It does not respond to an rpm change -by putting it in neutral & speeding up the motor. It sounds much l...

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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X6W
Hello all, Well the SES light is fixed. As I had suspected the 'authorized service center' does not know a PCM from their butt crack. A lengthy drive to a real Isuzu dealer and the updated software shot into the PCM was the fix. I had 2 good suggestions ... Trouble codes: P1441 (EVAP Purge during non purge commanded).
1988 Mitsubishi Mighty Max Sport 2.6L timing chain VIN: 1JPH2336T2
thanks to all those that reply. i follow your advise and fix the problem. the truck is working ok now. i appreciated your help
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