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2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L No Start VIN: JACDJ58X0Y
Hi guys, I'm posting this message for a buddy in another shop. Apparently, he got this rodeo towed in with a no start. The funny thing is, whenever the key is in the on position, all six coils fire repeatedly without cranking engine. Doesn't this thing at leas... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire)
1999 Kia PRIDE 1300CC Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, LACKING POWER VIN: KNEDA2422Y
Hi I have this little Kia that seems as if the distributor pick up maybe faulty. It has an early diagnostic plug that I cannot connect to, flash code reads 13 which appears not to exist Auto data states 96 on requires scanner to diagnose. Snap on has no connec... Trouble codes: 13 (This code does not appear to exist)
2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L Lighting VIN: JTHBN30F52
Help Lexus techs!!! Have a tail lamp fail msg. on dash as soon as lights switched on. ALL rear lamps are functioning and have correct bulbs installed (194 for mkrs., and 21w/5w for tail/brake). Have veiwed lugg. compt. ECU/relay ctr - no obvious connection iss...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22Z1X
thanks in advance for your input on this. I have this protege that came in last week with a po171 stored (sys to lean). LT fuel trim is 15 constantly on and off idle. Fuel pressure was good i smoked the intake to check for leaks and found none. I scoped the fr... Trouble codes: P0171
1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L cruise control VIN: JB3XE74C1M
I have a 3000gt that cruise control hunts every time you engage it. I have tested the vacuum motor that runs the system and it works just fine, when I close both solenoids inside the vacuum motor it produces and holds 20" of vacuum. I adjusted cables and test...
1974 Nissan 620 Pickup 1.8L Slave Cylinder VIN: PL62036699
This is an oldie. The problem with this truck is that the piston in the slave cylinder appears to travel to far in the bore. It will travel far enough that the rubber seal will come out beyond the end of the bore, then when the clutch pedal is released it tear...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Turn Signal VIN: JN1CA31D51
Turn signals blink fast for both left and right, hazards are normal, all bulbs appear good, have already replaced flasher. This all started after front blinker was replaced. Any help would be great. Thanks.
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L engine VIN: 4S3BH67532
this car came in when the customer was coming back from a trip from the catskills he got a terrible vibration. then as he drove it he ended up getting a noise on right turns. He drove in to the shop we went around the block and the c/v axle on the passenger si...
2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF65662
fuel trims -25% short term @ idle -25% long term @ idle short term fuel trim normal @ cruise long term stays @ -25% have changed tune up parts iac motor checked for vacuum leaks none found reset cel and misfire moves cylinders Trouble codes: P0301
1990 Toyota Cressida Luxury 3.0L Suction Hose VIN: JT2MX83E3L
Greetings from chilly Seattle. This vehicle was originally in for surging at idle. I noted the surge was in tandem with compresser cycling (when comp engaged, idle speed would drop approx. 150 rpm for a moment and then recover) and suction hose/line between EP...

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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Harsh shift. codes 732,734
I finally tore down the trans and found the band was broken. So it gets a new band then off to the dealership for a trade in
2000 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AA46GX1
Well, when the update was posted it was only half done I think. Responses suggested the fuel pump module, pump circuit relays, ignition switch, ECU and anti theft system. All excellent thoughts and all already checked more than once except for the anti theft s...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT21H02
Thanks to all 4 techs who took the time to reply. All suggestions with the exception of checking water in the fuel tank were done and stated in th original post. We drained the tank and refilled with fresh fuel but no change. At this time i am suspecting an in... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire).
1993 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L starter VIN: JN8HD17Y6P
it was good to get this one figured out. my post was accidentally sent before i was done checking everything. many knew right away what it was which was an alarm system that tees into the ignition switch right under the steering column. it was really easy to j...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L hard start VIN: JN1CA21D6T
Thanks to all the techs that hit this nail right on the head. I moved the ground cable from the steel bracket on the engine to a bolt on the starter. The connection between the cable, the bracket and the engine were lightly corroded. Which apparently messes wi...
1992 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L identifation VIN: JT2EL43A9N
I have found that the end section of the case has a different design for each kind. thank you for your help.
2003 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4T3ZF19CX3
Thanks again to everyone who responded to this post. John, Jerry, Andrew, Brent, [...], Rocky, Sunil, Chris, Rick, and Jim all had helpful tips. As I mentioned before, this was especially tough to figure out because it was a cold start problem and also a hesi...
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