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2001 Acura TL 3.2L Code P0740: TCC Circuit malfunction VIN: 19UUAA5670
Need Help Please !!! Transmission was sent to Transmission shop for transmission problem: won't shift (as contract labor, a week later check engine light came on with trouble code P0740: TCC Circuit malfunction. Job under warranty I sent it back, The Transmiss...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L hard start when cold VIN: 1234432112
tps sensor on throtte body was broke and the connector was damaged and someone had tried to repair it with female spade connectors on little terminals. didnt work. check engine light was on with tps code. got used throttle body and put on connector. customer d...
2003 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Won't accelerate VIN: 4S2DM58W23
Any help on this Isuzu would be appreciated. This was brought in because it would not idle. We cleaned the throttle bore and now it won't even rev up. I don't know much about this system of electronic throttle but if I clear the code it comes back immediatly. ... Trouble codes: P1290
1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L engine/trans VIN: JT8BH28F3W
This vibration occurs while in park @2500-3000 rpm or while driving. Engine has no rough run no missfire. No recent major repairs.
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22D0Y
This car came in for a CEL on FEB 9th followed service manual diag. procedure, led me to PCM replacement. Replaced PCM, drove through drive cycle and scanned for pending codes, P1409 returned in pending codes. any help is greatly appreciated Trouble codes: P1409 (EGR stepper motor circuit malfunction)
1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L shifting VIN: 4A3CS44R1M
This Eclipse intermittently but usually starts out in 3rd when cold and will occasionally downshift abruptly while cruising. The fail-safe mode with 3rd gear only has never occurred when warm and the key has to be turned off after a short drive to get it to co...
1997 Mitsubishi legnum 3.0L AYC system VIN: 7A8CJ30070
Can any one help with the bleeding procedures on these AYC sytems.
1990 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L meter fuse VIN: JN8HD17YXL
hi all nissan techs this veh. blows the meter fuse intermittenly when shifting to reverse.normal amp draw on fused circuit is 3-5 amps except in reverse where the draw is 7-9 amps and will go as high as 23 amps which blows the 10a fuse. have inspected harness ...
1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S3BD6753W
After doing a bent valve, headgasket change this thing is using more gas the owner says. He claimes it also burns oil now. With the labscope hooked to the oxygen sensor it toggles back and forth untill you get to about four grand and then stays at rich. On the...
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH66571
Subaru came in with codes P1130 air fuel circuit open and P1133 heater high input. We found no ground from ECU to sensor connector for the heater. O2 heater resistance tests good (we replaced sensor last March and again in December for code P1130). All wires f... Trouble codes: P1130 (A/F sensor circuit open), P1133 (A/F sensor heater high input)
1993 Suzuki Sidekick 1.6L Surge VIN: JS3TEO1VOP
This truck starts fine, idle well but when it drives off it starts to jurks and bucks for a while. As it picks up speed the problem goes away and starts as you change gear and goes on gas. It does the same thing in each gear. Thanks in advance. Trouble codes: 33 (Signal voltage high at 2000 rpm or less), 34 (Signal voltage low), 53 (Spe. of scm for california spec vehicle only)
1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L timming VIN: 4T1VK12E7N
Hi All, Thanks for taking a minute to look at this post. I have a 92 camary that I bought for a song,clean straight car. Any way over heated, so I bought it replaced the heads ,water pump and timming belt. Straight foward I thought. I have checked the cam ti...
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L throttle response VIN: 5TBBT4413Y
Test drove vehicle to attempt duplicating concern. Haven't duplicated at this time. Customer states that after stopping at light engine lost throttle response. Shut vehicle off and restarted. Concern had gone away but comes back intermittently. I viewed the 2 ... Trouble codes: P1120, P1121

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1991 Acura Integra RS 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JH4DA9346M
The customer has to have the car, therefore, I will not be able to fix the vehicle. Thankyou for all of your replies.
1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Electronic VIN: 1HGCB7664L
This vehicle was picked up by customer without repair. The concern could never be duplicated. Did speak with the customer and verified that customer didn't notice a flucuating speedomter. The concern had only occured for the customer intermittently and could n...
2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start
sorry about the delay but i have two small kids that they do not allow me to go in the computer.the car is not fix,after explaining the customer that the computer needs to be replaced and the cost.he refused to fix it.I received five replies,tried all still th...
2002 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Electronic VIN: KMHCG35G82
Thanks to everyone who replied, I have not fixed the vehicle yet. The customer has broken their foot and she is not going to return with the vehicle until she is back on her feet, thanks again for the help.
2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L Starting VIN: KNAFB12171
Thanks to all for responding to this request. I replaced the timing belt because of the deflection between the camshaft pulleys. This solved the hard cranking problem when cold. Apparently there was enough slack in the belt to throw the engine out of time and ...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2220X
Thanks for all the responses. We took a chance and changed the mass air flow sensor and it seems to be OK. Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel Sytem Too Rich Bank 1).
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on, hard to fill with fu VIN: 4A4MN21S34
hi guys, sorry it took so long to close this out the customer and i had to wait until our schedules could work out. Jason [...] was very helpful when he let me know that i could get to the tank pressure sensor with out dropping the fuel tank which loo... Trouble codes: P0441.
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 4T1BG22KXV
Thank you all for your suggestions. I'm greatful! Its turns out that replacing the CTS solved the problem. Everybody is happy
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