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1994 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L alternator VIN: JACDH58V7R
vehicle came in originally with bad alternator. replaced alternator. alternator charged and was good for 6 months. vehicle came back in and power steering pump had leaked and soaked alternator, shorting it out. replaced alternator and power steering pump. alte...
1998 Nissan Frontier 2.4L tcc SOLENOID CIRCUIT VIN: 1N6DD2159W
Trans was flushed elsewhere. We pulled Code P1776 for the TCC. We tested the circuit and grounds (OK). The Solenoid tested fine electrically resistance and voltage patterns. The truck drives fine and doesn't re-code for us
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...
2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L rear seatbelts VIN: JT3HPLOV7Y
has anyone out there any good ideas on how to replace the gummed up latches on the rear seats of this RAV 4 short of cutting the upholstery-I'm sure that this upholstery must come off but I'd appreciate any clues so I don't mess up these seats. thanks for any ...
2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E42
hey guys in another came in with ses light on found to codes p0446 and p1349,p0446 was pretty easy find and fix,but p1349 ran through the basic trouble tree no prob found.modis says to apply voltage across vvt soleniod car should stumble or stall,which... Trouble codes: P1349

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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L alternator output VIN: JHMCB7652L
thank u for all the great replies,checked all power and grounds as many of u suggested all were ok but cleaned and tightned. replaced the main fuse and relay center, which has the eld load detector. and all is well once again thanku for all the great help and ...
1990 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L No Start, high idle VIN: JHMBA4127L
checked the coolant temp sensor again still tested ok. tried a sensor because every symptom led back to the coolant temp sensor. tried cold start in the am, started perfect. vehicle ran perfect. customer has had vehicle for awhile says it works perfect. thanks... Trouble codes: 6 (coolant temp sensor), 13 (atmospheric pressure).
2000 Lexus GS400 4.0L windows, Instrument cluster, door locks VIN: JT8BH68XXY
Hi, sorry for the delayed fix post. Thank you all for the excellent responses, Jeff and Chris were right on with BCM#1 on the passenger side. We changed the battery because it failed a Midtronics test and then tested all the modules with the good battery in th...
1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BC1414V
Sorry for the slow response time on my part. The customer did not want to spend any more diagnostic time so I sent him to the local tech college for further free diagnostics. After hours of tinkering around, what ended up solving this one was 2 motorvac cleani... Trouble codes: P0140 (o2s b1s2 rear oxygen sensor activity low), P0420 (bank 1 cat efficiency below threshold), P0400 (egr flow malfunction).
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22Z1X
Thank you all for your help on this one, the car has not returned with the check engine light on. At the end i replaced the Maf sensor and did a complete motor vac and the fuel trim droped to 9% and it kept getting closer to Zero. Thanks to all. Kenneth John... Trouble codes: P0171.
2001 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on
Some Very usueful information. I found the TSB that specificly referenced this car and sent it to the dealer to get the computer reprogrammed and then let us now what happened. So far o replies from the customer. Trouble codes: 1170 (o2 sensor no inversion).
1990 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L meter fuse VIN: JN8HD17YXL
all replies were good but the problem was found behind dash, created by teenager and stereo installation.why he wanted to hook into those particular circuits is beyond me. the dad is sure it won't happen again!
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D5T
All 4 responses were very helpful. I had previously experienced the dreaded coil failure and had seen the crank reference sensor cable/connector issue on past repairs. The resolution was not a traditional one. The trans. had been replaced with a used, silver s... Trouble codes: P1320.
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L ecm VIN: JMLCA3LD9Y
Thanks to all who replied, checked all grounds and found them to be good. Replaced PCM, problem solved.
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 4T1BG22K6X
thanks to every body that replied.put new oil pump assy.on fixed problem.i still dont know what the problem was every thing looked good when we took it back apart.thanks to you again.
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions
I want to thank all the techs for responding. Tony said that the car should have blue 4 hole injector in it not the green 10 hole, he was correct and for anyone working on one of these 99 corollas the MAP controlled car is the blue injector and pro date ends 7...
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