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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S52
Cust complained of check eng light on loss of power Interm, on Hwy after 10-15 mins, of driving.Scan sys P0350 sec. ign sys,according to mitchell that code does no apply to 2.4,only V-6. Roadtested car several times could not get anything to happen,pulled in s... Trouble codes: P0350 (Sec. Ign sys)
1992 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L all shifts VIN: JM3LV5235N
I did't find anything in the arcives like what happened with this one. Basicly what happened was the vehicle had sat a long time, needed engine work. Fixed engine drove vehicle locally (as a daily driver ) for a few Days. Running shifting ect was normal. One d...
1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L supercharger VIN: JM1TA222XX
is there any way to check oil in supers nose assembly or is it sealed unit? is there any way the rotors could have been dammaged?from bad drive hub?
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2225Y
customers vehicle came in with check engine light on and poor fuel mileage. scan for codes, p0172 bank 1 rich. checked fuel pressure, ok. checked maf ok, cleaned maf. check for vacuum leaks no leaks found. check o2 sensor operation ok. check short term trim ju... Trouble codes: P0172
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C6Y
Onwer cranked over till starter was smoked.Looked for possible causes for no start.talked to owner and it sounds like the starter was staying engaged.Took wire of solenoid and attached test light to wire turn key to crank and light came on ,let go of key and l...
1990 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JA7GL29WOL
#1 fuel injector has no eletrical signal.I've tested the harness from ecm to injector and is ok.This system has a driver for each injector and the information I have is unclear about what triggers the fuel injectors individually. I believe it's the crankshaft ...
1987 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start VIN: FB12730046
Hi guys The owner said that the engine would start for a very short time then it would begin fuel foul the spark plug. In going through my diagnostic i saw that the main ground lead was not connected to the engine. I connected it the ground lead and attempted...
1993 Nissan D21 2.4L fuseable link VIN: 1N6SD11S7P
Had to do a road call on this truck yesterday, truck would not start after hitting a small bump. I knew what the problem was, the fusible link that I changed out no more then 6 months before popped again. I changed it out with a 15 amp blade fuse to get him ba...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09X41
hello fello iatn members. i just need a little direction. the p0420 code appears to have a couple of tsb's available, the signals on the front and rear o2's look as though the cat could be starting to deteriorate, is this a common trouble or should i send them... Trouble codes: P0420, P0158
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L radio and instument panel VIN: 1N4BA41E54
Customer has brought this Maxima in for #6 fuse blowing intermitantly (Radio display and Instument panel lights) The problem with this fuse is that it carries 9 seperate systems. I believe I have a chaffed wire somewhere, but before I go taking the dash apart,...
2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67554
Cel still coming on, code P0420. No other codes. We have replaced cat convertor with dealer cat. Convertor was previously replaced in 2005 at 70k miles. We also replaced 3 O2 sensors. Engine runs fine. Vehicle is driven about 300 freeway miles daily. We have c... Trouble codes: P0420 (bank one catalyst efficiency)
1992 Toyota Paseo 1.5L RElease Bearing VIN: JT2EC45F1N
Does anyone have one of these transmissions laying around. I need to know how far the part of the transmission that the release bearing rides on sticks out from the transmission. Mine sticks out 1 1/2 inches. I can see some of it is worn off. The clutch was to...
1994 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L starting VIN: JT3AC12R7R
first post for me hear goes, this van won't stay started in the morning when below say 45 degrees. will start for 1 sec then die, repeated trys does the same til temp rises 2 to 3 hours later. then it will perform flawlessly. tested cold start injector and loo...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 4T1BG28K3X
Good afternoon We have this 99 Toyota Camry 2.2L engine. It is consuming an extraordinary amount of oil. When the customer first stopped by with her car, she said that the day before she had to add two quarts oil.The day she stopped in she stated that the oil...
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: E73Z157400
Hi all, this Corolla will randomly not start. When in no start condition it will not communicate with our scanner. It seems that the coolant temp. gauge does not work also. I have tested the ignition switch and all seems ok. It never dies. I checked the archiv...
2004 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L heater motor VIN: JTEBU17RX4
i have a 2004 toyota 4runner with intermetint heater motor operation the first time i looked at the 4runner found power to motor but very weak ground, i replaced the heater control module and the ground became stronger and heater motor worked great but now a f...

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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L cruise VIN: 1HGCD5637T
Special thanks to Kevin [...] they hit the nail on the head it was the one way check valve freezing up. THANKS IATN
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJA6231X
I want to thank everybody for the quick responses and their help, this one just about got me. When you get one like this you almost start wondering about your abilities. I want to especially thank Mike [...] for explaining how the system works, it helped a ...
1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L engine/trans VIN: JT8BH28F3W
I have not been able to confirm motor mounts or trans mount. We performed a trans fluid exchange with synthetic fluid and the vibration is still there. I hope to get the vehicle back and replace the mounts. Thanks for all the feedback.
1997 Mitsubishi legnum 3.0L AYC system VIN: 7A8CJ30070
Hi Team Thank you Howard [...] Stan for replies. After reading the info supplied by Howard ( Another great Kiwi Bloke ), I changed the Ayc oil and bleed the system and all is now good.I drained the old oil into a clean container so i could inspect it. The quan...
2001 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L all lights VIN: 6MMAP67P12
many thanks to lewis in ca ,the problem turned out to be a bad connection at instument panel ecu .
1999 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR07Y6X
have also replaced intake manifold gasket cleaned out runners as best as possible used motor vac to clean fuel system and intake seems to give it more power , but light still comes on veh .when idles ,it does now have ngk plugs original had bosch platinums whi... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multi miss fire).
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