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1987 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1HGCA5629H
Customer came in with an water pump leaking and a running issue. When engine is started cold, the choke works properly and has a fast idle for a short period of time. As soon as fast idle comes off the engine sputters and dies. Will not idle on its own untill ...
1987 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Condenser fan VIN: 1HGCA5642H
Hi guys -- I have a condenser fan that runs on, hot or cold, whenever you cycle the key. I tried another fan timer unit I had sitting around the shop and they both do the same thing. If you cycle the key, the A/C fan runs for a good twenty minutes, but if you ...
1992 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Park brake VIN: DC2S413E12
Hi Honda Techs I got this civic in, park brake does not hold, new rotors fitted and pads, I even tried to turn the pistons out a little with no success, is there a procedure to follow when new pads and rotors are fitted, I even adjusted the cables down and the...
1996 Honda Civic del Sol S 1.6L outer door handle VIN: H75D905FJ8
I have a honda del sol (my girlfriends i don't do bodywork) and the outer passenger door handle won't work.I looked at the inside assembly and the rod to the handle ass. moves away from the handle when you pull the handle it has a hole where it may have had a ...
2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45CO2
This car was here one month ago with codes P0133(O1S1 slow response) and P0722(no output speed signal). I replaced upstream O2 and dual pulse generator, cleared codes, drove it a bit and returned it to owner. Today he is back with P0133 again and P0137 for dow... Trouble codes: P0133 (O1S1 Slow Response), P0137 (O1S2 Low Volts)
2004 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L left side signal light VIN: KMHHM65D84
Hi all, I have a 2004 Hyundai Tiburon that has the 3 left side turn signal lights ( front, dash and rear) stuck on at all times. The only way to turn them off is to pull the hazard fuse from the interior fuse box. I have disconnected the flasher switch, turn ...
1995 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 4x4 VIN: 4S2CM58VOS
hello all .4wheel drive not working .With this truck on the rack 4x4 is engaged all four wheels will lock up and you can not hold front wheels ,but when you get on snow or ice the front wheel will not lock up.changed fluids in transfer case and fr diff . fluid...
2002 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACD58X027
this one got me baffled.vehicle came in with ck eng lite on and occassional stall at idle.scan for codes (see above)lean codes W\radom misfire.scaned data fuel trims (st 30-40%. LT following ST. add propane to intake area around egr & rpms pick up butt no chan... Trouble codes: 171 (bank 1 lean), 174 (bank 2 lean), 300 (radom misfire)
2002 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Misfire VIN: JM1TA22132
I have replaced the wires cap rotor and distributor. Cleaned the MAF. replaced the air filter. My fuel trim is very good switching +2 to -2.at most. My problem is that I still have a miss that will not set a code. My brick and the shops genysis has no data for... Trouble codes: P0306 (Misfire Cylinder 6)
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L broken valves VIN: 1YVFP80C23
2 plugs were smashed and we can see there is valve damage! customer never left sight of shop before problem came up, seemed okay during oil change.
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Backfires VIN: 4A3AK24YXV
the Engine was running fine from August to December. Then Vehicle not use for 2 Months i knew battery is Dead so I Jump it and start right up. I leave the car running, about half hour it dies I crank it again amd start but it dies immidiately. I spray brake cl... Trouble codes: P0301 (Mis-fire 1 detected)
1990 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1HJ01P8L
Greetings to all.This car was towed in for a no start,checks reveal we do have spark,fuel pressure 45psi, injector pulse.When I give it ashot of starting fluid the engine fires up and remains running.The engine does have 2 cylinders mis firing cyl#1 has a bad ... Trouble codes: 12 (ignition signal missing)
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1N4DL01D7Y
This transmission will rev up and bang into first gear from a full stop. If I use the shifter and select first gear manualy it will take off fine. I had a code P1605 (A/T Diag. Communtion Link). After clearing code it will not come back. I relaced TPS sensor w...
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Intake manifold VIN: 1N4DL01D5Y
We have this used Altima on our lot, (Dodge dealer),with a miss on #4 cylinder. Miss clears up with propane added around #4 intake runner. Looks like a bad job. What we need to know, is how does it come out? Does the lower plenum have to come off 1st, and come...
1995 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BK6250S
We have 95 Subaru that came in with bad head gaskets. We replaced the head gaskets, had the head surfaced, replaced the timing belt. Now it won't start. It pops once in a while like the ignition timing is off.(DIS) We've rechecked the timing belt marks many ti...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E5S
Camry wont start.I have read trough most all the old post, and am still stuck. The car has spark. The noid light show injector pulse. the engine cranks normal. I did not do a fuel presure test,I did not see where I could hook up the tester, but did spray start...
1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 2T1CF22P1X
Hello Toyota Tecs, I'm hopeing somone has had this problem before. This car can go from running perfectly to hardly running at all in the blink of an eye. To compound my problem there are no codes in the system to aid in diagnostics. About a month ago the car ...
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L shifting VIN: JTEHH20V73
Hi all techs : Customer complaint vehicle surging while driving on city,but is not happened all the time.The mil light came on and is P0758 (shift solenoid valve SL2/shift solenoid "B" circuit fault).I cleared the code and it came back the next day with the s...

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1999 Acura RL Premium 3.5L tcs light VIN: JH4KA9655X
its fixed-poor connection at tcs control valve actuator. all of the replies had useful information however no silver bullet. the customer was able to leave vehicle with me friday afternoon and i was finally able to get a code from tcs module. (not sure why it ...
2000 Honda Accord SE 2.3L reverse binding VIN: 1HGCG669XY
We finally got the car back from the customer and ran all of the test that everyone suggested, its has pressure in different gears proving that the problem lies inside. Customer claims they are going to 'drive it into the ground'. Thanks for all your help.
1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L DLC Communication VIN: KMHJF24MIW
Thanks again for all the Responces, It turns out This Vehicle also does not Start with Scanner Hooked up to ALDL. Scanners will Communicate in Generic Mode. There seems to be a problem with SUN SMOG MACHINES and this VEHICLE, It tested fine on First Inspection...
1993 Lexus SC300 3.0L loss of comunication VIN: JT8JZ31C6P
Sorry I can't finish this help request. It's the owners wifes car and I have more pressing issues with customer cars. We think it's a possible ECM because it's not my scanner since it works fine on all other cars. I've checked all my grounds and volteg points ...
1992 Mazda B2200 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Misfire VIN: JM2UF1232N
Thanks to all of you for your help.I never had a chance to test this truck as my buddy at other shop swapped another ecu with a customers truck in his shop and he said that it ran great.He has senst the ecu for repairs and has gone to Mexico for vacation so wi...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L sunroof VIN: JN1CA21D4T
Thanks to all who replied. Steve had the info i needed. Thanks so much. Just had to adjust to close then reposition motor. Thanks Joe
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on
Thanks to everybody. 4M means mega ohms or 'million' 4,000,000 Another tech said the vantage has a good test for knock sensor. Whenever I see a hard code come back on immediatly like this one did (after clearing it), I want to see if there is a break in betwee... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor problem).
2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L its all over! VIN: 8165OOU710
Indeed, when REAR wheel alignment is out, it will handle differently and unpredictably on icy surfaces. Since most of the time, folks travel on black dry roads, rear alignment problems are not a huge issue. But in Alaska and other places, when the road goes fr...
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L throttle response VIN: 5TBBT4413Y
Thank you to everyone who replied. I appreciate all the help. For this 'drive by wire' throttle system i ended up performing an induction cleaning. the throttle plates were pretty gummed up. after cleaning the throttle body and plates I also replaced the upstr... Trouble codes: P1120, P1121.
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L communications VIN: 4T1BE30K73
this toy was repaired with a catalytic converter for a code 420 the customer is driving the car w/ no ses and happy except for the cost. our scanner however is still giving us problems . we are working w/ genisis to get it squared away. none of the replies i r...
2004 Toyota Matrix 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR32E14
Steve [...] Ontario is the winner. Thanks. We have had this vehicle in and out since the posting, sorry for the delay. Took vehicle to dealer, they questioned re-falsh and said no bulletin in their system. We requested them to contact Toyota Canada, and voila, ... Trouble codes: P0300 (multipe mis fire), P0301 (1 mis), P0302 (2 mis), P0303 (3 Mis), P0304 (4 Mis).
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