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1997 Acura CL 2.2L No Start VIN: 19UYA1Z55V
Hi everyone on this vehicle I have tested power to ignition & injectors all good. vehicle acts just like a G.M. vehicle with a security system problem this vehicle has a security system on it. it starts with key in crank possition as soon as you let of the key...
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2003 Acura RSX 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JH4DC54823
vehicle came in apart exhaust was hanging off air box on front seat original ecm laying on floor so I got someone's nightmare. so I took it for a ride wouldn't get out of its own way, neutral floored it rpm's didn't get past 3,000 and kept going down and up. I... Trouble codes: P0340
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCB7673P
Client complained of hesitation on acceleration and check eng light coming on. Came up with code 43. Replaced O2 sensor, cleaned out EGR system, replaced computer. Replaced the main fuse. Took to Honda dealer where they said we did not clean out the EGR system... Trouble codes: 43 (O2 sensor or fuel delivery system)
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L torque convertor VIN: JHMCD5664R
hello transmission guys. i need your help on this one. this honda came in with a front pump seal leak. remove trans and inspect front seal, torque convertor. inspect trans for cracks. ok. replaced seal and o-ring. pressure test torque convertor. ok. install tr...
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L no start VIN: JNKAY21D8P
Test power transister unit for proper signal for pins 1-6. Pin 1 only had some consistent signal, remaining pins had no signal. Replace power transister with no change. Check power & ground supplies to ECM - all test good. Replace ECM with no change. Test all ...
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1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L ascd VIN: JJNKAY2108
well thanks in advance we have never seen this one well the car came in to are shop could not turn car off with key put new switch in did not fix promplem well now if i put key in off and push the off button to the ascd the car shuts off unpluged ascd modull c...
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1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: KNDJA7233W
When at highway speed (55mph) and trying to accelerate hard to pass, the vehicle surges once the the rpms reach 3500.
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1998 Lexus GS400 4.0L starter VIN: JT8BH68X7W
Just posting this for a friends GS400. Usually when cold the starter just clicks and finally if you keep cycling the key long enough it will eventually start. Battery tests fine and since the starter lives under the intake manifold (V6) is this the usual suspe...
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1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4A3CS44R6M
Car has been at several shops, got this one after no one else could fix it. Has slight miss always! After driving anywhere from two miles to fifty miles, car starts to surge violently. We had computer rebuilt, replaced plugs and wires, replaced air flow meter ...
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1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start, No spark VIN: 4A31J46G7S
Hello fiends, This vehicle kills distributors. The symptom is always the same. Put a new distributor in it and it's just a matter of time before it is towed in, no start, no spark. A new distributor fixes it every time. It had already had a history of several...
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1993 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, NO POWER VIN: JN1RZ26H7P
i have limited testing capabilities with nissans,the check engine light never comes on but keeps setting code 33, even after replacing the lh 02 sensor,seems to be running rich,very noticible skip at idle,has no power at any rpms,tries to stumble at first on a... Trouble codes: 33 (lh o2 sensor)
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1991 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L compressor VIN: JT2MA71M2M
I am not getting power to the compressor the biggest problem is that i have very little info on this system it is automatic air i am not getting a ground out of the amplifer to the ac clutch relay (tan wire) there is one wire (purple white) that comes out of t...
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Cooling Fans VIN: 4T1SK12E4P
Need a little help with this Toyota. Came in engine runs rough, stalls, and cooling fans stay on KOEO or KOER. Wiring diag looks easy. Customer wants fans to work properly first. Alldata (somedata} shows how to test relays but gives no specs. I've replaced the...
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1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Steering wheel VIN: 4T1BF18B3W
Customer complained of vehicle shaking after driving for 4 to 5 miles over 60 mph. After replacing bearing and hub it still shakes in the body and steering wheel over 60 mph. It is accentuated under braking. Has anyone come across this before?
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1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1BR12E5W
I have a 1998 corolla that was towed in for a no start.I have no spark with no codes present.I have checked resistance of coils, CMP sensor and CKP sensor and all are well within spec.All fuses are good and I have good ground and B+ at the coils.Mitchell is di...
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2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser 4.0L maint light VIN: JTEBU11F47
How do you reset the maintanence light on this new Toyota? The pressing the reset button and then turning on the ign switch without starting doesn't apply to this one! Your assistance will be greatly appreciated...Thanks!
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1996 Acura RL 3.5L Starting VIN: JH4KA9658T
Thank for all the help from the people that offered their suggestions! Finally determined that the ECM was the culprit. Since I was informed that the ECM comes from the factory not programmed I had no choice except to have the car towed from the shop and to th...
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1998 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHVDHN9WU
thank you to all who responded.As most of you said the coil pack was the problem, (not cheap either) thank you all again. Marcos Trouble codes: P0302, P0303.
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L reverse VIN: KMHJF2550X
Well, we're not fixing this one,customer was hoping for a miracle. Some good replies, disconnect solenoids and trans should default to third and reverse only,still no reverse so it's definetly internal. Reverse is not electrically controlled. Needs new trans,c...
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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L Loss of Power VIN: KNDJB72342
Thanks to everyone who responded. I'm going to call this one fixed even though I never could get it to act up. Responses really centered on MAF and Cat problems but the MAF always looked good and the backpressure was ok as well. I did check for water and bad f... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Mixture bank 1 pending).
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2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L throttle sticks/bind VIN: 4F2CU08111
Checked with customer and recall had already been done. On closer inspection the throttle body did get replaced and all is well and he is a happy camper!!Thanks to all who responded so quickly, great to have a world full of knowledgeable techs at hand when nee...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JT3GM84R9Y
Hello all, thanks for all the replies. We checked the inj. signal at the harness and all was good. We pulled the valve cover off and we could see right away that one of the exhaust cam lobes on cyl #3 was wearing all the way around. Pulled the head and found t...
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2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T3ZF13C6Y
ok ,call me stupid.the problem was the time belt,what throwed me off was that the cam gears lined up perfect,#1 piston was up.but not all the way up ,i thought it was.put oil in cylinder compresson was 130.i had fire& gas.what happend was that the belt did not...
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