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1994 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ2221R
i may be overloking the forest for the trees but here goes, it appears to have a code 24( 2 long flashes and 4 short flashes) my code book doesnt show any code 24???. the cel stays on all the time (comes on imediatly after trying to reset the code) the only ot...
2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD17651
We replaced the timing belt and shortly there after the engine was idling low and would stall. at first we thought the PCM would have to relearn idle. The check engine light came on with code P0172 system rich. we put a new O2 sensor in it but it didnt fix the... Trouble codes: P0172 (System Rich)
1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L engine VIN: 1FJG65SZ54
This vehicle came to us with a coolant leak and someone told customer elsewhere intake was leaking. Water doesn't pass through intake on these but on the upper radiator hose pipe that goes under intake to rear of engine crossover pipe. We removed intake and se...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58WXY
Hello Techs This truck was towed into our shop With A blown motor. So I dont know What problems If Any This thing had prior. We installed A jasper unit and all is fine until this code shows up.I went into Archives and couldnt realy find any thing with this ... Trouble codes: P0154
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJHF10U11
After 1 day of driving the check engine light comes on. P1349 & P1354.Both for the Variable valve timing. I checked for signal from ecm,good I have a nice square wave pattern at both solenoids. I disconnect the solenoids and apply voltage to them but there is ... Trouble codes: P1349 (V V T system malfuncation bank1), P1354 (V V T system malfuncation bank 2)
1999 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1YGF22C5YX
Scanned the computer for codes-none found. Vehicle would not idle on its own. Showed no voltage from either O2 sensors on scanner. Also manually checked for voltage from front O2 sensor, and found litte or no voltage (.124-.000) Replaced both O2 sensors with O...
1999 Mitsubishi Diamante 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 6MMAP57P0Y
Vehicle recieved a major tune-up with fuel injection, throttle body and egr port cleaning service. One week later vehicle returns with a mil light code P0401 (Egr low flow). Tested EGR valve by holding vaccuum at idle, which made engine stumble. Went a head a ... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr low flow)
1977 Nissan 280Z 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall
car owner says that he was driven down average road when vehicle began to loose power like it was running out of gas finnally it became so bad he could not drive it anymore he towed to our garage and we have ck fuel pressure spark and compression and injector ...
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Trans VIN: 1N4DL01D2W
Hi guys, This one came in on a hook with the customer stating that the timing chain broke and asked my recommendations. After evaluating all possibilities we opted to replace the engine with a low mileage used engine. (only 42,000 miles on the replacment engi...
1990 Toyota Cressida Luxury 3.0L running lean VIN: JT2MX83E8L
i'm looking for some help on adjusting the bosch vane type air flow meter.. i was shown this trick about 10 years ago by a fellow tech. and have forgotten how to do this. i know you remove the plastic cover on the top and from there i forgot.. can't find any b...
1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L speed sensor VIN: JT3VN39WXL
This 4Runner shifts poorly, has no speedo and the OD light flashes. We obtained code 42, speed sensor 1 fault. We suspect a bad sensor. Mitchell says speed sensor 1 is on back of the speedometer. Called the dealer and they can't find it. Is the sensor serviced...
1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT3VN39W3M
vehicle came in for a no start cold. found cold start injector timer switch and coolant temp sensor connectors broken off rear of engine. i replaced both items with new connectors and vehiclestarted right up. i tried it a couple of times and it was fine, but w...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Starter VIN: JT2BG22K1Y
Customer called said won't start. Questions lead to discharged battery. Towed in. Driver stated he disconnected battery because it sounded like the starter was running. Customer questioned: at 3:00AM there was a noise she thought it was the young neighbor boys...
2002 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L drive train? VIN: 5TBBT441X2
well i got a tundra that we can hear a sound like a rubbing thump and cant pin point it almost sounds like a wheel bearing but its not we have used a chassi ear on it and still cant pin point it has any one out there seen a similar problem?? thanks for any inf...

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1993 Acura Legend 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JH4KA7676M
I would like to thank everyone that responded to my help request first off, this car was just driving me crazy!!! Well after looking at the fast-idle valve, as was suggested, I noticed that the plastic part was backed out a little. So not really knowing if scr...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SB12B92
Thank you everyone for the replies. Gerald from cal., Ty, Boris, Gerald from fla and Robert from ca. --- all you guys had the right idea. The problem was the cruise control cable, it was just a hair too tight. Thank you Robert from cali for the adjustment proc... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle air control system rpm higer than expected).
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: JT8UF11E3M
Well we finially got this one fixed, we recieved 7 replies most suggested egr or vacuum leaks. I had checked all that before begging for help, but Chris [...] hit the nail on the head and suggesteg check cam timing. The exhaust cam on the pass side was retarte...
1995 Mazda B4000 LE 4.0L Surge VIN: 4F4CR16X5S
Well folks, I have to close this with the truck not repaired. The owner has decided to disconnect the IAC, raise the idle manually and drive it as is. I received replies that mentioned vacuum leaks and bad pcv valve, but after removing the intake to check for ...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4A3AA46G5Y
We replaced both ignition coils on vehicle along with the ignition fault sensor. Vehicle is fixed. Our assumption is that a transistor in one of the coils was no good, spiking the primary side of the circuit. Thanks to those who replied.
1994 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L No Start VIN: JS3TD03V2R
Well--as embarrassing as it is--5 of 6 replies were on track!! The @#$%$#@% cam timing, and resultant rotor alignment were off!! As you may remember, I posted this for a co-worker. He assured me the cam timing was ok, so I didn't recheck it. He claims that mit...
2000 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4T3ZF19CXY
I recieved two replies, one said to check to make sure it was not the alternator making the noise. The other said to check for a blocked orifice. Both were checked and were not the cause of the noise. I'm wondering if the compressore was infact changed by the ...
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