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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.7L high side high pressure VIN: 1HGCE6670T
this car is creating too high of a high pressure with no change to low side. it is so high that the clutch is slipping and sparking. system has be vacuumed twice and charge to the specifed amount. please help Thanks Robert [...]
2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES26795
Ok Honda Techs this vehicle came in with mil on and code p0122 tps low volts. apon testing everything seemed fine then a/c compressor kicked in and cooling fans came on and voltage dropped to .22 volts breifly then came back up to .47 volts. Checked Battery an... Trouble codes: P0122
1993 Isuzu Pickup S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4S1CL11L5P
Does anybody know anything about these trucks?This truck will not ilde.You have to keep your foot in it to run,or hold the choke shut.any help would be great.
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L band VIN: JACDJ58X11
this vehicle has been to two transmission shops and has had 4 units put in. every unit has had significant band and drum failure some in as little as a few miles. vehicle was sent to us for a diagnossis of the computer control system which both trans shops are...
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: 1KGB234626
We have had an interm. no start problem with this thing for a while, now it doesn't start at all. I have no engine light, no injector pulse and ECM isn't grounding main relay. I have checked over and over again the powers and grounds going to the ECM and all a...
1999 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 4F4YR12C3X
99 Mazda B2500 8 plug motor. No spark. No scan tool communication. Powers, grounds & VREF all ok - everywhere. Scoped crank sensor - pattern looks good. Alldata shows that this should have a cam sensor but I cant find it on the engine?? Scoped PCM output to co...
1992 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4GK41S2N
This SUV came in with no spark, no fuel. Knowing the problems with the ECM I started there. I tested the main relay and the wires leading to it. The circuit board was clean so I started pinning the wires coming from the ECM and found some conflicting numbers o...
1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L exhaust leak VIN: 4N2DN11W9T
Hello all members, I got got this minivan came in with exhaust leak from exhaust manifold as usual , found 4 stud in the right manifold broken and one on the lelf , I started drilling out the lelf using the snap-on stud extractor to remove it and guess what ...
2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1BC51D71
Well, I'm at a loss here. I think we have looked at everything we can think of on this vehicle for this code. Anyone out there who could help? Trouble codes: P0335
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Traction Control VIN: 1N4BL11E62
Thanks in advance, I have a 2002 Nissan Altima that the Traction control module will activate randomly. When you accelerate the ABS and Traction control light will come on and the engine loses power. There are no engine codes. when I try to access the ABS comp...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E34
Hello everybody. I have a 04 Maxima with a intermittent no start. It of course never happened to us. Customer states that once in a while after it has been driven it will not start for about 10 - 15 minutes, then suddenly it will start and run fine. They are u...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L cooling fans , ac clutch VIN: JT28G22K41
this car came in yesterday with cooling fans not working. no codes started checking power and grounds.. pulled fan #1 relay and checked... re installed relay now fans run all the time. can not get the ac clutch to kick in now scanner does not see ac command wh...

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1992 Acura Legend LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, HIGH IDLE VIN: JH4KA7676N
Checked for leaks with a smoke machine - nothing, it sort of looked like a vaccum leak though. While we were getting at the ECM we found that the floor was soaking wet. It turned out that the car was in for a trans job recently. Car was picked up and taken bac...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L delayed idle return VIN: KMHDN55D11
Replaced the clutch which was warn and suggested to the customer to have the ecm reflashed. Thank you all for the help. Dan
1995 Kia Sephia RS 1.6L wipers VIN: KNAFA121OS
Three replies. Thank you fellas. One mentioned adding an external ground to the motor. One mentioned possible pinched wireing from collision damage. One talked about checking the signals comming out of the switch. Unfortunatly I haven't been able to get the ca...
2002 Kia JOICE 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: KMXMTE1PP2
First I'd like to Thank to all who send me reply :Andrew,Ed,Sloss,Jeffrey,Alfred,Dan from Michigan,Gary and Dan from BC - As I wrote about the O2S1 - WORKS 'lazy' and the O2S21 stay in warm condition at 0.840V,(the upper was not OEM and the down was OEM) - I f... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire Detected).
1992 Mazda 929 3.0L Compressor VIN: JM1HD4618N
All of the replies agreed it must be condenser. We removed enough covers and stuff to feel the condenser and noted that only the top 4 or 5 tubes were warm at high pressure, the bottom ones were cold. Replaced condenser and now pressures are where they should ...
1993 Mazda 929 3.0L alarm VIN: JM1HD4619P
only 3 replies on this one. 2 said that there was no way to bypass the alarm. 1 said to disconnect the module. the alarm would go off at any given time for no reason. the car has an aftermarket alarm with a system that has door poppers (car has shaved door han...
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L power steering/air conditionong belt VIN: 4A3AK4X6XE
I recieved several replies telling me to check for bent pulleys and check pulley alignment which I had already done. The fix ended up being a new tensioner pulley. The old pulley looked fine. A mystery to me.
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A2Y
Thanks for the replies. While checking this one out I noticed the ltfueltrim was negative which would coincide with an ignition misfire. Replaced all 6 coils which cleared up the code 1320.The scope patterns for the cam and crank sensors were fine. The car sti... Trouble codes: P1320.
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D6Y
thanks for the help everyone, replaced the maf and the car runs like never before. the customer is happy and so are we, thanks again! Trouble codes: P0171 (exhaust lean).
1992 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2T1AE94E2N
Feel like an idiot, but here is the story. Fuel pump is faulty, along with our fuel pump guage. Tested it and showed fine at 44lbs, threw a MAP, O2, etc.. at it and no change. Was 100% lost. Had another car in yesterday with an obvious fuel pump problem and ...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Shift solonoid VIN: 4T1BG22K0V
Well it's finally fixed.Idid get some good replies and I took the lockup solnoid out(the one replaced) and there was a piece of dirt under the solonoid,cleaned it and guess what no more light.Thanks for the input.
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