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1991 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: JH4DA9350M
this car came to us after two distributors in the past year. no start condition, no spark, has injector pulse. found a loose at positive connection on the coil, tightened up car ran fine, left and was back in two hours with same concern, started performing tes...
1996 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JH4DC2389T
...Losing Sleep...have a 'hot-rodder' with this car; came in and asked us to R & I engine for build at machine shop. He is going to have a turbo installed at a later date and wanted to freshen up his motor. He states he had new racing rods & low compression pi... Trouble codes: P0453 (evap sensor high input)
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL18611
getting 6v between pin#4and #6. diagnostic tree say if battery voltage exists replace with known good ecm. is thi considered vatery voltage? Trouble codes: P1491
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L right front speed sensor VIN: 1HGCM56734
Hi, I am not showing wheel speed on right front wheel on scan tool & vehicle is setting code for this code12-1. I replaced speed sensor & wheel bearing. bearing is installed correctly. I am waiting for customer to bring back vehicle so i can run tests at compu...
1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L under load bucks and VIN: JNKCA21DXT
Help please!!! This vehicle came in for an oil change, axle shafts, and belt tensioner. After the work was complete test drive revealed that the vehicle bucks and surges upon acceleration (also pops), when the symptoms occur you can move the shift lever to neu... Trouble codes: P0325
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L only will idle VIN: JACDJ58X71
I instaled tp sensor and all was fine for test drive then it stoped working nothing hapens when pedal is pushed. scaner shows nothing no movement. mitchel sais replace pcm and reprogram. engine will only idle and nothing helps what did i do wrong? old and new ... Trouble codes: P1290
2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Bogs on acceleration VIN: JM1BJ22502
Customer stated that the suddenly loss of power and bogging when accelerating occurred suddenly one day. As shown in tests done, fuel pressure was acceptable, MAF seemed to be within range, negligible exhaust backpressure, TPS range OK. But, when you snap thro...
1996 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.6L no monitor VIN: 3N1AB41D3T
car will not run any monitors other than 02 heater
1996 Nissan 240SX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1AS44D7T
Whave had this car come back 3 times for these 2 codes. We have tested all the connectors and wires from the ECM to the MAP/BARO sensor and switch and have found no problems. Have tested the voltage to the MAP/BARO sensor and was .435 with KOEO and .113 at idl... Trouble codes: P0105, P1105
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L thermostat VIN: JN1CA31A8Y
hello nissan techs.this wonderful vehicle ha ha is overheating. started off intermittently. first thought was thermostat sticking. replaced it car went away for a couple of months. came back same complaint. called dealer found out it has two thermostats. repla...
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31DOY
veh. keeps setting po171 code at 60mph factory pids checked oem and obdII generic, all pids checked good. after 2 attempts to fix po171 with o2 sensor,inj serv. , new o2 and intake plenum gasket. customer revealed hesitation rough run in am or after long sit s... Trouble codes: P0171
2002 Suzuki XL-7 2.7L Front differential VIN: JS3TX92VX2
I've got this XL-7 with a front differential that howls like a jet engine when in four wheel high or low. I've tested the air pump and actuator and both are working properly. The noise is a frequency consistent with drive shaft speed not wheel speed. There is ...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Stall VIN: 4T1GK12E1R
I got a Toyota Camry in and according to the customer its been to 2 other shops with no resolve. The car stalls on lite accel when the computer kills injector pulse. The spark and fuel pressure are not affected during the stall. The customer already replaced t... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfuntion)
1996 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L Cuts out VIN: JT4UN24D7T
When running the engine under load & exceeding [...] too soon.There are no codes & no other runability problems whatsoever.We swapped crank sensors & checked cam timin...

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1998 Acura TL 3.2L blower VIN: JH4UA3643W
Thanks to Rudy [...]. We replaced the blower and the transistor and it works great. Thanks again for the help.
2002 Acura MDX 3.5L power mirror VIN: 2HNYD18272
After carefull consideration and more information from customer we realized that both mirrors started to act up at the same time. closer look at switch revealed a stuck heater button. Possibly some pop or coffee was spilt on switch?We installed new switch and ...
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Power Slider VIN: 5FNRL38425
Hello, Thanks again to everyone that responded. The left rear abs speed sensor was the cause. We do not have the replacement sensor yet, but since it was a damaged wire we cut the harness short and spliced the wires back together, cleared the codes and started...
2002 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDU131126
thanks for the help, gerald from california, anthony from florida, and robert from utah all rec cking timing belt, found right intake cam out two teeth, retimed and now vehicle runs great. also had one reply to ck compression which tested good even out of time... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0303.
1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1NA3517L
Thanks for the help. I finally got it to act up again and had my Vantage hooked to CAS and it was not giving a signal. After a while the signal returned and car started. I am waiting on the customer to agree to the repair.
1994 Mazda Protege 1.8L 2-3 shift VIN: JM1BG2240R
we checked the electronics and verified that the shift solenoids are working and after repairing the broken connector at the transmission case we recieved information that the transmission had been overhauled recently. we determined that the shift from 2nd to ...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L Transmission VIN: 4A3AE85H91
I would like to thank all of you who replied back to me suggestions. You guys were dead on with the trans oil pump failure. checked the oil pressure and got nothing so I dropped the trans. It was easy to see that the pump was damaged. I am gonna replace it as ...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L timing chain VIN: 1N4BU31D0S
I am posting this as a fix becuase I nneded the info to line the chain. Thanks to all ho provided faxes and pics. There ar dots on all the chains and if chain is cleaned carefully you can find black and shiny links to align. Thanks again and sorry for the dela...
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L comp VIN: 1N4DL01A0Y
replaced thermister in evap a/c is working now we will see with time if its fixed thanx for the help
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA31DOY
well the maxima is fixed. 90% that is . i installed a mass air flow meter from everyones recemendition and that made a huge differance. my voltage and grams per second where perfect on the old one so i was hesitant at first but so many people said the mas so i...
1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN39W1L
I am still dealing with this, found out part was from napa not toy have toy part for tomarro will update later in week, thanks Trouble codes: 52 (Knock Sensor Signal open or shorted).
2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2T1CF28PSY
We ended up shipping this vehicle to Toyota. Their diagnostics indicated that the vehicle needed a mass air flow sensor and an O2 sensor. We had already tried a USED MAF but it is possible the used one was bad. Toyota's recommendation of replacing the O2 may b...
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