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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18601
OK, it's my turn, see below for previous repair attempts. Help Acura techs!!! Vehicle did not turn the light back on for several months, but then it only gets driven on the weekends. Retrieved DTC and checked the EVAP canister under the vehicle. We found the l... Trouble codes: P1457 (EVAP leak canister system side)
2000 Infiniti QX4 3.3L No Start VIN: JNRAR07Y0Y
Need help from the Infinity tech's, this is a new customer no previous history and from the looks of this vehicle no one else would have any history either. The vehicle died on the customer while driving, no fault codes found, spark plugs are worn out gap is a...
1985 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JN1CZ14S4F
this car came to us not running. towed. cust said it was starting to overheat, so he pulled over. shut off and would not restart. when i got car batt was dead. replaced batt, no start and no dashlights. replaced 80 amp mainfuse. starts and runs rough,and won't... Trouble codes: 14 (vss), 23 (tps), 24 (neutral saftey switch), 31 (air con)
1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: J1NCA21D1T
attn. nissian guys,i need help on this one,car came in w/engine missing complaint,had p1320 ing primary fault,p0120 tps out of range(in tcm),tested tps showed glitch on modis,replaced,replaced spark plugs(ngk),ilde and low speed ok,test drove,has bucking,surge... Trouble codes: P0120 (tps faultin tcm), P1320 (ingnition primary fault)
1991 Subaru Loyale 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: JF2AN52B8N
we put this car together with only factory parts. The problem I am having is the lifters won't pump up on the side that I replaced the head on. I removed the valve cover and the oil is there, and it will go everywhere when you start the car. The question is th...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L various electrical items VIN: JT2BF22K3W
Car has no warning lights coming on dash(oil,check eng,etc). No odometer display,tach not working,alternator not charging,no turn signals,no power windows. Starts and runs fine. Found 100 amp fuse blown. Replaced but no improvement. Fuse did not blow again a...

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1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Rack & Pinion VIN: 1HGCA6289K
Hey Everyone, Thanks for all of the quick replies. I may not have been clear on my post. Some responses (which are greatly appreciated) indicated that, yes, I do have a speed sensitive steering system. The speed sensing system is operational, it does tighten w...
1991 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2HGED7461M
thanks for all the replies three of you were on the right track with coolant temp, the tech working on it confirmed cts was operating properly.When we had another look at the cooling system we found that the thermostat was staying open a little allowing the ca...
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Air Bag Light VIN: 1HGCG16521
Hey group this one is fixed, seems like I had code 15-1 which is the OPDS (occupancy position sensor). what I did was I unplugged it (the opds) and I checked the codes again and I got the same code. then I started checking the wires under the passenger seat an...
1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L under load bucks and VIN: JNKCA21DXT
Thank you for the quick replies, this vehicle had a broken wire in the loom, that we quickly found and repaired, however after the repair the vehicle began to quickly degrade to the point of a no start, updating the customer of the current situation he advised... Trouble codes: P0325.
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L only will idle VIN: JACDJ58X71
I adjusted the tps again and let it sit with the key off. aparently if you adjust it to the corect spot you need to let the computer sit before it will be convinced that it should belive the signal is in fact corect. (strange) Trouble codes: P1290.
2004 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L engine VIN: KNADC16584
we dropped the engine/trans out the bottom, seemed like the best way. the flexplate has a cage like design and it probably would have difficult to separate the torque converter from the flexplate in the car.
1978 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: HLS30-4557
Well we think we have this one fixed, we used everyones input and tested each item, Ed from california and Andy from florida each nailed it on the harness for the injector. Andy, thanks for the help and allowing us to call and gets tons of information from you...
1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L starts,than cuts-off VIN: JN1CA2101S
I finally got in touch with the customer and they gave me the authorization to proceed.As several of you stated,it was the maf sensor,first time I had seen these symptoms attributed to a maf,but that was the problem.Thank you very much for the assistance.
1996 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.6L no monitor VIN: 3N1AB41D3T
we replaced the ecm, ran the drive cycle, it then set acode for rear 02, replaced rear 02, cleared memory, reran drive cycle, all monitors ran. success thanx for the help
2000 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L hard shift check engine light VIN: 1N4DL01DXX
well let me start by saying, we aren't a trans shop, were also not real big on nissan, however thats no excuse for overlooking the obvious. kelly from california, and mark from texas hit the nail on the head, t.p.s.--- yep someone had replaced the throttle pos...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Stall VIN: 4T1GK12E1R
Finally, after two days of losing sleep with this one, its fixed. It turned out to be one missing tooth on the crankshaft sprocket. Thanks to everyone for the good advice. Till next time!! Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfuntion).
1997 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L radio VIN: JT2DG02TXV
First I would like to thank the 3 people that responded to my help request. .Steve/Duane/and Wade. All 3 replies contained good information. The fix for this car was to replace the radio. The original alternator was feeding a large amount of ac voltage into ...
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