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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Trans shift light flashes VIN: 1HGCB76S0N
Hi It has been a long time. I have a friend who is trying to fix his son's car. the thing is no one can come up with the right answers. the boy works the night shift so it doesn't happen to him as he starts iin while the weather is cool. However, when they wan...
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L timing chain VIN: JHLRD78943
Help any Honda guys. Vehicle came in on the hook. Will not run at times, runs rough at others. Feels like engine timing. Replaced cam sensor A as the chart says. No help. Found timing chain jumped on exhaust cam gear. Alldata says to line up 3 painted marks on...
1987 Mazda 323 1.6L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1BF2224H
the maf was a used unit.fuel pressure is in spec and has a good flow.when you step on throttle it just falls flat on its face and somtimes it drives ok. ignition is good,checked timimng and belt ok. any help or ideas would be appreciated. thanks in advance th...
1993 Mazda MX-3 1.8L MIL Lamp on
93 mazda mx-3 came in for smog check. had check engine light on. code retrieval shows code 69, cooling fan temp switch bad. ohm checked fan switch, checked bad, & replaced. cleared code, but code returned. checked sensor connections, good.check wire harness co... Trouble codes: 69 (cooling fan temp switch fault)
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AC34GXY
Car was towed in on 5-18-07 for a no start problem . customer said he drove to store shut car off and when he returned it would not restart. We checked computer for codes and found one for crankshaft sensor after testing wer replaced the sensor and cleared the...
1989 Nissan D21 2.4L No start crank ok VIN: 1N6ND16S6K
The injector wont puls, when you turn the key on it runs like a fusit. We replaced the injector with a new one no change.
1994 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L Insterment cluster VIN: 1N4EB31FXR
Owner has replaced the battery and alternator. Stated that when starting car the instrument cluster is inoperative and while driving there will be a loud snapping noise at which tine everything will work fine. Car will do this every time it is started. When as...
1995 Nissan 200SX 1.6L 1-2, 2-3 shifts and no 3-4 shift VIN: 1N4AB42D1S
Ok, This is a car in my inventory for my car lot. It is a the 1.6L automatic with the 2 electric solenoids for OD and lockup. It all began when I was using it personally and drove a couple hundred miles. I was getting off of the freeway and when I first accele...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L starter signal fuse VIN: 1N6DD26S7Y
Hello everyone! This is a friends Truck that i have been trying to help with. After 2-3 days the battery goes dead, it has brand new battery. i started out with a standard draw test. noticed alot of amps being drawn for everything off, doors shut ETC. so i sta...
1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo 2.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JT2SW22MOM
howdy yall i will try to make this short.1st problem #2 injector not firing boss said put 4 injectors car leaves ok for 3 weeks back again no #2 firing resistor intermitently inop relplaced car runs smooth.now going up a hill as soon as the turbo kicks in the ...
1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L electric VIN: JT3HP10V4W
check engine is on there is no trouble codes,this happened after engine replacement.
2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L power locks VIN: JT3HN87R3Y
Hello and thanks for looking at this. We tried to scan test for a body control funtion to locate an open switch, relay etc and found none other than engine, abs, drivetrain only (snap on scanner). The key fob will unlock the doors. The doors will all lock if y...

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2002 Kia Optima SE 2.4L crank sensor & tb VIN: KNAGD126X2
Thanks to all. 2 hrs check out and 5 hrs labor @ $89.83 hour 5-2007. I will probably charge an additional hour next time ( 2 hrs + 6 hrs) I did pull power steering to replace crank sensor and if installed correctly, will not interfear with TB. The balance sh...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L center cluster display VIN: JT6HF10V1X
Ok so it turns out that the part Lexus sent us was the wrong part. The AC ECU is the small board on the very back of the instrument cluster rectangular in shape with the 3 connectors. We replaced the AC ECU with a new part from Lexus (which also had to have th...
1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L cooling fan motor VIN: 1N4DL01D2X
Thanks for all the replies, many of you stated that the coolings fans will stay on after the key is off and that this is normal if the coolant temperature is above 205F. In fact this is what was happening. You guy saved me many hours of chasing my tail.
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1CA31D91
Thank you for all the information I get from you.The problem was a bad wiring harness. The ecu connector was not making good contact with the pins. was a lot of time and money already spent. I went to a salvage yard and cut the ecu connector from a 2000 infint... Trouble codes: P0505.
2002 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1N1CB51D62
Thanks to all the help postings. Most of you said to change the Cam and Crank sensors but, this was already done at another shop. A few mentioned replacing the ECM. And a couple mentioned some recalls. I called the dealer and they said there is a recall for th...
2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Reverse VIN: 5TEWN72N51
We are installing a used transmission, on the advice of our local transmission shop, and responding members. Thank you for all your help, Bob
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