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1993 Honda Civic del Sol Si 1.6L No Start VIN: JHMWH6161P
I have a vehicle with no spark. Followed All data and replace distrubiter. Still No spark. Tack does not move. Check engine light will not go out, unable to flash out any DTC's. Unpluged TPS and MAF sensor light still stays on. Grounds at thermostat housing ok...
1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L pwr windows VIN: 1HGEJ6670V
we found 11 broken wires in the driver's door connector mentioned in several help requests on iatn. does anyone know if terminals or parts are available for repairing this harness? honda dealer has not been very helpful, offering only the entire body harness ...
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Coolant VIN: 1HGCG5652W
This 98 Accord came in with oil in the radiator. There is not any coolant in the oil pan.We flushed the system two times and replaced a ruptured upper radiator hose. After a three mile test drive we see oil in the radiator again.Cooling system seems to be hold...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6658X
Hey everyone had this car come in for a missfire and check engine light. i pulled the all misfire codes and 2 mass air meter codes. i took car of the air meter codes by replaceing it. For the missfire we did plugs wires cap ect. and it was fine. little did we ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random miss on all cylinders), P0301 (missfire cylinder 1), P0302 (missfire cylinder 2), P0303 (missfire cylinder 3), P0304 (missfire cylinder 4)
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6685Y
We have an Accord EX with that will hesitate when hot under moderate acceleration kinda like the ignition is shutting on and off very quickly, fuel pressure stays steady. Check engine light comes on and code P1381 (intermittent interrruption in CYP sensor circ... Trouble codes: P1381 (Intermittent Interruption in CYP Circuit)
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L airbags/ srs VIN: IHGEM22992
hi honda techs- have a good customer with this civic ex- had intermittent srs light over past months. time to diagnose it. first day, wouldn't reset with scanner (genisys) looked at trouble tree and it said replace controller . been there and scared, so second...
1998 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L not obd ready VIN: KMHCF24F8W
This car will not go obd ready. I tried the 17 step procedure from alldata, twice..I tried the procedure from identifix and it still wont go obd ready. The customer has tried 2 other shops and they couldnt get it. The customer had his cat and o2s replaced, ......
2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start VIN: KMHWF25591
Hello Group, I just got done reading all of the archive post for crank sensors on these Hyundai's, Not my luck on this one, it drove in running on the 2-3 coil only, so i swapped the coils results no start, no spark from either coil,put them back to original ...
2002 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S 2.2L cel / emissions VIN: 4S2CK57D02
I have an 02 isuzu rodeo sport the fuel level sensor has been out for a while but the A/D conversion code is new and it will not pass emmissions (p1627) it has me check all of the referance voltages for open or short and they test good. if i test the curcuit w... Trouble codes: P0463 (Fuel level sensor circuit high), P1627 (Powertrain controll module A/D conversion malfunction)
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L brake warning lamp VIN: JT6GF10U3X
Hello Lexus techs: This RX 300 has this problem: the key chime and the brake warning lamp on the cluster go off erratically, mostly at the same time--it's intermittent. The TIS diagrams show possible common ground connectins to the left of the dash, near cente...
2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L a/c filter
The "change A/C filter" message is on the driver info display. We changed the front cabin filter (and checked the rear filter - it was clean). How do we clear the message? Alldata only has a/c trouble code information, but nothing on clearing this message. The...
1997 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L clutch pedal VIN: 4F4CR16X3V
after installing all the above mentioned parts, we proceeded to bleed the clutch as per alldatas intructions. we were not able to achieve barely any clutch pedal after several bleeding attepmts. we then consulted techs at both the local mazda and ford dealersh...
1997 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1TA2215V
Hi All, Not real familiar with Mazda’s and have this Nox failure. All o2's scope out fine however their was some question when watching b2s1 was weak when analyzed through the scan tool?? Dyno testing the vehicle with EGR connected shows B1 sensor biased Rich...
1992 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3XC47S7N
this vehicle starts and stalls almost all the time sometime it will accelerate but then it craps out please help thanks to all
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L forth VIN: 4A3AX35G5W
couldnt read codes sent to mitsu,1750 bad 4th, had trans done ,same, had pcm remaned, worse, now when driving sometimes drops into 1st!!! thanks for the help
1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Hesitation, NO POWER UP HILLS VIN: 4S3BJ6339R
hey everyone i had this car in last week for a misfire and lack of power up hills. We took care of the misfire with the plugs and wires but when driving around town the car is fine but when you start going up an incline the car just slows down and there is no ...
1995 Suzuki Vitara 1.6L Electronic VIN: TD01W14906
This is my daughters vehicle. She is attending Veterinary School in St. Kitt Island, and bought this from one of the professors. This is a right hand drive car, and the level of skills down there are very rudimentary when it comes to diagnosis, so I am trying ...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation VIN: 1NXBR12E41
When car first cranked it will idle good. when you start to accelerate it will not pick up. no power. after about 4-5 minutes it will start to gather power. run great until stop and low power. fuel pump pressure psi good and volume test good. Had a code of 171...

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1996 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JH4DC2389T
Thanks to all for the replies; after convincing the customer to repair base engine fault via machine shop he got frustrated with their excuses regarding the engine noise and sold the car. Best news I've heard all week!!! Trouble codes: P0453 (evap sensor high input).
1997 Acura CL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UYA2258V
Thanks to all that replied. As per all that stated, there was a recall on this that Acura covers at no cost to customer. Customer took car back to dealer and got the repair. From what I understood it involved pulling the intake, cleaning EGR passages, drilling... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR Flow detected).
2002 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF35G72
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. The cost of a new Hyundai thermostat(which they stocked several of) and the coolant temp sensor were quite low, so the customer and we opted to install both and we are having no problems with this little car....
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L cam timing VIN: 4S2CK58W6X
Problem solved !thanks to all who read and especially those who responded. One of the passenger side cam sprokets had spun and sheared off the very small pin that is supposed to keep it from turning. The pins are available from the dealer. Replacing them will ...
2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L Stall VIN: 4S2CE58X72
Thanks for the 3 replies to this impossible repair. We drove the vehicle nearly 400 miles over a period of 3 weeks, with tech 2 on record mode. Problem/stall never occured. Returned vehicle to customer and advised him that until problem became more frequent we... Trouble codes: P1221 (tp sensor 2 correlation/circuit performance), P0463 (fuel level sensor circuit high voltage).
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Charging VIN: KNDUP13112
hi friends we listen to you guys and leaked our wounds and bought reman. alt. from the dealer.is built a little different that the older and have smaller pulley.(no need to replace the belt)after the installation the output was 14 v when front and rear blower ...
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK24Y1T
Well I just wanted to thank all the folks that responded ot our request. Beings this is a student on limited time and funds we have not gotten completely to the bottom of this issue. He is also in the service and had to go serve in Australia for a couple of mo... Trouble codes: P1390 (Timming belt skipped a tooth).
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L tach gauge VIN: JA3AH86F13
Thanks for all the replies. Used a different aftermarket gauge and now it works.
2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Unknown VIN: JT3GP10V44
The customer took the car to monitor the noise. I just talked to them and they say it is the same but very infrequent, as they don't do much freeway driving. If it gets worse they will call me. I will try and post an update if I ever figure it out. Thanks agai...
2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L power locks VIN: JT3HN87R3Y
I want to thank everyone who took time to help me with this issue. I contacted the customer and advised him we would need to remove each door trim pannel to test the switchs. We had removed the rear cover and pannel to test the rear switch due to finding the r...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E02
Well, I GOT IT!! =) When I removed the PCM for my testing, I noticed an aftermarket alarm nicely mounted in the center console. The alarm worked properly and looked well installed, so I moved on. At one point today, when the car did it's little run and die tri... Trouble codes: P1300, P1305, P1310, P1315.
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