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1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Stall VIN: JHLRD1863W
Hi Honda tech's, customer came in with a strange one , she started her car,cold, and it made a beep, beep, beep sound and the engine stalled. This only happened once but she does not trust this car. So has anyone heard of this one? Thanks for any help George
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L hvac VIN: 1HGEM21971
One for the Honda techs ,this Civic came with a blower in-op complaint. So i checked power and ground at blower motor, i have B+ but no ground in any switch postion, i jumper a ground to it and blower runs ok,as per Alldata i tested the Power transistor, ohms ...
2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L compressor VIN: SHSRD78463
Hi,I hope you can help us fix this crv. This vehicle came to us from another shop. the original shop replace the a/c compressor , He said there was no pressure indicated on high or low side prior to replacement . After he replaced just the compressor he noted ...
1992 Isuzu Pickup S 2.3L Charging and A/C VIN: 4S1CL11L8N
I have another strange one on my hands. Owner states that a/c and charging systems will go in and out at the same time. Seems that when driving the systems will start working normal then just as sudden will stop working. I found that when systems are not wor...
1998 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L engine misfire VIN: 4S2CK58D3W
Vehicle came in with mil on, scan for codes and get P-0300 random cyl misfire. When engine speed is hold at 2500 to 3000 after about 1 minuite mil starts flashing with same code. While watching pids and mil blinking engine goes into open loop, both long & shor...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CMS7WOX
Hello, I replaced the heads due to cracks. No start, no injector pulse. Batt.+ at injectors. Grounds on each side of manifold are good. I have rpm reading while cranking so that should eliminate ckp. Passkey faults should disable starter and fuel injection(I a...
2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJB72332
hey guys, this one came in on the hook 2 weeks ago with no start/no fuel pressure. i changed the fuel pump and fuse (after new pump was installed)and the car started and drove away. i put the check in the bank and went on with my life. 2 weeks later the guy ca...
2000 Lexus GS400 4.0L radio, dome,clock VIN: JT8BH68X1Y
Alldata show radio and clock recieve voltage from fuses and dome and keyless entry go through body control module. My question is there a connection between these systems. The grounds are seperate. I am hesitant to start pulling the dash apart without further ...
1993 Mazda B2200 SE-5 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Lacks Power VIN: 1M43R5G5H4
I have a 1993 Mazda thats got me stumped. This problem occurs at any time. When driving any throttle more than 50 % causes full loss of power. Completely bogs out like its running out of fuel. Let off on gas, truck runs fine. When truck is sitting still, snap ...
1999 Mazda Miata 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB353XO
This vehicle will intermitantly set the code after driving sometimes in days sometimes in weeks. We have replace all the usual suspects and followed diagnostic procedures in the mitchell info data base including checking for TSBs. When the vehicle arrives at t... Trouble codes: P0402 (excessive egr flow)
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AK44Y0S
Hi to all .Thanks in advance for your help. this car came in to the shop in a hook crank no star did not have ecu the scanner no spark no injector etc. checked all the components them all read good i got to the conclusion that the pcm was fryed so i rep...
1986 Nissan 720 2.4L computor on fire VIN: JN6ND16S6G
fire in the floorboard !! Nissan guys , before i go through the entire wiring harness , this computer caught fire , and I'm hoping someone knows a particular circuit that is likely to flow enough current to catch the e.c.m. on fire . I've seen them smoke , bu...
1990 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JN1CZ24A3L
Greetings everyone, I hope someone can help us out with this vehicle. It came in on a hook the owner had a friend attempt to replace the upper plenum with a chrome one and has pulled all the vacuum lines off from it, with out marking them of course. We have...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L cooling sys.
Hello all I have a pathfinder here that we recommended a flush--- customer approved and it came back the next day overheating. It seems that there is no flow. (The radiator is hose hot... bottom hose warm) I replaced the tstat and drove and it seemed...
1990 Subaru Loyale 1.8L Release bearing VIN: JF2BJ6309L
The clutch release arm has a VERY strong vibration. It vibrates whether the clutch is depressed or not, whether the adjustment is loose or tight. Except for the vibration the clutch works ok. The car was in about 6 weeks ago for a pilot bearing that had seized...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG12K8T
fails obd readiness for egr system,vacuum readings proper,switching valve working proper,HELP THANKS Trouble codes: P0401

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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGEG8641N
After Going over The T-Belt, Coolant Temp, Iac And Tps that did set a check engine light . the only thing that seemed to help was clamping off the fuel return line .this seemed to help but not fix it.this didnt make it run rich even with having 85 psi on the...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Crankshaft pulley VIN: JHMCG6655X
Put in a new pulley from Honda, still had slight wobble with correct torque. Explained all to customer, asked him to monitor it, so far so good. Thanks for all the replies.
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5664Y
Thanks to all who responded. The vehicle had a lean miss. I chemically cleaned the injectors and problem solved. Trouble codes: P1399 (unknown), P0301 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0300-), P0300.
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L rear entertainment VIN: 2HKRL18052
Thanks for the replies, all are reasonable theories, like to find someone who has successfully solved this problem. Honda doesn't seem to have experienced this, and the dealer is slowly researching it, but no fix yet.
1992 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP01P9N
Thanks for the responses after the test drive i re scanned and got a code 55 system passed and when i reset it to drive mode it was not all the way counterclockwise . all is well now thanks Mike P Trouble codes: 32 (egr malfunction).
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AK34Y8X
This vehicle is fixed. Replaced the computer. What had happened was that oil had wicked through the wires and into the pcm, repaired wiring and cleaned all the terminals, the vehicle ran great and the customer is satisfied
2000 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2XN117YD
first off i have to thank all of the great guys that took the time to help me with this problem. this one was one of the tougher one that i have run into the location of the egr vacuum selenoid is not the easiest thing to get to.the valve,back pressure tran... Trouble codes: P0400.
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D82
Hello All, got a bunch of rapid responses, all suggesting the ECM was the failure in this case. It was also brought to my attention that a TSB addresses this problem and that it is still covered under warranty. I recommended that the customer return to the N... Trouble codes: P0057 (Heater circuit low sensor 2 bank 2).
1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Steering shaking VIN: 4T1BF18BXX
Now we are sure this vehicle has been fixed. After replacing the resurfaced rotors with new ones from the dealer, we drove it for abour 80 miles. We still had the shaking problem so we pulled the tires again and saw that the new rotor on the left side was blue...
1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K5X
Techs recomended: to put a Toyota gas cap on it. Test CCV (canister closed valve) could be open or leaking not alowing tank to hold vacuum. I tested the CCV and it was ok. To see if the canister is flooded command the purge solonoid on with scan tool and fuel ... Trouble codes: P0446 (EVAP vent system problem).
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