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1991 Acura Legend 3.2L a/c VIN: 1H33RE7689
Hello to all tech. out there. I have this 91 acura legend that has a problem with it A/C. Everytime I rev the engine up to 2700 rpm. The a/c would cut off and stay off untill I return the rpm to almost at idle. Before the a/c would works again. I have try ever...
2001 Acura MDX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18212
Vehicle came into shop running on about 3 cylinders. We had tested all of ignition and fuel pressure. All codes listed about existed. Pulled and cleaned all egr ports in upper plenum. Vehicle does run a little better. Now have code p1399=Any cylinder misfiring... Trouble codes: P0301, P0700, P0304, P0305
2003 Acura TL 3.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 19UUA56683
This one is driving me crazy. It is hesitation usually on acceleration with part throttle (TP voltage less than 1.5) between 1,000 and 3,000 rpm. It is usually subtle but sometimes quite noticeable. Although it is intermittent, it is fairly reproducable when w...
1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMCB7663L
Car towed in after quit while driving. No power to fuel pump, car runs on starting fluid. Power up fuel pump with power probe, no start, fuel pressure when power up pump is 35 psi. Ignition system has spark. There is no injector pulse. Check the 3 sensors in t...
2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L radiator and condensor fans VIN: 1HGCG3247Y
Thata all once agian for your help. Both condensor fan and radiator fan do not work. Fans all good, repalced both fan relays. Checked both fuses for fans. Checked ground points, okay. What am I missing. Jaime
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2HKRL1866Y
We relined front brakes and now van makes a thumping noise after brakes get hot,will do it every time when coming to a stop,I have checked rotor runout,has 3 thousandths,hub has 1 thousandths,I used NAPA brake parts,Pull the wheel and I can't see any cause for...
2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L pinging VIN: 2HKYF18553
I have a 03 pilot with a intermittent pinging when the ambient temperature is above 30 celcius. Its a pass down diag. but I did list the previous attempts to repair. I have heard the ping under load. I would appreciate some direction. My egr lift reaches 80% u...
1992 Hyundai Scoupe 1.5L No Start VIN: KMHVE22NXP
Hi guys, This is a hair puller. Customer replaced cylinder head due to broken timing belt. Since that time he has had no spark, no injector pulse and no communication with the scanner. I checked the basics and found that both injector wires have b+ voltage wi...
1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, LACK OF POWER VIN: JACDJ58XXW
Customer states the engine has poor power and doesn't run as well as it used to. The check engine light came on and went off after a few days. He also states he used to get 20 MPG on the road and now only gets 15 MPG on the road and 12 MPG in town. He also sta... Trouble codes: P0137 (heated o2 sensor 2 bank 1 - low voltage), P1171 (fuel system lean during acceration)
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBF30G02
car kicks p0016 on 2nd trip start up, "some"data(alldata) gives no info for code 16, anyone have any info to share? car seems to run fine but am wondering if timing belt could be off a tooth??? t/belt put on 2500 miles back but customer not sure if light came ... Trouble codes: 0016 (cam position correlation bank 1 sensor a)
1991 Mazda B2200 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2UF1236M
greetings and salutations fellow wrenchers.We have a problem with this little 91 mazda b2200,so i'm posting this in hopes of retrieving some useful information.the vehicle came in with a mil which impeded the succesful negotiation of the state emission inspect... Trouble codes: 12 (tps or circuit)
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C83
Vehicle (upon cold start only) runs rough, idles low, and will stall. After vehice warms up for 10 min runs fine. Has code P0340 for camshaft sensor ckt. Omh ckt from camshaft sensor to pcm ( good). Replace sensor (oem) and let sit overnight with same results ...
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JA3AJ26E33
good afternoon we received the vehicle upond road test we found 2-3 flair. we then check for codes none found fluid level o-k but burnt.remove unit for tear down. inspection of unit found no frictions burnt or excesive endplay in clutchpacs.we also checked acc...
1979 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L clutch switch VIN: HGSL30L283
Please help i have no wiring diagrams on this car. the car will start even if you dont push in the clutch pedal. i un pluged the switch on the pedal and still starts. shorted the switch wires togeather still starts. i need a wiring diagram and the location of ...
1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L tcu VIN: JN1RZ26A5L
Attention all Nissan Trans experts!!! After serveral months of driving on a transmission that we rebuilt the car comes in, with a problem where it intermittenly drops out of 4th gear and into third. We monitored the shift solenoids electrically and found that ...
1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1EJ01F9P
How do I check the Mass Air Flow Sensor on this twin cam VTC engine? This car has intermittent rough idle. Sometimes 3 cylinders are almost dead only at idle. All injectors (that I can touch) are clicking. I know it needs an O2 sensor but it will do this even ...
1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21DOX
Thanks to any help in advance.I've got a problem with this Maxima.To start the story off car came in 5/16/07 EGR insuff. Cool clean funky EGR tube ,on its way.Good for about 15 days.Mrs. Mechanical Engineer comes back fumming."It's doing the same thing,check e... Trouble codes: P0133
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Sluggish VIN: 4S3BH67551
Sooo, Customer complains of sluggish acceleration. No codes. LTFT at -25 - -30. Cleaned injectors (removed and sent out) Test prior to service said two were restriced. I was thinking there was something stuck in a pintle causing a rich condition. No differen...
1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JT3VN39W6M
custumer came in stated engine slow & backfires, road tested after few minutes wont accelerate & backfires lightly, check timing advanded 35 btdc. distributor adjustment slot centered. pulled timing cover, sold timing belt & water pump replacement. still probl...
1992 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L steering rack VIN: JT3AC21S7N
Heya everyone. I've been dealing with this problem since 7/20/06. My client brought in this previa with a sticky/leaking power steering rack. I replaced it with a reman. unit and flush, all seemed fine. He returned a week later with the same problem. I examine...
1994 Toyota Pickup 2.4L alternator VIN: JT5RN55D3E
Hi all. First off let me say that this truck is carbureted and only a four speed. iatn didnt show these options, neither did my alldata. Picked up this truck as a no start-no crank. Had no power except to headlites. Connecting plug near left front headlite whe...
1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L cooling system VIN: 4TAWN72N5V
Hello. We've been fighting this toyota for the last few weeks or so. After driving the vehicle for a long ways, maybe 5-10 miles, it will overheat. We live in a valley and every time he drives the vehicle over the hills it gets hot. It never boils over but it ...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L ABS Module VIN: 4T1GB22K4Y
Good Morning, Thank you in advance for any help. This Camry came in with ABS, SRS, and Cruise lights all flashing. After preforming a good inspection I did not find any broken or damaged wires or components. Check codes and got 34 LR wheel sensor for ABS but ...

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1994 Acura Legend LS 3.2L battery VIN: JH4KA8276R
This vehicle has been here several times over the course of about three weeks. I thought I load tested the battery previously. Anyway after load testing it today, it failed the load test quite miserably. After consulting with the customer, we decided to put an...
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Timing Belt VIN: 1HGCG1659Y
Well, this car is fixed but by the Honda dealership. We tried another Honda tensioner and belt to no avail. The customer decided to pick the car up and take it to the dealership, who told him that it was a faulty tensioner. After that did not correct the probl...
2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L freon leak VIN: 1YVGF22C61
The customer asked for a 'what if' price for the probable repair and declined to invest in the car. Thanks for all the responses.
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D2Y
I closed the update to this, thought that would have closed this, but here is what was posted in the update close: The 3 replies said to clean the maf, check the ecu for the foam defect, and check for leaking injectors. We had already cleaned the maf. We had... Trouble codes: P0175.
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on, CODE P0420 VIN: JN1CA31D2Y
Thanks again to all, This problem ended up being b1 converter. replaced converter and away she went. Thanks again, Nate Trouble codes: P0420 (2-way cat/con sytem bnk 1).
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Charging VIN: 4S3BH66531
Attention all Subaru Tech, Thank you for all of your help. The problem was that the alternator was reviewed by local shops. I replaced the defective alternator by dealer parts. The system charged well at 14.7V. The brake lights and the charge lights is ...
2001 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.8L Mechanical VIN: JS2GB41S01
This one is back on the road. I received 4 posts. There were no common problems with the timing components or tensioners. with the valve cover off the main chain drives the cam chain and there was no slack or any signs of sludge in this motor. one post said to...
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T1BF28B4Y
Thank you to all who replied. I ended up finding a wiring diagrahm that was alot more helpful(just had to hunt it down in alldata). Apparently this clutch has an rpm lock out on it. Call it tired and strung out at the end of the day I guess, I overlooked the ...
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