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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L shifting into 1st VIN: 390289BHG2
Hi, customer said car ran fine until couple of days ago when it began slipping while going into first. The d4 light flashes also. The problem seemed to be intermittent and not happen when I first got the car. The fluid level is good and smells not to bad, i've...
1997 Honda Passport EX 3.2L TID failure VIN: 4S6CM58V7V
I'm trying to find out Mode 6 info for this Passport. Honda's Mode 6 info doesn't include Passport and I can't find any Isuzu info. I've got 3 TID failures, but no DTCs. Can anyone tell me what these failures are? TID$04 CID$20 TID$04 CID$30 TID$07 CID$0D I th...
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)
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L crankshaft VIN: KNADC12331
I have replaced an engine in this KIA. With the new engine in, I try to start it, starter and battery have enough power but the engine is not rotating. The engine will not rotate by hand either. I have a DTC for the crankshaft position sensor circuit malfuncti...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U4X
i have 1999 lexus rx300 with check engine light on.po440 evap code was stored in pcm. i reset the light and tighten the gas cap and 2 days later light came back on again.i hooked up the smoke machine and checked for leaks at the system and no leaks found.i che...
2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L Steering VIN: JTJBT20X74
Lexus Techs, or anyone else who can help out.I have a gx 470, 2004 with a very slight hiss/whistle noise that can be heard inside the vehicle while turning to the right while stopped or slowly rolling, turning left all is quiet.No applicable tsib or anything l...
1997 Mazda B2300 2.3L no power VIN: 4F4C12A5VM
customer brought truck to me after they had put timeing belt on and had tuned it up.truck has no power at acts like if i could rase timeing up it would do good;the frist thing idid was check timeing,fireing order,timeing is good checked 2 times.made sur...
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4A3AK44Y2X
This vehicle was towed in, customer stated that the vehicle shut off on the freeway, a brief drive on the dyno and i was able to recreate the symptom. when you restart the vehicle it cranks but does not start i checked in data stream and found no rpm signal so...
1991 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1M536PXM
the customer installed a japanese 2.4 turbo into this car. i went to some nissan performance sites and found out the ecm and the sensors are used from the none turbo motor. the only differance i see is the o2 is differant and it has 4 injectors and no distr. i...
1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L slipped any gear VIN: JN1HJ01P6N
good morning guys.i have a good one for you.this car has a problem with atranny slipped after driving for about 1 mile,if turn the key off and start the car right away i be able put in gear and drive for about 1 mile then the tranny start to slip again.i think...
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L excessive crank time VIN: JN1CA2109V
Car would crank for an extended time until the fuel pump built enough pressure. We replaced the fuel pump, did not help? Checked fuel pump relay and ecm, still not working properly. The car will start eventually?
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, p1320 VIN: JN8DR07Y41
the vehicle came in with customer concern of runninh rough and light comming on intermitantly. at that time we found the 2 pending codes. p0420b p1320. we replaced the b1 cat and returned vehicl to customer. car came back with hard failures p0302 #2 missfire a... Trouble codes: P1320, P0302, P0420
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L No Communication VIN: 5N1ED28Y81
I have this Nissan Xterra in. It won't communicate with my scanner (snap on Solice) or with our state Insp. machine. The check engine light comes on with key on engine off. I checked to see if i'm getting power to the dlc - OK, So is the ground. I see in fix d...
2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31A43
Hello Nissan Techs, We have a situation where we cleaned the throttle body and fuel injection system on this '03 Maxima. The car came in with a low idle. After cleaning the throttle body and fuel injectors the car was fine. The client came to pick up the car b... Trouble codes: P0506

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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Surge VIN: 19UUA5667Y
This has left town.. (moved to Texas). But before it did , I tested & by-passed the EGR system. I am pretty certain the EGR was not the problem, But I will never know. Thanks to all who replied.
2002 Acura RSX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC53000
I replaced the original Denso sensor with an after-market Denso component. The replacement sensor heater circuit value was 1 ohm, the original was open. Thanks for the interest. Trouble codes: P1166, P1167.
1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L abs VIN: 4S6CM58W4W
1999 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Parking lights VIN: KMHVD34N5X
Thanks everyone! You were very good and new what was going on. The left rear brake/parking lamp bulb was installed by someone else and was not turned in quite all the way and was allowing a cross feed to the parking light filament which turned on all the parki...
1998 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Lack of Power VIN: 6MMAP57P3W
Well, I got no responses on this one but it is fixed. This morning I started fresh and test drove it cold. It ran great. As it got hot it started missing worse and worse. Eventually losing power again. I was convinced it was a distributor. So, we replaced the ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0304.
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L balance shaft bushings VIN: 4A3AA46G62
First of all, I would like to say thanks to all that replied. Both responses were that I couldn't remove the balance shaft. I found out that Goodson offers a balance shaft eliminator kit for a 2.0L and they said it would work with the 2.4L if you have a cogg...
1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1JNCA21D2S
Thanks to everyone who took time out of their busy schedules to give pointers on this job. No distributor cap on this engine, it has coil on plug type ignition, but the possibility of a bad CKP did pique my interest. I also had quite a few MAF suggestions and ...
1992 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L Surge VIN: JT2EL43D1N
Well guys adjusting the valves helped quite a bit, but still slight hesitation until 3800 rpm, but customer says can live with it a lot better now. Thank you so guys for the great help.
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