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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB765XM
well this one has me stumped. intermittent no start. pulled fuel line at rail no fuel while cranking. changed main relay. no different. changed fuel pump. worked for a while and then boom. no start. injector pulse good. what am i missing))? does something else...
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGEJ1126S
Problem/Complaint: Vehicle came in with a surging idle. RPM quickly goes from 700 to 1300 up and down constantly. NO CODES. I searched iATN for answers and found most likely cause may be the IAC. I tried a known good IAC and still did the same thing. I also r...
2001 Honda CR-V SE 2.0L converter? VIN: JHLRD18701
Hi i got this Honda in with the complaint that it "makes a noise when accelerating up a hill" as it turns out with more customer communication, that when starting out on a hill the vehicle will not begin to move till the engine is running over about 2200 rpm, ...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Climate control VIN: 5FNRL18623
Looking for those Honda Tech. Gurus. I need your help!!! Climate Control At times it will come on when you hit a bump in the road other wise it is completely dead. No heat, a/c, blower, vent, No LED readout, nothing. I have checked fuses and replaced blower t...
2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: JNKCP11A8Y
came in for failed emission test only, no stalling issues, only failed on idle co by little bit,, limit .70 but was 1.37 %, after repair co at idle went up to 7.37, thru the roof! rechecked all work, even went so far as to put old parts back, did not recheck e...
2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L power steering VIN: JNKCP11A8Y
Hello folks. I have this 2000 G20 and the power steering does not work when the car is stopped, when moving it works and feels like it should. If RPM's are raised while at a stop the power steering still does not work and feels just as though the car is turne...
2000 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L Instrument Lighting VIN: KNAFB1611Y
When brake pedal is applied, in any gear, instrument lamps come on. Dash dimmer, radio, climate knobs. All these lamps come on when the pedal is depressed. From the limited diagrams I have, I find no correlation between the pedal switch and instrument lamps....
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Cuts out VIN: JM1TA2219S
Engine runs good, but can be riding along and it will die.pull off road, recrank & die, recrank & die, let it sit for about 2 min. and will crank and run on, may not happen for another hour or so, has 2 codes PO725 and P1195. Cust. had car for 3 yrs and has al... Trouble codes: P0725, P1195
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer LS 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3AJ36E13
this little lancer was just bought fron used car lot.dies on road and towed in,next am jumped in and started right up. brought in shop and scanned for codes,found p0335 ' crank sensor - p0340 cam sensor. checked tsb,s and found they had a problem in the sensor...
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...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21DXX
This is one for the nissan freaks!! Customer has been to two other repair shops, one was a dealership, and the other was an aftermarket repair center. Then it came to me as a nightmare. I'm determined to not let this one beat me! So now i'm looking for reinfor... Trouble codes: P0403 (egr volume control valve circuit fault)
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D8Y
Came in with two codes P0400 & P0420. Cleared codes, let it cool down. Went through the test drive, and the P0400 came back. While driving it I was watcing the EGR Temp, and the EGR control. I didn't notice much temp cange wen te valve was opening or closing. ... Trouble codes: P0400, P0420
1992 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Surge, Stall VIN: JT4RN93P4N
THANK YOU ALL FOR ANY AND ALL HELP AN ADVANCE. This truck runs fine cold but after a 5 minute drive it will surge on a tip in accel may stall after very hot. The truck runs and pulls away fine on light or smooth accel. I checked the T.P.S. and found it to swe...
1997 Toyota T100 DLX 3.4L speedometer VIN: JT4TN12D0V
Thanks in advance. Unsure how to test for this problem. I have no Speedometer, no Cruise Control (Light comes on). Scanner says VSS Fault. Tested VSS 2 at transmission and replaced - problem remains. Speedometer works with cable removed from transmission and h...

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2001 Acura RL Premium 3.5L Auto Lighting VIN: JH4KA96521
Thanks to all that replied...problem has not happened since disconnecting and reconnecting the auto lighting control module located near left rear strut tower in trunk. I feel it must have been a connection problem there...Thanks, Steve
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6679X
Thank ypu all for your replies. special thanks to Mark from kentucky for the phone call and Rolf from washington. the fix ended up being going through a relearn procedure that for some reason needed me to drive the car for an extended period of time which is... Trouble codes: P0505 (iac malfunction).
2000 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Oxygen Sensor VIN: 2HGEJ6612Y
This vehicle is finally fixed after kicking my butt for awhile. I ended up going back to the basics and found that when I backprobed the connector, the voltage was good but when I wiggled the wires I lost voltage. Basically I found the wires in the connector...
1998 Hyundai Tiburon FX 2.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: KMHJG34F5W
Hi Techs,thanks a lot for al the help, some good tips,but only Andrew [...] got it right,after installing a new maf, you have to diconnect the battery to reset ecm,otherwise it still thinks it has the old part in there,so after doing that it runs perfect! th...
1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YUGE22D9V
removing the throttle body and cleaning the hidden egr ports behind it was the solution to this recurring problem thanks to all who answered and to bill from conn. who gave us this suggestion Trouble codes: P0400.
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L radio VIN: 4A3AC84H81
Thank you John for the Radio Code. Entered code and on comes the radio. Thanks again.
1994 Nissan UD1400 135CID transmission VIN: JNAU4R1J1R
Finally saw the truck again yesterday,was able to get codes from the shifter. solenoid B ohmed out bad and am waiting on the solenoid. Thanks to all that tried to help. Sorry this took so long and so little info.
1990 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT4VN93G8L
We sealed the distributor cap to keep moisture out.In checking the PCV system, we found small vacume leaks also. We repaired these leaks to make sure the crankcase was being vented properly. This is important, especially during engine warm up.
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E61
Thanks for all your help on this one. The prob. with the canaster was right on the head. Informed customer of the cost of repair and they did not want to preform the repair at this time. Thanks once again you all are great. Louis Trouble codes: P0440, P0441, P0446.
2005 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L Hesitation VIN: 4T1BK36B95
Hey Guys, Thanks for everyones time, it really is appreciated. No fix yet. Paul's recommended was to try to catch a movie on the scanner & check for odd data. That would definitely be my next step if she were willing to pay for the diagnostic time, but seeing ...
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