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1993 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L Clutch VIN: JH4CC2367P
hi everyone,especially acura techs,im about to do a clutch job on this 93 acura vigor which i have never done one before,just trying to get some info regarding transmission removal.according to mitchel an extension shaft puller is needed to separate trans from...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL18963
Hi Honda Techs! I hope you can give me some pointers on where to go with this van. Last week, I had this Honda Odyssey come in for a brake job. Upon driving it, I noticed that the MIL lamp was flashing and it was running pretty bad. After doing the brakes, I p... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P1399 (undocumented code)
2000 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: KMHCG35G9Y
Hello everyone, I have this Accent in for emissions failure diagnostics. It is passing well in all categories except for NOx. The cut limit is 605 ppm, and it's consistently coming in at about 1000-1200 ppm. Fuel supply is not a problem, pressure goes to 50PSI...
2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG35GO1
This car will be hard to start first thing in the morning on the first crank. After that it will run fine all day but will set a code P1128. To set the code the fuel trim has to go 10-15 percnt lean for 30 seconds durning 2 drive cycles. I have scoped the seco... Trouble codes: P1128 (long term fuel trim too lean)
1994 Infiniti J30 3.0L Engine VIN: JNKAY21DXR
Good day. This car came in on the hook. It has 43 psi of fuel pressure (spec is 35-43), strong spark, and I pulled the drivers side timing cover off to verify timing marks - bang on. I found the plugs to be soaked in fuel, so I pulled them all, cleaned and hea...
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L fuel pump VIN: KNDJA7239X
does anyone have a wiring diagram for the fuel pump.
1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L Broken Valves VIN: JT8BH28F8X
The fix for this problem is obvious, I'm posting this help request in hopes of getting some insight on what might have happened so we can prevent it from hapening in the future. We replaced the timing belt on this LS400 which has variable cam timing and is an ...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1YVGF22CXW
First time post. Hey guys this Mazda came in for a harsh shift. After inspecting I found all the engine and transmission mounts were broken. I was sure this was the problem. After replacing them It seemed to go into gear a little rough but seemed ok. On the te...
1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3AM54J4S
Hi Mitsu Guys: I have a no start problem. enngine cranks uneven (from slow grunt to fast crank - pops but no start. heres what I found so far. Computer won't communicate long enough to get codes, powers & grounds to computer good - cam/crank signals have good ...
1989 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HJO1PXK
Hey guys,how are you all doing?I have this maxima here that is making me re-think my choice of career.The problem is that it idles really rough and not steady at all and the radiator cooling fans are always on.I tried a used MAF sensor with the same results.Th...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D7X
Hello all you nissan techs!, I've got one that has me perplexed, and hope some one might have run across this before. Car came in as a no start that was running and died, and then would not restart. turns over fine yet sounds weak somehow. a check of top dead ... Trouble codes: 1320 (primary ignition signal fault), 325 (knock sensor problem bank 1)
1996 Subaru Impreza LX 2.2L monitors VIN: JF1GC4550T
hello again, this 1996 subaru came in for smog inspection, with a bad battery, replaced battery, reset monitors pass o2 sensor heater and o2 sensor, so I'd ran smog test, and failed for check engine malfunction and trouble code p0335,p0325.p0202'p0505, cleared... Trouble codes: P0325
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L head gasket VIN: 4S3BH6860Y
replaced radiator about a month ago and came back with a slight miss found #4 spark plug wet. Checked further and confident the head gasket is leaking. I'm not sure if I want to get involved in this one or not. I was at a shop where we did a 1998 2.5L head job...
1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L battery light VIN: JT4RN93P7K
hey guys , need some ideas here . this truck belongs to the owners brother who has ben very patient . in the recent months we have had about 5 alternator failures wich result in the brake and charge lights coming on . several different batteries , voltage drop...
1993 Toyota T100 SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JT4VD20C7P
I have a truck that has an intermittent trailer hitching concern. If you drive at highway speeds for a while, and then coast down to about 2000 rpm and then gently apply the accelerator you get a severer buck and jerk unless you accel hard or let off completel...
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Battery light VIN: 2T1BR12EOX
I have a Corrolla here that charges fine but the alt. light comes on. I was sent the wiring diagram for the 3 wire alt. plug to confirm all was well. However the white wire that goes to the 5 amp alt s fuse only has 4 volts at the alt.[should be 12v]. I realy ...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L shifting VIN: T1BG22KX1U
This car has a P0500 code. I replaced speed sensor on transmission with a known good sensor. I test drove car and light came back on in 1 mile or so. Trans. shifts fine most of the time . Customer complains of slow shift at times as well as hard shift sometime...

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2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L No Start VIN: 5J6YH28513
hello group i called the service dept, at honda dealership for problems with elements on extended crank ,,,and service guy sed he wasnt aware of any tsbs on that problem.and with no codes he tells me.. i was dead in the water...after noticing the vehicle smok... Trouble codes: P0339.
2005 Infiniti FX45 4.5L keyless entry,smart key VIN: JNR8S08W85
I got my laptop back and tried AE scanner and i could comunicate with BCM but when i would turn any accessories on/off or push remote butons no data would change,i had measured remote battery voltage it read 2.9 volts it is a 3 volt battery and manual says 2.7...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: KNDJA723XY
Thanks for the help But I'm not sure if the vechile is fix I cleaned grounds didn't see any real problems . Customer picked up. Has been driving for week no problems so far
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L engine VIN: JT8UF11EXM
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Trans neutrals after 1-2 shift VIN: 1YVGE22C9W
Thank you to each one who took the time to reply, sorry it took so long. Three replies focused on the common problem of cracked forward drum, where drum meets shaft. This had been inspected carefully prior,and no problems found. Two replies suggested problems ...
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