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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCB7651P
What I have is a little '93 Accord kick my butt. Thanks to all who read and help for starters. The vehicle originally came in for a surging idle with hesitation from a stop and stalling at a stop. The idle surge was repaired with a Fast Idle Thermo Valve(like ...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6653X
This car has a hard p1167 code. It will set every time the the car idles for 5 minutes. I have checked the resistance on the new OE sensor which measures at 1 ohm. It has a good clean 12v power supply from fuse #6 to pin 4 on the sensor. The ecm is providing a... Trouble codes: P1167 (LAF Sensor Heater System Malfunction)
2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L rotors VIN: 1HGCG16522
Greetings fellow techs. I have a Honda Accord here thats giving me fits. The complaint was a brake pedal pulsation. What I found was there was a vibration when applying the brakes. The vibration is not a rapid vibration, but kind of a rotational deal, seems to...
2005 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L wheel sensor VIN: JHLPD78985
pulling hair out. have 05 honda crv 4x4 that has abs code 16-01 and had the sensor replaced. I disconected abs conector at computer & ohm checked the 4 sensors. left side had 3.4m on front and rear & right side was open. the next time I check it would change a...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Starting VIN: 1YVGF22C9W
We have been fighting this Mazda too long and I need some help. The 10.5 reference volt at the harness connector for cam sensor, where does it feed from and what feeds the computer voltage. We first replaced the cam sensor, we can start engine and it runs grea...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Misfire VIN: JN8DR07Y61
The truck came in for routine service with no complaints. I replaced the plugs and now have a miss at idle and on accel. not at cruise. The miss is ramdom. I pulled all the plugs and rechecked all my work and found nothing. I did use OE plugs. When I pulled co... Trouble codes: P1145 (Left vtc)
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D71
I have been trying to figure this out for a while now and think it is a bad computer. The vehicle sets a P0160 which is downstream bank 2/left bank.(cyl 2 & 3) the voltage wanders around 1200mv to sometimes 2500mv and everyonce in a while dips to 800mv even wh... Trouble codes: P0160 (O2 failure S2 B2)
1986 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3FJ60G6G
hello toyo techs ! this toyota is failing a.s.m. at elevated levels , and a.i.r. is testing properly . mitchel states that , air will not go to cat if , vac is below 13.97 , r.p.m below 1800 , speed is below 35 m.p.h. ( and that would explain high co with hig...
2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3L cv joint VIN: JTEDP21A45
This vehicle has a clunk type noise on deacceleration (not braking) from 50 mph. The noise doesn't appear until coasting, comes from left front of vehicle and disappears after accelerating. The noise is somewhat continous, almost like a rattle but not that lig...

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1993 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L Clutch VIN: JH4CC2367P
thank you very much for your time and help for my request,just like everyone replied dont need a special tool to separate trans from differential,8 mm bolt works great and pry bar thats all needed and it turned out to be an easy operation,appreciate all your q...
1996 Honda Civic LX 1.6L knock/tick VIN: 1HGEJ6673T
thanks all for help, oil psi ok, valve clearance middle of spec, retarded timing 10 deg- no change. boreoscope may have shown light marks on piston valve recesses, noise only heard under moderate accel, and only after runs at least 8 min, then comes and goes f...
1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L horn, parking lights VIN: 2HKRL1856X
Well, it was us. After dis-assembling again and very carefully inspecting the harnesses and all the connectors, we finally found it. The fuse/multiplex panel in the right kick panel was where the problem was. There are 2 green connectors that are identical a...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM85B73D02
Thanks to all who replied. You were all very helpful. I was finally able to get this car back into the shop. I replaced both the Canister vent solenoid and the Canister purge solenoid. I cleared the codes and went for a long road test. First I went to fill up ... Trouble codes: P0449 (EVAP Canister vent solenoid).
2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L 4wd system VIN: 4S2DM58W44
Thanks to all for the input. Marty nailed it with reseting the computer, thanks for the offer to contact you but we were receiving faxes from alldata and one of them was a reset procedure for the computer. The customer really doesn't know exactly what they did...
2004 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFE121X4
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L fuel pump VIN: JT8UF11E9N
Good afternoon all. Just wanted to let you all know that this car is fixed. Wanted to let customer drive for a few days before posting. Thanks for all the responses, especially to Steve, Dan, and Dave, who knew exactly what the problem was. Basically it ended ...
1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Stall VIN: 1YVGE22C2R
Thanks to all for replying. Dale convinced me to put a distributor in this thing and it's been hiccup free ever since. This is the second dist. we've put in this car, last time in 2003. It is an aftermarket,new (no core charge) made by Richporter Technology. ...
1989 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HJO1PXK
Well here we go guys.First of all thank yous go to Donald,Lacy,Jay,Benjamin,and Frank [...] from Fli enterprises for taking the time to send me schematics and his amazing knowledge of Nissans,all you guys are great and all of you were right.The car had 2 proble...
1996 Subaru Impreza LX 2.2L monitors VIN: JF1GC4550T
first thing I want to say is !THANK YOU! all of you guys for the time used to respond me, this car is fixed, I'd replaced knock sensor, reset monitors and smog vehicle without shutting off engine,vehicle passed. thanks again Trouble codes: P0325.
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L drivability VIN: 4S38H68612
Sent vehicle to dealer for reflash, Thanks to all for the vast amount of replys. I was given alot of usefull information.
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT4VN36H3S
Thank you every one who replied.I checked voltage drop on the ground on the RH upper head area and found it to be very high.I cleaned and star washered the ground.I have driven the truck 30 miles trouble free.You guys made me look like a hero, thanks again. Trouble codes: 14 (ignition signal circiut).
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