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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 1-2 shift code o740 VIN: 2HKRL1863Y
Van came to shop with mil 0740. When the tech roadtested the van he noticed that the transmission slipped from 1 to 2 when the van got hot. We replaced the lock up control solenoid, and the clutch pressure solenoid, and also flushed the transmission fluid,now ...
1999 Isuzu VehiCROSS 3.5L Stall VIN: 2GH5TRU789
hey gus i have this 99 isuzu vehicross that keeps dying intermitently had a lean code replaced intake gaskets ran fine then customer brought back and now has a maf code 101 all vaccum lines seem fine and i am getting good 02 readings anybody ran into this befo... Trouble codes: 101 (maf code)
1999 Isuzu VehiCROSS 3.5L Stall VIN: 2GH5TRU789
hey gus i have this 99 isuzu vehicross that keeps dying intermitently had a lean code replaced intake gaskets ran fine then customer brought back and now has a maf code 101 all vaccum lines seem fine and i am getting good 02 readings anybody ran into this befo... Trouble codes: 101 (maf code)
2002 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, no accel VIN: JALDS58X52
Great Isuzu Tech needed! First off, Thanks to all in advance who reply or read this post. You guys are great. Customer had vehicle at another shop for two weeks and they could not find problem, per customer, they replaced aps and that did not help. She then au... Trouble codes: 1515 (command actual tps correlation error), 1295 (ETC power management mode), 1299 (ETC engine forced shutdown), 1290 (ETC forced idle mode)
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT8BF28G4X
all readings check out fine .throttel position incorect cold.
2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L battery & brake warning lights on/flicker VIN: JA3AY26C11
vehicle came in with the battery & brake warning lights on. performed charging system test:no charging/output voltage. checked voltage regulator connector, found corrosion on circuit 54(L) pin. good source voltage:12.8V. replaced pin and retested w/same result...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JN1CA31D9Y
This car will start and run great for about 30 seconds then idle down and shut off. Did a smoke check of the engine nothing found. Check for vaccum leaks with carb. cleaner and thought the upper intake was leaking so repaired that. No improvement. Looking at d...
2006 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Frame VIN: NISSAN2006
We have an 2006 xterra that was punched in the rear and buckled the frame.The body shop wants us to do a frame swap.I would like any and all advice to do this and any speacial procedures to make this job go smoothly as possible.
1995 Subaru Legacy 2.2L Primary Coil Voltage VIN: BG5A53J-EJ
We believe this vehicle has had an engine steam clean. We've found corrosion on the plugs and a buildup of carbon on the HT leads. The vehicle is running OK now but has a bad waveform on the primary ignition. We have checked & cleaned 6 grounds but must be ano...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG685XT
i got this subaru that always has acode for cylindre 4 misfire.i have road tested this car and when the engine is cold i will get on the parkway and accelerate,at this time i start to lose power and it will start to misfire and eventually it will stall ... Trouble codes: P0304
1990 Toyota Tercel EZ 1.5L hard start VIN: JT2EL36MXL
This is a little car one of my techs bought to drive back & forth to work. It has what appears to be a varible venturi carb. on it. When starting cold acts like choke doesn`t work. It is very hard to start & once it does start it runs rough for a few minutes. ...
1991 Toyota Camry 2.0L No Start VIN: 4T1SV24EOM
customer complains of no start after driving all day. vehicle towed in with crank no start. fuel pressure 42 psi, spark good, no vacum leaks, compression only at 75 psi across the board. i know this is low ,but thougt would still get some pressure, backfire, h...
1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAPM62N3V
My question involves the fuel pressure regulator. the vacuum line seems to be hooked up correctly, but their is no vacuum to the regulator. If anyone knows if this is normal or a problem of some type please respond. asap Trouble codes: P0171
1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B2W
goodday to all my fellow technicians out there. this vehicle has been in my shop approx. 4 times all related to the same po171 code. after a few days of driving locally the vehicle seems to have all the same symptoms after any related repairs are made. exhaust... Trouble codes: P0171
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K5X
Hello All, I recently did a timing belt and water pump on this car and the car came back a couple of days later with the MIL on for codes PO300, PO302 and PO303. It did not have an MIL on before. I looked at the misfire pids and sure enough it is showing misf... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Car came in with po420. Have seen this hundreds of times and Cat is always the culpert. Not the case this time, Replaced cat with Factory part, problem came back immediatley on Test drive after 2 trip. Checked A/F sensor and rear O2, both working properly, rep... Trouble codes: P0420

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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L speedometer VIN: 1HGCD7238T
Thanks to all who replied, after going to the salvage yard and getting pigtails for the speed sensor, I called the customer and he advised me that he had also been to a salvage yard and bought a pigtail and used speed sensor, installed them himself and the spe...
2001 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L steering wheel
i found the rotors to be bad buthad no brake pulsation.
1998 Kia Sephia 1.8L Fill Vent VIN: KNAFB1216W
Thanks everyone for their advice. Several people responded that there is a recall on this vehicle for this problem. I located the recall in Mitchell. The service manager at the local dealer is not aware of it.He said he has run into this problem and has found...
1995 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Charging VIN: JM1FD3338S
We would like to thank everybody that helped us with this car. After talking to customer about installing new OEM alt from dealer he has decided to wait for any other repairs. We will post any future repairs or fix when he decides to procede. Thanks again for...
1991 Nissan D21 2.4L 4th gear VIN: 1N6SD1158M
Thanks to all that replied. We were able to get our hands on a used computer to try. It did not fix it . I think the replies that suggested the problem was in the valve body of the transmission were more than likley on the right track. The customer did not wa...
1996 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN45TYS654
thank you for your replies very helpful removed the connector insulator harness / rechecked again / found the ground pin cracked repaired and retested oxygen /response normal. Trouble codes: P0135 (bank 1 sensor 1).
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG22K3X
Sorry it took so long to post, was only getting a little time after work to work on this problem. Any way I thank everyone who responded to my problem. Elio hit home, it turned out to be the lower timing gear had one missing timing tooth and one getting ready ...
2002 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T72
fix was new engine, bad compression multiple cylinders. Thanks to all who replied! Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire).
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