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1996 Acura TL 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JH4UA2659T
Ok i have this acura in the shop. It was originally towed in for loss of power on the freeway. I could not duplicate customers complaint so i sold a full tune up, water pump t belt etc. Two days after letting the car leave she is back. Now the car is running v...
1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Monitors not run VIN: 1YVGE22D0T
Hello Everyone: I am having a problem getting the readiness monitors to run. The vehicle does not have any codes present, no pending codes, no memory codes. Vehicle runs great - MIL is not on. This is a vehicle from a used car dealer and it will not pass emis...
1995 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AP57J5S
Crank sensor is picking up a signal and when spinning engine over checking the reference wire on the cam sensor with a power probe the cam sensor flashes a ground signal as though it is working but the computer doesn,t pick it up . Trouble codes: 23 (cam sensor fault)
1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4A3AA46GXX
I have a Galant here that has an interminant low idle/ stall condition. I have checked for codes to find none and checked fuel pressure to find to specs while it was idleing low. I checked for other posts that came up with a fuel control module but this vehicl...
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L tcm VIN: JN1CA21D7V
i have a 1997 nissan maxima that came in for inspection. the inspection system rejected his approval for a sticker due to a pending pcm code. p0600 transmission control module comunication line fault. i tested all com lines from tcm to pcm and all tested good....
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28T42
Have graphed the O2 sensors and both front O2 sensor seem Ok. But will set dtc for bank 1. code only resets while driving. Trouble codes: P0132 (B1S1 high voltage)
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D73
Good Morning everyone, I'm getting on back from a few weeks ago that I thought was a slam dunk.Vehicle had a slightly slow cranking speed with a no start,(no spark or Fuel injector control). After replacing weak battery car started and ran great until yesterda...
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BL11D65
car cranks will not start. had cam sensor code. replace sensor. no help. has good injector pulse. verify has power and ground to coil`s. check for spark. spark`s once when cranking. has cranking rpm on snap on scanner. Trouble codes: P0340
1989 Toyota Supra 3.0L Rack VIN: JT2MA70L6K
The car came in complaining of a vibration felt in the floorboards and slightly in the steering wheel above 50 mph. The car had been sitting in storage for some time so the brakes were replaced with calipers and rotors and the flat spotted tires were replaced...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4RN13P8R
This car failed a smog test due to high C.O. It is running .600-.700 C.O. and the HC's are also high. We checked all the usual suspects Air Flow meter, fuel pressure, Temp. sensor [new]. The car runs fine and idles smoothly. We replaced the original cat.-C.O. ... Trouble codes: 25 (oxy sensor)
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Door locks VIN: 4T1BG22K6X
I dont know what I missed. Door locks wont work from outside key switches on either side. Work OK with key on or in accessory. Wont work with ignition off.
1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Engine Seizing VIN: 4TAWM72N2X
Customer complaint was loss of power, then would not crank over until it cools, acts as if its seizing. This truck will start and run smooth, no misfires. As the temperature comes up and its run for 15 minutes it begins to loose oil pressure as the light start...
2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K91
hello fellow techs , i have this toyota camry that keeps setting a po171 fuel system lean bank 1 intermittently . used mastertech with toyota software to scan data . long term fuel trim at 39% . followed po171 flow chart . only thing is fuel pressure a little ... Trouble codes: P0171

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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 1-2 shift code o740 VIN: 2HKRL1863Y
I want to thank everyone one that replied to my post. The costomer is not going to replace the transmission, and trade the van on a new one Thanks again JOE
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L reverse VIN: KMHJF25F3X
Thanks for the help. We got the solenoid configuration correct and that solved the problem. I got just a few responses on this one. ATSG does not offer a rebuild manual for this A4AF3, in fact, I haven't seen a rebuild manual for this trans yet during this w...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L transmission VIN: KMHDN45DX1
Replaced input speed sensor and re flushed transmission with the correct trans fluid. Thanks to all the help from ANdrew, Stewart, David, Will, Ty, Gerald, Todd, and Robert. There is a TSB, They all hit it on the nail. Speed sensor with trans fluid change. ...
2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L engine VIN: 4S2CK58W32
thanks to all. after putting 20 miles on the vehical i found it to start overheating. i corrected that problem and the check engine light came on with p1311 & p1312. i replaced the ion sensing modual and the knock is gone
1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, POOR LOW END POWER VIN: KNDJA7236W
thanks for all your input, its great to know that if you get stuck, you can count on qaulity mechanics to help you out. turns out john from pa was dead on, crank shaft key was warn enough to advance timming about 25 deg. all the timming marks were right on... Trouble codes: P0343 (cam sensor input not in specs high).
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L sreering box VIN: JT8UF11EXM
Thank you all for your help I replaced the power steering controll module and and all is well and customer is very happy and said it hasnt worked this well since they bought the car
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT8BF28G4X
all good help thanks will report back later if customer returns
2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4F2YZ04143
Well, this one's finally fixed. Customer just recently brought car back to us. Sorry for the late reply. Basically, the fix consisted of replacing the lower intake gasket. Although it passed the carburator cleaner test it must have been leaking somewhere. ...
1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAPM62N3V
Thank you for everyone's quick and accurate replies. You helped me understand how the fuel pressure regulator & fuel system work on this vehicle. I couldn't find this information on Mitchell or AllData. As most suggested, we cleaned the MAF and it solved ou... Trouble codes: P0171.
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on, Lacks Power VIN: 4T1BG22K5V
The short answer is that we cleaned the fuel injectors (off car) and the car runs great. The injector baskets were full of what could best be described as silt. Our apologies for taking so long to respond as we are working with students. We really appreciat... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1).
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