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1992 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L 2 hoses VIN: JH4CC2668P
replace engine with used one and now i don't remember where the two lines that come from the differential go. i have a another acura there but that a 98. it has a hose coming from the cooling system and another going to the block. my engine has a cap at the bl...
1988 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 4WS 2.0L Power steering speed sensor VIN: JHMBA4145J
This vehicle had a bad power steering fluid leak and I traced to power steering speed sensor. The sensor is broken where the hose attaches. Someone had epoxyed it but now it is broke off again. My question is can this be bypassed? The car is old and crappy and...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L battery VIN: JNKCV51EX3
This vehicle, if driven once every couple days, will start every time. If vehicle stands for 4 full day's, the battery will be completly drained. Charging system and present battery test good.=== Security system codes present: P1614,P1615,P1612. Customer state...
1993 Mazda RX-7 1.3L oil leaks VIN: JM1FD331XP
This third generation RX7 has a leak at the turbo. I want to send it out for a rebuild. Does anyboby recomend a rebuilder that has experience on these RX7 turbos? Thank you for any suggestions.
2001 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L No Start
I have a Mazda pickup that had the motor replaced with a boneyard unit.It will not start unless you spray it with carb cleaner.Fuel pressure is at 57 psi while cranking which is at the very bottom end of the specs.Injector pulse looks mint and fuel pressure dr...
2003 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G13
Sets both P0335 & p0340 while starting, but not every time. I can clear the codes and if the codes do not set while starting, the car can be driven without any codes being reset. The light will come on right after cranking up hot or cold, used the vantage to l... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
1998 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4N2XN11T3X
I am getting really beat up bad with this 3.3L motor. It was running a bit rough, and had a coolant leak. I replaced the leaking intake gasket, and while doing that installed cap, rotor, plugs and wires. No more coolant leak, starts great, idles great when co...
2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L air bag VIN: 1N6ED27Y3Y
now air bag and seat belt lights on no blinking. if I pull fuse for air bag seat belt light goes out but air bag light on steady no change if fuse installed or if battery is disconnected again. unable to get in to diagnositic mode scanner not able to scan this...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1CA31A8Y
hello fellow techs. i have this MAxima california emissions with a bad hesitation under load all the time, when driving normal the car drives and runs good trying to pass somebody the car hessitates and has no power at all, i checked fuel pressure and flow all... Trouble codes: P1320, P0302
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D41
cleared code numerous times .code comes right back switched front o2s still code po171b [bank one sensor 1 long term fuel trim @ 38% both banks not much info on mitchel on demand any specs. for mass air flow sensor in grams per sec Trouble codes: P171
2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1N6AA07A64
I'm ready 2 throgh in towel anybody got any other ideas.I have a code PO335 that will set in pending codes as soon as it spins over. It will start but @ about 2500-3000 rpm it breaks up. Also at times it will go dead and will not fire coil pacs. When it does t... Trouble codes: P0335
1996 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L engine VIN: ST3GU546ST
car comes in shop no power cant get out of own way u have to really push on the gas and bogs so badly fuel pressure at 39psi new tune up when advance timing runs great timing on the money
1991 Toyota SOARER 4.0L limp home mode VIN: UZZ31-6606
vechile in limp home mode computer has no codes, fault happened after hard braking to avoid a collision. have tested all ecu signals and all appear o.k, checked power and grounds o.k have tried another ecu still same result. another problem that we have notice...
1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L no power VIN: 4TAVN13D7R
When driving there is no power above 4000 RPM. In the bay snap open throttle will not rev over 4500, but if you back off the throttle from WOT slowly it gets to a point where it revs to the rev limiter. If you open throttle slowly it revs to the rev limiter. ...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 4TAVN13D1R
I just want to say thanks in advance for all the help!! This is my Dad's truck and I don't have alot of experience with Toyotas. Last year it started to start hard in the cold and I checked it out and found that the coolant temp sensor was reading incorrectly.... Trouble codes: 14 (IGF signal loss to ECM)
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: JT3GP10V1X
Have worked on this vehicle off and on since 37K miles. Customer took to dealer at 100K and had timing belt replaced. Next time we saw vehicle had about 136K and noted a noise behind timing cover. Customer didn't hear, so didn't want to pursue. Noted on severa...
2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L traction control VIN: A02S077583
This SUV as soon as you drive it and turn the wheel the "trac off" and "VSV off" lights come on. It sets a code C1231 [malfunction in steering angle sensor]. I checked the sensor with my scanner and its frozen at -2 .. I think it is safe to assume the sensor i...
2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L engine knocking VIN: STEWM72N63
customer came in with noise concern, confirmed that when vehicle is started cold you can hear a knocking noise which appears to be from the bottom end. noise goes away after a couple of minutes of running but when let to cool down noise comes back. after decid...

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1989 Honda CRX HF 1.5L shift light VIN: JHMED8368K
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L turn signal/flasher VIN: 1HGCM56653
vehicle came back in to check out problem further. the problem we found was a wiring problem connected to an aftermarket starter system. Now everything is working fine
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L spark knock VIN: JT6HF10U2Y
We found the air fuel ratio sensor a little slow on bank 1 .The easy air fuel ratio sensor on bank 2 had just been replaced by someone and I compared it on the Solus and you could tell it was a little slower . So far no complaint from cutomer so far so good .T...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Stall VIN: 1N4AL11D35
sorry I took so long to report this fix. At the request of the customer I changed the crank sensor and the car has not stalled since. Soon afterward the customer recieved a recall notice in the mail. Go figure. Thanks for all the replies, as they helped us to ...
1995 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L rear tail/brake lights VIN: JT3AC11R0S
Thanks for all the replies. The problem was an 1156 in where an 1157 belongs in 1 of the stop lamp sockets in the hatch. I thought I had replaced all the bulbs. I didn't realize there were bulbs in the hatch. They we're both burnt and there is no access to the...
2000 Toyota Solara SE 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Thanks to everyone who gave me some great info. I ended up replacing the speedometer head and it cured all my problems. Thanks again to everyone Trouble codes: P0500 (VSS Failure).
2003 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L MIL Lamp on
thank's for all some of the replies was very usefull , it was the ECU ,problem i have replaced it and now car running fine, customer said fuel consumption good also thank's agian, nice help from iatn Trouble codes: P0325.
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