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1992 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L no power VIN: JACDH58VXN
customer complains about no power on hills. tech test drove and confirmed that it was flat on accel.has to pedal to go up hills with a steady speed.sorry but i can't give any scanner readings and my mitchell is real vague on any diagnostics. it does have an o...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDHA7231Y
I've check fuel pressure, good 45 lbs and holds pressure, checked injector pulse...looks good checked spark all 4 cylinders good spark. compression only 125 to 130 all cylinders, removed front cat converter, now tried to start pulled plugs again, they were wet...
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JA3BN7K8PY
OK This one has me stumped and am at a brick wall and so far no help is to be found so lets just cut to it .misfire on cylinders 3 and 6 {one coil} swapped plugs swapped coil with cylinder that is firing no change still no spark checked trigger at coil none so...
2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.8L Starting VIN: JAP727ERT7
I am trying to program a additional key to this car and i dont have the necessary password...number for the MUT 3. I have the codes up to 2004 so i am trying to catch up and get updated, I have version 15 software and would like to know what the latest version...
1991 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JN1RZ26H2M
At first I suspected restricted exhaust, because the car started & ran ok, would drive ok at partial or nuetral throttle, but would bog and have a major lack of power on accell. No misfires or backfires. Given the milage I cannot rule out the possibility that ...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, VIN: JN1CA31D0Y
This Maxima came into the shop last month with a P0306 miss fire code. The tech switched the coil with #4 cylinder to verify the problem was the coil. The miss moved to #4 cylinder so he replace the coil in #4 cylinder and all was fine. A week later the vehicl...
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01A1Y
HELLO, THIS CAR CAME IN STALLING VERY INTERMITTENT. iT STALLED ONCE IN A 20 MILE TEST DRIVE It also had five codes . I knew it was ignition but not much more. I found in archives about aftermarket rotor buttons.My bossss not being convinced ordered a new rotor... Trouble codes: P0550, P0446, P0464, P1490, P1650
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: JN8DR07Y71
this vehicle loses heat while driving and builds up tremendous pressure in the radiator - performed chemical block test - results were negative. radiator is new, replaced water pump and thermostat, bled the cooling system several times - no change. i still sus...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4S3BG6853V
installed factory subaru stereo from salvage yard, car now wont start unless you quickly bump key, if you crank more than a second car will just crank and not fire . when it does start there is no power and it wont accelerate above 2000 rpm note when radio was...
1993 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L Starting VIN: JS3TD02VXP
Happy New Year all. This Sidekick has a problem blowing fuse #8 intermittently. The black-white wire that comes off this fuse goes to the instrument cluster, ignition coil, alternator, stop light switch, main relay and warning controller. This fuse blows immed...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L front drivers side axle shaft VIN: 4T1SK12E4S
does anyone know is there a after market support bearing ? or do we have to replace the side bearing ? any suggestions would be greatly appreciated
2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C2Y
Hi guys I need Help Bad. 2000 Toy 3.0L v6 with p0302 #2 cyl misfire. The #2 Cylinder is dead. constant misfire. have 170 psi compression on front three cylinders. have replaced injectors, swaped coils replaced plugs. replaced lower intake gasket. removed valve... Trouble codes: P0302
2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3L vsc VIN: JTEEP21A35
code number c1201 engine managment system. looking for code description searched mitchell and found nothing any help would be greatly appreciated

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1995 Lexus SC300 3.0L Dash Illumination Lights VIN: JT8JZ31C6S
Special thanks to Dave [...] on this fix. The cellular phone connector was burnt through and keeping the ecm powered up all the time. Also fixed the customers intermittant problem with the stereo (cutting out). I suspect that the ecm thought that the cell...
1996 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Misfire VIN: JM1BB1416T
Thanks for the responses. The crank sensor apparently provides RPM reading. As for the problem with the vehicle - misfire was due to short to ground on injector 2 signal, internal to the ECM. Am awaiting a replacement unit from customer but have no reason to s...
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L Cuts out VIN: JA4MT41R4Y
Thank you to those who replied. This Mitsu stalled/died (kind of) on customer one time. 1 reply mentioned an oil leak into the spark plug holes causing misfires which it was not, two were general (not vehicle model specific) ideas or guesses. I checked all ...
1983 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L instrument panel VIN: JN1HZ04SXD
We found in our testing that the circuit board at the back of the instrument cluster is damaged so we sent it out for repairs. Once we get it back we will install and confirm. Thanks for all of the suggestions.
2000 Suzuki Vitara JS 2.0L Stall VIN: 21S3TC52C6
Thanks Rick for your response. I got the vehicle to operating temp, and checked the timing before I removed the cam sensor assembly. I then marked the old one and transfered the mark to the same spot on the new on. Then I just installed it into the vehicle ...
2002 Suzuki XL-7 2.7L readiness monitors VIN: JS3TX92V82
First thanks to all that offered their expert insight. Second we finally found the procedure for reseting the readiness monitors and found it no big deal. The fly in the ointment was an intermittent EVAP problem. After several hours of head trauma it was deter...
1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L ignition switch VIN: JT2AE09B0S
Yea I finally got the key cylinder out. I had to drill it out very carefully. Inside however i found the little strip or toung that goes into the ignition was bent, so i tried to simulate by turning it as if the key was turning the tab, i discovered it was not...
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