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1991 Honda Accord DX 2.2L high beam VIN: JHMCB7541M
my high beam not stay on when pull switch.I have testing continuity,i have change collum switch,drl box,relay and did not change anything.I d'ont understand why the high beam stay on when i hold the switch but turn off when I drop it. The switch mecanism works...
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L steering rack
After being picked up (from a dealership body shop) the steering felt odd, similar to a worm and pinion gearbox with the preload set a little too tight. Sort of a tight spot in the center, not real noticable, but you can't really find center and are always cor...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L head lights VIN: KM8SC13D64
Hyundai techs, please help, this santa fe has no headlamps, they come on when the lever is pulled back for the "flash to pass" but when the switch is turned on, nothing happens. thank you all
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA21A1X
hey guys thank you in advance. this car towed in late today for no start. I found there was no fuel pressure and replaced fuel pump, got fuel pressure but still won,t start. this time has no injector pulse. they have power when ignition is on but computer is n...
1998 Isuzu Hombre XS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GGDT19X9W
Hello Members, This vehicle arrived with a rough idle condition/ Missfire. Replaced the dist assembly because of broken housing ear along with the wires & Plugs. The engine still runs rough when cold but when the engine reaches 63Deg Cel it is as if you flicke...
2005 Kia Spectra LX 2.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFE12154
this car will stall intermittley alot we have a fleet of these car that we work on after looking at the code info i went to the fuel cap now while this car is running with the gas cap removed a loud swirling noise comes from the fill neck down in the tank also... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0452, P0449, P0441
1997 Lexus LS400 4.0L rt manifold tube VIN: JT8BH28F8V
The Tube the goes from the Rt exhaust manifold up behind the engine to the EGR system is leaking exhaust. I was looking for some input from the Lexus techs out there on the best way to replace this tube. I can't find any procedure for replacing the tube/pipe a...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L abs/traction control VIN: JT8BF22G5V
I have had vehicle for 2 weeks with no successful repair. ABS/trac control continue to set codes 21 22 23 24. Have tested grounds to include removal of fasteners and installation of star washers, all test good. Have monitored powers to module and actuator. Dur...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G8X
sets codes p1135,p1155.failed smog new oe a/f sensors installed Trouble codes: P1135 (a/f heater circuit over/under current), P1155 (a/f heater circuit over/under current)
2005 Subaru Forester X 2.5L hold valve VIN: JF1SG636X5
this vehicle was in accident , master cylinder, l/f caliper and proportioning valve was replaced. i adjusted the hold valve per alldata instructions. still not holding on hill .
2000 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8L No Start VIN: JTDFR3202Y
no signal to coils and no injector pulse I have security light flashing once per second all data has no information on the immobilizer system. Original crank sensor was 2.5V peak to peak new crank sensor has 4V peak to peak waveform same as in wave form libera...

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1997 Honda Civic DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on, Inop. Speedometer VIN: 1HGEJ6122V
Hi guys, thanks for all the help I received. The problem was in behind that bracket at the back of intake. I've repaired wiring there before for an alternator condition and didn't think that this could be the problem. But it was. Repaired all wiring and rechec...
1997 Honda Passport EX 3.2L alt. VIN: 4S6CK58V8V
after calling honda they said put new alt. on. this didnt fix it. disconnected term "c" from alt and is charging and light is out. had o.e. alt checked and it is bad. problem was in pcm. thanks for all your great help!!! russ
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF25FIX
Thanks for the help. As replied to me, there are THREE reasons for this code setting. #1 (obvious) cam sensor problems. #2 crank senosr (what the heck) and #3 is what the wise engineers at Hyundai are really trying to get at is that there is a cam / crank sync... Trouble codes: P0343 (Camshaft position snesor A high).
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YGVF22C8W
This will be one of those "legendary" cars that we will talk about for years. All our signals at the PCM looked good and strong and we found something in the waveform library for a 2002 626, 4 cylinder and we compared our pattern and it perfectly matched the ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor).
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: IN4AL11D92
Thanks to all that replied. Our Mighty Distributor has offered to pay for the repairs. We are pretty sure the sensor has to be replaced. Even if a simple air volume or closed throttle relearn has to be performed, all that replied have run into the same problem... Trouble codes: P0507 (idle speed control higher than target by 200 rpms).
1995 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L No Start VIN: JF11A01100
Thank you all very much for your help. I was unable to complete repairs to this vehicle myself but the engine wiring loom was replaced and this cured the problem .
1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B1X
Timing belt was done at 105000 miles by Toyota. Vehicle has gone roughly 50,000 since replacement. Did not ever think that would be the problem but had nothing else to look at. Check timing marks and crank was off four teeth. After contacting customer and tell...
2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHF21A82
Well. You guys were right. I had all information in front of me I just wasnt using it. I replaced all 3 sensors (2 air/fuel ratio and 1 cat. oxygen monitor). The truck runs well, the customer is happy and I got paid. Can't ask for more than that. (Although I c... Trouble codes: P0136 (O2S SENSOR MALFUNCTION-B1S2 This code most often), P0171 (lean bank one note often has this code), P0174 (lean bank two sometimes has this code), P0301 (misfire note often has this code), P0305 (misfire note often has this code), P0303 (misfire sometimes has this code).
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