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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5551X
This car came in with the customer complaining of stalling. It would idle rough and stall on decel. the MIL was on with miss-fire codes. It looked like the battery light would not come on sometimes when it stalled so we replaced the ignition switch. The plugs ...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L stereo VIN: 2HKRL1861Y
While performing a routine Midtronics battery test and removing the test leads the negative battery cable (with an undetected loose terminal) came off the battery. The stereo lost its coding. The customer has no idea what the security code is so we removed the...
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GH4956L13
After verifying code with scope, I replaced cat with reman unit along with exhaust manifold for cracks and the B1S1 O2 because it was seized in the manifold. Code reappeared in pending and after checking Mode 6 for cat test found it was failing worse than the ... Trouble codes: P0421
2005 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35HX5
this is a very intermitant problem. misfires, slows down and stalls. cannot duplicate driver concern. took 30 days to rehappen . Trouble codes: P0302, P0303, P0305, P0306, P0300, P0355
1992 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JM1BG2266P
Hey guys, any help would be GREATLY appreciated. This was towed here from quick lube place. After oil change it would start then die within 1-4 seconds. We did visual and check for voltages. Test showed fuel pump losing voltage after start. Applying voltage to...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2228X
Light will come on after a short drive and restarting after a short stop.Data steam does not offer a BARO or MAP pid.This one has me stumped.Any help is greatly apprieated. Trouble codes: P0106 (Map/Baro out of range.)
2007 Mazda 3 S 2.3L electric pump VIN: JM1BR32367
THis vehicle was wrecked RF, and the ps electric unit was replaced. Now it sets a code c1278 for theower steering angle sensor. I have very little info in Alldata for 2007. If I go back to 2005 there should be 4 wires coming to the EPHRAS module. I only have t...
1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L abs VIN: JA3XE74C9N
Hello folks, I have this 3000 gt with an ABS light that comes on when vehicle is started. The diagnostic procedure envolves checking abs light with key on and when in the start position. The light flashes twice and shuts off in the run position. It stayes on ...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4MW31R42
The engine will start if we ground the fuel pump relay control wire at the PCM. The PCM will not ground the relay. We have confirmed the fuel pump control wire is good with continuity from relay control side connection to pin 21 of the PCM connector. There is ...
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 4A3AC84H33
We did a waterpump/ timing belt and full tune-up, 203 miles before this car got towed back to us. It cranks strong but did not run, we had injector and spark, we pulled the front spark plugs and they were gas soaked. After cleaning the plugs it started. It now... Trouble codes: P0300
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D22
well thank you for reading this. I have a 2002 nissan sentra w 1.8 liter ariable cam timing motor it has what i can best describe as a rolling miss almost like a hunting idle. we have a few of these cars so i have tried injectors , coils , egr valve , maff , a...
1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L transfer VIN: 4S3BJ6334R
greeetings,local trans shop sent this car over because on turns the transfer case binds.they have changed many parts with no success.my testing goes like this i installed the fuse in the receptacle on the right front shock to put it into fwd to see if it would...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S3BG6851T
Hi all, Customer came in with blown head gaskets on a 2.5L DOHC outback. Sent the heads off to be checked and milled. put everything back together and it ran fine for ten minutes. Then the right bank started making noise with a lifter(s) clacking. Tried to pum...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L 4th gear VIN: 4S3BG6854W
Complaint of poor mileage, found AT would not stay in 4th gear. No codes , shifts good other than 4th. Sometimes it goes in if driven easy but will not stay in 4th above 45MPH. Sweep test TP sensor = good, tried a used one anyway wihout improvement. Plugged in...
2002 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH80642
Code for catalyst efficency on bank 1. (Passanger Side) Replaced front pipe with oem and light reoccurred. Rear cat any possibility. Rear o2 is in rear cat. (Rear cat is part of left front engine pipe.) Really do not want to guess on replacing left pipe Dana Trouble codes: P0420
1997 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L rear axel VIN: JT3HN87R5V
can anyone tell me the proper way to install outter axel seals on the 4 runner . im getting 2 different ways of doing it . one says to pull the rear end carrier and the other is to pull the backing plate and the axel will come out . im not sure of the right wa...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L No Start VIN: 4TAWN72N9W
customer called said his truck shut off like u turned the key off would not restart.turns over no fire.ok...rechecked t-belt and all ok.ohmed cam and crank sensors both land in middle of range.vehicle has no spark.this is a dis system.i have followed flow char... Trouble codes: P0120 (tp sensor cir malf)
1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Electronic VIN: 4T1BF22K2X
This camry have no a/c compressor engagement. Pressure system is ok (80 psi). When a/c is on the a/c light on a/c switch start to blink. There is no voltage to bk/wht wire to the compressor. Tried to supply voltage from magnet control relay wire to compressor ...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L lights VIN: 4T1BE32K22
I have installed combo switch and relay, power and ground are good, relays are working. Has anyone had a problem with the BLR module? How would I test for this? I do have power and ground from the module. The driving light and pass to flash are working. But no...
2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L defogger VIN: JTEBU17R33
Customer came in because fog lights would not turn off. He pulled out fuse to save battery from draining. Reinstalled fuse and lights came on. Turned switch on and off a couple times and lights went out, suspected relay had stuck and ordered a new one, also tr...

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2004 Acura TSX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4CL96804
Thank You, everyone for the info - P2A00 Is Honda Factory Fault For 02, just not in OBDII Terms. Vehicle Fixed. Trouble codes: P0135 (02 11 Heater Circuit Fault), P2A00 (Undocumented Fault Code).
2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Stall VIN: 1HGEJ667XY
Vehicle has high failure with ignition module inside of the disitrbutor. Ignition module can fail and cause intermittent stall and/or else the connector/ground loose inside of ditributor. The vehicle i had had already had the ignition module replace. Alot of r...
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: KMHJW35F9Y
thanks to all who answer my post you were correct I drag test all pins but the dlc connector had loose pins at DLC resecure pins now I can read data
2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L flywheel VIN: KMHHN65F23
Thank you all for the replies.All right on the money.Replaced flywheel and clutch assm all is fine,great job guys thanks again...
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA21A1X
this one is fixed , most of you said security problem. I took the advice and took the car to the Nissan dealer with all the keys. sure it was security problem, they reprogram with the keys ,that all they did and car runs great. thank you guys for the help.
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Ignition System VIN: 1YVHP8OC74
checked basic engine timing, it was off. Preformed leak down test all cylinders had bent valves (60% or more leakage) Thanks to all of you who helped on this fix. This was my first request for help even tho I have belonged for years and I appreciate all the h...
1997 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JA3AY11A7V
1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L drivecycle VIN: 1N4BU31D0T
i have been tring to set monitors 1 set have 2 to go i think it will let cust try thanks
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L dead battery VIN: JN1CA21D0W
Well this one is fixed fuse 26 interior lamps & footwells turns out someone added & mirrior from a gxe with compass tied it in at dome light causing 250 ma draw someone should not have tools
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L cv joint?? VIN: 1N4AL11D73
I determined the noise is coming from the outer c/v joints. I drove a Honda Accord and it made the same noise. This noise is only there when the outside temp is below 10 below zero. Talked to a tech at the local Honda shop and he has had several Hondas make th...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L SRS, battery VIN: 4TAVL52N6W
The customer has decided he and his passengers aren't worth the cost to repair this vehicle's SRS system. (His original complaint wasn't about the SRS light being on, only that his battery goes dead!) He doesn't want us to look any further. Both responses we g...
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