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1998 Acura RL 3.5L Speedometer VIN: JH4KA9645W
Before and after the code for VSS appeared, the speedometer will sometimes jump up to 120, while going half that, or 80 when going 60. Most of the time it seems to read correctly. The plug connection on the VSS appeared to be green, so we cut it off and solder...
2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L navigation VIN: 19UUA569X3
hello all,i have this acura tl that came in as a used car,it still had the previous owners info in it,so i cleared out the info,(reset)now i need the anti-theft code on the nav unit,i called my local acura dealer and they gave me a code of 0140,i have tried th...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L brake warning light VIN: 1HGEM22911
Brake warning light stays on even when both parking brake sw and brk fluid sensor are disconnected. I think it is a bad multiplex control unit, located in the under-dash fuse box, but I need a second opinion. I removed the connectors that bring both the park b...
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, OIL CONTAMINATION VIN: 1HGEM21933
This vehicle was in for a oil change and check engine light. Codes present: P1259 VTEC System Malfunction and all available misfire codes 300, 301, 302, 303, 304. Vehicle ran fairly well. Cleared codes. Data appeared normal at the time. When doing the oil chan...
2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L fuel VIN: KMACG35C42
customer complains that when pumping fuel no matter where he holds the nozel in the fill neck, the pump clicks off. has anyone seen this before is there something in the way of the fuel entering. thank you for any information you may have.
2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Charging system VIN: KMHWF25S92
Hi everyone, This Hyundai came in for check engine light on. We pulled codes and it came up as P0560, battery back up failure. With an ohm meter we found the alternator to be over charging between 14.90v and 15.20v. There was no diagnostic flow chart in Alldat...
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Lighting VIN: 4S2CK58W5W
Thanks in advance. This truck came in with headlamp and brake lamp circuits shorted together. test at bulbs and when the headlamps or brakelamps are on you power at both terminals at light socket. Also when you hit the brakes the front marker lights come on al...
2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Steering VIN: JT8BD68SOY
this vehicles power steering system does not have much power assist at lower speeds.It has a variable assist pressure control system but alldata gives only a brief description of how the system operates no diagnostic information at all.Has anyone seen this pro...
2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L abs VIN: JT8BD68SOY
this vehicle came in with abs vsc and trac lights on.we tested for fault codes an came up with c0205,rf speed sensor fault and c1223 abs system fault.we ran the diagnostic test for code c0205 it states if wheel speed sensors match vehicle mph on scanner abs co...
2006 Lexus RX400h 3.3L Starting VIN: JAJ591-048
body shop car with side damage. The hybrid system has a code P0A0D HV (high voltage?) interlock cuircuit high. I can't find any referance to a interlock system in the high voltage system. any thoughts? the engine will not start I am assuming because of the cod...
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.4L Transmission VIN: JA3AJ66FD4
Ok I have a good one here I have replaced the mentioned components and I get a squeak type noise not real loud but enough to hear from inside the car if I tough clutch pedal it will go away and I mean touch not depress, like a few pounds of pressure will do it...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Accessories VIN: JN1CA31D8Y
need help!! thanks in advance . car came in with a poor performance complaint with a po100 maf mal. upon pulling car in to the shop removed the key and found dash lights stayed on and fans come high .pulled nbr 2,3 fan relays out dash lights and fans quit runn...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DRO9Y51
i have this v6 pathfinder it sets a code p0171 sytem too lean bank 1. i put 1 upsterm bank 1 [...] and the light came back on. code sets about once every month or two. i can not find any vacuum leaks or any outher problems. runs and drives fine.
1992 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Mechanical VIN: JT4RNO1P4N
after r&r timing chain have trouble setting timing.w/Te1 & E1 jumped in diag conn as I get below 12'B the rpms drop way down and by 5' the engine dies.I carefully rechecked cam timing.with the crank balancer at tdc the cam scribe marks line up with mark on hea...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K8X
vechicle has low egr flow code. egr system is functioning. egr valve is operating, you can feel the diaphram rise when you give it fuel. also the passages are not plugged,when you apply vacuum at idle,the engine stalls. also checked for vacuum when driving as ... Trouble codes: P0401
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Keyless entry VIN: 4T1BE46K57
I have this car from local body shop, was towed in stated engine cranks but will not start, and keyless entry will not function. Problem occured when they let the battery discharge overnight and either jumpered or attempted to charge the battery. No one would ...

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1995 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DB8594S
Wow 25 replies, thanks guys, most said distributer and they were right, there were some that said to check main relay which I didn't do as I had the fuel part of it so I ASUMED it was ok, and one said harness rub under intake, that was ok. I did ohm the sensor...
2005 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L Extended Crank Time VIN: 5FNYF18554
Customer seems to be short on cash and is waiting to save a few bucks so that I can diagnose. Thanks to all who helped me get a feel for what may be happening. Two replies that seem to make sense is the FI relay and possible fuel pressure bleed. Like most of y...
2005 Hyundai Accent GLS 1.6L No Start VIN: NLHCG41F25
thanks for the replies.I had to pay some one to get the pin code .that is the only way in that country.And for the t300 any one can get it legaly in USA yes its apirate machine and can do the job .and the car is starting.
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Radio and A/C VIN: JNKCV51E93
After a lot of time this car came back to me with the draw. Upon checking it out the draw would go away with the radio unplugged. I called the local factory radio shop and the said that it was a common problem that they see all the time. When they took it apar...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L heater core leaking VIN: 4A3AA46G71
i just wanted to thanks derek jhonson and everybody who replied, i flushed it 5 times, i grounded the heater core from all four corners, so far it's good, we didn't hear back from the customer.thanks
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