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2003 Honda Element DX 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J64H28503
This ugly thing rolled in here 2 days ago with the above code in the current category as well as history.As we were unable to run the trouble tree due to lack of special tools I took a peek in the archive section and found a post regarding a blocked up inlet s... Trouble codes: P2646 (Low signal oil pressure switchVTEC)
2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Main Catalytic Converter VIN: KMHCG51GP2
Hi,Members As I saw in few cars like this 1 (with such Km area) and also in this case - MIL Lamp ON - no other complains - and this is the DTC - P0422 - Main Catal.Efficiency below Threshold (B1). As I checked the 4 Gases - I didn't find any sign of any effici...
2007 Hyundai Tiburon SE 2.7L Clutch fork VIN: KMHHN66FX7
This one's for any Hyundai techs out there. I'm having EXTREME difficulty aligning the clutch fork onto the clutch release bearing while mating the transmission to the engine. Alldata was a lost cause on this one as they have no information on this model yet a...
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA31A21
Hello all, I have a PCM that is burned here, dead short I am guessing. Car will not run unless we bypass the fuel pump relay. Does not get signal from PCM. I removed and opened up the PCM and found It was burned inside, traced the burned feed to terminal 6 IAC...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Timing Belt VIN: 4S6DM58W6Y
This is acually a Honda Passport. Came in with broken timing belt. Align marks according to Alldata and no compression on left side. Retarted left cam to notch on gear and have compression and starts. Idles like timing is off. Is there an Isuzu tech that can o...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L reduced power light VIN: 4S2DM58W21
any help would be appreciated this vehical has no throttle response after first start and reduced power light stays on all the time. we have tried everthing new tps and throttle body also sensor at acclerator pedal and mass air flow cleard all codes runs fine ... Trouble codes: 1280 (air fuel metering)
1988 Mazda 626 LX 2.2L Cuts out VIN: JM1GD2216J
thanks in advanced. Im usually to proud to ask for help but im really stuck.Cuts out clean below 1500 rpm no loss of fuel pressure, tps .55v idle switch working not losing any powers or ground to computer can see spark and inj pulse stops just before it quits....
1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB353XX
First time I've used IATN this one is starting to bother me. Came in with P0402 (EGR Excessive Flow), we replaced egr valve, boost sensor and boost solenoid. Customer picked up car and put about 25 miles on it and code came back on. At this time we found the t... Trouble codes: P0402
1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L ac button VIN: JA4MT31P4V
Hey gang... i think i'm probably looking at a control unit here - but want to make sure there is not something i am overlooking... or if i do need a control unit - if anyone knows a way to repair rather than replace. Here is the problem - the ac works as long...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Emission cntrl VIN: JN1CA21D7X
Could use a little guidance on this one folks. Vehicle has has some EGR issues. Replaced tubes (clogged w/ carbon), egr valve & swirl control valve. Code 1130 keeps on re-emerging. Suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L speedo/odo VIN: 5N1ED28Y61
Speedo will start out normal, get to anything above 30mph, let off gas speedo needle jumps around between zero and actual speed. Scanner confirms loss of mph, as well as backprobing speedo connection at cluster. Sensor backprobing shows no loss of signal. On...
1996 Subaru Impreza LX 2.2L fuel pump, cooling fan, vehicle speed sensor,engin VIN: JF1GC4554T
Hope this is the right place for this question. Thank you in advance for responding to this issue. I have a 96 Impreza that seems to "pulse" while KOEO, what I mean is the cooling fans turn on and then on high and then shut down non stop, the same with the fue...
1996 Subaru Impreza LX 2.2L Diode VIN: JF1GC4558T
Greetings! Have an ABS light on with no codes. Low voltage to pin 29 on control module with key on engine off. Believe there may be a problem with the diode in the ABS relay box. Extreme resistance one way as expected; 13K ohms resistance the other way - seems...
1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L speedometer VIN: JT4RN82P5M
The speedo will not work until we reach highway speeds,then it shoots up to 100 mph,then settles down to the correct speed,then shoots up to 100 mph again and stays there.We believe the actual speed at that time is 50 to 60 mph.We have used a drill to turn the...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L shift solenoid VIN: 4T1BG22K4X
Hello. This car has a DTC setting for 'Shift solenoid "E" malfunction', P0770. Transmission behaves normally. The Mastertech (w/ Toyota software) shows shift solenoid "E", TIS reverts to shift solenoid "SL", however any pictures I can find only show shift sole...

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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 19UUA5669Y
Unfortunately the customer was not able to get the vehicle back in for service. But from reading all the help tips, I believe the problem lies with the fuel injectors or spark plugs( never had his injectors flushed or plugs replaced at our shop ) When this veh...
2004 Acura TSX 2.4L vsa VIN: JH4CL96994
Sorry for the long delay in the fix. I wanted to make sure the car was fixed. I talked to the customer today and he said the car is running fine with no lights on the dash. He also states performance is better since the sensor replacement. Thanks again for the...
2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L starting VIN: KMHHN65F64
Thanks to all who replied-We finally got this thing to act up.The ignition lock switch[Hyundais term for the clutch switch]had gotten out of adjustment.We arrived at this conclusion simply by backtracking from the under hood start relay feed wire[white]right t...
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L r.r. wheel assembly VIN: JTJHF10U52
Thank you for your help,it was right on i removed axle assembly rear seal was not all the way in and was dry as a bone. I tapped seal in all the way and lubed inner and outer seals reassembled vehicle drove vehicle and noise was gone. Thanks again.
1989 Mazda MPV Cargo 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LV521XK
Sorry for the delay on posting the fix. We had to wait while the customer returned to the original installer. They warrantied the distributor with a Mazda Reman unit and that fixed it. I posted some waveforms and info at the following link. These are on the Te... Trouble codes: 3 (G Signal).
2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB35351
Thanks to all that replied. There was an open circuit in the data wire from the plug to the 34 pin connector under the dash. Repaired that and all is well in Miata Land. Trouble codes: P0037 (HO2 rear sensor heater circuit low), P1345 (Cam position CMP circuit malfunction).
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L noise
Thank You all. A couple of you guys nailed it. The pcv hose has collapsed and is whistling. I can see the end of the hose that connects to the intake from below. replacing it without removing the intake may prove challanging but i bet it can be done. Someone h...
1999 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 14DL01D4YC
thanks guys all who replied essentially nailed this. The intake gasket was leaking at the lower portion of #4 intake port. Apparently this is a common occurrance in this model. I appreciated the helpful repair suggestions from Scott. This one is down the ro... Trouble codes: P0110 (Intake air temp sensor).
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01A0Y
Thank you every one who replied. You saved me from pulling the front off of this engine. The Intake gaskets were leaking and after some propane it idle just fine. This intake was a miner pain to remove but better that then the timing chain. Thanks all. Trouble codes: P0300.
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L starter VIN: 4S4BP61C85
This car DOES not have imobilizer. VIN code in 7TH slot is a 1. If you have 1 or 2 in 7Th slot, the car is not imobilizer equiped. This varies with different models. Check with the Ru site. We got a Monitor 3 Subaru scan tool. I testing thru it we found t...
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