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2001 Honda CR-V SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JHLRD18781
SORRY, see above.
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Parking brake light and chime
Customer stated, "Once in a while the chime for the parking brake warning will chime, daughter saw a light on the dash flash but didn't know which one. I checked the fluid resivior(topped it off) and parking brake pedal. Nothing obvious. Customer called today ...
1987 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JMIFC3515J
ok guys this is my turn...ive been helping other people for a couple of years and now iiiii nnnneeeeeddd it...im loking for the procedure to pull code for this year in specific...mitchell says one thing and all data another..ive looked in some books and they s...
1991 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L No Start VIN: JHFGR56789
I have a problem that i have not seen in a long time! I have all the ingredients for a start condition but vehicle will not start when cold; We have good fuel pressure,45psi and spark 10kv and compression. If we spray a little fuel down the intake it will star...
2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JM1NB353X1
Thanks ahead of time for any help! We have a 2001 Mazda Miata that has been brought in for 2nd time with an intermittent loss of power, cutting off problem, and naturally the problem is not showing up now, but as soon as the customer picks it up, a few days la...
2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L cooling fan VIN: MITSECLIPS
Hi, all members: The 2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor was equipped with variable speed cooling fan. The cooling fan speed is regulated by FCM(fan control module) via PWM signal sent from ECM(engine control module). Is there anyone know what the fixed frequency (He...
1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D8T
Looking for a supplier of pigtail connectors for the distributors on a 1993 Nissan Altima. We have a few that have now deteriorated badly enough to cause connection (thus stalling) issues. Nissan only sells the entire harness. NAPA & CQ show nothing. Any speci...
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Electronic VIN: 5N1ED28T7Y
about 2 weeks ago i replaced a ac hose and charged the system, and everything was doing fine. it came in today and would not work at all. iy was half a pound low so i put it in but still will not turn on. the relay will not get ground from ecm. all fuses are o...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR075Y1
Greetings Nissan master techs. I have been humbled by several recurring misfire codes and now a cat efficiency code. Initially the customer noticed severe hesitation on acceleration that became worse after warm up. The plugs were original so were replaced, as ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0430, P1320
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D42
pleaaaaase help. we replaces fuel unit, check wiring and adjusted the connector. any help will be apreciated. Trouble codes: P0462 (circuit a fuel level sensor)
1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3VN39W9P
Hello everyone, This 4Runner came to me after an emissions test failure. It failed the test for very high NOX (1400/1700) during both the 15mph and 25mph tests. Someone had stolen the Catalytic Converter out of it three months ago so this one is brand new. I ...
2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L Rear Wiper/Washer
This is my first help request on iATN so please bear with me. Iíd also like to say I work Technical Support, so Iím actually trying to get information to assist some of my techs in the field. Iíve got a store that did some damage while installing a remote sta...

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1993 Acura Integra RS 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4DA9347P
Thank you all very much for the replies. The valve lash was the problem. found out the cams definitly had too much overlap got valve adjust specs from the the place we got the cams. went to .008I-.010E everything seemed to smooth out!!! Thanks agian everyon...
1997 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4DC4456V
afterfuel pressure test, exhaust test and cylindet compression test, i decided replace spark plugs which i replced 10,[...] ago. yes it fixed the problem but old plugs was look ok. thank all fellow techs for support and iatn.
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL18601
The fix was simply to fill the tank with known good fuel. We think the fuel WAS filled with an e85 blend or similar and as soon as the customer filled it with new fuel, no more MIL. We have not encountered this previously, and were not thinking of something a... Trouble codes: P0171.
2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Radio VIN: KMHWF35V71
We are pretty sure the radio is bad, The customer has not yet brought the vehicle back in for further testing. I did some research and this radio is a failure prone part. If our customer brings the vehicle back in we are going to recommend a radio, and then I ...
1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L starter VIN: 1N4BU31D1V
Thank you all for your help and sugestions. Unfortunately the customer decided that the car wasn't worth spending money on and the problem was intermittent it wasn't that much of an inconvienience. If the vehicle does return for this service issue, I will upda...
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L speedo/odo VIN: 5N1ED28Y61
FIXED! I should have listened to Eric the first time. Ran wires between cluster and sensor, speedo works. I backtracked the circuit until I found where the signal is lost. The brown/white wire was open between connector F43 (top of engine) and M58 (next to glv...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L blown efi fuse VIN: JT3GP10V3V
much MAHALO to everyone that responded to this problem, I double checked the the harness , paying close attention to o2 sensors, as steve, mike and george suggested, all ok there, checked dist. , ok. (Bud, Andrew) vehicle has not blown another fuse, ??? h...
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