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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L 3-4 shift VIN: JHMCM56623
Hey All,we have this accord that has a delayed 3-4 shift @ 45-60 mph.We back probed the ecm and can see the command I beleive it's solenoid A that is affected.Has anybody run in to this problem?We did replace the linear solenoid.It also had a shift problem @ l...
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L axles VIN: JHLRD78803
Customer complaint is vehicle shakes on accel from a light and accel through a left turn. Ran car on the hoist with slight brake pressure an can get it to shake quite violently. Disconnected rear drivshaft completely and still shakes on the hoist. Whole eng. a...
2002 Hyundai XG350 3.5L MIL Lamp on, VIN: KMHFU45E22
Fuel Cut Valve and gas cap replaced by dealer,I have replaced the Canister Close Valve,chasing po455 large evap leak,smoked 3 times now,cannot find leak,clear code,drive vehicle 3 drive cycles no ck engine light. Customer takes car and is back in a day or 2......
1996 Mazda B2300 SE 2.3L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13S83
I got this truck in an it is stall some kind of bad. Its almost like the cyclinders are being kill and then picking back again really fast. I have seen this behavior before on MAF but that is the problem. The po320= successive erratic profile ignition pickup... Trouble codes: P0320
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP82D44
well ive got a mazda 6 that i replaced the engine with a used one.its a 3.0 vct engine. i replaced the wiring harness off the old engine to the used one. the problem im having is the hard fault codes for both cam sensors. when you start it up the check engine ... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor), P0345
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Charging VIN: 4A3AA46G6Y
This vehicle came to us from another shop. We have no idea what they did other than replace the alt. It still wont charge properly and the light is on, on the dash. Alldata is not much help on this thing and neither are the wiring diagrams. As stated before, t...
1985 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN1HZ14S7F
suspect ecu--actually runs pretty good right now but still has code 23-idle switch--hoping someone has a memory better than mine that might be able to enlighten me. hesitant to replace ecu as it does run fairly well but skeptical about stored code-customer is ... Trouble codes: 23 (idle switch)
1998 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on
This car came in for diag. after failing pa state emissions for check engine light on. Code PO725 - eng. spd. snsr. malf. Poor signal w/glitches found at 1 degree wire with labscope. replaced distributor, no change. replaced CKP sensor on trans. bell housing -... Trouble codes: P0725
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L cooling fans VIN: 3N1CB51DX1
This car overheats if the AC is switched off because the cooling fans only run with AC on. I've checked fan relays,ECT sensor, and voltage and ground circuit to the ECT sensor (from ECM). All looks OK with the info I have available in Alldata. Alldata info say...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D82
well here is my problem child customer was recommed to me to see if we can fix the problem,the complain was check engine light on and no rpm signal on the dash.we pulled codes and found po335 crank sensor and po725 no engine speed signal to tcm,we tested crank... Trouble codes: P0335, P0725
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D24
This one came in with a check engine light on and a intermittent stumble when first starting hot or cold. Scanner found code P0507 stored in memory. The idle is more than target speed. And it is, target is 850, real idle is at 1350rpm. Check PCV system. Checke... Trouble codes: P0507 (idle control circuit)
2004 Nissan 350Z 3.5L Wont rev out VIN: JN12AAZ33A
Would like any info I can get to fix this code "P1136 - Intake valve timing control solenoid valve". Codes sets as soon as you start to drive and as a result engine wont rev past about 4000rpm. Location of part and any test procedure would be of help. Nissan d... Trouble codes: P1136 (Intake valve timing control solenoid valve.)
1989 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT3FJ62G4K
Problem occurs on acceleration. You can feel it just before shifting to second on a WOT and when you get to 3rd gear, it will run up to about 66 mph and cut out and not accelerate to the next gear. If you let off the gas so it upshifts, you can accelerate to h...
1995 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT4RN81A6S
Vehicle came in 2 weeks ago with skip. Found #3 wire burnt thru on manifold. replaced cap rotor wires plugs with new. truck ran great. came back in last week. died on customer in city. cranked but no start. after sitting 1/2 hr started back up. ran rough for 1...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L abs VIN: JT3HP10V5V
Hello again and thanks in advance. I have a problem with this Rav 4. The customer stated that the brakes dont feel right and when I drove it I understood what was going on. It seems that the ABS activates as your comming to a stop. There are no codes stored. O...
1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L catalyst monitor not VIN: JT2BG22K7X
hello guys ,this car came in for check engine light on.we hooked the scanner and found these cods,which we repaired by installing new vsv,and purge control solenoid,and after ward we didn't get these the problem is that the guy wants to get the airca...
2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Excessive body sway VIN: JT3HN86R91
Hi all Customer bought this 4Runner 3 weeks ago. He began complaining almost immediatly about ride quality. He describes being blown off course on windy day, making excessive steering corrections to maintain straight line. I have driven and driven and drive...
2004 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L spark plugs VIN: 5TDBA23C04
hi guys , just a quick question on this van , does one have to remove the intake plenum to axcess the rear spark plugs , and is the gasket on the plenum reuseable , i have not run into this before , and aldata does not mention removing the plenum . thanks for ...

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2001 Honda S2000 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: J123E43561
cleaning the fuel injectors with bg flush apparently got rid of the codes 0301 and 0303 (which I find hard to believe), but the codes have not returned and immediately after cleaning I noticed a drastic improvement in idle quality. As for the evap code coming... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303.
2001 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L Electronic VIN: JALB4B1432
After lots of digging I found a 3 fuse holder taped to the wiring harness behind the dash. It was between the radio and the glove box. One of these fuses was blown, but the circuit was OK, until I drove it and it blew again. Only after installing several ne...
2000 Mazda Miata 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB353XY
Thanks to all the replied. We have not got the car back in for service yet, however we did clean all the upper intake plenum, and the vacum supply hose and nipple that comes off the plenum are wide open. I am not sure why the code will not set untill he drives... Trouble codes: 402 (egr flow exsecive).
1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1RZ26ABL
Well after a couple of hours of messing with the harness and plugs I tried one more time to lock and unlock the driver door and noticed that if I went slow enough the security light would quite flashing and if I held the key in the middle of unlock the light s...
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D73
James from missouri was the one who gave me what I needed. I had the same info from mitchell , he intake cam dowel at the 9 oclock position. I did this and the car would not start. I removed everything again and advanced the cam one tooth, still would not star... Trouble codes: P0011.
2005 Nissan Quest 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1BV28U94
Hi Well, it turned out to be a couple of problems. The three injectors behind the intake( of course) turned out to be bad. It also has a bad MAF. Very weird for a 2005. Oh well, hope everyone is doing well and thank you again to everyone who responded. What ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire).
1998 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JF1GC4350W
Problem ended up being a glitch in the tps sensor replaced and problem no longer thanks to all that repied.
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