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1996 Honda Passport EX 3.2L knocj sensor VIN: 4S6CK58V7T
Car Came and it ran o.k. Test drove the and the alternator hot wire got grounded out. Fixed the burnt and broken wires also replaced alternator and battery. Test drove and it ran good. During the test drive check engine light came on. Code 327 knock sensor ban...
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Power Assist VIN: JNKBY31D3V
Hi all, I replaced the steering box line gaskets and seal and flushed the fluid but there must be some air in system. I ran it for an hour turning it fully both ways to no avail. The fluid looks good (no foaming) and circulation looks good. Thank you in advanc...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4S2DM58W91
This Isuzu came in with a hard / no start condition. If we play with the throttle it will start, but it pops while trying. If once running the RPM's are held about 3-4000 it will run the best. The exhaust mainfold glows RED on the right side only just as if th...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JT8UF11E4P
The customers complaint is that it dies after it warms up and goes about 10 to 20 miles and won't restart cranks o.k. but won't start. It has not died on me yet and I've had it for a couple of days and has not died, ordered a couple of igniters just incase... ...
1994 Mazda Miata 1.8L second gear VIN: JMINA3581R
Journeymen good day. We are a Porsche shop with a client that races his Miata. He cannot engage second gear. I have removed the transmission and torn it down to removing the shift rods and am certian that the second gear synchro is the problem. I have years o...
1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C4S
Little old ladie's car with 88000 original miles. She wants to go see her friend Norm in Seattle but will not go til that light is out. The CEL light comes on and goes off with engine warm and under light acceleration or load. No misfires are felt or picked up...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D91
Ok, fellas I have this vehicle with a no-start. It tries to start. It seems to be hitting on a couple of cyls. then it floods out. I have checked everything and by rights it should run! I have checked compression and cyl. #3 seems a little low but acceptable. ...
1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BC6332P
car came in with broken timing belt. shredded from age, not component failure.replaced belt and water pump. vehicle cranks over but wont start. verified cam to crank timing, injector pulse, spark, and fuel pressure. all present. plugs not gas soaked.wont run o...
1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L MIL Lamp on, locate tank sensor VIN: JF1SF6550W
I am looking for the fuel tank pressure sensor on this vehicle. Alldata indicates it is on the right rear quarter panel inside. It is not there. Alldata says 2000 models have this part on the fuel tank. Does anyone know where it is located? Thank you Trouble codes: P0440
2000 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BE6569Y
Vehicle sets a code P0301, CEL flashes and customer states that the vehicle misfires. Of course we can never duplicate the problem. It has been going on with this vehicle since January '08. We clear the code and it takes quite a while for it to happen again. ... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire Cylinder 1 Detected)

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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6651Y
Hey sorry for the delay on this one. Finally found someone with a better scan tool than me to run a test on the evap solenoids. Turns out PCM is sendind power to the shut off valve but not ground, so it only closes I beleive. Anyway we ohmed the wires and all ... Trouble codes: P1457 (evap).
2000 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJG35FXY
hey guys and gals as I said before I have this vehicle second hand to make a long story short the previous mech. put the maf sensor back on backwards. direction arrow was underneath instead of ontop and visable. made o2 sensor wacked rich most times and short ... Trouble codes: P0121.
1998 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L engine VIN: JM1TA2225W
Thanks to all that helped . This engine has major damage : 4 holes in 4 exhaust valves , a 3/4' size hole in piston number 1 , melted bank 1 oxygen sensor and catalytic converter . I was unable to tell the insurance what is the exact cause of failure , the ins...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Misfire VIN: JA4MW51R2J
Thank you guys for your great replies. the problem was caused by vacuum leak from the intake gasket. i should have replaced it last time when i did the spark plugs. this truck is out the door. thank you guys. and have a great memorial weekend. Trouble codes: P0300.
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH665X2
Well this customer is in no rush to fix it. They plan on bringing back after the holidays. The plan is to replace the cat with a dealler part. I have had some success with the bosel cats. Some of thoughs subaru have the rear o2 sensor between the cats in the c... Trouble codes: P0420.
2004 Subaru Legacy L 35th Anniversary 2.5L CV joint or rear Differential VIN: 4S3BE625X4
Well I informed the customer of the many area's that could be causing the problem and it would have to start with a trial and error process. I also recommended that maybe the dealer would be more in the know on this vehicle. The customer decided to try the d...
2000 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L engine VIN: JS2GB31S1Y
thanks to you guys. it was simply (of course) a broken wire because it was to old . thats not because of the guy who changed the engine.anyway everything runs great.
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 2T1BR12E11
I'm sorry that I have to close this post without fix,I've tried to follow the tips I received from seven fellow members and even tried a known ECU but no avail.I will try post a fix when I find the problem,appreciate all the help.. Thank you Peter
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