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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ8248W
Hello, I have this Civic that came in two weeks ago and had IAC codes and I followed the flow chart which led me to " substitute a known good computer " and I replaced the PCM. The car came back about 4 days later with the mil on and had reset the IAC code. I ...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG3140X
This car came in for a no start condition, owner had originally scheduled for a tune-up due to running problems. New tune up parts installed with no start condition still there. Checked all fuses and relays(main power relay replaced with new from Honda) Car ha... Trouble codes: 1456 (Evap Control System Leakage)
2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L Reverse VIN: JHMBB614X1
Group, This is my personal vehicle. It has been maintained since new. The car never gets beat on at all. 65,000 original miles. Last week, out of the blue, I could no longer put the transmission into reverse. Car on, car off, forward gear first, it does not m...
2004 Honda Element LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: FJ6YH285XL
So after finding the code we tryed to locate the "AF sensor" with no luck, we called and asked a dealer, they didnt even know what is was, all data had nothing on it either. We were just wondering if anyone had seen this code "P1157" and had any clue what woul... Trouble codes: P1157
1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRAR05Y2V
looking for the nissan infiniti guys help here. we have a qx4 that had a knock sensor code and a p1447. replaced the knock sensor cleared codes. customer took car and returned a week later with the 1447 back. from the alldata i see that this is a evap flow cod... Trouble codes: P1447
1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L right front wheel VIN: JT8BH28F9W
hi guys this car has me a little puzzled to say the least, this car was driven in with the traction control switch on the complain was brakes come on on their own .I test drove the car and sure enough at speed as low as 20mph the traction control light begins ...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L front interior lights VIN: JT6HF10V9X
Customer complained of front interior lamps inop. The overhead lamp only comes on with the switch on the lamp itself as it appears this is the only way to turn on the lamp. The lamps under the doors will not come on unless you leave the doors open for awhile. ...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L a/c? VIN: JT6HF10V1Y
this car came into the shop with a bad starter and a customer complaint of a loud clicking noise coming from under the dash. it's a very odd sound a very fast buzzing sound almost, kind of like the sound a speaker makes when the wiring is shorted out. it also ...
1993 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FD3312P
Car failed a Emissions Pretest as a gross polluter. Really Gross. Check engine light not on. Manifold vacuum was low, consistant with a worn engine or dry apex seal as I saw on another post, however idle was about 1700 rpm when checked. Another shop checked th... Trouble codes: 13 (Pressure MAP Sensor), 16 (EGR Switch), 5 (Knock Sensor)
1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB3531X
Customer complant service engine soon light on pulled codes Found code 402 egr excessive flow detected. Check to see if egr was working valve was clicking cleared codes sent customer on there way. The customer called about and hour later too tell me the light ... Trouble codes: 402 (excessive egr flow detected)
1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Oil Pressure VIN: JA3AN74K0V
the problem i am having is no oilpressure. this is the second time the engine is in the car, the first build blew the bottom end bearings and crankshaft. so now we have new crankshaft,oilpump, and all the gasket and seals needed. still no pressure. please help...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1CA21D8T
i have this maxima that the customer states it cuts out on him when he come to a stop. this vehicle does not do this all the time. Ive only got this vehicle to cut out once, had trouble restarting it, it would start then immediately die. It seemed like the iac...
2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L fuel gauge VIN: 1N6BA06B36
Ok guys I have a tough one on my hands. I have been fighting this Titan for months. What is happening is that the customer is filling up his tank when it's empty or part full and it will only go to 3/4 full on the guage. Then after driving for a while 20-30 mi...
2008 Nissan Frontier Nismo Off-Road 4.0L over low bottle VIN: 1N6AD06W08
i have a customer with a new nissan nismo truck, upon servicing this vehicle i noticed that the radiator was low on coolant,when checking the over flow bottle it is over full.the cap on the rad is only a cap not a pressure cap. the pressure cap is located on t...
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 4S3BH675XY
hello iatn members, thank you in advance for any help. customer came in about 5,000 miles ago with head gasket leak, repaired, replaced inspection plate for breather/pcv system, rear main seal, timing belt, thermostat and gasket, all subaru parts. customer cal...
2004 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2WER456604
Help! This Subaru has a rough idle/shudder when stopped with your foot on the brake and in gear. It feels like the engine or exhaust is grounded out on the frame but it is not that I can see. I replaced the motor mounts and it didn't change it at all. The cust...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT4RN13P2R
Hello everyone, We have a problem child on our hands. Customer states that after dealer repairs he now has a surge under load about 2000RPM and a loss in fuel mileage (See repair history). When I drove it I was unable to duplicate the surge but I did notice t... Trouble codes: 13 (No RPM Detected. Cleared- Has not returned)

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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1HGCB7674N
CTS was bad replaced it and auto runs great thanks for the help fellas
1997 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L No Start VIN: JACDJ58VOV
Well I had another friend of mine bring his scope over and look at the cam and crank sensors with the same result as I had.We ordered a new crank sensor and all is fixed.Thanks,Mike.
2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L abs VIN: JM1BJ22611
Thanks to all who replied. I have let the customer drive this vehicle for a week now and She has not come back yet. So I am going to say the problem is fixed. I went back to the right rear sensor and saw that the sensor was angled away from the sensor ring too...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51A71
Hello again. Well the Sentra’s on the road again thanks to the help, it was the MAF sensor as most had suggested. And yes it was an aftermarket sensor. A couple folks recommended I should check fuel quality, which I never thought to do. I did draw off a pin... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0172 (Lean bank 2).
2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L starter, Blown fuse VIN: 1NL4BL11D3
The wireing harness that runs through the wiper transmission was the problem. The factory zip tie broke,when the wipers were turned on the trans would rub the harness.
2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E55
Car is running Czeisek was right on with coil/ecm combo mine was #1cly coil[always has to be hard side] tried just coil ng tried to open ecm to look could'nt get open didn't smell burnt new parts started right up told customer need dealer trip for vin Thanks...
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