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1997 Acura CL 3.0L radio VIN: 19UYA1257V
dealer has givin me 10 codes none will work; if anyone can help!! model #39100 sy8 a000 ref# cq jh0510z ser# [...] Thanks for the help.
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG3258W
No problems driving - just MIL lamp. Processes followed include Honda Service Bulletin 01-011, visual, and Mitchell for 1457. 1. Honda service bulletin: Freeze Data at the time of code showed primary [...] as "Closed" but I still checked EVAP Vent Shut Va... Trouble codes: P1457 (EVAP control system leak in CANNISTER SYSTEM)
2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L A/C System VIN: JHLRD18541
This one is really confusing me... In the shop idling the A/C never goes warm on us, then you go for a drive with it, while checking the temp in the ducts with a laser termometer it will first go all the way down to about -4deg celcius and stays for quite a wh...
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Wipers VIN: 1HGCM56874
Wiper motor works good, signal from combination switch activate electronic relays in control module but will not energized wiper motor. Checked continuity between green and wire at terminal 5, at combination switch to control module terminal 5switch . Continui...
1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA21D2T
hello tech`s we have a 1996 infiniti with code #po446 evap circuit problem. we have tested the system. replaced evap pressure sensor. evap vent canistor valve. we smoke tested system no leaks found. any ideas ,john Trouble codes: P0446
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L air conditioning system VIN: JN1CA21D8T
This Vehicle repair is much different than most due to the fact that this vehicle belongs to my mother! No money is being made here boys!!! Its kickin my butt and i dont see what Ive overlooked. I was made aware of the issue of overcharging, so I have evacuate...
2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L fuel gauge VIN: JTDDR32T41
this car has a led or digital gauge, temp gauge works, low fuel light works. checked wiring at sender when i use gauge tester at sender wires i get nothing. have not found anyway to test gauge. all circuits run through multiplexing computer (body ecu)also have...

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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTERU54JUH
Allright guys, I figured it out... I dont know why- but 3 out of the 4 injectors were dead... Replaced them and all is well, crazy hondas.
1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7234V
We have decided after checking everything that we will go ahead and replace the ecm. The only thing I can come up with is that the driver is bad or the ecm is not reading the tank pressure sensor correctly. We ordered a used one and installed it. We will see h... Trouble codes: P0440.
2004 Lexus ES330 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JYHBA30GX4
Special thanks to Blair from Missouri and Chris from New Jersey for the very useful info on fuel trims and o2 operation. I tried everyting everyone suggested but nothing helped. Swapped injectors, coils and o-2s all with the same results. Checked valve timing,... Trouble codes: P0136, P0303, P0305.
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Start VIN: JM1BK14384
First and foremost I would like to thank George from B.C. for his help on several different levels. Alan also helped me think about something I had overlooked. When I posted this help request I said I would be lucky to find information on such an unusual requ...
1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Misfire, lean bank 1 code VIN: JT3HN87R7X
the toyota 4runner is now fixed it had many problems which made it harder but thanks to all that replyed.It had two bad coils which would make it miss at times,the mas airflow sensor solved the p0171 thanks again art
1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1CF22P4X
Thank you for the replies, determined that the rear exhaust manifold is the source of the exhaust leak. However the customer declined all repairs due to the cost of the catalytic converter. Trouble codes: P0420.
2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Stall VIN: STEGM92N31
Thanks for your help, James, and Joe especially!! I never thought a bad coil pack would kill the engine. I however agree with another member that if you have nothing nice to say don't reply to a help request. Let me give you the values...Hmmmm runs for 1 secon... Trouble codes: P1315.
2002 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JTDDR32T02
Thanks to all for the help. Reply's were dirty MAF - it was cleaned when I cleaned to IAC valve. Some say to replace IAC but I have had very good luck with cleaning them. The intake air boot was in good shape an often overlooked/missed problem. The ECT seemed ...
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