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1990 Acura Legend L 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4KA466XL
Car came in for intermittent stall in drive, i cleaned the throttle body, no codes, ck timing. I checked the emmissions in drive and they are perfect, turn the AC on, in about 20 seconds, the CO, HC, 02 start to go up, the idle starts to surge and it is going...
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1HGCD72635
hello everyone this car is giving alot of trouble,on a cold start it will misfire then it goes away after its fully warm it does it again,the idle is low but doesnt quit running and you really feel the misfire when we slighty rev the engine,i already check the...
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L winow glass VIN: 1HGCD5653S
Driver side power window won't stay in track going up. Goes down good, when starting up window will tilt forward (opening a gap at rear top of glass),Tracks look in good condition,I've tried ajusting tracks, even slotting out holes to move tracks more,This wil...
1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Surge VIN: 1HGE58244V
hi all. Car has erratic shifting accompanied by a misreading speedo--needle jumps and pulses all over the place. Code 501 for a speed sensor came up and the pin test I did at ECM seems to indicate a failing VSS though I've never seen one fail and dont know if ...
1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD5603V
What a nightmare. We replaced distributor with reman one, but still no start so we got a new Honda unit. It didn't come with a module so we used old one. We've got good spark and injector pulse, so I think it's ok. Engine cranks well. What it sounds like is th...
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L sets code 730 VIN: 1HGCG5644W
98 honda comes in with ck engine lite on ck codes says 730 faulty shift replaced epc shift silaniods drove it did fine for 5 min but then started neutraling and slipping and then down shifting like its in 2nd are third can clear the codes and will work fine fo...
2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L 1-2 and 2-3 shift VIN: 2HKRL1851Y
Hello fellow techs, I have this 2000 Honda Oddyssey in the shop that we inherited from another shop, if I donít find the problem soon I may be forced to burn it. What happens is from a stop when it reaches the 1-2 shift point it will slam into 2nd and at the 2...
1998 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L readiness status VIN: KMHCF24F2W
This vehicle will not complete readiness monitors for CAT HO2S HO2S Heater EVAP I have completed back to back mode 1 and mode 2 drive cycles multiple times but the readiness status remains " not ready" Upstream and downstream HO2S's look as though the CAT effi...
1999 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Stall VIN: JM1TA2215X
Hi Guys this Mazda millenia came in for stalling when you panic stop.When you stop normally it is fine.When you hit the brakes hard the engine idle would drop and sometimes stall out.There is no codes.I tried adjusting the screw ontop the throttle body witch s...
2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Compressor VIN: 1YVGF22C31
Hello Mazda Techs: I have this 626 which AC compressor does not cycle on/off. I called dealer and they told me this is a cycling clutch system. Originally came in with AC inop. Diaged system and found low side pressure switch faulty. Replaced and also replaced...
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D1V
I really need help on this one. so as stated above i have replaced the fuel cap, charcoal canister and vent control, and evap pressure sensor as per tsb. i have checked the vent hose for obstruction as well as the vac lines that connect to the pressure sensor.... Trouble codes: P0440 (evap control system), P0446 (evap control system pressure sensor)
1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S3BK6354S
When engine is started. Revs up to 2800 rpm for a few seconds and then starts to hunt. Customer says it started happening all of a sudden and check engine light came on. code p0505. Car runs fine otherwise. Everything pointed to the IAC valve so we replaced it... Trouble codes: P0505
1989 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: JT2VV22W0K
Ok this one in eluding me. 6 wks ago we replaced the head gaskets after having a machine shop check over the heads for a overheating complaint. Now about every 7 - 10 days this vehicle will still overheat. They have driven it hundreds of miles on several trips...
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT3VN39W3R
the engine hesitates and stumbles from idle to 2500 rpms problem goes away with egr disconnected, with vacuum gauge connected to egr vac hose it has 0 vacuum at idle and as much as 18 lbs to 2000 rpms at that point it shuts off vacuum and engine runs good, egr...

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1994 Acura Legend L 3.2L pressures VIN: JH4KA7657R
thank you for all of the replies some helpfull info this car is fixed but had mutiple problems we ended up changing the condensor and our high and low side pressure got alot better the high side made it to over 150 and low side was a little higher test drove a...
2004 Honda Accord LX 3.0L antitheft VIN: 1HGCM66324
This one is fixed, we found an inoperative drivers door lock cylinder switch. After long reading and understanding of the system, we learned that if any of the switches are open it will not arm itself or set the security light on in the cluster. We found that ...
2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12113
thanks for the help found ld pump was bad replace pump Trouble codes: P1404.
1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L vent temp VIN: JT8BF12G5T
thanks to all as they don't know when they will bring car back to try the expansion valve repair. thanks to people like ya'll and this program i can servive. thanks again,keith
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AK44Y4X
Well again I was able to fix a vehicle with some help from IATN . Thanks to the three that sent me replies and most of all thanks to greg . It seems chrysler/mitsubishi has done it again why do four sensors all have the same plug?? who knows but that was the ...
1989 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1GB22S6J
Hi Everyone, sorry for the late reply. I was not able to fix this vehicle. Customer grew impatient and picked up the car. I appreciate all the help. The best conclusion I could come to was that it was running too lean somehow. Replacing the MAF only cured... Trouble codes: 12 (mass air flow sensor).
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L no voltage to B sol VIN: 3N1CB51D92
Solenoids are grounded to the valve body and voltage is applied from the TCM. The TCM is by itself in the RF kick panel. I cleaned the negative batt terminal on the trans housing. I checked the resistance of the B solenoid at the TCM which was about 15 oh...
1996 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L Stall VIN: JS3TD21V8T
Currently, we were not able to specifically diagnose the issue and customer complaint. With help suggestions we directed towards the CAM position sensor but since the complaint was very intermittent and occured once every few weeks, we decided to release the v...
1984 Toyota Pickup 2.4L timing marks VIN: JT4RN55RXE
very nice thanks received the marks///
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