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2001 Acura CL Premium 3.2L wipers VIN: 19UYA42411
the wipers work on all speeds but do not shut off. replaced intermitant wiper relay, no change.
2005 Acura RSX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC54845
thanks in advance for any help, car came in with check eng light on and had two codes for a/f sensor p2a00 a/f sensor circuit problem and p1172 a/f sensor out of range high. due to cost of oe sensor i put a universal sensor in it and now i am getting code p115... Trouble codes: P1157 (a/f sensor circuit high voltage)
1997 Honda Prelude 2.2L crankshaft pulley VIN: JHMBB6142V
Once again I need to call out to my fellow techs for some assistance. This Honda has been plaguing us ever since we did the timing belt, seals and waterpump. As you can see by the vehicle history the crank pulley has now fallen off twice and the crank seal has...
2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGT4875U1
hi all, i just did a tune up and cleaned out the egr passages on this passport.it has the 3.2l izusu engine dohc.cleared codes and test drove. now the check engine light flashes on accel and it does not store any codes.i tried to do a hard reset by disconnecti...
2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Timing Plug VIN: KMHWF25S81
ASAP Please! Doing a timing belt/balance shaft belt job and having trouble getting the plug at front balance shaft/oil pump to come loose. This plug is suppose to come out to line up the shaft properly. There is a mark on the gear to line up to the front cover...
2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHWF35HX4
after fueling, the vehicle will start and stall several times. or it will start and drive for a short distance and then stall. it starts back up after a few tries and then it is fine until the customer fuels up again. this is a weird one and just wondering if ...
1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L ECM Fuse VIN: 4S2CK58V6T
I purchased this vehicle from the customer because he did not want to put time into finding short. The ECM fuse on this one keeps blowing. At first it had to get up to operating temperture know it will blow as soon as you star cranking the engine. I have remov...
1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L Electronic VIN: KNAFB1218X
Hey Guys, hope this one rings a bell with someone who is Kia experienced. Our customer has an illuminated check engine lamp and the dtc's P0734 and P0735 are stored in memory along with a P1624. The 734 and 733 codes are for incorrect gear ratio but the 1624 i...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7236Y
Cust. drove in truck and stated that it took a long time to start,and would stall at after it was in gear,when given gas. I have check the fuel pressure at idle it is 45psi, no regulator 62psi. Idle air control valve has a buzzing sound,but good voltage. I hav... Trouble codes: P1693 (MIL -circuit malfunction), P1115 (AT-ECT sensor signal), P0343 (Camshaft position sensor A bank1 -high input)
2004 Kia PREGIO 2.7L Cooling system VIN: KNCTB24124
Van has the J2 engine from Kia and has been getting hot due to coolant expanding out of radiator into overflow tank until full and then onto the ground. Recovery system has been vacuum tested & working well with new genuine radiator cap fitted. Cooling system ...
2006 Kia Picanto 1.1L Vehicles doesnīt take off VIN: KNABA24336
Hi group: I have this Picanto with FRA transmission. The vehicle didnīt take off when you release the brake pedal, if you accelerate a little aprox 1100 rpm the take off was strong. I thought forward clutch problem. I dissasembled the transmission and I found ...
1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UZ3062P
This car came in with a miss, mainly in OD. No ck eng light. No comm with scanner. Ck eng bulb burnt and replaced, light is now on, still no comm. Code 52 (knock sensor). Found 2.5V at left sensor, comming from ECU, bad ECU. Replaced with AM reman. Have comm a... Trouble codes: 71 (egr), 38 (trans code)
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1TA22271
Hi, first time poster. 3 days in this car, got to be missing something. Car starts and drives fine up to 160 temp. then stumbles and will stall. restarts fine and nurse back to shop. car will acell up full rpm with a little feathering of throttle. but just bli...
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L compressor VIN: 1YVFP80C14
hello hope there is a mazda guy out there that can help i have this mazda here and the problem is pretty simple the compressor is not cycling off and the evap core is frezeeing up and loosing air flow out vents my problem is that alldata has no operation descr...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Heat and A/C system VIN: 4A3AC44G81
I've got a puzzler on my hands and thought I'd share. This Mitsu came in with a complaint of having cold air on the driver's side of the vehicle and warm air on the passenger's side when on AC. When on heat it is the opposite, cooler air on driver's side and e...
2002 Mitsubishi Diamante VR-X 3.5L battery VIN: 6MMAP87PX2
vehicle came in dead battery. recharged battery, tested good. vehicle charging 14v. pulled all fuses in and out of vehicle. found one that lowered draw to 20ma. number 11 fuse underhood. it is paired with number 10 fuse in a yellow holder. schematic shows numb...
1983 Nissan 280ZX Turbo 2.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JN1CZ04S0D
Engine hesitates on acceleration before the turbo kicks in, once boost comes on, runs great. Does it cold or hot. Acts like it is lean, see prior repairs listed: injectors, tune-up stuff, MAF sensor etc.. Tried skewing rich with an added resistor on CTS circui...
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L axle VIN: JNLCA2L05V
Trying to replace right side axle,having problems getting the axle out of that center support that splits apart.Are there any tricks to split that housing apart to get that axle out?
2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1BB51D31
yes another evap code ..what does undocumented manufacturers evap code po1440 actually mean ? spoke with nissan they suggested the solonoid valve on the canister at the rear of the car , have replaced it and still the mil light comes on . filler neck is not ru... Trouble codes: P1440
1985 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT4RN61D3F
I used to think I had a pretty good handle on emissions diag. Wrong. This 4runner has a ranging O2 and by the O2 readings should have great tail pipe emissions. The engine has a header and the O2 is in the 3-4 runners. I tried a different O2 just incase the on...
1989 Toyota Celica GT 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT5ST62K4K
Car came in with Mil on, code 25 stored, Sys. Lean. Simple Right? I had my Tech check for vac. leaks,ripped intake boot, the useual stuff. Found nothing out of the ordinary. We pulled a few plugs, found them to be old, sold a tune-up with a new fuel filter (fa... Trouble codes: 25 (system lean)
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JT2SK12E5S
Can anyone help? I've exhausted my resources. This is my own car. I have owned it for two years and it has had this problem since I bought it. I am starting to get sick of it! When you accelerate from a stop (or from very low speeds), the engine falls flat on ...

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1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4KA8268N
hi all , well this thing got the best of me. i never could pinpoint the problem, but got a few helpful hints. most said to check sensors,which i did,but could not pinpoint the problem.i guess next would be the known good pcm,but the cust declined that and elec...
1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Wiper VIN: 1HGEJ6264T
Well after pulling my hair for hours I decided to order a new motor and try it. Received the motor this morning and attached it to the vehicle and it all started working properly. A defective aftermarket motor was the problem. Thank you all who responded for y...
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L No Start VIN: KM8SC83D71
Thanks everybody, replaced purge valve and no more problems, old valve was stuck open and causing it to be over rich on start up after getting gas,
2001 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L expansion valve VIN: GMMAP67P21
thanks for the help. it was in fact the exp. valve. and away it went operational. the lo side went into vaccuam due to blockage w/in the valve as i could not blow through it. and the new one was easy. the case came out nice and rendered good psi's.
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E94
well its seems we may have solved trouble , on further in spection found 3 holes post cat before rear o2 . I don't know why this would have affected reading in front of cat. but mil hasn't reset since i spot welded them up i beleive there must have been a shi... Trouble codes: 1273 (b1s1 lean).
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on, CEL flashing quickly
Thanks to all that replied and also to the guys in the chat area. Everyone hit it on the head. The diagnostic connector (green) was plugged together (I did not realize this connector was used on this era of Subarus). When the customer came to pick up the vehi... Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle Speed Sensor), P1101 (Starter circuit low input), P1120 (Neutral Safety Switch), P1121 (nss), P0130 (o2 b1s1), P0136 (o2 b1s2).
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT3VN39W3R
2002 Toyota Tundra 4.7L Stall VIN: 5TBRT34X2S
Thank you to all who responded. Nearly all identified the problem correctly as a dirty throttle body. I first tried to clear the adaptive memory from the computer by unhooking the battery, but this didn't change anything. Cleaning the throttle plate (which ... Trouble codes: P0100, P0110.
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