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1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JHMCA5542K
I have this 89 accord that shortly after driving it(no warm-up)it will surge and buck under a load in 3rd gear or above.The problem is when the engine reaches a certain temp the problem completely disappears...and wont return until the next day after being ful...
1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L key VIN: JHMEG8643N
Customer has problems removing the key from the ignition lock.. Replaced ignition switch 2x--same issue--key does not always release when vehicle is turned off--intermittant neutral safety switch is ok gear shift selector is good--alignment for park any sug...
1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Electronic VIN: 2HGEH2350N
A/C compressor inop at times. A/C relay not grounding at the ECU. Test showed a bad ECU, replaced ECU (oem) and still have same problem. Checked ECU grounds and wires from ECU to A/C relay and compressor. If we gound the relay wire to the ECU, A/C works, but A...
1993 Honda Civic CX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEH235XP
My local trusty salvage yard said the engine from a DX model would fit into this CX car (CX motor nonexistant). So we made the swap of a used 94 Civic DX motor into the 93 Civic CX. Ran poorly until we also swapped the ECU. Now runs great, except the check eng... Trouble codes: 41 (Heated Oxygen Sensor Circuit)
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Shift lock VIN: 5FNRL18633
This is a local customer that had the misfortune of having his trans go out while on vacation in another state. All is well with the transmission, but now he has an intermittant problem where the shift lock will not allow the shifter out of park. Of course we ...
1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JNKAY21D8V
Car came in with check engine light on,had 2 tps codes we placed tps and adjusted. car ran fine check engine light stayed off. car came back with complaint of hesitation at take off and it does..i double checked tps,fuel pressure and timing, all ok. now it hes...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Cooling Fans VIN: JNKCV51E43
This will sound weird at first, but just follow along... Original complaint was no dome lights. Customer said he replaced one of the reading lights and dome lights stayed on for about 30 minutes and then they dimmed out and never came back on. I pulled covers ...
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L No Start VIN: JACDJ58X01
hi all, really could use some help here. This vehicle came in with a shifting issue. ended up needing a trans. also recommended some maint items. did timing belt water pump and spark plugs. when all was done and installed initial start of vehicle; engine start...
2003 Kia Optima SE 2.7L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12853
This vehicle first came to me 3 months ago with the check engine light on with no other complaints. Found codes P0134 no o2 activity B1S1, P1166 Lambda bank 1 control limit, P0304 cyl#4 misfire, and P0030 o2 heater circuit problem B1S1. Replaced o2 sensor & fi... Trouble codes: P0560 (Battery back up line malfunction), P0340 (Camshaft position sensor circuit malfuntion), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire)
1999 Nissan Wingroad 1500CC vss VIN: WFY11-0011
Hi I'm looking for the VSS wire to hook up a GPS Navigation System I have all the other relevent information. Vehicle should be the same as the Nissan AD wagon / pulsar wagon. Thanks
2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27Y51
This vehicle is from a used car dealer with no history. Fuel tank was replaced at another shop. We replaced EVAP canister check valve due to rust/corrosion sol. open. Vent hose at tank was apparently pinched in tank removal at a previous shop, we replaced. W... Trouble codes: P0440 (Gross EVAP leak)
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y81
Would appreciate some feedback and thank you for reading the post. Customer brought in the vehicle with complaints about a hesitation on acceleration and slight pinging. MIL was on with code P0171 - with a lean running condition on Bank 1. Checked fuel pressur... Trouble codes: P0171
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA1E04C
no injector pulse
2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L radiator VIN: 1N4AL11D06
Guys and Gals, Hello from Texas. I have this 06 Altima that has been running hot when the customer comes to red lights, if he is running on the highway it won't run hot until he stops, then the temp climbs all the way to hot. I replaced both thermostats and ...
2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Cruise Control VIN: 4S4BP62C65
Hello Iatn, I need help from any Subaru technicians out there. I have the OUtback Subaru with flasher CRUISE light. I did all the basic checking; fuses, powers, ground, switches, all are good. Hook Launch Scanner, can't communicated with the cruise module eit...
2006 Suzuki Forenza Premium 2.0L Overdrive VIN: KL5JD56Z66
Yea, I know, I have some strange claims but allow me to run this by the Trans. Techs. Our insured body shop repaired some collision damage to the front of this car. I am certain some fluid was lost during the event and was brought back to the level using a nam...

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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCB765XN
Thanks Guys, Excellent Ideas: EGR valve was getting vacume just fine and also by applying the vacume to EGR VALVE engine was running rough, but it seems like that only one cyl. was getting the EGR supply and other ports were clogged and at cruise under load th...
2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Safety VIN: JHLRD68492
I received replies that also backed up my thinking that the low battery could have caused this false code, and one reminding me that Honda would cover this under a long term warranty. The vehicle has not had the code come back. I will call this a low-battery c...
1992 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L low brake pedal VIN: JNKNG01C1N
We replaced the master cyl. and bled the system and all is good, thanks for the reply's! The system we were working on never had traction control,or a damper. we just had worn cups in the master cylinder for the front brakes and they were not able to move any ...
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L axle assembly VIN: KNADC123X6
We tried everything possible. We ended up installing a used transmission. Appreciate everyone that wrote back with ideas. Sometimes you just have to get radical.
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D2V
Got this one fixed. Remember, do not give up on the wires for the MAF by the strut tower. The feed to the computer from the MAF was broke inside its own casing & you could not see it. So save yourself some time & just run a jumper on the white & black (feed & ... Trouble codes: P0100 (Mass air flow sensor problem), P0325 (Knock sensor bank one).
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L cooling system VIN: 5N1ED28T2Y
First of all, I don't know what I would do without all you guys here on iATN. Thank you everyone who replied. Now for the fix. Gary from Nev, Rick/Calif, Tim/Ontario and Kelly/Calif were right on. Problem was the fan clutch. After clutch replacement the road t...
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 4S4BP61C15
Sorry for the wait I wanted to wait till I had time . I had to send this away due to the lack of info I had acess to.I did find that when I dissconnected modules they would comm with the dash and show an error for whatever module i disconnected.Alldata said to...
1988 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN67P5J
FINALY, the customer gave me the go ahead to tare the intake apart checking grounds flow test injectors and tada pulled the upper intake apart found the intake fuel soked do to a bad cold start injector. cheap fix customer was happy and all is well thats to a... Trouble codes: 26 (Rich).
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