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1992 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LV5234N
Hello- We have a no start condition here, customer claims van began to lose power and just quit, was able to start it up once and it quit again for good. Hooked up scanner but no help there, Spark is good, fuel pressure is at 40 psi while cranking, checked ti...
2003 Toyota Tacoma S-Runner 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEWN72N23
In March 08 I received a P0136 code and replaced the Bank 1 sensor 2 with a Bosch O2 sensor. The vehicle then passed inspection. 6 weeks later the vehicle exhibited a P0420 code. I replaced both sensor 1 and sensor 2 (2nd time) with Bosch parts which did not f... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold)

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1989 Acura Legend L 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA3258K
In this vehicle we have a body control box under the passenger seat.The engine control module is on the floor under the dashboard on the passenger side ( like on the accords ) , you have to remove the carpet to see it . We found a code 12 related with EGR val...
2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7L compressor inop VIN: 2HGES16221
many thanx for all the replies, this one was very perplexing. after getting back into it after sitting a couple of days, i hooked it all back up and the ac lite came on along with the compressor and condenser fan. i honestly dont have any idea what was wron...
2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L engine VIN: KNAFB1219Y
First -- thanks for all your replies. Unfortunately, the customer demanded the car be delivered before we were able to able to do further digging. I tend to agree with the folks that steered me to looking at some restriction under the valve cover causing the o...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7236Y
First i would like to say you guys are "PRICE LESS". David and Jerry were in the right the right ballpark thanks. The timimg was off,but the problem was that the wooduff key had waddled the space where it fits out. We had to weld the wooduff key slot on the cr... Trouble codes: P1693 (MIL -circuit malfunction), P1115 (AT-ECT sensor signal), P0343 (Camshaft position sensor A bank1 -high input).
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C73
Thnks for all the help this one is fixed. Ended up being the PCV hose cracked just like most of you said. I do use the smoke machine on it but I figured out why it didn't show up with the smoke machine I put the hose on the intake in the wrong spot. LOL my fau... Trouble codes: P2177, P2187.
2002 Mitsubishi Diamante VR-X 3.5L battery VIN: 6MMAP87PX2
had everything disconnected except ECM and BCM. I tapped on the BCM and the draw would flicker below 80ma. so replaced BCM and all is normal. thanks for the replies that i did receive.
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