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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6675W
hell i have this honda that keeps turnig on the cel for dtc p1106. alldata has no diag info or repair. it just says reset ecm the run engine at 3000 rpm if dtc returns ecm is bad, the baro sensor is in the ecm. has anyone run into this problem anf would be hel... Trouble codes: P1106 (baro sensor range performance problem)
2003 Honda Accord LX 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM66313
Car was a tow in, customer complained about a no-start situation. Had the computer on and pulled the codes up. Thought it could possibly be the Map or throttle sensor, so i had unplugged them and the car started. Then plugged the sensors back and had NO Thrott... Trouble codes: P2122, P2127, P0107, P0117, P2222, P2627
2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L hard start VIN: KMHWF25S72
hey guys, well here we go. 02 hyundai sonata 2.4. customer complains of intermittent hard start, ses light. scanned, found p0171 lean code. fuel trims and o2 data looks fine, no vaccum leaks to be found. fuel pressure ok. maf readings seemed to be sluggish, so... Trouble codes: P0171
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...
2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKDA31AX2
greetings to all this car has two codes one for the evap and the other for an 02 sensor.i smoked the evap system twice and i do not see any leaks,how ever my smoke machine can seal of the evap system to see if it will hold pressure but when i do that the gauge... Trouble codes: P1147, P1455
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJD733X3
vehicle stalls and will not re-start according to owner. runs fine for me. anybody seen a similar scenario with these codes. really suspect engine speed input (p0727). anybody been down this road?? your experience and help is greatly appreciated!!! Trouble codes: P0700 (trans contl), P0335 (crank pos sens a), P0306 (cyl 6 misfire), P0727 (engine speed input no signal)
2005 Kia Optima LX 2.7L electical VIN: KNAGD12675
dash fire, does anyone have any wiring diagrams. on the bottom of the fuse box looking towards the front there is a black box (etacs) behind this on the back of the fuse box left side very bottom white plug, brown wire, this is the wire thats burnt.any one kno...
1993 Lexus GS300 3.0L Specs. VIN: JT8JS47E9P
Hello, I have a silly request: could someone e-mail me please a few tightening specs. for this car? I need the torque specs. (and sequence) for the head bolts, cam sprockets, front crank pulley. Also wondering if I have to use new head bolts and if there is an...
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L solinoid/tcm VIN: JT8UF22E1S
this car is driving me crazy! six months ago had same problem but also had tcc solinoid or valve problem, would die after warmed up when coming to a stop. would have to put in neutral before stopping and then kill the car and restart to be able to put in gear ...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2220C
code p0171 on, replaced air flow meter and air boot. light came on again 1 day later. we replaced air flow meter again numbers still high. o2 switches good, but tends to hang on the righ side even with high fule trim numbers. long term camps out around 12-14 a... Trouble codes: P0171
2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22551
Hello to all, this mazda intermittantly sets this po421 code. I replaced both o2s with mazda parts as the upstream was slow to switch and have over 100k on them. cleared codes road tested with passing results per [...] steps. came back again with the same... Trouble codes: P0421
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA31D11
I have this Maxima that needs a new ECM, board is badly burned. My question is if i aquire a used computer from a same vehicle will the security system keep it from starting and if so can it be re-programmed?
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D01
2003 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1N6ED26Y13
Vehicle will not start. No spark, no fuel injector pulse, no fuel pump relay signal from ECM. I checked all power and ground feeds to the ECM and everything checked out good.. The engine light does not light KOEO. The light does light if I ground terminal 18 o...
2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNIDA31A53
this car came in and had a p1121 code, and would not move every other time you would crank it up. i replaced the throttle body and car now runs but i am getting the code p507 for a high idle and it is between 800 and 1000rpm. i run the throttle relearn(without... Trouble codes: P1121 (throttle out of range), P0507
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L steering wheel VIN: 5N1AR18W55
hey everyone this one has me beat.It's my neighbour's truck.occasionaly this suv will develop a severe wobble in the steering wheel at about 100 km it will stay there until the speed is dropped to under 60 at which point it will stop and not come back if you b...
1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Surge VIN: 4S3BJ6333R
This Suburu Has what I would call a surge or recoil at just off idle throttle. While cruising and letting off to go around a corner with just ever so slight throttle it will buck. Acts like a EGR problem, however I dont think this car uses a EGR system. I can ...
2004 Suzuki Forenza S 2.0L Turn signals VIN: KL5JD52Z94
Customer decided to drop this off with me since he'd spent too much money throwing parts at it. They have replaced the hazard switch, t/s switch, and flasher relay. I seem to have all my grounds and powers according to my alldata diagram. Looks like it should ...

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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1HGEJ8121T
Hello to all,I'm going to call this one fixed.Thanks to everyone who took the time out of their schedules to give me some input.Most of the replies that I received had been something that I had to do when I replaced the cylinder head gasket.(ie.vac leaks at ga...
2000 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L All Electric VIN: KMHCG35G1Y
Hi guys thanks for all the great suggestions I received. I was not able to get the vehicle to a "No Start" condition. The customer stated that it has only happened after it rained. He opted to take the vehicle now and bring it back on a later date since it was...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Compressor Coil VIN: KM8SC73DX2
Disassembled clutch and found clutch face cracked and bearing very noise, did not notice this when replaced coil, coil has been very hot, waiting on parts from dealer, this is a obvious problem but when get new parts install will check ohms, power, grounds , r...
1998 Isuzu Hombre XS 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GGCS19X4W
Thanks to all who replied. This vehicle is fixed. as many said the fuel pressure was to low. The owner was hesitant to replace the pump as it had been replace a year before. After replacement the vehicle ran great and owner is very happy. Thanks again
1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KNDJA7230T
Well I received 7 posts on this one. The customer did not want us to go any further. He just wants to drive it for a little while longer. I did check pin voltages at the PCM and there were several that would drop out. I also found that when I put a battery...
1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UZ3062P
I have sent the original ECU to be repaired. It came back with the same code and no communication for the data stream! Sent it back and am waiting patiently for its return. Thanks to all. Trouble codes: 71 (egr), 38 (trans code).
1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGL22CTR
Well, this was a wierd one. We dont know if it is fixed or not. After cleaning the mass airflow & reseting min. air idle it appears to be much better, or is just not acting up. The customer decided to pick up the car. Thanks for all the responses guys. Trouble codes: 172 (o2 fixed lean).
1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L Misfire VIN: JA3AN74K4V
timing belt jumped 3 teeth some how making 1 coil not fire repaired by changing timing belt, crank and cam sensors
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNICA31A41
it was the M A F sensor. Thank you all for your contributions--they were very helpful and mostly everyone had the same diagnosis plus some other insights. Trouble codes: P0171.
1996 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10V1T
While all of the responses were appreciated, the fix turned out to be a short in the black/white ground wire for the vsv. We disconnected the computer harness and were able to wiggle the wiring harness under the plennum to show a short to ground. I do not kn... Trouble codes: P0401 (e.g.r. low flow).
1998 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HT05J7W
Thank you for the replies. As it turns out the new evap. canister we installed two monthes ago was bad. It would not hold pressure. Installed a new canister and the vehicle has been running for two weeks with no problem. Thank you to all who responded. Trouble codes: P0446 (evap vent solenoid problem).
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