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1994 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGEG8564R
Ok guys, I have spark (good), fuel pressure, noid tested inj. ok. Still no start. Here is my concern. I lined up the timing marks on the crank pulley, as well as the cam pulley, and they are fine. Also verified with a screwdriver that #1 cyl was at top dead ce...
1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5667V
the car runs good "while driving" four 20 minutes then will not go past 4200 rpm. in any gear and sets misfire code even though you do not feel misfire. have cleaned egr, checked for restricted exhaust, fuel pressure and volume are good, replaced dist. with re... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P1300, P1399
1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L noise and slow shift into reverse when cold VIN: 1HGEJ6672V
transmission is slow to engage in the morning and has grind noise when going into reverse gear. after first gear change the transmission operates normaly. we did remove and open the case - only found are worn reverse idler shaft that is alowing slop in the gea...
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L temp guage VIN: 1HGCG5641W
Well, here i go again, another one that is driving me nuts. I have a 1998 honda Accord with a temp guage. When you start it cold the guage stays low for 30 seconds or so, then jumps up all the way. Customer tried a new sensor first, then brought it here. I tri...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Cooling System
Have a puzzling problem here. I have a 2001 Civic that is a friend of mine's. She brought the car to me because of an overheating problem. Found the radiator to be leaking. Replaced radiator, car will now only overheat when on the highway driving a minimum of ...
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E0R
Thanks in advance for your help. I've got a 94 Lexus LS400 with code 41, throttle position sensor. Car runs great, smooth idle, runs great untill about 30 mph and I start to excellerate, it starts to buck or cut out and the check engine light comes on code 41.... Trouble codes: 41 (throttle position sensor)
1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: 4A3CS44R6M
This car came in on the hook 4 months ago with a broken t-belt and bent valves. Pulled the head and repaired it and replaced t-belt along with all the pulleys etc. It ran good but now 4 months later it gets towed back in with stripped teeth on the t-belt again...
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L cluster lighting VIN: 4A3AK44YXX
Hey all and God bless IATN... Thanks for your help in advance. We have this eclipse that the cluster night lights or dash lights do not illuminate when light switch is on. The dimmer switch tests okay and I have even bypassed it just to be sure. When the headl...
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AK34YXE
OK all of you mits. tech I have 99 eclips dual over head came engine that has a long crank time in the morning.I noticed that after 5 min of spining it over it will start.I noticed that when i try to accellrate that it would pop back threw the throttel body.I ...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L horn and key fob VIN: 4A3AC84H81
this is a friends car, and I do not have access to a wiring schematic. The batteries in his key fob quit working, he replaced them and suddenly his horn and power door locks do not work. tested horn, switch, relays, fuses and wire from horn relay to horn. ever...
2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L Vent temperature VIN: JA4LX31G43
Hello everyone, I have a Mitsubishi Outlander here that will freeze the evaporator core after 1 or 2 hours of highway driving. You can drive the vehicle around town and the system functions normally. I have simulated the problem by running the vehicle with a ...
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L all guages spedo clock VIN: 3N1CB51024
Hello every one, car came in with the complaint that none of the dash guages were working and i checked and they are all out. he said they were fine untill he dropped the fuel tank to remove water, since then none of the guages work including odometer. i used ...
2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L condensor fan VIN: 1N6AA06A05
this truck condensor fan runs all the time when truck is running. turn ac system is very cold i looked over the accident area for possiable wiring pinch or hooked up inproperly don't see any problem. check for fault codes none pcm and bcm. key on condensor fan...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L blower motor VIN: 4S3BG6853T
okay im lost have a car came in intermitantly the blower moter will stop working only when you press the brake pedal. Sometimes it just acts like you turn the blower motor switch down one speed then i have tested for a draw at the brake pedal switch and at the...
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Airbag SRS VIN: JF1GD706X4
We have an 2004 subaru impreza sti here and the airbag light is on. Alldata has a sequence to reset the airbag light by jumping pins on a connector under the dash but this has not worked for us! does anyone have the exact method to READ and ERASE codes!
1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L slips all gears VIN: 4TANL42N1X
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one that is making me crazy. I have this 99 4 cylinder Tacoma in the shop that was towed in and would not move unless you revved it. This is an A43D trans. I tore the tranny down and found it full of mud...looke...
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L uknown VIN: 1NXBR18E4X
This vehicle has a strong vibration @ 55 to 70 MPH. This condition only exists when aceallerating. It also has no effect on steering or braking. This is a five speed manual trans vehicle.
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBBT4419Y
has cod3 p0325 konck signal bank one. is intermitant no real test procedures found. says to swap sensors see if code changes. that is not easy sensors under intake. any one seen this problem. is their a common failure. have seen other toyotas with a seperate s... Trouble codes: P0325 (bank one knock sensor)
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Accessories VIN: JT2BG22KXY
I am trying to find the proceedure to reprogram a newly replaced security alarm transmitter. There is some confusion on this one. Looking at Toyotas bulletin for an ID of the system I find that my transmitter is the only one that is used on both the port insta...

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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Transmission VIN: 5FNRL186X3
I received many replies and most of them said to replace the pressure switch. There was some confusion on my part as to which one was the 4th gear switch at first but upon closer inspection I spotted "4" cast into the transmission housing near the base of the...
2005 Kia Optima LX 2.4L temperature gauge VIN: KNAGD12625
1999 Mazda Millenia 2.3L steering column VIN: JM1TA2224Y
We ended up taking Roy's advice and replaced the column with a used unit and it works well. David suggested removing the motor and cleaning it out to make it work, but our column had a broken gear on the column side, not the motor side. I tried to move the bro...
2004 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 2.4L Surge VIN: JA4LX41FX4
thank you to all that had replied. I performed a full BG Trans Flush using Diamond SPIII fluid. Test dorve the vehicle and could not reduplicate the concern. Returned vehicle to customer and asked to respond back to me in a week to let me know how its done.
1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD16S9T
Thanks guys for the help, this one is down the road, I have had very good success with the denso sensors but this one wanted to see the OE sensor, the dealer said they have changed the part number 3 times for the rear sensor, again thanks for the help
1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N6SD11S1V
I want to appologize for taking so long to close this. First, we ran from hurricane Gustov, then, less than 2 weeks later we get Ike. So that throws a wrench in the works and gets thing out of order. I am 50 miles from the Gulf, and 50 miles from Texas. ...
2006 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Misfire, black smoke VIN: JTGCB09J06
Well I really didnt get any responses about this thing, I didnt think I would. I beleive he has a pump problem that only shows up under heavy load. Paul.
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