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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...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L wipers VIN: 1HGCG5646X
The details are scetchy, but customer says wipers have a mind of thier own. We are familiar with the speed change on intermittant high when you go above 12 mph. She said this morning on the way to the shop high would not work. Looking at the wiring diagram, it...
2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L wheel bearings VIN: JHLRD184XY
Fellow techs,sorry I thought I know Hondas well enough But I need your help on this CRV,driving about 60 kph there is a noticeable noise coming from the wheels.I use a stethoscope to pinpoint noise and its coming from left front and rear left wheel bearings so...
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L steering VIN: 1HGCG66822
Hello all, This vehicle came in with a interesting problem. While going into any kind of body roll there was a large popping or clicking noise heard from the suspension. I know that the sway bar links can make this noise so I disconnected them, took the vehic...
2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S62
we thought timing belt was the main problem, however after returning the car to the owner, the same problem occured again with all codes returning but code p0340, we retested and replaced spark plugs, flushed injection system and throttle body, maf sensor. the... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0340-), P0340
2007 Hyundai Accent SE 1.6L Surge VIN: KMHCN35C57
the engine seems to have a lite miss on accel and at cruise from 70 klometers down.Can feel alite viration on the gas padal.also it seems a little sulggish when pulling away. once it gets over 70 k's it works just fine.IT had a knock sensor install at the Hyun...
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Airbag VIN: KNDUP13113
This van came in with the Airbag, Brake, and Battery lights on found the Alt. overcharging and the I/C burned out between the Brake and Battery lights, Replaced the Alt and I/C but the airbag light is still on. I can not get into the airbag module to read or c...
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L Shift Selection VIN: JT8UF22E5S
I'm not a transmission specialist by any means, I lack a lot of critical knowledge in this area I admit. However this particular customer has been a friend of the family for years, and a dedicated customer other than while he was out of town when the problem b...
2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L door ajar lamp VIN: 4F2YZ94143
I unplugged every door jam and rear hatch connector. I looked through alldata and cannot find a good schematic on how the circuit works. I don't know if i need to loop a wire to complete the circuit to shut the light off or if unplugging the door connectors wi...
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L charging system VIN: JM1BK12334
Hey guys I have a 04 Mazda 3 in here that is over charging at 16.04 volts. we replaced the alt.,the computer, and the passenger junction box. The computer is seeing a 14.7 reading but the wire going to the compuer is reading 16.5 we have tried two different al...
1978 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Illumination VIN: HLS3035811
We have this 280Z that has no dash illumination with the headlights on. We no longer have any schematics for a vehicle this old. I was wondering if someone could fax me a wiring schematic for the interior and illumination circuits. Thank in advance. The fax nu...
1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L ign ckt VIN: 1N6SD16Y4V
fuse link blows once a week both times while backing up, truck will stall because fuse link burns. fuse link is white with black stripe goes direct to ign switch. at switch black with white stripe (1g/pos 3) solder is melted according to wiring diagrams follow...
1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Hazard Lights VIN: JN8AR05Y4W
Hello Fellow Techs, Thank you in advance for your help. I have a 98 Pathfinder- No Hazzard Lights.. Turn signals operate perfectly... Replaced the flasher & the hazzard switch.. The turn signals stop working when the hazzard button is pushed-- I believe this ...
1998 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26Y7W
Intermittently sets PO500 Speedo works fine Inspected wiring seems ok. have alldata bulletin doesnt apply sets code PO500 above 2000 rpm any info please reply Trouble codes: P0500
2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB51D92
customer complaint is no throttle response and erratic idle when started. the vehicle had previously been to another shop and they replaced the throttle body for this problem.he also mentioned they replaced the cam sensor also. why this was done, i have no ide... Trouble codes: 507 (idle speed control), 605 (electronic control module)
2004 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BL11D54
hey all,thanks in advance.have this nissan in here that had been at local dealer for rec timing chains and guides for repair.vehicle brought to me.replaced all 3 timing chains and guides.vehicle has same problem.runs rough at idle sets codes p... Trouble codes: P0021, P0300
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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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Gas guage VIN: 2HKRL186X2
EVERYTHING had been checked except where guage gets its power. Rechecked cicuit from sender, power and grounds INTO cluster. All checked OK. Problem is this is very intermittent and who knows if we were checking at exactly a time of failure though we started...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGES26734
Sorry for the weak post lacking any test data. Late Friday trying to tie up a few loose ends for Monday. Checked fuel pressure--low 35lbs. Pulled fuel pump found the plastic housing split around the regulator. Replaced the pump--45lbs fuel pressure and run... Trouble codes: P0171.
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA3AXYT
Well this vehicle is fixed. Found IAC stuck wide open, even though the IAC counts on the scanner went back and forth from 48 to 80. These readings went right with the engine speed changes at idle. After replacing the valve and performing the idle learn procedu... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Control System Malfunction).
1992 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L No Start VIN: 4S2CY58Z4N
well we got this one fixed. thank you to robert leslie and joel for their idea's. after going thru and retesting the basics still had no direction to go then when looking thru the gm arcives under gm (this is basicaly a gm system) found a post by Bill Hepp say...
1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JA4LS41R3X
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L uknown VIN: 1NXBR18E4X
I did find minor slop in the left axel and replaced it. I was happy ro experience a 95% cure on my road and will change the right axel tomorrow. I am so impressed and pleased with the 22 responses that came to my aid and I will dedicate myself to be a good m...
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