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1986 Mazda B2000 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM2UF11160
The customer brought the truck in the shop with the complaint of stalling at stop signs. no vacuum leaks found . Mixture screw has no effect on problem. Carb was replaced. We cant find any in depth info. on this carb or feed back system , or even testing the c...
1990 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L Hesitation VIN: JM2UF3141L
Trucks 4cyl. engine chuggles on light excelleration like bad plug or wire but runs great on higher speeds . Sprayed cap and wires with water (no change). Srayed intake ports and vacumm hoses with no change. In process figuring out a fuel pressure gauge hook up...
1994 Mazda MX-3 GS 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1EC4367R
2nd mazda v 6 no start in a week. The other one turned out had a smoked computer, crank and cam signal wire did not have a 5 volt reference. This one has no spark, used vantage and it has good square wave form. crank sensor on crank shows good to, so does cam ...
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...
2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1NGED27T11
vehicle was towed in with a cut out and no start condition. the vehicle started fine when it got here but when i test drive it during left turns the engine cuts out and will die sometimes but its restarted first try everytime for us. it will also do it in reve...
2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L vibration VIN: 4S3BH68661
This vehicle has an intermitant yet very noticable vibration when the vehicle is warm and in drive or reverse when sitting still. The vibration dissapears if you open the throttle at all or if you jack the vehicle up off the ground on the right front . i have ...
1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L No Start VIN: JT2SV21E8L
Hi Techs. I have a no start problem. Has good spark. Check engine light works. No injector signal. First used a noid light then lab scope. There is a resemblence of an injector signal. There is a 5v signal coming from the ecm to the ignitor. When cranking the...
2002 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L radiator VIN: JTEHT05J32
Last november we did a 90k service and a month later the customer was in colorado and the truck overheated and was a gallon short of coolant. the customer filled it up and no more problems untill summer when it would overheat with a mystery loss of coolant. He...

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2006 Hyundai Tiburon GS 2.0L cruise control VIN: KMHHN65DX6
Hi, Thank you very much to all of you who tried to help, I did follow all the advices I received and my conclusion was to replace the module. So the customer didn't wnat to pay $900 Can. to replace the module. He absolutely insisted to intall an aftermarket c...
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L abs VIN: JACDS58X01
Power and ground to system was good.Unfortunately customer denied repairs at this time. Dealer sells complete unit only at about $2600.00 We found a couple of places that actually fixes the control unit itself , as low as 100.00. Thanks for the 2 good tips.
2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L rear air VIN: JTHBN30FX2
We elected to send this one to Lexus and glad of it. Chris [...] knew of a tsb on this that for some reason I didn't find. It dealt with changing the rear sensors which the dealer did along with new airbags for about $3000. Thanks.
2003 Mazda Miata 1.8L hydraulic system VIN: JM1NB35323
sorry for the delay,we found a used abs pump/module wanted customer to drive for a week to make sure,since this was a strange problem,but all is well with the brake ghost.Before we replace the abs,we cleaned the original and the master, there was contaminated ...
1994 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JA4MR51MOR
Turns out my first impression was correct. The lab scope showed a good pattern, however my much smarter than I tech Gil got out his Power Probe and low and behold, no flashing led indicator. Replaced sensor and invested in a new Power Probe for myself and all ...
1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1EJ01F8N
First I would like to thank the 4 techs who replied to this post.I know your time is valuable. The fix for this vehicle was indeed six new ignition coils and boots as well as a new set of NGK plugs. I had tested everything I could and proved all components goo...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D62
Thank You all for your replies. This vehicle I personally can not fix and the customer wants to take it to a dealer. Sorry there is no real fix to this problem. Trouble codes: P0300.
2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB51D92
1987 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Oil Pressure VIN: JT4RN63B3G
I'm confident this one is fixed. We replaced the oil pump with a factory unit and retested. Oil pressure is now more reasonable. 45 psi at idle, 65 at 2500 rpm. We're now waiting for the customer to supply us with another turbo. Thanks again to those that repl...
2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L timing belt VIN: 5TBBT44171
Thank you for all the replies. I still do not know the cause of the problem, but I ended up installing a Toyota belt . I've ran the engine more stressful than the owner would and I could not get it to slip. I checked the cam and crank and were good....
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