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2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L Stall VIN: 19UUA56933
I'll start by saying i have'nt actually looked at car since complaint arose as customer has a hard time getting the car to us. He says that the car stalls when he puts it in gear on cold startup. Car always restarts and otherwise runs fine. No codes, no MIL. L...
1996 Honda Passport EX 3.2L ck trans light flashing VIN: 4S6CM58V6T
Hello, I've got a question on this Passport. After driving a short distance the "ck trans" light will start flashing and the trans will go to max pressure. It doesn't appear to set any codes. I am using a Snap-on MT 2500 scanner and trans data is limited. I un...
2003 Honda Civic Si 2.0L Misfire VIN: SHHEP33583
Hello and thanks in advance to everyone. I have a 2003 civic si with a misfie on cylinder #1 found fuel injector to have no continuity, also found no pulse on control wire to e.c.m.(does have power from main relay) check wire between e.c.m. and injector, check... Trouble codes: P0301
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L front passenger window VIN: 5FNRL18963
van came from another body shop with front passengers window not working ( up or down ).given previous experience i found passengers window switch & mutiplex defective, replaced both items; window started working up & down but only from passengers side.decided...
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: KNDJA7230X
Group I hope there is a Kia expert out there. This truck is kicking my a** major. I have been on it solid for two days to no avail. We got the vehicle towed in as a no start. Of course it started for us but ran badly missing and knocking. Did a compression tes...
1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L No Reverse VIN: 4F4ZR17XZW
Hi all Ranger/b4000 5R55E AT 4WD No reverse, all forward normal. Fluid level normal, no metal no friction in fluid Dropped the pan, L/R servo seals OK, servo pin OK, band OK. In the pan found one odd thing. Small metal circle. Made of aluminum, very smal...
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G7Y
has a code for rear o2 po146 no activity for after cat o2, scan test reading at .75mv not switching. replaced o2 with a universal bosch, still not switching. key on engine off the other three sensors are at 0 mv and the after cat is still .75mv. tested all wir... Trouble codes: P0146
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L high beams VIN: 4A3AK44Y5V
High beam indicater is on when lights is on. Replaced light switch problem still exsist, both new and old switch ohmed tested good any help would be appriciated.
2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L slip light VIN: JN1AZ34E93
we did a wheel alignment and mounted 4 new tires. after alignment we drove car and slip light started flashing and had no power. when slip light came on solid the power came back and the abs light and brake light comes on. it has a c1109 c1156 c1136 and c1115 ...
2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN87R0Y
PLEASE HELP, I've hit a wall with this one. Customer brought this car in with MIL light on. Found P0135 and P0141 O2S heater circuit faults. I then proceeded to the flow charts after I noticed that the front O2 looked new. The flow chart says with key on engin... Trouble codes: P0135 (ho2s b1s1 heater ckt fault), P0141 (ho2s b1s2 heater ckt fault)
2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L 1 -2 shift 2-3 shift VIN: JTRAV4WDT2
This vehicle came in 1st time with no forward or reverse gears.Replaced trans with Toyota reman trans car gone for two months comes back with banging noise shifting from 1st to 2nd when hot.flares and hunts 2nd to third and sometimes starts out in 2nd or third...

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2001 Acura TL 3.2L steering rack VIN: 19UUA56651
I believe that this one is fixed. A lot of the replys told me to only use an OE rack. That seemed rediculous to me because Honda only sold reman racks, and I dought that they actually rebuild their own racks. So I just tried another reman from my supplier and ...
2004 Acura TL 3.2L radio VIN: 19UUA66264
thank you again everyone was helpful, it was the radio itself, so i replaced it and problem was solved. thanks for the help
1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: IHGCB7562M
Well did not get a lot of response but any was appreciated.I ended up replacing the converter & O2 sensor.It brought the HC & CO down far enough to pass the IM240 test.The car burned a lot of oil which clogged the converter not to mention it had over 200K on t... Trouble codes: 12 (egr).
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: JNKCA31A3Y
I received many replies to my question, almost evenly divided between "No flash required" and "Yes you'll need to flash the PCM". I discovered why when I got the part (from my local Nissan dealer - not the hundred-mile-away Infiniti store) and found the note i...
1992 Mitsubishi Montero 3.0L Clutch VIN: JA4GK31S8N
Well put this in the done file, The fix was to set the free play and to set the most important the pedal travel or could be called the stop, after making both adjustments the problem went away, Thanks for all the help Mark
1992 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1RZ24H2N
Thanks for all the quick responses. It was the fuel injector on #3 cyl. that was dead. All connectors were full of green corosion. There was no resistance or continuity on #3. Thanks guys some times you can't see the forest for the trees.
2002 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26502
It is fixed! I avoided cleaning out the passages because I didnt know how. But after reading the TSB you all turned me on to it was easy. All 4 replies said to do the same thing, clean out the egr passages. You guys are so smart. Thanks for the help, and thank... Trouble codes: P0402 (EGR control backpressure transducer malfunction).
2002 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SUB02LEGAC
Replaced neutral switch and all is well.Thanks IATN. Trouble codes: 1507 (Idle air High idle.).
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Accessories VIN: 5TBBT4419Y
hello group, once again sorry for the delay, the customer waited forever and a day to make up his mind on this thing. he finally just decided since he was going to keep the truck and use it he would just spring for the new remotes and program them instead of h...
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L abs VIN: 4T1BE32K13
unfortunately this car has been totaled by the insurance co, and will not be repaired. I would have wanted to run sensor tests as well as other scanning work but it is not going to happen. thanks to all who posted.
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