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1987 Honda Accord LX 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGCA5634H
towed in, cap & rotor nasty, changed, still no start. advanced timing way past limit and started, turned distributor back to normal with running and seemed ok, started it several times that day. let it sit overnight would'nt start. turn distributor 50 degrees ...
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G3J4CC878
Customer came in a few months back complaining of occasional no start. Claims to get out of the car and pull on throttle cable, and then the car would start. On Wed. 12/17 came in and said the car done the same thing at lunch, but she could not get the car to ...
1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JHLRD1858W
Hey guys, I have this CR-V that has a rough idle / stall when cold.I just replaced an exhaust valve because it was burnt on #4 cyl.I reinstalled the head and adjusted the valves as per alldata, did the idle relearn but it seems to be not quite right when cold ...
2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45E44
vehicle starts & runs poorly cold, little to no throttle on accel cold. rich exhaust odor. ses lamp on w/ above 3 codes. no info in "some data" to diagnose concern. any info would be appreciated. thanks! Trouble codes: P1110 (throttle actuator stuck closed), P1175 (throttle actuator stuck open), P1196 (limp home value on close 2)
1991 Lexus ES250 2.5L No Start VIN: JT8VV22T8M
car tow in the shop cranking but no start,check fuel pressure okay check ignition no spark check coil okay check igniter okay check wire okay, last thing could be PCM.any Tech out there had that problems like that so let me know Thank you so much.
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Transmission VIN: JTJGF10U31
Transmission had failed and was replaced with Lexus reman. Upon replacement, the vehicle would not drive properly and would not shift properly. Prior to transmission replacement, there was code P0765--Shift Solenoid "D" malfunction. After transmission failure,...
2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L VSC light on VIN: JTHBN30F02
We replaced the timing belt and after a test drive noticed the VSC light coming on. First, we are not sure whether the light was coming on prior to this repair but we are getting a code C1336- yaw sensor calibration. We cannot find a procedure for reseting the...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA21D8X
Coils 2 and 3 don't fire. The computer is grounding the coils and keeping them from firing. All hots and grounds are there. Wiring back to the computer is good. Clueless why the computer won't fire the coils. Trouble codes: 1320 (manufacture misfire code)
2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED26T11
Need help on this one, please! Vehical came in running ok, but check engine light was on. Had code p0325 for knock sensor. Timing belt and water pump had been replaced at another shop a few months earlier. Truck had high milage and no tune up work had been don... Trouble codes: P0155, P0161
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L instrument cluster VIN: 3N1CB51D63
Need to replace instrument cluster, not sure if the odometer on a used cluster will show different mileage or if the body module stores the odometer due to digital odometer. Any help would be greatly appreciated, basically need to know if the mileage needs to ...
2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Temperature Control VIN: JTEGF21A71
When ATC is set to 80F temp cools down and blows cold(70f) reset to 85F (Max) blend door moves and temp at outlet goes to 145F.

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2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L Mechanical VIN: KLAVA6927Y
Thanks for eveyone's reply. Ordered good used head from local supplier. Thanks to all.
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D01
from what we know the ecm's were damaged by a short in harness. customer has opted to try and do repairs himself. regardless he will need a new ecm. but we were careful to advise him to only instal new one after short is located. thanks to all that helped. y... Trouble codes: P1515, P1516.
2003 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S V6 3.2L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JAACL11LX4
OK the issue is that alldata has bad information on O2 sensor locations, The wire schematic is wrong on b1s2 and b2s1 they are switch in alldata. After removing intake to look for bound up harness under it, and finding nothing I finally got correct Isuzu sche... Trouble codes: P0140, P0155.
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Cuts out VIN: KNDJA7238X
thanks everyone for the help. Turns out there was probably a quart of oil under the sparkplug/coilpak cover. the jiffylube had spilled oil during their oil change and didnt feel it was very important that oil puddled on the ignition, shorting out key ignition ...
2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22542
Installed new TPS and the problem is gone; Looks as though the car had two problems the wiring was the cam sensor problem and the tps itself was the reason for the tps code Trouble codes: P0123 (throttle switch input circuit high), P0340 (cam sensor circuit).
1994 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31DOR
The Altima fuel pump assembly is rather complicated. There is the top part, which comes off easily. It can (and should) be removed completely by detaching the two wire harnesses (one goes down to the gauge sender, the other to the pump)and the two hoses (pre...
1995 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: IN4BU31D9S
finally got back to this vehicle.inspected distributor found cap and rotor generic made in parts at local nissan dealer,vehicle started riight up and running fine.thanks y'all for tips on distributor,cap and rotor.
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L fail-safe mode VIN: 5N1ED28Y3Y
Customer at the time decided to take vehicle and get back to me later. We disconnected the TPS which allowed the vehicle to be driven.Today the customer came back in and said he had taken the vehicle to the dealer and they fixed it. Based on the invoice they r...
1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Thank you for all the replies, most stating what I pretty much felt that the fed cat will not set cat moniter on cal vehicle. Trouble codes: P0420.
1990 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L flywheel VIN: 4T1VV22E7L
thanks to all that replied.we had no problems installing the flywheel. I knew alldata was left of center on this one.
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