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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L fuel VIN: JH4DC548X2
Hi group,I have this car(my own car and I can not fix it ! )2002 acura rsx,usually cold in am and if the car sits for few hours will not start.I have narrowed it down to no fuel.after a few tries the car starts and I can drives it with no problem.I have change...
1984 Honda Civic 1.5L Stall VIN: JHMAK5430E
Car starts, runs for about 3-4 minutes. At idle, will lose dwell (using dwell meter to check) and die. If RPM held above 2000, will run fine. Tach needle will jump to 3-4K rpm frequently, tho. If dropped to idle, will idle for about 20 sec., then lose spark & ...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L shifting, VIN: 1HGCG165XW
when i unhook pcm i can manually shift up through the gears with no slippage. can i test pcm without swapping?? can i disable immoblizer to test w/ used pcm?(no key)i don't want to pay honda if the pcm isn't the fault...
2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1858Y
hello gents i have a honda odyssey driving me to an early grave,i have went through 9 pages of all data's testing.tests concluded cut valve was no good, as well as the solenoid near the canister,found an aftermarket gas cap on vehicle when it rolled in, great ... Trouble codes: P1456
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L speedo VIN: 2HKRL18691
I have a speedo head that will not read after having the dash apart to repair other problems the trans shifts fine the scanner shows speed signal ck the wiring going into the cluster looks fine traced wiring down dont see any thing broke is there a reprogram f...
1997 Mazda MX-6 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JM1GD3113J
Have a mazda mx6 giving us some trouble. Car came in initially for stall with crank no start found power on both wires to ignitor with key on excessively corroded cap and wires, no spark from coil and no noid. Did full tune with reman distributor, car ran for ...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L 2-3 shift VIN: JM1BJ2227X
hi techs,I need a helping hand here.the car came in with no shift.customer said that trans shop overhall the trans.they install new selenoid set.when the car went for test drive still no shift.when it came to our shop we scann it and it had code p0767 and p010...
1989 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L transfer case VIN: JA4GJ51S3K
when transfer case is in 4x4 wheel drive, it makes no noise, but when the transfer case is in 2wd, wheel lock light is on all the time. when you go on a test drive at about 15 mph it tries to go into 4x4 and has grinding noise then clunks, but when you take th...
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L crankshaft pulley VIN: 4A3AK44Y7T
thanks in advance for any help you may have. customer requested that we install a new crankshaft pulley and alt belt. the pulley had a chunk broken off causing th alt belt to fail. i replaced the pulley and belt and sent it home. customer returned because he h...
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AX35G1T
hello, i have a 1996 mitsubishi eclipse spyder gs towed into the shop for a no start i'm not too good with these pupps but i said what the hack... tried the basic i have fuel and injector power & trigger but no spark. i have power to both coils,& if i hook up ...
1997 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GL4357V
Never did feel misfire on road test,only fault noticed is some minor popping out of exhaust on low gear decell,is this normal?did not hear any exhaust leaks on inspection of system. Also on moisture test of coil and wires with spray bottle did misfire one time... Trouble codes: P0304
1991 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L Hesitation VIN: JT3AC11R0M
Idle of the car is perfect,but from time to time when you step on the gas idle goes up and down even you floor the gas pedal. I clean the throttle body replaced the air intake hose. When the problem occur i try disconnecting the TPS connector still same probl...
1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L heater core VIN: 4TAUN73C2S
This truck belongs to a very good friend, really need help,thanks in advance. MOST of time there is no coolant flow to the cable operated heater control valve. The cooling system has been completly flushed, Thermostat and water pump replaced. Engine temp. gaug...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TB1G22K5V
This toyota was worked on at a friends shop and was sent to me for help. Car needs to be inspected. The list above tells the tale of parts that have been installed or tried. When I got car I test drove after clearing trouble codes for 30 miles. The car never m... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303

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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L turn signals VIN: 1HGCB715XM
Sorry for the late close,car is fixed,turn signal switch did the job,thank for all the help. Jim
2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G8Y
this one is fix.thank you kenneth,johnny,enrique and kenyon.checking the grounds at the computer terminals i found a bad ground #30/E03 and trace it to what enrique sugested ground EE. in the back of the intake manifold; by the supporting bracket and the powe... Trouble codes: P1135, P1155.
1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Misfire VIN: 4A3CF44E3P
hey guys , thanks for all the help. Especially Paul for Pennsylvania. Short to ground on the Ecm control wire that powers up cylinders 2&3. Thanks again for all of the posts. Hope I can help you guys in the future. Kevin
2008 Scion tc 2.4L wheel bearing VIN: JTKDE16708
I got this one finished. Had 1 response, thank you greg @ Stellar automotive in Tulsa. The bearing replacement was a routine job, the axle nut torque was 159 Ft lbs. I charged 2 hours labor, which seemed right. thank you all.
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Mechanical VIN: I DO NOT H
well that was fun.took front off and upper & lower intake off,oil was coming out of left front corner of head from the dye trail we found.we could see it coming from on top of the cyl head gasket so we knew leak was between head & gasket.rear seals,cam covers ...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22KX1
Thank you for the quick responses. Although the replies were mixed, the general concensus was to replace both cats due to the fact the sensors are situated where they cannot identify which cat is bad. Both cats have been replaced and car is fine. Thanks again Trouble codes: P0420.
2003 Toyota Highlander 2.4L Mechanical VIN: JTEGD21A73
Replies recommended calling Timecert tech support and that was the answer I needed. They sold me kit #2200 and it worked like a charm. Long reach drill, tap and inserter. 1st class kit for $400. Toyota should install these from the start. Repair after th...
2008 Scion tC Spec 2.4L Air Bag Light VIN: JTKDE16738
Ok, this one is ready for paint now!!! Out of the years I have been doing airbag diagnostics, this one was weird. First, Jerold told me to go into power train section and clear all codes, this did clear the light. After this I drove down the road and after 2 o...
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