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1991 Honda Prelude SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBA4279M
Codes ten seconds after startup, warm or cold, verified MAP voltages at MAP and ECU using both pins as well as a known ground. Reference voltage steady at 4.98V at all times. Substituted MAP and ECU with known good units, no change. Compression is 160 across ... Trouble codes: 5 (MAP sensor)
1997 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Surge, VIN: 1HGCE6675V
Customer dropped off vehicle with complaint of tach intermittently not working or wavering erraticly. when tach screws up engine will buck/ping and or "feel like bad gas". Fuel pressure and fuel sample test OK.No check engine light on or codes stored in comput...
2003 Kia Spectra 1.8L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12113
Working at home trying to help my neighbor whose Kia timing belt broke and bent all the valves. I installed used engine and does not want to start, I can get it it start by unplugging #1 and #3 injectors installed new plugs swapped coils and injectors from use... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301 (misfire1 cly), P0303 (misfire3 cyl)
1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L Steering VIN: JT8BD68S0W
hi fellow tech.i am working on 1998 lexus gs300.very bad steering shimmy at 60mph,only when stepping on brakes.actually the first time when i apply the brakes the car runs with no shimmy,only after the second time i apply the brakes .steering shimmy a lot .it ...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Lighting VIN: JN8DR09YX1
This pathfinder has a bad smart entrance module. door locks, interior lights,and rear defrost problems. i have installed a used module , everything works ok except the remotes for the locks.i have tried the reset procedure(key in 7 times , push button on contr...
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Head gasket VIN: 4S3BH6753Y
Hey you guys, I have already read through all the fixes pertaining to this repair. The problem with this vehicle is the external coolant leaks that are common to this engine. Looks like the repair should be pretty straight forward. My main question is regardin...
1991 Toyota Cressida Luxury 3.0L Starting VIN: JT2MX83E8M
Hi All, The car crank over fine, but would not start. I tested for spark and found that there are no spark. Tested both the ignition coil and ignition control module and they are all good. I really need help on this one. Thanks everyone!
1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TAUN41B1S
help me please!!! this one is making me crazy. i have the tacoma that will start and run perfectly all day long until you shut it off when it is hot, then try to restart it about 10 minutes later. it will not start. it just cranks. fuel pressure and spark are ...
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Wheel sensor VIN: 4T1BF28BXY
I am having a problem with the speedo not reading. The pcm had code P0500. The ABS system had codes for the front speed sensors( 32, 33) and the abs controler (code 62). I scoped the sensors, they both had a nice sine wave with about 1 volt being measured at 2...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K61
EGR has vacume while at 2500 rpms,and goes off at WOT,and shows about 22in hgs at cruise.map at engine off is 28.9 in hgs,at idle its 8.3 and 7.4 at 2500 rpms,at one time it was 10.6 at idle,then I cleaned connecters and then it went back to 8,and I feel its t... Trouble codes: P0401 (insuff EGR flow)
2007 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L battery VIN: 5TEUU42N97
hello all, your help is requested in saving my peace of mind this tacoma will sit for days with no problem and then for no apparent reason, loose battery voltage overnight. i have checked the obvious and disconnected the add on accessories, but cannot trace do...

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2008 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Misfire VIN: 2HGFA16568
Thanks for all the suggestions, this vehicle uses a plastic intake manifold with a runner control that uses flaps similar to the 3.8 windstar motor design. Turns out the flapper for number 2 was partially melted and restricting movement. It was very hard to se... Trouble codes: P0302.
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY31D1V
First of all I appreciate the replys & the time of the members that tryed to help.unfortunately the cust is out time & desided to take it to the dealer.all the replys that I receviced I had all ready post in my first post.thanx again this the field I chose so... Trouble codes: 402 (Egrc-bpt valve problem).
1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AM54J9R
I thank you all that helped .Your the greatest. The basic ideas I received from you all was that the timing belt had a problem which makes it out of psync between the cam and crank signals.Or a crank sensor that isnt as good as it appears. I checked the timin... Trouble codes: 22 (cam sensor problem), 23 (crank sensor problem).
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