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1989 Honda Civic 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHMEE2758K
Customer had emssion test done, failed due to high readings. Did a pin test on all wires, ground and power sources are good. O2 sensor is reading above .900 all the time. PCV is new, no restriction on exhaust, Engine vacuum is good, valve adjustment was done.
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor VIN: 2HGES26792
ok.. Start with thanks to all, who can help. THis 02 Honda civi came, A/C compressor clutch would not in gauge. Check pressure. It was good. When to relay. I have my to powers, and one ground. (scanner shows no A/C request..) So...if I jumper the 4p socket a...
2003 Kia Optima SE 2.7L No Start VIN: KNAGD12853
we had this car towed in the customer said it would not run good and would stall out. he scaned it and he said it was a crank sensor code, he dosnt remember the code number. he tryed to replace the crank sensor and broke it in the block. that was when it was t... Trouble codes: P0230, P0445
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on, No shift at times VIN: JT6HF10U4X
This vehicle came in months ago with the MIL light on and it was for code P0171 the oxygen sensor, I turned the light off and told the customer to come back if the light comes on again. So after several months, the light was on again the same code P0171 Lean c... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean condition), P0330 (Knock sensor)
2006 Lexus LS430 4.3L steering assist VIN: JTBHN36F66
Customer stated they hit an obstacle with the front tire and when they backed away there was no power steering. Inspected to find fluid circulating in the pump reservoir. There is no evident damage to the steering system. Checked fuse to steering ECU ok. What ...
1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LV5227W
hello everyone this 1998 mazda mpv will not start spark and fuel is presentcan somebody out there send me to the right direction on this van?the right cam is one tooth off will this cause a no start,this one wont even try to start.any help will be much appreci...
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3BM64JXP
I have a no start problem. The vehicle kicks back when cranking. I have code 23 cam position sensor circuit. I have no 5 volt reference at the sensor. I ohmmed the wire. The wire checks good. We tried a used ecm. This made no difference. I'm suspecting the ecm... Trouble codes: 23 (Cam position sensor circuit)
1997 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N6SD16SOV
Hello... I have a no start with no spark,no injector pulse,no check engine lite,no communication with the ecm, and no power through the eccs relay to the ecm.I have replaced the ecm and it ran for two hours before dying again. The ecm remanufacturer said power...
1999 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on, P0134
CEL on,P0134 in memory. Engine purr's like a kitten and runs good.complete tune up performed. Intake smoked for leaks and none found. engine temp normal and no exhaust leaks. cleared code,replaced front O2 (non nissan) and test drove. CEL back on and P0134 cam... Trouble codes: P0134 (No activaty B1S1)
2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1N6ED27Y3Y
This truck will start to miss as it gets hot and will shut off.It will start in approx ten minutes or so.It is difficult to check the ign coil ext as there are eleven pages in alldata and it cools off so i am not sure of my readings are correct.From past exper... Trouble codes: P1320
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Steering VIN: JT3VN39W8N
Cust broght vehicle in no power st.Cust has replaced power st pump.Still no power.There is rear antilock brake system that power st goes through and i found 3 ways to bleed system tryed all 3 ways still no power.No presher comming out of the anti lock system o...
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 ...
2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L Master HV Failure VIN: JTDKB20U07
Hopeully there are some prius masters out there. Customer took to dealer first, they said it needs a Transaxle. There is a TSB for this code with info codes 526 and 613, it says replace transaxle for both of these codes only. Info code 611 is for the area of t... Trouble codes: P0AA6

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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGES15512
Have you noticed that everyone has a valid point yet not everyone has the answer to any given repair- its like a lottery! Thank you one and all who responded. Tim hit the lottery this time. His looked like the quickest and easiest repair to check out. Vis... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control syst malfunction), P1519 (iac circuit malfunction).
2006 Honda Accord EX 2.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56736
7-6-09 Vehicle would not start this morning, no comm. with scanner, after pulling ECU, noticed that A/C drain was leaking onto it, ECM shorted out internally hence the codes. Anyways keep this in mind when or if you guys run across these codes, thanks for all ... Trouble codes: P0563 (ECM/PCM Power Source Circuit Unexpected Voltage), P0685 (ECM Internal Power Circuit Malfunction), P0340 (Camshaft Sensor A Intermitant signal).
1992 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Misfire VIN: JACDH58V4N
This one is fixed, thanks to all who replied, everyone suspected the e.c.m. and they were right. Also #3+#4 injectors were shorted internally. we opened up the old e.c.m. and it did not pass the smell test at all. After finally finding a computer and replacing...
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13192
well she has been gone for a week with no complaints the last thing done was an upper engine cleaning with the sun machine seemed to be great when it left here im happy thanks to all that replied Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0305.
1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L Steering VIN: JT8BD68S0W
it was front rotors.i put oem rotors.no more steering shimmy .thank you all.
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4A3AC44G41
ok, this ones fixed. first thing, all the replies were on the money with the egr lines being mixed up. i switched them and it idles smooth now. after i solved that i looked at the intermittant misfire. jason really helped me with his post. he gave a detailed d... Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Mitsubishi Galant LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA56H71
we replace the evap filter asm. this was the part that was arcing when we appiled power and ground. smoke tested evap system. no leaks. performed 2 drive cycle test. ran and passed. thanks for all the replies. bob. Trouble codes: P0455.
1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N6SD16SOV
Thanks for the help. I posted up again with some updated information. The ecm worked for two hours and then died. The remanufacturer said ecm power circuits 38 and 56 were burnt in the ecm.This has power to the dist. evap purge, tps, maf,eccs relay..
2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1N6ED27Y91
sorry for closing this request so late because i've been away.the fix for this problem was the trailer wiring harness,this is the only thing that i thought contributes to my problem.after spending lots of time trying to figure out whats happenning inoticed som...
2003 Nissan Frontier 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N6DD26T83
Thanks for the replies, I finaly got the nissan factory computer and everything worked fine as I thought, but you always second guess yourself...Thanks again, I know I will need help again, we all do!!! Mike
1982 Toyota Corolla 1.8L Stall VIN: JT2TE72E70
Customer never returned. The solenoid issue makes sense from what some of you mentioned which must have an impact on the car dying when put into gear, etc. Thank you all for your help, but I am guessing I won't see these customers again as I wasn't able to fix...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T4Y
hi guys i did fix this vehicle and it was the intake gasket very minor leaks but it was enough thanks for all your help Trouble codes: P0171 (lean exhaust).
2006 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L Backfires VIN: JTEZU14R06
After extensive road testing and careful listening (and sitting in the back seat while listening) it was found that the misfire popping sound that never showed up in scan data was in fact...a loose roof rack! From the front seats it was very clearly coming fr...
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