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1993 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L low brake VIN: JHMBB2253P
Came in for low brake petal and vibration, found rear calp slids frozen both sides, replace with loaded units w/rotors. also replaced frt rotors and pads. brake will fade only when backing up but only after 1 brake apply. seams to be using frt brakes to stop c...
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L no start no power to inside fuse panel drivers sid VIN: JHMCG5654X
no start no power to inside driver side fuse panel to ign and starting system also to power windows d side fuse panel dead
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start, Cuts out
Hi This problem has me stuck I replaced ac fan resister car left shop cust called me next day car stalled had car picked up motor startes then turn off after 2 sec I hear the fuel pump relay turn off and main relay turn off check with my scanner no codes check...
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN45D93
Hi All Let me take a moment to thank you in advance. I am a dodge guy, neighbors daughter has this elantra. Srarted out with mill on miss fire #3. plugs looked ok cleaned them and re gaped NGK plugs. ran fine rough idle with ac on. maff sensor readings loo...
2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN46D95
asking for assistance for all the Hyundai masters as what did I do wrong? Owners relatives car that overheated and popped the head gasket.Called our closest Hyundai dealer and were told that the 10 year 100,000 mile warranty was only good for original owner of...
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Cuts out VIN: JNKBY31DXV
Customer brought car in about two weeks ago and said a light was coming on that says (slip) on the dash. She also said it was losing power when the light came on and the car would slow down. The only thing I can find on alldata about a slip light deals with tr...
2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JM1BJ2239X
This Protege has a serious lack of power on accel intermitently. Will rev up all the rpms you want in the bay with some initial hesitation. Sometimes will pop back thru the intake slightly in the bay under load. We have removed timing belt and crank gear to ch...
1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L radio and obd monitors VIN: 4A3AA46G8X
Hello all, and thanks in advance to everyone who takes the time to read this. I have this galant that wont pass emissions cause the obd monitors get erased everytime the vehicle is turned off. All the radio stations and the clock on the radio get reset also. A...
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on
Customer had towed in crank no start. Ethos showed cam sensor problem (replaced no change) Found weak spark on cyl 1 repaced coil on. no change. satisfied with fire moved on to fuel No schrader valve to check pressure with out cutting line but dissconected and... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor problem)
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L MIL Lamp on, lack of power VIN: JF1GD29654
Any thoughts on this would be greatly appreciated. This code will reset almost immediately upon clearning. The TGV position sensor has tested according to specs- grnd, 5 volt reference, and signal. the actuator assembly tested good, but was replaced with a k... Trouble codes: P1093
1992 Toyota Camry DLX 2.2L no taillights or dash lights VIN: 4T1SK11E9N
Trouble finding why there is no tail lights or dash lights - replaced circuit board in instrument cluster, replaced all relays, and dimmer switch -
2006 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L instument panel VIN: 5TDZA22C96
Hello all you Toyota Techs, this one is throwing us for a loop. This car was brought into us last night with all the warning indicators illuminated, power windows nonoperative and the shift unable to come out of park without pushing the release button. Checked...
2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.0L 5-4 downshift VIN: 5TBET34146
My friend's boss gave him this used Tundra for a work truck. It runs beautifully and is a pretty well kept and sweet ride. He uses it mostly for light bed loads and occasionally tows a boat. His complaint is that when on the highway with no trailer and an emp...
2008 Toyota TUNDRA 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: STBBT54148
Vehicle came in with the dash lit up. CEL light on along with ABS,VSC,maintenance and 4lo light on. I pulled the codes listed and checked on here for any help. I found a post about Toyota's turning on all the lights when there is a CEL light on. I cleared the ... Trouble codes: P2442 (BANK2 secondary air injection check vavle stuck open), C1201 (Vehicle Stability Control/engine control system malfuntion)

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1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start, no mil light VIN: JT8GK13T4S
the fix for this car was to replace the computer it did not have the 5v ref.coming out of the computer,all power and grounds were good. replace it with a used one and it fired right was 100.00 for used and 1200.00 new thanks for the help chuck
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L timing marks VIN: JN1CA21DXS
The crank keyway goes to the 11:00 postion setting the timing mark at the 3:00 lining up with the gold colored link on the chain the info I had was very unclear.
1997 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N6SD16SOV
Hello and thanks for all the replies. I installed redundent grounds to the ecm and changed out the evap purge,maf,and distributor. It seems to have taken care of his problem.
1987 Toyota Celica GT 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2ST67L9H
the spring inside the fuel pressure regulator had broken, replaced and all was fine. Thanks to all that replied.
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Compressor VIN: 4T1BE32K73
Thanks for all the responses, the car is fixed! I was aware of the TSB regarding the magnetic clutch relay. However I stated in my original post that the relay could be commanded on any time with the modis. The answer ended up being the magnet in the compresso...
2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR32E37
thanks for the help guys. it was confirmed that the ecm issues with this car have been known to cause communication problems in addition to the trouble codes. this one got a new computer from the dealer under warrenty. Trouble codes: P2610, P0118.
2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L Fuel injection servi VIN: JTDKBZ0U07
First of all, thank you for all of the replies. I appoligize for not posting a response earlier, but business is good! The general consensus is that this engine is very efficient and does not require a fuel injection service before approx. 150,000 miles. A num...
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