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2001 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L MIL Lamp on, NO Communication VIN: KLATA22611
Well don't know who even works on these rolling humps of metal waste. But we have a '01 Daewoo Lanos 1.6 DOHC L4. Customer took vehicle to emission test center and was rejected to to "no communication" with ECM. Further diagnosis is showing everything where it...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L pressure solenoid a VIN: 52WAOO7294
shit light D stars to blink a second after turnig key on & code p1768 also sets I erase code &it comes back a second later without even starting car , I don't know if it has something to do ABS light is also on I use vantage to test solenoids both a&b has same...
1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1854X
MIL comes on after about 3 days poor idle quality. Not specific to any cyl. O2, Plugs changed. All coils working. Good compression, valves have been adjusted. EACV seems to be working, better cold (may be because of high idle) Runs great apart from idle. Fuel ...
2004 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L a/c Condernsor fan VIN: JHLRD68414
Hello all your techs. Customer stated a/c not blowing cold. I found blown a/c fuse (fuse box under hood) after diagnosing we found bad a/c condenser fan motor. We replaced fan and still fuse is blowing. Inspected the wiring to fan motor and found wires melted....
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X6X
hello all. we have this trooper that was brought to us after engine swap. looking to see where i might be able to get a vacuum diagram for this vehicle. we use alldata and not much info there. ask other shop that uses mitchell with no luck there either. want t...
2001 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1KJA123507
got this spectra replaced the maf with new still comes up with p0101 range performence, tested for vacuum leaks found none, only thing i can figure is maybe there's a pcm flash update or something i've overlooked, hoping one of you guys had run into one of the... Trouble codes: P0101
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L timing belt
hi i have neighbor shop that replaced bent valves due to timing belt broke. he asked me to line up timing belt since he said was a tooth off when he tried. i checked and was 1/2 tooth off at cam gears. he ordered a new "right timing belt and same condition. it...
2006 Scion xB 1.5L ecm VIN: JTLKT32416
Hello all. I received this gem from a fellow tech who was fired. This XB was struck by lightning, but not directly. It struck the ground 5 feet away, on the RH side while the customer was driving it. It just died on the spot. Cust is ok. We had no communicatio...
2007 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5JD56Z57
Replaced engine Test drove vehicle ,check engine light flashes and sets code P0302 p0303 p0300. Can not feel misfire while driving.Checked compression 175psi.
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1BG22K9X
vehicle will stall on decel and surge at part throttle let the car idle on its own and will stall this occurs only when hot[15-20 MINS DRIVE TIME} dealer diagnosed it as an egr valve disconnected vacuum line to valve problem still there disconnected purge vsv ...
2006 Toyota Solara SE 2.4L lf wheel VIN: 4T1CE38P94
This car came in with the left front wheel locked up so we ran codes no abs or other codes present . So I released psi at the caliper an wheel turned I then removed caliper an the piston was stuck would not compress and i also removed the rubber flex line an s...

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2002 Acura EL 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HHES36682
Thanks for all who reply, I took the intake manifold off, sure the injector plate was fill with carbon, after cleaning and reinstall the gasket and retest with energize EGR valve, engine trying to stall, so I call it fix. Thank and have a good week end.
2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH18573
well we found that the so called technician that did the repair did not adj the valves. wich caused the the low vac reading and the rough idle. thank you for your help. dan franklin Trouble codes: P2279.
1993 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Low power VIN: JM1FD3316P
I am still working on this vehicle, the customer is willing to wait. but the guidelines for time force me to close this request now. The OE MAzda Diag info is WEAK at best. I figured out how most of it is intended to work but it would be nice to find more det...
2002 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L power door locks VIN: JM3LW28J52
Well we put the van back together so the customer could drive it over the weekend while we were waiting on the antitheft mod. after we got all the trim and door pnl back together the door locks started working no sure why the coustomer said she would let me kn...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4AL11D55
I just want to thank everybody who helped me i replaced the expansion valve and all good thanks again and god bless u all
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start, no pedle responce VIN: 3N1CB51D95
this one is fixed!!i missed a power at the ecm it was the wire at pin 121 white with a blue tracer...there was no power to that circuit but the fuse was not blown...i found the break under the air box it chafed on the air box and rotted through spliced a ned ...
2004 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L Unknown VIN: JF1SG65685
I found that the left front brake pads were siezed in the caliper bracket, and it couldnt release. I guess, after a long test drive, it heated up and began to hit the rotor, causing the vibration. The odd part, is that when cold, you could not detect a probl...
2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG69665
he took it to the dealer the convertor was leaking a little so i said take it there it should be under warrantee thank for your coments when he comes back i will post a fix thake care Trouble codes: 2096 (bank 1 lean).
1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L Electronic VIN: 2T1CF22P3X
we tried a used ecm frist, but had the same problem so we went back and rechecked wiring from computer to trans and had found that when we put the valve body back the wire for the sl solenoid had gotten pinched..(( thanks for all the help..)) the next question...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L connecting rod VIN: 4T1BG22K1Y
Well we want to than you all for the overwhellming responses we received. The customer was actually very understanding to the situation and printing your responses helped him see this was a issue with some other people. I thank God for that because it could ha...
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