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2000 Honda S2000 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMAP1144Y
First,the car came in with an obvious misfire on cylinder #1,at that time the check engine light was on,(misfire on cyl.#1),so i changed all sparkplugs and ignition coil on cyl.#1.Two weeks later,tha car comes back with the check engine ligth on,The codes were... Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire on cylinder 4)
1997 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Cuts out VIN: KMHVD14N5V
Hello technicians, I have this accent that is giving a P1665 for power stage group A malfunction. I have no info on Mitchell On Demand. I'm guessing it's the Ignition module. Can somebody help with this code? The customer also states that since new the vehicle... Trouble codes: P1665
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN45D43
We replaced original engine (thrust bearing let go on the original) with a used engine, also replaced timing belt, drive belts, water pump and all tune up components, along with various seals and gaskets. Car sat for about three weeks while we were waiting fo...
2003 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJD73383
Car has codes po700 and p1121. Tps tests good. Checked all grounds that i can find. Where to go from here? If i clear codes, it takes a few drive cycles for mil to come on. Trouble codes: P0700, P1121
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L need to know where # 4 spark plug is locatedd VIN: KNDUP13205
please if anyone has a diagram of the sparkplug configuration my fax # is [...]. thanks in advance robert
2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13114
Tach will act erratically and engine will loose power but still keeps rhythm Verified new plugs and wires. checked coils for external leakage with soapy water (no misfires or arcs noticed) Replaced Ign fail sensor no change. Cut tach wire still sets p0320. ... Trouble codes: P0320, P0300
2004 Lexus IS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JTHBD19294
hello friends, we have a cranks but no start condition on this lexus IS300. there are no codes, we checked for codes in the immobilizer data. no codes. we tried also both sets of keys. if you add propane to engine vehicle starts and accels good. lack of fuel o...
2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C3Y
This car will start sometimes. Hooked up fuel pressure gauge and found no fuel pressure when it won't start. Jumped fuel pump relay and car starts every time. Replaced relay with new from dealer and car started twice and now won't start excepted when relay is ...
1986 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1GB22S7K
nissan guys i need your help. i have this 86 sentra that once warm will not idle. it also surges badly while cruising. It will accelerate what i would say is normal. but as soon as you hold light pedal pressure, it starts to surge and as soon as you let off th...
1991 Nissan Stanza XE 2.4L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN1FU21P1M
Hey all, in need of some help on this Stanza.The car idles great but as soon as you put it in gear it quits.If you can get it moving it bucks violently.I replaced the tps sensor which did need replaced as it wasnt working correctly.The car has a reman dist new...
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Compressor VIN: 1N4DL01D61
Vehicle came in with a noisy AC clutch and would intermittently cycle on and off. Clutch was fried. Installed reman AC compressor with new clutch and receiver drier. AC had dye, I checked for leaks, none found. Flushed system, looked clean inside. Ad refrigera...
2008 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L compressor VIN: 1N4BL24E58
Thanks in advance. This car was wrecked in the front. A shop I'm trying to help went to the body shop and replaced the ECM harness.Once the body work was complete it was noted the AC is inop. The pressure switch was replaced with the condenser. It is full of...
1998 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4T1BF22K8W
no power on acceleration and bank one front O2 sensor is allways stuck on lean while bank 2 reads rich when i floor it and bank one alwways lean. I thought timing was a tooth off, but I checked that and its installed correctly. Had convertors replaced also. ne...
2004 Toyota Sienna XLE Limited 3.3L engine VIN: 5TDBA22CX4
Hi I have this van here and when you raise the rpm up and then let it come back down it rattles really bad. It sounds like the valve train is loose. Kinda of like a loose timing chain. I did not find any TSBs on this. Also I have a niece that her toyota v-6 do...

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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L fuel injectors. VIN: 2HKRL1864X
Thanks to all of you that helped me out. Everyone was concerned about the ignition switch, tested the ignition switch and tested good. Aaron and Jeremy were right on. I talked to the owner and found out someone had installed an aftermarket alarm on vehicle. Al...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L engine block VIN: KM8SC13D23
As of now we have installed oil dye in the engine and are waiting for the customer to come back today or early next week to examine. The customer took the vehicle to the dealership in hopes of it being under warranty. The dealership believes it is residual oi...
1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L none VIN: JNKAY2106S
ok guys i think this one is fixed,thanks for all the help from all of you out their.I tested the battery and it tested good under a load test so i replaced it any way two be on the safe side.DOUG from California sugested two buy a tool called a FUSE BUDDY pa...
1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L driveshaft VIN: KNDJA7236V
I did not fix this the correct way. Customer did not want to spend the money. Used two old u joints with two different driveshafts to make one. Had to install a hose clamp on the rear of the driveshaft to balance it. Drive good but would like to have instal...
2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JM1BJ22532
You all sent me in the right direction, special thanks to Keith who replied so quickly. I removed the center console trim and found food and liquid spills all over, as soon as I touched the main connector for the shifter, my PRNDL display was normal and shifti...
2003 Mazda Miata 1.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JM1NB35383
Good morning fellow techs. I am closing this post with a fix. I had already tried cleaning the air flow senser, but it didn't seem to make much difference, so I went ahead and put on a new one. That did the trick! It ran much better hot. The customer took it, ...
1994 Toyota T100 2.7L No Start VIN: JT4UD10D2R
Finaly it is gone. Like all nightmare they come to an end. I finially found a pcm that matched. From Idaho no less. Great state, they have more than potatoes they have salvage yards with right parts. Any how the egood used pcm fixed everything. I hate rebuilde...
1995 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4TARN01P7R
OK. Well this one flew right by me But its fixed. Before i took the engine out to do the chain I performed the tune up and checked the coil and it had great powerful spark. I had a toyota parked in the back. i took the coil off and tried it whooptie frickin do...
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