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1993 Honda Civic LX 1.5L pressures VIN: JHMEG8650P
car was sitting for 2 years. got runnung and a/c not working.retrofitted to r134 and test ran for leaks.held freon but not getting cold.replaced expansion valve and reciever dryer.guage are as idle,low side starts at 60psi,will stay there.high side ...
2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L hydraulics VIN: JHLRD17631
came in w/ blown clutch master cylinder. replaced cylinder & adjusted per specs. (pain to adjust to specs). came back in w/ slipping clutch. found pressure on slave cylinder & clutch slipping due to pressure plate being partially released. replaced clutch mast...
2002 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L No Start VIN: JALB4B1452
HI GUYS, I HAVE 2002 NPR for NO START. custmer stated they parked went friday night and went to start monday and crank no start.we checked the fuelno fuel at the injectors. this is all machanical injection pump with shut off solenoid on top made by ZEXEL compa...
2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, no power under load VIN: KNDJA723X2
This sportage is gonna get someone killed trying to pull out in to traffic. Its ok after 30 mph or so, but bad on hills, any time under real load it just dies, sometimes it will come to life after a delay of several seconds. You can feel out the throttle to ge...
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 272GA31U54
Vehicle cut out on a rural road in atlanta day after very significant flooding. Customer states that no flood waters were encountered with vehicle. As you can see with the tests already performed on the vehicle, all tests concerning driveability are within no... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0171, P0174, B2799 (immobilizer malfunction)
1997 Mazda B4000 4.0L battery VIN: 4F4CR16X1V
hey all, thanks in advance. this mazda has a draw that by pulling fuses 9 rabs test connector, 25 gem, instrument cluster, and 29 radio,draw goes away. i removed fuse panel and didnt see any corrosion. before i start tearing into it any deeper i just wanted to...
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 ...
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FE17N04
This vehicle was towed in with a no start condition. Customer said it was running good when she parked it. Went out the next day and it wouldnt start.I have no experience with these rotary engines and mitchell and alldata arent alot of help either. I have erra...
2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1YVHP80C77
Having a drivability issue between 1500-2500 rpm between 3rd and 4rth gear.Shifts really hard into 4rth gear at times.Manually shifting how ever,shifts fine.My biggest problem is intermitintly loses power almost feels like no throttle response or lack of fuel....
1993 Subaru Loyale 1.8L No Start VIN: JF1AC422XP
hey guys, son used this subaru to jump start another car in the rain, removed jumper cables then turned off subaru, car will not start, was ok until turning car off, has no spark, alldata has some data but even wiring at pcm is different than car, should have ...
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L compressor VIN: 4S3BH68621
We work on lots of Subys, this one has us stumped. Drive along, ac blowing cold, and suddenly goes to warm. May go to cold again in a little bit, maybe not. Believe compressor is shutting off, but can't confirm, because it seems when we have it, when we get ou...
1989 Toyota Camry LE 2.0L valves VIN: 4T1BG22K0W
The car came in with miss fire codes. I ck spark and fuel ok cked comp found cyl 1 and 3 very low on comp so I removed the valve cover to ck valve lash found 0 lash. I guess my question is there an easy way to ajust valves it takes shimes on the springs. all d...
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Cuts out VIN: JT3GP10V9X
All inputs to ECU normal when symptom occurs. Voltage to fuel injectors normal, but injectors loose ground signal at 3,000 RPM. Supected defective fuel injection drivers in the ECU. Installed another ECU, same symptom. Loosing ground side of injectors. Seems t...
2004 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L hydraulics VIN: 5TBDT48174
Customer dropped off vehicle for a second opinion.After many applications of brakes, pedal did fade but will not go to the floor. Entire system was bled and no air was present.Rear brakes were adjusted. Pedal will still fade.I personally think master cyl is ca...
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L skid control ecu VIN: JTDKB20U45
Hello everyone,we have a prius with some abs issues,codes c1203,control system communication circuit malfunction and c1345,not learning linear valve offset abnormality.mitchell diagnostics tell me to replace the skid control ecu.I have tried to initalize the l...

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2005 Kia Optima EX 2.4L Crankshaft postion sensor VIN: KNAGD12635
Replaced plate and vehicle started. Even a slight bend can be hard to see...Thanks to everyone that replied...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L hard starting VIN: JTJHF10V01
replaced idle air control valve and took care of issue.thanks to all the people that helped
2004 Lexus IS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JTHBD19294
we got the car running, we had efi relay, circut opening relay and fuel pump relay operating, fuel pressure was 45psi. no codes in pcm, no codes in immobilizer. we removed timing cover to inspect gear teeth on crank and better check crank sensor and wiring. no...
1998 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Hesitation VIN: 1NXBR18E6W
all 4 injectors are partially plugged replaced injectors and vehicle runs good
1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K4X
OK just found out that this car had an engine replaced and it calls for an california emission but has federal thank you for all your help!!! Trouble codes: P0450.
2004 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDBA23CO4
The responses were correct in saying that the failed O2 sensor could also set the cat failure code. Replaced O2 sensor and van has been gone for 4 weeks with no re-occurence of Cat code. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0136 (Bank 1 Sensor 2 Failure), P0420.
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