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2006 Acura RSX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC54896
Vehicle has a History of Accident to the front left. Check Engine Light is on. Shows Code P0134 - O2 Sensor Circuit No Activity Detected (Bank 1 Sensor 1) I replaced the Heater/oxygen sensor (New for Acura) still same problem. Then i checked the wiring that go... Trouble codes: P0134 (O2 Sensor Circuit No Activity Detected Bank 1 Sensor 1)
1993 Honda Civic CX 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4T1BG22K5Y
vehicle gets poor fuel economy, uses oil to the tune of 1 qt per day about 50 miles when acting up. This one is eating me up. checked timing belt, and ignition timing ok. I removed and cleaned fuel rail and injectors ran ok for a little while. about 1 day. ref...
1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Immobilizer VIN: 2HKRL1853X
According to Mitchell this vehicle can have an additional ignition key programmed without having to reprogramming all of the keys. However, how to do it wasnt shown. Does anyone know if this is true and if so what is the procedure? I have one working key and a...
1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JT8VK13T7P
VERY INTERMITTANTLY . on tip in you get a brief rpm increase then it falls on its face with no acceleration at all. You can hold it to the floor with no response. just bog. but it never stalls. Then as quick as it happens it goes away. other times at cruise lo...
2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28A63
Hey everyone, I've been working on an 03 mpv with a barely noticable unstable idle. The problem seems worse at times and better at others. There is a cylinder 1 misfire code and a idle system malfunction code. After erasing the codes the misfire code came back... Trouble codes: P0301, P0505
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP806C6
I hate being the one on the other side of the coin but im lookin for a few good ideas. Here's the story. Ses lamp on, car starts fine but as soon as you hit about 4 grand it surges and the cam code shows up. The traction control lamp also flashes but wont set ... Trouble codes: P0340
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L 4WD Shift Lever VIN: JA4MT31H5Y
Greetings Fellow Techs. Don't have much personal experience with the Montero 4WD. Hoping someone has. The 4WD shift lever is functionally loose and can rotate instead of just move forward and back (with slight jog to left when going from 4H to 4L. Anyway... I ...
2002 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L convertor? VIN: 1N6DD26S92
hey nissan techs need some this nissan p/u 2.4l 2wd you have to start in nuetral if you start in park will run rough and die.start in nuetral idles good shifts good idles fine in r,d and 2nd put in 1st or park idle rough and dies. no codes what data i...
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Lacks Power VIN: 1N4BL11D02
Hello Nissan Techs, As stated above car came in ran fine just knocked. Another tech replaced the motor with a used one. Than came back to me cause it lacked power. verified concern. codes p0011 and p0021. Bank 1 and 2 IVT ctrl. performed pp test with no result... Trouble codes: P0011 (Bank 1 IVT CTRL), P0021
2004 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L Electric window
Got a Titan here that has been at several other shops trying to throw parts at it to get it to work. Sometimes the window does not work and sometimes it will go half way up then without stopping it will go back down. Customer says the window switch has been re...
2004 Suzuki Verona S 2.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5VM52L34
Good afternoon techs, we have a 04 verona that has come from the dealer with no luck on a diagnostic. customer complains that her vehicle intermitantly dies at stop lights and will buck on acceleration.costomer says that while refueling pump will click and sto... Trouble codes: P1449, P1620
1991 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L steering VIN: JT5ST87K1M
car has very low assist on right turn only left feels normal,thanks for the imput in advance i kind of feel that its a rack issue but not sure
2000 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L No Start VIN: JTDDY32T3Y
no start,cranks pulse width to injectors.have 12 volts to injector but no ground signal from pcm check spark...spark on # 1 and # 3 no spark on #2 and #4 onplug coils...with modis connected have cranking rpms of about 350 rpms...check ckp with modis ...
2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L brakes VIN: 5TEMU52N4E
hello friends, i have a tacoma truck 4x4, the rear brakes seems to lock after vehicle sitting overnight. if you rock the vehicle forward and back ward the wheel releases and the brakes work fine, it has oem shoes. the brake linkage seems to bind or stick but a...

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2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM2193S
thanks for all ur help, but one thing i didnt get from any of u guys was the correct fuel pressure for this car. The correct fuel pressure is 37 psi with engine running. the problem with this car was the o2 sensor we installed. the tech working on this was not... Trouble codes: P0171.
1998 Kia Sportage EX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KNDJA7236X
well customer wanted to put abs module in it. put it in last week and sent out havent seen it back yet thanks for all the replies
2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L crankshaft VIN: KNDJA72362
to expensive to put a crank in it so the customer wanted to put a junkyard motor in it. after looking at it we could not figure out why the crank broke. we could see that the fracture was rusted half way through so we figured it was there before we worked on...
1999 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1NB3531X
Ok, went back to square one, direct jumped fuel pump, nothing. pulled it out, bench checked it, no good. put one in it, checked and found the ground circuit in the fuel pump/sender module melted, just like a chevy! repaired runs fine, codes have not reset. It ...
2002 Mazda Protege DX 2.0L Alternator VIN: JM1BJ22582
Sorry for the delay to respond and close. This is a case where a small piece of valuable customer information was left out that cleared up the problem quickly. The car failed the day of a very bad storm that caused the customer's house to be struck by lightnin...
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Whistle VIN: JF1GD70654
Thanks to those who gave replies. Ali from PA was on the right track. We found that the metal exhaust gasket at the base of the turbo up pipe (Turbo Joint Pipe on ALLDATA) was broken and allowing an exhaust leak under boost conditions. We replaced the gasket a...
2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L No Start VIN: JT3GN86RY0
Sorry to take so long, but I was doing this after hours.! thanks for all the help. It ended up that someone had tried to repair this vehicle before me, and for who knows what reason the pig tail connector to the crank sensor had been replaced and the wires w...
2009 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.5L satellite radio VIN: 5TDBK22C59
luckly with this customer money is not a problem. called dealer myself and found toyota ofers a factory satalite radio interface and will install it for $500. suspect its just a reboxed item, but they will fully warrenty it. so off it goes, i will update this ...
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