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2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HKRL18531
hi, to all of you tech. this odessey came in on hook , cranks good but no start! has a good fuel pressure and good fire to spark plugs. but has no injector pulses.power goes to ingectors but computer dose not grounding accordingly. new cam. sensor and timing ...
1996 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1TA221XT
Gentlemen, Car came in with no start. No spark, replaced distributer, ran for 2 minutes died, replaced dist again ran but started to die at idle, when it is running the check engine light comes on and off the fuel pressure reg solenoid clicks on and off and th...
1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YVGE22D3T
Vehicle extremely hard starting. ECM does not ground fuel pump relay with key on. Pressure starts to build as engine is turned over. What component tells ECM to ground relay to prime pump with key on? Does ECM have it's own logic to cycle relay/prime pump with...
2001 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28491
Hey everyone. This one really has me scratching my head and I'm at my wits end. Any help/suggestion would be appreciated. The vehicle came in 3 quarts low on oil, with the customer complaining of noise from the engine compartment. At idle, the engine had an a... Trouble codes: P1309
2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AJ26E12
I read 1 case,in fix database,that said cat does a melt down at end of cat,and needs new oem, and flash. With the feed to O2 heater,I have 12 volts,but I can't light a test light,red and blue wire,from mfi relay and pcm.If I have a O2 heater problem,that would... Trouble codes: P0421 (warm up cat eff below threshhold), P0135 (heated O2 heater circuit sen 1)
1992 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1HJ01P8N
The maxima ran great until closed loop when code sets. I don't have pin out for 92. I get a code 51 Replaced injectors When warm, right at closed loop, sets 51 code. Tach will fluctuate, work normal, go dead intermittently. Data shows fuel pump circuit f... Trouble codes: 51 (Injector signal circuit open)
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D53
Sorry all! Posted this vehicle as fixed. Old ECU had signs of water intrusion with whitish deposits on cover and inside on and around circuit board. Replaced with new from dealer, ran fine. Parked vehicle. Same old puttering during warm up, will not rev over 2... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position sensor problem B1)
2005 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D45
I have seen maf sensor cause this on maximas and pathfinders. It bucks mostly when cold, but she says its starting to do it more after warm up.My snapon brick only goes to 04 so I am limitted on what I can see on this car. Called the dealer and they said no pr... Trouble codes: P0340
1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JF1SF6558X
This car came in with coolant and oil leaks. I narrowed it down to having externally leaking headgaskets and leaking front engine seals(cams and crank). I did the head job with no problems. Car went back together fine and seemed to run just fine. Car came back...
2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L alarm VIN: 4S3BH89623
replaced fuel pump due to no pressure, but disconnected battery and now security light flashes constantly, looked up procedures in archives, and opened closed driver door with key out of ign. cycled ign on & off 10 times, horn beeps, then when i hit keyless en...
1995 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L no response VIN: 2S3TD03V6S
car came in for check engine light on. scanned vehicle with snap on solis and matco genissys scanner and no response from pcm. tried manually pulling codes by jumping 6 pin connector by battery and no response. tried jumping dlc connector to pull codes and not...
2003 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L No Start VIN: 5TESN92N43
hello everybody. got a yota no start and its driving me nuts. fuel press and vol good. compression good. injector pulse good.mechanical timing marks are in align. spark appears to be ok will jump 40 kv. went ahead and replaced crnkshft sensor and cam sensor st... Trouble codes: P0335
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L all VIN: JTEHH20V23
driver complaint;flare between shifts.wetest drove and scanned it,found no codes at all,data normal.starts out in second gear,hates to shift and free revs when it feels like it.also if you try to start out in low/1st it locks up like it is in rev.and low simul...

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1994 Acura Legend LS 3.2L transmission control system VIN: JH4KA8272R
The problem was I had 2 connectors switched between the tps and the sensor on the tcs actuator valve. The plugs interchange. I have trouble understanding how this could cause all those problems without setting more trouble codes. Any way, many thanks to the gu...
1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L abs VIN: JH4DC4356S
Well what i have found out was the code i got i finnally understood it and thAT THE car had an internal leak thats why it couldnt hold pressure and the pump keept running we gave the customer the quote for a new ABS module. and he didnt want to do it.
2001 Acura MDX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HNYD18811
Thankyou everyone who replied ( 20 ) replies we tried every thing that was suggested from the EGR system to the valve clearances and everything was perfect. we changed the spark plugs to the OEM suggested NGK replace 1 coil which the diode inside had burned ou... Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire no 4 cylinder), P0305 (misfire no 5 cylinder), P0306 (misfire no 6 cylinder).
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L iignition switch VIN: KM8SB12B94
Thanks to all who responded .It did not have a chip in the key allthough getting keys cut at home deep ? was a treat had 2 cut didnt work went back had 2 more cut 1 side on 1 key worked. I hate not having a real locksmith around anymore.But anyway he is going ...
2004 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG35C14
Well this is fixed and i am sorry for the delay...turns out it was an oversight after tom from michigan suggested checking all my 5 volt ref. which i had already checked a few easy components i began looking through my 4 pages of engine performance diagram and...
2006 Kia Rio 1.6L engine/ignition system VIN: KNADE12326
i replaced the motor after trying what everyone suggested. I just didn't believe that it could have been since the motor had run perfectly fine. thanks for everyones help!
2007 Mazda CX-7 Sport 2.3L timing chain VIN: JM3ER29397
thanks to everyone that took time to help, it was Corey, Keith, and Henry that knew the problem. I removed the timing cover again and compared the chain adjuster assembled compared to removed and fully extended. Assembled with the chain the tensioner plunger w...
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L 3-4 shift VIN: JN1CA31A8Y
Thanks to all who replied. Customer took vehicle to nissan dealer and found mass air flow meter defective. Says it shifts properly now.
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 3N1CB51DX1
we found that our maf sensor was slightly out of calibration and would cause a lean condition so we replaced it and the problem came back 3 days later rechecked and again maf sensor appered to be the problem so we replaced it again and this did not fix it so ...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 5N1MU28Y82
thanks to all who responded. this motor is so fun to work on. When the motors cold the fuel pressure regulator leaks gas back down the vacuum line. This causes a rich condition and cylinder number 6 miss for a short time. After it runs for a few minutes it st... Trouble codes: P0300 (random miss at times), P0306 (6 cylinder miss), P0328 (Knock sensor).
1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Vacuum Booster/master cyl VIN: T2BG22K9V0
The fix is in! Actually it has been haunting me all week. I did try to fix the vac leak with a sealent. But as I am sure most of you are aware, IT DID NOT WORK! I ended up contacting the customer to politely request that she return with the vehicle so I could...
2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L cams installation VIN: JTEDP21AX4
hello yes replys helped i just had to install bolt on exhaust cam before installin intake cam on rear head and it can be turned with no problems,,,now i gotta see why im gettin a # 3 misfire ,,,@ idle and on decel..you dont feel it but its settin code,,,alread...
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