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2003 Acura MDX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 2HNYD18743
It sounded like the timing marks were miss-aligned but have been rechecked 4 times by 2 different techs according to Mitchell and ALLData. We have performed a ecm reset and crank relearn using a Honda PGM-FI tester as well as a Launch. PID data indicates A/F s... Trouble codes: P2197 (a/f sensor signal stuck lean bank 2 sensor1), 7701, 4101, 4102
1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Car came in with hot soak problem. When car has been driven and left for about 10 min it will not start unless you push your foot down on gas pedal then it fire and chugs (no excessive smoke) we fit a good main relay and new t/body and o2 sensor. It has had th...
1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L timing chain VIN: 1N4DLO1D6W
This fine car came in on a flatbed, it turns out the timing chain broke in half. I hoping to find out IF this motor could bend a valve or two? We put compressed air in each cylinder and have a tiny bit of air from the exhaust on every cylinder, it is a "tiny...
1999 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L speedometer VIN: 4S3BG6859X
With scan tool attached and car running on lift scan shows mph.tests with lab scope on green/black wire to speedo which is a single wire shows not only mv change but with a lab scope it produces a wave square wave as well.but when all plugged in speedo does no...
2007 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L right side lights VIN: KL5JD56Z97
Car was dropped off for no dash lights at night. Found right side driving light and right rear tail lights also not working. Found fuse number 28 (right side illumination) blowen. System has a dead short put a light bulb in place of the fuse and unplugged all ...
1991 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Alternator VIN: JT4RN82P4M
I don't have a sufficent ground from the charge light circuit from the alternator. If I check it with a logic probe or DMM I do have a ground signal, but its not able to carry the small amount of amperage to light a test light or the in dash battery light. As ...
1999 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T3ZF19C1X
hello everyone - vehicle had a no start condition...has NO immobilizer key uses flat steel key. i had no communication to ecm with scan tool. so after testing power & grounds it was determined the ecm was at fault so i bought a used ecm from junk yard same toy... Trouble codes: B2796 (immobilzer)

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1991 Acura Integra GS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, VIN: JH4DB1560M
Thanks to all the technicians that helped me solve this problem. After replacing the ignition distributor housing, now I can make adjusts to the ignition timing to the specification. The customer told me that he just replaced the ignition distributor three mo...
1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEG8658S
hi boys like to thank every one I had a feeling the ecm was bad you guys game the strenght to get a $150.00 & purchase a used one for the yard this fix this little red demon is out the door & running like new again .thanks to all you guys make it better in thi...
2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L mpx b1 b2 b3 fuses VIN: JTHBN30F22
Finnally found out truth from customer car was just in a accident. when looking on wire diagrams found that air bag control module connector 24 ran off circuit for mpx b1 and mpx b2 circuits right after the Vsc module. disconnected connector 24 from air bag mo...
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