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1997 Acura Integra RS 1.8L srs VIN: JH4DC4351V
hello all, i have a 97 integra here, with the srs light on, trouble code is: 9-02. internal malfunction of the power supply. i have checked the fuse it is ok. any one have any experience with this? any help would be appreciated. thanks vinnie
1996 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6670W
here is a tough one. I have a honda civic here that the customer put a long block in himself which he said only came with the head and block so he used his original intake and exhaust. he drove it for 5 days and he says it was driving ok at first and then it ... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire 1), P0302 (misfire 2), P0303 (misfire3), P0304 (misfire 4), P0300 (misfire), P1399 (misfire)
1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JHLRD1851V
I have this Honda CR-V that will start and idle/drive fine, then after 10+ min of running it will stall/shut down. It won't restart until it cools down for 5-10 min. It has no spark when it doesn't start. Here's what I know: The ignition switch has been replac...
1998 Honda Prelude 2.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JHMBB6242W
this car came in for a check engine lite pulled codes and found p0401 and p0420 customer opted to have cat repaired first came back two weeks latter for E G R valve. the valve was replaced pulled the plugs on intake manfolid and cleaned all egr ports all ports... Trouble codes: P0401, P0420
2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG22511
I removed the intake and EGR valve to completely ream the passages with an old brake cable and drill. Cleaned up into the upper intake and down the lower intake passage to the EGR valve ports. Cleaned the EGR valve. Carb sprayed all passages and blew out with ... Trouble codes: P1491 (EGR control malfunction/insuffient EGR lift)
2004 Honda Civic DX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES16384
Customer was driving the car when it quit running and wouldn't restart. Was towed to my shop and everytime I crank it over it will start and run for one second then die. Thought it might be a security issue but checking through the diagnostic charts doesn't in...
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, VIN: JT8BF2868W
HAD A CODE P0420,the front flex pipe was blown out REPLACED cat and flex pipe assembly, and now the convertor and heated converotor montiors will not become ready, and it was been thru the proper drive cycles, Also the front two o2 are sitting at 655mvs. I am ...
1998 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C2X
We need the immobilizer code to program the pcm since the immobilizer was replaced. Can any one help us in getting the code if we give the serial # of the new immobilizer? The Serial # is [...]. The part # is GE4T 67 5G2B. These other #'s are on it, Lucas...
2003 Mazda Protege LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM1BJ22533
Hi fellow techs, this one drives me crazy. The car came in for no start. Find out it's been overheating and stalled on the highway. Pressure test coolant system found all 4 cylinders filled with coolant. Due to concerns of damaged piston rings/cracked block, w...
2003 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22503
The car has a dead misfire on number 3 cylinder. I have 170 lbs compression. I put a rebuilt head tune up and same thing. I switched the injectors around no change. Trouble codes: P0303
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L engine oil VIN: JM1FE17N04
this car had the engine replaced under mazda warrenty 31k miles ago 31 months ago. now when checking the oil it is yellow foamy. i changed the oil and filter and drove about 100 miles. still shows signs og coolanf mixed with the engine oil. not to familer with...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L charge nlight and batt light on at idle VIN: 4A3AA46G72
found previous harness repair to have broken wire to w/g at their repair connector and r/b wire corroded/broken repaired harness soldered and heatshrink tested charging system ..charging good 14.5 volts diode test good at idle charge and brake lights will illu...
1989 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JN1HJ01PKT
thank for the help. car has a hesitation just off idle sometimes. dose not have to be under a load. some times it dose not.when it happens if i pinch off the fuel return the problem is gone but the fuel presser is around 60psi. check the injectors with the sco...
2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L a/t check light VIN: JN1DA31A83
90% of the time when the car is first started the a/t check light flashes for about one minute then goes out and does not come back on until shut off and restarted. there are no dtc stored confirmed or pending. the transmission operates perfectly. we exchanged...
2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L Stall VIN: 5N1AR18W85
Customers concern was intermittent stalls which I have seen once right after a cold start in the bay and backing out for test drive. It cut off like power had been removed completly, no stumble, hesitation, etc. Car started right back up as if it had not happe... Trouble codes: P0463 (Fuel level sensor circuit), U1000 (CAN comm), U1001 (Cqn comm), P1446 (vent control valve), P1212 (TCS circuit), P1612 (NATS malf)

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1993 Acura Integra LS 1.8L clutch VIN: JH4DA9353P
first tahanks to all who replied to my post. i got a cable from honda and put it in and clutch is back to normal. cable from napa didn't seem to be bad after removal slid in and out with on resistance but new cable is a definite improvement and customer is hap...
1999 Lexus SC300 3.0L Engine VIN: JT8CD32Z4X
Ok so this is what I figured out. When I initially went to tear down this pig, I set the intake cam/VVT-i to what I thought was in time but actually was not. When attempting to start after making repairs, thats when the damage occured. Once i pulled it back...
2000 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D2Y
i have not fixed this vehicle. customer doesnot want to spend money on it. they still have do lot work with body, suspension. there were lot helpfull information. but i still could not make my mind. some people say check the intake leak smoke test it,no leak f... Trouble codes: P0172 (systm rich bank 1), P0325 (knock sensor).
2000 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L unknown VIN: 3N1CB51D3Y
the computer can not be reprogramed i am waiting to try with another computer i have check everything i check the solonoids and its ok and the battery is fine and and altenator volts is 14.30 as soon has i try one i ll let you know one more thing as soon sa i ...
2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Ride Height VIN: 1N4AL21E37
First of all, thank you to the two members that considered helping me in my first request since joining. However only the obvious was suggested and was of no real value. For instance I had already looked in the trunk for heavy objects that would affect ride...
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