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1989 Honda Civic Si 1.6L Mechanical VIN: 2HGED736XK
Hey, just purchased a 89 civic hatchback si. We are not getting any spark. changed distributor, cap, rotor, plugs wires. vehicle has been sitting for a while. It does crank fine but wont turn over. It did have an aftermarket alarm but I had that pulled out. Th...
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L End cover VIN: JHMES966X4
Vehicle returned this week with a crack in the end cover near the lube oil pressure test port? Is this a common problem? Has anybody else ran across this? I have a hard time believing it was cracked when it left (used installed in 11-09) and took all this time...
2006 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L shift 2-3 VIN: KMHDN46D06
hi everyone. driving this 06 elentra either normal or hard driving and it will buck or hesitating 2nd to 3rd consistently every time. will buck once or twice but will drive fine before and after with no issue's or slippage. i have no clue on this one. any help...
2006 Kia Rio 1.6L oil control valve VIN: KNADE12316
Timing belt broke bent valves in engine. replaced valves and resurfaced head. installed head with new timing belt, tensoiner and idler pulley. runs fine but p0016 comes on with cam and crank correlation incorrest. double checked timing belt and cam chain. chec...
2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BD68S1Y
i just did a timing belt ,cam seals & water pump on this gs300 after the job was finished the car would not start .it acts like the belt timing is off[back fires through intake like way retarded] i double checked the belt timing it is spot on . i did have the ...
2003 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJHF10U33
HELP!!! This 03 lexus come into our bay two weeks ago with a p0500 in the computer.. after basic testing you can clear the code and once the vehicle has reached 10 mph the code comes back immediately.i noticed that the speedo does not work until the ses light ... Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle speed sensor a circuit fault)
2003 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28JX3
van initially came in with codes p0442 & p0660. we replaced purge valve & leak detection pump & plugged in i.m.c.c. actator back in (we prob. left unplugged when tuned up 1k ago). van is now back with code p0446 & p2404. there are 0 battery volts @ the blue/pi... Trouble codes: P2404, P0446
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L vvt/compression VIN: 1YVFP80C73
mornin mazda techs. this car was towed from another shop who bailed on it.cust says it hiccuped twice and died.other shop found code p0340 cam sensor problem.he replaced the cmp.no help still shows p0340.he got as far as checking 5v.ref and found all ok except...
2009 Nissan Altima 2.5L EXhaust VIN: 1N4AL21E29
This one is ugly. My fiance's car been back to the dealer 4 times same complaint. LAst time I took it in and forced service advisor to ride with me. Previously they refused to drive with her(claimed it was against insuracne regulations) Every time they claimed...
1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: JTR4RN50A6
This pickup will start and run fine for about 15 to 20 seconds then it dies and will not restart for up to 10 minutes.When it won't start I am not getting an injector pulse.These vehicles are all greek to me and alldata doesn't offer a trouble tree.Are there a... Trouble codes: 12 (no rpm signal to ecu), 13 (no rpm signal above 1500 rpm), 21 (oxygen sensor fault), 51 (no idl TPSinput to ecu)
2002 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E72
We have the Masetrtech scan tool with the Toyota software. What I am looking for is some information on the 12 step evap system check in the scan tool. Does anyone have a diag. chart or rundown on this test. Im unsure as to what im looking at when I run this t... Trouble codes: P0441

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2006 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFE12116
Thanks for the responses, you led me right to the problem. Removed actuator and plugs and cleaned passages, took care or problem. Thanks again Trouble codes: P0011 (Intake camshaft position).
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L engine VIN: JT8UF11E6M
The problem turned out to be a timing issue due to a failed tensioner,it leaked down and allowed the belt to jump.This was a new tensioner that failed.It was a used engine that had been resealed,with new water pump,timing belt, and timing hardware.The tensione...
1989 Mazda B2600 SE-5 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF6146K
Thanks for all the help. I had perfomed a voltage check on the 1M terminal at the ecm. I had 12v which is good according to the pinpoint test. I then scoped it and had no pattern. I scoped the signal to the coil, which was found to be good. I tested the coil p...
2005 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4.0L Accessories
Thank You Brian and Keith. The connector plug is where you said it would be--Nisssan #[...]--I have it on order. Per the Nissan parts fellow,when you buy the hitch from Nissan,this kit comes with it. My customer bought the vehicle used w/o the hitch. Thank...
2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP61C46
Hello again, The general consensus is that there was a lower than normal voltage supply to the starter at some point. This was never noticed by the owner and he never had any starting issues. We checked all connections and the condition of the battery and foun... Trouble codes: P1518 (Starter circuit low).
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