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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Takes off in 3RD VIN: 1HGCE18600
Hi techs have this accord that starts its journey in 3rd(presumably) when D4 is selected. Can manually change to 2nd and 4 no other shifts are available. Will shift up once while driving and kick down available while in the top gear. Have read at least one pos...
1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Cuts out VIN: JHLRD1866X
Got a CRV here that intermittently shuts down when the throttle is depressed about 30% or so. If the pedal is continuously held or pressed further the engine will stall followed by a horrible rotten egg smell that seems to eminate from the intake. If the pedal...
2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HHES36885
Hi Techs, 1st of all, would like to correct the vehicle information, it is a 2005 Acura 1.7EL which US doesn't have that vehicle, it is the same layout as 2005 civic EX model in the state. This fault code had been bugging the customer for over one and half yea... Trouble codes: P1456 (Evap control system leak fuel tank)
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Stall, No Power VIN: KNADC12301
I read here about the cam reluctor or trigger wheel moves some how on the cam shaft, But this one is tight on the end of the cam, can it move and re-tighten in the wrong spot? This engine runs as if the timing belt were off a couple teeth. Just no power, not e... Trouble codes: P0340
2005 Lexus ES330 3.3L Glass VIN: JTHBA30G45
hi all i Replace R /R window motor. found regulator off of track. broken replace it and motor works fine BUT the glass when it does goes up and get to the top it will kick back down half way. only on auto mode.,,, manual mode is okie,if any one can help me wha...
2002 Mazda Miata 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JMINB35372
Hi everyone ,need advise from Mazda gurus. Car stalls when hot, must have hood down for higher temperature. When trying to restart, will not start right away, a little hesitation, a little stumbling then eventually will fire may run for a while or may stall ri... Trouble codes: P0012 (camshaft timing over-retarded), P1602 (immobilizer communication error)
2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26C21
Starts and dies, just like in anti-thief mode, but as far as I know has no anti thief system. I can not tell if it is the ign. or injectors that are shutting off first. I have hooked up a 4 channel lab scope to the crank and cam sensors, they stay solid after ... Trouble codes: P0340
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: JA3AJ26E83
Mitsubishi Experts I need your help. Got this vehicle that hesitate on hard acceleration only when engine is hot( driving for about 20mins). Transmission does not shift out of 1st or 2nd until i easy on the accelerator a little. If i continue to drive with thi...
1994 Toyota Tercel LE 1.5L No Start, Hesitation VIN: JT2EL43T6R
Car came in hesitation, stall, and no start. Replaced fuel pump but no change, have tried map sensor, distributor and ingiter(all used from our yard), nothing changes the problem. I have since unpluged the Throttle open VSV, and car will run fine without stall...
2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L converter VIN: 5TBBT4817Y
This truck has TCC stuck on. Kills the engine in gear (D or R or when truck comes to a stop). Scanner shows TCC sol off until shift to OD, then shows it on, just like it should. This trans is obviously stuck in lockup at all times... all shifts are "jerky" (du...
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: ACA2100302
Afternoon fellow members first time working on this D4 system. Originally was a no-start replaced fuel pump, started up vehicle idled mil lamp on tried 2 scanners not able to communicate. Vehicle hits the wall at about 2000rpm then just hunts slght misfire no...
2006 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.3L Oil Sytem VIN: JTEEP21A66
Customer Complaint of oil consumption.. checked vehicle for leaks and found none.. did an oil change because customer said he was waaaay over due so i started with that and sent him off telling him to come by every thousand miles for me to check oil level.. he...

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2002 Acura EL 1.7L Compressor VIN: 2HHES36652
Well I didn;t seem to get muxh feedback on how to diagnose this old girl so I rolled the dice and replaced the fuse pane; (which house the mulitplex controler) and we got lucky that fixed her up. Thanks. Brian [...]
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L radiator cooling fans VIN: 1HGCD5632T
Most of you were right on and after replacing the cooling fan timer module al seems back to normal. Thanks again. Jackie C
2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1HGFA16567
Thanks one and all for your responses. The relays were both in fact bad. Replaced both and followed up with customer 2 weeks later, problem solved.
1993 Infiniti G20 2.0L No 1-2 Shift VIN: JNKCP01D9P
I just received information that the customer took this vehile to a trans shop, whereupon they diagnosed failed band. Of the 4 replies that I received, Ennis was right about it being a mechanical problem. David and kevin had very useful and helpful informati...
2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCV54E44
sorry for the [...] delay on the post i wanted to make sure this one was fixed for good, replaced the one wire that was green on the terminal and system has been working for weeks now, thanks again to those that replied Trouble codes: P2138.
1999 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L Misfire VIN: 2Z13A54031
Because I do not have a Tech 2, I cant do the crank relearn procedure. I found that when the plug wires and coil pack was replaced, the helper did not push the wires all the way in. I have to agree with him when he said that they looked right. I still did not ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire).
2003 Lexus GS300 3.0L door locks VIN: JT8BD69S03
the vehicle is fixed,the rear locks were defenetly back,when switch was energized,they where trying to close or open,the front ones had to remove door panels all power supply was good,the locks were trying to work but I guess they were completely burned,thanks...
1998 Nissan Frontier SE 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N6DD26S1W
thnk you guys for the replies, i was thinking distributor problems too like most of you, but a reman dist installed and still not fixed, so after removing all the new parts and retraining my brain, i still was noticing that the oxygen sensor was read low right...
1992 Subaru Legacy L 4x4 2.2L all shifts VIN: 4S3BC6326N
so line pressure is good though a bit low on the full throttle position so epc seems to function properly and all shift solinoids also it slips cold and then goes to the hard shift and stall but what ive learned it seems hydrolic pressure releases the torque c...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Prndl Switch VIN: 4T1GK12E2R
We rechecked repaired wires in trunk and all was good, exhausted all efforts on what we could check so sent to dealer.
1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4T1BG12K8T
Well this bad boy is gone and i need a beer!!!.First off i would like to thank all you guy for taking time out of your busy day to help me.After reading all your replies i thought to myself go back to basic electrical,even thought i scoped and replaced almost ...
1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L a/c VIN: 4T18G22K9V
Thanks to who replied. simple fix just overlooked, just being clutch relay. thanks again. I kept checking a/c relay. i guess it was just to hot in the garage. lol
2007 Toyota Camry LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Pressure sensor VIN: 4T1BK46K47
First I like to THANK, Rodney,Lewis and Ken for their responses. AS you pointed out to check the wireing from the pcm to the sensor, we recheck that, made extra sure the pins were clean and tight, after which we cleared the code and test drove several times th... Trouble codes: P0453 (vacuum pressure sensor).
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