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1998 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4DC4359V
Attn: acura techs thanks in advance. Customer complaint vehicle cuts out at times/lack of power. Confirmed it and vehicle stalled out and would not re-start. Found at bad ignition system (spark was erratic and vehicle back fired). Replaced distributor assembly...
2002 Acura TL 3.2L differential bearings VIN: 19UUA56681
Calling out to a transmission wizard for help on this differential bearing clearence problem.Ordered the bearings from acura by the VIN , installed the bearing , selected the thickest shim , way too loose.Not even close , parts guy insists its the one and only...
1994 Honda Passport LX 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S6CY58V4R
as stated above,water pump,timing belt,themstat.small amount of freon added then problem started,checked spark and all coils firing strong.noticed w/fuel off engine will start
1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: JHMCD5635S
I have a 95 honda accord 2.2 non vtec in that misses on when cold and some times also stalls when cold. It seems like I've checked everything and still have no clue whats going on. Fuel pressure is good, fuel pressure doesnt leak down, injector balance test wa...
2000 Honda Civic DX 1.6L high side pressure VIN: 2HGEJ661XY
we got this from chev used car lot. their chevy tech said condenser was bad. asked us to change condenser. still have same problem. idle seems fine and cools. above idle still cools but condenser goes way high then lose some cooling and pressure relief valve l...
1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L No Start VIN: JNRAR07Y9X
Upon receiving this vehicle I did a computer scan using the old Snap-on brick and no codes were in system. I tried to see if I had RPM signal using the nissan plug and of course no luck, the scanner shutdown, so I went to generic mode on the obd plug and saw t...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRDR09Y51
Infinti tech, please help. We got this car 1 week ago for coolant leak repair (rear coolant housing leak. Customer complaint check engine light on & loss power on freeway. Install scanner 2 dtcs, follow procedures & check swirl control valve & vacuum switch al... Trouble codes: P1130 (Swirl control valve), P1165 (Swirl control switch)
2000 Isuzu F FTR 7.8L Charging VIN: 4GTJ7C138Y
I have a customer who wants me to diagnose and install an alternator on this vehicle.I was able to find a wiring diagram for the alternator but not a procedure for removal and installation.I like to make sure I have the correct information before working on an...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cranks no start VIN: 4S2DM58W61
Customer states car died while driving. Initial inspection reveals no spark and no injector pulse. Scan computer and found no communication. Check power and ground to computer all good, have 5volt reference but only have 3 volts from computer to injectors. I b...
2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L Trans to transfer case VIN: 4F2CZ94115
We bought this car recently with a crack in the trans case, appeared something came up off the road and hit the front cover and case makeing a hole in the cover and breaking off a piece of the case. Car would still move forward and backward. the damage was on ...
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: JA3BM54J8P
Thanks in advance to all who respond. I did have this vehicle running for a short time, then it stalled. Had 40 psi fuel pressure running, but Cyl. # 3, & 5 were dead. After it stalled, it cranked for a short while & then it locked. I was able to check for spa...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L immobilizer VIN: 4A3AA46G8Y
Looking for a "silver bullet"-Have an old mitsie galant that will start and stall about 3 sec later intermittantly-the immobilizer is causing the problem.I do not have nor does anyone else in the area have the factory scan tool to test and properly repair this...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E74
hi everyone, we have a maxima no start no spark. we replaced the cam sensors and crank sensor. still no start, no spark. our snap-on solus shows cranking rpm and inj. pulse at 17.0 ms. the car tach doesn't move except once in awhile it bouces up thats when we'... Trouble codes: P0345, P0011, P0021
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S3BK4356X
Got all back together. Vehicle would not start. Double check timing and install. All looked ok. Scan for codes none found. Unplug mass air flow sensor and vehicle runs, a little short on power but it runs. Thinking MAF we ordered one, put in hooked up and no s...
2008 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L No Start, No Crank VIN: 4S4BP61C38
Towed in, no crank. Jumped starter wiring and cranked normally, did not start. Checked for fuel pump activation, none. Added B+ to fuel pump wiring at rear seat and pump ran, still no start. Key in ignition puts out the security light. KOEO dash speedo and tac... Trouble codes: P1718 (AT Can communication circuit)
2004 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.7L Trans. Slip? VIN: JTEBT14R14
Hi, Customer states while taking off from a stop felt like trans. slip after it was moving 5 MPH or so then acceleration stopped like trans. slipping? Then problem went away & all was fine. I believe this was only experienced once? My question is how exactly d...
2010 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Compressor VIN: 4T1BF3EK3A
Hello we have a 2010 camry in a shop with 348 miles still smells like brand new,it was in a front end collision and was repaired by other shop,and came to us to have the ac checked out,it blows 65 at the driver side vents and 45 at the passanger side vents,so ...

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2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HHES36885
Thank you all for the help, customer was just too busy and not have a good timing to bring it in for further diagnosis. I will re-post again once i have a chance to work on it again. Once again, thank you very much. Trouble codes: P1456 (Evap control system leak fuel tank).
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Overdrive VIN: KMHDM45D21
Information that was forwarded was very helpful. Found the problem to be in the connector at TCM. TCM had been replaced with used and connector was replace also previous to this customer purchasing. Where they had cripped the wires togeather the one connector ...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe LX 3.5L Leak VIN: KM8SC13D73
The vehicle owner has a friend at a transmission shop. The vehicle went there and they found the issue was in the final drive. thanks for all the replies
2000 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L A/T Light Flashes VIN: 4S3BH6355Y
This Subaru is fixed. After checking the wiring we found the connector B11 that plugs in at the bell housing had a bad connection The brown and white wire that runs from the TCM to ground in the transmission was not making connection in connector B11 pin 16....
2005 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L speedometer,abs,electric windows,air conditioning VIN: 5TDZA23C15
Ok guys,thanks to all that replied. I must admit to Michael [...], when you said to check to see if the fuses were in the correct place, I said no duh. But it turns out that just like the genius at the AZ(you know where I'm talking about) I was looking at the...
2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L wireless door lock control system VIN: 4T3ZF13C6Y
Hi guys I want to thank to all of you for the help related to my request, it was very useful for me! Specially, I want to thank to Phillip [...] who sent to me the way to solve my problem (He sent to me a TSB EL010-07), in this bulletin, I find useful i...
2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L r134a loss VIN: JTDKB20U46
All info received was helpful and appreciated, and the fix ended up being leaking fittings at the high and low side shraeder valves, still cannot explain why the dye disappears...
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