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1994 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JH4CC266XR
Hello. We have an old rolling dumpster, well it's full of trash anyway. Car came in for a hard start problem with the MIL on, and customer said occasionally it would stall as well. We retrieved the fault codes by using a jumper wire at the 2 pin diagnostic con... Trouble codes: 3 (MAP sensor electrical circuit fault), 5 (MAP sensor mechanical fault), 13 (Transmission mainshaft speed sensor)
2000 Acura TL 3.2L blower motor VIN: 19UUA5668Y
After reading some of the posts, i thought the transistor was bad. My question though is souldn't i have power to the resistor? My gut tells me the control head is bad, because all fuses and grounds are good. My tech is off sick and im not sure how to test the...
2002 Acura RSX 2.0L blower, compressor VIN: WDBBA45AXC
Helol. I got a 2002 Acura RXS. The A/C blower will not come on, nor the compressor. TX
2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 2HGFA16547
Vehicle came in A/C inop - tested - had only 2oz refrig. Filled t 250psi Nitrogen to test for leaks - used soap, sniffer, no leaks found - but still had slight pressure drop (5psi over 4 hrs). Evacd & recharged w/ 16oz - allsystems working 100% - now has dye -...
1998 Hyundai Sonata GL 3.0L alternator VIN: KMHCF24T2W
think maybe i got a bad alternator , customer brought vehicle in battery and brake light on ... tach inop found not charging checked all fuses good voltage at back of alternator ,,, replaced alternator still no charge has good battery and belt tension voltage ...
2004 Isuzu N NPR 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4KLB4B1U04
Everyday use for a local school. Truck sits a lot, checked CAT temp last visit seemed okay. Am testing with a genisys, dealer replaced MAF a few years ago for same problem. Should I be loooking for a fuel, or an exhaust restriction? Flow at pipe seems okay. Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF Sensor performance), P0172 (bank one indicates rich), P0175 (bank two indicates rich)
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JT8UF11E8N
Dear techs, i have this customer complaining about this intermittent problem. Once in a while vehicle has low idle problem when coming off the fwy and surges for about a block and returns to normal. Ofcourse whenever i take it on a test drive problem never oc...
2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5L Starting VIN: JH65432234
Hi all, got car in with a no start condition, scanned and got code 1613 nats failure. I erased codes and car would start 10 to 20 times without problem. Then it would start acting up and not start, rescanned and got code 1613 & 1610 again. Unlocked ecu with ke...
2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11DX3
customer states that after vehicle sits for over 24 hours it will not start or is hard to start yet cranks normally. no codes found. we have not been able to duplicate problem. just wondering if any of you have run across this. vehicle runs fine after it final...
2004 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on
Car had this code last October. Replaced both cam sensors and fine till now. Came in with P0021 and intermittent rough idle. When it idles rough, it doesn't set the code. Don't know if the code and rough idle are related. When it idles rough feels like it dro... Trouble codes: P0021 (ivt control b2)
1990 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L camshaft VIN: JT4VN18D3L
I am just looking for suggestions here. My customer wants to do a performance upgrade, change the camshafts a new chip if possible and since i have never done one of these I thought maybe some of you could give me some suggestions as to which ones to use if an...
1996 Toyota RAV4 2.0L a/c compessor operation VIN: JT3HP10V0T
Hello toyota guys. I have this rav 4 that shuts the a/c compressor down after 15 minutes of running. The a/c cut pid does change from off to on when it happens. I cut the one pin 7 on the amplifier which is the act circuit from the pcm to the amp and the compr...
1998 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B8W
Hey guys, this toyota is one I previously asked for help on. It originally came in with fuel trim rich code for bank 1. previous tech had replaced the air mass meter. It was running poorly, hesitating, and surging. Interestingly enough, when the air mass meter...
2000 Toyota Tundra 3.4L No Start VIN: 5TBBT4410Y
Hello to all. We have this Tundra that is killing us. It came in running really rough like on 3-4 cylinders. When we got started on testing it went to full no start. It trys to start but will not fire off. So we started with the basics spark / fuel. We had wea...

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2005 Acura TSX 2.4L radio VIN: JH4DC54853
Everyone, we tried the 1-6 buttons but nothing came up. we sent them to the dealer- not worth the effort for a battery replacement. Thanks for all the resonses Ed
1993 Honda Accord SE 2.2L No Start, Poor Fuel Economy, trans 4th gr light VIN: JHMCB7683P
Thanks for all the help. Well the customer called and said after he turned it off and let it set over night everything went back to normal. Got me!!! Thanks again.
2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2HGFG11606
Thanks all for your input, I can only say is best to have all the Info and details from the customer and even grind them for it, First, there is no codes, actual values are normal even when engine cold, after driving with the customer she stated it was a rough...
2001 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L clutch, clutch pedal VIN: KMHJG2SF61
first off, thanks to all who replied. we appreciate the help. well, this thing is fixed. we replaced the clutch master and so far, no problems. this vehicle had multiple issues related to the proper operation of the clutch system. here are some of the things w...
2001 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L Rear Main VIN: JALB4B1411
Thanks for the help. John stated to go back and ck. the basics which I did. Does not hurt to ck. my techs work. Joe from Tom`s Truck Center had the answer. A special tool is required to set the proper depth of the oil slinger and the seal. They rented me the t...
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Charging Light VIN: 1YVFP80CX4
This vehicle went to the dealer. After 2 days of testing they talked customer into a Mazda alternator.It's been 5 days so far and nothing heard so hopefully it's fixed. The 2 alternators we put on lasted for 2 days each time before becoming erratic.Thanks for ...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L temperature gauge VIN: 1N6DD26S8Y
Hello dear iatn members,thank you to all who replay, it happens that my instrument cluster was bad, there is a resistor between the temperature sending unit and the temp. gauge, as part of the cluster board, that was out of calibration, also, upon removal of i...
2000 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L No Start
i installed used computer and towed to dealer for ignition key now runs.service writer advised that oringinal computer was defective.thanks for your replies.i must say,i never encountered a problem like this one.i was a little doubtful on a pcm rep...
2005 Toyota Avalon XL 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 4TBK36B35U
Thank you for all of your replies and help. Yes you must pull assembly to change. Anyone looking for mechanic mine might need a job after this. It is part of the business to deal with these kind of things but this one tops the cake.
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