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2004 Acura MDX 3.5L Door Locks VIN: 2HNYD18624
Vehicle came in with with drivers door no power unlock. All other doors work good and drivers door lock works. Acura diagnosed it, said it needed actuator. Replaced acuator, same problem. Manually supplied power from connector in vehicle, it works perfect. The...
1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1HGCG6673W
one cylender do not fire compression is good did leak down test good has fuel ,spark ,replace injuctor to test has current to injuctor do not know what else to test any advice will be appricated.Valve clearance is good
1999 Honda Accord LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IHGCG1651X
The code is for insufficient EGR flow and the EGR has been replaced, I cannot see anything blocking the port but as I remember there is another place there would be blockage in the intake, but cannot remember where to clean it out. Any help would be welcome. Trouble codes: P0401
2001 Honda Accord DX 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCF86611
Thanks advance for reading this. 01 accord auto non-vtec if you go wide open up hill down hill first gear second gear none of that maters once it reachs about 5200 rpm it almost instantly stops making power and just levels off. suspected low fuel delivery but ...
2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Drive-axles VIN: JHLRD78853
hi and thanks ahead, have this crv that came in with a drivetrain vibration that happens after a right or left turn from a full stop that you feel for a very short time after you go straight at a slow speed only. than is fine if you stop and go straight, no mo...
1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CM58V4T
We drove this in. un hoked battery and we put a new tranny in it. hoked the battery back up and now no start. i think it has something to do with the factory alarm. i now have no noid light and no spark.and yes they have power going to them. and we do not have...
2000 Mazda MPV ES 2.5L Readines Indicators VIN: JM3LW28G1Y
Hey guys! This vehicle has a history of neglect and poor vehicle maintenance. Back in Feb of this year at 95,000 the customer complained of a "flashing" check engine lamp and a P0300 DTC but declined repairs when the condition was not present here in our prese...
1993 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JA7LS23G6P
Hello & thanks ahead of time got a simple problem that has turned complicated.HIGH FUEL PRESSURE-Symtoms are: under load going up hills in 3rd or 4th gear throttle 3/4 to fully wide open this truck will load up with fuel so bad it stalls out sometimes or misse...
1995 Mitsubishi Expo 2.4L While cruising transdisconnects and engine revs up VIN: JA3AD59G7S
Vehicle transmission was just rebuilt. Test drove and all seemed ok, but! With the vehicle at normal operating temperature and cruising at 35-40 mph the transmission seems to disconnect from the engine (like it went into neutral). The selector IS in drive stil...
2002 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D82
The vehicle came in with code PO113 air intake temp too high. Checked and replaced the MAF which incorporates the temp sensor. Now the car dies after driving and it came in with the same code. Any thoughts,,, computer. Trouble codes: P0113
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Electrical? VIN: 4S3BG6850W
Customer needed head gaskets. Customer had friend with anther engine which was supposed to be the correct one. After pulling engine they delivered friends engine and it was single cam not double. Sent heads out to be checked and milled, did install. My employe...
1986 Toyota Celica ST 2.0L No Start VIN: ST162-7034
Vehicle will crank and want to fire but will not start. Has intermittent spark while cranking (most of the time there is spark), injector pulse is good, injectors are working, fuel pressure good, compression good. When hocked up to a scope IGF while cranking c...
2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L HV battery VIN: JT2BK12V12
Howdy Boys n Girls, I am asking for a little definition on some specs on this Prius. The car came in march 2010 for the general check over and maintenance. At that time it had a code P3000 and a battery state of charge of around 60%. We told the customer that ...
2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Blend Door/Vents VIN: 5TESN92N74
Vehicle came into the shop with complaint of no heat. Found that blend door was not switching and neither were the mode doors ( vent, def, floor ). Performed voltage tests out of the back of the amplifier/control panel assembly and found that power and grounds...
2004 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.3L security light VIN: JTEDP21AX4
Customer states his red security light on the dash used to flash and now it stays on all the time steady and never goes off. His concern is will it leave him stranded due to a malfunction in the system. I found no like posts on IATN. He has an appointment Mond...

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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall
Thank you, Thank you all. This is the best tool we have. Both David and Michael got it. It had diesel in the tank. Not much by what I could tell, maybe 1/2 gallon in 3/4 tank. Just enough to screw it all up. Dropped the tank, cleaned it as well as flushed out ...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 1HGEM22971
Hi to every one who answer my request I want to tank you guys for the tips well I install this timing belt using the old tradition by setting up the tensioner for last just like they told me in the replies thanks one more time.
2008 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Steering VIN: 5FNRL38678
Thank you all for the replies, the pump was the issue. I would not have expected this with low milage on a Honda. I replaced both the resevoir and pump.
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17N84
Thank you for the replies, after rechecking signal at ecm the next morning I found the groung signal for about 30 seconds while the air pump was on. Replace the air injection solenoid behind intake and all is well. Trouble codes: P2259 (Air soleniod valve control circuit low).
1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L rear wheel cylinders VIN: JT3VN66W9J
I had a mechanic friend tell me to "run the engine" while bleeding, he came over and that did the trick. I want to thank everyone who sent help over the waves. Gary [...] wrote that he bleeds with the engine on all the time so he hit the nail on the head. T...
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