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1997 Honda Civic DX 1.6L 1st Gear VIN: 2HGEJ6677V
After rebuilding the transmission, first gear is slipping and codes P0700 and P0715 have returned. We pulled transmission back out and cleaned up the 1-2 shift valve and the 3-4 shift valve. After that, 1st gear did not slip until the vehicle was warm. It's st...
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12351
Following the info on the DTC, I replaced the speed sensor and cleared the code. The same code reappeared in the same interval. Are there Kia techs out there who have seen the same code but have found other causes than the sensor to be operating to set this co... Trouble codes: P0501
2003 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16533
hello this is a new customer to me but looking at the service records she did all here services and maitainance regularly. the ongoing problem is the reocurring p0140 code(no signal b1s2) which is a soft one at the moment but she said it will turn on the mil e... Trouble codes: P0140
1993 Mazda Miata 1.6L ignition VIN: JM1NA3516P
no power at starter signal fuse, 10 guage wire r/b, no power at starter relay but power in this wire at ignition switch
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C84
Hi need some assistanc from all the mazda techs. This car came in with no oil in it. drained and found less than 1 quart. Filled and flushed all seemed well car drove well but tach would drop out and the cheak engine light was on. pulled code p0340 tryed new c... Trouble codes: P0340
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L Accessories VIN: JA4MT31H2Y
The customer's battery was dead and "code" is now showing in the display. We pulled the radio. The serial number is [...]. We called 4 Mitsubishi dealers and found no help. We get codes for Honda radios all the time with no...
1986 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN6HD16S3G
Hello all, I am losing the battle, this truck is dumping fuel and floods out quickly, I found a burnt spot on ECM and replace the ECM with a rebuilt. I have power and grounds on ECM at all applicable terminals. Pin out values at the ECM for coolant temp, and a...
1993 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN1MS36P7P
This 240SX runs rich all the time (0.5% - 1.5%) but it intermittently runs full rich (10%)and when it does, it doesn't matter when, hot, cold, idle or cruise. The fuel pressure is 35psi, and 45psi with vacuum removed from the pressure regulator. At idle, the M...
2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1BV28U64
tested backup ram circut, everything tested good, cleared codes road tested everything seemed good, 200 miles later back with same code. retested still no problems found. help, what am I missing???. could the ecm have internal problems?? thanks in advance for ... Trouble codes: P1065
2004 Nissan Quest SE 3.5L Battery VIN: 5N1BV28U04
I have this van that is my office managers and she told me the car was dead on monday morning. Checked the battery and found it under charged so i recharged the battery and checked the charging system and found it to be charging and i also checked for a draw a...
2005 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L suspension VIN: 5N1BV28UX5
I have a hard clunk noise when applying the brakes under my feet. I have replaced the steering lower joint for a steering noise when turning the wheel and that is fixed but, I still have this noise when braking. It is louder the harder you apply the brakes. I ...
2005 Nissan Quest 3.5L No Start VIN: 5N1BV28U95
Hi, this is my first time asking for help on this forum. I am fixing this car for another shop. The van was first brought to me after another shop could not diagnose the problem. They replaced the computer and had it programed by nissan. The problem was, one i...
1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6850W
This cars kicking our butt. Has what seems to be a mechanical misfire. Have done a lot of test but all seem to check out fine. Fuel pressure good 35psi. Has good spark. Noid light shows all injectors working. Pulled injector connector and idle does change. Use... Trouble codes: P0325
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4S3BE6869Y
We sold customer this car about 5,000 miles ago. She overheated the car and a used 50,000 mile engine was installed and ran great. Customer brought the car in a week after install and code for air/fuel trim. Replaced front O2 sensor and customer had no problem...
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L MIL Lamp on, flashes VIN: JF1SG65613
We recieved car after body shop fixed front end and aligned at another shop. Car came to us for srs light, can't find the special srs plug. and also now the car has a flashing check engine light with no codes. any one seen this before?

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1996 Acura TL 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4UA2656T
thanx to everyone most of u hit it right on the spot EGR port were completely plugedeven the port under neath egr valve,cleaned out all eger ports ran a fuel injection service cleaned out throttle body sent it back to re test past with flying colors...like I s...
1991 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L cooling fan VIN: JHMBA4234M
We put the car back together and test drove it 4 different times. All of those times the car did not overheat or get hot. We let the customer have it and will check back with them to see if all is good in a few weeks. Thank You all for your time!
1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L compressor VIN: 4S6CK58WXX
Most of you were dead on ...broken compressor shaft,however clutch would engage. No metal evident in the system but flushed just to be safe, new compressor and drier and system cools great. Thanks for the help, IATN is one of the best tools in my toolbox!
2002 Honda Civic HX 1.7L Bucks VIN: 1HGEM21732
We were unable to repair this car. The only light I can shed on this problem, is that when we unpluged the idle air control motor the car stops bucking on deaccelaration. (We did try a new idle air control motor) I want to thank everyone that tried to help u...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD78884
Thanks to all who replied. Truck came back in and rechecked sys. using Honda procedure. Tried to suck canister side into vac., would not hold. Replaced ByPass Valve and repeated test. It held vac. Two weeks now and no codes. Thank you again to the number one t... Trouble codes: P1457.
2003 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.5L High idle VIN: JN1DA31A93
thanks to all those that responded. disconnect battery cables overnight and perform idle relearn using nissan consult 3 and everything is good. Trouble codes: P0505.
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