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1993 Acura Integra GS 1.8L 4th Gear Out VIN: JH4DA9456P
I have a 1993 integra in the shop, all works as it should except when it shifts into 4th gear it is like it is in neutral. i checked the solenoids, both ohm out @ 14 ohms and click when voltage is applied. while driving with dvom connected, shifer in "D" range...
1989 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMEE2756L
vehicle came in for a no start condition. I could tell the pump wasn't turning on right away i replaced the fuel pump relay and still a no start. I had to replace the battery cables because they were corroded and because i wasn't getting enough voltage to the ...
2007 Honda Accord Special Edition 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCM55717
As the vehicle is driven in any gear at about 2000-2500 rpm sometimes there is a slight "blip" or "hiccup". Has anyone ever run into anything like this on a vehicle similar to this? I've replaced spark plugs with NGK Laser Platinums (OEM), and this has made no...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Door locks VIN: KM8SB12B53
customer complain is radio sometimes stays on when key is pulled out of ignition and clicking noise heard. I have not been able to duplicate this problem.. what i have is when you open the door with the key still in the ignition (off position) the doors will a...
2002 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L cooling system VIN: 4S2CK58D42
this car came in with a over heating problem temp gauge was going up to the high side. we found that the radiator was stopped up. the custom also asked about a timing belt as they did not know if it had ever been done. after installing the new radiator,timing ...
2004 Isuzu Axiom S 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4S2DE58Y84
Hello everyone. I have this vehicle from another shop and trying to get a few things clear. Before the engine threw a rod, the vehicle got t-boned because the vehicle hesitated in an intersection. The problem is still there. All I get is a P0300 code. Bank 1 O... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire detected)
2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation, Tortoise like power VIN: KNADC12575
Help! We have had 3 tech's on on this car for quite a long time (a whole day). We still can't figure out why this Kia has no power(can't get out of it's own way).The RPM's hardly come up,very slowly. Stepping on the gas petal is like stepping on a wet sponge. ...
2007 Kia Rondo EX 2.4L blend door VIN: KNAFG52507
We have got this Kia that has a very strange condition. It DOES NOT have dual zone climate control but when the temperature control is set to hot the air from drivers vent is hot and the air on the passenger side is cold. This is a manual temperature control N...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AA46G92
One for you MItsu Guru's. Got this 02 Galant that will pop a #3 cylinder misfire code after running a couple of minutes and is running rough. Passes cranking (145psi) and running compression (90psi) test and cylinder leak down. Timing belt in good shape and ti... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 cylinder misfire)
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L Park Light, Backup Lights Horn VIN: 4A4MM41S24
Truck Came in with Tire Light On. Tech tried to hook up a Snap On Scan Tool. Had the scanner key in backwards and tried to force it in. Immediately the Horn Started beeping and rear window wiper was running,Power Door Locks and the Remote entry wont operate.Pa...
1995 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start, Stall
We have a toyota camry that starts fine cold ,but shuts off after about 25 minutes and warmed up. Checked spark after spark. Let the car sit for 20-25 minutes and will restart and run 15-20 minutes and stall again. No spark. Repeated this pattern at l...
1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1BG12K3T
This car came in running ruff with the CEL on. I found a code for a MAP sensor problem and quickly found the vacuum line was broken off at the bottom of the sensor. I replaced the sensor and the plugs and it started and idled decent with correct MAP readings i...
2008 Toyota Tundra 4.7L unknown VIN: 5TFDV54128
Hello Techs, I have this Toyota Tundra 4x4 that has a noise. Happens only once on initial start up and taking off from a stop and about 50 yards you hear something engage somewhere up front. Sounds like an acuator or something. It has been back to the dealer a...

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1998 Honda Prelude 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMBB614XW
Hooray!!! the quelude is finally fixed. It wasn’t after market parts that were the problem. Even though the flow chart kept saying it was the ICM it was not. IT WAS THE ECU!!!, Though the pin voltages were correct, we convinced the customer to allow us to repl...
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out, after 3000 powerloss VIN: JN1CA31D11
found that that eventhough the maf sensor tested good for voltage change it was failing without any codes replaced and car ran great Trouble codes: P1320.
2005 Subaru Legacy i 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BP616C4
Thanks to all who helped. I did a compression check early on and though the engine had good compression it turned out to be a poor sealing valve. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0301.
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