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1989 Acura Legend 2.7L Battery VIN: JH4KA4651K
Before I go on a safari with this one I think I should post for help here. This vehicle sits for three weeks at a time and battery is drained after that time; this time the open voltage was 1.8v. Charged battery, tested battery (newer) and charging system and ...
1999 Acura RL Premium 3.5L factory alarm VIN: JH4KA9657X
Hi Acura Techs, We had a client come in who lost one of the three factory remote fobs, she wanted to have the remaining 2 reprogrammed. I followed the procedure I found in Alldata and used the key on/ push remote lock button 12 step procedure. The remote fo...
1988 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGCA6283J
Idle is alittle rough but consistant, runs ok from idle to 2000 rpm, does not accelerate like it should and surges up to 3400 rpm. At 3400 rpm it takes off like nothing is wrong. Checked all connections and vacuum hoses.
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5657W
Thankx in advance everyone.we have replaced this sensor with 4 bosch 1nd 1oem n same code. Im trying to get a hold of a used pcm just to try but o luck yet is hard to borrow 1 from someone, any help any ideas,please help!!! Trouble codes: P0135
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Starting VIN: JHMES956X4
This Civic Hybrid will not crank the engine when engine is at operating temp. I understand the IMA system should crank the engine when warm. Engine cranks with conventional starter cold. But some times on semi warm engine the conventional starter will run and ...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L No Start VIN: JNRDR09X21
I'm trying to get a head start on this problem. the customer is boiling mad because we had it for almost 2 months. My alldata is down today for some reason !? Tow truck driver went to check truck. tested battery - ok. test headlamps - ok. dash lights on until ...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 10 AMP Starter Fuse VIN: 4S2DM58WXY
This truck came in with the 10 amp Starter Fuse keep blowing... This may happen every 20 - 30 key starts... At first another Tech in the shop checked Amperage draw across cicuit and it would spike every so often to 8 amps, but he could never get the fuse to bl...
2004 Isuzu Rodeo 3.2L compression right head VIN: 4S2CK58W74
Hello, Have this Isuzu Rodeo that appears to have jumped time , due to a weak tensioner. This has DOHC and a strange procedure to time the cams( has one external cam that drives two cams(intake and exhaust) under the valve cover. Got the t-belt on but it run...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L fuel VIN: JT8BF28G5X
car came in with new fuel pump installed the problem is u cant give the car gas when u push down on pedal the car boggs down but if u spray carb spray into breather tube it runs fine the car starts right up with out any problems fuel pressure is good
2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution RS 2.0L axle VIN: JA3AH86D45
right side axle poping out any help ???
2007 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 3.0L Wipers VIN: JA4MS31XX7
Wipers not working. Can add power to power wires and motor runs. Scan tool data shows wiper switch working. Trying to find out more information on ETACS-ECU functions. All fuses are good. I think I have a bad ETACS-ECU but at over a $1000 dollars I would like ...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L valves VIN: 1N4AL11D65
Customer towed the car to the dealer for a crank no start. Was intermittent and then one day would not start. They pressure tested the cooling system and said that coolant was leaking into the #2 and #4 cylinders. Diagnosed a bad head gasket. This car never ov...
1998 Suzuki Swift 1.3L No Start VIN: 2S2AB21H0W
Hello there I have this Suzuki here and it will not start. So far it has no spark. The wires are new by the cust. I went to scan it and my scanner will not communicate with PCM. The check engine light will not come on or prove out when key is turned on. I chec...
2000 Toyota Solara SLE 3.0L Hydraulic system VIN: 2T1CF22P4Y
This vehicle came in for soft brake pedal and poor braking quality. Tech confirmed very soft pedal, almost went to the floor. We inspected the system and found: 1.No hydraulic leaks 2.brake pads and rotors in great condition/ fairly new 3.Bleeder screws broken...

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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Cuts out VIN: 1HGEM22941
Unwrapped harness,didn't find anything to tell us why.But closed up harness car runs??Thanks for all for the info.I will keep in touch with customer and we will see what happens.
2006 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L Safety VIN: KMHDN56DX6
1997 Infiniti Q45 T 4.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY31A4V
Thanks for your help. I tried selling all coils but at over a 1000.00 the cust just about had a heart attack!!! Anyway I had a friend that ended up with the same problen on his car and he is replacing all of his coils but is going with aftermarket coils becaus... Trouble codes: P1320.
2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BF28GXY
I had my mobile locksmith try reseting original pcm and that did not work. I ordered a used pcm for 175.00,( new was aprox 1100.00. After I plugged it scan tool communicated with all modules. My locksmith returned and I removed pcm and pulled board out, he cl...
2005 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JMFSRCS6A5
Hi guys.Thanks to all that replied.I went back and checked the cam and crank sensors at the pcm.The crank signal was good but the cam signal was erratic.I removed the cam sensor plug again and the cam signal was still on the scope.The electrical connectors for...
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