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1995 Honda Prelude S 2.2L Mechanical VIN: JHMBA8145S
I feel dumb asking this as I have done plenty of honda t-belts but I'm not sure on the crank marks on this one. Mitchell shows marks on the harmonic balancer or on the flywheel, I have neither. I do have arrows on the oil pump housing and I assume they are sup...
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L rotors? VIN: 1HGCD5693T
This is about the 4th time this car has been back with a pulsation. This car has had many rotors, calipers brake hoses, you name it it's had it from two different shops. The car is good for about 2 months then starts pulsating again. This is the 3rd time I ha...
2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Trans Indicator VIN: JHLRD1866Y
Vehicle came in for a harsh shift and the D light flashing on the trans indicator. Scanned vehicle P1705 followed the pinpoint test and it stated unplug that trans range switch and see if the indicator shows any trans range position. It didn't and it stated to...
2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SHSRD77493
Thanks in advance for any assistance you can give. Intermittantly, mostly with cold engine, idle speed will stick at approximately 2500 rpm for 5-8 seconds after depressing clutch. IAC valve has been replaced and thottle cleaned. Smoke tested intake found no l...
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 4wd Indicator VIN: 452CM58WXW
I,m just getting started on this but a few things i know. 1 it goes into 4wd ok but the 4wd indicator flashes. 2 a visual inspection of wires and connectors shows no problems. 3 modis shows no codes for the transmission. 4 i'v downloades from aldata library ab...
1998 Kia PREGIO 2.7L Engine VIN: ITJ4586TH7
How's everybody..I need some help from international diesel tech. Right now i'm out of the USA & staying in the philippines. I'm working on our personal car. Its a 1998 kia pregio 2.7L J2 diesel. The engine just sieze recently & i'm starting to rebuild the eng...
2007 Kia Spectra SX 2.0L Limp Mode VIN: KNAFE12107
Hi KIA techs. After header install this spectra came up in limp mode and shows P0560 and sometimes P0563.My scan pids are showing the battery voltage as 17.4! The battery tests good as does the charging system with midtronics tester.The battery voltage with t... Trouble codes: P0560 (system voltage malfunction), P0563 (system voltage high)
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1YVGE22CXV
car came in with engine hesitation on an sudden acceleration but when you gradually accelerate, it will not hesitate. tried with maf sensor, spark plugs, cap and rotor, wire set, egr boost sensor, fuel pressure regulator, throttle body-complete with idle air c...
2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22501
hi all,i have this protege in our shop that the customer bought at the local auction. above i have listed all the new parts that someone else had replaced before coming to our shop. vehicle has a P0172 system rich code and my fuel trims are reading -1.17 to-3.... Trouble codes: P0172
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L 2-3 shift & lock-up VIN: 1YVFP82D94
After fixing drivability problems from extreme lean condition with miss fire and low power, the car runs great and milage is back. BUT, it now has a pretty harsh shift going into 3rd and again when going into 5th/convertor lock-up. My first impression of all t...
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Hesitation VIN: JM1FE17N84
This is the third car we treat with a similar problem in 2 months. The other ones get much better after cleaning inyectors but this one keeps fighting. Everything goes nice in idle and power runs, until you get into traffic and then almost sure its going to fa...
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L Turbine Revolution Sensor VIN: JN8H017Y7S
This Pathfinder came in with the owner saying it was shifting well too high. We verified it and as he said it's always shifting at 4000 Rpm. We checked the codes and we have a 10th code blinking. It's the Turbine revolution sensor, is there a way to test this ...
2007 Nissan 350Z 3.5L Hesitation VIN: JN1BZ34D57
I don't know if you really call this a hesitation, but fits. this car will not acclerate slowly. step on gas car pauses then rockets forward no matter how soft you step on it. I don't see any buletins and nothing similar in fix database. I cleared the memory h...
2000 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Hard Start VIN: 1NXBR12E2Y
Ran excellent after repairs, but no starts very rough. Vacuum readings unstable at idle, wondering if severe vacuum leak is the direction I should head, know problem w/ intake gaskets on these. Possibly a lack of fuel however, injectors maybe. Vehicle also has... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel System Lean)
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 2T1BR12E3Y
The car has failed emissions and has bad hesitation. Its like it has a dead spot in the throttle response between 10 and 50 percent throttle. I have run all component tests on this car, checked o2 sensor 1, MAF sensor, TPS sensor, MAP sensor. no vacuum leaks, ... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean bank 1)

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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Monitors not ready VIN: KMHDN45D11
Yes, I finally fix the problem. Thanks to all the technicians who helped me solve the problem through those emails (Robert [...] who send me the correct drive trace.) Thank you for your support Trouble codes: U0D00.
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L No Start VIN: JNKCV51E93
Sorry for the delay - this one is finally running. I want to be clear - the problem here was no fuel pressure/delivery. I feel like some where not really reading what the problem was and telling me to check/replace what I had already done. Also, I did check...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JTBUF11E3P
Thanks again for all your help.IATN what a great tool to have. As crazy as it is i unplugged the Alternator and the car started. We replaced alternator again and the car runs and is charging once again.We will give it back to the costumer today. I can`t explai...
2003 Mazda B2300 2.3L Hesitation, Misfire, no power VIN: 1FAF5764FE
Well guys after checking the main harness and the exhaust for restrictions i was still left scratching my head. Last night I started it up and was poking around under the hood in dim light and something caught the corner of my eye. Under the coil pack i coul...
2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Tcm VIN: 5N1AN08W45
Thanks to all who replied! All replies were very helpful. The vehicle is fixed now. We just installed the new valve body / tcm cleared all codes,and test drove. The shifts were good within a few miles and no codes came back. Problem solved! Thanks Again, Doug...
1994 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VN13DR5
We hit a wall on this one. has to be a short to batt voltage some where, customer not willing to invest more money into this truck. I did not do a good job of proof reading before posting this. I had it as a 2.4 instead of 3.0. I do have just over 12 volts on ... Trouble codes: 14 (No ignition reference signal), 25 (Lean exhaust).
1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L coolant
Thanks to all that replied i flushed the coolant system and filled with good coolant so far so good don't know if the accident just knocked a bunch of derbies loose in the radiator the oil leak was from the oil pump housing this seems like a common place i als...
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