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2003 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L No door locks,brake light on in dash, VIN: JH4DC53082
OK guys. Im working on a friends ACURA RSX Type-s And I have some major electrical problems. The first problem is no power door locks I checked all the fuses and relays and all is working no broken wires any were and all the grounds are good. Then the windshie...
1991 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L Fuel gauge VIN: JHMBA425MC
Hey everyone. I have another question for all of you. This is my daaughters first car. I have preety much rebuilt the motor in this and I am trying to fix the fuel gauge. It is always on full. I tried a used cluster from salvage yard and the same thing. So I d...
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L srs VIN: IHGCG2254Y
Honda accord brought in from local car dealer with srs light on, extracted code from jumping dlc terminals, original code was 9-3 for drivers seat belt buckle, simple fix and very common problem. Installed new buckle, now this is where the problem starts. Trie...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L No Start VIN: JHLRD18611
This vehicle has tons of miles. In pretty good shape though and maintenance has been done regularly. Belongs to a good friend of mine. I have tons of Dodge & Cummins XP but way out of the loop on this one. Initial checks found no spark to the spark plugs. Did ...
2008 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Drive Axle VIN: 1HGFA16518
Hi Folks, this vehicle can in with the passenger side front drive axle clicking and making noise, drive axle was replaced with a Honda reman axle, now we have a 11-13 code in the system. We watched data, and the passenger side front wheel speed sensor doesnt r...
2002 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JACDS58X22
car just dosent want to run cold and no codes. backfires and smokes until warm then runs great
2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L speedometer VIN: 4S2CK58Y04
the trans is a aisin & hitachi ecm
2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L unknown VIN: JM1BK32355
This car turns the check engin light on within 3 miles of reseting. I hooked up a launch c recorder a saw repeated codes of po455 p2187 p2195. Our of 33 trips these codes sppeared 21 times. tsb 01-052/06 has information about a purge solenoid valve. My contact...
1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D1W
Engine has a dead miss on number 4 cylinder. I removed spark plugs and found the number 4 is covered in oily soot. I did a compression test and found all cyl's around 150. I next checked injector resistance-11.5 just like the other three. Pulled the injector t... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cmp sensor circuit), P0300 (Random misfire)
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21A0X
Replaced all coils because system would stored a hard p1320 after start up. Replaced all coils a second time with same results. The nissan bulletin refers to the right side engine harness but thats all it says. Did anyone actually find something wrong with the... Trouble codes: P1320 (Ignition primary circuit)
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D3Y
the vehicle will die sometimes but only dies when at idle. what is interesting is the fuel trims, the ltft sit at neg 10.2 on both banks, as long as the vehicle is running the fuel trims will not change, they stay at 10.2, now if we go wot, the ltft will chang...
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D8S
Hi Nissan techs, we have this Sentra that intermittently hesitates/ has lack of power when accelrating. We can experiance the problem on the road but can not recreate it in the shop. We also have a reoccuring code P0132 "O2 signal high bank 1 sensor 1". When t... Trouble codes: P0132
2002 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH63512
Re-occuring code of P1443 MIL was off for aprox 3 months. Back on again, then we warranty bad vent solenoid. Now light has returned. I pulled vaccum on evap system with manual purge control, ground vent at canister read tank pressure to aprox 1.2 average with... Trouble codes: P1443
2005 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Surge VIN: 4S3BL67615
Hello, This Subaru has an intermittent surge. It usually in 4th or 5th gear (manual trans) and light loads. The only thing which is real obvious on the scan tool (no codes) is that when the surge happens, the ST fuel trim wildly oscillates from +20%-25% to -2...
2003 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L window motor VIN: JETC18DEF4
As stupid as this may sound the window motor/switch reset on this 2003 Landcruiser is kicking my butt. Not knowing the window motor had to be timed to the window regulator the window motor was replaced and not clocked in the right position so whenever the wind...
2005 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L All brakes dragging VIN: 5TDBA23C15
Where do I start? The left front has bearing noise. Noise does not increase or decrease on a turn so I'm considering its a transmission axle output bearing. At non related times the brakes feel like there dragging and the TPMS light comes on. If I'm correct on...

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1995 Honda Civic Si 1.6L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ1222S
After testing all 7 wires between distributor and PCM, power wire from main relay, clean ground wire on the entire vehicle, I decide to install new distributor, it work great. Thanks for all the input specially from Marc [...], step by step give me more confi...
1998 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Abs VIN: 1YVGF22D0W
well its fixed thanks to all who responded the fix was that the customer never told us that he just had two new tires put on the front of the car when i checked the tires found the fronts were 205-50-15 and the rears were 205-60-15 i realy didnt think that wou...
2004 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JA4LS21R04
It was a firing order issue. If you are using alldata, what we found on there is not correct. The coil numbering is listed on the plenum and cylinder 1 is on the passenger bank and not the driver bank. Thanks to all that responded your help was greatly appreci... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire).
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Timing chain VIN: 1N4AL11D75
Well folks it is fixed. I never would have guessed the problem. Thank you to Bob from Reese's garage for the diagrams they confirmed I was using the right marks. I took the timing cover back apart (oh what a joy remind me to thank Nissan for a WONDERFUL design...
2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Oil consumption VIN: 4S4BP68C75
Well we haven't been able to prove what happened to make this Subaru use oil after the valve job. Todd had the best reply, we do think the rings were where the oil was blowing by. Engine has been sent for inspection and testing and we won't here back for awhil...
2003 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4T1BE32KX3
I removed he oil pan to find the oil pressure relief valve stuck. Took it out cleaned reinstalled all OK. Thanks everyone Chuck's Automotive
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