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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ6226V
I really need some help with this problem please.vehicle has code PO441 PURGE FLOW INCORRET.Nothing on data base with this code.I had checked purge valve resistance is good.cheked all hoses from intake to purge vale,purge valve to canister,canister to 2 way va... Trouble codes: P0441
2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L tach VIN: 1HGEJ6576Y
Installed jasper engine, reused old distributer. jumped the 2 pin connector inside to set timing, removed jumper wire after set timing. tach is now stuck in the 3k area of the guage. it will flucuate with increase rpm but never goes above 4000 or below 2500. (...
2006 Honda Accord EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56336
This 06 Honda Accord came in some months back with a check engine light on and a p0139 stored in the computer. I didn't see an imediate problem, so I cleared the code to see if it would reset. The car came back a month or two later with the same problem. This ... Trouble codes: P0139 (secondary HO2S sensor 2 slow response)
2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JNKCP11A9Y
First time posting so here it goes. I work for a Used car company so this has been on going for 2 months now. I keep saying to put a computer in it. Boss bought the car I did the initial check on it. He complained of a cold hesitation and poor idle Cold. I ch...
2007 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L Unknown VIN: KNDMB23367
Vehicle came in with a complaint of low pedal. I test drove the vehicle and on initial braking pedal will go almost to the stop before vehicle will come to a full stop. If I press a little more I hit the stop. If I release pedal and apply again the pedal will ...
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L ABS Light VIN: JT8BF28GXW
Hello, Have a code 43 from the ABS/Traction control system. ABS light is on solid and the traction control light is flashing. We also have a p0441, which is an Evap purge control failure. We tried erasing the codes. We used the diagnostic connector and jumped...
2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L head gasket VIN: JM1BJ22502
hi all thanks in advance. This mazda protege came in the shop with an over heating problem. antifreeze was ok, costomer had put some in. pulled the radiator cap off to see if there were bubbles with engine idling no bubbles no white smoke, idle is smooth. cool...
2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Trnsmission VIN: JM3LW28A03
Have tested this vehicle with IDS scan tool and Fluke meter. Sometimes drives ok for a while, other times never shifts out of 1st gear.When shifting ok scan tool and Fluke(back probed into output shaft speed sensor wires at TCM harness connector)will both read...
2002 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D92
Hi Techs, put in a new crank and cam sensor and crank connector from the dealer and white mark on sensor was installed for crank sensor. Am sure wires from new connector are connected to correct wires at harness. Checked for batt. vol at red wire,ground at blk... Trouble codes: P0335, P0725
2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada SE 5.6L Rear Sonar/Backup system VIN: 5N1AA08A24
System will not perform self test, when vehicle is started the sonar off indicator should light for 3 seconds then go off, does not do that, rear sonar off indicator is always on. Performed pinout voltage and ground tests on all circuits to control module, all...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BG4854T
I just need a quick answer to this one, if there is one available. Both Mitchell and Alldata show that there is a plate under the rear seat to remove the fuel pump without dropping the tank. I removed the rear seat and there is no plate. I guess I will have to...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S3BG6852V
We work on a lot of Subarus here, and just need some guidence on this one. I bought it a few thousand miles ago, my son took it for his own use. We replaced the transfer clutch pack with Subaru parts right after that, as the former owner had mismatched tires o...
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S3BH6656Y
This customer lives out of town but she's been in twice when the cars acted up. When driving at a constant speed of 55-60 mph on level ground the transmission will downshift into 3rd gear for no obvious reason. The problem can be very intermittent. There are n...
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4S53BH6652
This vehicle has 174k on odo. vehicle bought with blown head gasket. so do not have history on baseline drive. Other shop replaced head gaskets and timing belt This vehicle has a dead miss on acceleration. Below 20 mph. and only at first blip ov throttle. Seem...
2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L No Start VIN: JTEBZ29J60
This vehicle belongs to a NATO officer from France. This Toyota is the 3.0L D4D diesel engine that is only available in Europe and South America. I can only find very limited information and no scan tools will communicate. No one is willing to help this person... Trouble codes: 39 (Cant find description had to pull manually)
2007 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L No Start VIN: JTNBE46K37
no ecu comunication only
2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5L Electric Magnetic Coupler VIN: JTMBK31V68
Bearing noise coming from rear diff/electromagnetic coupler bearing in coupler appears to be bad - dealer only supplies complete coupler. Anyone run into this problem?? anyone have a supplier for bearing?

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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L oil pess. light VIN: 1HGCG1652Y
Thanks to all, We tested oil sender wire at drivers multiplex cotrol unit, it was ok. After reading your coments on the multiplex control i called Honda they said they change alot of them orderd new mod witch they had in stock it fixed the problem.
2007 Lexus RX350 3.5L Cam Timing VIN: 2T2HK31U77
Hi everyone. The rear exhaust cam gear (the vvt unit) was out of phase. We re-assembled the vehicle and sent the customer to the dealer (hate doing that!!!) The vehicle is still covered under Lexus' powertrain warranty. Thank you for all the useful info!
2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L fuel gauge VIN: JN1DA31D03
want to say thanks to all who replied,after doing some research and testing,the problem is in the cluster,customer is going to live with the problem,thanks once again
1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L gauge VIN: K1WU295645
2003 Toyota Echo 1.5L Starting VIN: JTDB123X30
Well, the echo is fixed. Since there were so many weird things happening that really didn't make sense I decided to focus on something simple and go from there if need be. I began today by trying to see why it wouldn't crank, after a close look at the wiring d...
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