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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCG2255X
Vehicle is an intermittent no start. I finally duplicated problem after 3 days of trying. There is a no spark condition when it occurred. Check engine light operates properly. Only DTC is P0401 Insufficient EGR flow. Is not related to no start. Every time I go...
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L expansion valve VIN: 2HGEJ6617Y
high all,got a weird one here. this honda civic has a "whistle" noise coming from the expansion valve at around 1500rpm. I have replaced the expansion valve twice with the same vendor and at the request of a tech advisor from compressor works,tried his brand o...
2003 Honda Civic DX 1.7L Unknown VIN: 1HGEM22532
hi tech i got this hoda the compressor was cutting off after being drivin for a while i replaced the thermo protection circuit sensor had the same problem the compressor had power but clutch wasnt turning so i replaced the compressor with a reman used the new ...
2005 Mazda Tribute i 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4F2YZ02Z45
Hello gang, Hoping to get some direction with this one. Vehicle came to us barely running. Found crank gear slipped, bent a couple of valves. We sent the head out for a valve job, replaced chain, tensioner, guides, pulley and bolt. We replaced the intake abo...
2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Compressor Clutch Control System VIN: 4A3AK24F27
Hello fellow techs, I've got a booger here. Customer comes in with complaint that a/c comes and goes. He said he had it in shop and they had serviced a/c and told him it was different problem. I told customer had to start over. Evacuated and recharged. It was ...
1989 Nissan D21 2.4L No Start VIN: 1NGND16S6K
Hello techs, I have a no start, turns over fine. Good spark& fuel presure, no injector pulse. Will not start with B-12. Ran flow chart on air flow meter,checked good. Tried a computer,still no start. Installed a reman.distributor, truck started and ran for abo... Trouble codes: 23 (45 -), 45 (12 - air flow meter), 12 (air flow meter), 34 (51 -), 51 (testing and results)

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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD77834
Many thanks for all the good comments that everyone sent me. Got the car running and it starts consistently. All codes are gone. No start condition was traced to a splice pack C103 in the wiring harness and the PGM-F1 Main Relay 1. The splice pack is wher... Trouble codes: P0661 (Intake Manifold Runner Control Valve Position - Low), P0300 (Misfire multiple cylinders), P1077 (Intake Manifold Solenoid), P0135 (A/F Sensor 1 Heater Circuit Malfunction).
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L sunroof VIN: KNDJD73303
many thanks to Neil from NH, he tipped me off that there is a re-initializing procedure for when power is removed from the motor. The procedure is key-on, press tilt up, release, press and hold 10 seconds, key off, key on press tilt up and it will cycle throug...
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS 3.0L Starter VIN: 4A3AC74H63
thanks for all the suggestions many of you led me in the right direction by suggesting checking out the battery leads although is wasnt the actual cables or harness but the BATTERY itself turns out we were testing the battery at the wrong time or just wrong pe...
1983 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN1HZ04S2D
Found a complete distributor at a southern salvage yard that had a OEM module-replaced aftermarket one and all is good-getting VERY tired of not being able to buy quality parts.As always thanks for the help !
2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Rear crankshaft seal leak VIN: 4A3AC84H23
I want to thank everyone for their input. We had removed the engine and transaxle by the time we learned that several people have done this job by removing the sub-frame. It turns out that someone had been here before and did a job on a few fasteners and bol...
1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L wheel bearing VIN: 4S3BG6854W
This vehicle is fixed, but I am unsure of what the original cause was. After trying a shim between the hub and bearing, the hub was spaced too far out. pulled the shim out and reassembled and everything fits. Why the clearances changed I don't know, everyth...
2001 Subaru Forester 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: JF1SF63551
Thank you to all of your responces. found the problem to be with a fuel ratio sensor. On a data stream it looked great! but when scoped you would see that it would drop out causing all sorts of symptom. I suspected a fuel raitio problem from the begining and h...
2007 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T1BE46K47
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