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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, hard start VIN: 1HGCB7653N
Thank you all in advance, This old Honda Accord LX has a hard start/extended crank problem. The distributor cap and rotor had ground each other up due to mechanical failure, so it got a new distributor, also spark plugs, wires, cap & rotor. Same symptoms, exte... Trouble codes: 43 (Fuel delivery system)
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L a/c drain tube VIN: JNKCV51E63
Can anyone tell me where the a/c condensation drain tube is on this car, I have a wet floor but can't locate tube to clean out, thanks in advance
1993 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Clutch VIN: JACDH58V5P
Hey guys, I'm looking for specific answers here. We have this 93 trooper here that came in with the clutch not being able to release (the release bearing was broken, by the way, its a pull style clutch.) Another shop had just replaced the clutch 3 months ago. ...
2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L water in oil VIN: KNDJC73324
customer say this is second time rebuild engine first time on promblem coolant in oil had other promblem with engine remove fixed promblem and reinstalled know he's getting coolant in oil?? thanks in advance
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Power Mirror VIN: JT8UF11E0P
Have a Lexus, the power mirrors won't work, evident someone has worked on them before. We replaced the switch, checked wiring, etc. We don't see many with this problem, hoping someone could help, as IATN always does, thanks in advance.
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L valves VIN: JA3AJ26E83
removed head #4 intake valves bent , guide broken . sent to machine shop for repair . re-assembeled the engine and it ran great until I tried to roadtest it under load and heavy acceleration then it started rapping.found lash adjuster on the # 4 intake valve c...
2000 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L No Start, no communications VIN: 1N4DL01D9Y
hey guys I have a tough one here and im about ready to throw in the towel on it. Vehicle was towed to the shop with a no start condition, upon arrival the battery was dead, tried to charge battery but it was shot. replaced battery and found engine cranks over ...
2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Fuel Pump Relay VIN: 3N1CB51D72
Well I have this nissan that when you turn the key on the service engine light just barely flicker.And at the same time you can hear the fuel pump.clicking at the same pace.the fuel pump ground from the ecm pulses making the noise.And non communication with th...
1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK6259S
Hi, This car came in as a P0101 and emissions failure. It runs and performs just great, no drivability symptoms at all. Testing the O2 sensor and MAF showed a skewed MAF so it was replaced with the same number and brand as the car came equipped OE with. The ... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF Circuit Range/Performance)
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BK4354X
This vehicle is on its third coil in one month! the first two were aftermarket, now i am using a OEM part. This vehicle will run fine and then all of a sudden cut out or start surging and die. It feels like fuel/ spark is cuttting out, barely idles with no thr...
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L No Start VIN: SA1TG5C143
This vehicle initially came to me for a no start condition. Traced to blown link fuse for ecm which was caused by a wiring harness short under the intake manifold. Repaired the short and engine started and ran fine. A week later battery was drawing down over n...
2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Engine VIN: 4TAWN72N9Y
Hey guys need a little help on this toyota, Installed two engines (JIM Remans)first one had a rod knock after five miles, install second one, when running with a/c on temp guage goes into the red at idle and freeway speed, turn a/c off and heater on temp guage...
2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L lighting VIN: 4T32ZF19C8
Good afternoon iatn land. I have a headscratcher here. Customer came in stating that he had an electrical short as he smelled plastic burning and ever since then the right side turn signal lamp stays on. The vehicle came in on a hook and the dash was already r...
2001 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2J1BR12E01
Car came in with severe misfire on cyl 3 with above codes.Customer states light has been on about 2 weeks and misfire has gotten progressively worse. She has owned it since May of this year. Pull COP, pull plug, semi oily deposit bridging center electrode to g... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire detected), P0171 (Bank 1 lean)

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1991 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGED6455M
thanks to all the 16 who replied, scoped the tdc signal and crank signal in distributor, very poor pattern, replaced distributor, starts and runs. thks iatn Trouble codes: 16 (injector circuit failure), 20 (electrial load fault).
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28GXX
i would like to thank ever body that offred help but al you were right oone coil was not the same it was toyota coil that was was the monster replaced all is well thanks guys for helping me out al u da man thanks again jimmy
1996 Mitsubishi Galant S 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AJ46G5T
Hello all thanks for the replies. I believe it is the crank sensor that is bad but the customer does not want to spend the money to fix it. Recieved some good thoughts on the matter though. Hai from California and Daniel from Colorado mentioned the main relay ...
1997 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L compressor VIN: 4M2DN1112V
thanks for the replys guys. carvin was right on with the ect sensor. the ecm was shutting off the ground to the a/c relay thinking the engine was running hot. install ect and problem solved thanks again for the replays
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y4Y
thank you very much i did remove the egr and clean it and now is working lot better MIL turn off in the second drive cycle. Trouble codes: P0400.
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L timing cover OIL LEAK VIN: JTEHH20V91
Customer went back to dealer as she found out the vibration damper was replaced by the dealer three years ago. I suspect crank damage, which opens up a BIG can of worms that I do not want to go fishing with...MANY thanks for the replies...
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