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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6678W
Car has one of two codes at any time. P1382/p1381. Both codes relate to the cam/ cylinder postion sensor located in the Distr. I have replaced the distr. with a hatachi made in japan. And i have repaced the crank sensors to cover me rear end. Neither two items... Trouble codes: 1382 (no cylinder position sensor), 1381 (cylinder position)
2000 Honda Civic DX 1.6L compressor VIN: 2HGEJ6570Y
I have this Honda that came in with the compressor locked up. I did an a/c kit, compressor, receiver dryer, expansion valve and condenser. I charged the system with 1.4lbs. At idle the car cools but the high side pressure is bouncing rapidly between 200 and 30...
2002 Honda Civic DX 1.7L antitheft VIN: 1HGEM21582
Can't seem to find a relearn procedure for adding a new key for ignition system.. cust has only one key for vehicle wants to get a second. I can get a key from dealer but dealer says there is a relearn pocedure.. to accept new (second)key.. can anybody help me...
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22943
Emission sticker is due tomorrow of course. This vehicle came in yesterday with several codes (P1259 VVT malfunction, P1298 Electronic Load Detector (ELD) circuit high voltage, FIXED) and P0401. I replaced the EGR valve the High school kids put on when it test... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR)
2000 Hyundai GRANDEUR 3.5L 2-3 Shift VIN: KMHFU41DRI
The transmission only flares during 2-3 shift. There are no new codes, but trans oil has been replaced prior to problem. Oil level is correct. Valvoline assure us 100% that the "max" oil is the correct one. Has anyone any ideas why this trans is behaving in th...
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN46D74
car came in p2096 p2196 and p2270 upstream sensor reading about 2450mv -4000mv down stream reading about 800mv changing down to 0 and back up with the throttle We installed a walker 250-25012 upstream o2 sensor and the same results if we unplug the upstream s... Trouble codes: P2270, P2096, P2196
2004 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L no compression VIN: KMHCG45C64
Hey Hyundai Guys! I have a 04 Accent from the auction, and it broke the Timing belt. Can anyone tell me if the 1.6 16v engine is an interferance engine? Just wondering if I should even waste my time putting a belt on it first or, should I be ready to replace s...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L VVT Cam gear VIN: JT8BD68S5Y
After replacing the timing components to repair the oil leak I found that the code (P1349-VVT FAULT B1) would reset on a test drive, the car would also idle poorly for a little while and even stall. I performed the diagnostic steps only to find what appears to...
1994 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L Starter VIN: JM3LV5233R
Hi techs, i'm helping my friend removing starter on this 1994 mazda mpv 3.0l. He want to do it at his house,i look for the procedure on mod,it say romoves ps pump alternator and cv i really have to remove the shaft?i need help from who been there done...
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L cylinder VIN: 3N1CB51D85
Thanks to everyone in advance, have a weird one with a very common problem just can't get any concrete evidence to go with. Car was towed into shop as a crank no start. pulled plugs (which were very very very tight and had to use penetrating oil overnight to g...
2007 Nissan Sentra S 2.0L intake VIN: 3N1AB61E27
Car is trade in at dealership. Came in shop for check engine light on with multiple misfire. Plugs are oil fouled, intake, intake plenum, runners in cylinder head are all full of engine oil. Pcv valve appears to be clean. Are there any known concerns causing t...
2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD79636
hi all. car came to me with low power complaint.dont see many turbo subi's,so am a little green starts,idles you drive it and shift through the gears (5-speed)it will run fine till about 3000 or 4000 rpm with decent power, but it seems lik... Trouble codes: P2021, P2444, P2431, P2433
2006 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: KL5JD56Z76
This week's headache is an '06 Suzuki Forenza that boils over only during a hot soak. It can be driven or idled all day long with no problems, until you shut off the engine, then it boils and pushes coolant out the overflow. This car belongs to a used car deal...
1991 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start VIN: JTYRN13P9M
help, this truck starts and runs normal cold. after hot will not start until engine cools down. injectors have 12- volts on both terminals when the no start temp is hot.there is no pulse from ecm at injectors when hot. thanks for your help in advance.
2003 Toyota Highlander 2.4L extended crank time VIN: JTEHD21A53
Hello, I have this Toyota in for a starting problem when it is wet out. Customer stated that on three ocassions, the vehicle had extended crank times. The worst being after the rain from the last storm (Irene), the vehicle was parked and not driven for storm. ...

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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5534S
Many thanks to all who replied. This problem was making me scratch my head raw. I did an R&R on all the grounds and throughly cleaned these connections, even remade some of the questionable ones. I figured it had to be a short to ground or at least some high r... Trouble codes: 41 (heated O2 sensor malfunction).
1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Transmission VIN: 2MGEJ6672V
thank you to all ATN team,this kind of support is always appreciated,so far you had help me to fix 3 cars , and for that I have to say thank you to all the team members good team let's keep it up, and yes I'm replacing this tranny on this honda,I'm going to op...
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHDN46D64
after confirming with customer vehicle also had a fuel smell. so i replaced purge valve & canister, vent valve. works fine I did see purge valve sticking open just a bit.
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKCA31A41
ok after, rechecking and checking again, i have an ecm issue. i told the customer they would need to replace the iac and the ecu. they are not happy but understand how it works. i will order a ecm and iac from the dealer and reprogram the theft system . hopefu... Trouble codes: P0505.
2002 Kia Rio Cinco 1.5L speedometer VIN: KNADC16342
thanks for the replies. after some research with direction i realize the sensor itself is bad. if you move the body of the connector i regain the waveform directly at the cluster. i have checked and rechecked pin tension and the terminals for being crimped ... Trouble codes: P0501.
2005 Toyota Echo 1.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTDBT12385
I would like to thank the 5 responders for taking the time out of their busy days. I rechecked for vacuum leaks but still found none. Removed the throttle body and inspected the IAC. I found no dirt it was as clean as a whistle but after putting it all back to... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Control malfunction).
2006 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L Tpms VIN: 5TBDT44106
Thanks for the replies, I just wasnt sure if all 5 had to be done and did not want to mess it up. When the vehicle returns we will re-id all 5 sensors and all should be well. Thanks again for all the help.
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