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1997 Acura RL 3.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JH4KA9663V
Hi Guys, got this vehicle towed in for start and die problem. vehicle starts and dies within 5 seconds.Customer worked on car himself and replace spark plugs, fuel filter and main fuel injection relay. We checked vehicle and found secondary fuel pump relay dam...
1991 Honda Accord DX 2.2L ignition secondary VIN: 1HG7652903
spark refuses to emit from coil tower during cranking although igniter was replaced and primary is now pulsing on and off as a result and as supposed to, but with higher than normal minimum voltage seen on coil negative as viewed on scope greater than 1 volt, ...
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Srs Light On VIN: 2HGES26782
Srs light is on and have the following dtc's in the srs module (1-1 open or increased resistance in drivers airbag inflator, 2-1 open or increased resistance in dummy resistor, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 8-1, which all read internal failure of srs unit, 9-1 faulty indicat...
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hard to start VIN: 1HGES26862
After sitting it takes a very long cranking before starting sometimes it will stall after upon starting. Notice that fuel pressure drops very quickly when testing with key on engine off,i checked only the fuel pump outlet and i still see the pressure drop,but ...
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L No MIL Lamp VIN: JM3LW28G4Y
Mazda Techs, I could use some help. Got in a 2000 MPV. The MIL does not come on at any time, not even at start up. Yet there are 11 codes stored. They are as follows: P0102, P0500, P0507, P0031, P0316, P1170, P1173, P0171, P0174, P0401, P0300. I also have no ...
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L No Start VIN: 1YVHP84D34
hey all i'm running out of options here. this car was towed to us from a nother shop. we were origonaly told stall while driving now crank no start. the first thing i noticed was an ecu laying on the passenger floor. my service advisor said that another shop r...
2001 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L drive VIN: 6MMAP67P11
This car came in with the customer complaining of slipping in drive and banging into reverse. Found that when put into drive the neutral light would flash. Scanned PCM and found code P1751. AT relay faulty. Found and replaced. Still same symptoms. I leaning to...
1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: JF1BC6315M
Hi everyone, Got a 91 Subaru Legacy 2.2L FWD. Vehicle started, then stalled. Had to put the accelerater pedal to the floor to keep the vehicle from stalling. Then ran fine. Then day after, cranked, but no start. There's intermitent spark. There's fuel pressur...
1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TTBG22K9X
Hi folks. Thanks in advance. have a P0505 that is a hard code but get this... check engine light works, but is not illuminated and this is a hard code. replaced idle speed control valve, ecm and have checked for continuity at wiring. what gives? suggestions ap... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle speed control valve)
2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Yaw Rate, VSC VIN: 5TDZT38A12
Thank you for taking the time to read my post. This Toyota keeps setting code C1234 for the yaw rate sensor malfunction. I have pin tested both the yaw rate sensor & traction control module & all voltages are correct during testing. The complaint is that it's ...

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2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L engine VIN: 1HGCM664X4
thankyou everybody i cant beleive all the input i convinced my customer to go oem parts all around and to have valves adjusted.so he told me he was going to do it himself and i repleid ok.thanks for wasting everyones time.
1996 Lexus LX450 4.5L Steering VIN: JT6HJ88J4T
Good Morning and thanks to all that replied, Ken from NC nailed this one. The gear on the crankshaft that drives the oil pump and power steering pump is a press fit with no splines or keyway, if the crank bolt isn't torqued to 305ft/lbs this gear can slip and...
1994 Mazda Miata 1.8L belts VIN: JM1NA3538R
Thank you all for your help. The alternator adjustment does have to be extremely tight on this particular vehicle.
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L oil pressure VIN: JA4MW51R21
customer approved replacing the engine with a used one,used engine has half the mileage on it as old one,used engine less than 100000 miles,after replacement all was fine,thanks for being there mark
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L G Sensor VIN: 5N1ED28Y8Y
Well well i got another sensor from nissan i installed it test drove it and the light came back on.Checked voltages and were not correct,but unlike the previous sensor the voltages changed when i moved the sensor.I noticed that the voltages were correct if the...
2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 5NIAN08U75
Thanks Y'all for all the help... The ECM RELAY was the culprit. The IDPM recall is for no crank in cold weather. The recall for the ECM Relay suggested they would only replace the relay and gave me a part#. Nissan at first tried to give me the old run around t...
2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Starting VIN: 5N1AN08V65
sorry for the delay. We sent this one to the dealer for diagnosis. they said it was the transmission control module causing all the other modules to shut down. the customer declined repairs at this time. thanks for the help/
2009 Nissan Altima S 2.5L unknown VIN: 1N4AL21EX9
Could not duplicate the noise, left overnight and had sound scopes on different items, there was 3 of us listening and it did not make the noise, The abs did make a little noise on start up, not loud enough to hear inside or outside the car, the car did have a...
2008 Scion xD 1.8L cam timing, timing chain VIN: JTKKU10498
ok heres whats happening.i reset all timing using marks with gears locked, intake gear is new, reassembled and code returned, checked vvt valves by activating intake side did not change idle , i have ordered replacement valve and hope to have repaired soon, a...
2003 Toyota Highlander 2.4L extended crank time VIN: JTEHD21A53
I tried a complete soaking to no avail, customer needed to take vehicle and will bring it back if problem happens again. Thank you for of the the help.
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