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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEG8540N
MIL on, shows code 9, cam sensor in distributor. I have followed a troubleshooting "tree" to its conclusion that I substitute a known good ECM ~ all three distributor sensors show approx 370 ohms at the ECM connector, and none are shorted to ground. Besides th... Trouble codes: 9 (Cam Sensor)
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES26761
CAR came in as a no start, just died driving down the raod. found the 15 amp #6 FI ECU fuse in the under hood relay fuse box blown. replaced fuse ran it for a while, and on a test drive it blew again. accoding to wiring diag it says it just feeds the ecm relay...
2002 Hyundai XG350 3.5L Mechanical VIN: KMHFU45E12
Please help Hyundai techs. I took this vehicle apart for a timing belt about a month ago. Just got my new crank sprocket. Putting it back together I can't figure out proper routing for crank sensor wiring. I see grommet and hole where cam sensor comes through ...
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT88F28G1W
We replaced a Mass air flow meter for code p0171, after checking for no vacuum leaks, in pcv system, brake booster and smoke test...Customer return after one week. Rescan and found code p0171. Freeze frame. 750 rpm , 0mph. long term bank 1 and bank 2 35% in cl... Trouble codes: P0171 (System running lean)
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L A/C And Radio VIN: JT6HF10U3X
A/c fan blowing low speed only. No speed control radio working on low volume only. No volume control drove vehicle night before with no problem. Next morning a/c and radio working on low volume only.
2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2.0L No Start VIN: JM1NC25F56
After the installation of the engine the vehicle would crank and not start. Compreesion is good, all of the sensors on the engine are functioning. Looking at the data the only suspect is the STFT which is 99.2%. We cannot get the pcm to set any codes, we tried...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Overheating VIN: 4A3AA46G8Y
We had a this mitsubishi come in after a overheat that purged the coolant out. After refilling the system and performing a block test we found that the head gasket had went. the customer didnt want to fix it and I took ownership of the vehicle. I replaced the ...
2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L Electronic VIN: 4S3BH80691
We are hoping some subaru techs have some ideas,the a/c will stop operating after running vehicle for about 45 min,the clutch relay is not grounded by the control module when a/c stops.if we ground the relay control circuit with a jumper wire a/c clutch will e...
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD29634
This one of my customer, he install an engine from japan,since then the check engine is flashing. no code in the system. the engine is a 2.0 wrx sti. The engine is running fine. any idea. THis engine is not the original engine.
2006 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Surge VIN: 4S4BP68C46
Hi guys this one has us stumped. Customer claims he dropped off car at body shop to have minor body work done to rear of car when he picked it up a few days later his idle surge and cruise surge codes. We checked all basics fuel pressure, vac leaks...
2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BL616T8
Greetings to all car came in customer says check engine light on with cruise control ligtht flashing.when he came in no lights on a quick scan of on board computer showed code po028 checked wiring and solenoid all check good.customer states no driveabiliyy iss... Trouble codes: P0028
2007 Toyota Camry LE 3.5L tpm VIN: 4T1BK4627U
I have replaced a tire pressure sensor on the left front of vehicle, due to an inop sensor. I need to program in sensor id to the tire pressure module. I am using at Toyota Intelligent Tester 2, but I cannot find any data anywhere on the tester for tire pressu...

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2004 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: KNDJC33845
Hi all, Well this car is fixed. Wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. Mr. Customer had left front tire worn down and spun up the transfer case and smoked the clutchs. I put the kit in it, pulled the fuse for the transfer case and sent him for a set of tires!...
2007 Kia Sportage EX 2.7L A/C Compressor VIN: KNDJF72407
Well the last i heard vehicle still freezeing up. Have been waiting for customer to return.Im out of ideas. We've tried condensors dryers expansion valves evap temp sensor triple pressure switch more freon less freon longer vaccum.We greatly value each opinion...
2003 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L Coasting VIN: JM3LW28JX3
Iím going to call this fixed as it really wasnít broke to begin with. Many thanks to Brian [...] who sent me a flow chart on this one. The chart indicates the transmission does not have engine braking in 4th gear when 5th gear is enabled (O/D switch on gear ...
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L key fob,a/c,brake light
well as most of you said, it was a connector that was not plugged in all the way.actually, it was the 3 smaller plugs,1 on top and 2 on the bottom that i didnt get seated in properly.this ford halfbreed got the best of me this time.the small connectors, are co...
1977 Nissan 280Z 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: HLS30-3858
So we ended up just wiring up a whole new harness for fuel pump. Ran power from battery into relay then out relay. Also ran ignition power into relay and grounded it. Vehicle runs great customer happy.
2000 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D6Y
thanks to all who responded we sent the customer to the dealer for a new key and reprogramming and all went well.thanks for your help.
1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4TAUN53B1S
well we fixed this one.tryed a known good maf same results. pulled all injectors,no rust or gum,all normal looking,and flow tested ,all had good cone spray. so we went back to basics.pulled plugs and replaced them ,also pulled cap and rotor, and replaced them....
2009 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Airbag VIN: 5TETX22N39
Customer has not come back yet, so could not check the wire. Thanks anyway for every response. If the customer comes back, need to check the connector first.
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