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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L PGm-FI relay VIN: JHMES16592
Hello everyone, I have this 2002 Honda Civic that starts for 1 sec. then stalls. It is only running on the fuel that the fuel pump primes the system, then stalls. The computer is taking the ground away from PGM-FI relay. The Immobilizer indicator lights up whe...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Abs/Tcs VIN: 5FNRL189X2
Came in for SRS light and maintenance light on. When I pulled the codes two codes came up 9-03 faulty driver seat buckle switch and 31-02 PFINH signal malfunction. The seat buckle is not a problem..The problem I am having is the 31-02 code depending on how you...
2001 Infiniti G20 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A31
car came in for emission code P0171-P0172 replaced the O2 and Mass air flow sent the car out to be reprogramed went to get a drive cyle and could not pass CAT O2 AND EVAP. ran compresion 150 all cyls. tested tps exhast back pressure Ok now car will not rev up ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0172 (rich bank 2)
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L engine & transmission VIN: KNDJA723XX
Runs fine for a few days to a few weeks then starts acting up, sometimes by time customeer gets here it is ok. Wish it would just quit be easier to find. Thanks for all your ideas
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: JA4MW51R61
This montero's symptoms all started at once. When the key is turned to the on position, There is a ringing eminating from behind the dash. a horrible high pitched sound like a weak door open signal. Then when you move the shifter to reverse solenoids buzz unde...
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Lighting VIN: 1N4DL01D3Y
Ok this is weird! When we turn on the headlights on this altima the dash lights up for just a second then goes dark. We checked the multi-function switch and it is sending batt. Voltage to the riostat and the riostat is sending battery voltage to the back of t...
2000 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Unknown VIN: 3N1BB51D1Y
All right guys, I'm stomp on this one and hate to come on here asking for help. Vehicle came into shop with CEL on, P0171 (bank 1 system lean) stored. Looking at live data, I can see that LTFT was maxing at 25% and STFT hanging around -2% to 1%. Increase throt...
2010 Nissan Maxima S 3.5L engine VIN: 1N4AA5AP4A
Good day folks, I have this car here that burns a aprx .5L per 500kms and smokes excessively when started like an old 3.0 dodge with guides out of it. Upon previous inspection for intake manifold with about a pint of oil in the plenum and the back of the throt...
2002 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BK12E22
This car originally came in last week for excessive oil consumption. We found no leaks and told customer that the engine is burning oil. The customer came back a few days later with new problems. He told us the MIL was on and the engine lacked power. We retrie... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock Sensor), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P1349 (VVT System)

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2006 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L MIL Lamp on, IMA lamp on VIN: JHMFA36276
Ok this HCH is fixed sent car to dealer for software update but there were unable to do update due to no commuincation with IMA back to drawing board. began doing tracing wiring from IMA module at back seat traced to junction block above driver {left... Trouble codes: U0110 (motor control module lost commuincation with P.C.M), U0111 (battery control module ilst commuincation with P.C.M).
2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L No Start, Hard Start VIN: KNDUP13134
Chris and Gwang were both correct. It is a bad coolant temp sensor. I won't have the new sensor until tomorrow but I got it to act up for me and proved it to be the problem. Plus with the holiday coming up I'll get this out of the way now. Initially I didn't ... Trouble codes: P0116 (ECT circuit out of range-memory), P0125 (ECT out of range for closed loop-pending), P0181 (Fuel Temp Sensor low at startup), P0431 (Low cat efficiency Bank 2).
2007 Mazda CX-9 Sport 3.5L Mech. & Elec VIN: JM3TB28C27
Hello everyone, I noticed that the rear door actuator does work but not all the time due to the fact that there is a temperature control in the rear a/c which will divert or prevent flow of air depending on how the controls are set (i.e. both the front and re...
2002 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3AY11A72
PCM was the problem. After almost a month to be rebuild cause no one had it. The car is fixed. All readings are normal now and O2 is working like it should. Switching between .1- .9 volts. TY for all the help.
2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS 3.0L fuel lines VIN: 4A3AC74H24
thanks for the replies. as i said we did check for the fuel lines being mounted correctly.we rechecked and they all were in there brackets and not bent out of shape anywhere. i did not see a dampener on fuel rail only the fuel we removed fuel pump...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA31D4Y
thanx to all,after labscoping all important signals at computer connector, i noticed Cam would act up (weird pattern) once in a wild, i mean i spend at least an hour and a half diagnosing this car, last i remember cam ( on gm anyways) would be only use to sync...
2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AD06W95
Customer has not returned the vehicle for further testing. Replies recomended: Most common cause is exhaust leaks. Could be small one, check for rusty broken heat shield bolts on manifold & catalitic converter. Possable air/fuel ratio sensor heater control cir... Trouble codes: P1283 (A/f ratio sensor b2).
2006 Nissan Frontier XE 2.5L Engine Oil VIN: 1N6BD06T26
Even though the company that sold this truck has not heard back from the customer, I would not feel good about marking this truck as repaired. The selling dealer did not want to go further than the head removal and head repair. We had valve work done and head ...
2007 Nissan Altima SL 3.5L ABS light on VIN: 1N4BL21E67
Sorry for the late closing and thank you all for the help. I removed and reinstalled the brake switch, cleared the code. Code did not reset and customer has not come back. I thing the switch was not installed correctly. If the problem came back, this customer ...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Door locks VIN: 4T1BG28K4W
The replies to this posting were mostly to check harness to make sure it was correct, door jam switches and make sure the door latch was fully shutting, which we did. The fix was a new/used integraion relay. This is $300 or more new. Our problem was to find a...
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L instrument lights,map lights,headlights VIN: 4T1BF28B9Y
This is not actualy a fix because this is (normal?) function of the air/fuel sensor heaters being pusled by the pcm. I reserched this problem here and with some toyota techs.Alot of techs have seen it.You realy have to look for it.Sorry I didnt find a fix but ...
2004 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L lower control arms VIN: 5TDZA23C14
Thanx for all the replies it looks like it may only be about a 4-6 hour Job to replace both lower control arms thats why I asked sent a note to all data as well Merry Christmas to all and a Safe and Happy New Year Tom and CREW
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