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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Loses OBD monitors VIN: 1HGEM22941
Hello all. We have the above mentioned vehicle here trying to cure the cause of emission failure. The car will lose all it's run OBD monitors every key cycle. Usually the Backup fuse keeps power to the PCM on these and a blown fuse often is the culprit. The f...
2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Ignition System VIN: 2HKRL18591
We just finished installing the Transmission we rebuilt, and had a crank but no start condition. Appeared to have no spark after pulling 1 coil. Battery seemed to be cranking a little slow, so I charged battery. After charging for 20 minutes, I cranked the eng...
2006 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KM8SB12B86
Vehicle cuts out intermittently, Tach goes to zero, check engine light comes on. This will happen only for a moment, then continue driving. Engine won't stop as you are in gear.(manual trans) Seems to do it more in the morning on first drive. May sometimes do ... Trouble codes: P0134
2008 Kia Rondo LX 2.7L Misfire VIN: KNAFG52658
I am looking for firing order for the number 5 cylinder alldata tells you the firing order but not give location thanks for your help
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1YVGE22C9V
This car came to me from a used car lot after another shop put a head gasket in it. They don't know how it was running before the repair because they bought the car with the "headgasket problem" so I don't know how it was running before that repair. I have got...
2007 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L speedometer not working. uses CAN & ECM. VIN: 3N1BC13E37
Checked for causes of speedometer not working. (Don't know if it was working before clutch was done here, since clutch was completely destroyed, unable to drive the car). Checked all fuses at fuse box under hood, & under dash, PLUS 18 fuses UNDER fuse & relay ...
2006 Scion tC 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTKDE17716
Just wantedsom insite on this one. Found the tsb's for these codes and performed the test. Cleared codes and run evap test through scanner. Well it passed that test and the code did not return righ away. Keep in mind we smoked it befor we found the tsb's. Cust... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap emmissions leak detected), P0441 (Evap emmission incorrect purge flow)
2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L parking lights VIN: 4S4BP61C16
I have no parking lights with the headlight switch. All parking lights and license lights work with the parking light switch. The blk/wh out of the headlight switch functions, the tail illumination relay clicks and 12v comes out of the tail illum relay on the ...
1987 Toyota MR2 GT 1.6L Cuts out VIN: JT2AW15C9H
The super charger clutch does not engage .if i ground the p.c.m. Side of the relay it will kick in.and work ok. My ? what does the p.c.m. Have to see to turn the relay on. Also noticed that the blue vtv not hooked up. The under the hood vacuum diag. Makes no s...
2004 Toyota Tacoma 3.4L thermostat VIN: 5TEHN72N24
hello all this toy is came in wrecked with smashed radiator the customer continued to drive the truck with no coolant. Replaced radiator and conducted re-agent test which it failed. Replaced head gaskets now the truck is running just a tad bit over half on the...

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2004 Honda Civic DX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1HGEM21144
The customer took the vehicle to the dealership and the dealership says the EGR is clogged and causing it to run rough. This makes no sense to me. This would not cause the ECU to fry. I just think who-ever worked on it doesn't have a clue. Thankyou everyon...
1995 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN11W1S
first off i am sorry i haven't closed this sooner.well this one is one for the books.this is one of just a few vehicles in 25 years that i couldn't give everyone the run down this is what was done.the vehicle came to me from another shop which spent a t... Trouble codes: 33 (o2 senser circuit fault).
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 5N1ED28Y4Y
fixed. Most of the 16 replies were dead on. pulled the water pump and the impeller, while still there, free spins on the shaft. also found the passenger side cam 2 tooth off. Water pump was the fix. BTW has anyone ever seen one of there without a/c. some...
2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH68611
thanks for all the responses. we kept at it on this vehicle and found a very small pin hole in the neck of the filler, we had to remove it and smoke test it on the bench as well as clean all the surface rust off of it to find the hole. everyones help really le... Trouble codes: P0456.
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JTEHH20V63
Thanks everyone vehicle is fixed. Several good replies. Al [...] thought it could be the battery or connection, although no loss of power was ever discovered., or possible fuel/water. Good basic stuff but not consistent with symptom presentation. Rashid ...
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