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1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L vibration VIN: JHMCA564XK
The car came in for vibration. It vibrates in the steering wheel very bad, and the rest of the car vibrates. Before all the work we did to it the vibration was worse. Wanted to see if there is any one out there who have fix this problem. Seems to be a very com...
1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHLRD1866W
The car came in from another shop after they put a MAP sensor on and it didnt fix the problem. They put the old one back on. I retested and found the sensor was bad and replaced with a OEM. The MAP voltage's were ok then but still wouldnt idle. Removed the idl... Trouble codes: P1129 (Map voltage to high)
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L No Start VIN: KM8SC73D25
good morning all, this is a first for me. this is 05 santa fe 2.7, costumer stated that when they feel the gas tank full the engine cranks but does not start, and after will diesel for several minutes. i haven't been able to duplicate. has any one seen or hear...
2005 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28A25
This van Just won't seem to go away Came in with a P0403 EGR Control Circuit. Checked wiring including a volt drop test. Replaced the EGR valve with a Mazda valve as a last resort to fix the van after many test drives and no code I shipped the van The passages... Trouble codes: P0493 (EGR Control Circuit)
1997 Mitsubishi Legnum 2490CC TCL Traction Control
We have a Mitsubishi Legnum wagon Twin Turbo V6 automatic. Chassis # EC5W-0100142, Eng # 6A13 We have a TCL fault. While accelerating slowly away from an intersection the TCL light comes on followed by a Engine check light. We hook up our scanners and get the...
1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D9R
This one has me stumped. It took 3 days for the condition to occur for me.When attempting to acclerate it stalls.It rarely does it at idle in park or neutral.Slowly pushing on accelerator nothing happens,only when you are driving when taking off from stop or v...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1CA21D3S
hi, I just had replaced a clutch and slave cylinders on the vehicle and now im getting a crank no start condition. i am getting a P0325: knock sensor circuit in the PCM. I am getting roughly 40 PSI fuel pressure and roughly 150-160 PSI compression across all c...
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Valve Guides VIN: 4S3BH66571
Traveling valve guides, I have a 2.5 engine that is experiencing valve guides traveling toward the valve head on both banks. I see no outward cause for this to be happening. There is no sign of overheating, or oil starvation. No complaints from customer until ...
2005 Toyota Matrix 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR30E85
Tank pressure sensor shows -3.69kpa with gas cap on or off. I have tested all 5 wires at LDP for resistance back to PCM,and the black/white to ground all show less than one ohm. With leak pump and sensor unpluged tank pressure reads -3.70kpa.I am using Launch ... Trouble codes: P0455

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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4S6CK58W5Y
T.P reading (OK) fuel pressure (OK).Thanks Aram it was the E.G.R. valve.Also thanks for all other replies.
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56643
Ended up replacing the VTEC solenoid assy. Found that on a first run of the day (cold/overnight) that the solenoid would stick open solenoid command would be (off) while the pressure switch would be (off) also noticed after repair that the pressure switch (on/... Trouble codes: P2647 (VTEC oil pressure switch circuit high voltage).
1999 Mitsubishi Diamante 3.5L Timing VIN: 6MMAP37P9X
As much as I hate to consider this a *fix*... We know the compression is low, we know it jumped time, we now know if the work was going to exceed over $200.00 he was going to junk the car. So can not verify oil starvation, etc... guess it doesn't matter since ...
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor XLS 3.8L Rear wiper/washer VIN: 4A4MN31S64
Thanks to all who replied. We did check the harness back at the gate and found no problems. We spent several hours on this concern and did not charge the customer. We suggested he go to the dealer where the have adequate schematics and flow charts.
1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: JT25K13E7N
Thanks for the help but the other shop is [...] fighting this one. Great advice on the intake grounds and wireing to the CKP. Will repost when they fix it. Trouble codes: 12 (crank sensor).
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