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2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ667XY
Customer towed vehicle in on intermittent issue of fuel flooding and no start. Tech tested for spark and had weak spark on the original distributor. Replaced distributor and car fired up fine. When tried to start it up a later on in the day and now has no spar...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L ac control VIN: 5FNRL18053
if atc control is set to 60deg-cools ok, turn up just 1 degree and stops cooling. compressor shuts off. had codes p0117 & P1491. IT MAY BE A HVAC CONTROL PROBLEM
2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L engine VIN: KNAFE12165
This car first failed the emission 2 years ago and it failed CO and NoX pretty badly and got a conditional pass, we recommended a cat. This time it has to pass to sell it. Any Kia experts or anybody that has seen this before please help.
2006 Lexus RX330 3.3L Afs VIN: 2T2HA31U96
There is an AFS Button in the dash and AFS lashes all the time unless you push the AFS button. What is AFS and how do you go about diagnosing it?
2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, no acceleration VIN: JM1BK12F34
No throttle response Car originally came in for oxygen sensor fault code. While tracing this down … the key was left on. We charged the battery and after that no throttle response? … rec checked and found codes set P2108 and P2107. When the codes are cleared... Trouble codes: P2108 (Throttle actuator control module performance error), P2107 (Throttle actuator control module performance error)
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L ignition VIN: 4A3AC84H71
Well here it goes i have a problem child 2001 eclipse customer brought it to me car would heat up and would not accelerate and would misfire badly. i checked for codes had a few p0155 o2 sensor, p1400 manifold diff pressure sensor, p0403 egr solenoid, p1603 ba...
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA21D4V
this car came in to us running on 4 cylinders cylinder #2 and #3 does not work however power is supplied to the ignition coil. injectors are pulsing. we went in to check on timing chain to see if timing is off but timing is okay. we went in to swab another com...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L All forward gears and reverse VIN: 4T1BG22K4V
Customer stated the car would not move forward or backwards. Pulled a code P0770. I got into the car and it drove and shifted fine, temporarily. Once it warms up it won't move either way in any gear. P0770 is for the torque convertor lockup solenoid, common pr...
2004 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L a/c control unit VIN: JTE8U14R14
Hey guys,help!! I did an r/r evaporator(removed dashboard) on this toyata 4 runner 2004. Know I can't operate the a/c control unit at all tempetature,mode nothing works.I took dashboard out check and recheck all the wires and nothing seems out of place,by a ch...
2007 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5L engine VIN: JTMBK32V87
i was wondering if anyone has had experiance changing engines in these? i was looking for the easiest way to change it, if its easier to take it out the top or out the bottom? mitchell calls for like 19 hours..thanks everyone in advance for your help and after...

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2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH28563
Thanks for all those who helped. Here is what I have discovered so far. The installation of a new replacement PCM requires the vehicle’s security (Immobilizer) system to be registered to the new PCM. This is necessary so the vehicle can start and run normally...
2001 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L draining VIN: KMHJG35F71
the way i finally drained this thing was to remove the by pass hose,i had a catch pan under it and measured what drained out,with radiator petcock open and by pass hose removed i was able to drain 5.5 qts of coolant,the system holds a little over 6 qts so i be...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D75
Boooyaaaahhh!!!thanks to everybody for the replies! Just the way I thought ! The fix was an ECM ! Told the body shop owner to get me at least an used one just to see if I was gonna get my data specification and that was it!!!after install of ECM , call a locks... Trouble codes: P1122 (Electric throttle control function), P1126 (Throttle control motor relay).
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN39W5S
thanks everyone for the info and help what i have found was that the was water leaking into the ecm/pcm from the windshiled in which it was shorting and keeping all injectors open and pouring gas into the engine.
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2T1BA02EXV
sorry for it takeing so long to get back,customer did not want to put anymore money in the car.i think the ecm was bad the injecters were pouring gas into the engine flooding the plugs,i put a o2 sensor in it,and tried a egr valve, befor letting it go.reading... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0120.
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