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2002 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA56842
Car came in with code p0131 low voltage we replaced o2 sensor car came back with same code a month later checked voltage at sensor it was low does anybody have any suggestions Trouble codes: P0131
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMCD5655S
Group need help on a Honda with a no start. Came in and the customer said sometimes it starts but dies after a few seconds. We could not get it to start. Whne cranking check engine light will not click off so suspected maink relay. Also could not hear fuel pum...
1999 Honda Civic HX 1.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ722XX
Customer bought car with ck eng.light on.-p0335 crank sens.ckt a also exhibits what feels like injector cutt off at 3500 rpm .he replaced crank speed sensor and timing belt,when light was still on he replaced distributor.i tested new dist. And ... Trouble codes: P0335
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L compressor inop VIN: 2HGES16562
hi honda techs,i've searched the archives and found some good info,but stiil stumped.i don't have compressor operation.doing the alldata test tells me to update/replace pcm.been there done that,reset pcm and immobilizer.still none.put in used pcm.?looking at l...
2006 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L No Start VIN: JNKCV51F96
Hello, thanks for any help in advance. This car came in as a no start and coils burning up under the hood during cranking. I found a bad ground strap to the transmission, fixed it and added redundant grounds to body and engine. Car still wont start at this poi... Trouble codes: P1610 (Nats locked), P1611 (Bcm-ecm mismatch)
2002 Kia Rio 1.5L 1-2 shift VIN: KNADC12362
Customer dropped in with a concern regarding a harsh 1-2 shift only when the a/c is engauged. I took vehicle for a test drive to verify complaint. With the a/c off it shifts smooth and normal, but when the a/c is on 1-2 shift is quite harsh and customer has co...
2003 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: KNAFB16173
Thank you in advance for any help you can give us. This engine surges at idle, when trying to accellerate it feels like a misfire, at idle has strong exhaust odor like running too rich, wave forms all look good on all sensors tested, tried known good airflow m...
2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L rear differential VIN: KNDJD73375
Seems it tries to grab rear end at take off only, like limited slip rear end damage. There is no tag on rear end, but I believe it is limited slip ? Has anyone experienced similiar concerns? I think I ruled out the driveshaft/carrier brg/u joints but would lik...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L No Start VIN: JM3LW28Y51
I receive this van after been in another four shops, He was told that ECM is damage and been replaced by the other shop, still not start, I found codes P1624 but also found missing Immobilizer module, I have and IDS but there is no option to do this and after ... Trouble codes: P1624 (Immobilizer module missing)
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L timing cover VIN: JM1BK32324
Hello, I have this mazda that came in to us that was just at another shop, the customer through a rod and had some engine repair done, on test drive I noticed the engine had a nasty ping on take off and heavy cruise, also there was a lot of upper end noise aro...
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Ign1 fuse VIN: 4A3AK44Y7V
this vehicle has a bunch of aftermarket components installed on it. I have disconnected all aftermarket components from the ignition system that were spliced into the ignition wiring and computer harness. when I turn the key on, the IGN1 fuse blows right away....
2002 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L fuel gas guage VIN: 6MMAP67P02
The gas guage does not work. Test light test at sender jumping #'s 2 and 3 same problem. Install 10 ohm resistor, same problem. It has the high cotrast meter. Sin resistance 153 ohms, cos is 163 ohms. voltage out to guage is 7.6v at the meter and at the sender...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Pin VIN: 1N4BA41E34
Hi everyone, this is my first time posting, but I have a problem. I'm trying to figure out the Pin of the IMMO. I have a bunch of numbers, so maybe someone can calculate the PIN for me. BCM Nissan P/N: 284B0 7Y000 XX CKE PT Number: [...] IMMOBI...
1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Timing VIN: JF2BJ63CXL
Car was running OK I changed the timing belt and now it will not start. Rechecked 5 times the timing marks and belt placement and still does not start. Checked compression the first time #1 and #4 had intermittent compression. Cylinders #2 and 4 had 60#. Disco...
2005 Subaru Forester XS L.L. Bean Edition 2.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JF1SG67675
Car bought recently, runs great but then stalls (usually in an intersection. engine will restart but will only idle, does not respond to throttle. shut off and wait 2-3 minutes, starts and goes. CEL goes away after a while. Any hints? TIA Trouble codes: P2139
2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L HV Battery VIN: JTDKB22U46
check engine and red triangle warning lamps on. OBD codes- P0a80 replace hybrid battery, P3017 battery block 7 becomes weak. HV ECU code - P3000 battery control system. I have monitored individual battery block voltages and notice when not charging the HV batt...
2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZA23C46
Hello all. Thoughts on this issue. Vehicle came in with a light misfire. Also had multiple codes stored. Cleared codes and P0305 comes back immidiately. Misfire data shows a constant misfire count. Performed a tune up due to original plugs. Swapped coil to #6 ... Trouble codes: P0305, P0300, P0171 (Fuel system too lean Bank 1), P0174 (Fuel system too lean Bank 2), P0121 (Throttle/pedal sensor switch A circuit range/performance), P0420

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2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ667XY
Thank you guys. All of you for your helpful insight to what was happening. Well as I was going thru the car and looking at the the diagrams after all that was going on with the vehicle... I concluded on checking the power on injector pulse from the PCM. Ran vo...
1998 Nissan 200SX 1.6L filling tank VIN: 1N4AB42D3W
Dave from Alabama hit it on the head. The charcoal canister was full. It almost weighed 6 pounds. We put a new canister on and the problem went away. Thank all of you that gave there input on this repair.
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L camshaft VIN: 1N4BA41E64
okay this is the deal..when the timing chain guide slipped down and the main chain tensioner slipped out of place it made the cam chains jump a tooth on bank 2...thanks for ur responses..
2003 Suzuki Aerio SX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS2RC41H73
Well I unfortunately don't really have any information. I got a few replies but the customer got frustrated with the time and lack of results on there vehicle and took it. If it comes back and I get any new info I will update this request. Thanks to all those ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean exhaust bank 1).
2007 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U27
I'm not sure the problem is fix or not. Replace VVTI unit recommand by Philip. Had been drive in B mode, follow by toyota TIS service info.for 2 days So far no pending code. Customer had vehicle for 2 days. If problem come up i will reopen help request. Thank... Trouble codes: P0011.
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