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1997 Acura Integra LS 1.8L no secondary ign VIN: JH4DB7652V
The vehicle has no secondary ignition, a new distributor was installed same result no start. The BLK/YEL wire to coil receive 12 volts when ign key is turned on. The fuse that is identified on the fuse box cover as ECG burns out when turning the key to on posi...
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Blend Doors? VIN: 1HGCM56874
Good morning fellow techs. I have this Accord that we installed a low millage used engine several months ago. The customer returned it to us and said "ever since the engine was changed it only blows out the center vents." I test drove the car and actually all...
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Mechanical VIN: JHMES95684
Hi People, I have a Honda Civic Hybrid with a code P1026, Valve Pause System Sticking ON. Have not worked on "this" vehicle before and was wondering if there is something I should know before jumping into it. It is also showing misfire codes for cylinders 1,2,...
2006 Honda Accord EX 3.0L AC Clutch Relay VIN: 1HGCM665X6
I am trying to condemn the PCM on this Honda for no ground side control to the AC relay. I have just replaced the clutch because I supplied with B+ / ground and it would not actuate. Replaced and jumped relay, clutch works and AC cold. Scan data in the PCM is ...
1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JM1TA2224X
Dear Members, We have 99 Mazda Millenia S in our shop. It has [...]. One of his friends, who works at Mazda, replaced the timing belt not too long ago. The complaints were as followed: 1) idles too low and stalls out when slowing down 2) High fuel consumpti...
1986 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Starts, no idle VIN: JN6HD15H2G
I am at my witts end with this truck. I appreciate any help you can give me. I must say that this truck is a real pile o crap! It looks like it has had very little maitenance and has been run hard and abused for many years. It has a ton of miles on it but it d...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D6T
Code 1400 returns after second trip. It is my understanding this is set by monitoring "signal" voltage on ground side of solenoid to ecm. These signals apppear to be correct at idle and higher rpm although slightly low at idle. Tried new solenoid as past posts... Trouble codes: P0325, P1400
2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L temp guage VIN: 3N1AB51D72
temp guage is reading high all the time ect signal reads normal. ran pinpoint test and checked for voltage at pin 43 of cluster. no voltage, next step was to check for continuity from ecm pin 32 to cluster pin 43. wire colors don't match at ecm. supposed to be...
2004 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1AZ34D84
vehicle came to the shop with no power, scope the pedal sensor , found low voltage fron the sensor, replace the sensor ,now vehicle has the power, i also diagnose o2 sensor circuit found no problem. install a factory 02, code came back ,check all circuits thei... Trouble codes: B2204, U1000, P0507, P0037
2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L timing belt VIN: 2T1CF22P2Y
this is the third time this vehicle has been here for the same problem. It first came in with 90,000 kms on it for a noise in the engine. the noise was coming from a worn timing belt. we replaced the timing belt and tensioner. customer took vehicle and used it...
2003 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L refueling VIN: 5TEGN92N03
hard refueling ,,,has new overfill valve,char cansiter not full of fuel why is tank not breathing ???

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2004 Honda Civic DX 1.7L four gear burnt up VIN: 2HGES16494
trans sop got 2nd trans rebuilt it and it fix and gone. trans shop gave no imfromation. i belive it was interal problem. thanks for the help
2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L power steering VIN: 2HKYF18585
This vehicle is not fixed. When I gave the vehicle back to the customer I was informed that the power steering pump had been replaced before by Honda and that the problem has been in this vehicle since it was 3 months old. I feel like I was thrown under the bu...
2002 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Shift Interlock VIN: KMHCG35G22
Hi all I located the shit lock control module (behind glove box) and realized it wasn't an 800 dollar unit. We phoned Hyundai and they re looked it up to determine it is only a 120 dollar module ( they were originally mistaken). Checked All power and grounds p...
2011 Hyundai Equus 4.6L Ride control VIN: KMHGH4JF1B
Found out it was a software glitch with the GDS scan tool- Hyundai had to update the GDS to resolve the issue. The leak was easily found with soapy water by the way and once the updated software was used the level sensors calibrated right away. The TSB for th...
2000 Isuzu N NPR-HD 4.8L Poor Fuel Economy, diminished power VIN: JALB4B147Y
Thank you fellow members for all of the responses. I don't have any definitive cures for my issues. The general feeling is that the truck does not get driven like it was designed. These trucks need to be run and this truck sits most of the time. It gets to...
2007 Kia Spectra SX 2.0L shifting VIN: KNAFE121X7
Customer pick car up and will not be able to return till Sept when she returns to school, I did not get a chance to do any futher testing on the car, O well will see what happens in Sept. Thanks for the four replies I am sure that they will lead me in the righ...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L air output VIN: 3N1CB51DXY
Hey Guys this one is fixed! I would like to thank everybody on the replies and confirm it was a low charge. Ive never seen this before and was puzzled why one side would be warm and the other ice cold. But now I know and wont forget it!! thanks everybody
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K5Y
Thank James from Michigan, I replace VSV under the intake with OEM part. Clear the code again, drove and got the EGR monitor to run... My guess would be the aftermarket VSV would fail to open sometime, and fail to close sometime. That's maybe why I am have ... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR Flow), P0402 (EGR Flow Excessive).
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