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2004 Honda S2000 2.2L HID Headlight VIN: JHMAP21444
Right side HID Headlamp out, replaced bulb, still non-op. Checked power and ground to controller, both good. System uses two separate parts for the controller and the ignitor for each lamp. Honda sells control unit and ignitor seperately at over $200 each, ...
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Vehicle presented with PO1320 & driver complaint was "tugging"/lack of power on initial cold start-up and drive away. I replaced all coils & sparkplugs which appeared to be OE and cleared DTC PO1320. Just for drill I inspected the MAF meter, found contaminatio... Trouble codes: P1320
2009 Mazda 5 Touring 2.3L battery VIN: JM1CR29329
The battery goes dead if the vehicle has been parked for several days. It is ok if run every day or every second day. This vehicle has a 650 ma draw when first shut off, which drops to 300 ma after 2 or 3 minute and drops to 150 ma after about 20 minutes. The ...
1986 Nissan 300ZX 2 2 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, No power VIN: JN1HZ14S2G
Car is hard to get started, once started it will idle great cold or hot. Upon actuation of throttle car will stumble and stall. Delicately giving the car throttle it is difficult to get it to move under its own power. Never missfires just stumbles and stalls. ...
2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 3N1BB51D01
Hello This one has been at this shop longer than I have. When it came in it wouldn’t idle and the fuel pressure tested low so a Fuel pump was installed. The tech that did that tells me that the sock was full of metal that he figured came from the damaged pump....
1991 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L no spark VIN: JT2SV21E1M
alldata diagnostic flow for no spark, i checked connectors in system first which fixed no power to ignition coil. after that i forgot to check resistance to plug wires but continued on. resistance of coil primary just higher than spec. pick up coils resistance...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1BG12K1T
This vehicle is starting and dying right away. It will run on carb clean for ever. Checked fuel pressure and volume and it checked ok. Checked injector pulse and it goes away after 3 seconds. The vehicle will stay running on carb clean with out a problem and w...
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 1NXBR32E23
Vehicle came back with a noise at the front of the engine. We replaced the serp belt tensioner and alternator pulley and that resolved the cusomers complaint.I drove the vehicle after that and noticed another noise that was hidden by the tensioner noise.The no...

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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD7148R
thank you for all the responses, fellow technicians most of you were right on the target, and yes COMPUTER did not see rpm's I replaced the ignition distributor and that was the fix.thank you again
1992 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JN1HJ01C8N
Hi folks: We received quite a few replies to our querries, but unfortunately problem was my tech pinch the lower injector "O" ring on # 3 cylinder causing lot of fuel leak into cylinder. We spend lot of times and money for found very basic thing. Many thanks ...
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4BL11D32
Well, this one is down the road motors. It turned out to be a coil under the upper intake. The only way I was able to determine which bank the misfire was on was by viewing the front and rear bank 02 sensors and see which signal picked up a hickup during the m...
2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Running Lights VIN: JF1SF63501
i had assumed running light switch was operating as button on top was working. it how ever was not shutting lights off. so i ordered a new switch and installed and no more problem. so i'd like to thank everyone for sending information for my problem.
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1BR32E53
today i put a new ecm and all my problem are gone thanks to all of you guys.
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