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2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Stall, No idle when hot VIN: 1HGCG32571
I just replaced the head gasket on this vehicle. It had overheated and warped the head. The cylinder head was resurfaced only. No valve work. After the job was complete, it started up just fine, during the warm-up process seemed to be ok, but started to idle l...
2005 Hyundai XG350 3.5L evap core
Unqble to find any info on replacing or repairing this evap core
1993 Isuzu N NPR 3.9L 2nd gear VIN: JALB4B1K7P
1993 Isuzu NPR had transmission rebuilt about 8 months ago. truck came in stuck in limp mode, econ light flashing. i can't find diagnostic connector. i can start truck and idle for about 3min. the econ light start flashing, if i start the truck about 1/4 throt...
2006 Mazda 5 Sport 2.3L pulls right VIN: JM1CR29306
Need a little help from the mazda guys. Got a wierd problem with torque steer on this one. Pulls right when driving and under accel. The problem is torque steer and as u can see I've replaced a few things that needed it anyway and aligned this vehilce to almos...
2000 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR07S5Y
The concern is the check engine lite is on (P1320) and it will stall while driving. More likely during hwy speeds. I verified that it will just died since on my first test drive that is what it did. I tried cranking but it would not start until about 5 mins la... Trouble codes: P1320 (Ignition Signal)
2002 Nissan Frontier SC 3.3L rear wheel speed sensors VIN: 1N6MD26Y32
this is realy getting to me checked the wiring from the sensor to the abs moudle and did the restiance and ac tests sensors are reading. so got an used abs module still sets the codes c1101 and c1102 ran the actuator tests ok .at this point any sugestions well...
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5L Immobilizer Key/Ignition VIN: 1N4AL21E38
Started vehicle using push start button - vehicle starts and run fine. Beeping/warning sound heard with no warning indicators or lights. Beeping heard approx every 2-3 minutes while driving and without any indicators/messages. Scanned for codes - None. Replace...
2004 Suzuki Forenza S 2.0L p0449 VIN: KL5JD52Z94
First had (4) codes at once. 0341, 0342, 0449, 0455. Changed Cam position sensor, that eliminated codes 0341 & 0342. For codes 0449 & 0455, Changed EVAP Vent Valve Solinoid. Before I had changed the valve, I would clear the codes and sometimes drive as little ...
2006 Suzuki Forenza Premium 2.0L high beam VIN: KL5JD56Z36
the high beam headlights only function when swtich is pulled toward driver, when you push switch forward they do not work. I replaced the switch from another forenza and nothing changed, all fuses and relays good
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Stall VIN: JT3VN39W8S
Greetings Toyota Techs, Here is my mind bender. This 4runner came in on the hook because it will stall about 10 seconds after start up. The engine idle degrades and gets rougher before stalling. You can start it right back up again and the same symptom reoccur...
2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L ignition and fuel VIN: 4T1BF32K63
Hi everyone, hope someone can help me out with this. Vehicle came from another shop with a crank no start condition.No spark or injector pulse found. Tech at that shop replaced the Crankshaft poistion sensor, still not starting. I used a Snap-on scanner and fo...
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L pulls left VIN: 4T1BE30K83
all three alignments are in factory specs. tires have been rotated front to rear and side to side. checked lower ball joints, upper strut bushings, engine cradle alignment, any help with this would be grateful.
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L Abs VIN: JTDKB20U35
Hello Everyone, I have a Prius that has an intermitten ABS light that comes on we pulled codes. U0129, U0121, C1241 codes. We cleared the light and road test vehicle. No codes returned. We check Aux. battery voltage it was 14.04 when vehicle was in Ready mode....

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1987 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, Erractic tachometer VIN: JHMCA5641H
The fix ended up being two-fold. The posted concern with the erratic primary ignition was just that. The customer provided another distributor which was now the 4th unit warrantied by the other shop and their parts supplier. This fixed the tach and most of ...
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG564XW
after taking a fuel sample it tested fine no water in it i was out of ideas so i decided to drain gas and put more in it and that fixed vehicle thanks for all the help
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HKRL18631
Thank you all for your advice. I ended up relacing the two known faulty injectors, and it ended up running smoothly. No misfires recorded after replacement. Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire), P0300 (Random/multiple misfire).
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L igntion lock VIN: JM3LW28YX1
Thanks for your reply's. I did find that broken micro switch over column. I have ordered a new one. I had a strong feeling about that but i could not find its location in alldata. Thanks again for your help.
2005 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Misfire VIN: JM3LW28J15
Thanks guys For your Help,i finally order a another computer and cut de driver wire on the numer3 Injector at the pcm and check with a noid light and look i bypass the wire to the injector,did not take chance that short the computer again.maybe short b... Trouble codes: 203 (Injector 3).
2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor SE 3.8L Wheel Sensors VIN: 4A4JN2AS7B
The vehicle is fixed. THank you guys, and speccially to Mr. Jason Pezanowski, who sent to me the diagram. The problem was the Frt LH sensor, cable was stretched out in the metal bracket at the shock, and no showed damage,but wires inside was broken, tounching ...
2005 Scion xA 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTKKT62435
unfortunately i didnt get a chance to finish this one. I found another system that uses pulse width and verified this one had a good ground from the pcm. wish i could have gotten another toyota to compare. still 99 percent sure pcm was bad but customer didnt w... Trouble codes: P0012.
2003 Suzuki Aerio S 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS2RA41S43
Thanks for all the replies. Come to find out there two different versions of this engine. One has 36 teeth on the crank the other has 6. Japan engines were very good about dealing with this and sent the correct motor and the code didn't return. Of course I had... Trouble codes: P0335.
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L HeadGasket VIN: JT3VN39W1R
Installed Toyota Head Gaskets and had heads checked at a machine shop. Only the future can tell if you guys were right.
2006 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L E Brake VIN: 5TETX22N16
sorry I am so late truck was fixed the same day ajuster is under console back off e brake adjust shoes and adjust e brake thanks for the help
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