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1994 Honda Accord DX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD5622R
I have this Honda Accord that's driving me nuts. put a rebuilt engine on it 6 months ago. car sat for couple months, costumer picketed up car, a month later car came back on tow spark no fuel pressure. sent the ecm to check if any wrong with it, no pr...
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L speed sensor VIN: 1HGCG22591
Good morning Honda guys, need your help.I have an accord without the speedometer working.customer took car to get trans. rebuilt, got it back and trans. not shifting correctly, was told by trans shop that the speedometer not working was the cause of the incorr...
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC73D85
vehicle was towed in from the inter state, customer state that vehicle lost power and stalled. scan for codes found po300 through po306 and also po335 & po340, check vehicle had original plugs & wires which we have replaced, we aslo relpace the crankshaft posi... Trouble codes: P0335 (ckp sensor), P0340 (cmp sensor)
2000 Infiniti I30 T 3.0L Cuts out
Vehicle stalls when you first start it up in the morning and put it in drive. It only does this in cold weather, approximately below 50 degrees. Customer has to warm up vehicle for a few minutes before driving. Idle air control valve was replaced at customer r...
2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Power Steering Fluid VIN: KNDJD73365
This vehicle came in with a leaking steering gear. we replaced it with aftermarket gear, bled and test drove, with no problems found. A few days later, it comes back with customer complaining of steering noise and fluid leak, and we found aerated fluid with a ...
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C94
Have this Mazda here keeps throwing a p0340, it has been at another shop that installed a new cmp but still not good. Car will start and idle but doesn't like to accelerate, when you step on the gas it will surge and stumble, sometimes will stall. If you hold ... Trouble codes: P0340
2000 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Cuts out VIN: JN8AR07Y0Y
car was towed in no start diagnose no fuel check fuel pump not working remove fuel pump bench test no good replace fuel pump engine start no problim road test ok 2 weeks later no start towed in got in car started right up replaced fuel pump rlay runs good drov...
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31A02
Hi all, This is a vehicle that I have diagnosed and repaired a couple months ago and has now returned after a visit to the Nissan dealer. A few months ago the dealer performed a tune-up and recommended a MAF sensor due to the active P0300 code. I installed the... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
2008 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL24E78
This vehicle came from the dealer with no throttle response. vehicle starts and idles fine. Dealer told customer the vehicle needed a new main wire harness and engine ECM ($5000+). I checked the 6 wires that go from pedal sensor to ecm and all are fine. I have... Trouble codes: P2122 (APP sensor 1 signal circuit low voltage), P2127 (APP sensor 2 signal circuit low voltage), P2138 (Wrong APP sensor rationality signal)
1989 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L HVAC blower motor VIN: JT2VV22E8K
All I need is a wiring diagram for this car for the HVAC
2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L inverter VIN: JT2BK18UX2
Just received this car from a trans shop that just installed a transmission. They said they had to remove the Inverter assembly to access some of the bolts and upon re installation and test drive this fault code P3125-264 has been set and is current. I have pe...
2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L Leaking fluid into the invertor cooling system. VIN: JT2BK18U13
The invertor coolant resevoir is full of pink milkshake looking fluid. Looks as though transmission fluid is leaking into the cooling system. From what I can tell the cooler for the invertor and transmission are the same. Is there a common failure in the trans...
2011 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L phone pairing VIN: 2T1BU4EE4B
When I bought this car new in July 2011, the salesman could not get my iphone 3gs to pair with the Corolla’s Bluetooth. After about 45 minutes of attempting to do so, I told him not to worry about it and that I would figure it out myself. It took me many attem...

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1998 Acura TL 3.2L PGM FI Relay VIN: JH4UA3647W
It was indeed behind the left kick panel where it should be for a 3.2! Up above the fuse box, middle of the door post. Thank you for the helpful suggestion. I did get to see what it looked like, since I had pulled up a picture of it off a parts website. I knew...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L srs lamp VIN: 1HGCG1654W
Thanks for all the help, as always the info. directed me to a fix. The lead that was correct refered me to the alt voltage. To prove this defect I hooked a scanner with voltage reading capabilities, although I was not able to read the voltage at the same time...
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Misfire
Got this Civic fixed. Thanks to everyone who took the time to reply. When I ohmd the injector it was very low so I changed that, but I still had no negative pulse coming just the constant 12v in the yellow/black. Changed the computer for a used one which I had... Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire cyl 3).
2007 Honda Fit Sport 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMGD386X7
I waited as long as I could to post fix. Since it was intermittent I wanted to make sure it is fixed, and apparently it is! Yay! Idle vac was 18", OK. Comp test was 202, 205, 185, 192, OK. Plugs were dry, so don't think it was washed down with fuel. I replaced...
2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L No Start VIN: JNKCV51E34
Hi Guys, Thanks for all the replies. as 4 of you said We Had a Bad ECM looks like cyl #1 coil shorted and melted at one section of the coil near conector. replaced coil but no cigar... later replaced ECM And now All is well Thanks again for taking the time to... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 missfire).
2007 Lexus LS460 L 4.6L No Start, VIN: JTHGL46F47
Want to thank everyone for the help and advice given. We advised the vehicle owner of the TSB mentioned on the Push to Start button. He has chosen to take it back to the Lexus dealer and see if they will replace it under a goodwill warranty as he has had the p...
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D2W
Thanks for you responses. I decided to put upstream o2's from Nissan in this vehicle. Time will tell if it recodes. Thus far it has been driven approx. 200 miles without any failures. Joe Trouble codes: P0133 (B1s1 02 slow), P0153 (B2s1 o2 slow).
2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2.5L Stereo VIN: 4S3BL62636
Thanks for all the replies! We are going to go the aftermarket route. I Dont know how I missed the fit kit for this vehicle when I first looked.
2008 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L air bag system VIN: KL5JD56Z88
thanks for all the help unanimous responce was thw harness under the seat. cleaned and tightened connection and all is well. thanks again
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