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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD7138T
I replaced the engine in my car with a prelude engine and now I am trying to install a prelude ecu in the car. With the scanner I have all the readings but I have no spark. I am pretty sure they have put that wire in a different pin than the accord on the ecu....
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG5640X
hello, we have been chasing a no start condition in this 99 accord for 6 months. the customer will tow the car here we get in it and it always starts. 6 months ago we did get it in a no start and replaced the distributor for no spark. Has had a main relay and ...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 5FNRL18673
This Van has us puzzled and we have never seen this problem on a Honda, Hopefully one of you guys can help and shed some light into this problem. This van has a loss of power or surge at take off when cold for the first 2 min of driving and runs normal the res...
1999 Lexus LX470 4.7L No Start VIN: JT6HT00W8X
Calls up on friday says his wife ran an errand and now it wont start. He is there with the car and I can hear him cranking it over the phone, it sounds normal just wont start. Hoping the belt hadnt failed I sent a wrecker for it, the wrecker driver also tried ...
2003 Mazda Protege Mazdaspeed 2.0L Mechanical VIN: JM1BJ22723
car cam to us with slipping clutch replaced clutch assy old clutch assy and flywheel looked new replaced it car will noy move pulled it apart again parts guy found another clutch kit with different part number installed still no move both axles are good no noi...
2002 Mitsubishi Pajero 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Limp in mode
Hello every one, I have here a 2002 mitsubishi Pajero io, this vehicle was not imported to North America and it's steering is on the right and it's fuel system is GDI . Customer recently bought this car and complained of a high idle speed( 15-1800 rpm) hot or ...
1998 Nissan 200SX SE-R 2.0L Engine Idle VIN: 1N4BB42D4W
Well, we have a good one here for the Nissan guys and gals, never seen this problem before, when we put this little rascal on gear it rev up by himself to 1500 rpm just by putting it on gear, checked p and found a little vacuum hose loose on the back of the en...
2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L pings VIN: JN1DA31A63
Car came in with a pinging problem at light throttle only. Costumer states that he uses 94 octane. We cleaned the throttle body only because it was dirty. No codes were stored. By a suggestion form another shop we replaced both timing adjuster solenoids. While...
2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1GE61658
This vehicle came to our shop with an engine knock. We replaced it with a good used motor. We also replaced timing belt prior to install. The problem we have is check engine light flashing on hard acceleration. Stores code po303 and po304. Can not feel engine ...

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2006 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.7L belt VIN: KM8JN72D16
i would thank all who replied, yes vehicle is fixed, the compressor bearing was bad, with the noise the engine was making i dont know if it was doing it before. i replaced the compressor and all is done. Thank you again
2004 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 5TDBT44A44
After the second time of the belt jumping timing we checked the camshaft caps. They are in perfect condition with no wear. We then replace the timing belt with a new one and retested. The vehicle has been running great for a week now. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfires), P0302 (Misfire 2), P0304 (Misfire 4), P0306 (Misfire 6), P0308 (Misfire 8).
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