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1993 Acura Legend L 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4KA7663P
Hi guys, we have a Acura 93 legend that fails NOX. We find that the computer ground to the EGR solenoid will come on for 1 second then go off. If we ground the EGR solenoid wire, the solenoid draws 700ma and NOX drops to 169. ECT temp normal, IAT ok, TPS works...
2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L alternator VIN: 1HGCG56762
Ok thanks in advance, car came in with a noise, bearings bad in alternator still charges fine though, put reman alternator on, charges good and is quite. car came back a week later not charging, all lights on the dash are on. Tested verified alternator quit ch...
2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG66882
Car was at dealer for p1167 dealer sad it was o2. Customer replaced both front and rear o2 sensors. Car came to my shop with p1167 and lean code. I know resistance is high for o2 setting heater code but I don't understand why computer won't read sensor input. Trouble codes: P1167
2008 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Surge VIN: 5FNRL38778
This 2008 Odyssey has an interesting problem. The customer came in complaining that the vehicle feels like it is shifting gears when it shouldn't be. I test drove the vehicle and at freeway speeds I could feel something that did feel like a shift however when ...
1999 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Misfire VIN: JNKBY31A7X
Engine missfires at idle only, can feel it twitching several times a minute, not a dead miss, it is very intermittent. Happens less when engine is first started or after it is fully warmed up. Replaced ignition coil and #6 plug, still missfiring. Replaced coil... Trouble codes: P0306, P0325, P0330
1996 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L alternator VIN: JACDJ58V5T
Hi I'm looking for some information on how the charging system works ( diagrams , what controls its field etc) I had remove the unit and had it tested at a reliable rebuilder with no issues. Voltage at the battery is only battery voltage. Need help were to sta...
2002 Kia Optima SE 2.4L balance shaft/oil pump VIN: KNAGD126X2
came in with eng vibration pulled timing cover and found front oil pump/balance shaft had jumped time. r&r belt chk tensioner and pulleys. all looked good. put back together. customer drove for a week & returned w/ same problem. Never seen just one component j...
1990 Mitsubishi Montero 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4GJ31S6L
i have this mits montero that wont start cold. it will crank and sputter after about six to ten times it will start but sputter for about six seconds then will idle fine seems like when a car is running too lean if i step on the accelerator it will die after i...
2007 Nissan Altima SL 3.5L Instruments/ front blower motor VIN: 1N4BL21E37
This vehicle came in with a no cold front blower operation for the first 15 mins. of operation. After initial operation, blower would work fine all day. I found a number of prompts on identifix to replace the blower relay which repaired nothing. Upon pin tests...
2008 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3N1AB61E58
Really in need of some direction on this one. This car has been in and out of the shop several times over the past 6 month's for this problem. First at the local Nissan dealer and more recently (2 months) here. Vehicle exhibits a hard or no start condition and... Trouble codes: P0340 (CMP Sensor Phase)
2007 Subaru Impreza 2.5i 2.5L Vent Valve VIN: JF1GG61637
Hi, Guys, I needs some help for this Subaru Impreza. Car came in with the code P1443 - Vent control Valve problem, after resetting ECM, check engine light is back within 2-3 Ml to drive. Vent Control Valve (drain Valve) replaced. therei is 2 wires to the valv...
2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L battery VIN: 4T1BF28B01
Customer complaint is battery is dead after 2 days of sitting. Found parasitic draw of 260mA after sitting for more than 1 hour. Pulled DCC fuse and draw dropped to 38mA. This fuse feeds the radio, ECU-B and Dome fuses. Pulling one of those fuses at a time doe...
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start VIN: JTEHH20V21
Veh. is a no start.Number 1 and 2 coils not firing.3 and 4 work just fine.Tries to start but obviously can't on two cyls. I have 12volts,good grounds,5v reference.Have known good coils and plugs.I can switch coils and plugs to 3,4 cyl and they fire fine.All 4 ...
2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L evap VIN: 5TENL42N22
truck had a P0440 code for small leak in the evaporative system so i check for crack hoses, gas cap gasket everything seems ok. i went and did a smoke test and there is a lot of smoke coming out of the filler neck of gas tank, so i plugged in the scanner and s...
2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L inoperative speedo VIN: 4T1BE32K15
Vehicles speedometer is inoperative and sets P0500 immediately. Alldata does not have any troubleshooting on this code for this model. We have replaced both speed sensors with no change. Any suggestions or advice on how this speedometer operates would be great... Trouble codes: P0500
2008 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L 4wd VIN: 5TEUU42N88
Need some Toyota experts, This Tacoma came in with no 4wd. When shifting into 4wd the light on the dash turns on and flashes. The transfer case is shifting into 4wd, the front driveshaft spins. The front actuator located on the front diff is not shifting. you ...

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2000 Honda CR-V SE 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JHLRD1876Y
Benjamin, Jose, and both Franks are the men! Igniter is the culprit. No ground from igniter when stalled. New part in and happy customer. Thanks guys!
2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Door locks VIN: JHLRE48787
replaced the left rear door lock assembly to cure the problem. Thanks for everyone's help!!!
2005 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Engine VIN: KNAGD12695
Thank you all for responding. We figured out that at the same it stalls it loses communication with the PCM. We swapped it with a different PCM and it never stalled again!
2005 Mazda 3 i 2.0L dash/radio VIN: JM1BK12F35
well after checking and rechecking everything we could think of we replaced the passenger side junction box and reprogramed it to the car as it was the only thing that all the systems passed through. the car has been gone for two weeks now and so far so good. ...
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