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1995 Honda Civic DX 1.5L failed emisson test VIN: 2HGEJ2128S
o2 sensor reporting rich 1.33 does not get in close loop os sensor when created a vacuum leak here are the emission readings 15 m/h on dyne co2 11.21 02 1.43 hc 184ppm co4.61% this are at idle 25 mph co2 11.89 02 1.65 hc137 co 3.46% could you please guy give a...
1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Take Off VIN: JHLRD184XW
I have a Honda CR V transmission with a strange problem. We rebuild it about 30k miles ago. The customer brought it back several times with the same complaint but it could not be duplicated. This time I made it mess up, After the SUV gets warm and you stop on ...
2002 Honda Accord Value Package 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCF866X2
This vehicle came in with a situation where it would start and run for a little and then get weak and die and be hard to start or simply not start. We seemed to have spark at the time then at one point it seemed like we were losing spark. The customer put a di...
2009 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Cylinder Heads VIN: 5FNRL38779
Just replaced timing belt, ran motor before installing front cover to check that all was good, ran fine,the crank key way vibrated out in the 3 seconds i had the engine running, and the motor stalled and bent valves on at least 3 cylinders. My question is, sho...
2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L 4th gear VIN: KMHWF35H44
Hey guys thanks for the help beforehand. This car has a slight shudder in 4th gear mostly uphills.IT only does it every now and then. when it does it shudders for just a second and then shifts into 3rd gear and stays there until you cycle the key.I read on ide...
1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Pps Ecu VIN: JT8UZ30C7N
Can't find the progressive power steering ECU, Mitchel shows RH foot well near Engine ECM and ABS, not there, looked under drivers dash also, not there. Vehicle man date 04/91 Any ideas please?
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D41
Vehicle was brought in as a no start. After charging the battery, I checked the computer for codes after attempting to start vehicle. It had two hard codes for MAF and TPS. After doing some diag work, I determined the 5 volt reference voltage was missing from ... Trouble codes: P0355 (CKP Circuit Malfunction)
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Hesitation, spark knock VIN: 1N4BA41E64
The car arrived 2.5 quarts low on oil. The oil was also filthy. I did an oil change with 0- 30 synthetic. The 2 codes were pending. I then cleared the codes and saved the scan data and freeze data. Driving the car, it has absolutely no power at all, and starts... Trouble codes: P0011 (valve timing B1), P0021 (valve timing B2)
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JF1GD70614
Looking for help. Vehicle goes into limp mode with no pedal response. Over drive light flashes. Check wires and electronic throttle relay seem ok, not sure where to go next. Trouble codes: P2109 (Throttle pedal sensor A minium stop performance), P0638 (Throttle pedal range bank 1)
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Cooling Fan VIN: JTDBT1230Y
Thanks ahead for any help. We have a toyota echo that the cooling fan that will not operate when the vehicle temp reaches above 199f. The fan will operate with the ac on. We have replaced the temp switch in lower radiator (with toyota part) and same results. I...

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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD189X3
This one is fixed,rechecked cam timing ok, wasn't clear on the original post but I did check the valve clearance on all cylinders.Checked for valve contact on the pistons with Borescope, also did a leak down test all cyls,ok. Pressure tested cooling system ove... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire).
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Pump pulley VIN: KMHDN46D54
I got the new pulley for steering pump. Pump pulley would still lock up. I realized water pump pulley would stop as well. Then I realized adjustment bolt for alternator belt was stripped out. This was the problem. Alternator belt was not tight enough. Lo...
2005 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BL68675
Replaced throttle pedal asm. per responses.Cleared codes and road tested veh.This fixed veh.Thank you all very much for the help.Mark Trouble codes: P2138.
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