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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L No Start VIN: JH4DC54862
Vehicle came in with a cranking but no start condition. Stored codes were P0010,P1259 and P0700 (2 VTC codes and a transmission code). Vehicle has fuel injection pulse but no ignition spark. During testing I noticed that ignition coil #1 was hot, 200 degrees F... Trouble codes: P0010 (VTC Oil Control Solenoid Valve Malfunction), P1259 (VTEC System Malfunction), P0700 (Trans Malf.)
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L idles fast on warm u VIN: 2HGEJ8548X
when starting this car in the morning it goes to a normal fast idle. you can drive it until engine is completely warmed up and it will not return from fast idle unless you turn the engine off and then restart it. then idle is normal for the rest of the days dr...
2006 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L vsa lighton VIN: 2HJYK16536
this Honda ridgeline has vsa warning light on.scaned for codes it has abs codes 25 and73.the only test I can find say to replace yaw sensor with known good one after checking power to sensor.if code resets replace module .ifdoes not reset it needs yaw sensor ....
2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Battery VIN: 1HGFA16867
Customer said battery was dead, so they replaced battery. They said every 1-2 weeks, after sitting overnight, battery would be low, starter would crank slowly, then just click multiple times. They have had to jump start it, then it may be ok for a few days, th...
2007 Isuzu NPR-HD 5.2L Cylinder Liner VIN: JALC4B1607
I have this 800-GOT-JUNK truck that has turned to junk. It arrived with low compression #4 cyl. After removing cyl head it appears the rings and/or ring lands have broken, severely gouging the cylinder wall. Also, #1 cyl has what looks like the same thing just...

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2004 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L shift solenoid C VIN: 2HNYD18854
There is a solenoid at the very top of the transmission, underneath the solenoid are three "feed tubes" that must be swapped over to the re-manufactured transmission. We missed it and it caused a lot of headache and wasted time. I'm glad we did not just pull t...
1997 Honda Prelude 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBB6240V
first of all i want thank all of you guiding me to solve this issue; brent from ohio gave me clue so i soaked the injectors overnight and next day i saw that STFT dropped to under 20% and O2 sensor gave a reading of 1.25 V at idle so i told the customer that i... Trouble codes: P0171.
2004 Honda Civic DX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES16384
well guys i wanted to thank all of you for you help, it turned out to be the ECT, on first try i could not get serial communication and was worried about cylinder wash out.I did not want to try on communication again because when i did have my scan tool hooked... Trouble codes: P0300.
1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB3539X
I would like to thank everyone for the help on this one there was so little info on it you all helped us out a lot with some ways test without throwing parts at it. We tolled the customer we think it is the PCM that is bad and he said get one and try it and we... Trouble codes: P1504.
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Intake Gasket VIN: 1N4DL01D7W
Thanks to all that replied. I feel sorry for the guys that said they do a lot of these. I did take one suggestion of watching You Tube videos and that was enough for me to get the missing bolts in plus tighten a couple others that were loose. After we finishe...
2004 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Raido,AC Control,Speedo VIN: JN8AZ08W64
Thank You to all who replied . Customer declined any further Diagnostic time. If I see the car again I will update further. My gut thinks the AC control head, would have loved to go deeper but not into working for free.
2002 Suzuki XL-7 2.7L Abs VIN: JS3TX92V22
I looked at power and grounds at the module and they were fine. Also used the scanner on graph mode to look carefully at each wheel speed sensor output...again all OK. Brake switch was doing it's all the same size and condition. I recommended a n...
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Hesitation VIN: JT3HN86R2X
Sorry it took so long to close this, we have been running very busy. The recommendation to clean the MAF did the trick. After the cleaning it ran smooth thru the hole range of RPM. Thanks gear heads. Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean code).
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBE32K12
Thanks to everyone who replied. The fix turned out to be the injectors, which many of you suggested. They all flowed well, but they did not atomize the fuel nearly as well as the new ones. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean).
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