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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L boggs on accel VIN: 1HGDC713XS
HELP!!! got a 95 2.2l non vtech accord that has no power on accel. Scanned found code 4 for ckp sensor. Followed the trouble tree to come up with a bad ecu. Replaced it no change! back tracked and back tracked and once again same result. All sensors and wiring... Trouble codes: 04 (ckp sensor range/performance)
1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Misfire VIN: JHLRD1860X
Help!!! we have this crv in the shop. Under a load it skips..Otherwise it runs smooth as silk. Has random cyl misfire code and a codes for each individual cyl misfire. It had new plugs,wires,cap,rotor,coil and distributor installed by owner of the car. A check...
2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L engine VIN: 1HGCM56323
this car is using oil, not leaking, there has not been a problem until the last 10k mi. since then it has been using a qt every 5-8 hundred miles , i just did a compression test (hot), cylinder leak down test (hot), oil pressure test (hot), specs. are idle 10#...
2005 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L warning chime VIN: 5FNRL38655
Honda Techs please reply. This oddity has a chime that sounds once every two minutes regularly. no indicators are on. i am not a honda tech and I havent a clue what it is. Please reply!!! Thanks in advance! Ralph [...]
1991 Isuzu Trooper S 2.6L engine VIN: JACCH58E4M
we have to pull the engine and according to mitchell you need to pull the trans. we are thinking it might be easier to just pull the front diff. anybody have any experience with this? thanks in advance.
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CK58W6X
Vehicle towed. Cusomter bought vehicle as is. AS IS being that it will not start. Claimed was driving. Vehicle ran "a little hot" and cut off. Claims did not run hot hot. Whatever that means. Regardless, its sat awhile. Has kind of low 90lbs dry compression on...
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L monitors VIN: JT8BF28G7W
Hi all, THis car came in with a P0420 About 1 Month ago. So we replaced the front Cat ass'y With a Quality "Browns Recycling Cat". After 300 miles the cat monitor has not run. All of the other monitors have ran and passed. There are no Pending codes. Now, w...
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L Battery Draw VIN: JTJGF10U02
Customer complains that battery dies sometimes after a couple of days of sitting by the house. I have a 190mA draw that is coming from a combination of the DOME and ECU-B fuse from under the hood. If I remove the ECU-B fuse 1st the current goes to 170mA and th...
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Cuts out VIN: JM1BJ2224Y
thanks for your help this mazda 2000 has to be warm upto this intermite stall. on the scan tool when i put in drive the short term creeps to 25. & the o2 sits at .2 or .3 any other time no problems just when it hit 25% short term mem. again thanks.
2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80D93
Hey guys. I'm hoping there's a Mazda tech or someone who has had this problem. This 2003 Mazda6 3.0 V6 came into the shop and wouldn't hardly run. It idled rough and when I gave it gas, the traction control lights on the dash came on and it ran terrible. I sca... Trouble codes: P0345
2003 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L no idle VIN: 4A3AA46GX3
Hi everyone the car came in with a no idle problem it would run & idle perfect if you just touch the gas alittle bit . Its real bad when cold after its warmed up it some times will hold a low idle without stalling . cleaned & tested IAC I have power & ground t... Trouble codes: P0506
1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA2101T
I have tested fuel,and compression and rear crank sensor.Found fuel and injector pulse OK. Compression good.NO SPARK.My question is which sensor is the pcm using for spark.This has a front crank sensor , a rear crank sensor and a cam sensor.I tested the rear c...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT1CA8D02T
got this car in for check engine light on.pulled code p1445 for purge flow. i thought nissan was replacing the purge flow control valves under warranty years ago, but local dealer says no.my question is is this a common problem with these cars for this code?do... Trouble codes: P1445
2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Valve Cover Gaskets VIN: JN8DR07XX1
Are you Nissan Techs doing these for Book Time? Real Time was 2.5 for both and Mitchel was 3.4. I removed upper & lower intakes, hoses, hoses, more hoses and coil packs and wires and more wires and brackets and then the fuel rail for the rh side plus the rear ...
1993 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT5VN94T2P
customer took to smog shop and failed due to high HCs, 163 at idle and 183 at 2500. max HC is 100 at idle and 170 at 2500 rpm. it runs good and he said it runs better than it ever did. just wont pass smog. i do not have gas analyzer at this time, but he wants ...
1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L a/c VIN: JN365T4777
a/c compressor is not coming on tested the pressure switches they are ok with the factory scanner (mastertech) I went in to the EFI and found the a/c cut signal ON, using the activations I cut off the a/c signal cut and it works correctly (engine up idles and ...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L heater VIN: JT3HP10V47
woman complains of low heater output. takes too long to warm up. checked for similar complaints on this data base and found similar problem was cured by repeated back flushing of core independent of cooling system.looks like heater core is partially clogged. i...
2005 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L Surge VIN: 5TBDT48155
i have this 2005 tundra it has cruise light flashing on dash at all times. it has high surging idle @ 1500 rpm . scanned for codes- solus pro , no codes in supported systems.no ccs coverage. scanned with auto enginuity- shows no responce message on ccs & other...

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1990 Acura Legend LS 2.7L No Start VIN: JH4KA4676L
Most all the replies said main relay, I got a picture of it from my NAPA dealer and found it tucked up in the left side of the dash out of sight and reach. Got enough stuff out of the way & yanked it out, inspected it, sniffed it, etc. and put it back in hangi...
1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN8AR05YWW
The distributor was the culprit here as I suspected, but my main concern was why couldn't I see it with my scope (MTS 5100). Even after replacing dist. and running it up to the same rpm I had the issue occur, looking at secondary, I still couldn't see much di... Trouble codes: 1336 (Crankshaft sensor), 304 (Cylinder number four misfire detected).
2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L steering box VIN: JN8DR09Y82
Thanks Don, Radney, George and Dave for their infro. The switch check out ok. We replaced the rack and pinion. The steering effort become lighter but still on the heavy side. Finally we put in a used power steering pump. With a 4 wheel alignment the steering ...
2006 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L ABS motor VIN: 1N4BA41E06
It is fixed. thanks to all who responded Steve B who suggested to replace both rear sensors made us look closer at the signals from all sensors. Watching the signal on the tan wire from each sensor shure enough the right rear glitched. Replaced right rear hub ...
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