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2003 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L No Start VIN: 19UYA42723
I need the day code and password to reprogram keys. I do have the factory scanner and software, but need the codes to perform key reprograming
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5659X
The car came in from another shop.p1457 (evap system leak) shows up after a few days to a week of driving the car. The vent shut valve had already been replaced and so was the canister. when I got to it I removed the two way valve and found fuel in it. I repla... Trouble codes: 1457 (evap system leak)
2001 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L suspension VIN: KMHJG25F81
Good Afternoon , I have a 01 Tiberon that is kickin my butt with this mystery howling noise from the left front brakes,bearing,shaft area after a 20 min. drive.This car howls loudly when you are creeping along at approx 5-15 mph.It worsens if you turn the whe...
2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNHCG45CX1
Car came in with PO133 (B1S1 O2 slow response). Watched O2 slow down and get very slow on scanner. Replaced O2 with an aftermarket part. The light came back on within 2 days. Car had the same problem. I installed a OE O2. I did not have time to really check as... Trouble codes: P0133
1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L master cyl VIN: JNKCP11A7X
we have a infiniti that came in with a low brake pedal first we bleed the system. the pedal was still the same. next we changed the master cyl and rebleed the brakes the pedal was good and firm with the engine not running but after we started the engine the pe...
1995 Kia Sportage EX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, HUNTING AT IDLE VIN: KNDJA7236S
new cust from texas just bought car before coming here so no real history other than he had t-belt replaced before moving here. came in with extremely high idle after fixing bad intake leak and rerouting and repairing mutiple vac hoses most concerns fixed but ...
1991 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L alternator VIN: JM1BG2248M
aternator will not charge. replaced twice,good battery & have good ground,ran primary wiring continuity & short test and checked field wiring up to thru the power distribution box checked voltage at l terminal disconnected from the alternator (amp gauge)reads...
2000 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Stall VIN: 24Y1600742
i replease the fuel filter,check the fuel presure 45psi,vacum 18.the problem is wend we draive the car wen it shift from 2to3 gear the car los power it feel like it cuts out the fuel. i pull the code ,c1145,c1117,c1118,p1248.i dont have any descricion of the c... Trouble codes: P1248 (c1117-), C1117 (c1118-), C1118 (c1145-), C1145 (testing and results)
1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1N6SD16S5T
Hi to all that can help. We were about to let the car go and decided to give you guys/gals a shot. Problem only happens at 2000 to 3,000 rpm, has a number 4 missfire. Did replace EGR and back pressure valve. Unplugging EGR valve, there is no problem. I did s... Trouble codes: P0304
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L temperature output VIN: JN1CA31A2Y
Hi Group. I have this Maxima in the shop that has AC with electronic temp. control. The problem is when you set the tempature below 84 degrees it goes to maximum cool, the blower speed slows down as it gets cooler but it goes to full cold, if you set the temp....
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Fuel Filling VIN: 1N4DL01D3Y
This Altima rolled into our shop from another complaining of a fuel fill problem. He states it only fills to 3/4 of the way and not all the way. He also complained of a stalling issue. The first item I looked at was the canister vent valve and canister. The ca...
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BC6857X
Greetings this car when under aload will seem to misfire and you will hear a relay click under the dash on the drivers side.The check engine light will light and set acode 1100 for starter circuit.THe flow chart for this code says to check the starter but it w... Trouble codes: P1100
2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF63541
Ok, this is Kevo, I work for Micheal and he is on vacation and I'm trying to solve this puzzle. Anyhow, we have this subaru forester that keeps coming in with the MIL lamp on and code P1443. The only info I can find is to check the vent hoses, drain valve, and... Trouble codes: 1443 (evap emmision control system vent control function problem)
1993 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JT3AC12R2P
I have this Toyota which when started up the engine cold ( it must sit over night) it will chugging for about 10-15 seconds. Then run fine. If you drive it at this point it may start to chug when you come to a stop in about 2 minutes and again for only a coupl...
1993 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L harness
A salvage yard swapped thhe 1993 tercels alt for a 92. 92 has a different harness connector to alt. Of course the swapped the harness but didn't know which wire went to which. And of course i get a call from my friend after dark to come get her from the side o...

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1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L A/C not cold first start first 5-15min VIN: JNKCA21AOX
Sorry, The customer did not come back for repair.Thank you for reading and replying my help request. Here are the messages I received from other members : Reply 1 of 7 From: Gene from Texas Date: Sep 27, 2005 8:15 PM Does that year still use the amplifier?...
1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7233W
car is now fix after getting right wiring diagram from mitchell found the tps ground is controlled by chassis acceleration sensor ??? sensor was unpluged possible from starter replacement !! reattch sensor and tps volt are now right and ses light out call for ... Trouble codes: P0101 (mass air flow perperformance).
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Stall VIN: JT8UF11E3M
Sorry for the delay most repliees were to install a new pump,I am waiting for a reply for customer okay but looks like they want to dump car on me because they will not return call.
1988 Mazda MX-6 GT 2.2L abs VIN: 1YVGD31C1J
Suspected a hydraulic control unit and the customer had a friend with one he removed from a 626 he was getting setup for the track,and it worked out fine.Since we can keep the old one when we get time I'll open it up to see what's keeping which valve open.
1987 Nissan Stanza XE 2.0L Sun roof
Thank you Rick for your willingness to share your info. & also to John from southern Calf. who tried to give me a clue into how this roof is suposed to operate. Now, John from N. Calf thanks for the incouragement!! My fix is to seal shut this nasty sun roof. J...
2000 Toyota Solara SE 2.2L nervous VIN: 2T1CG22P1Y
The problem is resolved. I replaced the pump and belts, and the noise is gone. I'll never understand why I could only hear it in reverse, and after warm up. But there will be more mysteries to face today! and that was yesterday! In all I received 14 replies. M...
2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L unknown VIN: 5TDBT48A21
This was a fooler but we found out a support bearing took out the planetary inside the trans. It seems that the bearing is underdesigned and has premature failure. Both replies pointed to a trans failure and they were correct. Even Toyotas break. As a sidenote...
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