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1996 Acura TL 2.5L No Start VIN: JH4UA265XT
Hi Acura techs, What caused this crank/cam sensor overheat and melt the Resin out ot the peace that is behind the cam sprocket? This towed in from customers garage, they had no problems 'till after sitting 3 days it cranked and would not start. Cranks ok for m...
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G0W
Ok Im stumped on this one... I have this lexus that the best description the customer can tell me is that this problem happens after being driven for 50+ miles. I was able to duplicate it once. It misfires the MIL light comes on and the above codes are stored.... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300, P0302, P0304, P0306
1991 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L Charging VIN: JT3FJ80W6M
Came in dead battery, charged, tested, battery, tested alt.ow output at idle, replaced alt. Same result, Sent both alternators to rebiulder, both tested fine. Drop tested all curciuts related to alternater, .204 or less. Replaced battery no improvment.

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1994 Acura Legend L 3.2L Cooling fans VIN: JH4KA7666R
Turns out that the cooling fan timer that is under the passengers footwell was the culprit. I took it apart and found a bad solder joint. I resoldered it and it now works properly. Thanks for all the help.
1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L Brakes VIN: 1HGCD5606V
Thanks for the replies, the vehicle has not been back yet. Most replies said to use OE pads, which we do use. To clarify- the noise does not sound like brake pad noise- it is more of a squeaky rubber type sound but only just before you stop while braking. I wi...
1997 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L readiness test VIN: 6MMAP37P5V
george was right about the gas tank had to be 3/4 full temp on engine had to be the right temp set in computer thanks for all the help iatn is the best place to get help thanks to all the guys
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, ONLY ON IDLE VIN: 4S3BE6862Y
well after going through the entire system and finding all of the management components in good shape,we went to the mechanical and the only thing we found was that the two exhaust valves on the side that was setting the missfire codes had been installed to ti... Trouble codes: P0302 (number 2 cylinder missfire), P0304 (number 4 cylinder missfire).
2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L MIL flashing VIN: JF1SG63633
I want to thank everyone who responded to this post most hit the nail on the head with the check connector plugged together. The body shop must have done this when they reinstalled the wiring harness under the left side of dash. Thanks again to Brad, [...]...
1992 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start VIN: 1NYAE941NZ
sorry it taking so long for me to get back to you but i have not beeen able to spend much time on this seans posting. i'm very busy & alittle short handed right now. customer is not in big hurry so soon as i get any more info. i will post it thanks for all the...
1998 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Throttle sensor ? VIN: HDJ101-002
Received 5 replies with thanks particularly Mr. Obaidul from Banglades. This diesel LandCruiser was not OBDII compliance. It had a 23-pin Toyota diagnostic socket at the right fender. Shorting TC and E1 terminals as according to Mr. Obaidul yielded fault code ...
1998 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Ride VIN: 4T3ZF13C2W
After changing every mount drum rotor axle and tire. My new mechanic got a new wheel for it and started trying it on all the corners. It finnaly fixed it on the right front. I Have checked every wheel and tire for bent and balance. I tried this wheel on a Toyo...
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