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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Clearence lights VIN: JHMCB7654L
I am hoping some one has had this problem. If you turn on the lights to park or headlights all lights work properly. Then when you turn the vehicle key on or start it you loose just the tail lights, plate light and front clearence lights. All interior dash,van...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Door latch
Customer came in and stated that he could not get door open from inside or outside. Found out the latch is broken. I remember something about having to drill a hole in latch to trip a lever so the door will open, just can't remember where to drill though. A de...
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY31D7V
This one is very intermittant , the last time the light came on was 6 mo. ago . same codes . the light was on so i cleared the codes and test drove it several times under varying conditions and it runs great . never missfired or hesitated. tried cold and hot .... Trouble codes: P0325, P0330, P0300
2006 Lexus RX330 3.3L Interior VIN: JTJGA31U96
This is the wife's personal vehicle which we just purchased a couple of months ago. My question is can the personal settings such as lighting delay,door lock systems and various other comfort settings be changed without going back to the Lexus dealer. Our shop...
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AJ26E33
well i have this car from hell it came in running really bad from another shop,it had the check engine lite on,so we scanned it and found the codes po122 tps circuit low and po107 map/baro circuit low input,we tested all circuits as modis discribes and sweep t... Trouble codes: P0122, P0107
1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on, HARD SHIFTING VIN: 4N2DN11W9T
hi nissan quest tecs and happy thanks giving. this car has become a friend to us. in and out of shop for the last month. initially code p0500, transmission shifting erractically, no speedometer for last year and 3 other codes. tested p50o and replaced vss. spe... Trouble codes: P0500, P0325 (knock sensor 1 circuit malfunction), P1705 (tranmission code), P0120 (tps code)
2004 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Tire inflation light VIN: JN8AZO8W84
I'm installing 4 winter tires this week and was wondering if there is a way to reset or reprogram the tire inflation system without going to dealer. I can't believe cust has to go to have dealer reset this system everytime he gets a flat or installs winter (or...
1990 Toyota Celica GTS 2.2L slips into neutral ? VIN: JT2ST85N2L
new customer, Car acts like it shifts out of drive into neutral while going down the road. Seems to be when car is cold. Went away after warmed up. Does not go into over drive,even if switch is pushed for over drive. It is showing OD/off on dash when switch is...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1SK12EXS
Hello again everyone. got a real head scratcher here - for me anyways. after we do a timing belt, fuel filter etc, the veh is hard to start - long crank time. once started it idles rough, check engine light sets codes 31-41. on steady even accel it runs ok but... Trouble codes: 31 (vacuum sensor), 41 (tps)
1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, no idle VIN: JT2BF22K5X
Car has little to no idle . MAF readings are within specs - disconnect maf - no change - performed iac increase/decrease test - no change to idle - all other sensor readings ok - egr not on at idle - throttle closed switch on at idle - I cleaned some of the ca...

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2001 Acura CL Premium 3.2L blend door VIN: 19UXA426X1
hi gentlemen what we found was the air control mix motor n/g. we also back flushed the heater core . now all is fine
1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Shift Interlock VIN: 4S6CM58W2W
Alfred from Florida suggested neutral safety switch, pat from Pen suggested cable adjustment(we tried that), Victor from Trinidad suggested a faulty backup lamp/room lamp fuse in the underdash fuse box. Carl from Va said that the circuit works like this: The p...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: CMHDN45D7I
Hello to all. Sorry we haven't gotten this closed yet with a 'smoking gun' and a definite fix yet. I printed off all of the great suggestions that I got from you all and am eagerly waiting for our customer to bring the car back in. He just spent some time out ... Trouble codes: P0440 (evap system), P0081 (Undocumented code), U3118 (Undocumented code), C0300 (Undocumented code).
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Balance Shaft VIN: SXV20-0144
Thanks Eigil and Mark for your help. It appears know one uses this tool for checking backlash. In the end we removed the balance shaft completely and modified the oil pickup and blocked off the pressure feed. Vehicle is very quite and the effect of not having ...
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