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1991 Acura Legend L 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA7656M
hi guys got an acura I could use a little help on, 91 legend with a code 45, replaced both o2 sensors due to sluggish operation, still had code. replaced the fuel filter and light stayed off about 2 weeks but now is back on and not sure what to try next. the m... Trouble codes: 45 (rich or lean condition)
1993 Acura Legend 3.2L Accessories VIN: JH4KA766PC
Hi guys, this acura got a anti-theft problem when you lock the car , sometimes & no all the times the alram goes off & the light start blinking, you reset the system bu locking&unlocking the doors with the key the alram goes shuts off, it doesn't do it all the...
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L cooling VIN: JHMCB7552N
Hi Guys I need help. My wifes car. We were going to Vancouver and I noticed the temp gauge reading high then after a minute or so it came back to normal. It did this a couple of times. I changed the thermostat ( tested the old one and it did not open) ( could...
2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Surge VIN: JT8BD68S9Y
First, let me say that I am no expert on Lexus cars. I am a Jaguar guy. I have a customer that now refers to her GS300 as "Christine". She says that about every third time that she attempts to parallel park this car, when in reverse, with the wheel cut, the ca...
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3K34Y9SE
This is a little of a brainteaser. I have a 1995 Eclipse 2.0 Nonturbo that has no Output to the ASD Relay. This car was diagnosed by the dealer needing a ECM, We ordered a ECM and That's where the headache began. When you turn the key on you do not get the gro...
1998 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Alarm VIN: JA3AM44HXW
Hello Fellow Techs, A customer brought in his sonís 1998 Mitsubishi 3000GT for the alarm is going off randomly. Customer would like to have the alarm disable and the horn still to work. I have removed the alarms fuses and it still goes off, removed alarm horn...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L press in on cltch VIN: 1N6DD26S6Y
please help at wits end. client came in with noise only when you press in on clutch, not all the time, when it does make the noise it is kinda loud, it is a sraping sound, seems just like a throwout bearing noise, we have replaced clutch, with nissan parts, tu...
1998 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Turbo VIN: BH5-016490
This is a Gt twin turbo and came in with poor performance.Thought it would be primary turbo blow off valve or seized turbo. Check fault codes but no codes came up. checked blow off valves but this car has a different sytem than the earlier models and i'm not s...
1998 Suzuki Sidekick JLX Sport 1.8L Stall VIN: JS3TD21V8W
On the first start of the day, engine cold, this Suzuki will start easily, run for 5 seconds or less, stall and die. Start it again, it will fast idle and run perfect. It will only act up when the engine is stone cold - after it has run for a minute or two it ...
1991 Toyota highlux sur 2.4L No Start VIN: LN130G-006
Hi Team This vehicle arrived on the back of a truck.It cut out and will not start. It has plenty of feul to the pump but nothing at the injectors. The feul shut off soleniod is not been switch by the ecm. I can find plenty of info on the 1KZ-TE but nothing o... Trouble codes: 22 (temp sencor)
1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L solenoid VIN: 4T1BF22K5V
customer states intermittant MIL light on over the course of the last year. Stays on 2-3 days then goes off. No shifting problems @ all. Previous code was PO770 shift solenoid E malfunction. Present code is PO773 shift solenoid E Electrical malfunction. Trans ...
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN86R3X
This truck came to me with the MIL light on . Checked codes p0240 inefficent cat converter.The snap shot is as follows, this is with a MasterTech P0420 Calc load 31% engine speed 2268 coolant temp 201.2 f intake air 62.6 f ctp sw off vehical speed 68 mph short... Trouble codes: P0420
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Compression VIN: 4T3ZF13C91
This vehicle originally came in for a misfire and was diagnosed with bad intake valves in cylinder #2 through comprssion and leak down tests. Sold head job and found 1 intake valve on cylinder #2 to be crack and found other valves to be burnt. I sent the heads...

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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL18631
Well Gentlemen, As usuall I received many responses and the vast majority were right on the money. With really no solid scan tool data that proved anything to me I relied on the advice from IATN techs who said the idle air control valve was a pattern failure... Trouble codes: P0505.
2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD77523
First of all I would like to apologize to iATN and the fellow techs who offered their help here, for taking so long to post a fix. One of those holiday delay things. Now for the fix! It was the front O2 sensor that was at fault. Or more correctly, the front ... Trouble codes: P0134 (O2 Sensor).
2004 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 5FNRL18504
I wanted to thank all techs involved with efforts to fix this nightmare. We had checked all obvious, slides,pistons hoses etc. etc. Thanks to all guys at centric brakes. We sent this vehicle to dealer to see if it would be covered under warr. is about 1700 mil...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L head bolt VIN: 4S2CK58DXY
A huge thanks to all of you who responded. We torqued it up and it was fine and the vehicle went away running fine. I was just a little nervous cuz that sounded pretty dang tight... anyways, thanks again!
1992 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 1 Ton 2.4L Surge VIN: JA7FL24W9N
Good morning Techs, Ty from Connecticut repied with a thourough way to set base idle. Went through the procedure and that fixed the problem. Some mentioned the coolant sensor and bad computers. Thanks to all.
1993 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L loss of power VIN: JN8HD17Y1P
Hello again! I ended up replacing both the MAF sensor and the O2 sensor. These were both recommended by techs in the replies I received. What did help though, was a understanding customer, who when I told him of the responses I received, gave me the go ahead t... Trouble codes: 34 (knock sensor).
2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Master Cylinder VIN: JT3HN87R4Y
Got vehicle back 2 days ago. Thanks for the replies & help. Some said check for load leveling valve (this vehicle did not have one). Peter [...] sugested using plugs-great idea. I purchased 2 short brake lines, cut & crimped & was able to isolate problem. Mas...
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