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2006 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L parking lamp, cluster VIN: KMHET46C26
parking light and cluster light stay on intermitent ,closed and open multi fonctione switch 4 to 6 time then cluster and parking lamp closed ,switch body control ,module switch multi fonction switch with doner cars same thing take out remote starter after mark...
1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L starter VIN: JNKCP11A3X
hey guys, i never imagined a starting problem could ever kick my butt this bad. customer said car wouldn't crank one day, after 15 or so minutes of trying it finally cranked. he went to his destination and when he killed the car it wouldn't restart. this thing...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L engine VIN: 4S2CM58W4X
Truck came in on hook. No start. Obvious timing issue, so pulled down. Belt stripped at crank gear. Replaced belt. We did the cam synro procedure several times. Will not start. This is one odd puppy. WE canpull all the passenger side sparkplugs and the truck w...
1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L #2 rod bearing VIN: JT8VK13TZP
Hello, Ive got a good customer with a 93 ES300 3VZ-FE that I overhauled 2 years ago for a spun #2 connecting rod bearing, he has been in regularly for maintainance and other services on all his vehicles including this one since the repair. A while ago he relo...
1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT88H68X5X
didn't spend a lot of time on this one. hoping others had come across something common. did check the basics, found nothing so far. Trouble codes: P0446
2000 Mitsubishi WA EXPRESS 2.4L No Start VIN: JMFJEPB4VY
Help Mitsubishi techs! this van was towed in with a no start condition,we did our normal checks and found no fuel pressure,we then checked current(with a test light) at the pump.There was power so we obviously changed the fuel pump. After fitting new fuel pump...
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D91
This one belongs to my Brother-in-law which owns a used car lot. He bought at an auction so I have no history. As soon as he called w/ problem, I checked database and recommended he replace the MAF and have ECM flashed. That w/ a new Nissan air filter was pref... Trouble codes: 505 (IAC control malfunction)
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D91
Greetimgs to all I have this maxima that sets a code 171 bank2 system lean I have smoked the engine for vaccum leaks and none were found.I tested the o2 sensor and it seems to be swinging properly.I have changed mass air flow sensors on these maximas for the s... Trouble codes: P0171
2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L wipers VIN: 4T7BF2A852
This car has a problem where the wipers will not park properly,but they stop in place when switched off.Also the intermittent control is not working properly.I am not that familiar with these & I think the control is in the combination switch,but am not sure.A...

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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L srs light on VIN: 1HGEM21992
want to thank all who replied,special thanks to bob from ontario,who led me in retreiving codes by grounding the brown wire at dlc,this gave me code 22-3 which means passenger buckel decrease in resistance found not pluged in all the way.cleared code everthing...
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31AXY
My very good customer has gone to Michigan on a family matter and will be going to the dealer for an updated MAF and Reprogramming to address the P0171 issue when he returns. Most of the replies suggested a new MAF and programming. The symptoms seem to support... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean).
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L ck eng lite on VIN: JT8UF11E2N
we rechecked and started from scrach and traced vac line schematic and found the vcv vac control valve foe evap canister was not holding vacumn at the switch port #2-3 and was a constance vac leak to egr source. we are testing this and lite has stayed off w/li...
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L radio VIN: JT8GK13T9R
Thank you to all who replied to my help request and especially to the iATN member from Chicago (I'm sorry I should have written his name down) who called me and pointed me in the right direction. This was definately a case of tunnel vision on my part. I assu...
1998 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L trip odo, clock, climate control memory VIN: 1FMZU72K93
Fellas, As lame as I am, you were dead on. Whoah to those who dont check their basics first. 7.5 amp fuse powers memory and is the only fuse I had not checked. Visual inspection is the key to many things, this included. Thanks!
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D82
Fist off Thanks to everyone who responded to my request. I ended up digging in to it alittle further and used my Vantage to check signal at the engine computer. Had both cam and crank signals. Advised customer to take vehicle to dealer since the computer was u... Trouble codes: 340 (Cam Sensor problem).
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 4T1BG22K5V
I took a fuel sample and it looked clean. I let the car sit for the weekend and started it up Monday morning it hesitated for awhile and then stopped. I talked to the customer later on and he remembered putting 5 gallons of gas from a gas can he uses for his l... Trouble codes: P0300.
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L timing VIN: JT3HP10VXX
Thanks everyone for the information. installed new water pump and timing belt, and some misc. stuff. Engine started and ran perfect. The information made everything a lot easier and I was way more confident. thanks shaun
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