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1999 Acura TL 3.2L HID low beams VIN: 19UUA5651X
customer complains of dim HID (low beams only). Alldata/Honda ofer no detailed diagnosis for igniter/module. supply and ground circuits into unit is good. any help is appreciated.
1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L park release solenoid VIN: 1HGCB765XL
hey guys! we have another one for you was towed in,unable to come out of park.we used the bypass park release button to move vehicle.the car felt really sluggish,no power,took for a road test and transmission won't downshift to 1st at a stop,it works ...
2002 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN55D82
Please help Hyundai Technicians. Replaced engine due to water injestion, now car keeps getting code 1166. I can't seem to find any type of diagnostic info. Car runs great but keep getting this code. Smoked engine and no vacuum leaks found. I would be very than... Trouble codes: 1166 (Lambda bank control limit bank 1)
2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X5Y
I'm stumped again... This trooper came in a few weeks ago for catalytic converters by customer request. Then it came back a few days later with the light back on. I had one of my other techs scan at it, he said it needed a coil. He replaced it and it came back... Trouble codes: P3004 (missfire on cylinder 4)
1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L pcv VIN: 1N4DL01D4X
i'm sure this is really simple, but it's driving us nuts. we have this '99 altima that according to the customer was at least 3 qts low on oil. he added oil, brought to us to find a leak - we are finding nothing leaking. the customer would like the pcv valve r...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1CA31A71
vechile will not idle checked out idle circuits ,i have found that these have some problems with iac valves &some times ecu .i replaced iac valve vechile idles around 1500 rpm now after vechile warms up about 180 temp ,then vechile vechile surges from 1000 to ...
2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Engine VIN: JN1DA31A43
This vehicle has a loud rattling noise that starts around 2000 rpms. Sounds like metal hitting metal. We suspected the timing chain was hitting the cover from a bad guide or tensioner. After disassembly, we have not found anything abnormal. Do any of you exper...
1996 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L rear diff VIN: JF1GF4859T
customer complained of a noise in rear. (i believe it's a brake noise) but while on the lift running in drive we noticed that the rear diff was not turning but the drive shaft was. shut car off to do a lof and was showing problem to another tech and now when w...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Stall VIN: 4TAWM72N8W
Hello Toyota Techs and Happy Holidays! This Tacoma originally came in from another shop as a no start. We found it was flooded. We replaced the plugs and it fired up and ran bad. It wouldn't idle on it's own and stalled again/flooded. It had no codes. The TPS ...

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2001 Hyundai Accent GS 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG35C31
different members suggested carbon buidup problem so ran cyl.leakage test and all were 10% or less,suspect faulty ecm referred customer to dealer.
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: JNXCA31AOY
thanks guys for all the info. car is not fixed yet. very poor info out there from manufacture. no fuel test port,two fuel pressure regulators?. what is nissans problem?
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRDR09Y31
Sorry for the long wait. I have not heard back from customer. My replies suggested change o2 sensor and check wiring to ecm. The problem I had was no ground provided from ecm for the o2 heater. I provided my own ground while at same time had amp probe on circu... Trouble codes: P0141.
2002 Kia Optima SE 2.4L temp gauge VIN: KNAGD12662
removed air filter box,cleaned and tightened grounds for negative battery cable to body and bellhousing.also multi-ground connection in left fender by battery. gauge reads normal thanks fellow iatn members
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D9S
Hello everyone sorry for my late post for this car I just came back from holiday.thank you very much to everyone who replied with very helpfull information.Mark [...] hit it right on,the problem really was a corroded negative battery cable connection to the b...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L no heat VIN: 3N1CB51D42
I ordered an air lift system to deal with these problem cooling systems. I called the customer to have her come in and get the air out of the cooling system. she said the heat is working fine now, just the morning after we filled her system was there no heat. ...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: 1N4AL11D85
Thanks to all for the replys, tried the manual relearn process w/out nissan scanner consult took but flagged light p507 again. Bg rep sent to nissan had reprogrammed all is well. Was told common problem was told not to clean throttle plate on drive by wire and... Trouble codes: P0507.
1984 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L Hesitation, backfire thru carb VIN: JT4RN60S4E
First of all thamk you for the many replies. I am sorry it took so long to close out, as i have only been working on it on weekends. When I first assembled the engine I set the chain correctly, but I couldnt get it to time. The dist adj topped out at 8btc, nee...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG22K5W
thanks for all your help, i guess fuel pumps do go bad. thats what we put in it. incedently it did look ok on the lab scope.
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