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1999 Acura TL 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA651XA
Thank you in advance for any help with this one. first came in with #2 and #5 cylinders misfiring. customer picked up car. Cleared codes. Came back for further diagnostic, had misfire codes for 2,3,4,5,6 cylinders. all tests listed done today. It only seems to... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22981
hey guys, looking for alittle help if you can. I am the second person involved in the car. This is the story I recieved on it. Car was in a body shop and repaired. ran fine according to the manager. The customer opted to do some mantaince on the car at the sa... Trouble codes: P1362
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L All Gears VIN: 1HGCM82643
As one drives this car the transmission begins to slip in all gears after @ 3-4 miles. This slipping gets progressively worse until the car will not move at all in any gear, including reverse. One can then shut the car off and immediately restart it and transm...
2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L hard shifts MIL ON VIN: KMHWF35VXY
Happy New Year everyone. This years first problem, 99 Hyundai Sonata. Mil on. Tcm code stored I think it was 1602 no bus comm from TCM. Bangs into gear and starts off in 2nd gear. Checked power and ground to TCM. TCM relay has power but does not get commanded ...
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L steering VIN: KNDUP131X3
i work at a ford dealer so i am looking for anyone who has run into this. intermittantly when turning the wheel you will loose power steering. i doesn't seem to be affected by rpm. it doesn't happen at one spot during the rotation it can happen at any point wh...
2004 Lexus LX470 4.7L steering VIN: JTJHT00W44
Hello Lexus/Toyota techs: This customer came in today with three warning lights on: vehicle speed control (vsc off); traction control (tracs off), check engine, and variable gear ratio steering ( VGRS flashing). The Mastertech can find no trouble codes, and ev...
1995 Nissan Skyline GTR 2.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: BCNR330046
Hello, We have been blessed(?) with this 1995 Nissan Skyline GTR (R33) with a driveability problem. The vehicle has a 2.6L Twin Turbo engine with port fuel injection and coil on plug ignition. It misfires at about 5300 RPM and about .5 BAR of boost. Once it s...
2004 Nissan Quest S 3.5L tire pres. mon. VIN: 5NIBV28U64
the owner of this 04 quest says that the tire pressure moniter light comes on during long trips. i have not been able to duplicate the concern. every time i check the tire pressures, they are all within a few pounds of eachother, and average about 32 psi. i ha...
1999 Subaru Forester 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF15F635XX
Hi everyone and Happy Holidays I am the second tech to work on this car. The car runs at times ok for a short while and then it dies and can mot be restarted. Cranks over ok but doesn’t seem to have the fuel to run. The fuel presser and supply ok. Ignition sy... Trouble codes: P0108 (map sensor circuit high), P1143 (control fuel/air metering)
1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN39W3L
this 4runner was brought in for check engine light coming on with code 52 (knock sensor). the owner replaced his own engine, knock sensor, and pigtail harness. during testing i found there is alot of noise on this circuit. while checking grounds and wiring i f... Trouble codes: 52 (knock sensor), 22 (water temp open or short)
1998 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L tail and marker lights VIN: JT2ST65C7J
Diagnosed blown tail light fuse. Replaced fuse. Checked alldata for technical buletins-none found. Road tested vehicle for two days and it seemed ok. Customer picked up vehicle and lights quit after a few days. Found fuse for taillights blown again. Installed ...
1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2FB28K1X
vehicle has intermittant problem, customer says when problem occurs it has shifting problems and no speedo. I cannot get to fail for me. Has code p0500 speed sensor fault, sensor checks ok at this time. Called local dealer speed sensor is not common failure,do...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L rattle VIN: 4TB1G22K5Y
Hi toyota techs, got one here I dont know if i can describe the noise or not, but thanks for taking the time to read this. Just bought this camary in a lein sale,(no key). Found a hide a key car runs, but it has a rattle at idle that sounds like it is comming...
2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 5TBBT4812Y
We have checked compression (130-160). It now missfires and hesitates very badly. It had codes p1300, p1305, p1310, 15, 20, 25, 30, and p1340. These were cleared and none returned. It is running so bad now it wont even pull itself out of the bay. Doesn't seem ...
2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGF21A71
My Some data doesn't show a diagnostic procedure for this code. On a guess we replaced the cam sensor on Friday, of course the customer is back this morning. Trouble codes: P346
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Warning Chimes VIN: 4T1BE32K02
I have this camry. the customer complains that the warning chimes do not work when you leave the head lights on. If you leave the headlight on with the key out of the ignition no noise. I have checked other camrys they are supposed to make noise. i think it is...

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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA21DXT
We fixed it! Thank you to everyone who helped. I do not know exactly who it was, but he referred to himself as Bobby from VA. Thank you! Ok, here's the deal. When corrosion builds up in between the engine and transaxle, it causes an electromagnetic field to bu... Trouble codes: P1335.
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB72371
happy new year to all, sorry it took so long to close this post but got busy and also wanted to make sure the vehicle was fixed. the problem was in the main wire harness, i was loosing power to the #2 coil when the misfire was happening causing both cylinders ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303.
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVFP80C23
turned out that the timing moved on the cam reset timing and runs great thanks everybody
1988 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start VIN: JNIPB22S4J
Thanks for all the info. Most said bad ground some where, thats what I was thinking also. volt drop test today from battery to ecm key on all grounds less than .o5 volt. Found not enough voltage at pin 27 & 35, had ck'ed before with power probe, the led lit up...
1991 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L accessory drive shaft VIN: JT3AC156M0
Thanks to the following Techs in the order of replies: Michael [...]-techsupport...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L dome light VIN: 2T1BR12E81
after checking the wiring harness for any shorts we found where someone had pulled on the wire coming off of the truck adjar switch and pulled the covering off the wires and was grounded. we replaced the wire and everyhting is wroking fine now. thanks to all t...
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