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1997 Acura TL 3.2L Engine VIN: JH4UA3656V
I am about to replace the engine assembly in this vehicle and All Data says to remove it out the top. But looking at the engine it appears that it would be easier to do a cradle drop out the bottom. If any Acura techs out there can give me a heads up as to wea...
1999 Acura TL 3.2L Stall VIN: 19UUA5647X
This car out of the blue has stalled twice while going down the road. There are no codes, or common symtoms. Car restarts instantly. I thought someone may have experianced this before. Thanks for any insight.
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L fuel tank fill VIN: KMHJF35F5Y
hello all i am in need of assistance with this one i have a 2001 hyundai elantra with a 2.0 it will not take more than 2.00 in gas at a time we have replaced the valves on tank and on top of canister and cleaned all hoses and filler neck and still will not tak...
2002 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L dash and tail lights VIN: 4T2YU08102
this vevicle doesn't like to turn the lights on right away. the head lights work fine but the dash lights and rear running lights don't. eventually they come on between 1 and 5 minutes of the switch being on. the head light switch is grounding correctly and th...
1996 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JA3AA11A4T
Car will start and idle fine, but occasionally it will start cutting out and sometimes die when you accelerate with the car in gear. I cannot get it to act up enough to get a pinpoint on whats causing the problem. It has a fresh tune-up( not more than 2 months...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D1Y
check engine light will come on after 60 miles or so. seems to run fine. mitchell says very little. the dealer tells me they replace all the coils and spark plugs when this code is present to the tune of 850 bucks. seems odd considering the engine doesnt run l... Trouble codes: P1320
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN1CA3LA41
Hi Techs Engine won't idle unless you keep your foot on the pedal at 1000rpm. Fuel pressure in specs and ignition is good. No codes what so ever.No vacuum leaks. Suspect IAC,any problems with IAC valves.Customer was driving and came to red light and thats whe...
2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L Cuts out VIN: JT2BK12U42
Hey Prius experts. Hey all and hope the new year has started out good for everyone!!! This prius came in today with a check engine light and no power. I scanned the system and found p3101 and p3191. My scan tool gave no description for the codes so off to all ... Trouble codes: P3103, P3191
2003 Toyota Tacoma S-Runner 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEWN72N73
This Taco exhibits misfire counts only on cyl. 1 between 1700-1900 rpm only. I can never feel a misfire, nor can I see it on a labscope. You can only duplicate it while driving. All grounds are good and tight, power is constant to the inj. and coil. The previo... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire)
2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Shift lock VIN: 5TENL42N73
Hello IATN Members, I have an '03 Tacoma that has a strange issue. When you shift out of overdrive (press button on shifter, O/D light comes on dash) It is impossible to get shifter out of park. As long as the vehicle is in O/D (Light on dash is off) shifts o...

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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L steering VIN: 2HGEJ6572W
hi guys , found the problem . even though i checked both axles very good and turned the wheels while rotating tires. left axle must have been binding at times, pulled axle and replaced and car is fine now.thank fo all the replies. rick.
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L dash warning lights VIN: 1HGCG1656Y
wanted to let the customer drive the car all weekend before i closed this post. convinced my rebuilder,a top notch guy, to replace the regulator with an oe honda product.problem has been an aside, i think it's pretty weak that some guys only repl...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22981
ok after alot of hassles, this is the story. Brought it to honda for reflash. Honda said that the timing belt was off and it caused the problem the said they reset the timing belt and the power is back butnow has a p0340. now they say it needs an ecm. I took i... Trouble codes: P1362.
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Steering wheel radio buttons. VIN: JNKCA31A61
I received several replies but I believe Jeff from Virginia hit the nail on the head. Jeff suggested replacing the SRS clock spring as he had seen a similar car where the contacts made connection with the airbag circuit but not the radio controls. We have re...
1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JT88F12GXT
sorry for the delay, cust. has not brought car back for more diagnostics. thanks for all the replies,i'm sure if cust. will give the car up for a day, i will find the problem with all the advice you techs have given me.
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D5X
thank you for the help, the ign sw was burned and melted.i replaced it still no fix.cust had alarm with remote start installed(aftermarket of course).factory key is some how stashed in some sort of module so the car would start w/o having the key w/pass chip i...
1989 Toyota Camry 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 4T1SV24E9K
thanks to all ,the ect harness had broken wire repaired wiring harness & cleaned plugs runs fine now cold thanks again for all who replyed
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