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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L tilt steering wheel VIN: JT8YF11E5R
Does anyone know of a repair kit for this,I really can't see spending over 1600 dollars on motor if there is another way thanks in advance. Don
2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L Instrument Cluster VIN: JTHBF30623
Toyota Lexus 2002-2003y. [...] The car was bought with following problem. The digital odometer has been stuck at 32.300km. Speedometer arrow stuck at zero speed. The only error code present is: "Zero point calibration of deceleration sensor undone"...
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on, hard to fill with fu VIN: 4A4MN21S34
hi guys, i am just wondering what i am getting into with this mitchell has very little info on this vehicle. the mil is on with a p0441 evap purge flow code. the customer is having a hard time filling the tank. she says it just keeps shutting of... Trouble codes: P0441
1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, only when warm VIN: 4S3BJ6327L
The repair shop the car came from said that once the timing belt was replaced and the car was ran that it would run bad and dye at idle when it got to operating temp they could not find the problem. So the customer brought it to us she said the car ran fine un...
1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4S3BC6325M
Car will not start cold, on a warm day or if it has been inside it will start and immediately die.After about 10 or 12 tries it will idle if you dont touch the throttle until it warms up, then it runs and drives normal.I have used snap on Vantage to scope the ... Trouble codes: 21 (engine coolant temp), 24 (idle air control), 32 (ho2s), 13 (cmp sensor no signal)
2001 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH89651
Having trouble with a 3.0l H-6 misfire problem on cyls 1,3,5. Vehicle came in with a light rough idle and the check engine light on with 1,3,5 misfire codes. Could not find any external vacuum leaks or other problems and the misfires seemed fairly minor. Did t... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0305
2002 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L No Start, Stall VIN: STEGN92N52
hello fellow techs. i have this 2002 toyota that will start and die. you have to turn the key off when it dies or it won't restart. customer wanted a fuel pump replaced. he or someone tried to change the filter. the fuel lines were left loose and spilled gas a... Trouble codes: P1300 (igniter fault)
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L SRS Light VIN: 4T1BE32K53
Hi group, I have a srs code B1149. Does anyone have the definition for it? My Michell system has the wiring schematic but no info on the code. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L ign switch and shifter VIN: 1HGCB7658L
thanks to all who wrote in. we replaced the netural safty switch.
2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM21221
sorry took so long still waiting to hear from customer.cly. head will need replace. thanks for the help. Trouble codes: 1361 (t.d.c. sensor).
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8YF11E5R
Lexus es400 computer had 4 capasers bad Send computer to Aussie automotive electronics in Washington state. he did a great Job if you need his # 1-[...]. He's from land down under and a good smart Tech. and knows computers.
1993 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L ecu VIN: HOPX003201
Hello again guys i finaly found tcm installed it checked for communication while the car moving and bingo it is fixed shifting fine and all ok,again thank you very much for your help.MICHEL
1996 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L rear diff VIN: JF1GF4859T
well here's what we found. the bolts holding the ring gear on had all come out allowing ring gear to turn freely. after installing a used rear diff we discovered that the vicous coupling was also faulty.( had warned customer that rear problem may be a syptom a...
1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L right rear camber VIN: JF1SF6558X
Thanks for the help. We ended up having to modify the new part to be similar to the old part and let the alignment shop finish the rest of the adjustments.
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L harsh shift VIN: JT2GK12E1R
thanks for all the helpful suggestions. I felt from the beginning that I had created this problem but was frustrated mostly due to the lack of info I could find on the 541E. (lots of 540 info).over the weekend I found a toyota tech website that let me access a...
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GP10V1X
We got 13 replies and everyone pointed to the vsv, which was replaced. We went through testing the EGR flow and test the MAP sensor. We finally got the egr readiness monitor to reset on it's own and the vehicle hasn't been back, it's been a couple weeks. We en... Trouble codes: P1401 (Insufficient EGR Flow).
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