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1999 Acura RL Premium 3.5L tcs light VIN: JH4KA9655X
vehicle arived with abs and tcs lights on. had code 17-1. found lr wss open intermittent. replaced sensor and cleared code. now tcs light is on koeo and koer. have factory scan tool and no codes stored in any module. light goes off for 1-2 seconds after start ...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L air bag VIN: 1HGEM22981
Is there any way to retrieve srs codes from air bag system without a scan tool codes will not clear
2003 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L "D" light flashing VIN: 2HKYF18183
The customer complained of "D" light flashing and brought in the car's Manual to us that states a transmission problem when the "D" light flashes. However the light was not flashing when it came in. It had stopped. the light will not flash for us. No TSBs that...
1996 Hyundai Elantra GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHJW34MXT
need help guys. this car came to me after somebody else had put a used mass airflow on it due to a code the mil gave. when it came in it still had some codes but have resolved those with the parts i have already replaced. the car has the same drivability issue...
1995 Kia Sephia RS 1.6L wipers VIN: KNAFA1210S
Hello techs. This Kia will exhibit random unrequested wiper motor operation with key on / engine running. It may happen right when turning key on, or after driving for a while. When the problem occurs, there is no control over the wipers with the switch. When ...
2004 Lexus LX470 4.7L ride height VIN: JTJHT00W24
the rear of this vehicle sits slightly low, responds poorly. saw on alldata bulletin to replace all 3 height sensors. at the cost of of front sensors at about 5 bills each is it worth installing them?..if you'e seen this problem let me know what you did..
2006 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Immobilizer VIN: 4A3AB36F36
I've posted this on the forums as well, I'm pretty stuck. What I'm working on is a 2006 Mitsubishi Galant that was a vandalism/theft with many interior parts damaged or missing. The steering column and ECU have come out of a different car and we need to take t...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L timing chain VIN: 1N4BU3109S
Vehicle came in for noisey timing chain. Replaced chain assy. with complete kit. After installing new kit vhicle has a whining noise. This noise only starts after oil presure is built up. removed all drive belts no change. Pulled timing cover back down and ins...
1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Surge VIN: JT4RN13P2K
truck when first cranked up it will idle good for 1 min. then it starts idleing up & down. that could this be.
1994 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1NXAE04B7R
greetings, this little toyota limped into our store and it runs ok sitting in the bay but as soon as you snap the throttle or put any kind of load on her it stalls.there are no codes and the fuel pressure appears to be good. it sometimes wont start but fuel sp...
2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L auto locks VIN: JT3HN86R22
can anybody tell me how to disable the automatic locks on this 02 4runner? i just bought it and realized that the doors automatically lock when a certain speed is reached. this drives me crazy. the toyota dealer said that it can be disabled and that the owner'...

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1994 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ2220R
finally got the black and lime green civic fixed. The problem was pre-existing and that would have been nice to know about, but I don't think the customer was really sure how the car was supposed to run since he just purchased it. Thanks a million to everyone ... Trouble codes: 16 (fuel injector circuit).
2004 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Left Slider VIN: 5FNRL1895B
Hello all, and many thanks to everybody - Well, the customer said this was an intermittent problem, and she was not mistaken. The slider never acted up once while the car was here. I had six or seven replies from members, all good. Here's what I heard from t...
1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L Air ride VIN: JT8BH28F7W
Thank you for all the replies we found the leaks in the bags ED from pennsylvaia and rod form arkanas. The leaks where so small that you could easy miss them. We have replaced the units and have no more problems and thanks to all who replied we will used that ...
2005 Lexus RX330 3.3L Warning lights VIN: 2T2GA31U45
Hi, I have recieved 3 replies and 2 of the 3 said that it could be the brake switch but should been with companied with a body code. Guys there was no code, so far we have ordered the brake switch and will go from there. When we install the switch I will post ...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L starter VIN: JM1TA2211S
Found loose ground at t-stat housing. Thanks for the help.
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L Surge VIN: JA4MT41R42
Well, this is one of those ... I have called the customer & they say the vehicle has stopped acting up. I am inclined to agree with the members that it is probably an ECU or a wiring issue, but for right now its working & customer is happy. Thanks to all
1980 Nissan 720 2.0L choke VIN: HGY7203756
thanks to all who replied, problem was with connection at alternator as was suggested by several replies. vehicle has not left yet,we have carb part ordered. but choke is now working.
1987 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start VIN: FB12730046
hi guys yet another one is fixed thanks to you guys at iatn. Special thanks to Rick, Bob and Paul. I disabled the fuel pump and the engine was able to start and run for a while, until it almost died. I then reconnect the fuel pump and run until i switched it...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D6Y
tHIS VEHICLE will now start. the problem was that car had a Nissan factory immobilizer security system. That will kill fuel pulse when wrong key is used. found a tip in my Modis that helped. It said watch security light on dash while also watching pulse width ...
1988 Chevrolet Spectrum 1.5L No Start VIN: J81RF21735
thanks to all who replied we are now wating on another dist.will post additinal soon as we try another dist.again thanks to all who took time to respond.
1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, long crank VIN: 4T1BF12BXT
well, the fuel press regulator was the problem, it was letting the fuel press drop to 0 as soon as the car was shut off.
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE32K82
We decided to start by replacing the vvt actuator. During the removal we noticed the cam journal right at the end of the cam next ot the actuator had metal build up sticking out of the bearing cap. Bearing was very worn most definatly causing oil pressure loss... Trouble codes: P1349.
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