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1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Unable to scan VIN: 1HGEJ6679X
Hello Techs! Need some help. I seem to have a problem with finding OBDII connector on this vehicle. The customer brought it here from the bodyshop. Judging by the kind of work they did I think they lost this DLC in the wiring somewhere between the firewall and... Trouble codes: 61 (D4 light on the cluster blinks 61 when blue 2pin connector shorted)
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L auto sliding VIN: 5FNRL18903
The drivers automatic sliding door opens fine but when closing it will hit a certain point and then retract on its own. I know they have sensors so somebody does not get themselves stuck but is this adjustable or other solution. thans
1995 Hyundai Elantra 1.6L No Start VIN: KMNJF23R8S
hi, i have got a real good one here. car came in as a no start. found battery dead because customer tried to start vehicle and battery died. after charging battery, found out that engine would not turn over. found fuel in oil and combustion chamber. injectors ...
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L valve timing VIN: 4S2CM58W9W
To all you Isuzu techs out there , my hats off to you. We replaced the left cylinder head on this rodeo/ cracked and leaking coolant. But this timing procedure is a little obscured. We have a book and mitchell, and the procedures for timing this valve train ar...
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Stall VIN: KNADC12321
the vehicle start's and dies. when this happen's it still has spark and fuel delivery but no injection pulse. made some basic check's to injector's and wiring between injector's and computer, checked power's and ground's. have not gone any further yet. just wo...
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L balnce shaft VIN: 4A3AX35G7X
hello everyone, thanks in advance. this eclipse was making a loud rattle from the engine bay, the rattle went away on the first test drive, then by the end of the test drive the engine stalled and wouldn't re-start. it left me stranded about 500ft from my sho...
1992 Nissan Skyline GTST 2.5L Compressor VIN: 6U9000HCR3
Hi all, This vehicle came to our shop with a compressor that wouldn't engage. The vehicle has an automatic climate control system, which appears to work fine. All of the self test diagnostics are fine. The problem is that the climate control head unit won't pr...
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D6V
Hi Nissan Techs. I have maxima here that originally came in with codes p0325-knock sens, p1400-egr and p1447-evap purge flow monitor. The knock sens code has been previously noted and present for some time. Clients concern is needing vehicle to pass state emis... Trouble codes: P1447
1989 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RNO1P8K
22-RE FI Vehicle cranks , will not start (introduce fuel to intake starts) Has fuel(pressure up to rail/cold start injector , ign spark present There is no pulse signal @ injectors while cranking red/blk wire and wht/red wires have volts, w/ key on. Fuel pump...
1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN39WOM
hello all need some input, I got this 91 4runner with a code 52 knock sensor signal. checked timing 10 degrees, no engine noises, new timing belt and pulleys- t belt is tight (not flopping), center pulley is new also. I checked marks all line ok as per mithell... Trouble codes: 52 (knock sensor signal)
2000 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4T3ZF19CXY
The compressor is noisey, sounds more like a buzzing noise than a metalic knock. Have recharged the system to make sure the freon level is correct. Customer states the noise has been their since they bought it two and a half years. The ac system blows cold the...

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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA723XY
thanks for all the help. i just spoke with the owner and she says it has been fine since i worked on it. all i did was clean the connections on the maf, tps, and idle valve, and clean out the idle valve. thanks a lot for the help. Trouble codes: P0101.
1989 Mitsubishi Montero Sport 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: JA7FJ43SOK
with most replys saying idle air motor and ecm, we changed both with known good parts off a running mitchy. they did not help sad to say. we went back and started retesting everything and this time got a very low fuel pressure both regulated and dead head. rep...
2003 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 2.4L TCC fault VIN: JA4LZ41G33
Hello: The TCC solenoid was the cure for the two trouble codes which really pointed right at this solenoid. You can get at this solenoid fairly easily by pulling the front cover off the transaxle and then you will see five solenoids. Two on one side, three on ...
1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L heating /ac VIN: BKJHIUTRE7
thanks for all iatn members this vehicle had a control problem the lever was moving to change from hot to cold but the inside flap was not changing had to scrap the dash board and replace blower box thanks again
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1CA21D9V
the iac motor was faulty, replaced iac and no further problems. thank you to all that responded
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11DX3
Thanks guys- You all suggested an idle volume relearn. The red brick doesn't do that so I sent it to the dealer. Jason [...] Trouble codes: P0507.
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 4S3BH66502
Thanks for all the replies. Some of the responses referred to a bad MAF sensor but this car does not use a MAF- it uses a MAP- the other responses said there are multiple updates to computer. Checking bulletins didn't reveal anything. There were 2 replies sayi...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L engine VIN: JT3VN39W3S
Thanks for all the replies. I think it is fixed. we replaced the rear main seal with one (Chicago Rawhide from NAPA) that seemed to fit a lot tighter than the ones that leaked (from Auto Zone). We had sealed holes on the back of the heads for the cams and done...
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