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2001 Daewoo Leganza SE 2.2L Cruise Control VIN: KLAVA692E2
Hi all those in Leganza land (with an after market Cruise control fitted). The vehicle had some issues with the imobiliser which had a replacement and reprogram undertaken. Then the speedo failed!... I had a good look at the VSS for connection and it then sta...
1999 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L camshaft VIN: 4S2CK57D7X
I am in need of some info from an Isuzu tech. I took the head off of this 2.2L DOHC engine about 6 weeks ago, before I did I looked it up in Shop Key and it said that the cam caps were numbered 1-5 on the intake side and 6-10 on the exhaust side. Like a dumd a...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S2CK58W7X
Hi, Isuzu Tech this car came to my shop and the costumer complained that the idle is too high when localing driving. Its around 15-20 miles, the RPM goes to 1,500 mph and the engine sounds really loud. Then i replaced the idle air control valve. The symptom is...
2000 Isuzu NPR 5.7L No Start VIN: 4LKB4B1R11
Help! This is an Isuzu cab over W/a GM 5.7L. That was towed in for no start. I am asking for help because we have no electical diagrams for particular vehicle. Has Fuel pressure of 60 psi but only when cranking. NO spark. No 12v reference voltage to cam sensor...
2001 Kia Sephia 1.8L Hesitation VIN: KNAF812195
Hello everyone. I have at our shop an elusive Kia Sephia. It seems to hesitate badly for a moment and then revs right up either in park or on a road test. Ive inspected the MAF sensor for dirt and the induction system for restrictions and they're fine. I've re...
1995 Nissan Pickup XE 3.0L gas guage VIN: 1N6HD16S2S
we tested the resistance at the sender (with sender removed) sender reads 7.9 ohms in full position, spec is 4.5 to 6 ohms at full, tested guage at 6 ohms, guage reads full...at 7.9 ohms it reads about 7/8 ...the sender seems to be out of calibration, any of y...
1998 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: JNCA21DXWT
Hello Thanks in advance for any help. I use IATN alot and always get good advice. I have a 98 nissan maxima V6 that has had one starting problem for about a year and now it has devolped a missfire at start up (and sometimes running) The first issue is when the...
1987 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L Compressor VIN: JT2MA71J8H
We started the diagnosis after the conversion, and found that the compressor clutch was not being engaged. We could manually power it up at the pigtail, and it cooled fine. Checked the clutch relay, and it had power at the proper terminals, and if we grounded ...
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Oil in the Coolant VIN: 4T1SK12E7P
Car came in with foamy coolant. Flushed unit and did not find any evidence of a head gasket leak. Is there a oil cooler or etc that could be causing the oil to mix with the coolant? I did notice that there was a cooler hooked up to the oil filter. Thanks for ...

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2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L compressor VIN: SHSRD78463
Hi, First off thanks for the help from all members. We had used all factory honda parts in the beginning and replace all soft lines and flushed all hard lines. The system started functioning properly after change the high / low pressure switch. According to Al...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L tcs VIN: 2HKRL18673
I looked and looked for a fault in this vehicle and pretty much gave up on it. Wheel speeds were accurate and equal to each other with no apparant problems. When I was walking around the van in the shop, I noticed a fair amount of tire wear on the front tires...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D8T
Thanks for the replies , even though the iac tested good we tyried a new one just to rule it out and it fixed it. The tach problem was in the cluster. Trouble codes: P0505.
1996 Nissan UD 1400 .0L transmission VIN: JNAU4T1J6V
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JN1CA31D9Y
Thanks for the excellent feedback on this request. I was just on the Meineke Dealer forum and there were postings there encouraging the new dealers to become IATN members. It has been very valuable to our shop. In this case, however, the customer made the de...
1985 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JT4R50R9F0
thanks for asll the replies, this vehicle has a defective carb even after the rebuild. Vehicle went back to the shop that rebuilt the carb for replacement.
1988 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Cooling Fans VIN: JT2SV21W9J
Thanks to all who reply to my message. The suspect turns out to be the idle air control. The vsv was working, charging system ok, compressor remains on, a/c remains on. I've adjusted the idle speed a little higher and the problem went away. Apparently it did n...
1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L pads and shoes VIN: 2T1AE04B4S
Many thanks for all the help I had 23 help replys, Most said the master cylinder push rod was out of adjustment they were right. I adjusted the rod and the problem was gone. I wished the customer was up front with his problem, he said the car was fine till I...
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: JTEGH20V71
thank you all for youre help.i replace all 4 ignition coils,to my amazement that was causin the ecm to go into limbo or as they say in the business limp mode but with out a limp because it was causing a no start condition and yes all the coils were shorted an...
2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L engine VIN: JTDDR32T1Y
I took the oil filter off and cut it open, yikes, metal bearing flakes. So pulled the pan and found the rod bearing on # 1 cylinder beat pretty badly; however, was surprised to find the rod jounral still looking very good. This one fooled me and indeed I was ...
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