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1997 Honda Passport EX 3.2L TID failure VIN: 4S6CM58V7V
I'm trying to find out Mode 6 info for this Passport. Honda's Mode 6 info doesn't include Passport and I can't find any Isuzu info. I've got 3 TID failures, but no DTCs. Can anyone tell me what these failures are? TID$04 CID$20 TID$04 CID$30 TID$07 CID$0D I th...
2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L wipers VIN: 1HGCM56303
help honda techs.I have a 03 honda accord that the wipers have quit working on,we have 12 volt power to wiper motor with key on but no high low or delay.We can run 12 volts to the high wire and motor will run but nothing else.Checked with local honda dealer an...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L compressor VIN: SHSRD78804
Condensor was replaced last year due to road damage. This year it came in with compressor shaft twisted off. Scroll in compressor broke and locked up compressor. It did not make a mess. Cleaned condensor - found no debris. Scroll breaks off several large piece...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD78864
This honda has a code I've never run into before. P2647. Vtec oil pressure switch high voltage---and has complaint of shudder shake--feels like misfire on acceleration intermittently and then check engine lamp lights. Light is off on restart and symptom usuall... Trouble codes: P2647 (vtec oil pressure switch high voltage)
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation VIN: KMHDN45D11
hello this car will not get out of its own way will not go over 20 miles an hour seems like a plugged converter. drop exhaust right at the manifold same problem did volume test on fuel pump 3\4 of a pint in 15 seconds cranking vacume 5 in. not sure if i can de...
1998 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L timing belt VIN: 4S2CM58WOW
Can someone please guide me on a simple timing belt job.I found a notch on each cam gear and marked the bottom gear. When I took tensioner off. I didnt have a hold of the gears and they boinged away. I didnt see which way they went but I knew the notches were ...
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L oil pan VIN: KNDJA72361
I have this Kia Sporatge with an oil pan leaking around the drain plug spud and I am going to pull the oil pan to weld it. My shop key tells me to pull the transmission to get the pan out. Has anyone done this, what is the easy way? Can I lift the engine and n...
1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L engine/trans VIN: JT8BH28F1W
we picked this lexus up at the auction. it has a vibration in park, neutral or in gear. while setting still. the vibration comes in at aprox 1000 rpm and gets worse the higher the rpm gets. we noticed the motor mounts broke so we replaced both mounts. no good....
1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YUGE22D9V
p0400 egr malfunction. we have replaced the egr and egr boost sensor. have tested egr vent solenoid and egr vent vacuum solenoid. boost sensor was replaced as per tsb. we have cleaned egr ports and checked and doublechecked all vacuum lines. we have gone throu... Trouble codes: P0400
1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L Not ready monitors VIN: JM1NB3539X
OK, here's a Real Stinker. This Miata will not pass emissions testing because it has 3 not readys--Cat not ready, oxygen sensors not ready, and EGR not ready. Here in Texas it can have 2 not readys, but not three. The car has no trouble codes at all, no freeze...
2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L 3rd gear VIN: JM1BK14335
Car originally came in slipping out of 3rd after a near miss with a deer. pulled trans out and replaced shift fork, a few bearings, synchros, and a few rounded off gears associated with 3rd gear. worked great for about 3 wks, now slipping out of 3rd again only...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D42
This car came in with a constant misfire on #3 cylinder. The owner indicated he had replaced the plugs and the #3 coil with no change in misfire condition. We started with some of the more likely problems. Checked to see if correct plugs were used[yes] checked... Trouble codes: P0303
2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L door locks VIN: JT3HN87R4Y
power door locks inop, unlocks from switch or key, also the dash door indicator inop. checked masterswitch and fuses to body ecu- i am thinking body ecu defective- wondering if any pin piont tests available alldata- is more like no data.and i don't want to rep...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Cannot accelerate VIN: 2T1BR12EX1
Hey guys & gals I am again in need of your help. I have this 2001 Toyota Corolla in here. It starts and idles fine but falls on it's face when you go to accelerate. If you accelerate gently in the shop you can reach full throttle. But if you are out on the roa...
2002 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on, VSC LIGHT ON VIN: 4T1BF28B12
I recently had a 2002 Toyota Avalon with a Air-Fuel ratio sensor problem. It also had a VSC light coming on and I would try to clear the codes and they would come right back. I decided to take care of the air-fuel ratio problem first, so I replaced the sensor....
2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L Starting VIN: JTDKB20U07
After completing body repairs vehicle will not go into gear. Vehicle goes into neutral but no forward or reverse. Both batteries were disconnected to perform major repairs to rear of vehicle. The gas engine will not start even when a/c is put on. Scanners show...

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2000 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KLATA5265Y
So after chasing all the wiring I found that the base idle was out of spec, after adjusting vehicle ran fine and check engine light did not return and monitors ran. Thanks for all the help guys Trouble codes: P0121.
1997 Honda Passport EX 3.2L coolant loss VIN: 4S6CK58V3V
hi, well after a long press test, the hose claps started to leak. lol. had the oem type clamps, replaced with worm type clamps. after i found the leaks, i remembered i had the same thing happen in the past, but i had forgotten about it, lol. my bad. well thank...
1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L pressures, condensor fan VIN: JNKNG01D6R
well, sent the car to the customer working better than when it came in but not as good as it could be, and gave them the option to continue further diag (suspect stuck open expansion valve) or take it as is. they have not brought the car back so must be okay w...
2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Timming Belt Markings VIN: KNAGD12634
Thanks for the info and the great link. Kia service manual link showed me all the timming marks I needed to see.
2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L power window VIN: JTHBF30GX3
thanks to all who gave me help.Removing the motor and running it in each dirrection, reinstall then manually operate window up and down. At each stop holding the switch for 5 sec. Then operate in the auto mode. This did work.
1991 Nissan Stanza GXE 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JN1FU21P1M
Hi Techs,Adrian and Michael you were correct that there is no DLC for this car even though Snapon scanner says there is even for a 1990 also. I found the computer under the console and I seen where the computer flashes codes but first I checked O2 with a DVM a...
1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L brake caliper VIN: 4N2XN11TXX
replaced dampning valve, problem solved, thanks to those who replied
2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Seat VIN: JN8AZ09T03
Thanks to those who replied. The consensus is that this failure of the seat frame is a weakness on some Murano models. There is a TSB from Nissan describing lower seat frame problems to support this. The client took the vehicle to our local auto upholstery spe...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L srs VIN: 1N4AL11D25
Thank you all for you inputs. Special thanks to Mr. Wade [...] for their insights. The faulty wiring harness was the cause of the codes. A new wiring harness and no more SRS codes of any kind recurred.
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