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1998 Acura RL 3.5L light on VIN: JH4AKA9663
car came in with srs light on, scaned for codes and found 15-3 we replaced the module in the passenger seat and checked ground and wiring, then we had another code 5-1 and we replaced the srs control module, and initilized the system after each procedure. also...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Drive Belt VIN: KM85B12B93
Hello I have this Santa Fe in that has a belt noise on startup and acceleration with the A/C on. Ive noticed we've had a few of these cars come in recently and new belts seem to solve the problem but only for a few months. I checked to make sure the crank pull...
1992 Infiniti M30 3.0L window VIN: JNXHF16C3N
Hi to all,thanks in advance for any input. Start out drivers window not working and passenger window would go up and down slow for a second then circuit breaker would go out wait for a little bit it would work again sameway. Replaced amplifier now drivers wind...
1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L alternator VIN: 4S2CM58V9T
This one is a killer. We have replaced the battery. alternator and 2 pcms with junk yard pcms. We have tested all wires going to the alternator and all have the requried volts. We then went to the pcm and tested all of the pin volts and all were ok except c12 ...
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Stall VIN: JACDJ58X2X
i have this trooper came in miss fire replaced coil miss gone runs great.i noticed after hot soak it will start idle flare to 1200 1300 rpm then die will restart ok.i checked fuel pressure & no bleed off of pressure.i cleaned t-body extremely coaked up replace...
2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12102
Customer brought vehicle in for an alignment and I noticed the mil light on. We performed an alignment and sent him on his way letting him know our diagnostic charge. Less than an hour later he brought it back in to have his light looked at. We then got the au... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 system too lean)
2000 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L No Start VIN: JM3LW2AG9Y
hey guys i hope that you can help me out i have a mazda mpv performed head job and does not want to start 90-[...] on all six cylinders. i have not spark no fuel i have checked the crank sensor and im receiving a signal at the sensor and the computer....
1990 Nissan 240SX SE 2.4L high idle VIN: JN1HS36P2L
hellow all, need some help, got this nissan 240sx that came in running rich at idle about 2-3%, found that the idle switch on the TPS was not seeing a idle. adjusted idle switch and emmisions looked normal. during the TPS adjustment i heard the AAC valve click...
1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Rear Suspension VIN: JN8AR05Y5W
This Nissan has the sensation of wobbleing while driving at highway speeds as the load to the truck changes.Feels like the rear differential is shifting.An inspection of the rear truck arms and links is in conclusive.Being a Ford tech I`m not sure how much pla...
1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D4X
help car came in no run. rotor button bolt came out fouled plugs replaced cap rotor plugs. found very low compression across theboard app.30lbs. tried soaking cylinders with trans fluid overnight no help. dont want to condemn motor if i can revive somehow. c...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D82
0 2 heater code returns after drive cycle both rear o2s read 300mv even unhooked taking reading from ecm side.heaters are turning on,power and grounds check ok.temperarly swapped ecm and rear o2s read 290mv.cant find criteria for code setting.the ecm i tryed w... Trouble codes: P0051 (o2 bank 2 sensor 1 heater circuit low)
2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Convertor VIN: JF15F6356Y
Hi all, thanks in advance. I'm installing a used engine in a 2000 Subaru Forester with a 2.5liter and automatic trans. The problem I'm having is that when I went to install the new engine I found that the convertor wouldn't turn. It will move a tiny bit each w...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Stall VIN: 4T1GK12C0R
Car came to me after being at the dealer, customer did not want to pay the rates they were going to charge to replace igniter module. The problem is intermittant so I have as yet been able to test any outputs or symptoms.I have done wiggle tests, ohmed the wir... Trouble codes: P1300
2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L driveline VIN: JT3GN86R4Y
vibration(noise) felt in floor under decel, recent bearings, re-balance, tires and driveshaft,does not make excessive noise, it is more harmonic and felt, any help is appreicated in advance, thanks.
2005 Toyota RAV4 L 2.4L crankshaft/block VIN: JTEHD20V45
This vehicle came to us with a bearing knock. We were told that the oil filter had been left loose & it lost oil pressure. Engine was shut off as soon as oil light came on. Upon teardown,it had ruined bearings & crankshaft,but no other damage was visible. Engi...

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1998 Acura TL 2.5L communication VIN: JH4UA2652W
I want thank for every one who took the time and offered me help. I recheck the dlc wires and no problems were found.I drove to the inspection station with two different scaners in the car and showed them that I have no problem with these scaners, then the...
1990 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L hesd gasket
hi, thanks for the replies. i used a honda head gasket, new bolts and the same torque. seems ok so far.
1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L no mil ,but codes VIN: JNKCA21D2T
My main concern was getting this car through emissions.That has been accomplished for one more year. The director of the emission control for this area allowed my customer a waiver because the cost to repair the vehicle exceeded the value.I did all the checks ... Trouble codes: P0155 (front left heated 02 sensor).
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB51D82
Hello techs, thanks everyone.we sent this one to the dealer.Francois from Quebec said sound like PCM,Brian from Kansas said MAF is common problem and Gary from Nevada said PCM and it is cover by 8/80 we told the owner to check the dealer for warran...
2004 Nissan y11 Ad Van 1500CC Poor Idle Quality, Surge
Well folks this one is a fix.To all those who responded; Howard,this engine has an electronic throttle valve, Andrew, battery voltage read good. Teddy you were very close.The problem was with the ECM.Everything else checked out good.The fix was a throttle re-l...
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