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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L in trans VIN: JHMCG5644X
Honda techs, This car has a noise in transmission in park and neutrel and is quite in drive It shifts good no other problems. Any help or tips are welcome. Thanks in advance Ray
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Power Window VIN: JNKCV54E73
I have a G35 where the driver's side window works intermittently, if it does not work you have to hold the button up and slam the door to get it to work. The window works with the key in the door everytime so far just not with the button on the switch. I am ho...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L tcc convertor,e solenoid VIN: JM1BJ2224X
tcc will lock up after 4th gear is reached,after 7 to 27 miles the od light flashes first than the pcm turns off e solenoid[tcc solenoid].turn ignition off or clear codes cycle starts again like previously stated.wondering what computer sees to cause f...
2000 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JMTA2229Y1
I inherited this job after another tech installed a used engine. Engine starts and runs good most of the time but at times when you start the engine it will set a p1525 knock sensor code which turns on mil. Also at times when you accelerate from a stop The tra... Trouble codes: C1118 (trac control torq reduc ckt fail), P1525 (knock sensor circuit malf), P1540 (air bypass circuit open or short circuit)
2001 Mazda Miata LS 1.8L high idle
Idles at @ 1500 rpm without clutch pedal pressed. Press in clutch pedal slightly, enough to release clutch switch at pedal and it will idle normally. Tried driving vehicle without switch touching back of pedal, but vehicle will ping alot and lacks power. Screw... Trouble codes: P0507, P0705
2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L clock VIN: 4F2CZ961X5
i have this mazda the clock is set at military time how do i reset it to regular time,alldata or the factory manual does not say anything about it any help would be greatly appreciated..matt
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D5T
The customer says the car died but restarted ok. Then another time it died, still restared ok. Then while driving the SES light came on and stayed on. I found code p0505 IAC system problem. Car idles about 700rpm. Found very dirty throttle body, cleaned it and... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle air control system problem)
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D23
hey nissan guys, car came in with mil on, codes 335, & 725, customer complaint is when cruise control engaged, car speeds up @ times, also feels like @ times on hills, car boggs down & feels like transmission slips, we're currently running scope patterns on bo... Trouble codes: P0335, P0725
2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L heater core VIN: JN8AZ08W53
Have a poor heat temp issue ... therm has been replaced w/Nissan part due to low eng temp. (poor vent temp existed prior and after) . If system is purged of all air, can get 145 deg. from vents (both sides of dualzone). Then 1 or 2 overnights, cold drive-away ...
2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Torq Spec VIN: JN8AZ08WZ3
this is for another shop so thanks in advance I need a torq. spec for the spindel nut on the right front axcel the dealer told him 75ft lbs he called me because it didn't sound like that was high enough any Nissan Tech's that can help him? with correct info th...
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BC6321N
HI Guys, Well I've got two on here now. The customer stated that this vehicle had been setting in his driveway since March of this year waiting to be repaired. I discovered a broken timing belt idler pulley. We replaced all (4) idler pulleys and the belt. Th...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6855W
car went for state inspection failed for service engine light on. codes for misfire and p0325 knock sensor. when we got car only code was p0325 knock sensor. Our componenet locator has very bad picture of location. where is it. some post mention they go bad a ... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor)
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L timing belt VIN: JF1GD9KR54
hi fellow techs , this vehicle came to our shop with the timing belt broken ,my question is how do you set up the timing marks [ has marks on one bank ] and secondly what is the valve clarence for this job.
1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L master cylinder VIN: JT4VN13D1K
no brake pedal and front brakes not holding
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4TISK12E1S
Hi Guys, This customer came to me after another shop had replaced the spark plugs, fuel filter, and the engine coolant sensor, in an attempt to correct the problem. This vehicle, when cold will not start on the first attempts to start it. After waiting about...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4T1BG22K7V
dont have agas analizer.o2 sensor would not respond. replaced 02 now reads between .50 and .97 but will not drop bellow .50 car has calif emissons no codes
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Fuel Odor VIN: 4T1BE32K22
Greetings to all member and thanks for reading this. I have a customer that has been complaining of a fuel smell inside the vehicle. This usually occurs after they drive for more than a half hour. Then as the car idles at a stop light or if waiting longer they...

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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L headlights VIN: 2HKRL1866Y
I called the dealer and the parts guys were able to locate module its behind the glove box,(larger of the two) resoldered the circuit board and all is well Thanks
2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA62352
hey guys i figured it out today alot of you said check coolant sensor readings when happening it was at about 40 f which was around the temp outside after talking to the customer a little deeper hey mentioned a problem he had a year or so ago his old ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D12
well I found the problem,We took the valve cover off and could move the crank with a rachet about 1/2" before the cams would start to move.I have never seen a timing chain that lose and still be able to run that good. thanks for the help guys. Jon Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP sensor Fault).
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L timing belt VIN: 4S3BH66572
Many thanks to all who replied. Most responses suggested belt tensioner issues and that was our original suspicion as well. The root cause really had nothing to do with the timing belt. What we eventually found was a bad cam journal in the head. The center cam...
1995 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L L/R wheel VIN: JT3DJ81W7S
CAR FIXED! The majority of responses said to check the hose to the offending wheel, as it could collapse internally and still look OK on the outside. We ordered a hose from Toyota. It took a week to get here but when it was installed, problem gone. Other...
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L maintenance VIN: JTNBE46K57
Thanks to all who replied,I was able to reset (THE MAINTENANCE REQUIRED LAMP)with the trip(A)reading shown not the odometer.Thanks Thomas
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