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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA72351
We have this sportage with a recurring p0128.Replaced t-stat 2 change.I have read the bulletins for the housing,but ours has the correct one on it. we have worked on this vehicle since new.When sitting in the bay if let idling on its own,temp will n... Trouble codes: P0128
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Shift points VIN: JT8GK13T5R
I received this car with the o/d light flashing and check engine light on. Pulled codes and found p0500 and p0720 loss vss. I cleared codes and drove with no problem UNTIL I depressed the ECT pattern select switch. It had been in the "power" mode before I depr...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L spark knock VIN: JT6HF10U2Y
Hi Lexus gurus . We have this 2000 lexus rx 300 under light accelartion it has a spark knock you really notice it at cruise just when it shifts into overdrive .All the services have been done on it.fuel trims look good .This vehicle does not have a egr valve ....
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1BJ2221Y
Car was towed in with a no-start condition. It starts and runs for about two seconds and dies. As it's "dying" it's getting good spark but the noid light is showing a greatly reduced injector voltage. I thought it might be the cam sensor so I hooked up my digi...
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
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
2004 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KDJ95-0012
This is a Diesel Prado with 1KD-FTV common rail diesel injection. The engine blowed white and blue smoke every morning or after sitting for half an hour or so. Check found turbo-charger and fuel injectors leaking. The intake system was covered with black sludg...

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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L in trans VIN: JHMCG5644X
Customer didnt want to fix it Thank to everybody that tried to help IATN is a good tool for all us techs
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on, SHIFT PROBLEMS VIN: JHLRD788X4
Thanks for the ten quick replies. I learned that the TPS cannot be cleaned or serviced. It is not available except with the full throttle body from Honda. It is available aftermarket thru Omni Power.-ebay store. Customer decided to go with Honda part. we repla... Trouble codes: P0122.
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L shift interlock solenoid VIN: 4S2DM58WX1
well replaced the shift lock solenoid,after checking power and ground.truck is working proper once again.with out a wiring diagram or a trouble tree from alldata(some data)i was not happy to throw parts at it.but the guys from iatn came to the rescue once agai...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, low power VIN: 1YVGF22CSW
Thanks to Woody, Wolfgang, Ivan, and Earl for the responses, all good responses but did not repair my problem. The thing that repaired this one was simply VALVE ADJUSTMENT. We send our cylinder heads to the machine shop for rebuild and normally they come back ...
2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Torq Spec VIN: JN8AZ08WZ3
thanks to the six that replied to my request I called Phil and gave him the info 75 to 110 ft lbs is the spec for the spindel nut both front and rear thanks again
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BC6321N
Howdy! Hey Jeff [...], you two were right on the money. I had the two cam gears correct with the timing notches not the arrows, but I was wrong on the crank gear. After tearing it down again I looked harder and finally found the small...
2003 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S3BH68633
Many thanks for all the very helpful replies as this vehicle is fixed!Andy recommended the Subaru additive part number [...] which the dealer parts people agree should be added every time coolant is changed.Bottle ingredients make no mention of it but it a...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4TISK12E1S
Howdy, I finally decided to clean out the throttle body and replace the distributor cap. The cap had alot of carbon tracking and needed replaced. After doing those two things the engine seems to be starting better when its cold. I'm keeping my fingers cros...
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Lighting VIN: 1NXBR12E3X
Well, let me begin by thanking those who replied to this post. I have to admit I did not submit this post myself, rather it was a new technician in the shop who did not know the proper channels for making a request for help on i-atn. My bad for not giving hi...
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