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2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L abs system, vsa system VIN: 19UUA56823
VSA activation light stays on after reset ABS system. After test drive 1/2 mile the VSA light was turned on, and code 84 was set. It requires neutral position memorization procedure. I can't find this procedure on Alldata. Can Any Acura tech let me the steps f...
2005 Acura TL 3.2L steering VIN: 19UUA65555
vehicles steering very hard at idle, driving down road, steers ok- no notchyness, smoooth and stiff, not grabby- just hard at idle
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L shit solenoid c VIN: 1HGCG165XY
Code P0763 and P0758 will set after trasnmission gets hot. This usually takes 30 miles or more of driving. Diagnostic tests pass as per Mitchell and Alldata except for the usuall replacement with known good PCM. I do not have one. The resistance is within spec...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L engine VIN: JHMES26751
hello gentlemen, i have a 2001 honda civic ex 1.7. originally came in two weeks ago for a routine timing belt replacement. upon replacing the timing belt we failed to replace the tensioner. vehice ran fine, we released vehicle to customer. vehicle returned on ...
2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMHWF25S3Y
THANKS FOR TAKING TIME TO CHECK THIS ONE OUT! came in with complaint of a rough idle. we replaced spark plugs, wires, cleaned throttle plate and idle motor for maint. none of this helped. no codes were stored. egr valve is not flowing at idle. we disconnected ...
2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L display / control VIN: JNKBF01A12
need help thanks have no ac control or radio or nav control no display have check fuses and remove connection at radio replace controller on dash
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L dash gear lights VIN: 4S2CM58W0X
Help Isuzu techs! When the truck is started in park the shift indicator on the dash shows vehicle is in 2nd gear. Place vehicle in reverse, back up lights come on but indicator shows nuetral. park and reverse lights never come on in any position. The dealer th...
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E6M
Vehicle came in with a dead battery, it was jumped to get vehicle into the shop, so no test drives were performed prior to service. Vehicle was in for a water pump replacement due to leaking, water pump, and all timing components were replaced along with the b... Trouble codes: 25 (fuel/air ratio)
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L power steering VIN: JT8UF11E4R
This one came in with a bad power steering fluid leak. We replaced pump with a new Lexus one. Now we have no power assist. Pump makes no noise, we have tried to bleed air out-seems to be fine, we drove the car for about 45 minutes to see if that would help-did...
1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JA3AN74KXS
hello to all the mitsubishi techs out there. i got this vr-4 giving me fits. i'm having a problem with the turbos. on a hard acceleration the turbos are overboosting (pegging the guage out) causing the engine to cut out. when i disconnect the turbo wastegate s...
1998 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4N2XN11T3X
I am getting really beat up bad with this 3.3L motor. It was running a bit rough, and had a coolant leak. I replaced the leaking intake gasket, and while doing that installed cap, rotor, plugs and wires. No more coolant leak, starts great, idles great when co...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D41
cleared code numerous times .code comes right back switched front o2s still code po171b [bank one sensor 1 long term fuel trim @ 38% both banks not much info on mitchel on demand any specs. for mass air flow sensor in grams per sec Trouble codes: P171
2006 Nissan Armada SE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1223434959
This car come for a check engine light, check with scanner, and it says camshaft position sensor, it was remplaced but the problem continues, so the original problem was the cmp sincronization, because this engine was rebuilt 5 months ago, for all this works t...
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Wheel Bearing VIN: JTDAT1233Y
We have a thumping noise and feel from 40-50mph. This only happens when the vehicle is on the ground and especially noticable when shifting weight to the LF of the car. The noise and vibration feel similar to a cupped tire or a tire with a flat spot on the tre...
2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Radio VIN: JT3HN86R4Y
This customer disconnected the battery to clean the terminals. Upon reconnecting the battery the factory radio wouldn't work. The unit is completely dead, no functions, no display. Customer brought vehicle by and I checked both of the fuses - Okay. I pulled th...
2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L air bag light VIN: JTDBF30K52
after installing a new r/f axle due to torn boot,customer returned the next day with an air bag lamp on.we retrieved and cleared code b101 and it has vsc.axle and sensor look perfect and this was an uneventful installation,nice and smooth.the deal...

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1996 Acura TL 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4UA3650T
After exhausting all my idea and every ones selections I started un bolting all of the engine grounds and cleaning them with scotch brite(I figured if I had no pulse to ground for the coil, but had comand from the ecm, I had either a bad ground or a bad igniti...
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L blend door VIN: 1HGEJ8143Y
My customer didn't have the finances to remove heater box and for me to determine the cause of no heat. The responses I received told me to check blend door movement with motor detached and to check heater control valve for full opening and to also check temp....
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1BJ2221Y
Thanks to all who replied. But we all missed it. As I stated, the injectors were loosing voltage ether hot or ground. As it turned out when I pulled the MAP sensor plug it ran fine with the preprograming values in the computer. So the dirty MAP was telling the...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Heater Core VIN: 4A3AA46G11
Thanks for the help, of course the heat now works with a new non leaking heater core.
1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L no start VIN: JN8AR05Y9W
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