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1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L alternator VIN: 2HGE1128RH
I can't figure out why it won't charge any body has suggestion please advise me I really will apreciated all fuses ok no batt light illuminated ,
1998 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L engine
this vehicle has a hard start all times. when i try to start it, some times it makes backfire sound in the intake and there was a code for the crank reference sensor.i have changed this sensor in the front of the crank and the cam sensor also. i have checked t...
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L radiator VIN: 4S3BH6758Y
we just did a headgasket job on a 2000 subbie outback along with the timing belt water pump and thermostat also did have the heads machine and leak checked. upon start up coolant came gushing out of the radiator cap. that just happens on start up then quits an...
2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR32E25
hello guys i replaced the pcm now it cranks but no start wondering it need programming or something else once in while it seems like to start but not i know this car has transponder key any help will welcome happy hoildays thanks in advance

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1997 Acura TL 3.2L cooling VIN: JH4UA3645V
well, after bleeding the system, we had heat at all times, and no issues yesterday. we decided to go ahead and check for hydrocarbons with scope. no evidence of headgasket leak at this point, so we gave the car back to the customer after spending 2 days workin...
1992 Asuna SUNRUNNER 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CKBE18U4N
thanks for all your advice guys. i decided to make my own ground. i spliced into the wiring harness and grounded with another ground at thermostat housing. vehicle runs ok with no engine lamp or driveability problems. customer will look for newer ecu ( he like...
1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L shifts VIN: 1HGCG2249W
I changed the fluid,Replaced it with honda fluid! Everything seems to be allright. Going to let customer have car back. THANKS for help!!!
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Radio Code VIN: 1HGCM56834
The fix for this was very simple, and I thank the IATN techs for their much appreciated help. The trick is 1)Radio off, key off. 2)Key on, Radio still off, 3)Hold down the #1 and #6 preset buttons, while at the same time, turn radio on. 4)The radio give a "...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L dash gear lights VIN: 4S2CM58W0X
Thanks to all that replied. I am going to close this post due to the fact the selling dealer has just now authorized replacement of the trans control/alarm control unit and I am afraid the part/avilable shop time will be past my one month point on the post and...
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E6M
Most everyone that replied indicated that the problem was due to a defective 02 sensor, however as I had said in my original post I had allready tracked the problem down to the ECT sensor due to the -40 degree value noted on the scan tool. My original post no... Trouble codes: 25 (fuel/air ratio).
2003 Lexus GX470 4.7L ride height VIN: JTJBT20X53
Thank you for the input, the vehicle arrived yesterday and upon inspection it was found that the air spring on the RR had folded over and ruptured when the vehicle was lowered back down, due to the air spring detaching from its lower perch. This is why you sho...
1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Monitors not run VIN: 1YVGE22D0T
Hello Everyone: Well I have just finally gotten those monitors to run a few minutes ago. There were two things that may have something to do with getting them to run. By the way, I have run $70.00 worth of fuel through this thing to get to this point. Afte...
1999 Mitsubishi Diamante 3.5L No Start VIN: 6MMAP47P8X
Thanks for all the help. It turns out that the fuel pump just would not run when cold. That was a first for me. Another fuel pump and car has been going fine for a few days now.
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L tcm VIN: JN1CA21D7V
i have replaced the ecm and right now the vehicle is fine but im not sure if it is completed .as soon as the customer returns from vacation i should know.
2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K91
this one is fixed . replaced the o2 sensor with a factory one and all is well . thanks again for all the replies . Trouble codes: P0171.
2005 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L battery light VIN: 5TENX22N55
The alternator had to be replaced,the regulator was bad as far as the light staying on.Thanks to Santiago [...] you read my mind,that is exactly the procedure I took before hand.Than...
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