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1994 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8JS47E6R
this vehicle is setting a code 41 (tps) intermittently. complaint is mil on with no driveability problem. scoped tps signal and ctp signal reading fine. had snap-on graphing scanner hooked up and noticed that once in awhile, erratically i would have a number o... Trouble codes: 41 (throttle position sensor circuit)
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L door VIN: 1YVGF22C3Y
got this car and the complaint was passenger door won't open, removed door panel almost all the way (one inaccesible screw) found all rods to be intact, manualy moved lock and handle rods, latch moves. unit has bad latch, after removing some interior panels I ...
2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22551
This is the third time this vehicle comes in for a p0300 code coming on approximately every 200 miles or so. we run this vehicle in the shop, spray the ignition system down, check for leaks, and car runs perfect in shop and on road tests. I even took it home t... Trouble codes: P0300
1994 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4EB31S2R
Hi everyone, This car came to us on a hook and is a no starter. Battery and starter are ok. The fuel pressure and compression is good. There is secondary spark. The injectors are controlled by the ecu. We checked using an led light tester.We also checked for v...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JN1CA21D4T
Hello Nissan Techs: Have this 96 maxima running on 5 cyl. Cyl 2, counting from crank, on the front bank has a missfire. Have DTC P1400 which I have no definition for. I think I am on the right track since the injector on that cyl has very high resistance. I ev... Trouble codes: P1400
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, VIN: JN1CA31D0Y
This Maxima came into the shop last month with a P0306 miss fire code. The tech switched the coil with #4 cylinder to verify the problem was the coil. The miss moved to #4 cylinder so he replace the coil in #4 cylinder and all was fine. A week later the vehicl...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E84
I am trying to help other tech in shop car came in for NY state inspection check engine lite was on code 1273 tech replaced 02 sensor bank 1 drove car to reset monitors check engine lite came back same code! Freeze frame 614 rpm 194 degrees 0 miles an hour smo... Trouble codes: 1273 (lean bank 1)
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D75
good afternoon techs,heres the problem.owner says car has been fine till this point in its life.upon diagnosis we we found code po340.test driving we found car runs fine till 5000 rpms then the car seems to hit the rev limiter.first time it puts the code in pe... Trouble codes: P0340
2003 Suzuki XL-7 Touring 2.7L ABS light on. VIN: JS3TX92V53
Need help with abs fault code description,please.Have an ABS lamp illuminated,I sifted through archives and found procedure for manual code retrieval and code #26 description(LF wheel speed sensor),our modis is unable to scan this system apparently.Tried looki...

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1996 Honda Accord DX 2.2L air bag light VIN: 1HGCD552XT
The verdict is that it needed and received another module. I was told three different ways to check codes, I believe the correct way is with the connector under the glovebox. At this point I haven't even rechecked the codes, since the light stays out with the ...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L coolant
sorry it took so long to get back but the owner of this vehicle is somewhat of a traveler so he has been gone several weeks in the last couple of months. after doing a bit of research on vinegar i learned that the freezing point of vinegar is 28 degrees. due t...
2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L display / control VIN: JNKBF01A12
thank for the help i had found that nav unit inop sent out for repair ok now
1993 Mazda RX-7 1.3L oil leaks VIN: JM1FD331XP
Thank you for the replies. I did find the rear main seal and front seal leaking.For good measure I did reseal the oil pan and sent the turbo out for reseal. Iatn is great!!
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BE6867Y
The terminals inside the brown connector #22 and the grey connector #21 both had corosion inside. #22 was the worse of the 2. After taking them apart and cleaning inside the car ran. I believe that simply unplugging and plugging these connectors disturbed the ... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit range/performance problem), P0341 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit range/performance problem).
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