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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L front brakes VIN: 1HGCB7651P
hello fellow iatn techs we have a 1993 honda that locks the front wheels up. when the car is on the lift we find it extremely hard to turn the wheels. if we open the bleeder up the wheels turn freely on the lift. however upon driving the car on the road we don...
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start VIN: 1HGEM225X1
Brought vehicle into shop for no start. Has 1 spark at a spark plug & then nothing while cranking. No codes found. Mostly work on American vehicles. Can't find any help from Shop Key on troubleshooting this system. Has 185 RPM signal on Modis while cranking. T...
1997 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L speedometer VIN: 4KLB4B1R1V
good morning the problem this vehicle has is when driving the speedometer goes dead then the trans goes out of gear .the problem is intermitent,but it happens frequently.i dont have any info on these vehicles has anyone seen a common problem similar to this? t...
1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L blower VIN: JT8B68SXW0
A/C- heater blower does not come on, check fuses ok, check bower motor relay ok, #5 pin of relay goes to body ECU-1 pin 3 which reads 12v all the time. Even when selecting heater or a/c ECU-1 does not ground relay, when wire is disconnected and grounded all sy...
1996 Mazda B2300 2.3L monitors do not rese VIN: 4F4CR12A3T
The vehicle came with code P 0446,fuel evaporation failure. A repair was done. And rthe vehicle has been driven over 400 miles and it does not reset all the monitors for smog. There is no engine light on and there is no other code or pending code other than p ... Trouble codes: P1000 (monitors are not set)
1987 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JN8HD16Y8H
Ok.. I am at my wits end and do not believe I can afford to loose any more brain cells! I have never had something I could not fix by looking through the iATN posts and this is my first post in 9 years.. This Pathfinder is going into limp mode for a code 11. H... Trouble codes: 11 (CKP Circuit Failure)
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L oil light VIN: 1N4AL11D42
alldata states oil pressure at idle 14.2 pressure at 2000 rpm at42.64 need to know if any one has run in to this before
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L loss of power, idle bad VIN: 453BD6754X
car is on 3rd engine and this problem of p1507 code came with last engine. checked everything i can with help from alldata and shopkey, new iac from dealer 2 times(customer says)looks new too, but didn't remove and clean, tomorrow is another day. i checked all...
2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4SBH806127
i have this sub here with a code 1507 it hasnt acted up for me tps sweeps good idle seems in control i found tsb for tps code but thats not the code i have .is there a common fault with these that im missing? thanks ,you guys are great. Trouble codes: P1507
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L Heater VIN: 4S4BP61C35
I replaced the water pump,T-stat and timing belt (OE parts) in this vehicle. I added subaru cooling system conditioner. It returned a day later with no heat from the right heater vents and defroster. I flushed the heater core and drained the coolant and refill...
2006 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Starting VIN: 484BP62C75
CUSTOMER STATES: Dash lights come on but makes no sound when key turned to "Start." Tried to jump-start but made no difference. TECHNICIAN STATES: Inspected fusable links (passed). Load tested battery (FAILED). Performed remainder of testing with jumper batte...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BF22KXW
this vechile was traded in to my dealership sold now the code p0171 fuel system lean is on and the traction control light comes on. now the first thing I noticed was the air in let tube from maf to throttle body all clamps loose and not seated properly took ca... Trouble codes: P0171
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L 1-2 shift & 2-3 shift VIN: JTEGH20V01
Costumer drove vehicle to shop & complaint about a shif problem that was starting to occur. I test drove vehicle & vehicle did present a slight shift delay & slip problem between 1-2. The check engine light was also on.Back in the shop the PCM was scanned & DT...
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Keyless entry VIN: 4T1BE46K57
I have this car from local body shop, was towed in stated engine cranks but will not start, and keyless entry will not function. Problem occured when they let the battery discharge overnight and either jumpered or attempted to charge the battery. No one would ...

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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC53012
Thanks for the input guys Derek nailed it but we had already readjusted the valves to .010 In & .013 Ex, the fuel trim is good now. No stalling, no code and a good steady idle. Thanks again Trouble codes: P0172.
1999 Isuzu Bighorn 3.0L diesel injection VIN: UBS73GW-72
thanks guys sorry about the late reply wanted to nail the damn thing first cheers to theses guys and what we did as a result From: Luisito from Arizona Date: Jan 15, 2008 6:18 PM Hi, Can you by pass the ECM to provide power to the injection pump? If it i...
1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L spindle/steering knuckle VIN: JT4VN01D8K
i found a spindle rethreader kit with a 1"5/8x16 die that cleaned it up.the spindle nut spun on and off great.snap on tool #rd8lt.
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Can not fuel VIN: JT2BG22K4W
Thank you for all responses spiders are good home builders cleared vent hose problem fixed!!! IATN RULES BEST TOOL I EVER BOUGHT!!!Thanks again Mike [...]
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4T1BE32452
Thank you all for quick responses. Most of you recommended valve seals as a remedy, which I agree. So I recommended valve stem seals replacement with possible piston ring or oil seal damage. The customer wants to get a second opinion. So, until I get the ca...
2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L abs VIN: JTDBF30K62
Problem solved. Found out that if ABS system has code stored it will not communicate with scanner, which is normal. We could not communicate with ABS manually through the data link connector, so then removed panels to gain access directly to Vehicle Skid Contr...
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