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2006 Lexus IS250 2.5L TPM Initialization VIN: JTHCK262X6
Changed a wheel and tire pressure sensor on this one, stock from Lexus dealer. Couldn't get light off, had one code stating that the sensors were not programmed. Went in with Vetronix Mastertech w/OE software (Toyota "Intelligent" Tester), found that none of t...
1992 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM3LV5220N
Thanks in advance for any help with this problem! After driving for opprox 1/2 hour & letting van sit for 20 min it is hard to restart, idles very low (2-300 rpm) & stalls. If carb cleaner is sprayed in the intake it will stay running. Fuel pressure is 38 psi,...
1992 Toyota MR2 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2SW21N4N
hello toyota techs please i need help with this one please like i say toyota dealership replace ignition coil,igniter,cap and rotor. they told me i have to replace wiring harness and distribuitor i did it 2 days ago and i don't see any changes check ecm and te...
2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L No Start VIN: ZW5TEWM72W
Our customer says that when engine light is on & they refill gas the truck will start hard w/ exteneded cranking.We tested for EVAP leaks & system condition,everything looked good.We also replaced canister & solenoid with still having the same code & symptom r... Trouble codes: P0441

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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L cv joint noise VIN: 1HGCB7179N
A big thank you to all of those who responded with help on this one. As we all suspected, I got ahold of a bad axle. Replaced both axles with new ones. That took care of the noise. Have not heard from customer in two weeks.
2008 Honda Accord EX 3.5L Day Time Running Lights VIN: 1HGCS22838
I thought about the idea given to me about putting a resistor in the circuit to keep the daytime running lights from affecting the HID lights, but was not comfortable with it. The resistor could fail down the line and cause some damage to a car that's only 2 m...
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: NOVISIBLEV
well reflashing pcm did not do anything, Fuel pmp was a problem when it would get hot it lost preshure by the time i would hook it up it would cool off enouth to work again. could not leave it hooked up to test preshure it was pain in the ____ to test it i had... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300.
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR075Y1
While I can't call this one closed, I'm fairly sure coils are the culprit. The dealer wants to replace as a set for some stratospheric amount and the customer is freaking. At least I'm only the semi-bad guy since I only sold the signal coil. She also added the... Trouble codes: P0300, P0430, P1320.
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