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1999 Acura CL Premium 2.3L door latch VIN: 19UYA3151X
Hi guys, this CL came in with both driver's door handles not working. I have looked in the door itself and can see what appears like both door handle functioning, I think maybe the latch mechanism itself is broke somehow. I am really just curious about how to ...
2000 Acura RL Premium 3.5L insturment cluster VIN: JH4KA965XY
Thanks in advance for any help on this car! We recieved this Acura from a body shop we work with. It had a very minor hit in front knocking out the grill and scratching the front fascia. The entire instument cluster is inop. All back lighting, all gauges and m...
2001 Acura MDX 3.5L radio VIN: 2HNYD18221
We rebiult the trans, hooked the battery back up. Now the radio is locked, as usual. I called the Acura dealership, with the serial number and they are telling me it is coming up invalid number. The serial number is on the back of the radio and is very clearly...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHT1435GNL
stall when come to stop not all the time when running for a while stop couple minute later try to start it would not start have to wait 30 minute before it start no spark when it happen have replace distributor, coil im thinking main relay but not sure any hel...
2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6651Y
Hey guys I need some help with this Honda. Evap code 1457 came up. Tested and found stuck vent shut valve. With power applied to valve we tapped it and heard it click. Seemed fine after that but we replaced it anyway along with cannister as screws were rotted.... Trouble codes: P1457 (evap)
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L range senor VIN: KMHDN45D12
Hi all, To the Transmission guy/Hyundai techs... I got a P0705 code (Transmission range sensor circuit malfunction(PRNDL input))I did an visual inspection and there is no damage to the wiring... I am a tech myself and my tool box is miles away... so i am plani...
2004 Infiniti QX56 5.6L cluster VIN: 5N3AA08C94
Hi Group! I have one hair left, please help. I'm getting U1000 code (CAN fault). The gauges all drop, the headlights go on, the warning lights flash on and off, interior lights flash, cluster lights and fuel level gauge remain unaffected, but the car runs fine...
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L posssible lockup VIN: KNDUP13152
On the first visit it was missing and running very badly. We repaired missfire issue and did alot of brakes and suspension repair work. Back three weeks ago with it stuck in second gear. Pulled a p0715 code for input shaft sensor. checked ground and power, goo...
2004 Kia Optima LX 2.7L No Start VIN: KNAGD12854
This vehicle was towed in earlt last week as a no start. Car has never had any problems before. Owner drove home 50 miles with no problem. Shut car off. Went out 2 hours later & no start. It was late in the day, I towed it in & went to look at it the next morn...
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L overdrive VIN: 1YVGF22C8Y
Came back with, once warmed up drops out of overdrive. Has 3 codes p1744, po733,and po734. We have followed steps for checking engine performance. We have checked tps, vss, and neutural safety switch and not sure were else to go. Have been told possible valve ...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4A3AA46G2Y
I have this Mitsubishi Galant 2.4 liter. When the vehicle gets hot, there is what feels to be a misfire when the vehicle gets to cruise speed. This only happens when the vehicle has warmed up. The miss feels exactly like an ignition coil breaking down. I have ...
1983 Nissan 720 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN6ND01S1D
Hi this truck would not pass smog , so the smog shop sent to us:-( First we found that the mixture control solenoid was inop (open circuit) Replaced and the idle mixture dropped to within spec's but cruise is still at about 3.00 to 400 percent, any ideas. Timi...
2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1AZ34D33
To all valued tech ,this had all these codes P1229(p2122,p2138,po223,p0123,p2135,p0507 ISC system) .we did the usual and replaced TBody and did the idle air relearn( with consult ii) .Then APP codes p2122 and 2138 came back and code (p1229 sensor power /circ),... Trouble codes: P2122 (app sensor), P2138, P1229, P2135, P0223, P0123
2006 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L no reception VIN: 4S4BP67C66
customer came in with a problem with radio was not getting any radio stations. was triying to look up information about this radio as far as trouble shooting procedures but could not find anything. found only simple diagram about the antenna amplifier.would li...
1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L A/C Compressor VIN: 1NXBA02E6T
The A/C Comp. and Cond. fan do not come on when A/C is switched on, blower works. The light on the switch doesn't work (the comp. does NOT have a rpm sensor) but I do have power from the switch to the A/C amp. The A/C Cut pid reads ON all the time, I have used...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Transfer case/Front differential VIN: JT3HP10VXV
I know that this is going to sound somewhat simple to a lot of the Toyota techs, but we just want to make sure that we replace the correct component to solve this problem. When this vehicle originally came in, the transmission was leaking from between the case...

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1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4KA7669N
Hey boys, Im waiting for the ecm to be rebuilt on this one. I wish it were here to tell how it responds. First things first I want to say thank you all for the helpfull information. I learned that the sensor has poor packing that melts under normal engine temp...
1988 Honda Accord LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCA563XJ
thanks to all who replied the dist rotor was the problem.we had strong spark @ the coiland weak spark @ the plugs. whoda thunk!!!thanks again!
1998 Honda Civic HX 1.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ7122W
thanks for all the help once again. the customer has not contacted us, so we are asuming the (bad gas) was her issue. we will let everyone know if the proble reoccurs. Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel metering too lean).
1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11AQX
Hi Folks - I was thinking that the problem may have been a scan tool software issue, and the few replies I received said the same thing. The customer did not give me the time to obtain another scanner to try I had to send it on it's way. I will follow up if I ... Trouble codes: P0302, P304, P305, P0306, P0325, P0750.
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Overdrive VIN: JT6GF10U8X
Sorry for the delay...the knock sensors gave us overdrive...but now we're getting a cam sensor code that won't go away...I read up on it and it could be a variety of things...even read about some contamination least we have overdrive! The CE light ...
2005 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVFP80C35
I did not get this car running yet but I do see where the problem is.The warranty co. and the supplier of the engine are fighting it out as to who pays for diag. time and how to correct the problem,so this may take some time.When I get it running I will update... Trouble codes: P0355 (ckp circuit malfunction).
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Compressor VIN: JA4LS31H0Y
Thanks for all the replies. We re-checked all the sensors and switches and fluids in a/c system. We also checked the blend doors. The customer needed the vehicle and picked it up, talked to her last week and let me know the a/c was working great. I guess t...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Electronic VIN: 4A3AA46G31
Thank you to the few that helped, it was the pcm. The tell-tale so to speak was the 2 kHz signal to the trans solenoids.
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