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1999 Acura TL 3.2L left headlamps VIN: 19UUA5649X
vehicle came in with left lamp burned out. system has the 25000 volt system. not very familiar with system. replaced bulb, and it burned out in a few minutes. there is an inverter, or ballast in line inside the bulb cover. cannot retrieve any related body code...
2002 Acura TL 3.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UVA568X2
Honda/Acura techs, some help is needed! There is a reoccuring P1457 code for evap leak cannister side. Both of the solinoids (purge control solinoid and the cannister purge solinoid have been replaced) and we still have a reoccuring code. All lines appear to ... Trouble codes: 1457 (Evap leak cannister system)
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L comp VIN: 1HGCD5666T
we have a honda thats kicking my techs hiney,vehicle came in with low presure on old comp would not cool at all,we think easy fix clean system replace exp valve and new ac delco comp wrong.With the correct charge and temp outside of 87 degreees we can only get...
1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L windshield washer VIN: 1HGEJ6168V
Hi IATN members. I have this 1997 Civic that has a problem with the #26 under dash 20AMP wiper fuse that blows when using the windshield washers only. The fuse will not blow if only the wipers are being used at any speed. I have replaced the washer pump and ch...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJD73373
kia techs! 3.5 po340,starter kicks back, feared out of time -pulled cover to discover that timing marks perfect. front of motor off, started and scoped cam and crank sensors, matches data base wafeforms exactly of a known good 2002 3.5. now it starts and runs ... Trouble codes: P0340
1991 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L engine VIN: JM1BG2233M
Hello, Got this car from hell here that is driving me mad. Towed in for a no start. Car starts fine but it barely idles (very rough) and will not accelerate at all. Traced it down to a alternator problem. When I disconnect the main wire to the 80 A fuse/batte...
2003 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L compressor VIN: 4A3AA36G23
Hi all, This car came in with complaint of intermittently blowing warm. With a/c on and compressor engaged, and condenser fans on, the low side drops into a vacuum of 25 inches and the high side is 70 lLBS of pressure. I evacuated the system and found it full,...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26S5Y
dear group , and Jimmy N , PO400 is wearing me out, customer replace Valve and temp sensor with oem parts , I checked EGR backpressure transducer , as per somedata , it wouldnt hold vacume so we replaced it , oem of course.The EGR ports have been checked and d... Trouble codes: P0400
2002 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L Air Bag Light VIN: 1N6DD262S2
When I got involved I was told to splice in terminal ends. When I first saw the car the terminal ends were physicaly damaged (conflicting stories on that but thats a different post) So I soldered & heat shrinked new ends from new harness then checked resistanc...
1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6335P
car came in with ck engine light on & very hard to start cold, and no power, I tried to extract codes by plugging wires together which turned the ck engine light out, now it starts fine I could not get it to flash the codes for me is there any way to get the c...
1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BD4355V
The car has a flashing MIL and the fans turn on and aoon as the key is turned on. Trouble codes: P0500, P1101, P1121, P1540
1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L engine cooling fan VIN: 2T1BA01E0T
The car came in with an over heat condition, we found a seized engine cooling fan motor. After fan replacement the fan runs steady will not shut off, we have replaced both temp sensors, relay, power dist box, traced all wires in the harness & still no further ...

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2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L Timing Belt VIN: JTHBN30F42
Thanks for replies. but this one seemed to stump everyone. Spoke to a few Lexus/Toyota techs and none has ever seen this problem. If the engine had more damage or the customer did not drive 300 miles before this happened I would say my tech installed the belt ...
1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 1YVGE22D7T
Thank you all for responding. It turned out to be the coil in the distributor. It took forever to get a yard distributor (didn't want to pay $600 for a new one with not being sure). But that was it. Car runs great! Thanks again everyone.
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB51D71
We cleaned the injector and the customer tell me that the car run fine and it still ok for a week thanks for all the answer. Trouble codes: P0130, P0131, P0705.
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