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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L hydraulic system VIN: 1HGCD5662S
I have spongy and low pedal. Pedal felt okay when car came in. Neither pressure bleeding or manual bleeding seem to help this brake pedal. I don't see any leaks at lines that were replaced. ABS system has also been bled as reservoir was allowed to leak down. I...
1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L ride control VIN: 1HGEJ6120T
The car in for rear suspension to be replaced.We replace with a used suspension for an 2000 Acura Intregra,after which we balance all four tires and an complete alignment three times in total after which the car pulls to the left once you accelerate,just cant ...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78832
We checked wiring to air flow sensor,appears ok.but alldatas diagnostics are not very good.we replaced front a/f sensor and light will come back on after a day or two. Trouble codes: P1163 (a/f sensor slow response), P1164 (pending codeA/F SENSOR CIRCUIT RANGE/PERFORMANCE PROBLEM)
2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Recalls VIN: 1HGCP36888
I'm looking for information regarding Dealer recalls for this car that I'm looking to purchase for my wife. My Alldata shows only one recall, Campaign #07-057 "PCM Software Update for Low Power on Accel". If any of you Honda techs know of any other recalls, I'...
1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35V7X
Customer complained that the car just started dying and not restarting. We road tested on and off for a day and a half and finally it started acting up. It will die and not restart right away, when it does start, it runs rough. The check engine light is coming... Trouble codes: P1372 (Segment Time Incorrect), P0335 (Crankshaft sensor)
2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKDA31AX2
greetings to all this car has two codes one for the evap and the other for an 02 sensor.i smoked the evap system twice and i do not see any leaks,how ever my smoke machine can seal of the evap system to see if it will hold pressure but when i do that the gauge... Trouble codes: P1147, P1455
2001 Isuzu F FTR 7.8L low power VIN: 4GTJRC1341
does anyone know who ream inj to get more fuel. this motor can not be turned up. comp at 400 psi on all cyl. suspect needs inj but i was told you can have inj reamed to get more fuel. will also be replacing turbo due to exh going into intake.
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L battery VIN: JT8UF11EXR
hay guys ihave this lexus thats kicking my @$$! it has a battery draw of 302ma i have started unplugging everything with no change! the list would be to long to explain what i all unpluged. i did notice that when i pulled the 120amp alt fuse draw droped to 81 ...
1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, in limp home mode VIN: JT8BD68S7W
Pulled codes P1120 - Accelerator pedal position(APP) sesnor circuit malfunction and Code P1121 - Accelerator pedal positon sensor range/performace problem Checked Acceleration pedal position(APP) sensor, sensor checked out good. No glitch with scope, volatage... Trouble codes: P1120 (Accelerator pedal position sesnor circuit malfunction), P1121
1992 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3XC57B7N
Customer had vehicle tuned up they replaced plugs, wires and coil packs. Vehicle was brought in with a misfire # 1-4 coil not firing. I checked trigger from power transister and there wasn't a trigger for coil #1, but #2 and #3 coil had trigger and firing prop... Trouble codes: 44 (ign coil 1 and or power transister failure)
1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN8AR05S9W
Hey folks, Got this problem child here, customer called and said it was running badly, had been steadily getting worse over the past week, and on the way to the shop, it stalled and wouldn't start back up. Fuel pressure is dead on spec, it's getting injector...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L right frt suspension VIN: JN1CA31A8Y
a clunk is heard over bumps and is also heard slightly over small imperfections in road. it acts like a really bad sway bar link or bad strut mount or strut but they were replaced with no change. i looked around for any loose mounts or subframe mounts that may...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D62
Hello fellow techs, I have this 2002 nissan sentra gxe that has a reoccurring code P0725, last November it came in with this code i found a campain recall on the ckp and cmp sensors customer took the vehicle to the dealer to have these replaced, almost a year ... Trouble codes: P0725 (engine speed sensor)
2001 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L Unknown VIN: JF1GC57551
Hello to all. This is one of my cars. Mostly the wife drives it. SO! You may know where Im at. I replaced 1 LFT.Rear wheelbraring. For being loud. Three weeks earlier!!!,Wife told me "Someone Bumped into our tire with her bumper.I dident see any damage,so I to...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TBG22K2XU
vehicle has a p0446 code in it. I performed diagnostics and replaced vsv at canister. cleared and retested all ok. customer drove for about 1 day and code came back. i rechecked same code.There are 2 service bulletins for this, i smoke tested system and didnt ... Trouble codes: P0446

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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7656N
Finally got this one fixed, Checked Ignition Switch was loose so replaced it with new one, still same problem, checked relay, ok, checked distributor, ok, started tracing wiring from relay to distributor when not much going on in shop, found what appeared to h...
2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35V7Y
Ok Todd thanks for the info about the campaign on MAF sensor wiring harness rerouting plus a ECM reprogramming. Campaign number is 00-01-005. She has opted to take it to the dealer to get it all done since i have no way to do the ECM programming. I will let al... Trouble codes: P0100 (mass air flow).
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L evap VIN: KM8SB12B34
hi!sorry it took so long but, i wanted to wait if anything happens.I changed the filter on the canister and two weeks later the customer didn`t call yet,so, I suppose the case is close. Thank`s again to you all!
2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKCP11A1Y
I did some more testing on this one after chatting with iatn chat line. I did an enrichment test with scanner on and looking at fuel trim and o2 readings. The original o2 reading was on the low end of the scale and fuel trim was +25%. While enriching fuel w... Trouble codes: P0325.
2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L suspension VIN: 1N6AA07B05
Have hooked up idiot lights to check circuits and customer is currently driving truck. Customer has not returned as of this posting to report information to us. Thank you for the help offered by different individuals.
2003 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L driver seat VIN: 4T32F13L03
Well I fixed this one with just a little rigging. One sugestion was, which did ot have my exact seat, but did have the best selection of seats I was able to find. I also tried which got me zero returns this time. Normally I ...
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