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2001 Acura TL 3.2L oil pump VIN: 19UUA56692
I drained the oil over night and the next day I replaced the oil pan. Did not put oil into the engine until the next day (48 hours). That next morning I filled the engine with oil and started the engine. The oil light came and there is no oil pressure. Took ev...
2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Unknown VIN: 2HGES16513
Hello everyone. I have a 2003 Honda Civic that will not change air flow from the vents(blows only from dash vents). No defrost or heat air flow only from vents. I removed the mode motor, looking and checking the plastic pivots and I don't see anything wrong(br...
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Fans and Compressor VIN: KMHJF35FXY
Customer stated playing with fan switch would let AC get cold again after it would cut out at hiway speeds. Duplicated the problem by letting the car run for a while, at which point both fans shut off and engine overheated. Playing w switch did not turn on com...
2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L does not come out of first VIN: KMHCG45C03
:i have a hyundai that has no reverse and wont come out of first gear. i have found some codes put was told by tech line to run pressure test on the trans. no reverse seam like it is inside of the trans but unsure. we dont do internal work on transmissions so ...
1993 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L ignition system VIN: 4S2CY58V4P
i have been on a wild goose chase here i got a 93 isuzu rodeo 3.2l v6 4x4..it keeps blowing fuses in the dash fuse box with fuses number 8 and 9.. fuse 8 is the engine control and fuse 9 is the ignition ive used all my resources books, alldata,local garages an...
2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Noise around alternator VIN: KNDUP13245
I have a weird roaring noise coming from the alternator area. This happens only when cold in the morning first thing then disappears after awhile. One belt runs the ac compressor, alternator, with the crank, an idler and tensioner pulley. Remove belt and don't...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L ride control VIN: JT8UF11E3P
After doing normal service to this beast the "height Hi " lamp flashes on the dash and the air lift ride control will not pump up. Had the unit in the air diagnosing a steering issue and in out haste we neglected to turn off the ride control switch in the rear...
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L fail-safe mode VIN: 5N1ED28Y3Y
Vehicle idles perfectly but as soon as you hit 1800rpm the fail safe mode kicks in and restricts further acceleration. This takes place in park and just reving engine or driving, 1800 rpm and it starts. According to mitchell there are 4 or 5 sensors or control...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L air bag VIN: 5N1ED28Y42
I have the code B0135 for the crash sensor but it does not tell you which one. Any ideas. tom
1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2T1AE09B1R
Customer drove it for two days after no start fix(see below) and says it ran fine. Then it started to cut out or "stumble" bad at idle. I suspected the TPS or IAC and upon unplugging the TPS saw it ran better so I removed it and checked with DVOM per Alldata. ...
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT3HN86R4X
This vehicle is driving me nuts.what we have is a vehicle that is hitting a rev limiter at 4800RPM while driving under load (same as when you rev the engine in neutral or park). there are no codes in the computer.we checked the mass air flow and have even repl...
2008 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L combination meter goes black VIN: JTDKB20U98
This 2008 Toyota Prius without smart key intermittently loses combination meter lights and gauges and will not power down(power button will not respond and keeps running). This situation has only occured twice within the last 3 weeks. I only witnessed the prob...

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2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on, P0421 VIN: JM3LW28A53
wish to thank the ones that gave,positive advise.yes i sent the customer& vehicle. straight to dealer as 700 miles was left on emiss. warr..replacement,if it was ness.apparently a re-flash is also part of the picture...thus i was only seeking a consensious, of... Trouble codes: P0421 (warm up cat eff shows up now cooler weather).
2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Radio VIN: 5TDZT38A13
Thank you to all who responded! The customer has decided to replace the factory audio system with an aftermarket audio system.
2009 Toyota Sienna CE 3.5L turn signals VIN: 5TDZK29C38
thank you everyone for the replys. before we decided to open up the steering area to look at the switch we decided for good measure to check all the fuses under the hood even though none of them were labeled as turn signal. i guess a diagram would have really ...
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