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1998 Honda Civic CX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6326W
we changed catalyst and both o2 and nothing changed,always p0420, is it possible of a leak at the manifold gasket,he is new Trouble codes: P0420
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L coils VIN: KMHDN45DX2
this car was towed in for a no start condition. it has injector pulse and crank signal. has dtc's p0300, p0301, p0302, p0303, and p0304. i found that the car had no spark and when i put a noid light on the coil connector the light lit very very dimly every onc...
2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN46D45
Good Morning Hyundai experts This vehicle presented itself as that classic cranks but wont start. The owner said that he was driving home, when suddenly the car began to lose power and surge. Luckily he made it the short distance home, and now it cranks but w...
1992 Infiniti M30 3.0L Misfire VIN: JNXHF16C5N
I need help with the injector color on these.. With my best judgement I can see blue crimps at the hose connections at each injector. Recieved injectors that are [...] and the connectors are different so I assume that is the other color. which means maybe...
1994 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.6L No Start VIN: 4S2CG58EXR
Hi Guys This suv came in with the complaint of hard to start. the customer says that if you cycle the key 3-4 times it will start. I have just completed Replaced Cap, rotor, plugs wires, did a motorvac 2 times back to back and replaced fuel pump, replaced alot...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L no 3-4 shift VIN: 4S2DM58W7Y
the vehicle works flawlessly on 1-2, 2-3 shifts including lockup. we have re-examined the valve body, solenoids, check balls and gaskets with no tell-tell signs of cause of the problem. no codes, no shift.
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L readiness monitor VIN: 1N4DL01D8W
Got this Altima from another shop that has had it for 2 weeks, the issue is that the monitors for the O2, O2 heater and EGR will not run. The other shop swapped the ECU no change, new B1S1 O2 and no change. There is no codes being stored, OE O2 seems to functi...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
This little gem came to me from another shop, sort of, I hate to be long winded, but I need to on this one. Car came in with an intermittant stall at idle, and an intermittant buck and jerk at 30-40 mph. Pulled codes and got a P0505, as we all know by now is t... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle air control aux. air control valve)
1987 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy
I havent had my butt kicked like this before . Here is the story . customer complains of hard start in morning stalling on decel , surging idle . I found a jet inm the carb leaking when the truck was off and key in pocket . Replaced carb. , fuel pump , air fil...
2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Air bag VIN: 5TELU42N36
My customer bought this pickup because it was such a "great deal". It had been wrecked and repaired on the right front. I looks like it was kind of scabbed together, but that is not the problem. He had no horn and the airbag light was on. Simple, right? The cr...
2008 Toyota Prius 1.5L door locks VIN: JTDKB20U08
I bought this car at the auction and someone stole the keys from their lot. I took the car to toyota dealer and purchased 2 smart keys and had them program them. The keys will start the vehicle if inserted in the slot, but do not have the smart function or doo...

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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L speedo VIN: 2HKRL18691
still not working i'm going to speed my sat. with this thing hoping to avoid distraction from the phone and customer to get to the bottem of this. customer took to dealer the said it needed a new cluster 700.00 but after the installed it and it didn't fix it ...
1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD16Y9T
Customer declined and further diag. Thanks to all who offered advice on this issue, it was greatly appreciated! Here is a list of parts that did not fix this problem, map sensor, map/baro solenoid, ecm, checked for vacuum leaks, checked wiring from map/baro se... Trouble codes: P1105, P0105.
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB51D21
The fix was a new ECM. After verifying all other possible sensors and wiring was good and that the connections were good I went with the ECM. I was a little worried about making that decision, but with all your help, I was able to eliminate other possible pr...
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