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2000 Acura RL Premium 3.5L caliper VIN: JH4KA965XY
Here's one thats has us stumped. This vehicle came in with a brake pull to the left upon braking. Inspected brakes and found front pads and rotors worn. Also right front caliper sticking during inital brake application. Removed caliper to inspect and found pis...
2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L engine VIN: KMHCG45CS3
i need the location of the engine control relay. Mitchell says it is left of the instrument panel... not there. Alldata says it is in the engine compt. fuse block... not there either. thanks.
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JNKBY31D0V
Okay this has got me real bad. well here is the story. Customer said the low fuel indicator came on and shorty after came to a stop and that when the problem occurred. The vehicle start to run rough. So, the customer replaced the his fuel filter;but, it did no... Trouble codes: P0303 (misfire num. 3 cylinder), P0300 (multi cyl misfire), P0172 (fuel system too rich bk1)
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Stall VIN: JM1TA22121
Brought in late Monday so I look at it Tues morning and has complaint of missfire and rough running on startup. Found p1345 and did testing according to alldata and identifix. Determined that dist needed to be replaced. Ran worst than before and code returns. ... Trouble codes: P1345 (cam sensor circuit malfunction)
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4A3AA46G11
This car has had a hesitation/bog problem for a long time. I looked at it after installing a crank sensor to fix a no start/run problem. I scanned the tps and air flow sensors and thought I found the problem in the tps. The tps would return to .6 volts on wide...
2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara XL-7 Limited 2.7L lifters VIN: JS3TX92V53
need help on fixing oil pressure issue, will not pump up lifters has loud chatter from lifters
1987 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JT3RN67W1H
Hello all, have a Toyota 4runner turbo 22re with extreme lack of power and a dead miss on cylinder 1. Customer stated vehicle had sat for 3 years. When idling in park and rpms brought up to 2000 smooths out but only has enough power to move the vehicle in low ... Trouble codes: 06 (Igniter no power at idle terminals IGt E1)
1993 Toyota Pickup 2.4L engine VIN: JT4RNO1P8P
I think that I have a bad wrist pin in no. three cylinder and would like to have some help confirming this before I proceed further. The noise that I hear is a sharp knocking or clicking when acellerating rapidly. The noise at this point is not what I would ca...
1994 Toyota CELSIOR 3968CC air suspension wire VIN: UCF-11-005
Ok strange symtoms the fault code is not there the system is obd 1 , the shockes are new , tems is working fine , the height sensors checkout properly , but sometimes the height control fails and blinking and when rev up it becomes ok most of the time checked ...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L booster VIN: JT3VN39W10
truck came wiht complaing brakes hard to make a stop,we found oil leak from diferential seal on rear shoes,we fix the leak and replace rear shoes thinking is going to be all the problem but still same hard pedal,disconect vaccum to booster and feeling the same...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C71
hi - van came in with a p1780 - i replaced the neutral switch with a new oem switch and code cam back after it was shifted. checked with scan tool same code. i am able to read trans. data when i shift the p/n switch is always on and should read off in the othe... Trouble codes: P1780
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E33
This car appears to be covered under the EG028-04 TSB calling for a cat #17410-0D360 and a reflash.The is [...]-which shows to be the "new i.d." #. Local dealer says the VIN does not bring up that TSB and that I need a 17410-0D150 cat.Am I misreadin... Trouble codes: P0420

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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKCA31A41
Thanks to all who replied!! Put a new mass airflow sensor on and that took care of the no power problem. However a couple of other problems started at this point. The car will start but will not stay running unless you keep your foot on the gas. This happen... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0500, P0731, P0732, P0733.
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Shift indicator VIN: JTHBF30G62
Frank from nj had it right.The switch in the shifter assembly was ruined from coffee or soda or something spilled down console.Had to replace complete shifter assembly.Thanks Andy
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