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1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY31D1V
Hello all u grate tech out there I'm seaking some info on this Q45.came in the shop w/ code 402 E.G.R.C BPT problem & all new parts on the EGR system.I hook up my scean tool the EGR temp sensor voltage started @ 3.86v & on a road test the voltage will drop to ... Trouble codes: 402 (Egrc-bpt valve problem)
2003 Infiniti FX45 4.5L 4wd module VIN: JNRBS08W33
Going to need a infiniti tech for this one. This fx45 came in with just about all warning lights on but engine. Coded abs module had c1125 rr lh out abs sol short. replaced abs module and those dealing with abs all are off. The awd light however will not clear...
2004 Isuzu Axiom S 3.5L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DE58YX4
we have this axiom in for surge, hesitation,stall, reduced power light and mil on. scanner shows 75 psi, -21 fuel trim. maf checked good, exhauat pressure good, smoked intake. my question is what controls the fuel pressure. scanner shows 75 psi, this seems exc... Trouble codes: 1239
2003 Kia Spectra 1.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12123
To all; i think I am looking for some reassurance that I am on track. This Kia has an intermittant p0102 when watching MAF PIDs on my scan tool both the voltage and the g/s readings will go to 0. sometime it lasts a few seconds sometime for a couple of hours. ... Trouble codes: P0102 (maf voltage signal low)
1988 Mazda B2200 2.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2UF1132J
all tests of egr system ok other than ecu not comanding egr. have replaced ecu already. code 16 comes back. can ground ciruit and get egr operation. Trouble codes: 16 (egr position sensor)
1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L timing belt VIN: 4F4YR16C6W
My brain is burning like the parking lot in this 100 degree heat.The voices are telling me to load all the magazines.This little mazda truck that looks a lot like a ranger with the 4 cyl engine , with the broken timing belt.I could have sworn we have replace b...
2005 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Charging VIN: 1YVHP80C55
Top of the day fellow techs. this mazda 6 GT came in with a dead battery and when jump started it would run. customer said while running he removed the battery cable and car would die.I replaced the now runs with 14.2 volts,battery test at 12 vo...
1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AM54J9R
The vehicle will drive normal then all of a sudden buck hard,engine dieing tach drops to zero.Then it will pick back up and go normal and the" check engine" light will come on. Codes will be cam and crank sensor codes 22 and 23.It will reproduce in the bay if ... Trouble codes: 22 (cam sensor problem), 23 (crank sensor problem)
2001 Mitsubishi Galant LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA56H71
check vacuum hoses to canister purge valve and from canister to vent valve all ok check voltage supply to vent valve 12v supply voltage to vent valve and ground does not click is this a problem do not have a scan tool to test valve through pcm any help would b... Trouble codes: P0455
1994 Nissan D21 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3N6CD15S8X
hello!thi code is hard i cleared code came rigth back if i diconect the maf sensor the engine runs smoth,or if i cover the maf hole (inlet) runs fine, i tested the sensor withh shop air in my vantage hook up and the sensor is responding is the pcm my probleM ?... Trouble codes: 12 (maf ckt short or bad)
2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Stall VIN: 1N6AA07BX4
I am pulling my hair out with this. it will start and run for ten seconds and dies custamor had a trailer brake controler installed yesterday at another shop and they used the factory harnis so that looks fine and today it will only start and stall but it will... Trouble codes: P1615 (p0605-), P0605
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AR18W85
Hi Nissan Techs, We have a 2005 pathfinder that seems to fall into IPDM failure category. This vehicle will intermittently run very rough and check engine light will pulse in time to the missfires and heavy black smoke comes ourt of the tailpipe. No codes p...
1989 Toyota Tercel EZ 1.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2EL36G1K
When trying to start gas poors into carb then when you stop spining over the engine it spits gas over the front of the car any help would be greatly appreciated.
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Stall VIN: L1T1BG12KX
This car Dies at stops. With the A/C on, Intermittently. I have been driving it all week and today it acts up. If your at a stop sign with the A/C on. Its like you turned the key off. Just dies no buck nothing. Turn the key and it starts right back up till the...
2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4T1BF32K33
The clutch will not engage and the a/c knob light flashes. This must be a computer shutdown? How do I override it so I can get it operating and check the system. I have no info on Toyotas. (and I own one) Thanks.

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2002 Acura TL 3.2L door locks, key fob VIN: 19UVA56672
Kudos to James from California for helping me out on this one. I decided to rip out the actuators to figure out what was going on. Low and behold, the technician had missed attaching the door lock assembly to the door lock rod. Problem is fixed, but when the c...
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L compressor clutch circuit VIN: JHMES96634
Thanks for all the help. Turned out to be the thermal fuse on the new unit. Without this working no ground signal. Swapped it out and all okay now Thanks again!
2006 Isuzu N NPR 5.2L No Start VIN: JALC4B1606
We sent the vehicle to the dealer and they replaced the fuel injectors and the vehicle started. The dealer ordered another part that is going to be replaced later but the customer did not know what the part was. This was my first time to use the IATN Help Requ...
2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L compressor VIN: KNAFE122X5
Well first of all thanks to those who responded to my request as always the info. was very helpful. The problem ended up being the control head. It was not supplying the voltage signal to the thermister and triple switch so in turn the PCM was not seeing a sig...
1992 Mazda Miata 1.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JN1NA3517N
The injector on time was 7.0 ms at full throttle, which is pretty low, and I didn't mention that ECT was working well, about .9 hot. The only logical thing was the air flow sensor. We replaced that and it works great, problem solved. Replies were for restricte...
1992 Mazda B2200 2.2L No Start VIN: JM2UF1135N
Many thanks to all who took the time to reply. My testing all pointed to a faulty pickup coil. Danny [...] hit it on the head, the pickup coil and module are seperate units. I tested for a signal at the pickup coil to module junction and found no signal. Repl...
2002 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28A92
Thanks Brad, Christopher, and Glenn for responding back on this vehicle. Brad you were right on the money for this vehicle. I removed the knock sensor out of the engine block and left it plugged in to the engine harness, but grounded it with a jumper wire ... Trouble codes: P0327 (knock sensor low input bank 1 or single bank), P0706 (transmission range sensor malfunction).
2003 Subaru Outback 3.0L No Start VIN: 1B2I3NMM26
both replies were very helpfull found blown ecm fuse my mistake was useing engine performance wiring diagram that doesnt include fuse thank you so much
2004 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Eng VIN: 4T1BE32L54
Thank you for all who responded, all was helpful. Terry was right on the money with his reply. After further investigation, I found the splash guard on the valve cover had indeed broken off. There were scuff marks on the valve cover where it had gotten caugh...
2006 Toyota Highlander 3.3L No Start VIN: JTEDP21A06
Thank all of you for the replies. This vehicle has not duplicated any of the customers concerns. I had already checked for fuel pressure bleed off(passed and had initial cold start fuel pressure at rail). I have advised customer to observe the security lamp du...
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