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1996 Acura TL 3.2L Electronic VIN: JH4UA3656T
hi this car has a tcs light on.i have checked power and ground at the blk/yel wire have power.checked power at the grn/red wire coming out of number 43 tcs running lights all ok. then i checked at the relay red/blk power on my diagram the grn/red go...
2008 Honda civic 1.8L radio code VIN: 2HGFA16428
good customer inadvertantely left her lights on and killed the battery this inturn activated the radio anti theft, I retrived the radio code but have called 2 honda dealers in my area and both want to charge minimum 100.00 for the code service which is absurd,...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: KM8SC13D62
Friends, Thank you in advance for your help on this job. First we verified the problem of engine on decel to stop running rough and stalling. We first performed scan test and found no codes present. I cleaned out throttle body with towel and TB cleaner (on tow...
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, misfire VIN: KMHDN45D02
Engine misfire develops when engine hot. Cyl.#2 misfire code set but no MIL comes on. DTC is easily erased but returns after driving awhile. Other than rough idle due to misfire the engine runs well with plenty of power. Replaced spark plugs with NKG (same as ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyllinder 2 misfire)
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...
2007 Infiniti M35 X 3.5L odometer VIN: JNKAY01F77
I am calling on all Nissan techs that know all the data parameters that are available for this year. I am trying to Determine if the odometer has infect has been disconnected or replaced. I have scanned it with a Launch and a Verus. Both scanners have the late...
2002 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L flexplate,flywheel VIN: JALC4B1442
any one have any info on a isuzu npr this truck was left at our shop to ck out a noise in bellhousing area .does any one know if this is a dual mass setup or a normal style flexplate
2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19222
hey guys having a problem with a lexus is 300 have a code for evap malfuction tested car and need to replace the canister and gas cap, gas cap failed the gas cap test so we replaced the cap as while. car still is throwing the code for evap malfuction p0440 smo... Trouble codes: P0440
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L engine VIN: 4N2XN11TOY
hey guys, 2000 nissan quest, customer came in because it would hesitate at a idle. check eng. light was on, random cyl misfire was the code. i replaced the plugs and wires, and cap and rotor. still having same issue. checked for vacum leaks, none found. check...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D5Y
i have seen here that reprogramming for this dtc(p0430) after cat replacement should fix this reoccurring dtc, however this customer said to have taken it to the dealer(about 3 months ago) and had the pcm flash completed after i had replaced the rear o2 sensor... Trouble codes: P0430
2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Unknown VIN: JN8DR09Y63
vibration above 38 mph felt in front floor boards and steering wheel
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D05
new camshaft sensor and harness connector but fault still happens when cool. Trouble codes: P0420
2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD07U55
Comes in on a hook. Cranks and tries to start. Fuel pressure is good and the plugs are gas fouled. No spark -lots of fuel in the combustion chamber- good injection command. Good power and grounds to the coils. No igniton command (waveform) to the coils from PC...
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH66521
This one keeps setting a p0171 and has a hesitation with a rough idle. LTFT is maxed at 25%. Called dealership and verified recall has been done. I have replaced the A/F ratio sensor twice. First time was aftermarket and code came back next day. Replaced with ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 Lean)
1989 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2VV22E4K
Hello all, thanks in advance for reading this. hopefully you guys can help me out. This camry came in for major power loss. when i got in it and started it up, it was extremely apparent there was major exhaust restriction. Got on rack and cut cat and sure enou...
1991 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L low power , pings VIN: 4T1VV22E9M
hello there fellow members. i have this v6 1991 toyota camry with a low power concern and also it pings under acceleration. i have checked the cam timing (belt), also the "cam gear" timing, and the ignition timing 10 btdc. all is within specs. engine seems to ...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L connecting rod VIN: 4T1BG22K1Y
Hello everyone. I have one BIG headache. We did a preventive maint. timing belt, water pump, seal etc. I personally drove it a considerable distance after repairs were done for a whole day. The customer picked it up drove it home and on his way back to work ma...
2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JTEHF21A02
Car towed in / no start - no fuel pressure tested wires and all fuses and relays. replaced feul pump, that problem fixed. Still no start. inspected coils / was miss firing on #3 and #6 swapped #6 coil no change. but the # 3 coil was not bolted down and bottom ...
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Compressor VIN: 4T1BE32K73
Hey Toyota Techs, I hope someone can give me some help on this one. This camry came in with a complaint of no AC and AC button on dash flashing. Car has manual AC. WHen button is first turned on, compressor will come on for 1-2 seconds, shut off then AC light ...
2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L tpms VIN: 5TDZK23C17
Routine tire replacement found a tpms sensor with cover loose and laying inside tire-replaced sensor and now cannot get tire pressure warning lamp to stay off-went thru and performed registration of all sensors-light stays off for several days then comes back ...

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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor VIN: 2HGES26792
Thanks to you... that tried to help me with this problem car... The customer did not want to continue with it... Thanks to Mike [...] from New York... For giving me your number, even thought we played phone tag and never talked. To David from Georgia. The door ...
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L condition unknown VIN: KMHDN45DX3
After checking it over and talking with other techs, i opted to recommned a thermostat replacement, the customer needed the vehicle that weekend and during that time it overheated from the upper tank on the radiator and we replaced the radiator also, I think h...
2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L CV Half-Shafts VIN: JACDJ58X7Y
Thank you Jon and Devon for the remanufacturing information. I have learned the hard way that Isuzu SUV's can tie your lift up for some time. The front axles delivered to your shop by the parts stores cannot be installed without complete front-end disassembly....
2003 Kia Spectra 1.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12123
To all; I got very few replies, I guess not a common issue. I did not find a short or open in the wire between the maf and pcm, but I wanted to be sure nad rule that out completely before replacing the pcm. I ran a new wire from the maf to the pcm and road tes... Trouble codes: P0102 (maf voltage signal low).
1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L engine VIN: 1YVGE22D1V
Thanks to all! The timing belt tensioner had collapsed as most of you guessed! new one installed-all is well!
2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L controls VIN: 4A3AK24F06
Yes, It was the resistor. It just did not make sense to me that would shut the a/c off when the fan was working on all the other speeds. Thanks, Jay
1989 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN1GB22SXK
The customer needed his car so they took it and I have not seen it return. I did notice the oily distributor that Thai suggested and informed the owner but he passed on replacing it. I guess until I see the car again there's not much more for me to do. Thanks ... Trouble codes: 55 (No problems).
2006 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L hvac VIN: 5N1AN08W46
suggestions were the blower motor resistor - BUT didn't look prior to getting into it this deep, the dang thing was still under warranty by 1 month. Down the road with not much more than a handshake...
2005 Subaru Forester XS L.L. Bean Edition 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JF1SG67615
Per some of the replies-cleaned the throttle plate and maf while we were there-disconnected the battery and restarted-roadtested-ok
1991 Toyota Corolla 1.6L electric window VIN: 2T1AE97ESM
thanks very much to all technicien helping me in this problem,wires was cut in front lef door,i fix them ,all window working good.god bless you all.
2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L cam timing VIN: 5TDBT48A31
Thanks to Jim in Nebraska for confirming what we thought. When the cams are set in the engine you need to turn them as needed to set the timing marks for the timing belt. The Germans do it a little different. Thanks again...
2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L abs VIN: 5TDZT38AX2
Thanks to Dave from Ontario and Gregg from Oklahoma. You guys pointed us in the right direction. We went on Mitchell On Demand looking for information on how to do the zero point calibration and sensor check. Unfortunately, Mitchell did not have that informati...
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L transmission VIN: 1NXBR32E63
2007 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L battery VIN: 5TEUU42N97
removed underhood fuse block and found large 14ga blue wire from 30 amp fuse labeled f/b shorted to power creating the draw..repaired wiring and no more draw. thanks for the responses. i think this is a more than likely 1 time event, not a recurring problem. b...
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