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2001 Acura RL Premium 3.5L vsa VIN: 1H4KA966XY
fellow techs i got a acura that set vsa light code 27 steering angle sensor malfunction i replaced sensor and performed the neutral calibration customer picked up car and light came back on checked code found code 27 again road tested could not get light to co...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L alternator VIN: 2HGES26721
We replaced a new alternator from the dealer, but the car still does the same thing. Called the dealer and they told me to replace the ELD, but once I replaced it, the same problem was there. I called the dealer again and they told me that I need a new ECM. I ...
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L computer/fuel pump VIN: KMHJF35F9Y
vechicle came in on the hook no start no fuel checked the car had power at the fuel pump no injector pulse found a blown 20amp circuit breaker type fuse under the hood in the fuse box for rhe ecu replaced it blow right away check the main control relay it appe...
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KNDJB72391
Vehicle dies in gear when throttle is pushed Trouble codes: P0343
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L 4WD problem VIN: KNDJC73373
This vehicle came to us from 2 other shops after it was bought at an auction. The 4WD, 4WD Lo, Ck Engine & ABS bulbs were mising. I replaced those only to find out that they stayed on. I corrected problem For CK engine and ABS, those are off now. I pulled a co...
2009 Lexus ES350 3.5L navigation syst VIN: JTHBJ46G59
Can you program the navigation system to work in drive right now it only works in park and neutral.
1988 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1FC332XJ
Hello everyone, I have a problem that is really stumping me. To let you in on the whole story, this Rx-7 has sat for a few years. The owner said that when it was last driven, it felt like the transmission exploded, and now (a few years later) it doesn't start ... Trouble codes: 02 (Air Flow Meter)
1998 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BC1414W
hi all car came in running rough with p 0170 ,p 0300 ,p 0421, p1170 faults recorded check for intake leaks and for ignition leaks none found plugs look good new customer could use alittle help thanks Trouble codes: P0170, P0300, P0421, P1170
2002 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L power door locks VIN: JM3LW28J52
Customer brought van in with door lock inop at door switch only power door locks work with keyless entry and key in door. I have ck switch and wiring all is ok I do not get a sig from anti theft mod when using door switch I believe it needs anti theft mod but ...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4MW51R72
this 2002 mitsubishi montero will not start,checked all the basics,checked for chewed wires,keeps setting cam and crank codes po335,and p0340,both sensors have 12v,ground,and 5v reference.i dont have acess to the lab scope.i checked for aac voltage while crank... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN1RZ26AXL
car comes in bogging always. idle is stedy in park or neutral wivers between 700 and 800 in drive upon load the car drops rpm down as low as 300 and begind to rapidly miss. checked maf and showed good checked timing and was off 2 teeth so i replaced belt and r...
1997 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L A/C compressor power. VIN: 4NZDN1112V
We charged this A/C system to spec. and now the compressor will not get power sometimes. Some times the compressor will work fine or will only work for a couple of minutes. Checked low and high sensors both check out ok. A/C relay is also working fine. When A/...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L tcc VIN: 1N6DD26S5Y
hello fellow techs, I am stuck on this one! Truck came in for diagnostic with code p1776 for the TCC. At first transmission did not shift right, we replaced the torque converter with a rebuilt one and shifting got better but code still there. The code reappear...
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D13
hello fellow techs, I have a o2 concern on a 03 sentra. car came in with code P0031 i performed pin point test and found o2 had high resistance per mitchels specs (10.2 is resistance spec is 2.3 to 4.3). I got new o2 and it has same resistance value 10.2. just... Trouble codes: P0031
2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E35
hey fellows i have a real pos here...i got a maxima that keeps setting a code po22 vvt bank 2 problem..here is what ive got so far oil presure cold is 65psi when engine is warm presure is 24 psi..so im gonna say that this is ok as alldata says it is but someti... Trouble codes: P0021
2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AD07W96
this truck has a mixture problem on bank 1. truck runs good otherwize. readings from upstream afs sensors are as follows b1s1 avg volts = 1.2-1.1 b2s1 1.49. spec is about 1.5. this does not change at high idle either. code will set after aprox 2 drive cycles. ... Trouble codes: P2A00 (afs sensor bank 1 sensor 1)
2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on, won't fill with gas VIN: 4S3BH67543
Car towed in not running. Customer stated that she had just filled up. Well, the gas guage showed empty, fuel pump ran with key on, so I put a gal of gas in and it started right up.However I noticed when I was putting gas in it that it would back up in the fil... Trouble codes: P1443 (Vent Control Circuit Fault)
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L MIL Lamp on, lack of power VIN: JF1GD29654
Any thoughts on this would be greatly appreciated. This code will reset almost immediately upon clearning. The TGV position sensor has tested according to specs- grnd, 5 volt reference, and signal. the actuator assembly tested good, but was replaced with a k... Trouble codes: P1093
1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L Electronic VIN: 2T1CF22P3X
we have this car with a po773 code, however the trans shifts fine and the lock up works ok. we changed soleniods and checked wiring and everthing seems ok. we can shut the car off clear the code and not even start it, and on the second key stroke the code will...

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1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L can not shift VIN: 1HGCB716XL
Almost all of you guys are right, the problem is at the clutch disc, but Hubert, Michael, and Kevin-Minnesota are more right. The exact problem is the clutch disc springs, two out of four springs were broken, one was came apart & broken in pieces. Thanks ag...
1993 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L compressor VIN: JN1RZ24H5P
I was a little disappointed with the help offerd on this car. I only got 3 responses. I took a guess. Found a used pcm out it in and it fixed the car. I primarily work on the big 3. I didn't know it was so hard to get help on old imports. Thanks greatly for wh...
1998 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on, P0500 VIN: 1N6DD26SXW
Found this to be an Intermittent Issue, Cleared codes, test drove 35 miles to set monitors to ready status, then smog checked vehicle, Passed smog check and no codes at this time. Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle Speed sensor Malfunction).
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D6Y
wow after 1 month this car gone!!!what a nightmare!!!not because of me but was the owner,he could not believe that car needs a computer.i showed him the whole car apart whem i fixed the wires,even when i opened the pcm.he saw and told that was nothing burned o... Trouble codes: 0446 (evap vent valve problem).
2001 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L comprerssor VIN: 4T1BF28K01
i have a fix. it was the controll head. I did install a new relay but no fix. Not seeing any fixes that related to the control head made me wonder at first if this was right and everyone , even the dealers were telling me the fixes for them was the relay. i f...
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