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2005 Infiniti G35 3.5L Starting VIN: JNKCV51EX5
OK. this car came from a costumer who obtained from a Auto Auction its was flood, and it was not power it all, after we make a research on IATN, we found that the car has a fuse box under the hood close to the battery, all the fuse was check and its power in m...
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2003 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73343
hi i have a 03 sorento with the 3.5 motor. has fault code po340 camshaft position sensor a circuit b1.also at times sets po421 warm up catalyst efficiency below threshold b1 code.has anyone seen this type of problem with a sorento before.haven't done alot of k... Trouble codes: P0340
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L alternator VIN: JM1BJ2229Y
Hello techs I hope someone out here has the knowledge of the system I'm looking for, well here we go. The customer requested an alternaor & explain to me about how the battery was installed backwards. The first thing I did was check all the fuses. There were a...
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D51
this car originally came in with mil on, code p0420 stored for catalyst inefficiencey...tested and replaced faulty converter,retested system, had high voltage on b1s1 02 sensor and p0134 set while driving, tested o2 voltage,2.5 volts at signal wire on harness ... Trouble codes: P0134
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2007 Nissan Versa S 1.8L Lighting VIN: 1NM35TE678
Good Evening! This is a simple request from a Chrysler tech recovering from surgery and away from his normal resources. I am trying to remove the rear tail light assembly from my wife's Versa, and I have removed the 2 nuts that I see from the inner side of the...
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2006 Scion xB 1.5L Hard start VIN: JTLKT32496
Thanks in advance! I have a 2006 Scion XB that customer states has to be cranked for a while before starting. This problem happens when the vehicle has been driven making multiple errand runs. (Shut off and hot soak) Naturally, it never happens when I see it. ...
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1999 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6850X
Here is a good one have this car cam in with check engine light on hade code P0304.Check spark with tester all o.k. Checked plugs worn installed new plugs cleared code and road test with two key cycles no check engine light on.Release vehicle to customer drove... Trouble codes: P0304 (missfire)
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2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L all electrical VIN: 4S4BP67C35
Customer has owned vehicle for a year and a half with no problem. 2 weeks ago the battery started to go dead after sitting 2 days. customer had shop replace battery and check electrical. shop said electrical good, no problems. battery dead 2 days later. Custom...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L rear wiper motor VIN: 5TDBT48A12
Thank you in adavance if anyone has any ideas. This vehicle has a new rear wiper motor. For some reason it does not operate with the wiper switch. All other functions in the rear door work, window up/down, rear washer pump. Also the switch that says the window...
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2003 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L shift interlock VIN: 5TEGN92N63
customer complaint trans wont come out of park. abs light on, and windows inoper. found blown ecu-ig fuse. reinstall fuse, all systems operating normal. fuse will not reblow. inspected harness to abs module, inspected base of steering column, harness routing, ...
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Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1987 Acura Integra RS 1.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4DA3449H
Hey all thanks for all your replies, Since posting, I've checked the MAP, BARO(PA), TPS each had low reference voltages (0.9v instead of 5v). So to all that recommend to check MAP sensor code were correct. I've put in a used ECU and car fired right up. Now, t... Trouble codes: 13 (Atmospheric pressure sensor).
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 3rd clutch VIN: 5FNRL18043
Hi again, everyone. I'm happy to report that this vehicle seems to be fixed. I rebuilt it, thoroughly cleaned out the valve body and inside of the tranmission, and checked and replaced all the seals and seal rings and such. The third clutch was thoroughly toa...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe LX 2.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KM8SC13D52
I do not have a definite fix as of yet but I may be on the right track. I would first like to thank everyone who replied. I did go thru all of the suggestions and went thru the car very carefully. I did take the car to the dealer. The P0230 code reset on the w... Trouble codes: P0230.
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Surge VIN: JNKCA31A91
This car is finally gone and fixed, you guys are great, now I have a better understanding on how the idle control system works, George has a good test procedure to make sure its working corectly, the Iac valve has 4 seperate coils built inside the valve and th... Trouble codes: P0100 (mass air flow sensor), P0505 (Idle air control system).
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT8UF11E6M
i`ve done everything and cannot pin this one down.ther is so many things wrong with this car and finding broken parts everywhere i check is is taking too long.ever thing has helped but so far i just don`t have enough parts by customer so i`ll close this with a...
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JM1TA222X1
Wow! I feel great after finally fixing this car. When I was unable to isolate the miss I started wondering if it had a sticking valve. I've had old v8 fords and chevys do this but never an import. After a full day of trial and error and scoping every sensor I ...
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2001 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: JF1GF48511
Thank you everyone; I replaced the IAC solenoid valve, and the problem was corrected. The clutch is nearly worn out, and the combination of the two resulted in a very strange feeling problem, but with the idle under control, it is obviously a nearly worn out ... Trouble codes: P0505.
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start VIN: JTEHH20V33
tried installing used computer with same results. sent truck to dealer and they supposedly replaced ecm and it started so what really fixed the truck is still unknown. i still think it was a program problem with anti theft because both computers had codes fo... Trouble codes: B2796 (anti theft communication problem).
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