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2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S61
Car runs great, you cannot feel the misfire at any time. I swapped the coils and wires around and had no change, I installed new plugs and had no change. The only constants to the #1 are the plug, the wire, the injector, or maybe mechanical. Has anyone had a s... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire on 1)
2004 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG35C14
Just need a little verification from the hyundai guys out there. Car was towed in for a no start, MIL is inop but does have power and grounds at dlc. No spark or injector pulse. Then i checked all grounds and powers at the ecm, all grounds are present the only...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JNRDR09YX1
Customer claim's he matted the accelerator pedal to pass another vehicle, just at the crest of the hill the truck began to run poorly,no power, bucking,stalling,excessive black smoke from exhaust,,,Almost as if the truck had a bad fuel pressure regulator or a ...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Stall VIN: W0Y4350460
This vehicle came to us with customer complaint of stalling after driving or after hot restart. We could confirm that this vehicle would stall after about 20 min of driving coming to a stop and that after driving and shutting off vehicle the car would have a h...
2001 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L cylinder head VIN: 4KLB4B1R21
Hello, everyone. I have 2001 Isuzu box truck NPR 5.7L, I'm doing heads on this vehicle, I can't find any specs on the torque on this vehicle. I need rocker arm torque specs, intake manifold specs, and also timing specs, if all possible. Does anyone have any cl...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK57D01
ok.. this car has a problem ive checked for shorts and all 5 vols ref at all sensors mitchell trouble tree dont say much iv pin checked all circuits from pcm -- forward i also i assummed we had a bad pcm with internal prossesing problem so even though i ha... Trouble codes: P1627
2002 Kia Rio Cinco 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16362
I have this RIO that sets this a po501 right away. The speedometer works but I dont have vehicle speed on my scanner. From the wiring diagram that I have it shows the vss signal goes to the speedo module. Then the speedo module sends a signal to the trans modu... Trouble codes: P0501
2003 Kia Spectra LS 1.8L front brakes VIN: KNAFB12164
i have this 2003 kia with insanely low miles, customer complaining of front brakes lock up. road tested after about 5 miles front brakes surging without application front rotor temp 600+ degrees. crack blleders and can retract caliper pistons. being newer cali...
1998 Lexus LX470 4.7L ABS module VIN: JT6HT00W3W
The brake booster pump motor runs continuously along with the ABS & Red Brake Light flashing in sync with a cycling ABS Solinoid Relay (not ABS MTR relays 1&2). I'll unplug this relay and everything is back to normal- except (of course) the Yellow ABS light st...
2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L headlights VIN: JTHBF30G93
thanks in advance for any help on this, this car has the HID headlights, when the lowbeam lights are on, the left low beam will start to flicker and then go out after about a minute, turn lights off and then on again and it does the same, checked and had batte...
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C54
fuel system lean at idle p2187, have replaced purge valve, to no avail, smoked intake system no leaks, had read about pcv hose leak but did not see any leaks, oxygen sensor responding ok, mass air flow sensor responding (cleaned, didnt help), fuel pressure ok ... Trouble codes: P2187
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L convertor VIN: 1N4DL01D0W
Bad shudder or shake when first put into any gear other than park or neutral, only cold, and just for a few seconds. Usually causes the engine to stall once or twice. It feels like the convertor is locked up, simular to the GMs with a plugged up convertor sole...
2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27T11
For all you Nissan guys out there, I have a Frontier with a consistently reoccuring P0325. Cleared DTC, road tested, MIL back on, ran pinpoint test from ShopKey, checked knock sensor circuit continuity from ECM connector pin 64 to battery ground and found open... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor)
2005 Nissan Armada SE 5.6L No Start VIN: 5N1AA08B65
Hi, I have this vehicle for no start. Do not have spark at all at any Ign. coil. Primary wiring to ECM is good for coils. B+ on all coils less than 0 ohms on all wires to ECM . I have scoped the CKP and CMP for waveform they have good waveform on scope. What...
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L high idle VIN: 4S3BH6867Y
Help... This Subaru came in for a high idle condition, found tps reading 7-9% at idle. Replaced tps, percentage was at 0 at idle all was good. Customer returned vehicle 2 days later with high idle, all scan data looked good, throttle not being held open, no va...
2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 4S4BP61C57
Hi-IATN member this 2007 subaru 2,5 non turbo was been towed to shop i found SBF#5 30AMP fuse keep blow-out no-code found dash ares say "er-HC i have mitchell on demand but no information at all about "er-hc" is there any SUBARU guy can you explane Thanks '
2000 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L vsc light on VIN: 4T1BF28B7Y
I am looking for a zero point recalibration procedure for the steering angle sensor. Alldata and mitchell seem to be incorrect.
2008 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDKB20U98
This is fixed. I'm posting this because there is not one for this "common" code yet. Car is in body shop, they pulled the service plug for the HV battery. After the car would not start, the master warning was on, it had 20 codes etc. The main code was the P0A... Trouble codes: P0A0D (hybrid system high voltage inter-lock circuit)

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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JH4DB7655Y
Thanks for all the suggestions but we finally figured out the problem.It had an irratic temperature sensor.We never could catch it on a live data stream as it happened so quickly and then did not return to those conditions until the next really cold start.Than...
2006 Infiniti M45 4.5L No Start VIN: JNKBY01E76
this car is fixed. found bad idpm control module behind battery on right frt of car. tested opperations and all is well... thanks for the help guys.
1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1YVGE22C8S
Thank you everyone for the info given on this car. I do know what is wrong. It is the distributor but the customer ran out of cash to fix it. Thanks again. Kerry
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Surge, high idle VIN: 1N4AL11D43
Paul from LA and Narong helped the most but I appreciate all the replies. This applies to using the factory Consult 2, I assume it may work with other scanners also. If it just will not learn! While running hot and attempting to learn I knew it wasn't going ... Trouble codes: P0507.
2006 Scion xB 1.5L Hard start VIN: JTLKT32496
Thank you to everyone! The problem ended up a fuel pressure issue. The pump will intermittently leak down causing the hard start. All preliminary fuel tests were done cold. I couldn't get it to happen until it was hot-soaked a few times. Again, thanks to every...
1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Timing Belt VIN: JF1SF6556X
The fix on this vehicle was pretty straight forward once I knew what timing marks to zero in on. The first mistake I made was checking the crank which the customer had already lined up to TDC in his attempt to change the belt. The left cover was already off wh...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67562
Called the dealer and they reported that there were no reflashes for this car. The cats and o2s were purchased from dealer, after clearing code for a second time,the code did not reappear and passed emission test. I still,do not know what the problem was. Than... Trouble codes: P0420.
1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L front brake pads VIN: JT2BG22K3X
well this vehicle is figured out,not really a fix.after i went through this cars previous records, it seems at times he only got 10k miles out of some previous brake jobs.when confronted with the evidence,he then admitted he was hard on brakes.
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