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2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L CEL,IMA light on VIN: JHMES956X4
I am curently working on An 04 Civic Hybrid with a P1435. The Code description is Charge/Discharge Balance function. This fault applies to the 12 volt system. I have gone to the Honda website and it gives no desciption of code set criteria, only to check the 1...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 123DONT665
brought truck in for cel on and cruise control inop..chked found code po768 for valve D on trans...replaced sruise control module(salvage) and did not go after code due to the anomaly's that the module would cause with the solenoids... chked after repair found... Trouble codes: P0768
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Shifting VIN: JT6HF10U9Y
As you can see by the name of my shop, I do a lot of charity work. This Lexus was given to this couple and soon afterward the trans started slipping. The owner topped off the fluid (it wasn't really low), and it still slips. Now it will drive about 100 feet an...
1991 Mazda 929 S 3.0L water pump VIN: JM1HC2245M
This Mazda is almost a classic, and I have maybe worked on two or three of these 929 3.0 litter V6. once engine warms up the antifreeze burps out of the radiator. there does not seem to be any coolant flow from the water pump. have the pump out and it is new(i...
1994 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1RZ24D7R
NO spark at #3 and #4 coils. Have switched with know good coils.Have signal from ecu to power transistor. Do not have signal out of power transistor.Harness has not been updated for the power transistor.
2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L acceleration VIN: 1N4BL11D23
customer brought vehicle in stated one month ago in stop and go traffic after 15 minutes car would not go over 15 MPH. Took it to mechanic no problem found. 2 weeks ago the same thing happened, took back to shop, no problem found. Again today, same problem occ...
2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L valve timing VIN: JN8DR09Y13
Hello, hope you can help me with this problem: Customer complained that vehicle is losing power a few miles after start. Scan tool found code POO21 INTAKE VALVE TIMING CONTROL B2. I changed engine oil and replaced oil filter (orig. NISSAN). After 2 miles test...
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Battery VIN: 4S3BK4356X
Hello everyone, I have one that I hope someone has run into before. This vehicle sits for 2-3 weeks at a time and when the customer tries to use it, its stone dead. After charging the battery and testing the electrical system (which passed) I checed key off dr...
1990 Toyota Pickup 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4RN01PL7
Greetings fellow techs. Customer had just installed used motor in truck out of a celica. As soon as vehicle is reved above 2500rpm the check engine light is on with code 52.The harness by the sensor had been cut so we resoldered it and tried to shield it as go... Trouble codes: 52 (knock sensor)
2003 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L No Start VIN: 5TBRT34H3S
Towed in, starts but dies out, spark to plugs continue, injector power comes once and cutts out ( no neg., positive ok) engine rpm signal moves=crank sensor seems ok, check throttle plate seems ok, exhaust not blocked, could it be the PCM ? Please help... Trouble codes: P0341, P2716 (pressor control solonoide)
2005 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E35
Hello all. I need some help on this Toyota before I give the customer a heart attack with the estimate. Woman says the SES light has been off and on for quite some time now. Pulled codes and got a P0420. Using the Snap-On Modis, I can't seem to get a PID for t... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst Efficiency B1)

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2001 Honda CR-V SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD186X1
Thanks to all who replied. It turned out to be a bad crank position sensor. The crank sensor on this car will not interfere with the engine performance, it is just simply a sensor that sends impulses to the PCM along with the cam sensor located in the distrib... Trouble codes: P1339 (missfire detected), P0302 (missfire cyl 2), P0304 (missfire cyl4).
1998 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.0L No Start VIN: KMHCF34T3W
It was a bad ignition coil I had ohmed it the primary winding was slightly out of spec the secondary ohmed within specs. Had to order in a coil, put it on and it was hot again, thanks guys for all the help Brian
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L dimmer control VIN: JT8UF11EXM
thanks to all who replied. found a penny in cig. lighter it had caused that circiut to overheat and melt harness before blowing the ten cent fuse. harness was shorted together. made necc. repairs and all is well. harness was damaged bad, to bad the fuse did n...
1994 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L No Start
first of all,thanks to ron,gerald,mark,jacob,jeffrey,kenneth,kevin and bob.the problem on this yoda is a couple of broken wires about 3 inches before the wiring harnes goes through the fire wall into the cab, thi IGT wire had a single strand connected causing ...
2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L No Start VIN: JT3HN86RX1
thanks for the excellent responses. you kept me from getting bit by something i didn't know. as it turned out, there was a logical connection between hitting a post and a dead fuel pump. when it hit the post, the fuel pump actually fell off of its mount in t...
2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L hybrid VIN: JT2BK18U52
Leaking HV battery was in fact the fault. Thanks to all for your assistance. To all the techs with negative and nonsense replies. Stop waisting peoples time. You should assist or not reply.
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