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2005 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L vsa light on in past only duplicates 3 out 70 tim VIN: 2HNYD18935
hi thanks for any advise in advance. I have a customer's vehicle at the shop, customer states brakes activate (lock-up) while foot is on accelerator pedal. customer does not step on brakes when this happens. if customer steps on brakes while this event is taki...
1993 Honda Civic del Sol S 1.5L Cuts out VIN: JHMEG1147P
this car came in my shop with a no start problem,it would spin over but no start,fuel and spark was good,pulled the spark plugs and noticed that they looked bad,so i replaced the spark plugs.Car started up and ran great.Test drove car 15 miles gave back to cus...
2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3HGCM56415
Originally came in a month ago with MIL on, P0139 O2 sensor slow to respond Bank 1 Sensor 2. Checked circuits and scoped signal, was slow to respond, replaced with Honda Sensor. Retested ok. Came back today, same code, only everything retests just fine! What a... Trouble codes: P0139 (O2 sensor slow to respond bank1 sensor 2)
2002 Hyundai XG350 3.5L Cuts out VIN: KMHFU45E52
All numbers looked good no fuel trim problems, no codes, just slight miss at slight load. Cust offered to drive while i viewed scanner data, couldnt get a miss to occur so customer floored the throttle, immediatly after the codes set. Great thought we had the ... Trouble codes: P0225 (tp or app sensor 3 circuit problem), P1151 (ets main accel position sensor 2 fault), P1152 (ets sub accel position sensor low)
2001 Infiniti G20 2.0L Stall VIN: JNKCP11A31
Could use some help from you nissan and infinity techs, This car came in origanly for poor idle and computer code PO505. We Replaced The IAC And performed idle relearn procedure with modis new 9.4 version. all was good,car Drives great, but when you stop car a...
2005 Infiniti FX35 3.5L rides hard VIN: JNRAS08W15
this vehicle appears to have the simple front stuts with rear shocks this car does not appear to have any suspension switch inside car to change suspension. customer states that after our cold winter the vehicle rides like a truck. the suspension seams very ha...
2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L battery VIN: JTHBF30G23
The customer complains his vehicle won't start at times and he needs to jump it to get it going. Charging system passed, charging at 13.76, good diodes, and output over 50 amps. Battery tested good after charging it. I'm kinda new at this parasitic draw stuf...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E74
Thanks in advance folks. Vehicle came in for a MIL diagnosis with the P0301 stored. Since it felt like a secondary ignition misfire we removed # 1 spark plug and coil to # 2 cylinder to see if it would travel. We did a compression test on it while the upper in... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire Detected Cylinder 1)
1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1NXBB02E9T
I noticed that the O2 sensor hovers around .45 volts at idle, doesn't start switching like I'm used to seeing until about 1500 rpm. The catalyst monitor (O2 sensor) is virtually 0 volts at idle, increases to around .5 volts at the same 1500 rpm. Is this normal...

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2004 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L Headlamps VIN: 2HKYF18794
The combo switch fixed this one. We had to wait for the customer to bring the vehicle back. She did Friday and we installed the $38 OE dimmer switch from Honda in about 15 minutes and off she went. Thank you for your responses. Ray
2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58Y74
Thanks to all that offered help .. decided to take the t-belt and cam gear off drivers side head .. found that the cam gear must have loosened up a bit and the dowel pin beat the heck out of the gear and the cam causing the cam to be beyond spec as far as the ... Trouble codes: P1350 (Variable Valve Timing System Bank 2 Fault).
2004 Kia Rio 1.6L engine VIN: KNADC12554
hi guys we have been so busy we have not been able to work on the rio we bought it back and will try to see we can do with it and try all the info i got thanks again and when we get it fixed i will send a message on what it was thank all of you very much Ke...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6854W
I rechecked all the grounds, cleaned iac valve no luck same problem. Trouble codes: P1507.
1992 Toyota Camry 2.2L heater VIN: JH6TV567JG
i found the resistor block for the heater, just above the gas pedal to the right babay food to replace, thanks to all the replies
1998 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Electronic VIN: 4T3ZF13C2W
Thank you all you guys to replied to fast,replaced reman trans and going very good now.Again, Thank you so much.
2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L security VIN: 5TDZK22CX7
It was suggested that this car possibly did not have a factory system and I would have to agree with that. The customer could not offer any helpful info and the service writer may not have known what really is going on. I will continue to research and with a...
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