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1996 Lexus SC400 4.0L chime & interior lamps VIN: JT8CH32Y0T
the customer came in with the chime constantly on when the key out and the doors closed. the first thing we checked was the key sensor. the switch checked ok. the door ajar light indicator on the dash was on and off like it should. the interior lights stayed o...
1971 Nissan 240Z 2.4L Rear Defroster VIN: HLS3020058
Good Day Folks, This is my own ride. I have a factory electrical legend but it does not have the rear window defroster in it. Hard to believe I know. She is a 1971 Datsun 240-Z 1/71 The wires to the grid are there. I traced them to a connector at the rh front...
2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 5N1MD28Y44
hello and thank you in advance. we have a 4wd xterra that is making us and our customer crazy. there is a slight whine between the 2-3 shift like something engaging. its there for 2 seconds and only on that shift. our trany shop has had it apart a couple of ti...
1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L cat monitor VIN: 4T1BG22KOV
hello everyone, this camry is taking a lot of my time out on the road!my customer is wondering why i'm holding onto the car so long if i repaired it,because he doesn't understand what us techs go through to make things to make things right on thier vehicles. ...

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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 5N1AR18W85
thanx to all who replied it was the ecm relay (ipdm) i think the relay operates the o2's we changed and the coil packs thats why the spark was weak low voltage
2004 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Steering Rack/Pump VIN: 4T1BF28B34
Thanks again to all who replied. Everyone agreed it was the steering shaft U-joint near the firewall outside of the car having a seized joint. I could see rust dust coming out of 1 of the 4 joints. I marked the joint & the rack input shaft, as I did inside the...
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