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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2HKRL18651
We have rebuilt this transmission and have had it out 3 times for the same problem. The transmision will shift fine manually no transmission codes are present. The problem we are having is a flare shift 2nd to 3rd and will not downshift into 1st gear un-less y...
2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Hesitation VIN: KMHFU45D31
vehicle pops thru intake and hesitates, fuel trim is at 17 % light load, but goes to open loop on acceleration and O/2s go full lean. I have checked timing marks,fuel pressure and volumne,ok, removed o/2s and checked for plugged exhaust. No difference. Also ch...
1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA21DOV
i got this infiniti at the shop, we replaced the engine with a used one and it ran very good. A week later it came back with an o2 sensor code and a delayed start which was resolved by my fellow technician. Before it could get out of the shop, it developed a h...
2001 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L no rev. no 2-3upshift VIN: JACDS58X81
Hello guys. Calling all 4L30E guru's. This unit came in with slippage when hot hot. Shifted through all gears fine when cold. Tore unit apart no metal. Replaced seals and ALL friction w/borg. Case was bored and sleeved (servo rod was wobbling xcessive play). N...
2004 Kia Amanti 3.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNALD12434
Hi you'll, well here we go with a new little trouble, on this car we replace the complete engine, now i found out that when i was trying to start it up, the engine will die right away, i,ve look all data and mitchell as well, and there 's a procedure to reset ...
2005 Kia Amanti 3.5L No Start VIN: KNALD12435
Hey kia techs...need help. This Amanti came to us for a routine timing belt replacement. Our tech removed the old belt without having secured the camshaft gears and of course the spring loaded cams sprung off the timing marks. Not thinking that was really a bi... Trouble codes: P0343
2001 Mazda Tribute DX 2.0L No Start VIN: 4F2CU06B91
Wondering if anyone has run into this. Engine will start very briefly (like when firing on fumes), then just crank. Noid light starts out flashing normally (brightly), and I guess that's why it starts. But over the next several seconds of cranking, the noid li... Trouble codes: P0135 (02 sensor B1 S1), P0401 (EGR flow insufficient)

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1993 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L No Start VIN: J2E78WNS09
thanks to the 19 replies all good ones and most dead on;i removed the efi relay and found one suspect solder joint,i soldered it ,re-installed hit it with a heat gun for a bit ,starts every time.thanks again,iATN rocks!
2004 Acura MDX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2HNYD18625
we checked all mounts,tires,rims,brakes,front axles could not find anything wrong , we did find a left inner tie rod with a tiny little bit of play in it but it did not fix it ( which we didnt think it would but you have to start with the obovius. it act more...
2002 Honda Civic Si 2.0L a/c warm VIN: SHHEP33592
sorry for not closing sooner, we've been busy (yea) thanks to all who replied, what I found was a/c clutch had max clearance, so I removed the clutch plate and took out one shim, now it's at min. clearance, cust. has not called in two and ahalf weeks. Thank...
2002 Honda Civic Si 2.0L clutch VIN: SHHEP33502
Customer finally OK'd the clutch and sure enough, the metal that houses the dampening springs had broke allowing the spring to pop out and rub on the pressure plate when the clutch was fully depressed. I questioned him about his driving style and he admitted t...
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Shut Valve VIN: 1HGCM55634
thanks for the sugestions, i, ask the customer if he wash the car he tol me that he did by his self ,he presure washed under the car olso that was the problem...
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHDN45DX3
Hello This one took some time ,the computer was loosing B+ power .perform voltage drop from PDC to ECM bad connection at PDC .repair connector .all is good. Trouble codes: P0335, P1372.
2003 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KNADC12553
all info i received was greatly appreciated. i believe there is 2 issues with this car . we noticed corrosion starting to happen in the fuse box in the engine compartment and the fuel pump low amp waveform has a substancial spike on one of the humps. we asked ...
1999 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HTO5J1X
Only by accident I switched an injector from one side to the other. And after the vehicle warmed up the misfire changed to the other bank. Installed a new injector and after several test drives the problem is solved. Thank you for all of the help. Trouble codes: 302 (2 misfire), 304 (4 misfire), 306 (6 misfire), 308 (8 misfire), 300 (Reandom misfire).
2002 Toyota Camry SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF30K72
well guys it appears cheap coils have done it again.replaced coils with toyota coils and problems are gone. customer purched 6 economy coils at another shop and we have replaced 3 with toyota parts.guess ill be seeing him for the other 3 soon. thanks for the a... Trouble codes: P1300 (Misfire cylinder 1).
2005 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5TEMU52N95
We have run the gammut. We have swapped O2 snsrs as well as A/F ratio sensors, all cat converters, MAF sensor, checked compression, changed plugs, re re the ECM. After changing the ECM, the truck had what seemed like normal power, until the learning period was...
2006 Toyota Matrix 1.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR32E78
thanks for the replies, very common problem with the corollas and matrixs, replaced with new ecm. fix the intermit miss fire. the tsb will not work for the p0353, (tsb is for no start condition.) Trouble codes: P0353.
2007 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7L Starting VIN: 5TBBV58137
Thanks for all of the replies. I installed a new key transponder ECU and aligned it with the keys and the ECM. Operation has been fine for the last few days. Please be aware that you do not have to remove the heater box to get this unit out if you plan on r...
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