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1999 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH41A9656X
Comes in with random missfire. second time back after above fixes.P0300 code custermer states that TCS light came on too.Frezze frame says 61 mph when happned 2200 rpm. Ive driven it and cleared out codes and cant reproduce miss. Custermer picks up then happen... Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Infiniti I35 3.5L Abs Module VIN: JNKDA31A73
Thanks for any info on this car. Abs/tcs and slip lights on instrument cluster. Scanner will communicate with engine data but not with abs. Checked all fuses and relays. Disconnected abs sensors to see if scanner would receive any data still no communication. ...
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2004 Isuzu N NPR 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4KLB41U94J
i have 3 ho2s codes. 3 new bosch sensors. i cant figure out. sensors seem to be working fine. codes are for the new sensors. any help on what to look for here. these are time codes for the heaters. Trouble codes: P0135, P0155, P0141
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L No Start VIN: 4SZCK58Y64
this vehicle came in with a very intermittent long crank or no start.We have only had it fail a couple of times & we are now trying to monitor cam & crank signal to see if they fail. We are looking for anyone who might have seen a similar problem or pattern fa...
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2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Mechanical VIN: KNAGD12664
Kia Land Technicians. We don't see these 2004 Kia Optima too often. Previous two other shops replaced the serpentine belt that drives the A/C and power steering and fails within about 3 to 4 months. The customer was passing by and we install one and lasted onl...
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2005 Kia Rio 1.6L 1-2 harsh, 2-3 flair VIN: KNADC12585
Trans is a 'F4AEL' or 'baby ECAT'. Customer complained of harsh 1-2 shift, and a very noticeable flair on the 2-3 shift. He took it to Kia who told him it needed a rebuild. He brought it to me for a second opinion, and I agreed that especially with the 2-3 fla...
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2005 Kia Rio 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12595
car came in with new 02 bnk1 sen1 with code p0133 stored. light went out on its own. cleared all codes thinking other garage didnt reset light. performed all tests per Kia for code all passing with flying colors. sent car away came back 3 days later same code.... Trouble codes: P0133
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Noise VIN: JTHBF30G72
This vehicle has a low pitch buzzing noise that we have determined is coming from the plastic fuel lines that that are attached to the underbody and it can be heard inside the passenger compartment. The noise is very loud when listening with a stethescope anyw...
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2008 Lexus IS250 2.5L Cylinder Heads
Thanks for you time, I have a 08 IS250 awd in the bay. This car was brought to me from a local body shop with a no start condition. Turns out it was overheated after the accident and has 50 psi max compression. My main question is, has anyone pulled heads on t...
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant LS 2.4L timing belt VIN: 4A3AA46G32
installed new timing belt and balancer shaft belt, checked timing several times. engine runs smooth at first, but light keeps showing up to check #2 cylinder misfire. tryed changing coils, injectors, new spark plugs, still runs rough at idle after test drive.
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2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D46
car came to our shop from nissan dealer,it has a new cam & crank sensor & pcm.it will die & not restart when code sets till you clear the code.it has the variable valve timing & we have monitored the cam & crank sensor & we see no problem.the dealer had told t... Trouble codes: P0340
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2007 Nissan Altima 2.5L Passenger Window VIN: 1N4AL11DX6
I have an 07 Nissan Altima throwing me for a loop. If you operate the passenger window from either switch using the Auto function it will go to the top and go back down about 5 inches. If you dont use the Auto function it will operate normally. I know some Nis...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K8X
After confirming all EGR componants are working, the customer stated that the motor came from Japan. My question, Is it possible to drill the rest of the port with the head in the car or will it need to be removed? Next, it looks like if I drill from where th... Trouble codes: P0401
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1999 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR12E2X
had several fuses blown no bigger than 15amps,replaced all needed and still no start.noticed parlites stay on all the time w/key out & off.has voltage at coil pack both sides and also has grounds, no spark at spark plugs pump does not run,mil lite does work.wi...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JTDDR32TXY
hi members, i cleaned the maf sensor and end up buying a new maf sensor. it lessen the hesitatation on accelaration but still there. I also did a fuel injection cleaning and i think it fixed the problem,Test drive the car 3 times check engine light keep comin... Trouble codes: P0171
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1998 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L Monitors VIN: KMHCF24FXT
thanks to everyone who responded, michael from new york nailed it, took vehicle to emissions without monitors set and it passed. thanks again. Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle control).
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2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN4D34U
thanks for all the responses--turns out that it requireda new cat but that wasn't a surprize. These things are big bucks here in California so we wanted to have our bases covered. g Trouble codes: P0420.
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2002 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: KNAGD12602
Thanks to all for the help on this one. I think we broke a record on this one, it was running good within about 2 hours of the post and on a Sunday. Special thanks to Ty [...] as he hit it on first that the firing order was reversed. We had done so much we ...
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2001 Mazda Tribute DX 2.0L No Start VIN: 4F2CU06B91
Sorry about the late closure on this. After considering all the replies, and doing some further testing, I decided to replace the PCM with a used one. Keeping our fingers crossed, we went to start it, but it wouldn't even crank. Turns out this vehicle uses ... Trouble codes: P0135 (02 sensor B1 S1), P0401 (EGR flow insufficient).
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2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Belt noise VIN: 1N4ACL11D0
Thank you to all who replied. The car was not returned for repairs, then shortly there after, wrecked when the customer ran over something on the highway. Needless to say, she could not afford the alternator repair for the noise with the A/C on while in drive....
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1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L cooling fans VIN: JT3HP10V8V
Thanks to everyone that took the time to help. Found the E/G relay to be bad. Replace the relay and fans are now working at the normal rate. Thank you,
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