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2003 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16553
Good afternoon. Looking for some direction on this one. Vehicle came in with an upstream o-2 code and knock sensor code. Scan data shows PID "knock judge". Data pid reads no under all conditions, even if tapping near sensor. KOEO voltage on signal line is 2.4 ... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor circuit malfunction)
1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT8VK13T0P
the vehicle is here a few weeks later and running badly misfiring. low idle, no power brake assist. the timing belt has not jumped time all the marks line up well. egr valve appears to be working properly. what have i missed here? there is no fuel in the fuel...
1990 Mitsubishi Montero 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4GJ31SXL
Vehicle is a no start had no spark or injector pulse, sent in ecm and now i have injector pulse but no spark.i also have no communication with scanner, had ecm sent back in for repair, but still no spark. Have replaced distributor with used unit but tests all ...
2004 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Floor VIN: 4A3AA46G33
Thanks in advance. We have a water issue drivers side floor board front. All the information we are finding for TSB's etc all relate to issues on passager side floor board. The water is related to the air conditioning and not water getting in from exterior due...
1998 Nissan Frontier SE 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N6DD26S1W
thanks in advance, this one has me baffled, just shuts off after warm, starts right back up, seems worse with a/c on,checked engine data and everything seems on line, did think that o2 was reading low but put new sensor in and still stalls. no codes stored and...
1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN8AR07S7X
Hi there nissan experts, need help on this one. this pathfinder has a intermittent misfire/cuts out only at idle and especially while in gear. in some cases it gets intense to the point where the truck will stall. other than that it runs really good and it rev...
2004 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L main drive belt VIN: JN8DR09YX4
this Pathfinder came in with a belt noise, i checked and replaced the tensioners bearings and check all other bearings and still get a squeal. I have tried to adjust the belts and rechecked all bearings but no changed. any ideas will help Thanks
2007 Nissan Altima 2.5L door locks VIN: 1N4AL21E77
Hello everyone got a weird one here, when driving the door locks will countinue too lock doors constant clicking of actuators and if you unlock doors will lock them and keep doing the same thing , looks like on scan tool they are being commanded, Checked all p...
1982 Other Asian datsun 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JNIC2O6S8C
hi all of you technicians,i have this car,and my problem is there is a lot black smoke in the back, i check fuel presure is 45,check ijector ,maf sensor,change an other computer,i check fuel presure regulator,i cancel,compresion is over 140,car star right away...
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN39WXN
Greetings: Vehicle had both cylinder heads machined at our other shop. Vehicle was running before head work. Heads installed and now vehicle doesn't start. They tried to fix for several days but to no avail. Now its my turn. Checked timing marks-ok. removed b...
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L batt. drain VIN: 5TBBT4412Y
Hello everybody and thanks in advance.Truck came to the shop with complaint of the battery all of a sudden going dead overnight.We charged and load tested the battery and found it to be good when we reinstalled the cables their was a buzzing sound by the intak...

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2008 Infiniti G35 3.5L Abs VIN: JNKBV611E2
The Dodge dealer took car back to the tire shop for the correct front tires. All seven replies were spot on, this car must have correct stagger or will set code C1115. After I posted help request I found a specification for this car that called for no more tha...
2002 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L Valve Body VIN: J8DB4B14X2
Dave you are one smart cookie I never would have thought to contact a trans shop, You must be a master techsticle. Rob the site you gave me was awesome and did the trick thanks for the help.
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L No Start VIN: JTJGF10V10
1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L battery VIN: JB8AR074XX
Well we used an amp clamp to check for draw as several posts suggested, never went over 20ma. battery died over the holiday weekend, charged and tested for another week died over night again, never showing a draw. due to the age of the vehicle and the hacked u...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BH675X2
Thank you all for your help. The fix is two-fold. First the thermo stopped and overheated the eng. Which fried the ECT and caused the hard-start. Confirmed the ECT by resistance test. ECT showed 20 deg F. Combine excess fuel w/ coolant and yes, it will be hard... Trouble codes: P0420 (Poor cat efficiency).
1999 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR12E2X
well here goes,teted as it needed a lot of fuses,replaced fuses, could not retrieve any codes as it had none to help me with,went straight to crank sensor and found tiny cracks and soaked with oil coming from inside of sensor.the lites was in the switch as the...
2002 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E72
From what I understand about these systems everthing appears to working correctly. We will have to look into the PCM issues when the vehicle comes in again. Trouble codes: P0441.
2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB2OU17
The front end collision had contacted the tps assembly and push it out of adjustment , causing the hv ecu to think the throttle was stuck closed so it would cut fuel injector pulse when code set. stalling motor. Trouble codes: P0A0F, C1203, C1345.
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