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2003 Acura EL 1.7L Compressor VIN: 2HHES35853
System went down shortly after incident below. So mechanical repair is also required. I cannot get the ECU to command the compressor on when requested, it also does not activate condenser fan. Systen runs ok if jumped at relays. Shopkey diag. from Acura ta...
2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L system pressures VIN: KLAVA6927Y
All you Daewoo Techs Help. I have this little Laganza and it has had A/C issues the past couple years. In the past the control head/panel would act up and not activate the compressor. Correcting a loose connection at the control head fixed that. Now this summe...
1997 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L Radiator VIN: JHMRA1849V
Thank you in advance. This vehicle developed an A/F leak from the radiator at the top tank so we replaced it. The customer is a little high strung so he keeps a very close eye on things after they fail and so spotted a coolant leak about a month and 2000 miles...
2002 Honda Civic DX 1.7L MIL Lamp on, Runs good VIN: 1HGEM77962
Veh has a code p1259 vtec system failure. veh had the cylider head gasket replaced 6 months ago due to over heating. road tested and all was fine at that time. cust returned today saying veh light has been on since it left with this code. No complaints of any ... Trouble codes: P1259
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L Trans. Goes In Limp In Mode VIN: KM8SB82B51
According to the alldata test sequence for the P0720, if changing the sensor does not repair the code, the tcm must be replaced. This does not make sense, because it appears that the output sensor is not generating a signal. We cut the signal wire at the tcm t...
2006 Lexus ES330 3.3L Battery VIN: JTHBA3GX65
This Lexus ES330 came in with customer complaint of dead battery after overnight stay. Traced high Amp draw to the under hood fues block. ( Engine Room Fues Box ) 30 Amp fuse For ( DCC ) Alldata is not clear on the operation and branch curcuits of this fuse. C...
2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L power sterring VIN: JM1BK12F44
Client came in with is vehicule last week saying that the check engine and the sterring light came ON, at the same time the sterring became harder. Probleme was, at that time, everything was back to normal. Came back yesterday, same sympthoms but this time, v...
2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L unknown VIN: 4F2CZ96105
This vehicle came in overheating. found that the water pump was starting to leak, with 217k on the vehicle it had the original coolant. We replaced the water pump, thermostat and gasket with dealer parts, flushed the radiator, block and heater core in both dir...
2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L a/c system VIN: 1YVHP80D25
ok have this mazda 6. pressures 30 low and 150-175 high at idle. air duct temp around 60 outside temp 80. does not improve much going down the road. little improvement with clamping off heater hose but not much. the compressor cycles a lot and not very high pr...
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L trans in third only VIN: JM3ER29L07
Customer had the vehicle towed in , she stated the check eng lamp and the ATT lamp came on and vehicle would not go forward . I checked for codes and cleared them and drove the vehicle. It shifted normal in all gears so no internal problems are present . The l...
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 Endeavor Limited 3.8L Shudder VIN: 4A4MN21S85
vehicle came in with a complaint of vibration under light accelleration, checked for codes with scanner no codes, no history codes, however feels like cylinder misfire as per a bad coil. problem only occurs when driving at 35-40 mph @ 1200-1500 rpm, car seems ...
2005 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L Transfer cas VIN: JA4MR51RXW
Customer complains that at times when driving in 2wd high 4wd light starts blinking.When it starts blinking you can hear a grinding under truck.We are presuming it is trying to engage into 4wd by itself.We looked at vacuum hoses and solenoids and they appear t...
2004 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Engine Oil VIN: JN8DR09X04
Fellow Technicians, We have this 04 Nissan Pathfinder that we installed a low mileage used engine in.After the engine install we road tested for 30 miles then parked it on our lot.It runs great and didn't overheat on our road test.I checked the oil shortly aft...
1995 Subaru Legacy 2.2L Temperature VIN: JF1GFG359S
This is actually an Impreza but IATN would not allow me to enter it as such with a 2.2 Liter Engine, it automatically set it to 1.8L. This vehicle overheats intermittently when on the highwaqy with the AC on. If I turn off the AC, the vehicle cools down immedi...
1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1VK13E2P
TOYOTA TECHS HELP!!! I have been messing with this issue for 2 weeks of and on.The car came in with a complaint of no start after he drives a few miles or more he will stop & go into a store etc. & when he returns there is a no start issue engine cranks strong...
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L battery light VIN: 2T1BR12E0W
we have a 1998 toyota corrola ce that sat for a period of time and when it was started the battery light came on when tested the alternator was putting out 14.5 volts and 1 amp with no load and 14.5 volts and 6 amps with a load and it passed a voltage drop tes...
2001 Toyota Prius 1.5L 100 Amp Fuse VIN: JT2BK12U51
The 100 amp dc/dc high current fuse was blown. Was wondering if anyone has had any similar problems.
2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L brake booster VIN: JT3HN86R51
I put a new master cylinder on the 4runner because the old one was leaking out of the front. Now that the new one is on I bled the system and am not getting air. Now the booster comes on every 4th or 5th push of the brake pedal. I don't know if this is normal ...
2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L side bearing VIN: 5TELU42N75
Hi Toyota experts out there. this 06 tacoma has a humming noise that increases with road speed on the front end. The noise maker is the front differential side bearing (the one that supports the half shaft)on the left side. I was able to confirm that by discon...
2009 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4T1BE46K99
Hey folks, got this Camry that came from a body shop. It had been wrecked bad enough in the front to push the engine back to the firewall and snap the TPS off the throttle body. Came in with no throttle response, so we changed the throttle body and fixed that ...

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2005 Lexus LS430 4.3L pedal VIN: JTHBN36F75
I would like to thank all that replied to my cries for help!!! sorry it took so long to close this one but I was out on vacation. first one in 6 years. anyway we found that after bleeding system 5 tines still the pedal bleed down so we put it off to the side f...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E7R
thanks to everyone who offered help except the few with bad additude did ohm test on coil found it bad replaced all is good thanks
2006 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L Horn VIN: 4T1BK36BX6
I say I fixed the vehicle (for now). We had pulled the underhood junction block apart trying to find the horn relay. When we put it back together enough to move it, the horn worked fine. Could have been a bad connection or maybe the column ground quit acting u...
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