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2005 Acura TSX 2.4L radio VIN: JH4DC54853
Hope I have some honda guys out there. I have this acura when we replaced the battery, we lost the radio and went to "code" . ( piece of shit battery saver did not work) I removed the radio, retreaved the serial # and asked acura for the code. thay game me th...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Compressor VIN: 1HGCG1654W
No a/c. Found broken wire to compressor clutch. Repaired wire... now a/c compressor and fans come on for a second and turns back off. System is full, appears to be turned off by pcm. any sugestions?
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGEJ8142Y
vehicle came in with hard start and bog. checked fuel pressure and have 32lbs with engine running. when i snap the throttle the engine boggs like a bad accelerator pump on the old carburators and the fuel pressure goes up to around 41 lbs.when we accel slowly ...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78494
Anytime you get this code. Raise car and disconnect both a/f ratio sensor (also known as very expensive o2 sensors)at catalytic converter area. One sensor has 2 white wires for the heater element. One sensor has 2 black wires for the heater element. Ohm check ... Trouble codes: P0135 (A/f ratio sensor heater)
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D92
car came in no start checked fuel pressure ok has no spark or inj. pulse. checked for codes had p0335 no crank signal. if u watch scanner data it shows no cranking rpm. backprobed crank signal wire at pcm have a good pattern according to the modis. so i though... Trouble codes: P0335
1995 Infiniti G20 2.0L 2-3 Shift VIN: JNKCP01D8S
When driving this car the trans wills go into neutral feeling when shifting from 2-3 in drive. If you put it in 2nd or 3rd it will work just fine. I am not a trans person and i know this car has electronic solenoids in the valve body and i just dont want to te...
2004 Infiniti M45 4.5L tire pressure i VIN: JNKAY41E54
can the air pressure monitor be reset without factory scan tool.
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L cooling fan VIN: JT8BF28G3X
Hello everyone, I have this Lexus and the problem is that the cooling fans are always on when when the key is in the on position and when the engine is running, on cold start ups and when hot. (fans on KOEO & KOER, always). I tested both temperature switches ...
2005 Lexus GX470 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJBT20X75
I was wanting to know if any one has had same problem . I am going to open up intake again to check wires for continuity . I throught before I do if there is anything I sould know different form the normal here it would be nice to know . Thanks again everyone ... Trouble codes: P0331
1996 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start VIN: JM1TA2211T
to all mazda tech pros out there. got this millenia that won't start. replaced the motor with a used one, then the engine started fine. test drove and on my way back, it started misfiring. pulled the plug wires on the front head to try to isolate the misfire, ...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Misfire VIN: KJLMO1LN23
#3 cyl missfire
1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3XE74CXM
Looking for some ideas here. We replaced the coolant overflow bottle on this 3000GT. After a test drive the vehicle was not picked up for a few days and the vehicle was pulled in and out of the shop at least five times. Customer picked it up and did not get ou...
1995 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L tachometer & compass/thermometer VIN: JA4MR41H2S
I removed the three gauge cluster in the center dash to replace the illumination bulb, and discovered that the bulb only serves the right 2 gauges. The left gauge is a digital compass/thermometer, and it has no bulb for illumination that I can find. Am I just ...
2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AK24F56
Customer STATES car died while driving and would not restart. At the same time driver's side window would not go up, I can hear the motor when commanded down-don't know if this is related to the problem. Found no spark and no injector pulse. Also found codes f... Trouble codes: P0335
1994 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31D8R
hello all, This nissan altima is realy not fun any more. I,v replaced the distributor soon to be the fifth one in three years. I have performed a wiggle test on the harness at distributor many times with my meter and everything seems to be ok. I dia with the m...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N6ED27TXY
ok guys this truck towed in customer stated muffler was glowing found muffler rattled when shook took apart exhaust and ran found no pieces in exhaust pipes so repalced muffler truck ran good so test drove about 10 mins later it bogged down and did not want to... Trouble codes: 325 (knock sensor), 1320 (manfacturer controlled misfire)
2006 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L compressor VIN: 1N6AA06A66
we have a 06 titan that we are having trouble with the a/c clutch, we first thought it was a bad clutch coil, but that checked out ok,, we scanned it with a verus and found no codes, and in the archives we seen there is a lot of problems with the ipdm so we re...
1986 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2AL32H2G
well this car is driven by a little old lady to and from home to the grocery store and to go bird watch ing with her husband. we have performed all the basic tune-up stuff on this car, the car never had a issue of stall or hesitating before this, she was drivi...
1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K2X
Hoping for an experienced Toyota tech who has seen this before! The vehicle has a heavy hesitation, bucking when accelerating; mainly above 20mph. The vehicle also seemd to shift erratically due to this condition, i.e. holds the gear longer than you think it ... Trouble codes: P171, P1133 (Manufacterer controlled air fuel ratio)
2003 Toyota Matrix XRS 1.8L Speedometer VIN: 2T1KY38E23
Car is a matrix xrs without 4wd but does have engine light was complaint-found po500-vss problem.vss signal on this model apparently comes from abs control module mounted on actuator.a single green/white wire from module to combination meter.speedo will...

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2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L compressor VIN: JHME595674
Thanks for all the information customer has left for Nashville,No I don't expect to hear him on the radio. With the information supplied I do think this was clutch a issue. Tony
2000 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JNRDR09Y71
WAHOO - FIXED! It just needed an ECU rebuild. It was funny because when we got the ECU back they had a huge warning on the paperwork telling us to replace/check the ISV because if it was bad it could fry our newly-rebuilt ECU. We had already done the ISV so... Trouble codes: P0101, P0420, P0430.
2000 Isuzu F FTR 7.8L Charging VIN: 4GTJ7C138Y
Thanks for your replies,when I told the customer that this was a cut and dry alternator R&R based on the replies that I received,he decided to replace it himself.As is turn out,it was a loose connection at the battery terminals that was causing his problems. ...
1991 Lexus ES250 2.5L cruise control VIN: JT8VV22TXM
Thanks for the help, Bassam from Kansas hit it on the head. When my tech moved the actuator out of the way it made the connection bad. We found the connector had been broken and just stuck in . Thanks agin
1994 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Cuts out, Stall, pressure in fuel tan VIN: 1N4BU31D2R
2008 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L No Start, No Crank VIN: 4S4BP61C38
Thanks to William and Andy that outlined the reset procedure for this CAN failure (you can see Er Hc in the odometer display KOEO) disconnect the battery overnight, discharge the capacitors by shorting to ground the positive (handy A/C metal line close by), lo... Trouble codes: P1718 (AT Can communication circuit).
2005 Suzuki Verona EX 2.5L light on VIN: KL5VM56L46
One of my techs opened this while I was on vacation. Never mentioned it to me. Body shop ended up taking it to the dealer. We dont know what they found. Thanks for anyone who responded.
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