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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Lock Up VIN: 2HKRL1850X
we rebuilt this transmission 8 months ago and back with a p0740 code, we always replace all fiber and steel clutches, rebuild valve body, replace dual linear solenoid, use a synthetic blended fluid and install a cooler. We use Precision converters which have n...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L squeaky/squealing noise VIN: JHLRD78812
Vehicle has what sounds like a worn belt. the noise is present at idle, when rpm above 1000 noise disappears. I first replaced the tensioner pulley, because with belt removed you could hear bearing noise when spun by hand, that did not solve the problem. Next ...
2004 Honda Civic Si 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16824
Hoping someone out there might shed a little light for me on this one. I have a Honda with a P1457 EVAP control system leak. I have followed the diagnostics for p1457 using our Mastertech with Honda software and activating all related solenoids and valves. I h... Trouble codes: P1457 (Evap control system leak Evap canister system)
2004 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L No Start VIN: KNADC16524
we attempted to reflash this computer a we cannot get it done. we are using snap-on pass through pro and so far we have taken two computer out. has anyone had good luck with the pass through pro from snap-on?
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L engine VIN: 2T2HA31U45
i have change the frt head on this vehicle after wrecked...the car run good exept for vibrations at idle,little sound of valve and misfire codes detected p0300 p0302 p0306 i have check timing the mark is aligned perfect the compression is little bit low on the...
1994 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JN8HDMSXRW
This Pathfinder has a hesitation/stumble just off-idle, but it's not an ignition skip. It idles smoothly and seems to cruise fine, has shown a knock-sensor code that once cleared has not re-appeared. It also seems to "hunt" or surge going uphills 'til it excee...
2006 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1F1GD79666
I replqaced the e.c.m. Same code came back. The code is pretty explanatory. Acording to alldata ecm malfunctioning ecm replacement replace ecm now the box that came with the ecm was open and taped up . Before i order anothe one is there anything else i should ... Trouble codes: P1576 (Egi control module eeprom)
1983 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT4RN44S6D
The emissions on this truck are beautiful at idle 50/15 California Emissions Test but at cruise 25/25 the CO is too high. It also has a defective TVS for the EGR but i've bypassed it for now to try and figure out the rich running condition. This has a Pulse Ai...
1992 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Surge VIN: JT4RN01P5N
Misfire under slight throttle, pinging, Ignition timing set to 5 degrees, with check connector jumped. TPS set correctly Problem is that the ign. timing jumps from 5 to 30 at idle with the jumper wire connected, with the jumper dis-connected it jumps from 12 t...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L pass air bag VIN: 4T1BG22KXW
this car has a p 54 code, open circuit pass. squib. there are no wires for the air bag system under the pass seat, or connected to the seat. is there an easy fix for this code that i do not know about. ( toy techs ) i would not like to spend hrs. working on th...
2004 Toyota Solara SE 3.3L A/C Compressor VIN: 4T1CA38P54
Hello all, i have a real challenge of a problem with this 04 toyota solara. It came in with the a/c compressor allways running even if the a/c was turned off.we found that some one had runn a ground wire to the ecm signal circuit to the cluch relay so as to si...
2005 Toyota Tundra 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBJU32195
Came it with two codes 138,157 replaced rear o2 sensors and maf sensor light came back on every thing seems ok them brought to dealer for reflash dealer said it needed a air fuel ratio sensor they wanted 3 hrs labor to do takes 10 min to replace 2 of them i re... Trouble codes: P0138, P0157
2007 Toyota Camry SE 3.5L No Powersteering VIN: 4T1BK46K27
Toyota techs help!! vehicle came in 2 months ago. Customer complained of a noise at start up. We diagnosed noise coming from powersteering pump. We replaced pump with reman pump. Noise went away. 2 months later customer came in again with same noise. We replac...

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1994 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JH4CC266XR
Well we pulled the alt and tested it, it did have a bad diode. Installed reman alt, car starts and run fine now. Sorry about request, got real busy around here and forgot to close it. Thanks to all, IATN kicks ass! Trouble codes: 3 (MAP sensor electrical circuit fault), 5 (MAP sensor mechanical fault), 13 (Transmission mainshaft speed sensor).
1994 Acura Integra LS 1.8L engine VIN: JH4DB7650R
thank you to everyone who gasve advice. well I ended putting a new waterpump and timing belt in the vehicle cause the timing belt was due, but the actual problem was the radiator. We do not have a shop to test the flow locally but when actually removed the rad...
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Ignition VIN: 1HGCD556XR
Found a connector on the left shock tower that had a few pins pulled from the connector. This connector happened to contain major ground one of the pins was the ground that was causing my problem. repaired connector vehicle started right away. One of my replie...
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG6600Y
Replaced computer and had the keys reprogrammed and replaced the air fuel sensor with a bosch instead of a n/d . Mike P
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1HGCG16511
Thanks for all the help. Yes we were able to just clean the ports for the EGR code. That fixxed that problem. Although I am sure like many of you said that it eill clogged up again at some point. However it did not fixxed the engine missed. The only code to co... Trouble codes: P0780 (Shift malfunction), P0700 (A/T system malfunction), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire), P0401 (EGR insuffience flow detected), P1399 (Misfire any cylinder).
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L drivers seat VIN: JHLRD78812
Thanks to everyone who replied. I was able to pick up the bushings and washers from the dealer and install them everything is fine now Thanks again to all of you. Steve
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hard start cold VIN: 4S2CK58W0Y
Thanks guys for all of your help. After pressurizing the system and lifting the fuel rail and seeing no injectors leaking I installed a hose on the supply line side of the rail with a 1/4 turn shut off valve and ran the pump to pressurize the rail and then cl...
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Interior lights VIN: JM1FE17364
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L fuel pump VIN: JM1FE17374
I think I jumped the gun here, I called another dealer, and was told "how many do you want" ...I trusted this dealer and assumed that what they told me was truth. I'm not sure why the guy told me this, I called them this morning with a tool part number and aga...
2003 Nissan Sentra Limited Edition 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB51A93
Thank you Boyd. We took the car to another dealer and in 20 minutes it was programed and running great! thanks again.
2006 Nissan Murano S 3.5L Drive-axles VIN: JN8AZ08W26
Sorry about the delay. The car is still on my lot and the customer has been in poor health. The towing company swears they used a flat bed to tow it. Not sure I believe them. Anyway I will have her take it to Nissan and it should be covered under the powertrai...
2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Failsafe, AT temp light flashing VIN: 4S3BE635X3
The problem with this car was a short to ground on one of the wires going to the dropping resistor. While moving the harness that goes through the fire wall, the short went away and now shifts properly. The customer opted to take the car as is instead of loo...
2004 Suzuki Verona LX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5VJ52L74
Thank you for the help.Im happy to say the whole problem was a rat or a swirl making a meal out of the engine wiring harness in a spot that was not visible,go figure.
2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4T1BE32K74
Well I guess we don't get to fix this one. Told cust. that it has to be something inside the trans slipping, he will drive it till it breaks for good. Thanks for all your suggestions it was not the mounts. thanks again
2007 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7L transfer case operation VIN: 5TBBV58137
well i would like to say i fixed the truck. the truck went to the dealer and was covered as many said under the 60,000 mile warranty. fix was replacing the trnasfer case and transfer motor
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