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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Speedomter VIN: 1HGCD563XS
This vehicle came in with a intermittant speedometer problem and odometer. Customer states they both work when they work. When the problem occurs both stop working. Check wiring and all seems to be fine, so we replaced the speed sensor to no avail. We tried a ...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Suspension VIN: JHLRD78494
This crv has a metalic rattle on left hand turns only over bumps. Noise is coming from right front. Their is also a scraping noise in right front on left turn only on smooth surfaces. Sounds like brakes are metal to metal. It's fairly loud, seems like it shoul...
2003 Infiniti FX35 3.5L Abs VIN: JNRAS08W23
I have a FX35 that turns on the ABS and Slip lights at about 35mph straight road dry pavement. You can hear the pump start running. The code is C1110 , no other codes, it has done this with 2 different ABS control modules. All 4 tires are the same and correct ...
1999 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L assembly of forward planetary VIN: JALB4B1403
disassembled transmission,a450-43le,low sprag exploded,cannot find a manual.need to know if forward planetary rotates clockwise or counter clockwise upon installation.the new low sprag is fixed in the case,and the forward planetary should turn which way and lo...
2004 Mazda B4000 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4YR46E54
Hi fellow Mazda techs. MIL flashing when vehicle came in. Hooked up IDS and found those codes. Data logger shows O2 precat fluctuating OK, O2S12 .91V steady and O2S22 .75V steady. LTFT bank 1 -15% and LTFT bank 2 25%. And then all of a sudden all lines on IDS ... Trouble codes: P0174, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0316
2008 Mitsubishi Raider LS 3.7L Misfire VIN: 1Z7HC22K38
I hope some of you Chrysler folks can help me out here. I have this Mitsu Raider (aka Dodge dakota) which has a constant missfire at 2700rpm only. Watching missfire count using scan tool it will miss on cyl. 1 and 4 only mostly cyl 1 with a count of 230+ and c... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random mulitple missfire)
1990 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1CZ24A6L
I need some real help here. This 300ZX TT came to us back in May with an alternator making 20v DC. Installed OE Reman alternator to correct. Long before the alternator problem and several shops before hand this car developed a rolling idle. Someone at one po...
1993 Subaru SVX LSL 3.3L awd solenoid c VIN: JF1CX353XN
This trans has no signal to the solenoid c which controls awd pressure to the clutch pack in transfer case.Checked all grounds and power to tcu all present.Can not pull any history or failure codes out of tcu power light just stays on and wont flash any codes ...
1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF635XW
I have this car in that seems to idle and run just fine. Some of these codes typically are pretty straight forward. I have so many codes that conflict one another I dont know if I can trust the scan data. Anyone ever seen anything like this? In addition to the... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0136 (B1 s2 circuit), P0130 (B1 s1 circuit), P0261 (Inj 1 circuit low), P0264 (Inj 2 circuit low), P0265 (Inj 2 circuit high)
2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Clutch VIN: 5TEWN72N23
Vehicle sold to customer 2 years ago,came in after he owned it about 6 months with bad clutch.We replaced it all good.Came back in after 3000 miles wiped out again.I mean cooked.Completly burned out.Fibers through out bell housing.Cleaned everything got anothe...
2007 Toyota RAV4 3.5L water pump VIN: JTMBK32V87
thanks in advance has anybody install a water pump on a v-6 rav 4 mitcell and alldata say you ave to r/r the engine is tis so? thanks rich

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2002 Acura EL 1.7L Anti-Theft VIN: 2HHES36872
It's fixed! I did have the green key light flashing, but when I left for the night I unhooked the battery. When I reconnected the battery in the morning it was out. We re-checked the timing and it was good but someone suggested checking the crank sensor connec...
2007 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38297
while lab scoping the heater circuit on the o2 i found it was pulsing from 12 to 0 volts while watching the lab scope i started moving wiring harness around and found connection problem at o2 connector i went to honda dealer & cut out a new connector from the... Trouble codes: P0154 (B1 s2 no activity).
2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L speedometer VIN: KMHWF25S95
After many hours of testing & checking for circuit feed backs & poor grounds I felt the only way to find this issue was try part substitution. That did not help, but what did help was cutting the wire from the head light switch for the park & tail light circui...
2007 Kia Optima LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGE123X7
This car is on the back burner for now. We installed a kia filter with the proper oil. still sets code, I agree that an engine replacement would be the best bet, right now the boss says that is not an option.("It runs to good,not knocking or smoking") Thanks f... Trouble codes: P0011 (Variable cam timing Solenoid A Circuit Malfunction).
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4A3AC44G51
morning techs, Sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. but there is no easy way of getting this heater core out except to remove whole dash assembly. and yes 10.5 hours later it had a new heater core installed. Thanks for all your help Steve [...]
2007 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Oil consuption VIN: JN8AZ08W17
As expected, the Murano is now working well with no oil smoke/consumpsion. I spoke to the local Nissan dealer and asked him to forward a request to his Regional Tech folks regarding relocating the PCV valve into the valve cover vent tube. I have not recieved a...
2006 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4S4BP67C96
Thank you for the many replies. Most suggested the problem with the airflow sensor. Replaced with an OE and problem is fixed.
2000 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L fuel VIN: 1NXBR12EXY
as most of you said -purge control valve problem.which is all good if there is a valve in the system.apparently someone felt the valve was unneccesary and removed it.went to toyota to see if this valve was indeed is and believe car fixed
2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Blend Door/Vents VIN: 5TESN92N74
Sorry for takin time to close, had to make sure this jem was truly fixed. Turns out that both the blend door and mode door actuators were bad. they would move , but obviously the feedback was wrong, pulled one apart and it looked like it just came out of a swa...
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