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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Lighting VIN: 19UU5660YA
This is a strange one... right side high beam is out and the daytime running lamps dont work power to the right side high beam ... and occaisonally when you turn the high beams on neither will work ..the indicator in the dash dosent work at that time eith...
1992 Lexus SC300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JT8JZ31C8N
OK I was called into this shop after all of these repairs were already done except for the ignitor an d O2 sensors. The vehicle has a missfire/ surge under light acceleration light load and at idle. When I first got there they stated the vehicle came in on the...
1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT88F22G0V
this is the worst car i have ever had to diagnosis. the car will start and run if i hold the gas down a little and it will reun from 1500 rpms to about 300 rpms but the computer will shut off the injectors below or above that. dont know where to go from here. ...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L rotors, pads VIN: JTJHF10UX1
I replaced the front brake pads and rotors and refinished the rear rotors on this RX a year ago. The original complaint was brake pulsation. 14k miles later, the vehicle came back with the complaint of the brakes grinding. Took vehicle for test drive, brakes w...
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBF30G22
Car came in on monday with a MIL on. I scanned the car and I had one DTC p2241. I went ahead and replaced the sensor. Today car came back with an intermittent MIL. Scanned car and found P2238 and P2241. I checked TSB and found nothing for an 02. There was a ... Trouble codes: P2238 (Oxygen sensor pumping current bank 1 sensor 1), P2241 (Oxygen sensor pumping currentbank 2 sensor 1)
1993 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN1MS36P7P
This 240SX runs rich all the time (0.5% - 1.5%) but it intermittently runs full rich (10%)and when it does, it doesn't matter when, hot, cold, idle or cruise. The fuel pressure is 35psi, and 45psi with vacuum removed from the pressure regulator. At idle, the M...
1995 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L No Start, no spark VIN: 1N4BU31D5S
thanks in advance for any help on this one. lets cut to the chase here,i have no voltage at coil and injector pulse is OK, knock sensor is missing hense the code p0325 but that should not affect voltage at coil, my wiring diagram shows blk/red wire from ign. a... Trouble codes: P0325
2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L cylinder head VIN: 3N1CB51D32
Good afternoon all! We are in the midst of replacing the headgasket for typical misfiring, coolant loss and erratic temp gauge. The job has gone smoothly so far. That is disassembly is going nicely except for one little hiccup. The tech and I lifted the head/m...
2004 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L power windows VIN: 1N6AA06A64
Need some help here with this vehicle, calling all nissan techs! both front power windows are inoperative. have looked at all electrical schematics and diagrams, seems that this system has an encoder built in to the system, so I cant even try to give the motor...
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4S3BE6869Y
We sold customer this car about 5,000 miles ago. She overheated the car and a used 50,000 mile engine was installed and ran great. Customer brought the car in a week after install and code for air/fuel trim. Replaced front O2 sensor and customer had no problem...
1992 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTVN13G5NS
common ecu problem or am i missing something, not sure where to go execpt another ECU. Trouble codes: 52 (knock sensor open/short)

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1990 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1HGED3554L
ok guys i sent the vehicle to honda for diagnosis. he spent 5 hrs trying to diagnose this car and finally sent the fuel injectors out to be flow tested. the results were aux injector was not spraying correctly. he replaced the injectors and the co levels came ...
2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L srs VIN: 2HGES16514
I would like to thank you all for the hlep, it was all helpful. As for the 0-1 code, it repeated one time after being cleared, then would not return. I suspected either the clock spring or glitch in the system. Recomended that the customer take car to dealer i...
2002 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31A92
I saw the TSB for that code.Seams the computer looks at the difference of voltage of both rear O2s and it said to replace both and reprogram ecm,the owner checked with nissan dealer and they say just replace one and no program needed.I let someone else do some... Trouble codes: P0159 (Bank 2 sensor 2 sensor slow), P1167 (Bank 2 sensor 2 max voltage not reached).
2006 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6BAO7A46
thanks for everyone's. Mighty fast responses thanks. ipdm was fix. 178.28 +tax from dealer. cel was flickering.
2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TASM92N1Y
Well this thing is fixed. Gene replied and said there should be 5v at the knock sensor wire with the sensor unplugged and key on, if not bad computer. Then plug sensor in, should have 2.5v, if not, bad sensor. He went on and talked about seeing an ac voltage r... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor 1 circuit fault b1).
2005 Toyota Tundra 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBJU32195
thanks to everyones help i was check in wires and found a pinched wire did not fix but noticed that the manuel trans was worked on so with some sleep and some brain storming i decided to fool around wit the harness for the 2 rear sensors and played switch aro... Trouble codes: P0138, P0157.
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