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2000 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG164XY
replace fuel pressure regulator & pcm. want to know how to reprogram immobilizer code to new pcm.. try couple attemt got lock out on the HDS. any help on how to tranfer immob code over to new pcm and n unlocking it Trouble codes: P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306 (testing and results)
2004 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Blower Motor VIN: 1HGCM66534
Vehicle came in with no blower operation. Checked all fuses and relays. Powered up blower and it works. Jump the relay and it works. Pull the wiper/washer switch and the blower motor cuts out. Checked both system diagrams to find a common link without any succ...
2006 Honda Accord EX 3.0L all of em VIN: 1HGCM81636
Check out the related repair history. This honda is running through clutches/flywheels every year, and even went through one in one week after the transmission was repaired. All of this work has been completed by two honda dealerships and now the customer has ...
2003 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KNDJD73393
Car came in as a no start. Checked codes...multiple misfires on 2, 4, 6. Changed plugs, tested coils, (1) coil bad. After new parts installed - car starts, idles poorly, pings under acceleration, no power. Checked crank bolt - crank bolt is good. Timing marks ...
2006 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start VIN: KNDJD73366
came in no start,cust.stated backed out of drive car shut off like it was turned off,hasn't run since..checked over no codes no fuel pressure and no crank sensor sig. replaced fuel pump replaced crank sensor. engine will run fine on carb cleaner.ran for 20 min...
1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L noise VIN: JT8BH68X2X
this car makes a tapping noise coming from driver side valve cover sounds like a lifter noise.i removed the cover and checked the valve lash they are all within spec,but on the loose side of spec.i ran the car with cover off but was not able to isolate a loud ...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM1BJ2223X
This car came to me running poor and code p0304 cyl #4 miss fire. I tried Spark Plug, Wire, Coil, Checked Injector Pulse, Checked Compression.. 135lbs, Checked Cyl #3 Compression as well...130lbs. I checked for Vaccum Leaks around intake and such, none found. ... Trouble codes: P0304
2008 Nissan Xterra S 4.0L srs VIN: 5N1AN08U78
hi Nissan techs, we have an 08 xterra that came to us from the body shop after being repaired. the air bag light is flashing and the codes we are reading are B1052 "drivers air module shorted" and B1084 " right side passenger pre tensioner shorted" the body ...
1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L 1-2 Shift VIN: 2T1CF22P1X
Customer brought in 99 Toyota Solara, transmission shudders and slips from a stop upon acceleration. Once under way shifting from first to second and through other gears are fine and feel good. Transmission fluid color is mostly pink but there does appear to b...

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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCEG640S
Thanks for the replies guys. After checking the vehicle out and performing bench testes on components. I have not found a problem at this time and due to the cost of the purge valve. Customer wants to wait also. Clear check engine light customer states no pro... Trouble codes: P0441.
2002 Infiniti G20 2.0L drivetrain VIN: JNKCP11A82
I apologize for taking so long to close this reply. The original post was made by one of my technicians while I was on vacation. The owner of the vehicle was in no hurry to get the car back so nothing more was done (other than the listed parts that had alrea...
2003 Infiniti Q45 4.5L power seats and windows VIN: JN1BF01A53
thanks Ian and James, this one fixed , as Mitchel there is 2 cercuit breaker in Fuse blok #1 but I can not see any cercuit braker then I checked with All data found that the cercuit braker built in so the fix was change Fuse blok # 1 due to open cercuit( the ...
2001 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Buzzing at rear VIN: JACDJ58X41
Well, this one received 1 response. Looks like a real tough one. And it was. We never found what was causing the "buzzing" at the rear of this thing. It had the sound of an exhaust shield when it would accure. We replaced the muffler a second time thinking it ...
2005 Isuzu N NPR 5.2L parking/marker lights VIN: JALC4B1675
found a burnt fusible link on the rear frame rail, replaced that and everything worked.
2001 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L Intake Manifold VIN: JM3LW28Y31
Everyone was right: Idle stabilizer valve! Thanks a million!
2006 Mazda 6 Mazdaspeed 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1GG12L56
Thanks for all that responded. Since the conditions are set by very rainy weather, we asked the customer if he parks on a slope. Reason for this is because of a hood scoop that leads to the top of the intercooler which is mounted on top of coils. We asked t... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire).
2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y01
THanks for all the great replies I have had. The customer does not want to sink any more money in the vehicle and has decided to trade it off. I still the PCM was the problem. Trouble codes: P1320 (Igniton Primary Circut).
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Flywheel VIN: JN1DA31A42
Thanks for all the replies on this request. This is the first time I have seen this type of clutch setup. It has a dual mass flywheel which I would explain as containing the springs that would normally be housed in the disc as well as the mating surface of a...
1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L 4 wheel drive system VIN: 4S3BD6756W
Thank you to everyone that tried to help, I have not fixed the car yet. I want to correct what I written wrong earler and tha amps draw from the seloid is [...] not 85mamps and according to identifix that's pretty normal. Since last time I posted I adjusted...
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E2P
all the responses that were sent were grate but nothing seems to be wrong with car except when the customer has car don't know if we will ever fix this one but thanks to all for all the input very helpful thanks again
1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Shift Actuator VIN: JT3HN87R6X
Many thanks to Phil [...] for emailing me a schematic with the proper procedure. The transfer case must be in 2wd. and then it's just a simple task of lining up two marks on the housing. Note that the transfer case is in 2wd drive when the actuator rod if f...
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