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1989 Acura Legend 2.7L Battery VIN: JH4KA4651K
Before I go on a safari with this one I think I should post for help here. This vehicle sits for three weeks at a time and battery is drained after that time; this time the open voltage was 1.8v. Charged battery, tested battery (newer) and charging system and ...
2005 Acura MDX 3.5L drivetrain VIN: 2HNYD18755
Hello and thanks for your ear, this is a tough nut. My wife and I bought a 2005 MDX last spring. It has a droning "whooh-whooh-whooh" noise from the rear of the vehicle at 65 to 70mph , but is loudest at 68mph. It has a frequecny of about 5 per second. Our loc...
1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L vibration in drive VIN: 1HGEG8655S
This one is defying all of my logic. The engine seems smooth but in drive we it shakes the steering wheel. We replaced all of the engine and transmission mounts, checked the pcv system, adjusted base idle. Nothing changes the vibration in drive. Any ideas?
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22952
Hi Techs, have codes P0505 Iac and P1505 pcv system,checked for Vac. leaks,none found,clamped off purge Sol. and hose for pcv,no difference. Idles anywhere from 1450 to 2000 RPM Scanner showed 0 at first at idle and load on it then after some testing 37 at idl... Trouble codes: P0505 (iac), P1505 (pcv system)
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMES96633
Hello guys this is another fun car to work on, check engine light comes on with two codes p1600 on obd2 and p1449 on IMA sistem, code is related to the battery module, the blower motor fan is not working at the trunk this is the fan that cools down the battery... Trouble codes: P1449
2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYFI8535
I have hear a 2005 Honda pilot with engine light on with code Po420.Call dealer ship they say 80,000 miles is the cut off for free replacement.Alldata is no help, or is the dealer they say replace all three converters.Bunch of money,Alldata says replace rear b... Trouble codes: P0420
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN46D44
This car originally had a dtc p0010 (A-cam position acuator cicuit bank 1) which I replaced the cam acuator after much difficulty, it was seized in the cylinder head. Now I keep getting a p0341 cam postion code. Replaced cam position sensor twice with OE senso... Trouble codes: P0341 (Cam position circuit malfunction)
2002 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Starting VIN: JM3LW28J12
two days ago towing this car problem is on start i'm check the spark fuel pressure no good check the fuse engine 10A burn chang fuse i'm try start again same IG2 position horn working 2time this car is factory alarm
2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L supension VIN: 4F2CZ94123
hello all,i have this suv mazda tribute,customer complaining about suspension noise.I did a lot of roadtest to confirm noise,sure enough noise/knock more on the right front area.checked ball joints,tie rod ends,struts,sway bar links were all ok.I replaced fron...
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FE17324
The car was running fine, fuel smell in the car and engine bay. Removed upper intake and found a pool of fuel under the injectors. So changed all injector seals, line and Pulsation damper. Put back upper intake with new seals. To Pressure test the fuel supply,...
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17N84
Hi all .Need help with this as I'm not familliar wiht this vehicle.I have not been able to duplicate this condition but the cust. says vehicle runs fine but at times it will shut off and not restart for 15 or20 min.Only code is o2 sensor code.Have noticed that... Trouble codes: P0037
2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L plugged cats VIN: IFBHIRTIE3
Hey all...I had catalyst ineffieciency codes in this truck a few times before they finally plugged. I knew they were going to be something else to change. I have the left bank off and ready to re-install. All data gives 8 hours for the entire job and also has ...
2008 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L Rear hatch VIN: 5N1AR18B98
Unable to find diagrams for this system on alldata or mitchell.
1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1SF6357W
Hello tech, in need of help with this p.o.s. I checked fuel pressure, primary and secondary ignition (replaced plugs,wires,coil) by another shop all oem, checked compression , did a cyl leak down test , drop exhaust and inspected seat and guides with no conce... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0303 (Cyl3 misfire)
1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Transfer Case VIN: JT3HN87R3X
Hi guys thx for lookin at my post. I have a Toyota that has a 4x4 light flashing, vehicle is stuck in 4x4 and will not go into 2x4. I can manually operate the front actuator and it will go in and out of 4x4. I repalced the transfer case actuator assembly becau...
2001 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN87R4X
I am working with a 2001 toyota 4-runner customer drove truck 4 weeks and the P0171 has returned(800 miles). did my investigation of the system and it seems it only runs one bank controls, meaning it does not have a bank 2 system. there is a up stream O2 and a... Trouble codes: P0171

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2007 Honda Fit Sport 1.5L Misifre cyl3 cold VIN: JHMGD38467
Seems once again i decided to look over the simple part--Valve adjustment. Pulled it back apart and found all of the exhaust valves to tight.Adjusted them up and as of now several weeks later no issues. I will go out on a limb and say its fixed. Customer is no... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cyl 3 misfire).
2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Reverse VIN: KMHCG45G0Y
First off, thanks to everyone that offered help, Never really found the cause of the problem with this trans. We did find the Pressure control solenoid A to be bad, but by the time we priced those, I could have a used trans shipped in. Not knowing a whole lo...
2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation, Tortoise like power VIN: KNADC12575
Thank you Alice and the other Tech's that said timing.All you Tech's deserve a hug and a beer. After throwing some parts at this car(used computer,ckp,and cmp).Alot of hair pulling and head scratching. One of the tech's thought that the ring gear on the flywhe...
2002 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L harsh shift VIN: JM3LW28A52
Thanks for the fast replies, the TCM was faulty. Installed new TCM and flashed with current software no od light smooth shifting.
2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Alt. VIN: JA3AJ36B92
Hi guys, I want to thank EVERYONE for the tremendous help on this one. From those who posted replies and emails to those in the chat rooms. I was able to partially fix the vehicle. What I mean is that it is charging now but only after it rev up to approx 15...
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L transmission VIN: JF1SG65643
we replaced the transmission and the noise is gone. Most likely was the bearing between the differential and the transmission, but we decided to go with a used trans rather then fixing the existing trans. thank you.
2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHF21A03
Customer got stuck in snow bank and spun the wheels cleared the code,road tested light didn't come back on.Thanks to all who replied. Trouble codes: P0500.
2006 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.3L Starting VIN: JTEEP21A36
Charged the battery over night retested with Hydrometer found bad cell replaced battery Thanks for all the replies
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