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2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L reverse lights VIN: 1GWI389HJ3
i have this acura that the reverse lights stay on all the time with key on.i can dissconnect the nuetral safety switch and they are still on.the d5 light flashes on the dash when it is running.owner said both items happened at the same time.i have tried anothe...
2001 Daewoo Leganza SE 2.2L Timing belt tensioner VIN: KLAVB69211
We are performing a timing belt service on this car. It has the 2.2L DOHC engine. Replaced water pump. rollers, belt and tensioner. The problem is that the tensioner will not work properly. It is the style that has a pointer and a notch which are supposed to l...
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L Electronic VIN: JNKCA21A2X
Hi again, Iam at no where to go and never worked on inf problem is that car came for iregular idle found idle valve open and stuck repaired, now working fine, idle good but when you shift the gear in drive or in reverse it jumps to 1100 or 1200 rpm from 650 ...
2005 Infiniti FX35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRAS08U55
This car came in with all 4 of these codes in computer, We had computer reprogrammed and replaced both sensors but the engine light comes on within a minute of running. We performed a pin test at the connectors and all pins seem to be in specs accept pin #4 we... Trouble codes: P1031 (A/F Sensor Heater bank 1), P1051 (A/F Sensor Heater bank 2), P1148 (A/F Sensor closed loop), P1168 (A/F Sensor Closed loop)
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Electronic VIN: 1YVFP80D73
Hello Fellow Techs, I have a Mazda 6 here that has an intermittent hard shift.The trans light is flashing and it has a code PO778.I called the local Mazda dealer to see if the 2-4 Shift solenoid was available before attempting to replace it.They could not tel...
2005 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LW28A35
van came to me not running it the timing chain tensener stoped working so it jumped time. i fixed it with new parts but it wont start i pulled it back down and checked the timing and its on it has no codes for the battery was unhooked i tried a new crank and c...
1996 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA2106S
Veh came in with no start. cust had replaced cam and crank sensors. checked ect, tps, maf all reading normally. checked bell housing bolts all tight, has power to crank fuse and batt voltage and ground at crank sensor. Engine cranks over fast, but tach showing...
2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D02
i've reached the end of the rope on this one hope someone can help. vehicle initially came in for an intermittent no start. i performed tune up and replaced all ignition coils as per customer request. problem was better but still acted up. after trying for a f... Trouble codes: P0011
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback Limited 2.5L lockup, whining VIN: 4S3BG6853V
I have a 1997 subaru legacy outback 2.5l 4sp automatic. I have the very common shudder or lockup on sharp turns and have ascertained that it is probably the transfer clutch lockup solenoid or worst case a bad coupler! My specific problem is that the transmissi...
1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Misfire VIN: 4T1BG12K6T
Vehicle runs strong with no perceptible misfire on # 1 cylinder. No other codes. Misfire counters run anywhere from 0@idle to over 50 under load, although will show misfire at a decel and occasionally at idle. Crank and run compressions high, leak down low. CO... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire)

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2003 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA56663
Thanks for al the help. It looks like he will be taking it to the dealer and see if they can get new transmission. Thanks Andy
1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Heat VIN: 1HGCG1659X
Great news, Honda is fixed. I had two problems here, restricted Radiator and a clogged Heater core. New Radiator and pulse cleaned the heater core; 160 degrees of heat coming out of the ducts now, with good flow through the hoses. This car is fixed. Tha...
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Stall VIN: KM85C13E25
Myself and everyone else that helped was pointing to PCM. I just have never had any problems with Hyundai ECMs, it has always been sensor, or power or ground, even after talking to guys at local Hyundai dealer, they said only a couple of Santa Fe PCM problems,...
1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L Abs VIN: JT8BD68S4W
It appears after the alternator was replaced and waveforms taken before and after and verification of powers and grounds for voltage drop during start and self test of the abs that this was the fix.
2008 Mazda CX-7 Sport 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3ER29398
after retesting fuel is getting into oil ,looks like it needs a high pressure pump. customer declined repair. Trouble codes: P2187 (Lean fuel idle).
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L hazard turn signals VIN: 1GNV203JE3
finally fixed this one the power from the front fuse box(under the hood wasnt getting to the etacs module a green wire under the fender needed repair.thanks to all who helped on this one.
1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1SF6357W
thank you all for the helpful info. i have received , the timing was off by 1 tooth , waterpump was recently done and the thing is the motor in it was for a 96 legacy 2.5l ... this vehicle was donated to us without any history or info on it. i would also think... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0303 (Cyl3 misfire).
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN39W3R
I have lots of replies suggesting EFI relays, bad fuel, air flow meter, etc. Nothing worked. I drained and replaced fuel, tried pull starting it, replaced Volume Air Flow Meter, replaced the distirbutor and retimed 4 times, replaced the EFI relay, replaced the...
1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L 1-2 Shift VIN: 2T1CF22P1X
I had to go ahead and replace the transmission. I put a used trany from LKQ and I really like them because they have a 6 month warranty and they are very good about dealing with any problems they might have with used parts
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