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2002 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L neutrals at stops VIN: 2HKRL187X2
Please help!!! i have a oddesy van that neutrals at stops about 2 times a month. We have replaced neutral safty switch and filter on top of trans last time. Customer is irate. I drove the van for two weeks as a parts and customer shuttle. Van worked perfect. R...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Monitors not ready VIN: KMHDN45D11
I need help in this haed up i need one more monitor for my state o2 sensor and evap not ready been drive for tow wedks got drive cycle from motor and oem but not looky.what thing not let due ready o2 semsor nad evap please any hep Trouble codes: U0D00
2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Accessories VIN: KMHWF35H72
Hello + Thanks in advance for your help. I have an 02 Sonata - which came in with a bad right rear window regulator assy... replaced it with a Dorman assy W/ motor... window goes up - not down... I have power at the motor in both directions using the switch at...
1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L Misfire VIN: JM1NA3510M
car came in with misfire found misfire on cyl 3 check spark good ckeck plug was a little fouled swapped plug no change checked comp good swapped injectors still has a missfire on 3 cyl removed cam cover looked over did not see any think with vavle spring can u...
2000 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Charging VIN: 1N4DL01D8Y
this nissan came in with altnator lamp and redbrake warning lamp on i did battery charging system test determened no charge from alternator had voltage on both supply wires also checked brake fluid level low did complete brake inspection found front pads worn ...
2001 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4N2ZN15T51
Hi Guys, thanks in advance for all your help. This van came in a couple of weeks a go with a bad misfire. It would stumble on acceleration, misfire at idle, misfire at constant throttle. Basically misfire all the time. We found that the idle air control valve ... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor)
2004 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA06B44
Hello everyone, have an 04 Nissan Titan with and engine light that keeps coming up, Air Fuel Sensor 1 Heater bank 2. Customer was ok with replacing both front bank 02 sensors and i checked the power to the sensor, ok. according to the wiring diagram from mitch... Trouble codes: P1283
2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D46
Hi all have this Altima with No start, Scoped crank sensor, have excellent pattern. but the beast wont start, At times it attemps to start but wont. Fuel pressure is great, injectors are pulseing, good fire from coils. I even dropped the exhaust.VATS system is... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Sensor Circuit)
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L A/T Light VIN: 4S3BG6854T
When the ignition is first turned on the A/T light flashes 16 times. No codes are in computor. No problems felt when driving and trans fluid is clean. Any suggestions of what to check? Thanks for your help.
2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L Transmission VIN: JF1SG696X5
Car came in with transmission bad, would'nt move - replaced transmission. Now car shifts and drives ok but awd light comes on after about a mile. It tends to pull slightly to the left or right intermittently but not excessively. No codes in tcm. If i disconnec...
2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.7L front pads VIN: JS3TE94736
Customer is tired of no answer from Suzuki, and came in with pads worn to specs noted in (test descriptions). this time customer has put only 1000 miles on vehicle, about one months time. There are no abs/brake codes. Rotors are not blued due to over braking. ...
1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L No Start VIN: 4TAVN73F8S
Alright, Im chasing my tail on this one. this tacoma came in on the hook for a crank no start. removed the spark plugs and found to be worn out, and covered in gas. performed a tune up, and held the gas pedal down to clear it out, and it fired up, and ran grea...
2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L susp VIN: 4T3ZF13C61
Hello everyone. I have a (lack of proper care)sienna with 150K and it has a death shake at 60-80. You will not feel anything unless you drive on hiway above 60 MPH. (my 1st mistake) We are not new with these problems. Shop has road force machine and (3) 20 yea...
2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L VSC lamp on VIN: JTEEP21AX4
Good Day Toyota comes in with intermittant VSC Lamp on and code C1224 in memory. Have gone down the list in Shop Key and results are "no problem found". This is a simple one wire circuit from the ECM to the Skid Controll ECU. Circuit checks out OK, power and ...
2006 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Dash Illumination lights VIN: 2T1BR30EX6
Symptoms did not appear until after this service. Only seems to act up when transaxle shifter is in "Park". Sometimes rough engine idle accompanies the symptom. Customer stated he cleaned transaxle range selection switch under battery tray because of contamina...
2007 Toyota RAV4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTMBK31V77
Lean codes P0171 and P0174 set usually around 170 to 180 degrees during warm up. No vacuum leaks found with smoke machine 2 times. Fuel pressure in spec (44-47 psi). Did diagnositics for codes per All Data. Unable to find problem. Air Flow sensors operate in r... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank2)

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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L cylinder head VIN: 5FNRL18923
We did end up putting an engine in this car. The rear cam journals were worn pretty badly so it was decided the rest of the motor probably wasn't much better. I did not find any other leaks but I also had no solid proof the body shop made the mistake so we o...
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMES96633
Hello guys, sorry for the delay, but this car is fixed, took car to dealership, after all they replace the battery at no charge apperently there is a recall for this vehicles only when the check engine light comes on with this code P1449, and they took care o... Trouble codes: P1449.
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 10 AMP Starter Fuse VIN: 4S2DM58WXY
Traced circuits to find it actually was blowing two circuits - 4X4 - power windows as well as the starter circuit which is fused seperate. Traced harness to find Bare wires rubbed thru on inner fender apron just under ECM . repaired harness and all is well. Th...
2004 Isuzu Axiom S 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4S2DE58Y84
Well everyone had the right idea. This vehicle should have never got a junk yard engine. I was capable of finding out the correct way to hook the lab scope to the injectors to verify that it wasn't a computer or a specific injector at fault. The only other fau... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire detected).
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L fuel VIN: JT8BF28G5X
thanks for all the help i was a broken wire going to the mass air flow sensor like to never found the thing. the other shop replace alot of parts that this car didnt need
1997 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 1.8L No Start VIN: JA3AY31C7V
Received computer and installed. Still no change. Vehicle Floods during cranking. Decided to get another compression gauge to verify my readings according to replies. Same Readings. I pulled all plugs to dry out the cylinders and was cranking with a remote ...
2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D02
Looks like the vvt solenoid fixed this car. the head gasket revealed stretched chains, and the contamination of coolant possibly caused the solenoid to fail. all is well now customer called the other day and said light remains off, they did however notice the ... Trouble codes: P0011.
2003 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N6DD26S72
Thanks to all,after all said and done we re-visited MAF sensor vehicle was running lean and lack of power at idle and under load . Used Aternate fuel vehicle smoothed right out interpreting Nissan's fuel trim data was little different.I kind of knew it was loa...
2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AN08U25
thanks to all those who offered help on this xterra, as most replies said to relace the ipdm . that is exactly the fix for this suv. once again thanks for you help Trouble codes: U1000 (Can communication fault), P1705 (Undocumented code).
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L valves VIN: 1N4AL11D65
I looked again at all the suggestions but still found no coolant loss and was unable to duplicate the slow crank. I just talked to the customer and she is parking the car for now as she is afraid that it will not start. Turns out that it never had a slow crank...
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