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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L main relay VIN: JH4DC4358Y
Gotta problem with fuse EM in the main fuse box, when this fuse blows the main relay loses power as, does the immobilizer.This fuse feeds directly to the main relay and then from there to the ecu, injectors, O2 sensor IAC, evap solenoid on top of intake, and t...
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Drivetrain VIN: JHLRD78883
the vehicle still has a vibration on acceleration through 1st and 2nd gear, only on take off. seems to drive smooth at highway speeds.
1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L Speedo & Tach VIN: JT8BH28F1X
The issue is that the speedometer needle and occasionally the tachometer needle will stick (not move up off of the bottom stop pin) when driving. The problem with the speedometer is becoming an every day thing. After driving several miles the needle will usual...
2004 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5L rings/piston VIN: 3N1AB51D64
Need to replace piston and ring on number 4 cylinder. This is a used car for my dealership and we are looking for the eaisest way to remove piston. Never pulled one of these motors apart before, is it possible to remove it through the bottom end? Or will total...
2006 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4BA41E26
The problem on this car is that when it gets hot and you put the car in drive it start knocking, but if you place the car in neutral or park and accelerate the car is fine no noise or any other issue, there is no codes, the only problem is the knocking noise o...
2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L Camshaft Sprockets VIN: JF1SG69645
Hey guys just making this post to help fellow techs out there. We have a 2005 Forester w/ manual transmission and the 2.5L turbo motor. We received it from a local body shop for the request of headgasket replacement. Well tore in to it and removed motor. On a ...
2003 Suzuki XL-7 Touring 2.7L 4x4 inop VIN: JS3TX92VX3
Thanks in advance to everyone. I have this 03 suzuki XL-7 and the PCM will not turn on the front axle accuator. I was hopeing someone could shed some light on this system and how it works.I've determined that both the high and low range switchs on the transfer...
1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L overdrive VIN: JT3RN27V2L
hi all, got this old toyota 4runner, 4cyl, 2wd, automatic trans has no overdrive. i have replaced the thermostat, ect sensor, have checked tps, was good.trans shifts good otherwise, fluid is clean and does not smell burned or have metal in it.customer states i...
2001 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1NXBR12E81
The car is showing 1.9g/s and I tried installing 2 new cardone MAF sensors with the some result. What is the correct MAF readings for this car in g/s, because these numbers seem really low or am I wrong?
2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L EVAP system VIN: 5TENM92N22
Hi Guys ! any one else feel like they are cracking up? This seemed pretty cut and dry, only 1 code, po441 - evap purge flow fault. everything in the evap system appears in order, no history or crash, customer bought car new. We did function test found a fault...
2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGD21A62
This car came in with cel on. We scanned it, and got no codes. No codes in history, pending, current. It's the third time we have the car here for same reason, and don't know what to do. Has anyone seen this before? thank you.

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2001 Daihatsu TERIOS 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JDAJ102G00
Hi guys.Thanks to thec 2 help messages i received from Denis and Anthony.Both of you had good ideas and are on the right track.I ended up putting an industial strength flushing agent in the oil and changed it again.The engine light came back on.The customer di... Trouble codes: P1346 (Variable valve timing sensor circuit range/performance problem.).
2003 Infiniti M45 4.5L expansion block VIN: JNKAY41E83
we got the car back today, and checked the solenoid in the compressor, and found 12v+ on the pink wire. Neither of our scanners would allow us to see duty cycle on the other wire. I called the infinity dealer and asked if they have sold many compressors for ...
2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Driver Window VIN: JT8BDL8SY0
This car has not been returned to me by the customer yet, so I have been unable to perform any more tests. When and if it does return, I will post what we found. Thanks everyone for all of your replies, really appreciate it. We may actually take this car to Le...
2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L converter? VIN: 1N4DL01D31
Thanks for all the help. Sent this vehicle back to the auto auction, because it had this problem since we got it. According to my sources, they replaced the transmission & repaired some wiring issues as well.
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D71
Hi everybody, yes we fixed it, we took it back to the dealer & they ordered another computer & now runs great .Thanks for all of you guys. Trouble codes: P0303.
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN8DR07Y51
thanks for the replies, we did replace the MAF and it works now. to bad the system won't give a code for a failed MAF. gordon
2004 Nissan Quest S 3.5L Misfire VIN: 5N1BV28U54
hey all thank you all for the help.po301 is fixed, i found egr ports on intake totally clogged. cleaned out had to remove plugs for access , while there removed #1 injecter and inspected it found very small piece of wire fragment sticking out one of the holes,... Trouble codes: P0301.
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