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2004 Acura MDX 3.5L front blower VIN: 2HNYD18264
hello. i have this acura mdx that does not have front blower operation and no compressor operation. if i by-pass the resistor the blower motor comes on. i have checked the wiring from the blower transistor to the climate control module and wiring and pin fits ...
2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L keep ALIVE POWER VIN: 1HGCM66534
No running issue at all but fails I/M tests due to computer resetting readiness tests after each shutdown. Suspecting keep alive memory is non existant but unable to find any circuit to computer that is "hot at all times" from Mitchell and all fuses visually...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Neutral Saftey Switch Mlp VIN: 4S2CK58W9X
We traced the problem down to a intermitent short in the trans range b circuit, we tried unpluging the alarm relay control unit. No results and a wiggle test got us nowhere. We know the circuit goes to several other components but cannot seem to find the short...
2004 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L No Up Shift VIN: KNDJD73323
Goodmorning, Hope all is well.The transmission has been replaced two times,the transmission computer has been replaced.It will not shift out of first gear unless i i let the rpms go above normal and i have to play with the gas then it will does the sa...
2004 Lexus LS430 4.3L battery VIN: JTHBN36F24
Greetings Fellow Technicians, Have a real head scratcher here. When I cycle the key from off to on then off again. I end up with a one amp draw. The only way I have found to make the draw go away is to unhook a battery cable then reinstall. Then the draw will ...
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Brake Warning Light VIN: JMIBK14374
Brke fluid leaked out of left rear brake caliper a month after 60k service. Dash brake warning light will not go out. I have thouroghly bled brake system, have disconnected the fluid level sensor and e-brake wire. Car is not equipped with anti-lock. Looks like...
2005 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L srs VIN: 4A3AB36F15
Got this 05 Galant with the srs light on and a code B1404- drivers air bag module(1st squibb ignition drive circuit)system detected short circuit. Not one case of this on iatn or identifix. Mitchell and Alldata basically have no information to help diagnose th...
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D83
Vehicle came in running with a blown head gasket, cylinder head cracked, misfire on washed out number 4 cylinder. customer requested replacing engine with used unit with less mileage. found an engine out of an 05, same engine, everything bolted up and plugged ...
2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Surge VIN: 1N4AL11D83
need to know how to relearn idle, steps given wont take.
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L hvac VIN: 3N1CB51D34
Vehicle came in with poor heat at idle, heat warms right up above 1000 rpm's. Flushed heater core and found high hydrocarbons in coolant so we replaced head gasket which was split. We still have no heat at idle. Any suggestions? Engine comes right up to temp a...
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L heater VIN: 1N4BA41E45
complaint is no heat in traffic. replaced t-stat w/oem, flushed system, heat turns cold at idle, like clogged core-but actually seems to flow OK. is there some kind of flow valve I cant find? also tried to bleed with a funnel fill while lifting front off groun...
2001 Suzuki Vitara JX 2.0L MIL light VIN: 2S3TE52VX1
The "service engine soon" light came on. How can this light be turned off? Where is the OBDII connector located on this vehicle? What is the recommended interval to change spark plugs and coils?
1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L gauge VIN: K1WU295645
Hello toyota gurus, i have a 1998 toyota camry, 2.2l 4 cylinder, recently replaced water pump, timing belt, radiator, cap, and all cooling sensors, have a problem with the gauge, gauge will peg out in the red and the car will not be overheating, according to s...
2004 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR32E94
I replaced the instument cluster because it was not picking up info from the speed sensor that I had diagnosed a few months ago. On my test drive the vehicle started to run rough and surge at idle only. I had not test drove before replacing cluster. I put the ... Trouble codes: 171 (lean bank 1), 300 (multiple miss fires), 301 (01-04 misfires)

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1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35V0X
Thanks all you guys for the excellent responses, I think it boiled down to a TCM reprogram. Customer declined fix, decided to trade in car for something else. Look out! someone may buy it and might end up in your hands. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0743, P1600 (Have no idea).
1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LV5231W
1988 Nissan D21 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1N6ND11S6J
Had to replaced the coil and the ignitor and truck runs good
1989 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Ign. Mod. Runs hot VIN: JT4VN93D3K
most said ignitor runs hot it seems to be ok i also talked to tech support from starand igniton they said also check current ramp and dwell is noromal 8 - 12 deg. at idle is good 2k rpm is about 22 deg. witch is ok. we don't have a low amp prob. for our genysi...
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