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2005 Acura TSX 2.4L battery light is on VIN: JH4CL96825
Other guy worked on this car and installed alternator and the batter light still came and then he installed new battery but the problem is still there.So my owner asked me to have a look.according to mitchell if u manually check your gauge control module throu...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L No Start VIN: JHLRD68402
After searching posts, I suspect main relay problem. I have fixed a couple of older accords with one. Problem on this one is dealer is not showing one named "main relay" nor can I locate one searching the fuse panels,left side of steering column or under passe... Trouble codes: P1164 (Lineae air fuel sensor peforamce problem lean), 40420 (Catalast system efficency below threshold)
2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L power locks VIN: 2HKRL18923
Hello to all. I have 13 years Honda experience an have not run into this. It will lock and unlock all the doors with the key in the drivers door. It will lock and unlock the doors with the fob but not the drivers door, with the drivers door lock button up. Wit...
2008 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L radio
I was wondering if anyone could get me a radio code for a 2008 honda odyssey the radio serial number is [...] havent got enywhere calling dealer. thanks in advance
2005 Infiniti FX35 3.5L No Start VIN: JNRAS08455
Hi everybody, i have this Infiniti FX35 that was towed to my workshop with no start condition. I tried to diagnose the Engine control Module no way i knew it was the problem, ordered a new one from USA and fixed it on the car, the car started fine and everythi... Trouble codes: P0725 (Engine Speed Input Circuit Malfunction)
2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JM1BJ2215Y
Hi everyone. This mazda came in with loss power under acceleration. I clear the check engine light. Code never come back. It's feel like transmission not upshift or restrict converter. I remove the front o2 sensor and look inside the cats,it's not melt, with t... Trouble codes: P0108 (Baro high voltage), P0420 (Cats efficient below therhold)
1989 Nissan D21 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N6ND11S3K
thanks in advance ,recent tune up , 8 plugs and fuel filter .will run to 80 mph or faster with no problem but what happens is when engine is warming up and then when at op temp the engine idles perfect then out of nowhere it will almost stall then recover but ...
1993 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.0L Front shocks VIN: JN8HD17Y9P
We then ordered a set of the newer KYB GR-2's and installed them, no change even with the GR-2's being a duel tube style. The front end has some wear, but nothing out of the ordinary. I could find no service bulletins or other help request that addressed this...
1998 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N4DL01D0W
I am grateful for any advice here. Please read carefully. I have replaced the cat as the emissions were high on all points but failing on NOX. The HC numbers went down to what you see now along with the CO%. I have replaced the O2 sensor and it moves between r...
2004 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L heat VIN: 3N1CB51D44
replaced cylinder head gasket and checked head, but need to know, if the cam sprocket removal process of applying air to advance and then lock the gear is not done, how much damage is done to the sprocket and can it be reinstalled.
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L . VIN: 1N4BA41E85
this car came it the shop with rattel type noise coming from the timing chain area.well i performed the tsb buliton replacing the timing chains and all guide,replaced the oil feed tenior,turned the slack toward the tenior,pulled on the guid heard it click and ...
2009 Nissan Versa 1.6 1.6L No Start VIN: 3N1BC13E39
What is the normal at rest fuel pressure for this system? I have 51 pounds of pressure when running, but the pressure drops to zero within a few minutes of turning the engine off. Is this normal for this return less fuel system?
1992 Subaru SVX LS 3.3L No Line Rise VIN: JF1CX3532N
After replacing the high clutches again it works okay now but the 3-4 shift seems a little soft so I put a guage on it. Line pressure in D is 65-70 @ idle and stays about the same @ WOT. Line in R is 60 @ idle and 90 @ WOT. I'm getting no line rise. I unplugge...
2004 Suzuki Verona LX 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5VM52CX4
Please help with this. Car came back into our shop with P0175 and p0172 rich bank one and two. I replaced the MAF and the pcv valve about a month ago. I dont have a scan tool that will get into this thing at all, which is really weird considering we have alot ... Trouble codes: P0133, P0172, P0175, P0306
2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L Starting VIN: JT2BK12V12
I took a look at this prius for a body shop that did a very minor repair just took too long to repair it now will not start... holding the key in start the ready light will flash... no codes in engine or hv battery ecu or hv ecu ( brake or EPS ) got gas immobi...
2005 Toyota Tundra 4.7L Overdrive VIN: 5TBDT44155
I have a Toyota Tundra that will randomly drop out of overdrive and turn the "OD OFF" light on. If you push the OD button at this point nothing happens , most of the time,sometimes it will not go back into OD until you stop and restart or if pull it back into ...

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2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMFA36207
Well this one was odd. The customer decided to pick up the car and took it to the dealer. He stopped by today and said they spent 30 hours in locating the problem. This car has had some sort of accident and body work, though i couldn't tell and there was paint... Trouble codes: P2422 (Vent valve stuck closed).
2008 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Steering VIN: JHMFA36218
After explaining the difficulty to the customer in determining the source of the noise. We asked the customer to make the decision about replacing the rack. They agreed it sounded like the rack and after replacing, no noise. Good fix. Thank you all for the he...
2009 Honda Accord LX 2.4L power steering VIN: 1HGCP26719
Thanks for all the tips. We replaced the Rack & pinion and that fixed it up. Tried to find an adapter that would fit in the pressure line to get a reading on the pressure but couldn't find anything that would fit, but it did have pressure.
1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L Speedo & Tach VIN: JT8BH28F1X
With six responses, James (Illinois) suggested correctly: "Check ground G202 for cluster behind combination meter." He also recommended: "Check the power feeds to back of cluster connectors are all clean and without voltage drops at respective pins." Indeed, ...
1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C2R
didnt get much useful information on this. when you turn the key on it would start giving out codes that you would normally get when you dont perform the procedures required
2003 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L No Start VIN: 6MMAP67P83
this one is fixed the problem ending up being a bad pcm, after replacing the pcm and reprogram it it starts and runs fine.
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Charging VIN: 1N4AL11DX3
thanks for all replied what was I have no power to yellow and brown wire at the ragulator when key on broken wire was fixed thank you all.
1992 Subaru Loyale 1.8L No Start VIN: JF2AN52B4N
replaced pcm and signal returned. vehical runs fine again. thanks to everyone
1995 Suzuki Swift 1.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2S2AB21H2S
Thanks for your help. Looked in tech help,and found a fix under geo metro. tps voltage .98-1.10v with .014 feeler gauge between throttle stop and lever. Voltage on the vehicle was .65v. Adjusted volage to .98v. Test drove vehicle and runs great no...
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