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2003 Honda Element DX 2.4L Unknown VIN: 5J6YH18543
Hello Techs, I need some help on this one, this element came in for the blower motor inop and the fans dont come on with the ac. I checked power and ground at the motor and it is good, tapped on the motor and it started working, has a bad motor. The problem is...
1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C8V
Hi Guys, This one is kicking my ass. The initial complaint is failing California smog inspection for MIL on. Passed tailpipe portion of test. Customer had failed at another shop a month prior to coming to my shop for consumer assistance repairs. During the t... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multiple misfire)
1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 2.4L No Start VIN: JA4LS31P2W
Fuse box under hood at driver side has a corner flat looking fuse that falls under [power] on sketch on cover,customer tells me a jumper was installed but will not let starter engage when jumper installed,i have no spark,got fuel pressure,no spark at coils to ...
1991 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1RZ26H1M
hello iatn world.i have gotten myself into a good situation and now need your help to get myself out.this wonderful car has been sitting for a year or more and was towed to me to get running and repair a hand full of other small issues.checked oil,coolant and ... Trouble codes: 21 (ignition signal malfunction)
2004 Nissan Quest S 3.5L compressor VIN: 5N1BV28U54
customer is complaining of a/c intermittently stops cooling.We checked it out.No codes in computer.Fortunatly it happened a few times for us.When it does happen we lose power to the compressor.The relay is part of the IPDM.Im thinking the a/c control head is t...
2007 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L unknown VIN: 1N6AA07B47
hello everyone. this truck has a noise that sounds like a front wheel bearing. replaced both front bearings and noise still there. so i removed front driveshaft, both front axle shafts to eliminate all front componets, but noise still there. at 20 mph and so o...
2006 Scion xA 1.5L Mechanical VIN: JTA1234567
hey guys sorry about the wrong vin i was getting a p0012 i replaced cam gear i heard very popular after job now getting p0016 so i figured timing chain is off can anyone please help me with the right timing marks im lost

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2005 Hyundai XG350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45E45
Thanks to all who responded. Most of you suggested to smoke test the fuel tank to check for a leak at the gas cap. Unfortunately, the client and us are no longer on good terms so he will not be bringing the car back for further testing or repairs. He stated th... Trouble codes: P0455 (large leak).
1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1HJ01F9P
Turned out all but one injector was bad. I got the guy a set of used injectors, installed them and it fired right up and ran great, for 2 weeks, then is started missing slightly, turns out one of the used injectors (#6) is bad. So the customer thinks he'll s...
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Engine VIN: 1N4AL11D53
Hey Guys sorry so long about closing this out, customer was awaiting response back from Nissan, Nissan told her to take it to the dealer of her choice along with the sample of catalyst that we removed from cat. I contacted the local Nissan dealer they required...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4S3BG6859V
Thanks to all who answered my help request. The problem was the lack of spark at the coil on the #1 & 2 cylinders. So first I changed the Cam and Crank sensors because they were easy. But didn't solve the problem. Next removed time belt covers and checked ...
2005 Toyota HILUX 2494CC Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTFES49665
Thanks for the help , the problem was little broken gases filter , the filter is above the inlet throttle and connected the throttle by vacumm pipe and the other side connected to the the map sensor. the plastic of the filter was broken a little bit , replaced...
2010 Toyota Tundra 5.7L Daytime Running Lamps VIN: 5TFUY5F16A
Well I ended up installing an aftermarket DRL unit. As Douglas and Brian stated, the Canadian version runs the DRL through the flasher module. The front signal bulbs are the DRL lights. I checked and the Grey wire at pin # 5 from the body computer is there, bu...
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