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1992 Acura Legend 3.2L No Start
have a 92 acura legend with an intermittent crank no start condition.The vehicle initially came to me after unsuccessful repair attempts at another facility.The fuel pressure is good and i have a strong looking spark.The vehicle had been sitting for over a yea...
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG6672X
This vehicle has the MIL flashing as soon as you start to drive it, and sets misfire codes for #1, #2. The strange thing is the vehicle is not actually misfiring. It revs nice and smooth with any trouble. Once the MIL starts flashing it doesnt stop until you s... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302
2002 Honda Accord DX 2.3L Electronic VIN: 1HGCF86642
Vehicle came in for auto trans and we got a unit out of a 2000 Accord that I saw run and drive . I installed the unit and the car shifts but after the second shift it feels like it is going in reverse lol. Not sure if the ECm has to match from that 00 that I g...
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMES96624
My first question is, does anyone have a source for hard to find Honda parts? The CPK pulse plate I need to repair vehicle(part #13623-PZA-003) is on national back order with no release date from Honda. Apparently there is not one to be found in the country. C... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft position sensor no signal)
2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L Valve seal or rings VIN: JTHBF30G23
Hi all Lexus & Toyota Techs ! Car came in stated using oil & smokes after sit for 2,3 hours or overnight, using 1 or 2 qts oil a week, I did the valves job & seals, Customer took car & came back 3 days later said car still smokes alot. I sold & did rings job (...
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4A3AC84L0Y
Customer said that the vehicle just started missing one morning & the CEL came on. It definitely has a cylinder that is dead. We have checked & tested every thing as listed and cannot find any cause for the miss.Thinking PCM or something specific to this 3.0 t... Trouble codes: P0303
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5N1ED28T11
Nissan is a cruel mistress. I helped a co-worker diagnose this car last week, after it would randomly not start, hot or cold. It would crank, but not fire off. Once it did finally start, I could hear the coil arcing in the distributor housing very clearly. It ... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor/signal Bank 1)
2004 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D15
my problem is that the starter cranks but the engine wont run then we shut the ignition off,[...] later we retry ,the car starts and run fine.i have 2 codes so i ordered a crank sensor (nissan dealer)replaced it then still the same.try to starts the car 3 t... Trouble codes: P0335, P0725
2010 Nissan maxima 3.0L VIN registration VIN: 1N4AA5AP3A
Body shop popped in a new ECM after a LF wreck. I have the Consult III and the security programming card. I found a TSB from 2010 about how to program the VIN into the new ECM, I have done this before and didn't have a problem...That was before updated my Con...
1995 Subaru Legacy 2.2L starter VIN: 4SEBK6556S
car came in as does not crank over at all. battery was dead, charged and there is no power to the solenoid of the starter. Also customer said very hard to take out of gear, i couldnt move shifter as there is also no power to the interlock shift soleniod. I byp...
1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Compressor circuit VIN: JF1SF6550W
customer complaint: no AC. compressor not engaging. Full charge refrigerant, fuses and relay ok. No power to AC relay activating circuit. power to compressor side of relay. manually energize compressor from relay socket. ground to relay activating circuit when...
2006 Toyota Tundra 4.0L timing chain cover VIN: 5TETU62N96
Hi Just wont some help on this toyota Front cover is leaking oil it has a TSB bulletin for oil leak But it is out of warranty 5 year warranty on this problem Has any one resealed one of these What kind of problems are there Is it all that hard of a job Mitche...
2006 Toyota Land Cruiser 3.0L Fuel Knock
We have a customer with a 2006 Toyota Land Cruiser 4D4. He is from Germany and traveling across Canada for the summer. In the last few hundred kilometers his vehicle developed a knock. Just off idle his engine has a fuel knock which is not present at idle and ...
2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited 3.3L key programming VIN: JTEEW44A18
Lady lost a smart key, got a new one from the dealer. The new key is identical to the old one and the battery is good. Using Techstream I am trying to register the new smart key key. It says place original next to start button, (car beeps), place new next to ...

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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C5V
thank you for your time. the data recorder had no information stored for boost sensor after checking for two weeks (customer driving vehicle with recorder installed)in a row po136 o2 sensor did show up on second week , but vehicle has been running well. the cu... Trouble codes: P0136, P1410 (Boost sensor map/baro).
2005 Mazda 3 i 2.0L timing VIN: JM1BK12F15
Thanks for the help guys. Just wanted to double check to make sure I had the correct tools. Much appriciated-
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L air bag VIN: JN1CA31D11
This one is fixed. after trying both of our mastertech and hannatech ultrascan to clear the code I went to the nissan dealer to have them scan and cleared the code. it turned out my scaner was giving me the wrong code. dealer showed me the code as the front cr...
2011 Nissan TITAN 5.6CID ride VIN: 1N6AA0EC5B
As we all know this vehicle is still under warranty, however we are an authorized shop to do some of the Nissan warranty jobs. Getting information from the Dealers was still very difficult, we are Located far north, we see the northern lights in the evening. T...
2002 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L passenger doors VIN: JTDBE32K03
To IATN members: Thank you for your replies regarding my last posting of 02 Toyota Camry, Power Door Lock, passenger doors. I did take ALL your suggestion to find the problem with no success. I revisited my pass diagnostic and new information from old notes, ...
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