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1997 Acura Integra GS 1.8L Set timing VIN: JH4DC4366V
Acura techs i need to set timing and manual shows using special jumper #o7paz-0010100. In the picture it looks like just a jumper but i wanted to make sure it didnt need some resistor or something. Connector is behind right lower side panel.
2002 Honda Civic DX 1.7L compressor VIN: 1HGES161X2
this is for the honda techs.can't get power to compressor.if i ground comp. control at relay,works.scanner data shows no clutch or ac on.replaced and had pcm flashed with a used one per alldata test.ohmed wiring from pcm to relay-ok.i'm having difficulty ident...
2004 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L power locks VIN: SHSRD78874
Central locking inop. from interior switches,remote,or with mech. key.Remote will unlock tailgate.All four door actuators sound as though they are functioning inside doors.Went to central unit under dash and pinned out all components and switches,signals,etc.F...
2006 Hyundai Azera Limited 3.8L cluster VIN: KMHFC46F86
This is a hyundai azera which is the high end model. No codes in memory. When the car warms up while driving the instrument cluster and power on the dash fades out, it does not stall but when the car is hot and you try to start it sometimes it is a no start/no...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L immobilizer VIN: 1YVGF22C7X
car came in and would not start. has code p1602 and code p1624. wire are ok. tried another key that customer had and still would not start. thinking immobilizer but not sure. Anybody run across this?
2005 Mazda 3 i 2.0L ac VIN: JM1BK12355
HI mazda guys I have a 2005 mazda 3 that has lost its refrigerent charge over the last year. Evac system was essentially empty. Tracer dye was installed at last recharge 12 monthes ago but no evidence of it now. Boosted system with nitrogen ans sprayed for lea...
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Cooling Fan VIN: JM1BK32396
Have an 06 Mazada 3 with poor A/C operation. Found the cooling fan inop in all modes. Tested for power and ground to the module. Tested the signal from the PCM for continuity and shorts. Not exactly sure what kind of signal I am supposed to see here, my info i...
2007 Mazda CX-7 Sport 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM3ER29347
I am working on a 07 mazda cx-7 and it is puking oil out of the valve cover breather hose straight into the air intake duct. I did a cylinder leakage test with 0% leakage on all four cylinders,but, I can hear air by the timing chain(the valve cover is off). Th...
1997 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1N6SD11Y7V
a little over a year ago i replaced head gasket on this truck after it han been sitting for 3 years when we started it was knocking so we installed a used engine that acording to the salvage yard had a little over a hundred thousand miles it ran ok but it had ... Trouble codes: P0180, P, 1130 (swirl controll valve controll solenoid valve), P0420
2003 Nissan Frontier SVE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6MD26Y93
Thanks to all for any info in advance. I've got a family members nissan here, and I'm trying to get any info I can before sending them to their local dealer. He says ever since he's owned the truck (about 5 years)it will flash the mil around 4000 rpm. Mil will... Trouble codes: P0300, P0328
2003 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1N6ED29X13
This nissan loses its idle when it gets hot. idles fine when cold or when you let it cool down. Vehicle runs great otherwise. If you keep the idle going with the gas pedal truck will still run great. I think it a bad distributor. Check 1x and 120x signal on di...
2005 Subaru Forester X 2.5L tires VIN: JF1SG65685
Customer picked up a nail in one of the tires. The tread depth on all 4 is 7/32. The Michelin Harmony tires new are 12/32. What is Subarus position on difference in tread depths and not have transfercase issues. The difference I'm sure is too great but that wo...
2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L fuel gauge reading VIN: 4T1BF22K5Y
This is my son's car. He bought the car about 2 years ago. The fuel gauge would not drop below a 7/8ths tank reading. When he fills it up the needle will read full but won't drop below the 7/8ths mark. When I disconnect the sensor at the tank the fuel gauge wi...
2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L keeps running VIN: JT2BN22K11
Greetings once again. I have me a 2001 Toyota Camry that won't turn off. This is a little bizzare so please read it all. First, I have done little testing other than to scratch my head in bewilderment as to what is actually going on with this thing I just can'...
2006 Toyota Solara SLE 3.3L Abs VIN: 4T1CA38P06
This vehicle has a p0500 code, speedo works just fine. Has unwanted abs engagement when making a very slow stop. Im thinking wheel speed sensor but can't narrow it down to one wheel. Checked signal from each wss found no problem. Any help would be appreciated.

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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L trailer plug VIN: 5N1AR18W45
like i said everything works on vehicle and the only thing that doesn't is the factory right side turn signal.. dealer said no recalls applicable to this.. cust in hurry to go on vacation with little cash at hand so i removed factory trailer harness and insta...
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