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2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Vsc VIN: 5FNRL18573
This van came in for both the MIL and VSC light coming on at the same time. The VSC light was on for a right rear speed sensor signal problem. The problem was verified with our scanner. The sensor was not reading the right rear wheel speed. Testing confirmed t... Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 sensor heater), 312
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L overdrive
After driving on the interstate at about 80 mph for around 15 miles vehicle drops out of overdrive. If it is driven slower this does not occur. Pin 12 at the TCM applies B+ to the B shift solenoid to provide overdrive. I know the TCM is commanding the overdriv...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28GXX
lexus tech help plz this car came from another shop has new coil packs and crank sensor codes are po1300 1315 1320 1325 wires from ecm are good looking for some hewlp to get this thing gone thanks for your time jimmy
2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LZ41G03
Hello! I have a 03 Outlander that has been back to our shop 4 times for the same code. The code is po456 evap system very small leak detected. Every time we have run the evap test it has passed! I know on some vehicles the forced test will not pick up a very s... Trouble codes: P0456
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L assy drive belt VIN: 1N4RL11D45
Customer complaines of rattle in engine bay when in gear with A/C on. Drive or reverse. Rattle is still present when in neutral or park but to a lesser amount. You can see the drive belt vibrate & the tensioner vibrate back & forth. Replaced belt & tensioner, ...
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L No Start VIN: SA1TG5C143
This vehicle initially came to me for a no start condition. Traced to blown link fuse for ecm which was caused by a wiring harness short under the intake manifold. Repaired the short and engine started and ran fine. A week later battery was drawing down over n...
1987 Toyota Corolla FX16 1.6L Hesitation VIN: 1NXAE87G4H
Hello everyone, I have an 87 Corolla FX-16 with the DOHC engine. It belongs to my son (just turned 16). I just did a head gasket kit on it (includes all the other needed gaskets), new water pump, timing kit, fuel filter, cap, rotor, plugs, Head was surfaced, n...
2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Engine VIN: 4TAWN72N9Y
Hey guys need a little help on this toyota, Installed two engines (JIM Remans)first one had a rod knock after five miles, install second one, when running with a/c on temp guage goes into the red at idle and freeway speed, turn a/c off and heater on temp guage...
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBR32E23
car came in with p0301 and p0171. scanned and found map sensor only going to 65 under full throttle, customer changed map. Three days later back with same problem. Map test good upstream o2 stuck high and sluggish. Customer replaced o2. Three days later back w... Trouble codes: P0301, P0171
2007 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L 4x4 VIN: 5TEMU52N87
Hey everyone, just wanted to say thanks in advance for any help I recieve. What I have here is a 07 Toyota Tacoma that is stuck in 4X4 low. I have checked all my fuses, powers, grounds and input signals and everything is good. What I am missing is the output f...

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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT1H91P
Thanks for all the help. The fix was to replace the drivers side upstream sensor (which is bank 2). Rear sensor on that bank came alive after replacement of the front sensor. Tom [...] Trouble codes: P0174 (System too lean bank 2), P0154 (02 Sensor CKT No activity bank 2 sensor1).
2002 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1N6ED29YX2
Thanks for all replies but no luck on fixn this one.I replaced the distributor,both 02 sensors and maf sensor from nissan.Did not fix Trouble codes: P0328, P0300.
1986 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L nox VIN: JT2MX73E7G
Yes problem with this old car was a carbon build up like every one said, clean egr passage and now everyting is good.
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation VIN: 1NX8R12E6W
Man you guys are good, This thing is fixed. First response from Joe in Michigan says sounds like a front O/2. I thought No way I just replaced it a month ago (aftermarket). I never included this info in the original post because I was convinced there was no wa...
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