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2005 Acura RL 3.5L Keyless go VIN: JH4KB16535
Customer complaining of keyless go feature inop but will start just fine with manual key, the onboard computer displays that keyless go may be inop and should go to the dealer for repairs allthough the quick test show no present codes related to this
1995 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ2226S
Car came in No Start. T belt was broken. We replaced T belt. Car cranks, has good compression but wont start. No spark at all. Installed new distributor still no spark. Ohm tested all 7 wires in connector C107 from distributor back to ECU and all have continui...
2007 Kia Sportage EX 2.7L A/C Compressor VIN: KNDJF72407
I'll try to make this short. 07 Kia Sportage, Customer hit deer at end of May first of June, minimal damage, but A/C Condensor was bent so I replaced it. No leaks, just bent and touching radiator. A/C still working, cust drove car for 2 weeks from check out to...
2003 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Stall VIN: 6MMAP67P03
Hi all in IATN land. This Mits came to me from another shop. Hot idle the engine will die intermittently in gear. The strange thing is if you watch the IAC counts and rpm the counts keep going lower and lower until the engine dies. The spec for idle RPM is 700...
2000 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D4Y
Vehicle came in with a stall in gear situation. No codes present but past experience with these models told me to smoke test the intake. Sure enough, intake leak at cylinder #4. Installed new gasket, car started and ran, but at a high idle. Before I did any ad...
2004 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB51A54
I've done everything i know for this code. changed maf with good one scoped maf all good. checked for vacumn leaks at least 10 times I'M LOST...If i drive the car hard(beat on it) the light stays off, if i drive it like an old man the code comes back in pendin... Trouble codes: P0171
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D05
Good Day IATN Techs, I have a Nissan Sentra that keeps resetting. These DTC's listed: P0139, P1146, P1147 All refering to the post Cat O2 sensor. Freeze Frame Data is always for the P0139 DTC. Nothing unusual in the stored PIDs. The vehicle is at cruise, 55mph... Trouble codes: P0139 (O2 Sensor B1S2 slow response), P1146 (Refers to B1S2 Voltage High/Low), P1147 (Refers to B1S2 Voltage High/Low)
2007 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Shift VIN: JN8AZ08W97
Vehicle came in with what seems to be shift 1-2 and 2-3 malfunction. Vehicle is drivable but it feels like the transmission does not know what gear to be it. We haven't seen to many CVT transmissions with this problem. Checked for codes and found P0725 (Engine...
2007 Suzuki XL-7 3.6L Mechanical VIN: 2S3DA91717
This comes to us with code P0008 set. This code refers to the timing chain either primary or secondary on the 1 bank being out of time. Engine is not noisey and after clearing, code does not reset. Has anyone seen this code or dealt with this issue? Mitchell s...
1979 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: FJ40303564
Hello, I have this landcruiser that failed smog for high co, I found the air injection not switching from upstream to down stream and split hose, I bypassed the air injection valve to get the air to go downstream, that brought the non loaded emissions down but...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out VIN: 1NXBR12E41
Vehicle hesitates at low rpm's/speeds but does not missfire. Initial scan had multiple missfire codes, O2 lean codes. Found coil mounting screws for cyl,s 1&2 stripped and coils popping up and not making good contact with plugs. Repaired threads for coil mount... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean o2), P0300 (Missfire), P0301 (1 Cyl Missfire), P0302 (2 Cyl Missfire)
2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEBU14R14
P0012 Cam Position "A" Too Retarded Bank 1 (Right Side). Original complaint was misfire on start up. Found head gasket leak in cylinders 4 and 6. Replaced cylinder head gaskets. Heads were both sent out to a professional machine shop for all the nessesary chec... Trouble codes: P0012 (Cam Position A Too Retarded Bank 1 Right Side)

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2002 Acura RL Premium 3.5L S R S system VIN: JH4KA96642
thanks to the 6 techs that answered my help request I installed a matt and OPDS and sent the car to the Dealer to reprogram thanks for all your help
1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Starting VIN: 2HGEJ667XX
2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Radio, ABS and Brake light VIN: 2HKYF18483
Well, sorry to say the customer still has not brought the vehicle back so I really have nothing to add here. Thanks for the replies, if we do find the problem, I'll at least email the people who sent suggestions as I have their email addresses. Thanks again ...
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK14346
First of all, I would like to thank you everyone for their time to reply this. Sorry took so long to close this. Customer finally came back. I finally put another purge valve in, but one other thing that I did was blow air through the line from the canister. I... Trouble codes: P2187 (System too lean at idle B1), P0455 (EVAP system gross leak detected).
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JA3BN74KXP
Hello, thanks for the help. The customer stated that the PCM had been replaced two years ago at another facility and that it still had a warranty. He had the vehicle towed to them for repair. I have not heard back from him as of yet. Trouble codes: 41 (Injector control circuit).
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L AC Compressor VIN: JN8DR09X91
WOW! So first I would like to thank Matthew from CA, Joe from TX and Calvin from Hawaii. The rebuilding of the Nav/Climate control allowed the vehicle to go into auto ac mode (before you could only get manual). The replacement of the ac amplifier now sent the ...
2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Fuel Pump Relay VIN: 3N1CB51D72
Thanks program needed.fixed car.
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Accessories VIN: 5N1AR18W85
ok feel kinda dumb - didnt see 2nd fuse box hidden under debris in glove box (2 blown fuses) also after finding fuses customer admitted he tried to check starter at home and there was a small arc under vehicle when he tried to jump s terminal "like on my old c...
2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Timing belt VIN: JF1GR89638
Thank You for the replies. I needed to get behind the drivers side cam gears so I tried everything to get them off. They take a different tool then the regular Subaru's. I managed to hold the cam gear but then the hex head bolt stripped. I drilled out the bolt...
2006 Toyota Highlander 3.3L Suspension VIN: JTEEP21A86
thanks, the problem turned out to be the rear knuckles...just like you said. You saved me a lot of time and effort thanks agin
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