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1997 Acura CL 3.0L power seat VIN: 19UYA224XV
thanks in advance for any help here. the problem is with the forward-reverse slide, every time you hit the switch forward the seat will move 1/4" and it will do the same going back, it will go all the way in both directions if you keep hiting the switch, i've ...
2003 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1HGCM82703
Any help will be greatly appreciated.Don't normally do much with Honda trannies but this is my daughters boyfriends car.Got a call for rescue yesterday,they said could only go about 20 mph,from what they said I assumed not shifting out of first.Hauled car in o...
2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L no reverse VIN: KMHCG45C42
hello everyone! this one is interesting, we have this accent that came to us with no reverse at all, but has all forward gears with normal shift patterns. and no codes. we disconected all electronic conectors from transmission to see if the problem was electr...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L sunroof, interior light, radio VIN: 4A3AC84H31
No check engine light, runs fine, radio does not work, dash display for radio and lock does not work, key less entry does not work, power locks only work if car is running, power sunroof does not work. We have checked all fuses, checked the ECU in the fuse box...
1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31D8R
Hey guys need help.1994 Nissian altima with 2.4 engine has a stall and skip/hesitation when put in gear and/or accelerating.Seems worst when cold but has duplicated condition at almost all times.Fuel pressure at 39 psi when idling.Thanks for the help.
2007 Nissan Versa S 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 3N1BC11607
this car died will the customer was driving on the freeway would not restart, towed to the shop. of course once it got to the shop it started right up and hasnt died since. i know these car have fpr issues so i hooked up a fuel pressure guage it hanst died aft...
2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L differential VIN: JF1SF63592
vehicle has now returned with a thumping/cv noise. in order to get this to happen you need to drive vehicle for approx. 20min. then make tight slow turns left or right forward or backward. At first i thought this was an axle issue at the left front, so i warra...
2008 Toyota Camry 2.4L ride quality VIN: 4T1BE46K98
This car is driving me nuts,in a slight curve,at 40 to 45 mph car shakes /vibrates from rear.All bearings hubs good tires are fairly new michelins,will do it with snow tires also so i dont suspect a tire /wheel issue,it also has an intermittent vibration from ...

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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6678W
Ok First of all THANK YOU to all of you who gave me a helping word. I worked on this car for a month. I came up with a bad ECM. But I was so screwed up with everything else I did, I needed a second opinion. so off to the dealer ship we went to. The final f... Trouble codes: 1382 (no cylinder position sensor), 1381 (cylinder position).
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5652X
Well this one I am going to say will be fixed. We decided to pull the the head off and in doing so we found the cam cap bolts and the head bolts loose. ( Head Gasket Replaced Elswhere ) The cam cap bolts in the center were backed out about an 1/8" so we are fi... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 3 misfire), P1259 (Vtech system malfunction), P0325 (Knock sensor 1 circuit b1).
2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L start/stall VIN: 1HGCP26318
Thanks to Eric [...] for getting me headed in the right direction. MAF is faulty. This was the first vehicle I have ever seen start/stall immediately with a bad MAF. Usually, I have seen them run poor but never like this without any co...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L General quality VIN: JT6HF10U0X
lots of replies on timming belt replacement being important. The current owner has kept up the scheduled maintenace at his local Lexus dealer. the vehicle seemed to be solid but, had a light bearing noise comming from the r/h side front where I would guess the...
1980 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: HS130-2090
I want to start by thanking everyone who offered their expertise,information and experience because its the vast wealth of experience that makes fixes on iATN possible. I checked all the items that were suggested by the members. I replaced the MAF again and it...
1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK6259S
Hi, This fix will not likely help many, but who knows. First thanks for the help from those who took the time to do so. The car was fixed by replacing the TPS. Viewing scan data while driving we observed that occasionally the TPS voltage would hang up se... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF Circuit Range/Performance).
1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN87R5X
Well guys, it was the injector. I was able to ohm it and it was showed open, the clicking when checking with a stethascope was from the other injectors. when replacing it i had #3 injector bottom come off and installled a new one, so 2 new injectors and had a ... Trouble codes: P0305.
2004 Toyota Tacoma 2.4L Cylinder head VIN: 5TENL42N84
I recieved some great comments. I will be replacing the cylinder head. Thank you.
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