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2006 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Oil life monitor VIN: 1HGFA16516
This vehicle came in for a standard oil change and the customer stated they would like to have the oil life monitor reset, we noticed that it has a "service engine" wrench glowing on the instrument cluster as well as a -5247 as well as a A12 in that same area ...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W6Y
i have just done head gaskets on this motor and had numerouse problems with the timing mitchell and all datas procedure for setting the timing belt is inccorrect there is a tsb that shows the extra steps now that i have that problem fixed i keep getting these ... Trouble codes: P1133, P1153
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1990 Nissan Stanza GXE 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN1FU21P0L
Customer came in asking to diag a poor fuel milage issue. 10mpg approx. found code 45. checked all the sensors, maf, o2s, ect,... pulled spark plugs, they aren't fouled. f/p doesn't drop. it's according to spec. no vaccum leaks. computer sees what i tested wit... Trouble codes: 45 (fuel leak)
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S3BH66561
Howdy all, This Subaru overheats at idle. If you increase the engine speed, it cools right back down, even sitting still. Fans are working, come on at 203f and go off at 194f. I have seen as much as 241f on the temp PID, guage agrees, infared is close enough ...
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2007 Subaru B9 Tribeca Limited 3.0L HVAC Control VIN: 4S4WX83D77
Yesterday She left he sunroof open and it started to rain. Now the security light is flashing, the heater and defroster LED display is not working, the heater is not working correctly and the seat warmer also is not working. Everything worked properly before t...
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2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L eng. noise @2500rpm VIN: JTDDR32T21
I am posting this for a friend, he has no access to IATN at this time. He works for one of the used car dealers here in Greater Seattle. His boss recently got this car and it has an engine noise at about 2500 rpm, just sitting there and reving the engine up to...
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1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JHLRD1846X
I checked the cat psi normal at idle and also wot with problem present.I took fuel pres. normal at idle and wot with problem presenr.I also ramped the fuel pump all normal.I recorded pids during test drive all data is leading to lean system.From all the data g...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11E85
The customer declined going into the timing chain as he decided to trade the car. I am 99% convinced that the chain had jumped. I was able to test and confirm the VVT solinoid was working and was indeed moving the cam actuater. I confirmed this with a scope o... Trouble codes: P0011.
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L power steering VIN: JT2VK12E6P
FOUND PROBLEM AFTER CLEANING THE SCREEN IN RESOVOIR THE SCREEN CAME APART AND GOT CAUGHT IN THE PUMP. REPLACED P/S PUMP AND FLUSHED OUT ALL THE LINES AND COOLANT FAN FILLED WITH DEX FLUID AND REPLACED RESOVOIR NOISE GONE COUSTOMER HAPPY THANKS GUYS
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2005 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L Jerking VIN: 1NXBR32E75
Thanks for all the replies, we've finally got this repaired. The problem was a broken tooth on the Cam Shaft! The key here was the valve cover, when you opened the oil fill cap you could see the metal baffle/shield was bent in and had a small gash. The teeth o... Trouble codes: P0016 (cam crank position correlation).
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