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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Lighting VIN: 2HKRL18082
The turn signal flasher is rapidly and randomly clicking anytime the key is on. The turn signals and hazards work normally and the flasher acts right when they are on. If you play with either switch sometimes you can temporarily get the flasher to calm down. I...
2003 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on, VIN: JM3LW28A23
Trying to change bank 1 sensor1 o2(firewall side).Book time .6 but looks hard to me.Not sure if you have to take off air plentum and go down from the top or if there is a trick to getting it from the bottom??I don't see a clear cut approach on this?Any advice ...
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Stall VIN: JM3ER29377
my main concern is the throttle actuator code. i test drove the car several times and looking at the pids for the tac looked normal and car drove fine. she says the car will act up intermittently and have no throttle response . i am unable to duplicate the pro... Trouble codes: P2100, P0126, P0401
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Hesitation, Loss of power VIN: JN8DR07YX1
Hey all, Thanks in advance to all who are reading this. Owner of this one complains that the SUV feels like it is not shifting or slipping. Took it for a quick drive to the highway - normal - good shifts. Drove about 1 exit ((3km) - Did feel under powered but ...
2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Wipers
Car came in with complaint of, wipers come on when you turn on headlights. We changed headlight switch and then wiper switch to know avail. We checked iatn archives and shopkey for tsb's.We checked all we know to check. Please help!
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 5N1AR18U15
Came in on the meat hook for no start. I hooked up the scanner (pegisys) and the vehicle ran perfect for about 3 minutes and went dead. Since then, no start. I retrieved a P0725 code in that short time. Smells like its starting to flood out and its quitin time... Trouble codes: P0725 (Engine speed sensor)
2010 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L fuel tank filling VIN: 4S4BRCGC1A
I hope this is the proper place to post this. If I am in error I'm sorry. Customer says when filling the tank when gets to about 1/2 tank fuel keeps spitting back and shutting off the fuel nozzle. Vehicle was hit hard in the RR. New fuel filler tube and all r...
2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEWM72N52
This one is a good one a real hair puller,He just got this truck no more than a week ago and paid to much for it ( warranty).This check engine light is always coming on and the rear o2 is always the code.He said that it has no power. It failed our states emiss... Trouble codes: P0138
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L battery VIN: JTDKB20U55
this car was dropped to the shop running, to check the check engine light, it had the codes p3000, P0A80, P3018, P3019, C1259 and C1310. After we had the car and check the codes we disconnected the hybrid batteris safe switch, because we wanted to check the ba...
2004 UD 1400 4.6L injection pump VIN: JNAUZU1J34
i marked the injection pump gear and pump before removal. reinstalled pump with the marks i made lining up perfect. it will run on starting fluid, lossen fuel lines at injectors and fuel is spraying out all lines. getting smoke when it is cranking. i am thinki...

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1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ6575X
Thanks to all that replied Winston from California was right it was just bad luck the ignition coil took a crap sitting in the shop nothing I did so it now starts. Thanks agian
1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNRAR05Y2V
thank you for all the advice. but i just fixed this vehicle. it's just the distributor unit and it's running good. i believe the coil inside distributor weak. after it running hot, it bog down but idle ok even my advantage scope out the cam and crank signal ok...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4S2CK58W81
Okay well we went through the wiring again and found everything to be good. We had a very hard time setting up a scope for the tps while driving since it was an intermittent. Also there was poor data from our 11.4 Snap On scanner. We replaced the throttle... Trouble codes: P1125 (Aps 1 output fault), P1295 (Etc power management mode), P1220 (Tps2 circuit), P1515 (Command actual tps correleation), P0155 (O2 HEATER B2S1 unrelated heater code).
2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72K15
the fix was the fromt 02 wires by the fan the insulation under the factory tape had cracked and was bleeding voltage as soon as i separated the wires my fuel trims started coming back to normal.thanks to everyone who responded everyone had good knowledge and ... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich).
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8GK13T3R
Thank you for all the input, #1: we replaced the egr temp sensor because of being out of range but #2 we also found the new vsv from lexus to be bad, it wasn't always allowing vac to the egr when it was suppose to, it had an intermittent short in it so we had ... Trouble codes: P0402 (egr system excessive flow.).
1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start, no MIL VIN: JT8BF22G9V
Thank everyone and IATN.I have cured this one,i changed out the ECU for the second time and as soon as i turned the ignition switch on everything came to life even had a SES light on.cranks great ,have communication ,all is well. this is the first time i found...
2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80D75
thank you all for your help.. I tried to clean and reset the throttle body and it ran fine about 4 days but the problem came back, so we replaced the throttle body assem. as some of you said was the fix AND IT WAS. Car runs great, customer very happy, Thank Yo... Trouble codes: P2108 (Throttle actuator control module performance problem).
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L fuel gauge VIN: JM3ER29337
Go OK from insurance company to replace both sensors and fuel module, all is working good now. They did not want to take a chance with second repair. Thanks David
2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B91
The customer is in Greece so as soon as he returns I will install the correct canister and rerun my monitors. Thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P0446.
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L oxygen sensor VIN: 4T1BE32K53
thanks to all for the help, come to find out i called a other toyota dealer, and the first dealer sold me the wrong sensor ,replaced the sensor and it took care of the promblem .
2006 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L no start VIN: 1NXBR32E96
Well.Today is a new day . The customer came in the morning and I started asking questions as to what had happened leading to the no start condition.Their son was driving down the hwy. and suddenly he was engulfed in a cloud of smoke that was followed by loss ...
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