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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGES26792
Problem with high idle and sticking gas pedal. I have found and fix this car just wanted to share what I had found.
2008 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Vsa VIN: 5FNRL38298
Good morning, I am working on this 08 Odyssey with a VSA light illuminated. The code is 66 Brake pressure sensor failure. All-data says to check the brake switch function and adjustment. It is adjusted correctly and the brake lights work properly. All-data the...
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Misfire, int. long crank VIN: KMHJF35F1Y
Hello All, Car came in blown head gasket no start - removed head sent to machine shop. they said head already machined and can't be cut again. ordered reman. head and installed. long crank on first start up after job. get started and skips a bit then runs good... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Unknown VIN: KMHDN45D42
hello everybody im hopping someone has the answer for the problem im been dealing. i have 2002 hynday elantra it din't pass emission customer it has codes for heather on o2(B1-2) P0172 ON O2 (B1-1) SO I REPLACE THE SENSORS THE REAR O2 CODE WHEN AWAY THEN THE V...
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: KNDUP131X3
Ok, its the end of the day. Can't get this out of my mind. We got one here that giving me some questions. Would like some answer before see the car again tomorrow. Car came in with overheating problem. The obvious problem was a busted radiator and we recommend...
2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Power Steering VIN: KNDJC73344
Looking for information on Electronic Power steering as I have no voltage at rack I suspect EPS module is not working.Anyone out there ever dealt with this problem??
2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK323X5
Vihicle has no pulse, changed cam sensor, Starts intermittly, no spark, have RPMs. Any Ideas? What should Cam sensor Curcuit Volts be? No listing in book. Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Sensor Malfunction)
2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Passing Gear VIN: 1YVHP80D25
this car clunks real hard when driving at about 55 to 60 and you kick it down into passing gear and clunks agin when it shifts back but not as hard. it doesn't seem to do it when it cold.
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Throttle conltrol motor VIN: 1N4AL11D13
I have check connector at throttle fuses relay and grounds Im stuck did I miss something and why does the signal from pcm cut out on the relay could this be a bad pcm. Help Whats making this hard for me to check it intermittent
2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Unknown VIN: 1N4AL11DX6
Has a rattle over bumps ,stabalizer links seem fine lower control arms are good,engine mounts are good,this one is driving me crazy,any help would be greatly appreciated.
2007 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Surge VIN: 1N4BA41E87
Good Day!!! We need a little guidance on this Maxima!! On a cold (under 40f) start, it will hesitate and surge for the first 4-5 minutes, then work normally. Customer thought it was a trans problem, because you would be stepping down on accelerator pedal furth... Trouble codes: P1701 (TCM power supply- has not returned)
1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Hi all and happy new year. I just did head gaskets on this Legacy, and now the check engine light is flashing continuously. There is a green single wire under the dash which I assume is the connector to put the ecm into diagnostic mode. Is there another conne...
2006 Subaru Forester X 2.5L no comm. w/scan tool VIN: JF1SG63666
Hello all, This vehicle came under my care after failing NCSI (North Carolina State inspection) for failing to communicate with the inspection machine through the OBDII connector. This vehicle has been modified to serve as a postal delivery vehicle. It has be...
1999 Suzuki Vitara JS 2.0L No Start VIN: 2S3TE52V2X
customer towed car in. no start no injector pulse or spark.he was told by another shop that its needs a crankshaft sensor. it might but one thing that bothers me is the cam sensor code. has good fuel pressure. there is a new cam sensor in it. will this set a c... Trouble codes: P0340
1983 Toyota Celica Supra 2.8L Misfire VIN: JT2MA67L4D
Hey all. This Celica Supra has a constant misfire. Narrowed it down by pulling plug wires to cylinders 2,3,5. Spark is good. Timing is perfect. Injectors are clicking, ohm out at 1.9 ohms, and I do have flashing noid light although maybe a bit dimmer than I am...
1996 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BF12K5T
Aloha, calling all Toyota techs. This vehicle starts and idles fine, when you push the gas pedal it wants to stumble and die. I cannot get a data stream or pull codes. No communication with scanner and I've tried 2 different scanners. Also tried jumping TE1 an...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L noise VIN: 4TAVL52N0W
I have a light rattle coming from the intake air connector (metal air inlet tube with metal box attached to the bottom side)This happens under light acceration. What I need is to understand what this box is for and how it operates. Customer wants to remove it....
2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Noise VIN: 5TBET34195
Customer complains of excessive noise during cold start-up. Noise occurs even after timing belt/water pump/serpentine belt renewed. Captured in this 1m30sec video The air injection fan seems to be the issue. Are there reman fans an...

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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FE17N24
hi guys thanks to all the members i did removed all the spark plugs the engine was flood and compression was low add trans oil to bring up the compression replaced spark plugs the vehicle start thanks to every one the vehicle is fix
1978 Nissan 280Z 2.8L fuel gauge no start VIN: HLS3043050
Hi and thank's for all the replies, It was a bad contact at a fuseible link,it's alway's as it go's, customer picked up car and it died one block down the street, no warning light's on dash no fuel gauge no seat belt or charging light and no injection pulse, s...
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 1N4DL01D3W
For those of you whom told me to check the intake manifold gasket for leaks were absolutly right. Too bad I had all ready installed the motor and had to replaced the gasket in the car. But after that the motor ran perfectly,,, Thank you for all your support. ...
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5L Air Temp Blend door Motor VIN: 1N4AL21E28
Well we ordered a new control unit for this vehicle, a few days before we got it in the dealer called us and let us know he had done some extra research and found an updated actuator, part # 27732-AL610. since we allready had the control unit sold I tried it f...
1992 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JT2VK13E7N
let customer take car when we posted help message. customer stated he replaced the temp. senser that he already replaced saying it was defective. the problem i have with this is he replaced the radiator fan sensor. he says it now starts after a hot soak start....
2003 Toyota Highlander 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
its fix i pull cylinder head out and sendt to machine shop recalibrate valves i install and all good. I olso notice the cam with the advance sproket was in the retard mode so I had to put it bak in advace node (turn it couterclock wise) thank for your help. Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire Detected), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misrire detedted).
2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L battery VIN: 1NXBR32E35
Finally! After replacing DVOM fuses, figured out that the draw on the system was intermittent. Recorded battery draw for over an hour to find the minimum draw to be 55mA, maximum draw to be 120mA, average draw was 84mA. After hunting like hell I traced wires i...
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