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2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRE38767
Hi guys, this crv has an ses lite, we followed mitchell diagnostics and cannot come to any conclusions. can't find a vacuum leak, iac valve not stuck open, no tsb's that ive found, idle seems fine but does raise as soon as code is set. anyone have some ideas f... Trouble codes: P0507 (IAC higher than expected)
2004 Infiniti QX56 5.6L No crank, abs light on, tcs light on, security VIN: 5N3AA08A74
The infinity was towed into the shop for a no start. The customer replaced the battery thinking this was the problem. We checked the ipdm to find low voltage and replaced it. After replacement car started and ran. When customer came to pickup vehicle it would ...
2006 Lexus GS300 3.0L 3 gear not shifting VIN: JTHBH96S26
Hi Guys, I would like to know if any one had this problem, this 2006 GS300 that trans gets stuck on 3rd gear and had a code p0761 for the S3 solenoid on trans, I had it changed and serviced the trans and code comes back, we test drove it the first time and it ...
1996 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N6SD11YXT
customer owned 3 months now previous customer said it was stalling intermintantly and distributor fixed that. now 3 months later the truck will stall and start right back up but then run very sluggishly and slightly rough until you shut ignition switch off. re... Trouble codes: 100 (mass air flow problem), 1900 (over heat problem), 110 (air intake sensor problem), 141 (rear o2 heater issue)
2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L oil pressure VIN: 1N6AD07U16
Vehicle came in for timing chain noise. replaced all chains and noise went away. But now after vehicle hits opperating temp. the oil pressure gauge fluctuates between normal and min normal range. hook gauge and its getting 9 psi and floats around that. Replace...
2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEWN72N33
Help Toyota techs, I have a very good customer that has a check engine light comes on spuratically. The code is for Cyl. #1 misfire. It comes on after 2 or 3 weeks of driving under any conditions. This customer is very knowledgable about his vehicle and says i... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire Cyl. 1)

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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Auto HVAC VIN: 2HNYD18953
I still have not gotten back to this, but I will add more info when I do.
2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start
This one went back to the dealer it was purchased their techs could diagnose it. Got a phone call the next day asking us what we They said they did compression test and was very low. They are putting a used motor in this thing. Thanks ...
2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Surge VIN: JHLRE38767
i decided the problem was in the trans. Flushed trans and problem seemed to be gone. Cust has driven and also feels problem is gone. thanks for all the input! god bless!
2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8L airbag srs VIN: 2HGFG11387
hi guys thanks for your help i finnaly fix that crapt, the problem was the right curtain was short inside . there was no curtain code. only srs unit internal faillure 55xx very weird,cannot believe!thaks your help is always welcome.
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L engine
Well i feel really stupid, i have done a handful of these belts in the past but somehow i missed it. the reluctor wheel was reinstalled backwards causing the spark knock, it did not sound like spark knock to me, but thats what it was. properly installed the wh...
2008 Isuzu Ascender S 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4NUDS13S38
I knew it. The new secondary air valve was faulty. BTW, I had checked for 5 volts and ground at the sensor and was ok. The voltage on the signal wire stayed at 3 volts weather the the pump was running or not. Sorry, may not have been clear on that. Thanks so m... Trouble codes: P0411, P2432, P2440.
2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Power Steering VIN: KNDJC73344
Turns out the EPS module was defective. I was told by a local dealer that this vehicle did not have this module.
2007 Kia Sorento EX 3.8L Alternator VIN: KNMB233076
Thanks for the reply's guys it is a plug and play like y'all said! It turned out to be 2 bad reman alts in a row the 3rd one worked. That's pretty sad QC imo but regardless its done and I can move on. The wiring on my car here had white and blue wires to the r...
2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Line pressure VIN: 1N4AL11E12
I will call this one fixed. I'm still waiting on a planetary gear, but am confident that we found the problem. First of all the oil pump was good, but the line pressure problem must have been a valve body issue. With the trans out and the oil pump removed we p...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L alignment VIN: 4T1BF28KXW
This vehicle was interesting. This drift left seems to affect the camry from 1995 to 2009. There is no caster adjustment and I can't find any "fix-it" parts to put on. What I ended up doing is loosening the lower ball joints and swinging them in there over siz...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K4Y
like to thank everyone for the help im going to try a cansister i will update this after the car has done the 2000 km that it takes for the light to come on Trouble codes: P0440.
2006 Toyota RAV4 3.5L air bag VIN: JTMZK33V26
thanks for all the replies,after duing the testing you all pointed me to it points to the clock spring,but at this time the customer doesnt want to lay the money out to fix it at this time,i will update when they return thanks bud
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