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2007 Acura TL 3.2L Battery VIN: 19UUA662X7
Good day Acura techs, this vehicle has an electrical draw of 220+ milli-amps. When the 40amp fuse in the engine compartment is pulled it drops to spec,when fuse #6 inside the vehicle is pulled the draw drops to within spec. Have the HFL disconnected and have d...
2005 Honda Civic Value Package 1.7L rear oxygen sensor VIN: 1HGES16395
replaced rear new oxygen sensor fault code p0141 comes back im testing wires but cant find anything wrong is it the ecu or please help
2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Clutch VIN: JHMES96625
I have a customer that would like for us to install a clutch on this hybred vehicle. Before we commit and schedule him in we just wanted some input. Mitchel gives no warnings or cautions as far as how to disable the system or if there is anything else we need ...
2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L no start VIN: 5N1BV28U44
vehicle came in on hook. dealer said it needed timing componets replaced them and would not start. it was a no start when i got it. i have random injector pulse and spark. i have 150 psi compression on 2 of the front cylinders. have no codes. checked all fuses...
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Speed sensor VIN: 1N4AL11E34
Got another good one here. This car came in with an intermiittent false ABS engagement with no ABS light turning on. On test drive, the RR sensor would drop to zero every now and then and the other 3 would read the vehicle speed. I pulled a code 32 for Right R...
1980 Toyota Corolla 1.8L No Start VIN: TE72004510
no spark no start. died going down street. could someone help me with test for no spark on this old toyota. maybe a pin test for igniter.
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E4Y
Hello toyota techs, here is a good one. I have a 2000 corolla ve with a 1.8l auto. I keep getting a p0171 code, have replaced the MAF cause according to research it seams to be a big cause of a p0171 code, and yes it is from toyota. But still with no avail. re... Trouble codes: P0171
2003 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L emission VIN: 4T3ZF19C93
im helpless now and don`t know what to do next,please help if you can. a customer brought his toyota sienna 2003 v6 for the emission test, the check engine light was on the code was p420 catalytic converter bank 1,I did replace the bank 1 converter then i did ...
2011 Toyota Venza 3.5L abs VIN: 4T3BK3BB6B
Toyota Techs The issue I'm concerned about is the loud 'knock' noise that I hear when I first turn on the car and reach almost 10 miles/hr. After the initial knock, you don't ever hear it again...until you turn the car off and back on again and reach 10 miles/...

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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L latch VIN: 1HGCG3254X
Well, I did not fix this, because customer could not wait, and went somewhere else. I heard that they had all kinds of trouble with it. Most replies said to remove door panel and drill latch. One reply said to roll down window and remove outer door handle and ...
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38755
Wow! Vehicle finally fixed! Like most replied, the valves was indeed tight. Adjusted the valves and the misfires was gone. Now maybe I can get some shut-eye and visit the Sandman. Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0304, P0305, P0306.
2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L No Start VIN: KMHFU45D21
well we found the problem the cam sensor was damaged replaced the sensor no problems. thanks for all your help.
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L 2-3 Shift Delay VIN: KM8SC13D12
As suggested I had Hyundai take a look at it and test the transmission, turns out transmission is fine and is not the problem, but they said the Catalytic converter was at fault. Let the customer know he said he would order the Cat but he needed his vehicle fo...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L p1603 VIN: 4A3AC84H31
AS usual IATN has saved the day. Although none of the responses had the problem isolated exactly, it did help the mechanic to focus on the power feed to the PCM. Found a lack of power to a wire going to the PCM. Ran a new wire from another fuse and restore...
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor XLS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A4MN31S54
I am closing this because the customer decided to let the light go until he needs to pass the state emmission test. Thank you to the members who did reply. Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap very small leak detected).
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1CA21D3S
Sorry I did not update earlier, the vehicle was put aside for little while. First of all when I meant I boosted the vehicle, it came in with an alternator issue along with the clutch problem but the vehicle would run while booster cables were attached. I loo...
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S4BP61C95
Thank you all for your posting. Any heads up is appreciated before delving into an unknown. What was throwing me off with this Subaru was the steady steam of oil coming from the rear main area in addition to the noise. As I mentioned in the original post, all ...
2006 Subaru Baja Turbo 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4S4BT63C16
The car is not yet fixed. The customer opted for a full engine replacement, which I am sure will fix the problem. I am running out of time, and we won't have the car running before the 30 days are up, so I am closing this request. Thanks for all the helpful...
1999 Suzuki Vitara JS 2.0L Misfire VIN: 2S3TE52V2X
checked signal at coil and ecm none, got lucky found used computor. runs great now.
1996 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BF12K5T
Thank you so much for your replys. I checked all powers and grounds at the ECM they were ok. As one reply mentioned, I unplugged all other modules to make sure it wasn't interfering with communication by the ECM. It still would not communicate at times. I repl...
2005 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L power back door VIN: 5TDBA22C45
It ended up getting a new motor, initialization was done without a scanner by opening the door disconnecting the battery and closing the door then wait 10 mins re-install battery. Thanks again for all the replies!
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