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1998 Infiniti Q45 4.1L power steering VIN: JNKBY31A0W
Hello! So this vehicle initially came in with no power steering operation due to it puking all the fluid out the reservoir. replaced the p/s pump and reservoir. I am aware of the issue with clogged reservoirs causing this problem. After replacing these parts, ...
2008 Infiniti G37 Sport 3.7L engine VIN: JNKCV64E48
Hello fellow tech, I have a problem with a Infinity that we did the engine swap. The vehicle is a manual transmission G37s, we swapped the engine with an automatic transmission. I did not think that this will cause any problem. Now the vehicle does not want ...
1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11EXL
The engine idle hunts, and after about 15 seconds it stalls. The engine lacks power. Looking at a wiring diagram the TPS, coolant temperature sensor and the air temperature sensor inside the mass air sensor ALL ground through the same pin on the ecu. I have is... Trouble codes: 24 (Intake air temperature sensor part of Mass Air Sensor), 41 (TPS sigal abnormal), 47 (TPS Shorted/open), 22 (Coolant temperature sensor siganl abnormal shorted/open)
2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2223Y
Code P1540 shows up always.We have replaced ABV (Air Bypass Valve) vacuum and vent solenoids with OEM units. Code returns within a few minutes of driving vehicle. We don't know whether misfire is related although misfire shows on different cylinders or 2 or3 a... Trouble codes: P1540 (Air bypass system open or short cicuit)
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L scan tool comm. VIN: JM3LW28G3Y
i have communication with mazda side of scan tool but not generic side of scan tool.
2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Unknown VIN: 1N6ED26Y0Y
Customer states that about 80% of the time when he first starts driving, truck feels like it's binding, accompanied with a scraping/grinding noise that lasts about a block or two and then there is a loud "pop". The mechanic drove it and he is hard of hearing b...
1991 Toyota MR2 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2SW21NXM
no spark, no fuses blown.
2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Mechanical VIN: JT3HP10V7Y
This car starts,idles for 15 sec. then shuts off.On scanner you get 1300 & 1310 codes (igniters).I've changed both igniters but still the same.Also I've tested pulse on injectors and found no negative(no pulse).Connection between igniters and ECU tested &good....
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L crankshaft VIN: 4T1BG22K8Y
I am rebuilding the eng- replacing crank and 1 rod w/new rings on all- got reground crank, does not come with gear for balance shafts, needs to be swapped from old to new.. tapped off old one, but how do you install onto new? cannot tap onto new [not enough ro...
2005 Toyota Matrix 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR32E25
hey there fellows techs i have this matrix here kicking my a_s with a p0171 code. the trims are hi 35% at idle and driving. i've tried everything i can thing of no luck.does anyone have a suggestion? i've re smoke chk'd, tried propane around intake,motor vac,n... Trouble codes: P0171

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2007 Acura TL 3.2L Battery VIN: 19UUA662X7
Thanks for all the replies & help. It ended up being the HFL. What I had thought was the HFL unit was actually the sunroof/courtesey light module. So after unplugging it the draw dropped to specs. Thanks agin for the help.
2003 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L tcc, shifting VIN: 2HKYF18173
guys, I took the advice of all of you and sent the trans out to be replaced. I had a pretty good feeling that the torque converter was coming apart, and you all confirmed that for me. Thanks again guys, great help!
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L engine VIN: JHMCM56834
First thanks to everyone who responded, the overwhealming opinion that the chain was out of time convinced me that I would have to disassemble the cover again. With the valve cover off the timing marks between the cams and the crank pulley looked dead on, so I...
2008 Isuzu N NRR 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JALE5W1678
Thanks Brett. Glow Plug Control Module was replaced awhile back and not programmed.Tech did not mention MIL coming on after install. Will's pretty good about that. We will have it programmed. I appreciate your time. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P160B.
2006 Lexus GS430 4.3L vgs
i'm going to send him to the dealer to reset the yaw senser thanks.i'm think that it will solve his problem
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AC84L7Y
tanks every body for the replays, the fix was the complete trhotle body, i, notes, sombody mess whit it...
1980 Toyota Corolla 1.8L No Start VIN: TE72004510
Kenneth hit the nail on the head. We put a gm module on it and it runs. Thank you IATN is the best. Now I can think of lots of cars that I could have done this on.
2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Unknown VIN: 1NXBR32E24
We removed transmission again, had our transmission shop go through it again and they found no problems, they suggested that we try a thinner fluid than the gear lube it calls for because the noise only happened when very cold out. We tried the thinner fluid a...
2007 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Unknown VIN: 5TEMU52N07
With a little more research we found that Toyota does make a special fluid for that but none of the local dealers stocked it as it is quite spendy. They were using Ford friction additive on them. Most of the replies said Ford friction additive also and a few G...
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