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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC53042
Hello all we have this acura we did the diagnostic from mitchell and replaced the canister and purg valve and customer drove for three days, till light came on p1457 again and this time i found a tsb from acura and ordered the parts and installed. customer d... Trouble codes: P1457 (Evap leak)
2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on, will start when jump VIN: 1HGCM56313
ATTENTION HONDA TECH'S Vehicle came in for multiple issues. (all unrelated to problem) anyways...vehicle only starts when jumped. battery volts were 8.5 so changed battery. fresh battery still no start. After jump vehicle runs at 1100 rpm idle. charging voltag... Trouble codes: P0606 (PCM Proccessor Fault)
2007 Lexus RX350 3.5L abs VIN: 2T2GK31U57
abs lite on code c1249,c1223
2008 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVHP80C58
Hi guys( need some help with this 2008 Mazda 6 automatic with a 2.3 engine. Car came abouyt a month ago with an intermetent no start(no spin) condition, after checking the car out, we installed a PCM a two key fobs with keys, car work good for 3 weeks, now is ... Trouble codes: U0100 (No comunication with pcm/ecm)
2004 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L steering VIN: 1N6ED27T54
steering binds when turning to the right. always seems to start at about the 3 o'clock position and continues to the 6-8 o'clock before it frees up. turns very smooth to the left from lock to lock. engine rpm does not make a difference. the PS pressure switch ...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start
Well I have this 95 Camry 2.2l that will not start. It came in with no spark and fouled plugs. That was relatively easy to figure out. I followed the pinpoint tests and it led me to replacing the igniter. After replacing the igniter, the car started and ran fo...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E11
This toyota is causing us a headache! Has been in with the same reoccurring problem. Setting codes P0171 and P0420. The MAF has been replaced with a toyota part. The cat was replaced with 2 aftermarket normal emissions cats, then a california emissions afterma... Trouble codes: P0420, P0171

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2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN46D26
replaced bank 2 ocv, and replaced chain & related components. replaced spark plugs for good measure and so far all seems to be well, no misfire...running smoothly...for now. Thanks guys. Trouble codes: P0011 (Cam Timing - Advance-Bank One), P0300 (Random Multiple Misfire), P0012 (Cam timing-), P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 Misfire).
1993 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L all forward movement VIN: JACDH58V6P
we found some green wire damage at the main transmissiom connector. we attempted to clean it with chemicles but still inn poor condition. we have ordered a harness from a local recking yard and will ionstall it when it arrives. if it fixes it i will repost for...
1987 Nissan Nissan Engin 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, blows black smoke
Thanks to the four members who tried helping. I ended up replacing the throttle body because it had an internal crack that was dumping fuel into the vacuum line, and the engine was cutting out due to a bad ground. Runs great now. Thanks, guys. Trouble codes: N/A.
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHH20V03
I replaced all the coils with Toyota parts & found that the other shop had put Champion resistor spark plugs in. We installed Denso Iridium plugs & checked all sensor readings. Everything read perfectly so we shipped yesterday hoping for the best. Thank you fo... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0420 (Cat Efficiency Bank 1), P0430 (Cat Efficiency Bank 2), P0303 (Misfire cyl 3), P0302 (Misfire cyl 2), P0301 (Misfire cyl 1).
2004 Toyota Tacoma 2.4L Mechanical VIN: STENL42N34
In accordance with the advise of all tech's whom replied we drained the the 80w-90 Gl-5 from the transmission when the gear oil was hot. We then installed 75w-90 GL-5 synthetic. Customer took truck on test drive and returned commenting to our tech," it drives...
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