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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L bulbs VIN: KNDUP13182
hello fellow iatn members! got this kia sedonda here that keeps burning through the headlamp bulbs very frequently. checked all grounds and find that they are good. the voltage coming to the bulbs are battery voltage - no more than 14.3 volts. i tried differen...
1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JT8VK13T1P
this is a good project, customer towed his car and no start conditon, when cranking with the radiator cap off it will shoot coolant up with a lot of pressure, right away the heads were determine that was the cause, remove heads and sent to shop, i talked to th...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L starting VIN: 4S3BG6855X
No communication to the DLC and no start condition. There is no spark or fuel injector pulse. If you disconnect the battery and reconnect it you will have power to the DLC but as soon as you turn the key on you loose power to the DLC and the cooling fan turns ...
1986 Toyota 4Runner DLX 2.4L Misfire VIN: JT4RN62D2G
This car came to us with a bad head gasket and 192k miles, he had been driving it on 2 cylinders for months saving the money to replace the engine. So, we replace the engine, along with plugs, wires, cap, rotor and all filters. Now we can't launch this turd be...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K5Y
So I have a vehicle here that came from another shop, no biggie this happens to us all. Customer was complaining of vehicle cutting out and would not start for say an hr or two after. Says it would cut out only above 60 kph ??? Road tested vehicle and could no... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor performance)
2004 Toyota Solara SE 3.3L Accessories VIN: 4T1FA38P74
hey guys.I could use a little help with this doorlock issue that I am struggling with. The doorlocks operate properly from inside the car from both switches.From the keyfob however, the lock function is inop.Customers second keyfob exhibits same malfunction.Te...

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2008 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L battery VIN: 5FNRL38668
thank to the member for the advice i did replace driverside fuse box (with the micu) & its been a week & 3 day no phone calls thanks again
2001 Kia Optima LX 2.5L p0500 VIN: KNAGD124X1
We ended up sent the car to the dealer.They reconfigured the ECM and all was find.Thanx to all those replies to my requested.Hai
2008 Lexus LS600h L 5.0L radio VIN: JTHDU46FX8
Well as all of you said it was the amp. Our customer got Lexus to warranty the amp. So even though we didn't fix it our customer is happy. Thank you again for your time. Jason
2006 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1YVHP80D96
George was right on the money, we replaced the throttle body and did a relearn and it worked perfectly, thanks iatn.
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Timing Chain(s) VIN: JN1CA21D0S
Well, this one left unrepaired. The customer declined repairs at this time as he is thinking about getting rid of the car(it's his 3rd vehicle). Thanks for all the advice. If he comes back, I will be doing the proper repair, with new chains, tensioners, guides...
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D44
Thank you for all the help we took it apart and checked the timing all the marks lined up with the links on the chain. But the tentioner was out about 1 inch, so we replaced the timing chain because we had it apart. Now it runs so the pcm will kill it evan if ... Trouble codes: N0NE.
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L 2-4Brake Duty Solenoid VIN: 4S3BG6856X
Thanks to all who responded. The problem ended up being a loose terminal in the transmission harness. The wire was not broken or corroded, just open too much, causing intermittent loss of contact. Removed the connector, closed the terminal, put everything back...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L rotors VIN: 4T1BE32K72
Hello everybody and thank you for all the info.What i did so far is to remove the rotors and look for rust onthe hubs.There was very little so i cleaned it.I also checked for warpage with a dial indicator.The one side had about 2 1/2 - 3 thousands warpage & th...
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