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2004 Acura MDX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18264
P0056 Bank2 Sensor2 heater circuit malfunction. Snap-on Modis shows that B2S2 heater circuit is off with zero voltage. B2S2 heater circuit fault. Ohmed sensor heater circuit and found 7.4 ohms. Supply voltage on heater curcit is 13.74vdc. Installed new sensor ... Trouble codes: P0056
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Evap Drain VIN: 1HGCD5635T
This 96 Accord has to come into my shop at least once a year to clean the evaporator case out because the drain gets restricted by very fine dust. It builds layer upon layer until the drain is totally blocked off. The water inside keeps increasing until it dra...
2006 Honda Accord EX 3.0L anti-theft VIN: 1HGCM66586
Got a question here for you Honda tech's. My customer has a 2006 Honda Accord that he carelessly left the keys in when he exited the vehicle. Seconds later as he walked away, his ride was stolen and driven away. His vehicle is now recovered in excellent condit...
2008 Infiniti G35 3.5L Starting
Hello guys,i'm working on a 2008 infinity G35 with no start ing problem.Customer took the car to dealer and was told to relpace the engine and alternator.This car stars and dies few times then starts and surges at idle,no throttle respond.I have found the batt...
2003 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L speedo/trans VIN: JM3LW28J43
trans has no codes but appears to be in limp mode as it starts in 2nd or 3rd gear (hard to tell). no meters/gauges were operating. replaced 10A meter fuse and gauges started working again until it saw vehicle speed, then the fuse popped. suspecting internal tr...
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L timing belt tensioner VIN: JA4MT31HXY
I hope this is not an improper place to post this, but I am wondering what other members' experiences have been with timing belt hydraulic tensioners on Mitsubishi 3.0L and 3.5L motors. I have always changed these, but am beginning to wonder if this is neces...
1996 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L No down shift to 1st VIN: KZN1850004
This is a RHD we are trying to repair. Transmission is believed to be a A-340E. This is a three solenoid transmission. Transmission doesnot drop down to 1st when in drive. Will go into first if manually shifted. Resistance of shift solenoid is 13.2ohms at modu...
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Belt VIN: JTDBT1230Y
Sorry I put the whole story in related repair history. Ted

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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L abs VIN: KNDJA72332
Took vehicle to the dealer and they scanned for codes C1206, C1203, C1208, C1200, C1205, C1202, C1207 and C1204. They couldn't communicate with the ABS module. Check power and ground were okay. They said to replace the ABS module to start and may require furth...
2004 Kia Amanti 3.5L Ignition VIN: KNALD12484
Thanks to all of you for your responces. This web site is a great tool. The Ignition Failure Sensor was bad. It should send 12v to the coils when the key is on. I'm still not sure why there was no PCM pulse to ignition coils, but with the new sensor it now...
2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT8BF28G5Y
Thank you for the help, those that tried. Well, the MAF tested bad so we replaced it. The forward AF sensor in the rear tested badly so we replaced it. Got a moderate lowering of the CO% and HCppm's but not enough to pass smog. The Cat/converter rear test's ba...
2007 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L Unknown VIN: 5N1AR18W17
Thanks to all; It turned out that the noise and vibration wasa being transmitted throughout the drive train from a failed secondary timing chain tensioner. This engine uses 3 timing chains. The secondary chains run over an oil pressure driven tensioner with a ...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Noise VIN: 4S3BG6855V
First, yes Calvin the noises went away with the fuses in. Yes, Christian the brackets were bent. Should have added to repair history "Rear differential got very noisy after changing gear oil". What I missied was this car came from a used car lot (Broke rule #1...
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