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2003 Acura CL 3.2L drivers window VIN: 19UYA42483
The passenger window works fine from the drivers side but the drivers window does nothing at all. This is a 10-14 wire system going to the motor, control unit and switch. Going through all the alldata tests it comes out with telling me that it could be the mot...
1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L System VIN: 1HGEJ6573W
The original complaint was that cruising at highway speed with the air on the car would speed up and slow down and this would coincide with the compressor cycling. Put gauges on and ran; at idle pressures were normal L: 40 H: 225 temp from register 40 @ 1500 ...
2002 Kia Rio Cinco 1.5L Accessories VIN: KNADC16302
this car come on the tow truck for a no starts.when we try the car it starts and it run fine then sudently it hit the main relay and it dye.replaced the main relay whit another one and when i hit whit a screwdriver the relay it dye again. when it dye there is ...
1998 Mitsubishi Space Runner 1.8L RH rear lights & Dash lights
Does anyone have a wiring diagram for this model for all the exterior lights system, particularly the dash area. We have an earlier model diagram.
1999 Mitsubishi Fuso FE-SP FE649 3.9L RPM shutoff VIN: JW6BBE1H7X
Customer states that the check engine light comes on after a short drive. RPM will not go over 1800 once the light comes on. Our test drive verified that the truck runs great until the engine light comes on, then the engine will rev to 1800 and acts like it ha... Trouble codes: 12 (Pre-stroke servo)
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BL11E45
I have this 05 nissan altima v6 3.5L that keeps burning coils (blistered). I have replaced 3 coils and neg. battery cable as per the tsb. The car ran fine for a day and customer brought back with same problem. Mil on and blinking with p0300 misfire code. I fou... Trouble codes: P0300
2008 Scion tC Spec 2.4L brake pedal travel VIN: JTKDE16728
Road test vehicle found low and spongy brake pedal, we suggested brake inspection, brakes found to be good, bleed brakes slight improvement, replaced master cylinder and bleed system again, no obvious change, rechecked complete brake system and rebleed system ...
2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L no engagement VIN: JTEGF21A33
hey guys have a 03 toyota highlander that came into my shop the truck was in a front end collision now it wont move. checked fluid and was full and good. when you start the car and put in reverse it moves fine. when you shift it to drive you feel it engage but...
2007 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U27
Hello everyone Currently i have Prius with MIL on code P0011 I'm trying to reset and come back on within one week. so far we test 1. manually activate OCV , RPM just drop a little, at least we know VVT controller is working but how low is good? 50 maybe 100 rp... Trouble codes: P0011
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 3.5L Instrument Cluster VIN: 4T1BK46K67
The Toyota Camry has flashing warning lights in the dash while driving. The car does Not stall or act funny, but all the warning lights flash intermediatley while driving. It happens randomly so there is no telling when they flash. We have replaced the alterna...

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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L calipers, wheel cyl. VIN: 1HGCG2258W
The master cyl. was a new one, came with reservoir. We try to use name brands I.E. CarQuest, Napa and OEM and stay away from the economy ones. We re-searched IATN for this type of problem and came acrossed one that suggested problems with the accumulator build...
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5558X
Thanks to everyone that contribute their time for helping. I thought it would be the evap system that's making the noise. The evap popping was not enough to be noticed while in the car. I disconnected one of the evap hose and run with it, still making the n... Trouble codes: 1457 (Evaporative system).
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6672Y
I checked the voltage at pin 7 in the DLC and it was 9.93V. anything over 8.5 and the diagnostics said to replace the PCM. There where no shorts to voltage from pin 7 to the PCM. My training always said repair communication problems before attempting any repai...
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Monitors VIN: 1HGCM66523
I clicked yes I fixed it, but really just got around it. Most of you said battery, should have included that I tested the battery and the leads are clean. Near as I can figure what you and I would call keep alive memory is supplied trough the main relay coil. ...
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTHBF30GX2
'Thank you guys this one is fixed',the key word here was abruptly',that was how the vac gauge was dropping from 20 to 0 hg. Just like rod from Arkansas stated the screw from the butterfly was holding the valve open at times which was making the compression f...
2002 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L pcm VIN: JM3LW28J52
The vehicle came back in for further diagnosis and monitors had run without incident, so customer elected to get inspection which passed and has not returned.
2007 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L 1-2 shift hard and hunts for gear VIN: 1N6AD09U27
The problem was a defective input speed sensor assemby. It required removal of the pan and rear tailshaft to access the sensor as it is inside the rear of the transmission case. Thank you to all who responded.
2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R6Y
The problem is in the instrument cluster. the 6.0 volts was coming out of the cluster and the rest of the wires were ok. I checked the grounds for the lights in the rear and checked ok. when you turned on the lights the prndl lights would go out completely. I ... Trouble codes: P1780 (Nutrel prnd indicator).
2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 5TEHN72N31
I have finally got this truck to pass the emissions test. I thank all who replied. Yes in fact, it takes both catalytic converters to clean CO and HCs. Thank you all that answered that question. With the new cats I was able to drop the emission drast...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L engine VIN: JTDBE32K32
has a spun balance shaft bearing. do these engines really need the balance shafts? they seem small. have heard of taking them out and plugging the oil feed hole. any input email me at [...]
2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on
Ended up being the rear oxygen sensor. tech said he swapped them side to side but didnt do the back ones, just the front. DUH! To all the people who say you have to use oem cats, You are wrong. However you need to use a quality aftermarket. Cherry bomb makes a... Trouble codes: P0430.
2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start, No Injection Pulse VIN: 5TENL42N53
Hello, I did run a ground from battery to intake as suggested by Brian from Illinois, tested good. I did have spark, just no pulse. I never thought that I would have 4 bad coils all at once, but found that they were losing ground to injector pulse and all igni... Trouble codes: P1300 (Igniter Circuit Malfunction - No. 1), P1305 (P1310- Igniter Circuit Malfunction - No. 2), P1310 (Igniter Circuit Malfunction - No. 2), P1315.
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E03
I ended up replacing the canister. I looked everywhere for a leak. I did see the updated fill neck TSB for a corosion problem around the cap sealing area. I did not have that. Thanks guys for the help. Trouble codes: P0440 (Evaporative emission control system malfunction).
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