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2003 Acura EL 1.7L instrument cluster VIN: 2HHES36813
hello iatn folks,i have a weird one here,customer brought this car to me,the instrument lights are blinking non stop.the odometer,speedometer,tachometer,maintenance required light...fuel gauge and temperature gauge not working..i have to admit i dont have any ...
2000 Honda Accord SE 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG6697Y
We cannot communicate with the computer. We have tried multiple scanners and still cannot communicate with the computer.the green key light does go off after 3 seconds. The car has no spark and no injector drive. Has anyone else run into this problem? thanks f...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJA7239Y
Hi everyone. I have a Sportage thats giving me trouble. It was sitting for some time without a engine. I put the engine in but it wont light. Connected a noid light to the injector and ignition coil plug. Both flashed dim. I cleaned the ground at the computer...
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK12406
we installed original o2, customer still had. it appears that pcm is defective or terminals have poor contact. We need some ideas how to check contacts to pcm from harness side, as pcm has been replaced and 02 sensor has also. With harness disconnected at both... Trouble codes: P0130, P0134
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L cranks but it won,t start VIN: 1N4DL01D2W
hello every one. I,m having a problem with a 1998 nisan altima 2.4l motor. This car came to shop about 3 month ago with overheating blown head gasket and locked motor. We install a junk yard motor new radiator and cooling fans. Motor run great. No problems wha...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, lack of power VIN: JN8DR09Y01
ok if i had hair i would be pulling it out, i need help last week truck came in with code p1320 i replaced all ignition coils(oem) code gone and will not come back i did notice lack of power but customer took truck anyway now is back with lack of power it just...
1991 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L Right front brakes
Right front brake starts locking down after driving for about 10 minutes. I replaced the right front caliper and brake hose, thinking it was a bad caliper or hose. It wasn't. Old caliper and new caliper move freely. Something in the hydraulic system is causing...
1991 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Radiator Coolling Fan VIN: 4T1V22E05M
Hello All I have the 1991 Toyota Camry LE in the shop the engine over heats sometimes after checking it out i found that the Radiator cooling fan do not work, the car has Air Condition but the compressor is bad and disconnected, i checked the Fan electrical s...
2005 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L 4w-Lo & 4wd Light Flashing VIN: 5TEMU52N95
No power to tranfer actuator 4wd & 4w-lo switches. checked fuses for power in dash box, all ok. Went 4wd modual pin out, powers fine. checked 2Hi 4wd 4w-lo switch for voltage changes at switch ok. Unplugged module let sit for 1/2 hour, no change no power to 4w...
2005 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L brake pedal VIN: 5TELU42N25
now expierencing random pedal drop at a complete stop. Pedal drops 1/2inch then holds firm. No failure but disturbing No ABS or brake light indicators. No error codes. No other problems
2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBBT44156
This one came in with a p0340. After a quick visual found that the vvt sensor harness bank one had been chewed by rodents. Repaired the wiring and now the p0340 is gone but am getting a p0011 indicating a range and or performance problem in the vvti for bank o... Trouble codes: P0340, P0011

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2005 Infiniti FX35 3.5L No Start VIN: JNRAS08W85
Thanks for all of the replies...I beleive it to be a jumped timing chain on bank 1..rechecked compression on both banks and reconfirmed my eariler findings of 1 bank lot lower than the other...but after waiting for 2 days for customer to call back with ok to t...
2008 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Camshafts VIN: JM1BK12G98
This one is going to the dealer. I installed the special tools on the head and crank and they fit perfectly, but I still get the P0012, intake cam retarded. I tested the VVT by applying 12 volts to the solenoid and the engine ran rough. I removed the screen an...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y01
as usual thank you everyone for the help replaced all coils that fixed the p1320 code. but the car still lacks power on aceleration customer took truck and will return for the lack of power problem.. Trouble codes: P1320.
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11E94
Well, this is an interesting one. Most of you agreed that the computer was probably damaged. We ordered up another computer and this time we didn't hook any coils up to it. Got the NATS happy and then went on to test for signal to the coils and for injector... Trouble codes: P1610 (NATS Malfunction), P1611 (NATS Malfuncton).
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