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1998 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA21A4W
my problem is the code p1320 pops on every start. the car runs smooth no misfire hesitation nothing. i have checked the coil ignition signal at the coil and verified at the computer . at idle the dc volage is at .180 to .408 for all the coils.replaced all 6 co... Trouble codes: P1320
2003 Lexus RX300 3.0L airbag light VIN: JTJHF10UX3
well lexus wiszards out there have this lexus here giving me greef came in about 500 mls ago with code b0138 short in p/t suqib lh ciciut(to b+) alright replaceed lh side pretensioner and reset light wala i thought well back again same code trying to follow al...
1992 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JN1HJ01C8N
We repaired the vehicle last week stalling problem that was the mass air flow meter problem (code 12)also we recommended replace the spark plugs and ignition wires / vehicle runs good for about week and come back with misfire problem, We checked fuel pressure ...
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L transmission VIN: 5N1AR18W55
complaint is of a vibration, or ''chuggle''. happens at 40-43 mph, hot, slight uphill.. when acting up, it bogs down, RPM's drop to around 1100, steady throttle, as you accelerate will not drop down to lower gear unless really mash the pedal. no codes.. lookin...
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L Surge VIN: 4S4BP61C65
Vehicle will surge only when the cruise control is on at any speed (worse going up hill) Once the cruise is disengaged the problem goes away instantly. Subaru has a software update for this problem but it has already been performed. There was a brake switch co...
2008 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S4BP61CX8
This late model high mileage Sube came in blowing oil out of pass. side camshaft seal and running rough. Found #4 cylinder misfiring due to very low compression. Removed valve cover and found camshaft is broken! Front valve moving rear valves NOT. Anyone seen ...
2005 Suzuki Forenza S 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5JD56Z55
Thanks for the help in advance, Vehicle came in 3 weeks ago with a po488,checked everything in egr system and all checked good, suspected sticking egr valve. this is a linear valve/ knowing the problems GM had with these valves figured easy fix...Car came back... Trouble codes: P0488
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T1BF28B6Y
Customer bought car from an auction. Came in running rough. Found timing belt to be off by one tooth. Fixed that and customer wanted A/c fixed. Found system empty and condenser leaking Customer replaced condenser on his own and returned. Charged system with re...
2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3L rear windows VIN: JTEDP21A45
I have a problem that the rear windows will go down with master switch, but will not go up with master switch. The rear windows work fine up and down with the rear door switches. Any help will is wanted, ive never seen this before. Im thinking something the th...
2007 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L power train VIN: JTDKB20U97
Car trailered from Utah home then to my shop. I have listened to the engine checked water pump took off belt. Hot water capture pump. Brake pressure pump and accumulator. No noise there. The noise is only when the gas engine is running and can be increased/de...

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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES25862
The crank sensor was also bad. The corrosion that got to the connector could have also gotten to the sensor as two of the terminal tabs were green at the bottom. The pattern I got from my Vantage was not a good waveform. More like an eractic line at about 2V w... Trouble codes: P0355 (Crank sensor no signal).
2005 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35H95
Coils are a common failure on these engines. We had already replace the coil with an OE part. We had witnessed a 12V, no switching situation on both sides of the new coil. We load tested the wire between the PCM and the coil negitive. Considering the possi... Trouble codes: P0305, P0302, P0300.
1998 Infiniti I30 3.0L Misfire VIN: JNKCA21A4W
compression was good. i used after market coils. the problem with cylinder 2 was leaking fuel injector, i also had to replace the spark plug as it was fuel fouled. car runs flawless except i still have that p1320. Trouble codes: P1320, P0302.
2007 Infiniti FX35 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JNRAS08U57
As always, thanks to everyone for the replies! This vehicle diagnosis ended up being a little off the beaten path. In the end, I believe there were two separate problems: 1. The grounds that the TSB cites were likely the cause of the customer's initial probl... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire Detected).
1996 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Timing VIN: 1N4AB41D1T
Okay - I can call this one fixed. I went back and checked compression on all cylinders to ensure valve/pistons had not touched. Compression was satisfactory. I went ahead and replaced the spark plugs because they were not in the best of condition. Also rep...
2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1N4AL21E47
thank you to all the help recieved,and yes it was the ecm had to get one from the junk yard got reprogrammed and vehicle is on the road running like new,THANK YOU AGAIN FOR YOUR SUPPORT Trouble codes: P0075 (Ivt contro solenoid valve).
1986 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN50R5G
Ok guys thanks for your help as it turns out i found a used igniter put it on and it ran very poorly like igntion was not right i pulled the cap back off and i messed up to not sure how i did it but the pick up was hitting the reluckter so i messed up to t...
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