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2000 Acura RL Premium 3.5L Srs VIN: JH4KA9663Y
when i clear the code the light goes out it blinks twice then comes back on the first time i had to drive it and then after that it comes right back on the trouble im haveing is that it wont give me codes when i jump the srs conector under the glove box it doe...
2002 Honda Civic Si 2.0L right side VIN: SHHEP335X2
I've got this Si where the customer states he hears an "atrocious" noise from the passenger side when turning right only when it's wet outside. As much as it's rained here in Florida, every time we drive this car we cannot get it to make a noise. I've seen pre...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7239Y
Hi everyone... I so hope you can help me. I installed the engine in this Sportage, having never heard it run. It idles, and revs up in the bay yet falls on its face under load. Suspecting a clogged cat, I checked vaccum and it showed about 6-10 when it idles. ... Trouble codes: P1115 (Ecm to TCM connection poor.)
2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L Soft pedal and poor braking VIN: JT8BF28G61
What I have here is a ES300 that has a very soft pedal and poor braking. The pedal has to be pushed all the way to the floor to get it to brake at all and even then braking is still very poor. I have replaced the right rear caliper(seized), rear rotors, rear...
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...
1989 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L intake/head gasket VIN: JN8HD16Y1K
Hey techs first time asking for a little advice here. I'll try to keep it short. I recently inherited this pathfinder and at first look did not see anything wrong with it. The only thing I knew about it is that it had been sitting since 2009 and driven sporadi...
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L clutch VIN: 4S3BH6861Y
Hi group, this vehicle came in with the clutch pedal to the floor, with a bungie chord so they could get the clutch pedal off the floor, the cust said it was slowly getting harder to get in gear, before it stuck to the floor. Anyhow I tried to bleed the system...
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTNBK46K87
Hi All, this camry came in with a check engine light on and high idle complaint. idle is at 1700 rpm and has cam codes,I dont see how these codes can cause a high idle,tested app sensors, they are good,tps shows 16% at idle, disconnect throttle body and idle ... Trouble codes: P0015, P0017

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1996 Honda Accord DX 2.2L wipers VIN: 1HGCD5521T
Thanks to everyone who took the time to reply to this. It ending up being the Integrated Control Module (Body Control Module). The problem was, it was not turning the ground off to the intermittent relay on the green/red wire. Following the diagram shows tha...
2006 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD68866
After replacing the spark plugs - way before Honda's schedule, I received many IATN suggestions to adjust the valve clearances. I adjusted them! They were not any more than .001" out of the specified range. However, they are now all in the proper range. And th... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random miss), P0302 (Miss at cyl 2), P0303 (Miss at cyl 3), P0304 (Miss at cyl 4).
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC73D52
well Gentlemen, this one's fixed. thank you to everyone who replied with all good ideas to try. unfortunately we still had no sucess, so management here made decision to send vehicle to dealership. The dealers tech called me and said ecm until I told him we ha... Trouble codes: P0501.
2006 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L AC Compressor VIN: KNDJC733X6
Ok guys this one is fixed. After getting a different view of the wiring diagram of this beast, I noticed that the relay had another power source which was fed by the fuse for one of the radiator cooling fans. Checked fuse on the fans and found one that looked ...
2007 Kia Sportage EX 2.7L Stall, Misfire
I actually got the vehicle were it would idle rough & idle up & down but it didnt stall.When this was happening my crank signal was dropping out.Replaced crank sensor drove 20 miles,let it idle a couple hours drove again with no problems. Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0305.
1995 Nissan Pickup 2.4L No Start
well this vehicle is my own had lots of suggestions all of which i have tried problem is it doesent show its ugly head long enough to diagnois as i start testing different things all of a sudden it will start and run for weeks has to be intermitten will repos...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Computrer VIN: JN1CA31A11
Thanks for all the help am trying to find a ecu right now
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Headlamps,wipers,a/c VIN: 1N4BL11E22
Fellow techs. Many thanks for the replies. The information on how to test the ipdm was very helpful. This car is fixed. The IPDM was the problem.
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