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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L oil useage VIN: 1HGEM21903
Once again I don't know it all and I need your help. We did head gasket in this clean little honda, head slightly warped machine shop milled and pressure tested good could see where gasket was leaking thought simple job. Customer back 1000 miles later with eng...
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1HGCM66563
CAN GET A/C TO WORK 2003 HONDA ACCORD,V6 EX WITH DUAL A/C CONTROL Iam not getting ground from inside car (a/c switch) to relay, I by passed a/c thermostat and still don't get ground to relay to activate compressor and fans this is one of those complex units t...
2010 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Key stuck in ignition and gear selector wont shift VIN: 1HGCP2F34A
Have a 2010 honda accord with a 2.4L. the key wont come out of the ignition and the gear selector wont move. im pretty sure its the shift lock soleniod but my diagram is not matching up to the car. Any suggestion will me greatly appreciated Thanks everyone.
2004 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN56DX4
OK Hyundai guys this one has got me stumped! Vehicle came in with MIL illuminated.DTC P0449 was active in PCM/ECU. Tested canister vent valve, which is normally closed. tested no good so I replaced it with new component. Checked for power and ground at vent va... Trouble codes: P0449 (EVAP emission control system vent valve/solenoid circuit)
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Engine Revs VIN: JM1FE17314
I recently bought this RX 8, overhauled the engine and it starts nice every time, but dont rev more than 4000 RPMs,sudenly it runs fine for 3 or 4 accels and then it doesnt rev again. Its driving me crazy, Ive repaired more than 50 of this engines and Id nev...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1CA31D01
IDLE PROBLEM I have a idle situacion that i haven't bee able to control I adjust tps to 0.50 the idle is about 1600 rpm after adjusting tps we replaced idle control valve wich didn't chanqe nothing, we also have checked for vaccum leaks and seem not to have on...
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Engine VIN: 1N4BL11D22
This vehicle came to us w/ a customer complaint of the engine overheating and MIL illumination. Before going too in depth, I feel it necessary to explain that this vehicle was sold to the customer on 08/16/12 and she drove it for about 2 weeks and decided she ...
2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Ckp VIN: 1N4AL11EX2
This car came in with a P0335 code. extended cranking, and runs poor. Poor acceleration. Replaced the CKP Sensor with OE part, twice. no difference. There appears to be a very weak signal on the scope. The signal I am seeing may even be just noise. It's that w...
2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Popping/backfire VIN: 5N1ED28Y74
car came in with no drivability complaints but had check engine light. o2 code and knock code. replaced 02 and cleared codes. car returns with a popping or backfire sound only on drivers side. this happens at about 55mph+ holding speed. seemed to be egr relate... Trouble codes: P0328
2007 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L abs
nissan maxima customer had pads and rotors put on but not for sure that the traction control light ,abs light, slip light, and brake light was on before or after pads and rotors was replaced before it came to us and there is no codes stored but all lights are ...
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Vvt-I VIN: 4T1BF28B8Y
Hey, fellas! I have a tough one. This vehicle came in with a misfire on cyl#1. It had a bent intake valve. We removed heads and sent them to machine shop. They did a valve job on both heads. They replaced the bank 1 head with a used head and put new cams in th...
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Stall VIN: 4T1BF28B7Y
This car came in as dying intermittently, although it has yet to die for me I have several codes, the catalyst and evap codes are no big deal, I dont believe they are what is causing the issue, it is the p0340 camshaft position sensor circuit malfuntion code t... Trouble codes: P0340
2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U56
Thanks in advance. I have this 2006 Prius that the MIL and a red triangle light keep setting after about 8-10 miles of driving. The does not seem to be any driveability issues with the car. Just the 3 DTC's. The problem I'm having is that there does not seem t... Trouble codes: U0293 (Lost Communication w/HV ECU), U0100 (Lost Communication w/ ECM/PCM A), U0111 (Lost Communication w/Battery Energy Control Module A)

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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No MIL function VIN: 2HGEJ8648T
Thanks to all for the replies, I must admit I hadn't considered the idea that the MIL would be tampered with. The customer does not live in a emission test area and does not care about fixing this for now (there are so many other issues on this car that are mo...
2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L transmission VIN: JHLRD1862Y
After a long waiting period from the customer, they called and told me they sold the car and I have still not been paid for the initial visit to the shop thank you for all the help and this is one of those that will alwyas bother me until I hear a fix solution...
2006 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Drive Line VIN: JHLRD77876
Hello group. This is Fred here. I am pleased to say this vehicle is repaired! As most all of you suggested it was indeed an axle issue!!! I originally replaced both axles using after market new ones. They did not correct the condition (the problem still felt i...
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHDN45D93
Hi Everyone, Thanks to everyone who sent suggestions. I didn't fix this one This one almost quit acting up completely but I'm sure it will act up some more. The suggestion from Frank [...] of ac voltage leaking from alt I believe was right on the money... Trouble codes: 506 (Voltage problem).
2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L Radio VIN: 5NPET46F99
Thank you to all five of you. Your information was very helpful. I did recheck all the grounds and did not find any voltage drops or variances from pillar to pillar testing. I did do an AC voltage test from battery negative to all the pillars back to the quart...
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L at light flash VIN: JM1BK34436
well this one was a bugger,turns out we actually had 2 seperate issues,there was a med speed can buss issue wich ids could not comm to fcm or srs,second was trans issue,tested all powers grounds,mlp inputs,man shift inputs even a/c ripple.tcm was comanding gea...
1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Lean
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