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1995 Acura Legend L 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA7669S
got this legend that came in for no check engine light during bulb check. found that the bulb had been removed. installed new bulb, started up and check engine light on right away.multiple codes stored, cleared codes and code 1 O2 sensor left side returned. ch... Trouble codes: 1 (left heated o2 sensor)
2003 Acura TL 3.2L Electronic VIN: 190UA56653
Came in with P1709 code, D4 and D5 lights had been flashing when vehicle cold and customer said it had a pause when put in gear and wouldn't go up her driveway. Shut down and restarted and worked OK. We cleared codes and had symptoms for a short time when cold...
2008 Honda Fit Sport 1.5L D light flashes VIN: JHMGD38678
Got a 2008 Honda Fit that intermittently has the D (for drive) light flashing. Scan for dtc's and have a U0121 come up. I have been through the diagnosis 3 times. Every time leads me to try a known good PCM. The PCM has been updated to the latest calibration (... Trouble codes: U0121 (loss communication from ABS control module)
2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L pcm VIN: JT8BF28GX1
Hi every body. I hope every is ok. I need yuor help if possible, in this one. It's about a 2001 LEXUS with 3L. engine that came to the shop for a state inspection but with the check engine light on with code po330 for bad knock sensor; After changing both sens...
2008 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L air bag system VIN: KL5JD56Z88
would like to know if any suzuki techs have seen a common problem with these air bag trouble codes. my scanner is not much help with these. thanks in advance.have not run any resistance tests
1991 Toyota Camry DLX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT2VV21E8M
Car starts around 1200 rpm and gradually goes down to normal idle @ 700 rpm. But now while engine pretty warmed up,idle keeps drifting down to 400 RPM. By now engine is up to normal temp and thermostat has opened. Will stay at 400 rpm for around 10 minutes. Th...
2003 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L Brake Pedal VIN: 4T3ZF19C03
We have been unable to get a good brake pedal on this van. Pedal goes almost to the floor. We replaced rear cylinders due to leakage (minor). Pedal was low, we bled system to no avail. Replaced master cylinder with new oem part, bled cylinder & then wheels aga...

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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Transmission VIN: 1HGCG66502
Well, It was just as everyone said- just plain bad trans . The salvage yard is getting the one unit rebuilt and well guess who eating the labor? I should get car back in a few days to switch units AGAIN! Thanks to everyone for their help and advice. Steve L...
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L tcm VIN: JHMES96674
thanks to the ones that actually knew what i was working on. on the civic hybrid 04 it has a separate cvt tcm that is plug and play. nothing special to program. installed a used one and walaa i have communication again.
2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Alternator VIN: KMHWF25S93
special thanks to [...] from alabama for idea to get on track. Anyway found 6,500 ohm of resistance across charge indicator and a voltage drop of .8 volts inside cluster when i had posted help request i had denoted this .8 volt drop in the light circuit i bel...
2007 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L downshift VIN: JNKBV61FX7
Thank you for all the responses. Everyone mentioned that the symptoms described are normal because this vehicle uses an Adoptive Shift Control program designed to improve performance during cornering, inclines and declines. I am very familiar with ASC operatio...
2007 Kia Rondo LX 2.7L Misfire VIN: KNAFG52697
Well Nick was right rear cam was 1 tooth off from a previous timing belt install done at another shop.Thanks for all the replies and ideas. Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cyl. Misfire), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 misfire), P0305 (Cyl 5 misfire).
2008 Nissan Rogue (Truck) SL 2.5L Coolant Change VIN: JN8AS58VX8
i found what i was looking for...a local shop with a flush machine that uses fresh coolant of your choice ( randy [...] had the best ( all data ) answer to manually do it but the flush machine is the way to go there is a good video demo on line of the coola...
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