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2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HKYF18694
Car misses at idle.idle it up and misfire smoothes out.over time it throws misfire codes for all cylinders except # 1. Customer replaced plugs has ngk iridium plugs in it.can swap plugs injectors coils with # 1 still have same issue.no changes after moving par...
2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L Cuts out VIN: KMHCF35G31
Customer complaint of poor operation cold.It misfired terrible and ckecked plugs and 2 were carbon tracked bad and ignition wires oil soaked and swelled.Replaced plugs and wires and it idles great cold but as soon as you try to accelerate it stalls or just sta...
2005 Isuzu NPR 6.0L Left turn signal VIN: 4KLB4B1U45
Hello everyone got what I think is a weird one. I have no left turn signal at all. Right turn works just find as do the hazard flashers. All bulbs are good (same ones as the hazards). I have taken the turn signal switch out for testing yet. I got [...] to ...
2005 Kia Sportage LX 2.0L Compressor VIN: KNDJF72485
A/C compressor not coming on
1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L cam timing VIN: JT8BD68S6W
im installing 2 new cams in this 98 gs 300 with vvti a quick question because i cant find it anywere? the intake cam is iinstalled now and sence the vvti pully moves approx 30 degrees in either direction is the dowl pin for the cam supposed to be stright up? i...
2003 Mazda Miata 1.8L evap monitor wont ru VIN: JM1NB35333
Hi Mazda Techs, We have an 03' miata here that came in with a p0446 code all monitors passed and mode 6 data ok we repaired the problem we found but cant get the evap monitor to run. We tested the gas cap and smoked the system. Cap was ok but smoke came out ... Trouble codes: P0446
2005 Nissan 350Z Grand Touring 3.5L convertible top VIN: JN1AZ36A75
We are having trouble getting this top to operate. It will release the rear latch but it will not lift the rear bow (bow number 5) We have checked the operation of every micro-switch. We checked the rear latch. The 5th bow actuating motor will work if we power...
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1SG65693
This car has an intermittent problem. The customer called and said she went to start it that morning and it started but ran real rough. She took another car to work. When she got home, she tried it again, it backfired and then ran smoothly. She was scared to...
2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L transfer cas VIN: JT3HN86RX2
Thanks in advance,this four runner when engaging the 4wd the transfer case engages for half a secound and then disengages. Unable to access any codes or communicate with the transfercase ecu. Thinking a gear must have stripped we removed and disassembled found...

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1993 Acura Integra RS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4DA9442P
CHINGAU means DAMMMMIT in spanish...lol, i did almost everything to this car, alot of you n my self thought it was secondary igntion problem u were right i did check the distributer it was fine & wires but not the spark plugs,didn't check further cuz I asked m...
2002 Acura MDX 3.5L compressor clutch VIN: 2HNYD18242
Hello gents, Well, the vehicle is fixed. Sorry for the long delay, but our customer was out of town. So the vehicle came in last week for me to do some more testing on it, and I did a few things which led me to the fix. First off, I switched the relays once...
2005 Acura RL 3.5L Keyless Go/Start VIN: JH4KB16535
I appreciate all the responses. The Solus Ultra couldn't see the MICU/keyless start module and the Launch could see it but as usual was a 50/50 shot at sucessful programming (negative in this case). Not having an HDS/factory scanner I had to send it to the loc...
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPEU46C36
As I mentioned, the steering wheel being off center and the ESC light on the dash were related and were due to me when I pulled the dash. However, the accelerator codes were not do to me. I replaced the accelerator pedal and all is well with the car, just ba... Trouble codes: P2127 (TPS/APS E circuit low), P2110 (ETS System Malfunction).
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Misfire VIN: JM3ER29307
found bad injector for cylinder one customer has decided to not repair the car because of its history with timing chains and the cost of other repairs preformed is not cost effective to continue to fix this lemon Trouble codes: P0300, P0301.
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Speedometer VIN: JN1CA31DXY
Thank you all who responded you where all correct the problem was in the speedometer again IATN is the best!!
2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L unable to fill fuel tank VIN: JF1SG63653
Thanks for all of the replies and several of you nailed it. The fix ended up being the large vent valve on top of the fuel tank. We were able to drop the tank and the rear diff down together enough to replace it despite the rust although we are in the process ...
2004 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDKB20U64
thanks for the replies the smart key did have a new battery and i did check the neg cable to ground was good. Well what i found is when it would do nothing softly hitting the dash were the key fob is inserted and wow everything started working. i removed the ...
2007 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L No Start VIN: 5TFRV541X7
Thanks for the quick responses. I completed teseting for all power and ground circuits to ecu. It has every signal it needs to power up but doesnt, just got off the phone with Toyota, ecu is on national backorder. I feel confindent after replacement and progra... Trouble codes: U0100.
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