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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM21992
Hi guys I have a Honda giving me a little trouble with some misfire codes. The car first came in with codes P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303 and P0304 but the car ran fine no misfires. So we did the basic misfire diag fuel pressure, engine compression, ignition test... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L water leak righ front VIN: JT6HF10U7Y
Before I punt this to your shop. Mind you we work on Subarus. This lexus leaks water on the right front sun roof pillar or firewall area during hard rains only. The water seems to be coming from above and to the right of the heater and AC box we did check the ...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L compressor oil VIN: JN1CA31A8Y
We are replacing the compressor and related components on this Maxima, and our service information is calling for Nissan Type R refrigerant oil. Would like to know if this oil is a glorified name for Pag 46 or Pag 100 possibly? Or, do we need to get the OE oil...
2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Hesitation, overheat VIN: 1N4BL11E43
Hey, this car originally came in for an overheating issue, found thermostat to be stuck closed, replaced it, everything ok, couple weeks later came back for overheating at hwy speeds only, put a new water pump in after noticing minimal coolant flow from hose g...
2007 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AN08U87
Hello nissan fellos... I have one killing me, I have a 2007 Nissan Xterra that had no communication with any modules. No engine, trans, nor abs. I could communicate with the BCM, but no faults. I tested my power and grounds to the idpm module and all seemed to... Trouble codes: U1000 (Can comm), U1001 (Can comm), P1212 (Tcs/circ), P1610 (Nats malf), P1612 (Nats malf)
1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1AE09B2S
Installed a new distributor about a week before codes set. Smoked the intake for vacuum leak. None found. Can't find a good place to tap into fuel lines as lines are very rotted, but under hard accel. no heisitation.. Also if high idle is matain in the shop o2... Trouble codes: 25 (rich), 52 (knock)
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1NXBR18E7W
Ive had issues with the walker cat in the past... thanks for the help in advance
2004 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L Draw VIN: JTEBT17R14
This 4runner intermittently kills the battery overnight. We tested battery, alternator, and starting system without finding a problem. Ignition off draw is 144mA and does not drop even if we wait an hour for it to time out. The draw drops to 30mA immediatly af...
2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L dash and dome lights VIN: 4T1BE30K14
the dash and dome lights do not work all related fuses checked are ok , the harnesses and connectors are ok, the dimmer has no effect

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2008 Acura TL 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 19UUA66268
Thanks for all of your help. We ended up pulling off the intake, checking injectors with nord light, all were good. Pulled another spark plug out, this time they were not dry, but completely saturated. Only it was with WATER! Drained some fuel out of tank and ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0303 (Misfire cyl 3), P0305 (Misfire cyl 5), P0306 (Misfire cyl 6).
1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7150M
Thanks for all of your many replies. We replaced the valve gear O rings, and installed a new distributor. The customer did not want to spring for a new Honda distributor, and we did not have his old Honda distributor to repair, only the Taiwan built new one.
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Brake VIN: 1HGCB7679N
Thanks for all the suggestions. I had previously checked all the basics on this vehicle. master, frozen caliper pins bleeding etc. I believe the problem was the abs module but with the age of the car and high mileage the customer has decided to retire the vehi...
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L relearn VIN: 1HGCM66513
So we'll call this a fix. after NUMEROUS drive cycles the exclamation light stayed on and while driving the TCS light would illuminate. I kept the appointment with the dealer and they claimed no light, code or problems. I took it out and did some donuts in a s...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Sway Bar VIN: 2HKRL18904
I torqued both the cradle and lower control arms they all took 1/4 turn or so seems to be fixed customer has not complained if it returns I will remove the Sway bar and links check them. thanks guys.
1993 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDH58W6P
It Has Been Fixed. I'm Sorry If My Post Was Hard For Anyone To Understand But I Thank Those That Did Understand For There Help. It Was The Coolant Sensor. Not The Nicest Place To Put A Coolant Sensor But It Fixed It So Everyone Is Happy. It Had Nothing To ... Trouble codes: 14 (Coolant Temp. Signal Low Or Shorted).
2004 Kia Amanti 3.5L MIL Lamp on, No Accel VIN: KNALD12414
Richard nailed it I think, with the initialization of the throttle system. I did just that and all seems well. I did check the connections of the components involved and found no problems. I delayed closing this so that customer could drive it for a while a... Trouble codes: P0431 (Cat. efficiency), P1193 (Low rpm limp mode), P2127 (APP sensor E ckt).
2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L high beams and right turn signal VIN: 1N4BL11E33
thanks for the replies, i couldn't get a new turn signal switch for approx 10 day, back ordered part from dealer, customer didn't want to wait that long and took to someone else to get saftied. so vehicule was not repared at this time
2010 Toyota Camry SE 2.5L radio, blower motor, lights on dash VIN: 4T4BF3EK7A
removed radio, no fuses behind the radio could see burned marks on the capaciter. The customer took the vehicle and installed a used radio which worked. Believe that the radio shorted out when the blower motor was acting up. When the customer came in the ra...
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