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1995 Honda Passport EX 3.2L abs VIN: 4S6CY58V9S
Gentelmen, After installing new pads on the front and rebuilt calipers on the rear, the amber rear antilock light and the red brake light in the instrument panel have come on. I have thoroughly bled this system. I wanted to check for ABS codes, my Solus said t...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U0Y
Car came in for P0440. I smoke tested, found a leak via flow meter on Red Line smoke machine. Could smell fuel near fuel tank. Dropped tank, couldn't see leak via smoke. Pulled tank and isolated. No flow on machine, no leak. Tested lines, canister and filler n... Trouble codes: P0440
1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L headlights VIN: JA4MT41R7X
vehicle comes in with headlights inop.tested fuses & relays no problem all good. replaced headlight bulbs still not working. tested headlight combo switch with a known good one, still lights not workig. when testing with power probe at fuse box headlight relay...
2001 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD21SX1
After much time spent on this concern we still have the Po400 code and also had a p1402 last time it came back which we believe was aresult of the wrong egr solenoid being installed on truck.We have since put on an OEM ssolenoid. If we apply vac to egr it does... Trouble codes: P0400
2001 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L abs module VIN: 1N6DD21S51
this nissan is kicking my but!! grounding the diag connector it is flashing the amber light 16 times! alldata says 16 means its working fine but the both lights stay on! has anybody seen this before? thanks greg
2007 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Driveshaft VIN: 1N6AA07B27
Hello all, have a strange one here. This truck makes a poping noise from the rear driveshaft while driveing. We tried replaceing the u-joints with no change. This has an aluminum driveshaft. Is there a possibility of something breaking inside the driveshaft it...
2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L engine VIN: JS3TD62V51
Hello everyone, I need help in determining what to do next. Customer came in wanting me to replace the valve cover gaskets to stop the oil leak. I took the time to properly locate the real leak he was concerned about. This engine has a lower oil pan made of st...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10V9V
Greetings! Feel like a real rookie here, but... Testing VSV for EGR by grounding EGR terminal on ECM connector has no effect - before condemning I'l like to remove it and check it on the bench. Problem - I can't even feel it reaching down behind the engine, ne... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR Insufficient Flow Detected)
2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE32K64
Greetings Everyone, I have a problem with the heater circuit for the air-fuel ratio sensor on this camry that refuses to be fixed. The owner brought the car in after her son replaced the sensor with an aftermarket part that did not solve the problem. I read a... Trouble codes: P0031

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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L vtm-4 system VIN: 2HKYF18473
Sent to neighboring shop to repair egr codes. Customer reported that all is well now. Thank you to those that mentioned drivability codes setting off traction problem.
2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNYF18585
The customer has declined repairs at this time.Wife was mad as hell at friend.Car runs fine down the road,only at idle does it miss.I would say it was a bent valve for sure.I want to thank everybody that replied for their help. P.S I did get the 2 diffe... Trouble codes: P0305.
2009 Kia Rondo EX 2.4L 2-3 Shift VIN: KNAFG25849
I have to thank all of you guys who replied to my request. You all mentionned about resetting the memories and re-learn and updating the software. Indeed I talked to the customer, he mentionned that the dealer made a reset. In fact I tried to make one manually...
2007 Lexus RX350 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T2HK31U87
to all the techs thanks i have installed a new canister with the pump on it monday and so far have no call from the customer. Trouble codes: P2401 (Evaporative emission leak detection pump stuck off), P2402 (Evaporative emission leak detection pump stuck on), P2419 (Evaporative emission pressure switching valve stuck on), P043F.
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