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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Trans In Limp Mode VIN: 5FNRL18092
This Odyssey (appropriate name at this time) originally came in with a transmission that had no 3rd gear and occasionally would set an 3rd gear pressure switch code. No surprise here the 3rd gear clutch fails etc... Customer decided to replace transmission wit...
2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Pings VIN: JNKDA31AX2
Codes P0011 and P0021. Cleared codes and monitored cam solenoid duty cycle and position while driving around. At idle both cams are around -30 degrees with duty cyle at 0%. Cruising cam position is arond +50 degrees with duty cycle around 50% for both banks. T... Trouble codes: P0011, P0021
2001 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD69S51
Hey guys, I could really use your help here- this car is giving me a problem. I have inherited this car- I wasn't the tech initially involved. This car is from our dealer used lot. Car was brought to us for the CEL being on. Apparently the initial codes were... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (P1349- VVT System Malfunction Bank 1), P1349 (VVT System Malfunction Bank 1)
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BL11DX5
Hello All, Customer came in with no start. He lost his key and went to the dealer to get a new one. They cut according to VIN and key doesn't turn ignition. Dealer began to check and said give us several thousand and we'll fix it. Car is 2002 with 2005 bcm, ec... Trouble codes: P1614 (Nats malfunction), P1001 (CAN comm)
2005 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 5N1AN08W55
Oil Pressure is over 100 PSI at idle. Double checked with mechanical gauge. Installed new pump and performed oil change. Had pan off and see no problems. Where is the relief valve? Is it in the pan or the oil cooler? Does that sound like where we should be loo...
2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L 2-3 shift VIN: 4S3BE686X1
Hello, This Subaru came in with an AWD inop. and some times binding complaint. The transfer section was totally spent and needed rebuilding. The customer chose to replace the entire trans with a used unit as the cost was less. Ok I replaced the trans. What I'm...
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L No Start VIN: 5TBBT4413Y
I have unplugged all sensors, injectors and coils 1 at a time to the engine and trans looking for a possible short to the ecm, no change to the missing crank signal. I have verified all pin voltages at the ecm in the koeo and the koec possitions including the ... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft sensor signal)

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1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L friction disc VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
Despite the many thoughtful replies I received no one has been able to answer the question that prompted this request: did the factory installed clutch slip because a) the belleville diaphragm spring was too weak or b) dirt in the hydraulic prevented the slave...
2004 Isuzu NPR 4.8L Misfire
ok still wating on customers decision. what we found with a tech2 scanner was bad injector and pressure regulator sensor. thanks everyone for helping out.
2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L Misfire
I went back through it, Installed iridium plugs, replace two: ne upstream and one down stream O2 sensors that were setting codes for open heaters (I don't see how these were causing a miss fire). Another road test and all seemed well! I delivered it to my cu...
2007 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AZ08W57
It would appear that this vehicle had a ghost in the machine.After all the testing we done on vehicle the customer came back to say everything had been working fine with no return of service engine light.Will have to conclude there might have been a loose conn... Trouble codes: P0463.
2010 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L judder/stall at stop VIN: 4S4BRBJC3A
Thanks to all that replied. I called a Subie dealer and the shop forman told me that he had two like that under warranty. Subaru had them perform some tests then replace the trans. My customer felt he had recourse with Subaru on a two year old car so he took i...
2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L 4wd VIN: JTEBU17R93
First,thank you to the 3 replies,the company that rebuilt the first transfer case installed a used actuator,we payed for a new actuator. 1 week later t-case(new actuator) re-installed,sync t-case and front diff actuator,works like a charm. Thanks again for the...
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