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1996 Acura Integra LS 1.8L wet carpet VIN: JH4DC4354T
I am working on a 1996 Acura Integra. Water is leaking into the interior on both sides and getting the carpet wet. The leaks appear to be coming in from right above the kick panels, running down behind them, and getting on the carpet where the kick panel touch...
1988 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCA5540J
Can someone please remind me how to check the ses light on these dinosours!
2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Heat VIN: 2HKYF186X4
Strange issue. If you leave A/C off temperature is normal, hot to cold. If you press A/C on temperature increases, at 60 degrees I have hot air out of the vents. Heater valve opens with a/c on and closes with a/c off. Seem backwards to me, help.
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC13EX4
I can find little information on these codes. The vehicle is in limp in mode. Throttle does not respond until the pedal is apx halfway down. I can't find any information on our mitchel and could not find anything in the archives. When I backprobe the blue wire... Trouble codes: P2122 (Throttle Pedal Position Sensor D Circuit), P2128 (Throttle Pedal Position Sensor E Circuit)
2007 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L Varible assist power steering rack VIN: JNKBV61F97
We had replaced the steering rack on this car because it was leaking. It is varible assist and the new rack has the same solenoids and everything looks identical. We are experiencing no assist at idle but if the RPM's are raised we have normal assist. We've re...
2008 Infiniti EX35 Journey 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKAJ09F68
Vehicle came in with engine light on and flashing sometimes. Car misfires but only sets random misfire code. We changed engine oil because it was due to be changed but did not help problem. I swapped exhaust valve timing control position sensors to see if prob... Trouble codes: P0024, P0300
1991 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L fuel VIN: JACCH58E9M
This vehicle is a no start after rebuild. At first, had no spark no fuel. I have spark now but no fuel pressure at all. No pump with koeo or cranking, no pulse either. I have checked wiring and don't see what I am missing??? If I short the oil sender, the pump...
2006 Lexus GX470 4.7L Power Steering VIN: JTJBT20X86
Thanks in advance to all of you who take the time to help me out. My Customer's vehicle died while driving. He indicated that the battery light was illuminated and continued to drive untill it died. He had replaced the battery on his own a couple of days befor...
2003 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LW28JX3
Van towed in no start wet/cold. it cranked and spit/sputered few cranks then started. Kept it for a few days and let it go, was fine ever since first start. Two days later same thing again, towed in no start, hasnt started since. Will crank strong and try to s... Trouble codes: P0051 (Left front ho2s heater fault)
1992 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN1MS36P5N
1 year ago we installed a sr 20 engine i did ran great for a year this week it came very rich blackish smoke no codes disconnect maf runs good install new maf same problem .maf disconnected injection pulse 2.8 ms maf connected jump to 12 ms.any idea would be w...
2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AR18W16
The vehicle runs perfect with no issues, shop tech recommend front sensors, customer back in two days, check rear sensors and according to some post that rear 02 sensor can cause this issue. Checked sensors appears okay, recommend replacement. Upon road test l... Trouble codes: P2A00
1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 2.7L moniter not ready VIN: JT3HM84R7X
I have a 4runner with a readiness monitor for the evap system when it first came in I scaned for codes no codes presant I went into the moniters and found catalyst not ready evap not ready o2 sensor not ready I replaced the sensor and had cutomer put 85 miles ...
2008 Toyota Yaris LE 1.5L Srs VIN: JTDBW90390
Hi guys the air bags in this vehicle deployed as a result of an explosion nearby. The body shop bought a pair of air bags and was about to install them when they realize the the air bags that came out had one organge coloured connector and the new ones has tw...
2008 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L Hot Water Storage VIN: JTDKB20U98
This vehicle came from a used car dealer and was a salvaged vehicle. The hot water storage tank was damaged in the wreck. The dealer put on a used one. (dented) The hot water tank is not getting hot or storing hot coolant. Water pump seems to work. We Removed ...

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2001 Lexus GS300 3.0L Unknown
I would like to thank all of you for the great advice. I'm calling this one fixed. THREE CRANK PULLEYS LATER... Well, it was another tooth missing off of the SECOND brand new crank pulley. Cleaned it out real good. Hopefully it won't come back again with anot...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L starting VIN: 4T1SK12E7R
Thanks everybody that help. Gary nails right on the spot. I test everything and it had power up to and from the neutral safety switch. power did not go through the switch. when i bypass the neutral safety switch, the vehicle start every time. Just waiting...
1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L engine
ty for all the info i found a donor 2.2 with a good lower end to rebuild
2002 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L high beam, dash VIN: 4T1BF28B02
Problem is finally fixed. It had two issues, one being the body ecu. The red/blk wire going to body ecu wasn't grounding out the relay so replacing the bcm allowed the high beams to work again. The high beams were still dim and the high beam indicator didn't c...
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDK20U053
Special thxs to adam you hit it right on the head with the coolant control valve assy. We got one from the local dealer part #16670-21010 check engine light went out drove the car home about 30 miles drove back to work the next day. Went right to emmission and... Trouble codes: P1121 (Coolant flow control valve sensor circuit stack).
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