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2005 Acura TL 3.2L ABS and TCS VIN: 19UUA66295
Good morning everyone. I have a 2005 Acura TL with an intermittent problem that I'm having a hard time duplicating. When the customer is driving the car, it will intermittently buck/shudder/bang for a short period of time (several seconds), and then the TCS li...
1993 Honda Civic EX 1.6L idle VIN: 1HGECJAD1P
Thanks for looking. THis car has idle issues it started just doing it when the vehicle was cold (first start) after a while it seems to be doing it all the time now cold or hot, at a stoplight/ stopsign its like the gas is being feathered or reved up and down,...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1862Y
Hi guys i had this 2000 honda odyssey 1 year a go .problem was i would drive and stall if i kept cranking it would not start but if shut the key off and start it would start fine had a code p1361 and p1366 tdc sensor so i replace the crank and the cam sensor w...
2006 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Under Dash Fuse Box VIN: JHMFD16796
I started checking around and found out that under the dash there is a fusebox the check all the relay and found out that the relay is parmanently closed the i replace the relay then try to connect the battery head and all the light comes up again. I remove th...
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, No power
I have this lexus we put both cats on they were plugged and getting red hot took to the exhaust shop to check the rest of the exhaust for being plugged and found no problems after the new cats it is still the same no power and the cats getting red hot fuel pre... Trouble codes: 24 (Intake air), 31 (Mass air flow), 41 (Tps), 47 (Tps sub system)
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Motor
This Mazda starts perfectly when above 30 degrees, once temp drops the motor acts like it is seizing up or a low voltage condition, will start the same even if I add a battery pack to aid voltage... Starter draw hits almost 900 amps when this happens... Fresh ...
2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L immobilizer VIN: JN8DR09X72
Looking for a tech with the equipment and capability to reprogram the immobilezer in this car.Car is at our shop in the virgin islands on st. john custumer is willing to pay to get you here and fix the issue any help would be greatly apreciated
2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L threads for head bolts in cylinder block
Greetings to all my fellow wrenches in the trenches! I've got a real nuts-and-bolts problem with a 2005 Subaru Outback and hope you can help me out. Once upon a time there was a Subaru with a head gasket leak. I know, sounds implausible, right? Pulled the engi...
2004 Suzuki XL-7 LX 2.7L shifts(random) VIN: JS3TX92V94
last call before being shipped to the dealer! car was brought in for the SES light on, with no symptoms relayed by customer. scanned and found three trans codes(p0797, p0974, p0986), fluid was full and clean. cleared codes and test drove, vehicle would not shi...
2008 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 5TEMU52N68
We have known this truck since new. All of sudden MIL for customer and clattering in engine. VVT codes. Oil pressure test bad as stated above 4-10 PSI warm. Oil filter and oil pan showed no metal. Removed oil cooler at filter, no metal, no restrictions. Inspec...

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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2HGEJ6573W
As noted below, MAP is too high on this. Should be approximately .8V at hot idle with the vacuum you have. Your value is about 20 percent too high which is the amount of fuel being pulled by the PCM. We replaced the MAP and everything fell into specs. Tha... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich).
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1HGCG1650Y
Thank you for all your guy's help I was very frustrated on this one I left it alone for the weekend and was in the shop all day monday frist thing this morring i hooked up the old scan tool to monitor data and in VIN. specific the pid pramiter was in voltage s...
2007 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L Varible assist power steering rack VIN: JNKBV61F97
Again vehicle came in for just a power steering leak at the rack with no assist issues etc. We replaced the rack with a reman and had no assist at idle. We eventually decided to go with a NEW rack from Infinity. Again no assist at idle!! After checking varible...
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BL11DX5
After several failed programming attempts with a second and third used bcm and a second used ecm, I gave up and ordered a bcm, ecm, key combo from a salvage yard and all works great. I even tried putting the used parts in a working vehicle and taking that car ... Trouble codes: P1614 (Nats malfunction), P1001 (CAN comm).
2011 Subaru Forester X 2.5L No Start VIN: JF2SHBBC2B
thanks to everyone that posted help for this problem, the fix was. we found a service bulletin # 11-100-11r. cam sensor air gap incorrect. repaired at dealer no charge. vehicle starts fine now
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Dtc: p1780 VIN: 4T1BG22K2V
Thank you very guys for all your inputs. I have checked out all circuitry as recommended that connected to the transmission controls. The VERDICT was a defective Neutral Safety Switch. Thanks again Best Regards Wilbert [...] Educator/Trainer.
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