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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L transmission VIN: 1HGEJ8148T
ok so my passanger side transmission is leaking, i had replaced a bad axle, first time my local autoparts store gave me an abs axle so therefore it had poped out while driving, went back and got the axle without abs, put it on, and later noticed a leak coming ...
2005 Honda Civic DX 1.7L 5th gear, Reverse VIN: 2HGES15165
I am stuck on this one guys and your help would be much appreciated. This civic originally came in with the complaint of the transmission jumping out of fifth gear and it was making noise. I drained the fluid and there was some debris. The customer is broke an...
2003 Infiniti QX4 3.5L headgaskets VIN: JNRDR09Y63
Hi, group, I was just wondering if these engines are prone to cracking heads, cause the guy hit something blew out the radiator overheated it, and I repaired the raidator but pressure coming out radiator, tore heads off in sequence, should I send heads out(I k...
2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L p1354 vvt bank2 misfires 2,4,6cylinders VIN: JT8BF28G71
installed new vvt gear.swapped over side to side cam sensors and oil control crank sensor,new oil&filter,new spark plugs,new coils,new injectors,and new ecm .oil pressure normal .new factory timing main question is even after i installed ...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E84
when we got the vehicle in it had a transmission issue with harsh and delayed shifting as we were diagnosing that we discovered that someone had already replaced the tranny,after further research we found intermittent crank sensor operation ,replaced it and th... Trouble codes: P0011
2008 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy
i have an 08 Altima with 2.5 that is setting this code and has a mild intermittent stumble. at idle the Air fuel ratio sensor is at around 2.4 volts indicating lean. from what i understand normal reading is around 1.5 volts. so i would assume there was a vacum... Trouble codes: P2A00
1997 Toyota Mark II 3.0L ABS Master Cylinder/Pump Unit
Standard brake pad change on this car was performed. Caliper bleeders were opened when pistons were collapsed to prevent fluid back-flow in the system, and no air entered the system. Pedal was depressed several times to extend the caliper pistons once everythi...
2005 Toyota Highlander 2.4L Parasitic Battery Drain VIN: JTEGD21A65
Customer can not start vehicle after sitting one to two day, with out jump. Measured current draw at battery with key out- all accessories off 250 mili amp. Removed fuses one at a time and found with fuse ECU-B(7.5 amp)at under hood fuse block removed, the bat...
2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBDT44155
First thanks. Have used this sight many times, and has been a great help in the past! Thanks IATN, and all who take the time to respond. As stated I have a 2005 Toyota Tundra which has two codes, P2420. and P0441. after wiring testing and finding a short to gr... Trouble codes: P2420 (evap emmisions pressure switch valve stuck off), 00441

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2007 Acura MDX 3.7L front window VIN: 2HNYD28577
thanks to those who helped! initialization without gna600/hds: DO each bullet in step 4 within 5 seconds of each other. 1. turn ign. switch ON (II) 2. move window all way down using the window DOWN switch. 3. Open driver's door. 4. do the following 3 times be...
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D84
I would like to thank everybody for all the great replies. They were pretty evenly split between a stretched chain and an immobilizer problem. I did scope the cam and crank sensor with a 2 channel dco and I could see the signals were slightly out of phase so I...
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AR18W85
Thanks all that replied. We removed the front o2 sensor from the pass side and the vehicle ran fine. We removed the converters from the pass side. The front converter let go and forced its way back into the pipe and second converter. We gutted the second conve... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple missfire).
2005 Nissan 350Z Grand Touring 3.5L poor acceleration VIN: JN1AZ36A95
Benjamin from Georgia suggested checking the cats and exhaust back pressure - checked both and found no exhaust restrictions. Installed a different set of known good cats, still made no difference. Looked over the fuel trims and found nothing out of the ordina...
2004 Suzuki XL-7 LX 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JS3TX92V14
well thanks to everyone who took the time to read my post was helpful especially Adam [...] i remuve the timing cover and i find the secondary timing chain whith slop so i replace chain and tensioner.and now runs like champ,.,.,.but i was confused because som... Trouble codes: P0300.
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Surge, stuck acceleration VIN: JTDDR32T0Y
Hello, I didn't get a chance to work on this car yet. The thing is though the problem hasn't happened again yet either. Some good suggestions though. Thanks for your help.
2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: JT28N22K51
Well I found that the correct output pressure is 115psi so having 110 psi is acceptable. My only issue left is finding a suitable replacement. I have contacted several companies but it seems they want me to buy a minimum of ten units. Grrrrr!!! So I will conti...
2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Cam Timing VIN: 5TDZT34A42
i replaced the timing belt, tensioner and water pump with toyota parts and so far all is well. thanks to all who responded. Larry [...]
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