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2010 Honda Civic LX 1.8L radio VIN: 2HGFG1B66A
Thanks in advance for your replies, we just replaced the the battery in this clean low mileage honda, and as with all Hondas, the radio dosent work after the power has been disconnected. Whats weird about this one is that it dosent display CODE, the radio disp...
2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L cyl head VIN: JM1BJ24693
Good morning all! vehcle was brought in with loud tick in top end of engine, it was intermitant, when it ticked the engine also stumpled. I was trying to pinpoint noise with oil cap removed when ticking became constant and very lout. When this happened the eng...
1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD11S6V
hi guys ! i need help from all of you nissan techs out there. this truck came in with check engine light on . scanned codes and found code p0400 egr malfunction. with the mileage on the truck i went straight to the egr valve and opened it at idle. no change. ....
1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D3V
Hello everyone and HELP!! I have this high mileaged Altima causing me gray hair. The customer came in saying it was stalling at stops about 3 weeks ago. I got it to act up once and thought "this has to be a distributor issue". I put in a Richporter Technology ...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, sluggish VIN: 3N1CB51D9Y
Ok, can someone please tell me if the timing is on or off on this car? I posted a link to the picture upload section of iatn in related repair history. this car is very sluggish feels like the timing is off. it has a p0335 in the computer. we replaced the CKP ... Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP sensor circuit problem)
1986 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L Alt. Gauge VIN: JT4RN67S3G
Customer brought truck in for alternator gauge showing over charge condition followed alldata diag.and ended with alt. replacement. Replaced alternator and gauge still shows same condition.we cleaned both batter and body ground with no affect, also swapped the...
1994 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VN13DXR
The toyota troubleshooting information led me to believe this is a circuit fault, measured the resistance of the accessible knock sensor circuit to the ECM and was less than 0.5 ohms. I replace the knock sensor the the small harness the goes to it under the in... Trouble codes: 52 (Knock Sensor Circuit)
1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Coolant Loss VIN: JT3HN86RXW
Vehicle came in with intermittent heat gauge fluctuation. The customer noticed white smoke from tailpipe, and that it would not always be present. Upon further inpection we found that the engine ran rough as well, but it did not have a consistent misfire. We o...
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L 2nd gear VIN: 4T1BF28B3Y
Thanks in advance all. We replaced the SL solenoid(Toyota part) to correct P0773. Cleared DTC, flushed transmission(BG) and road tested to verify repair. We no longer have a P0773 but the tranmission feels like it is slipping in 2nd and there is a shift delay ...
2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L Accumulator VIN: JTEBT17R93
I believe the accumulator is at fault here looking for confirmation. The brake pedal is very hard with no assist. I can hear the booster motor working so, diagnostics tells me the accumulator. Because of how expensive it is just want to make sure.
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE46K87
Harness from ECU to sensor has been ohmed out and is perfect. No other symptoms, ie, engine misfire or stumble. Freeze frame data shows that code sets at under 20 mph at full operating temp. Hard acceleration to 5K rpms shows no problem and does not set a code... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Postion Sensor A circuit)

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2001 Acura MDX 3.5L air bag VIN: 2HNYD18291
Thank you all for the quick replies. It is just a straight wire and like a couple of you said it is much easier process to nclude a switch of some sort to help speed the clearing and retrieving up. Thank you all so much. IATN RULES!!!
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Starting VIN: 1HGCG1659Y
Forgot to mention that the immobilizer pid on the scanner showed “BAN”. Like everything else we read, the replies were just as conflicting but some did point out a very helpful TSB 00 049 stating very clearly that on a type 2 immobilizer which this car has, t...
2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L Trans VIN: 1HGCG56702
Clear code let the customer test drive the car then it driven good untill now.I am don't know it fix or not
2005 Subaru Baja Sport 2.5L o2 sensor VIN: 4S4BT62C25
Thanks for the replies, especially Calvin from Hawaii. The wiring colors you gave me were right on. The wire plugs were destroyed so I had to connect the wires with weathertight posi-lock connectors but it worked out very well.
1996 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JS3TD21V6T
Sorry for the very late response. Haven't worked on this one yet. Will keep everything in mind though.
1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B7W
Dan thanks for the tip about the resources inormation. I didnt know that was there. Thanks to everybody for the replies. Like i said i Put the VSV in and it hasnt come back. Im calling it a fix. if it does come back im putting a canister in it. Trouble codes: P0446 (EVAP Vent Control Fault).
2006 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L parasitic draw VIN: JTEBU17R16
thanks to all who replied. found corrision at body controler connector. cleaned conection, still had some trouble with it. so we also had to replace bcm. draw is gone.
2008 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L Sliding door VIN: 5TDBK23CT8
Couldn’t find any diagnostic information on Mitchell but Alldata did have a pinout chart. We found the switches in the rear latch not working which caused the module not to know the position of the door. We were able to test this all the way to just before the...
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