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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2HKYF18453
hi, i have this honda pilot has a sound from intake manifold, humming noise or like leaf blower sound.no vacuum leak truck runs great.any ideas thanks
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy
This vehicle is a comeback from another tech. He replaced the throttle body and APS 3 weeks ago. Am told he had a P1191, P1193, P0120, and P0220. Came back last week and I got it. Codes were P1191 and P1193 soft codes, P0172 and P0175 pending codes. Unstable i... Trouble codes: P1191 (p1193-), P1193 (p0172-), P0172 (p0175-), P0175
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2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Timing belt VIN: KMHWF25S33
This is my loaner car that I am simply hoping someone can shed some light on what happened and save me from chasing my tail. I started it to drive to my day job when it was -10 degrees Fahrenheit, and although it fired right up, I heard a bit of engine noise t...
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L idle/IAC
We were unable to get the vehicle to idle correctly. Could not perform the idle relearn procedure. The vehicle would keep dying.
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L battery drain VIN: KNDJD73393
This kia will drain the battery in 45 min if you leave the key in the ignition. With the key in the ignition the dash lights,marker lights and tail lights stay on. I'm not sure if this is how it works or not. I think that the ETACS (electronic time control sys...
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2010 Lexus RX350 3.5L door locks VIN: JTJBK1BA7A
This vehicle door locks all function fine with interior switches and FOBS. Regular driving functions fine, hit passing gear or rapid acceleration and locks (already locked when put in Drive)try to continually lock. Come to a stop is drive or neutral mostly wit...
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2008 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L abs,n 4wd, cruise VIN: 5N1AN08W18
This vehicle has abs lights on and both codes noted above, after finding a broken wire in the harness and soldering it, still no signal on scanner from right front sensor, replaced right front sensor and checked reluctor wheel and wiring for open or short, sti...
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1993 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JS3TD02V5P
vehicle will start and when when cold but as soon as it reaches normal opperating temp it will then cut out and stall tried to restart vehile and would have to barly touch the gass to get vehicle to run but when more throtle is applied vehicle bogs down and di...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 4T1BG22KSW
Hi everyone I have this Camry in the shop that has a oil leak behind the coil pack, this car does not have a distributor. I have heard there is some kind of plug that goes into the hole where the distributor went, when I contacted the dealer they were unable ...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN87R2Y
Thanks ahead for any help with this one guys. Vehicle came in failing smog test p0420. I scanned and noted a/f sensor steady at 3.28v to 3.34v o2 sensor fluctuating between .2v and .8v . stft 0 ltft +6 replaced both converters aftermarket magnaflow. both exh... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold Bank 1)
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2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Engine VIN: JTDDR32TX1
Vehicle came in for running rough. Battery was dead so there were no codes. Test drive indicateda slight misfire at idle and under acceleration. Removed spark plugs and found all were about 0.010" over gap of 0.043". Checked engine oil level and found none on ...
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L exhaust VIN: 4T1BE32K63
car came in with CEL on code p0420 catalyst efficiency below threshold B1 that is the exhaust manifold cat. but I found two exhaust leaks 1 a pinhole leak at the weld on the flex pipe ( never would have found this if we didn't see moister leaking out when firs...
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1990 Isuzu Pickup LS 2.6L No Start VIN: JAACL16E3L
Thank you to all that replied. We replaced the new distributor with a known good from a salvage yard and that solved the problem. A1 Cardone product was defective. Better than new but worse than a junk yard part. Sad!!!
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2006 Lexus RX330 3.3L Air Bag VIN: 2T2HA31U16
First let me say thanks for all the good repplies. Derek was close to geting this one right. We decided to talk to the body shop to see where the new module came from. He said he got it from the dealer but would have them double check the part numbers. It turn...
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2002 Mazda Millenia 2.5L egr system VIN: JM1TA22102
I RECHECKED FOR BLOCKED PORTS AGAIN AND I FOUND THAT ONE OF THE PORTS WAS STILL BLOCKED , CLEANED IT OUT AND THAT TOOK CARE OF THE PROBLEM . THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP .
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L Noise From Transmission VIN: JA4NW51S23
I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE. THIS ONE IS A RARE BIRD. THOUGH SOME PARTS SOURCES SAID THEY HAD WHAT WE NEEDED - THEY WERE NOT A CORRECT FIT. SOME YOU WIN AND SOME YOU PAY BIG BUCKS TO THE DEALER FOR THE PARTS. THANKS AGAIN FOR YOUR TIME.
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2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L veh. speed sensors VIN: 1N6AA06A85
I have not had the chance to check out the repair suggestions because the customer took truck and never came back. Thanks for the help, Rick
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2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3L heater VIN: JTEEP21A25
So, the boss tells me the owner of this ride declined the repair, and the Highlander has left the building. I got quite a few responses from iATN, though, and learned a lot. First, this is a fairly common failure. There are manufacturing flaws in the control...
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