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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Body Control VIN: KMHDN46D75
Hi Hyundia guys. This car has a bad ETACS Module. Will a used module work? If not will the new module need to be programed by the dealer? Thanks fo your help.
1998 Lexus GS400 4.0L engine
This lexus was towed in with a no start complaint. battery dead, however owner says he cranked it for some time before calling for tow. Initial inspection while hooking up the charger showed an aftermarket positive batt terminal with a wing nut holding a stere...
2007 Lexus GS350 3.5L Stall, Misfire VIN: JTHCE96SX7
Happy Easter to everybody, i have this GS350 with misfiring problem and stalling issue when trying to accelerate, smoke is coming out from the two exhausts because of the continious injection of fuel on injectors #1 & #4. The car refused to start after having ... Trouble codes: P0201 (Injector 1 open circuit), P0204 (Injector 4 open circuit)
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L MIL Lamp on, VIN: JM1FE17324
Hey guys im new on this code P2004 APV Valve.. So im asking what should i expect when i removed this and make sure the valve is free.. I know there is a TSB that pretains to installing new parts and that should not be a problem but is there any thing i should ...
1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31D9R
No spark condition, Tested all connections from igniter, distributor, to ecu all test OK. Had 2 old distributors, and had a car on shop which starts, tested all three, no go on this car. When I got the service manual took distributor out of place and started r...
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L 1-2 shift VIN: 4S3BE6869Y
vehicle came in, new customer. coolant leak and trans, when warm looses all forward movement, but reverse still works. coolant leak was head gaskets. checked for codes, none found. pulled trans pan and found what looked like a gear tooth in the pan, and some s...
1996 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN8696T
Have already replaced knock sensors wiring harness and another used ecm what else could be causing these codes there is a small knock sound sounds like from the crank Trouble codes: P0325, P0330
2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L A/F Sensor VIN: 2T1BR32E35
had this customer come in with CEL on and code P0171 Af sesor lean Bank 1 replaced sensor with factory AF sensor got a phone call light back on scaned and have same code is there a reflash for this when I checked it the first time the sensor was switching real...

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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KMHDN45D32
not fixed but I used up my updates, not sure why iatn only allwows one update. Any way what I found is that number 67 pin from ecu is dropping off and allowing ecm relay to open. My grounds are good. I ohmed and load tested the wire, tested good. Unsure if an...
2011 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L Remote door locks, clock, TPMS VIN: 5NPEB4AC8B
Thanks everybody. I was super busy that afternoon when this vehicle left, and I guess I overlooked the simplest thing. Ended up being a blown fuse. In the IP fuse panel there is a yellow holder that has two fuses in it. Looks like it pulls out & hangs there to...
2008 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 4F4ZR47E78
So; I did get the truck in for further testing and installed an amp meter in place of the 30 amp fuse that powers the fuel pump and injection system. The meter read around 7amps most of the time and went as high as 11amps under prolonged heavy acceleration.The...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Starting VIN: 3N1CB51D52
Hi all, thanks for all the help you guys gave. What actually happened was the Computer was not powering up, It was a coincidence that it happened when it came in for such a basic procedure. Getting the customer to understand that was and is VERY difficult.I go...
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Timing chains VIN: 1N4BA41E95
i believe this one is fixed. after inspecting the rear cover extensively. i got Nissan parts from the company that i got the aftermarket parts from. my secondary tensioners turned out to be not the updated parts with the oem they were updated. after talking to...
1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, low power VIN: JT4RN01PXK
Thanks for all the replies. Andy was very helpful.We replaced timing chain and gears-no change. Finally tapped into o2 voltge at ecm and test drove- voltage would go to 4-5 volts indicating very rich condition. Gave the circuit a ground through my power probe ...
1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4TAVN73F9S
Doug Mueller of TEC HELP in Concord suggested check these items as they relate to NOx. Timing, cooling, Lean mixture, reflashes, cold cat, too hot plugs, air leaks, tire size, even a "toronado" after market air 'swirler' placed in the intake effects nox. ...
1995 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Engine electrical VIN: 4T1GK13E9S
Replaced coil #6 and ECM Customer run about 2week from now without a problem. Thanks for all your help
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