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2006 Acura TSX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4CL96916
Engine light keeps coming on, p0462 & u0155 keep coming on. Tested fuel gauge circuit and can read level values on scanner, customer says gauge always work without issure, cruise will not work after engine light comes back on Trouble codes: P0462 (Low fuel level signal), U0155 (Can gauge control error)
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L cyl. head VIN: 1HGCD5635T
I am doing a head gasket due to overheating condition. Had the head checked and resurfaced. Got it back and machinist says this head was previously resurfaced incorrectly. Maybe not on the jig correct or didn't use a jig. He says it came out ok. He only took ....
1999 Infiniti Q45 4.1L MIL Lamp on
Remove plenum and intake twice recheck wiring, vacuum hoses, apply power to solenoid and it clicks, no vacuums leaks, found a tech note in vantage common problem withn a pintle but want to make sure before buying it from dealer, any suggestions, thank you remo... Trouble codes: 1105 (Map sensor solenoid)
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJHF10U21
to all lexus/toyota pros out there. got this RX300 that's chewing my head. it's got P0420 CAT BANK 1 ineffecient. replaced the BANK 1 CAT with a BOSAL from worldpac, now the vehicle is back after 2 days with the same code. my genesis scanner is limited won't g... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat below effeciency bank 1)
2006 Mazda RX-8 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17356
Tested power to solenoids and it's good.Solenoids ohmed out to be open circuits. Need to replace solenoids.Does any one know how long of a job this is? Trouble codes: P0076 (Intake valve control solenoid circuit low), P0661 (intake manifold tune valve control circuit low)
2002 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N6ED27T32
This truck has really been gone over. I took all the injectors and tested them electronically, pulsing them, didn't flo test them. I checked the timing belt and tightened it. At idle it feels like a slight miss, Taking of normally gets you going pretty good bu... Trouble codes: M0DE, 6 (test id 02 component id 00)
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on, No Throttle Controll VIN: 1N4AL11D84
Vehicle came in with a blown head gasket, R&R motor. At first start up would idle but no throttle control. Performed diagostics for codes, Found faulty PCM, purchaced one from dealer and reprogramed. Car ran and drove perfect for three weeks, then codes repeat... Trouble codes: P1122 (Electronic Throttle Control Function), P1126 (Throttle Control Motor Relay)
2006 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L ecm VIN: 5N1BV28U86
Hello fellow tech working on a 2006 Quest came from another shop with p0335 in ecm and 0726 in trans. The only driveablity seems to be trans in failsafe. Sensor been replaced, ecm replaced, tcm swapped. 12v power to sensor and ground good checked crank and cam...
2007 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E27
Help Nissan techs. I have a 2007 Maxima. Have codes P1610 & P1614. Security lamp stays on while cranking. Tried to initalize system key on/off 5 seconds, three cycles. No luck. 1610 will never clear 1614 will clear but comes back after cranking. I got the code... Trouble codes: P1610 (p1614-), P1614
2009 Nissan Cube SL 1.8L No Start VIN: JN8AZ28RX9
unfortunately this is a family members vehicle so I get stuck with it the problem is no crank I have batt volts at blue wire at the relay box from the ignition switch and I have power through the range select switch but no power on the brown wire going to star...
2001 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BE63571
Diagrams Indicate power supplied via connector B47 "Main Relay", I must be over looking this relay I can't find anything titled main relay. No other codes & No indication of voltage drop while driving. Would suspect bad ECM ground but no other inputs or output... Trouble codes: P1400 (Fuel tank pressure control solenoid valve circuit low input)
2003 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Clutch VIN: JF1GD29683
Not sure that this is the right place for this, but I'm doing it here anyway. I've got this '03 WRX in for a clutch. I've pulled a few non turbo Subaru engines out for clutches, but never a turbo version. Looks to be a fair amount more involved with the turbo ...
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1BR18E8W
Hello all and thank you in advance for any help provided. 1998 Toyota Corrola 1.8L. Customer is having an intermitent no start issue. The car will crank but not start. This intermitent issue is now happening always. Came in on a hook and we found that spark, i...

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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L trans neutrals out VIN: JT8UF11E2P
All of you guys were right. Talked to the trans shop today and they said one of the valves in the valve body would stick once it got hot. As always, thanks to all who took time to reply. Allen
2004 Toyota Matrix 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR32E24
well i installed a used head and new timing chain. the vehicle is fixed. compared before and after cmp and ckp signals and it was off by a couple of humps when looking at the patterns. thanks again for all the advice and helping get to the bottom of this corre... Trouble codes: P0016 (Ckp/cmp correlation bank 1 sensor a).
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