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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLPD78863
This car came in with codes po134/p1259 we check and reset codes for the o2 code and had no problem with the 1259.The customer picked up car and with in two miles she said the car ran bad and when she got it back to us the 1259 was back but the car was running... Trouble codes: P1259
2008 Infiniti G37 3.7L Timing VIN: 1NKCV64E88
Car came in running poorly. Timing shows -23* retarded on both banks. Searched iatn and found a couple posts regarding chains being off. This is uncharted territory for me and I was wondering if there is a way to check chains/timing marks without spending the ...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Na VIN: KNDJC73393
Hoping someone can tell us the best way to replace ignition wires. Its been a while since we did a set and i remember they were a real pain and we gave a "combo" deduction on labor. Didn't make that mistake this time. Thank you in advance.
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Knock Sensor VIN: JTJHF10U11
have changed knock sensor bank 2. Trouble already there. Second time, i changed knock sensor bank 1, knock engine wire harness and same problem happened again. Already check engine with p0330, vsc ligh, and some times the automatic transmission won't shift cor...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Suspension VIN: JN1CA31AXY
hi all good people in iatn network i have a nightmare with this car. thank god its my good friends car. it has a heavy noise when going over path holes. we have changed struts, strut tops, isulators , springs, controll arms , sway bar links and bushings and ye...
2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD07W85
No codes and the check engine light flashes when we spin it over and wont start. No rpm signal
2008 Nissan Rogue (Truck) SL 2.5L lack of power VIN: JN8AS58V88
Customer stats that when climbing a grade the vehicle does not exceed 40mph and that rpms dont exceed more than 3500 with pedal floored. Ck for back presure 1.5psi at 3k rpms, normal. No codes present. Fuel presures and trims all within specs. Unable to duplic...

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2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L fuse 9 under hood VIN: JHLRD78845
Thanks for all the help guys- it was the instrument cluster causing the draw. Greg and crew
2001 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L MIL Lamp on, monitors not ready VIN: KMHDN55D51
Well, we reached the NY state threshold for a waiver (450 IIRC), so this one went away. The customer put 300 miles on it so far and said the light is still on. A new upstream O2 sensor may have corrected the P0133 (slow response), but we may never know. I... Trouble codes: P0133 (B1S1 signal slow), P1166 (Lambda control at limit), P0456 (EVAP very small leak).
1995 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JNKNG01D4S
sorry about the long delay in responding as we were waiting for cust to authorize further diag time.what we did find is that when eng cut out occured fuel pres remained steady & spark also remained.found pos feed to injectors steady but neg side from ecm drops...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTJHF10U41
I want to start out by saying thanks to all who replied.It turned out to be a stuck valve. Cleaned it after determining electrically it was fine. Works great, amazing how a little carb cleaner can cure so many issues on todays complex cars. Thanks again.
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L Radiator VIN: JA4LS41R51
We have not technically fixed this vehicle, but are confident we have diagnosed a failing head gasket. She finally left the car overnight with us, and I incorporated a few techniques learned from members here. This is my final report to the customer: On cold ...
2009 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L Unknown VIN: 3N1BC13E59
Quite a few have stated that engine problems are quite regular. I did a Motorvac decarb with no results. Even under Google search I found quite a few people having this same issue. Customer understood completely. Dreadfully he is out of the engine warranty. He...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 4T1BG22KSW
Thanks for all the response, I will be getting the car back in soon and will remove the plug and use a good sealer on it. I had already replaced the valve cover gasket.
2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L rear brakes VIN: 2T1BR32E85
Thanks to all who have replied, in the end I discovered that the noise would disappear after I resurfaced the brake drums & after driving the car long enough to heat up the brake drums the noise would return & stay untill I turned the drums again, so I decide...
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