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2008 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5NPET46C18
I am posting this just to make the fix known, in case anyone else runs into a similar situation... may save them some time. This Sonata was cutting out regularly to the point the customer had difficulty making it to the shop. Confirmed intermittent stall with... Trouble codes: P0560 (System Voltage Malfunction), P2110 (ETS Malfunction), P0698 (Sen Ref Voltage C Circuit low)
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2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KNAFE12165
Vehicle came with clutch slipping very bad. Removed & replaced clutch pressure plate and throw-out bearing all OEM parts from Kia. The problem I'm having is before I put everything back together the clutch pedal is not smooth at all and seems to be hanging up....
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L engine VIN: JA4MW51R82
Customer stated that oil light started to flicker then engine developed a lower engine knock. I partially drained the oil which had a shiny film which led me to think the bearings were shot. My question is the 3.5 montero interchangeable with a montero sport 3...
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2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L 2-1, p-d VIN: 1N4BA41E55
Hello, I'm working on a 2005 Nissan Maxima 3.5L with the 5 speed automatic transaxle. It has a harsh Park to Drive engagement and a harsh 2-1 downshift when coming to a stop. No DTC stored. Adaptive values have been reset, this seems to work temporarily..appro...
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2007 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L fuel sender VIN: 5N1BV28U97
Vehicle came in with SES on with code stored and low fuel light on. Disconnected connector at tank and read 4.9 volts at scanner for fuel level sensor voltage( read zero volts when plugged in so I figure it was shorted). found unit was open with ohm meter unle...
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2001 Toyota Prius 1.5L Multifunction Display and Radio VIN: JT2BK12U71
Prius came in with inoperative multifunction display in center of dash and inoperative radio. I know that display failure is well documented in the 2nd generation Prius, but I can't find much data on the 1st generation Prius. Seems like it might be a power sup...
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2009 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZK23C09
i have this sienna that is running lean on both banks, i have replaced the mass air and o2 sensors from a running van with no change, plugged off the brake booster, changed the intake gaskets t/b gasket, fresh air intake hose from rear v/c to air box, pcv valv... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0101
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2008 Acura TSX 2.4L engine VIN: JH4CL96958
Thanks everyone for all of you input. This is what makes iATN such a powerful resource. We removed and replaced the starter with an OEM NEW starter and that was the fix. By the way one Acura dealer told me they usr a local company to rebuild their faulty s...
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L timing belt VIN: KM8SC73E34
Thanks everyone for the replies. Rodney from Florida hit the nail on the head. Someone had put a belt on once before and some how the holding pins for the crank sensor got damaged and it was off. Its not keyed to the gear by the crank key, but by two little pi...
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNKCA31A31
I was hoping to be done with this thing by now so I could post a fix, but the time is up. Fortunately, the owner is in rehab for awhile so there's no rush. From the replies received we decided we needed to get an ECU with the same part number. One reply sugges... Trouble codes: P0505 (AIC circuit).
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2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L high idle VIN: JM1BJ24553
i ENDED UP REPLACING TSTAT AS VEHICLE FAN WOULD KEEP RUNNING. PUT A COOLANT SENSOR IN IT AND AN IDLE MOTOR (LADY WAS SCARED TO DEATH i TOLD HER I COULDNT GET IT TO ACT UP BUT THESE COMPONENTS COULD CAUSE THE SYMPTOM... SHE AGREED TO REPLACE)aLSO I T WAS LOW ON...
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2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR 2.0L transmission VIN: JA3AH86C16
I DID ORDER THE CLUTCH KIT AND IT'S ON ITS WAY. I'M SURE THE CLUTCH WAS THE PROBLEM. THANKS TO VERY ONE THAT HELP.
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2008 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L Check Engine Lite VIN: 1N6AD07W28
CUSTOMER TOOK THE VEHICLE IN TO THE DEALER WHERE THEY REPLACE THE COMPUTER AND ALL IS FINE NOW . THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED. IT WAS OBVIOUS THAT THE CUSTOMER MAY HAVE ARC THE TERMINALS WHEN INSTALLING THE BATTERY. THANKS TO ALL.
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2007 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Rear Cover Ring lands N/G
The vehicle is fixed by installing a new back cover and rings but still haven't found out "Why" the rings wear into these back covers. Bob
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