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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNYF18485
Calling all Honda techs!! Someone please help me before this vehicle drives me crazy!! We initially had this vehicle in for routine maintenance and replaced spark plugs and performed a fuel injection system cleaning, intake system cleaning, and throttle body c... Trouble codes: P2276 (Intake air system leak)
2011 Honda Accord EX-L 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCP3F87B
now i wondering if somebody have been family with this kind of problem i really dont know what happennig here thanks Trouble codes: P0137, P0157
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L fuel smell VIN: JNKCV51E53
The customer brought this car in saying there is an exhaust smell in the cabin while driving. I drove it around and didnt notice any smell. I let it idle in the parking lot for about an hour and noticed a slight fuel smell in the cabin. I looked for fuel leaks...
2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Evap VIN: JACDJ58X72
Have customer come in with check engin light found code p0456 on. Smoke tested vehicle no leaks found cleared code vehicle came back 2 months 2k miles later with same code. Still no leaks found replaced line from canister to purge solenoid due to might have se...
2007 Kia Sorento EX 3.8L engine on and off VIN: KNAJC52187
This is a Diesel Engine, maybe this car didnt get to the USA market cause it has a Diesel Engine. The engine dies and you have to wait a minute or so and then it starts again. Happens any moment, mostly when hot.
2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19222
We did replace timing belt and after that it got misfire on cylinder #1 and #6. Replaced Ignition coil, wires, plugs, ECM, recheck timing and I did replace VVT sprocket, igniter. The misfire only happen at idle engine speed when it goes above 1000 rpm spark is... Trouble codes: P0301, P0306
2006 Lexus GS300 3.0L Security VIN: JTHBH96S96
This was a dead tow in, someone buggered up the wiring harness inside the trans and the PCM is toast, we obtained a salvaged PCM from a same year/make/model Lexus, using a OTC J2534 Pass through and TIS (toyota Techstream) i rewrote the VIN, (using the VIN rew...
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Ecm, Tcm, Ipdm VIN: 1N4BA41E94
Vehicle has a prolonged cranking time to start, and occasionally will not start. Transmission in limp mode. There is power and ground to the IPDM, ECM, and TCM. There is continuity to the IPDM, ECM, TCM and diagnostic port through the CAN lines. IPDM test that...
1982 Toyota Celica Supra 2.8L temp gage VIN: JT2MA67L2C
im havimg truble locating specs for ohms to temp readings on this year. iv found some on other years and makes. but with the 18 ohms seems over heating to me also took temp as close to the sender as posable and reading 180 im thinking gage is incorect help!!
2002 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L engine VIN: 4T1BF28B82
this vehicle started to smoke at start up while it had sat up either cold or after several hours sitting, a decent cloud of smoke definitely oil, then it would settle and no visible smoke til next start up. performed a BG109 motor flush and changed engine oil ...

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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L transmission shift VIN: 1HGCB7679N
I got to close for now. Used car owner don't believe a thing I say! Don't care but you could smell something like rubber melting inside of car. Pulled computers out of rt floor board and could smell TCM immediately. And D4 light came off when I unplugged it. I...
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA31A31
Thanks for the replies. The answer is, yes, they were blowing smoke. A couple of you suggested checking power and grounds which we had already done and also confirmed the vehicle was OK by putting in the original ECU which ran fine except for idle control, as ...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AE85HX1
Thanks to all who replied. The rear cat is working well but the front cat still needs to be replaced but the customer is waiting a while for the emission inspection due date. So, yes and no on the fix. The rear cat is still working but front cat no. Trouble codes: P0431 (Warm up cat below threshold), P0507 (Idle control higher than expected).
2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Bcm VIN: 1N4AL21E37
hello, there and thank for the help, the problem was the lock module,replace and reprogram key.thank you guys.
2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Clutch VIN: JF1GD76687
Thank you for all the input. Bad pressure place. high performance after market. Factory clutch set fixed.
2007 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1KR32E57
Sorry guys that it took me so long to reply.First of all thank you for taking the time to help and for sharing your knowledge.I retested all the grounds as a few of you mentioned.I checked every wires from the coils to the ecm and they all checked well.After t...
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