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2007 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HJYK16567
This truck, came first time to shop because of MIL ON, DTC's found P0172:System too rich B1. Taking a close look at data stream I could notice B1 is richer than B2, and remains under 0.84 mostly at idle (see Files 70019 and 70020 uploaded),but B2 remains rich ... Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel System too rich B1), P0175 (Fuel System too rich B2)
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L No Start VIN: KM8SB12B54
Hi, I got this vehicle from another garage and had to R&R cylinder head to replace several valves after the timing belt let loose, I replaced the crank sensor with an oem Hyundai replacement as well. After everything was back together it would not start, I fou...
1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BD68S0W
came in for a tune up. missing and running rough. done plugs and wires then road tested and run good. parked and customer came and started and died. one thing I did see some one in the past broke conectors and RTV them back at the coils and the TB conectors. ... Trouble codes: P0120 (Throttle Position Sensor or switch A circuit problem), P1120 (Accelerator Position sensor ciruit malfunction)
1990 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L cel
Hi, know this may be ignorant but how do you check codes on thos 90 mitubishi mighty max? Please help had some teeth pulled and I was out of theshop for a couple days. Need to get this done fast. Thank you.
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D42
We are assuming a PCM issue but can't explain why now. Thanks in advance!!!
2003 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5N1ED28T83
This Nissan Exterra SE has a noise at the front of the engine. Sounds just like a timing chain would. But this vehicle has a timing belt. The noise is loudest at the distributor. We had one a few years ago and replaced the distributor and that took care of the...
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D83
We have thi nissan sentra that was a used car trade in. It apparently ran fine but now it wont start. Checked the basics Have spark at the coils and goes through the plugs, Fuel pressure reads steady 55 PSI while cranking. Compression readings 140-150psi on al... Trouble codes: P0462
2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Temperature
Hi everyone... We have this Nissan Titan that overheats pulling a trailer or under a heavy load... The customer had it serviced at a local transmission shop where they claim to have put synthetic fluid in it and i believe them... My quistion is this vehicle re...
2006 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AZ08W26
I have a 2006 nissan murano in my shop that came in for a cylinder 3 miss. When I pulled the code I found a p0303 at first. I pulled the intake and changed the plugs and the number 3 coil. At this time I checked for blistered coils( none were found) and checke... Trouble codes: P0303, P0300
2007 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L Compressor VIN: 3N1BC13EX7
Hi everyone, I have a 2007 Nissan Versa that has a A/C issue. When the fan speed is in the off position the compressor turns on and the a/c button lights up (also the rear defrost button doesn't appear to work). When I turn the fan switch to position 1 2 3 or ...
2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP68C15
Hello, The customer came in with a "whistling" sound. We diagnosed the noise to be a bad turbo. The turbo was replaced along with the oil lines as requested by Subaru. At this time, the timing belt, water pump, and the components were replaced as well. Upon t... Trouble codes: P0021 (A - Cam Position Timing Over Advance or System Performance B2)
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Axle seals VIN: JT3HN86R0X
Customer came in with leaking rear axle seal(s)last year. Had had it repaired the time before me in Moab. I have a fabricated puller patterned after Toyota's that has worked very well on a number of Toyota rear axles. I don't remember finding any particular fa...
2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0L AC compressor VIN: JTEGF21A52
Ac runs fine for a minute or two, then the Recirc button turns itself off by itself and compressor turns off. Then every 20 seconds or so, it will come back on and compressor will then work again with normal pressures. It has 3 codes, B 1241, B 1421, and B 142...

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2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Evap VIN: JACDJ58X72
Everything we test is coming out perfect. The customer doesn't wanna spend any more time/money on this cel that comes on every 2 months or 2000 miles.
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11DX5
a lot of people were talking about rpm signal. I did have rpm on scan tool (showed 300 rpm while cranking). some said chain a tooth off. I was going with that but customer declined tear down to verify so we'll never know. thanks for your input.
2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JF1SG636S3
Thanks again to iATN and all who offered help. Many of you mentioned that timing could cause this issue. One cam being off one tooth would cause it. We had removed the left timing cover and inspected the right cam through the inspection hole. Both cams... Trouble codes: P0420 (Po341-), P0341.
2003 Suzuki Aerio SX 2.0L No Start VIN: JS2RC41H63
Thanks for all the input.Replaced cam sensor,car runs and so far other code has not reappeared. Trouble codes: P0340 (CMP position circuit), P0601.
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