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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Electronic VIN: 2HNYD18983
Why me ? Vehicle came in last month for Navigation unit not working. We sent out the Alpine DVD player and had it repaired . Now Nav is perfect. BUT - some time later the blower motor controls on the Nav screen will not work. It is like they are "grayed" out. ...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD5539T
Driving us crazy, No injector pulse, no spark, does crank We don't work on many hondas i looked for a ground at thermostat housing which everyone says goes bad but i don't even see one. No codes compression is around 170 each we don't hear fuel pump either.
2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Compressor VIN: JHLR078802
Ok Honda techs. I need help understanding the job of the multiplexing unit. I have no ground from ECM to comp relay. I have a ground leaving the control head going to the multiplex unit. If I ground the A/C relay then the comp kicks on. The pressure switch tes...
2007 Kia Rondo EX 2.4L fuel door release VIN: KNAFG52597
The used door wiring harness was a little different, it did not have wiring for the tweeter speaker located in the door trim panel. We swapped out the wiring harness with the original one. Everything else plugs in and functions fine, windows, locks etc... Ther...
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR 2.0L Reverse VIN: JA3AH86C16
Let me start with the whole story. The vehicle will start every time; but will not go forward/rearward when put in gear. Replace shift cable at customer's request; still doing the same thing. Diagnose and found clutch disc bad. Replace clutch disc with g-force...
2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Right Axle Seal VIN: JN8AZ08W63
We replaced the transmission on this all wheel drive Murano with a Nissan factory unit. After test drive we noticed the right axle seal leaking. This seal is part of the transfer case. We replaced the seal and it is still leaking. The seal appears to be ripped...
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L Charging VIN: 1N4BL11DX5
vehicle has had 3 alternator replaced last one and current one is a dealer reman vehicle will charge at 13.5 and when the ac comes on and all lights and compressor comes on the voltage will drop to 10 volts no codes
2005 Nissan X-Trail SE 2.5L pass window VIN: JN8BT08V35
Hey everyone...just working on this Nissan X-Trail... the front passenger window will not work using the master switch...(up or down) but it does work from its own switch no problem... had the same issue couple of months ago and replaced the master switch and ...
2006 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E76
This car is from another shop. The car was driven in and a axle seal was put in and would not start afterward,It does not show a Antitheft problem.There is a problem with TPS in the throttle body but that should not prevent the car from starting I've tried wit... Trouble codes: P0123 (Tps), P0222 (Tps 1), P2135 (Tps)
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Window Switch VIN: 4T1BF28B0Y
Well i have come to the conclusion that the master window switch on dr. Side is bad (i think) has all powers and grounds wires through a piller look and test good the problem is only the dr side window will work from that switch. The other windows work from th...
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 ...
2003 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on
good afternoon to all Sorry that I don't have the vin but customer picked up vehicle before I had a chance to retrieve it and he wants me to order parts so he can bring it back next Saturday,I don't want to order anything until Im sure.Anyway checked this car ... Trouble codes: P0440, P0441, P0442, P0446
2004 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTEHT05J24
I get a misfire on every cylinder but only in park or neutral once you put it in drive or put the AC on misfire goes away run smooth when its in park the misfire counts of every cylinder are very high put it in drive the counts go to 0 Trouble codes: 300 (301 -), 301 (302 -), 302 (303 -), 303 (304 -), 304 (305 -), 305
2010 Toyota Tundra 5.7L steering gear VIN: 5TFEY5F15A
found leaking rack from passenger side boot (spraying out) Mitchell says that you must pull engine to replace is there another way ???

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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No Start VIN: 5FNRL18613
This Van is fixed. I ordered a used ECM. After installing and programming the keys, still had no start. Exact same symptoms, no spark. At this point I knew I had to dig deeper. Even though it had good compression I decided to check the front cam timing and tha...
2010 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.4L Tire light VIN: KM8JT3AC9A
Talked my boss (and the cutomer) ito a factory sensor but the customer wants the dealer to program the ID's with the OEM tool. Cut was actually not really upset, was more fasinated by the process. Dodged a bullet I guess...
2001 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L No Power, Poor Accel VIN: JM1BJ22261
First of all thanks to everybody for there responses. What we ended up finding on this was at one point the crank balancer must have been extremely loose. The rear of the balancer had a perfect imprint of the timing belt sprocket wore into it about 1/16th on a...
2004 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28J24
Thanks for all the recomendations, most of which mentioned the coolant sensor. I have waited a few weeks to respond to make sure it is good. I did replace the coolant sensor(plus it had a slight leak from the o ring). Again, I was never able to duplicate the s... Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF Circuit low input), P0133.
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L cylinder head VIN: 3N1CB51D94
Thanks for the help. 3 replies said yes there bolts need to go in there. I had to retap 2 holes up to a quarter inch bolts. the 6mm threads were stripped. Looks like someone did a head job and didnot install them. The oil leak seems to be fixed. Thanks again
2004 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L No Communication VIN: 5TBDT48124
A used ECM took care of the no communcation issue. Thanks again to all that took the time to read and reply, especially Clinton, Andy and Mike. They helped to fill in the gaps in the Alldata repair info I had. I eventually ran new wires from the ECM to the ...
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