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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L air control valve VIN: 2HGED6350M
Following the advice I received from several Honda techs on iATN I removed and thoroughly cleaned the idle air control valve. It can not be disassembled but I filled the valve with the cleaner, allowed it to soak overnight and reinstalled the valve. During sho...
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L engine overheated VIN: KM8SC73D95
I'm looking for a little direction on removing the engine. Shop information says it's a 19 hr. job and everything drops out the bottom. However, after making a few quick measurements it sure looks like it would come out the top. Has anyone ever tried this and ...
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2005 Kia Amanti 3.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNALD12455
Thank you for your help. I must be missing something with this car. 06/2011 the car started running poorly, no acceleration and stalling. Had code P2108. From my understanding of this code it is a checksum error between the Electronic Throttle System Control M... Trouble codes: P2108
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2006 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L leak VIN: KNDMB23326
I was wondering if any Kia techs would know of any common leaks in an 06 Sedona, I have recharged it 3 times and added dye to the system but cannot find any obvious leaks, I suspect one of the evaporators but hate to guess, tried looking at the condensation tu...
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2003 Lexus IS300 3.0L Ac VIN: JTHBD19253
This Lexus came in about a month ago and the compressor wasn't creating any pressure at all. Customer installed his own compressor, expansion valve, dryer and flushed system, brought it back to be recharged. Once evacuated and charged the high side pressure wa...
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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...
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2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L Transmission VIN: 1N6AD07U45
This vehicle has ran great for the original owner, till the other day. cust states he pulled in his driveway, and would not pull up driveway, worked fine in reverse. towed to shop found front ujoint bad i mean real bad thought that would do it no help scan the...
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2008 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L Unknown
Howdy everyone. I first want to start off by apologizing for no vin. This is a work truck and this man had some much "stuff" on his dash, he is paying us to remove the dash pad so he can see the vin. He does contract work for the local air force base and they ...
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1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT3VN39W8R
Hello everybody, I have a 1994 Toyota 4 Runner here that is not running. Found that it has spark but no injector pulse. Comes up with a code 14, no IGF or IGT signal at ECM. Found a bad body ground and repaired it. It ran poorly for about 5 minutes then died a... Trouble codes: 14 (ECM not recieving IGF or IGT signal.)
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2007 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L Compressor VIN: 4T1BK36B27
We checked for HVAC codes and retrieved B1421 and B1424. When the A/C switch was pushed the light came on and the compressor clutch engaged, but the high and low side pressures were equal as if the A/C was not turned on. The system had plenty of charge in it, ...
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2010 Toyota Prius 1.8L Master Cylinder VIN: JTDKN3DU5A
Customer complaint is ABS, Brake and Skid control lamps in instrument cluster are on. I found the brake pedal sinks to floor and code C1214 (fault in hydraulic system). We feel the problem is in the brake master cylinder (hydraulic brake booster assembly) whic...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L E8 and E9 Connectors to the IPDM VIN: JNKCV54E83
Finally solved the issue, car runs perfectly no trouble codes, here are the terminals and their respective colors: 17 - Backup Lamp/Clutch Interlock - White with Green Stripe 18 - Washer Motor - Orange 19 - Data Link - Green/Yellow Stripe 20 - ECM - Black/Ora...
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2006 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1BV28U86
So far, so good. The responses I received all said that not performing a system relearn can cause this code to reset. Performed that procedure and it hasn't been back in almost a week. Other problems noted were small exhaust leaks behind heat shields, I smoke ... Trouble codes: P2A00.
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2006 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E76
Thanks to all that replyed. I did recomend That the IPDM and PCM be replaced but they declined. I did have scan data and it showed RPM's while cranking and it had both cam signals as well as a good crank signal with all in good alignment. There were no injecto... Trouble codes: P0123 (Tps), P0222 (Tps 1), P2135 (Tps).
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2002 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L a/c VIN: 4S3BH68602
the condenser was plugged, after letting the engine compartment cool for a couple of hours i started it up and within 2 mins could feel discharge line from compressor and only the top part of condenser was hot with a/c running (very hot) the lower part of con...
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2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT2BG22K01
Thank you all. After studying the Camry engine wiring, and after disconnecting the cam sensor did not cause the engine to quit or not start, I replaced the crank sensor, and raised the idle slightly with the idle stop. After this the engine never did quit aga...
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Stall, Misfire VIN: 2T1BR12E72
The customer needs to use the car for a while and will bring it back in few weeks. I will update this request if more develops. Many thanks to all that responded.
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 4T1BE30K73
thanks for the info. Ended up being a starter too. Trouble codes: P0513 (Incorrect immobilizer key).
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2010 Toyota Sienna CE 3.5L rear brakes VIN: 5TDKK4CC6A
Replaced rear brake pads and hardware. Bakes now working good
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