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1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L ecm VIN: 1HGCD7208V
Ok before you say it the milage looks to be right. This car came in with a code po135 and po141 both o2 heater codes first thing I did was check the fuses , they are good. Customer replaced the up stream o2 but it did not fix even that code. Next I ran test on...
2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Acts flooded VIN: 5FNRL18934
This vehicle came in with a no/hard start and acting flooded and, of course, only intermitently. Checked and found 153 confirmed fast fixes on Identifix for the PGM-FI relay. Found the relay and it smelled a little burnt. Replaced relay and the vehicle started...
2006 Lexus SC430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHFN48Y06
There is a short between o2s signal and shield. What commercially available single strand shielded wire should I use? Available from whom? Scavenge from junk harness? Trouble codes: P0154
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C94
Hello everyone! A Guy Run this car in a ditch and now it has a no start with a p0340 code. Found out the oil filter cap was busted and oil drained out. Got that fixed now. Then everyone said check timing because of low oil issue, but found the timing was okay.... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction)
2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L Radio
This is for my own car...sheesh! Got in car one day last week and pushed radio power button... And nothing happened- radio dead. Nothing at all on display screen. Checked every fuse in both the passenger compartment and the box in the engine compartment. All f...
1996 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JS3TD21VXT
hello friends technical this is my first time I make a post, sorry for my English the vehicle it has backfires through the exhaust at 3500 rpm, I check fuel pump pressure ok, sprakplugs ok, coil ok, please some ideas to fix it thanks
1997 Toyota T100 DLX 3.4L Misfire VIN: JT4UN22D9V
Hey Fellow Techs. Working on This T100. Intermittently the vehicle will misfire on cyl. #2 in park or in gear and cyl. #1 only in gear. Watching misfire on scan tool. Replaced plugs wires Igniter and coils. Same problem same cylinders misfiring #1 and #2. Swap... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301 (1 Cyl. Misfire), P0302 (2 Cyl. Misfire)
2002 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4T1BF28B22
This car came because it was idling low and rough. It was also having a hard time starting. I replaced the IAC and it fixed the low idle/ hard start problem. It still idles rough and has a misfire on light accel. I checked the compression and did a leak down t...

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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Shifting into D VIN: 1HGES165X1
I finally got it fixed!! Problem was caused by my poor experience with this unit. I installed the detent arm pin in a wrong way. This caused manual valve to move a little bit and rotate. So, it was not getting full fluid flow. Yeah, I kicked my own butt o...
2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L head VIN: 2HGES16604
thanks for all the replies some were very helpful with the info given others just wanted to whine about the lack of info if you don't like what you read in a post pass by it plane and simple. that being said I check every thing else out I could we soaked the c...
2007 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Engine VIN: 5FNRL38657
In brief, the front camshaft sprocket built-on keyway broke and spun on the camshaf. Therefore, timing marks stayed the same but the cam sprocket slipped. We had asked the customer to take to the dealer for a diagnosis, we would pay, and we'd correct the issu...
2006 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L Electronic VIN: KNDMB23356
Sorry for the delay, I have not been on iatn for at least a month and forgot about this posting! The alternator did fix this issue. We installed a used alternator and customer has not called since. Thanks!
2007 Lexus ES350 3.5L brake pedal VIN: JTHBJ46G47
Thank you for all your help, I had spoken with the lexus dealer and all it took was to gravity bleed the system. I had check all the guide pins and they were all free and unobstructed.
2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L Seat Belt Lamp On Allways VIN: 4A4MM41S56
As said before, both switches in buckle work ok, the 3 wire sw is for SRS and works fine, by the way it seems to be normal those 15v that we found there. The other switch is a 2 wire sliding switch, it also works fine but the problem was just there, the screws...
2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Oil VIN: JF1SF656X2
Ended up running a bg109 engine oil cleaner through engine followed up by a oil change and a can of engine restore. Told the customer to check in with me in a 1000 miles to see how much oil was lost.
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Air bag light VIN: 2T1BR38E43
Well this on is off to a different dealer. Just as one member said there is a recall on this problem. Why the one did not check for this I don't know. I will update this when the customer gets back to me. I know they will cause this is the owners mother for th...
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