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2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L Charging system VIN: 5J6YH18603
Hey Honda techs. Honda Element. Turn Key battery light inop and vehicle not charging.Customer has installed two alt.Has brand new OEM Honda. Ck all fuses ok. Brand new good battery. Ck continuity from ecm to alt wht/grn control circuit ok. No ELD codes. How do...
2007 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Cuts out VIN: 5FNYF18507
customer states vehicle will stall or hesitate severly when pulling out from a stop & making a left turn, 3 - 4 times a week. doesn't seam to happen when pulling out straight or to the right. also has stated that the check engine light would come on when it ha...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L Stall VIN: JA4LS31H31
no codes in system. unplug iac and it will idle fine after start up. something happened either when battery failed or upon installation of new battery. I advised him to let it run for a while to see if relearn will help. However after multiple trips and prolon...
2007 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6BA06A97
I have a 07 Titan that has a bad ecu. What I need to know is there a procedure to reprogram the key without the dealer or locksmith, upon replacing the ecu. Everything I have found on the internet leads to the dealer or locksmith doing it.
2007 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L Starting VIN: 5N1AN08UX7
Hi Friends, a help here please. I have this Xterra, complete VIN: [...] with no start condition. After reading all the help in the forums and fixes, I have done a lot of work here and concluded the ECM is bad. I can access all other modules, but no...

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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No 3rd gear or 4th VIN: 1HGCG5645W
Well today I tore it back down an found the problem. It was cpc valve a an b were sticking in the bore. So I took 800 grit an clean it an it freed it up. I guess when I was cleaning it ,it got some dirt in it so now it shift all gears thank you.
2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Front Brakes VIN: KNDUP13164
Thanks for everyone that replied. We didn't test drive the vehicle before we put it on the lift and started tearing it apart so we don't know how the pedal was before we started to work on it. The brake pads were so worn to the point of metal on metal and the ...
2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F2YU08141
Thanks to all who replied. After a lot of hours of diagnosis, we came to the conclusion that this vehicle had and electrical [...] inside transmission on the trans temp circuit. Customer did not wish to make repairs so vehicle is gone. Trouble codes: P0113 (IAT Sensor High), P0118 (ECS Sensor High), P0123 (TPS Circuit High), P0708 (Transmission Range Sensor High), P0453 (EVAP Pressure Sensor High), P0713 (TFT High Input).
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L engine stall and early shift cold VIN: 1N4DL01D81
Turns out the transmission had some kind of valve body flow or pressure problem when cold. I replaced the transmission and the problem has not returned. Thanks for the advice this was a unique symptom.
2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L HV battery VIN: JT2BK12U12
Sorry I'm late in closing, but I wanted to give the car a chance to perform with no problems before claiming a fix. Before proceeding I explained to my customer the failure possiblities of the transaxle due to mileage and age so she understood the risk. I repl...
2006 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5TDZT38A56
Throttle body clean and relearn fixed for now. I repeated conditions for 30 min this morning and not one issue returned. I just got done driving for another 10 min and am going to return vehicle to the customer. Thanks for letting me know others have seen thes... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass air flow circuit malfunction).
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