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1996 Acura RL 3.5L dash lights VIN: JH4KA9655T
The lights on the instrument cluster stay on after turning off the car including, battery light and others. If you step on the emergency brake lights go out. If you pull fuse #13 or 20 the lights go out. 1.7 volts is staying at the fuse. if i ground any of the...
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Quits at idle VIN: SHSRD78853
Car shuts off like key is turned off. Lights on dash come on.Car will restart right away. Some times car will shut off multiple times and sometime car will run for 15 20 min. and then shut off. All parts are honda OE.
2007 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L cooling fan VIN: 5FNRL38617
Hi Honda Techs, We have a 2007 odyssey here that has only low speed fans with a/c on and high side pressure at 295 psi. If I put a box fan in front of the grill high side drops to 185 psi. These readings were obtained at idle in the shop with 80 degrees ambie...
2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Mechanical VIN: JM1BK12F76
Hi; I have a 2006 Mazda3 2.0 timing chain alignment issue. There are no keyways for the crank or cams. The cam part is easy using the flat stock special tool. I am not 100% sure where to align the crank from. All-data says to use the special tool #303-507. Th...
2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JN8DR09Y32
This vehicle has hesitation/stumble on light acceleration while driving but will also act up in neutral and trying to raise engine rpm. It acts like it is hitting the fuel cutoff but engine rpm is less than 3000 when it does this. If you accelerate harder it w...
2005 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AN08W55
I just replaced the head gaskets on this Xterra and I keep getting a p0011. The scanner shows 28 degrees on the right bank at idle, 0 degrees on the left bank. I've checked the vvt solenoid and am about ready to pull the front cover to check my timing marks. T... Trouble codes: P0011
2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L Timing Chain VIN: 1N6AD07W95
Hello everyone, I just had a quick question on this 2005 Nissan Frontier 4.0 we are replacing the timing chain on. We decided to replace all tensioners, rails, chains and water pump but cannot seem to find any bolt torque specs. except for the valve covers, cr...
2004 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG65654
I have put the vehicle in check mode all of the evap sensors click and have proper voltage. Checked flow through canister and ccv valve allows air through when off and doesn't when on smoked fuel tank no leaks found. These codes seem to be conflicting codes, I... Trouble codes: P0457 (Evap leak fuel cap off), P1443 (Vent control solenoid valve function problem)
2006 Subaru Forester X 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG65676
This one is being a pain in my side. It's a small evap leak p0442. I have smoked it put a new gas cap on it. checked the sol. valves. and the code comes back. I just can't seem to find it or I'm missing something. Your help is appreciated. Thank you for your t... Trouble codes: P0442 (small evap leak)

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2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L vtc actuator VIN: JHMCP26858
WELL I THINK THIS VEHICLE IS FIXED.THE CUSTOMER JUST CALLED AND COMPLIMENTED ME ON HOW MUCH BETTER THE CAR RUNS AFTER THAT REPAIR.what i did was remove valve cover to recheck timing marks,as i thought they were off by a 1/2 tooth or i pulled the tensione...
2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara Luxury 2.7L Shift solenoid # 3 VIN: JS3TD94166
thank you for all the replies. I not 100% sure if I have fix it but since I cleaned the connector by the transmission the problem didn't come back. thanks again.
2009 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 4T1BE46K99
Thank you for the replies, I learned a lot about toyotas security system, however the problem left no clues and has not ever happened again. No extra keys, no electronic passes etc. All connections are good and looks well maintained. I will update if it ever... Trouble codes: B2799 (Engine Immobilizer system malfunction).
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