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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 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Heater core VIN: KMHHN65F03
Car came in with heater core leaking into passenger floor. We replaced with 3 different cores and flushed the system thought in case electrolysis was the cause. The last heater core was OEM. Also new thermostat & cap. The last core lasted only 3 months.
2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AD07W15
This truck came in about a month and a half ago with a p1446 vent valve malfunction. I bench tested the valve and found it to be inop when tested with power probe. I installed the factory upgraded vent valve only to have it come back full of dirt 2 weeks later... Trouble codes: P1446 (Canister Vent Valve Malfunction)
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L 3-2 downshift VIN: 1N4BL11D55
ok, this Altima drives and shifts fine until trans fluid temp reaches 190 degrees. and then only on a 3-2 down shift the pcm commands the throttle to snap open causing the complaint. I can see the tps voltage spike on datastream. accerator voltage does not spi...
2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, poor shifting VIN: 1N6AD06U36
After countless sleepless night, I decided to turn to my few iATN-er for help ( I figured if you guys can't help, no one can). We got this 06 Nissan Frontier Pu came in on the hook with a no start concern. Found ecm was not grounding fuel pump relay, so we rep... Trouble codes: U1000
2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca Limited 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4WX83C26
Very intermittent MIL, last time was 20,000 miles ago with exactly the same codes at which time I deleted the codes. I had thought that the low-oil level condition had caused them but the oil level was not low this time. Upon removing them today, both cam sens... Trouble codes: P0011 (Intake camshaft position timing - over-advanced on cylinder bank 1), P0021 (see P0011 according to AllData), P0018 (see P0011 according to AllData), P0016 (see P0011 according to AllData)
2010 Suzuki Kizashi SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS2RF9A30A
Have checked solenoid operation, scanner does not have software for Suzuki. can clear codes and they return after 3 starts. not much info avail. in alldata. any diag aid would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0016
2003 Toyota Echo 1.5L iac? VIN: SCP1003773
hi thecs especially toyota techs ,i need some help here cause this little simple bug got me in a corner, came in with fast idling after a month in a body garage, it revs up to 1500 on idling .i checked vacuum leaks ,stripped and cleaned iac and throttle body w...
2004 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L driveline VIN: 5TEWM72NX4
i have a vibration that comes in around 55-60 mph and gets worse around 70-75 mph. feel it in rear of truck, not much in steering wheel at all. it is not constant. you can set cruise at 70 mph and it comes on for about 30 secs or so and the kind of fades away ...

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2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Mechanical VIN: JM1BK12F76
Thanks to all aspecially Paul in NC. He provided me with the info that I really needed. My OTC Ford Master Kit lists it's tool as identical to special tool #303-507. I could not see how this tool could work. Paul told me his factory tool is exactly 1.5 inches....
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG1859V
As suggested dropping exhaust I could see loose exhaust guide. Customer declined repair, stating he would junk the vehicle] Trouble codes: P0301.
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