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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Cluster Lights VIN: 2HKRL1852Y
Our customer had brought in a 2000 Honda Odyssey and said that he had an intermittent problem. He says his dash brake lights, door open lights, battery lights will come on randomly for about 5 seconds and then turn off. Thats textbook signs of a bad alternator...
2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on
Hello, We replaced a starter in this higher mileage CRV (disconnected battery of course) and since owner has found that idle speed stays approx 1000 rpm and surges up to 1500 when in gear and going slowly. Checked thermal idle valve for sticking open, no pr... Trouble codes: P0507
1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L Starting VIN: JTDBS18290
1999 LEXUS IS 200 Hi We have this Lexus in for non start. It starts & runs for about 5 sec & cuts out. Restarts & cuts out again - as many times as you want to start it. Fuel pressure is good & holds. Good signal from crank sensor - can't get a signal from cam...
2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Charging VIN: JM1BJ24672
Batt light is on interminently loads on or off reving the engine, doesent affect it. . we always have a charging condition (13.5-14v )and we don't drop on voltage when loads are on. the belt is properly adjusted. the scan tool data pid matches with the actual ...
2004 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L pcm blank VIN: JM3LW28J64
Iv ran out of ideas so im hoping there is a trick or two im missing.The mpv came in for an ses lamp p0660, there is an updated program for the code so I crossed my fingers it wouldnt eat the pcm.No luck it ate the pcm. Iv tried to reprogram it probably 20 time...
2012 Mazda 3 i 2.0L key fob VIN: JM1BL1VG2C
Hi all ! I am trying to determine whether or not I need to send one of our customers to the dealership. They lost one of their smart key fobs. Obtaining a new one is easy enough, but I have researched IATN, Identifix, Mitchell, and Google with no answer as to ...
2003 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L Dead Battery VIN: 2T1FF28P43
Hello, i have an intermitent battery drain, very intermitent the battery goes completley dead, cannot duplicate, charging system tests good, battery tests good.the draw is 30 sits unlocked in garage. Looking for any pattern or just see what any of...
2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Temp display on climate control VIN: 4T1BF28B43
Customer states on long road trips with a/c on max cold at times air temp out vents will be hot. Customers states temp on display is now set to max hot. This is push up or down buttons to change temp, not knob style with high failure rate. This only happens a...

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2005 Kia Sportage LX 2.7L rear differential VIN: KNDJE72305
Sorry folks for taking so long getting back. There is a coupler assembly that bolts on to the differential. It also holds the speed sensor. The bearing in that is bad. The only way to replace it is to by the whole housing. 1000 dollars from the dealer but its ...
2004 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L abs VIN: JM3LW28A44
I replaced the RR WSS. I had checked resistance before and it was in spec. I ended up checking it at a different time and it was out of spec. The WSS harness is so long it might have made a difference. Also looking back now I do remember seeing a slight lag on...
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