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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Fog lights, Pass Hi beam. DRL VIN: 2HNYD18601
Ok guys, this one has me stumped. I used to enjoy electrical work. I have tried to give as much info as possible. I know I've written a book here but I am just trying to be thorough. This is a Canadian built MDX with DRL. IF YOU ARE LOOKING AT THE DIAGRAM, (wh...
1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNKCP11A4X
This car was driven in, complaining about a cold hard start. When it got to the shop it started fine. We let it sit for over three hours and it wouldn't start unless you press the gas pedal while starting it. It will start and the idle will go up as a cold sta...
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L starter VIN: 2T2GA31U54
04 Lexus RX330, Has a no crank issue at times. Customer stated that it will not start at times but if you let it sit for an hour it will start. Fails to start about once a week or so. Only got it to fail in shop once and during no crank, we could not get it ou...
2006 Subaru Outback R VDC Limited 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP85CX6
Hello IATN Peers, we have a 2006 Subaru Outback with the 3.0 that keeps trowing the check engine light on with the following codes p0171 and p0174 for lean condition on booth banks. we check fuel pressure and found good fuel pressure 45 psi regulated and 50mps... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (System too lean bank 2)
2011 Subaru Forester XT Touring 2.5L Intake camshaft position timing VIN: JF2SHGGC1B
We're getting a persistent P0011 "Intake camshaft position timing over-advanced or system performance" code on bank 1. Vehicle has a rough idle and ocassional misfire on #1 and #3. While driving data shows more duty cycle on bank 1 but advance is lower on ba...
1986 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L starter VIN: JT5RN75U1G
we installed a used engine in this Toyota motorhome.basicly a pickup chassis. had a rookie do the install, I watched to make Shure all required parts where transferred,intake, distributor etc. he for some reason connected the large black ground wire that conne...
2003 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHT05J23
Speedometer went dead, both speed and mileage. Then MIL light came on as well as track lights. Also missing transmission shift position lights on dash. All other dash gauges and lights working. Have found references to these same conditions on other Landcruise... Trouble codes: P0500

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2010 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Vsa VIN: 5FNRL3H61A
The company that did the conversion decided this was their problem. They must have moved it during the conversion process. After I told them where the sensor was supposed to be, they admitted the light came o after they did the conversion.
2002 Mitsubishi Pajero 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Limp in mode
Thanks to the 3 members who took the time to reply. Rod from Australia, Devon from my homeland Jamaica and Barry from Oregon all suggested doing a more thorough check on the wiring, well the owner was short on time and needed the vehicle so on a hunch I rese...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Battery Draw VIN: JN1CA21D6X
well found out the ipc was the draw thanks for all the help the bulb was burnt out but the circuitary was bad also
2007 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AR18U87
Thanks for all the replies, I was told to switch the ecm relay with the rear defroster and this worked! Customer is trading it in so they opped not to replace the power module and drove it away! Thanks for all the help, GUY
2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L battery, fuse VIN: JT2BK18U73
Inverter coolant pump internally shorted. New pump has corrected the initial problems, now also has two igniter error codes, cured with 2 new coils. Thanks to everyone with the helpful tips!
2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L none VIN: JTEHD20V64
Good afternoon techs,I reinstalled the intake and lot of the noise was gone.Then i did A A/C DELCO 3 PART EMISSIONS KIT that helped a little.Then added b-g moa oil additive.Then we returned the vehicle.The customer says the vehicle is fixed.I think the problem...
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