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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...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No reverse VIN: 1HGES26741
First built trans in Feb, came back in late Sept on the hook, barely engage enough to pull in bay, tore down to find 2nd clutches burnt, cleaned up, replaced burnt clutches, back in vehicle, drove, felt as though there was 2nd gear start off and would pull sli...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant GTZ 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46HX1
We have a 2001 mitsubishi galant gtz 3.0l Automatic with codes for input/output shaft speed sensor circuit faults also one for the transmission range switch open. When shifting into reverse the transmission bangs into gear and doesn't slip, when trying to driv... Trouble codes: P0715, P0720, 27 (Transmission range switch open)
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L turn signals VIN: JA4MW51RX2
hellow ,please i need help with this montero,every time i turn the blinkers left or right,all the blinkers work.i have replaced the integrated module tha is mouted by the driver fuse block,replaced the turn signal swith with no luck,please advice of any possib...
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Light on VIN: JTEGH20V21
Customer came in with a frayed driver side seat belt. Air bag light was not on when car came in. Replace belt with used unit. Halfway through job realized belt was wrong. After putting old belt back in code P0135 had set. Figured I would deal with light when t...

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2000 Acura TL 3.2L 1-2 shift ; D3/3rd gear ; other upshifts VIN: 19UUA5665Y
Thanks for the responses guys. Thanks Matt, that's the most specific information yet, and completely accurate. Finally put a countershaft speed sensor on it since that was the only other confirmed fix on identifix I could find externally for this issue. It wou...
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L crankshaft VIN: KMHDN46D04
Well, the car is running again. Turned out thrust bearing was the culprit. Chris from New Jersey was dead on. Crank could not move far enough to push seal out. As crank moved forward, oil channel did close up and increase oil pressure. Unfortunately, when i re...
1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNKCP11A4X
OK this car is fixed, the problem was created. Some one have put number 26 (10amp fuse) into slot 29. This number 26 10 amp fuse is for start signal to ecm. I'm guessing the ecm needs to know this to switch on other things. This signal comes from the ignition ...
2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S2CK58W44
We tested the fuel for alcohol and found about 8% which is normal. We changed the intake gaskets which were leaking but did not fix the problem. We disconnected at different times every sensor on the vehicle none had an effect. We checked ignition timing and a... Trouble codes: P0116 (Ect out of range), P0101 (Maf/vaf range performance).
1995 Lexus GS300 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT8JS47E4S
The lexus is fixed. Thanks to all who replied, The problem with this vehcile was that the computer would never go into closed loop, after checking thermostat operation and adding propane while driving on dyno this vehicle still would only go into closed loop ...
1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Vacuum Control Bypass Valve VIN: 1N6SD11S4V
Problem is fixed after customer replaced his own thermostat. Check engine stays off since and passed California smog inspection. Thanks CG from Sacramento, CA
2006 Subaru Outback R VDC Limited 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BP85CX6
Found that MAF sensor was the fault, before i replaced sensor stft at idle was hovering around 3.0% on both banks, under load they shot up to around 25 to 30%. Because fuel pressure was correct i diagnosed problem as MAF sensor, After replacing MAF stft under ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (System too lean bank 2).
2011 Subaru Forester XT Touring 2.5L Intake camshaft position timing VIN: JF2SHGGC1B
We very much appreciate all of the great advice you guys have provided. Unfortunately our problem was a little more ridiculous than anyone would've guessed. Subaru decided to spin the engine around 180 degrees on newer Foresters and its not apparent in any li...
2005 Toyota Corolla XRS 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1BY32E35
I want say thank you to each of you that took the time to read my help request, this Toyota finally is running again, customer took the vehicle to the dealer, they installed a new pcm, programmed and engine starts and runs, so basically the rebuilt computer is...
2007 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited 3.3L Master Cylinder VIN: JTEGW21A07
I recieved 8 replies and I was going to apply the information recieved, unfortunatley the customer never gave us the chance to apply any of the info-The customer took the vehicle back and we haven't seen it since-I have saved all the info recieved if the vehic...
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