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2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Door locks VIN: JHLRE48787
it started with all the door locks including the key fob working. Then the rear hatch would not open from the outside. The tailgate release actuator works fine if I power it up. The tailgate release actuator, tailgate outer handle switch and tailgate latch swi...
2008 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L driverside rear door power lock/latch assembly VIN: JHLRE38768
Door lock/ latch assembly in driver side rear door is seized up. Cannot unlock with electric switch or manual switch.Need a way to get door open to replace this part.I am sure you Honda guys have seen this before. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.Have se...
2008 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NMSG13D78
all you Hyundai t5echs out there.. need some help. got this santé fe in with mil on and showing 2codes 2187..2189 customer has had the vehicle at 2 other shops and has has a lot of parts thrown at it but mil light sets almost instantly, checked the obvious,fue... Trouble codes: P2187, P2189
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA72331
I've been playing with this vehicle for a while now and have to admit I'm stuck but leaning towards the ECM being faulty. The car starts and runs intermittently, but poorly. Ends up stalling then won't re-start. Re-starting is intermittent. With the cam sensor... Trouble codes: P0343, P0326
1987 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L miss #3 cyl VIN: JT4RN62S4H
I have checked everything I can think of , As I said before checked all the usual things , spark and coil total output , inj operation , watched it on the scope voltage and current . Compression tested the cyl. Now the weird part is it'll come and go , it's no...

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2005 Acura TL 3.2L Tachometer/Speedo VIN: 19UUA66275
Vehicles battery tested good 7-10 times so customer had us install a new one. He took the vehicle and is going to drive it until the problem reoccurs. We gave him a list of things to check when it does act up. Thank You for the help & will reopen the post if ...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L All Gauges, Headlights, Dome Light VIN: KNDJC73373
Thank You All so much for replies. Check Engine Light, Smoked Engine. Found leaking around TPS. Replaced Oring. As for lighting. Found blown fuse. Replaced and it, blew shortly after. Took Instrument Cluster Out. Guessing it was removed before we bought it. Fo...
1995 Lexus GS300 3.0L Compressor VIN: JT8JS47E1S
I received many replies. Some said to check the belt for slippage,the clutch air gap too large, bad relay, bad compressor, oil leaking from p/s pump onto a/c pulley. In my update post I left off with replacing the rpm sensor on the compressor. Well I re...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D01
Ok Thank you for all the replies. My problem with diagnosing this is the o2 sensors would go to 0 as soon as accelerating. That didn't make sense and the fact that disconecting the MAF made no difference what so ever, however we replaced the mass air flow sens... Trouble codes: P0160, P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0732 (Auto trans 2nd gear function).
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: JN1BBUJ31A
Hi, thank all who gave me some input on this one. The fix was to replace both camshaft and crankshaft sensors with new Nissan parts and now runs brilliantly. The ecu must be very sensitive to signals it needs to see, because we scoped the aftermarket sensor si... Trouble codes: P0345.
1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Starting VIN: 4S3BK6353S
Thank you all for some good advice. I ended up going back through everything. I installed the compression tester and spark tester at the same time trying to confirm it was indeed sparking as building compression but it was to difficult to confirm that way. ...
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