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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe SE 3.3L Variable cams VIN: 5NMSH13E78
Vehicle came in missing on bank 2 with stated codes. Vehicle owner was told at dealer that vehicle needed chains or an engine. Verified cam /crank on bank 2 was advanced. Manually activated solenoids while scoping current and found bank 2 had a different patte...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S2CK58W7X
Vehicle came to me last Saturday. Customer was complaining that the vehicle would cut out on him and that he had to keep his foot on the gas in order to keep it running. At other times the idle was unstable and the SES lamp was on constantly. The vehicle was t... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF sensor circuit performance), P0401
2005 Kia Sportage LX 2.7L No Start VIN: KNDJE72345
Car came in last week with a no start, checked spark and injector pulse, scan checked has a code 420 cat.system. Everything seemed ok on the scanner readings, was late in day, came back to it the next morning hooked a fuel gauge to it, car ran, checked the oil... Trouble codes: 420
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JM1FE17314
first im not to familiar with this cars.At idle engine will start running rough,has a bad smell like its running rich,then idle down and cut off.check engine light will flash,but no codes.Then its hard to start back up.At times it will run great.checked for va...
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2XN11TXY
Vehicle originally came in for BRAKES... Upon backing it out, it died repeatedly, and customer decided to leave it for diagnostics. Apparently the vehicle had already been doing this. Vehicle has left and come back, customer decided they want to spend some mon... Trouble codes: P1105 (MAP/Baro out of range)
2004 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Speedometer VIN: JN8AZ08T14
Hello group- I need some help understanding the theory of operation on this 04 Murano's speedometer, as well as a tip on where to go from here. Let me begin by explaining how I think this system works, and what testing I've done so far on it. If I understand ...
2005 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4.0L Computer VIN: 5N1AN08W15
Good day to all. I have this Nissan Xterra that will go into limp home mode after the transfer case has been engaged for about 7 to 8 minutes. The check engine light comes on and the codes are u1000 and u1001. If you let it sit for a couple hours the the trans...
2001 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start, HV Control VIN: JT2BK12U71
Vehicle has P3100-172 in HV control. Best I can find info code 172 is an internal error in the HV ECU for the motor REF Signal Malfunction. Clean the code and it comes right back. No ready light, gas motor will not crank even if you try to put the HV ECU into ... Trouble codes: P3100
2007 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L 4x4 VIN: 5TDBT44A67
4x4 not completely disengaging or engaging rapidly. makes a whiring gear bind type noise from front diff. does this while engaging or disengaging from 4x4 high. lights flash on dash will finaly disengage if on completely rough surface or if u turn the wheel sh...

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2007 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Unknown VIN: 1N4BA41E97
thanks for the help. we sent it back to the dealer. it is covered under a extended warranty. 10 yr. 150,000mi.
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start VIN: JTEHH20V21
Ok Vehicle is fixed. After eliminating sensors,wiring etc.We decided to pull the ecm and send it off to be checked and repaired.The computer rebuild company said it had bad coil drivers.Reinstalled ecm and car now runs great.Thanks to all for your help and sug...
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