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2007 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 5FNRL38737
Customer complains of lack of air from floor vents. inspected system and found when it is set on floor heat it blows out of the floor along with both outside vents. there is no air flow from the middle vents, just the outer ones. when closed manually the floor...
2005 Hyundai XG350 3.5L fuel pressure VIN: KMHFU45E25
vehicle was towed in for no start no power to fuel pump have inj pulse and spark no codes found relay under dash it works any tips thanks !
2006 Kia Sportage LX 2.0L Compressor not getting power VIN: KNDJF72466
I have a 2006 Kia sportage with a 2.0 that just came in. The ac is not operational. I can jump relay and everything works. When selecting ac on the dash condensor fan comes on but not the compressor. When trying to communicate with a genisys to the ac system i...
2006 Mazda 6 i 2.3L trans malf. VIN: 1YVFP80C56
Well, This Mazda 6 came into the shop with a bent conrod and the vvt actuator torn apart. A used low mileage engine was transplanted. All went well except for an issue with the starter pinion not disengaging from the flex plate which went away as soon as the t...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Extended crank VIN: 1N4BA41E84
We have a code of p0340 with extended crank. When it starts it seems to run fine except for trans being in limp mode. We also noticed when its running the timing is a 127 degrees on bank 1 and 1-2 degrees on bank 2.if we unplug bank 1 nothing changes but if we... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor error)
2006 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L C/V axle VIN: 4T1BK36B76
Vehicle came in with very slight shudder under aceleration. C/Vs were original so they were replaced with NEW GSP axles from Parts Plus. Shudder was still noticalbe. Tires were checked for balance issue, nothing major was found, and all four were re balaced. L...

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2007 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L reprogramming VIN: KNDMB23307
We borrowed the KIA factory tool from one of the mobil guys and got this done. Thanks for all the replies. I am still trying to find out why the J tool wouldnt do it. I will post any updates.
2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata Touring 2.0L heater VIN: JM1NC25FX6
Thanks for all the replies it turns out Neil and Stuart were right. There are combustion gases getting into cooling system. I hooked our old style coolant fill funnel and put the wand of our emission analyzer picked up 80 ppm hydrocarbons. Since the heater pi...
2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Trans goes into low range default due to VSS error VIN: JN8AZ08W43
Ok, you're gonna love this! After checking the car from ABS system to data networks and researching information from Nissan to Identifix, we came up with the conclusion that the TCM is locking up due to external interference. Identifix had only one in history ...
2009 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L starting VIN: 4S4BP61C89
Sorry for the delay in closing this. We shipped the car to our local Subaru dealer to have them change the computer. We instructed them to contact us with all question, quotes etc. Tru to dealer fashion they by-passed us and contacted our customer directly. ...
2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T91
Thanks to all who took time to respond, 3 or 4 were right-on by pointing the fuel injectors as the problem. That's what it was complete fuel injector rail assy. was replaced from wrecked corolla (same year same engine as the celica)and the LTFT came down to +5... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank 1).
2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L evap VIN: 5TENL42N22
well I dont know what I did when messing whit sensors and canister but the check engine light never came back. maybe one of the sensor was stuck and actuating them manually they woke up, I dont know the custumer took the truck home and she hasnt come back yet.
2006 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBR32E96
Almost 100% consensus that this vehicle has a bad cannister. Have 1 ordered from Toyota. Also, paperwork to the contrary, the warranty on this item seems to be 3 years/ 50K miles--way expired. I'll tell the customer to hang onto the paperwork in case Toyota ev... Trouble codes: P043E, P043F, P2401 (Evap), P2402 (Evap), P2419 (Evap).
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