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2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L p0420 VIN: 1HGCG56411
Car runs great, has code P0420, everything appears fine, need second opinion. I see this as a bad converter, am I missing anything? ... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold)
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMES96644
Need help with ima code p1444. I have mitchell,alldata,identifix and have googled this code. I followed the diag.chart obtained from id fix and the results showed a def. Dc/dc converter. I replaced the converter with a used one as well as the mpi module,mcm mo... Trouble codes: P1444 (Ima code high voltage short to ground)
2002 Kia Optima SE 2.4L Mechanical VIN: KNAGD12642
I get a code PO003 for fuel volume regulator control solenoid I haven't been able to find which one it is or were it is and the dealer couldn't find information or the solenoid I'll appreciate any information on that code thank you all.
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N4DL01D5Y
Hey folks, customer came in complaining of a noise. We determined the car needed a motor and the customer had another shop install a used motor. Now the complaint is a vibration only happening at idle in gear. Park, neutral, acceleration and cruise are not aff...
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L pads/rotors VIN: 1N4BL11D75
Customer states: Original brakes, [REAR] lasted only 18k. We replaced with premium aftermarket parts, and had issues with noise, so replaced AGAIN approx 5K later.. Since then, we have been replacing approx every 15-18K.. The calipers do not appear to be hangi...
2007 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 5N1BV28UX7
I need some advice from someone who has experience with removing and installing cylinder heads on a 3.5 engine. My tech was attempting to remove the secondary camshaft sprocket on the rear bank to replace the timing chain and guide, when the sprocket slipped. ...
2007 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Left low beam light No front parking lights VIN: JF1SG63687
Hey Guys Thanks in advanced Not sure where to look for this problem As I stated above Left head light Low beam Dim . Ground is good and Votage drops to like 3.5 volts when bulb is pluged in Alldata wireing is not helping me Cant locate day time running control...
1993 Toyota T100 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VD20AXP
Hello all, I've got this old T100 farm truck in and the [...] wires have been dragging on the ground and the plug is gone so I just have 8 wire ends hanging loose.normally,I would go to MOD to find wiring diagrams but my computer is in the shop now. Can any...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L intake gasket VIN: JT3HP10V9V
Hi techs and happy new year. Looking for some expertise on this Rav 4, we need to do a intake gasket but after we looked up the job the mitchell claims we have to pull the engine. This is a all wheel drive vehicle and that seems to be the difference in the lab...
2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L engine VIN: 5TDZA22C04
Thanks for your help. Please read everything because these may be unrelated problems. This sienna came for complaint of smoke out the tailpipe & running bad. Van was 3.5 qts. low of oil. Put oil in & started it up. Lots of blue smoke coming out of the tailpipe...
2005 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L selecter shaft VIN: 5TEMU52NX5
truck towed in can not shift transmission thought I had a bad cable removed cable and tried to shift transmission works very hard I have never run into any thing like this any help would be appreciated
2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20UX6
Hello fellow techs, I have this Prius 2006 Came in on a hook no crank no start. Customer was driving vehicle and it shut of on her. It had several codes stored but only on returned after clearing. Codes are as follows, P0571, P0607, P0AOF, and P3110 on the man... Trouble codes: P0A0F, P0571 (Brake switch circuit A), P0607 (Control Module Performance), P3110, P3193 (Fuel Run Out)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L No Start VIN: 1YVHP80D83
Car is fixed.Sorry I wasn't more precise in my help request.I knew for sure the ECU was the problem by a combination of putting the ECU in the freezer with the car in the shop and keeping it warm inside with the car outside.All of the re-builders said that thi...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L inside vehicle smell VIN: 1F1GG68502
Thank you all for your replies. This is a good reason why you need to ask your customers all kind of questions. It seems that after we put the fuel hose in, her husband ran out of fuel and she took him some in a gas can. It must of spilled on her passenger flo...
2006 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Valves VIN: JF1SG65636
My task was to diagnose this car and believe I can now say I have. Though the engine is not fixed, that was not what this post was about. As I stated in the update to my post, 2 guides had fallen from the head. I tried to clean the stems of the affected valves...
2007 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Rear axle bearing VIN: 5TFRT54107
Thanks for everyone's time. I put it on cup towards bearing. I had truck in for bent axle from accident, so no reason to replace other bearing and look at it. Plus this spacer was between bearing and retainer, so would have had to destroyed bearing to inspect....
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