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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Shift Indicator VIN: 1HGCG6679X
Harsh engagement into reverse, every time the shift indicator does not light up while going into reverse the trans engages hard. I can go into all gears if the light works it shifts into gear smooth. If the shift indicator light does not light up it hits hard....
2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L No Start, hard start VIN: JHMCM56363
This vehicle is having a very strange issue. Car came in as a no start and the starter was inop. Replaced and now car starts but when its cranking over it sounds like the timing is off. It will buck a few times then start right up. Sounds like a intake back fi...
2009 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 3CZRE48539
This honda was in a few weeks ago because a customer installed their own battery and connected the terminals backwards. We replaced the main fuse and a handful of various smaller fuses. Everything appereared to be fine until a couple of days ago, the car was t... Trouble codes: P2610, P0685
2007 Hyundai Sonata SE 3.3L Extended Crank VIN: 5NPEU46F17
Vehicle originally came in for NO CRANK/NO START. Found no spark/noid. Went to scope CKP and connector fell apart in my hand. Replaced CKP and connector. Had good signal from CKP/CMP but had no known good waveform to compare it to. Tore engine down to check ca... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Sensor A Performance)
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L trans VIN: JNKCA31A41
customer said she was driving on highway - then coming to a stop - there was a hard downshift and the ses light came on.\ p0744 - tcc fault - intermitant. reading discription - it states it is not a short or open but a mechanical fault such as a valve, convert...
1999 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK57D3X
Car brought in with blinking mil. Po300 random misfire. Test drove car and it felt fine. Customer states valve job, timing belt, and major tune were done prior to arriving at our shop. Checked fuel pressure, ignition system, compression, and verified internal ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT8UF11E3L
I have this lexus that burns cats up it seans to run good but has no codes at all stored I don't have a fuel gauge that will hook up to it but the 02 sensors are moving back and forth can anyone tell me where to start looking for a problem on this car thanks i...
2007 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Heater VIN: JM1BK34327
Thank you in advance for any advice. The car comes in 8-13 with a coolant leak, and 87k miles. We replaced the water pump and t-stat new coolant all is ok, we ship the car with no issues. Now in November at 90k miles the customer comes in complaining of no hea...
2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11DX6
Customer complaint of check engine light on and no reported drivability issues. Pulled DTC P0302 cleared and drove vehicle. Could feel slight hesitation/mis on decel from 50 MPH P0302 returned. Trouble codes: P0302
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4T1BE32K12
Customer brought vehicle back a day ago complaining that the check engine light is on and the car shakes when its first started cold. P0304 is stored in the system. Swapped coil and plug to #1. Swapped injector. No change misfire on #4 Compression is good o... Trouble codes: P0304
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L Unknown VIN: JTDKB20U45
hey toyota hybrid techs could really use a hand with this one. im am not a hybrid tech at all. so we overhauled this transaxle due too a diff bearing failure. and everything went well soo a week later car came back on the flat bed. and it will not start, or ev...
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 3.5L Misfire VIN: 4T1BK46KX7
Car came in running badly with cylinder 4 misfire. We removed plenum & immediately saw we had a rodent infestation. After cleaning out the nest we found that the wires to the fuel injector on cyl. 4 were chewed. We repaired wires, same symptom, we switched inj... Trouble codes: P0304
2010 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.5L Master Cyl VIN: 5TDYK4CC5A
We have a 2010 sienna that the brake pedal drops when you set at a light for a few seconds. We have checked all the caliper slides, checked for leaks and bleed system several times. If we do a hard panic stop the pedal never drops. We have tried several master...
2012 Toyota Sienna SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDXK3DC1C
Hello techs! This one has me lost. Vehicle was in accident sent from body shop for abs light. FWD vehicle. Code C1415, New toyota wheel hub was just installed with replacement suspension. The code comes on after you reach 30km/h all wheel speeds match the spee... Trouble codes: C1415

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2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D36
Of the 6 replies 5 said the timing chain is worn out. There is no way to test with out disassembly that I could find, so after consulting the client and recommending a timing set replacement, they have decided to sell the car as is, if this was my own car I wo... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position Sensor Problem B1).
2008 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L Behind Dash VIN: 3N1AB61E18
Sorry for delay post, as I was waiting customer for return to fix blower motor, and he called back much later and decided not to fix at this time. He said he'll be back after tax return./cmu
1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Readiness Monitors VIN: 4S3BD6751W
Did get the car down to having only two monitor incomplete. Gave the car back to customer but engine lamp came on 2 days later. Customer will reschedule so we can investigate this new fault information. This probably was the reason certain monitors would not r...
2002 Suzuki XL-7 2.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JS3TX92V82
thanks to all that replied we found that a banjo fitting in the rail was seeping but not dripping
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