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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HKRL18624
This vehicle got the head gaskets done at another shop, our customer brings it here with the check engine light on. We find that there is a random cylinder misfire under load and that it goes away when the egr valve is disconnected. Installed a new egr no diff... Trouble codes: P0301 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p1399-), P1399
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L Monitors VIN: JNKCA21D2T
Needs to set monitors for Illinois Emissions. Came in with Heated O2 monitor set only, customer has driven it for over 2 months. Told me prior to that it had a code for rear O2 sensor, but had chain store clear it. Took for test drive after replacing rear O2, ...
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2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVFP80C64
I got this lovely Mazda here. No start condition. I have no spark or injector pulse. Motor is full of oil. I have replaced the CKP and CMP sensors to no avail. I have no RPM signal on data PID. I pulled the valve cover to check timing, which i didn't really th...
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2000 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Surge
I have a 2000 Altima that will not set 3 monitors. Cat o2 and o2 heater. When you drive the car you feel a slight buck and then the data goes out. When it comes back the car goes into open loop but none of the other monitors reset. Shut the car off and start i...
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2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGH20V82
Hey Techs, Thanks for taking the time. This may be long. Please read the whole thing. This 2002 Rav 4 came to us with code P0500 and speedo would drop to zero and trans would neutralize and/or shift oddly. Customer had replaced the ECU himself with one from ... Trouble codes: P0500
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2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR32E53
This customer came in with check engine light with code P0171 - Fuel trim too lean. Visual inspection and smoke test cannot find any vacuum leak. Road test to determine if MAF at fault but all data reading look ok other than fuel trim. Short term fuel trim rea... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel Trim Too Lean)
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2012 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.5L smart key VIN: 5TDDK3EHXC
got a call to program a smart key on this highlander, the shop lost the one and only key, using techstream I went into smart key reset( as to cancel the lost key ) I am guessing that every other time I programmed a key there was a master key present, Now it is...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L radio VIN: JT6HF10U7Y
Thank you...but I had to release this one back to customer. One interesting thing I found was that when I removed the battery and replaced it with a new one, everything was fine for 5 minutes. So I put the old battery on, everything was ok for literally 5 m...
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2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11DX6
Thank you to all that replied. Sorry that it has taken so long to close request, we were down a couple guys. I, found no intake vacuum leaks with carb cleaner. Verified converter was not damaged or pluged. I, rechecked compression with a different gauge. ... Trouble codes: P0302.
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1992 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L proportioning valve VIN: JT4RN93P4N
Thanks for your input. I road tested this thing again with heavy braking and found no issues. The way i replaced the prop valve i guess is best because without touching the shackle side, the adjustment was not affected in my experience that I can tell. Still I...
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2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited 3.3L Unknown noise VIN: JTEDW21A06
Thank you everyone for the help. This baby went down the road with a new coil pack and the noise is gone. Couldn't believe the noise this thing was making
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