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|2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L gauges,windows,radio,sun roof VIN: 2HNYD18823
03 MDX cluster,windows inop car runs.
|2006 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4F2YZ04126
The customer has replaced two coils and one computer, aftermarket reman, because number two cylinder coil keeps burning up. We replaced all three coils with Motorcraft on the rear bank and all six plugs. About one minute into starting it the smoke came out o... Trouble codes: P0300
|2008 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L battery VIN: JM3ER29318
We have this Mazda that has a 183 milliamp draw,even after letting it sit for an hour.If I unplug the audio unit(stereo)the draw goes down to 36 milliamps.Unplugging the amplifier does not change anything.We looked at this several weeks ago and told customer t...
|2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1N6ED26Y6Y
Hi everyone long time helper first time asker of help. OK so what i have is a 00 Nissan frontier 4x4 with MANUAL trans, and when the truck is put in gear no matter what gear it is any of them the idle jumps to [...] and stays there until you pull it back ou...
|1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG22K0V
engine turns over no start till i touch accelerator pedal then will start right up checked fuel pressure ok checked vacumm leaks none found intake air tube is taped up because of cracks right at throttle body does not seem to be leaking air there sprayed carb ...
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|2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L No drive any gear VIN: KM8SC83D51
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I pulled a tranny cooler hose off this thing and started the engine...absolutely no pump out put at all. Believe it or not, a Hyundai remanufactured transmission was a great deal. We installed it and down ...
|2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJD73394
Well, after all is said and done the Kia from hell is running. Since we last spoke we found two coils shorted, a bad ecm, a shorted misfire sensor but still after replacement no spark on coil number three. We could however make it spark by manually tapping... Trouble codes: P0305 (Missfire detected cyl 5).
|2005 Mazda RX-8 1.3L outlet tem VIN: JM1FE17N75
Ok, I'm going to call this closed with fix, even tho I havent fixed it "YET". After checking inlet and outlet hoses to heater core and found 30 degrees difference, I used a coolant system flusher and back flushed the heater core then front flushed the heater c...
|2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 1N4AL21E07
Thanks for the replies. I sent this one to the dealer and the correct fix was the transmission fluid! I was told, and I confirmed that the transmission shop had installed ATF instead of CVT fluid in the unit. The CVT fluid is designed to run at much higher ...
|2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B5Y
I finally have this one fixed. The fix was to change the oil and use sea foam in conjunction with the new oil. I believe that the oil was not changed for too long of a period and it gummed up the insides of the engine. The sea foam cleaned the gunk out the ... Trouble codes: P0306 (6 missfire).
|2004 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDY32T34
Well customer has needed the vehicle and have not tested anything yet since he took it when he brings back i will update post. Trouble codes: P2441.
|2007 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L 4 wheel drive VIN: JTEBU14R77
After replacement of the transfer case shift motor, the transfer case control module uses four signal input grounds. The four wheel drive switch, transfer case module, and transfer case motor were all "out of time." I had to manually set the positions to do ...