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2004 Infiniti FX35 3.5L Communication To Control Modules VIN: JNRAS08U54
I have a 2004 fx35 with fault u1000, no communication to transmission control module, rear view camera does not work, no reverse lights and transmission is stuck in fail safe mode. I have checked all fuses and power and grounds, cleaned all engine grounds, che...
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2005 Infiniti G35 3.5L Seat Swutcg VIN: JNKCV51E95
So I need a seat switch for this infiniti. Driver side no problem passenger side dealer is saying I need the seat bottom and they want 2500 bucks. Tried cleaning the contacts with no luck. Got a switch from a coupe but apparently the wiring is the same but the...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L DLC No communication with PCM VIN: JTJGF10U21
No communication between the DLC connection and the ECM. Had a problem communicating with BCM and ECM, went through the ground junctions and found one had a bad coonnection. cleaned all grounds and tightened. Car now has communication with a scanner to the BCM...
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1994 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4CR13X0R
This is my plow truck,and it sits around most of the time.it came due for inspection,and it failed two speed idle test.idle is great,but once the throttle is cracked open it starts stinking up a storm!for awhile now it has intermittently stumpled/misfire while... Trouble codes: 117 (Cts low volts), 172 (Lean bank 1), 173 (Rich bank 1), 543 (Fuel pump secondary), 512 (Kam test failure)
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Special Tool for drive axles/side gears VIN: JM1BJ2220X
Vehicle came for a clutch, was slipping pretty bad. We have it almost out and just not sure: Mitchell says to remove the long axle and intermediate shaft you need a tool #49 G030 455. My ? do you really need the tool? or can bad things happen to the side gea...
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2008 Mazda 6 i 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80C48
Thanks in advance. Codes P2097 Post Cat Rich, P2177 Lean of Idle and P2187 Lean at Idle. Clear codes but they return on test drive. Purge solenoid has been replaced and tested. Checked for vacuum leaks, none found. STFT 25%, LTFT 5.0%. MAF seems to be right an... Trouble codes: P2097 (Post Cat Fuel Trim Rich), P2177 (Lean Off Idle), P2187 (Lean at Idle)
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1987 Nissan D21 2.4L wont rev VIN: 1N6ND11S7H
Vehicle came in with the fan thru the radiator. Swapped engines with a NICE junkyard engine that was previously rebuilt, still has paperwork on it and looks great. The engine acts like it has a rev limiter on it. Wont rev more than 2400 or so. I checked othe...
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2006 Nissan 350Z 3.5L clutch pedal
Vehicle towed to us with clutch pedal to the floor. Removed transmission found the clutch disc melted to the flywheel, throwout bearing seized, and almost black fluid in the clutch master cylinder. Customer states she got stuck in 2 feet of mud and tried her b...
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2007 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L vvt system VIN: 5N1AN08U37
This truck came in with a noise we diagnosed it as and replaced the secondary timing chain tensioners and guides. We only replaced the tensioners and guides for the secondary chains along with the timing cover seals and cover plates. All other chains and guide...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L AT Light/TCM VIN: 4S3BH6755Y
First, is there anything else I should check before replacing the TCM? If not, I'm looking to give customer choice of used TCM. Used is $110.00 my cost vs $495.00 from dealer. NPC (sells reman computer) does not carry one. Any problems with installing used uni...
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Oil Light VIN: 4T3ZF13C41
Thanks in advance. This sienna comes in complaining that she had to have it jumped because the battery was dead. now when the key is removed from the ignition switch the cluster stays lit until you use the turn signal switch then it all goes blank until the ne...
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2003 Toyota Highlander 2.4L engine VIN: JTEHD21A53
Removed cylinder head and sent to machine shop. Head was no good so a cyl head from a Toyota Camry was rebuilt, using the original camshafts from our Highlander. New timing chains and gears were installed, as well as a new water pump; Iridium spark plugs; and ...
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2007 Toyota Tundra 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TFJT52137
Most of pertinent information is in repair description. Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P0308 (Cylinder 8)
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2009 Honda Accord LX-S 2.4L Tpms VIN: 1HGCP26349
Each tire sensor would ping, but we had no communication when we plugged in a tpms tool or our Modis to the OBD2 port. We had to replace the TPMS Module.
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2007 Lexus IS350 3.5L valves VIN: JTHBE26247
First I would like to thank you all for your helpful suggetions. A backpressure test showed #4 leaking past the intake valves. I removed the intake plenum and all of the intake valves where carboned up with crud. Flakey stuff. I buttoned the car back up and ...
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2005 Subaru Outback R L.L. Bean Edition 3.0L Backup lights VIN: 4S4BP86C15
Backup switch is a part of the valve body, replaced and all is good. Thanks to everyone who replied!
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBE32K02
I want say thank you to every single one that took the time to share information with me, this toyota is finally fixed, problem was on 3 different components, first 3 ignition coils, were crack, a/f ratio sensor intermittently stuck on rich condition. but the ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean condition), P0300 (Random misfire).
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