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2007 Acura MDX 3.7L accessories VIN: 2HNYD28357
Rattling / chattering noise from serpentine belt area. Noise begins after warming up for 3-5 minutes. Noise is at idle, goes away at 1300 to 1500 rpm. Similar to noise created when a large chunk of converter rattles. Much deeper noise than a heat shield. With ...
2005 Hyundai Tucson LX 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8JM72D75
this beast will stumble and stall after cold start up and brisk acceleraton. This happens after first accel and a block later it stumbles, stalls. Will start right up and runs perfect for rest of day. I can never get it to act up. I do have some mode 6 data bu... Trouble codes: P0306 (6 misfire)
2009 Kia Sportage LX 2.7L Compressor VIN: KNDJF72339
Thanks to all who help to shed some light on this. Client states that ac blows cold with blower on spee 1 and as soon as you change the blower speed to anything other than speed 1 the ac light on the climate control unti turns off and the ac stops blowing cold...
2003 Lexus LS430 4.3L ABS module VIN: JTHBN30F03
Hi Fellows! We normally deal with European cars only.But this is my uncle's vehicle and he want me to take care of it too. After driving for )30 feets with the brake applied. You will see the VSC off light and red traction light are on and can't be turned off....
1990 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LV5221L
Hi every body, i need help with this mpv mazda, 3.0 engine. Customer states engine crank doesn`t run, he tryed repair him self, replaced spark plugs, pcm from junk yard, new distributor and new ignition coil. Engine cranks ok, but doesn`t have spark, and injec...
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Lack of power VIN: JA3BN74K0P
Vehicle was towed in with this symptom, there was no chec engine light and no codes. Ran some tests and found that pcm had a burnt driver. The wave reading for map sensor and other inputs where irratic. There was communication to pcm, but no codes where set. R... Trouble codes: 41 (Injector circuit problem)
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Heat output VIN: 4A3AC84L7Y
This car originally came in with an issue with low heat output. The symptom was lack out heat output. We opened up the cooling system and found rusty nasty coolant or maybe just water not totally sure. We flushed system for about 4 days total. After all that t...
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D7W
We have this 98 Nissan Maxima 3.0L with a no start condition.We have fuel pressure but only have spark on cylinders 3 and 6.We have tested everything we can think of.Tried both crank sensors,cam sensor and even had the computer rebuilt?We have cleaned up every...
2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBET34155
Thanks for any help you can give me. This Tundra came in to the shop right before closing. I haven't had a lot of time to look in to it, but I was hoping some of you can give me some pointers, so I can go to work tomorrow, with some ideas. This Tundra came i... Trouble codes: P0016, P0018

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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18691
thanks for all the input guys!!! pulled the injector rail and did a koeo and man were they plugged, funny thing is no drivability! replaced ALL injectors and car passed smog with all monitors run!! thanks again!
1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L radiator gasket VIN: JHLRD1861W
The techs who responded all recommended that I replace the radiator rather than repair it and I have accepted that advice. I looked @ 1-800-radiator but eventually decided to install an OEM radiator by Denso which was available from Amazon. After market radia...
2002 Honda Accord Value Package 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCF866X2
Vehicle is gone and somehow I thought I had closed this request. I ended up replacing the crank sensor and the vehicle started and ran well. There was one report that the crank sensor has nothing to do with spark and injector pulse but the final solution was...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Ecu VIN: JN1CA31DX1
It was the iac shorted thanks for all the help it cut the time in half looking for this problem
2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Door actuator VIN: 1N6AA07BX5
Well good old Mitchell has it wrong again. For the defrost actuator all you have to do is what Stephen and Delaney stated is remove the amp and then you can at least see it. According to Mitchell again the box above the pedal is listed as the BCM. I didn't rem...
2004 Subaru Legacy L 35th Anniversary 2.5L compressor VIN: 4S3BH625X4
Thanks for the help. The trouble was the Evaporator temp Sensor.The way the system works is the ets feed voltage to the ecm to turn on the compressor relay. i was not getting the voltage signal to the ecm traced to ets. If I put 12 volts on the ecm the compres...
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