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2006 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: JHMFA36256
Customer states it has been runing rough for a while. (how long??) Hesitation off idle, surging on accel, and what 'feels like' skipping under load. I say 'feels like' because I see that another tech had similar symptoms and it was transmission related. I chec...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JMBSREA3A1
Hello! I have a hard time with this car. The car, a Mitsubishi Galant 2002 (4G64) with a 2,4 GDI engine, is in for engine light on and a P0170. The fuel trims at idle and a hot engine is STFT: +24% LTFT: +9% The oxygen values: Front: 0-20 mV Rear: 0-20 mV T... Trouble codes: P0170
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L Failsafe mode VIN: 1N4BL11D25
Cannot find a location for "A/T PV IGN" relay. Can anyone help on the location of this? Transmission is shifting into drive/reverse extremely hard. The two mentioned codes are present, and when cleared, the transmission engages normally. The codes will co...
2007 Suzuki XL-7 3.6L brake lamps VIN: 2S3DB21737
Alldata says there is a printed circuit board(PCB) hard wired into the underhood fuse block. All fuses are good, and when the stop lamp fuse is powered up, the brake lights do come on. I'm thinking the stoplamp relay is the problem, and a service bulletin says...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L license plate lights VIN: 4T1BF22K8V
Both license plate bulbs were not lit. I initially replaced them without any change. Then, with a test light, I determined that there was 12v at both wires going to each socket. There is no ground. Looking at Alldatas wiring diagram does not illuminate the sit...
2011 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L radio VIN: 2T1BU4EE2B
Radio comes on when car is started and shuts off in about 2 seconds. Then comes back on in about 2 minutes. Acts like a relay popping and then coming back on, but doesn't do it again all the time that it is continuously on. Not sure what to check on this.
2013 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L R side air bag VIN: JTEZU5JR5D
This 4runner has a B1821 fault code. I get different descriptions for this code depending on the program. I need the help of a Toyota tech that can give correct description and diagnostic pinpoint test for this code. I believe this is a RH side (seat) airbag s...

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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1YVHP80D34
Replaced cable assembly again. Removed shifter assembly cleaned out and lubricated all parts. Has not malfunctioned since. Thank you for the replies.
2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L at oil temp light flashing VIN: JF1SF65672
Well the customer took the car away. He has not told me if he figured out I will let you know if something comes up. Thanks to everyone who replied.
2005 Subaru Baja Turbo 2.5L cam seals VIN: 4S4BT63C05
So...this one was pilot error. I mentioned the hollow bolts on the intake cam gears and wondered if they had anything to do with the leaking and they did. There are small caps that have to be bolted on top of the intake cam gear bolts. Since neither myself o...
2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L transmission VIN: 5TBET34176
Hello all thanks for all the help.Customer just got back in the country. I have talked to him about the repairs he has desided not to fix the truck and sale. Thank you for your help. Trouble codes: P2440, P1441, P1444.
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