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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L low pressure VIN: 2HKRL1854X
this one was acquired from another tech in the shop. came in for a/c performance check, found leak at low side service port accompanied with a cycling clutch from a low charge. replaced schrader valve, full evac and recharge. upon recharge found low side press...
2007 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 5FNRL38707
The a/c cuts in and out on this one. Checked pressures and found that high side was very high. The cooling fans are kicking out intermittantly Sometimes the fans run, sometimes not. Switched out relays and same issue. Anybody heard of issues.
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1FE17304
The car will crank over but will not start did find one coil bad replaced it still no start i can push it and it will start right up but will not hold a idle good fuel pressure runs good if you push it and keep it off idle
2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L Noise VIN: 4A4JN2AS1B
Hello guys. I got this vehicle that's giving me trouble finding this noise that I have narrowed down behind the timing cover area. It sounds just like wheel bearings but they have been replaced. The HUMMING noise starts after it has been driving 5-6 miles. It ...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A31
Hi everyone. I'm having some trouble with this vehicle. Vehicle came into shop with numerous amount of codes do to customer was trying to repair the vehicle himself. It has to pass emission test and on his paper work from the EPA the only codes stated were p13...
2008 Nissan Rogue SL 2.5L No Start VIN: JN8AS58T18
The Nissan arrived with a no start condition. I used the Autel Maxidas to do an auto code read. It retrieve the codes I listed. The this scan tool will not communicate with the engine control module. When I clear all the codes, all of these codes return immedi... Trouble codes: P0725 (engine speed signal), U1000 (can comm), P1705 (TP sensor circuit A/T), P0868 (secondary pressure down)
2007 Scion tC 2.4L whining noise VIN: JTKDE17747
Hello guys I want to thank you all in advance for your help. This vehicle has a whine or whistle sounds coming from the catalytic Converter manifold area. The Noise can be heard at idle but it really loud under load. I haven't seen many scions so I was wonderi...
1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Misfire VIN: 4S4BJ63C6R
This Subaru mail delivery car was hard to start and idled rough, misfiring on at least 1 cylinder. Spark plugs were very worn, replaced plugs and wires, still misfiring. Codes listed won't clear. Misfiring on front 2 cylinders, #1 and #2. Tried a known good ig... Trouble codes: 24 (Bypass Air Control Valve), 35 (Canister Purge Solenoid)
2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S3BMBK66A
Help Subaru techs! This Legacy came in with no cold from a/c- we tested- system is full. There is very little info on this variable compressor system- any tips or direction would be great! Thanks, Greg and crew
2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 4T1BF30K12
Here is one that came in with multiple concerns from the customer. First concern was the Idle speed at start-up seems to be much high than it should be. Second concern was on a cold drive the 2-3 shift would only happen if you above 3000 RPMS. I verified this....
2005 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L intake cam gear adjuster VIN: 5TETU62N55
OK, customer initially came in clack noise, no oil press. r&r engine, sent out engine for overhaul to local machine shop, installed engine, loud clack noise, large lifter gap, machine shop says ok, customer drove vehicle 500 miles, then customer states rough i...

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2011 Honda Civic DX 1.8L radio code VIN: 19XFA1F34B
Jo from pa had correct code. For anyone that needs honda radio codes honda has a page to retrieve them that I found. Thanks.
2005 Hyundai XG350 3.5L No Start VIN: KMHFU45E65
Frank was 100% correct. The ignition failure sensor was bad, not providing coils with enough power under load. After replacing failure sensor engine started but still had code p0350 and misfired badly. Figured out coil driver in computer bad. We replaced compu... Trouble codes: P0350.
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Mil Lamp VIN: JNKCV54E83
Thanks to Wayne and Vincent, Cleared the self learn value's this mourning an re-tested switching normally now! Would like to see all data list that self learn must be cleared after repair! We usually clear fuel trims after repair but "self learn" is a new term...
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JTJHA31U84
thanks to all that answered. the problem was the water pump was leaking on crank sensor. coolant was in connector. replaced waterpump and sensor. running fine now. Trouble codes: P0305.
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L engine VIN: 1YVFP80D34
We installed a new pcv valve, it seemed to help a little but we are afraid the engine has ring issues because of the converter coming apart, customer thinks they will just trade the car in. Thanks again for the help! David Lee
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF22K9W
thanks to all who responded.the link to the forum discussion on this subject was especially really helped to confirm my suspicions about the rear o2 sensor not being active enough.i installed the rear o2 sensor,did one more drive cycle,and the o2 mo... Trouble codes: P0171.
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