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2007 Hyundai Veracruz SE 3.8L Rear Tail Gate Release VIN: KM8NU13CX7
This vechicle is without rear power door system ,found that once the rear gate was latched the only way to open is from manual safty latch in rear door behind cover ,the scanner shows switch being operation normally and show latch in locked position, has new h...
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L speedometer VIN: JT8UF11E4N
92 Lexus LS400 came in with complaint speedometer does not work. Has 2 codes in transmission. 67 OD speed sensor and 63 shift solenoid. Ohmed out OD speed sensor and it ohms out fine. Replaced PCM with used part and code 67 went away. According to elec. schema...
2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2.5L evap temp VIN: 4S3BMBB64A
customer complained of no cold Came in with out freon. Service valves leaked so we changed. It worked fine till the next warm day. We brought it back in pulled freon out, it had a full charge. Recharged it and took it for a drive cooled Real good for the first...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K1Y
Howdy Y'all! This Camry came in and won't stay running after driving 5 miles or so. The p1310 has me looking for loss of IGF signal from that coil to ecm. Here is the weird part... The IGF signal on both coils looks up side down. the "flat line" is 5v and the ... Trouble codes: P1310
2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L indicator flashes VIN: JT2BK18UX3
Good afternoon everyone. i have this prius that belongs to my boss. he just bought this at auction 2 weeks ago so history is unknown. he complained that the ac was inop on monday. yesturday i recovered .43 lbs evacuated added dye and recharged system.all was g...
2003 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L Short Block Damage VIN: 1NXBR32E53
HELLO TO ALL OF YOU SLAVING TO KEEP AMERICA GOING!! I have a question I can't get a straight answer for. I put a motor in this for my son-in-law 3 years ago. He failed to do his oil changes unlike my daughters van. (He stays on top of thoses knowing I'll check...
2004 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L 4wd VIN: 5TDBT48A14
Customer complian truck wont engage to 4WD, lights is blinking,no codes is found, test ohms the 2 switches on the transfere case & its within the spec,leaning towards the acuator but its almost $1200.00 & 9hrs worth of labor, I need some adivse,,,any help will...

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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L ignition keys VIN: 1HGCG565XW
imobilizer needs no programing, keys can be programmed by anybody with a scanner that has that capability, i had a lockmith do this car. the grey key is the valet key, it will open the door and start the car but not open the trunk. thanks to andrew, david, win...
2009 Honda Civic LX 1.8L ABS Module VIN: 1HGFA16559
We presented our estimate of the labor cost to the customer and he did not appove the repair, which in this case was the replacing of the harness. The vehicle apparently had been in an accident and the harness to the ABS was not replaced.
2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0L a/c system VIN: KMHDU46D77
Thanks for the help guys but this ones going to the dealer- there is little to no info available to attempt to diagnose this one- the dealer will be on the phone with tech support for sure! to recap- heater/ a/c system turns itself on when set to off- may blow...
2003 Kia Optima SE 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12813
Wow is all I have to say. If it were not for Frank [...] I would still be shaking my head. After chasing sticking valves,fuel trims ,coils, injectors, computers, throttle bodies, tps, the list goes on and on. After the day I posted I started to try to get th... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire all cylinders), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306.
2007 Lexus GX470 4.7L e brake shoes VIN: JTJBT20X77
Good evening all Thanks for all the responses to help me what I did is just about what everyone said to do put a wedge in to hold the brake shoe tight against backing plate played around with needle nose pliers used a magnet finally got it.You would think they...
2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L Noise VIN: 4A4JN2AS1B
Thanks for the replys, I've decided to let customer take it back to the used car lot she bough it from. They sold her an extended warranty and I realy don't want to deal with them guys at this time. I do beleave you guys are right do, by doing a complete timi...
2009 Subaru Forester X 2.5L 1-2 Hard Shift VIN: JF2SH61669
Thanks to everyone that helped! I will refer vehicle to the dealer to perform a relearn. All solenoids seem to be operating correctly with no delay or amperage spikes, I just do not have access to software to perform the relearn. Thanks again! Brian
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