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2007 Hyundai Tiburon SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHHN66F87
has po153 and po171 and po174, part throttle LTFT is at 20% I unplugged airflow meter and cleared fuel trims and found STFT fuel trim is now -10 to -15 if I plug airflow back in STFT stars adding fuel +20% car has aftermarket K&N air filter installed. has anyb...
2007 Mazda 5 Touring 2.3L Cooling fan VIN: JM1CR29337
vehicle came in with no cooling fan operation found that cooling fan control module wasn't mounted properly causing module to over heat and cause fan to stop working. I replaced module(that coustomer supplied)and fan worked but stayed on all the time. Today ve...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Power windows VIN: 1N4AL11D15
Need help on this Nissan Altima. No power windows, no power locks with any button including with fob, and no electric push button trunk release. I started with power windows inop. and since BCM controls window motor power and grounds, I went to driver switch a...
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Engine VIN: JF1GG29625
This is my sons car which lives in Denver. Called me a couple of weeks ago and said it started knocking when he pulled into work. Coworkers listened to it and said man you have a rod knocking. So I had the car shipped to me in Iowa. Started it up to drive it i...
2009 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L fluid fill VIN: 5TEUU42N79
Just replaced leaky trans cooler tube and need to refill. All Data not clear about checking level running or not. There is a warning about turning active suspension off before running vehicle on lift but no mention in the fill procedure about starting vehicle....

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1992 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMEH969XN
ok so the issue with this civic turns out to be the new bosch oxygen sensor that the previous shop installed.i checked it a few time and after watching the trace for over 3 mins. at 2000 rpm it would occasionally hang high.i installed a new nippondenso 02 sens...
2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCG66092
thanks to all of you who responded to my cry for help. forgot to mention engine temp 92.c air temp @47c new exhaust manifold cause exhaust leaks. new fuel injectors . no change on the co levels. customer pick up vehicle heading to Honda. thank agian'
1995 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JM1NA3536S
after further inpections found that the cam sensor housing was 180 degrees off, the sensor fit in the cam right, but the housing was off. now that everything is lined up it runs great. thanks for all your help
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L reverse VIN: 4A3AC54L5Y
found that transmission was replaced by another shop befor it came to us. we advised the customer to have vehicle re flashed to fix issue
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N4AL11D63
The problem ended up being a defective MAF sensor. Never set a code and if you compared the MAF reading of the defective sensor to the new sensor you could not really tell a difference. Scope pattern looked almost identical as well. You can scope the new senso...
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Surge VIN: 1N4AL11DX3
Thanks for the replies. I double checked the throttle body and did a smoke test to check for vacuum leaks. Without finding anything I started looking at the cam and crank sensors that Gordon and Kook suggested. Both looked great on my scope but decided to r...
2003 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Misfire VIN: 5TESN92N83
I must day that we all fell quite silly. After a night of thought I decided that cleaning the fuel injectors and performing an upper induction service would be a good next step. That helped but not much. I noticed that the ECM never counted any misfires. A...
2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Instrument cluster VIN: 2T1BR32E95
Good Morning. Customer has not return for further diagnostics on the the data lines but I feel that it is the module that is bad. As for the speedo inop one tech suggested the transmission speed sensor but it is to my understanding that when ABS equipped the v...
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