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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1851V
I believe this vehicle has had a engine swap in the past customer stated failed inspection due to check engine lamp bulb missing bulb was replaced now lamp on at all times with code p1337 according to all data the ckf sensor should be located on front of engin... Trouble codes: P1337
1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L compressor VIN: JHLRD1861W
Following the compressor troubleshooting guide in the Honda Service manual all questions answered positively until I measured the voltage between the # 2 terminal of the compressor clutch relay 4 pin socket and ground. There should be battery voltage but there...
2000 Honda Prelude 2.2L Stall VIN: JHMBB6149Y
This Prelude currently has 83K miles on it. It has been coming to us regularly since its first visit in 2007 at 43 k miles. When coming to a stop, this Prelude idles very low most of the time and stalls sometimes when the idle gets too low. If it doesn't stall...
2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L engine VIN: 1HGCM56393
Came in with timing chain jumped,no compression,all valves bent-machine shop called and said excessive coking in head and asked if it was using oil-called owner-owner indicated that they had been adding oil between oil changes-engine was low on oil when we got...
2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Compressor VIN: 5FNRL18064
A week ago this was in for a bad compressor that grenaded and contaminated the whole system. So after a days worth of flushing and replacing it was back in business. Today it came back with no A/C. Recovered freon and it was full. Found that I was not getting ...
2007 Hyundai Entourage SE 3.8L Compressor VIN: KNDMC23367
Hello Hyundai Techs. This entourage is killing me. Manual A/C system compressor and cooling fans not coming on. I am using my Modis I can command compressor on and off no problem via PCM. To me that says good relay good compressor good pcm. Replaced ac control...
2004 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AZ08WX4
This car has multiple misfire, on three cylinders to be exact, 1,2,4 has no actions. I did check ignition on the front cylinder, all all have spark, check injector plus that's also fine, I also checked compression they came in at 130 psi across the front ones,... Trouble codes: P0300
2007 Suzuki XL-7 3.6L steering pump
We have another problem child in the shop. This time a 2007 Suzuki XL7. It came in hard to steer. The pump was making a whining noise and leaking very slightly from the shaft. I replaced the pump and flushed the lines. The old fluid had very small metallic spe...
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L low flow VIN: 1NXBA02E0V
Customer complained vehicle's heater does not blow hot. was told by dealership it needs a heater core. we disconnected both heater hoses and run water both ways and flows fine, check heater valve and closes and opens ok. disconected heater hoses from cylinder ...
2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF32K43
This car intermittently develops a hesitation with no consistency. When it happens the SES light will turn on and flash for a short time. We have been chasing this problem for the last year but in the past it was very intermittent and we also had a P0305 along... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire)

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2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCP26878
Ok let me start by saying thank you for all your help on this car, and yes it does take 5w/20 motor oil, and thats what we used but i had a brain fart when typing, we removed valve cover like instructed and found chain loose and cams not in time, vehicle is no... Trouble codes: P1009, P0340.
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Power windows VIN: 1N4AL11D15
Well, thank each one of you for your replies. After getting good responses from each of you, I tested all the circuits again--no voltage drop on its power and ground circuits. So they have been load tested and tested for voltage drop. Bus volts 2.34V, 2.60V....
1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L monitors
I did a graph scan of a/f sensor and downstream sensor at idle and driving at low speeds. So found no inconsistencies or erratic readings.O2 monitor passed immediately on initial drive cycle after cat was replaced anyway. Decided to let it ride. Just trying to...
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