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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL180X3
Hello and thanks for reading this. I have a 03 Odyssey that is showing false misfire codes. When the vehicle first came in it had 301,306,305,and 1399. Recorded and erased the codes and drove for 50 miles with no code returning. There were no misfires felt dur... Trouble codes: P1399, P0301
2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Shift VIN: KNDJD73395
I was asked to look at this vehicle after the repairs were performed. Vehicle originally came in for the P0721. The customer does not do electrical but a visual inspection was performed along with a TSB check. Customer found that the TSB for a shielded output ...
2003 Lexus GX470 4.7L Steering VIN: JTJBT20X43
Driving down road at highway speeds the steering starts shaking about 60 t0 70 mph. You can speed up or slow down and it stops.The steering wheel shakes side to side. have checked front end alinement, balance tires several times, checked front end cannot find ...
1991 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1FC3319M
Rotary guys. We have an RX7, which was running great, but now will not idle, ever. Runs and drives great off base throttle. We are out of ideas. see repair history for what has been done so far. When running it does smell rich, but it is an rx7 don't know if i...
2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L Stall VIN: JM1NB35331
New client/ new car to client, stalls and sets this code after while driving, P1345 Cam Position Sensor Not Detected By PCM, seems more often the hotter it is, can't duplicate stall on multiple test drives, any help would be great, I would like to track down t... Trouble codes: P1345 (Cam Position Sensor Not Detected By PCM)
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L 3-4 VIN: JM1BK12314
Car came in with no drive, took tranny down and gave it an overhaul.Transmission worked fine for one week.Then in fourth gear about 60mph rpm goes to 3k and tranny to limpin. Checked codes P0762(solenoid c)P0733 (3rd clutch).Took 3-4 clutch and they were burnt...
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L hesitates VIN: JM3ER293X7
help Mazda techs! This CX-7 ended up here after going to two dealers and another independent shop for the following concern- lack of power from a stop. This condition has been present before and after the client had the trans replaced years ago at 65k. we perf... Trouble codes: U0415 (Invalid data from abs contol module), C1235 (Rr wheel speed signal missing), C1236 (Lr wheel speed signal missing)
2005 Nissan 350Z 35th Anniversary Edition 3.5L engine ping VIN: JN1AZ34D65
Hello. I have this 350z that has an intermittent engine ping just for a few seconds. Customer says he gets it when accelerating between 2nd and 3rd gear and sometimes in 4th. Not heavy throttle just accelerating around 2000 rpms. I drove it at all speeds and d...
2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1N4BA41E75
I'm not familiar with testing khtz but my vantage says this should have 2.5 khtz at idle. I'm not sure what else to check. Also the wave form looks to wide compared to the one shown on the vantage. Trouble codes: P0726 (This code is only in the tcu)
2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Nats VIN: 1N4AL11D56
We lost the keys to this car and had the dealer cut us a new one. I have the code off the BCM (7c988) but need the PIN for the NATS code. Anybody know a way without the dealer? My dealer is not being friendly today
2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i Basic 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S4BP61CX7
So im not a big suburu guy by any means but hay what the hell.So this car came from another shop about 3 days ago running like SH!T.At idle this thing misfires on all cylinders.I found out the customer bought this car at an auction 2 weeks ago and has run crap... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0304

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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L No Start VIN: KM8SC73T83
Wiring damage. A rodent had eaten through a couple of wires. Repaired the damage and engine started. I started testing the wiring to various sensors and found the cam sensor was not getting battery voltage on the required wire (Three wires: ground, signal a...
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L low flow VIN: 1NXBA02E0V
Thanks for all the replies we got. We checked every single one and the results were all negative, in other words, we could not find anyhing wrong. We reassemble the cooling system and heater back together. The only thing I did different was to replaced the the...
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28BXY
250 more miles of testing with no surging, speedometer is working correctly, no engine light, no ABS light but I am still not confident that the problem is fixed especially since I experienced the symptoms after replacement of the transmission speed sensor. He... Trouble codes: P0500 (Speed sensor A fault detected), 33 (Right rear wheel speed sensor fault), 34 (Left rear wheel speed sensor fault), 62 (ABS ECU malfunction).
2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF32K43
Thanks for all the replies. It has been a week since we repaired this car and all is good. Turns out the fix was the VVT solenoid. Upon removing the VVT's we noticed the VVT for bank 1 was binding when we would move it manually. Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire).
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