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2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8L A/C Pressures VIN: 2HGFA16817
Hello all, this '07 Civic sucks the low side down to a vacuum as soon as the compressor turns on. It has the correct charge in it, 0.45Kg with the proper PAG oil. The compressor was replaced due to the old ones inability to produce enough pressure - it would n...
2007 Hyundai Sonata SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 5NPEU46F87
Car came in on hook with a no crank no start. Charged battery, cranks fine still no start. Fuel pressure is fine but car will run when starting fluid sprayed in t-body. No codes present or history. PID's are going crazy rpms fluctuate between 1600-64000. ECT r...
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T 2.0L entire cooling system VIN: 5XYZW3LA8E
We had a vehicle come in 1-1.5 months ago due to a frontal collision. Mechanically, we had replaced the radiator, condenser, and cooling fan. Radiator was a CSF aftermarket direct fit radiator, condenser was aftermarket as well, and a new dealer cooling fan. T...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JT8BF28G0X
Vehicle came in four years ago and got all 6 coils and plugs changed. Now comes with P1310 and random missfire code P0300. The P0300 comes and go with the P1310., but the p1310 might or not cause missfire issues... It's intermittent and comes and goes... The c... Trouble codes: P1310 (Cylinder 2 ignition problem/igniter.), P0300 (Random missfire intermitten)
2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Vehicle Shake VIN: 1YVGF22C31
I changed all the motor mounts on this vehicle and it shakes bad at idle and in drive. With a.c. off the idle is at 750 and doesn't shake as bad... when I turn the a.c. on the idle drops instead of increasing for the load of the compressor. the rpms are around...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cooling Fans VIN: JN1CA31A21
to all nissan gurus out there. got this maxima that got me pulling hair. the compressor is on regardless of the off command from the control head. the pressure rises and so is the pressure until the pressure release valve opens and there goes the freon. the ec...
2011 Nissan Titan PRO-4X 5.6L shifter VIN: 1N6AA0EJ7B
Brought in because the shifter (automatic) was hanging up in park. Took several tries to get it to move into gear. Changed out brake switch - no improvement.
1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 4S3BJ6337P
Engine looses power after going uphill for a bit, and eventually stalls out, runs poorly for a short time after restart, checked fuel pressure,normal under all conditions, even when stalling out, has no codes when checking with scanner, no live data to look at...
2008 Subaru Outback XT Limited 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S4BP63C98
Installed a new short block cranked motor till oil light whent out then started car sounds and runs fine after driving 25 miles sets code for cam over advanced ck oil coming to the turbo when cranking over ive got no oil out of the line the solinode shows 9 wh...
2008 Toyota Highlander Sport 3.5L Tail/Stop Lamp VIN: JTEDS43A08
I need to replace a bulb in the LR tail lamp assy. It isn't obvious how to get to the light socket. I just printed up a 22 page procedure to R&R. Is this the only way or am I missing something. Thanks in advance,

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2010 Honda Civic LX 1.8L electric VIN: 2HGFA1F56A
thanks to all who replied to this problem of ours. Turns out the car had a bad radio that wouldn't unlock. Then, we got a used one with the same issue it wouldn't unlock. After some more head scratching we decided to get another used radio. That one unloc...
2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L Stall VIN: JM1NB35331
So we have a fix, I set up the lab scope on the sensor, has good/normal pattern, ran engine until warmed up, put the wifes blow dryer on the sensor and let it run while watching the pattern, engine died after about 20 minutes, tried restarting while hot, patte... Trouble codes: P1345 (Cam Position Sensor Not Detected By PCM).
2008 Mazda 5 Sport 2.3L No Start VIN: JM1CR29328
thanks for all replies.didn't find any problems at this time.sent veichle back to dealer to check alarm etc. dealer said found loose wire.??? has been a couple of weeks and no news is good news,(i guess).thanks again.bill
2011 Nissan Sentra SR 2.0L No Start VIN: 3N1AB6AP1B
intermittent no start fixed... Unbelievable, it was the battery. The battery was just a little low, a new one made all the difference. Hard to believe I know!
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T7Y
Thank you all for the direction. I was indeed wise to doubt my ECM conclusion because first thing this morning I retested the pin voltage on IGF at the ECM and koeo had 5vdc. I started the engine and had 4.8-5.0 vdc while warming up but as it got hotter the vo... Trouble codes: P1300, P1305, P1310, P1315.
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