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2004 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFE12154
Greetings everyone in the wonderful world of miracle workers. I have this KIA that has landed on my doorstep after every shop in town has been trying to figure it out. Customer states vehicle ran great. No check engine light on, no problems whatsoever until th... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor), P0563 (system volts high)
2006 Mazda 6 Mazdaspeed 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1GG12L46
Have this MazdaSpeed 6 setting an intermittent P0300. We replaced the spark plugs 3K miles ago for maintenance purposes only, no drivability issues. Recently the vehicle has a check engine light and also will not start right up (usually have to crank twice to ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0401 (EGR Insufficient Flow Pending Only)
2001 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 1N4DL01A61
okey techs from iant i have a good one for you guys this car is given me a hard time, we allready replaced 4 fuel pumps and they all present the same issue when car is cold everything is fine , when its runnig for a period of time and engine gets hot if you hi...
2008 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport 2.5L Clutch throw out bearing VIN: JF1GH63628
One of my techs Installed a new clutch and all the related parts about 7000 miles ago. The vehicle came into the shop initially with a screaming throw out bearing, the inner bushing had melted on the the input shaft when the Throw out bearing failed. Customer ...
2010 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.5L oil leak VIN: JF1GH7G64A
hello I have a 2010 wrx with a massive oil leak from the front of the engine I removed the t-belt and pulleys and nothing is jumping out at me for the amount of oil that was pouring out has any one come across this or have any ideas maybe the oil pumps leak I ...
1998 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L Lighting VIN: JT4UN24D1W
The Tail lamp fuse keeps blowing out every week or so, I unplugged front and rear lamps were I could check over wiring and still blows tail lamp fuse.
1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B1X
I thrown the kitchen sink at this one. Vehicle won't set cat monitor and keeps setting pending code po420. Looking at repair history we done everything possible. no exhaust leaks. all other monitors set except EVAP. Need assistance or input Trouble codes: P0420
2008 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.5L Compressor
Toyota techs, A weird one here, atleast for me, which may be in part to lack of knowledge with the system, but here it goes. Vehicle came into the shop with a complaint of the ac system not producing cold air through the vents. Basic checks revealed the sys...

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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L srs light VIN: 1HGCB7653P
Customer did not want to wait any longer for the fix. We tried a used module in it that did not work. When putting it back together I am almost certain that three big name sources for wiring diagrams is wrong. When putting back together the horn did not work a...
2007 Mazda 3 Mazdaspeed 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK34M87
Thanks for all the replys. The engine is junk due to overheating and related damage to all rod, crank bearings, oil pump and all cam journals .Low oil pressure caused the dtc by not delivering enough pressure to operate the oil control valve... Trouble codes: P0012.
1985 Nissan 300ZX 2 2 3.0L Shifting. VIN: JN1HZ16SXF
I greatly appreciate all of the help. The customer has decided at this point to drive the vehicle until the transmission quits altogether and then have the complete unit rebuilt. Thank you to all of you for your responses. God Bless.
1998 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L converter
shimmed the starter. noise is gone. bendix must not have been pulling in all the way
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D14
found a broken wire, this wire is feeds the trans module.Repair the wire and fixed the problem thanks to all techs for the help Trouble codes: U1000 (When ECM is not transmitting or receiving CAN communication signal of OBD emission related diagnosis for 2 seconds or more.), U1001 (When ECM is not transmitting or receiving CAN communication signal of OBD emission related diagnosis for 2 seconds or more.).
2005 Nissan Frontier XE 2.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6BD06T65
After relearn the truck's ECU seem the problem fix. I drove it for 2 weeks the MIL not coming back. Thanks for your help. Duc [...] Trouble codes: P1237 (A/F sensor 1 fail).
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L engine VIN: 1N4AL11D95
The decision was made to install another used engine which solved the noise issue. Thanks for all the good replies.
2003 Toyota Matrix 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR32E53
Well folks, I feel pretty dumb right now. Figured this one out after talking to Toyota about all the recalls on this model. Had found TSB's on the PCV system so I got a diagram from them. Had two hoses in wrong. The PCV hose was going to the TB instead of the ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple random misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire).
2005 Toyota Tundra 4.7L seal VIN: 5TBKT421X5
Thanks to all who responded. It appears that I had 2 problems. One the differential vent was stuck shut, and 2 I pressed the collar on too far for the seal. Special thanks to Joe [...] who offered to give him a call if I needed. That is what makes IATN great. ...
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