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2003 Honda Accord LX 3.0L air distribution VIN: 1HGCM663X3
no matter how much or how little freon we put in this car the driver s side air is warm and the passenger side is cold. This car does NOT have dual climate control
2005 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Misfire VIN: 5FNRL38825
Just completed a timing belt, w/p, crank seal & cam seals. Upon first start up the vehicle is misfiring and the check engine light is flashing. Immediately figured the timing is off, no that's not it 100% certain just tore it all back done to confirm that the ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire)
2008 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Limp mode VIN: JM1BK32318
Hey mazda tech's question for you -i have a customer with this mazda 3 and she said the check engine light came on and shifted hard, which im thinkiong limp mode, anyway when she got here it shifted fine, i scanned it with my modis and under engine..nothing so... Trouble codes: U0100 (Loss of comm)
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Water Pump VIN: 5N1AR18W25
We found the noise to be coming from the water pump area. We removed the timing chain tensioner and pump cover to remove the water pump. We removed the three mounting bolts and inserted two 8 mm bolts in pump housing to pull pump off. There is a lot of play in...
2006 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L o2 sensor VIN: 1N4BA41E86
now after you drive I am getting a p2a00 air fuel sensor range or performance code, rechecked converter It wasn't the same replaced it again it and still have the same problem any help would be greatly appreciated. looking at scan data bank one up and downstre...
2004 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBBN441X4
seeking info on testing both circuits from and to the sensor. What to look for connector connected and disconnected Trouble codes: P0031, P2238
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L compressor VIN: 4T1BE46KX7
This compressor has no clutch relay and turns with pulley all the time, all fusses are good. Replaced compressor, drier, expansion valve and flushed system and still can not get compressor to work. with snap on verus pro you can go to engine data and see clut...
2007 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L Park Lock VIN: JTDKB20U57
Vehicle was in an accident. Between the Body and our Auto shop, much of the front end has been removed for the Body shop to perform their repairs putting the trans in PARK. I drove the vehicle into our (Auto) shop and have removed the damaged condenser, radiat...
2010 Toyota Sienna CE 3.5L water pump VIN: 5TDKK4CC0A
Checking to see if anyone has replaced the water pump on the 2010 Sienna v6 without removing the engine? Is this really needed? Thanks, Randy.

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2006 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L H-Can VIN: 2HJYK16516
The VSC module is in need of replacement. However the customer got scared when we talked prices. They elected to drive the vehicle with the problems it has. I wish i could have posted with the problem fixed. Thank you to all who replied.
2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Pings VIN: JM1BK32355
This one is fixed. Thanks to everyone who replied, and a special thank you to Kevin from Michigan who hit the nail on the head. The mechanical timing was off because the longer crank pin was used instead of the short one when initially timing the engine. Appar... Trouble codes: P0300 (testing and results).
2005 Nissan Murano S 3.5L nav,radio.temp controls VIN: JN8AZ08W75
unfortunately this one was getting too expensive and for all of these units to guessed at is not wise. There was one unit that powered all the radio, ac, lcd screen and that was the a'/c amp but we could not find a used unit to try at this time. Sorry.
2002 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T1BF28B52
Well, this one is fixed. Robert hit the nail on the head. The ECM was bad. A lot of you mentioned the idle and iac. Being a former Toyota dealer technician this was a problem I'm well aware of. Apparently there was some issue with the logic in the ECM and...
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