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2007 Acura TL 3.2L Water Leaks VIN: 19UUA66257
With the vehicle running and air conditioning on there is water coming out of HVAC box/near HVAC drain onto the passenger side carpet. We have blown out drain hole and seems to be no obstructions that would limit the water coming out and there is a good amount...
2014 Acura MDX SH-AWD 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 5FRYD4H46E
Silly question, I'm doing 30,000 mile service on this MDX which calls for changing the transmission oil. I can't find the fill plug. Does anybody know where it is? TIA, Jeff
2013 Infiniti QX56 5.6L Unknown VIN: JN8AZ2NF0D
thanks in advanced to all iatn techs. ok need help with this one guys,it keeps trowing p0335 cranck position sensor ckt.checked all wiring,replaced sensor with oem part still keeps coming back.all wiring ok drives fine only problem i noticed that it takes long...
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Unknown VIN: JTHBF30G22
After the last request( where I had forgot the basics on voltage drop. I had a 10 amp fuse that keeps blowing and there are over 15 different circuits on that fuse and Iam wanting to know how do you go about trying to find the wire or the component that is cau...
2008 Lexus RX350 3.5L Hesitation VIN: JTJHK31U28
Customor came in with dead cell in battiory,alt not charging.Replaced now bat issiue and charging issiue fixed.Stated also had extended crank time,put fuel pressure gauge on,pressure in spec(50psi)less than 4psi drop in 15mins.Only problem was no pressure key ...
2003 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N6ED26Y63
After completing this head job, this truck has an intermittent miss, at idle or going down the road. Sometimes it will run fine for 15 minutes, other times it acts up every few minutes. It will run rough very briefly - for a few seconds at most. On occasion, i...
2009 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA06C19
Tach jumping, check engine light after cleared while running never comes on drove almost 80 miles, turned truck off,then restart,check engine comes on followed by slip light. p0335 is code crank sensor a terminal,replaced wiring harness, crank sensor, cam sens... Trouble codes: 0335 (crank sensor)
2007 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 5TBEV54127
Vehicle hesistate during sharp turns and take off, Idle at 950 mph in park,800- 750 in drive. TPS in idle at 19% and MAF at 8.0 g/s. Question is the TPS% to high is it normal at 18% in idle. No codes and pass mode 6 scan. Short FT#1 0.8% Short FT# 2 0.8% Lo...

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2001 Isuzu NPR-HD 4.8L Injection Pump VIN: JALC4B1491
Pulled injector from cyl 1, and found true TDC of motor. Was then able to locate tiny hash mark on crank pulley that was actual TDC indicator (pulley has two hash marks on crank pulley). Was then able to line up pump as instructed by Isuzu with no issues.
2003 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Electrical
This vehicle is fixed! Thank all of you very much for contributing. Geoff led me in the right direction via email by getting me to look at the electrical diagram again and figure out what the abbreviations meant. Tyler suggested to test + and - side of power ...
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L ABS an Suspension VIN: JTHBF30G22
Iam going to close this request, because I had in my wanting to repair this car quickly I had forget the basics, it called voltage drop. Iam going to ask another question on how to locate a major short in a large wiring harness. Thanks for all replies Mark
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE32K32
Thanks to all who replied and all who support this great net work . I must first apologize I had stated timing marks looked good but on further inspection found the intake 1 tooth off. Chain was tight and car had not had any recent work . I removed timing cove... Trouble codes: P1346 (varible valve timing circuit range perfomance).
2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L Instrument cluster, HVAC, cooling fans VIN: JTEEP21A74
Kevin from NJ hit the nail on the head on the first reply. There was a short to ground in the AC compressor clutch. With that disconnected, we have driven the car for over 70 miles with no failures of the fuse. The customer has decided to take it without re...
2007 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L No Start VIN: 5TFRT54107
Thanks for all the help, timing belt had been replaced approx. 1 yr ago and the balancer missed the keyway and the CKP target ring was jammed between balancer and keyway plug. Installed new timing belt and reinstalled balancer and target ring correctly. Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303.
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