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2006 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Intake runner butterflies VIN: KNDJD73356
Posting for 2 reasons, Need to see why this happened and how you might handle it. Customer brought vehicle in for check engine light and rough idle. Codes for misfires in cyls 2 and 4. Found 2 of 3 coils to be bad, spark plugs loose and wrong plugs. Also sold ...
1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8GK13T6S
Hey yall. i only have a few hairs left on my head which are about to fall out from this car. Customer had this 1995 Lexus es300 towed in stating starts up and stalls. was able to verify that it will start normally. then chug and die. sounds Exactly like a fuel...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L overdrive VIN: JTJHF10U81
check engine light comes on 2 trip logic. Won't shift into overdrive. Confused about omhs. Understood in alldata for code P0765 diagnostic, solenoid suppose to be between 5.1-5.5 New solenoid is 13.4, same as old one. was up???
2005 Lexus RX330 3.3L rear tailgate autolift VIN: 2T2GA31U75
There is a door control receiver and the up/down motor assy. Checked for power and ground at the motor-none. checked fuses-all ok. Mitchell is no help on testing the receiver. The remote works fine, the led lights up on the remote when the buttons are depresse...
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L a/c evap VIN: 1N4DL01D0Y
customer complaint is a/c freezes up, low side line freezes up within 5 min with fan on low for testing purposes, scanner shows a/c relay commanded on at all times and compressor never cycles. If a/c clutch relay is removed a/c compressor will shut off.
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D01
This car came in with multiple issues. First the MIL was on with the stated codes. Next on cold start it runs rough for appox. 30 seconds at idle and can not accelerate past idle . When warm you can accelerate to 2-3K RPM . When hot (10 Minutes Run Time) you c... Trouble codes: P0325, P0335, P0340
2011 Nissan Altima 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 1N4AL2AP8B
This car was towed in for lack of power. There is very little throttle response when I press the accelerator pedal. When I monitor the data, the accelerator pedal position data changes, but the throttle position data doesn't. Intermittently, the throttle will ... Trouble codes: P0744, P0868
2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L Rocker assembly VIN: 4S4BP61C06
Need help from experienced Subaru Tech. I had a guy replace the head gaskets on this outback. The camshafts were removed from the car. So the cam plate, rocker assembly, etc... After reinstalling the cams and rockers. Now whenever the intake rockers are instal...

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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGCD5535R
Hello all thanks for all the great advice. Many comments about common failures which are distributors, main relay, and ignition switch. I had fuel pressure, power to fuel pump and injectors so that ruled out main relay. The parts store admitted they have had m... Trouble codes: 15 (problem in ignition output signal).
2005 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L engine VIN: KMHWF35HX5
once the van became a crank no start and I lost communication with my scan tool I went around and unplugged every connector I could find. I pretty much had every plug disconnected and still had no communication with the scanner. One of the junk yards I do busi...
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Lack of Power VIN: JF1GG29652
A few of you nailed it! The catalytic converter before the turbo was plugged solid. It looked to small to be a cat to us so skipped right past that. Replaced it and now car has great power. Thanks for all the help
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