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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12564
Car came in running rough, had misfire codes and P1166 code. Engine act like its choking out when revving (like an air flow meter acts )but after the rpm's start to go up if revs fine. Spark plug wires were chewed by some rodent but done see any other wires ch... Trouble codes: P0171 (System Too Lean), P0301 (Misfire Cyl. 1), P0302 (Misfire Cyl 2), P0303 (Misfir Cyl 3), P0304 (Misfire Cyl 4), P1166 (Bank 1 Control adaptation has reached preset limits)
2006 Lexus IS250 2.5L NO Crank VIN: JTHBK26296
Vehicle came in with a no start/no crank; check engine mil does not illuminate on start up. Replaced power source module and efi relay and motor began to crank. Five cylinders were found washed out w/ low compression. Added oil to cylinders, vehicle ran great ...
2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JM1BJ24632
Hello all. Thank you in advance for any helpful hints. This Protege will drop signal to the 2/3 ignition coil around 2700-2800 rpm. Sometimes it is only one trigger event that drops, sometimes it will not fire the coil until you get out of the rpm range. Above... Trouble codes: P0300 (Cylinder Misfire Detected), P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire Detected)
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L rotors VIN: JN1CA21D1T
first customer came in for front brakes lock up. replaced brake master cylinder,front brake pads, front brake hoses, front rotors and both front calipers customer returned a month later with front brakes locked up again and rear brakes have no problem. Could i...
2001 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 1N6DD21S21
code p0301, misfire only when hot! start and cold runs good, drive for a few miles starts to miss. turn engine off no misfire till drivin again. Has new distributor from old p0340 cam sensor code, has been repaired, spark plugs good wires good and injector tes...
2012 Nissan Versa 1.8 S 1.8L rear wipers VIN: 3N1BC1CP2C
replaced wiper motor,front control module,multifunction switch and wiper motor. no voltage to rear wiper motor.
2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L rear diff VIN: JF1SF63531
Hi, folks. I'm posting for another tech in the shop who is at his wit's end. This Subie came in with a complaint of a clicking type noise coming from the rear of the car at while diving around in town. Initially, it was diagnosed as a rear u-joint, and a new...
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L drivability VIN: JT3HP10V4X
thanks everyone in advance for your help. customer had vehicle at another repair shop for 4 months, tech replaced all below parts for a sluggish problem. customer got it back and drove about 20 miles. the next day customer drove another 10 miles and experience...
2005 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L Remote fob operation VIN: 4T1BK36B55
Just started working on Toyotas and now have an Avalon that came in with a complaint of the trunk release being inoperable with the 2 remote fobs the vehicle came with. The vehicle was recently acquired by the customer and I have verified that both fobs work p...

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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L noise VIN: 5FNRL18064
After spending hours working on this I finally narrowed the sound down to the transmission cooler lines. I listened directly to the cooler lines with my stephescope and heard the humming noise. Back flushed the transmission cooler inside the radiator and got...
2003 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L immobilser VIN: 4S2DM58W13
thanks to all that replied the 3 codes in question were b8003 b8004 and b8007 my scanner put them all as b000# 3 and 4 have to do with key and coil 7 is comunication we suspect a faulty imobliser ecu.due to condition of car customer decided it was time for...
2008 Kia Spectra SX 2.0L Shift Solenoid B VIN: KNAFE12168
well kia is fixed thanks to steve who must be a transmission genius i didnt see anything wrong with the ribbon i even put a ohm meter on it too check the connections but having the valve body out i replaced both electrical ribbons then i test drove the car and...
2008 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD09W88
Thanks to all who gave input on this Nissan problem child. After reading replies, I decided to go back and do a leak down test on the dr. bank, it was easy to see then, it had 90% leak down. Advised customer of options, and decided to go with Jasper reman en...
2009 Nissan Rogue SL 2.5L No Start VIN: JN8AS58T69
Herb from Colorado was right about the starter. The weather just needed to be below freezing for it to act up again. I went through several starters to get one that was drawing an amperage that I liked. Thanks for all the help. Vehicle continued to start ... Trouble codes: U1000, P0725.
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L cooling system VIN: 4S3BH6861Y
So I installed a Subaru thermostat and its been a couple weeks with no problems. Thanks for the tips. I guess we'll just have to wait and see.
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