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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNYF28656
Vehicle apppears to run fine. Using scan tool,and viewing O2 sensors Bank 1 appears lazy in switching, Practically a flat line when viewed against the bank 2 ,O2 sensor. Upon increasing RPM they come alive, the B1 sensor is still Weak , the B2 looks like a nor... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catylist efficiency)
2004 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB51D04
We have a 2004 sentra here that came in with a cat code and the cat definitely shows bad on scan data during a drive cycle. The issue that bugs me is that the vehicle is staying in open loop all the time even though all the data pids look normal other than the... Trouble codes: P0420
2008 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD07WX8
This Frontier is a puzzling one. Originally the complaint was that it would crank and not start when it warmed up. Most of the time once it warms up it cranks and won't start but it also does it sometimes when it is cold. It either starts right up like nothing...
2004 Toyota Prius 1.5L Hv battery VIN: JTDKB20U04
Question is an its probably stupid. Which module is number one. Im replacing number 5 because it drops down to low, just trying it out. Which side do i start counting in on?
2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Pcm recovery VIN: 4T1BE32K34
Does anyone know the PCM recovery procedure for a Toyota PCM. This car came to me after another shop tried to reflash and now PCM will not communicate. I have Toyota CD with calibration but will not accept using I-flash pass thru.

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2006 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPET46C06
Thanks to everyone for their input on this vehicle. In response to some of the tips I received yes I checked for codes in all the modules and and all of them came back with no codes found. I am using an Autel maxidas. I did check thru global obd 2 and thru the...
2008 Hyundai Tucson SE 2.7L No Start, smokes VIN: KM8JN72D08
Again I wish to thank those who take their time to reply. When we received the vehicle, it was obvious that the engine was flooded from the customer trying to start the engine--but this time there was an odor of gasoline, instead of diesel fuel. We replaced a...
2004 Isuzu Axiom S 3.5L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 4S2DE58Y74
Unfortunatelly so far we have not get the PIN code to reflash the new PCM and customer is taking the truck back.Thank you to all the fellow techs that took the time and effort to try to help. Trouble codes: P0305, P0303.
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L power locks VIN: JT6HF10U6Y
Sorry made a mistake on the mileage 156,348.This is my own vehicle and have been very busy at work,have not had time to work on it.IT turns out that a few weeks ago my battery died and I replaced it .On my way to work this morning I ask myself what if replacin...
1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L No communication VIN: JM1BC1415V
special thanks to f 4Report Abuse ok Matthew from Wisconsin Dec 3, 2014 8:11:36 AM At the obd2 connector check for power at the blue red wire, ground at black ground at black/blue and check continuity from brown/white wire to pin 1d at pcm, if all is well ... Trouble codes: P0420.
2005 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L Remote fob operation VIN: 4T1BK36B55
Well, after everything else checked out, it was left to the remote fobs. However, customer refused replacement just yet as he is not fully convinced they are the issue. Thanks for the help
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 3.5L no start VIN: 4T1BK46K47
thanks for the reply's Mr Booth was correct. Problem was we had all ready done this . i have had several Chrysler where we have had to clear everything and start over.We let it sit over night and redid the procedure over and worked fine. Perhaps some one will ...
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