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2001 Honda Insight 1.0L Charge lamp stays on VIN: JHMZE137X1
This car will sometimes on startup fail to extinguish the battery lamp and testing shows the DC/DC converter to be shut down.The cause of shutdown is grounding of the 5V signal on the Grn./Blk. wire at the MCM (#27).I have cut this wire and when it is open the... Trouble codes: P1449 (Battery module deviation)
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L security VIN: 1HGEM21921
Vehicle came in last week on a tow truck. No start dead and the security light is blinking. Checked power at immobilizer have battery voltage at the red/white wire with key on. 12 volts at the yellow /black wire and have ground at the brown/yellow wire and vol...
2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L insturment cluster VIN: 1HGCM81605
This car came in for no brakes. I replaced RR caliper and brakes are great. Test drive and now have no instrument cluster. No gauges, no odometer, no illumination. The ABS/TCS lights are on with a 86-1 CAN relation failure code. There is a code in the PCM but ...
2014 Honda Accord Plug-In 2.0L potential VIN: 1HGCR2F76E
An article written by Car Strategist entitled "Better MPG..but at a Price" on p 59 of the Feb Issue of CONSUMER REPORTS states that several auto manufacturers including VW, Honda, Kia and BMW are trying to cover up increasingly frequent hesitation, loss of pow...
2008 Kia Sorento LX 3.3L key fob VIN: KNDJC73518
I need the procedure to program a new key fob to the vehicle. IT is NOT equipped with the smart key system, it DOES use regular keys. Can I do it without special scan tools? I did not find procedure in Alldata. When I requested additional info all they sent me...
2011 Kia Forte SX 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFW6A38B
hey guys, this is for my own car, a 2011 kia forte koupe with a 2.4. I replaced the battery the other day (preventative maintenance, over 4 years old) and right after I did, the check engine light came on, and would go off, the idle quality was poor. scanned a... Trouble codes: P0106, P0453
2007 Mitsubishi Endeavor SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 4A4MN31S57
Cust-complaint. Driving in sub-zero temps, all dash lights came on vehicle continued to run. Customer stopped, shut vehicle off. Then crank-no start occured. Towed to our facility. I can confirm no spark/fuel/injector pulse. No communication with any module....
2009 Nissan Quest 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 5N1BV28U99
Car started out with P0171 code. New purolaytor air filter, replace 02 sensor bank one sensor one. Replaced mass air. Since replacing mass air sensor, p0174 shows up immediately. I replaced the new mass air with another, and P0174 still shows up immediately, w...
2001 Toyota Highlander 2.4L Battery VIN: JTEHD21A91
This Toyota Highlander has a parasitic draw on the battery. The battery will go dead in about 12-24 hours I would say. While checking amperage draw with my digital meter connected in series with the negative battery terminal and negative battery post I have ab...

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2007 Mitsubishi Raider DuroCross 3.7L No Start VIN: 1Z7HT38P27
Thank you to everybody who helped me. The fix was actually a new pcm without security (theft). The truck was equipped without it, and the pcm that they sent me was with security. That's why I couldn't program the keys. Thanks and sorry for the late post.
2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L Timing chain? VIN: 1N6AD07U96
Hello everyone and thanks for the input on this one. I got a mixed bag of responses on this one. Many said that if there was a problem there would be noise and CEL. I heard nothing from this vehicle and if it were mine, I would continue to drive it as is. ...
2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 2.5L Cam Timing VIN: 4S4BP62C66
the subaru is on its way to being fixed. apparently the new tensioner we installed intermitently lost pressure allowing the belt to jump time then tighten back up. i contacted the part maker tech line ( gates ) and they are paying for all the rebuilding of th...
2010 Subaru Outback 3.6R 3.6L Steering wheel VIN: 4S4BREKC7A
Well, thanks for all the replies. It looks like as I suspected a small problem blown out of proportion. I can relate Paul's reply because of my dealership days. Anyway it looks like a good set of tires and a road force balance should make these cars drive pret...
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