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2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L door and trunk VIN: JHLRE38797
right rear door and trunk lift gate cannot open
2000 Lexus LS400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT8BH28F4Y
Hi everyone wonder if someone know how to do idle procedure relearn on this car. It run fine,before we change the starter,the starter inside the engine,the whole intake have to take out car now idde low and stall ,if drive with 2 feet it fine thanks for readi...
2012 Mazda 3 GS-SKY 2.0L Alternator?
Customer had battery replaced at local super center. The person replaced the battery with the car RUNNING!. Never have heard of this procedure before, but when the customer inquired he was told they had to do it this way to avoid erasing all the programmed mod...
2008 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD07WX8
Nissan techs please help. Cranks over but does not start, no injector pulse. Have jumped power past ipdm directly to ECM inputs and still does not start. It is intermittent but seems to be worse if the vehicle is hot or if you leave it KOEO for a while with a ... Trouble codes: P1615
2009 Scion xB 2.4L Head Bolts VIN: JTLKE50E59
Hi, members of the iatn community,im doing a head gasket job on this scion and the machine shop is telling me that all the head bolts need t be retreaded and use inserts.if there is anyone out there that could give me a little more info on this i will apprecia...
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L viscous clutch VIN: JF1SG65663
hello I have a 2003 Subaru forester AWD and when it is driven in snow or ice conditions the back tires don't spin I know the viscous clutches have problems with locking up and acting like posi diffs. but has any one seen them just plane slip? when it is driven...
2007 Subaru Forester X 2.5L exhaust VIN: JF1SG65617
I just bought this for my mom, and don't have any real history, other than the engine was replaced. There is a high pitch whistle noise coming from the exhaust at wot around 4,000 rpm, which can be duplicated by snapping the throttle. Before I pinpointed that...
2007 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Unknown VIN: JF1SG65617
Have an extremely well maintained Forester that lost the front differential. We installed a used transmission and afterwards there was a vibration that could be felt just about any speed under acceleration. Installed two new (aftermarket) front axle assemblies...
2009 Subaru Forester X Premium 2.5L head gaskets VIN: JF2SH63619
Hello again everyone. Mostly just looking for some info . This is my own car that I am selling. The head gaskets are somewhere between seeping and a light leak. They are not bad enough for me to do at this point but everyone is scared to death when the dreaded...
1990 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L pedal VIN: JT4VN93D6L
Simple system with a headache. I inherited this problem from Toyota. Problem: pedal drops to the floor. The dealer replaced the master cylinder twice and 1 wheel cylinder. Blead the system quite a few times in attempt to recover the brake pedal with no avail t...
2008 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 4T1BK36B68
Hello fellow members, customer stated vehicle overheated and heating system blows cold air sometimes. i was able to duplicate complaint, so i replaced thermostat with oem and water pump. 3 weeks later customer came back with same overheating complaint. by the ...

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2006 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Rear Differential VIN: SHSRD78506
Thank You all for your replies, My customer decided to trade the vehicle after we gave him our assessment of the situation,the price of a reseal, the possibility of finding internal damage requiring a reman unit, and the cost of a reman unit.
2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L key programming VIN: JHLRE48547
For any shops that copy keys, don't rely on the catalog from american key supply. It is wrong. The correct key for the 2007-2010 cr-v is 35111-SWA-306. I got two used ones off of ebay, and swapped out the chips with the keys that I had already cut, and they pr...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, hard start VIN: 3N1CB51D5Y
thanks for everyone's help. I decided to deviate from the misfire and go elsewhere. ron and tim were on the right track with the egr valve . I replaced that and the miss was all but gone, yes aftermarket coils are junk. I put the originals back in and ever... Trouble codes: P1320, P1402.
2008 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD07WX8
So this truck still is not fixed. Tried a used ecm, still cranks and doesn't start, however now I have spark and the fuel pump primes. After a while of cranking and trying to start it finally set a p1615 code in the ecm, bcm has not set any codes though. No...
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