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2007 Hyundai Sonata Limited 3.3L Exhaust/Cat VIN: 5NPEU46F27
Keeps throwing P0420, cat efficiency bank 1, installed new OEM B1S2 Sensor, hooked up the verus and found b2s2 nearly flat lined, is there a way for B2S2 to pop a code for Bank1? Third time back to the shop for same code so I installed a Hyundai O2 sensor this...
2005 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L overheating at 3000 rpm VIN: JNKCV51F95
This car was purchased from the auction and started running hot after few miles and was towed in.Found thermostat was removed from the housing (probably to sell through auction) and replaced new thermostat and found water pump impeller separated from the water...
2013 Kia Optima EX 2.0L Door Lock VIN: KNAGN419BD
Thanks for any input on this one. I have this 2013 Kia Optima giving a strange trouble here. It was noticed that the doors will unlock itself when the car is on motion and it won't lock even after pressing the lock button on the door switch until you put of th...
2006 Lexus LS430 4.3L right rear window VIN: JTHBN36F06
Hi lexus & toyota techs this might be easy for you but i can't figure this out. This ls430 came in for a few things. 2 of the problems were the windows on both right side doors. The rf window would slow down if used a few times like when gm window motors start...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L engine VIN: JT2BG28K7W
This one is starting to drive me bonkers. 2 weeks ago, car comes in on hook for a no start. Fires up with a little help working throttle. Fires up every time after being started. Let sit for many hours, then doesnt want to fire. Will slightly spit and sputter,...
2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L 4th Gear VIN: 4TAWN72N9Y
Hello Toyota Tech's, We have a missing 4th gear. No codes. We use scanner to actuate solenoids and can gear 4th gear, but only stays in for about 200 yards, then pops back into 3rd. In reading the data the VSS will not go above 22mph, while speed sensor for sp...

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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L alternator VIN: JHLRD1842Y
Charging system is now working correctly. Big thanks to James for sending me a pdf of the Honda dual-mode charging system. Found it quite interesting that Honda's don't charge when parameters are met like electrical load is 15amps or less;10 to 45mph or idle i...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L stuck VIN: 5FNRL18633
Most replies said throttle body and some said it could be the cable. Some said to let it sit out overnight at the shop and see what item was sticking in the AM. I had already had the customer leave it here twice outside overnight and could not duplicate her pr...
2005 Honda Accord DX 2.4L Starting VIN: 1HGCM56135
we b have did all the test that were sent to us and to no avail believe this to be pcm related sent customer to dealer as we had no other leads to go to .thanks for all your wonderful replys
1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L Lighting VIN: JT8BD68S7W
Thank You for all the help. The vehicle is finally fix and customer been driving the car for two weeks now without any problem. I was able to find the short to ground on the front driving light positive wire. It was completely cut through the protective cover...
2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 3.3L No Start VIN: JTEEW21A76
the key was the problem. was finally able to get a spare key from the owner & started fine. i missed 2 important clues, 1st i did an all module scan for codes but didn't notice my tool does not support the imobilizer module, 2nd the security light was blinking...
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