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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Stall, power loss VIN: 1HGCG2259Y
Vehicle drives and runs fine normally. Intermittently will lose power, almost like a downshift, stays idling about 1000-1500 rpm, but has no pedal response until it slows down to about 30 mph then stalls. This happens very quickly, takes less than a minute. Th...
2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Tcs VIN: 1HGCM82624
Replaced timing belt water pump and pads and rotors shortly after doing this i see the /!\ indicator iluminated and a 84-1 sensor logic fault set and i am unable to clear fault. I am using a honda gna600 but can not seem to find diagnotics or a proceedure for ...
2006 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Liftgate VIN: 5FNRL38866
Hello all. Customer complaint battery goes dead after sitting for 12 hours or more. We confirmed electrical draw. Checked fuses & all are ok. Draw is on circuit (7.5 amp fuse) for power lift gate. We have operated this gate several times and, at times with gat...
2008 Kia Sedona 3.8L Hvac
Very strange problem...Both the front and rear blower motors do not work...Checked both 40 and 30 amp fuse in underhood box they are ok...check 7.5 fuse in inside fusebox ..ok...Blower motor has 12 volts on both wires going to the motor..removed the resistor a...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L mode doors in dash VIN: 4S3BG6859X
I've got a 99 Subaru legacy that is stuck in the center vent position when the blower motor is on. no matter what mode is selected, the mode door actuator never moves, and the air flow through the interior hvac vents never changes from the center vent position...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BH66552
This one was towed in for no-start, pulled the drivers side timing belt cover... the belt was turning the cam, but looks horrible. Pulled the plugs and checked compression - nothing. I'm wondering what's the best resource you have dealt with for reman heads? O...
2004 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L rack VIN: JF1SG65604
replaced steering rack twice,first rack failed after one mile replaced rack second time,also replaced pump,flushed system and performed proper bleeding procedure. no air in system,but steering feels slight stiffness checked all frontend pieces,nothing binding ...
2005 Suzuki Verona LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5VJ56L05
Hey everyone, I could use a little help with this Suzuki. It can to me because it failed state inspection and the cel was on. Testing showed lean both banks. 02's looked like they were switching and stft numbers were hovering around 0. Ltft however at idle wer... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2)
1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E7N
Hi and thanks for your input. This belongs to a friend so here I am working on it. The engine cranks, but no start. Has spark on all cylinders but is weak (Only jumps 3/16" gap) Compression is good (140#) Haven't checked fuel pressure, but still doesn't fire e...
2004 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L four wheel drive VIN: 5TDBT48A54
Center light on cluster is flashing continuously. I have checked the operation of all four switches and they all check good. I can manually actuate both the the ADD and the transfer case motor both directions successfully. there are three position switches on ...

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2010 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.4L Output Seal VIN: 5NMSGDAB9A
The customer took the vehicle to the dealer they replaced the inner and outer seals(we had replaced the inner seal only). The customer drove the vehicle 70 miles and said it is not leaking.
2008 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDMB23348
This one is fixed. After replacing the left side adjuster solenoid the reading was still not correct. Removed the front valve cover again to find that find the pick up wheel on the end of the cam for the position sensor was adjustable. I don't know weather ... Trouble codes: P0018 (Crankshaft/ camshaft correlation bank 2).
2013 Kia Optima EX 2.0L Door Lock VIN: KNAGN419BD
Well. I'm going to say its my first time of not getting to the root of a problem like this. I did as you guess have suggested I mean everything I even swap the PCM at some point. WoW! This is not funny same problem persist. The only thing I have left out unc...
2002 Lexus GS300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT8BD69S02
Finally I decided to replace the VVT the gear not the solenoid, I called Lexus dealer& they have in stock,install the new one & car ran like the way suppose to
2007 Subaru Forester X 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG65607
Good Morning,Thanks to everyone ,you guys got me pointed in the right direction.With help of the lab scope ,and understanding the code .It appears the connection at the computer was bad. i put stabilant 22a on the connector the problem p0448 went away that cod... Trouble codes: P0448.
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L engine VIN: JT2BG28K7W
Hey guys! I wanted to thank you all for the invaluable information! It was hard to remember to include everything I did and my Technician "Feeling" in my original post, and then I wasn't allowed to continue to update my info. MY LTFT were at 12%, but after ...
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on, Lean Condition VIN: JTDBR32EX3
Thank you all for your help. As it turns out the injectors were the culprit. I did an injector flush directly on the fuel rail at 65 psi and the trims halved themselves. At least I know I am headed in the right direction. Thank you all again for your suggestio... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean Bank 1).
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