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2003 Acura TL 3.2L brakes VIN: 19UUA56653
Vehicle came in from another shop that they just replace a section of the two rear brake line. It had brakes but brake pedal travel very far down. I re-bled the brake system until there's no air; still doing the same thing. I replace with an new brake master c...
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES26742
Hello everyone and thanks for the help with this one. I have this 2000 Civic EX that was dragged in from another shop for a no start. They have really been working this one over and have put in a replacement PCM. The vehicle cranks but will not start. No PCM c...
2003 Infiniti I35 3.5L abs module VIN: JNKDA31A43
codes p0500,p1212, p0460,u1001,p1574,p0306 came in for repair check power going to abs/trac module, found ok, check can high and low ok 65 ohms, install a new module still same problem codes p1212 and u1001 are hard codes they come up immediately speedometer i...
2006 Lexus RX400h 3.3L Engine VIN: JTJHW31U86
Vehicle was a salt water flood vehicle water line was just below Hybird batteries . Can not get vehicle in Ready Mode. Only codes in vehicle is C1515 Torque Sensor zero point adjustment undone & C1525 Rotation angle sensor undone. Need to know what criteria fo...
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3ER29307
Ok so this car seems not to have any turbo power however this could just be how they run, this is the first one I have driven. I am having a poor idle all the time but the p0300 code set on a cold start. I cleaned the MAF it helped the readings that are now 3.... Trouble codes: P0300
2011 Mazda 3 i 2.0L trunk VIN: JM1BL1VG4B
So customer complaint is the key fob with trunk release button will not operate the trunk. verified customer statement and began diagnosing. Checked for fuses for trunk operation and none have been found. Checked for relays none found. Checked manual operation...
1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD11S5V
A What is a swirl valve? because know parts person knows when I call for a price. B Where is the swirl valve located on this truck. There are several that all look a like. I have tried google and using the diagram on the hood. If I had to guess it is the one o... Trouble codes: P1130, P0400
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1BE32K63
Hi, everyone: over weekend someone changed the alternator on this car,after that car start to cuts off and would not idle. If we keep foot on the gas very slightly she keep running ! but as soon as let the gas go she will quit running. We pressure test the exh... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat. Problem)

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2007 Honda Fit Sport 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMGD37627
The Honda Fit has a solution- It was the front A/F sensor not reading the mixture correctly. I had my suspicions and had ordered the Denso sensor and it was setting on the shelf waiting for me to install it. Interestingly the sensor element was as "White" a... Trouble codes: P2271 (O2S2 rich limit).
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCV51E63
The only thing that would make the 5v reference come back was unplugging the throttle body. Turns out I had 12v on the blue wire that should have been 5v. Traced back to the ECU and still had 12v under the dash as well as clipping the wire and still 12v coming... Trouble codes: P0102, P0453, P1229, P1223, P0221.
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L No Start VIN: JTJHA31U74
Thanks for all reply’s. The problem with this vehicle was very easy solution but very hard to find. I called a good friend and asked for help. The problem was that the camshaft position sensor for bank 1 was broken. We repair the wires and the technician swapp...
2003 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Battery,PCM VIN: 4A3AA46GX3
Thanks to all who replied especially Timothy from Wisconsin for providing information on "G" and "FR" terminals. I'm going to call this one a fix since car has not been back. All of you pointed me on the right direction in checking driveability instead of char...
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L fuel injectors VIN: JN8HD17Y8S
fuel pressure and return switched :-0. Swapped the hoses and it fired up. thanks for everyones help.
2007 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L power locks VIN: KL5JD56Z77
thanks all for the help. it ended up being the drivers door latch internal problem with the actuator switch being intermittent. replaced latch and all is repaired.
1992 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT5ST87KXN
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. The coolant temperature sensor fixed this one right up. Ron
2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Horn VIN: 5TBRT34165
I am closing this request in order to comply with iATN guidelines. I am reasonably sure that it is a ground (or lack of) issue in the upper part of the column.I had tried grounding just the lower shaft when I had it in here, with no results. If the customer wo...
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