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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L air control valve VIN: 2HGED6350M
Following the advice I received from several Honda techs on iATN I removed and thoroughly cleaned the idle air control valve. It can not be disassembled but I filled the valve with the cleaner, allowed it to soak overnight and reinstalled the valve. During sho...
2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16554
Vehicle came to shop no power, check engine light on and theft light flashing. Starts and runs but feels like limp in mode. Install multiple scan tools in both generic and manufacturer specific and get no communication with PCM. (Can communicate with air bag m...
2012 Honda Civic EX 1.8L SRS system VIN: 2HGFB2F86C
To all Honda techs please help! I have a 2012 civic ex at shop that will not stop flashing airbag system ! Car came from body shop w/ light front hit(bumper & support -rad & condenser) & airbag lights on. After initial scan found codes F1-11 drivers airbag and...
2008 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPET46C38
Removed valve cover, visually check cams look ok. Did tsb on ocv and tested ok. Dealer suggested common problem and replaced with now change. Looking for test guide lines for the cvvt. Has top engine noise that will come and go with throttle increase. Trouble codes: P0011 (Cmp-timing over advanced or perf.)
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L E8 and E9 Connectors to the IPDM VIN: JNKCV54E83
Now I have 16 wires (E8) and 12 wires (E9) respectively. I checked the shop manual and electrical diagrams and was able to get 12 of the 16 and missing Terminals 34, 39, 40 and 41 and 8 of 12 terminals for the 12 pin switch missing terminals 47, 52, 55, and 56...
2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: KNDUP13205
evening techs Have this Sedonna kicking my butt, started out with the ac line leaking that goes from the compressor to the condenser.After replacement it came back with the compressor not building pressure. Replaced the compressor, the expansion valve,dryer an...
2003 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22573
Brought this in the shop setting multiple codes, P0300 (random cylinder misfire) and P0134 (heated 02 1 bank 1 no cativity), checked the spark plugs and replaced, but there was no problem other than them being old. The problem is that it's idle is poor and die... Trouble codes: P0300 (random/multiple cylinders misfire detected), P0134 (heated oxygen sensor 1 bank 1 no activity)
2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Engine VIN: 1N4BA41E85
When the customer shuts off the key everything but the engine shuts down. This does it intermittently. The engine will start right back up without a problem. Has any Nissan Techs run into this before and if so what was the problem? Thanks Everyone!
2002 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L a/c VIN: 4S3BH68602
Subaru or a/c techs please help. The ac system high side goes too high and cuts out. Its 95 degrees out today and i get 40 low side and 300 hi side w/ engine at idle hot. With engine hot and at 1500 rpm i get about 25 low side and 400 high side. If i leave idl...
2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca Limited 3.0L cooling VIN: 4S4WX83C56
Hello Everyone, I need some help. I have this Subaru that overheats only at idle. We have replace the radiator, water pump and thermostat. This seem to help but it still overheats at idle. We have bleed the air at the heater hose valve and radiator valve. The ...
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT3VN39W8R
Hello everybody, I have a 1994 Toyota 4 Runner here that is not running. Found that it has spark but no injector pulse. Comes up with a code 14, no IGF or IGT signal at ECM. Found a bad body ground and repaired it. It ran poorly for about 5 minutes then died a... Trouble codes: 14 (ECM not recieving IGF or IGT signal.)
2006 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L programming VIN: 5TETX22NX6
this vehicle had 3 broken valve stems from previous repair. installed 'redi sensors' and attempted to program vehicle to accept, with no success.. removed and replaced with GENUINE TOYOTA sensors, and retried.. no success.. Am using a Autel tool to read code#s...

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2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L Engine VIN: JT8BF28G71
after looking furthur into it.even though the piston is not damage,but does have more play than other piston when piston at tdc.instead wasting any more time i found low mileage engine for the customer and he is happy with it
2006 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Coolant VIN: 1N4BL11E06
Hey everyone. Thank you very much for all your input. The suggestions I received mentioned head gaskets, and cracks in the heads or block. There was a suggestion that maybe the cooler only leaks one way, or when hot. It's an expensive gamble ($400) and the cus...
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