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2010 Infiniti G37 3.7L Cyl#5 Misfire VIN: JN1CV6AP7A
The customer stated the vehicle had a cyl #5 misfire that randomly developed. The customer swapped ingition coils and the misfire did not follow the coils but remained at cyl #5. Next, the customer replaced the spark plug for cyl #5, also no improvement. ...
2006 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No Start VIN: SE3P137176
Hi all I have this right hand drive RX8 that the customer lost all of the keys for. The locksmith tried programming two new keys but to no avail. What happens is the theft light will stop flashing when he programmes but no crank. Once you turn the ignition...
2010 Mazda 3 i 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BL1SF8A
Hello, I have this Mazda with an intermittent check engine light. First time it came in with light off. Had p0101 stored in computer. Maf sensor circuit range/performance problem.Did a VE test and it was 96 percent. Didn't see anything in Freeze frame data... Trouble codes: P0101
1990 Mitsubishi Montero 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JA4GJ31S6L
We have a rich running Montero with a MAF DTC. The customer supplied us another used MAF sensor which has the same frequency output of around 2k HZ. So both are failed units, as the spec is around 40 hz at idle. This part is not available from any of our local...
2009 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 1N4AL21E39
Hello everyone! This vehicle has no codes in ECM/TCM. The symtoms are hesitation/no acceleration from a stopped position. This is intermittent, can happen many times during one drive cycle or not at all. It only happens after coming to a complete stop, nev...
2008 Subaru Tribeca Limited 3.6L Engine VIN: 4S4WX92D78
Loud engine tapping / knocking noise from the engine. It is consistent with what sounds to me like a dropped valve seat but louder. Engine does not misfire currently and no codes are stored. I have read about the timing chain tensioner causing noises but c...
2010 Toyota Sequoia Platinum 5.7L collapsed VIN: 5TDDW5G16A
Hi Guys; anybody out there know of a good rear suspension air spring to coil conversion kit for a 2nd gen sequoia? Looked on arnott & strutmaster but they don't have any for that particular model... and was not able to find any other ones... rear suspensio...

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2006 Acura TSX 2.4L interior light circut VIN: JH4CL96926
Well I figured it out after spending more time than I like to on a job like this. It turns out that what I thought was the HFL module was not. the last 5 HFL I replaced were all up in with the map lights, turns out that the module for this one is located behin...
2006 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN46D46
Thank you to all who replied. The MAF sensor was the culprit. I installed a Denso MAF which I found out is the OE manufacturer for Hyundai. I do not have scope capabilities, so your insight was very helpful. Curt Trouble codes: P0102.
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L Engine VIN: 5NPEU46F86
Thanks for the input. I am going to call this a fix even though the car isn't yet complete. I had already looked at the oil pressure and oil temperature sensors so I knew they were OK. The oil temperature sensor TSB was helpful, but not the ultimate problem. I...
2010 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L subfan VIN: 4S4BRBEC9A
Sub fan was causing fuse to blow but when car overheated it either toasted head gasket or some other failure allowing combustion gas into the cooling system only when car was hot as confirmed by chemical test. Thank you for all the replies!
2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4T1BF30K33
Thanks for all replies. All replies suggesting cleaning throttle body was correct. This car has no IAC valve. I did update the miles to 70k. I've been doing this 45 years and have not seen an idle problem exactly like this. This motor will idle down slowly to...
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