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2009 Acura MDX 3.7L No Start, no spark VIN: 2HNYD28669
Came in for a timing belt, which I've done dozens on V6 Hondas,no big deal ,battery was drained after t/b install, which I traced to hands free module,but no start still. No spark, weak spark,wont fire up now.Rechecked my work 3 times, timing is good.Cam a... Trouble codes: P0420 (bank 1 cat efficiency .420 code was in there before and customer was aware of it)
2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AD07U26
Good evening techs, Tested for intake and exhaust leaks and found none - then looked into the A/F sensors and also the oxygen sensors and all were 'fried' and super unresponsive. Replaced the sensors (both upstream and downstream) - drove vehicle and ... Trouble codes: P0174 (bank 2 system too lean)

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1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF22E7S
After verification of the correct function of B1S2 and B2S2 heater circuits there was no problem. However, verifying B1S2 and B2S2 signals that were different on a scan tool (stuck at 1.2 volts) than actual measurements at the ECM connector on a multi meter (0... Trouble codes: P0135 (P0136 -O2 sensor circuit fault B1S2), P0156 (P0136 -O2 sensor circuit fault B2S2), P0420 (catalytic converter efficiency below threshold B1), P0430 (catalytic converter efficiency below threshold B2).
2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L Vvt VIN: JTHBN30F71
double checked the work. front and rear timing covers are clear. new gears were installed with the camshaft tubes and were locked properly during install and removed before engine was spun over. the client has elected to drive the vehicle as is for 500 miles t...
2007 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Charging VIN: JF1SG63697
Thank you for all the good inputs. We end up run a add on ground wire directly from battery ground [...] alternator bracket going through the alternator mounting bolt. Customer pick up the vehicle & drove it for 2 weeks, so far so good. We call this one fix. Hope...
2010 Toyota Tundra 4.6L Battery cables VIN: 5TFRM5F11A
Much to my astonishment this truck shows little issues related to being parked for over a year, probably attributed to mild winters out here. Anyways, after confirming that independent cable replacement was not a viable option, I cut back the cables a bit to w...
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