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1999 Acura CL Premium 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UYA2253X
We performed MotorVac March 2004. A fuel leak onto the coil started a fire which was put out immediately--within 15 seconds. We informed customer within minutes, inspected fire area only to find NO components were affected. The car ran much better and customer... Trouble codes: P0171
1988 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT279LFG41
start good,idles great,on driveing it is good on light acceleration. on hard accelationor passing it is sometimes good power but80%-90% it feels like it is running out of gas as long as you hold the peddle to the metal it will die on driving and stall out but ...
1987 Nissan Sentra 1.6L trunk seal VIN: 3N1AB41D3V
Try as I may I cannot detect source of water leak into trunk. Any Nissan techs out there seen any of this problem or a tech bullettin on water leaks in trunk of Nissans? thanks in advance of anyone that can help!
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L extended crank VIN: JN1CA21D4W
this vehicle came in with extended crank compliant.engine cranks about 20 to 30 seconds before it starts.while it cranks,sounds like timing is off,cranks a little hard,back fires through throttle body.once engine starts,it runs good.no problems.engine does sta...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5D1ED28T52
i have replaced the o2 sensor thinking it might not be working good,light comes on after running the suv for 10 minutes and shut off then restart and light will be on , and stayes on.i also found that their was some vaccum leaks around maf meter fixed them but... Trouble codes: 132 (high o2 reading on first bank)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L pressure sensor VIN: 1HGCC125OO
Hi We have fixed it. Charlie [...] said to remove pump/motor strip down & free off stuck impellar blades, so we did that & refitted, bled - Every thing works OK. Just shows 3 replies - 1 spot on is all you need to stop the dealer selling an over priced pump!
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Compressor VIN: JHMCD56345
Thank you everyone for your help. The computer wasn't able to ground the circuit. New ecu fixed the problem
1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Misfire VIN: JHLRD1856V
it was the valve adjustment on this one. one a previous one the dealer removed the head to repair the valve seat problem thanks to all who replied, your the best Trouble codes: P0301, P0302.
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L timing belt VIN: 1HGEM21982
Thanks for the replies. Honda reengineered the tensioner and added some sort of 'auto-adjust' mechanism (still don't know how it adjust anything after examining it). Anyway instead of the old slot in the middle of the bearing, there is a round hole that is off...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L traction control VIN: JT6GF10V2X
Many thanks to Beno from Virginia, and Robert from California who both informed me that on these vehicles, the Trac system will disable for some powertrain codes. I replaced the MAF with a factory unit, cleared all codes, car has been driven for 1000 miles now...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJHF10U01
Guys thanks for the help, we found the charcoal canister assymbly to be faulty, the valve is located in the canister, you have to buy the whole assymbly from lexus, customer declined to repair because of cost. Thanks again
1991 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L txv & poa valves VIN: JN1RZ24H7M
Well I still haven't seen this car back but Tom [...] suggested removing the POA and to put a cycling switch in. Seems like it would work. Other ideas were to pull a deep vacuum to get all the moisture out which I tried. The POA isn't available anywhere. Thank...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Battery VIN: JN1CA31A11
I ended up disconnecting remote starter/alarm system. Customer took car and let it sit for a week. Car started with out a problem. At this point I would have to say it is fixed. I never detected a draw from the remote starter at any time but from what I have s...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Camshaft VIN: 4S3BG6855W
In the course of going in to replace the cam pulley and timing belt, I discovered that the exhaust cam on that side was very tight. Evidently, that's what caused the broken pulley above it. Pulled the engine and removed the head - front cam bearing surface on ...
1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L wiring circiut VIN: JT3VN309WO
Installed the relay in the start circuit as most of you had found to be a good repair. Used start wire from harness by battery for crank signal to activate, fused, and mounted near battery.
1993 Toyota T100 3.0L Clutch VIN: JT4VD10A7P
Finally got this clutch to work well- jon from Louisiana asked if we adjusted the master cyl pushrod- after we adjusted the freeplay to min. the clutch worked well enough to drive & after it seated in some, it disengaged well- probably should have used OEM par...
1993 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L speedo VIN: 1NXAE09E4P
thanks to all who replied. the problem was the speedo head.
1994 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L pops out of 1st VIN: DONOTHAVE1
Thanks for the input. Overwhelmingly, techs reported the bushings for the shift lever being suspect. I decided to order them ahead of time as they are very inexpensive and even if they weren't the cause, it would be prudent to replace them once in the top of t...
2004 Toyota highlander 3.3L No Start VIN: JTEDP21A94
Hello Group,I would like to thank the members that took the time to reply.I have not fixed this car yet but today I received the information that i'm sure will be the fix.From what I was told the older models (not sure to what year)had the keys coded to the EC...
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