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1987 Acura Legend L 2.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA2555H
hi guys, tow in, dye on road, stalled out,,crank;s no start. poping a little,,,check, fuel pres/ok 38psi, ck in time/syn, compression 125/ across, when plugs removed #1 plug only black fouled,,all others ok,, fuel/spark/ compresion...have voltage at both side ...
1996 Acura Integra Special Edition 1.8L ABS Control Unit VIN: JH4DC4360T
This vehicle has returned to the shop for the fourth time in the past two months with the owner stating the ABS light is on. Each time the auxillary reservoir on the ABS control unit has been empty and refilling turns the light off. (The fluid in the Master Cy...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6651X
hi guys, this vehicle has been in 3 times now.the first tech talked to a friend at a local honda dealership that told him that they change these parts often enough. the install went smooth and customer drove for 3 weeks.last friday the car came in mil on same... Trouble codes: P1457
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Radio/climate control VIN: JHMCM56673
Good day to all. This near new Honda with factory stereo, dual climate has no illumination with or without the lights on. The light system does work on other parts of the inst. cluster, dimming and brightening as desired. I need to know if anyone has seen this...
2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L automatic transmission fluid level gauge VIN: JNKBF01A42
Hi to all, this is my boss' car. When you drive down the road at 30 miles per hour on light throttle the car engages third and when you step on it wot it hessitates for one and sometimes two seconds to downshift. Also at high speeds 80+ mph and you down shift ...
1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L light bulb burnt out VIN: KNDJA7230T
I hate to bother the network with such a small item but I have a burnt out blub in my insturment cluster for the shift indicator and when I called Kia dealer they offered no replacement or even a listing. These bulbs are removable surely there must be a replac...
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L no power VIN: KNDJA7235X
hi this kia has no power on hard excell not bad when lite on gas transmission ok, no missfire, no back pressure, when we hook up our fuel pressure tester (snap on dial type) the thing runns great, tryed this four times with the same results evry time, looked ... Trouble codes: P0101, P0102
1997 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L readyness test VIN: 4A3AJ56G9V
This car will not do ANY part of the readyness test. It failed 5 test. I called the tech line and they said that Mitsubishi cars are very picky about the readyness test. I cked all the fuses and they are good. cked for powers and grounds to the ecm, they all s...
1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS21H2Y
hey guys i have this truck here i done the smoke machine on it i see no leak any of you guys had this problem or this code befor the m.i.l light only come on when cold start any help i thank you have a good day Trouble codes: P0442
1999 Mitsubishi fuso fe sp 3.9L fuel gauge, glow plug light VIN: JW6BBFIH3X
This truck lost fuel gauge and glow plug indicator light at the same time. Also shifter lock will not release with brake pedal applied. Checked wiring from sending unit to gauge and looks fine. Brake light switch works good and has + to shift interlock when br...
1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA2ID3X
The problem with this vehicle is that the MIL is on but no codes are stored. The very first time I checked this car out it had and O2 code. I did check the O2 operation at that time and it did not seem out of spec. I cleared the code to see if it would return....
1991 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TD01VXM
2 months ago I replaced the head gasket and did maint. tune up & timing belt on this Truck. It was overheating and really running badly to not at all. After those repairs it was better but idled at 1500 to 2000RPM. The chack engine light had been on for as l...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T9Y
Customer brought car in with complaint of hard start and lose of power while accelerating and check engine light. Found code P0171, System to lean bank #1. With engine running, it sounds like a vacumn leak coming from the intake area and when you tap the thr... Trouble codes: P0171 (System to lean bank 1)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1995 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L ABS diagnostics VIN: JH4DB8592S
The info you guys gave was right on the money! The shop manual does not mention the two wire connector that you use for diagnosis but my friends of IATN knew it was there! Its a connector behind the glove box. Thanks again
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L burns oil VIN: 4S2CM58W5X
Most replies stated that this is a engineering concern on 98 up models, even saying Isuzu considers 1 qt. oil loss in a 1,000 miles acceptable. It seems the pistons dont have enough drain holes inside oil ring lands,and egr tube flow is critical for cooling th...
1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7238W
Thanks for all the replies on this car. It turns out that the timming belt had jumped time causing all the loss of power when the throttle was opened quickly. its back on the road again...thanks Trouble codes: 101 (mass air flow volume).
1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D0T
good replies, at the time we had already examined the repairs suggested but it was helpful to know that we were on the same track. Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor mal), P0505 (idle control).
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Unknown VIN: JT3VN29V4S
After much thought on the subject, I still felt that the problem was in the driveshaft. We went ahead and got a new driveshaft and the problem is vastly improved. Now we may have a slight tire issue, or maybe I'm trying too hard to find something. I beleive th...
2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12EX2
Thanks to everyone who replied with their help. Rechecked rear VSV near gas tank, found to be bad after it got warm. Replaced with new VSV. Cleared code, all good for now. Dealing with warranty company on oil consumption problem now. Does anyone know of an... Trouble codes: P0441 (EVAP System Purge Flow Low).
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