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1994 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L No Start VIN: JHMBB225XR
this car takes about 5 min.to get started after it sits over night. once it starts it runs fine and starts good the rest of the day.it has good spark and injector pulse when it wont start. iam not able to check fuel pressure or scan sensor readings.when it doe...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2HKRL185X2
hello honda techs this is a good one i have a 2002 honda odessey with the 3.5 vtec this vehicle has a searching idle mainly in am. it does get better when warm. first there are no codes and the scanner has me limited on available data. heres the kicker when yo...
1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58VXT
Hello techs,hope some other techs have been plagued with this code. PO446 Evap. vent Solenoid. I have in the pass replaced the vent solenoid on top of the engine plenum that clear this code. Freeze fame on scanner shows this code set at 10 to 20 mph . This is ... Trouble codes: P0446
1989 Mazda 626 DX 2.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Hesitation VIN: JM1GD2224K
Hey Guys, This car is giving us fits, after the car is hot it won't start, while this condition is happening it has fuel pressure 35psi it has spark and injector pulse,once the car does start it runs real rich and sputters bad, and the smell out of the exhaus...
1993 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.0L compressor VIN: 1N4GB32HOP
sorry everyone i wrote all my related repairs and what car doing in the history section. Thanks again in advance for any infor.
2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L abs module VIN: QP12-00354
hello fellow tech, this car came in the shop because the abs light comes on,i scanned the system an i got a d.t.c 57 (low battery voltage)but it did not say were the problem is, any help is welcome,thanks.
2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L Timing chain VIN: 3N1AB51D92
HI Everyone, This Nissan Sentra has a very prenouced noise when the rpm's reach 2500 or so, it sounds like slack on the timing chain, at idle this noise is non existent, i removed the timing advance cover, and can't see anything with the chain or guides, i ha...
1991 Toyota MR2 2.2L high idle speed VIN: JT2SW21N5M
Hello, We have been working on this MR2 for a couple of days. The idle speed is always high and it seems to get higher as the car warms up. If I stick my finger over the inlet for the idle speed control motor (inside the throttle body) and close the idle bypas...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD5639T
First a clarification-when the power and grounds were tested at the PCM it was done with everything connected and while cranking the engine. The 'unplugged and backprobed' note should have only refered to waveform testing the CMP sensor in the distributor. Als... Trouble codes: P1381 (Cylinder Position Sensor Intermittent), P1361 (TDC Signal Intermittent).
1995 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L cruise control VIN: 4SCCY58V8S
I received 1 reply to this help request. He said he would send me some diagrams if he could figure out how to e-mail them. I went back to the rodeo and disconnected all of the connectors with bullets except the back-up lights since I knew these were correct. t...
1990 Mitsubishi Sigma 3.0L limp-in VIN: JA3XB47S9L
I finally found out what the code 16 and 45 were (I used the Alldata library service) both pertain to the pressure control solenoid valve (PCSV) the code 45 is 'damaged or disconnected wiring of the pressure control solenoid valve system' and code 16 is a fail...
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3BM54JSP
the fix ended up being the stator wheel on the crankshaft. when put on a scope you could see two signals. also had to replace the cranks sensor twice before it was corrected.
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L no start VIN: JA3BM54J5P
crank sensor was bad..stator wheel on crankshaft was bad also..tell/tale sign was using dual scope you had two consecutive signals comimg from the crank sensor
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 1N4BU31D5S
thank you to all you guys that responded to my question regarding that 1995 nissan. i did all those things that you suggested but it still didn't fix the problem. i suspect that it might be in the computer itself. Trouble codes: P0325.
2000 Nissan primera 2000CC shift VIN: WQP11-2396
Thanks for your help but the customer wanted too replaced the trani instead of repair.
1995 Subaru Impreza LX 2.2L vALVE VIN: JF1GF6551S
This is not really fixed to my satisfaction but I am spending way too much timme on it. I installed a new 'o' ring in the oil pump with a new crank seal, and water pump gasket. Intstalled new timing belt and checked the idler bearings, the tick is still there....
2003 Toyota Matrix 1.8L Wheel stud VIN: ZT1LR32E33
Although I have not gotten the Matrix back in, the info that I received, I am sure will get me through it when I do get it back. In all I received 4 tips. Dean [...] has it right ,I think. I will have to remove the entire Knuckle assy, which I was hopeing I d...
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