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1998 Acura CL 3.0L brake lights VIN: 19UYA2249W
Hello all,Ihave a Acura in today with no rear brake lights.The thrird brake light on the trunk lid works.We think it's what they call a brake failure sensor.But we can not locate it to test it.If anyone out there knows where this unit is located in the car.
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L trans VIN: 1HGCD5631V
Hello techs. Thank you in advance for you time. I have this honda with the check engine light on. I pulled code p0700 with my Solus. I went to Alldata and jumped the test connector under the glove box as per tests. With the ignition on the D4 light blinks 4 ti...
2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start VIN: KMHWF25SX1
Hi, No spark, no rpm signal under generic OBD2. Everyone thinks crank sensor, I replaced it and still no spark. Spark WILL OCCUR when sensor is unplugged and then reconnected, similar to the Dodge scratch test. This verifies coils and associated wiring. Timin...
1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRAR05Y1V
P0446 Comes back "pending" and P0325 "Hard" every time after test drive. MIL been on for years. Found (in order) P0325, P0440, P0156, and P0446. Replaced B2S2 o2 for P0156. Found charcoal pellits everywhere (canister blow-up). Replaced canister, vent valve (in...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Safety VIN: JT6HF10U6X
My customer lost the spare key. He still have the master key but he wants to have a second key as spare key. Is there some way to reprogram the new master key using the old master key. The new key is already cut. The other reason is that the old master key has...
1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JMINB3539X
Vehicle brought in last week for check engine light on, ran rough, customer stated light was flashing at first. Road tested light on solid, ran ok. checked codes p0300 (random misfire), inspected #1 plug looked ok, wet tested ignition, ok (has been wet & rainy... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multipe misfire)
1999 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on
check faults egr excessive air flow to egr. vaccum test egr and ok. hose are ok route and to dpfs and evr ok. can u help what is the problem?
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L ABS Light On VIN: 4A3AL5UK6S
Hi guys I have this eclipse with a solid abs light and cant get any codes from it.Changed the ABS module and the hydaulic unit still cant get the light to turn off. Check all power and ground to module and hydraulic unit. Follow test procedure in Mitchell for ...
1992 Nissan 240SX 2.4L no-shift sometimes VIN: JN3MS36A2N
car came in with no shift sometimes complaint from another shop and he had sold her an overhaul. I did complete overhaul with banner kit,torq converter and all internal electrics..trans worked perfect. came back month later with same no-shift sometimes complai...
1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31D6R
I did a regular tune-up on the car. Replaced spark plug, distributor cap, rotor cap, wires, and fuel filter. After finishing everything the car just won't start. Then I check everything if i forget to something or loose connection. Everything seems to be ok. I... Trouble codes: 11 (camshaft position sensor malfunction), 21 (ignition signal circuit)
2001 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 4N2ZN15TO1
This car was towed into the shop as a no start. It has spark and injector pulse and no fuel pressure. There was also no activity on the instrument cluster. Relay fuse 29 was blown. Replaced fuse and got fuel pressure and instrument cluster activity. Car starte...
1987 Toyota Celica GTS 2.0L speedometer VIN: JT2ST65L3H
toyota techs, thanks for your time. speedo inop, the drive gear most of the time does not move. is the drive gear on the axle shaft?can i repair it with out pulling the trans?
1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Cruise Control VIN: 4T1VV21E3L
Hello all, I have a 1990 Camry in here I 'm working on getting the cruise going on. I have it narrowed down to only .4 volts going to the solenoid, however a used module made no improvement in the voltage or performance. Customer is unwilling to go with a new...
2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L Stall VIN: 5TBRT3815Y
this may be obvious to all toyota techs but here goes tje truck starts and dies unless you keep your foot on the gas. it acts just like the classic iac unit but on this its all part of the throttle chamber, toyota recommends replacing the entire unit but its a...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L noise VIN: 1HGCD553XT
Lots of responses to this one. Must be very common but local Honda dealer never heard of it. Ended up getting Exhaust buzz kit from another dealer and installed it. Vehicle is quiet now. Thanks to everyone
1996 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L oil in coolant VIN: JHMRA184XT
Thanks for all the responses that were sent. The cylinder head was the problem. Had it pressure tested and found no cracks but found a strange depression in the head surface around the area of the pressurized oil passage from head to block. head gasket had fai...
1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ8640W
Hello, and many thanks to those who replied! although the 3 replies I recieved were all valid concerns, Paul from Oklahoma suggested replacing the coolant controlled I.A.C. which I did and it did not correct the condition, Douglas [...]. from California (Southern)... Trouble codes: 1509 (idle air control valve).
1993 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L output speed sensor VIN: JALB4B1A9P
i got 2 replies on this, both had good ideals about what might have been the problem. i went back over everything again plus the ideals that were sent to me, everything checked good but the problem was still there. the shop it came from had put in a ECM from...
1993 Lexus SC300 3.0L Gauge Lighting VIN: JT8JZ31CXP
First, I appreciate the fact that four people responded to this request. I was doing this on behalf of a fellow tech that does not have a computer. He is still looking for another set of gauges (at a reasonable price) to fix the problem. The gauge needles woul...
1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1N6SD16Y7V
Thanks for the help fellows. The EGR or its passages were not plugged, the VIAS valve was working properly, the ignition timing was set correctly, Mass air flow sensor had been previously checked-OK and could not get the ok from customer to change the plugs si...
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