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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L oil pump
Trying to help out my daughter and son-in-law. They brought there 1999 Honda Civic 1.6 ltr, 76k miles, to me for on oil light on. Checked oil and found 1.5 qt. low and not changed in almost 9k miles. .Topped up oil and restarted engine. Only had 6psi. Changed ...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Multi-Display , Climate Control & Stereo VIN: JT6HF10U8X
Hello Lexus Tech.'s...I could really use your expertise with this headache. Vehicle came in with no radio function , no CD function , (however the tapeplayer was working) , no climate control function and the "multi-display" lighting up but no visible informat...
1994 Mazda MX-3 1.6L Alternator Belt VIN: JM1EC4358R
Car came in about 2 months ago with alternator belt gone. Replaced alternator with reman Genco and new belt. Came back 2 weeks later with same condition. Obvious belt material on face of alternator. Installed new belt and road test after five miles or so we go...
1994 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 4F4DR17XZR
this truck was towed in not starting customer said it was running poorly and smoking quit and would not restart .we checked feul pressure ok ,spark ok ,injector pulse very weak scanned computer scanner can not get in . checked power and grounds at ecm. when th...
1993 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3BP47H9P
Hello fellow Tehs. Todays diagnostic dilemma comes from a 1993 Mitsubishi DIamante 3.0Liter SOHC engine. THe vehicle was originally brought in for a rough running/stalling condition with a high consumption of fuel. Upon inspection it was found to be running ve...
1994 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L VTC Gear
Would like to hear from you guys on this one. Customer bought one of the Japanese availiable engines that is suppose to have less than 40K miles and a 6 month warranty. We installed the engine and everything is good except after it sits and cools completely do...
1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Oiling system VIN: JT4RN01PXK
Hello Toyota guys- (or gals). This truck has an aftermarket mechanical oil pressure guage. So, I really believe it has low pressure, especially because the owner says the engine is "noisy" on the freeway, and oil press. is low. My question is, are there any co...
2003 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L engine VIN: 1234566777
motor has tappet noise when cold

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1997 Acura TL 3.2L Security system VIN: JH4UA3652V
I found that the problem was in the rod between the lock cyl. and the lock actuator. The linkage from the cyl. to the actuator activates a switch at the actuator to unlock the other doors. What was happening was I was unlocking the drivers door but the other d...
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L abs VIN: 1HGEJ113XS
Well, she's fixed. The problem was that the battery cable going to the ABS junction fuse box was corroded at the battery. When we had checked the fuses we only looked at them physically and not using a test light. Back to basics. Thank you everyone that respon...
1995 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L second gear VIN: KMHJF23M6S
All the responses that i had received were checked into and I thank you for that. Unfortunately when the weather got colder, reverse stopped working also when transmission was cold but starts to work when warmed up a little. So at this point we are looking int...
1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB3537X
First off I would like to thank all the members for their quick replies. We replaced the coil pack as many have suggested. I re-check my pre-02 and post-02 sensor waveforms and both are switching at the same rate when car is fully warmed-up indicating a failed... Trouble codes: P0300, P0421.
1991 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L No Start VIN: 4T1SV21E2M
Yes it's fixed. Pete naled it. All you watch out for that fake spark. With the adjustable spark tester I seen only 10kv. I changed the coil. WOW now there is 30kv. I can't thank you enough.Car runs like a dream.
2000 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDY32TXY
i will let everyoneknow when the car comes back thanks for all the help chris jones Trouble codes: P0440.
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