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1997 Acura RL 3.5L radio VIN: JH4KA9651V
looking for acura tech's battery draw in radio, radio assembly or another cause? would apreciate response, please thanks duane
2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L dis VIN: KLAVA6924Y
Hi, I'm having a problem with locating the wire thats shorting out the DIS fuse. I remove the fuse block to find a short in the system, trace the pink wire to the DIS and found it to be ok. 5 circuts are used off this fuse [20a] evap, alt, post 02, ei and esds...
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.7L air bag/srs VIN: 1HGCE6674T
scanned srs system: code 08-5 need trouble chart or help with this code
1992 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L heater VIN: 4S2CY58Z4N
This is a family vechile that intermetively loses all heater fan speeds and at the same time "daytime" headlamps blink on off especially when hitting bumps but does cut off even when I'm in the process of trying to fine a common ground circuit but s...
1999 Isuzu Amigo S 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4S2CK57W7X
Car came form another shop. Had code 300. Cleard has not come back yet. Fuel trim long & short is +20 on bank 1 Right, -5 Bank 2 on left. Spark plugs are black on bank 1 and bright white on bank 2. Other shop changed one of the o2's but on the scaner one of th... Trouble codes: 300 (radom missfire)
1993 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L no reverse or neutral VIN: 1YVGE22A9P
stuck in forward. customer said he loaned car out and when they brought it back they told him the hold light had come on. when he tryed to take it home he had to rev the engine to get it to pull in reverse and forward but was solid when it finally caught no sl...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G21
hi everybody : this van has mil on cyl 5 misfire,the miss occurs more often at cold while the vehicle is driving and has no idle problems.sometimes the miss will goes away,and sometimes it won't happened at all. I started with switching the spark plug from c... Trouble codes: P, 0305 (CYL 5 missfire detected.)
1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: JN1HJ01CEP
Hi everyone: I don't work on imports very often so I need some help on this one. For about a year, this car has had a hesitation just on take off. It doesn't happen all the time. I have only been able to feel it once. I unhooked the egr valve and that hasn't h...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Timing Chain VIN: JN1CA21D9S
Vehicle towed in with a loud rattle in the timing chain area. We replaced the tensioner and ran engine for 10 minutes where the noise did not go away. There was no oil leak. Removed the timing cover and replaced the chain, guides, checked the 2 small chains an...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L hydrolics VIN: JN1CA21D2S
Car came back with slipping clutch complaint. We re-adjusted clutch, topped off hydrolic system (was low), no leak found. We thought there might be a little play in clutch pedal linkage, replaced the clevis pin and bushing @ master cyl. Car drove fine for seve...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S3BG4852T
the vehicle runs rich when starting up cold runs good as soon as the vehicle hits about 175 degs it goes very rich !!! we have tryed airflow meter, TPS , new injectors, cam & crank sensor, new fuel, new computer fuel pressure is normal, spark is good, map sens...
1992 Toyota Camry 2.2L no start VIN: 4T1S12E0NU
Took for test drive fine for first 2 mile then car started to act like it was lacking fuel pressure . Would not accelerate but could maintain speed . When arrived at shop car could not take any load with out stalling . Now vehicle will not start . Fuel pressur...
2001 Toyota Echo 1.5L valve clatter, ping VIN: JTDBT12311
Hello techs, Does anyone have experience working on the ECHO? We could not even duplicate the valve rattle problem, but we heard a slight whistling noise under load, sounding like air moving past the throttle plate. Also heard the belt squeak under load a li...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JHMCD5659R
Thanks to the many of you who replied. Most of you hit it right on the nose. The egr ports were indeed plugged up except for #1 cylinder. After disconnecting the egr like many had suggested, the miss went away. I removed the cover and found the plugged ports a...
2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6558Y
We informed the customer that the MIL was on due to the oxygen sensor malfunction. We gave the customer the information and estimates, and at this time, he has not returned for the repair. Thanks for the help. Russ Trouble codes: P1149 (undocumented code from obd 2 generic scan).
1993 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L lock- up convertor VIN: 1YVGE22AXP
Greetings. I received four replies regarding my Mazda transmission. Although I already knew they have a problem with these transmissions especially the high mileage ones no one was able to provide me with the parameters the ecm needs to see to activate the ove...
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L 1-2 shift 3-4 shift VIN: 1YVGE22C9V
It appears from the reply that it is time for a transmission replacement. Evidently these are 'throw-away' transmissions. The customer did not want to spend the money to fix it and proceeded to trade it in on a new car. Thanks again, Jeff
1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN11WXT
performed top engine cleaner treatment and vehicle got alot better, probably 5 more injectors would perfect this but customer declined at this time Trouble codes: 300 (random missfire).
1997 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN8GRXV
Thanks to all that replied, the code P1700 is for the #2 speed sensor circuit. A little more searching on our part would have turned this information up on the shop key in the transmission section. Unfortunately the customer still has not returned for the diag... Trouble codes: P1700.
1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Compressor VIN: 4T1BF12B0V
Hey guys, we got it! Thanks to Duane in Alaska (I didn't know ya'll needed AC up there). Anyway, Duane stressed the importance of the compressor lock sensor input to the amp. We decided to unplug the amp and ohm the sensor and wires at the same time and to 'wi...
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