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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L shifting VIN: 1HGCB7276N
Good morning group, i have a 92 accord that came in for a shifting problem. The D4 lite on the dash stays on all of the time but it doesnt blink even when i jump the check connector and try to pull the codes. It stays on even when the other gears are lit up. T...
1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Surge VIN: 1HGEJ6670X
Have worked on many different Hondas over the years,but this one has got me stumped.Intermittently engine will act up.At 2500 to 3000 RPM the engine will surge .Feels like the rev limiter is kicking in.Does not consistently occur.Would appreciate any help,than...
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L timing chain VIN: JNKCA31AXY
calling for help to the group on this abused infinity.The timing chain is rattling like its about to fly out.Thought it might have a broken guide so we tore it down.Sludge build up obvious , but the guides look ok.Should I replace the chain? The tensioners for...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No normal drive operation until hold is applied VIN: KDNDJA7239
Hi Kia Techs; I have limited scanner ability on this vehicle and need some insight prior to further diagnosis. This vehicle's battery went dead on the customer after setting for 1 week. supposedly every thing shifted and operated ok prior to the battery replac...
1988 Mazda RX-7 Convertible 1.3L blower motor VIN: JM1FC3513J
this car came in with no blower motor operation(electronic blower motor control)discovered that the electronic control head was bad,replaced it and still has no blower motor operation,replaced electronic blower transistor,still inop,the only thing left in this...
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start
After replacing the heater core, which required the removal of the instrument panel and some control modules, found vehicle to have a no-start condition. Good compression, good spark, good injector pulse, but no fuel pressure. Checked fuel pump relay and found...
1987 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, LACK POWER VIN: JN8HD16Y4H
car came in as no crank starter shot - replaced starter replace plug wires , cap and rotor per customer request vehicle would barely start . running very rich - found fuel pressure good at 37 psi at idle - pressure would drop off to nothing when shut off. foun...
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L vacuum leak VIN: 1Y23DT1CNV
hello everybody. i have this maxima in my shop that have a vacuum leak from around intake manifold area. i don't see anything obvious. the manifol is aluminum.any suggestions would be helpfull. thank you.
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
this is a re-occurring dtc.the 1st time was for p1320,p0300,and,p0303.a week later it was for p1320,p0300,p0302.i replaced #3 coil,and #2 coil those times. now the mil is on again,but only p1320.possible spark plugs? they look good... also,nissan has a tsb;ntb... Trouble codes: P1320
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L High Idle VIN: 1N4BL11D92
Hi folks, this altima came back again with the code po507 and a pending p0507.. freeze frame is 975rpm/196f/0mph/cl/stft#1 +2.3 ltft#1 -4.6/stft#2 +2.3 ltft#2 -4.6 ...I did the three relearns again and right now it is ok ..BUT I expect it to return ..this is a... Trouble codes: P0507 (High Idle 200 rpm idle over spec repeat hard code), U1001
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L inj. pulse loss VIN: 4S3BC632XN
did engine swap due to bad crank keyway. after installation i lost injector pulse to two front cylinders only @ idle,(watched w/ noid light). anything above 1200-1500 rpm the injectors pick up and engine runs fine. i suspected wiring harness as this vehicle ha... Trouble codes: 24 (iac)
1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Safety VIN: 4S3BD4353T
Hello again. I've got this Subaru. It came from the dealer. the cust said that the air bag control unit is bad. The car's horn would not work and the air bg light on. Tested and found and open in the clockspring for the horn and air bag module. Replaced the cl...
1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT4RN63AXJ
This truck came to the shop with a complaint of running poorly and poor fuel economy. Found no trouble codes, but found tps to be bad, that was replaced and adjusted corectly. Fuel pressure test in well within specs and fuel pressure drop at injectors is unifo...
1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L long crank VIN: 4T1VK12W2N
intermittently has a long crank.found fuel pressure always good.found no reference signal at coil.suspect pick up in distributor acting up.removed cap and all visually looks ok,no oil leaked inside or anything.has anyone experienced this before? thanx for your...
2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Axle seal VIN: JT3HN86R4Y
Left rear axle seal leaking, we have had a few of these toyotas w axle seal leaks and not much luck fixing the leaks. This particular 4 runner, the parts dept @ toyota told me sometimes they are changing the axle as well as the bearing and seal assembly. Have ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCB7652P
finally everybody said that the blue connector was the right one,it give engine and trans code at the same time.when it is jumped it doesn't give me anything about the engine but code 14(bad ecm) for trans.when we removed ecm for check it was full of water.cus...
1999 Isuzu Amigo S 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4S2CK57W7X
Some othere shop had hooked the b1s1 to b2s2. I just unpluged b1s1 and the scaner showed that I had unpluged b2s2. Ease fix, no intake leak like I was thinking. The o2 wires are on 2 Y the othere tech must have thought 1 Y was for the left and the othere Y was... Trouble codes: 300 (radom missfire).
1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1NA351XL
thanks to all that responded. cam timing was off one tooth, but it still started poorly hot. coolant sensor was fine, and maf readings normal. after all of the testing and retesting (and replacing the starter), it turned out to be the wrong spark plugs!!! can'...
1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Hesitation, no power cold
Well sense I posted my problem the car came back for a alternator problem so I replaced the alternator hopeing it may also fix my no power problem but didn't.I had 5 replies on this one and they where clean all grounds in engine compartment and I did when I ha...
1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1F1SF6358W
Hi guys, Almost every one told me to check the valve adjustment. Customer needed his vehicle, didn't get a chance to verify. I will keep searching for a fix theres bound to be another one. Thanks guys. Trouble codes: P0304 (missfire cyl.4).
1987 Toyota Celica GTS 2.0L speedometer VIN: JT2ST65L3H
The information I gathered said you must remove and disassemble the transmission to repair the drive gear for the speedometer. The customer was not ready to do this at this time, so no repairs were completed. Thank you.
1991 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall
Hello all, I want to thank every one for all the help I reely appreciate it! The problem ended up being a faulty engine temprature sensor. My problem was when I checked it the car wasn't acting up. It had stalled and I had unpluged the sensor and checked its r...
2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.7L Engine VIN: 4TASM92N0Y
Hi Guys and Gals, This Toyota has been put back together and has been driven by our parts man (his personal truck) with no more increase or decrease in noise. I wish I had more to add. I will monitor the situation. I want to thank the members that replied. T...
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