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2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start VIN: KMHWF25S01
vehicle towed to shop-timing belt had teeth missing. replaced parts-listed under related repair history. test drove 10 miles. customer picked up car drove 22 miles & quit running. had car towed back to shop.engine immediately started with ses light on-code p03... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor malfunction)
1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L mil lamp on VIN: JT8BD68S0W
ALL DATA 8.3v shows kwown trouble area's are; short or open in VSV for EVAP, VSV for EVAP, canister cracked, vac hose leak ect. The Lexus dealer sells compleat unit only for $286.00. Befor I can sell it I must be sure compleat canister w/VSV is the fault.... Trouble codes: P0446 (vsv for vapor pressure sensor open or short circut)
1992 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L eml VIN: JA3AXC57B9
Helping a friend with this Mitsubishi. Came in on a hook. Wouldn't start. Changed fuel filter, fuel pump (original!), ignition pack. Once it ran, it intermittently only fired on two of the six cylinders. Opened the computer and found two capacitors were burnt....
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L engine-performance VIN: 4A3AX35G7V
I get car in and check on vat-40 , voltage seems adequate and same with amperage, after letting it run for about three minutes while monitoring the a/c on the back of the alternators main battery lead , it shows 1.5 volts, I immediately suspect bad alternator....
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MW51RX1
This car has a O2 heater code. It has power but ground is not being cycled by the computer. The other front sensor is being cycled perfectly. It looks to me like the hearer driver in the computer is bad. I'm looking for a second opinion. Trouble codes: P0155
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Stall VIN: JA4MW51R31
Ran great when it left, but came back next day stalling. Engine was idling @ 480 RPM. SES light on & 2 codes: P0505 for idle air control & P1400 for MAP (manifold pressure differential sensor). Cleared codes and engine still idled low. Tech informed me that he...
1993 Subaru Impreza L 1.8L blower motor VIN: JF1GF2440P
help, looking for location of blower relay on this vehicle, shown on wiring diagram but unable to locate thanks
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S3BG6850V
Car Came in with MIL on, Pulled a single code P0301 cyl 1 misfire, found spark plug boot pulled away from wire replace wire set cleared code it came back 5 mins later. Compression check 180 psi spark plug looked fine, pulled egr valve passages clear, checked i... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire)
2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L vsc, steering VIN: 5TDBT44A72
Customer states on take off and turning traction control light comes on and vehicle looses power. Does not have to be a hard take off and roads can be dry. Can not reproduce problem unless taking off hard enough to make vehicle spin- (Normal). I have master te...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1997 Acura RL 3.5L radio VIN: JH4KA9651V
my draw was 125 miliamps even up to 5 hours later, programed radio security, still up there, customer wants to take to acura come to find out they are the ones who installed the battery, and not check draw. don't know what the outcome will be but my boss wants...
1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L passenger seat VIN: JNKNG01DXR
I was finally able to determine (once I got an accurate diagram) that this system IS on a LAN. Since there seems to be no way for me to access this system, and no guidelines for testing published anywhere that I could find, we manually worked the seat motors t...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L no vss VIN: 4S2DM58W1Y
thanks to all that offered there help, we found that the vss signal was going to ground, repaired shorted wire and speedo works find. thanks again. Trouble codes: P0502.
1987 Toyota Supra 3.0L P/S pump
Simple enough, I had the pressure relief valve and the spring switched.
1991 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L Mechanical VIN: JT3FJ80WXM
i have tried all the things that was sent in but the bleeding out of the wheels with all the other hoses clamped off. i have not been able to try this because the customer has not returned. if this fixes the problem i will post it thanks for all the help. Davi...
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