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1989 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Oil Light VIN: 1HGCA5625K
I have a 89 Honda Accord. The oil pressure light comes on after 10-15 minutes of driving. I don't have an oil pressure gauge to check to see what the actual oil pressure is. I have changed the oil pressure sending unit, and the problem still exists.
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1HGCB769XP
customer said she lost brakes, but we found that i think what happened was engine cut out and she lost power boost. when car was towed here it would run, but was only running on 3 cylinders. customer stated that she had been told by the shop back home that #1 ...
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Air Bag VIN: 1HGCE6672T
The SRS light is on continually. Use alldata on line but Honda has suspended access to information so have no info at all. Read E-mail archives and seems to be a connector to get codes to flash at light. Any info would be apreciated. FAX number is [...]...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CM58W1X
Hello all This car came to us after going to another shop with a diagnosis of no compression. We first checked timing belt for proper timing and was right. When pulling out plugs they were dripping with raw fuel. We discovered the reason for no compression was... Trouble codes: P0463 (Fuel Level Sensor Circuit High)
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L no starter action VIN: 4S2CK58W5Y
Isuzu rodeo that appears to have major electrical problems. Towed in as a no start. Battery tests ok, replaced anyway. Turn key on to start and fuel pump relay buzzes, an evap solenoid cycles like crazy, several dash lights illuminate sporadically. When trying...
2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Transfer case VIN: 4S2DM58W92
This rodeo was brought in from are used car lot late in the day and I am not an Isuzu tech but offered to check it out. I cannot move the shifter for the High to 4 Low. There is 2 buttons on the shifter console for power mode and winter mode. I can select eith...
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Unknown VIN: 4A3AK54FXE
thanks in advance for any help. i replaced the timing belt and balance shaft belt on this eclipse about 2 weeks ago. customer brought vehicle back complaining of seeing drops of oil on ground after job completed. after removing timing cover and running engine,...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L abs module VIN: JN1CA31D2Y
I have three codes, but there circuits check out fine. I am trying to clear them to see if they come back. Mitchell says I need to ground pin 4 on the Consult connector three times in one second intervals and the light will go off. The connector is not near th...
1989 Toyota Cressida Luxury 3.0L No Start VIN: JT2MX83EYK
hello fellow mechanics, have a 1989 toyota that wont't start intemittently, when this happens we don't have ignitions switch voltage at efi relay. - check engine light won't come on. customer has already replace the distributor,ign.coil and ignitor. have tried... Trouble codes: 11 (efi relay)
1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Engine knock upon start up VIN: 4TAUN41B1S
Customer complains of an engine knock that lasts as long as 2-3 minutes upon cold start up after the vehicle has sat outside overnight and ambient temperatures get down to 30-40 degrees. Customer brought the vehicle in and left it for us to listen to, but the ...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: 4T1SK12E1S
this 95 camry drive me crazy. car towed in crank ok, no start. check spark, fuel pressure , injector pulse, compresson, timing belt all ok.some time start runs fine intermittanly start miss and stall.SOMETIME NO START JUST CRANK. either cold or hot does not ma...
1995 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L headlights only
everything else turns off but headlights even with key out of vehicle, headlight switch and relay (under hood) replaced already!! pull relay and reinstall and they are off untill turned on again! abs light and rear bulb failure indicator on dash also come on i...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT2BG22K1W
The EGR valve appears to be functioning. it moves up and down with the reving of the engine. I have replaces the EGR modulator valve (New) and reset the dash light. Lasted about 50 miles and light came back on. Can the EGR valve be bad or is the fact that it i... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient Exhaust Gas Recirculation EGR Flow Detection)
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TANL42NOW
hello techs; need some help with our limited knowledge on this no fuel press. problem., will only run with carb. spray . try to test at gas tank 4-wire connector with key on only dim test lite on one wire, tank sender? one other wire pulses when engine is cran...
2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L door locks VIN: 4T3ZF13C6Y
The owner's wife's minivan! The vehicle locks itself intermittently. It has RKE and anti-theft as well as power slider. Every part of the alarm and lock system seems to function fine. It will even lock itself with key in ignition(which most Toyotas won't do). ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1998 Acura RL 3.5L inst. panel VIN: JH4KA966XW
Thanks to all who responded to this post but only one got it right. Thanks Bernre [...]! The trouble was water in the fuse box. dried out box and all is fine. iATN scores another one!!! thanks Mickey
1988 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 4WS 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMBA4144J
I want to thank everyone who responded. You all were a great help, and without your help I'd likely still be lost. First thing I checked was the wires at the thermostat. Found them to be badly corroded (20ish Ohms). Cleaned them up (.003 Ohms) and still no s...
1992 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L Extended Crank VIN: JM2UF3142N
Thanks to those who responded.Cleaned all grounds.Have not heard back from customer.Will keep everyone updated.
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L rear suspension VIN: 4A3AK54F2S
Hello and thank you all for responding. I had 7 replies. I forgot to mention I can't get this bushing from my sources [carquest,orielly,autozone and bumper to bumper. Most replies said to either buy complete spindle new or used. Will do so in the future. Thank...
1999 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED26Y8X
I want to thank the three replys that took the time to give me the good input on this problem. The cust. said it was time to let the car go and was going to trade it in on another newer machine thanks for your time and this is not a very good fix but its the o... Trouble codes: P0325, P0110.
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L cooling system VIN: 4S3BG6853V
Well thanks for all the replys even though the customer feels that it is somthing that we did. We were able to get some further information thanks to my wife and found that the vehicle at its last service at a (subaru dealer) has tech notes indicating that the...
2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JS3TD62V5Y
well guys cust finally fell off their wallet and let me do job thanks to jay,mark,gordon,dave and rod all i needed was if the pan needed to come off and they let me know it is wrong info in alldata as for leonard,john and richard i had already looked in alldta...
1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXAE09B7R
Customer did not return for further diagnostic so I am closing this at this time. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: 14 (Ignition signal circut), 21 (Main oxygen sensor signal), 24 (Intake air temperature circut), 22 (Engine coolant temperature circut), 52 (Knock sensor circut signal).
1999 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T3ZF13C4X
Well, I finally got this thing figured out. It turned out to be the PCM. I got a cheapy from the bone yard and she started right up. I did check for the MIL coming on during the bulb check, but forgot to mention that in the update. I did a pin out and found th...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L heater VIN: JDDR32T4Y0
Thanks for the replies, the fix was all in the bleeding procedure, we had to raise the fill bottle above the radiator, we let it sit over night and re-filled it then ran the engine at 3000rpm's for a few minutes and it started working great, all together it to...
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