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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 [...]...
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4th gear VIN: KMHJF35F3Y
trans fluid is full and not overly dirty. car runs goods and gives no indication of slipping in any gear to include fourth. will make about 20 good shifts then set code P0734 and default to third. no other codes. no other problems. no glitches in PG-B (output ...
1991 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L active suspension VIN: JNKNG01C2M
Hope someone has experience with the active suspension systems on these Q45's. When engine is started, the front suspension will pump all the way up, and the power steering resevoir will drain completely and cause a loss of power steering assist. With the Acti...
2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L fuel leak VIN: KNAFB12111
GREETINGS, I have a sephia when refueling at a service station it will leak fuel from the evaporative system. I have replaced the fuel tank for a hole, but did not cure this condition. Removed and inspected the filler neck - no problem noted. Inspected the fue...
1991 Mazda 323 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1BG231XM
car runs ok, but goes into open loop at idle, just off idle it will go into closed loop and emissions will come down. We tried a used ECM though maybe logic was ascue, but no change, oil was changed due contamination, and dropped emissions down, but still bull...
1992 Nissan Stanza SE 2.4L No Start VIN: JN1FU2153N
We got this car in with a no start problem, from a diffrent shop. The car has no spark and no injctor pulse, we tried getting codes with a snap-on scanner, no comm. When you turn the key on there are four vac solinoids that click under the hood close to the ba...
1997 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8ARO5Y8V
i have a pathfinder thats giving me a headache. it has a po300b with a flashing mil light(severe missfire) it runs great. it does have a very little rough idle, but not enough to cause the mil to flash in my opinion. i have run multitudes of test, for example;... Trouble codes: P300
2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L hard start VIN: JS3TD62V6Y
truck was towed in. did not start on initial short crank. batt was hot and the truck cranked good. held throttle part way open and truck started. about 25% of the time, the rpms go to 1700 on start up (hot or cold), then fall to 500. still, it has never failed...
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAWN72N7T
This truck came in with a rough idle complaint and a mil. P0171 was pulled from computer. Inspected maf sensor and discovered rodent damage to air filter. Maf sensor was covered with dirt,pieces of filter and rodent hair. That hair is wrapped around the elemen... Trouble codes: P0171
2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start, Misfire, startin trouble VIN: 4JH5G6F87S
when vehicle goes normal temperatures or running 20 to 25 Km he will stop and after this no starting , when temperatures down he will start, in this way i will check all sensors , injectors , ECU , grips,coils, but i have not find the problem please reply soon...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1988 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2HGCA5622J
Thanks everyone for all the help. The problem was something that I overlooked and most everyone pointed me in the right direction. The centre of the pcv valve was missing causing a vac. leak. After installing the new pcv valve and re-adjusting the carb. the ...
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD7165T
Hello!! Thank you very much for taking time for my post. This Accord is fixed. Most suggested Ignitor and coil. But the problem was the wiring from ECU to Ignitor (Yel/Grn) was chewed by Mouse or Rat, at Driverside corner of firewall. Some wires were chewed an...
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HKRL18651
Sorry about the delay, this van was down at our body shop and they weren't to concerned about a speedy fix on it. It turned out to be a broken ground wire in the main loom that was in the wreck, it didn't break through the insulation just the wire; it tested g...
1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JNKAY21DXP
The lower injector orings were ripped on cylinder #5 once i pulled the upper intake off & re preesurized the fuel system i could see it leaking righrt into the cylinder Thanks for all your help
2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB121XY
Turned out to be a defective Bosch 02 sensor. First defective Bosch I have ever had. Ran resistance test on heater circuit of sensor & sure enough showed open. Trouble codes: P0131 (Front HO2S Circuit Low Voltage), P0135 (Front HO2S Heater Circuit Malfunction).
1996 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2216T
We have inspected the solenoid and powered it independently to find it is functional and will purge when commanded. We ran wire indepently from the ECM to the solenoid to eliminate any possible intermittant problem in that area and found the same results. Our ... Trouble codes: P0443 (evaporative purge solenoid problem).
1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Alt Belt VIN: JM1BC1418V
The Alt. bearing was starting to fail but you only noticed when you put tension on the belt. i did not here a bearing sound. Thanks to everyone who tried to help Tony
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Valve Train Noise VIN: 1YVGF22DXX
Hi, Again, thanks to all who offered suggestions. As most of you indicated, the problem was the wave washer. First let me say that the noise was not a 'tapping' noise. It's hard to put a noise into written words but if you were to say 'whoop' as fast as poss...
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW285GY
hi guys the vehicle was sent of for the holidays and i called the customer and he stated that the light had been out for over 250 miles and has not had any problems since Trouble codes: 1345 (no sgc signal cam signal).
1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3XD64B9N
Thanks to all that help! special thanks toAl [...]!!!I sent the ecm to vendor he checked it and had a bad solder connection on the board replaced ecm, the TPS is reading fine aND STEADY the trans is shifting fine and no check eng... Trouble codes: 14 (tps signal out of range).
1987 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Failed Emissions
Rick [...] hit it on the head. Simply a defective vacuum solenoid. the solenoid is mechanicaly defective. It controls the air management valve that causes the air injection to supply air to the exhaust. I got great info from Brandon from Washington on system...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: 4T1SK12E1S
thanks everyone for response. i replaced used distributor all is well. car runs fine must brighter spark than before. thanks lot. this network so great.
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT2BG22K1W
11 out 15 replies gave me the correct solution. Car is working fine...THANK YOU SO MUCH! Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient Exhaust Gas Recirculation EGR Flow Detection).
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