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1989 Acura Integra LS 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DA3351K
Thank you in advance for any help on this vehicle. Initially vehicle arrived barely running; the customer had stated it would not start and had it towed in. Check engine lamp was on while it ran in the shop. Codes set were 9 for cylinder ID sensor and 15 for I... Trouble codes: 9 (Cylinder ID Sensor)
1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L fuel pump,spark VIN: JH4DC4352S
Engine will crank but can not get fuel pressure or spark. Hooked up our Motorvac to the fuel rail to bypass the fuel system but still will not get spark. Replaced fuel pump relay still had same problem. Does anyone have any ideas? PS: Hooked up our MODIS to t...
1988 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGED3543J
car came in with intermittent no start.then i lost spark,then fuel inj. pulse. the check engine light comes on with the key on,but the red lite on pc doesnt turn on at not getting the grd signal from the grn/blk wire from computer to activate main relay...
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB9852N
I have this Honda that keeps coming back with the same crank no start. Each time it appears to be a low available voltage problem to me. The last 2 times it was in we put a Honda coil and wire on it. Both times it made improvements, but this may be because the...
1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L coolant fans VIN: JHMCD563XR
When car came would not shut off unless we unplugged sensor that mounts to head where the top radiator hose is connected.We replaced this sensor,topped off the collant and bled the air after the fans begin to cycle,we can turn the car off and...
2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L sliding doors VIN: WERTKL7689
driver side door won't close when tugging slightly after wash passenger door won't close electrically but closes fine manually
1990 Mazda 626 DX 2.2L Stall VIN: JM1GD2228L
Engine stalled in heavy rain one week ago, no restart, waited a few minutes, started and ran OK several days. Then stalled again, restarted OK, runs fine now. Both times were on decel. I checked for moisture in dist cap, found none. I srayed cap, wires with wa...
2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1YVGF22D81
Hello all, I have a Mazda here I'm having some trouble diagnosing. The customer's complaint is that intermittently the vehicle will run hot (temp gauge above the 3/4 mark) while at stops. Driving down the road the temp cools down to normal. When the problem oc...
1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3CS44R3N
good morning fellow techs i have a hard starting eclipse here. car cranks normally,after several attempts it will sputter,a couple more attempts and it starts. this symptom occurs when vehicle is cold,the lower the ambient temp,the worse it is. when car star... Trouble codes: 13 (intake air temp sensor), 21 (coolant temp sensor), 25 (baro sensor)
1985 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HZ1452F
Vehicle came in as a new start. We replaced the plugs and got the vehicle to start. The problem now is it is running very rich at both idle and cruise. I know the idle switch is faulty (this wouldn't make it go this rich would it?) Injector pulse width is abou...
1990 Nissan Stanza XE 2.4L Cuts out VIN: JNFIFU21SX
hello ,this would be my first posting on iatn,thank you in advance for your support,this a car i thought i had fixed ,you will be driving for 15 to 20 minutes and it will cut out at about 2500 rpm,and as soon as it does it once it will do it consistantly after...
1992 Subaru SVX 3.3L Cuts out VIN: CXD-002453
Hi Guys This SVX interimanttly cuts out, sometimes under load, sometimes on overrun and sometimes at idle. It is not bring up any fault codes or mil light. We have check emissions and they are fine. Because the fault does not occur repeatedly we have not been...
2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Unknown VIN: JF2SF63561
When you make a turn there is a shuddering in the rear of the car. If your turn is 90 degrees it is slight. When making a u turn it sudders bad. The car is an AWD. There does not apear to be a problem with the drive shafts. Has any one seen this? Are there clu...
1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L heater core VIN: JT4RN13P3K
hi does anyone have the heater core r&r? checked alldata and mitchell and they are not listed thanks bill
1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Wheel Speed Sensor VIN: 4T1BF18B7W
This 98 Toyota Avalon came in to replace belts, align, replace front struts and replace rear struts. We performed all the repairs and test drove the vehicle and the ABS light came on. Computer scan gave us code 38 (R/R Wheel speed sensor open). We ohmed the se...
2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L fusebox/junction box in driver footwell. VIN: JT3HT05J6Y
Customer has been to the dealer and told that he must replace the fuse and junction box to rid the vehicle of a high piched buzzing noise from left side of driver foot well. The supposed cause is an updated junction box # 8z733-60040 this is under a TSB. This ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1990 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.8L valve lash VIN: JACCH58R5L
Thank for your help guys, what I did on this truck is to adjust zero slash while the engine runing like one sugested, loose one valve at the time and until it clatter and then tight it until it clatter stop on every valve I did it than turn the engine off and ...
2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L 2-3 flare only when cold VIN: KNAFB1216Y
The 2000 kia only had a 2/3 flare when extremely cold. I changed tranny fluid twice. The second time I used Mobil 1 synthetic fluid which claims that it retains proper viscocity to 55 degrees below. I also used a can of gl-7000 auto trans. treatment from Advan...
2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L idle VIN: KNAFB1216Y
cleaned throttle body, although it looked good.Problem with idle has not returned in a week
1992 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L camshaft VIN: JM2UF3149N
thanks to those who were right. the mark on the camshaft is 90 degrees to the right or lined up with the driver side head. the vehicle started right up and it is gone. thanks again and let me say this network rules!!!
1995 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L No Start VIN: JMIBA1416S
Thanks guys for the help, but this one bit me in the ass, Problem what we thougt was car not getting injecttor pulse, but come to find out that the noid light we were using had a burnt out bulb, after replacing crank sensor, computer, distributor. To make a ve...
1996 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Transfer Case VIN: 4F4DR17XOT
I didn't get too many replies, 2 all together. What seemed to cure this truck was a new battery, I went to pull it in the shop , it was dead. I jumped it with a battery pack it fired up the 4X4 light went out , I replaced the battery tried the 4X4 several time...
1997 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Hesitation VIN: JM1TA2227V
Hi all, This car was a tuff one but with determination & GREAT information we were able to FIX this car. Replaced 2 ABV solenoids on the back of the motor. We also double & triple checked all vacuum lines.This car was from an auction and turns out someone had ... Trouble codes: P1526, P1540, P1628, P0161.
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