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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRDR07Y71
Been fighting a recurring P0430; both Downstream O2s are new from Nissan per TSB, At this mileage it seems unlikely that the cats are out. Just wondering if any of you Infiniti guys now of a reflash or other item I'm unaware of or can give me a heads up on wha... Trouble codes: P0430 (Catalyst Eff. low)
1997 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JN25GH5W
sprayed carb clean and can not find any other vacuum leaks. sorry if I forgot something this is my first time doing this. thanks Trouble codes: 171 (bank 1 system lean), 174 (bank 2 system lean)
1996 Lexus SC300 3.0L mil VIN: JT8CD32Z0T
I have this Lexus here with a P0402 excessive EGR. It occurs with engine cold (when EGR is not activated) and at highway speeds. From reading posts I believe that the ECM monitors for this code under 100F and at highway speeds. Well I am unable to duplicate th... Trouble codes: P0402 (Excessive EGR Detected)
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C3X
car was towed in. no fuel, no spark. shot car with ether in throttle body. car keeps running, does not turn off. we previously replaced coil. coil is good. please help.
1992 Nissan Stanza GXE 2.4L No Start, Hesitation VIN: JN1FU21P7N
Engine floods when attempting start. Can start by removing fuel pump fuse. Slow rev from idle to about 2500 rpm then quick rev to redline. Roadtest performance ok at high rpm, poor acceleration at lower rpm.
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L timing belt VIN: 4S3BG685XT
does anyone have a picture or diagram i can print of timing marks position? thanks
1996 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L engine, cooling system VIN: 4S3BD6755T
came to us with complaint of overheating. performed pressure test and chemical block test. both negative. cooling fans operating normally. replaced thermostat. roadtested thirty miles. overheated after 25miles. performed block test again. (this is a chemical t...
2000 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L No Start VIN: JF1GM6756Y
hi techs, here is the problem. We just installed a "AVO" brand turbo charger in this impreza, it required us to add an aftermarket computer so that it will communicate with the OE computer. We follow the procedure step by step and finally try to start it. No i...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L rear tailgate power window VIN: JT4VN36H7S
Hi there.First time posting something so here goes! I have very little info available for this problem. Light on dash(been on for several months)which says "back door"is on.Tailgate window goes down with switch and electric lock,but when attempted to lift, con...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L left rack boot VIN: 4T1BF22K5V
Toyota Techs, I replaced left rack boot with one from Toyota last april & it ruptured again. Looks like it fills with fluid & then ruptures in the middle of the boot. This my daughter's car & they are low on money at the moment so I am posting this to see if t...
2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L A/C inop VIN: JTEHA05310
This veh starts and runs very well but the main prob is the AC system is not working and the RPM signal is not present in dash, I think is because the AC pulse generator from the Injection pump is not connected to the ECM. As you could verified this vehicle wa...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCE1827R
it seemed the problem changed from no injector pulse to no spark which a new igniter seemed to fix
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4th gear VIN: KMHJF35F3Y
Apparently this is a common problem with this car. There are TSBs and procedures to test the end play in the fourth gear clutch pack (not to mention it can be serviced without removing the tranny) However, the customer could not afford repairs of this nature, ...
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA21A5X
Thanks for all the replies. THe security system was not an issue as suggested w/ 1 reply. I was not able to complete the repair due to the customer not wanting to go any further with it.
1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L no start VIN: KNAFB121XX
yes we fixed this car! the fixed was to replace the flywheel. as per tsb 2. flexplate distorts under stater cranking so that crank sensor will not pick up topdead center. most replys were concerned with the flood condtion.I always thought that it was a timing ...
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Rear differential VIN: 4S3BH6864Y
My sincere thanks to all who took the time to help us on this one. Five replies pointed us to the suspected viscuous clutch assembly (or as we like to call it, the 'vicious clutch'). We removed the viscuous clutch and disassembled it. The clutch plates were fu...
2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L hard start VIN: JS3TD62V6Y
I suppose my request wasn't worded very well as two of the three replies misunderstood. However, Rick [...] got it right when he informed me that clear flood mode (as listed in the owners manual) would solve my problem every time. There seems to be no other fi...
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L intermittent starts out in 3rd gear/ sluggish take VIN: JT3VN39W4N
Customer is yet to return with vehicle, still broken will submit a post when customer returns.
2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT3GN87R1Y
We finally have a fix. Thank you all who responded. Sorry for the late post.I had 23 replies ranging from: Intake Boot Cracked, TPS, Exhaust Back Pressure, MAF, Crankshaft Bolt backed out, Cam dowel sheared. We all know these responces can cause the same sympt...
2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L fusebox/junction box in driver footwell. VIN: JT3HT05J6Y
I would like to thank all who replied. Customer was looking for a magic bullet. There is no magic bullet for this customer. One reply said that since the mileage is so low for the year to call the Toyota 1-800 number and negotiate. That is in the customer's ha...
2000 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E51
thanx for all the input-about 99 % of you said the same thing- maf sensor common problem for stalling-and with a big exhaust leak that would play a big part in the p0172 code-i replace the exhaust manifold-it was cracked-and cleaned the maf sensor- it was filt... Trouble codes: P0172 (system rich bank one), P0420 (catalyst effec. low bank one).
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