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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L air bag VIN: JT8UF11E9N
Hi every one, i have a Air bag code 14 which is open in squib circuit. I bought a new clock spring assembly as the diagnostic trouble tree led me in that direction, when i removed the old clock spring it did appear broken but when i install the new clock sprin...
1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 1.8L Caliper(s) VIN: 4A3CF44B7P
The customer says that after extended driving while warm, the brakes locked up at a stop light and the car wouldnt move. I do remember noticing that the right caliper piston wanted to extend by itself after compressing it. We opened the bleeder valve to get it...
2000 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Battery VIN: 6MMAP67P4Y
I have this 2000 Diamante going dead over nite traced down draw to fuse #11 in under hood fuse box alldata is not correct on what is on that fuse line! with fuse out draw is gone! Radio and interior lites seem to be the only things not working with fuse out! u...
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1N4DL01DXY
Hi, Nissan Tech, this vehicle is my sister have a code P0304 cylinder #4 misfire. I checked intake manifold leak near the cylinder 4. I just want to know is it the dealer have recall for this vehicle ? If no recall, does someone has the easy way or short cut t... Trouble codes: P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire)
1972 Toyota corolla? 2.0L No Start VIN: TE27404558
posting this for starter/alt shop next door, his customer installed japan import engine into 72 toy corolla. customer bought engine harness and computer from importer in california. importer only sells engines has no idea of anything else. the engine has 3S-GE...
1990 Toyota Supra 3.0L Surge, Stall VIN: JT2MA71J5L
Hello iATNers, I have here a Supra with a 7M-GTE turbocharged engine. All intake ducts and the throttle body are soaked with oil. We are sourcing a new turbo unit for this. Having not much experience with turbos, I ask does anyone have advice for pitfalls in ...
1990 Toyota Supra 3.0L Unknown VIN: JT2MA71J5L
Hello fellow iATNers, After sending out this Supra for trans OH and R/R, I now have it back for an (unrelated?) complaint of surging and stalling. This is an electronic trans from what I can see, but my observation is that the TV cable was routed very much in...
1993 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L ABS System
Test drive only indicated pedal pulsation. No pull when I drove or another tech drove. The customer did indicate the pedal fade and pull were intermittent BUT pronounced. The basics were checked and found that the front rotors needed turning and pads replaci...
1994 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JT3DJ81W7R
hi there techs the problem i am having on this toyota is that when accel at 2250 it starts shuting the injectors off till it drops a couple hundred rpm then it picks up till 2250 then drops off again does not matter after half throttle it does the same all the...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L dtc p0770 VIN: 4T1BG22K6V
We change transmission with used transm. because was leaking from CV shaft seal in Originally was not other problems with old transmission or DTC codes. It is shifting Ok; everything looks Ok except after 2 days driving 100km/h shows MIL light , check codes, g...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L hub/seal VIN: KNDJA7230Y
with only one responce, i'm guessing that this one has not been seen much out there yet (at least by the aftermarket repair). there is a bearing (not wheel bearing) inside the hub that the axle rides on. when this bearing fails (and it did on both sides), the ...
1998 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21A7W
guys i hang my head in humble defeat, hate to admit it but i just ran out of patience with this car. i have to thank bob [...] fig. 8 great jarri iliari , and rick [...], for your input.i borrowed, replaced cms , ckp r...
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