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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DB7650T
hi all tech , i have problem with this car,first the car come in with check engie like on and i scan found code p1457 evap cantrol canister system, then i check all the hose and solenoids on the canister they seem fine , later on i found the gas cap not tight ... Trouble codes: P1457 (leak detected in EVAP control system)
1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, NO MIL BULB GOOD VIN: 1HGCB7653M
no start no spark no check eng light,fueses good ,bulb good.substituted good main relay.still no start. customer substituted know good distributor before car came in, still no start. will a honda start,or have spark if mil does not illuminate? suspect computer...
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L keyless door locks VIN: KM8SC83D81
The key remote battery was dead and now the LED works but we can not resynch to vehicle. We found the "set" switch on the receiver and tried several ways to get it to activate with no luck. The power locks all work with the key or switches inside and the timer...
1988 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L Stall VIN: JAACM18EXJ
this trooper came in on a tow truck with a no start condition. did all obvios testing and found fuel relay was sticking replaced relay. car came back 2 days later on a wrecker again. retested and found fuel pump had went out replaced the day after went on test...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L release bearing
im in the process of replacing the clutch and aldata is not vey helpfull with the release bearing and collar will some help me out ive trie the skrewdriver thing and i dont think im getting any where if it is stuck how do i remove the trans
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L egr code VIN: JN1CA21D0X
car had egr low flow code, we had the egr valve, egr air sensor changed and clean egr pipe sensor clean out of carbon, car still will have the same low flow egr code even after egr monitor is set.
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4N2XN11T3Y
Customer brought van in with complaint of poor idle. Jim checked for normal injector problems on this engine since we had replaced 2 injectors 9 months ago for a solid engine miss. injectors all ohmned 12.5 --14.0 range hot. Ran smoke machine to search for vac... Trouble codes: P0034 (Knock sensor circuit-------not current)
2002 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH68632
Vehicle came in for NYS inspection vehicle had engine lamp on Scanned found code p0065 I have no scanner that will mannualy operate the air assit valve & no acces to any data sheets to help me diagnose what causes this particular code The engine alse has a uns... Trouble codes: 0065 (air assit injector solinoid malfuction)
1983 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L intermittent shifting, late shifts VIN: JT2MX63EOD
Hello, Has anybody run into this one before? Does anyone know where we can get wiring diagrams for this vehicle? A left over Shop manual or other? The local dealerships have been contacted and none have any info on anything older than 1990. The All Data wiri...
1987 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L starter VIN: JT4RN67P3H
This 4-Runner has a starting problem I have yet to see on a Toyota. First of all the truck came in with the starter solenoid pulling in, but the motor not engaging. Replace the starter motor, worked fine, returned the truck to the customer. Truck comes back i...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K3V
hello-im stuck on this one a bit-we have this egr code- p0401-low flow---ive traced all the vacuum lines in the system-they all are connected correctly -you can make the car stumble if you aplly vacuum to the egr-weve installed a new vacuum modulator and vsv v... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr flow low)
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L gauges VIN: JT2BG22K3V
im back again with this lovley camry that wont leave my shop-driving back from getting it smoged all the gauges stopped working-no odometer-no electric windows-there is a 10 amp gauge fuse that blows immediatley when you install it-we pulled out window switch ...
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B1Y
ses light comes on after driving 2 times has code po171 lean system found no problems anywhere fuel prssure is good 50psi. smoked engine no signs of leakage. had new converters from toyota before we started servicing 1 month ago, o2 sensors have been replace s... Trouble codes: P0171
2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5TEWN72NXY
Customer has had an intermittant check engine light on for lean condition.(code 172) Has had slight fuel economy loss. It does not physically run badly, but it does spark knock under a load or heavy acceleration. I have tested fuel delivery on my motor-vac mac... Trouble codes: 172 (lean condition)
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L power sliding door VIN: 4T3ZF13C91
hello guys, we are having a problem with the power sliding door on the right side of this sienna,left side works fine.the door works good right after you initialize in then it starts to act up,it will close but wont stay opens right back up,then on i...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1995 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L air bag VIN: JACDJ58V1S
Thanks to the 3 techs that responded. All agreed there was no way to manually access codes. I do not have a compatable scanner so have been unable to help customer. If anything else happens I will post additional information. Customer has decided to wait and s...
1997 Kia Sephia GS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFA125XV
Thank you to geno,he was a great help,the problem was high resitance on the ground circuit for the mass air flow sensor,I ran a redundant ground and the fuel trim returned to normal and the car ran great. Trouble codes: P0170.
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L stereo/ climate control backlighting VIN: 1GKEL19W9Y
The customer has not returned and with a 200.00 limit I hesitate to give a guilded invitation to revisit the problem. The man is nice but seems a bit uptight and I dont want to spike his blood pressure or tighten his sphincter further by reaching 200.00 and po...
1991 Mazda B2200 2.2L crankshaft VIN: JM2UF3132M
it actually took this long to get this situation resolved. the original repair was a re-ring and new bearings to fix a cold smoking issue 'inexpensivly, for a friend'. while I've gotten away with it in the past, this time I got bit. the replies mostly pointed ...
1984 Nissan Maxima GL 2.4L No Start VIN: JN1HUO1S6E
Finally fiqured out when chatting with harv and td the computer uses the ign coil primary and fires the inj each time the coil fires simular to the bosch system daa it is the bosch system,so in conclusion must verify powers and clean up the corrision on all th...
1987 Toyota Corolla FX 1.6L 5th Gear VIN: 1NXAE82G5H
Well, as most of your responses indicated, we replaced most of the pieces necessary but not all. We had not replaced the fifth gear itself. Jeff hit it right on the head. There was only the slightest indication of wear on the synchronizer teeth of the fifth ge...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L dtc p0770 VIN: 4T1BG22K6V
We decided to rebuild customer own transmition.Before that we did change all three sensors in transmition,and valve body and torque convertor without success. I was wating to make sure that rebuild fix the problem,and it did. My customer is happy and I'm happy...
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