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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Cooling, A/C fans VIN: JHMCB7657P
Hi guys -- Both fans inop, even when manually turn on A/C. Car is overheating and fans don't kick on. I've tested everything I can think of, except for coolant switch A on the Tstat housing. I don't have any A/C equipment up here in the great Northwest (I wou...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U04
lean condition. check light comes on up hill Trouble codes: 0171 (lean conditione bank 1)
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L taking off VIN: JA3BM64J8P
Ok bear with me ,being a Chrysler trans tech but not mitsu. I need some help.This is a buddies car which I believe goes into limp mode sometimes.I drove it to the first stop sign then it acted like it was taking off in 2nd or 3rd and has a very slight 2-3 and ...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L ac compressor VIN: 3N1CB51D62
car came in ac not cooling checked fuses and relay no problem found there system not getting ground signal pcm tryed known good pcm same problem I do have good grounds and good power voltage when came in cooling fans were working if I applied ground to system ...
1998 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JF1GF4358W
Did Timing belt and tune-up three weeks ago. Customer came in last Friday with CEL flashing. Found P0301 & P0302 in history. Drove 5 miles and light started flashing. Doesn't really feel like a misfire but vehicle is obviously seeing it. Seems to act up much m... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 Misfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 Misfire), P0304 (Pending Cyl 4 Misfire)
1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L mil VIN: JF1SF6552W
thank you for listening. this car has p0304 cylinder 4 missfire. has new tune-up plugs wires and filters. also had camshaft and crankshaft seals replace for leaking. new timing belt tensioner and idler pulleys. check engine light was on before all services wer...
1993 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Gas smell VIN: JT4VN13D6P
Customer complains of raw gas smell from this truck. We have verified the complaint. Visual inspection did not find any leaks. The smell occurs when engine starts up. Smell seems to be coming from under upper intake (plenum), I removed the plenum because I was...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1995 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L balance shaft belt VIN: JHMBB215XS
Thank you foR all the replies 18 in all. I went ahead and replaced the cam, crank and balance shaft seals along with the waterpump and both belts and all is well. The balance shaft did have a seal retainer after all. Thank you again for all your help.
1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JNKAY21D5P
after recieving the help from members we proceeded testing of computer controlled sensors. MAF and ECT tested ok. going on the feeling of the ignition system fault we tested the power transistor signal integrity and resistance specs and found faulty firing sig...
1995 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L will not shift out of first
thanks for your supplys the output sensor plug was not good wire was broke i/2 inch from plug thanxs for your help
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA723XX
Thanks to all 8 who replied. This was a tough combination problem for me. I had done a deadhead fuel pressure test when I replaced the filter and it seemed normal compared to specs. Of course, as time went by I finally tested fuel pressure again,this time at t... Trouble codes: P1624, P0171, P0301, P0300.
1996 Mazda Miata 1.8L Steering VIN: JM1NA3539T
Thanks for all the input. All control arm bushings etc. checked ok. We did an alignment and even though it was out, there was no improvement. The customer has taken the car.(ran out of cash for the time being)We felt the next step was to replace the proportion...
2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1NB35371
Thank you for the help.At this time the ecu for this mazda is at a rebuilder trying to replace the inj drivers for three of the cylinders with out changing the immobilizer coding.If it works I will post a fix. If not then owner will have to buy a neu ecu and I...
1992 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L speedometer VIN: JN1CZ24HXN
Received three replies on this one. One sounded definite about condemning the speedo head, another leaned in that direction, and the last suggested looking for a slipping drive gear causing a high reading? There were suggestions to look for a mismatch between ...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D41
Well fellow iATN members I am calling this one fixed I talked to the customer today and he said so far so good, and he has been driving it for almost 2 weeks now. While I was waiting for responses to my post I went ahead and repaired the code I had for the sma... Trouble codes: P0600, P0725, P1605 (A/T diag communication line fault).
2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09X12
sorry everybody. but this vehicle had come from another shop, that had been replacing parts to fix what they thought was a evap code. i recived 1 replie that said that alldata had good info on this system. the shop wanted the vehicle back before i got the repl... Trouble codes: 1130 (swirl control valve control solinoid valve).
2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHF21A23
hello all tech, thanks for all replies, yes, somebody put new air filter,the hose that goes to the vacuum soleniod was disconnected.also i told him not to overfill. it's been 2weeks i think it is fix. thank you all, rick Trouble codes: 0446 (evap vent control).
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