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1995 Acura Legend SE 3.2L abs VIN: JH4KA7693S
I need to know how do you bleed the brakes on this car. Alldata showes a tester I but do not have one Can it be doon with out the abs tester? Also I do not hear the abs motor run when the motor is running and I do not get fluid out of the bleeder on the modula...
1988 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 4WS 2.0L high idle VIN: JHMBA4147J
The problem is simply if the car is moving even 1 mph if you give it any throttle the idle stays at about 3000 rpm till you come to a complete stop then it drops down to normal. has anyone seen this ? the only other help request i found like this was closed wi...
1999 Honda Prelude 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMBB6146X
hi guys. need help on this one. customer had crossed positive and negitive wires at coil. switched wires and fixed no start,changed trasmission and delivered car. car when to body shop for other repairs then no start again. got car replaced coil and module. se...
1999 Kia Sephia 1.8L No Start
Hey there ya'all. After replacing the fuel pump (no pressure on no-start condition), tested vehicle, ran perfect. Customer drove around all day and no problems. Suddenly, car was giving no-start condition again. Would start after messing with key for awhile. C...
1983 Mazda RX-7 GS 1.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1FB3317D
customer just bought vehicle, vehicle sat for many years without being used or run by previous owner. engine wont idle,has lean misfire off idle until approx 3000rpm,where it runs stong and drives good to redline found carb idle and transfer circuits not worki...
1991 Mazda RX-7 1.3L light on air bag
Hi All Thank You in advance for taking a moment to look at this post. What I have is a 91 rx7 with the air bag light on. Replaced battery(bad) and then light came on. I cannot find any info on how to pull codes or what the codes mean. I dis connected battery ...
1990 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L abs system VIN: JN1HJ0158L
hi techs, We have this nissan sitting in the shop for 2 days, customer complains pedal pursation at low speed to stop. we test drove it and found the pursation is from the ABS activation. It happened almost every time when the car got a low speed (20 or less k...
1989 Subaru XT GL 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JF1AX7325K
Help! We have a 89 Suby XT Coupe 4cyl here that has a nasty stumble right off idle. It will fall flat on its face and pop through the intake. Injector ms vary from .55 to 2.4 consistantly at idle. You can watch the scope pattern change quickly and rapidly fro...
1992 Subaru Loyale 1.8L Spark VIN: JF2AC5289N
This car came in on the hook. Ran through the usual tests (fuel pressure, spark, timing belt, battery... ) Bottom line was no spark. I have 12 volts to coil with KO and strong spark going to the cap but no distribution to the wires/plugs. The new distributor h...
1999 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L A.T. at temp light VIN: 4S3BD6757X
Hello, this Subaru has an intermittent flashing "A.T. at temp" light. It usually takes about 15-20 minutes of driving to get the light to start flashing. I thought that if there was an fault with the electronics of the tranmission, the light would flash for ...
2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JTEHJ09J01
this car has a engine 1fz-fe,the engine has three ignition coil whith igniter inside,one coil ignition two spark plug. the engine was normally at idle.poor acceleration.when the engine reach 4ooo rpm.the engine shake.NOW we has checked fuel pressure is ok,chan...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L temperature guage VIN: NZE1210096
hello follow tech,this is a trick one the car is running fine the temp is normal but the guage is not moving the problem is I can't find the temp sending unit on the engine it's a 1NZ-FE engine any help in locating it will be gratefull.

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1995 Acura Legend LS 3.2L power steering VIN: JH4KA7679S
I think Dave from Florida was probably the closest to this problem. After re inspecting the rack boots I found they were both split around the circumferece inside the clamp on the small end. Not noticeable unless the rack was turned to one extreme or the other...
1997 Honda Prelude 2.2L valve train VIN: JHMBB6147V
we pulled the head and found that the valve guides were totally worn out and #4 cyl wall and piston were scored bad. we'll be most likely replacing the engine. thanks for all your responses
2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Rear End VIN: JHLRD1849Y
Well, looks like my fellow mechanics, here on IATN, came through once again. I cannot say that there was only ONE person that suggested the proper fix, as about 99% of those 30 responses I received were correct! I replaced the fluid, and the noise is gone, so ...
2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45G1Y
thank you guys who responded. cam timing was off. I am confident that will take care of it. Its easy to check while viewing the relationship between the cam and crank sensors. Trouble codes: P0133.
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KDJA7238X5
Thanks for the replies..Ended up being a jumped timing belt, simple enough..My helper checked it first by pulling back the top cover and turning the engine over by hand to check for stripped teeth, and at TDC he saw the 'S' marks on the cam sprockets straight ...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L timing belt VIN: JM1TA2213S
we replaced the timing belt tensioner and test drove and the vehicle started running bad. so we tore it back down and found that the rear intake cam had broken. we replaced the cam and test drove and the car is running great. thanks to everyone that responded.
1990 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L oiling system VIN: JN1CZ24A4L
Thanks for the tips, already tried the rebuilder to no avail. Nissan techs were clueless, mostly because the vehicle is older than their range of experience. The tsb's are informative but not complete. I took out the plugs in the block, and added another set o...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D12
Thanx again to everyone who took the time to help me. All of the responses I received were good information. This one has gone to the dealer and I will never know what exactly repaired it. Most of the 9 responses I received dealt with superceded components and... Trouble codes: P0335, P0725.
1996 Subaru Legacy Postal 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, shift problem VIN: 4S3BK4957T
First of all,let me comment on the terrific members of IATN.Without your assistance,this fix may not have been possible.Justin [...] hit it right on the head!The diagnostic wires under the dash were shorted together.It turns out that the car had a heater core... Trouble codes: P0500 (speed sensor problem), P0136 (secondary O2 sensor problem), P1101 (trans range position sensor).
1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6350W
Car is still setting code. Replaced map sensor (used), removed and cleaned intake & gaskets(was not plugged and clean), removed and cleaned all lines to and from intake & egr, replaced inline filter, bpt valve, used egr valve, and decarboned intake twice. Se... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr flow error).
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E8Y
Well I hope this is fixed. I replaced the vvti actuator and the control solenoid. Funny thing is that after I made the post I started the car 3 times and it ran great, but I went ahead and replaced the parts. I got 1 reply that said I shouldn't have replaced t... Trouble codes: 1349 (vvti actuator), 0420 (catylist efficiency).
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