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1997 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DC2398V
1997 honda civic hatchback with a 1997 integra motor and trans, car was driving down the highway and lost power, sputtered to a stop when down shifting, have strong spark, and plenty of fuel, plugs foul out every time we attempt to start the engine, cranks at ...
2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L radio VIN: KTR568D56F
does any one have access to radio codes for this nubria? the radio chassis number is [...] the model number is AKD 0636W (with cd player) thanks
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJB7239Y
The car will not start unless we add propane to the intake or spray carb cleaner into the intake. Then it runs. A noid light attached to the injector harness will not flash. Vantage connected to the FI circuit shows no grounding by the PCM. The injectors have ...
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L charging light coming on VIN: JM3LW28GXY
Vec. has come back again.less than two weeks later.This time the battery light comes on and off. We hook up to Vat 40,sys. is charging at 14.45 volts. Even under load the alt. is performing with flying colors.The light doesn't seem to have a pattern of going o...
1997 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L power steering VIN: 6MMAP47PXV
This car came to us with a broken pressure line stud on the ps pump. No cause was found. We replace the pump, flushed and bleed system. No assist after repair. When checking flow by installing a clear hose on the return, we found no air bubbles. We have good f...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3N1CB51D32
Obviously, the car came back... Customer put about 600 miles on it over the weekend and came back saying it surges, idles too high and sputters. Further questioning makes it very hard to determine how much of this it was doing before. In any case, I performed ...
2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L intermittently dropping ECM(-) ground to A/C relay VIN: JN8DR09X73
Hey guys.Here i am again with a migrain.Any and all help will be greatly appreciated.Nissan techs,I am loosing ecm ground signal to A/C relay.I have listed all the ck. i have done and known good parts that i have tried.I replaced the A/C auto amplifier after i...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E54
This car ran over something on the highway. The front exhaust manifold and the Y-pipe were broken. We successfully repaired the vehicle. It has no drivability issues. It sets a code P1283. The code clears and returns in several drive cycles. I am unable to fin... Trouble codes: P1283
1999 Suzuki Vitara JX 2.0L timing chain VIN: 2S3TA52C7X
Replacing lunched upper timing chain with new upper & lower, and these chains have colored links for matching timing marks. The difference is, the OEM chains had Yellow links toward the block which meant the Blue links faced out. Now my new chains (Cloyes uppe...
1996 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L Acelerator stick VIN: J2990Y3393
Hello fellow members. This 4 runner has a accelerator that sticks. The dealer say they replaced a spring. Now it is doing it again.Has any one seen this? Right now it is not sticking.But the customer says he wants to know if that was really the fix at the deal...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Check Engine Light VIN: JT3HP10V1V
Check engine light continues to come on about once a month. The code is 401 (EGR Flow Insufficient). Last month I found the hose at the base of the EGR valve broken. Replaced hose & reset light. Customer said car was peppyer. Light came back on after several w...
1999 Toyota 4Runner 3.4L lean VIN: 3D7MU48CX3
truck came in last month,check engine light,lean,inspected and tested,find no faults,replaced both 02 sensors due to high milage,cleared codes,came back with same code,cleaned injectors,customer states much better,now back with lean codes,any suggestions?
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Tachometer, Speedometer, Tripometer, Odometer VIN: 2T1BR12E0Y
Car came in last week with erratic then quit speedometer, no a/c, no heater blower, no tach, speedometer, etc... Found blown 10a mini fuse (guages) blown. Replaced, all working fine. Drove on weekend, Sunday started losing power, towed in with dead battery. ...
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E4Y
I am at a loss as to where to go next with this car. The symptom is a little longer than normal crank time in morning followed by a few seconds of rough running. Other than that car runs perfect. Check engine light is on with a code po300. Random misfire. My i... Trouble codes: P0300
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JTEGH20V51
Driver said engine had cut out a couple of times over the last few days. Died while driving and wouldn't restart. Checked for codes--none. Performed basic checks--no spark or injector pulse. Perform pin checks at ecm. All power and ground circuits test good. n...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L key programing VIN: 2HG456FT45
programing the remote went like this the key fobs is to put key in ingnition, turn to on position and hit lock button on first fob, cycle key off then back on and hit lock button again, continue until locks cycle then hit lock bottom on each fob to be programe...
2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S5Y
thank you to those who replied I replaced the crank sensor on this vehicle and it has taken care of my problems. Trouble codes: P335, P0725.
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31D1S
It was indeed a wet pcm car runs now ,may corrode later Thanks to all for info Jim G
2000 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L ac request VIN: 5N1CD28Y7Y
Got three relies and though I appreciate them all, only David was familiar with this system. The evap temp amplifier in the evap case was indeed the problem. The connector is easily accessed and bypassed for testing. Thanks guys!
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L airbag VIN: 5N1ED28T31
hey guys, it turn out i didnt reading the code properly, on the manuel mode turn key on for 7 seconds,turn off for 3 seconds three time than turn ignition on air bag light stay on for 7 seconds pause for 2 seconds light on for 3 sconds than 1 quick blink, i wa...
2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: IN6ED27T11
Thanks a lot guys¡¡¡ Certanly the code 1336 was the crank shaft position sensor the wires were broken due an accident,weld the wires and erase codes; and 1126 the thermostat was missing, i bougth a brand new one and done. Thanks again¡¡ Trouble codes: P1126 (unknown), P1336 (unknown).
2002 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L High Idle VIN: 3N1CB51DO2
gary from naveda and Kenneth from florida hit it right on the nose,it was the ecm, customer took the vech back to the dealer and they replaced the ecm and it fixed the problem, thanx for everyone that helped. Trouble codes: P0057.
1993 Subaru Impreza 1.8L Stall VIN: JF1GC2249R
Thanks so much to Jeff [...] for his reply.It ended up being the d/s cam being slightly off.After I went over the marks myself and it looked like the d/s cam was off...but by less than a tooth.I moved the cam 1 more tooth and reassembled.By the marks it lo...
1996 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT3YP10V8T
hello and thanks to all the people that have responded, i checked all the wiring, and even through in another computer to be sure, no fix. so on a hunch i unplugged the upstream o2 sensor, reset the computer and it ran perfect. replaced the o2 sensor, and drov... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor one malfunction).
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