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1987 Acura Legend 2.5L radiator fans VIN: JH4KA264OH
hopefully an acura tech will see this as a common problem- this is a thermister type sensor not bi-metal anyway cars back no fans and overheating I have come to the conclusion after following the flow chart its almost got to be the fan control unit under the d...
1992 Acura Integra LS 1.8L abs module? VIN: JH4OA947ON
during light braking this unot will go into an abs event pulls hard right than left and then corrects itself.under hard braking and moderate braking car works great any help in this area will be much appreciated,,,thanks in advance.
1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Vehicle speed sensor VIN: JH4DB755XS
VSS harness connector was missing and wire conectors were pushed onto VSS. Two out of the three had come off. My question is could this have "Spiked Computer". I ask this because the signal wire should have "about 5 volts" when key is on according to Alldata b...
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L turn signals/flashers VIN: 1HGCB7570N
Hi Honda Pros, My customer tried to jumpstart a friend's car and touched cable ends together (why can't people even get a simple jumpstart right???). It took out "a bunch of fuses", including those for the signals and hazards. He's replaced the fuses, but his ...
1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Stall VIN: 1HGCB7652P
This Honda stalls when you come to a complete stop after driving.It will NOT do it in reverse,driving under 10 mph,sitting under load,or with wheels off the ground. You must be physically moving forward then stop. when it happens the fuel pump loses power for ...
1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Side Door VIN: 2HKRL1865X
This Odyssey had a new window installed in the Drivers Side electric Door a few months age. The owner says it doesnpt fully close and the warning light stays on the dash when this happens. It doesn't happen all the time, but most of the time. If you bump the r...
1991 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACCH58R2M
Hello group, I am posting this request for another service facility. they have this trooper II that the customer brought in complaining of a stall condition. As he is going down the road and is coming to a traffic light he disengages the clutch and starts to h...
1994 Isuzu Pickup S 2.6L No Start VIN: JAACL11E4R
Hi' I have a 94 izuzu pick up no start no spark. The coil is not being grounded by the ecm. I have checked the crank sensor in the distributor and am only getting a 0.5 volt square wave. I expected a 5 volt wave. I'm not very familiar with these but 0.5 volts ...
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L ehcu VIN: JACDJ58X6X
Customer brought vehicle in complaining of the abs light being on. Checked for dtc's and found a code 51 related to the left front wheel speed sensor. After visual inspection, used diagnostic chart to test wiring from ehcu to sensor and sensor wiring also. Bot...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G5X
Hey guys I need some help with this one. The car came in with the check engine light on. Checked codes and found P0171 and P0420. I figured out that the maf sensor was giving a false reading. Replaced sensor. Customer wanted an injection service and fuel filte... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean), P0420 (catlyst), P0330 (knock sensor 2)
1984 Mazda RX-7 GSL-SE 1.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1FB8825E
This is a friends vehicle and not sure if this is normal. What happens is when you turn on the A/C the idle drops down 150rpms and almost stalls. We have set the idle speed and idle mixture (with the dashpot on the fender) per the manual with no change. TPS ...
1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Engine oil pump VIN: 4A3CS44R9N
Guys I sure could use some info on this stuborn eclipse. I bought this car and did a complete engine overhaul. One month later heard internal engine noise. Removed engine oil pan for inspection. Found worn ballance shaft. Shaft was worn and it wiped out the ba...
1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3CS44R3N
Fellow Techs.I fixed this car from the fix data base what A awesome resouce. When I pulled ecm I removed cover & sure enough capasitor leaked on board causinfg no start. Replaced ecm car started right away. 2 days later smae thing My mistake by not checking al...
1993 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JA7LS21G9P
Please help I had one of my techs replace the radiator, Thermostat and the hoses. He washed it all off and there was a bad miss. We think he damaged the ignition module a module was not available so we replaced distributor with reman unit. When we go to time t...
1996 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: JS3TD21V8T
car came in with loss of power on accel, rough idle, and intermittent die out but starts up right away. scanned for codes - history code po300 and po172. tested ignition system, coil on top style. all checked ok. tested injectors resistance - checked ok. check... Trouble codes: P0300, P0172
1984 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT4RN65S3E
Hi I need help in locating the choke control relay, it is not where the alldata shows on the 1983 4wd (as being on the p/s kick panel)my truck is an 1984 4WD I have been on the phone to no avail with alldata and they and the haynes manual only got me so far I...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L too much exhaust at VIN: JT2BG22K3W
Vehicle came in with burned hose from base of egr to vacumn modulator. I replaced the hose,and now it just pops off! I removed the egr tube to look for any signs of a restritor but can't find one. At idle there is strong exhaust flow from the base of the egr p...
1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L engine
This Rav 4 emits blue smoke upon startup. Vehicle diagnosed as bad valve seals and customer brought to us to have them replaced. My advisor said Chilton time is somewhere around 18 hrs to do valve seals!!! I didn't believe this and double checked, he was right...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG56XWA
I replaced the gas cap. Light came back on. I have not seen vehicle since. Customer is scheduled to come in next week. We will persue all the tips you all sent. Thank you everyone. Trouble codes: 1456 (undocumented code).
1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3CF44E2P
Sorry the car was broken into and have to get new radio and speakers and door panels.Thanks for all the help.
1996 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L No power VIN: JS2GB3154T
Thank you all for your help. Turns out the crank gear was spun on the shaft. Thanks again.
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E7R
Thanks everyone it was the coil that was bad. the spark was jumping to ground. open spark wire must have caused it to find a easier trip to ground
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