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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...
1994 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4CC2667R
I have a code 9 cylinder position signal missing. Ohmed sensor ok, checked at pcm resistance ok. No siganal or waveform.Inspected cam gear looks ok but this engine has been change. Also the MIL lamp was removed so it is unkown how long it has been like this.I ... Trouble codes: 9 (Cylinder position sensor)
1991 Honda Civic LX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGED3655M
The engine runs ok untill the check engine light comes on. The LED on the computer stays on. No flash. Runs poorly. The shift lever will not move out of park untill the engine is switched off and then on again. The engine will then run properly. Sometimes for ...
1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L AC compessor VIN: JHLRD1866X
Having problem with the ac copressor relay lossing the signal from the computer have checked thermal limiter fuse and all pressure switches on ac and have eliminated the ps pressure switch Im thinking maybe the computer is having problems. when the problem occ...
2005 Honda Accord Hybrid 3.0L radio VIN: JHMCN36425
Got this 05 Honda Accord Hybrid that the customer complains about static noise on FM band only when electric motor comes on at stops. Have not been able to duplicate concern, and was wondering if any of you have come across this before and can point me in the ...
2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Hesitation, ENGINE WONT REV VIN: KMHCG45G5Y
has severe hesitation or no acceleration at times sets p0722 we have no description in mitchell or snap on troubleshooter of how to test p0722 Trouble codes: P0722 (no pulse generator circuit b)
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58XXX
Hello Group! This Trooper has all 3 right side cylinders dead. Injector pulse is o.k. We swapped a couple of coils from the left side with on change. Is there a common trigger or ground for the 3 coils on each side?? We don't see one in the diagram. Any help w... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L hard start VIN: KNDJA7234T
I've got a Kia that has an intermittant hard start condition. Starting can be achieved by holding WOT while cranking. When it happens the engine is always hot. It appears to be flooded. On the initial visit the problem was very consistant. I opened a fuel line...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L electric windows VIN: KNDJA7233Y
passenger side window working sometimes from passenger side window switch. it was working fine from drivers side switch. i replaced the window motor and regulator in passenger side door. worked 4 times and quit working all together. kia dealership states there...
1994 Mazda Protege 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1BG2241R
We have a dirveability problem with this Mazda. It falls flat on it's face if you try and accellerate normaly, if you take off slow or feather the gas it runs O.K. If I pinch off the return line from the pressure regulator it runs better. The injectors seem go...
1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Starting VIN: 1YVGE22C85
replace transmission and will not start after rebuild AT pin 4,36 on pcm will not supply 12 volts try jumping them and still starting cranKs over... but not starting HELP
2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L Supercharger VIN: JM1TA2226Y
This vehicle has come in with an oil consumption problem.2 months ago, the supercharger was replaced w/rebuilt due to seal failure.(would smoke on startup after sitting overnight.)Came back w/oil consumption complaint.Found that the air intake box, after the a...
1988 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JA7FL24D5J
When your leaving a stop sign, and in all other gears, it cuts out, or lacks power at 1800-2200 RPM's. Idles perfect.
1991 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L no third operation VIN: JA3CR56VOM
Customer brought vehicle in for engine reving problem. I found that the trans would shift fine from 1st to 2nd. But then it feels like it goes into neutral. No limp in, just no third. Drop shifter back into D2 and you can drive it, only to 30 to 40 mph. Any he...
1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Moniters not ready VIN: 4A3AA46G6X
This vehicle loses the main power for computer intermittantly. I am trying to locate the ECU to test. According to Mitchel the ECU is behind glove box. It is not. Went down a year, it says it is behind center console. It is not. Need help to find ECU so I can ...
1990 Nissan D21 2.4L hydraulics VIN: 1N6SD11S9L
this vehicle came in one month with hard shifting. we replaced the clutch dampener bled system vehicle was good for 2 months then came in today for same problem. we replaced the clutch master and bleed vehicle was good for a couple of hours then the problem re...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D51
I have got this nissan here, setting codes po171 and po174. Idle is rough, it is worse when cold scan data shows it is compensating 110%+ both banks. checked fuel pressure 35+psi, check for vacuum leaks none found. Also is setting code p1320, could this be cau... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1320 (primary ign signal)
2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF63561
I was reading the post on po420 and found Randy from Washington to be using remaned converters and would like to know where to get them. So Randy if you read this post would you please respond. And if any one else knows where to get these converters let me kno... Trouble codes: P0420
2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L driveline VIN: JTDZT34A01
This Sequoia had a noise like a wheel bearing or badly cupped tire, most noticable between 30 and 40 mph. While driving you can hear the noise and feel vibration in your feet, while driving straight or turning right. The noise/vibration goes away on left turns...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2004 Acura MDX 3.5L Airbag
After thinking i had a bad SRS controller from the Acura DTC chart 81-63, i sent it back to acura they confirmed my thoughts swapped a know good unit, light was gone, upon further inspection controlunit had one bent pin!
1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7654L
first of all wow... 22 replies in less than 12 hours, thanks to all the guys who took the time to respond. i came in this morning with a lot of ideas to try, unfortunatly none of them worked, however i will share with the rest of you the things that i have tri...
1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 4F4ZR17X6W
Thanks to all who replied. This problem has not yet reoccured so we have not yet determined the cause of its no start. I will update this request when we get it solved.
1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3CS44R3N
To say it is fixed? It left our shop on its own power.Cust was not willing to have us send it out tohave beckmann diag problem.I replaced ecm with another reman unit & it has run for 3 days now, boss & cust hope it was adefect reman. I thank you for taking tim...
1995 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L Starter Relay VIN: JA4MR41H8S
Call in the dogs and piss on the camp fire, this hunt is over. The ignition switch was bad. I got some bad information when we initially tested circuit. The automatic trans dont use a starter relay (only standard tranny). The old switch had bad spot, sometimes...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Heater core VIN: 453BD67S8V
This one is sorta fixxed (money issue), after filling the cooling system with the Rad kit vacuum fill system the noise is ruduced but I think that the amount of rust in the system is a big factor in the noise. I am told that the dealer is the only place to get...
1987 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L mil lamp not on VIN: JT2MX72W4H
First, a big thank you to all that replied. I may be wrong here, but when you ask a tech working for you to check something, you have to assume that it got checked, right? Well surprise surprise, it didn't. When this vehicle first came into the shop I specific...
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Stall VIN: 1NXBA02E7V
The sun is shining once again. There were two replies that stated to check the crank reluctor which is part of the lower crank gear, as it turns out I had already removed the crank postition sensor once to look at teeth on gear through the sensor opening and t...
2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L unknown VIN: 4T3ZF13C42
Hi Gang. Thanks for all the responses. I got 9 replies saying that the lower control arm bushings were probably bad. Sure enough I finally got the vehicle back in and they are bad. GM has a similar problem with some of their vehicles. According to Toyota, you ...
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