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Help Request Answers
2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L clutch VIN: JM1BJ2215Y
The viabration can felt throu engine block and thransmission housing. Defently throu clutch fork. Engine mounts repositioning did not help.Vibration most noticed at 2500 rpm. Harmonic balancer appears OK. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
2001 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 6MMAP67P01
This Mitsubishi has a code P0401. Alldata skips right over the code and does not list it for this vehicle. However, that't the code it has and going by the code description, it is insufficient EGR flow. Freeze frame has it setting hot, at 45 mph, light load. I... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR flow)
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D31
the last time car was in here the b1s2 o2 was dead replaced sensor now its switching and light still came on I test drove with the modis and its switching properly I drove aprox 25miles light has not came on or seen a glitch in o2 readings...please help has an... Trouble codes: P0138
2005 Suzuki BALENO 1600CC Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, when A/C ONN RPM pro VIN: PKMK087942
vehicle comes for problem of when A/C onn the RPM up and down automatically other wise the vehicle is no any problem without A/C . this problem occur only when idle positions and A/C onn condition. i cleaning the THROTTLE BODY, CHECKING ALL SENSORS,IAC VALVE, ...
1985 Toyota Celica Supra 2.8L temperature control power servo VIN: JT2MA67L1F
Hey guys, I overhauled an engine in an '85 Supra, now the automatic climate control is blowing hot all the time. I think that I might have disconnected the wire for the in car temperature sensor when I pulled the engine wiring harness through the firewall, but...
1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Lighting VIN: 4T1SV21E3L
Hi folks!! I need some help with this one, please. This car came into the shop with the light indicator on, but all of the lights are working properly. I have checked and rechecked for the correct bulbs. I currently don't have my Mitchell on Demand because of ...
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Oil Leak VIN: 1J45B12358
This Toyota has an oil leak somewhere near the right front of the engine. It was in for a tune up timing belt and leak diagnosis. While it was apart for the timing belt, The cam seals and front main seal showed no signs of leakage. The valve cover is not leaki...
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Surge VIN: JTDBT1233Y
Hi, this car came for maintenance service about a month ago, and now is in the shop again with a complaint about a lack of power , a code regarding a lean mixture , was cleared several weeks ago in another shop , at this time i have checked the usual stuff , s... Trouble codes: PXXXX
2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Differential VIN: 5TENM72N53
hello,has anyone had a toyota tomica pu with a harmonic noise about 55 mph.this really sounds like a ring & pinion noise .its only at real light throttle.it could be some thing else.cannot find any service bullitins on this.you can fell this in the floor sligh...
2003 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L MIL Lamp on, check engine light VIN: UK123876OI
the vehicle come for replacing the timing belt due to the check engine light is onn of timing belt in dash board . the timing belt light is onn in dash board (check engine light) i replace the timing belt but the light is still onn condition . before replacing...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1989 Honda Accord LX 2.0L Stall, Idles too fast VIN: 1HGCA5639K
Hi Techs. I want to thank all of you for taking the time to reply to my help request. Many of you suggested to check the pcv valve,but this car does not have one but a good tip. Others said to check the throttle linkage and if the the choke was opening up all ...
1992 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMEG8652N
We fixed the Honda. I am some what embarased by the fix. My tech read the wrong chart for coil resistence. We were rechecking this morning and found the secondary resistance to be below spec. Repalced with a new coil and the car started and runs fine. Thanks t...
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L crankshaft bolt VIN: JHMCG5553X
vehicle did have 4 bent intake valves,as a precaution we replaced piston rings per identifix bullentin .cause of bolt breaking still a mystery. thanks for responding to all.
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L No Start VIN: KNADC12321
I had to buy another harness for this Rio, the one that i had was very damaged.I bough the front piece from another one and change it all.
2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L Supercharger VIN: JM1TA2226Y
Unfortunately this car still isn't fixed but it does look promising. Thanks for the input but just after I had posted my request I had talked to someone at the company that rebuilds the superchargers and went through all that had been done and his opinion was ...
1989 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.0L Cuts out, BACK FIRES THROUGH C VIN: JA7FL24D0K
first i would like to thank all who offered help. problem was with hac (high altitde compensator). basically i have no info on how this component works other than vacuum to primary float bowl well, fix was to disconnect line from hac to float bowl well and plu...
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L head bolts VIN: 4A3AX35G1W
i have installed the head on this car. i would like to thank all that replied. your help was appreciated. as far as the fix. i am not sure what happend. kept tring it and it finally they all just torqued down like they were supposed to. i tried four torque wre...
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4ABAC54LXY
thank you for all that replied to my request, but vechicle was towed to another shop.i have not heard what the problem was .thanks again. bill
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Line Pressure Solenoid Valve VIN: 1N4DL01D8Y
Sorry took so long for me to respond but customer waited for next oil change to tell me that the light was still off. Its just great how when the light is on the call you everyday till its fixed and when its off they could care less if they talk to you or not....
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D51
Car came back to today after resetting code yesterday. She complained it ran rough after cold start. Car reset code p1320-ign primary circuit. I wiggled #1 coil connector, got it to misfire and reset code. Nissan does not make a pigtail repair kit, so I used a... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1320 (primary ign signal).
1989 Toyota Corolla DLX All Trac 1.6L long crank - cold VIN: JT2AE94F1K
Hey all thanks for all replys. I ordered and installed a new injector time switch and performed a pressure fuel injection cleaning. Had car sit for two days and tried each morning, it started 90% better, so I let it go. We'll see if customer is happy with it. ...
1994 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TARN01POR
everyone of the replies that i got i preformed on this vehicle and also I replaced the tps, improved the tps ground and all other ground that i could see. this is my buddies truck and he took it to a ratty little shop and royally screwed him over. they charged... Trouble codes: 7 (tps open or short).
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