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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L drivetrain? VIN: JTJHF10UX1
there is an ocassioal noise coming from the lower right front of this lexus after you come to a full stop; then normal aceleration.a noise appears for about 1 second, just as you pull away, just the first couple of feet.it sounds like a rotational gear noise?,...
1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N4BU31F8P
Thank you in advance for any help. This car failed the emissions test. When it came to me it had failed on NOX and HC. Nox was 3.66 g/mi to pass the test is 3.00 g/mi and the hc is 2.21 g/mi and to pass emmissions test is 1.20 g/mi This car has been well maint... Trouble codes: 55 (system ok)
1994 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L i-2 shift/lockup torque coinverter VIN: JN1HJ01FXR
I have three differant complaints on this transmission, and they are all intermittent. Trans fluid looks and smells ok. level good. Slip shift into 2nd is intermittent too. Lock up at a stop, in gear stalls the engine. usually happens when cold, but has occure...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L engine compression VIN: 1N4BU31D0S
Have an 95 Altima that will not start due to uneven and low compression. The only way I got to engine to crank up and run for about 30 seconds was to replace the plugs and let the engine "air out". After running, the plugs were fuel fouled. Being aware of the...
1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D5T
car stall at idle ,a new disc was put in neu fuel pump new ecm new coolant sensor need hepl please
1996 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Lean Mixture
The ECM has no codes. The O2 sensor runs lean (40mV at idle and no switching is seen. When the accelerator is depressed the O2 response is normal and switching can be seen. The Idle Air control signal is not what is expected we scoped it with the MODIS. The MO...
2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L engine VIN: 1N4AL11E42
this vehicle came in for a misfire on cylinder number one. removed spark plugs and found minor damage to cylinder one spark plug. checked combustion chamber with bore scope and did not find any debris present. ran compression check on all 4 holes and found com...
1994 Subaru Legacy LS 2.2L abs module VIN: 4S4BJ65C8R
Hi Guys Thank you in advance for all your help. I need help from subaru techs. The ABS in this car actuates when slowing from any speed. It happens just before you come to a stop (around 8mph). Happens around 100% of the time. No codes are stored. Sensor resis...
1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Alignment VIN: JF1SF6351X
Hello, I am posting this for a co-worker. If you need more information please let me know. This vehicle has a slight pull to the right we just can't get rid of. It isn't torque steer as it does it while just cruising down the road. Any help would be appreciate...
1988 Toyota Pickup 3.0L hard starting cold VIN: JT4VN641J0
engine is hard to start first thing in the morning if the temperature is around the freezing mark, even harder when colder. i have checked all temperature sensors, the cold start injector,and fuel pressure. once the engine has run throughout the day it will s...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1997 Acura RL 3.5L cv axle VIN: JH4KA9642V
thanks to all who answered. i have not gotten the vehicle back to the shop yet. although it should be in soon. it's my best friend's car. so i haven't fixed it yet. every answer i received was right in line with what i was thinking. i will send a email when th...
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HCGB7273N
Fellow IATN member that helped with info on 92 Honda Accord, Txs much for all the information. At this time the car is not available to make repairs but the info given to me from William [...] sounds like the fix, will try his advise when car is returned to me...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on, ping under accel,
Cleaned air flow meter. reset ecu. thanks for all replies. Trouble codes: P0171.
2001 Mazda Tribute DX 3.0L converter lock-up VIN: 4F2YU06181
Thanks for all the replies, and sorry for the delay. We had contacted our local Mazda dealer over the phone, and going by the VIN, they said that there was a PCM flash update pertaining to this problem. We sent the customer over there, and after he waited ther...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L electrical system VIN: JM3LW28G71
First I would like to thank all the techs who replied. I did not find any voltage drops or ac voltage leaks, but what I did find was that the vehicle had a new key cut at the local hardware store just before the battery replacement. This key moved very stiff i...
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AC54L5Y
well first of all thanks to all the guys that answer to my problem. the problem was a power to the crank sensor rubbing with one one of the front pulleys, blowing the fuse intermitent i'd repair the short and untill now have not heard from customer. thanks aga...
1985 Toyota Celica Supra 2.8L temperature control power servo VIN: JT2MA67L1F
Thanks for the response regarding the climate control problem in the Supra that I was working on. Sorry that I didn't respond earlier, we had a family health crisis right after I submitted my request. The information regarding the default mode of the system to...
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