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2004 Acura TL 3.2L reminder reset VIN: 19UUA662X4
Hello Group: I am trying to reset the maintaince reminder. I've followed the instructions in the owners manual to the letter several times with no luck. It says after you scroll to the oil life index you should hold down the reset button for ten seconds until...
1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD7244R
This Honda will stall out usually once a day while warming up. I replaced the distributor because it had a bad wire.(when i tugged the wiring harness at the Distributor it would stall) When it stalls it has no injector pulse and sometimes no spark. Scoped all ... Trouble codes: 15 (Ignition Output Signal)
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L ABS lite VIN: 1HGEM22902
this is a storey to end all ; poor little chipmunk got caught in the fan belt , threw belt partialy off , the broken piece of the belt slapped away at the wiring to the abs on left front wheel , cust. complained of rattling n oise and abs lite on , but the sme...
1998 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L readiness cat VIN: KMHCF24F8W
Help, has anybody seen all systems ready except for cat. Info indicates that cat readiness is dependant on all other sytems being ready which they are. We tried a Snap On Mt2500 and can't get into the management system. Genisys gets in allows us to see OBDII d...
2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L valves VIN: 4F2YU08142
Howdy all, We are next (and last) to chase a misfire on this vehicle. Apparently we were the first to consider a compression test, and of course we found a low cylinder. Leakdown test confirmed a valve, so off came the heads. Misfires were for cylinder number...
1991 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L No Start VIN: JA7FL24W3M
Gentlemen: Customer came in with the plugs flooded out(dripping), Cleaned and sent back out. Customer came back 2weeks later with same problem. Asked us to find out problem. Checked fuel pressure. Mitchell says 38 idle with vac and 50 with no vac. Pulled retu...
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L extended crank VIN: 4A3AK44Y3T
This will be short because I cant find any available test and our local dealer says this system doesn't exist in this car,but it is all factory. All info and the dealer part section says this cars press regulator is on the fuel rail with vaccuum operation. thi...
1997 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L readiness test VIN: 6MMAP37P5V
will not pass evap test for the readiness test first drive cycle will not run test for evap set specs per tsb 03-13-005 in purge flow monitor
1991 Nissan 240SX 2.4L in limp home mode VIN: JN1MS36P2M
Good Day All Am in need of wiriig schematic for trans fax or email thanks in advance
1997 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Surge VIN: 1N4BV31D4V
the customer is complaing that when he is slowing down if he releases the brake the vehicle lunges forward. the only thing i have experienced is that when you are stopped and let off the brake the vehicle starts moving rather quickly. idle when stopped in gear...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L abs/slip/traction VIN: JN1CA21A3X
this car came in with all three lights on. ABS,slip & traction. I suspect an ABS problem. Car shows no codes, however, if you start it and don't touch the brake pedal the "slip" lamp flashes 8 slow & 7 fast pulses. I want to think it's a code 87..I have nothin...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB51D71
I am in search of Nissan info. Got this Sentra here that was towed in for no power. Check codes none, check fuel pressure and it was 32 and dropping. Replaced fuel pump asy from Nissan. It will start and run and I can drive it down the road now. When driving i...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y61
Hi guys! This car had made me lost. Car came in w/ a MIL on. Put the scanner and got a Po158 code for HO2S2 (B2) sensor. Before replacing it I did a thorough check first to make sure that its the only problem. Got a new O2 sensor reset the light and drive it a... Trouble codes: P0158 (h02s2 b2), P1145 (left side cam sensor)
2000 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L cllutch VIN: JF1GF4851Y
The customer brought the vehicle in after taking it to the dealer several times. The problem with this vehicle is that the clutch pedal is too high when the clutch is engaged and when the clutch engages the clutch pedal begins to vibrate/shake. The dealer has ...
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, ONLY ON IDLE VIN: 4S3BE6862Y
we have checked : primary and secondary ignition,cam and crank signals,belt timing ( with the marks on the belt ),removed the exhaust to inspect other guides,idle circuit,compression test and vacuum,all tune up parts and all checked out good.we can duplicate t... Trouble codes: P0302 (number 2 cylinder missfire), P0304 (number 4 cylinder missfire)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1996 Honda Civic LX 1.6L speedometer VIN: 2HGEJ660XT
customer has not had time to return for repairs yet , but it is a common consenses that the speedo head would be the problem ,since the speed sensor does send a signal to the scanner . it must be the speedo head at fault . thank you for the replies that led to...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Lighting VIN: 2HKRL1868X
Thanks to all who replied, The problem with this one was one too many kids playing with the radio thinking it was a jukebox. The owners kids had inserted pennies into the cd player and it was shorting out the radio, causing the lights to come on. After removin...
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A81
I have tested this B1s1 several times above idle(above idle it tended to stay about .9volts) and it finally for some odd reason started switching , why , I am not really sure , I had suggestions to change the vent valve and canister , I thought I would check j... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean/bank 1), P0134 (No O2 activity B1S1).
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Traction Control VIN: JT8BF28G5X
Thank you all for your speedy replies. Trac light on due to Evap code. Code 61 is set when the MIL illuminates. Why the trac system needs to be disabled with an Evap code is beyond me, but then again so is alot of stuff these engineers come up with. Now I can ...
1993 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L igntion VIN: 1YVGE22A4P
TEST!!!, don't guess. It was a very simple FIX. Original test for spark, none. Test for coil power, 12V OK. Test for hall switch oscillating 0-5 volts OK. REPLACE dist(this is where i made the mistake). As we have all talked about and should know better, used ...
2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L engine perforance VIN: JM1BJ2211Y
thanks to all that replied after recheccking compression and vacuum. we determined the lower engine needs rebuilt. customer has picked up the car and is driving it daily though it still starts hard and wont idle. just happy that it does run.
2005 Nissan murano 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1TAN2502
Hi all you iATN tech, thank you very much for all your help,Tryed everything that was said. so it left me one more thing to try out, as the book says at the end of your diagnostic checks, try another ECM. Got one from another shop on loan, and that was it,. As...
1993 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L harness
Thanks for all the help from the guys who replied. Thumbs up I resorted and after much insistance convinced my friend to do it my way...and onj my account for Alternator was replace with an ac delco reman (GM techs for ya) and i replaced the harness t...
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L maintanance VIN: 4T1BE32K63
Got different info from all the replies. I think it would be best to open the throttle using scanner/software or turn key on and full throttle the pedal. Key on/full throttle may be a problem, the pcm may shut the plates when it does not see engine running. I ...
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