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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L egr passage VIN: 1HGCB7656N
Hi All This post is primarly directed to honda techs, But all help is appreciated. Wifes car runs great only problem is it failed CA smog for egr operation. Intake passage pluged. My question is after removing egr valve and running a wire(clothes hanger) the ...
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E8M
I will thank you in advance for any input car towed in as a cranks no start, cranks fast, ck fuel and spark- o/k, ck compression- low 50-60 psi but seemed flooded. shut off fuel and got vehicle running. ck eng light on, scan and found code 41 for tp sensor,mon... Trouble codes: 41 (t. p. sensor)
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BFZ8GZX
Hi to all and thanks in advance. This car was brought to us for state safety and emissons test. expired of course. Mil lamp means failed emissons here so we pulled above codes. O2 sensors looked like they were switching O. K. Checked for tsb,s on alldata and a... Trouble codes: P0125, P1133, P1135, P1153, P1155
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L SRS, chk eng light VIN: JTHBF30G72
Why do I always get these wonderful vehicles?! well here we go. This vehicle is from our wonderful client who finds smashed cars and rebuild them. he bought this car as a theft recovery, the complete dash assembly was gone! including both frontal air bags, app...
1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L info display VIN: JM1TA2221S
vehicle came in with customer complaint of "no clock". We determined that the clock is part of the AC info display for the auto HVAC. All data gives next to NO info on diagnosis of this system. The minimum info given has been done; and all tasks were passed. I...
1987 Toyota MR2 GT 1.6L 1-2-3 shifts VIN: J12AW15C5H
this car is in mint condition. the engine runs perfectly and all fluids are clean. the problem is that the transmission shifts 123 stacked even with the accelerator on the floor. there is no kickdown in any gear. i have replaced the entire valve body with soli...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L windows VIN: 4T1BG12K2T
Good Day I have a Camry here that had intermitent windows working after checking we found out the wires were broken in the door jamb on the left side. We took the door off and repaired the broken wires because a wiring harness was $171.38 and the dealer did ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1994 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L abs light VIN: JH4DB8580R
Thanks to the 4 of you who responded! I have a better understanding of the abs warning system in that it only registers a trouble code when the light is on and when the problem is present since it is a 94 model. That means we will have to catchit in the act. T...
1996 Acura TL 2.5L No Start VIN: JH4UA265XT
Hi guys, The information I was looking for 'What caused this crank/cam sensor overheat and melt the Resin out of the peace that is behind the cam sprocket?' was given similarly from many of your replies. But perhaps David from California had the best way to ...
2001 Acura TL 3.2L power steering pump VIN: 19UUA56601
Thanks for everyone who replied, Special Thanks to David [...], you hit it right on, we replace the O-ring the one you said & that took care of the problem.
1990 Honda Accord DX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCB7649L
Thanks to all for their input. As we all determined 80 psi into rail is too high . With little fuel returning to tank that leaves only a restriction in the rail itself. Although no restriction was found, what I did was I removed the plate on the end of the rai...
1991 Honda Accord SE 2.2L master cylinder VIN: JHMCB7686M
Ok. Fix is in and customer is now happy. Seems I simply did not pay attention to the adjustments. There are 2 adjustments. One for the pedal height, and one on the booster itself. Well dummy me assumed the booster would be properly adjusted. That was a big mis...
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L forward chutter VIN: 1HJEJ722XW
we are sory for the delay but we did fix it buy replaceing start clutch drum assy eventhough the drum air check properly thanks for all your help JIM
1992 Hyundai Excel 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Ignition Timing VIN: KMHVF21J2N
Gave it back to the original mechanic that installed the engine, and let him retrace his steps.
1996 Infiniti G20 2.0L Readiness Monitors VIN: JNKCP01DOT
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. As it turns out, this one does in fact have an OBD2 connector on the passenger side under the dash as well as the standard nissan connector on the left side. From what we found and were told, the 96 and 97 Ni...
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Ign. VIN: 4A3AK34YDT
Thank You to everyone who replyed. After more testing I found no power out from the fuel pump relay due to a bent terminal. Then we had spark on coil 2+3, still none on 1+4, We found that the ECM was not grounding the 'A' coil. Our customer declined to have ...
2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.8L No Start VIN: JA3AY26C7Y
good afternoon out there-thanx for the three shops that replied- i think this repair should be noted in the repair archives-i didnt see anything close to this problem in the repair section- we had no spark but we did have injector pulse and fuel pressure- we a...
2001 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 6MMAP67PX1
Hello everyone: This is a fix. The advice on the evap gross leak was to smoke test the gas tank and check for leaks. After the test and no leaks found, I concluded that the root cause was the empty gas tank. The car was running on fumes. The concern with idle ... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap Emission control. Sys. Leak detected/gross leak), P0506 (Idle control sys. RPM control lower than expected).
2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L po745 VIN: 1N6ED27T3Y
Thank for the help, but we did not fix this truck. Most replies said to replace the sol. but I could not condemn the sol. w/100% confidence, and I could not return the part. The customer did not approve service at this time.
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L clutch hydralics VIN: JN1CA31D31
First I would like to thank everyone for their replies. We took the advice of replacing the master cylinder to make sure we had known good components and because it did come in completly dry, except for some black varnish gunk in it. I ordered the Phoenix inje...
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Low brake pedal VIN: JN1DA31D72
Thanks for all the ideas and suggestions. After verifying the hydraulic system was indeed functioning properly, a different direction was taken. As I mentioned the brake pedal did travel to a stop, one we would normally associate with a brake pedal bottoming o...
2000 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L cllutch VIN: JF1GF4851Y
We installed an after market throw out bearing sleeve, resurfaced flywheel, and replace clutch kit. Problem was resolved and waiting to hear from customer.
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1GK12C4R
Thank you everybody for your help. Sorry it took so long to reply but the customer took the car for awhile and just recently brought it back. Anyway, I went ahead and tried a computer after testing everything I could think of and it appears to have fixed it. C...
1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TAUN53B6S
Fixed. Called customer and was told problem doesn't exist anymore. The crankshaft position sensor was the culprit. To quickly summarize, cranks no start(almost starts then regular cranking), very hard to duplicate (hot soak more prevelant in the summer mon...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4TAWM72N7W
Group, After I cleaned the injectors; it seemed to idle better. The customer then took the truck to La. to help with the relief effort. I've heard nothing further from him.
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