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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L none
need to know what code this is, P1457, as my scanner is only on generics for this honda crv. Thank you up front for any help on this one. Greg Trouble codes: P1457
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Transfer case VIN: 4S2CM58W0X
Hello and thanks in advance. I am hoping someone has run into this before. We are working on this 1999 Isuzu Rodeo with the 3.2L engine. They brought it in because the transfer case would pop out of 4HI" and into neutral when you put it into 4-wheel drive. I...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Misfire VIN: KNDJA7231Y
This vehicle misfires about every 5 to 10 seconds after warm up when it is idling. You do not notice it much on the highway. When it first came in we pulled the # 3 cylinder misfire code and proceeded with the basic plug replacement. This did not cure the prob... Trouble codes: P0303 (missfire 3 cylinder)
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E0R
Ok Lexus guys. This LS400 has a rapidly flashing check engine light. If the O/D button is on then the O/D light flashes also. Using a snap on scanner i find no codes. Jumping E1 to TE1 also does not change a thing both lights just flash rapidly. Unless the O/D...
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31A52
We checked the canister vent valve mounted on the canister behind L/rear wheel, and found intermittent valve operation. We replaced the valve, but in the course of removing the old valve, one of the bolts broke off in the canister. We replaced with new valve a... Trouble codes: P1456
2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF63591
Help!!! I have this Subaru Forester that keeps setting this P1443 code. From what I've read, it has to do with having a blockage in the evap vent system. I have smoked the system many times (through the gas filler tube), and not found any problems. I used the ... Trouble codes: P1443 (EVAP vent control function problem)
1997 Suzuki X-90 1.6L Coolant in oil VIN: JS3LB11S9V
Vehicle came in for overheat. Using 1 gallon coolant per week. oil was overfull but not milky. changed oil-no puddle of coolant in bottom of pan. Added dye to coolant. Drove 20 miles and oil turned green, but not milky, overfull, lost 1 quart coolant. Pressure...
1993 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L theft deterent VIN: JT3AC22S4P
Hi all. This Toyota Previa anti theft system will activate when you unlock the door with the key and open the door. You can turn off the alarm by pushing the remote key pad or by cycling the key on to start, back off then on to start and the van will start and...
1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TANL42N5V
Started with P0420, cat eff. code. Checked front and rear o2's.Rear mimiced front.Replaced cat. Same problem. Looked at front and back oxygen sensors. Front has great movement. Rear has none until RPM reaches 2500 then it mimics front. I checked both waveforms... Trouble codes: P0420 (cat.eff. failure)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L ABS pump VIN: 1HGCE6663S
Hey guys sorry for the long delay. Many good responses to this help request. Almost all said o-rings dry out and leak internally causing pump to run and putting light on. Although some of you guys said to try to fix, it seems the best repair is to replace abs ...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L crank seal VIN: 1HGCD5649T
Thanks to eveyone who replied. I posted the help request looking for that 'Little known problem', but everyone responded with the right info. My next step after posting the note was the Leak down test...Cylinders 2 and 3 have 20% leakage past the rings...I als...
1997 Subaru Legacy 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BC6854V
Sorry to take so long to reply, we wanted to be sure this one was fixed, and I hope it stays that way. Subaru has some wierd computer strategies, I have run into this before. I found that the left side cam pulleys were three teeth off when I pulled the covers ...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BG6856V
First off, I requested that no replies containing 'plug brand' bashing be sent, but there were several. The short and long term fuel trims are all at '0', you can't have a missfire and have '0' trims. Subaru agree's with us on this one and says it must be a EC... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.
2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Head gaskets VIN: JF1SF63501
The problem turned out to be the surface on the cylinder heads after being milled at the machine shop. The only reason it took us so long to decide this is the problem is because we just did 2 other Subarus not even a month ago and they had been to the same ma...
1987 Toyota Camry LE 2.0L No Start VIN: JT2SV22E4H
we have utilized all the info that was sent to us and we still have the problem. the only thing that we have not tried due to costs that the customer will not approve is a new distributor vs reman. we are not very confident at this point that the problem is or...
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