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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L cooling VIN: JHMCB7552N
Hi Guys I need help. My wifes car. We were going to Vancouver and I noticed the temp gauge reading high then after a minute or so it came back to normal. It did this a couple of times. I changed the thermostat ( tested the old one and it did not open) ( could...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L 3-4 shift VIN: IHGEM22971
Happy Holidays, This vehicle is my daughters car and has been in a transmission shop for repairs.We don't do auto transmissions. The original problem was a whining noise at idle along with slipping or harsh upshift from third to fourth. The transmission sho...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Over Drive Shifting VIN: JT6HF10U5X
Vehicle does not shift into overdrive while engine temp is cold. once it warms up,then it will shift into overdrive with no problems. Any help would be appreciated
1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JKI569HYT9
hello people, will some one help me with this ()*&^%$ box, see codes . i`m done throwing parts at it, good wind all 6 cyls, i will buy this car from the customer and personally junk it, this will be a good thing, last resort.has any one worked with these codes... Trouble codes: P0420, P1345
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No heat VIN: 4A3AA46G7Y
I am completely lost on this one, I flushed block and heater and rad, new oem tstat pulled head sent to machine shop had pressure tested and resurfaced, all new oem mitsubishi gaskets and seals pulled water pump and related hoses, tubes ect. water pump is good...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46H71
Hello out there. I am a GM tech with this Mitsubishi in my bay. It is a used car we just sold, therefore I have no history on this vehicle. The MIL comes on, the EGR code is the only code. (Snap on scan tool). I applied vacuum to the egr, It opens and the engi... Trouble codes: P0403 (EGR Solonoid Circuit Problem)
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L press in on cltch VIN: 1N6DD26S6Y
please help at wits end. client came in with noise only when you press in on clutch, not all the time, when it does make the noise it is kinda loud, it is a sraping sound, seems just like a throwout bearing noise, we have replaced clutch, with nissan parts, tu...
2000 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: 3N1CB51DOY
came in with a stalling at stops complaint, test drove, and yes would die at stops intermitently if you were at a stop long enough. checked continuity at tps, was out of range, adjusted tps to factory specs ( with .012 in. feeler gauge at throttle linkage shou... Trouble codes: P0505

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1990 Acura Legend L 2.7L Headlights VIN: JH4KA4661L
Three good responses. One said check ground on left front. Found it in front of battery, cleaned and re-attached. No change. Two responses said switch or relay. Relay tested okay, also swapping with another made no difference. Replaced headlight switch and so ...
1993 Acura Legend 3.2L Accessories VIN: JH4KA766PC
Thanks To all who replied, replace the driver's side latch & that took care of the problem
1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Tool info request VIN: 1HGCB7152L
Thanks to all, Jeff [...] had the answer I needed. There is a special tool, but is N/A now.I failed to mention in my post that the terminals are male, so using a paper clip will not work. I found two small female terminals and made a nice jumper wire. Thanks ag...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGCD7130T
FINALLY FIXED! Here is the short of it: I compared CYP sensor static ohm readings from two other running 96 and 97 Accords and they all read between 406-477 ohms-so Mitchell spec is wrong. I disconnected the black and yellow wires from the CYP at the distribut... Trouble codes: P0401, P0441.
1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ6672X
thanks to everyone that replied, we did a upper intake plentum/valve cleaning and replaced spark plugs. let customer take vehicle and as far as we know customer is happy with car. have had two other vehicles with same problem come in after first honda no start...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1869Y
This is a friend's vehicle so I will post a fix if we ever find one. I did have several responses on p0524 being low engine oil pressure. I will continue to search for the answer and appreciate the responses that I did get. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0524 (Cant find definition), P0118 (Engine coolant temp sensor high voltage input), P0126.
1993 Isuzu Pickup S 2.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S1CL11LXP
This vehicle is fixed. After going through every vacuum hose and checking where it is supposed to go and opening the mixture screw enough I finally got the duty cycle to work. After a few fine tuning adjustments the truck ran good. Took it to the emissions tes... Trouble codes: 21 (map sensor signal inncorrect).
1986 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L alternator VIN: JN1HZ14S7G
Thanks for the help all. I didn't find a true problem, however the parts store sent me an AC Delco alterntor, and we rewired the alterntor and did away with the complexity of the factory wiring. The battery was replaced prior to the problems and check it and i...
1992 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Stall VIN: 4T1VK13E1N
First the fix for all you in a hurry then the replies and finally the fix strategy. A rebuilt set of injectors repaired this one. Replies were check plug wire order-did this 50 times. Vacuum leaks and torn boot after MAF. Igniter. Clean MAF-this is the door ty...
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L high beam indicator, park lights VIN: 1NXBR12E5Y
To briefly summarize, vehile intermittantly died with high beam actuation associated with dim flickering high beam indicator with koeo. Yeppers, I have fixed this vehicle. Bad ground. Wish I'd checked them in the first place. Checked at the drl module connec...
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