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1997 Honda Odyssey EX 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Hey guys I need some help on this one. Sorry I don't have the vehicle at my shop at this time to provide the VIN. This customer brought this vehicle in with complaint of check engine light on. Had a code P0401 for Insuffiecent EGR Flow. I checked the solenoid ... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insuffiecent EGR Flow)
1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD2843W
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. Recently, we had this well maintained CRV in for the check engine light on. We found a code P0420 stored for low cat efficiency. I found no other codes and the engine ran fine, so we installed a new afterma...
1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L No Start VIN: JNRAR05Y7W
truck is a no start, cranks fine. injector pulse is good until engine starts to run,then injector pulse goes wide open, and therefore floods the engine. you can get it to briefly run, but shuts down or chokes almost immediately. spark is good. tried a reman di...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W4Y
this vehicle will run for 1 to 2 minutes and die like someone shut the key off.it will not restart until you wait another minute or two and fires right back up into the same routine.the two etc codes we have no tests for from the manufacturer.have read posts a... Trouble codes: 1125 (etc limit performance mode), 1299 (ETC forced engine shutdown mode), 1326 (ION sensing module combustion quality circuit), 601 (PCM memory error)
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L No Start, Cuts out, blowing ecu fuse VIN: KNADC12381
Hi everyone , I have this 2001 Rio which was towed in for a no start . Upon checking my fuses I found the main ECU fuse(#13) to be blown.This fuse is supposed to be a 10 amp but someone had previously(before current owner)replaced it with a 15 amp which now is...
2006 Kia RIO 1.6L speed sensor VIN: KNADE12376
To all you kia techs can anyone tell us what the speed sensor on the right front wheel does, we can not find any information on this vehicle, the vehicle does not have anti lock brakes and does have another speed sensor on the transmission. thankyou in advance...
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8GK13YIR
car came in on hook, found that the 100amp alternator fuse was blown. i replaced it, and installed a new battery. now the car will start and idle like it has a slight miss to it and when you give it a little gas it will run until you get to 1500 rpm then kill.... Trouble codes: P0340
1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L no start VIN: JT8GK13T6S
Customer had a dead battery, and a good samaritan tried to jumpstart the car with the connections backwards. Car now will not start. We've replced all the blown fuses, and substituted a known good pcm. vehicle has pressure at the fuel rail. Looking for advise ...
1991 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, VIN: JM3LV5227M
Hello techs this van is driving me crazy after driving the car around five miles the idle stays at around 1300rpm if you let the car run at idle for around 3 minutes the idle will drop down to normal. when it is idleing high if I unplug the isc valve the idle ...
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L radio VIN: JA4MT31H5Y
Customer bought vehicle used and did not receive the cards with the radio code. Upon having to service the battery we had no way to reactivate the radio. Local dealer not very helpful. If someone has access to the code using the serial number of the radio and ...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Fixed Cam Assembly VIN: 5N1ED28Y72
I disassembled the front hub on this Nissan Xterra to install a Rotor, I noticed the plastic retainer that holds a spring on the Fixed Cam Assembly was broken and the spring is twisted. Can this part be purchased separte or must I buy the Hub assembly ?
2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L mounts VIN: 4S3BH67594
Looking for Subaru techs here, My car has had a "gravelly" feeling motor mount since new as the car launches away from a stop sign. Lately in the colder weather, I notice that you can really feel engine vibration feedback into the car at idle in Drive. If you ...
1991 Toyota Corolla 1.6L heating system VIN: JT2AE91A9N
no heat is being blown into the car! we have replaced the thermostate, the heater valve, checked flow in the core and still no heat is being passed into the car. this is one of daily loners for customers and not a type of car we tipically work on. any help wou...
1993 Toyota T100 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: JT4VD10A6P
I have this 1993 Toyota T100 that was towed in with a no start condition. We found that the engine was flooded. It started and ran good, except it was running rich. There are no codes being set, nor is the check engine light coming on other than KOEO. I hooked...
1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L engine VIN: 1NXAE09806
Problem occurs a lot under full load, but sometimes during cruise--will hiccup/sputter randomly. Problem occurs harshly during starting--engine will act as if hydrolocking or ignition timing way advanced, but once started runs smooth. Also sometimes will start...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L transmission removal VIN: JT3HP104V4
Hi all, we have a 97 Rav4 4x4 that is in need of a new clutch, alldata tells us we need to remove engine & transaxle as an assembly, we would prefer not to if we don't have to. Can we drop that transmission out by itself? If so how dow we split the differentia...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Shifter VIN: 1HGCG564XW
Well, all of the replies verified what we already believed- the detent mechanism is inside the transmission. It is a typical rooster comb/detent ball/spring mechanism common on many transmission. Since we have lost part of the detent 'feel' but not all of it, ...
2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L torque converter VIN: 2HKYF18563
we replaced the tcc solenoid and reset mil light customer seems to be happy.thanks to all the people that helped with this one.
1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L serpintine belt VIN: 1YVGE22C7S
Hello : Sorry it took so long ,It was an alternator heating up after awhile,then seizing up.
1989 Mitsubishi Mirage 1.5L No Start VIN: JA3CU26X8K
boy, everybody is telling me mitts ecm's are junk at best. I thought GM was the only company that had no idea how to build a ecm. well, I learned something today thanks to you guy's. Installed a re-man ecm and it purrs like a 06 lexus.
1992 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L climate control panel VIN: JN1RZ26H9N
Thanks to all who gave ideas. The customer chose not to fix the car at this time. We were able to confirm the control head is bad. New parts are about $700.00 and the customer said he couldn't justify the expense. Thanks again.
1992 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L vibration VIN: JT2ST87F1N
Thanks to all that replied. I replaced the right side motor mount and that took most of the vibration out of it. Still has a slight amount of vibration but the customer is happy. AS I stated I was leaning towards replacing the mount, but could't find it broken...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start VIN: JT3HP10V6V
Thanks to all who replied. After posting my help request I decided to go back over the basics since I new there was fuel getting to the cylinders but had not actually tested pressure. I tested fuel pressure at 55psi cranking, compression at 165 across the boar...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L solenoid VIN: 4T1BF22K5V
Thanks to all and apologies for the delay. Numerous replies suggested trans flush, performed service previously, code returned, several replies stated no ECM problems, we agree. Several more replies stated that resistance readings on these solenoids aren't an ...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAPM62NXW
Thanks to all who replyed! The owner of the Tacoma has moved away from this area so we will not see the vehicle again. After reveiwing the replys and doing some additional research I believe the fault is within the ECM as we have used our Fast Track scanner on...
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