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1995 Honda Civic DX 1.5L 2-3, 3-4 shift VIN: 2HGEH2440S
1-2 shift is smooth at normal shift point. RPM gets up around 3000 before the 2-3 shift, even if accelerating slow it still needs to get up to 3000 rpm. It will shift up if I slightly back off on the accelerator just prior to the 3000 rpm mark. 3-4 shift acts ...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L turn signals and radio VIN: 1HGCD5533T
In the am. when temp outside is below 30. filp turn signal lever to right or left, flasher will tick very fast and turn indicator on instrament panel will not flash, nor will turn bulbs front or rear. after about ten seconds or so turn flasher will slow down t...
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L alt overcharging VIN: 1HGCG165XY
At 3500 RPM's the SRS, ABS, battery, brake, all door ajar warning lights come on, and alt is charging to 17.6 volts. Let RPM's drop below 2500 RPM's and warning lights turn off. At idle, is charging to 13.8 volts. I suspect the regulator is faulty. Can you rep...
1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L No Start VIN: 1NKAY21D5R
hay guys have this infinity here its a j30 with the v6.car came in on a hook it just died on customer going down the road it has fuel,injector pulse but no spark it has 12 volts going to the coils no ground pulse on checking had poor comunication i checked com...
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA21A8X
Hello everyone. I've got a vehicle here with the MIL on. Our problem seems to be that we cannot retireve the DTC's from the PCM. We are using the proper connector adaptor for our scan tool for Nissan/Infinity. We can't get access to engine, but we can get comm...
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on
this vehicle cazme in with a broken timing belt. We pulled the head for repairs and replaced the belt and the car was back in two days with the mil on and the code. I found that the O2 sensor had been damamged when the head was off so I replaced it and watched... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean)
1982 Nissan 280ZX Turbo 2.8L fuel system VIN: JN1CZ04S6C
I havn't got to the car yet,the guy called me to see what i'm gonna do.Some of you guys mentioned if i put factory air flow meter & injectors.The answer is no,i told the mechanic to put the factory parts,but he wants to be sure if that will fix the problem.I'm...
1996 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GF4857T
I have a Subaru with a converter efficency code with the MIL on. Do any of you Subaru techs know the test ID Number in Mode 6 OBD II Generic so I can verify my repair?I have scrolled through about 30 tests and have yet to find a single one that will actually s... Trouble codes: 420 (converter efficency)
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10VOV
Vehicle came in with ses light on and no drivability complaints.Code was po300 random misfire detected. road test and checked for misfires and all checked ok. Sold customer 120K service with a major tune up including plugs, wires, cap, rotor, air and fuel filt... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301
2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L door locks VIN: JT3HT05J6Y
hi folks, i have a 2000 landcruiser that the pwer door lock switch will not lock the doors from either the master or the pass. switch. if you manually lock the doors by hand the switch wilol unlock the doors but you cannot lock the doors with the switch. the d...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JHMCG5557X
Thank you to all 6 replies. ended up being a bad seal for the iac and air in the cooling system. replaced gasket for iac and a long test drive and all is well. Trouble codes: P0505.
1999 Honda Prelude Type SH 2.2L Misfire VIN: JHMBB615XX
My thanks to all who replied: Mark [...] was the first one to nail the problem. Not only was he correct with the cause but also hit the diagnostic test to verify the diagnosis exactly right. The cause of the dead # 1 cylinder at idle was a leaking EGR valve...
2005 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L drive belt VIN: 2HKYF18155
well it is on its way to the dealer-while pulling the pulleys off to clean the belt material from the grooves-my tech discovered that the crankshaft drive pulley was missing its outer grooved ring-this went un detected prior he says because he did not look for...
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA21A7X
to those who were so very helpful thank you. To iatn thanks for the great site.Now to the car replies were mixed to wether I could swap ecms with out programing. But I found the security system had to be reprogamed. The customer (used car dealer took car to be...
1993 Mazda 929 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JM1HD4615P
After comparing signals to ecm and signal from ecm gltch in signal at 3000 rpm or more when ecm got some 'heat' into it able to make symptom come and go by blowing ambient temp air and hot air on cicuit board the pencil point signal to the igniter turned t...
1995 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Axle VIN: 1YVGE22DXS
First thanks all who replied. This was a case of needing 'bigga hmma' Tim thought Cornwell offered an adapter for a slide hammer. Shane & Jon suggested leaving the inner joint in the car & dissasymbling it to replaced the outer boot. Rick suggested two pry bar...
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L radio VIN: 4A3AK44Y9X
I am completely 100% satisfied with the help that many other techs. gave. I would like to thank everybody who responded and took the time out of your buisy schedule to help me. I don't know of any other way to fix this radio problem accept for the one way I ...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D4T
i beleive evevryone diagnosed the problem correctly,n the problem was the customer had no money to finish the job. if he returns ill post the repair. thanx for the replies!!! Trouble codes: P1447.
1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA2102X
ironicly, i had a i30 in the shop and when i scanned it, the same thing happened (no codes, but a check engine light). i went into generic and pulled up 4 codes. obviously the modis has an issue with the nissan and the infiniti not getting the codes. my custom...
1986 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L cold start VIN: JT2MX73E2G
I would like to thank everone that responded to this problem. We received 16 replies. The majority of the responses were either related to the thermal time switch for the cold start injector or the cold startr injector itself. What we ended up doing is removin...
1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start VIN: 1NXBAO2E4T
Thanks for the replies-both here and in the TDF.I found Alldata did have a crank sensor scope pattern and the amplitude running was 2.5 volts-mine was .25 volts.I installed another crank sensor(new,o.e.)with no change.I finally swapped the crank sprocket and t...
1996 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Lifter type noise VIN: JT3HP10V1T
Thank you to everyone who replied. Most suggested that the tension on the split cam gear was released during the repair and needed to be reloaded. This was the problem--after reloading the tension on the cam shaft split gear the noise is gone and everyone is h...
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