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2002 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D52
Check engine light on cleared codes and light comes cannot find a description for the one code ,also fuel sender reading empty and low fuel light flashing . Any help would be appreciated and thanks in advance. Trouble codes: 463 (voltage high from fuel sender), 1627 (cannot find a description)
1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNAFB1213X
Hi all! This Kia has a misfire at idle only. As soon as you come off idle, the car smooths out and runs fine. Power level is good on test drive. Car originally came in for battery meltdown...seems customer let her boyfriend try to jump start another car and li...
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start, RUNS MOMENTARLY VIN: JT8GK13T8R
no run condition, engine starts for just a moment then dies. p1500 only in check mode. all data test checked sta signal at ecm . o.k then procceded to diag by symptom. does no start,1s 1st checked ecm power source circuit. o.k led us back to diag by symptom???... Trouble codes: P1500 (ignition system malfunction)
1988 Mazda B2200 2.2L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM2UF1138J
Does anyone out there have a good source for reman catalytic converters. I have a front that is broken up possibly from that BB in the EGR hose. It is the one bolted to the bottom of the exhaust manifold. Thanks!
1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JM1NA3530V
This engine will idle poorly and stall after warm up. The engine is obviously misfiring, but does not set codes. We were able to observe fuel trim when condition was occuring and found fuel trim to vary wildly and rapidly, (25% too 0%) and then open loop fault...
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: 1YVGE22C4V
Car Came in On the Hook, Broken timing belt tensioner. Of course the valves were bent so we replaced the timing belt and did a valve job. We put it together, started fine except we could not get the lifters to quiet up. Ran it for a while still no change and d...
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G8Y
Hey all ya'll Mazda gurus and all others too, I hope to get a little info on this IMRC system before I go into the intake manifold to eyeball the flutter valves. I can't seem to find any info on which position (cable pulled or relaxed) has on the position of... Trouble codes: P1518, P1523
1988 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JN8HD16Y1J
Car originally came in for a poor running complaint. It was only running on one inj. , the other one was not being pulsed by the ecm. Replaced ecm with a used unit and both inj's. work now. Car won't accelerate beyond about 4000rpm and if you mat it at a free ... Trouble codes: 44
1989 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L kick down and dropping out of 4th gear VIN: VRY60-5106
1994 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4N2DN11W6R
NOX too high, these readings are from a 15mph-25mph asm test. Found egr valve not working vaccum not going to egr valve.. valve is good apply vaccum engine dies. test tranducer ok, vacuum only when pressure is applied to exhaust intake port. test solenoid ok. ...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D3Y
this vehicle came in with a po302 after someone else had replaced the plugs for the same code. the engine idled slightly rough at all times, but would stay running. replaced gasket and tried to align cams to crank. alignment marks are a little confusing, good ...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: JN8DRO9Y61
the customer states after long driving temp gauge rises looses heat may only happen lnce a month or the last time on a long trip while driving 70 mph for aver 30 minutes. we have not been able to duplicate just checking to see if any one else had seen one. th...
1993 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L power steering VIN: JT3DJ81W1P
Hello this vehicle has kicked my butt. We installed a new pump, reservoir, checked the drive gear. torqued to 54ft.lb. flushed the system added psf ,then flushed with max life trans fluid. Spec is dex 2 or better. when it runs there is a hammer knock noise at ...
1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Master Cylender VIN: 1NXAE09B2R
I replaced master cylender with a new part, blead all wheels till all new fluid through system, checked thickness & condition of drums,rotors, & linings all were 50% or more started vehicle up & found padal was very low but firm, not spongy at all, adjusted re...
2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Stall VIN: JT3GN86R21
Please help toy techs i have this vehicle eating more of my lunch then myself and i know that it has to be something stupid that i am overlooking. This is a very good customer of mine and he had both vehicle break down at the same time. This vehicle the custom... Trouble codes: P0770

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1867X
Thanks for all the replies I recieved for this problem. The general thought is to replace with a factory converter. I have order a converter and am wainting for the customer to return with the vehicle. I am sure this will solve the problem. I guess some afterm... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat. effec. is low).
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L transmission VIN: IHGEM22971
I believe this one is fixed.Thank you to all that replied.Dan [...] suggested that the foreign material in the filter was coming from the torque convertor clutch being eaten up due to an electrical malfunction.My rebuilder replaced the lock up solenoid,anot...
1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Misfire VIN: JNKAY21D4P
Well this one is out the door. We ended up replacing the engine with a used unit. Once we got the cam sensor out the cam was severly worn where it mates to the cam sensor. We priced a cam replacement and a used engine ended up costing less and gave the custome...
1987 Toyota Pickup 2.4L backfiring VIN: JT4FN50R3H
As I was checking the truck out for the air control valve noticed many of the vacuum hoses were not in proper place. In process of trying to put them in place.
1987 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JT3FJ60GXH
Well first the hose I was looking to connect was a vent. But after alot of emailing back and forth I wnet thru and rechecked every component on the truck to verify what was good and what wasn't. Everything from the distributor to the vacuum valves to the tempe...
1994 Toyota Camry 2.2L forward clutch pack VIN: JHTZ-10564
HI every body I get 2 very go replay and specifically would like to thank Loydd Flopps for his great help by sending explode views. this was a good expreience in rebuilding tarnny will keep doing so.however the rebuild was sucssessful the car is now on the roa...
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12EXW
I would like to thank all who replied to help with this one. Mike from Ontario hit it dead on. The timing chain is worn out, along with the crank & rod bearings. On hard acceleration the engine would knock a little and the oil light started coming on at idle. ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303.
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