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1991 Acura Legend LS 3.2L noise VIN: JH4KA7676M
This car makes a knocking noise,similar to a rod knock, And I havent rules that out , but it sounds more like its coming out of the front of the trans , possibly the back of the engine. I'm wondering about the differential shaft and bearings, has anybody heard...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Sunroof VIN: 4S2DM58WXY
Hi all. I've got a sunroof that will not stop in the closed position. When closing it will go right to vent position without stopping. When closing from vent position it will open completely without stopping. All my info tells me that when the sunroof hits its...
2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L engine VIN: JN8DR09Y62
engine overheats, have replaced both primary and secondary thermostats, vac bleed system and start bleeds hard can get heat and runs ok till you shut off heater {original complaint overheats unless you run heater} has clutch fan appers ok, water pump seems to ...
2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Misfire VIN: JN8AZ08W43
difficult to stsrt- must crank for a long time and finally it will start.
1989 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start, very hard start when VIN: JT2AE9507K
This car came in on the hook. There was no spark at all. I replaced the igniter and we had spark(it was very weak)so I replaced the coil too. Now the spark was nice and blue. The car was flooded so it took a while to clear it out and when it ran , #1 cyl was m...
2002 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L timing VIN: JTDDR3ZT92
Replaced head on car wiht used head with 32,000 miles on it set timing to Alldata specs and could not get engine to start checked comp across all four cylinders was lucky to get 75 lbs on all four again checked timming dead on according to alldata finally got ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKAY21D5P
Well as expected the crank sensor being rough and locking up was the problem. the car runs great! Thanks again to all, sorry it took so long to post fix took a little vacation. Greg
1993 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1BG2243P
thanks to most all who replied. paul tanner hit it on the head. i had a shorted air flow sensor pulling 5v reference line to ground. this disabled computer. i unplugged air flow sensor and my check engine light lit up right away. i cranked and engine started. ...
2002 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L oil light on dash VIN: JM3LW28J72
Well, we got the Mazda back in the shop once more - still unable to duplicate the light -- for peace of mind put a guage on it. Driving, idling, cold OR hot the pressure was beautiful. At this point not only is the customer hesitant of paying more money in dia...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L alternator VIN: 4A3AA466L5
thanks for the help. the problem was the pcm. it was turning the field current off after 30 seconds.a new pcm fixed it.
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L MIL Lamp on, po401 code returns VIN: 4A3AC44G22
thanks a lot to everyone that replied to my help request! replacing the vacuum hose with the restrictor in in with a normal piece of hose helped, the light and problem did not come back for 10 days, i talked with a tech at our local mitsu. dealer and he told m... Trouble codes: P0401.
2002 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L tcl VIN: 6MMAP67P72
This job has been tough for us, the dealer and the customer. Not having the factory scan tool for data that is 'required' for proper diagnosis and repair made us, with the customers ok, take it to the dealer for diagnosis. The car has been back and forth to th...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L abs motor VIN: JA4MW51R32
There was a T.S.B on the vehicle and dealer repaired Thanks to all who replied
1991 Nissan 240SX 2.4L fuel injectors VIN: JN1MS36P8M
Well, I blew it on this car...I should never have disturbed the original injector setup. I learned that a leaking injector code on a Nissan 240SX is really just a rich condition code. I also learned that these injectors apparently do not survive removal and re...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8PRO9Y31
Thanks to all who replied, Most replies were to check the new sensor (bad out of box). I rechecked sensor and also replaced it just to be sure. The fix on this one was that it was not the cam pos. sensor in the front of the head but the valve timing control po... Trouble codes: P1145.
1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK6759V
Thanks for the replies, well this was a weird problem. With new cam and crank sensors installed we installed a known good ECM in the vehicle. Well,this did not fix the problem. So we then double checked injector pulse and spark output, injector pulse was good,... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crankshaft position sensor circuit range/ performeance problem.).
1995 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Steering VIN: JT3DJ81W1S
Hi guys I got another used PS box and installed it the problem is no longer there thanks to all the replys I tried everthing and then I just had to get the box and try it well finaly it is fixed thank again
1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF12B1V
Thanks to all who took time to help with this. As I suspected when I posted almost everyone said I needed an OE cat. Some sent me some great info on o2 circiut testing. In the end I replaced with a Factory cat and the problem was solved. FYI this is not the on... Trouble codes: P0420 (cat efficiency code sets).
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