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1998 Acura TL 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4UA2655W
Help! Stranded in N.Carolina! My personal car; acted up 4 weeks ago; rpms dropped off like ignition was cut off; would pick back up at about 2,000 rpms. Does not want to run above 3,000 rpms; acts just like rev limiter is cutting engine out and then picking ...
1999 Acura TL 3.2L oil pressure VIN: 19UUA5642X
v vehicle came to shop with no oil pressure. replaced oil pump & filter housing with no change
1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1HGED3646M
The complaint on this Civic is misfire and hesitation under load. It is easily duplicated and I found that the injector pulse goes away esp when hot. It will then sometimes restart and sometimes wont start unless you let it set for a few minutes. When it runs ...
1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Lack of power VIN: 2HGEJ1226R
I have a Honda Vtech 1.6 and am experiencing lack of power and when the engine is running the gas pedal is very hard to push down but with engine off the pedal seems fine.I have checked ignition components,throttle plate binding and cable binding.I have also c...
1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L dash lights VIN: 4A3AJ46GOS
we replaced the starter on this car and the customer came back next day stating the dash illumination lights only come on when you depress the brake pedal. the lights come on everytime you push the pedal whether the headlamp switch is on or not. the dash light...
1984 Nissan 720 Deluxe 2.4L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JN6ND06Y4E
When you drive this truck over 35-45 miles per hour it starts bucking, violently, you have to slow down to thirty to get it to stop. You can not power through it only gets worse and more violent.I've visually checked ignition and carb. It's really hard to tro...
1998 Other Asian wolverine 350CID Cuts out, Misfire
yes,,,i know ...this isnt a car...its a 350 cc atv. ive bored it once...shortly after the jet had to be cut back because of a massive misfire..worked good for a year then it started missing again. cut the jet down once again... much like you all the engines i ...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L 4 way flashers VIN: 4S3BG4859T
some time friday night the 4 ways came on without help and ran the battery down. they will not go out. when the 4 way switch is turned on they flash faster. when switch is turned off they stay off for about 30 seconds and they start again. i am not well equipe...
1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAUN41B6S
Cust. says that truck just made some noise(not ness like an engine knock but I could not get a clear answer)and was running poor. Has poor accel and code p0336. Dist timing looks OK, cust says no work has been done recently on the truck. I checked the crank se... Trouble codes: P0336 (ckp sensor a circuit)
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L mil VIN: 4T1BF28B6Y
hello all the car came in w/p0171 when i installed Air/Fuel sensors and MAF sensor the car run fine no problems.after 2 weeks the car came back w/P1130,p1150 i need some help here than you
2004 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L belts VIN: JTEBY17R20
please someone help. i need to find a fuel filter and belts for a diesel engine in a 4 runner, and yes it is a factory install. i know the import came from south america. any help would be great. i checked with toyota dealers in the states with no help.

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L engine VIN: 4S6DM58W0Y
sorry it took so long to answer back vehicle had left us and went to the body shop all it needed was the control coil to be replaced thank you.
1991 Infiniti G20 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JNKCP01P4M
Tom led us in the right direction (Thanks!) it should be ported vacuum, not manifold vacuum at the EGR transducer. We came to this by verifying that the hose was at the correct port on the throttle body, we removed the hose and plugged it, retested for vacuum ...
1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Speedometer VIN: JNKNG01D5R
Hi Guys. Thanks to all for helping. There was power going to cluster from the VSS but the speedo was still not moving. There are no broken wires or loose contacts. Someone had been into the cluster before as some clips were broken and screws turned. Customer j...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28Y61
it looks like the fix had to do with the carbon build up in the imrc valves and intake. i put about 80 miles on the van and the customer has had it back for a few days and so far so good. i spoke to the owner last night and all is good. thanks for all who resp... Trouble codes: P0300.
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Unknown VIN: JN1CA21D9V
thank you to all The EGR ports stopped up cleaned ports all ok thank you
1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN1119V
Thanks for the suggestions. After speaking with many people about this problem and not really getting anywhere - I started guessing. A few people said that a glitch in the distributor signals can rarely be seen on a scope. I think this is the case because I co... Trouble codes: 1336.
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 5N1ED28T61
well...what a long strange trip it has been. i went round and around with this thing, simply because i didn't want it to whip me. the profit was drained out of this job long ago. anyway, received several tips and tricks on this one a couple of guys said dist, ... Trouble codes: P0325, P0340.
2005 Nissan X-Trail SE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8BT08V45
Thanx for the help - Vlad from Ontario suggested checking oil quality & pressure - on the right track. We brought the vehicle to local Nissan dealer buth they had no time to dig into it. We did receive the P0011 diagnostic procedure - this does not exist in Mi... Trouble codes: P0011.
2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG69614
thank you we tested the tumbler valve on the left side and found a pushed pin. Trouble codes: 1086 (manf. fuel air metering).
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