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1995 Acura Integra Special Edition 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: JH4DC4461S
This has been an intermittent problem for quite some time and has been very frustrating to customer and us. It will stall and not start or will just not restart after setting. She called me the other day after it was at the clean up shop and it would not resta...
2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1857Y
this is the third time in for this honda. the first time in we smoke tested the system (snap on evap tester) with no leaks found and tested all the sol vsv's and the only one that did not work properly was the bypass vsv so we replaced it. cust picked up and c... Trouble codes: P1456 (evap system leak fuel tank area)
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on
[PGM]HONDA SCANNER.please if anybory out there knows where to get a good used or new one i will apreciate it if you let me know. Thanks, Javier [...]
2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Looses monitor memor VIN: JHMCG56681
Hi everyone, We have this Honda Accord (01)that was rejected at the Illinois Emissions Test lane because none of the non-continous monitors had been completed. I hooked up my scanner and sure enough they were right. However, if I drive the Honda with my scan...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Light On VIN: 5FNRL18993
Transmission has just been rebuilt and works wonderfully. There are NO CODES. Problem is at about 45 M.P.H. and at lock-up the D4 Light Flashes. We have looked everywhere and still have this condition. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
1998 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L Cuts out, stalls after start VIN: KMHCF24F1W
vehicle starts and runs with the key in start position or with the fuel pump test terminal powered. when the key is returned to run position the fuel pump loses power the main relay shuts down the pump tried main relay but no luck it has rpm showing on scanner
1993 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L none VIN: JACDH58W0P
This one is a stumpper. This vehicle has been well maintained. The check engine light comes on intermittently when on a drive over 20 miles. Code 32 EGR SYSTEM FAILURE appears in memory every time. I have checked and cleaned every part of system e.g. valve, vs... Trouble codes: 32 (egr system failure)
2000 Mazda Millenia 2.5L traction control VIN: JM1TA2222W
This car has been around looking for a fix now it's my turn,after aprox. 5 to 10 miles at diff. speeds with a/c on the traction control sys engages and stays on until you drop it into neutral turn the ing. off then back on then back into gear, the tcs light co...
1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Stall VIN: JA4LS31P1W
engine stalls intt when turn ac on when stopped at signal. cold and hot idle are good. when ac is turned on the engine stalls immediately. no run rough, stumble etc. the engine just dies. when it doesnt stall, the idle drops approx 200 rpm and goes back to nor...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4A3AA46H32
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L V6 Hello all, Yesterday this car came in with an occasional light buck/miss at cruise speed. We installed spark plugs, wires, cap and rotor. We also installed valve cover gaskets due to #1 and #2 oil weep in plug holes. When we... Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.6L starting VIN: 3N1AB41D5X
Hi techs - this is a new customer and I have no previous history on this car. He just bought it from a suzuki dealership a few months ago. This car will not crank when hot - even if it is parked in the sun for the afternoon. It will crank and start fine when ...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y31
Hey guys, cam sensor ohm checks good and position solenoid ohm checks good. Wiring voltages look good. Is this left bank cam sensor bad even with good resistance test or is there some other common problem setting off this p1145 code? Code will set immediately ... Trouble codes: P1145 (left cam position sensor or circuit fault)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC2390X
The original code was a P0108 Manifold Absolute Pressure Circuit High. 1. We first replaced MAP with a new one, no change to behavior 2. Check TPS by back probing signal and sensor ground, checked out good no drop outs throughout sweep 3. Checked timing and al...
1990 Honda Civic DX 1.5L starting VIN: 2HGED6357L
Yes its fixed, first off I'd like to say that I Scott [...] ASE Master Tech BLA BLA BLA had one of my associates use my iatn account when this help request was sent in. So to Steve(lighten up a bit). After I did get my hands on this car and the tapping test ...
1993 Honda Civic EX 1.6L speedometer VIN: IHGEJ115XP
Thanks for the replies. The major vote was replace the speedo. One suggested checking for wire harness rub thru at back of intake manifold. Another mentioned checking for loos screws for printed circuit on back of speedo- these were ok. Another mentioned verif...
1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Speedo VIN: 2HGJ6448WH
Thanks for all help. Installed new speedo And problem solved.
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ8175X
Hi gang, I had responses covering filler necks to leaky purge valves. Since I have been on light duty due to dealing with carpal tunnel, I just did the initial diagnostic and someone else did the actual repair. I looked at the freeze frame data for the c... Trouble codes: P1457.
1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L Pressure reading VIN: JM1NA3511L
The final upchuck was restriction in the liquid line from the dryer to the expansion valve.Dessicant from the dryer , the strange thing is that the AC would work at all.Usually when the dryer barfs the line is pretty much completely clogged , this car would co...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2218S
The owner of this vehicle moved out of town so I am not sure if the problem came back with the EGR sensor disconnected. I recieved 3 replies which referred to possibly a defective distributor or an air leak between the air flow sensor and the throttle body.App... Trouble codes: P1522 (VRIS 2 circuit open or short), P1195 (egr boost /baro sensor open or short), P0725 (engine speed input circuit problem).
1997 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS2GB41W41
It turns out that the purge solenoid was the problem on this little car. Follow-up with customer was positive. Thanks to all who helped out. Trouble codes: P0440.
1994 Toyota Tercel STD 1.5L Cuts out, Hard Restart VIN: JT2EL46S1R
Hey guys, i need to close this, I havent seen the customer back in the shop so I have no real fix. I hope this info on the replys helps someone else. Thanks for all the replys guys.
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