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1996 Acura Integra RS 1.8L Cyl Head VIN: JH4DB7642T
To any Honda/Accura techs, i have this car that jumped time because of water pump failure, (pulley came off shaft) eng did not run hot but bent all ex. valves, 2 intake, replaced with new, re-surfaced head, started eng. right up but has a noise that is unreal ...
1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L cooling system VIN: JHLPD1846X
Hello!, I have a stumper here, back in Dec. this Crv came in for an over-heat problem, and I found a bad thermostat that would not open when testing, So I put in a new Napa t-stat and the truck was fine. Now back in June it started to overheat again and he too...
1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L code C0300 VIN: KMHWF25V4X
I'm sending this for my brother in law .Who runs a shop in another town.We both have tryed to find the trouble code idenification For Code C0300 and have had no success.Can any one help to identify this code Thanks Dick
1991 Mazda Navajo LX 4.0L oil system VIN: 4F2CU44X7M
Hey Gang, This vehicle (ford explorer in disguise) came in with a "check oil" light and a squirting sound, upon closer inspection we discovered that the oil filter has been blown out from inside and adapter to block seals are gone as well. We have never seen...
1998 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CAZ1A6W
this car is from another shop known to be good at what they do. there is a reading of only about 1.5 volts at pin 42(5v supply to sensors) we replaced the ecm after checking powers and grounds to ecm (all are good) same problem! any help would appreciated-than... Trouble codes: 325 (knock sensor), 450 (evap system), 1105 (map/baro)
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21DXX
Vehicle came in barely running. Codes 301 cyl 1 misfire and p1320 ignition circuit failure. Cylinder 1 coil had a failed waveform and coils 2 and 4 were dead. We inspected the ECCS harness and replaced all 6 coils per the Nissan TSB. Good old code p1320 came b... Trouble codes: P1320 (Ignition System Fault), P0300
2003 Nissan 350Z 3.5L srs VIN: JN16AAZ33A
I have tried to reset the air bag modul but the launch machine can not extinguish the light. The scan tool saids there is no faults, but the light stays on. I beleave the car needs a new modul do i need to reprogram it at the dealers. Do i need to replace the ...
1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Transfer Case VIN: JT3VN39W70
Hey All you toyota Tech's, The transfer case is stuck in low range, fluid looks good and shifter linkage seems to be working fine. Is there something common on these I should be looking at, I don't have enough tech data for this system, can you give me alittle...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR12E51
Begging for help from all toyota guys. I have this corolla 1.8L that will not start unless you feather the gas and even then it usually won't start. Have good compression, spark, injector pulse, and fuel pressure and volumn. When it is running my fuel trims ar...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1998 Acura CL 2.3L latch assy VIN: 19UYA325XW
Thanks for your help.The car is down the road with a new latch/lock assy. This was cheaper than buying just the latch WOW!!! Anyhow after removing all that I needed to work...I took off the lock motor,busted the plastic housing and ground the screws/nuts until...
1993 Honda Civic DX 1.5L compressor clutch VIN: 1HGEG8549P
thanks to everyone who responded. the fix was to bypass the compressor circiut from the computer.that is the identifix cure.not my first choice but it worked well.also adjusted the base idle up to specs andthe customer says it is fine. thanks again
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L align. specs VIN: JT8BF28G8W
Thanks to all who helped with this fix. We just finished aligning this car to a revised camber setting of 0 deg. on all wheels (front & rear). The car will return after some miles to check tire wear. Most replies suspected to much neg. camber causing tire wear...
1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BD68S1X
Thank you everyone for your replies. The car had a rebuilt pcm in it. Got a new pcm from Lexus and had to get two new keys to be programmed. Car started right up and is working fine. Thank you everyone for your help. Trouble codes: P1300 (igniter system).
1989 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN8HD16YXK
Thank you everybody for your help with this one. Unfortunatly the customer has not returned the vehicle and by now I doubt he plans to. I did check everything in the replies except for the corrosion at the B+ connection. All powers and grounds at the comp were...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L noise VIN: 1N4AL11D52
The owner of this vehicle has a car enthusist son-in-law who went on-line to a Nissan oriented site where he was advised to check approx. ten 6mm bolts found under the cowl cover anchoring a plate that goes from side-to-side on the cowl. After snugging these b...
1994 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JT2GK13E2R
I didn't get far with this. I ran a extra wire from the igniter to the pcm(White with red stripe, igf I think) but it stalled. I called Identifix and they have seen very few igniter codes, and couldn't offer any more help than iatn. I believe some of the info.... Trouble codes: P1300 (igniter circuit).
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