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1988 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCA553JC
i have an accord with high nox, the egr system works fine, but the vehicle is very lean. check o2 sensor found 11 volts. is this possilble? i have check the entire wire going form o2 to emissions computer, its fine. i removed the o2 sensor terminal form the co...
2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD18431
Replaced gas cap with Honda original first thing, and cleared code. Light back on in two trips, next day. Cleared again, back next day. Performed Alldata procedure, used smoke tester to look for leaks, inspected all hoses carefully. I'm down to the "install kn... Trouble codes: P1456 (Leak in EVAP system near fuel tank)
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L air bag VIN: 2HGES16541
Hi guys. This honda has the air bag light on so i pulled codes on it. Has a code 9-3, drivers side seat belt problem. Ran the trouble tree and everything checked out good. Last thing on the trouble tree is to replace the air bag module. Got with Honda and orde...
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, VIN: KNDJA72301
Vehicle was towed in. Customer complained that vehicle was missing and felt like it was going to cut out. Vehicle had missfire on initial start up but went away. On test drive vehicle ran rough twice at a stop. On all the test drives this past week it missfire... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Missfire)
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L vents VIN: JM3LW28GOY
The customer complaint was that some of the dash vents were blowing cold and some were like the system was on vent. With the two vents in the center of the dash on and the others all closed the drivers side is about 25 deg colder than the pass.side. 45 driver,...
1990 Mitsubishi Montero 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4GTJ3156
Hi I donít like to takes vehicles someone has started but this is a friend of mine. the client park this Montero one night and the next wont start up. There was no spark. I verify the ignition and the signals in an out their ok. I opened the computer and I rea...
1995 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L front diff VIN: JA4MR41H3S
thanks for the help in advance .my cust claimes this when driving at low speeds the front diff lights inside veh will start to flash and they hear a noise like something draging around the trans area they brounght car in the lights were flashing but when i put...
1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L a/c VIN: JA3AM84JXS
i do not work on alot of a/c systems. this car does not cool. compressor always runs, low side - 60psi and vibrates needle, high side - 70psi. when reved up high side goes to 110psi. compressor always on. compressor replaced 2 times, expansion and evaporator r...
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01A9Y
cranks ok / scanner shows no codes / but has data ??
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D92
Customer was waiting and did not have much time to test. Checked for tsbs and none found except for a throttle relearn for the code but with our scanner would not do. Bulliten states only Consult would do. Odd just happened after we cleaned the throttle. We cl... Trouble codes: P0507 (RPM higher than expected)
2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L auto locking hubs VIN: 5N1ED28Y14
I replaced front brake rotors and pads. This required the removal and instalation of auto locking hubs. On thge test drive the vehicle would click like a ratchet 3 of 4 times after engaging 4WD only when idled foreward or backwards, when I accelerated after en...
1995 Suzuki Sidekick JS 1.6L Cuts out VIN: 2S3TE02V5S
Symptom is easy and verified. Around 2000 rpm engine will lose injector trigger NOT Power. Won't lose spark. Can be simulated in bay. If driving, truck will buck and jerk and make overdrive light flash. Cannot retrieve codes, no bulb. Have cleaned the groun...
2006 Suzuki AERIO 2.3L ring and pinion ??? VIN: JS2RD61H56
It started out with a vibration, at 100 miles and they changed a driveshaft then they said that the rear axle was bad, then at 500 mils we developed a noise in the car at 55, This vehicle makes a noise between 55 and 56 when cold on the [ coast ] side, then wh...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T3ZF13C91
thanks in advance for you help this veh came in with complaint of a no crank prob. found the batt to be bad. with new batt the veh will now crank but will not start unless you hold part throt. if you let off the throt. veh will not idle and dies. checked for ...
2004 Toyota Sienna XLE Limited 3.3L rear liftgate & sliding doors VIN: 5TDZA22CO4
Hi Toyota Techs This sienna was hit in rear and the automatic rear liftgate and sliding doors are inoperative. I have a schematic and powers and grounds and master switch are okay. I remember once I had problem similar as this and there was a proceedure for pr...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Forge plug VIN: 1HGCD5630T
Great replies for the data base. Consensus seems to be that it is just a cap, it can come right out to be re-sealed. I don't think there's a hard-and-fast torque spec, but be sensible about it. Makes good sense to me guys, thanks for all the great input. I hop...
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L No Start VIN: IHGCG565XW
Thank you all for your time and experience on pointing me in the right direction. it ended up being the computer so we sent it out to honda and all is well. thank you all again very much.
2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Smoking from exhaust VIN: 4TAVL52N9Y
Hi everybody, This vehicle was smoking in the morning. Most of the replies I recieved aggreed with our guestimate of seaping valve guides. The machine shop that did the head work did not believe this problem could happen on this particular engine but agreed to...
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