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1993 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L oil presure VIN: 4S2CG58V3P
Please help us get ride of this nightmair...this jeep came in with oil light flicking when engine gets hot and oil presure gauge will fall down on zero ,every thing will seems fine until engine warms up.We have chaned the oil pump on luck we change main berain...
1998 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L prndl VIN: 1GGCS1442W
prndl indicator inop in run position, works in start and acc. position. did not work before tranny replacement, figured was bad safety switch, even tried another safety switch. tried new igntion switch. old tranny was slipping badley and fluid burnt. new used ...
2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L horn VIN: 4F2YU08192
This car came from another shop with a HORN problem,the clockspring was replaced and still it doest work.I need help with this one,thanks Thomas.
1985 Nissan 720 2.4L headgasket? VIN: JNBNDOBS7F
the head was done not too long agoby somoene else but the rear cylider compression is a little low because of the rings. after replacing the spark plugs and the exhuast manifold that wa cracked and adjusting the valves, the customer drove it about 200 miles. c...
2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L unknown VIN: JS3TD62VX1
Not too much to go on on this one. Customer complaint of noise occurs when driving fast on freeway (doesnt start until after driving for sometime). I'm only expecting that someone may help with this one if he has experienced it. I drove the vehicle this past w...
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Mechanical VIN: 4TAWM725TZ
Hi everyone! I have this 96 Tacoma I am working on that has a strange noise in the engine. The customer brought this truck in on a trailer because of a noise that developed rather rapidly and he did not want to damage the engine. The noise sounds like a loose ...
1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF12BXT
Customer brought this Avalon in complaining of a check engine light on and possible oil leak. We found a code P0446 for the evaporative emissions control. We also found the vapor canister leaking some type of fluid, I do not believe it is gas. The canister and... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap emissions system vent control)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L cooling fan VIN: 1HGCD553TA
thanks to all that replied. i found the wire harness that runs under the left front wheel well had been repaired and was shorting to other wires. thanks agian!
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5635V
ok, sorry, this is going to be long. most of you suggested cam/crank problems by balancer. there is nothing by balancer. everything is in distributor. I did mention that I used oem plugs in my post. Now, I did mention skewed freeze-frame data on rpm of 142 at ... Trouble codes: 301 (cyl 1 miss), 302 (cyl 2 miss), 303 (cyl 3 miss), 304 (cyl 4 miss).
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Unknown VIN: JT6HF109U6
Well thanks to all Recieved good info most suspected master but i used and oem replacement others stated abs unit and a few stated maybe proportioning valve and one said check the caliper slides what i found is that the lower caliper slide was always tight so ...
1991 Mazda Navajo LX 4.0L oil system VIN: 4F2CU44X7M
Thanks to everyone for all the great responses, all pointed at stuck pressure relief valve in oil pump, customer had an attack when told that engine has to be removed to do this job, so we removed all oil gallery plugs in block an applied chemical and pressure...
1991 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L master VIN: JM3LV5224N
hello-i recieved one great bit of advice on checking the front calipers to see if they were working properly-and they werent- the top piston was working but the bottom piston on both sides were frozen.--replaced calipers and pedal was perfect.
1990 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JN2RZ14A5L
thak you all the problem was the fuel module installed oem and problem fixt thank you
1994 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1N4EB31F5A
OK, It is fixed. Kelly from Cali was 110% on the money. I removed the upper plenum and removed the egr passage cover. Cylinder 1, completely blocked, cylinder 2, 25% blocked, cylinder 3, 90% blocked, cylinder 4, 50% blocked. Cleaned out the ports, reassembled ...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L reset VIN: IN4BU31D7S
all of the techs that read my request for help when i said a 'factory' alarm said the same thing. LOCK AND UNLOCK THE DOOR WITH THE KEY, hit it right on the head. i should have thought of that myself but its hard to think with a horn going off in your ear. the...
1998 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start VIN: 3N1AB4DOWL
after re-checking powers and grounds i found the resistor has failed. it is taped to the wiring harness near the dist. by the way, the dist. is not servicable in this car. the coil, camsensor, and transducer are in there and they cannot be replaced separatly, ...
2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L No Data Link signal
Hi Folks Thanks to you Aaron, the car was fixed by the dealer. The computer was still under warrenty, yet the customer didn't think it was! We contacted the dealer directly based on the recall mention in you responce. The dealer asked us to bring the car in an...
1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L trans VIN: 4S3BD6352S
Hello Everyone, Ever seem to fix a car and dont know why...Well, The only thing we did was pull the pan and install new filter and refill trans fluid. Maybe had a leak in the crossover pipe that went across the filter and resealed itself when we put it back up...
1986 Suzuki Samurai JA 1.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1S3JC51V9H
Only four replies to this one. Problem was so intermittent and lacked good clues. Truck has been working well for a couple of weeks now. one reply was to check the ignition switch, One for fuse blowing problems with these trucks. the other two adressed voltage...
1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo 2.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT2SW22N6M
To all who responded...Thank you, Thank you. I now know more that I ever did about the turbo systems and how to test them. However, as is the case so many times in our business, DON'T FORGET THE BASICS!!! After checking out the entire system twice exhaust not ...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T3ZF13C91
Thanks all for your help Everyone was right about the IAC. Removed the IAC cleaned it with carb cleaner and it went back working like it should. It sure is great having a wonderful group of techs. like you helping in a time of need. Thanks again Louis
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