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1986 Honda Accord LX 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMBA743XG
ok here is what is going on when i try to start it it doesnt fire up and run . but if i prime the carb it will run with just what fuel i put into it. i have pulled the fuel line off form the carb and turned the ign. on and just a little fuel comes out . i was ...
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L SRS and D4
Hello, sorry about not having the VIN customer just left and will be in tomorrow. Customer brought in vehicle due to SRS light being on. I checked for codes by grounding the solid brown wire in the DLC. The code was 9-3 driver seat belt buckle. I checked it ou...
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13122
Hello Kia techs,I've got one here thats giving me a hard time. This minivan came to us from a used car lot that we do work for with a cel on & a p0446:evap vent controll circut malfunction.I've done a visual inspection,printed and performed diag.chart,searched... Trouble codes: P0446
1992 Lexus SC300 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JT8JZ31C6N
Okay, I repaired the obvious problems but the orignal complaint still persists. Intermittently I have no fuel pressure. I found the fuel pump ECU and I am testing the connector. I have continuity on the ground wire (E) and I have Battery voltage at (B+). When ...
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L valve train VIN: JT8UF22E5S
Valve train has been noisy on start up for a year or so. Recently clatter has advanced to the point where it can be heard under all driving conditions. I am wondering if there is a relatively inexpensive fix for this problem. I run a Mercedes and BMW shop so h...
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L cluster lighting VIN: JT8UF22E5S
the dash lights flicker and occasionally go out. i have seen several posts describing the repair facilities for this assembly. i would appreciate any information as to where to send and prices of repairs. thanks to you all.
1993 Mazda 323 1.6L Electronic VIN: BHALP20765
Hi fellow tech This car seems to be driving ok, then suddenly the hold light will begin to blink. Check for codes and all three solenoids showed up. Need to know for sure before i replace the unit.
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start
Does this car have a data link connector to hook up to my snap-on scanner? Alldata says its under hood,looks like thats for dealers.I thought all 94 and up cars had to have OBD11 connectors. thanks dave
2000 Mazda Millenia 2.5L heater VIN: JM1TA22104
This car is not putting out any heat it just blows cold air The electronic temp control is set at 90 and the heater hoses are hot going in and out of the core .
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Accessories VIN: 1YVFP82DO4
I suspect the fan module may be at fault from the hit as well. I'd like to check the wires for a possible pinch/ground. My problem is that I don't have and can't find flow and wiring charts for the cooling circut to help find the problem!! As usual thanks for ...
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L 1-2 shift very harsh VIN: JM1BK14324
this is for all the mazda techs out there, this mazda 5 door has a very harsh 1-2 shift in drive the first time it shifts after startup or when the vehicle is extremely cold (fluid cold obviously) i have changed and flushed trans with recc. fluid from mazda th...
1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y7W
this is the second round with this vehicle. the evap code is not explained well in alldata and we do not have a scanner with bi-directional controls for this vehicle. i have tested the purge volume control solenoid,canister purge andone other at the caniter . ... Trouble codes: P1444
1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L cruise control VIN: JS3TD21V6V
This one come with no cruise control. As suggested by Mitchell tested set/coast switch, cancel switch, shift switch, cruise control main switch, brake switch, cruise control actuator circuits at cc ecu connector. All tested ok. When came to throttle valve open...
1989 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L No Start, basic reassembly nec VIN: JT2MA71J0K
does anyone have any pictures of the engine bay as it should look? also a reasonable vacuum diagram(factory sample) would help. The paper manuals and alldata are somewhat lacking in these areas. Thanks in advance for all your help. Chuck Giordano-tech @ Jim's...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 4TAVL52NOW
good day to all,this is my truck and i need a little help.i have about 32 psi when goes down when the throttle is opened.the truck runs good.we took a trip in it,put on 750 miles at has a constant rough idle at start up,cold or hot.some times...
2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L drums,shoes VIN: 5TEHN72N83
This tacoma has a brake pulse/vibration comming from rear drum brakes. We replaced drums 2 times but have not replaced pads yet but the look good plenty of thickness. We have verified it is a drum pad problem in rear by pinching off rear brake line and vibrati...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L ignition VIN: 2HGEJ667XX
Well, I did replaced the distributor assy. and it fired up immediately. I thank all of you just to name a few; samir, baljit, aaron, mike, benjamin, and the rest of you. It must have been the coil or the ignitor; customer decided to replace the entire assy. an...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L ABS Accumulator? VIN: JA4MW31R31
We went ahead and replaced the accumulator, even though it had the pink dot on the accumulator that was on the vehicle. Replacement of the accumulator cured the noise issue!
1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1HJO1FOP
received a lot of good ideas. Tried a lot of them but did not fix the car. We come to the conclusion that it had to be the timing belt. We checked all the sensors with multi-meter either voltages or ohms. all check ok. Remove and ohmed all injectors. Removed t... Trouble codes: 12 (MAF short or open), 21 (Ign. signal).
2003 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB5TD43
this one stumped us , tried a cam sensor , no difference most people said to clean ground wires at th back of intake , made no difference , it was a lease car that was going back so the customer did not want to spend any more money on it .. couldnt blame him .... Trouble codes: P0340.
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN39WXN
Thanks to everbody's help. Well the vehicle is fixed and has been gone for awhile. The fix however we're not certain about. I jumpered a wire from ground to the ground wires at the pcm and it started. I thought great we,ve got it. Except when I took the ground... Trouble codes: 14.
1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JT2SK12E0N
First of all I would like to thank everyone that responded and also to iATN for this great tool that helps techs all over most of the reponses said to recheck the coil customer said just replace it. Well we installed a new coil and it runs like new again thak ...
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