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1990 Acura Integra RS 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DA9448L
After rebuilding the cylinder heads car was running fine. Then the next day the battery was too weak to start car so we hooked the battery charger up, but it was set to 500 amps and we had no noticed this. Now the car won't run. We have lost ignition and injec...
1993 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L Alignment VIN: JHMBB22500
this one has come in from another shop that has replaced both rack & pump due to leaks. since then the 4ws light has stayed on. The strange thing is the speedo sits at 40kmh while the ignition is on or the engine is running. when driving the speedo reads very ...
1995 Hyundai Elantra 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHJF23R0S
I received this car as a no start condition. Upon checking for codes, spark and fuel, I found i had no injector pulse on #3 & #4 fuel injectors. Car tries to start and run on two cylinders. I have power on all four injectors, but ecm does not ground injectors ...
1992 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JM3LV5228N
This MPV has a severe surge at about 1500RPM with no load and about the same or 25MPH. If you step your foot into it won't RPM at all, as if it has no fuel. Problem seems to be very throttle sensitive. Air induction boot, TPS, and air flow meter all are good. ...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L 1-2 shift VIN: JM1BJ2222X
When driving and atempting a 1-2 upshift it revs up thin goes into fail safe third gear only and stores a po731 gear ratio in 1st. Then the o/d light flashes. I cleared the code and re road tested. this time it stored a po734 4th ratio code. The fluid is pink....
1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JA3XE74CXN
I am posting this help request for informational purposes only. I will close it as soon as I open it. This 3000GT-VR4 was brought into my shop for a part throttle acceleration surge or miss. At more than 70% throttle there was no drivability issue. Any time t...
2000 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L exterior lights
I have a box truck (npr diesel) the problem is when the vehicle sitts over night, the next morning all parking lights work for about 10 min or less then the fuse blows and will continue to blow all day long, the combo switch was replaced no change. all bulbs a...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AE85H51
we have seen this car several times for this concern-we have replaced the egr valve and serviced the egr system with bg service tool-last time we removed all the plumbing and inspected for any restrictions or related problems and found nothing wrong-any advise... Trouble codes: P0401 (insufficient egr flow)
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN39W2N
Codes14 and 16 for igntion igf signal and trans ecu. Vehicle runs normal but trans is in limp mode and wont shift. The ecu is very wet on the outside and the floor is soaked. The ecu is dry on the inside and I didnt see any signs of corrosion or other problems... Trouble codes: 14 (no igf igniton signal), 16 (fault in trans ecu)
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L timing belt VIN: JT2BF22K8X
This car came in as a no start this time, the last time it was here the rear cam was off by one tooth and the other tech replaced the tensioner and it ran fine for two weeks. Now it is back and will not start it had started and the customer said that on a cold...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5634R
A ECU was the answer here. It cured both the injector on/off cycle and the IAC code and inability to compensate for increased load at idle. The damaged ECU would not recognize the increase in TPS voltage most of the time. In addition when it would fail the vol...
1998 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L Alternator VIN: KMHCF24F3W
Hey guys and gals, I'm gonna call this one a fix. Was hoping for more replies, but you get what you get. Thanks to those that replied. As per the replies, I had checked for harness problems and did voltage drop tests both when the system was working and not wo...
1994 Infiniti Q45 4.5L axles diff. or ??? VIN: JNKNGO1D2R
Hey everyone it's fixed:):):) after replacing the new driveshaft again! thanks for all of the replies. Hey Louie thanks again:) DON'T ASSUME IT'S GOOD JUST BECAUSE IT'S NEW !!!
2002 Lexus SC430 4.3L Hesitation, LOOSES POWER VIN: JTHFN48Y12
hello all, after getting the info relating to the concern at hand we had checked the fuel pressure and it check fine in the stall and also on test drive. when checking the tps sensor unfortunetly the vehicle would not act up on several test drives for over a w...
1992 Mazda Miata 1.6L transmission VIN: JM1NA3519N
hey guy's i did not fix the mazda but thank's for the reply's.like i said in the begining i did check and recheck the exhaust.cat.converter all looked ok.the customer took the car to store for the winter.will see it in the spring.thank's again for the reply's.
1993 Nissan GTR 2.6L abs and 4wd VIN: BNR3230135
Sorry about the delay of the repair. Another one came in the same model and we swapped the g force sensor and the problem was fixed. Apparently the g sensor are very sensitive so even the second hand component was hand deleverd and not sent by post. Thanks for...
2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L warning lights come on VIN: 5TDBT48A41
Several members pointed to the translate ecu as the culprit. There is also a tsb for an '03 model (different part # for the translate ecu) advising of updated logic to solve communication faults. Unfortunately my customer does not want to spend the money to re...
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