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1987 Honda Accord 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCA5524J
This car will not idle when hot. It is very lean. Someone already uncapped the mixture screw. Check for vaccume leaks. Replace leaking choke breaker, didn't help. The car drives fine but dies at idle almost like the idle curcuit would be plugged, but it's not....
2000 Honda Prelude 2.2L cam seals VIN: JHMBB6246Y
Hello, I am replacing the timing belt and water pump on this 2.2 v-tec plelude. This is the first one of these I have torn into. The T- belt and water pump seem pretty straight forward. My question is this. The cam seals are leaking and I want to replace them....
2007 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L tpms VIN: JHLRE48337
Greetings! Not sure about engine displacement but it won't matter. Vehicle has TPMS. Put snow tires on vehicle and a few miles down the road, the Warning Light came on. I have done only a few vehicles with TPMS so far, and the others have been ok as long as th...
1997 Mazda B4000 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4DR17X8V
Help Mazda/Ford techs,I'm a GM fuel/elelctrical guy that rarely works on these.I have a MT2500 and had to program it to read as Ford to get into this system.Seems to communicate just fine.Looks all like a Ford truck to me.Have these lean codes,but truck runs g... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4A3AK54FXS
This eclipse will loose power intermitently usually around 1/4 throttle after it warms up. I have scoped the maf, map, tps, injector and none of these seem to change when the problem occurs. I scoped the secondary ignition and I recieve a erratic pattern every...
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L readiness indicators VIN: 4A3AX35G3W
i think i have a bad ecm,the readiness indicators will not reset (5 are not ready after 2000 miles of driving) the smog testing people allow 2 indicators to be not ready but not 5!!! what i need is the best source of a rebuilt ecm. ive heaerd of a place in tex...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA31A9Y
after o2 sensors test fuel pressure ok,test maf 1.6v at idle and rises as expected with threottle opening.no drop outs or glithches.will be idling ok then just stall out. any ideas would be appeciated Trouble codes: P0171, P0172, P0505
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L no heat VIN: 3N1CB51D42
Hi guys this car came in with no heat. I pulled the heater core lines and poured water through, no obstructions. found leak in top hose, repair,check thermostat operation OK. filled and bleed cooling system.yesterday heat was good even at idle. today I have he...
2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L abs pump VIN: 1N6AA07B46
squelching noise at very first shift after vehicle has been shut down and restarted. then once in gear and moving about 15 miles an hour pump runs a self test and it has a squelching noise. the dealship says this is normal and they can not find a problem. if i...
1991 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L accessory drive shaft VIN: JT3AC156M0
91 Toyota Previa Van 2.4L L4 Hi Techs We need some input on this problem. This vehicle has an auxillary drive shaft that goes from the front of the engine to an accessory drive. This accessory drive powers the belt driven engine accessories (alternator, wa...
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L 4x4 VIN: JT4RN3652R
This truck when you drive down the road in 2 wheel drive will all of a sudden start going in and out of 4x4, makes a jerking hammering motion, if you shift it into 4 wheel drive it will drive normal. We checked the vaccum system and found no leaks or problems,...
2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L no 3-4 shift VIN: 5TDBT48A21
i don't have 3-4 shift, temp is fine, mitchel just says 3-4 solenoid may be bad, but the dealer can't tell the difference between the 4 solenoids, so i can't even try a solenoid first, my guess is the solenoid or computer, i have a mastertech and can't watch a...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL18591
Hello to all and thanks to those that have read this post and that have replied.I had several replies about how the ports were possibly plugged up and about a tsb and a kit available from honda.Not too many replies felt that the vehicle should stall when power...
2000 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L cam,lifters VIN: KMHJG25F8Y
thanks to all who replied,it was the loose timeing chain that was making the ticking sound. thanks to all the great info i had the job finished in a few hours and a $20 chain fix it.
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7232X
Sorry about the delay, we are unusually busy for this time of year. It wound up being the fuel pump relay causing my O2 heater problem. I had checked for voltage to the heaters at the sensors with koeo and had battery voltage. I had also checked for the comput... Trouble codes: P0134 (O2 sensor inactive B1S1), P0135 (O2 sensor heater circuit malfunction B1S1), P0141 (O2 sensor inactive B1S2).
1992 Mazda 929 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, hard cranking VIN: JM1HD4616N
Thank you for all the techs that took the time to read my help request, and the 4 individuals that offered help to my problem. Regrettably, we are limited by what the customer authorizes, and after debating for weeks what to do with the car - either authorize ... Trouble codes: 02 (no G signal), 03 (no Ne signal).
1993 Mazda MX-6 2.0L 2-3 upshift VIN: 1YVGE31A1P
thank you all for the help so i could fix ir thank you merry christime and happy new year
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L Air Bag Lamp VIN: 4A4MN41S14
The shorting bar pins in connector C26 were up inside the plug after you helped locate were the module looks for the input it was a simple matter of repairing the shorting bar pins to make them make contact at the module thanks to all of you for your help.
1988 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: JN8HD16Y3J
Most of the replies were about carbon build up on the pistons. I really feel that the problem is down lower in the engine and it most certainly sounds like a rod knocking for few seconds until the oil fills the void. I am going to leave the truck off on two se...
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