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2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L Transmission VIN: KMHCG35G91
Hi iATN, I have a 2001 Hyundai Accent with a stored transmission fault code P0734 A/T 4th Gear Ratio Problem. The customer's complaint is at cruising speed about 80km/h (55mph). He says "its feels like it is shifting in and out of overdrive constantly". I road...
2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L 4x4 VIN: 452DM58W83
hello everyone vehicle came in with check 4x4 light on.when 4x4 button switch turned on 4x4 indicator flashes.checked for and found po705 stored. we replaced range switch as per all data flow chart but did not resolve problem.any help would be appreciated than...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U3X
Hey all, I have this Lexus RX300 that have been giving me a problem. This vehicle seems to only show problem in Bank 1 with the emission system. Bank 1 LT fuel trim is at 52.3% while bank 2 is pretty normal at 8.5%. Spark plugs been changed and yet still exhib... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305, P0171
2003 Lexus RX300 3.0L lo beams VIN: JTJGF10U02
Lo beam only on w/fog sw on. Fog lites on in Hi beam mode also. Fog lites on w/ fog relay and fuse removed ! Lo beams inop w/fog relay and fuse out, but hi beams still work .No sign of crash/wiring repair. Local veh in non-corrosive enviro.
2003 Lexus LX470 4.7L Power Antenna VIN: JTJHT00W53
The power antenna will only go up 4" when the radio is turn on. It shuts off instantly like a switch, not the usual humm until the relay controls it. It retracts completely when shut off. The antenna assembly(mast and motor) and the control module are new. The...
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Stall VIN: 1YVGE22COV
need help have said above mazda this is the story i got car was towed into me by customer who said he was driving home about six months ago and hit a big puddle and the car started dieing stalling out he said he got it home and the it would not restart he let ...
1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 2.4L No Start, no injector pulse VIN: JM1TA22132
Hello fellow techs, I need some help or insight. I have a 98 Montero Sport that was towed to two different shops before we got it. Basically, it has intermitent injector pulse but most of the time it has none. When it does have pulse, it will run fine for as l... Trouble codes: P0201 (Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinder 1)
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT21H02
Hello every one, i am back again with another strange problem as i have not yet fixed my earlier help request on the Mitsubishi with tiptronic issue but it appears to be internal and not electrical. This car that i am now working on 8 days came in initially to... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire)
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNICA31DX1
Good morning, we have a PO430 on this Maxima, we have have replaced the cat convertor first because the dealer told him that the cat needed to replaced, we installed reman. cat & sent him on his way. customer returned with check engine PO430 again, so replaced... Trouble codes: P0430
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N4AL11D23
Need some help from all you nissan guys and gals. This car came in with a complaint of a intermitent high idle with a check engine light on. Pulled the code and found p0507 idle rpm high. I should start by mentioning that the car never idled high while here. I... Trouble codes: P0507
1994 Toyota Camry XLE 2.2L abs VIN: 4T1SK13E6R
thank you in advance for taking the time to look at this. is my first post so stop me if you heard this one befor and please fill me in on the fix. this camry will actuate the abs slightly and intermit. while braking. sometimes it happens while driving fast, s...
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GP10V1X
We have a code 1401 for insuffcient EGR flow and replaced the vsv valve and vacuum modulator and still the code comes back after 10 mile drive. We inspected the EGR passage after removing the valve and the passage at the intake is clear. If you manually move t... Trouble codes: P1401 (Insufficient EGR Flow)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1998 Acura CL 2.3L No Start VIN: 19UYA3149W
Thanks for all responses, we believe we have an ecm problem. The customer has not ok'd the cost to send out the ecm to be tested. We are going to close the post for now, if this thing ever gets resolved we of course will let everyone know. Trouble codes: P1362 (tdc sensor signal missing), P1382 (cyp sensor signal missing).
1998 Acura RL 3.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA9652W
sorry about the late post the car was towede to the dealer to have the security system reflashed hope that fixes it will let u know if it does thank u for all the input
1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Steering VIN: 1HGCB7668M
replaced the speed sensor,the vehicle now has assist at idle thanks alot for the info ken
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Electronic VIN: 1HGCD7671N
Thanks Dale and so many others. Almost all of you were right on the money. I got 11 replies. I removed the cover to the tcm and it was burned. Replaced it and now the d4 light works and the trans shifts fine. Also the park lock works as well. What a big help y...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L remote central locking VIN: 1HGCG2256W
To all who sent me info on synchronizing the remote to the new multiplexer unit : THANK YOU !! IT WORKED PERFECTLY! I did the key on push lock thing 3 times, and the door locks cycled, and the trunk button on the remote now works, where it did not before repla...
1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L Temperature Gauge VIN: JT8BH28F1W
Thanks to those who replied. Unfortunatly when the customer realized the car wasn't overheating they decided that it wasn't that important to repair. I still don't know where to get a reliabe wiring diagram that will tell me where to measure the signal to the ...
2002 Mazda Millenia 2.5L cooling system VIN: JM1TA22132
We fixed this one. With all your suggestions I was able to fix the car. The common censes was air trapped in the cooling system, and there were some thoughts of a bad thermostat. I decided to replace the thermostat again and I drilled a small hole in it as Joe...
2004 Nissan Quest S 3.5L tire pres. mon. VIN: 5NIBV28U64
thanks for the help guys. the customer had to take his car, but i will try again the next time he's in. most of you advised that i check the pressure in the spare, which i will do. if that doesn't produce any results, i will probably send him to costco for nit...
2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.0L RR wheel speed sensor malfunction VIN: JSAJTD54V0
I fixed the problem today. The problem was open circuit between rear rh wheel speed sensor terminal and corrosponding sensor terminal of ABS hydraulic/control module. I read the manual carfully and watched the diagram for this DTC. There are two wires connecti...
2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN86R9Y
Thank you Anthony. This vehicle was a California emission vehicle, and replacing the O2 with the correct oem sensor fixed our problem. Trouble codes: P0141.
2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 5TBBT4812Y
Pulled valve cover to double check cam timing and found that camshaft sprocket keyway had also sheared just like the pass side but the bolt was still very tight. repaired cam and retimed engine. Now all is well. Thank you everyone for your input! ! ! ! !
2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C9Y
Thanks to all of the replies that made me feel braindead. After checking the correct O2 sensor and replacing it the van is fixed. Yes bank one is on the back side. Al Trouble codes: P1130 (O2 Sensor Bank 1 - Sensor 1).
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