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1995 Hyundai Elantra 1.6L clutch pedal support member VIN: KMHJF23R6S
The customer concern is that they can not shift gears, or shift into gear from neutral after starting the engine and that the brake lights are staying on all the time. I inspected the vehicle and verified that the brake lights were on with the key off. I atte...
2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L hard shifts MIL ON VIN: KMHWF35VXY
Happy New Year everyone. This years first problem, 99 Hyundai Sonata. Mil on. Tcm code stored I think it was 1602 no bus comm from TCM. Bangs into gear and starts off in 2nd gear. Checked power and ground to TCM. TCM relay has power but does not get commanded ...
2003 Infiniti I35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKDA31A43
I have never work on this particular code before P0152, it's usually a faulty 02 sensor, but this one seems different than the rest, I'm testing the 02 sensors and found bank 2 sensor 1 running rich at about .8volts steady, and bank 2 sensor 2 also indicating ... Trouble codes: P0152
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L all power windows VIN: J180F22E8S
We have replace the left front window motor ecm. Master switch test good. If relay in ecm is manually ingaged the drivers window works. We assumed the module was the problem. Not so lucky. The wiring diagram in alldata does not match this vehicle. We have trie...
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L engine valve train VIN: JT8VS28G1W
Customer doesn't want to spend money to inspect further without being able to trust we will find fault and be able to correct problem.
1992 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L 1 VIN: JM3LV5230N
This MPV has 186,000 K. The transmission starts in 2nd it will not downshift automatically into 1st. The hold button seems to be innoperative. The transmission shudders or seems to cut in and out on decel. Other shifts are fine' no slippage. Thanks.
2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YV6F22C3Y
Customer complaint of running rough, engine light on. checked for vaccuum leaks, none found. Checked code, Cylinder #2 missfire. Customer changed his own plugs and wires with new. Fireing order is correct. Changed all four injectors. Customer stated that it ru...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L No Start
after they replaced the engine it would not start swapped in another pcm same condition but that one has faults for the incorrect key(theft) wit hthe original pcm in the vehicle i am getting crank and cam signals all powers and ground to these two are good as ...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AA46GX1
This thing was towed in with sudden no start, customers had cranked the battery dead. Initially seemd like fuel pump quit. Tested pressure at the pump, don't remember what the pressure was but it was quite fine. (two weeks ago) Then discovered that compression...
1989 Nissan 240SX XE 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JN1HS34P8K
can someone please help with this one car came in runing bad sounds really late timing was jumped three teeth repl chain gears and guides timin is right now double checked but engine still late like timing off have to advance to even run and wont idle at all c...
1984 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT4RN56S7E
I have a Toyota pick up that didnot pass the California emissions test on hc. I measured 185 ppm at 15 mph, specs call for under 146 to pass. I did a compresion test 170 psi 1 2 and 3 number 4 had 120. I checked the valve adjustment ok.. after I put the valve ...
1993 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TARN01PXP
belongs to regular customer and during course of lof asked why his mil went on when in the valley but never came on up here(2000ft)-we are located in the Sierra mountain foothills 120 miles east of San Francisco(lib mecca) as you might expect checks out fine-a... Trouble codes: 25 (lean exhaust)
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Stall VIN: 4TAWM72N8W
Hello Toyota Techs and Happy Holidays! This Tacoma originally came in from another shop as a no start. We found it was flooded. We replaced the plugs and it fired up and ran bad. It wouldn't idle on it's own and stalled again/flooded. It had no codes. The TPS ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2001 Daewoo Lanos Sport 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1BJG56KT56
We replaced the cam sensor and found out the fuse splices in line with the 12v supply to the sensor. Apparently Daewoo had problems with the sensor failing, getting hot, melting and burning the car to the ground. The sensor can be replaced w/o timing belt remo...
2007 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L tpms VIN: JHLRE48337
Finally [...] back from the customer and I'm not surprised to hear that the Honda dealer told her I damaged the transducer/valve assy. I suspect it may have been a problemn part but how do you dispute it. They replaced it and reset the system using the factory...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: KMHDN45D21
Thanks to all that replied. Found TPS would go nuts intermitantly. Did not set any code. Found it with my lab scope while driving. New TPS fixed the car. Brad
1994 Kia Sephia GS 1.6L Torque Converter VIN: KNAFA1213R
Well guys... They hit it right on. Removed the trans and BAM! There it was, cracked all the way around the crankshaft flange and beginning to spider web outward. Flex plate is discontinued from Kia, but available from Mazda, go figure. IATN is the BEST! Than...
2003 Lexus RX300 3.0L lo beams VIN: JTJGF10U02
Mnay thanks to all whom offered solutions. Most centered on bulb sockets being switched [on both sides] Entirely plausible if veh had been repaired from a frt.crash. This pup was a virgin,tho. The FIX was replacing the BCM[aka Multiplex Body P.N. 89221-0270].T...
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L readiness indicators VIN: 4A3AX35G3W
thanx for all the replies, the customer has not brought the car back yet, will post when it is finished!!
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L early engage VIN: 1N4BA41E14
This vehicle is fixxed as far as I know! Unfortunately the customer has issues with trusting any one! I have found out by some other shops in the area that he went to them through out this ordeal also! I diagnosed that the controller was indeed the fix and tha...
1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L cam timing VIN: 4S3BD6753W
Took engine out and found siezed cam bearings on rt. head. Come to find out that this happens on these engines. two bearing oil feed holes must have plugged somehow as the center bearing was fine. I had 9 replies. One reply mentioned siezed cams and that is wh...
1969 Toyota Land Cruiser 3.9L fuel gauge
I followed advice of those who replied, checked for pulsing voltage on signal wire at sending unit. Not pulsing, began to tear in to dash then owner brought in a service manual from toyota for the vehicle...found out gauge has 12v to it & ground via sender, do...
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