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2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Stall VIN: KMHWF25S1Y
Hello People, I have this 00 Sonata that starts up and stalls right out, you cannot keep it running it almost seems like a security problem but car is not equipped with one. if you can catch it quick enough you can keep it running but you have to keep pedal to...
2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Stall VIN: KMHWF25S1Y
Thanks to everyone for your info. Starts and runs fine. But when [...] to 75 % throttle, engine boggs as if no enough fuel. Customer had injectors replaced. Still same problem. Customer replaced both ignition coils, but still same problems. Any ideas...
2002 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Electronic VIN: KMHCG35G82
I have a vehicle with no real shifting problems but I have codes P1529 & PO708A, code PO708A is set as soon as I drive down the street. I have checked the ATM diode, no corrosion, checked trans range sensor, 12V at P,N,D,2,Low inputs. TSBs point in the directi...
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L elec drain VIN: JNKBY31D6V
Our shop has been having problems with this particular vehicle. Two batteries have been previousley installed. Any technical help our experience with this vehicle would be much appreciated. I have found a bulletin on Identifix leading to door locks. Another so...
1993 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L starter VIN: JN8HD17Y6P
need some help with this nissan, has intermittent no start and seems like it should be easy to diag but is proving more difficult as the day goes on. customer diagnosed it as a bad starter because he beat on it and it started. we installed the starter from nap...
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D3W
Hello techs.Have a 98 maxima.Engine blew on cust. so we replaced it.Installation is all good.Engine will crank,sometimes kick back,sometimes kick the starter out so it grinds the flywheel,or will try to fire once,but you have to cycle the key to get it to do a... Trouble codes: 3, 1, 0, 47 (please see relivant technical manual), 0066 (Cyl 3 Misfire), 00FF
1999 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L No Start VIN: JN8AR07YXX
Vehicle has an intermintant no start. Fuel presure within specs. New fuel pump, and various relays replaced with known good parts. Vehicle looses injector signal only on cranking at times. There is no pattern. Vehicle may be hot or cold. Have checked all groun...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1997 Honda Civic del Sol S 1.6L high idle VIN: JHMEH6142V
hey guys , thanks for the great help. there was an issue with the idle air control motor on the side of the throttle body. heavy carbon build up was causing the idle to stay ' higher ' than normal at times. it comes down to it that i had the car licked the sec...
2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start VIN: KMHWF25S11
Thanks to all that replied. This car has a bad crankshaft sensor. Almost all of your replies stated that the balance belt probably went bad and ruined the sensor and maybe the sensor wheel. After informing the owner of this, they decided that it was still unde... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft sensor).
1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Surge VIN: 4S2CY58VXR
Thanks for your time- A couple of guys suggested plugged/broken cat but we could see no evidence of that. We never could get the truck to act up, customer got fed up and took truck. Jason [...]
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Alternator VIN: JM1BJ2220Y
ONLY USE AN ALTERNATOR FROM THE DEALER - IF THEY ARE OUT OF STOCK FIND A DEALER SOMWHERE THAT HAS ONE! Thanx to all, as usual. The fix wound up being simple. My original diagnosis was correct, the alternator was faulty. Unfortunately, so was the replacement ...
1996 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JA3AA11A4T
Hey guys, sorry about being so late on closing this help request, I was waiting to be sure that it was fixed. I had several replies as to an air leak or bad MAF, the repair that I did was to r&r the distributor again. So far it hasn't acted up. As you know thi...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L broken intake VIN: 4A3AA46G11
Thanks to the 3 members who replied, but the kudos goes out to Robert [...] and his explanation as to how the timing marks could be lined up but the oil pump balance shaft can be out of time 'Only time I have seen this is when the balance shaft/oil pump ...
1993 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, rich VIN: JN1MS34P4P
thanks to all that had repled, turns out that we had bad ground for the ecm, thanks for all the tips on wiring issues. eric
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start, NO INJECTOR PULSE VIN: JN1CA21D4X
thanks to all who replyied. we did not fox the car but did send to the dealer for reflash. thanks again. Trouble codes: P0325 (ks malfunction).
2000 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L in fail safe (3rd) VIN: AT HOME DO
Sorry but the customer did not return, and I am currently exploring other employment options.
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L No Start VIN: 4N2XN11T1Y
Thanks for your response, phillip from arizona you satisfied my question, the ECM grounds the fuel pump relay to supply voltage to the fuel pump as long as nothing else tell the ECM to ground the relay were in luck. Jerry and Michael the inertia switch grounds...
1988 Toyota Camry LE 2.0L Electronic VIN: JT2SV22E3J
Nothing I got was too helpful. I got four replies and they all recommended different things. I know that the actuator is bad,because I could force the motor to move back to the heat position if I pushed on it. I was unable to determine if the control head or t...
1998 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L tail and marker lights VIN: JT2ST65C7J
all replies were helpful and appreciated. removed glovebox and lower trim panel under instrument cluster. removed lower trim panel below climate control to access radio screws. removed radio. inspected radio wiring for aftermarket radio. it appears ok. wiggled...
1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L No Start, stalls after start VIN: 4T1BF18BZW
the car had two problems the computer had a bad coil driver and when all of the prior techs were all over this car from probing all the wiring they produced poor connections for the igf signals Trouble codes: P1300.
1998 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L windows VIN: 4T3ZF13C5X
The window motor in this Sienna was too weak to lift the glass (it's a small motor, compared to others we've seen). We got a rebuilt from NAPA and the window is back to normal. Our power loss from the relay was a blown fuse. If you buy a rebuilt motor, inspect...
2003 Toyota Tacoma S-Runner 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEWN72N73
Well, per my service manager, we put a short block in this vehicle. When I rebuilt the heads, I did not see anything suspicious. Nor did I see anything wrong with the rod bearings or main bearings. However, at this time, it is not showing any misfire counts. T... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire).
2005 Toyota TUNDRA 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBKT42175
vehicle is fixed, the problem was the wiring harness from rear speed sensors to main harness, i had signal at sensors but out of harness, it was very weak, replaced harness and all is well Trouble codes: P0500 (vehicle speed senor 1).
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