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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1HGCB7659P
Hi, I have this 93 honda accord that search's for idle upon start up. Can shut off and restart and it will be fine. Also stalls and sometimes has extended crank before restart and other times will start right up. Checked for spark during extended crank and had...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start, VIN: 1HGEM229X1
no start problem we check codes no codes check crank sensor does not given any singal all + and - are there. but honda dont stock it they have not sold one
2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Radio VIN: 2HKYF18543
Good day folks! I have this 03 pilot here and the radio seems to stay on for about a minute after exiting truck, I've never seen this before, it looks like the radio is not easy to remove so any info would be helpful. According to MOD wiring diagram fuse #48 a...
1993 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22A4P
code 08 keeps coming back intermittenly saying open or short i have ohmed out the wires to ecm. power is constant during wiggle test cannot get it to act up at shop.customer will pickup and not make it out of the parking lot.PLEASE HELP anyone delt with this c... Trouble codes: 08 (mass airflow circuit open or short)
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2220X
This vehicle has very low mileage, driven by little old lady. Visual inspection of plugs and O2's confirm rich running. There is a TSB on the MAF's on these vehicles, but production number indicates that this one is OK. Fuel pressure regulator functioning prop... Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel Sytem Too Rich Bank 1)
1991 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.0L Reverse VIN: JN8DR07Y81
Looking for some input. I think we have a transmission going south but want to confirm. What happens is after driving it a while and getting to operating temperatures, when you shift into reverse, most of the time there is none until you bring it up to about 1...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D5T
Hello all...this vehicle was towed in. Complaint was that it will not start but will crank. It does have injector pulse but no spark or at times weak spark. checked OHMS at coils,OK cam and crank sensors show good valves. Ground circuit as per Mitchell seems f... Trouble codes: P1320
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Surge VIN: 3N1CB51D41
after repairing dip stick tube and oil problem customer mentioned surging problem checked comp. for codes non present surging only occurs at 1600 to 1800 rpms. checked tps readings they where good i can unplug one half of tps and problem goes away but still wo...
1999 Subaru Forester 2.5L engine VIN: JF1SF6355W
Was given this one after the 1st mech had it for a week. This forester is overheating. It will run just a hair warm when left idling for a long time but if you drive, it over heats and boils out the over flow in a mile or two. It cools to a hair warm in a few ...
1993 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L Hesitation, lack of power VIN: JS3TD02V1P
Hoping someone has seen this before.Vehicle runs fine cold.After completly warmed up OD light starts flashing and it has a total loss of power just above idle.I've just started checking this vehicle but our motis doesn't seem to support suzuki.I have tried som... Trouble codes: 33 (maf)
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L no power assist VIN: JT2SK12E3P
Hello everyone and thanks for the input. I have this 4 cylinder 1993 Camry that was towed in. The customer states that intermittently there will be no power steering. We got the vehicle here and the fluid is full and the steering seems to operate ok. Does anyo...
1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, long crank VIN: 4T1BF12BXT
this car has a long crank befor it starts. has had recent work. re checked timing belt to make sure timing marks are on,and there were right on the money. next went and ck fuel press, good fuel press. but, the fuel pump does not kick on till the starter is ing...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG12K5T
after timing belt service, po340 cam position circuit light came on. checked cam and crank wave form at same time and found that tdc and no.1 position occurs at same time. wires are good and not shorted, installed new cam sensor and crank sensor,shielded wires... Trouble codes: P0340
1996 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start VIN: JT3HP10V2T
check for crank & cam signal both present.check power & grounds to ecm.check crank & cam sensor wires for short to ground. no problem found.engine sometimes starts after 10 minute of cranking.once shut off no start again.once running i checked all sensor value...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 4T1BG22K6X
i need help please,i am lost on this one.had oil leak behind oil pump cover replaced o ring,put all new seals & timming belt ,did not pack gears with grease now i do not have oil pressure.i can put air in valvecover and get pressure for just about 10 sec,s itp...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T6Y
Test the idle with OTC Genisys, Idle should be 700-800rpms with a/c off and 800-900rpms with a/c on. But it is the other way arround, without it the idle is @[...] and with it @600rpms. The code is 505, idle control system malfunction. No vacuum leaks detec... Trouble codes: P0505
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, no codes VIN: 1NXBR12E91
this corrola came in for check tune plugs wires good. we reccomended decarb and belt was cracking so we replaced. customer came back complaining of a ticking noise at idle. we found tensioner to be noisey so replaced. now customer came back complaining of a ve...
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E83
Replace front O2 sensor because it seemed like Toyota T.S.B. about these code fit my problem, Less than one week later they all came back. Freeze Frame data shows that P0300 happened while the vehicle was still cold. It seems like I have an intermittent misfir... Trouble codes: P0125 (p0300-), P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0304-), P0304
2004 Toyota Matrix 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1KR32E14
Problem: Intermittently!! After cold sit for several hours engine starts with misfire occuring, MIL sets with all misfire codes. Mil stays on vehicle runs fine after arm up period. HAs just noticed on startup idles around 2000rpm cold and fluctuates up and dow... Trouble codes: P0300 (multipe mis fire), P0301 (1 mis), P0302 (2 mis), P0303 (3 Mis), P0304 (4 Mis)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG3142X
thanks for all who replied, and sorry for the delay in closing this request...I replaced the EGR valve as well as the clutch (due to a slipping @ highway speeds) and all is well. Since this was a 4 cylinder I don't think they have the common problem with the p... Trouble codes: P1491 (EGR lift sensor low lift detected).
2003 Infiniti I35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKDA31A43
Most reply suggest faulty maf, testing on the meter is inconclusive according to replys, customer did not want to try known good sensor. Used car dealer decide to bring to dealer for further diagnosis Trouble codes: P0152.
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L transmission VIN: JT8GK13TXR
Replaced seals on all solenoids. went through valve body. every thing ok there.checked pressures all ok. recomended replacement transmission to customer. Have not heard back as of yet.
1993 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JM3LV5230P
This is gonna be one for the books.After numerous testing of the air metering system because I was sure it had to be at fault somehow after setting a code,but then test's confirmed computer was at fault. Here,s where the fix comes in. plugged a used computer i...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 4S3BG6858W
The cause of the rough idle on this car was tight valve adjustment.I don't know how the original adjustment was preformed but most valves were way to tight.Corrected adjustment with new shims and car runs much smoother.Some other possible causes mentioned were...
2001 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1BF28K91
We have determined that the ecm is at fault and as we all know,that means that another ecm must be programmed. We are sending this one to the dealer. Thanks for all the input. Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire 1 cylinder).
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L starter VIN: 4T1BE2K03U
Most of the replies suggested a flywheel design problem or an ignition switch that stayed on too long. We had two replies that suggested an intake manifold noise which sounded reasonable to us because if its soft sound. Christopher [...] bot...
2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Shift lock VIN: 5TENL42N73
Looks like I'm going to have to wait until this thing is available to service again. Looks as though there may be a short between O/D switch and the shift lock sol. I'll post up when it comes in for service next time. Looks like the console was used to wipe up...
2006 Toyota Camry 2.4L Sub-frame VIN: 4T1BE32K44
Thanks for the help. We had to fab a piece to aid in pressing them into the subframe. The bushings pressed in after using our shop press. We added some synthetic grease to help them slide in easier. Thank you for the help Thomas.
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