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1988 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGED634XJ
Evey time it gets cold, close to zero, this car will not start. It belongs to a very good customer of mine and he has left it with myself and with 3 local dealers. Every time we have gotten the car it starts great and runs well. It only happens to him and he c...
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L cv joint VIN: JT8GK13TSR
this is for lexus or related. customer brought his own driver side front axle to replaced.i am having problem to installed new. i bolted togethetr inboard joint with end cover. dirve shaft stay stright no movement up or down as well as to side.what i am doing ...
2001 Mazda B3000 DS 3.0L air bag VIN: 4F4YR16U01
hi group. vehicle came in for no air come out the vent.any speed position, check the fuse. found the fuse 15 amp and blownd resistor is bad. replace the fuse and resistor. it take care the air bag light and the high speed blower. now only low speed blower is w...
2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ24632
Hi Mazda Techs;This car came in after being looked at at another shop. They had pulled codes and found a p0300 random misfire. They also recomended replacing the coils.Becauce the first time the problem happened the customer was driving for five minutes then w... Trouble codes: P0300
1994 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1HJ01F4R
Car came in no start. Replaced ignition coil due to bad. got running. runs very rich. does not want to accelerate. Check engine light is on. cannot get pcm to go into diagnostic mode. Red LED stays lite all the time. I suspect faulty PCM any ideas???
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12EXX
Hi. I have been chasing this problem for days.First of all this car dosn't have a maf {mass air flow meeter}. The map is on the throttle body and it checks good.the o2 is switching good. the car is calif. emissions but the o2 switches like fed. toyota said the... Trouble codes: P0172 (B1S1 rich)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L air bag VIN: 1HGEM22981
Thanks to all who responded I was able to retrieve codes by jumping pin 5 and 9 The car required a control module to repair codes cleared and all is well
1994 Isuzu Pickup S 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: JAACL11L8R
Got this fixed enough for customer. Turns out the ecm would lose the groung for the slow-cut solinoid on the carburator when off idle. Customer didn't want to purchase a new ecm so we permanently grounded the solinoid so the truck would run good. Only thing is...
2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L Lighting VIN: JTHBN30F52
Thanks to all who replied...havent seen vehicle again yet, but if I get the chance, I will update... Most replies related to elect. connection..very resistive-sensative ckt.
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2225Y
checked egr valve, tested ok. rechecked o2 sensor ok. rechecked fuel pressure ok. checked for fuel drop no drop. checked pressure regulator ok. tried a maf sensor, fuel trim went to proper specs. test drove vehicle everything was within specs. customer has dri... Trouble codes: P0172.
1971 Nissan 521 Pickup 1.6L cylender head VIN: PL52144445
Thank you all for your time. Now that the old truck is running will be trying to get me nephew among the ranks of the employed. James reminded me of the library as a resource, and that the old truck is a Datsun, how ever iatn dose not have Datsun in the drop d...
1991 Nissan Stanza GXE 2.4L Cuts out VIN: JN1FU21P2M
overthought this one bigtime timing chain was two teeth off duh me!
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