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1999 Acura TL 3.2L No Start VIN: 19UUA564XX
this vehicle will no start some times at the customer house, when the car is towed to my shop the car will start with no problems, yesterday the problem was present and i whent to the customer house, car will no start and fuel pump was working, i checked signa...
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCD565XS
this one is killin me, its my wifes car (of course)! it has a low speed hesitation/miss between 1000 and 2000 rpm,at light throttle has never stalled although it feels like it wants to,as soon as give it more throttle it clears up and takes off....
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L All upshifts VIN: 1HGC5649WA
Installed used 60K transaxle from salvage yard. One of the better yards in the area that have done business with for 10 years or more. The A/B pressure solenoid was damaged and transfered from old transaxle. Filled with Honda fluid and test drove. Noticed a RP...
2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JHLRD28461
vehicle presents when cold runs extremly rough at idle/ lean once starts to warm will idle but poorly and is sensor at idle reads approx 1.4-1.5 volts with a vac reading of approx 14 inches... If it had one i would say EGR is stuck open only codes... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303, P0304
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNKCA31AX1
Infinity guys HELP! P0505 - Idle air control malfunction. Ran through diagnostic procedures. Replaced the IAC Valve and tried to do idle learn procedure but the car won't idle at all so I can't 'complete' the idle relearn procedure. Sometimes after multiple at... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle air control malfunction)
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L alternator VIN: KNDUP13172
Hi; Thanks for any help in advance. This van came to my shop with acomplaint that all warning lights in the dash came on and in a short time both headlights blew. We checked the charging system and was overcharging. 18 volts. So we changed the alternator and e...
1992 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L all shifts VIN: JM3LV5235N
I did't find anything in the arcives like what happened with this one. Basicly what happened was the vehicle had sat a long time, needed engine work. Fixed engine drove vehicle locally (as a daily driver ) for a few Days. Running shifting ect was normal. One d...
1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LV5235W
This car was towed in. The customer states that the car died on the road. It will start but hesitates badly. We pulled codes and found P0300, P0420 and P1345. Checked the plugs and found them to be worn down to electrode so we replaced them.Runs better but far... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random miss fire.), P0420 (Car Efficency), P1345 (Cam Position Sensor)
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AC34G81
No start 10 volts to fuel pump and pump wont run jumper the pump to battery will run but still wont start. No inj palse and crank and cam sensor check good. switch relays and still nothing Thanks for your help
1997 Nissan Sentra GLE 1.6L lost key VIN: 1N4AB41D3V
i lost the only key i had and dealer is asking for key code to make a another key and i can not find the KEYCODE, is required to make a another key and only other option i have, is call lock smith and he is asking 450$ s and i am hoping that may be somebody kn...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG4850T
Thanks for your time- This car came a week ago with this p0335 code, found vermin chewed wiring. Repaired wiring and cleared codes, returned today with the same code. There are no running symptoms at all. We have scoped sensor, and checked sync with the cam s... Trouble codes: P0335
1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L 1st, reverse shift VIN: JT3RN37WXL
This is my personal vehicle, I bought it 4 years ago with this problem: when you are stopped, idling, and you try to shift into gear, doesn't matter which gear, its either very hard to get into gear, or in reverse, it grinds. Basically, the input shaft does no...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Stall VIN: 4T1BG28K9W
customer complains while driving car just stalls. it starts right back up and wont happen again for about a month. vehicle has been towed to our shop twice after a stall and upon receiving it started right up and after numerous test drives it never would stall...
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
Fix/Summary Answers
1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L 2-3 upshift VIN: 52VC805802
The problem was: the linear solenoid, it wasn,t giving the right pressure at the 3rd shift point. I was able to find it by: road test with the linear disconnected and the trans. was shifting hard on each shift and when I replug it, the same problem came back. ...
1991 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L abs VIN: 4S2CY58Z0M
thanks to every one that repled. the truck is fixed and will be leaving today. the fix was replacing the front calipers. the upper caliper slides were frozon. i tryed every thing to try and losen them up, but the would not move at all. so orderd some rebuilt c...
2002 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB16182
thanks guys. this vehicle last i heard was fixed. a couple guys informed me that the small wiring harness that plugs into the coils goes bad, and that seemed to cure the problem. thanks again for everyones help. Trouble codes: P300, P0302, P0303.
1993 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22A4P
well this one left without a fix. i think it needed an ecm(sits under the cup holders)the code only sets if the maf sensor is open or shorted.i cleaned the connections.all looked perfect. i added power and another ground and load tested the wire to ecm with a ... Trouble codes: 08 (mass airflow circuit open or short).
2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L camshaft VIN: JM1TA2226Y
Thanks again for being able to participate with the ultimate technical resource. Responses were split between lubrication issues and assembly boo boos.We are going to declare incorrect assembly the winner or in this case the loser . Thanks to Terry , Kenneth,F...
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Backfires VIN: 4A3AK24YXV
Before I hit the nail I also does swap good know PCM,CKP,CMP does not work either followed by compression test and cylinder leakage test(result was within spec) since I replace the coil pack and check for spark (HEI spark tester) confirm it produce a good spar... Trouble codes: P0301 (Mis-fire 1 detected).
1999 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AA36G9X
ARG! Well I can finally stick a nail in this coffin. The ground lead for the ignition failure sensor was the problem. It fixed the tach and miss cond. The eyelet bolts near the t-stat housing which was fine, but the wires go from it, then over the housing and ... Trouble codes: P0300 (multi/rand misfire).
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L brake booster VIN: 1N4AL11D62
1998 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L security? VIN: JF1GF4357W
Thank you for the assistance. All respondents were correct. The reset button was hanging down from the security module left of the steering column by the kick panel. Resetting it was no problem thanks to the fine techs who took their time to respond. The stall...
2001 Subaru Forester S 2.5L unk VIN: JF1SF65651
Thanks for the replies- you really can put three sets of good quality axles in a vehicle to get one set that works properly! Greg and crew
1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L No Start VIN: JT3FJ80W0N
Thanks for all the help. The EFI relay was the problem. I had B+ at the coil and igniter so that threw me off. Thanks again.
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