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2002 Hyundai Accent GS 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KMHCG35C82
the car will not get over 2800-3000 rpms. its been to many shops a 2 dealers for this problem. i found that if i unplug the ISA i runs fine but with in pluged in it wont rev up. Going by the tests for the ISA its bad. But hard to condem a 4th ISA motor. Not su...
1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L low pedal VIN: 4S2CY58VZR
came in with a dead clutch/blown t-o bearing, after replacing the pedal was low. the slave had been replaced earlier so we did the master and bleed the system. we also bleed the system under high than normal pressure (20psi) to blow by the u-turn the line make...
1997 Isuzu NPR 3.9L Mechanical VIN: JALC4B1K6V
This NPR has a bad engine. I need to know if anybody has long block R&R time. Thanks Kevin
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L abs VIN: 4S2CM58W9X
This vehicle came in a few days ago with an ABS light. Customer stated that while driving down his driveway the pedal went to the floor and he actually ran into his bushes. After this the ABS light was on and stayed on. I drove the car and the brakes worked gr...
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L power assist
hello, and thanks for any help. i found a great deal in the archives, but not exactly what i have here. this car has no power assist whatsoever.i removed the solenoid at the rack and the one on the pump. both worked when powered on bench. the cooling fan seems...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L center cluster display VIN: JT6HF10V1X
Hi everyone. I've got an early production (02/98) 1999 Lexus RX300 with a non op center cluster display. The back light still illuminates. I've searched the fix database, and found one that matched my symptoms exactly. They replaced the AC ECU located on the b...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L door windows VIN: JT6HF10U7Y
I have 2 rx300's, an oo and a 01. the 00 pass door glass goes down sometimes while pushing switch in up position. the 01 drivers door does the same thing.
1993 Mazda B2200 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2UF3233P
Customer brought this mazda in after replacing the pcm, maf and o2 sensor himself. Truck starts but runs very rich at idle and too lean under load. Happens immediately after starting. We triple checked powers and grounds. Added grounds. Tried another reman maf... Trouble codes: 08 (maf sensor fault), 09 (ect sensor fault)
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Electronic VIN: JA3AJ26E64
Customer stated that another shop told him he needed a compressor but he wanted us to check it out. The compressor would cycle on for a couple of minutes and then turn off like low pressure but it was cold when it was on. Recovered freon and charge was good. R...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L speedo VIN: 3N1CB51D7Y
hello again all. I have this nissan in the shop with a cust concern of cuts out and dies. I can not duplicate. cust says that the speedo will go to 80 and sticks and the guages quit and the car dies. It will restart and everthing is ok for a while and then it ...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L electronic engine mounts VIN: JN1CA31A81
This maxima has two electronic engine mounts. That are supposed to become rigid when off idle and softer when at idle. When the customer shuts off the key and removes it, a whirring noise continues from BOTH mounts indefinitely. There is very little info on AL...
2001 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.8L check engine & over drive lights VIN: JS2GB41S31
check engine light on and overdrive light flashing. p0741&p0743.
1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L No Start VIN: 4T1SV21E4L
Car came in as no start. Noticed the check engine light did not light when ignition was on. No spark. No signal to igniter (IGT). Power and grounds to ECU good. Good scope signals at ECU from Dist (NE,G1) on crank. Grounded "W" terminal at ECU and check engine...
2004 Toyota Echo 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDBT12364
Hey, as always thanks in advance for any information, hoping someone out there has seen this problem before... I'll start off saying this vehicle might be fixed, came in on the hook for a no start, had no check engine light, checked fuses and found a blown EFI...
2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBBT44606
this is a weird one guys,both front a/f sensors tested bad so i replaced them.after a roadtest the mil came back on.carried out furthur diag. found no open or short circuits.all wiring tested fine so i replaced the ecm.carried out active test and a/f sensors o... Trouble codes: P2238, P2241

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1989 Honda Civic DX 1.5L brake VIN: 2HGED6454K
hi everyone. this one is fix. the problem was cheap m/c . put the different brand m/c in and also the front brake pads shim stuck too. i lube all the slide bolt like everyone respond. i clamp all hose to test the m/c . it internal leak. never said new is good ...
1993 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGEH2342N
thanks to all that responded to this post. i found a poor connection at the distributor connector, one of the cam sensor connectors was loose, we tightened the connectors and the car has been running almost a week now. i just wanted to make sure, before i clos...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L wont idle VIN: 2HKRL18972
thanks to all the iac was the problem every body suggested to ghange it it was strange were it falled
1994 Lexus SC400 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT8UZ30C8R
First I want to thank everyone who replied, all gave some helpful info. Replacing ECU with used one fixed the idle air command issue, now the ECU doesn't steadily ground the iac w/KOEO. The conclusion that I have reached and also had previously failed to menti...
2000 Lexus LX470 4.7L Misfire VIN: JT6HT00W3Y
Thanks to everyone that replied! I ended up changing the two coils on the cylinders with misfires (Toyota warranted the 6 month old one) and the car ran great. I think that Ben [...] (who works at Lexus Dealer)is spot on when he states that Iridium sparkplugs... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cyl. misfire), P0301 (cyl1 misfire), P0304 (cyl4 misfire).
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L planetarys VIN: 4A3AK34Y5T
after tracing LUBE FLOW circuit thru pump,shafts ect. found that the bushings on the reconditioned (USED PARTS) front sun gear where blocking LUBE hole to front planetary. my lack of tranny rebuild missed this blocked LUBE passage. one piece bushing is avail. ...
1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N4BU31FXP
HI Guys! This one is done. After convincing her the pearls of aftermarket distributors for these Nissans, I was able to purchase a factory OE unit and install it. I test drove it and she picked up the car that afternoon. She returned the next day all smile...
1994 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L no start VIN: 4N2DN11W6R
The ultimate fix was as Dale had suggested, overlaying a feedwire from the ignition switch to the coil. I HAD petty much determined this to be the least expensive fix rather than pulling the dash and following the wire. The most disturbing fact of the whole is...
1998 Nissan PRIMERA 1800CC Timing chain VIN: BATARTZP11
The repair information is simular to QG18DE. The only differance is the locking of the inlet cam. The chain was out by one tooth on the carnk shaft. The reasion for the failure was the design of the original tentioner. The oil pressure must have droped when th...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA31DXY
Hello every one the car had lots of diffenent problem i did fix and repair the skipping problem, and the 2 problem i had was a bad Mass Air Flow That's to all and Thank's a lot from Steve Who hit the nail on the head. Trouble codes: 1320 (Ingition Pimary), 172 (02 Sensor Rich Limit.).
2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Shake in Wheel VIN: JT3HN86R9Y
Well, it's fixed! It ended up being the tires out of balance. As a few of you stated, these wheels are 'lug centric,' not 'hub centric.' We did not have the proper adapter for our wheel balancer, so we sent the tires out and had them properly balanced. Vehicle...
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