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Help Request Answers
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCD5631T
thanks for reading my post this car has no high idle on start up cold low idle when engine warm and no idle increase when A/C is turned on I have checked valve adjustment .010 intake .012 exhaust found 1 exhaust valve tight checked map sensor KOEO 2.9 Volts KO...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L rear entertainment VIN: 2HKRL18052
I've got an annoying problem with my own vehicle - after 15 - 45 minutes of use, the headphones for the rear entertainment system start to screech, can't hear over it, or it replaces the audio altogether. The side speakers work OK, it's just in the headphones....
2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L park lock VIN: WUUU4488II
Hey all--- Happy summer and I hope this help request finds everyone doing well. You have never failed to help me and I only call on you when I absolutely have too because I know you all are busy as well. Disregard the vin because I ran out of the shop and forg...
2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L timing belt VIN: 1HGEM215X4
Hi, Three questions about this car with a shredded timing belt at 53k miles. 1: Does any one know if Honda will warranty this if the customer complains loud enough? 2: Is this the end result of not installing an updated tensioner? 3: This belt failed on the f...
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Cuts out, LOW POWER VIN: JACDJ58X91
Sorry for posting this help request this way. Unfortunately I have very limited testing info on this vehicle and these codes. Customer complaint is that this vehicle will stall intermittantly, or lose power on the highway until he shuts off the key and then re... Trouble codes: P1125 (etc limit performance), P1295 (power management mode), P1515 (tps correlation error)
2000 Kia Sephia 1.8L shift solenoids and trans temp VIN: KNAFB12211
This KIA came in with check engine light on and poor shifting if at all. The codes are for solenoids a, b, and c electrical circuit failure. Trans tempp code is for high circuit. Codes are 713, 758, 753, and 763. Clearing codes will not help as they return rig...
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: KNDJA723X1
hello techs, this vehicle has been a problem for about 2 months now. it has a rough idle. whether w/ a cold start or after hot soak. doesn't matter always there and no codes present. i have replaced plugs and wires at first. car came back w/ same complaint. re...
1994 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Unknown VIN: MITSUBISHI
i replaced engine two months ago and when finished the trans will not engage at all i put new axles and converter still nothing changed filter but didnt help some one please help will be greatly apriciated the car drove into shop but never left!!
1994 Suzuki Sidekick JS 1.6L Clutch Pedal VIN: JS3TE02V6R
When you depress the clutch pedal it goes straight to the floor. There is no return action. The clutch does disengage in the transmission though. If I start the vehicle and manually depress and lift the pedal I can shift in and out of gears without any problem...
1986 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JY5RN75T9G
hello guys,hope you all had a great memorial day.used car dealer bought truck at auction,so, no history.emission readings are for 15&25 mph per california smog test.veh.fails for high HC by 27 ppm,so close and yet so far:))veh came to me with misfire @cruise,2...
2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L ABS Light On VIN: 4TANL42NXY
ABS light on always even with ECM conector disconected. Tried to clear codes and light stays on. According to wiring diagram in MOD the light grounds through the ABS ECM. The only thing between the ECM and the light is something called a meter control unit in ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2002 Acura RSX 2.0L Valve train VIN: JH4DC33022
Well it is done NO BENT VALVE'S. I myself think that the crankshaft bolt was turned counter clockwise causing the chain to jump because of the weak tensioner, if you move it counter clockwise it will jump. So like I said befor I was lied to, but I learned alot...
2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Power window VIN: JHMCG56412
Thanks to all that took time to help me. Carlos [...] hit the nail on the head. The right front door had been replaced. The right front door harness fixed the problem. I gave the old harness part # to the Honda parts department. They told me it fit 1998 to 200...
2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM81794
First of all, thank you all very much for your responses, they were all very helpful and I learned alot. What tipped me off most to what the actual problem was was voltage from map sensor. I had 1.3 volts at idle and there was a noticeable tick in the engine. ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305.
2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES26795
Ok frist thanks for the replies. Well it turned out to be the a/c compressor drawing way too much current. Someone taken a piece of paper clip wraped it around the legs of the blown fuse for the compressor. The compressor alone was drawing 52 amps on engagemen... Trouble codes: P0122.
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2221Y
First of all thanks to all you guys who replied to this repair. After I posted for help I went out in the shop and replaced the coolant temp even though the rersisitance table shown it was ok. Well I let the customer go and I havent seen this vehicle back yet ... Trouble codes: 507 (Idle control curcuit to high).
2002 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L Pump VIN: JM3LW28J92
The noise sounded like a pump starving for fluid. What do I have to loose, I flushed the cooler and used compressed air back into the transmsission in hopes of blowing off the debris on the screen or filter. Then draining the transmission to remove what ever c...
1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo 2.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JT2SW22MOM
we found what looks like a dashpot under the intake that recieves vacuum from the vsv to open and close intake runners?the only problem is you cant buy it seperately the intake runner package costs 550$ i suggested tieing it open and going for a ride but custo...
1993 Toyota T100 3.0L rear axle VIN: JT4VD10P00
thanks for all of the help on this truck. the leak was comming from a rust hole in the spring perch, we cleaned it all out with brake clean & shop air then filled with rtv. i hope that this fixed it but i think a used rear axle is what is needed.
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