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1996 Acura TL 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: JH4UA3658T
thanks for the help. the customer complains of driving at highway speed and the car just dies. As soon as they pull off to the side of the road, they restart the car as if nothing ever happened. Also, they said one time after the car sat for a while, it would ...
1999 Daewoo Leganza SE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: KLAVB692XX
i have a question about this code . if you read the action when the dtc sets it stats that the mill light will not go on and a history code will be stored.the minute my mill light goes on i have only a p1627 stored.i can tell the minute the mill light goes on ... Trouble codes: P1627
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG6656X
first of all thanks for the help in advance. this vehicle will not start normally. there are no lights on the instrument panel with the key on (check engine,brake,warning indicators , odometer etc..) when i try to start the car it seems to want to start but do...
2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHCRD1863Y
I changed the timing belt on this 2.0L DOHC engine and now it has a misfire on cylinder 2. This should be a no brainer but everything I've checked is OK. I'm obviously missing something. I have double checked the cam timing and its right on the money. I made s... Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire cyl 2)
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Gauges Inop. VIN: JHMES16531
Hi guys -- Nothing in FIX files so here goes: Speedo cluster: Most of the time it works fine. Often, however, at key ON/Start, no one's home. No speedometer, odometer, temp or fuel. If gauges are working, they will not cut out cruising down the road, but if th...
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HKRL18601
Hi guys, Fixes all talked about EGR, which is not the case here. For starters, I've never seen plugged EGR ports AND no associated MIL. Plus, this Odyssey runs great 98% of the time, then it'll briefly stumble, lose lots of power, MIL illuminates, and seven co...
2001 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L shifts past 2nd gear VIN: KWHJG25F21
we replaced this trans with a salvage yard trans due to a no shift condition it would shift into 1 and second gear then no shift at 5500 rpm we replaced trans and now it will shift into the higher gears the trans is full of fluid and the new one will shift it ...
2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHHN65F03
Hello Guys I need some "Hyundai Help" This car came in with the "Check Engine" light on. Cannot seem to get communication from the ECM, TCM or SRS to my scanners (modis & Genisys). However I do get communication with the ABS module. It seems any of the modul...
1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L coolant loss VIN: JNKCA21D3T
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. This car was towed in for overheating. We found the system low on coolant. We filled it up and pressure checked it but cannot find any leaks at all. The radiator was replaced new last year and is holding good. This littl...
1998 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JMIBC1413W
hey mazda guys.i'm looking to check the ignition timing and i am supposed to ground the "tens" pin in the aldl.o.k...which one is it??? this car goes into erratic idle between 140-160 degrees coolant temp.and then straightens out.should i check the coolant pas...
2003 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Electronic VIN: JM1BJ226X3
will blow 40f air out of ducts for 15-20 minutes, then a/c clutch will release, might be 10 - 15 minutes and clutch will activate and cool right back down, the a/c button lite will stay on, have replaced the evaparator temp sensor, seemed to work better but st...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L battery VIN: JA4LS21H72
i have a problem with this montero draining the battery over a period of twenty-four hours,checked charging system aswell as checked for electrical short,pulled all fuses and found no problems.has anyone seen this problem before,also had a rear end replaced,bu...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D81
Code p0171 lean, car runs great, had problem pulling codes and found fuse #12 blown (labeled :"Electronic parts") Replaced fuse and was able to pull code p0171. Question will this cause a code p0171? No good schematics on all data for this circuit. Fuse panel ... Trouble codes: P0171
1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L rear crank seal VIN: JS3TD62V5X
replaced rear crank seal 29000 miles ago is leaking again.did find tsb stating you should use factory tool to install seal or you my have repeated failures have any of you suzuki techs run into this any info would be helpful thanks in advance
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT3HP1OV8V
This car came in running bad above 2000rpm. After checking the car out there was oil in the dist. and cap, rotor, and wires were bad. After this work was done the problem remained. We can spray fuel in the intake the car runs OK. Fuel Pressure is good both at ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1996 Honda Accord Value Package 2.2L Flasher VIN: 1HGCD5691T
Several replies suggested a problem with the 4-way flasher switch but the overwhelming majority said we would find the problem in the turn signal switch. Apparently this year is well known for the contacts in the t/s switch to go bad. We have ordered the switc...
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L traction control VIN: 1HGCN66583
Well this one is fixed. Thanks to Fred [...] Jr. for the procedure to short pins 4 and 9 of the dlc connector then follow the procedure for pressing tcs switch once within 2 seconds after the abs light goes off, then once within 2 seconds after the light comes ...
2002 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S 2.2L cel / emissions VIN: 4S2CK57D02
I decided to go after the fuel level sensor code first and the code P1627 A/D conversion code cleared when fuel level sensor code was repaired. Special thanks to Donald from Arizona I sure am glad I didnt go after the ecm code first Trouble codes: P0463 (Fuel level sensor circuit high), P1627 (Powertrain controll module A/D conversion malfunction).
1993 Mazda MX-3 1.8L MIL Lamp on
appreciate all the replies to our problem, we covered all tech advise, but we are still battling the re occuring code 69. this one's got us stumped. even our local mazda guru is baffled. thanks so much for the replies. Trouble codes: 69 (cooling fan temp switch fault).
1994 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AJ46G3S
Hi Thank you for the replies. I had to put in a new distributor. The used one was the problem. The owner is an 18 yr. old kid with no money. Tried to do it cheap. Thnak you for the responses. Jim
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start, Hard start VIN: JN1CA31A1Y
We first tried the different location for battery ground to engine and running separate grounds. We check the wiring harness at right strut tower. John and Mike both mentioned the fact that an OE starter is a must. We replace the NAPA lifetime reman with a Nis...
2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1NDL01D21C
Customer has changed the dist and computer, I reset the antitheft still no spark, there is a crank signal, Im stuck.
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D01
It turns out that MAF Alpha is simply another term for Fuel Trim. Like many before me I found that the MAF was the culprit. Whats frustrating about that is that it passes all the tests. Its an expensive piece so I cleaned it rather than replaced it and the car...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28K7W
Thanks to all who responded. I have verified that the bank #1 camshaft (next to firewall) was off by 2 or 3 notches. I am calling this a fix even though the dealer has requested we deliver the car back to them so they can make the repair. Got diag time, it's g... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Cylinder Misfire), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 misfire), P0305 (Cyl 5 misfire).
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