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2000 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DC2394Y
Allright Acura guys, what we have here is a 00 acura integra with no spark. Cust said driving into work the car just died and would not start again. So it comes in on the hook and for two weeks now we have been upside down with this thing. Here is what we've ...
2002 Acura MDX 3.5L Electronic VIN: 2HNYD18222
Hey Acura Guru's - I am posting this one early into the diagnostic timetable because the diagnostic tree from ALLDATA has me replacing EVERY solenoid in the transmssion and then if that doesn't work replace the transmission! Well, I don't have alot of experien...
1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Speedometer VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
Hello Friend I have this 1997 Honda Civic hatchback DX with a 1.6 liter 5 speed transmission that came to my shop from a body shop. The left front fender area was repaired. The engine light is on and the speedometer doesn't work. When you turn the key on it j...
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)
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...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W6Y
came in for stalling and check engine light on p0300 miss fire code compresson test taken fuel pressure to specks check for vaccum leaks Trouble codes: P1120 (map sensor code)
1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BH28F0X
Any common probs for this emmision system? Vacume lines appear good at canister, dont have smoker machine.. Any replies welcome, no other codes at anytime on this vehicle. Diagnostic on this code points to everything but gas cap "code 440" or tank, in trunk om... Trouble codes: P0446
2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L power steering VIN: JT88F28GXY
Power steering assist goes totally away at times while driving. No noises, nothing else wrong. It will stay off even if you turn the car off and reatart it. If you leave it off for a while, then it will be ok after you start it. Any help appreciated. thanks Ji...
1991 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1MS36P2M
Runs lean fails nox. Cleaned grounds, checked and added grounds, including MAF sensor. Pin-tested ECM, all within specs, no grounds higher than .045 volts. EGR and swirl valves worling correctly, new egr components OE. Ports very clean, compression within spec...
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Fuel System VIN: 1N4DL01D4Y
Hi all I have this nissan altima the customer is complaining about fuel odor in the garage 30 min after short tripps to store. I have looked at all the fuel lines and gas tank and there is no evidence of fual leaking. The customer says it gets so bad they are ...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D11
thankls in advance for checking out my problem. car came in stalling at stop lights. originally replaced iac valve, no change in symptoms car still stalls. we think it is a computer issue but would just be a guess if we replaced it. any help on where to go fro... Trouble codes: P0505
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L detonation VIN: JN1DA31A82
nissan techs; this maxima has a pinging symptom; more so when hot under light load in higher gears; can also initiate ping in shop during stall test. slight oil consumption on plugs. called nissan w/ vin# to check for possible updates; service writer said no...
1993 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3AC11R5P
we need some help with this vehicle. it refuses to pass emissions inspection no matter what we do. the engine runs great and doesn't have any other problems except the high emissions mentioned above. what am i missing? the standard for hc on this vehicle is 15...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K7Y
Hi All Still working on this pile,[...] 2.2l I keep getting a mil it says insufentient egr, tested and found vsv bad replaced with dealer part. Installed it where it was easy for testing. Still same code started checking was not getting vac out of new vsv....
2003 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBRT34193
Toyota experts please help! This tundra runs like complete crap when cold. Multiple missfires, no power, shaking, backfire thru intake, smoke out exhaust. p0300 plus p0301-p0308 at different times and random. Replaced plugs, I replaced a couple coils. The truc... Trouble codes: P0300

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2000 Acura TL 3.2L 2-3 shift VIN: 19UUA5679Y
Thank you all, the customer was quite happy to hear it is under warrenty. thanks again
1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L pwr windows VIN: 1HGEJ6670V
Thanks to each and every one of you for your suggestions. We did as most of you suggested and spliced in new wires with shrink tubing. The Honda replacement part would have been a 'nicer' fix but as the part is unavailable and the car is older and this seemed ...
2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L valve lash VIN: 1HGCG55631
Thanks everyone for the quick replies, The clearances are .009-.011'IN and .011-.013'EX. The speed with which I recieved the replies allowed me to complete this job on time. Long Live IATN!!!
2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada SE 5.6L Unknown VIN: 5N1AA08B44
After replacing the YAW sensor code went away and vehicle seems to be working as designed. Has been gone for over a week with no problems. The new sensor is an updated sensor made of plastic instead of aluminum. Thanks for the input. Robert
1988 Toyota Camry 2.0L Cooling Systems
Thanks for all the replies. I went with 1. remove T-body, egr & tube, and exhaust manifold. 2. unplug and or arrange harness and move it so it is up and above the intake manifold by the wipers (as one Tech said)3. don't forget brace from manifold to block unde...
2001 Toyota Prius 1.5L Battery VIN: JT2BK12U11
First off, I want to thank everyone for their safety concerns and for their help on trying to fix this car, what a job,you guys were right, it is a bear to change that monster, first off it weighs about 100 pounds, I had to change over the computer and all the...
2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF32K22
i just got the car back and started with o2 heater circut and start checking the wires bettween pcm to sensor and had one broken wire inside of harness. that was the power coming from fuse. and i repair the wire and problem fix.thanks for help. Trouble codes: P0141, P0161.
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