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2004 Acura TL 3.2L Gear Indicator VIN: 19UUA66234
VSA off light is on and drive indicator Flashes. No Codes stored...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L engine VIN: 1HGCB7677P
replaced temp sender switch, radiator, radiator cooling fan timer, cooling fan control module, auxiliary fan switch, coolant temp sensor, water pump. Over heats in stop n go conditions. fans come on.
1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L ABS Light VIN: JHLRD1748W
Vehicle presented with ABS light on. Jumping conector and reading dash light gave codes 11, 15,16 and 61. Scanner gave same codes. Tested both right side speed sensors and found them to be bad. Replaced them. Tested voltage to #3 pin on harness to computer and...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L dash lights and locks VIN: 2HKRL18952
Hello, and thanks for the help with this one. I have this 02 Odyssey in for intermittently the power doorlocks and the dash lights not working. We have yet to be able to duplicate this concern and I need some advice on what might be a semi common issue with t...
1991 Mazda B2200 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM2UF1134L
i would like to thankeveryone in advance for your help i will try and return the favor whenever possible. ok i have a 91 mazda b2200 truck that runs ok till it warms up then as long as your driving its fine untill you come to a stop as soon as you coast to sto...
2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1BV28U34
hi, nissan experts and dealer techs! i pulled egr valve off to find a very thin corrugated material stuck in pintle. possible gasket or cat substrate. will start up engine to blow it out, but i'm trying to avoid eating rings on motor if this engine has a simil... Trouble codes: P1402
2004 Nissan y11 Ad Van 1500CC Poor Idle Quality, Surge
this car will not idle under 1500rpm. when the engine reaches normal operating temp. it begins to surge.a scan with [...] detected no dtc's. throttle body, o2 sensor, air flow sensor were replaced with known good ones. same problem. ect sensor reads corre...
2000 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BE6459Y
there seems to be very little info on this code. the last freeze frame, code set at 60 mph at a coolant temp of 160 deg.any info would be great.i think the peramiters are too tight on this code possible reflash ?? Trouble codes: P0128 (thermostat temp too cold too long)
2005 Subaru Outback R 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4S4BL84C25
Vehicle misfires at idle more warm and in gear than out of gear, will not reset the code imediatly takes two days of driving, and only sets in pending, cannot see any reason for the roughness, but I know some subaru tech has been here before, I am wondering ab... Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire)
1986 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT4RN67S3G
I have this Toyota P/U that fails the state of Idaho emissions and for the life of me I am unable to figure it out. As you can see by the repair history a lot has been done to it. To begin with, when I try to adjust ignition timing I am unable to find the "F" ...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22KXX
Hello everyone, I have a vehicle here that has me a bit baffled. This one came in approx. 3 weeks ago with the MIL on and found code P0446 stored. First thing I did was research this code and found many posts relating to the canister being the culprit. I decid... Trouble codes: P0446 (evaporative emission control system vent control malfunction)
2000 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4T3ZF13COY
Hello all. I need some ideas here. This van has a intermintant issue of no power. in last couple days has done it 5 times. When you accelerate it bogs down and will not accelerate. If you let off throttle will recover slowly. It may not do it again for some ti...
2003 Toyota Matrix 1.8L idle speed VIN: 2T1KR32E23
Hi all Thank you in advance for looking at this post. Just replaced a 1zz motor1.8l. drives great, my only problem is when you fire it up cold idle speed is 1200, as it warms up idle speed creeps to 1700. and stays there. can drop it down by putting it in dri...
2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L ABS Lights VIN: 4T1BF30K73
When vehicle started sometimes ABS, VSS, BRAKE AND TRAC lights come on. When they come on they will stay on the whole time the vehicle is driven. When you scan for codes you can not communicate with the ABS system but we can communicate with other systems. If ...
2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L transfer case VIN: JTEBU14R14
Hi, The customer has been in the habit of running his vehicle in 4 high for ten miles once a month per the recommendation in his owner’s manual. Lately, when he shifts it from 4h to 2h while driving down a residential street (not while turning) the green and ...
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDKB20U65
i have this toyoat prius came in for air bag light on battery went dead charge battery car dos not move any idea is i have the master tech is there any thing i could try thank you

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2006 Acura RL 3.5L Oil Light VIN: JH4KB16516
Hi Group. Not much help on this post. We always use owners manual to reset service light for new cars, not available on this case. All data or Michelle on demand not helpful, so far no fix on this, thanks for all replies so far: Thank you Roobi Varta...
1993 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Mechanical
Thanks for the accurate, knowledge-sharing response. I'm taking your advice and deciding that the customer will have to go for the '93 replacement with a "93 and newer transmission. I don't think that the time and effort expended has sufficient chance of ach...
1994 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Head or head gasket VIN: 1HGEG8543R
Hi group, This one is fixed. We removed the cylinder head and had it resurfaced using a milling machine. We also used a fel-pro gasket. The machine shop was using a belt sander to resurface which left too rough of a finish to seal correctly. Some replies talk...
1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Readiness monitors VIN: 2HGEJ6674W
Thank you for the great help in troubleshooting the readiness monitors. We checked the radio backup fuse, lowered the gasoline level to about 1/2 tank, and drove the car through the readiness cycle again, with no luck. We checked the ECU and found grass stuck ...
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16522
Rechecked evap system and found faulty 2 way/bypass solenoid. Order part but, customer is away on vacation. When customer returns and repair is verified I will post a final close. Thanks to whom replied. Trouble codes: P1457 (Fuel evap system leakage).
1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L stater VIN: JNKCP11A5X
Thank you all who have tried to help me, it is greatly appreciated. Ultimately I removed the starter (as dificult as it was) that came with the used motor that was purchased, come to find out, it had started to rust on the inside. So I replaced it with a new s...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Abs, slip, tcs lights on VIN: JN1CA31A51
Thank you for all the FAST replies! BOTH rear sensors were bad, I changed LR and RR even though only the RR was setting the code. I am amazed at how much BAD info is out there for testing this system. Thanks again!!
2000 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GF485XY
1995 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L vehicle speed sensor VIN: JT2ST07N5S
Finally after much slow and steady effort the sensor and gear came out of the hole. What had happened is the plastic gear had melted because the Final drive had been driven without fluid ruining the differntial and speed sensor gear. Upon inspection of the...
1995 Toyota Camry 3.0L No Start, BLOWS MAIN EFI FUSE VIN: 4TIGK1ZW9S
Thank you all who replied to this troublesome problem !!! The culprit turned out to be a bad main EFI relay or OC relay in the underhood fuse box next to the fuse that was blowing. The relay that was installed must have been replaced by the alarm installer. Th...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT2BF28K4W
Thanks for all the replies, too many to thank individually. Found the wheels over torqued, I could not even get the lug nuts loose with my heavy duty 1/2" impact, major tire chain store doing free rotations for the customer, I guess it costs extra to have th...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L ABS Module VIN: 4T1GB22K4Y
Sorry I have not updated this request. The customer never brought the car back for us to finish testing. I do apprecate the 3 replyies that I got and wish I could have tried there suggestions. If they do bring it back I will update my Post. Thanks Again...
2005 Toyota Hilux Vigo 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on
Thanks to every one who took the time to read my help request and gave suggestions. I am calling this a fix as although the sympthoms have not completely cleared up its 95% better as the owner tells me he can now drive over 20 miles with no sympthoms. The code... Trouble codes: P0093 (Fuel System leak detected large).
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