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2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45CX3
any help would be appriciated. thank you very much! Trouble codes: P0336 (crankshaft pos. sen. performance), P0335 (crankshaft pos. sen. circuit fault)
2004 Kia Amanti 3.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: KNALD12404
The customer called with the complaint that the car was not acceletating properly and when they came out after parking the car the check engine and oil light was on. The vehicle was towed in and when I started the vehicle the ce was on but no oil light. P2125 ... Trouble codes: P2125
1999 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L battery
battery draw over night, radio, interior lights, 4x4 module, body control module, alarm, disconnecting all of these still have phanton draw, this truck is a ford ranger in sheeps clothing, some one has run into this problem with these trucks im sure!!
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L timing chain VIN: JN1CA21D7T
hi guys!! we have this customer that wants us to replace the timing chain on his nissan. he was asking us when does the manufacturer recommends replacement. we could not find any info on this and the customers "wants to know" (picky customer) so if any of you ...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA31D4Y
Everything looks good no intake leaks the only code I;m getting is an evap code P0443. I don't think that would affect it. Scan tool data looks good to. It's so intermittent sometimes when cold sometimes when hot sometimes when driving. I'm at a lost please gi...
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Starting VIN: 3N1CB51D93
this nissan came in with the complaint that at times it has a long start, but it will start eventually. this particular vehicle has the drive by wire system on the throtle body,it kind of feels like a sticking idle air control motor, but this one doesn't have ...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Anti Theft VIN: 4T1BG22K9X
Car came in for a no start. Water pump seized & jumped time. Battery drained dead while performing repairs. As soon as I turned on the battery charger the alarm goes off. Replace battery ( it was dead) in key fob (part of key) & the alarm gives no indication i...
2003 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L vehicle speed VIN: 5TBBT441X3
I have a question for any Toyota techs. The customer complains of the vehicle picking up speed while turning. A test drive with the customer verifies this. It feels like you're giving it more throttle, but it does this with the foot off of the accelerator. The...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1995 Acura Integra Special Edition 1.8L Alternator VIN: JH4DB766XS
The vehicle is still in Tenn. Have not heard from the owner in 2 weeks. I don't know if the problem has been resolved there. 4 of the 6 replies suggested factory or Denso alternators. I have a feeling that the problem is in the wiring, but won't know for ...
2004 Acura TL 3.2L Gear Indicator VIN: 19UUA66234
Refered customer to Acura Dealer to have light reset. When we explained to him that would need to be done, He told us that this veh. had rat damage three other times and this ws the case every time.
2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 456CK58W8Y
thanks to the people who a rodeo in the shop and noticed that the bosses on the valve cover where number 6 coil bolts are machined down further. that is why it takes a shorter coil. mine were all even. found out engine had been replaced about 6 m...
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JN8AR05S0V
the pcm i had to replaced due to the fact thet the wires were good to the pcm and the sensor was replaced with oem one. after pcm replacement the vehicle started fine, all the parameters were being displayed corectly on my modis. i test drove the vehicle for a... Trouble codes: P1900 (engine overheating).
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21A2W
The cusomer is going to drive the car with the MIL lamp on in the meantime and when I have time I will get the vehicle back in to do more testing. I will post the results. Thanks every one for the tips. Trouble codes: P1444 (evap canister purge volume control solenoid).
1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR0759X
again, I merely replaced the ignition tumbler assbly., not the PCM. The pathfinder had NO problems prior to being sent to the dealer for key re-coding. Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
2001 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Hesitation VIN: 3N1DB51DX1
We replaced the MAF. and problem was fixed. Thank's to all , G.T.
2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1BV28U34
Many thanks to all 3 replies which indicated a catalyst failure causing the material which i found in the egr valve, holding it off it's seat. This material reminded me of radiator fins and was ferrous[stuck to a magnet]. Sent customer to the dealer for 8/80 ... Trouble codes: P1402.
1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L condenser fan VIN: 4S3BK4358V
1998 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C5W
The customer drove this van for a few days and brought it back for further diagnosis, while the customer had it another code was set, P0446. So after studying all 3 codes (p0441,p0446,p0450) I concluded that a plugged canister vent could be the cause, sure eno... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap Cpntrol System Incorrect Purge Flow), P0450 (EVAP Control System Pressure Sensor Malfunction).
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