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1989 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGED6456K
Car has o2 code (#1), and runs way rich, right about one volt unless I gass it, goes down to normal but comes right back up to one volt, introduce oxygen and o2v comes back down again. Car came to me for state smog failure, readings off the charts. Checked all... Trouble codes: 1 (o2 sensor fault), 19 (lock up sol fault not related I assume)
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1HGCD56847
ok guys. this car is random and a pain. problem was first mentioned to me in early june that on some occurrences it wouldn't start. (its now feb!)car would come in with what seemed like flooded plugs. as soon as you throw another set in it would run fine for w...
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGEJ82414
have a 99 civic coupe that has a very low idle. sitting at light idle will drop to about 200 rpm. on rare occasions vehicle will stall, but will start back up. any help would be appreciated. no cel light. thanx
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L pings VIN: KMHDN46D04
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. We have this 04 Elantra in for a 30K service. I noticed on the initial test drive, that the engine seemed to ping alot under light to moderate acceleration. I was a little surprised because I don't usually he...
2006 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN56D06
I only have generic mode on my Genisys. Based on the code and Hyundai service website, I changed the wheel speed sensor on right front hub, even though the circuit tested OK. I also them changed the vehicle speed sensor, as a guess. Any ideas will be appreciat... Trouble codes: P0501 (Wheel Speed Sensor)
2004 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, P0340 VIN: JM3LW28A94
we have replaced cam sensor and crank sensor to no avail the vehicle still misses at idle and is cutting out under a load. any help would be appreciated. Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor)
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4A3AK44Y3S
Vehicle was towed in for a stall, crank/no-start condition. Found Engine replacable fusible link #4 open. replaced fuse and it ran fine for a couple of test drives. Fuse reopened. Noticed battery lamp came on for short time during first test drive. Load tested...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G21
HELP This Car Is Killing Me. Vehicle came to us with a check engine light on and a code P0340. Customer states vehicle stalls and runs poor intermitantly. They also complained about the transmission not feeling normal. We changed the cam sensor and scoped the ... Trouble codes: P0340
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D15
Customer complained about check eng light on,Pulled codes and found P1137 and P1138 Found swirl valve stuck. tried to clean and free up cleared code and adaptive memory (by crossing battery cables) sent customer on her way, 1 week later returned pulled codes a... Trouble codes: P1137, P1138 (Swirl Valve Voltage out of range), P1132 (Swirl Valve incorrct voltage)
2005 Scion tC 2.4L srs light is on VIN: JTKDE17795
hi guys, i just need a little information this scion has an srs light on with a trouble code of b1905-74. i am having a hard time finding what this code is for. the air bags have been replaced as well as both crash sensors and the seat belts. any and all hel...
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT3VN39W4R
truck brought in for hesitate on accel.started diagnosis but of course couldn't duplicate at the time,then started to act out.revs up ok most of the time but when it doesn't rev up won't go past 1800 rpm.doesn't matter if in park or in gear. looked for obvious...
2005 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BK36B75
I have a Toyota with a po138, high Ho2 sensor voltage. We replaced the sensor but still have the code. The STFT on both banks are almost the same. It is about 1-2% higher on bank 1. The AFS is also slightly high but it is operating quickly like it shoould. B1S... Trouble codes: P0138

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L door lock VIN: JTJGF10U72
Thank you all . Dan from Arizona nailed it : unplugging master switch and reconnecting it after a few minutes brought system back to normal operation . Customer did not want to replace master switch with updated unit at this time but now we know what's wrong ....
2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3AY26C9Y
thanks for all the help at this time we are pretty sure that the maf was part of the problem but.. also found the gas in vehicle was very old may have had some water etc.. after new maf we put some new gas in and it has been running fine since then we ha...
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N4DL01D5Y
We had thought of the possibility of it being a bad intake gasket but didn't think we had sufficient evidence for that but the overall average reply to this message that we got was that we need to change the intake gasket. The vehicle has only now been made av...
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 4N2XN11T5Y
Thank you very much Gary and shawn, you were right. I did replace the distributor assembly and everything is working fine now. I really appreciate the time you spent to reply to my problem, thank you very much and I hope I can help you someday, thank you all...
2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L No Start, shorted ecm VIN: 1N4BL11D03
upon using very helpful suggstions and information from several IATN members, went ahead and took a chance, clipped both wires going to electronic motor mounts, and replaced ecm...short is no longer there...but will have to have ecm programmed for imobilizer. ...
2006 Subaru Forester X 2.5L MIL Lamp on, P0028 - ENGINE NOISE VIN: JF15G636X6
Thanks to Richard, Roger, and Dean for the replys. Your information was most helpful to my customer. He took the Subaru to the dealer to pinpoint where the noise was coming from. They verified it was a piston noise. I suspect Richard is correct that the r... Trouble codes: P0028 (intake valve control solenoid circuit).
1993 Toyota Tercel STD 1.5L IGN Timing VIN: JT2EL46S5P
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. As many said, the timing belt was not timed correctly. We retimed it and I was able to set the ignition timing to specs. I also recieved numerous replies regarding the TPS idle switch. The ECM must see the idle switc...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Mechanical VIN: JT2BG22K6V
John in California pretty much got it. By telling me the balance shafts can be removed, and tapping and plugging the oil feed to the balance shaft assembly. Before I went to the balance shafts, I removed timing cover to verify the belt was ok, and not square...
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