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2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L engine VIN: KLAVA6927Y
Anyone have experince with repair work on these engines? Timing belt can off do to bad tensioner. Expecting to do a head job, customer ok with that, question is do the valves have a tendency to punch holes in pistons when belt comes off? Also looking for a goo...
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Dash Lights VIN: 1HGCE6660S
The speedometer head was replaced by me about a month ago because it didn't work. Now it works fine. The customer now says that he can't see the speedometer needle at night to see how fast he is going. He also says that with the old speedometer, the needle wou...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L p1457 VIN: 1HGEM221L1
this vehicle has been a headache for the shop. the vehicle has a mil light on p1457. other techs replaced two way valve, canister, canister vent soleniod, gas cap and o-ring at top of fuel tank. vehicle has returned several times. now its my turn to try. genis... Trouble codes: P1457
1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L convertor VIN: KMHJF24M8W
hello everyone, this trans works great until it gets warm enough for lockup. it commands lockup on after 2nd gear, which jerks the vehicle and then commands off. the car will do this several times then will set a p1744 code.if you clear the code and drive it a...
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KMHDN45D12
What the heckt!? This Hyundai leaks fuel out of the charcoal canister vent valve when it is sitting parked on a slight incline, in the heat of the day. At first I thought that it was just overfilled so we replaced the canister and told her not to do that. I pe...
2002 Kia Optima SE 2.7L IGN#1 Circuit VIN: KNAGD12882
The 30amp fuse for ign1 under the hood blows at random, it can be in park idling or running down the road,,,with all the loads on (ac, radio, defrost, ect.) or no loads at all. did check amp on the circuit adn normal between 3 to 5. did wiggle test on harness ...
1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3XE74C3N
we have replaced coil and power transistor, i loose spark on 3-6 for 25 secs then i get spark back and the injectors are disabled for 3-6, some times it misses for about 1 hour then bam it runs great. thanks bruce Trouble codes: 53 (igintion power transister unit/ coil 3-6)
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L inst odometer VIN: JA4MW51R31
The dealer said the dash had to be sent out to have the odometer origional miles installed. I cannot believe this. Can you do this with a MUT or another scanner. Your help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
1998 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1N4BB41D9W
This car was running fine before we tuned it up(plugs/wires/cap/rotor/fuel filter/air filter/ trans svc.) Anyway, we're not sure if that has anything to do with it or not. The car will run fine under load, no misfires. At idle it will have a very slight, but d...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
hi, every one, thanks in advance to fellow members for taking time and read my request. this is what happen. this car was towed to our shop. the customer states won`t start. the fuel press. is 36 psi, the cmp. the ckp. both were checked with the vantage, all r...
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1SG65693
I took Subaru in for leaking headgasket leaking oil on drivers side head, no other problems. I removed heads, had a valve job and resurface done on both heads, and reassembled with Subaru gaskets. Got car running, and drove out of shop last night. Drove car in...
2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L abs VIN: JTEHF21A31
This vehicle came in after being at three other shops one of which performed rear brake service(pads and rotors) the car exhibited early abs activation intermittently we all have seen this with bad wheel speed sensors,rust build up under the sensor and cracked...
2007 Toyota Tundra 5.7L side mirrors VIN: 5TBBV54107
customer has the towing package with telescoping side view mirrors with turn signals. He wants to change to regular mirrors with or without turn signals. Has any one done this conversion? Is there another mirror model that attatches to door well, and electric ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1996 Acura RL 3.5L speedo/ odom VIN: JH4KA9650T
located defective instrument cluster; caused from short. Thanks
1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L a/c system VIN: 1HGEJ8143V
thanks for replies. still not fixed. original problem was a/c not cold.first thing i did was recover to ck. charge. idon't remember how much freon was recovered but i think it was about a half pound low. added leak dye & recharged & compressor was loading up h...
1998 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT3HN87R9W
After running all indicated tests, I found that the problem was that the keyway in the crankshaft had failed. I fixed it accordingly and the vehicle runs fine now.
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