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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCB7655N
Check engine light comes on after 7 miles highway driving. I jump blue connector, check engine light comes on, does not flash. D4 light is not on. I understand this is code zero?? local Honda dealer says possible ecm or distributor problem. Mitchell does not g...
2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L 3rd gear clutch solenid VIN: 2HKRL18541
scanned code and found p1739 code, tested solenoid and found out of limit, specs call for 10ohms to infinit for ohms test. tested connector and found 5.6 volts at wire. tested pcm connector pin 19 to 25 and 26 and only had 5.6 volts.specs call for batt voltage...
2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD68442
This vehicle will start and idle at 2000 rpm, then it will start surging up and down from approx. 1300 to 2000 rpm steadily. After a few minutes it will drop to 1300 rpm and sound like a rev limiter, but the rpm's dosen't fluctuate enough to actually show up o... Trouble codes: 501 (Idle Air Problem), 1501 (PCV Valve Air Leak)
1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L no communication VIN: KMHJF24M4W
this car failed the california smog inspection for no communication on the obd 2 functional test. the mil passes the bulb test. i tried global obd and vehicle specific scanners ,and can't get any communication. any help will be appreciated.
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KM8SB83D61
Cust states the car will miss/stumble and feels like it is going to stall under load taking off from a stop.Car can go for days before it will act up and may only happen once or may continue to act up for a period of time.This has be happening for a year now.i... Trouble codes: P0301, P0305
1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L Misfire VIN: JT8VK13T1P
I need help on this one. Customer brought car in from another (shop). He took it in for a tune up for a miss. Upon checking the 3 plug wires on the front had been changed. Customer had parts. I completed the tune up of plugs and rear wires. After completion th...
2004 Lexus LX470 4.7L vsc VIN: JTJHT00W44
Hello all! This vehicle came in with the MIL on, and both the VSC Trac and VSC Off lights on. Scanned for codes and had a P0456 EVAP code in the ECM, and a C1201 in the ABS controller. I know the VSC will come on if the MIL does (under certain conditions?). ...
2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27Y41
This gem was dumped in my lap truck is from used car lot customer the first tech that worked on truck changed vent control valve before truck was delivered to customer truck returned 3 days after with check engine lite 0n po 440 freeze frame readings 2600 rpm ... Trouble codes: P0440
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L engine VIN: 1N4AL11D52
This should be cut and dry, the car was towed in as a no start. It has good spark & fuel pressure. It sounds as if the timing chain skipped or broke. THe #1 cylinder has the best compression at 80 psi. We removed the front cover to check timing marks and every...
2004 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L High idle VIN: 1N4BL11DX4
One week ago, I replaced the air filter, flushed and replaced coolant, drained and refilled ATF. I also cleaned the throttle bore, I opened the plate with my fingers and cleaned the bore. This has electronic throttle(throttle-by-wire, TBW). After cleaning, it ... Trouble codes: P0507 (High idle)
2001 Subaru Forester S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF65631
Hi guys, I got this 2001 Subaru came in with code P442 Evap small leak, we smoke the system no leak found, We replace the purge solenoid valve under the intake, new gas cap & made sure the filler neck clean & not rusty & we made sure the rear solenoid harness ... Trouble codes: 442 (small evap leak)
2003 Suzuki Aerio S 2.0L srs warning light VIN: JS2RA41S03
Thanks for your help -- I've got a 2003 Suzuki Aerio with a lit srs light and cannot find any way to read codes out of the srs computer for this car (my Genisys scanner doesn't read or have instructions for Suzuki's after 1996). I do have some routines for old...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L electric VIN: JT2B612K32
hi to all and thanks for your help ,well the problem started when driving the check engine light came on the cod was a p1300 igniter circuit malfunction ,so i replace the igniter no start, then a new coil and crank sensor try to start fired but did not run ,ch...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C11
Don't see any reason for the code 330 (comes back every three or four miles of driving), but the factory flowchart in AllData says to check the waveform with the Toyota factory scanner. I have Genysis, but no waveform scope. Is there any way to prove the knock... Trouble codes: 330 (Bank 2 knock sensor)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG225XX
after checking every thing related to ignition except tune up parts because customer stated he just replaced plugs,cap rotor and wires.I finally decided to check them and found that rotor had burnt through to the distributor shaft,replaced with genuine honda p... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (2 misfire), P0303 (3 misfire), P0304 (4 misfire), P0305 (5 misfire P0306 6 misfire).
2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L clutch VIN: JHMBB614X1
I didn't think it would be but it was the clutch. A piece broke off of the disc and would wedge itself in the pressure plate fingers and then fall out when the fingers moved. After we replaced the clutch all was well. thanks again.
2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L srs VIN: 2HJYK16528
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L blower resistor VIN: JNKCA31A41
The problem was the blower motor, and after removing the motor, it was difficult to turn freely by hand, so this confirmed it easily. Thank you to those who knew the motor could draw too much current without blowing a fuse, enough to blow the resistor assembly...
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CM58WOW
Thanks for everyones response on my problem vehicle. I got 12 replies that all were very helpful. I was 99.9% sure that I had the timing right after having the belt off numerous times and rechecking the timing. Yet it would not start and kept popping thru the ...
1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L Speedometer and Tach VIN: JT8BH28F6X
Found out that if you hit the dash the speedo and tach start working. So we pulled the dash and gave it to our parts manager to investigate( he is our tinkerer). He found that the internal stops inside the tach and speedo were dry causing the needle movements ...
1998 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26Y7W
the information that we received from the techs. was correct...but, the parts for the fix are unavaible at this time from the dealer, thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0500.
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D4Y
customer has declined any further diagnostics and promptly gave me the title-i'm now the proud owner of a sentra that doesn't run. when i get to repairing it and back on it, i will look at the replies again. thanks for the help Trouble codes: P0171, P0300.
1994 Subaru SVX L 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, LOSS OF POWER VIN: JFJF1CX355
Thanks for the helpful assistance!! The fix was a new left rear ignition coil. This after replacing the identical rear (blue connector) coil on the opposite side. The engine didn't seem have a two cylinder miss when it was initially brought in.The ticking nois...
1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK4350T
Car is repaired. After reviewing all replys we revisited the ECM powers and grounds. At pin #83 at the ECM with the instrument cluster disconnected we should have 5v. We had 2.58V. KOEF. When we went directly to the bat neg term we had 4.9v. Removed main groun... Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle speed sensor fault), P0505 (IAC Fault).
1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L No Start VIN: JT2SV21E8L
Thanks for your input. Tested everything 14 more times. We then did a visual of the wiring harness. We found the injector harness pinched between the valve cover and cylinder head. We removed the valve cover, repaired the insualation, and hooray, the turd star...
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L engine front VIN: 4T1BE32K93
The noise realy appears to be at the timing chain tensioner or guides. Thanks for all the help. It was useful even though the customer would not spend the money to fix it. I tried to isolate the problem as close as possible by removing the drive belt and and...
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