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1999 Acura RL Premium 3.5L abs VIN: TH4KA965XX
I was wondering if anyone could help me with the ABS system on the code retreival proceedure. Mitchell says use a special 2wire jumper, and i dont want to try anything until i get some insight on what to do. Can you modify a resistance jumper to pull codes? Th...
1993 Honda Accord SE 2.2L brake lamp warning VIN: 1HGCB7283P
We got this vehicle in for a brake lamp warning light on the dash. All bulbs are new and the correct numbers and wattages. We replaced both rear lamp sensors and harnesses due to corrosion at bulb sockets. We have tried a new LED unit, but it did not help and ...
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56623
Greetings. This Honda is the 3rd one in 2 months with the exact same symptoms. Each one has a good rear O2 heater coil. There is 12 volts available at the sensor, however there is NO ground provided by the ECM. Local Honda dealer parts dept. claims they do n... Trouble codes: P0141 (Secondary O2 Sensor Heater Circuit)
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Mechanical VIN: KM8SC13D93
AC refrigerant leak. I have installed dye in the system. It will basically leak to about nothing in about 1 week, so the leak is significant. I cannot find a dye trace. I am leaning toward an evaporator. I can pull the cabin air access and see one side of the ...
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor XLS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A4MN31S14
500 Miles ago I had a P0303 #3 cyl misfire. The coil had no spark output. I replaced and all was well except the MIL wouldn't go out until I disconnected the battery. 500 miles later it comes back with a P0300 random multipul cyl misfire. Freeze frame shows th... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
1994 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN11W6R
to anyone familar with Nissan..customer states car was running like it did when two of the injectors were going bad. check engine light comes on and off. I was not able to verify running bad, so I started with code check. found code 51- injector signal circuit... Trouble codes: 51 (Injector signal circuit open)
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Left rear speed sensor code 1106 VIN: JM1DA31D23
Hi gang! need some input on this one, customer brought this one in with some requested services, one fo which was a brake noise complaint and and an ABS light on. I road tested the vehicle and heard the noise on driver's side but could not determine wether fro...
1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L No Start VIN: JF1SF6359W
Hey subaru Techs, I have customer with a weird problem last week. She drove it to the shop last week with a stalling problem. i've started the engine after several hours of sitting outside, drove it into the shop and it stall right when I got it into the shop... Trouble codes: P0303 (misfire 3 cylinder)
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S3BH66532
Hi all. Customer came in with complaint of bad vibration at idle. We scanned and found no codes present. Customer has not seen check engine light. Engine is NOT misfiring. Idle speed is too low. About 600+ rpm in gear, about 800 out of gear. I.A.C. works when...
1992 Toyota Camry XLE 2.2L Alarm VIN: JT2SK13E3N
Any way to dis-arm a factory alarm system? AllData has to information or even a wiring diagram for 92-93 Camrys.

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L no communication VIN: KMHJF24M4W
thanks to all that replied. the problem was loose terminals on the dlc. i found it when i backprobed the l nad k lines with labscope while the scanner was trying to communicate my backprobe made connection and allowed communication. so i tightend the dlc termi...
1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JN1HJ01P1M
Thanks to all who offered up there wisdom on this one, most responses said injector failure is common on these, replaced (3) right bank injectors, connectors looked good, reassembled and car runs great, thank you again for the responses.
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L 1/2 shift / overdrive VIN: JN1CA21D9S
ThankYou for your responces, I did find broken band. Cust. did not want to repair. Can't win them all.
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L brakes VIN: 5N1ED28YXY
Started with a long test drive and spending an additional 15 to 20 minutes bedding in the soft new brake pads and making several "panic"/ABS stops in the driveway,re-bleed the brake system and found a stubburn air pocket in brake hyd.system.Compared the brake ...
2004 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L High idle VIN: 1N4BL11DX4
Thanks to all who replied. Special thanks to John from Missouri who sent me the manual procedure. I performed Accel pedal released position learning, throttle valve closed position learning, and idle air volume learning. It just consists of KOEO, pushing th... Trouble codes: P0507 (High idle).
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