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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Runs hot VIN: 1HGCE1892V
Hi all have this 1997 Honda Accord with a overheating problem. Vehicle originally came in last Monday running hot. Checked out,vehicle was low on coolant. Pressure test found water pump leaking. Replace water pump,timing belt & thermostat.Customer took vehicle...
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L srs VIN: JNKCA21A2X
car came in with srs light on,I tried to retrieve srs code using open door press dome light method, it flashes 3 seconds on and two seconds off meaning intermittent code and not retrievable.light goes out ,shipped car.car comes back ,srs light blinking now.try...
1996 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2LM58V9T
Hey Guys, I Have This Rodeo Customer Came In And Said It Stalled And Would Not Start Last Week.After Few Tries Started And Brought In To Me For Check Over Found No Problems, No Codes.Sent Her On Her Way.Friday Came In On Tow Truck As No Start.Checked For Codes... Trouble codes: P0101
2004 Kia Rio 1.6L speedometer VIN: KNADC12544
Hello, I have this car that came in and the check engine light was on, checked for codes and found speed sensor code P1500. Test drove and found speedometer not working and occasionly would jump up and down but mostly inop, I figured typical speed sensor probl...
1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1YVGE22D1T
we did get this car after another shop worked on it and they installed a dist with cap rotor plugs and wires and a fuel filter to fix a no start issue. the customer told us the car ran for one day and then it died after that repair. the car runs fairly good no...
2002 Mazda B4000 DS 4.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4F4YR46E92
This problem is very intermittent but can be severe. As you are driving, at cruise speed, above 60 or 70 km/h, under slight acceleration, you experience a hesitation or cut out. This can be minor like a secondary missfire or quite harsh like the whole ignition...
2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Suspension VIN: 1YVHP80C37
Mazda Tech.'s please help! I have a Mazda 6 in the shop that is not a Mazdaspeed, nor is it a touring model (vin [...]). Cust. states Mazda Dealer upgraded this modle and she purchased it new with these upgrades. It has 215/40/18 tires, and Mazdasp...
2000 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Stall VIN: 3N1BB51D4Y
Car came in for blown ignition fuse, found shorted distributor condenser.Removed the condenser repleced a fuse car runs good.Thay piked the car.Did want to replace a distrubutor. After month thay tow in,I checked the car was running fine.Found code in a memory... Trouble codes: P1320 (Primery ignition system)
2007 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L alignment VIN: 1N4BA41E17
This vehicle making us crazy any help would be great.we have aligned this vehicle on three different machines,in stalled new bfg tires,and can find no loose parts.at highway speeds we are getting a pull to the left,but the catch is under power we get a slight ...
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L head gaskets VIN: JT3VN39W3R
Does toyota still cover the blown headgaskets issues with the related engines and years. I have heard that they had been replacing headgaskets on 90-95 v6 motors and I wanted to know if this is still true.
1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L timing belt VIN: JT3VN39W4R
help 4 runner came in last thursday, wont start, checked all specifics, heard a little backfire from throttle chamber.pulled timing belt cover off passenger side cam was off about 5 teeth. installed hydraulic tensioner, reset cam no other interferance found. t...
1998 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Lighting VIN: JT3HT05J5W
Hello this truck came in with interior lights on. checked drivers door switch and found the wire has .8 volts. traced wire back to body ecu pin 14 when this plug is disconected lights go out voltage stays. The wireing diag is confusing to me,looking for help. ...
2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEBT14R73
Customer states, while driving in snow storm the service engine light came on and the traction control, abs, stab light came on, after driving for a short distance the speedo and odometer stopped working. When the customer came to my shop the lights were on an... Trouble codes: P0500
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Reverse, 2-3 shift VIN: JTEHH20V60
Hi group: This RAV4 uses a U140F transmission. We did a transmission maintenance (change oil and filter); now the Reverse range and 2-3 shift is very strong. I determine to revise the control valve body but all seems normal. There weren´t particles in pan. No...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG6653X
after trying swapping a few parts and nothing working. i started tracing wiring and found that the main relay was not reciving power from the fuse box, found broken red wire, that feeds from the fuse box to the main efi relay, car starts and shifter works perf...
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 2HBEJ8541X
Hi and thanks for the help, one of you was right about the ignition switch. We were missing power to the distributor when this would happen and it was getting worse as we had it in the shop. So we installed a new switch and all is good. Thanks again
2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Broken valve guides VIN: 5TENL42N92
I know that this help request was unusual. The cylinder head was replaced with all valves, springs and keepers. I also replaced the pistons and rings. I reused the connecting rod bearings as they showed normal wear. The broken valve cover and all tune related ...
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