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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5FNRL18773
I have a think there is a vac. leak under intake but cannot locate it, replaced all 3 gaskets it is still the i can hear it but can't find it. no idle change with carb cleaner. Idle flux is 200 rpm when cold, would try iacv but cust won't spend and money, with...
2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYF18454
thanks to all who take the time to reply, normally this would not even get posted, however my alldata import disk1 will not read for me, ok i have a regular costomers pilot that has this o2 code, on the test drive voltage will stay at 1.0 to .9v for an extende... Trouble codes: P0138
2004 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L compressor VIN: 2HKRL18564
We have replaced the compressor twice. When vehicle came in the compressor clutch was melted! New compressor was put in and evaced the system. All was good, but customer returned the next day saying the AC worked for about an hour and then just died. It worked...
1997 Hyundai Sonata 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF24D4V
Hi, This vehicle has mil lamp on with p0443 stored. We tested the wiring from the pcm to the solenoid and replaced the solenoid with new from Hyundai. The code reset within 2 days. We retested the wiring- only two wires involved - they are good. We can activat... Trouble codes: P0443 (purge valve circuit)
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L clutch VIN: KMHDM45D42
Upon removal of transmission encoutered clutch fetching up just as another tech recently posted however I cannot remember the procedure to get the transmission apart from the engine. It's almost like the splines are ceized. I remember something about rotating ...
2005 Hyundai XG350 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: KMHFU45E65
This 05 XG350 will intermittently set a P0224 code and when it does doesn't idle unless you press on the accelerator but when you pust on the brake pedal to shift out of park it idles down and quits running even with foot on the accelerator. I replaced the TP ... Trouble codes: P0224 (TP-B circuit linearity)
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L transfer case VIN: JA4MW51R31
After 20 miles of driving the transfer case (C/D) light lights up on the 4x4 message center. after one key cycle the light gos out and doesn't return for another 20 mile drive. got codes 21, 34, and 35 by grounding the #1 pin on the DLC and reading flashes on ...
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 5N1ED28Y3Y
Thanks in advance for all your help. Xterra came in for timing belt job for maintence. replace lower intake gasket's per leaking coolant. I noticed that the FPR was leaking fuel as well and replaced. After completing the job notice that idle is rough and vehic...
2006 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AN08W96
Vehicle cam in for timing chain noise. Replaced all 3 chain and tensioners. Vehicle will not start now. Has no spark or injector pulse. Has rpm reading on scanner. If the timing was off I think we would still have spark right? Any help would be great. Thanks
1989 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Electronic VIN: JT2SV21E8K
89 FWD Camry transmission starts out in 3rd unless you manually shift it through the gears. All gears work which indicate transmission is OK. Have checked powers and grounds at ECT ECU and ohmed out solenoids. All good there. O/D light is inoperative also. Not...
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L calpers VIN: 1NXBAO2E1V
this car came in with the front brakes locked up and smoking. we replaced the caliper with no change, then we replaced the lines. we test drove all was good. a few days go by and the customer calls the brakes are lock up again. we get the car back and replace ...
2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L hvac VIN: JT2BK18U52
I would like to know if there is a way to clear codes in the hvac system. My alldata system shows how to access codes without a scantool, but does not say how to clear codes. Thank you Al [...]

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1992 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L code 1-8 VIN: JH4CC2653N
Thanks to all that replied. It was indeed the accumulator. I installed the original accumulator on the used pump and re-bled the system. What i didn't know about this system is that when a code is set it kills the ABS system, period!!! Which is why i couldn't ...
1996 Acura RL 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JH4KA653TC
Thanks for all the people who took time to ACCURATELY read my post and offer help. Found an ever so slightly cracked hose to the MAP that wouldn't leak until the engine (and the hose) were warmed up. This repair fixed ALL the codes, as I've run it until all ...
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD5532V
I guessed that the signal to the igniter from the ECM was not correct. I replaced the ECM and the car fired right up. The ECM signal to the igniter must switch between 12 volts and 0 volts. It was switching from 12 volts to about 6 volts. I think what to...
2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L air bag code VIN: KMHDN46D35
Thanks for all the responses. I finally borrowed a Snap-on scanner that would read the airbag codes correctly and got the common B1448 code for the passenger's OCS classification system error. The seat senses when there's a grown person in the seat and turns t...
1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRAR0ZY9X
Thanks to John [...] for sugesting the converters may be pluged. Both converters looked to be suspect. Partialy melted in the center. I removed both front O2's and the car ran perfect. I sugested the customer replace both converters and o2's. The custo... Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Gauges, Fuel Pump, and Radio VIN: KNDJB723X1
Thanks to all for your many suggestions and help. I was able to fix this vehicle and out of the shop yesterday. Ends up it was a bad wiring harness in the front passenger fender well. Two wires were completely ate in too. The inner fender shield was missin...
2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L Fluid coming out of dipstick tube VIN: KNAFB16193
Customer picked up vehicle before further diagnosis could be performed. Some of the suggestions that I recieved were: Plugged transmission vent (OK), improper fluid level (OK), transmission overheating (I suspect that this is happening from being in limp mod...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L passing gear VIN: JN1CA31D81
i finally got a k14 key for the scanner,the line pressure was real high,around 90%, customer could not afford to fix the car, I REALLY APPRECIATE ALL THE HELP,IT REALLY HELPED, IF I CAN EVER HELP ANYBODY, CALL AT [...] ANYTIME,THANKS ALOT
2002 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27XX2
Thanks to all! The gas tank was rotten at the fuel pump.
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D24
Thank you iATN and members for sending me into the right direction with this. I had removed the upper intake to find a butterfly had flown from cylinder 4 to cylinder 1 and two screws completely missing from it. Ended up removing the whole intake and found... Trouble codes: P0304.
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