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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 2HGEJ6673W
Hello to all. I have a Honda that has a fluctuating temperature needle, thermostat fails to open at times. Replaced head gasket and radiator, still intermintently overheats. Verified that engine temp is 220+ when problem occurs. What am I missing? I suspect no...
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L all gauges VIN: IHGEM22983
I really hope you honda guys can help me out there. I have a 2003 honda civic ex, that the gauges dont work after the customer jump started her car. I ran a self test of the gauges and they all work. There is no codes stored. I really dont know what to do next...
2006 Honda Accord EX 2.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56736
Thanks in advance for any help that you may be able to give. ( sorry below is a little extensive ) 7-2-09 Received this vehicle back again this morning ( on back of Flatbed ) Customer complaint again, Stalled while driving. Will start after sitting for 45 m... Trouble codes: P0563 (ECM/PCM Power Source Circuit Unexpected Voltage), P0685 (ECM Internal Power Circuit Malfunction), P0340 (Camshaft Sensor A Intermitant signal)
2003 Kia Spectra 1.8L Cuts out, Stall, Hard start VIN: KNAFB12153
I actually have two of these Spectras for the same fleet acting up. They are a courier service. Cars are well maintained. Timing belts done on a regular basis, plugs, fuel filters, etc all done accordingly. Cars exhibit a start and die, then start and run ro...
2003 Kia Spectra 1.8L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12113
Working at home trying to help my neighbor whose Kia timing belt broke and bent all the valves. I installed used engine and does not want to start, I can get it it start by unplugging #1 and #3 injectors installed new plugs swapped coils and injectors from use... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301 (misfire1 cly), P0303 (misfire3 cyl)
2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L No Start, Stall VIN: JTJBT20X74
This Lexus will intermittantly shut off while engine is at idle and sometimes while driving - more often at idle. It seems to happen most often when engine is hot although not always. We've had the vehicle running for 2+ hours on a couple of occasions and cann...
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA21D8W
Thanks in advance for your help. This is a friend's vehicle and it is really making me look like an a**. This maxima has had a looong life. almost 260K miles. Unfortunatley it stalls intermitantly. I have been unable to duplicate the problem but he states ...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L low coolant VIN: 1N4AL11D02
This car has been in on two other visits for low coolant and no leaks are ever found are there any known problems with head gaskets
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Head gasket VIN: 4S3BH6753Y
Hey you guys, I have already read through all the fixes pertaining to this repair. The problem with this vehicle is the external coolant leaks that are common to this engine. Looks like the repair should be pretty straight forward. My main question is regardin...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: INXBR12E81
this vehicle came in with a code p0171 lean condition code. customer was concerned that the check engine light was on, but didnt notice any difference in the vehicle with running issues. i have checked for vacuum leaks with a smoke machine, cleaned the maf (lo... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean condition)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2000 Acura RL Premium 3.5L vehicle stability assist VIN: JH4KA9650Y
Well it's fixed,here is what I found out.The scs service conector is nothing more than a jumper. If you jump it it will flash codes, with this car the abs light flashed 1-1-7. All-data does not list a code 117 but does list a 17 ABS code. ABS DTC 17: Wheel Sen...
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L p0747 VIN: 1HGCM66553
We took your advice and replaced with factory reman unit. It had a 3 year warranty plus this thing was on an aftermarket warranty that allowed us to replace unit.
2002 Lexus GS300 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JT8BG69S62
Thank you for all the replies especially Melvin provide a very detail procedure. We drop off trans pan. Ohm all three shift solenoids, same resistance within spec. We use a power probe and apply current directly [...] each solenoid. One solenoid make a rare noise...
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Alarm VIN: JN1CA21D5V
Well, I believe the vehicle is fixed. I ended up replacing the trunk latch switch due to the fact that for some reason I could not always get the system to arm itself. After doing this I was able to get the system to arm every time by locking the door with t...
1992 Subaru Loyale 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF2AN52B1N
Thanks for everyones input. What I actually did was I created a seperate light circuit between the ECM and power with a simple 194 bulb. Light was still on. All circuits were perfect to ECM. So with this I ordered up a new ECM and system works fine. No check e...
2006 Suzuki forenza 2.0L Hesitation VIN: KL5JD56Z86
sorry for streching this out for solong custmer has not returned. i caled here and she sayes that the problem has not reacured and she,s not going to be concered about it at this time. Thank,s for the reply.s good day Mark Trouble codes: P2106.
2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.4L engine vibration VIN: JTNBB46K97
vehicle had over 50k miles so dealer warranty was not an option for the customer we ended up replacing the balance shafts and bearing and it took care of the vibration. thanks for all the replies!
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