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1998 Acura CL 3.0L Surge VIN: 19UYA2251W
Ok vehicle comes P0401 insufficient egr flow, ok easy fix remove intake clean passage and good to go i have done plenty before. After reassembly saturday vehicle was surging from 1000 to 2000 rpms. I removed upper intake again checking for any vacuum leaks or ...
1996 Honda Odyssey EX 2.2L right rear whell VIN: JHMRA1844T
this van came in with no pads left on the rear right wheel the left side was new, the rear brakes were replaced twice in the last 5 weeks by another shop, after we replaced the calipers the problem was still there then we replaced the flex lines and removed th...
1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L suspension VIN: JHLRD2843N
i have a crv with a click/clunk over small bumps.checked brake caliper pins-ok.checked all bushings and ball joints ,and tie rod ends.-ok going in and out of driveways,or over small bump hear a clicking noise out of right front of car.kinda like strut tower be...
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1HGCG16521
Hey guys, Im really stumped on this one. Car came in running extremely rough. Very First scan of the system showed codes: P0302, P0304, P0305, P0300, P1399. Swapped coil packs around and to my surprise the following codes are now shown: P0301, P0302, P0304, P0... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Cylinder Misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 Misfire)
1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A3X
Have a Infiniti, with what I thought was a straight forward repair, kicking my butt. Came in with P0138. Which sets when the rear o2 does not go above .480 volts. With the original sensor it starts at .290 volts and slow went to .240 volts and only fluctated t... Trouble codes: P0138 (b1s2 circuit voltage)
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7232X
Customer complains of no power. No acelleration. Check engine light is on. They checked code and had cam sensor input circuit code present. I have only had the two codes listed appear during my checks. Totally lost on this one. Any suggestions will be apprecia... Trouble codes: P1115 (ECT sensor voltage reading error from ECM to TCM), P1121 (TPS sensor voltage reading error from ECM to TCM)
1995 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L timing belt VIN: JM3LV5232S
Hello everyone just wondering if some of you out there know the reason why the timing belt on on this mpv is shredding,did the timing belt on this baby approximately 3,000 km ago now van came back and wont start,found timing belt shredded.replaced all idler pu...
1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS31P0W
Vehicle was in Canada a couple of weeks ago. Had battery and alternator replaced(alt overcharged batt?). Makes it back here with radio not holding code, lf window not working, radio ant not operating and mil on. Found two fuses underhood open and replaced. Rad... Trouble codes: P0141 (rear o2 heater circiut)
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BH6659Y
For more than 3 years this customer has complained about stalling and hesitating on a sharp left turn from a stop it does it anytime the tank is below 1/4 of a tank of fuel remaining. I believe it has to do with the transfer pump (pumps fuel from one side of t...
2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L Timing VIN: JF1SG69624
Hello all, I am posting this for my lead technician who is really frustrated right now. Vehicle came in with blown headgasket. first off had hard time getting bolts out of lower (exhaust) camshafts finally got that done, installed all new subaru parts. put eng...
1988 Toyota Camry 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JT2SV24E8J
Well I seem to be getting some good ones lately. I received this one the other day and have done some testing but can't seem to isolate it. The vehicle runs like a misfire and sure enough on checking the plug boot on #3 had a burn through. I replaced the cap a... Trouble codes: 21 (o2)
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG22KXX
hi all i have a wierd one here. car will crank and run great then if you shut car off and triy to restart it will crank but wont start. let the car sit for awile about 5 to 10 min and it will start fine. there is no spark on 1-4 and 2-3 cyil wires when car won...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE30K22
Hello, Client was driving to Yosemite when the check engine light came on and the vehicle began to lose power. The engine ran fine but would not respond to pressing down the gas pedal. After an hour of waiting for the tow truck the vehicle was back to normal. ... Trouble codes: P1120, P1121

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1989 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1HGCA6163K
The idle high and low problem seems to be fixed, there were vaccum lines loose and some lines with holes in them, changed the pvc valve also. But it still dies when place in gear but not half as bad as it use to. Still seems to starving for gas, next step is ...
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L starts then dies VIN: 1HGCD5663R
Thanks for all the replies.Replacing the computer fixed my problem.A few of the replies leaned that way, so I got one out of a salvage yard, when I got the car to act up again I unplugged the computer and plugged in the new one ,car started and ran,plug the ol...
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L clutch master cylinder VIN: JHMCG5541X
Well, never under estimate how far off a defective part can lead you. The new cylinder I bought would not fit the line. So naturally I checked service bulletins and found the bulletin about the plastic cylinders line not fitting the aluminum cylinder. This was...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L fuel gauge VIN: JHLRD78892
The problem is so intermittent that he hasn't been able to drop the vehicle off yet. Once it is in and fixed I will update on the repairs. Thanks to all the replied.
2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L etacm? VIN: KMHCG45CX3
We went [...] thru everything that is controlled by ETACS and found that we were getting a draw from the audio system that was about half of the total. The radio had not worked for over two months, so we unplugged radio and draw decreased dramatically, but was...
1988 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1FC332XJ
Hello all, and thankyou so much for the replies. I greatly appreciate everyone's help. Since my update, I did check compression using the another guage with the schradder valve removed. Rotor one had even 85-90 psi pulses and rotor two had even 95psi pulses... Trouble codes: 02 (Air Flow Meter).
2004 Nissan sentra 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D14
Thank you very much to all of you guys who tried to help. Finally since I was few hours away from a week vacation, I took a shortcut to fix this car and give it back to the customer. Even tough I received good suggestions, the way I took has been to replace t... Trouble codes: P1610, P1614.
2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L abs lite VIN: 1NGAAO7B74
thanks to every one that offerd help,i tried to test the sensors every way i could,scope ohms etc. there is a code 1115 but i cant find it listed anywhere. heres what i did,i hooked a test light up to each sensor 1 at a time from batt ,through the sensor and b...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D45
thanx to responders...got the procedure from you and reset the vehicle thanx again!! biggeo Trouble codes: 1273 (sys lean b1).
2005 Nissan Armada LE 5.6L struts ? VIN: 5N1AAO8B05
Sorry for the delay in posting this fix waiting to hear bck from customer.received three replies,they suggested lubing steering stops checking lifting points to make sure they werent bent and checking front driveshaft.I did check all still had problem,I did fi...
2004 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.5L cylinder four area of engine VIN: JF1GG68524
I informed the customer of the oversized pistons available to correct this problem. The customer wants to fix the problem. I wanted the customer to wait a week to be sure about the expense. Thank you again to every one who took time to reply to my request for...
1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Cooling fans VIN: 4T1BF18B0W
After posting this request the cooling fans have operated normally, with no problems at all, if this problem returns, I will reopen this post and let you know what it took to fix it, I did take that harness all apart and did not find any problems, the signal w...
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