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1996 Acura TL 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4UA3654T
does any one know waht the correct o2 voltage should be koeo. oh i also ohmed the o2 signal wire back to the ecm ok ohmed the batt _+ &- is this an ecm problem will a re flash fix it? thanks for your help
1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Crank Pulley VIN: JHMCB7654L
Hi guys. After reassembling this engine's timing components, the engine crank pulley does not tighten down correctly. If we tighten it, it smokes on the cover and almost siezes engine. If we take it off, engine runs fine without it on. It appears like stack up...
1990 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: STELJU373L
hi,i have this honda civic,this car sometimes star and some time it do not star,cold or hot,i check fuel presure,35 to 40,change plugs,wires,gas filter,i have no codes at all,let say car star and after 10 minutes it do not star,i check spark good all the time ...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5634T
hello everyone, we have a 1996 honda accord lx that is given us a major problem. at cold cranking(when first started)the car floods.we remove spark plugs & they are gas fould.we can replace the plugs & then it starts. this only happens one time a day.after th... Trouble codes: 135 (oxygen sensor), 141 (oxygen sensor)
2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L code p1753 VIN: 1HGCG66852
this car came in with trans.code p1753 we followed the chart that lead me to replace tcc solenoid and line pressure control solenoid, we replaced them with no luck then we replace the whole transaxle with converter but still is getting code p1753 when the car ...
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Stall VIN: KMHDN45D73
hello tech, anybody fix this code p0107 map low input.the car stall intermitently and sometimes hard to start. m.o.d. said to ohm terminal 1 an 4 on the map,the old map measure 16.57 k ohm the specs. is 30 k ohm(per mod).now,here where i'm having problem the n... Trouble codes: P0107 (map low input), P0449 (evap vent valve crt), P0452 (evap syst. pressure low)
1995 Mazda B2300 2.3L wiper motor VIN: 4F4CR12A9S
when you start the vehicle the wipers come on just one time and then it is fine. the wipers work one time only when starting. after starting the engine the wipers work fine. even with the multi function switch unpluged the wipers still work 1 time. the ignitio...
1989 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HJ01P3K
Customer/student brought vehicle to me after trying to replace the alternator. It kept blowing the link at the battery. He had grounded the power wire at the alternator. I got the alt. wiring correct and replaced the link. charging ok now. This vehicle now wil...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L no start VIN: JN8DR09Y71
Is there another way to override security, checked all grounds and inputs to immu - all good
2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D12
vechicle came in with a no start as well as a ckp p0335 code so i hooked up the crank to lap scope and the waveform did not seem right after giving the sensor a good wack the car started and came to life but with a number 1 miss found coil melted replaced and ... Trouble codes: P0335
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BGY851V
tried a used coil and igniter, no different. signal for coils are different, as if 1 and 2 are not being pulled to ground. signals are consistent even at pcm confirming wiring is ok. what next?
2006 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport 2.5L starter relay VIN: JF1GG68646
This according to the dealer, has no alarm or secruity system, just keyless entry. It won't crank,jumped the clutch switch for ease of testing, can supply ground at the switch cont. with the key in start position and it cranks. So why does the pcm refuse to gr...
1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L abs VIN: 4T1BF12B3T
Hello everybody, i have a question for all the toyota techs out there. Ive had this Toyota Avalon for about 2 weeks now, came in with ABS activation when coming to a stop. Checked for light on, and codes but there were none. I hooked up the modis, launch and g...
2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L torque converter clutch solenoid VIN: JTDBR32E47
check engine light keeps coming back after 100 miles or so with same code being po741

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7232X
The keyway was deformed and so was the crankshaft and crankgear. The customer has elected not to repair at this time. Thank you all for your assistance it was a very big help. I would never had known that the crankshaft key could fail like that unless directed... Trouble codes: P1115 (ECT sensor voltage reading error from ECM to TCM), P1121 (TPS sensor voltage reading error from ECM to TCM).
2001 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1KJA123507
the customer drove the vehicle and it fixed itself, go figure, guess it took a while to relearn the new maf meter, like to thank those who replied. Trouble codes: P0101.
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Door Locks VIN: KNDUP13152
Special thanks to Robert [...] for directing me to . Much better information on there than nodata was giving me. After confirming proper inputs to the ETWIS module I ordered a new one and installed. Power locks funtioning normal again. As...
2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12142
Well I feel real foolish, the first thing I checked was to make sure the timing marks were in alignment, but I did not take the cam sprockets off. After trying everything everyone said, and everything, Mitchell’s diagnostics said to do, I still had the problem... Trouble codes: P0340, P0300.
2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Stall VIN: KNAGD126X4
Well the mass airflow sensor fixed it. Just haven't done any on kia's and wasn't real sure, but you all were right. Thanks for the replies. Jason. Trouble codes: 102 (mass airflow).
2001 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L No Start VIN: 6MMAP67P0Y
Hi i am supposed to close this help request received 3 answers. cracked distributor cap, timing belt off a tooth, spark plug tubes filled oil. customer hasnt came back but will update when he does. thanks brian Trouble codes: P0340, P0335.
1993 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Electronic VIN: JN1RZ26HXP
i'm so sorry about the delay of closing this seem this is normal in the aspect of the way this system works.the only thing we did was add a little more 134 to the system and returned it to the customer.he drove it and came back today and said it's t...
1997 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L A/C compressor power. VIN: 4NZDN1112V
Check relay and had corrosion on terminals, cleaned terminals and vehicles A/C system is working good. thank you all.
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N4DL01D71
Thanks to all for your help. I cleaned the MAF sensor and the car has not had any issues. If it acts up again I will replace the sensor. Thanks again Mike
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L calipers VIN: 1N4BA41E34
Thanks for the help. We replaced the booster and the brakes would lock up instantly without driving. Adjusted the rod and drove vehicle with no problems. Saw no signs that anyone had ever been in there on the original booster. May have been a fluke or a fa...
1999 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L engine knocking VIN: 2T1BR12EOX
Thanks to all who replied,definitly the info I was looking for.generally speaking,the motors will swap out,but due to changes in the electronics & the vvti system on the newer motor,harness,ecm,etc.would need to be swapped also,way more trouble than its worth....
1999 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L steering VIN: 4T3ZF13T9W
Thanks everyone, found that pump had no pressure, could not find filter screen on this vehicle, replaced pump, bleed out system, all is working properly. Thanks again for everyones help.
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JTEGH20V91
Yes its fixed and I hope this archive can help someone in the future. The ecm is definatly a common problem after talking to the parts guy at Toyota he said we stock them and sell them at least a couple a week. He also said that we should bring it up there to ...
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