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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L wipers VIN: 2HNYD18282
My request is more due to my inability to find information. Vehicle was brought in because the wipers will randomly come on while driving, Front and rear. I had almost given up on getting them to act up but they finially did as I was backing the vehicle out of...
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Engine VIN: JHMCD565XR
Hello. Had a 94 Honda Accord come into the shop with missing out problems. changed plugs, wires, cap, rotor. Also replaced fuel pressure regulator, fuel pump, and fuel filter. Also had tank cleaned of rust while out. Still has the same problem. When holding yo...
2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH28593
Car is currently in our shop with no light on. have snap-on modis hooked up have options for perminent or temperary codes at fisrt look nothing in temp. codes but po420 in perm. codes after exiting to look at data went back to it and NO temp. or perm codes. Th...
1998 Infiniti QX4 3.3L 2-3 shift VIN: JNRAR05YXW
this QX4 run fine down the road but will not come out of second gear, sometimes throws a crank sensor cog code but alldata says crank sensor isnt used to control engine system it is just there for on board diagnoses. trans fluid looks clean doesnt smell burnt....
2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L ecm VIN: KNAGD12614
I am hoping there is a KIA guru out there somewhere that can help me out. I have a 2004 Kia Optima LX that is having a strange electrical issue and before I condem the ECM I would like to verify how to check the alternator control circuit.First a little histor...
1994 Nissan 180sx 2.0L Engine
I can not get any information on this engine other than the Japanese written specs. I don't read Japanese. does anybody have some English specs. for this engine it is a Nissan SR20DET/ S13 Japanese release only engine. I am building it for a drifting car for ...
1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Converter VIN: JN8R05S3WW
Hi Nissan Guru's, This problem is intermittent, but we can make it happen. It does have a code for TCC solenoid, it's not in trans ECU but in the engine ECU and when driving on the HWY it will start by noticeable RPM change and then start kicking like a miss-f...
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L long crank VIN: 3N1CB51D83
plese help. One of my employees owns this car. He says it has slowwly gotten worse. The concern is when the car sits over night or even hot soak it will crank for a very long time (about 30 revs) then start up but run very rough at first as it picks up it then...
2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L line pressure VIN: 1NGAA07A04
Transmission will go into reverse, but just slips going forward with no positive gear engagement. It will move on flat ground a little. Transmission fluid looks great and no significant debris in pan. There is a noise that sounds like the pump and you can feel...
2005 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L transmission VIN: 1N6BA06B85
truck came in with trans in default.had a/t check lite on and slip,abs lites on also can not clear code.can't find a lot of info on this.
2006 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 5N1AR18W36
I don't have a problem with this truck, but it is my daughters truck and I like to try to prevent a future problem. I seen 2 pathfinders with radiator oil cooler in the radiator leaking into transmissions causing total failure of transmissions. This vehicle is...
1999 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L cooling fans VIN: 4T3ZF13C1X
Customer was in early last summer with a running hot complaint. At that time we did notice engine was running hot and cooling fans were not on. When we started checking the fan circuit the fans started working and worked fine since. Last month vehicle was in s...
2005 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 5TDBT48A65
I had an (EX)employee install a new timing belt on this seqouia and he bent all the valves, I let him go, I pulled the heads and had it all redone, Ever since it sounds like a new diesel, you don't hear anything in the cab but under the hood it is very noticab...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1998 Acura CL 3.0L Surge VIN: 19UYA2251W
Sorry for the delay in closing this post, i forgot it was open...Thanks to steve and dave for there timely replies, that were also corect. I had originally filled the system and bled it or atleast i thought i did. I had let the vehicle sit for two hours with ...
1990 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: STELJU373L
i apreciate to all tecnicians to help me with this car,i change distributor,and since then car stars ok.i put an other main relay,it di not help.thanks very much to all.
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L hard fuel fill VIN: JHMCG5541X
The ORVR valve was bad. Thanx for the great responses and help
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF35F0Y
The fix ended up being a bad pcm. I have recorded several scope captures that I will be posting in the archives for this one. I believe the customer damaged the pcm when he wired in the universal sensor. The rear oxygen sensor was never being pulled to groun... Trouble codes: P0135, P0141.
1995 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L timing belt VIN: JM3LV5232S
wow almost everyone who responded to my post said the same thing about replacing the timing belt tensioner and pulley also replaced the spacer in the timing belt tensioner pulley.after replacing all these parts everything went okay..thank you and really apprec...
1997 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MR51R2V
thanks for help I had previously tested fuel pressure and it was still good even at 70 mph and full throttle so i'm sure volume is ok also. Timing belt was ok too,I had done an injector and combustion chamber clean also but the injectors must still be restrick... Trouble codes: P0173 (fuel trim out of range bank 2).
1989 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HJ01P3K
I dont know that I can call this a fix but its running. The ecm is supposed to ground the blue/white wire at the fuel pump relay. It is not. I learned this while it was running this morning. On restarts it is not grounding that wire. It is either an ecm or ...
1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L abs trac VIN: 4T1BF22K9V
there was a wheel speed sensor defective on r/r. that cause my 43 code. thanks to all of you. because the 43 code do not mention espeially the sensor because he is a traction control.
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE30K22
First, thanks to all who replied. Especially, Lawrence who sent test data along with specs. Out of 8 replies 5 said to replace the accelerator pedal assembly. We replaced the accelerator pedal assembly and all is well...so far. Trouble codes: P1120, P1121.
2006 Toyota RAV4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTMZK35V36
Hi everyone finally got this one fixed. Gregg from oklahoma had it from the begining with the H02S sensor (B1S2) , it just took a while to prove it. After I got the lab scope hooked up to the down stream H02 sensor the problem did not occur for a couple of day... Trouble codes: P0606 (PCM processing error).
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