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1989 Honda Accord LX 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire
vehicle runs fine and pulls well normally, then will lose power and die like fuel starvation. Have tried many parts to no avail. Anybody seen this on one of these vacuumed to death pos's ??
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe LX 3.5L timing belt VIN: KM8SB12BX3
Hi to all, This is a client of mine and all maintainence has been done on schedule. The timing belt broke, wrapped around the crank pulley and broke up stuff. I replaced the belt, tensioner and idler with dealer parts. I'm aware of the interference nature of t...
1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L none VIN: JNKAY2106S
this 95 infinti came into the shop with a complaint of the battery running down, i performed a voltage draw test on it and found that in the fuse box in the car a 7.5 fuse that says battery then says room lamp/ when this fuse is disconnected it will not run th...
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A11
Hi I need some help on this one .car keeps coming back for intermittent code 443.I have replaced sol.and smoked system for leaks but no luck. I have hooked up noid light on sol and ecm will pulse it in neutral .I am using the x431 tool and it wont pulse sol. i... Trouble codes: P0443
2002 Lexus SC430 4.3L inop VIN: JTHFN48Y52
I have a retractable hardtop on this SC430 that does not work. The switch for top does not light up when pushed open or close. I pulled codes for top and got code B2523 Roof position switch #1 malfunction. I use Alldata it is of no help with location of this s...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L egr VIN: JH1BJ2232Y
The egr code comes up on this vehicle and I am just wondering how you go about getting to the thing. It is sitting above the rear engine mount by 1 inch and the only way I can see to get it out is drop the front subframe down? Any better way to do this?
2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Suspension VIN: 1YVGF22C92
Hello. This Mazda has a pronounced double rattle in the right front going over bumps.We have replaced struts,strut plates and shafts(CV's were also clicking)It sounds like a possible sway bar to frame bushing,but the bushings look good,and the sway bar links a...
2003 Mazda Miata 1.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JM1NB35383
Hello Mazda techs. I have a real nice low mileage Miata that has a running problem. It is sluggish in the first two minutes of driving. It does not miss or backfire or hesitate, it just won't go. I have checked the fuel press and it's good. There are no codes,...
1996 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MR41HXT
Howdy all, I have this montero that will intermitently set a code p0505 (iac),the idle is slightly high at all times (around 1000 rpm, in park/neutral) the factory diagnostic info. isnt a whole lot of help, I checked for power to iac motor and the wiring from ... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle air control)
2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.4L rad fan VIN: JA3AJ66F65
rad fans inop.need to know what signal the module receives from pcm to energize fans.with vantage i get a 3.9 hz signal for a short time .is this a good on signal from pcm?.mitchell does not specify this pid.thanks in advance.
2007 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 3.0L Steering VIN: JA4MT41X67
Ok heres a good one for ya, under hard accel this Outlander will pull to right quite hard. I have tried another set of new tires and wheels from a like vehicle, test drove 2 other outlanders same config. and they don't pull under hard accel. alignment specs ar...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A2Y
hello in first, am french and my english is very poor... i have a trouble whit a maxima 2000 ,the idle is very bad (up end down) at cold,the o2 sensor is lean at 0.02v ,no activity.when i put the throtle wot,max rev limit is 3000RPM always in lean condition .... Trouble codes: P0171, P0100
1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L engine VIN: 4S3BD4355T
This Subaru has a vibration from the engine that is felt inside the car. With the engine running and trans in gear ( drive or rev)is when the vibration is happening. Turning on the a/c makes it worst. It feels just like a bad engine mount. The engine and trans...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L splines in hub/wl brg VIN: 4S3BG6858T
this is my mother in laws car so of there is no money in the job. both from axles need to be replaced. the inner cv's came loose no problem but i can not get the outers to come out of the hubs. they seem to be frozen in. i have used a large puller to try and p...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L door sticks VIN: 2HKRL18571
Thanks guys for the input, you had a lot of good helpfull information, first off the sliders are manual, as usuall, the door opened and closed with ease when it was in, all rollers are good and tight, no play, i did clean and lube all rollers and tracks and ev...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L transfer case VIN: JA4MW51R21
This one is fixed !!! It was the front differantial 4WD indicator switch stuck. It was telling the 4WD control unit the the front axles were locked in when they were not. Why it would wait for so long to trip the light , I dont know. But this was the proble...
2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L compessor relay VIN: 4A3AK24F38
Thanks everybody for the reassuring responses. After listening carefully to you guys who work on other makes, I'm now a believer: The Mitsubishi A/C ECU, like most manufacturers, checks for out-of-range inputs -- if it observes an unexpected sensor input, it s...
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Compressor VIN: JN1CA31A41
Hello & thanks for the replies. To date I cannot get the a/c system to act up. Customer is to return vehichle when a/c quits. I will reply with any future results. Thanks, David
1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BD4351V
Well, I'm Closing This But Am Still Playing With It. I've Used Whatever Info I Could From The Replies But Am Still Not Able To Rid This Vehicle Of The Misfire. Since I Had Tried A Used Coil Before I Got A New One But Same Thing. Have Tried Switching Things Aro... Trouble codes: P0304 (4 Misfire).
1998 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L no monitors VIN: 4T1BF18B0W
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JTDKB20U75
Thanks for the replies! We have found that the customer replaced "one" tire...mismatched since that's all that was available at the time.We suggested getting the tires matched and then recheck alignment even though it was done by the body shop after the accide...
2008 Toyota Prius 1.5L smart key VIN: JTDKB20U98
thanks for the help, yes both emblems were chrome, i talked to Tis about tech stream and they said you have to have a special license from the NASTF to reset and reprogram the smart system I could get the seed number but could not get the pass code and only th...
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