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1993 Honda Civic del Sol S 1.5L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMEH6265P
thanx for your help in the past, i would like to bounce this one off of you guys, not being really up on older hondas. the car would start and run fine, the one thing i did notice was i could hear the shift interlock clicking and the engine would die. some tim...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG1653W
this car is in pristine cond.and runs beautiful,is also unmolested.cold start up it will idle fine for a few min. then start to fluctuate as it tries to drop below 1000 rpm.after a few more still fluctuates only twice as fast.tested for vac.leaks,none f... Trouble codes: P0505
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L door locks VIN: 1HGCG326XX
Car came in with complaint of d/s door lock inoperative. Passenger side works perfectly. I checked all fuses in both under dash fuse boxes. All fuses were good. I checked the two wires going to the actuator and found that the white/red wire and the yellow wire...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L converter VIN: 2HKRL185XY
we rebuilt this trans in 01/09- came in with code p0740, fluid was burnt and rough shifting. came back in 08/09 again with code p0740 but shifted fine just had code p0740 again so removed and tore down and everything looked ok. we replaced converter and tcc so...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Transmission range sensor VIN: JHLRD78862
had this car a few months ago same code p1706,came back with same code harness checked good.I think this light will come on again.Not sure if the range sensor is bad or the shift cable is a problem it won't shift down to 1st gear position with the shit handle....
1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF24M9W
Hello, we have an Elantra with the MIL on and no DTCs present last time it was here. Sounds like a bad PCM to me, as the data stream on our Solus Pro shows MIL status as both on and off, on 2 separate lines. I am confused. Thanks in advance for any advice you ...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W71
Here's to hoping somebody has run into this. This thing sets a 507 code for the idle being too high. I have not been able to duplicate this and my flight recorder hasn't been much help either. The latest freeze frame data shows it was fully warmed up, while th... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle RPM higher than expected)
2007 Lexus GS350 3.5L power steering VIN: IJAP7555ER
I had to unplug the EPS electric power steering module on this gs now there is no power steering. codes c1515 and c1525 I have a master tech with a toyota /lexus card so all I heed to do is to set the trq (tourqe) sensor adjustment, well that is where my probl...
1997 Mazda B4000 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4CR16X1V
thanks in advance to all that reply. customer brought truck from another shop. code is p0155 o2 heater circuit. the other shop had installed 2 new sensors, dont know why 2 when bank 2 sensor 1 is only problem. anyway code came right back. customer also stated ... Trouble codes: P0155
2003 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L fuel guage VIN: JN8DR09Y23
hi nissan techs,i am working on 2003 nissan pathfinder with irratic fuel gage.after while fuel gage shown full and goes down and up again.when i disconnect the plug from the sender goes down and doesnt go up again,so i know its not grounding.i replace the fuel...
2005 Subaru Outback R L.L. Bean Edition 3.0L havc VIN: 4S4BP86C85
a/c compressor comes on for 30 seconds when car first started and shuts off, evacuated and recharged 15 ozs. per sticker, no change, pressures high 40s and 150 psi, when running, pressure dont change much if i apply voltage to compressor clutch, cools fine. am...
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR18E0W
On this corolla the Odometer and the Speedometer don't work,it has a code PO500 vehicle speed sensor A fault,I check the back of the cluster for any loose connector and is OK.If the speed sensor is bad will the Odometer and the speedometer be affected at the s... Trouble codes: P0500
2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L abs system VIN: 5TDBT44A41
Hi folks. vehicle has premature abs activation mostly on a downhill sharp turn even without brakes applied. I am pretty sure this is not a wheel speed sensor problem, let me explain why. There are no dtc's in any system. I have scoped both front abs sensors an...
2002 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L no shift VIN: JTDBF3OK52
Hello group, I inherited this headache after its been to transmission shops and another mechanical shop. I usually don't get too involved with transmissions but I do specialize in electrical systems. The problem is hard codes for SL1 & SL2 solenoids, P0753 & P...
2003 Toyota Matrix XRS 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2T1KY38E33
This vehicle came in with high NOx readings. There are no DTCs. The cat is testing ok. There is no egr on this vehicle, and timing seems to be working as specified. After the induction clean, it did not get any better. I am completly stumped on this one, pleas...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1996 Honda Civic Si 1.6L stalls in d & r VIN: JHMEK16500
I drove the car for about 80 miles in traffic with no problem. Looking back, I suppose that the partial blockage of the filter caused the start clutch CVI to get out of whack to the point of applying aggressively and stalling the motor. Unplugging the control ...
1999 Honda Civic CX 1.6L Starting VIN: 1HGE16129X
i fix this problem,i change main relay,i apreciate all tecnician,thanks very much to all of you.
2002 Infiniti G20 2.0L reverse\second VIN: JNKCP11AX2
I replaced the transmission with another used one, and flushed the cooler again. So far so good, guess I just got a dud. thanks
2000 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L Exhaust
Hey guy's I had this truck fixed before the help request & was just wondering on the labor rate time. Thanks Kelly, Peter & Jay for your info & time. We decided to charge the customer 5 hrs even though I had about 7 into it since it broke off inside the head &...
1997 Mazda B4000 4.0L battery VIN: 4F4CR16X1V
thanks to those that responded. found the gem to be culprit. replaced and made a happy customer...thanks...jerry
2004 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA06A24
Several suggested that we take care of the noise in the timing cover before we did anything else since that was an evident problem. Gave estimate to customer on possible need of new chains, tensioners and guides. Customer has not decided to proceed at this ti... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Shaft Position Sensor A Circit Error).
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D44
ground for altenator was corroded behind the ww bottle causing higher resistance when measured across the ecm main ground to b- grabbed ground at well know location reisitance dropped withing norm, r/t 3 days everything normal no negative feedback in 1 month ...
2008 Nissan Altima 2.5L airbags VIN: 1N4AL21E08
Thanks to all who replied, for the info.Looks like i just need to clear the codes after the repair. I told the body shop i could do the job and he was happy because the nearest dealer is 150 miles from here.Thanks again.
1999 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L right cv axle boot VIN: 4S3BG685XX
a couple of you suggested header wrap around the converter. great idea and much more practical than trying to fab up a separate heat shield in such a small space. we'll replace the axle again and try this out. it's bound to help. thanks everyone for the respon...
2001 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L cruise VIN: 1NXBR12E11
Bought a cruise cotrol package from M&R Electronics for $250 and is working good.I went through all the salvage yards and it would have costed me the same for used parts. Thanks to all that replied, Roger
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