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1992 Acura Integra LS 1.8L compressor VIN: JH4DA351NS
hello this thing came in for no ac, no power to compressor, found no ground at dual pressure switch, grounded compressor runs, before replacing switch another tech tried something and applied 12 volts to switch, replaced switch now nothing works, blue light in...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L all gauges VIN: 2HGES26854
hello to all, got this civic that came in today with the speedo,tach,temp and fuel gauge not working. wiggled ign switch still inop. restarted the car and all the guages started working. customer drove the car to our shop a good 15 miles with all the guages in...
2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM2193S
car came in with p0135, o2 sensor heater circuit fault b1s1,customer stated fuel mileage was terrible, scanner read, heater circuit fault, "yes" check power & ground to heater circuit OK. replaced sensor. (very expensive sensor, by the way!) cleared codes road... Trouble codes: P0171
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L tcc VIN: 5FNRL38625
Running stuck with this Odyssey. At 63 - 67 kms/h at steady load, the engine rpm jumps up slightly and it feels as if the torque convertor unlocks for a split second and then relocks - happens every few seconds. Sometimes it is ok and other times it will do th...
2006 Honda Civic DX 1.8L dash lite VIN: 2HGFG11876
trying to clear codes,cannot identify scs connector or mes connector don't want to guess.alldata is not very specific any help would be greatly appreciated!
1999 Infiniti Q45 T 4.1L No Start VIN: JNKBY31A0X
Hello everyone, I have this Infinity Q45T that having problem with Security System. This vehicle has been to Infinity dealer, Nissan dealer and neither can fix the problem. The problem is when they try to reprogram key and BCM, there is no communication with N...
2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L crankshaft VIN: KNDJA72362
car ran fine when it left our shop 1000 miles later the crankshaft broke right at the front snout at the timming pulley. was just wondering if anyone else has had a problem with kia crankshafts braking after a timming belt failure or at anytime.
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.3L tcc activation @ highway speeds VIN: JM1TA22231
highways speeds tcc lite comes on & vehicle starts to slow down. vehicle has code c-1118 trac control indicated torque reduction circuit in code history. is there a tsb for this problem or a know fix? two questions for anyone who can help me. mitchell is askin...
1990 Mitsubishi SHOGUN 4/4 2500CC glo-plug circuit VIN: L149G-4005
bad starting. new glo plugs (4) 2 were bad. found that 12 volts at plugs and relay output,but only approx 2 seconds, relays also switch on-off for approx 10 to 15 seconds after starting --on for approx 1 second. obviously control problem from ecu or bad sensor...
1994 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L Starter VIN: 1N4EB32A2R
We have tried three different staters, and the first one was the worst. The other two began to grind shortly after the car left. The flywheel does not have anything more than just a slight rounding on all of the teeth. There are no flywheel teeth missing any...
1996 Nissan 200SX SE 1.6L No start VIN: 1N4AB42D6T
Daughter parked the car Friday night. I moved it Saturday morning. Sat all weekend. No start this morning (Tuesday), fast crank. I told myself, timing belt/chain and went to work. Looked at it this evening. Chains in tact. Washed cylinders? Plugs dry. Added oi...
2008 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L combo meter VIN: 5N1AN08W78
condition occoured over weekend, svcd truck friday, oc wash detail etc, drove after the above no problem. monday retrieved trk from sales lot, tach= 1500 then dead oil gauge= mid way then dead trans pos indicator= flashes tpm flashes brake lite falshes abs lit...
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Whistle VIN: JF1GD70654
We have an 04 STI in the shop for a noise. It has a "whislte" (that is as best I can describe it, sounds more like a rotating whistle than a whislte with your mouth) noise under boost. The noise reaches its peak at about .05 MPa and greater on the stock boost ...
1993 Toyota Supra 3.0L speedometer VIN: JT2JA81J10
I don't have enough diagnostic info on this problem. Speedometer won't go above 10 mph on dash, scanner reads kph, counts up everytime you drive it. Maybe someone has had this problem and can tell me how to diagnose it. Looks like speed sensor #1 is part of cl...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10V6V
I have a Rav4 with a P0172 system rich code. I replaced the 02 sensor to see if any change. none. Started looking at fuel evap to see if any thing there would cause the STFT to be at -20 and the LTFT to be at -30. I started to check the MAF and found th e ref ... Trouble codes: P0172 (System rich)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCE6644S
John hit it on the head. The purge solenoid was clicking but was not opening. We replaced the purge solenoid and all is well so far. Thanks for all the replies and appreciate the help. Trouble codes: P0441 (Canister Purge).
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN46D04
all good info from you guys, I ended up replaceing canister, and filter on the filler neck. I was intermittantly sticking shut and not releaseing vacuum from tank. Thanks for all your help Trouble codes: P0449.
2007 Lexus RX350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T2HK31U67
Yes! I found the TSB. I tried to find the TSB with the keyword, P0025, however it didn't show anything with that. When I opened the TSB at the engine perfoemance, I could find the only one TSB. It was that. I sent the customer to the dealership for the warrant... Trouble codes: P0025 (exhaust camshaft position timing-over [...]).
2007 Nissan Versa S 1.8L Hatchback release VIN: 3N1BC13E97
Thanks for the quick and great responses! Gary's description was a big help of how the lock system works, and Tony's wiring diagram helped the diagnosis alot. The problem was in the drivers door, the lock/unlock actuator switch had popped off it's clips and wa...
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BG6858V
Hello, Thanks for the help. Wow when you Think You seen it all.We had a no start condition and went thru the steps and found we had no ck engine light.We checked all the fuses (WE thought)We got to main relay and found no power to one of the red wires.We tra...
2003 Suzuki Aerio GS 2.0L No 2-3 shift and no reverse VIN: JS2RA41S43
Sorry about the late fix post on this puddle-jumper. The problem was in fact internal to the used replacement transmission. Odd that it acted exactly the same as the first. The cooler was clear (new radiator) so I did another used trans (I normally don't de...
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L 1st gear slip VIN: JTEHH2OV51
first i want to thank all who offered help ecm was trouble as all said tony gave me great advice on how to prove it tony ur awesome new ecm all so far thanks again jimmy
2004 Toyota Sienna XLE Limited 3.3L v s c VIN: 5TDBA22C04
ok here goes ... we replaced the steering angle sensor and yaw sensor with updated parts both per tsb for this problem, updated the software, cleaned and replaced 2 wheel speed sensors that broke during removal.the l.f wheel sensor had a glitch on the scope ...
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