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Open Help Requests for Asian
Help Request Answers
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L lockup VIN: 5FNRL38775
Customer bought van used. Complains of problem since purchase. ECO light illuminates while cruising between speeds of 60-80MPH. Vehicle feels as if it shifts or lunges and then a shudder occurs until ECO light goes off. Shudder does not reoccur until ECO li...
2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Clutch VIN: KMHHN65F03
Found worn out clutch , replaced with after market disc , pressure plate ect... ( was a pull type clutch ) after reassemble clutch will not complety disengage , Remove trans again inspect all parts matched part ( about 300 times ) install another new clutch ki...
1994 Infiniti J30 3.0L ignition lights VIN: JNKAY21D7R
Hi All,Customer brought car in saying car would not cut off unless they put it in neutral.We did`nt get car to do this it cut off in park like it should,But as soon as engine dies all ignition ligts come back on like some cars with a diode in alt bad.Just wond...
1992 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Heater Core VIN: JACDH58W9N
Alright Isuzu techs...where are you at! I am working on a 92 trooper with a 3.2l and the bottom nozzle to the heater core is broken off. I have looked at mitchell and it is very vague on replacement of heater core. Looking at it, the top heater hose is crammed...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L all running lights VIN: KNDJC73343
we can not get any lights to work on this thing. we have checked all the fuses and all are good. we have daytime running lights head lights and dash lights. any help with this thing would be more than apprecated. thank you. happy new year to everyone
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1TA2217S
2.5L Millenia stalls during cruise. Restarts with excessive cranking. Customer brought it into the shop we pulled 6 DTC's. I read about a ground on the thermostat housing coming loose. I had Removed, cleaned, dialectric greased, and, tightend it. I hooked up a... Trouble codes: P0100 (MAF Mass or volume air flow A circuit), P0725 (ckp), P1195 (Manufacturer controlled fuel and air), P1522 (VRIS solenoid), P1777 (TCC Manufacturer controlled transmission), P1792 (TPS Manufacturer controlled transmission)
2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2228Y
Thanks for reading this. The problem is that my scanner (Genisys with system 3.0 and 2008 software and cable)shows LT fuel trim to be -77% to -71%, while ST fuel trim is anywhere from 250% to 22,000%! That is not a typo--22,000 percent fuel trim. Now, we all k... Trouble codes: P0420
2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4KX31G03
Car came in with mill on and code p0442 evap leak small code. Smoke tested car and found hole in rusted out filler neck. Car came back 1 week later with same code and found no leaks but the evap purge solenoid would not hold vacuum on the evap side of solenoid... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap leak small)
1991 Nissan 240SX SE 2.4L Fuel Injectors VIN: JN1MS36P3M
Hey I'm back again but this time with the car running, well sort of. I ran a compression test, all 4 cylinders are great, about 180 psi. Means rings are good, valves are sealing and not sticking. But before tons of oil was coming out of the exhaust. It was a...
2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AN08U65
after cleaning throttle plate of carbon buildup approx after four consecutive starts dtc p0507 idle speed to high was set have since cleared kam and tried again with no resolution attempting to search for any similar or known concerns Trouble codes: P0507
2003 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD29603
i am not a subaru tech. thanks in advance for the help. my friend had a check engine light on for a cat. efficiency code. replace cat with and oem cat. two days later mil on with p0301. code was not there befor. says light off in the morning but after 15 min c... Trouble codes: P0301
1994 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN01PXR
this truck has a intermitant no start cold. cranks fine all the time. when a noid light is installed has no light at the cold start injector most of the time. my Mitchell OD does not have the cold start injector wiring diagram please give some ideas and send a...
2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDBT44A11
This one is making me feel stupid... was called in to remedy a rear 0\2 sensor problem, scanned & found no voltage @ either rear sensor, unplugged & checked for power & ground to heaters, ok! checked for ground to computer & it too was ok! put a signal in the ...
2006 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L brakes VIN: 5TEUX42N76
out in the cold the front brakes lock up and dont realease right away but if you wait a few seconds they will release i can not get it to do it in the shop but it will do it out side in the cold and ice it gets bad enough where you have to put it in 4 wheel dr...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L door locks, brake light, a/c VIN: 2HGE515591
Ran the multiplex controller test, controller failed. The failed controller caused loss of door locks, dome light, A/C. It appears that the battery was jump started positive to negative. The alternator was also damaged. Replaced the underdash controller/fuse...
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NMSG13D57
My thanks to all those who replied. After checking for vacuum leaks, including the pcv valve , I was standing under the truck with it running and thought i heard a hissing noise , like a vacuum leak, at the fuel tank. I clamped off the canister purge hose ...
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on, abs light on aswell VIN: JTJGF1DV62
Thank you all who replied. we replaced the charcoal canister and the light never came back on. sorry for the delayed respose. Trouble codes: P0440.
2001 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L Misfire, no spark cyl.3&4 VIN: JM3LW28Y11
The boys in B.C. got their schtuff together. George, Micheal and Marty who helped me out on my last help request...also a Mazda, these P.O.Ss keep kickin my yayhoo. This ones been a month, customers in a rental, and it ain't right yet so PLEASE STAY IN TOUCH!!...
1991 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Brake Bleeding VIN: JT3AC11R2M
Thanks to all for the help .pulled master cyl to bleed and start fresh found bad master talked to customer it was a reman thanks again
1992 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT2ST87N9N
Thank you for all your help. The problem turned out to be mechanical. The exhaust cam on the reman engine we installed was five teeth retarded. It came that way from the factory. Thank you again. Jack [...]
2000 Toyota Tacoma SR5 2.7L head gasket VIN: 4TAWM72N3Y
Sorry for the long delay. The customer returned with vehicle with no signs of contamination in coolant. I can only assume the quick change guys accidently put some kind of oil in the cooling system. All is well. Thank you for all of the replies and great i...
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