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1992 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L engine VIN: JHMBB2150N
this used to be my daily car. the problem is while driving the car just died, happened so many time. wait for about 10 min will start right up again. good for about 2-3 months, and it will stall again. and the car have no spark. checked with inline spark teste...
1996 Honda Accord Value Package 2.2L Inital engagement in drive VIN: 1HGCD5697T
Hello everyone, I have one that Im curious about. This Honda when you place it in drive (D4 or D3) it engages into drive then as you start to accelerate, it feels like it goes into gear again kinda like a "double bump". It only occurs once the trans is shifted...
2005 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L Compressor VIN: JNKCV51F25
Compressor will not engage. Peformed self test According to Alldata. All sensors read nornal temps. Using Modis to monitor body and ac inputs.Body module seesac request and is sending ac request to ECM. ECM shows ac relay and signal off. Has new presuure senso...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 4S2CK58DX1
Hi this vehicle came in with a noise in the engine ,very similar to a old bearing,we allready took of the belt and started and it didnt quit,then we check timming belt and pulleys,tensioners ands they were new i put the stetoscope on the escape manifold and i ...
1996 Lexus SC300 3.0L control panel VIN: JT8CD32Z6T
I'm hoping someone has seen this before. I have this SC300 hear that when it came in the A/C control panel didn't work at all. checked for power and ground coming to it and it had it. customer wanted to go with used control head. we got it and installed it and...
2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L radio VIN: NO VIN
radio comes on normal,changes stations,vol bars go up,cd acts normal on ejection channells,radio comes totally perfect but no audio period,scan ok
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L 1-2 Shift VIN: 4A3AA46G51
hello group galant came in on hook,,,had 765,755 codes,checked fluid looks good,,i cleared codes and then trans does shift,,then light comes back on and goes back to limp mode,,,with scanner i can make the soleniods buzz,,they dont click like GM's do tho...i w...
2001 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 6MMAP67P41
This car is my daughters. Tensioner for the timing belt locked up and took out water pump and crank sensor. I put this back together with new tensioner kit, belt and waterpump. Drove it 1 1/2 hours to drop it off to her and it ran great. Got to her location an... Trouble codes: P0154
1984 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, surges at idle VIN: JN1PB14S8E
So this regular customer brings in there car for a clicking under hood when cold, could not verify problem because customer would not leave over night. Then months later cust brought in vehicle with a surging idle, it would idle perfect then all of a sudden it...
2003 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L heat VIN: 3N1CB51D93
we have a 2003 nissan sentra that loses heat through the vents after a couple minutes of driving. the upper and lower radiator hoses are very hot to the touch and the heater hoses are hot only about half way back from the motor. at the heater core both hoses a...
2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AZ08T93
Check vehicle found I thought bad 02 sensor bank1s1,replaced p0031 came back check grounds and wires. All Data has wrong wire color at computer per test.Please help.. Trouble codes: P0031, P0037
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4356345634
keeps kickinn the 1422 code? Trouble codes: P1422
2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Engine VIN: 4TB1BE32K5
Customer brough in vehicle stating that he was driving vehicle and oil light came on he added oil thinking engine oil was low. During inspection of vehicle noticed oil was overfilled with about 3qts. Drained oil and refilled with proper amount of oil. Test dro...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2005 Acura TL 3.2L Drivers power seat VIN: 1DERAKFEN5
A ground under the seat for the module was the cuprit . it was my GFs car so it took a lil while to get around to it lol thanks for all the help
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L c.v joint VIN: KMHDN45D93
thx to everyone on iatn ,customer brought back the vehicle and thanks to tim from fl.hit it right on,,i ended putting some molly grease on and it took care the noise. thank you all
1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN1HJ01F0N
I would like to thank everyone who sent suggestions on repairs for this 92 Nissan maxima. I encounterd multiple problems with this vehicle. The exhaust system at the cat. conv. shows evidence of some restriction, I also encountered severe corrosion problems in... Trouble codes: 33 (O2 circuit prob), 34 (Detonation sensor or circuit).
1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK4358V
Sorry I was so [...] in closing this help request, I just wanted to make sure this thing was fixed. The customer has been logging 60 miles a day and has not had a problem. We went ahead and replaced the neutral safety switch and hopefully thats the end of it.... Trouble codes: P1507.
1996 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JS3TD21V4P
The third o2 (counting the one it came with) worked, and showed me that fuel control worked with the MAF disconnected/connected and code cleared. This ruled out nearly everthing but the MAF, which has a signal (idle and with throttle) but one that is far enoug...
1998 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN87R4W
We learned that injector failure is very common on these systems. It is easy to backprobe them at the PCM and to recomend all 6 injectors be replaced as a set. Our shop is in transition so we didn't get to do all the testing we wanted and the customer has put ... Trouble codes: P0306.
1999 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Timing Belt VIN: 4T1BF18B2X
I WANT TO THAK YOU ALL FOR YOUR TIME & INPUT ON THIS CAR! At this point I will close this request Due to the customers lack of funds & needing the car. What I found is that the idler pulley between the cam gears is the cause of the belt wanting to walk ...
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