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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78873
customer thinks it's a trans problem but I don't think so. after getting hot an d cruising at 60-65 mph cuts out like key turned off and the shift indicator will go out and so will the check engine light that is on due to po1163(o2).once problem occurs can not...
1997 Isuzu N NPR 3.9L upshift VIN: JALB4B1K4V
If i could get code 17 definition and testing chart.Also tps adjustment procedure that would be great. I have no other info on this vehicle.
2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58Y64
vehicle was purchased by our shop with blown engine broken cam ,locked up,we installed another used engine,cranks but no start,has ignition other tech sprayed starting fluid backfires like it is in retarded mode slightly,we have communication with solus pro sc... Trouble codes: P0113 (Iat sensor circuit), P1125 (Etc limit performance), P1290 (Etc forced idle mode), P1295 (Etc power management), P1242 (Undocumented high fuel pressure sensor)
2005 Isuzu N NPR 5.2L engine VIN: JALC4B1655
Motor has engine oil in cooling system, black oil on top of coolant. Previous repairs have been performed at different shop, we are thinking that the head gasket is leaking the oil into the cooling system. Oil cooler and turbo have been repalced. Has anyone de...
2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Camshaft Gears VIN: KNADC12565
Have the cylinder head out for repair and made a rookie mistaske. Noticed after I had the cam gears off that they both can be lined up on the pin in the end of the cam at 180 degrees. Just wondering if I should line up the "I" for intake cam at pin and "E" for...
2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, No communication VIN: 1YVGF22D1Y
We have tried to communicate with the PCM, but it will not do unless we Use OBDII Global. We have checked the wiring, pins etc, and no luck, also, it idles horrible, once in drive it runs fine, the most pressing issue here is being able to get info from it bes...
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L eps steering VIN: JM1FE17N34
I hope you guys can help, this mazda RX8 came in with no steering assist and the steering control light on. pulled codes found B1342. can reset module using the 20 brake application in 8 second perameter re-set. it will the work for a few key cycles then go ba...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Stall, Misfire VIN: 4A3AA6G5YE
This vehicle came in a no start, spraying a little starting fluid I was able to start it once, it died out immediately. After that, I was able to start it every time after that only to die out unless playing with the throttle quite a bit. Anything under 3k RPM...
1984 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HZ16S4E
OK guys, I have a tough one. I have this 84' nissan 300ZX that was brought to me for a no start when vehicle is warmed up or ran for a little while. First time in the morning starts right up, but won't idle on its own. I have fuel and spark all of the time. In...
1991 Nissan D21 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N6ND11S3J
I need a source for a new or reman MAF sensor for this truck. I've tried WorldPac, IMC, A1-Cardone (def not my preference), and all 4 of my local area warehouses and theres not even a part number listed for the MAF. The dealer wants to sell me the entire throt...
1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L compressor VIN: JN1CA21D8T
I have this maxima here that has no ground signal to the a/c compressor relay. If you jumper the relay the compressor kicks on and everything works normally and blows cold. But the computer will not ground the relay. This is an auto climate control system, and...
1998 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK4251W
I followed mitchell's flow chart 3 times, confirming what i already knew. terminal 10 at PCM is less than 10 volts. Resisntance between vent solenoid and ground is infinate, between vent and Pcm is less than 10 Ohms, about 1 ohm. Seloniod resistance of vent is... Trouble codes: P1400
1995 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions
Checking out o2 sensor it reads .450 volts at 2500 rpm. Scanner indicates the vehicle is in closed loop but the voltage stays flat (scope pattern) at a constant rpm. When I blip the throttle the the pattern jumps straight up out of the 1 volt range of the scop...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L abs VIN: 4T3ZF19CX1
thanks in advance.i need alittle help with this van.abs light is on,but when i jump e1 to tc the light just i have used my meter to see if any of the speed sensors would dropout.nothing seems out of place.the thing is why is this light on and i can...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1996 Honda Accord Value Package 2.2L Inital engagement in drive VIN: 1HGCD5697T
Well, thanks to everyone that replied. I gather from all the replies its a normal condition. I was just curious and the customer wasn't complaining about it either.
1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1999HONDAC
Thanks to all the Techs for the help and for sharing their experience with this problem. I replaced the ignition after experiencing the stall while wiggling the key. Sure enough it would stall everytime.
2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8L No Start VIN: 2HGFG11887
Thanks to all who took time to reply. I was unable to program the used pcm with my Vedis. My Vedis has the option to program keys on the Honda but even though I recently updated it, the option for Honda only went up to 'o6 and this was an '07. I'm not sure i...
2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0L clutch VIN: KMHDU46DI7
thanks to all the techs that gave their input on this doozy. most where right i was going to have to pull the trans anyway. Brad from australia hit it on the head, after pulling the trans, we saw that the throw-out bearing was broken where the fork holds on to...
1995 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Alternator VIN: JACDJ58Y3S
Thanks Everyone with times gettin hard I took in this car ( I should have known better ) but the guy had his own part. At the end it was just a waist of time. He didn't want to buy another alt. and as to not drag this out more I just let him go. A costly lesso...
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13142
Thanks alot to everyone for responding to my post. You guys nailed it. Rear cam was 4 teeth off. 4. I cant believe it ran as well as it did. Good job guys. I apreciate the help. My customer appreciates it also. Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0303.
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: KNDJC73363
Fixed! There was a mixup somehow in the model of this Kia in that is was a Sorento not a Sedona which led to some confusion about front bank/rear bank plugs as this is a conventially mounted [not transverse] 3500. You can get all the plugs out without removal ...
2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12535
Thanks for all of the info. I registered for the Kia site and used their info (which contradicts aldata and muddied my brain even more)but it left me hanging. I followed their diagnostic process and it said to repair open/short in the circuit and that was it... Trouble codes: P0036, P0030, P0420.
2005 Lexus GS430 4.3L Unknown VIN: JT8BL69S25
well we could not find a problem, found out that the problem happened after the vehicle sat for a week. we ended up doing a bg crankcase cleaning with moa. and factory oil filter. noise has not returned. advised customer that niose may have been caused by all ...
2000 Mazda Miata SE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB3530Y
Thanks for the help on this one. A lot of guys said split the intake plenum an clean all the ports we did that and it was clean. one guy said move the vacuum line to the port on the throttle body. I had one guy call me. He actually had pix of fixxes and said d...
2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3MA3941434
sorry for not getting back sooner to all who responded. i have not fix the car but i do believe i know what the problem is. by the scan tool numbers the timing jumped or stretch a tooth. i am assumimg that the car will still run good even with this but afte... Trouble codes: P0340, P0345.
1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA2101T
This is one of those once in a lifetime fixes.After checking everything , and finding nothing I had a free one time fix help from Identifix I put to good use.I described everything I checked going with the symtons the ignition system presented.Identifix said l...
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1CA31D41
Thank you for all responses. I was thinking ECM, but wanted a little help. Customer has not brought his vehicle back in yet.
2006 Toyota Highlander Sport 3.3L Cooling Systems VIN: JTEEP21A21
Thanks everyone for your help. I removed the front upper stud and was able to remove the mount. I ended up making a tool to hold the cam gears for removal. It was nice using a timing belt that had marks on it, I wish all manufacturers would put marks on there ...
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