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2002 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L Unknown VIN: 19UUA56842
So we have the 3.2TL Type S come in asking us to find the overheating problem. We checked it up and found out that the thermostat is not working properly and that the radiator fluid is very dirty and looks very muddy. We changed the thermostat and we also flus...
1998 Honda Prelude 2.2L fuse 14 VIN: JHMBB6246W
This prelude came in with the complaint the shift lever is locked all the time. fuse #14 blows when it feels like it. its a black/yellow wire that goes everywhere here is the list Guages,ELD,EGR sol.,Evap bypass sol.,Evap control sol.,TCM., O2 sensors,Alternat...
2001 Honda Passport LX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 456CK58W11
well after this suv came with a flashing SES when cold and came with lean rich codes.p0172, p0174 p0175. i spayed around intake and i found a leaky intake and replce gaskets along with spark plugs. Then it was sent out, but two days later the car came back wit... Trouble codes: P0172, P0174, P0175, P0300
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L timing VIN: KNDUP13173
hello, I am getting ready to replace the timeing belt on this kia 3.5L. I removed the timing covers, and lined up the timing marks. All of which line up except the intake cam sprocket mark on the left bank is off by 2 teeth. I do not want to remove the belt, ...
2002 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22132
I tested per Alldata and found nothing wrong. While the engine was running I applied vacuum to the EGR valve and the motor ran rough. Thus the passages and the EGR valve are OK. I tested the boostsensor, etc and found no problems. I put my vac gauge in place o... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR flow problem)
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AC84H63
This eclipse came in no start. Customer states he drove it home no problems. Next morning no start. Started with the easy stuff. Verified complaint. Turns over normal. No Start. Checked all fuses in underhood fuse/relay box. All good. Checked fuses inside. All...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D5X
Car came in hydro locked, long story short it got an auto recycler, mileage equivalent, engine. Car is california emissions. Swapped in the used engine with the cars old harness. Saved all old sensors off the blown engine, coilpacks, crank sensor, cam sensor. ... Trouble codes: P0325 (p1130-), P1130 (p1336-), P1336
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D93
This car has a intermittent cranks but no start all spark plugs flooded im thinking maf but too expensive to put one in there and not being the cause. Let me know what you think or if you had one with the same problem
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Stall VIN: 1N4AL11DO5
Vehicle came in c-s intermit vehicle will shut off and would restart, did get vehicle to stall out, no trouble codes in engine, tranny did have u1000 can comm error, when vehicle stalls out didnt matter hot or cold ,would happen in bay by just rev vehicle up a... Trouble codes: U1000 (Can comm error in tranny)
2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 453BL62676
Code sets after about 15 minutes of run time. I use a snapon modis scanner and have monitored the o2 sensors. At the time of the code set I have taken a snap shot with the graphing mode and found that the rear o2 sensor drops out to zero and the front o2 senso... Trouble codes: P0131
1989 Toyota Cressida 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JT2MX83E8K
Replaced water pump and then started engine. Probable blown head gasket was known, however idle searches between 1100 and 2000 rpm after engine warms up. Replaced head gasket blown on #6 resurfaced cylinder head and checked block for warpage. None found. Put i...
1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L rear brakes VIN: 4TANL42NXX
hi Toyota techs, we have a 99 tacoma here with a 2.7 eng and auto trans. the clients complaint is that he cant get rear brakes to lock up. we have checked the complaint and we cant get rear to lock up we did a few panic stops from 15 to 35 mph and can never g...
2002 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L navigation VIN: JTEHT05J82
Customer came in with a message reading "no disk detected" on the display screen. She askes us to installher new navigation disk. we attempted to load new disk in 6 slot cd player located in center console. It would not read new disk. Are we putting it in the ...
2006 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L SLT solenoid VIN: 1NXBR32E76
Hello guys I receive a Corolla with the following symptom The automatic transmission shocks when the D position is selected The check engine light turns and remains ON always afetr start the engine In order to solve the problem I have performed the following...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Honda Accord LX 3.0L All Gears VIN: 1HGCG2257X
Thank you very much for all your time. But it turned out that the vehicles tachometer in the cluster was off and that is how we decided that it was a late shift. I should of had it on a scan tool right away. It was showing a lower RPM on the scantool than th...
2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD18721
Various replies said to ck. the valve timing and adjustment. We triple checked all and did a cyl. leakdown test. Turns out that the new spark plugs were faulty. Replaced the brand new double platinum plugs with conventional ones and problems all gone. Cannot e...
2006 Infiniti M35 3.5L Temp control VIN: JNKAY01F56
After swaping drivers & passenger side actuators still have pass temp door code and actuator will not operate I have no B+ to any actuator on passenger side of car I suspect ribbon is broken I have ordered 1 when I replace it I will post results
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Radio VIN: 4A3AC54L0Y
Thanks for all the replies. Jason gave the correct code and it worked. Thank you so much Jason! All other replies told me to call the dealership with the serial number. Dealer in town wanted $ for this. Thanks again.
2000 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Line pressure solenoid VIN: 1N4DL01DXY
I will call this one fixed. Customer had a friend with same year Altima and agreed to lend the TCM. As soon as I had it plugged in the voltage test on R/W and Pnk/blk wire made sense. Volts on R/W were at 2.6v with throttle closed and gradually went down to .6...
2000 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Clutch VIN: 5N1ED28Y1Y
This problem has been too intermittent to diagnose, in fact hasn't happened in last too weeks and we have never duplicated it. Have to close this post at this time though. Have bled extensively but pretty sure from cust description it is not a hydraulic proble...
2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Air bag Module VIN: 1N4AL11D26
A BIG Thanks to Justin from Indiana for the link to Nissan AirBag Code Descriprion, passanger side airbag harness connectors were fused/melted together . Had to replace dash harness and light went out . Thanks again .
1998 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK4251W
Well, thank you Calvin. You basically, couldn't understand why I was having such a problem with such a simple circuit. I rechecked everything again. I checked resistance at the pcm to purge valve again, I had a good wire. Checked for continuity to ground at th... Trouble codes: P1400.
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4356345634
put used compter in and purge would cycle.when grounded at pin 72 at ecm it would only drop to 6.5 v. running at terminal 2 voltage was 24 v Trouble codes: P1422.
2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L TCM communication circuit high VIN: 4S3BH67524
I used the advice I recieved. I checked the voltage at terminal(137) 19 on the ECM and got 5.15v. I checked the voltage at terminal 10 (B54)and got 10.2v. I then checked the powers and grounds and they all checked out good to the TCM. I then checked the sensor...
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