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1993 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L No Start VIN: J2E78WNS09
one of our best lot persons car ,so that makes this a government job.dont mind a great guy.anyhow his rig runs well on cooler weather once hot after a short soak period no start,,plenty of spark ouch,and power to the b+ side of the injector during the failure ...
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L ac compressor VIN: 1HGEM22973
Hi Tech, we charge the system because it was low,the pcm does not grounding the clutch relay,the folloowing scan data read--ac temp at minus 40f,ac switch at 32f,ac pressure at zero,ac switch at 0volt.I disconnect the temp sensor at the evaporator no change on...
1997 Hyundai Tiburon 1.8L transmission controls VIN: KMHJG24M2V
This car came in with reverse only, with fuse #9 for TCM removed it has reverse and third gear fail safe. Concern was fixed previously by rebuilding trans, but concern returned after 8,000 miles. Vehicle was previously at two different shops before it came her...
2004 Kia Optima EX 2.4L No Start VIN: KNAGD12664
This is one of those that everyone and their cousin has worked on. We got this one in with a no start complain. Owner stated that it died while driving. Have good fuel pressure and good cylinder compression. The only problem is no spark. Shop that worked on it...
1999 Mazda Miata 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JM1NB3531X
Ok here you go ive inherited this fine piece of ______t,Intermittanly cold start stumbles falls on its face last a couple min and goes away.Cust states it also surges on highway havnt felt this yet though.Maf reads 4gps at idle ltft and stft lil neg.What is th...
1995 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Timing Chain VIN: 1N4BU31D8S
This vehicle came in with a slight noise under the valve cover at the front of the engine. Found a TSB for timing chain noise. So i replaced the Chains,updated guides and tensioners. Now this thing is crazy noisey from the same area. I didn't use alot of silic...
2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Misfire VIN: 5N1BV28U44
Vehicle came in complaining of stalling/hard start. Had codes set for camshaft position sensor.Replaced cam sensor and upstream 02 (both bank 1). After repairs the vehicle now starts right up but has misfire on cyl#3. Disable #3 injector-no change. Any other i... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire)
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT1238Y
hi tech I have this echo here with o2 code I confirm o2 was very lazy and replace it name brand bosch , after one month mil light on again with the same codes I check the new o2 reading at 2500 rpm it swing back and for nicely but sometime it stay at one spot ... Trouble codes: P0133, P0130
2005 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Radio VIN: 4T1BF30K25
Hi Guys, When the radio is on and you push the rear defroster button the radio turns to static until you turn the defroster off. The rear defroster works fine. Need help
2006 Toyota BELTA 1300CC cvt oil VIN: 1522200020
Hi everyone I just would like to know how to drain and refill CVT oil thanks

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2003 Acura MDX 3.5L Door Locks VIN: 2HNYD18643
Thanks to all technicians. I checked and found 2 broken wires(black and white/red) from the rear lift door(trunk) at top left where the wire harness is in the rubber conduit. The white/red wire control the rear lift door(trunk) actuator. Did not trace what th...
1994 Honda Accord DX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMCD5633R
thanks for all the advise i tryed cleaning ground wires they neede it but no help then i realized the main relay was not powering fuel pump not being grounded by the computer. i pulled the carpet up to get to ecm as soon as i lifted carpet i smelt it, burned e...
2003 Honda Civic GX 1.7L Stall VIN: 1G45633UT3
Well thanks to you guys at IATN another one fixed. Most everyone was correct the converter was dead. Thanks to all that replied,the friend i posted for is now looking into what caused the converter to go bad Thanks Chris
2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.7L Srs VIN: KMHWF35H75
hello, dear IATN members, thank you very much for your promt support, specially rickl he was right on the spot. After cleanning up those connectors of the PSAB the code b1382 didnt come back. That incident refreshed me my brain, long ago I had the same problem...
1996 Lexus LS400 4.0L Steering VIN: JT8BH22F6T
the fix was the power steering ecu. when adding voltage to the lexus rack we had power steering. the aftermarket racks had no change when adding power. my best guess that one of the after market racks shorted out the ecu. thanks to all that replied, edward
2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S3BH675X3
i replaced the radiator with a new one and it fixed the problem i would suggest to anyone who does head gaskets on a subaru to just go ahead and replace it
2004 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBR38E74
Thank for all your replies, first off I want to clear some of the confusion. we replace the oil control valve that mount on the outside of the cyl. head. The fix was the cam gear, like we said before the engine had some work done by other shop, we took the ca... Trouble codes: P0010, P0012.
2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L Shifts into neutral only VIN: JTDKB20U57
We believe the customers(3) wre not pressing the brake pedal long enough when shifting into Drive or Reverse. We were never able to duplicate it. We told the customers to depress the brake pedal until the vehicle is in gear and they have not had any problems...
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