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1996 Honda Civic CX 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2HGEJ6324T
dear iatn staff and members, I'm asking for you help on this one.vehicle came for emissions inspection, check engine light was on , dtc#p1337 pressent, due to missing ckp sensor #2. sensor installed, codes cleared, no more codes set,but it is running rich at i...
2002 Honda Civic DX 1.7L MIL Lamp on, Runs good VIN: 1HGEM77962
Veh has a code p1259 vtec system failure. veh had the cylider head gasket replaced 6 months ago due to over heating. road tested and all was fine at that time. cust returned today saying veh light has been on since it left with this code. No complaints of any ... Trouble codes: P1259
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L compressor VIN: KM85SC73E7
Refrigerant leaked out within 3 weeks. Cannot find anything with dye. Used a electronic tester but i have my doubts in it because it's very old and out dated. It does work on big leaks but not so sure on small leaks. Working on a new one. Do these have any com...
2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Idle slow to drop? VIN: JA4LX31G23
Third time around for this problem it doesn't happen while I have the car (nothing new there). The only thing I've noticed it seems to take it's time coming down from a high idle, maybe 4 to 8 seconds, and even longer when it's cold. The diagnostic chart says ... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle speed higher than expected)
1987 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN8HD16Y9H
I need some help on this one please. This '87 Nissan Pathfinder has a real intermiten problem. It only happens to me when the truck is hot. It will have a bad hesitation on take off and sometimes it will die and not restart until it seams to cool. When it will...
2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 5TENL42N72
Hi Toyota techs, I have a 2002 tacoma here that is a delivery vehicle. It intermitently stalls and dies while driving(it has happened twice now)...the last time after vehicle had been driven all day over 100 miles. the strange thing is when I have checked ve...
2007 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 2T1BR32E77
Greetings Fellow members, We have a 07 Toyota Corolla that has been in the shop twice and is about to come back for the third (on Saturday) time for an extremely odd brake noise. History: 20k Miles ago we've replaced Front Pads and Rotors using Toyota Parts. ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2003 Acura EL 1.7L Compressor VIN: 2HHES35853
As it turns out all wiring diagrams I had were incorrect. Thermoswitch is defective. A/C request must pass through switch before it gets to multiplex control. Thermo switch was not even in that part of the circuit if you use shopkey's info! It was shown as bei...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRDR09Y51
AFTER STRUGGLE [...] NORAML. CAR RUN GOOD AND NO DTC. THANK YOU. Trouble codes: P1130 (Swirl control valve), P1165 (Swirl control switch).
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L immobilizer VIN: 4A3AA46G8Y
Well as I expected there is no "magic bullet" on a mitsubishi theft system-you must have a factory scanner to work on it-no way to bypass it either-owner is taking it to the big city for the dealer to fix-Thanks for the replies-Deke
1994 Nissan 240SX SE 2.4L Cuts out VIN: JN3MS37AXR
thanks for all the replies .it actually ended up being an open wire in the knock sensor harness . i repaired the wire .the problem went away. Trouble codes: 34 (egr lift sensor), 35 (knock sensor).
2006 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.3L Oil Sytem VIN: JTEEP21A66
Thanks to all that replied. I knew about the factory warranty possibility long before i started this job however i talked to Toyota and they said the customer must supply them with service records and show they have the oil changed every 5k or less or there wa...
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