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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L air flow VIN: 1HWHN57UI3
hey honda guys i have this 05 accord ex with automatic dual climate air conditioning we replaced a compressor and drier because the compressor would not turn on the passenger side air is cold but the drivers side is luke warm the temp door motors work like the...
1992 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKNG01C2N
I have ths Q45 it is my shop car when it gets hot is looses power and sometimes back fires through the intake and runs rough and smokes at idle, and after running it and letting it sit it is hard to start. Other times it runs great. There is a code 21 and 16 w... Trouble codes: 16 (TCS signal), 21 (Ignition signal)
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L charging voltage is @ 12.9 VIN: JNKCA31A61
Vehicle came in to our shop, not charging with a completely dead battery. We installed a new battery and an alternator. 2 weeks later it came back with the battery drained down and the alternator not putting out proper voltage. A new battery and an alternator ...
2006 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73376
Ok i have a few questions but of course getting this thing fixed is the most important thing! Customer states vehicle will run rough after a long trip, at least 3hrs of driving. I have taken it on numerous test drives and let it idle in the heat. I have got it... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 misfire), P0454 (Fuel pressure sensor malfunction)
1991 Lexus ES250 2.5L cruise control VIN: JT8VV22TXM
veh. came in ,timing belt,water pump was replaced. veh came back and cruise was inop, light comes on but will not set. Tried to do the procedure in alldata but it is vague. type a diagnostic code chart.no1 turn key on, hold to set/coast postion,it blinks a 2 t...
2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Prndl VIN: 1N4AL11D32
This 2002 Altima has a flickering PRNDL display. Each segment of the PRNDL is an individual diode. Actually, it is PRND321. I have substituted grounds, swapped grounds at the dash, checked F14 ground from the TCM, checked powers and grounds at TCM and Instrume...
2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L wont rev VIN: 1N6AA06B04
What I need to know first is are both sensor 1 and sensor 2 supossed to have a 5 volt reference. I think they should but I have 5 volts on 1 and .16 on the other. After ecm replacement the 4 codes keep coming back and it stays in limp in mode. Any help or idea... Trouble codes: 2122 (2138 -), 2138 (1229 -), 1229 (0550 -), 0550
1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1VK13E2P
TOYOTA TECHS HELP!!! I have been messing with this issue for 2 weeks of and on.The car came in with a complaint of no start after he drives a few miles or more he will stop & go into a store etc. & when he returns there is a no start issue engine cranks strong...
1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT2AE09B3R
Vehicle fails emission test at idle. Here in Idaho we only use HC & CO for test. I started by checking all the basic items and all seemed good. I did find the O2 wasn't switching at all. This vehicle does have that oil burning smell. Not sure how that affects ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L system pressures VIN: KLAVA6927Y
I have come to the conclusion it is most likely the expansion valve, but have recomended both. Will see later if she chooses to fix. Thanks for all the help. Jackie C.
1996 Honda Civic CX 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2HGEJ6324T
Hello, fellow IATN members, thank you for you timely replies, all were of great help. turns out the customer's son messed up with this car,and for some reason he removed the MAP sensor from T.B, and lost the sensor O' ring seal, causing a small vacuum leak fro...
1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Thanks to everyone no fix as yet. Customer is driving for now and will return in the fall when he has had time too think Trouble codes: 0301 (0302 -), 0302 (0304 -), 0304 (0305 -), 0305 (0303 -), 0303 (0306 -), 0306.
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1860Y
I have some good suggestions about physically cleaning the egr passages, rather than the chemical method I used. Customer is currently out of town/state until late August- so until I get him back this is closed, but not fixed. Trouble codes: P0401 (Catalyst efficiency), P0420 (Egr).
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L Trans. Goes In Limp In Mode VIN: KM8SB82B51
Thank you to those who responded. We did replace the correct sensor. From what I learned from identifix it appears that if there is slippage inside the transmission this code can set. We did power and ground the output sensor for insurance to make sure it wa...
2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L Stop light switch VIN: KNDJA72302
Thank you for all the suggestions. Customer picked vehicle up and possible will return it for us to check other areas out. I do appreciate all the help.
2004 Kia Optima EX 2.4L No Start VIN: KNAGD12664
Well, thanks for all the great suggestions but it wound up being the fuel pressure regulator leaking through the vacuum hose! I did pinch off the purge valve as some of you suggested and gave the car back to the customer for a few days. He said it was still do...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N6ED27T0Y
This was a tricky one . I removed all injectors , left them connected , crancked engine found a perfest spray pattern, deceded not to change injectors . swapped agood distributor and MAF sensors , both made no change. Fue pressure regulator tested good , and n... Trouble codes: P0300.
1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L temperature VIN: 4S3BD6359S
To sum things up quickly, replacing the radiator solved everything. in addition i replaced the thermostat and flushed the system after the install. checking the trans cooler for leaks had never occurred to me so, i checked it once the old one was out. Using 12...
2005 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 5TEPX42N25
drove for several miles never got this vechile to stall or die gave back to the customer came back again all 4 codes triied again to get it to die nothing so we put 4 coils in the customer has been gone for several days so far so good Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354.
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