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2005 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC53055
We have this Acura that is just killing us! When it first came in we found the code for the VCT. We have a Bosch scan tool thru our laptop and this problem/code only happens after the car is at operating temp. On the scan tool we can see that the VCT gets stuc... Trouble codes: P1009 (VTC Advance malfuntion)
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No OBD II VIN: 1HGCD5649V
-This car was sold in Ct in 2008. In Ct, our emissons test is done through OBD II connector. This Canada car does not have one. The dealer who sold it had added/installed a OBD II connector and it worked, passed emissons -OK. I now have the car here trying to ...
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Control Panel VIN: 1HGCG2251Y
Customer brought car in with A/C not blowing cold. Checked and found air blend door not functioning properly and refridgerant level low. Repaired leak at A/C pressure switch on drier and recharged system. Ran self diagnostics through control panel. Retrived co...
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG6600Y
Thanks in advance . This one came in with a p1164 code and we replace air fuel sensor . came back a month later with same code and thought sensor was defective so i replaced again. Customer is back again with same code . Is there a problem with computer trigge...
2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1HGCG56652
I connected to this car with my Mastertech and found a code 26-1(3rd pressure switch failure) with the following freeze data 1050 RPM,18 mph @ VSS,C-shaft and m-shaft,2nd and 3dr switches off,d4 on(all other positions off),SCS open,shift lock solenoid off,ECT ...
2002 Honda S2000 2.0L Engine VIN: THMAP148T0
When letting off the throttle, engine rpms tend to drop just slighlty too low causing a brief rattle/rumble type noise in the cabin area. I am unable to pin point any cause for the noise (exhaust, mounts, intake leak, etc.) this car is very clean with no signs...
2001 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L Rear Main VIN: JALB4B1411
Hope some Isuzu tech can help us out here. Have a NPR with a 4.8. We replaced a rusted out oil pan and then had oil leaking from the bellhousing. Removed the transmission and flywheel, etc. and the rear main was soaked. This uses a 2 piece seal, similar to old...
2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L Guage fuse VIN: JT8BF28GXY
had a vehicle towed in to our shop, battery voltage 6 volts charge battery and manage to get vehicle in shop but no dash board light , also power windows no operation ,charging system not charging, vehicle bogs, any help
2006 Lexus SC430 4.3L Hesitation VIN: JTHFN48445
we have a customer with a sc430 that has a slight hesitation and almost feels like it actually cuts out for about a tenth of a second. we scanned the computer and come up with no codes. anybody seen any intermittent problems with these as far as fuel or igniti...
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Charging Light VIN: 1YVFP80CX4
Hello Techs. I've got a Mazda 6i with a alternator that seems to be almost cycling in 3 min intervals from charging to not charging (batt light on) at an idle only.I have just been told that there is an overrunning clutch on this alternator that was moved from...
1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT41R4X
Hey this car came in with a problem running. When you drove the car every time you would come to a stop the car would idle so low it would die.i checked the old iac motor and at an idle it was at 55 steps and was idling at 550 rpms,and with a/c on it would jus...
1994 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1RZ27DR1
Alright guys, first off thanks for helping in advanced, now to jump right in it. We first worked on this car about a month ago. It came in for a misfire under load. We originally put plugs, injectors, timing belt, and new serp belts on it. (Timing belt was jus...
2005 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L fuel system VIN: 3N1CB51DO5
Sometimes i try to start the engine and it cranks for about 5 seconds longer then normal. and other times it starts right up.
2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L 2-1 down shift VIN: 4T1BF32K03
Test drove the vehicle and it has a harsh 2-1 down shift just prior to stopping. I have found a TSB TC008-03 which only states that it improves shift quality. I don't know if this will help this type of fault. I have not gone any further at this point. Any sug...
2008 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L VVT-i system failure VIN: 5TDZK23C08
Vehicle came in with top end noise. Engine made a clatter noise, smoothed out then check engine light came on and it stalled. P0345 code in system, stalling and noise drove me to pull bank 2 valve cover. Found intake cam sprocket missing all 3 bolts and exhaus...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1996 Honda Accord DX 2.2L cooling fan VIN: 1HGCD5659T
Coolant fan switch on the water outlet was bad (lower hose) Thanks for the help
2007 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L rear hvac VIN: 2HKYF18537
I have found out through the response on hear and through Identifix that Honda in there infinite wisdom has two different harness's that they use depending on the model but only one switch. The switch has two different connection points but only one is used an...
1994 Mazda Protege 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1BG2246R
Techs: Thanks to all who replied with great information...as most suggested bad distributor...that's what fixed it...thanks again!! Trouble codes: 02 (ne signal).
1986 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1HZ14S7G
All the information provided was good information. However, we had already qualified all the concerns. The engine needs more fuel at cruise to reduce the NOx. When we introduced alternate fuel, the NOx would come down below state average. We did find this vehi...
2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L Mechanical VIN: FJ1SG69654
Replaised AWD ASSE. Fixed problem. Thanks I hope I can help later Jerry
2005 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L exteneded crank VIN: 4T1BE32KS5
I just want to say thanks to everyone for reading and responding to my help request. This was a hard one for me because of the time frame of which the problem was happening. The vehicle would start fine here at our shop except for once in awhile. The extended ...
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