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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L vibration VIN: 1HGCG2258W
98 honda accord has vibration on accel and right turn, feels like its coming from the left front. Inspected vehicle found front and left motor mounts bad, replaced both. Pass cv axle replace aprox. 1 month ago, driver cv axle replaced as attempt to fix vibrati...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD78884
Leak checked EVAP sys. numerous times and have come up with no leaks. Using scanner have operated purge sol., canister vent and bypass valve all seem to be working. My question is what does the bypass sol. do during evap lk. check and am I checking it correctl... Trouble codes: P1457
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38785
Customer tells us this problem began right after timing belt job, never fails at the shop but always comes back with those 2 codes, have wiggled harness, tapped ecm and cranks sensor but no glitches, inspected harness, crank sensor and sensor ring all look ok,... Trouble codes: P0339, P0344
1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7239W
Gentlemen, i have this killer kia which could be the death of me, problem is sometimes maybe once a week there is a slight hesitation on acell when cold,and other times sitting at idle when hot in gear no gas the engine just misfires for a revolution or two, t... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass air flow proformance)
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L abs VIN: JTJHF10U22
after backing up wheb= you pull forward abs activates rf brake no codes only happens after backing up then pulling forward
2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L c1223 c1225 VIN: JTHBD19202
Hi there lexus pros. I have this clean IS300 in with the ABS light on with codes C1223 and C1225. As near as I can tell, this indicates an Open or Short Circuit In Brake Actuator Solenoid Circuit. Per alldata, i ran through and tested the resistance values of ...
2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Driveline VIN: 4F2YZ94163
we have a 2003 mazda tribute 4wd with a vibration in the driveline about 55 mph and up. The customer was told by other shops it could be the driveshaft and/or the transfer case. It is difficult to zero in on the vibration with the car in the shop and not mov...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G62
This vehicle will, at times, set codes P0335 and P0340. Crank and cam postion sensor circuit malfunction. Both codes will set at the same time. We did voltage and drop tests on all 3 wires at both sensors and all was withing specs. The scope patterns looks goo... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4AMM21S34E
Hello, people. I need some help here, before buying unnecessary parts. This P0141 heated circuitry on Bank 1 sensor two code is confusing me, Unfortunately I do not have the service manual for the Endeavor. Checking on an Eclipse 3.8L engine's manual that I do... Trouble codes: P0141 (heated circuit in the oxygen sensor Bank 1 sensor 2 scanner info)
2008 Mitsubishi Raider LS 3.7L Misfire VIN: 1Z7HC22K38
I hope some of you Chrysler folks can help me out here. I have this Mitsu Raider (aka Dodge dakota) which has a constant missfire at 2700rpm only. Watching missfire count using scan tool it will miss on cyl. 1 and 4 only mostly cyl 1 with a count of 230+ and c... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random mulitple missfire)
1995 Subaru Legacy 2.2L Control panel VIN: 4SEBKB353S
when turn on ignition switch the control panel check engine light flash and turn off, but other light (example oil, battery, ect.) stays on. I am guessing either very low voltage going to ignition system. the car crank but cannot run. there is a clicking soun...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L shift solenoid #3 VIN: 4S3BG6852V
Hi, I have a subaru here that I really need some help with.It came in with a code PO763 Shift solenoid #3 electrical problem.It has no drivability problem and shifts perfectly.I have tested the circuit from the 16 pin connector at the top of the bell housing ...
2005 Subaru Legacy i 2.5L Starting VIN: 4S3BP61605
hey guys car towed in for no start. battery is good the strarter will not engage. acts like the nuetral saftey. we have a po1518 code which is low voltage from ignition . looked at alldata schematic which isn't very clear on the starter relay looks like there ...
1994 Suzuki Sidekick JS 1.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JS3TD03V1R
This rig came in running very poor at cruise and on accel. Another tech checked it over and it had codes for TPS and idle switch malfunction and for EGR. He swept the TPS and it had a hole in the middle of the sweep, and the idle switch was dead. He ordered a ...
1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4T1BF12B5V
hi i really need help on this one. this toyota came in with a no start and it did start but would die as soon as you put it in gear. it would do this a couple times before it wouldnt start at all. dont have spark or injector pulse. hook scanner up and have no ...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4TANL42NXW
hellow to all hope someone can help,we have this toyota in the shop that has a noise around the front of the crankshaft when the engine warms up at idle. removed all the external belts and the noise goes away. no matter what belt you put on and tighten the noi...
1999 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Alt Light VIN: JT3HT05J1X
Hi guys, i have this land cruiser that the batt light will not go out, problem started with old alt at times would put out 17.50 volts and turn light on but not all the time. Replace alt with new from rock auto and now light is on all the time alt putting out ...
2000 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L fuel VIN: 1NXBR12EXY
Customer has problems starting vehicle after fill up.Has to hold accel pedal to floor to get it to clear out.I noticed that when i took to fill up,i pinchrd off hose to canister vent valve and hose from throttle body,vehicle would start and run fine until i re...
2002 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L transmission VIN: 5TEGN92N12
2 years later I recieved the truck for MIL. Scanned for codes P0770 SL solenoid malfunction or TCC lock up solenoid circuit open or shorted. I test circuit for open and short and did not find anything wrong. This solenoid is normally open, when power is applie...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2004 Acura TL 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 19UUA66274
Found Bent valve & seats due to extreme overheat. Had valve job done - problem solved. I should have done this the first time... Live and learn.
2006 Acura TL 3.2L All gears VIN: 19UUA65586
Just want to say THANK YOU to all you guys for taking time out off your busy day to give me some pointers.When i get this customer to drop his car back off i will be sure to let you know what happens.Again thanks guys,this site is worth every penny.
2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Door Locks VIN: KMHWF35H13
Thanks,to all the replies. The car has not locked up again.lol I must have chased the gremlin away mometarily :)The only connector I unplugged was the connector at the drivers door actuator.I will post a fix if the problem comes back. Will start my rediag. at...
2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Starting VIN: KMHDN46D05
well do to my surprise after all it was just another bad starter thanks for the replies.
2001 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.5L air bag VIN: JN8DR07X81
sorry for the delay. The customer finally brought back the vehicle and after a little but of fooling around with it it was off to the local dealer who cleared the codes and all is well. Thanks for the help it was much appreciated.
2007 Suzuki XL-7 Luxury 3.6L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2S3DA21777
I have been chasing my tail with this one. I have checked plugs, coils, fuel pressure etc. Nothing has showed its head. Sent cust to dealer. Will post if I hear anything. Thanks for the responses. Trouble codes: P0050, P0154, P0008, P0300, P0302, P0304.
1990 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L camshaft VIN: JT4VN18D3L
sorry for the delay on the fix, I thought i had closed this request. After reading all of the comments I spent a little time and talked the customer out of doing anything to the motor, he is now doing some research on a 350 chev conversion for it. Go figure he...
1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Monitors, OBD II, VIN: JT2BG12K0T
A wise teacher/instructor once told me that 9 out of 10 times the problem is human error.[ he is right again]. During an inspection of the EGR passages, I discovered that "the technician" had left a jumper wire in the under hood diagnosis box. There it was sta...
2003 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L oil presure VIN: 4T1BE30K53
i agree with most that this car should get a new or used motor. there where politics involved from the get go on this car so i had to triy something first. for those of you that offerd ideas and posible fixes i thank you. helped me to convince my boss that a u...
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