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Help Request Answers
1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L cam seal VIN: 2HGEJ6670W
came in for oil leak found that the cam seal had walked out and was spinning on cam replaced and ran in shop with cover off and seal walked out again got new seal from the dealer still walked out made a bracket to hold from walking forward but need to know if ...
2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45E44
We have rich codes on both banks ) injector leak test good, smoked 3 times no vacuum leaks, new o2 sensors, 2 aftermarket MAF same result. Vantage states MAF value should be 0 KOEO we have 1.0 and higher than spec. at idle too. We reset timing belt to correct ... Trouble codes: P0175 (rich bank 2), P0172 (rich bank 1)
2008 Hyundai Veracruz Limited 3.8L power locks VIN: KM8NU13C78
Drive vehicle, doors lock and unlock with out driver actuation. Doesn't happen all the time. The only way to stop it is disconnect battery and replace cable. Works fine for a few days. Dealer has been no help. The dealer "fixes it by disconnecting battery cabl...
2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L radio & nav come on with car off VIN: JNDKA31A32
Radio & navigation system turn by them self when sitting and kills battery over night if you tap on console or steering wheel everything turns off. Already replaced ignition switch, problem still there, also replaced smart entry module.
1996 Isuzu Trooper SE 3.2L Oil Pressure VIN: JACDJ58V0T
Gauge reads below 85lb/in2 customer says gauge always reads right at 85lb/in2 I cannot find what 85lb/in2 equals to in Kilopascals or PSI Does any have an idle spec? NO engine noise. Idle is 15 psi 3,000 is 70 psi Thanks
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L light VIN: KNDJC73363
this is for all the kia techs i hope you can help me ive got a problem with a sorento the 4wd light stays on and when driving there is no over drive when i unplug the transfer case control module and drive the 4wd light is out and overdrive returns so i instal...
2006 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDMB23386
Hey guys, got a 2006 Kia Sedona van here. Came in with 9 total codes stored, most for lean running conditions on both banks due to a ripped air intake boot. I have cleared codes and replaced the boot, but I have an interesting problem. I'm getting a cam/crank ... Trouble codes: P0018, P0300, P0302, P0304
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Security light VIN: JF1GD706X5
Lights blink and horn activates, but does'nt arm security system.
2002 Toyota Tacoma S-Runner 3.4L Misfire VIN: 5TEWN72N52
I am posting this request for one of the gentlemen that work with me and do not know everything but will attempt to be as accurate as possible Vehicle came in with 129K on the clock and plugs were original, we replaced with NGK 3967,BKR5EKB-11 plugs and a fuel... Trouble codes: P0301
2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L ride control VIN: 5TBBT44175
Hello Toyots Techs I have this vehicle and it runs very good expect that when you come to a complete stop evreything appears to be normal but when releasing the brake pedal The whole truck will feel like in monetum launching forward then drive finds. We checke...
2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U57
Hi everyone need your help on this one. Our school purchased a wrecked prius about 6 months ago for training purposes. We got the vehicle to start and run and drove around campus a few miles all seemed to be well. We then parked vehicle for a few months and or... Trouble codes: C1259, C1310, P0A0F

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L engine VIN: 1HGEJ8242X
Hey guys, Finaly isolated problem to vtec system activated (applied power to it) vtec valve and had no effect on running condition , pulled valve and found some crud in it, also cranked engine with valve off and it took awhile for oil to come out but finaly di...
2001 Honda Insight 1.0L rear tail lights turn signals and brake lights VIN: JHMZE13541
about an hour after posting i figured it out checked all the bulbs and they where the right ones then finally found my ground for the lights it looked good but dont always count on looks this one fooled me i took a jumper wire straight to the battery and found...
2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Starting VIN: 1VYGF22C41
ok its done and so am i...thanks again to everybody and iatn you all are the best. two problems i first had spark and inj. pulse no fuel as i stated it would run on spray. but listening to the car lot about security i got tangled up and it wound up being the f...
2004 Mazda Miata 1.8L valve timing VIN: JM1NB35344
vehicle had no compression. removed head, all exhaust valves severely carboned. Cleaned and re-installed head, car runs great.
2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JA4MW31R61
My [...] cable arrived via next day air. I is a y cable with the standard 16 pin end and a smaller 12 pin plug. thanks
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Crank-Rods VIN: 1N4AL11D35
This one is repaired. We found a low mileage engine and in stalled it. We may never know the true cause of lower end damage on this one. As one mentioned in the reply to me the two spun bearing 2 and 3 was the same as the cylinders that had the antifreeze get...
2006 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L trunk lock VIN: 1N4BA41E96
There were 2 problems a broken wire in the back by the trunk hinge and a short in the aftermarket alarm system thank you everyone for your help
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L MIL Lamp on, flashes VIN: JF1SG65613
Most hit it right on the head the green plug was connected under the dash. The car was at another shop that had connected it and we had no idea alldata didnt help. As for the srs light i took a chance and shorted the connector that i thought was it and the co...
2005 Subaru Outback XT Limited 2.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 4S4BP67C15
Hello Everyone, I have determined that this vehicle built to be a stumbling, jerking piece of machinery. I have been through this car from one end to the other and nothing I can do even changes the way it acts. You can read in my update all of the things...
2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L timing belt VIN: 4T3ZF13CXY
This one is fixed with your help,special thanks to Gstcrzy for helping me on the phone. As I said in the update, the cam gears were on correctly and w/pump pulley was ok. Some suggested check end play,that was ok also. The problem was the No. 2 idler pull...
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