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1997 Acura TL 2.5L No Start VIN: JH4UA2656V
Hello there, I have this TL that intermittently will not start for the cust. In the past when it happens he calls and I go to his house to try it and it starts right up. I have kept the car over night and waited till the morning and it starts up great. The cus...
1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L steering wheel VIN: JHLRD1859V
Customer was told right front drive axle and tie rods needed to be replaced when oil change done. Replaced both. Customer says still vibrating under conditions getting worse when warmed up, longer driving and under acceleration. This problem was apparent befor...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6658X
This one has me stumped . three weeks ago the upstream A/F sensor was replaced for this same problem . factory Honda sensor was used . lasted 3 weeks . light came back on . same code . cleared code . road tested . set a pending p1165 . same code . replaced sen... Trouble codes: P1165
1997 Infiniti I30 3.0L water pump VIN: JNKCA21D4V
Hello everyone, I am in the process of a water pump replacement on this Infinity and I have just removed the timing chain tensioner assembly to allow for movement of the timing chain via 20 degree crank revolution in a counterclockwise rotation to slack the ch...
2002 Infiniti G20 2.0L drivetrain VIN: JNKCP11A82
Only after the ambient temperature reaches around 70 degrees or higher, When road testing I get a knocking noise (similar to a loose exhaust pipe hitting the under side of the floor board). It only make that noise when accelerating under "normal" start or a li...
2006 Isuzu NQR 5.2L Starting VIN: JALE51B163
No dash light when turn key to start,aslo no crank.work some time.Battery check ok.No power at at key S/W.
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJHF10U80
HELLO AND HOPE SOMEONE CAN HELP. I have this vehicle with the engine light on and report misfire to cylinder 2 & 4. I have swaped spark plugs, Injectors and coil packs from cylinder 2 & 4 to cylinders 5 & 6, cleared codes but still reports p0302 and p0304. The... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder misfire no2), P0304 (Cylinder misfire no4)
1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM2UF123XL
I tough never goin use this any more but iwere wrong ha hey guys need help on this this truck came on a hook w/overheating problem we deal the price and start working ,finish call customer to pick up/we told him need to replace radiator fan clutch.he would do ...
2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.8L Drive-axles VIN: 4A3AK34T46
Hey guys: had this Mitzu come in with a noise & vibration making left turns. Raised and found the right inner CV joint had slipped off the stub shaft splines. Support bearing for stub shaft was worn out (metal filings stuck to shaft)! Replaced support bearing ...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D1S
car came in as a no start. replaced dist and now starts but runns poorly and keeps setting p0340. tried second dist with no help. tested power to dist and has batt voltage. also has solid ground. yellow wire with dvom is 2.5 or 2.6 volts and blue is .2 to .3. ... Trouble codes: P0340
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L wont go VIN: 3N1CB51D75
We have a 05 sentra here that every once and a will the gas is like not doing nothing. Have replaced the t/b and the pedle sensor and still has happened. Does not set any codes for this the car does have a o2 sensor code but can not see that doing it. If u unh...
2005 Nissan Frontier XE 2.5L Ignition VIN: 1N6BD06T85
Ok, guys im gonna need some real feed back, because ive done all the tests by the book and nothing makes sense. The back story is as follows, it came in running. It had an awful howling noise from the front. Took off the belt started it and determined it was u...
2005 Subaru Baja Turbo 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S4BT63C95
Has pcm data all looks normal crank rpm is good fuel pump runs with key test has no spark or injector trigger can not read cam signal in data does not show it car just quit on customer when driving like key was turned off. Check all power,fuses and grounds.hav...
1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT3VN66W0J
Hi every ones i need help! the truck come with no heat i fine out had no thermostat ?? i install new ones on it and then it over heating???i know it no air in system . I try new fan clutch new radiator but still! what i know from the owner it he had new long b...
1996 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Drive-axles VIN: JT3HN87R9T
Hi everyone and thanks in advanced again. I have this 4runner in with a 4WD problem. The front different will not lock in I 4wd and the light on the dash does not work. I never messed with this style of 4WD and I am having a hard time find info on it. What I d...
1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG12KXT
I initially looked at this car as a third party for used car purchase. I saw the egr vacuum regulator had beed "melted", and told the buyer it would be an easy fix (not anymore!) if he decided to buy the car. Check engine light was on with P0401 stored. The se... Trouble codes: P0401
2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L Heater VIN: JTEEP21A74
Customer complaint is blowing cold on passanger side vent but left side is hot, on heat right side is 20 degrees cooler than left, pulled glove box etc to look at vent tubes etc, all is connected, it is a manual heat and a/c system and we dont see any sepeate ...
2004 Toyota Solara SLE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1CA38P84
I have the car with Check engine light on and code P2121, and Throttle butterfly inoperative, and strongly suspect a bad Throttle body, I did not find anything here on IATN related to this code or symptom and will like to see if anybody had any similar problem... Trouble codes: P2121 (Throttle / PDL position sensor D)
2007 Toyota estima hybri 2.4L vsc VIN: DAA-AHR20W
scan fault code c1345 (linear valve learning undone),replace skid control unit ,use scanner to do the linear valve learning value but failure

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2004 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Remotes VIN: 1HGCM56354
Thanks everyone for the help As everyone said all we had to do is relearn the keys as in alldata. You do need the key without the remote on it. If you use a remote key in the ignition you cann't program it Thanks for all the help Doug [...]
2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22512
Hello all, unfortunately I do not have a fix for this car. I a few good responses. Through what I have read these vehicles have a major coil problem with them so if someone has a misfire this might be where you need to go. This specific car keeps flooding itse... Trouble codes: P0300.
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: JF1GD29622
I appreciate everyone's help and consideration, however, this repair was unique, here's what I found. One of the ground wires in the 4-wire ground connection at the top of intake manifold behind battery (the black with blue tracer), goes to a multi-connector j...
1994 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L shift down VIN: JT3AC22S5R
4 replies, Thank you all. Dave from Ontario hit the nail on the head when he said to ignore the oil level light flashing (common Problem) and to replace the CTS. Jerry from New Jersey also suggested I check other sensors that can affect shift quality such as T...
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