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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Airbag System VIN: 19UUA5660Y
Hello to all. This Acura failed our state's safety inspection because of the airbag light being on. Checked for codes and got code 15-3 (opds). Replaced passenger side occupant sensor. Initialized OPDS and cleared code. Airbag light still on. Repeated code cle...
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN46D44
Could use some help with this Hyundai. Had a code p0010 (A-cam postion actuator circuit B1). I found the same problem in the archives and most said to remove variable valve timing actuator and check for sludge. Hyundai seems to call it an oil control valve. We... Trouble codes: P0010 (A-cam position actuator circuit bank 1)
1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CY58VZR
Upon arrival, no spark, no inj. pulse,no rpm reading on scanner. good power and ground to module, crank sensor tested low on ohm test only 884 ohms ( spec is 900-1200 ohms) replaced with supplied used sensor that tested good. a/c voltage test good over .1v a/c...
2001 Kia Sephia 1.8L Po748 VIN: KNAFB12101
Car came in for engine knock and tech replaced engine and took out for test drive only to find out it was stuck in 2nd gear with code po748/po745 it will manual shift between 2 and 1 but will not shift to 3
2001 Kia Sephia 1.8L 2-3 Shift VIN: KNAFB12101
No 2-3 shift
2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT753JSG00
Sorry for the stupid request, but i am chasing a brake power booster for this vehicle. Lexus in australia want to charge the customer $4000 for a new one. This sounds a little expensive. If anyone knows were i can buy one genuine or generic could you please se...
2001 Lexus GS430 4.3L power windows, warning lights,door locks VIN: JT8BL69S31
Customer stated random dash warning lights (air bag, low fuel), intermittent door lock operation and erratic window operation. The door locks and dash display are working normal at this time but the power windows are not. The drivers window is the only one tha...
1994 Mazda Navajo LX 4.0L No Start VIN: 4F2CU44X8R
Cps erratic voltage when does run,
2001 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L 3-4 shift VIN: 1YVGF22D11
We got this car in with strange shifts in all gears, sometimes hard, sometimes soft and lags. We took it to one of our local trans shops and had the valve body replaced and they took it to the dealer and had the module re-flashed. 1-2 and 2-3 seem to shift fin...
2002 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Tsc VIN: JM1TA22262
Customer brought the car in, we replaced the water pump and valve cover gasket. Installed new intake gaskets aswell. Car started up and is now Idling perfectly. When you drive the car a distance of about six miles The computer goes into limp mode and illuminat...
2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AH86D65
hey ther have an "evo" in my shop here stumping us all about 3-4 grand under boost have a what feels like a missfire. Vehicle came in for wstegate malfunction code followed trouble tree for code everything checked ok changed a actuator at request of customer t... Trouble codes: P0234
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1N4DL01D8Y
Hi,I have a 2000 Nissan Altima 2.4 GXE the problem star two month ago, the engine die some time and the service engine light came on P0325 Knock sensor, I change the part and now the problem continue but no code,no vacuum leak, idle it's ok, only when I move t...
2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51DX1
The problem is that the car have a poor idle quality.2 coils(1-2) won't make fire.i have 3 wires on coil.positive,negative and pulse.positive and negative are ok.the pcm don't drive these 2 coils.i was checked positive and ground to pcm.all is ok.i was replace...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Charging VIN: 1N4BL11D05
car towed in no start ..battery dead but only one year old, charged up and it has a major drain on the battery every thing off it is in excess of 800 milliamps and lite a test lite brite between the batt neg and cable , have remove all fuses and it dosent chan...
2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L transfer case VIN: 1N6BA06B35
Customer compaint was that truck is hard to get out of 4 wheel drive and would shack. I found it slow going in and especially trying to get it out, although I did not feel shacking. (driving back and forth and switching switch) Has no abs light on, but does ha...
2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L VVT-I System VIN: JTEHF21AX1
DTC P1351 and P1354 continue to reset after replacing the VVT-I gear and OCV. Oil pressure is within spec arrording to repair manual. Did not see anything wrong with the gear or passages. Timing belt is correct. DTC won't reset unless vehicle is driven. Swappe...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L temperature gauge VIN: 1HGCG3258W
Thanks to all that tried to help,I tried rechecking for shorts and ordered a dealer temp sender. Still no shorts were found and I didn't get the sender in time due to snow storms, customer couldn't wait anymore and took car back before finished checking.
1999 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JM1BJ2219X
The dark spots below my eyes are starting to clear up!!! Thanks to everyone on this great site, and to my guy Jim for NEVER giving up. We found a bad EGR boost sensor/map sensor. This darned thing controls a bunch of things including fuel pressure sensor and...
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5N1ED28Y31
Thank to all for the advice.I ended up pulling the front diff,it made easier access to remove other components.Thanks again made job easier and went smooth.
2002 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JF1GD67582
Most of the replies said the AFR sensor would fix the car. I told my boss that I would like to replace the AFR sensor. My boss talked to the used car dealer and the dealer does not want to replace it, the car is going back to auction. Sorry I couldn't have a c...
1986 Toyota Corolla LE 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: JT2SV12E6G
Customer is going to put another motor in this car. thanks to all of you for your in put on this car again thanks
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