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Help Request Answers
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L D4 Light VIN: 1HGCB7259N
Customer brought the car in for erratic shifting and d4 light on, jumped test connector, no codes. The d4 light stays on sometimes and trans starts out in 2nd gear, shut key off, restart car d4 light off the trans shifts fine. When the d4 light is on the shift...
1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGEG8551S
This car usually won't start when it"s cold. If you leave the ignition turned on for a few minutes it will start. I noticed that the check engine light stays on after the key is turned on and there don't appear to be any trouble codes. It will go out when the ...
2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Fuel Gauge VIN: KNDJC73395
Fuel gauge shows 1/2 tank, low fuel light is on with hardly any gas in the vehicle. Fellow tech diagnosed it as a sender, we installed a new one with no change. I see the wire goes to the cluster and the PCM. Is there any way it could be anything other than th...
2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JM1BJ2215Y
Hi everyone. This mazda came in with loss power under acceleration. I clear the check engine light. Code never come back. It's feel like transmission not upshift or restrict converter. I remove the front o2 sensor and look inside the cats,it's not melt, with t... Trouble codes: P0108 (Baro high voltage), P0420 (Cats efficient below therhold)
2006 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1YVFP84C76
This vehicle has returned after we (thought it was gone for good). After doing all timing component replacements, vvt replacement, head sent out to do valves, it came back a few days later with the p0012 code, vvt actuator noisy and the valves noisy. We found ...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 4A3AA46G72
#9 fuse to computer and eatx trans blows. Ecm will not power up without this fuse. Traced to ecm and by passed all wiring to trans. Only blows due to something the ecm is powering up or turning on. Tried new ecm, new wiring straight to ecm. Disconnected evap a...
1986 Nissan 720 2.4L No injector pulse VIN: JN6ND11S3G
Vehicle towed to our shop with no headlights, turn signal, horn, 4 way flasher, blower motor, radio and no start. After a good bit of testing, I found that the fuse link for the interior power was corroded in two. I replaced the fuse link and that fixed everyt...
1989 Nissan D21 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N6ND11S3K
thanks in advance ,recent tune up , 8 plugs and fuel filter .will run to 80 mph or faster with no problem but what happens is when engine is warming up and then when at op temp the engine idles perfect then out of nowhere it will almost stall then recover but ...
1998 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y1W
Changed timing belt, waterpump, valve cover gaskets. No prior problems or codes. After repairs po300 and po302 came on. Tested injectors and found #2 injector out of specs replaced stil have misfire intermintent after warm up have tried replacing spark plug, c... Trouble codes: P0300
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31DDY
This car came in with a missfire code p0302 and a p1320 code so we did the tune up and replaced all the coils. The car seems to run fine but we are still getting the p1320 code back. Olm checked all the wires to the coils and all checked less than .05 olms. Al... Trouble codes: P1320
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Coolant VIN: 1N4BL11D92
Hello IATN Members, I have a 2002 Nissan Altima with a 3.5L. The customer brought the car to us, stating that the car overheats on warm days. He also stated that he has had this issue before and another shop had replaced the radiator 2 years ago and it seemed ...
2006 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.5L Engine Valves VIN: JF1GD79666
Hello, I just have a question that I'm having a hard time getting an answer to. I have this 2.5 turbo that was towed in and I found a broken timing belt. Before installing the new belt I did a leakage test looking for bent valves. No abnormal leakage found, I ...
1995 Suzuki Swift 1.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2S2AB21H2S
checked tps and checked for codes ect tps checked ok no codes available wondering if idle is controlled from somthing that i am missinig thanks for your help dave
1989 Toyota Corolla 1.6L no reverse VIN: 5468789987
rebuilt this unit and have no reverse...Need a manual!! for an A131L trans.Clutches air checked okay..I need a manual to help me id the valve body parts..
1993 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Stall VIN: 4TIVK12E4P
We have this 1993 toyota camry that customer complains that it stalls at stops and of idle while turning or just in low speeds,i have checked all grounds also we replaced idle control valve and egr valve due to egr sticking at times drove around for 2 weeks an...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1999 Acura CL Premium 2.3L A/C and Speedo VIN: 19UYA3255X
I never figured out the why but suspect that a battery cable was hooked up backward. We replaced the a/c control head and the speedo head and that fixed both systems and all was fine. Only other problem was the woodgrain trim around the a/c control head and ...
2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Right Front Axle VIN: JHLRD18631
Well you guys had a lot of good suggestions, most had already been tried, or elimated, we found no reason to believe it was an axle problem, mounts were already replaced & were not stressed or out of alignment, my belief is that the steering knuckle or upper ...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Neutral Saftey Switch Mlp VIN: 4S2CK58W9X
well we think its finally fied we found an intermittent short to ground below the starter. we could not find it with a wiggle test so since i put a fuse in the circuit i got brave and zapped the circuit with 12 volts from the battery and the short revealed its...
2004 Lexus LS430 4.3L battery VIN: JTHBN36F24
Thanks for all the replies. After spending a couple more hours trying to narrow down the source of the draw. The customer decided it Thanks again to all who replied. On to the next one
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No Start,
1995 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1N6SD16Y0S
We have fix this truck, after retesting all the readings again and again we are thinking that the MAF is just not reading the air correctly of there is a blockage in the MAF passage in the throttle body, took a look at the passage in the throttle body to find ...
1995 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Will not let fuel in VIN: 1N6SD11S9C
Thanks to all who replied for my help request. I read all of the help submitted to this problem and decided to simulate the problem outside of the vehicle. I hooked up the filler neck and tank, the way it was set up in the vehicle, and pumped gas into the tank...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D6Y
thanx for all the replies. It was indeed the computer. i didnt think about it, but i could have opened the cover on the computer and inspected the components on the board. It was very obvious because it smelled burnt and I could see a burnt transistor on ... Trouble codes: P0135.
1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2AC52L2T
Well, you sometimes see things that shouldn't be, and this is one! Thank you for all the responses. This vehicle is NOT equipped with an EGR temperature sensor. One of the responses I received said to check the tube from the valve to the transducer for pluggin... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR Insufficient Flow).
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