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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1HGCE324YW
Thanx in advanced for helping out guys. We have this honda that came in with reverse grinding, got tranny out tooka part found bad syncro, we replaced all the reverse componenets exept servo, put back in vehicle no reverse, got it off again took it apart verey...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L transmission VIN: 5FNRL189X2
Vehicle towed in---stalled at stop---dies as soon as it's put in any gear. Acts like torque converter is locked up. Has no codes and lockup solenoid tests good. Talked to 2 different dealer service departments---said they have never seen this on a Honda---lots...
2003 Honda S2000 2.0L immobilizer VIN: JHMAP11443
This is my sister-in-laws car. Have not looked at it yet, thought I would get some input first. Car cranks and won't start, intermittently.Green key light is flashing. She keeps trying, and eventually it starts. May act up several times in one day, or go a wee...
2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L overdrive VIN: KMHCG45G3Y
OK heres one I could use some help on. Vehicle came in with complaint of no overdrive for ten miles after start up. We have drove and confirmed three seperate times. Vehicle will not go into overdrive for ten miles and whhen it does you can command it on and o...
2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L Master Cylinder VIN: KNAFB12142
Having trouble with this one any help would be greatly appreciated customer brings this vehicle in with concern of brake pedal will intermittently go to the floor verified customers concern after brakes are applied 3 or 4 times pedal will go to the floor.custo...
1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L air bag light VIN: JM1NA3517M
hello, we have a 91 miata air bag light issue(code 5). it is flashing a code 5 (d-sensor) circuit malfunction. we recently replaced the clock spring due to a different air bag light code(6). about a week after the replacement the light returned with a new code...
2002 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Surge, Stall VIN: JM1TA22292
this vehicle came in cel on and stalls. it had code p0105 p0134 p0305 p0404 p0740 p1250 p1601. we replaced intake boot, o2 sensors, plugs, coil boots, prc solenoid, map/baro solenoid, trans rebuild, replaced broken tees and vacuum hoses and all other solenoid ... Trouble codes: P0725
2002 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L 2/3 Slip VIN: JM3LW28J82
Can pressue be raised for diect ony? All the other gears are good. At full thottle it is much better. Any ideas? Thanks for your time and help!
2005 Mazda 3 i 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK32365
hellow to all, i got this mazda subletted from another shop with a code 2177 system too lean off idle. i have checked all the obvious things, replaced the purge solenoid per the tsb with no improvement. repaired broken wire at maf sensor harness. my ff data sh... Trouble codes: 2177 (system too lean off idle)
2003 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D93
Hi all car has po507, i cleaned t body did idle relearn ok for 2 days same code returns, i checked for broken-loose wires none found. Did idle stop learn, air volume learn again this time code set when idling in shop. Replace t body did relearn again now it ha... Trouble codes: P0507
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L left rear abs sensor VIN: 1N4BA41E74
Help!!! this car keeps giving a code c1106 for the left rear abs sensor. previously we replaced the sensor and still had the code. we checked the wiring to the computer and that was good. replaced the computer and still have the same problem. changed the wheel...
2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: JF1SF6358Y
Hard cold start after head gasket replacement, heavy smoke and misfire. Smoke smells like raw fuel. #2 and #3 plugs soaked with fuel. Engine will stall if the throttle is rolled on smoothly.If the throttle is opened quickly it will pop out the intake and exhau... Trouble codes: P0133
1989 Toyota Pickup 2.4L fuel pump VIN: JT4RN01P3R
After replacing the motor in this vehicle it would not start. I narrowed it down to a fuel delivery issue.I have spark, I have compression, I have injector pulse but there is no fuel being delivered to the rail. I disconnected the line before the filter so I k...
2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L Steering locks left VIN: JTEGD20V55
This car came in from our local body shop. It had been wrecked and repaired in Michigan in the left front. It had a new strut, lower control arm and reman steering gear. It has been to 3 other shops including a Toyota Dealer with no resolution. The customer co...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L sliding door VIN: 5FNRL18633
Thanks to all that replied to my request. that Customer declined any further dia. for the repairs. their was some very good infor in the request. thanks again too all.
1995 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Drive Belts VIN: 4S2CK58V55
thanks for everybodys help on this issue replaced the crankshaft pulley due to being seperated retested no squeak noise detected
2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: KNDUP13143
The fix-the charcoal cannister came apart and let charcoal pellets into the check valve on top of the tank. This caused that valve to stick open and with a full tank, gas filled the charcoal cannister and when the purge valve openned, flooded the engine. The ...
1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L engine VIN: JM2UF3137L
Thanks to all that helped on this. Will put used motor in it. If I tear into the ring job @ 300k+ will be into full rebuild and truck not worth it. Thanks again.
2005 Subaru Outback R L.L. Bean Edition 3.0L engine mounts VIN: 4S4BP86C25
Thanks for the help on this one. Ended up being a bad mount. Not sure which one it was, so we replaced both of the lower ones we put in a while back. Waited a week before I closed this out to make sure that was the problem. The vehicle made a trip out to Penns...
2005 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BL68685
well, the customer decided to take this car to the dealer at my request.he said the dealer told him the battery terminals were dirty!that they cleaned them and it has been running fine ever since.we both found that hard to believe.i asked him what about the co... Trouble codes: P0700, P0725.
2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1BF28B91
Car would run on Ether, power was present when cranking at the fuel pump, no fuel pressure found. Replaced fuel pump with Made in Japan Denso pump. Car started up right away. One happy camper.
2005 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L 3-2-1 downshift VIN: 5TETU62N76
none of the information corrected the problem. recommend that customer drive till it fails...thanks for the info..all thing recommended were already checked, except ecm, which customer refused, thanks again...
2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBET34116
Hey Guys, I finally got this Toyota back in the shop. With your shared insight I was able to convince myself that the truck did indeed need a bank 2 sensor1 AF sensor. If you donít know, this truck has front AF sensors and rear O2 sensors. When at steady ... Trouble codes: P0158.
2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L power steering VIN: 5TDZK23C47
Good suggestions from all. A reman PS pump fixed it. Jim and others had good info ref Toyotas also having screen issues like the Dodge vans. We pulled resivior, flushed, poked hole in screen, then flushed system (dex3). Started up and we were able to steer pe...
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