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1993 Honda Prelude VTEC 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMBB1175P
car doesnt miss spark plugs and wires ok oil was black, changed oil and pcv valve hc drop from 564 to 259 on idle any tips on that??
1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Misfire VIN: 2HGEJ6673V
One out of four spark plugs has a red colored insulator Iím curious as to what caused this? Your help on this is greatly appreciated.
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L engine VIN: 2HGES257X1
Customer noticed that vehicle started using oil (about 1.0 qt. every 1,000 miles. This started at about 230,000 miles. Customer now states that vehicle is using 2.0 qts. every 1,000 miles. There are absolutely no leaks and no smoke out tailpipe either while dr...
2003 Hyundai Sonata LX 2.7L Monitors not setting VIN: KMHWF25H63
Vehicle will not pass the Illinois Emission test due to monitors not setting. The comprensive, misfire, heated o2, and evap will set. The fuel system monitor, cat, and o2 monitor will not set. Have tried driving the drive cycle still not set. Not sure what the...
2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L speed sensor VIN: 3N1CB51D52
checked rev sensor with lab scop at comp it checked ok checked grounds and 5 volt frf code p0720 comes right back
2004 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1N6ED26Y34
I have a nissan truck that the customer complains of going into almost a limp mode only going to 2000 rpms. this only occurs every once in a while. I have only been able to produce it once. The rpms go back and forth from 1000 to 2000 rpms even with the thrott... Trouble codes: 338 (knock sensor high input), 500 (vehicle speed sensor malfunction A)
2007 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Ecm VIN: 11N4BA41E7
Hello everyone, I was hoping someone could give me their input. I am working on a 2007 Nissan Maxima 3.5L. I was in the middle of reprogramming the ECM with my Nissan Consult 3 when my computer froze. Now I can't communicate with the ECM using both my Consult ...
2009 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Immobillizer VIN: 1N4AL21E99
I have been using nissian super code softrware to convert bcm 5 didget code to 4 digit pin code. I use a launch x-431 scanner and an after market key programmer to program keys and do the control unit initialization. I am able to do the programming on 07 and 0...
1986 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L nox VIN: JT2MX73E7G
15 hc reads 32 co .22 nox 983 25 hc 27 co .25 nox 700 check timing was good egr function check ok, engine stumble when I aplied vacuum not a lot but it did. I clean the throttle tomake sure passage is not plugged up and seem ok but still has high nox,wondering...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Dome lights, Door locks, keyless entry, key chime VIN: 4T3ZF13C51
No power door locks or keyless entry, no dome lights, no key chime.
2001 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E01
Car came in for p0441 and found purge valve sticking open .Letting vacuun through even with valve eletric connector disconnected.replace old one because it was not sealing.Replaced with new one and car came back 2 months later with same problem.Is there someth... Trouble codes: P0441
2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Radio VIN: 5TDBT48A12
hi all, thanks in advance for your help on this. yesterday the customer was driving when all the dash idiot lights lit up and the radio cut out. today, all the dash lights are normal and no stored codes, but the radio still doesnt work at all. no sound, no dis...
2006 Toyota Highlander 3.3L Suspension VIN: JTEEP21A86
when driving over bumps on road or rough roads a deep noise like struts or axle moving in and out, had other tech in back while driving over rough area,could not pinpoint where noise is coming from.tightened rear susp. bolts,noise sounds as if axles are moving...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L gauges VIN: 3N1BB51D61
I would like to say Douglas and Todd were right on with this one.I put a used cluster in with nearly the same mileage and all is fine.Again a big thanks to you guys and what a great group iATN is.
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BJ6321N
Well the customer declined tearing into the car anymore and scrapped it
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