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2004 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG45C74
ok guys need help on this one, i have this hyundai accent gl the owner took good care of this car and one day it just wouldn't start on him. looked the fuel pressure i got none so decided to replace the pump one week later he called again saying that the car w...
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A1Y
Hi everyone, I have this 2000 Infiniti I30t that I can't figure out. It has a PO403(EGR volume control valve), I've replaced the EGR Valve 2 times and Temperature Sensor once. I've also cleaned the ports from the egr to the temp sensor to the intake a couple o... Trouble codes: P0403
1997 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L no charging from alt VIN: 4S2CM58V2V
changed alt no power output
1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L No Start VIN: G9909CJM1T
Customer hooked up battery backwards and blew 120 amp main fuse. Replaced fuse and now no start. No fuel pressure, although you can hear pump run but no volume. No spark or injector pulse. Checked main and fuel pump relay, both ok. P0335 will set while crankin... Trouble codes: P0335
1991 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L trunk light VIN: JN1HJ01P7M
This vehicle has a complaint that the trunk light does not come on. We traced the problem to a diode underneath the LF dash taped to the wiring harness. Alldata shows the location. It is a four pin male, blue with a white top and looks like a relay. The dealer...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L AC Compressor VIN: JN8DR09X91
Thanks in advance for your help. Vehicle came in with no ac issue. Evacuate and recharge cked ok. Trace of electrical showed no ecm demand of ground to ac relay. Diagnostic flow chart suggested ac amplifier. Replaced, no change. Navigation/ac/heat display show...
2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AN08W95
Truck came in for no crank condition and intermittently starts out from wrong gear. Check system found the 2 codes listed and have no communication with the TCM. Replaced the relay in the IPDM and then found the AT/ECM fuse missing from IPDM fuse location, rep... Trouble codes: U1000, U1001
2007 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Abs VIN: 1N4BA41E77
Hi everyone, How do you test the abs sensors on theses cars? While driving vehicle, and looking at data stream I see the rear 2 sensors are not equal to each other nor to the front . The fronts are fine. Also how do test the can line? I never have done this b...
1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JF1SF6558Z
Hi everyone and thanks in advance for any help. This Subaru was brought in to us for a California "basic"(unloaded)smog test. It appeared to be running ok and no mil on before the test (or anytime since??). It failed the tailpipe portion of the test. Excessive...
2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDKB20U76
Hey Prius techs! I'm in need of help! I have this Prius here with codes listed above. P0AA6 Hybrid battery isolation fault with inf codes 526 and 612. I Removed hybrid battery pack and found battery acid leak around the casing. Removed all battery cells and cl... Trouble codes: P0AA6

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L headlights VIN: 19UUA56973
Most of you got it right on the money. It was the inverter/ connector plug that was causing this intermittent problem. The thing that got me screwed was everytime I disconnect and connect the bulb or ignitor from the other side, it would work! The connector ju...
1991 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Alternator VIN: 1JHMED3651
WOW! it's Fixxed! Went to the Dealer and bought a NEW Alternaor... Down the Road it Goes! Thanks for ALL the Replies! Fred
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HKRL18052
Fixed thanks to all of your help After two valve adjustments and one coil (Not sure if the coil fixed anything) the random misfire occurance is gone Sorry for the delay in closing the request customer needed the vehicle for a few weeks Thank you all onc... Trouble codes: P0302, P0303 (Cylinder three misfire), P0304, P0305 (Cylinder five misfire), P0306, P1399.
2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Mechanical VIN: KMHCG45C41
thanks everyone. I replaced both pulse generators, and surprise! it's shifting better. thanks again!
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KMHJFF35F6
Thanks to Richard, Larry + John for replies. Yes there is a lower guide (cost about $3) that was missing at teardown. Can't figure how the belt didn't destroy the covers except that it was loose enough to track easily on the gears. Will pick it up today and ho...
1996 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Misfire VIN: JACDJ58V2T
Thanks every one for tour help, i find out what was wrong with tis truck it was the inyector #4 harnes one of the wire prom was loose, so Now is runing good Thanks for your help guys. Trouble codes: P0304.
2002 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L Compressor engagement VIN: KNDUP131X2
I thank the people who took the time to reply. This was a case of can't see the forest through the trees. My tech was fixated on the a/c operation. He never noticed the climbing temperature gauge. The computer was shutting off the a/c to stop the truck from ov...
2005 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L Compressor VIN: KNDUP13285
Thanks Calvin you pointed me in the right direction. It was pretty though the car was about 3/4 of a gallon low on coolant and that's why the a/c was turning off. The temp on the dash never showed hot and overflow container was full but I opened up the radiato...
2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Hesitation, Lack of power VIN: 1YVHP84D85
Yes! this bad boy is finally fixed. After we opened up the timing cover, we noticed that the crank sensor pick up wheel that is between the Crank pulley and the chain sproket was sheered at the key way. This caused the pick up wheel to play back and forth. The... Trouble codes: P0300.
1993 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1N6HD16Y1P
A poor ground was the culprit. There were two grounds for the ecm not listed in alldatas' info. The signal from the computer to the power transistor could not pull all the way to ground because there was always 1.17 volts on the line due to the weak grounds. ...
2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11DX2
was a new crank sensor that was bad thanks to you all for the input Trouble codes: 2138.
2001 Subaru Forester 2.5L abs VIN: JF1SF65672
Replaced Abs Control Module.Car has not returned.thanks to all that replied.
2000 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4T1BF28K2Y
Sorry guys, I gave up on this one when I found out that when the engine was changed that it wouldn't even start with the old computer and when the parts store sent him a computer for that car, it just didn't work right. He installed a junkyard computer and tha... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0304, P0306.
2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L low power VIN: JT2BK12U42
Thanks to all who replied, even though we didn't do the job we did get a lot of good information, as I was in the process of working up the estimate the owner informed me that blue smoke began filling the cabin as he was driving, so he jumped out of the car wi...
2005 Toyota Solara SE 2.4L engine VIN: 4T1CE38P86
Well most of you were right,did cly leak down test found 80% leak down in #2 and #3 clys. pulled cly head and found that intake valves were leaking badly.replaced cly head with reman head all is good now. thanks to all of you that responded.
2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.4L Keyless Entry VIN: JTNBB46K07
This vehicle is fixed. Thanks to all who replied. Technician error! After checking the system for codes and going on the TIS website, everything checked out o.k. So I figured I should double check wiring. Thanks also to Phil who also suggested that. Found two ...
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