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1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Transmission VIN: 2MGEJ6672V
if you turn the key off it engages, reverse and drive will engaged,but in about a minute it neutralizes,like no transmission at all,this is a unusual problem.the transmission was fine it just quit moving,the car came to the shop,for a different problem and now...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L door locks VIN: JHMES26731
Having a weak door lock issue. Performed the multiplexer diagnostic tests 1 and 2. No codes. Checked all related grounds and power. Basically what happens is that either with the remote or the lock unlock switch. All doors will lock or unlock once. Then as yo...
2004 Honda Accord LX 3.0L code p0741 VIN: 1HGCM66554
we have had this propblem since rebuild, customer has not been very helpful as to when we get the car back. fluid is cherry red and does not smell, no metal or friction suspended in fluid. do not think changing the convertor will help, any idea's pleasse respo...
2000 Hyundai GRANDEUR 3.5L 2-3 Shift VIN: KMHFU41DRI
The transmission only flares during 2-3 shift. There are no new codes, but trans oil has been replaced prior to problem. Oil level is correct. Valvoline assure us 100% that the "max" oil is the correct one. Has anyone any ideas why this trans is behaving in th...
2005 Isuzu tribute 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4F2CZ941S5
customer came in with vehicle having no power and popping noise, scanned and found 305,306,300 replaced 2 coils and plugs and did a fuel injector service. all misfires are gone but the popping noise is still there, it sounds like popcorn coming from the intake... Trouble codes: 305 (cylinder 5 misfore), 306 (cylinder 6 misfire), 300 (random misfire)
2002 Kia Rio Cinco 1.5L speedometer VIN: KNADC16342
complaint is speedometer inop. checked waveform of vss on trans and is ok. looked up a ton of info on identifix and all talked about wiring concerns in fuse block. did check there, was a little corrosion but nothing concrete. decided after and hour and a half ... Trouble codes: P0501
2007 Kia Sportage EX 2.7L A/C Compressor VIN: KNDJF72407
I'll try to make this short. 07 Kia Sportage, Customer hit deer at end of May first of June, minimal damage, but A/C Condensor was bent so I replaced it. No leaks, just bent and touching radiator. A/C still working, cust drove car for 2 weeks from check out to...
2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L No Start VIN: JM1BK12FX6
We have a 2006 Mazda 3, was towed in for no start. Found out it has an aftermaket cold air intake system on it and he went through a large puddle and hydro locked engine, he was able to get engine going again but then the engine broke a connecting rod and put ... Trouble codes: U0073 (u2516-), U2516 (u1900-), U1900
2000 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 4N2XN11T7Y
Car came in running rough, customer complained check engine light is flashing. Found code p0325 knock sensor and nissan code 66. Cant find what code 66 is for, but reason states if its a missfire, that will also cause the knock sensor to set a code. Im pretty ...
2005 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L fluid VIN: 1N6AD07U85
Hi all, I have a 2005 Frontier coming in for a transmission fluid flush (customer request) and I was wondering how the transmission fluid level is checked? I could measure what I take out and make sure the same went back in but that won't tell me if the level ...
2007 Nissan Sentra S 2.0L intake VIN: 3N1AB61E27
Car is trade in at dealership. Came in shop for check engine light on with multiple misfire. Plugs are oil fouled, intake, intake plenum, runners in cylinder head are all full of engine oil. Pcv valve appears to be clean. Are there any known concerns causing t...
2003 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4T1BE30K93
2003 Toyota 2.4L The head was replaced with a rebuilt unit due to the valve seals and seats leaking oil, now the vehicle has a rough idle (800 or less rpm) due to a sporadic misfire. It does not run rough if you bring the engine speed up to even just over 1000...
2005 Toyota Echo 1.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTDBT12385
Hello I have this high idle (2600 Rpm) that started the day after an oil change. No codes where present when the car was brought back in with the high idle. Check for vacuum leaks, dirty iac motor. Ran combustion chamber cleaner through intake. Found that if y... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Control malfunction)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L cooling fan VIN: 5NPEU46F86
The fix for this vehicle would have been the "fan controller that was located under the left headlamp assembly, but thanks to the ignorant parts people at my local hyundai dealership, not knowing what the hell I was talking about, I ended wiring in an aftermar...
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A1Y
Thanks to all who replied. It turned out that the EGR was dropping out when it got real hot. I replaced it with an OE and the problem is fixed. The 2 I put on before was from Napa. Trouble codes: P0403.
1996 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.6L No Start VIN: 4S2CK58EOT
Thanks to all who replied with suggestions & direction. Answer was in front of my face; no CEL means no communication from the PCM which need B+ for command and control. I back probed pin A4 @ the PCM which is supposed to be B+ @ all times and nobody was home....
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: KNDJB7232X
Replaced coils and wiring. thanks guys, kia had these in stock. Trouble codes: 1963 (testing and results).
1994 Nissan D21 3.0L no drive in any range VIN: 1N6HD18Y1R
This vehicle is fixed! I ended up removing the valve body assembly and replacing the four solenoids located on top of the upper valve body . The entire valve body assembly has to be removed and in so doing results in the gasket being destroyed due to age and b...
2000 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L No Start, no communications VIN: 1N4DL01D9Y
Thank your for all your replies. but i am sad to say this one is leaving without being fixed. customer did not want to do any more with vehicle and i cant continue to work on it for free. i do by the way have 3 different scan tools, Modis, Genysis and Autoboss...
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Stall VIN: 1N4BL11D42
Thanks for the replies. Some how the car fixed its self. We have all seen this. I clean the throttle body sent car out. Customer been driving for a week no problem. Thanks for the repies John
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E34
Thanks to those who replied. Took for ever for the customer to pick up the vehicle to take to the Dealer. Dealer had installed NATS and a new key.Goes to show that the other dealer customer had taken it to that claimed they had tried to reprogram prob. didn't ... Trouble codes: 1610 (Lock Mode), 1611 (ID Disorder IMM ECM).
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Right Front Power Window And Power Door Lock Switc VIN: 1N4BL11D95
Wow I do want to start of by saying a big THANKS to everyone who offered help. I could kick myself for not figuring this out the first day it was here. We obtained the wiring schematics for this car from our very own trusty Nissan Assist. It says Nissan so it ...
1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JF1SF6558Z
Cleaned throttle body and adjusted idle air that raised base idle. Now system stays in closed loop. Appears to have fixed it. Thanks for the help
1979 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: FJ40303564
Thanks everyone for taking the time to help out. I ended up doing a little more cleaning of the carb, I took the mixture screw out and cleaned and blew through the hole. That seemed to take care of it. I found out through you guys and a few other sources that ...
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