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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Starting VIN: 1HGCM72335
The car was towed into our shop and the car had just died out driving on the freeway, now everytime i try to start it the cars turns on but dies out instantly. Recently i tried to start it, all it does is turn over not even starting anymore. The security key l...
1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L timing belt idler bolt VIN: KMHWF35V7X
This appears to be an isolated event but I am looking for some comfirmation from other techs. The idler mounting/pivot bolt broke off clean with the block on this car after running 100 miles from the timing belt/water pump, and idler change/service. All parts ...
2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45C83
This car was looked at on a service call by another local shop and they told them it is something electrical and they cant fix it. they gave it my number and i went out to get it and it just cranked. towed it in. went to check it for spark cranked right up ide...
2002 Mazda Miata SE 1.8L Driveshaft hops VIN: JM1NB353X2
Hi there and help on this one. I have this 02 miata in and found that when you back up and let out the clutch or sometimes when letting out clutch in forward gears, it feels like the driveshaft is jerking up and down like a broken mount. I have looked and this...
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVFP080C3
Engine will not turn over. Check engine light had been on before no start condition. Locksmith tried to recode keys and said there was no communication with pcm and advised a new one. We replaced the pcm from parts house that was programed before we installed ...
2004 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L Brakes VIN: JM3LW28A14
Came into shop originally for abs lite on. Test showed that controller was inop. Brakes at that time were dragging, especially right front and left rear (same output side on controller). Replaced controller with factory and all was well for about a month. Came...
1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L cooling system VIN: JA4MT31H1X
Mitsubishi Techs /other & fello members I need HELP! This is a regular customer his 1st complaint was running hot at hwy speeds. So we started with a new thermostat & coolant. He said it helped a little so then we replaced the radiator & fan clutch. now he co...
1989 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Vacuum Lines
We rebuild the motor on the 22re after the truck had been sitting for years without starting. After the rebuild we replaced all the vacuum lines 1 by 1 until all where complete. Took vehicle to smog station passed with flying colors. A few days ago client call...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3HGCM56373
thanks everyone all harness was plug in correctly. found gound wire at idle control wire was broken. repair wire. clear code. tps code came back on start. replace complete throtle body. tps voltage was not changing.key on only read 0.1v should read 0.5 key on.... Trouble codes: P0122, P0108, P0113.
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L A/C And Radio VIN: JT6HF10U3X
Thanks for the items to check they did not fix this problem as of today, If i get more time to check this futher and fix the problem i will update with a fix ,thank you again
2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A4MN21SO6
for some reason this post is not showing up and i put it up 3 times so i will close this one if the other post show up i will close this with info that i learned Trouble codes: P0131 (02 signal low bank 1 sensor 1), P0151 (02 sgnal low bank 2 sensor 1), P0137 (02 signal low bank 1 sensor 2), P0157 (02 signal low bank 2 sensor 2).
2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L fuel door lock VIN: 5N1AR18W65
Thank you for the help,the spring for the fuel door and a little work with the door did the trick. I did not know the lock was not spring loaded and only worked with the door switch so the fuel door closes like a normal door closing. Thanks for the quick respo...
2006 Suzuki Reno 2.0L Evap VIN: KL5JD66Z06
Thank you to the 5 that replied. After triple checking everything, the fuel pressure sensor i replaced turned out to be defective. I should have got it from the dealer in the begining. Thanks again everyone. Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap emission vent system performance).
1994 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4TARN01P2R
thank you for all the imputs fellow atn technicians,all of you were right on the money,it was the O2 sensor that was stuck lean,the connector was melted,thank you again
2001 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Door Locks VIN: 5TEN72N21Z
Going over and over this door lock system, and with the help from the techs here. We have come to a conclusion that the BCM is bad. The customer have decline repair due to part cost. It is very possible that the after market alarm system is the cause, we found...
2006 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Misfire VIN: 5TDBT48A86
Pulled timing cover back off to check marks it was lined up perfectly replace with a toyota belt no help checked all other rereplies concluded possibly trans related
2006 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.3L Hazard VIN: JTEEP21A26
i sent this one to the dealer. this vehicle does not have trailer tow wiring and is equipped with a factory alarm witch works correctly. customer needed vehicle for trip this weekend and i did not want to get in the way of his time schedule. I will update the ...
2007 Toyota RAV4 3.5L CD Player VIN: JTMBK33V47
Thank you for four replies. I did not fix this cd player, but there is helpful information. The CD in the player can either have sharp edges or the cover can peel off causing problems. One person tapped on the dash and the CD came out. For the sharp edges use ...
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