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1998 Acura TL 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4UA3640W
need help guys on this acura my co worker diagnos this car and said that the fuel pump is not working but before i got any further onto diagnosing the vehicle i tried to start the car and the car started just fine i tried several times but the car just keep on...
2006 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L purge sol VIN: KMHET46C56
2006 sonota p0441 code. purge sol always clicking when key on. pcm always commanded to ground sol, scanner shows 5% duty cycle. not sure what is telling it to command on or if the pcm is no good.. thank you
2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L abs VIN: 4F2YU08162
As noted above, condition did not exist before the accident. According to the owner, the vehicle was hit hard in the rear. We originally drove the vehicle for several hundred miles- during that time we saw the brake and ABS warning lights come on momentarily t...
1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Timing Belt VIN: JA3AM84J3S
Four years and twenty thousand miles ago this vehicle first appeared in our shop with a very tight and stripped timing belt, along with seized idler,tensioner, and water pump pulleys. All appeared to have been very hot, but with no evidence of engine overheati...
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S3BH66561
Howdy all, This Subaru overheats at idle. If you increase the engine speed, it cools right back down, even sitting still. Fans are working, come on at 203f and go off at 194f. I have seen as much as 241f on the temp PID, guage agrees, infared is close enough ...
2008 Suzuki XL-7 Premium 3.6L Controls VIN: 2S3DB21798
Due to Suzuki and thier parts restrictions, Im reluctant to buy a new control unit or door until for certain what the problem is. Ive done my checking and was wondering if anyone had seen this before. The computer indicates the recirulation door sensor open or...
2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B91
Thanks for the help. This vehicle has a reoccuring code p0446. I have replaced the charcoal canister, canister closed valve, and gas cap. There are no leaks found on this system with smoke machine-less than .020 on meter indicated and no visible leaks. The que... Trouble codes: P0446
2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JTEHF21A83
changed timing belt for maint, got belt off 1 tooth on first try, corrected that prob, now code p0018 has reset after turning the mal indicater off and on several times

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1998 Acura TL Premium 3.2L abs VIN: JH4UA3640W
Tried swapping rear sensors no luck . Used ABS control unit was the fix
1998 Acura CL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UYA2258W
Hello everyone thanks for all the help on the acura the intake passage was clogged and so far the problem has not returned thanks to all Rod
2007 Honda Accord EX 2.4L compression VIN: 1HGCM72617
As it turns out the water puddle didn't have anything to do with this car! We removed intake manifold to look at valves and found all of them held open by fiberglass insulation! further inspection revealed intake and snorkel full of the stuff from an air fil...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: JNKCV51E63
Customer not sure if he wants to repair it due to the cost. It has to be head gaskets. I recieved several replies about a plugged radiator but as I stated I checked the radiator flow and it is fine. With both hoses off I poured a 5 gallon bucket of water into ...
2004 Infiniti QX56 5.6L Key Fob, Interior Lights VIN: 5N3AA08C44
I am going to call this one fixed. We narrowed it down to the bcm problem. We do not possess the ability to flash program a Nissan product so the customer is going to take it to the dealer. If you commend the bcm to activate all of the items that don't work th...
2003 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L airbags VIN: KNDUP13103
This one is fixed! Thanks to Kevin,Michael,Jim and raymond. Well after finding the dlc in the engine compartment I was able to clear the codes. After clearing the the codes only p1513 passenger side buckle open short returned luckily another sedona this one wa...
1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L Misfire VIN: JM1NB3535X
thanks for all the help problem ended up being leaking injectors.removed intake ound 2 injectors leaking. Trouble codes: P0300, P300.
2009 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L cabin filter VIN: JN8AZ18W79
As a few related, pinching and bending filter does indeed allow you to "install" the filter, it's anybodies guess whether it actually unfolded, unpinched back to its' original shape. Definitely looks like a cabin air filter was an afterthought. Thanks for the ...
2002 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 4S3BH64512
Hello Techs! Almost everyone said replace head gaskets, we did so and so far so good! Thank you all for the quick replies and all your knowledge, we learned a few thing along the way with this vehicle!
2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L gets stuck in neutral VIN: JT3HN86R9Y
thanks for all of the great replies. i just wanted a little verification that i was on the right track. i haven't fixed the car yet, but gave the customer the option of new or used (hopefully not used). but you know, it's always a money thing with these cus...
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