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2005 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18875
thanks in advance for the help. i have this 05 acura that is being a problem. every cold start it will throw all 6 cyl missfire codes. engine runs smooth. fuel pressure stays at 60 during cold start.iv replaced plugs. checked for shorts, im at my wits with thi... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Surge, thump noise VIN: KM8SC73EX3
We have 2 strange problems we are chasing. 1st is a thump noise under the car while they are driving. I have never been able to duplicate the exact problem and have driven it with the customer and they cant get it to do it either. She said it just sounds like ...
2004 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L Front crank seal VIN: KMHDN56D94
We replaced the seal ... seal failed again on first road test. Same as before ... seal pushed out. Are we missing something ?
2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNAGD12694
Thanks to all Kia techs. 04 Kia Optima comes in for a routine timing belt. No engine issues at all. Customer brings his own belt. That's right. Only the main timing belt. We tell him of his car having a balance belt and tensioners and sprockets that are normal...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L transfer case
This RX300 needs a transfer case replaced. Alldata does not show a procedure? Can this be done without removing comeplete engine-trans assembly? I have totally no experiance with this platform. Any help will be deeply apreciated!
2004 Lexus ES330 3.3L a/c VIN: JTHBA30GX4
Hey guys, I need some help with this one. The A/C does not work with the controller. No codes in engine, data shows the A/C request is being sent to the ECM. If I manually turn the A/C with the scanner it will turn on and work normally. The lights on the contr...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Shift points VIN: JM3LW28Y01
Last week we replaced front pads and rotors and changed the oil. She took van home and parked it till this morning, 7 days. Now the van upshifts way early, it's in overdrive at 20 MPH. While it was here the key got left on, and we had to charge the battery. Th...
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L tires VIN: 4A4MM21S64
thanks to all, does enyone know if the Endeavor hve a problem with tires cupping. this is the fourth set of tires put on this Endeavor. three sets where at other shops.The tires are being rotated every 6000 miles. the alignment is good. no bad parts.I did tel...
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 1N4DL01D3W
I really hope someone can help me, Ok Just swapped motors from the 1998 that broke a timing chain to a with a motor from a 2001 Altima, I did some research and was told that all I needed to swap on the motor to make it work was the intake and exhaust manifolds...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D82
Car came in with a skip on decel. When you drive along then come to a stop sign or light the car skips. Then clears up. Sometimes it stalls. It came in with a code p0301 misfire #1. I suspect a bad injector. I had another altima like this and i replaced the in... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire 1)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Abs/Tcs VIN: 5FNRL189X2
Thanks for all the replies.The dealer changed the buckle and that cleared both codes.Thanks again to John who reminded me about the fact that the dealer should cover under warranty.
2003 Hyundai Terracan 2.9L Starting
Finally fixed this vehicle - installed set of reman injectors ,reman HP pump, programmed injectors and car fired right up.As for the air heaters - customer will try to live with only one air heater and time will tell (well winter will) if it will need to repla...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L ignition coil VIN: KM8SC73E63
found that the crankshaft was one tooth off must have missed this when i recheck the timeing. found that the sensor and reluctor ring were fine. test drove the car and it ran fine. I cant beleive that i cased this my self and did not just go back to what the ...
2001 Infiniti G20 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A31
After 2 rebuilt air flow sensors 1 Cardon 1 Stander Ign. I orderd a dealer part (none stock idem )what a deforance. THANK YOU Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0172 (rich bank 2).
1990 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Bearings. VIN: JN1CZ24A3L
I am going to stick a fork in this one. I pretty much had a feeling that the heavy pressure plate is what caused this failure. I just wanted to feel better about about telling this kid his clutch ate his engine. When I pulled the main caps off the engine th...
2001 Nissan Frontier SC 3.3L no power VIN: 1N6MD27Y11
Thank, for your help, my customer is not back yet. I will put a resistor to simulate a good knock signal, and if the power is back , by the way , I noticed the supercharger is very noisy. it could be the cause of the knock senor. Thank's for all you help
2005 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L No Start, Stall
so I new it was either the computer which was what I really thought it was because of the would run wouldnt run. so I have no one around here that I trust to check my work so I took it to the dealer, at least if it needed a computer they would throw one at it ... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft performance bank 1).
2002 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L Differential VIN: 5TBRN34162
Hey guys. Thanks for all the replies! I have fixed the truck and it came out to what a couple of you said. The retainers that I pressed in was pressed in way too much for the seal to seal up, causing the leak. I had to take the abs ring and the retainer out an...
2006 Toyota RAV4 3.5L transfer case VIN: JTMBK33V86
well guys i ended up doing 2 things in the way of resolve here.the first thing i did was to remove the tension spring inside the seal and shorten it by about an eighth of an inch,then wind it back together and re-install it into the seal.i found this little tr...
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