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1998 Acura RL 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JH4KA965XW
after repaired stated above, ran good for a few months, came in late last night, doesn't start, cranks but doesn't start.
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Clutch Master cylinder VIN: 1HGEM21532
I replaced the clutch master cylinder tried to bleed it per procedure many times but the pedal won't come back up stays on floor.I thought maybe I got a bad one so I put the old one back in.The old one was fine except for it squeaked on occasion.Now the old on...
2008 Hyundai Azera Limited 3.8L Abs VIN: KMHFC46F68
Hi group we a (hyundai dealer) are having a tough time with this one , it keeps setting a code c1201 left front wheel speed sensor (power range performance interminate)we have replaced. signal does drop out on laptop. grounds and power to module. the code sets...
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1YVHP80D84
I have a feeling this is a buss connector issues, ground issues, power issue or alternator. I do not know if the ECU controls the voltage regulator or not. During my test with my solus pro, some times the live stream would freeze. some times it would loose com... Trouble codes: P0443, P0102, P2088, P2092, P1487, P0403
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA21D5V
Car stalled 6 times while driving across town two nights ago. Stalls while driving, not at stop lights.Starts right back up. I drove it yesterday, was ok. Dont know where to even start. Dont know the common problems on these Nissans. Could it be the ignition s...
2007 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L Steering VIN: 3N1AB61E47
Replaced front struts and upper mounts 7,000 miles ago. Everything was working fine then. We did not replace the upper strut bearings at that time. Recently, the car has a groaning/creaking noise when turning. We cannot find any loose front end parts. We canno...
2007 Scion tC 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTKDE16797
Hi all. This car came to us from dodge dealer.It was sent to local toyota dealer for this problem and they replaced crank sensor and reluctor,engine wiring harness.They said veh.was o/heating and replaced radiator.Their final answer was #4 wrist pin was bad an... Trouble codes: P0355
2000 Suzuki Vitara JS 2.0L Shake at idle VIN: 2S3TE52V6Y
It came in for a poor running/ misfire so we did the spark plug boots and no more misfire. It came back with a intermittent stall condition and found a camshaft code in it. Replaced the sensor and no more stall, but this thing has had a vibration at idle since...
2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L heating VIN: 2T1BR32E47
I have a 2007 Toyota Corolla with no heat. I have replaced thermostat, flushed heater core, and checked water pump. I have checked to see that hoses are not blocked. I cannot get water to flow through heater core. Car does not run hot. I can remove hoses from ...
2009 Toyota Corolla XLE 1.8L compression VIN: 1NXBU40E59
hello group, we have this corolla here that has lost compression on cylinder 2, originally suspected a coil because of a intermittant missfire, swapped coil to cyl 1 due to car running flawless at time and for the first time came to the shop misfiring, still o...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L compressor cycling VIN: 2HKRL18691
Got some good help on this one. The Cabin air filter was clogged as I could hear the fan working too hard but was planning that as an upsale. Replaced it and pulled out agallon bucket of leaves from the box and fan squirrel cage. Problem continued, Turns out t...
2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG165X2
After much heartache and a lot of testing I found the valves in #1 and #3 cylinder bent. Somehow this engine must have been rotated before I got to it. I'll never know for sure how it happened but the heads came off, were sent out to our local machine shop, th...
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Side Door VIN: 5FNRL387X5
The passenger side sliding door guides and tracks were cleaned and lubed. The latch mechanism was lubricated. These two things did not help. We replaced the latch mechanism and the problem was fixed. Thanks to everyone that helped out with some information.
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L engine & transmission VIN: KNDJA723XX
found pins in connector at idle air control bent, repaired cars been running good for 10 days now thanks for all your help
2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNAGD12694
Thanks guys. It turned out to be oil pump balance shaft. I think that almost all of the replies that I got pointed me in that direction. I also want to add that I appreciate the concern for me getting that signed waiver from my customer for not doing a comp...
1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGE22C9R
Thanks guys for all your input. It turned out to be couple of problems. F/P regulator was bleeding down but not all the time as many of you suggested. Did try a new distributor but did not solve it. Turned out to be a poor f/p relay grounding circuit by th...
1990 Mitsubishi Minica .657L Cam Timing
Thanks to all that replied. I have contacted a Mitsubishi tech who might be able to positively identify the correct markings and point me in the right direction. I am closing this posting. It looks like this vehicle is more rare than I originally thought. most...
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