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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGES26792
Problem with high idle and sticking gas pedal. I have found and fix this car just wanted to share what I had found.
2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCP26828
hello guys, i got this 2008 honda accord 2.4 vitec engine with 50000 miles, came in for check engine light is on code p341, cchange engine oil & filter, clear the code road test it the code came back on, any help will be greatly appreciated Trouble codes: 341
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L 2-3 Shift Delay VIN: KM8SC13D12
Customer drove in this truck with shifting concern, but no MIL on. Scanned it and found no DTCs on ECM or TCM. Took it out for a test drive and could feel 2-3 shift Delay other shift are fine. The 2-3 shift will sift at high RPMs (around 3400 rpm) or if I let ...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KM8SC13E34
Engine cutoff while driving? (December)Vehicle came in for oil change & brake job; no driveability issues. After servicing, drove 1/4 mile and added 5 gal fuel (was on empty); on the way back, the engine just shutoff. Towed back to the shop; no fault codes in ...
2004 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L power window
rear passenger window replaced. window will retract partially down when commanded auto up. looked for reset button on motor. could not find one. is rear window different from front window reprogram. thanks
2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJHF10U52
Hey folks, been a while but here goes. Got this Lexus eating my lunch and need some advice. Came in with P0300, 302, 304, 306, and P0174. First smoked the manifold to check for leaks, none found. Needed plugs, so replaced plugs and known good coils (6). Drove ...
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1YVGF22C2X
this car would have a hesitation when we start it for the first time when the outside temps is -20 dg he would hesit for 40 sec and then ,when he was warmed up it run like a new .i have no codes i suspect 3 things the mass air flow the coolant and the iat but ...
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor XLS 3.8L Rear wiper/washer VIN: 4A4MN31S64
This vehicle came in with a complaint of rear wiper and washer being inop.. Tested for power and ground at rear wiper motor and washer pump. Has ground but no power. Schematic and information vague - both go thru the Etacs module. Fuses are good. I am not fami...
2005 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AN08W45
Replaced timing chains and guides under tsb for chain noise and now have mil on for timing over advanced code for bank one. Trouble codes: P0011
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L spark knock VIN: 1NXBR12E31
We recently put a reman engine in this vehicle. It came back within one month with the electrode on the #1 spark plug burned off. The vehicle spark knocks big time while brake torquing at about 1500 rpm. If propane is added to intake pinging stops. Fuel pressu...
2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Compressor VIN: JTDBR32EX4
Hello everyone, In the rush of things today I forgot to post this tech help but here it is for my fellow technicians. I am working on this 2004 Toyota Corolla and I tried looking for an leak on the system with my Snap-On hand-held device and no leak found. T...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L hed gasket VIN: JHMEG8656S
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L pulleys VIN: 4S2CK58W01
Okay boys, here it is. After trying to obtain as much info as I could I tore the thing down this AM. The problem is definately the "water pump" idler bracket. There must be sleeves to space this off the block. The prior shop used nuts, they must have los...
2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L cooling system VIN: 4S2CE58X62
8 replies, thank you all, Customer has never brought the vehicle back. He would like to try some of the suggestions himself first.Seems this vehicle was a total that he rebuilt. Suggestions include the fan clutch not operating properly. He had bought this used...
2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58Y24
we pulled the high pressure fuel pump off the back of the head -found the seals were leaking and there is a screen inside the solonoid that was restricted -we replaced the pump and fixed the problem.
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L oil level VIN: JT6GF10UXY
thanks for all input on the repair procedure, vehicle had noticeable amounts of oil entering thru pcv valve and entering in only 3 cylinders due to intake plenum divider. valve cover was cleaned due to sludge ,and pcv valve was replaced with dealer part. th...
2007 Mazda CX-7 Sport 2.3L Unknown
This vehicle has an aftermarket bicycle rack hanging on the rear hatch. While myself and the other Master Tech in the shop were discussing where to start, we noticed that the rear wiper was not in the park position. Upon loosening the bicycle rack, the wiper...
2007 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L pulling VIN: 4T1BK36BX7
Wow! 25 replies. I wish I had this much help when I was painting my house. Most replies suggested tires, specs, accident damage , brakes etc. I had rotated and cross rotated, checked the brakes, looked for accident damage. A few issues I encounterd were tire p...
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