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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Vibration in gear VIN: KNDJA7233Y
Hello Everyone, We have in our shop now a 2000 KIA sportage. This was a new customer to us . His concern at the time was the idle would not stay stable and when it would go low @ approx 700 rpm it would vibrate and get poor fuel mileage.Also it would vibrate o...
1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L steering wheel VIN: 4A3CF44E2P
This is my 3rd attempt at fixing this car.It intermittently shimmies from the front end.It can be felt in the steering wheel and it can get pretty violent at times.It only happens on decel and it happens with or without applying the brakes.Usually at speeds be...
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D44
The car will have spark some times for a few seconds than nothing. Has start signal, cranking rpms, no codes stored no matter how long you crank it.we got this car from the auction not running. Trouble codes: N0NE
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D35
Help!!, This car is making us crazy, same code out of three ECM'S ,what are we missing here? Thank's for any help. This car will start ,but a real long crank, then set's the code. G.T. Trouble codes: P0355
2008 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport 2.5L Evap sensor VIN: JF1GH63608
please any help much aloha head banger for me seem simple but cant get it ..
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T4Y
02 b1 s2 runnes at -6.2 at idle. At cruise can go too 26.3 when o2 on plugged still reads -6.2 . When o2 b1 s1 on is plugged goes 0.0 no change at all rpm. Trouble codes: P0171
2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L engine VIN: JTEHD20V44
car was driving down the road and died. starts and dies. no codes present tried coils they had small cracks in the side and saw it helped on a different car on here . cannot find any diagonostic trees any help would be great

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2005 Honda Accord Hybrid 3.0L traction control system VIN: JHMCN36475
I don't have a fix for the vehicle at this time, but I do have some helpfull information. From what I hear, none of the Honda modules show data for speeds over 30 mph. Also, the factory scan tool may be the only one that can properly relearn the steering senso...
2008 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Safety VIN: 1HGFA16558
First of all thanks for any relies I got most were helpful. Well the main problem was I never knew exactly where this vehicle was hit or what airbags were delpoyed and if I did then it would have been a much easier diagnosis. when ever you have one of these th...
2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45C72
well thank you all for ur help. its fix it was contaminated fuel, the gas at first looked like pineaple water. when leting it set the contaminant, water, or something that looked orange maybe something else all set in the bottom of container. that why my fuel ... Trouble codes: P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire detected).
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L 4wd monule VIN: KM8SC73EX5
Thanks for the location Richard. After testing the 4wd system, we could find no issues with it. We traced the "jerk or bump" to the trans 2-3 shift. Looks like its going to the dealer for an adaptive reset and retest. PS Sorry about the spelling in the origi...
2006 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L im monitors VIN: KMHHN65F86
thanx so much for all the replies, after determining the o2 sensors were both lazy. the owner informed us the car was being sold out of state, so it became a moot point. thanx again for the replies, they were all very helpful
2008 Infiniti G37 Sport 3.7L Cuts out VIN: JNKCV64E88
Thanks for all your help. After exhaustive checking, I found one small issue with upper timing chain guide. However I am also pretty sure it has a bad cam sprocket. Unfortunately the customer decline repairs at this time. They bought insurance from someone and... Trouble codes: P0340, P0011.
2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJBT20X44
Thank you stuart! I did not check the part #s on the old and new sensor, just eyeballed them. The right part usually makes the car do what it should. Trouble codes: P0052.
2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L head gasket VIN: JF1SG69664
Thanks for the help and advice.Pulling engine and repairing everything.
2006 Subaru Impreza 2.5i 2.5L engine VIN: JF1GG67666
Thanks for all the replies , Valve adjustment Helped but some noise still there .Customer will bring car back when he has more time to leave it .I will repost find if we find any other issues later . Thanks again. Mike.
1993 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Engine/Timing VIN: JT4RN93P7P
General thoughts: Defective Tensioner or Oil Pressure Problem. Took apart timing cover and found flakes of bearings in oil pan. send block of to be rebuilt, although oil pressure was currently good. Just got block back and abt to reinstall...but time ran out f...
2005 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Electric window, & Wiper VIN: 5TDBT48A05
Well Feel a Little silly about this one but when we hit the motor it worked so we realized then it was failing so now its been replaced and working well thankyou to everyou one for the input.
2010 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.5L Right Front VIN: 5TDYK4CC0A
ok guys, closeing this one NOT Fixed. I looked at everything I could Find. Replaced the swaybar bushings as suggested, no help. I even replaced the front axles, no help. I have spent about 12 hours trying to find this noise and have had no luck. I hate doing i...
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