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2007 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L oil pump housing VIN: 5FNYF18447
Hello again this one is the wifes and I am embaressed to say I broke the oil pump changing the oil pan. Missed a bolt removing the pan and cracked it. Have new pan and pump assembly coming from Honda. Just wanted to know if there was anything special about cha...
2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8L compressor VIN: 2HGFA16587
A/C compressor is inop- Can trigger compressor using Snap-on and gets cold but does not cycle on its own. All fuses are Ok. Removed dash to check heater control- Could not find a specific output from heater control but replaced it per previous repair suggestio...
2009 Honda Civic EX 1.8L right rear VIN: 2HGFA16969
temp is equel on front wich makes me belive it should be equel on rear is 30 deg a big difference? has any one had a similar situation with a civic ?
2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L ignition switch VIN: JNKBF01A02
Hi all I have this Q45 with seems to have a Immobilizer System problem. This has the electronic key with chip inside. Once i insert the key the security light comes on, the ignition will not turn and the steering wheel is locked. I have a launch scan tool to w...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L slip and vdc lights come on VIN: JNKCV54E63
after vehicles rack and pinion was replaced and steering angle sensor was reset, as you slow down the slip light and vdc lights come on and it feels like the abs is being activated, scanned computer and only code pulled out was C1145-YAW rate sensor circuit fa...
2003 Lexus GS300 3.0L Intake VVT VIN: JT8BD69S53
Pulled the cam gears to change seals and cannot find any information on where to set the camshaft in relation to the VVT pulley. I searched the archives and google, Alldata and Mitchell. They all say line up the dots to the shield behind the pulleys but no one...
1997 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Egr VIN: JM1TA2215V
What exactly, is the egr "boost" circut and what should i be pnpointt testing?
2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L no start VIN: JN8DR09Y83
all you nissan guys I need help please, I have checked crank, and cam sensors with scope look good. the problem is that times when the vehicle wont start it has injector pulse but no spark. it does have cranking rpm on data, also have power to coils. thanks so... Trouble codes: P0021
2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AD07W55
Hi everyone, I sure could use your help again. Code P1283 continues to set. LTFT1 reads 2.3% at idle, LTFT2 reads 6.2% at idle.This code sets when engine is at operating temperature and at idle. I cleaned and tested the MAF Sensor, smoke tested engine for vacu... Trouble codes: P1283 (Air Fuel Ratio Sensor 1 Lean Shift monitoring Bank 2)
1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire
Intermitantly this toilet will missfire @ hot idle but run fine under a load. It appears to lose spark occasionally at all cylinders. This came to me after the above parts where replaced and then the old parts were put back in. I was looking at the ignitor but...
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L Master Warning VIN: JTDKB20U95
This car has me pulling my hair out, Im hoping some one can help. The car came in with the master warning indicator on and on the MFD the warning symbol for "Return to Dealer" or something along those lines. Customer stated that he thought it was the 12 volt b... Trouble codes: B1400 (Normal)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L ECM fuse VIN: JACDJ58X62
This thing would not blow while in my possesion. All the hints everyone gave were great, if the problem was a hard failure, which it wasn't. He took the car with a handful of fuses and if it fails completely and I repair it, I'll update.
2003 Kia Rio 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12563
Timothy was right. The rear o2 was the problem, we just couldn't see it because of the aftermarket scanner. Replaced rear o2 and all is well. Still has arcing, but customer doesn't want to deal with it. Trouble codes: P0133 (Upstream o2 sensor slow response).
1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JT8VK13T1P
well guys bit has been a learning experience, as some of you responded, piston had overheated and sent pressure down coming out from left valve cover , i did remove the heads back again and found #2 a spot where the piston inclined and rub the wall, im going t...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D92
to start i want to say thanks to everyone that responded.this vehicle belongs to drive time after doing the repairs to get it up and running.we had this other problem come up with the mil coming on.after addtionial diag.replace the cam and crank sensor.which t... Trouble codes: P0011.
2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L engine VIN: JTEHD20V44
tried all recomended repairs . still not sure what the problem is sending computer out to be checked
2007 Toyota RAV4 Sport 2.4L 4wd VIN: JTMBD32V17
Well i goofed, after taking the vehicle to the dealer this morning and them trying to reflash the 4wd ecu with no luck, and getting back to the shop and deciding to start over from scratch, this is what i found. Good ground to the module, ign+ good and next i ...
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