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2002 Honda Civic Si 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SHHEP33542
This civic came in with code P1259 for vtec system circuit fault.Engine runs like it has a rev limiter, wont go over 3000 rpm. I pulled vtec valve and checked screen and it was very clean. I checked oil level good and doesnt appear to be any sludge I can see. ... Trouble codes: P1259 (Vtec system fault)
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Cuts out, Lack of Power VIN: 3N1CB51D91
This sentra is giving me a run for my money, it seems like it is running out of fuel, but fuel pressure and volume look good. When i give it gas it will just fall on its face. Like a plugged cat. I removed both upstream o2's and nothing changed. fuel trims at ...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Rear Crankshaft Seal VIN: JN8DR07Y31
I am preparing to replace the crankshaft rear main seal on this Pathfinder. Both Mitchell and Alldata say remove transmission and oil pan. I understand that the Rear Seal comes with the retainer which is bolted to the oil pan. I'm just wondering if it is neces...
1989 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L timing VIN: JT2AE92E2K
18mo ago we replace timing belt and all was good until he needed a smog test car failed smog test because smog tech could not test engine timing. with timing connector shorted or without it seems to be the same. other than that the engine seems to run well and...
2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZA23C46
Hello all. Thoughts on this issue. Vehicle came in with a light misfire. Also had multiple codes stored. Cleared codes and P0305 comes back immidiately. Misfire data shows a constant misfire count. Performed a tune up due to original plugs. Swapped coil to #6 ... Trouble codes: P0305, P0300, P0171 (Fuel system too lean Bank 1), P0174 (Fuel system too lean Bank 2), P0121 (Throttle/pedal sensor switch A circuit range/performance), P0420
2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L Oil Consumption VIN: 5TDZK23C27
Van was brought in about 2 months ago, smoking on start up. We actually picked the van up from the dealer who had it for sometime. They first told him it needed valve seals, then needs a motor. He was told it was sludged up from not changing the oil, which he ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L No Start, long crank VIN: KM8SC73D92
Well, This customer was a serious case of anger management needed, she didn't want to give us time to do further testing, and wanted us to guarantee that the car be fixed, we couldn't. We did install a purge valve, even though every time we tested it showed u...
1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1NA3518M
Thanks for the help guys. Don't really know if I should post this as a fix or a summary though. I got the car running, but didn't exactly find a problem either. The thing that threw me was that occasionally it would start and seem to run fine for a few...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4AL11D52
I didnt get any replies indicating this was a direct swap and given the emmmission problem though we arent an emmisions State per say, I have know idea where the car may end up. Im still looking for the correct engine for a decent price and thanks to a member ...
2007 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L MIL Lamp on, loss of power VIN: KL5JD56Z97
what a wonder full team at iatn.every one of those reply had some thing to offer.finally we found a shorted wire on top of intake that was causing all the codes. Trouble codes: P2106, P2138.
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