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2005 Acura TL 3.2L A/C Is Icing VIN: 19UUA66265
6 mounts ago (winter time) i replaced the a/c (was leaking freon) evaporative and install after market one.part was almost half inch longer than original one and i had to cut peace of the heater case make it fit.i put everything back together.worked fine held ...
1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Hesitation
hello i have this Honda here. it will bog sometimes. when driving the car. when giving it gas it will bog down and the rpm and vehicle speed will not increase. let go of the gas pedal and press again and its fine. no codes. the fuel filter was replaced by anot...
2005 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD68525
Belongs to one of my dealers. They took the vehicle to the Honda dealer for a P2271 and P0139. Dealer replaced O2 sensor. Light came back on. Dealer told him that it was electrical. I can hook up scan tool and watch the sensor switch to .0 and .1 while deceler... Trouble codes: P2271
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCV51E93
Hello fellow techs. I need some help with this Infiniti. Approx. 2 months ago this G35 came in with DTC P0171 and a slight hesitation. Ended up replacing the MAF. Last week the vehicle came back with DTC's P0171 & P0174. Checked the freeze frame data and found... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Condition Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Condition Bank 2)
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS 3.0L 120 amp fuse blows VIN: 4A3AC74H33
Vehicle came in 5000 miles ago with bad alternator and blown 120 amp fuse and both were replaced. Now it's back with the fuse blown again but the alternator tests good after replacing the fuse. Charging looks good on a scope and voltage and amperage are within...
2003 Suzuki Aerio GS 2.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: JS2RB41S13
Got an 03 Suzuiki Aerio here and the customer complains the vehicle bucks every now and then when driving and is hard starting when warm. Code P0300 and P0727 for randon misfires and engine speed input signal. I assume the input code is for the crank sensor bu... Trouble codes: P0727 (Engine speed input circuit no signal), P0300 (Random misfire)
1993 Toyota Celica GTS All Trac 2.0L compressor VIN: JT2ST88P3P
Hello techs. I need some help with this one. Thanks for any help. This all track came in with the A/C inop. tested all wiring, fuses, freon level, sensors, etc. Blower works, a/c button lights up and stays lit. Vent control works. This car does have automatic ...
1993 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L compressor inop VIN: JT5ST87K3P
I am more than familiar with the quick engagement ,disengagement, light flashing issue. The amplifier never attempts to send a ground to the clutch relay. What I know for sure.At the amp.I have 12volt signal from ac switch to pin 1 and pin 3. Ac light comes on...
2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Vsc Trac VIN: JTEHT05JX0
Need some help with this one. Customer brought in with VSC TRAC and VSC OFF lights on. Customer also stated that VSC warning buzzer also comes on intermittent. Customer also that some days no lights or buzzer at all, some days just lights on dash and other day...
2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L compressor VIN: 5TEMU52N46
Vehicle came in with no a/c operation. Checked all fuses and grounds ok. Checked mg clt relay resistance was on high side so I replaced it. Now if I hold in on A/C button the compressor will cycle for about 3 to 6 seconds make an aweful squak and light starts ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor VIN: 1HGES257X4
This car is fixed thanks to a new compressor and all the helpfull suggestions I got from everybody. Thanks again!
2006 Honda Accord EX 2.4L pass. airbag off light flashing VIN: 1HGCM567X6
thank you for the help on this one. I had to send it to the dealear, They continued to say it had a bad harness. So, I sent it to them to recheck what they said. Now they say it has a bad sensor in the R.Front seat. I can not see how a bad seat sensor can c...
2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L VTC Actuator VIN: 1HGCP26828
Thanks for the replies guys apparently i got a bad actuator which is why i couldnt get it to unlock. called honda and got the same answers from them and you posted. went through the whole process on the phone with them and it still would not shift to unlock. h...
2009 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Compressor VIN: 2HGFG12879
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out VIN: 1N4BA41E04
The Air /Fuel ratio sensor for bank one was not being grounded & as David from Tennesee said & the failure took out the ECU. We replaced the ECU (with new) & did the relearn on it & the car is down the road. thanks for the help Ralph Trouble codes: P1278 (Bank 1 02 sensor), P1279 (bank 1 02 sensor heater).
2004 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L No Start
Well after I went through the process of removing the timing cover and rechecking timing, removing the transmission to double check flywheel indexing, checking compression and sensors with a lab scope with no results, I came to realize that this thing was not ...
2005 Nissan 350Z Grand Touring 3.5L Lack of power VIN: JN1AZ36AX5
Thanks for all who responded, the customer had installed a lightweight "performance" pressure plate prior to us working on the vehicle. He had told us this, we removed the trans again to find the hole for the dowl pin on the flywheel was too small for the dow... Trouble codes: P0011, P0021.
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTEHH20V83
Thanks to all that helped, it ended up being the #1 cylinder coil causing the cut out, stalling and hesitation. looks like the spike knocked out the communication from PCM to Scanner. You learn something new everyday! Thanks to all Al
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