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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Cuts out
having a hard time with this oldie has a intermitet lack of power completly like a no fuel presure ,like a cat pluged,like a fuel filter plug but already replace and same thing realy iam lost if somebody can help me please we even try with other pcm and nothin...
1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L friction disc VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
Although this one owner car has only 114,000 miles on the original factory installed clutch, the clutch slipped badly despite being adjusted as far as possible. However after replacing the entire clutch with Exedy kit 08022 (clutch disk, pressure plate, throw-...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGES25791
Help me Honda guys. I have this Civic that came in with MIL light on, rattle, and running poorly. Found codes P1361 AND P1362 for top dead center sensor noise/no signal. Replaced cylinder head with reman unit and installed new cam sensor per Honda TSB 01-083 f... Trouble codes: P0401 (Egr insufficient flow detected)
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA21A3X
Hello and thanks in advance. I was working on this I30 for unrelated repairs and noticed that it had an intermittent no-crank condition (according to customer this had not happened before). Had my assistant turning the key while I tried "tap test" on starter, ...
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJB72331
Vehicle will not start.Has fire,inj pulse,good compression,engine is in time,pulled covers to look. Keeps drowning spark plugs in fuel.Only way to get it to run is disable fuel pump.Found ECT sensor bad and replaced,no help there.New ECT matches ambient temp i...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L abs VIN: JTJHF10U61
Not sure if this is ABS or transmission related. Intermittently, taking off from stop, acts like ABS goes active or feels like transmission is "holding vehicle back??", condition goes away quickly and may not occur again till next road test. Originally came in...
2006 Lexus IS250 2.5L right front headlight VIN: JTHCK262X6
I have a 2006 Lexus IS250 AWD with auto leveling headlights, It was hit in the right front corner and it has pulled all the wires out the the electrical connector for the headlight (I believe the connector # is b12) on the engine side of the harness. Alldata h...
2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Hesitation, overheat VIN: 1N4BL11E43
Hey, this car originally came in for an overheating issue, found thermostat to be stuck closed, replaced it, everything ok, couple weeks later came back for overheating at hwy speeds only, put a new water pump in after noticing minimal coolant flow from hose g...
1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L crank no start VIN: 4T1BF18B4X
No Security indicator light. no Theft deterrent ECU where it is suppost to be
2010 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.4L Air Bags VIN: 4T1BB3EK7A
Air bag light is on with code B1000.Also Hybrid module have code :P3107/214 ( no comm with airbag control module )& code P3108/535(no comm with Air condition module). Air condition module/compressor replaced with a used part after accident. Diagnose vehicle pe...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2011 Honda Pilot EX-L 3.5L SRS system VIN: 5FNYF4H53B
Hello: Most techs were right on the money with replacement of the SRS control module absolutely necessary after any deployment. Fun to get out as it is behind the center console and is accessible by removing the two lower plastic panels on either side of the c...
2005 Kia Spectra SX 2.0L Safety VIN: KNAFE16175
this one must have been poor connections, the code was for the side air bag in the seat and after moving harness to inspect and unplugging and plugging the connectors the code was gone and hasnt come back. the snapon scanner solus pro will clear codes for air...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L compressor oil VIN: JN1CA31A8Y
Thank-you to everyone who replied quickly, we decided to go with what Thomas, Tom, and Bill said and put in PAG 100 and all is well. Normally I would go with OE, as what Timothy and Long said, but when I contacted the Nissan dealership here in Albert lea, the ...
2008 Subaru Outback 2.5i L.L. Bean Edition 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4S4BP62C38
ok so vehicle was under warranty emissions wise so sent to dealer, main thing i wanted was input on possible causes for high nox, here in Colorado they lowered the nox limits and we are seeing more nox failures than ever, i assume the ecm reprogram will open u...
2004 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L Draw VIN: JTEBT17R14
Thanks for all the responses this vehicle is fixed. We found that the 144mA draw would drop to around 25mA after about 1 1/2 hours. We found the battery was actually borderline and when removed to be replaced the reserve capacity of the installed battery was r...
2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L dash and dome lights VIN: 4T1BE30K14
thanks to all of you who replied. the proble was with the reostat. someone had installed a jumper to access power off of the illumination fuse and shorted the reostat , at irst look all seemed ok . the fuse checked out and had power at the green wire in the r...
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