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1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L radio VIN: 1HGCD5607V
looking for a code to operate radio after charging battery
1998 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA21A0W
cranks but don't start fuel ok,injector pulse ok, but spark at 2 coils #3 and #6
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L battery drain VIN: KNDJD73393
This kia will drain the battery in 45 min if you leave the key in the ignition. With the key in the ignition the dash lights,marker lights and tail lights stay on. I'm not sure if this is how it works or not. I think that the ETACS (electronic time control sys...
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Transmission VIN: 1YVGF22C1X
This one starts back in August of last year. The customer came in with a slipping transmission. We recommended replacement of the transmission which the customer ok'd and paid for. She wanted us to use a used unit which we did. 3 weeks ago it comes back, trans...
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor XLS 3.8L timing
replaced timing belt, water pump and valve cover gaskets. first time i tried seeting up timing it was 180 out.it started but ran like crap. took belt off, found tdc and set cams to timing marks. now vehicle wont start. i tried doing it again and again with no ...
2008 Nissan Rogue SL 2.5L Hesitation VIN: JN8AS58V38
I have a customer that was in yesterday with an 08 rouge that had mil on. We diagnosed the os fault code but he has a warranty history at the dealer for a hessitation complaint he feels is trans related so he's off to the dealer to complain again. In speaking ... Trouble codes: P0744, P0146 (B1s3 o2 sensor no activity)
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT3VN39W2N
Thanks in advance. This came in from another shop. It runs alittle rough at idle and when can get it to high rpms runs rough. It will not accelerate at all. From inspecting foung has fresh tune up, fuel filter, 02 sensor, injectors. Timing is good, tore down i...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Engine VIN: JT3VN29V4S
Checked for vac.leak none found idle starts off @ 1100 goes to 1400 1600 within 10 min. Stays untill restart
2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN87R2Y
Thanks ahead for any help with this one guys. Vehicle came in failing smog test p0420. I scanned and noted a/f sensor steady at 3.28v to 3.34v o2 sensor fluctuating between .2v and .8v . stft 0 ltft +6 replaced both converters aftermarket magnaflow. both exh... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold Bank 1)
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E2Y
The car keeps coming back with p0171 code light goes on and off.looking for any help on this problem. Trouble codes: P0171
2002 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T62
this car run great,except for the idler when cold its revs to 2000 rpm then after it warms up come down.but my problem its the ck engine light keeps coming on.i replaced both oxegen sensors to no avail.i still get the same code for lean and cat threshold not b... Trouble codes: P0171

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L idle/IAC
The PCM was bought brand new and it was the culprit. The IAC tested good the first time it was tested. The PCM would command the IAC closed but not open. Thank you to the members who have responded to the help request.
2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBDT44155
Thanks to those who replied. after checking and rechecking all hoses and electrical, problem is stiss occuring. we are going to send this one back to the dealer. May never know the cause of this problem. If customer informs me of repair. I will be sure to add ... Trouble codes: P2420 (evap emmisions pressure switch valve stuck off), 00441.
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