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1996 Acura TL 2.5L Engine VIN: JH4UA2640T
i need some help with this one, customer came complaining about vibration wit car in gear, either drive or reverse. We checked engine mounts and they where broken. We replaced them with original acura parts, but the vibration still there. Nothing seems to be t...
2004 Acura TL 3.2L Hvac Controls VIN: 19UUA66244
Good Afternoon, This Acura is driving us bonkers. Original customer complaint was auto hvac system was not responsive to voice or manual control. This vehicle has the navigation system with control box in trunk When tech first tested car we found hvac system ...
2006 Honda Ridgeline RT 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HJYK16216
Honda gurus, vehicle has been to local Honda shop numerous times for problem. Owner frustrated- arrived with multiple misfire codes, replaced plugs, clean throttle body and decarbon due to mileage- vehicle returned 2 weeks later with #6 misfire and multiple mi... Trouble codes: P0306, P0300
2012 Honda Pilot Touring 3.5L Eng./ drivel VIN: 5FNYF4H96C
Hi all, i am posting regarding my own vehicle looking for others experiences with these. I have a shudder/ vibration through the body only at partial throttle while cruising mainly at approx 50-70 kms/hr, and eng rpm between 1200- 2000, when the VCM or "eco" l...
2006 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.7L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KM8JN12D76
We had replaced both upstream oxygen sensor based on proir codes for the heater circuts. Once we had a pair of operational oxygen sensors the they both started throwing lean codes. We then smoke tested for vacuum leaks and found the plenum to have leaks at the... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank one), P0174 (Lean Bank two)
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNKCA31A31
This Infinity had a shorted IAC motor and burned the driver and circuit board in the ECU so bad it can't be repaired. The customer doesn't want to spend 1K+ for a new ECU. The question is, must we use one wth the same mfg. part #? We have an A56-P70-Z62, soft ... Trouble codes: P0505 (AIC circuit)
1990 Isuzu Pickup LS 2.6L No Start VIN: JAACL16E3L
Hello all, and thank you in advance for your help. We are having a hard time with this Isuzu pickup truck. It's a No start issue that we have chasing with this one. We have no spark. Looking further into it, We found no ground pulse on the primary side of the ...
2002 Nissan P12 PRIMERA 2000CC 1-2 shift
I carried out a diagnostic scan on the vehicle's entire system, cleared all codes and test drove the vehicle, and this is the problem found, no shift from 1-2. The car doesn't shift out of 1st gear, reverse is good. When i scanned it again I found the above me...
2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L not releasing VIN: 4T1BF32KX2
This is kind of a strange one for me, what I have is brakes getting hot. Sounds simple I know, but nothing is making sense. On a 5 mile test drive, the LR rotor will get all the way to 500 degrees. The RF is getting hot too, but only 50 degrees more than LF. W...
2007 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L battery VIN: 5TFRV54187
hello techs. have a 2007 toyota tundra that the customer installed the battery backwords, will start but wont revup wont shift into drive and all the lights on the dash are on checked the power on the big wire coming out of the fuse box and has no power i thin...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L 2-3,3-4 shift VIN: 1HGCG5643X
For whatever reason, this trans wont shift on the lift. Road tested and shifted perfectly.
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Check engine VIN: KMHDN45DX3
Thanks for all the replies. We did find a bad connection at the main relay and replaced the relay. But it did not take care of the problem. The problem ended up being the alternator. it had too much AC Current. After we replaced the alternator. the problem nev...
2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara Luxury 2.7L No Start VIN: JS3TD94796
The second ecm was blown. The evap connector was corroded and was shorting the 5 volt ref to the 12 power supply blowing the ecm. Fixed the connector and replaced the ecm started right up and all is good. Thanks for the help. Dan Trouble codes: U1100, C1091.
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Unwarranted ABS activation VIN: 4T3ZF13C41
Thanks for all the replies, What a trip on scoping all WSS & then driving to duplicate the issue. All sensors mirrored each other & never dropped out early. The only differance was that the RF sensor had a 1.5v higher peak to peak wave. Replaced the sensor & w...
2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.7L Mechanical VIN: JTEBT14R03
I'm sorry to say that this thing was missing one of the alignment dowells-2 different master techs with over 15 yrs experience each both missed it-one installed the engine without one-the other replaced the 1st flywheel and didn't catch it-both apparantly stri...
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