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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L door locks VIN: SHSRD78834
replaced the door lock actuator cause they would not work on left side they wouldn't make any noise when opened or closed , the door opened correctly when manually unlocked on left side front and the rear . I replaced the unit on the front actuators with numbe...
2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X42
Hello everyone, I'm a bit stumped here. I have this Trooper that will intermittently set a P0300 code. The customer (an employee of ours) says the MIL will flash once in awhile but he gets to the shop it stops. It never sets a dedicated cylinder misfire code. ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected)
2001 Lexus GS300 3.0L Electronic VIN: JT8BD69S31
This is more a request for information about procedures. Tomorrow I'm to remove and replace the passenger side temperature actuator. According to MoD, I'm supposed to remove the dash, and then the heater core case, to get to the actuator. Is there any proper w...
2007 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Unknown
Because of this code P0740 we replace valve body, after few months the vehicle check light on again and it showing "P0740" and i clear the DTC and engine warning light gone. But i think it will come back again. Would like all gentlemen advise on this issue...
2011 Mazda 6 i 2.5L shift solenoid b ? VIN: 1YVHZ8BH5B
Have talked to dealer they say they have never sold a solenoid or valve body for this car type. My question is what voltage should i see at pin c from tcm. i feel it should be 12 volts. thanks for the help...
1998 Nissan Sentra 1.6L fuel smell when warm VIN: 1N4AB41D4W
Got smoke machine hooked up, can close evap canister vent valve and no smoke, with valve open have smoke coming out canister at vent. With purge valve open still have no smoke? I just need help how to test this and I tried to smoke hose going up to intake from...
2008 Subaru Forester 2.5 X 2.5L oil pressure sensor
Hey guys, got an 08 forester with a repetative oil leak. I have replaced oil pressure sending unit on head with 3 different brands, including one from the subie dealer. Vehicle makes it about 60 miles on each one and then the sensor starts to leak from the ele...
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start VIN: JT3HP10V3X
hi, and thanks, customer called me 6 months ago and said his rav 4 would not crank even after putting a new battery in it. told him to look at fuse links, thats the last i heard about it till last week it got towed over.he replaced the 100amp fuse link cranks ... Trouble codes: P1300, P1310
2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L Parking lock VIN: 4T1BE30KX5
came in for tranny fluid exchange, and notice car is not locking in park position. All shifting o'k. Seems like parking pawl is inop. Need to know how to correct it. Please help!
2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4T1BE30KX5
Updating info. What I mean is the car is rolling even the shifter is in park position, no problem with shifting in all position. The car is not holding in stand still unless you pull up the emergency brake. Seems like you put in park before car is completely s...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2003 Lexus IS300 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD192X3
Ordered up a new APP sensor & all is well. took a waveform of the new sensor and has nice clean sweep from 2v to 5v. image saved with error msg on it for some reason but you can see good waveform in the background. car is fixed! ... Trouble codes: P2121, P2127.
2007 Mitsubishi Fuso FE145 FE84D 4.9L temp gauge VIN: JL6BBG1S37
Well finally got it to act up temp gauge went into red found the fan clutch which felt ok not engaging, Replaced fan clutch and all is well
2003 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5N1ED28T83
Plain and simply: the Timing Belt. This is what I was thinking but that rattle at the distributor kept me from acting hastily. Seems the loose belt will allow the cam to spin erratically and slam into the distributor gear making the noise that sounded as if th...
2006 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L timing chain VIN: 5N1AN08W96
I waited a while to close this because I wanted to be sure it was done. I was able to put the shoes on by just squeezing thenm on gently with some channel lock pliers. It was a pretty big job and I was unsure if I had the timing marks right. When it was done, ...
2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0L AC compressor VIN: JTEGF21A52
replies gave the obvious, changing the mag clutch relay which was the first thing I already tried, one guy even said to change the compressor, showing he didn't even read my post as I just put a brand new one on. Turns out the damn cheap ass chinese made Dens...
2005 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBDT48155
well i determined that the headers were not providing the proper ground and the customer said before i installed the headers i should have tested them for ground quality ??? LOL well I install his parts and guess what it my problem REALLY? well he has de... Trouble codes: P00, 0031 (bank 2 sensor one), P00, 0051 (bank 2 sensor one).
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