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2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Rear tire wear VIN: 1HGCP26858
2008 Honda Accord with very bad rear tire wear. Both rear tires are cupped badly on inside. Has had recent alignment and it is in speck. Rear struts/suspension checks good. At first thought I would say replace the rear struts since alignment was in spec, but I...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Power steering VIN: KM8SC73E34
Hello and I'm at my whits end. We have a Santa Fe that will loose all power steering. The story; Replace steering rack (reman)due to a leak two months ago, job went fine. Last week customer went to pass a truck and the power steering went out. We looked at it ...
2005 Hyundai Accent GLS 1.6L loss of power VIN: KMHCG35CX5
this car is driven by a mail lady, she beats it. stop go full throttle. after a hour or so of doing this its looses power. power is reduced aqlot. normally you can smoke the tires. after stop and go it will barley take off. was you're going no problem. no code...
2004 Isuzu N NPR-HD 6.0L Starting VIN: 4KLB4B1U74
Vehicle does not crank. Evaluated wiring schematic for both power distribution and starter circuit. Found lack of ground signal from PCM to Starter Relay. Wiring from ground starter relay to PCM is good. If we ground the ground wire (yellow wire) between the P...
2008 Mazda RX-8 Touring 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FE17308
Hello guys and gal, i have had a 2008 mazda rx-8 towed in from the highway, where it had died and would not restart. cranking,the veh. has no compression, scanned pcm and have a p0503,code,intake ruuner control concern. problem is, i have alldata,which has lit... Trouble codes: P0503 (Intake runner concern)
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L no start VIN: JN1CA21D8X
friend of mine has Nissan maxima ran out of fuel on freeway. towed to shop shop said after crank many times security system armed, crank ok no start.hard to believe is this true or false.try with both keys. shop said need need to go dealer.
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L engine stall and early shift cold VIN: 1N4DL01D81
After starting the vehicle if put in gear after 3 seconds it stalls if cool enough (under 70 deg f) if warmed up slightly to 85 deg or so it will shift threw all gears and lock up tcc before 20mph. Kinda lost on this one any suggestions would help thanks.
2002 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2ZN16TX2
2002 Nissan Quest Faults P0138/ P0139. O2 Sensor Bank 1 Sensor 2. Replace 226A0-7B503 Oxygen Sensor OE and OE 22680-7B001 Air Mass Sensor. No vacuum leak,all ignition system fine.Clear all faults drove the car for few days and after 300 miles same fault came b... Trouble codes: P0138 (Slow Response bank 1 Sensor 2), P0139 (High Voltage bank 1 Sensor 2)
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Power Loss VIN: 4S3BH665XY
The car is from Illinois. The car runs great and shifts properly while in our area. No codes present. The student took the car to Colorado and while driving on highway at high altitudes, in the mountains, car wouldn't go over 30MPH.
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Engine VIN: JF1GD29642
I am hoping for some help from someone that knows more about Subaru engines than I do. This car came to us not running and part of the way disassembled. Customer brought a new 2.5l short block in the crate still from the dealer. The original engine was a 2.0 t...
2011 Toyota Camry SE 2.5L compressor VIN: 4T4BF3EK7B
after repair a/c the same , unplug ac amplifier ac works until key cycled or turned off will not blow cold again until unpluging amplifier

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L alarm VIN: 2HKYF18406
I could not find a problem with alarm and the customer could not leave truck.. we ended up calling Honda dealership and they said we need to try and do a door relearn. The way you would do the relearn is to open drivers door, put key in ignition and turn to ac...
2008 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Tpms VIN: 5FNRL38738
Thank you for all of the replies and assistance. Derreck came through with what ultimately allowed me to fix this van. It seems the the OE TRW sensors can be finicky and that on some the only way to wake them up is with specific bartec and ateq tpms tools. ...
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF35F4Y
Thanxxx Guys for u r Imput on this Vehicle after!!!doing all the test and dbl Ck Every thing after a Customer mess Come found tha the Customer Install old Computer back But dint Install D 3 Wires Ground wires tha coming From d computer..Wires was just seating ... Trouble codes: P1631.
2006 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L Possibly axle VIN: KNDMB23366
Thanks for the replies there is a jack shaft axle on this van on the passenger side and found a small amount of play in the jack shaft axle connection to the service axle after replacing it the vibration has gone away
2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L A/C And Heating VIN: JTHBD18241
Well, I want to thank the 3 people that tried to help me but I had to send this one to the dealer. I tested every sensor in the system to the spec's I found in a couple of TSB's on the subject. All tested fine and like I said in my help request I replaced the ...
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN8AR05Y7V
2005 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BL67625
Well we havent fixed it but advised the customer and he is going to trade it in. Hes tired of fixing it. I think it is a broken piston. The noise stays the same when it is hot. I wish we could have torn it down to see for sure. Thanks for all of the help!!!
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