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Help Request Answers
1994 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Headgasket VIN: 2HGEH2464R
Engine Was Overheating, tested for antifreeze loss and discovered head gasket was leaking. Replaced Head gasket head and blocked looked ok. Two months later car was overheating again. Antifreeze Leaking in two cylinders. Removed head and sent head to machine s...
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No 3rd gear or 4th VIN: 1HGCG5645W
This is my personal vehicle. I have put 2 transmission in this car in the past 1.5 yrs so I know what goes bad in them but this is my first rebuild on this one I done Civics before so I took a chance an rebuilt this transmission.. Everything went good found no...
1992 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L Igniter VIN: JM2UF3144N
vehicle came with no start problem it was replaced ecm, rebuild fron auto zone tree times, distribuitor twice fom jonke yard, new igniter,ignition coil from jonke yard, condense from jonke yard, another ecm from yonke yard. Ok. These are my tests. It is burnin...
1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LV5224W
This Mazda idles very rough and has a P0300. Customer replaced cap, rotor wires. We scoped the ignition system, ohm tested the injectors, tested fuel pressure and did a compression test. Compression was low 100PSI. We can not find a cause of the misfire but we... Trouble codes: P0300
2004 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L variable intake runners VIN: JN8DR09Y44
Vehicle was towed in with engine noise/ racket going on. It sounded like intermittent knocking/ banging everywhere from front of timing cover to rear of engine (noise telegraph). Knowing history of timing chain issues we pulled front access cover plates over t...
2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZA22C64
Trying to replace the B1S2 oxygen sensor but can't find the connector. The harness goes up through a hole in the bottom of the vehicle and disappears. Have lifted up carpet and looked under the instrument cluster and seat, anyone help with where they hid this ... Trouble codes: P0037
2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Compressor not working VIN: 5TELU42N56
Hello All I just got this vehicle from the Customer, one other shop work on it, they replace the compressor, dryer, flush the system, and charge to speck, it only last two month, so they replace the compressor again, flash the system, this time it only last o...
2006 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5TDZT38A56
I got the vehicle last week with code P0101 MAF circuit low. Measured voltage in and out decided to replace due to low output. This is the second MAF, first was reman from another shop and mine was new from Toyota. Cleared code and test drove good. Seven days... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass air flow circuit malfunction)
2009 Toyota Corolla XLE 1.8L No Start VIN: JTDBL40E69
towed in with cranking over with sound like no compression.ran compression test and guage goes to 34/40 n back down to zero.i can hold finger on tip of pressure hose n won`t blow my finger off.pulled top valve cover n all looks good.maybe a timing chaine jumpe...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Cluster VIN: JHLRD2848Y
I have fixed this vehicle, and posted the fix some time ago, or so I thought. Sorry for the mix up! The problem was wires breakin at the connector at the drivers door. Evidently years of flexing takes a toll on them where the wires are crimped to the terminals...
2005 Honda Element EX 2.4L No Start VIN: 5J6YH27685
This vehicle is finally fixed!! As we stated in tech help request, we had already checked grounds for computer and cleaned them, especially ones for the intake runner. We also already tried another key and the computer reset procedure. (Basically touch two bat...
2004 Isuzu NPR-HD 6.0L Starting VIN: 4KLB4B1U74
Thank you for the responses. It is believed there is a bad ground within the main wiring harness. In order to by-pass problem, we installed a relay to complete the ground, using the 12v crank position at ignition switch. This has resolved cranking issue and ve...
1979 Toyota Pickup 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: RN42010430
Found when truck ran poor nothing could make it better, removed antidieseling solenoid and found pintle didn't move when actuated (after sitting over night could get pintle to move). It was clicking but not actually working, replaced and problem solved.
1997 Toyota T100 DLX 3.4L lock-up VIN: JT4UN22D6V
the truck was going in lockup, while sitting still, in drive only. cooler flow was good, we replaced transmission and it still had problem. found a loose ground on intake plenum causing voltage to lockup solenoid sitting still. cleaned and tightened ground- a...
2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L horn VIN: 5TEWN72N11
Thanks for the help! I checked grounds for the body computer, good. I checked for corrosion at connections to the body computer, no trouble found. We took the battery cable off and hooked them together over night. The trouble cleared. We had it here three days...
2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Stall VIN: JT3HN86R32
replaced throttle body. got one from the wrecking yard and the vehicle ran fine after replacement. don't know if it was the throttle control motor or not. thanks for the help and the replies.
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