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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Charging VIN: SHSRD78873
Hello again, This vehicle has had problems with no / slow cranking (Needing to be jumped) sporadically for a little over a year. First saw it in July 2012 when the owner asked to have a battery replaced. August 2012 it was back and tested and replaced the alte...
2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Check Engine Light VIN: 2HGES26845
When starting vehicle check engine light flashes, vehicle surges. After 20 or 30 seconds surging stops and check engine stays on. Scanner will not communicate with pcm. all fuses are good. Customer states battery light came on first on highway and then check e...
2009 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDU46D99
Here's a gem guys and gals. This beauty came in on the hook after stalling and no start. Someone had started to diagnose and had removed valve cover, which showed the rockers CAKED with 1/2 of oil. Oil probably not changed for 20000 miles. Customer was told th...
2008 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring 3.7L shudder VIN: JM3TB38V48
shudder/vibration occurs in morning cruising around town. 4 or 5 times, then disappears, and drives fine.fluid in trans mission and diffs appear ok.no codes present.
2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CBD1D06
vehicle was towed in for a crank no start no communication with pcm found bad connection in harness suppling power to pcm repaired and found fuel pump was inop, replaced fuel pump when the car started ran poorly replaced spark plugs also had 1 bad coil recomme... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0303, P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4)
2009 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 4T1BE46K99
Running currently. Owner said it would start, run 2 seconds then die.Tried about 15 times, this is the first and only time it has happened. Key's used are the same ones that they have always had. Did not notice a security light but was unsure. This was a forme... Trouble codes: B2799 (Engine Immobilizer system malfunction)
2010 Toyota Prius 1.8L No Start VIN: JTDKN3DU2A
Customer called from roadside. He said he heard a noise from the right rear while driving and the car shut off moments later. I suggested he call for a tow. Upon arrival the car would not start. I pulled engine code P3190 (poor engine power and two pending cod... Trouble codes: P3190 (poor engine power), P0A0D, P0A0F

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L "G" Sensor VIN: KM8SC73D92
had a broken ring on the right front halfshaft replaced and is now good to go thanks to all
2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Stall VIN: KMHWF25S32
This Hyundai is fixed. The tcc solenoid was mechanically hung on and was tring to lock converter at idle only in drive. It passed all electrical tests but was allowing fluid flow to converter. Car idled fine in park,reverse and neutral but would stall almos... Trouble codes: P0335, P0102.
2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L timing belt VIN: JTHBF30G73
all is well with this car. after checking and replacing plugs and 2 coils car was misfiring on #3 and # 6. those are mating cylinders. found broken tooth on reluctor wheel. thanks to all who replied.
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L converter1-2 shift VIN: 1YVGF22C5W
I got some good response from 3 techs, thank you all for your help. As I mentioned this work was subbed out to another shop specializing in Trans rebuilds. As I mentioned this work was subbed out to another shop specializing in Trans rebuilds. I got a detail...
2008 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L check engine light VIN: 1N4BA41E58
Thanks for all the replies. We installed the crank sensor but it did not fix the vehicle. Many replies steered us towards the timing chain. The customer is pursuing warranty with the dealer so I cannot claim a fix. sorry to say this one goes out as is. Thanks ...
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