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2009 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L power liftgate VIN: 5FNRL38659
I am not sure if my condition is normal or not. When operating power liftgate by fob or switch on dash park lights flash. This i believe is normal, but i am also getting the center stack lights flashing. They also do this when locking vehicle from fob. Custome...
2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No reverse VIN: KMHCG45CX3
Hi everybody trying to fix this problem went thru this tranny 3 times with no luck Is anybody had same problem Please help Thanks in advance
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L speakers VIN: 5NPEU46F06
radio makes popping noise over speakers while applying brake and listening to a m radio. any body had this problem? . thought about throwing a brake lamp switch at it, but just wonderd if any one else knows of a fix.
2005 Lexus LX470 4.7L Steering Rack VIN: JTJHT00W75
LEXUS TECHS PLEASE READ THIS ONE !! This vehicle came in for a routine timing belt/water pump/tensioners replacement(battery disconnected during service)no repairs where done to steering system. Upon completion I noticed steering wheel when driving straight wa...
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM1FE17N54
Check engine light on with the three code. The vehicle had a rough idle and burning white/gray smoke for the first couple minute. The vehicle will start but check engine light will flashes in a few minute and might died on the road. Check spark plug, ignition ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder misfire detected), P0506 (Idle control system rpm low), P0125 (Insufficient coolant temperature for closed loop)
1986 Nissan 720 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JN6ND16S7G
Vehicle came in with a hesitation and stalling. as soon as you snap the throttle the vehicle stalls hard. kind fo feels like the engine or torque converter locking up. it doesn;t have to be under load it could be in park,neutral or in gear it does the same all...
2006 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L Timing Chain VIN: 1N6BA06A36
Quick question on changing the timing kit on these trucks -- can it be done with the motor in the truck? I've seen the question many times on the web and the answer always seems to be the AllData directions for the change in which the first step is to remove t...
2011 Nissan Maxima S 3.5L Compressor VIN: 1N4AA5AP7B
a/c will work fine wen is cool out side or if is seating inside the shop..soon as car is park out less tha a 1 min.start Blowing hot air or just Cool..if is keep inside of the shop or a cool area Blow freezing all day long!!!Vehicle has been take to the dealer...
1999 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 453BG6854X
vehicle came in couple months ago with code p1507 idle air control valve. diag. system , cleaned intake and installed new iac valve. all good till 3 weeks ago. customer complained of stalling and running rough at times. first time in shop had code p1507 in sys... Trouble codes: P1507
2000 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S3BE6452Y
HELP!!! I've got this subaru that's making a very loud clanking noise. Sounds like a broken piston connecting rod. It's very loud and it speeds up and slows down by RPM. We had the car back in to re-bleed the slave cylinder and took it out for a drive and all ...
2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L battery drain VIN: 4S4BP61C56
Help, Battery has about 200 mil drain, if I pull fuse #8 a 50amp in engine compartment the draw is gone. The turn signals will work with the key off also on #8. I'm getting the flashig acc and err on radio. We pulled the drivers seat and didn't find any connec...
2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L engine cooling fan VIN: JTEEP21A44
Radiator cooling fan runs with the ignition off. As soon as you turn the ignition on the fans go off but will come on when the engine gets hot. The problem is with only the radiator fan (the drivers side fan). The condenser fan comes on when the AC pressure ge...
2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L starts then dies VIN: 5TDZK23C97
Was towed in it will start and then dies like immobilizer. To start with the codes that were stored were history codes not current codes. I cleared them and no codes have come back except when I pulled the fuel pump relay it stored a fp relay primary circuit c... Trouble codes: P0138, P0345, P0365, P0390, P0606

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Differential VIN: 2HNYD18682
Hello to all. I finally decided to move away from possible trans issue and take a closer look at differential assembly (Has 2 electronic lock up actuators on both sides submerged in fluid inside). The fluid color appeared to be very different from genuine VTM...
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ8148X
Group thanks for all the replies and tips. I finally fixed this car with 2 items. the first was the electrical portion of the ignition switch. I found that at times once it got to operating temperature that it would cause a voltage drop. The wire dropping was ...
2005 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LW28J35
Thanks for taking the time to reply. Everyone pretty much went with the immobilizer theory. As I mentioned, there was no antenna at the ignition cylinder. Don't feel bad though. Even the dealer told me the vin # indicated there was one. When I pulled the ...
2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1N6AD06WX6
sent truck to Nissan for adaptive resets. apparently good used valve body may have not been any good. not sure if that was the issue due to Nissan had extended the Canada warranty for radiator tranny coolers cracking. Nissan replaced the transmission again ...
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