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1990 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DB1650L
Thanks in advance for any help, this is my first time posted a help request but i have found this site very helpfull in the past. This vehicle came in with a intermittent no start and driveability issue. The customer had replaced the fuel pump, distributor , e... Trouble codes: 03 (Map sensor)
2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1HGFA15567
Greetings everyone, I know this is not the usual procedure but I was hoping for a little insight. No tests performed as yet. I have a customer that was certain I would think he was crazy because every time this fuel gauge would misbehave he would tell me about...
2006 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L misfire VIN: KNDMB23326
I have here a problem child sodona 06 3.8,, misfires cyls 1 & 5. Tried plugs and swaping coils around no help. Went back and replaced 1 & 5 injectors no help..?? seems to run ok exept at idle in gear. And sugestions. It has 109,000mi
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Abs Ecu VIN: JA4MW51R62
THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR HELP!!! vehicle came in with no power assist, very hard pedal, abs light, brake light, and constant warning buzzer. found codes 53 78 18. pulled up the trouble tree for code 18 disassembled center console and unplugged connector E...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Battery Draw VIN: JN1CA21D6X
Looking for some help with a battery draw. It has a draw of 536ma I know that is to much I found if you unplug the alternator the draw goes away so I figured it was the alternator but we have put 6 on it and they all do the same thing the draw goes a way if yo...
2010 Nissan Maxima S 3.5L Door Locks VIN: 1N4AA5AP1A
When unlocking either front door with the door knob button (switch) located on the door handle both doors lock and unlock like they are supposed to but the key lock buzzer does not beep. The exterior lights do flash. I have scanned the BCM and am able to opera...
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L brake booster VIN: JTDAT1238Y
This car came to us with the complaint of a intermittent hard brake pedal and a rough idle at the same time. After many test drives it acted up. Since I was off the day it came in, another tech at my shop diagnosed it as a faulty IAC motor. I was skeptical, bu...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L ignition VIN: KNDJC73344
Thank you to all who replied, this one really stumped me! When i was removing upper timing covers to replace valve cover gaskets the covers crumbled and a piece of the cover had fallen into the lower cover,without my knowledge, which in turn got between t...
2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Door Locks VIN: 5N1ED28Y14
So after trying the entrance control unit problem was still there. I had discounted the switch since it was working with the lights on but I decided to pull the switch and the backing off and found that something on the circuit board had exploded. So I put a n...
2007 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Pwr. Window VIN: JN8AZ08T37
It turns out after removing the motor from the assembly, there is no reset button on it. Eric had the solution that worked. Remove motor, connect the plug to it and activate the motor to free-spin in the up position but not auto for 5+ seconds. This seems t...
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T1SK12E7P
Thanks to everyone that replied. After testing everything possible ended putting an ECM in from the junk yard and its fixed. After scoping ECT, TPS, ISC, distributor, and cheking timing belt the only other thing it could be is an ECM since all sensor inputs we...
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