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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Lighting VIN: KNDJC73305
thanks for the help up front this kia at times will not have any parking or dash light at times they are working now any ideas does not have daytime running lightd thanks
2001 Lexus GS300 3.0L Heater VIN: JT8BD69S61
Replace heater blend door motor on passenger side due to no heat. i have heat on both sides but you have to crank the passenger side up to 85 to get heat. the drive side functions normal. Do you need to rest the heat blend doors on this car after replacing the...
2007 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Heater VIN: JM1BK34327
Thank you in advance for any advice. The car comes in 8-13 with a coolant leak, and 87k miles. We replaced the water pump and t-stat new coolant all is ok, we ship the car with no issues. Now in November at 90k miles the customer comes in complaining of no hea...
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L strut VIN: 1N4AL11D83
car came in for clunk in right front area. struts and tops were replaced a year ago using napa products. removed the shock assembly and disassembled and found nothing out of the ordinary. after reassembling, the stabilizer links were removed and then I drove t...
2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2.5L Light VIN: 4S3BMBG6XA
Blinking brake light on like E brake is on, E brake is not on. We replaced rear brake pads w/OE because they were low. We made sure the fluid level is correct. We scanned and found no codes. I know the car is under warranty, but if I can help customer I would ...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Steering wheel VIN: 4T1BE32K22
This vehicle came in with a strange complaint. The steering wheel does not lock and there is no warning chime when the headlights are on, key out and door open. Now, AllData gives no information on the warning system for the headlights on and even less on the...
2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.4L balance shaft assbly
I have not been able to find an adequate description, graphic, of how the counter balance shaft timing is set up. When I received this vehicle there was an excessive amount of vibration going on. I removed the balance shaft assembly and ran the vehicle briefly...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L idle
I'm still working on this car, recently checked timing both mechanical and ignition and it tested out fine, ima replace the fuel filter as it has never been replaced in 5 years and the cat conv. As well . my car does not have an egr valve because its an ex mod...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Surge VIN: 1HGCG1653W
Thanks for your help. The students changed the throttle body(complete with acutators and sensors) and installed a used unit which fixed the problem. Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Control Circuit Failure).
2007 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 5FNRL38737
After many responses I determined this is normal operation on this Honda.
2008 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Surge VIN: 5FNRL38778
Unfortunately we were not able to fix this vehicle at this time. We tested every part of the VCM system and everything seemed to be operating as designed. We did find a flash that was supposed to change the points at which the VCM system activated to try and...
2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG35C53
The fix on this vehicle was to install a known good PCM. The coil drivers in the other pcm's were inoperative. With this newest pcm, the car starts and runs. Thank you for the replies.
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Surp Belt VIN: KM8SC73D84
Thanks for all the help Replaced belt with new gator back belt. All is well at this point
2006 Mazda 6 i 2.3L trans malf. VIN: 1YVFP80C56
Well, the fix was a new used tranny. No damage was noticed to the t/c drives. I'm going on the assumption that the trans was on the edge of failing and flushing the fluid was the straw that broke this camels back. Luckily we had an understanding customer who n...
2005 Scion tC 2.4L No heat from right side of dash VIN: JTKDE17755
Thanks for everyones input. I pressure flushed cooling system. This had some improvement to the overall output but the difference from left to right was still approx 35 degrees. Lots of chunks came out during the flush. Recommended to the customer that we need...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Mechanical VIN: JT2BG12K5T
customer has not returned with vehicle will keep it update for youI will try to suggestions when he returns thank you
2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TFBV54158
I replace the cat along with rear oxygen sensor due to thread stripping. Run the vehicle and both the cat and oxygen sensor set. Took for an emission and it pass. Thanks for everybody that helps. Trouble codes: P0420.
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