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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L distributor VIN: 1HGCB7658P
Greetings from the frozen wastelands of NH! Got an odd one for you, and on my own car. I had it towed to the shop due to a massive oil leak. After work, pulled in my car, put it up on the lift, and the whole passenger side was covered in oil, stem to stern. En...
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ8642Y
Thanks to all in advance, I have this Honad that was towed to me because the Rack and pinion, now we have a no start problem. I have fuel and injector paulse but i have no spark. one thing that is going on the Neg side of the coil with the key on we have power...
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG2252Y
The MIL is flashing during idle and cruise. There's also a code P0306, but there wasn't room to list all the codes in the entry form for this help request. All cylinders have good compression, but spark plugs look partly sooty, as if sometimes they are gas fou... Trouble codes: P1399 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (testing and results)
2005 Honda Element EX 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 5J6YH28655
Ok everyone having problems with this element. Customer brought car in to have the valves adjusted. I noticed ticking noise when pulling vehicle in after adjusting valves noise is still there. checked timing all marks are right. checked for play in exhaust act...
2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 4A4MM31S36
Car will not start(will start if you wait a few minutes) or hard to start(runs rough then dies and won't restart until you wait a few minutes). Only happens after putting gas into the car otherwise car runs great. Checked all sensors and vacumm hoses everythin...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L battery VIN: 1N4BA41EX4
thanks in advance for any help.. Nissan techs helppp..really need to clear up the fine details.. customer brings in car saying killing battery after 2 days or so. new battery same thing.. did the full starting and charging test all good.. no codes in any compu...
2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GH61698
Really stumped on this one. Vehicle idles very poor and will die at idle in gear. After stalling it hard starts and will not fire unless the throttle is held down. Here's a list of what I've checked so far: -MAF - tried swaping a new one in with the same resu... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, B
2006 Suzuki XL-7 Premium 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TX92V96
Came in for ticking noise, found main chain tensioner broken. Replace all 3 tensioners and shoes. Did not physically remove chains from sprockets. I did have to remove both RH cam shafts to replace the RH secondary tensioner. I swapped coils, injectors, plugs.... Trouble codes: P0306 (cyl 6 misfire)
2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Fit & Finish
Good evening great techs, hope everybody is doing well.The problem here with this well kept landcruiser is that the new remote control can not be programmed because the door lock actuators are all weak and I cannot actuate them 5 times within 40 seconds .I can...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2009 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 3CZRE48539
The customer is taking the car to the honda dealership to investigate a potential error on honda's part. What I found after I checked all the pcm powers and grounds was a shorted transmission input speed sensor. There were no engine or trans codes for this w... Trouble codes: P2610, P0685.
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on, VIN: JM1BK32336
Hello every one and once again thanks every one for your help. sorry it took a while. After checking cam and crank sensor. verfied valve timing with proper tools. inspected the oil control valve operation, The problem was damaged cam shaft phaser. This engine ...
1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L Antenna Mast VIN: JA3XE74C2M
The sleeve that holds the mast in was corroded. I cut the mast off at the lowest sleeve as high as possible. Pushed the plastic tape in then inserted a drill bit into the hole. Grabbed the mast with a pair of vice grips. The drill bit keeps the mast from being...
2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD07UX6
Well, always remember the basics. I had a solid waveform, but maybe I missed the glitches. Further inspection of the intake camshaft revealed a broken tooth on the pickup portion for sensor! thank you for the replies! Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor bank 1 problem).
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Charging VIN: JT2BG28K5W
well i have recieved many posts with good suggestions as to where to look for my short causing this fuse to blow however customer has not been back to complete diagnosis. most replies pointed to either bad alt or broken wirirng at trunk hinge i highly suspect ...
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