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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L radiator VIN: 2HGES26774
Hey guys so im working on a honda civic that we installed a year ago.customer came in Saturday explain the car smell of coolant and at time temp Gauge would go to hot but engine felt normal so we check for codes nothing found radiator leaking up top of tank an...
2007 Hyundai Tiburon SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHHN66F87
has po153 and po171 and po174, part throttle LTFT is at 20% I unplugged airflow meter and cleared fuel trims and found STFT fuel trim is now -10 to -15 if I plug airflow back in STFT stars adding fuel +20% car has aftermarket K&N air filter installed. has anyb...
1996 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L timing belt
Hello Fellow Techs, This is a friends car, she bought it after it had been sitting for a year. Was burning oil and coolant. She had taken it to another shop and they told her the head gaskets went. (I never looked at it myself). Instead of having the shop fix...
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Surge VIN: 1N4AL11DX3
Thanks ahead of time for all your help. This car is a regular of mine with an interesting problem. Customer complained of a surge under acceleration. Test drive showed that under light acceleration car runs fine. When you apply roughly 30% throttle, the rpms r...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L no overdrive
2005 Altima with a re4f04a transmission.Vehicle came in with burned up transmission.We removed it and overhauld it.we put the transmission in and found it will not shift to overdrive.After removing the transmission and finding no problems we put it back in and...
1997 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L belts VIN: JT3HJ85J9V
I have put two sets of belts on this cruiser on the waterpump to alt. The front belt will come apart after several hundred miles. The pulleys are in line and are shiney the tensioner is new and aligned. I guess what Iam asking has anyone seen this on these cru...
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28BXY
Customer reports engine intermittent surging, MIL and ABS lights on and speedometer reading zero. We replaced the AT speed sensor and cleared engine P0500 but experienced the same conditions right afterward. We then cleared the engine code P0500 again and the ... Trouble codes: P0500 (Speed sensor A fault detected), 33 (Right rear wheel speed sensor fault), 34 (Left rear wheel speed sensor fault), 62 (ABS ECU malfunction)
2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GP10V1Y
Customer complaint is condenser fan on (passenger side) runs constantly with key on engine off and also with engine running on start up. Initially it stored code p0115 and the new ect sensor corrected that issue. According to alldata, the fan should shut off a... Trouble codes: P0115
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L p0171 VIN: JTDAT1236Y
Customer brought in car originally for a dead catalytic converter, p0420 set. Honey comb was non-existent, replaced with new converter and all hardware cleared code. Car previously had new (non-Denso) o2 sensors installed at another shop so I reused them. CEL ...
2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1BR12E72
Car came in as a no start. If you let it run for 30-40 minutes, the fuel pump would quit. We replaced the fuel pump, and now have proper fuel pressure, but the car will not start. We've noticed the P1305 code repeatedly returns. My question is, will 1 code/mal... Trouble codes: P1305

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1990 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2HGED6344L
It was the ignition switch as many of you had said. Replaced it with a used switch and it starts, runs and drives great. I never would have thought of that without your help. Thanks very much.
2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Vvt VIN: JT8BD68S2Y
Thank you for every ones advice. Turned out to be very easy. Made sure everything went back together the same as it came apart. The VVT was not leaking, just the cam seals. Thank you again.
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L Surge
I did smoke test this cold and hot just to answer that. There were no visual signs of any severe overheating but because it was extremely low on coolant I'll assume it did run hot enough to cause the oil leak issue. Customer is making there decision on engine ... Trouble codes: P0300.
2010 Nissan Titan PRO-4X 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA0EC4A
Replaced Maf sensor and code did not come back. Was very hesitant at first since MAF was working properly at the time and it's not very old. Thanks guys. Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L ign. system VIN: 4TAUN53B4S
My apology for not closing this request sooner and the truck was fixed but not by me. To recap; customer authorized tune as "it's been a long time" according to him. R&R'd badly worn plugs, full wire set as no.4 plug insulator was arcing inside the head along ...
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