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Open Help Requests for Asian
Help Request Answers
1997 Honda Prelude 2.2L MIL Lamp on, buck VIN: JHMBB6148V
Whats up guys.I have this prelude that bucks when it gets up to temp intermitt. When i first looked at the car it had a set screw on the throtle missing. It is the mail mans truck and he has an extra engine at home with the missing screw. He also put an 8 doll...
2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L engine VIN: 1HGCM56393
Came in with timing chain jumped,no compression,all valves bent-machine shop called and said excessive coking in head and asked if it was using oil-called owner-owner indicated that they had been adding oil between oil changes-engine was low on oil when we got...
2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L 2nd gear VIN: JHLRE48547
Honda transmission techs, please help. I have this 07 crv with 98k miles. The customer complains of a noise going uphill. The only time I can hear a noise, is in second gear between 3,000 and 3,400 rpm. It is a loud squeal that only lasts for 1-2 seconds. If y...
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Lack of power VIN: KMHDN45D32
Checked timing marks on belt and they all line up. Vehicle has no power under load. Has a p0340 code replaced cam position sensor. no improvement in drivability. Trouble codes: P0340
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Mechanical VIN: JM1BK12326
Just trying to replace cabin air filter. Alldata and Mitchell are pretty unclear where it is. We pulled passenger compartment fuse box, can not see panel for cabin air filter
2006 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L ride height VIN: 5TDBT48A96
Hi Toyota Techs. I,ve got an 06 sequoia with air suspension that intermittently drops ride height while driving to the point of making the ride quite harsh. The system has no codes and I can adjust the height with the control switch to the 3 positions of low-...
2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L Control Head VIN: 5TFEV54148
Vehicle has been sitting for several months. There AC/Heater control head seems to be dead. The fan doesn't come on, the AC portion of the control panel doesn't light up when pushed on. It doesn't have auto temp, it just has a red and blue setting on that port...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1999 Acura TL 3.2L Stall VIN: 19UUA5641X
Sorry for the mix up everyone and to the people who responded that we didn't have any diagnostic info, well, if you read the request we were only trying to get some insight to the customer's problem and never saw the actual vehicle. Sorry for the mix up and t...
1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L No Start VIN: JNRAR05Y7V
Thank you for all the help! It was a faulty ecm. I sent it back to the rebuilder and was told this time it was not repairable, that I needed a different unit. After another 2 week wait we got the second unit which worked properly. I will say I will be looki...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E74
My apologies for not closing this sooner, customer wasn't sure what they were going to do. Clifford said noise is likely coming from top center chain tensioner, recommended chains, guides and tensioners. Michael agreed with him, suggested starting with a compr... Trouble codes: P1800 (Vias control solenoid), P0335, P1284 (Afs1 b2), P0021 (a cam position timing system performance).
1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JS3TD62V3X
Customer declined the fix, but there was some helpful information, unfortunately nothing cheap to do it.
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L hv battery VIN: JTDKB20U95
Hi Techs, Thanks for all that responded either via IATN or per my request by phone. To summarize the fix for this, I am not 100% sure what the actual fix was. I think it was either connection at the HV battery or low voltage in the accessory battery. I at firs...
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