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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L srs light VIN: 1HGCB7653P
customer failed safety inspection because srs light didn't come on when ignition turned on. found bulb in cluster crushed like someone tried to pull bulb out of socket with pliers and broke it. replaced bulb and srs light stays on. went through the test sequen...
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L compressor VIN: 1HGCD5633V
This car came in with a locked up ac compressor.After replacing the compressor,drier & expansion valve I charged the ac. I started the car & the compressor would not engage.I tried a new thermostat & relay.Still would not come on.I am lost,help please! Thanks,...
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L TCS Relay VIN: 2HKRL18681
Costumer brought us the car with ABS, BRAKE, and TCS indicators all on. When scanning the car with HDS there were multiple TCS system DTCs. The codes were cleared and as soon as the car was turned back on all lights came back on. After scanning again the TCS D...
2004 Honda Element EX 2.4L rear brakes drag VIN: 5J6YH27584
replaced brake pads about 3 months ago no problems. last week customer returned complaint left rear brake dragging after 20-30 mins drive. confirmed open bleeder slight pressure wheel turns free. checked caliper piston no problem retracting. replaced both rear...
2004 Honda Civic DX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES16434
Hello,I have determined that this car needs another ecm,my question is ,can I install a used computer on this? Since I have never installed a used computer on this year of honda civic before, Im not sure if is worthwhile to do just because Im trying to help a ...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L No Start VIN: KM8SC73T83
Cranks but no start. Checked for injector pulse - good. Checked for spark - no good. Changed crank sensor - still no spark. Checked spark plugs - worn out and fuel saturated. Changed spark plugs and wires - still no start. Found engine would crank irregularly ...
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L speedometer VIN: JM1BK14314
This is the same Mazda 3 i have been working on, got the used pcm reflashed and 2 keys programmed, never did get the vin # flashed into used pcm, don't know if i didn't do something right or what. My main problem now is no speedometer. Any ideas would be great...
2007 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport 2.5L Unknown VIN: JF1GG63627
Hi group now the customer is back with the complain of a vibration in the drive train.which they didn't had before!!! i replaced the whole clutch with new parts from carquest.i could'nt confirm the issue first because i drove not long enough, the vehicle needs...
2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L abs VIN: 4T1BF28BX3
replaced right front wheel speed sensor due to code 31, then replaced right rear due to code 35 scoped other sensors , I tried to clear codes by jumping tc and cg terminals in dlc 3. shows normal code flashing 2 times a second continuously turned off key remov...
2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L No Start VIN: 5TELU42N56
Customer complaint was an intermintent no start. It would just crank, and he would turn key off then back on and usually starts. It also sometime dies after you start the truck and put it in gear and start to move then it will die. If you do not turn key off a... Trouble codes: B2799 (engine immobileizer system)
2009 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE46K39
09 camry 2.4 litter,valve job was done to repair valve steam seals[burning oil].Vehicle did not have any problem before repair.We now have code p0300 random cyl. misfire,it feels like tigh valves,all cylinders are affected.This is not a dead miss.cranking comp... Trouble codes: P0300
2011 Toyota RAV4 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T3BF4DV5B
Hi Toyota techs. i need your help on this one. This rav 4 keeps setting a p0138. customer bought vehicle from auction so i have no other repair history other that customer changed b1s2 before he broughtvehicle to me. the upstream AFS reads pretty steady around... Trouble codes: P0138

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L door locks VIN: 1HGCD7231T
The door lock actuators were failing but customer declined to have them replaced.
1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L compression VIN: 1HGCD5605V
Thank you to all who offered help. As stated by a majority it was stuck rings. The day I R /R the valve cover gasket it was raining the engine cooled and the rings stuck when it flooded as I attempted to start the car. I squirted a little oil in each cylinder ...
1993 Mitsubishi Fuso FH FH100 5.0L brakes
well. like all weird problem the solution was simple,after flushing the brake fluid out twice, the problem went away,suggesting that one or more brake lines were getting clogged with residual dirt inside the lines, that is it.thank you again for your help.
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