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2004 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L handling VIN: 6MMAP67P64
Hi everyone. This vehicle has had strange handling issues ever since my customer bought it. According to him, the rear end seems to want to wander on him, sometimes enough to startle him. He does a lot of highway driving and it seems to occur primarily while o...
2006 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Engine VIN: JF1SG63636
Car was brought in this morning for noise concern. During Acceleration Only I hear a Metallic Ticking or Rattle from under the car, which increases in frequency as RPMS and Car goes Faster. I don't thinks its anything with engine, sounds like underneath the c...
2006 Subaru Baja Turbo 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BT63C26
I have what thought to be an easy Subaru, truck came in a had a P1153 O2 SENSOR CIRCUIT RANGE/PERFORMANCE (HIGH) (BANK1 SENSOR1).Upon inspection I found sensor actually damaged(bent). I put a new A/F sensor in and it came back with a heater performance code sa... Trouble codes: P1153 (o2 sensor circuit range/performance high bank1 sensor1)
2006 Toyota Solara SLE 3.3L Cooling Fans VIN: 4T1FA38PX6
Cooling fans do not come on with temp. Fans do come on with ac. What am i missing??
2006 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Charging VIN: 4T1BE32K46
this car belongs to a friend of mine, that's the way it always works, right? car came in with battery light on along with other dash lights and not charging. check battery and charging system, battery ok no charging voltage and alternator bearings screaming. i...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on, trans in limp mode VIN: JHMCG5649X
sorry to wait so long to close this guys, was waiting on customer... (you know how that goes) just as we all thought, replacing pcm fixed the issue. thanks to all for your input and help Trouble codes: P1607.
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L O2 sensor wiring VIN: 1HGCG3269X
yes finally the car is fixed. it was an internal problem with the computer, I went ahead and bought a used one. I just want to say thanks to everyone that helped me with this problem. after a couple of o2 sensor and computer the car is finally out of here.
2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L compressor VIN: 1HGFA16886
Thank you all for your help the thermal switch is bad Customer request a new compressor all working well now Thank you guys again
2012 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4L No Start, Misfire VIN: JHLRM3H76C
Well gentlemen KISS strikes again. Went back today and got the fuel pressure gauge out . Pressure was good . I had neglected to take a fuel sample . The customer had stated he hadn't fueled up recently so I went past it. That was a huge oversight on my part. S... Trouble codes: P0303 (cyl 3 misfire), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire).
1992 Nissan Stanza GXE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JN1FU21P9N
Well vehicle is fixed thanks to Richard, Doug, Benn, Charlie, Joe, Robert, Carl, Tim, David and IATN!! The fix was the #2 injector screen was clogged. Replaced the #2 injector and now the engine is running as it should. Thanks again for the input. Have to quit...
2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 1N6AA07B84
Owner declined going any further-advised him we would need to remove o2 sensors next to verify cat converter problem and if that passed we would need to remove cover to check cam timing next-I think he ran out of money with the 1st shop-thanks for all the repl... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor).
2006 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L engine VIN: 5N1AN08W76
Going back through the technicians procedures, we found he decided not to use the Factory tool to lock the flywheel. We have the tool and questioned that judgement. The tool properly locks down the crank from moving. The crank was off by 1/2 tooth and that cau...
2007 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3N1AB61E37
Sorry it took that long to close it, i was waitting on the ECM, Engine Computer took car of the problem,car starts immediately,Thanks to everyone who helped
2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG696X5
I ended up pulling Valve cover and found the Valve clearance set too tight. Customer decided not to fix at this point. Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire cylinder 1), P0303 (misfirecylinder 3l).
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