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2005 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Misfire VIN: JM3LW28A05
van came in with p0171 and p0174, customer complained of misfires, no misfire codes and no misfires shown in mode 6. found intake tube between maf and tb ripped. replaced cleared codes and road tested. still running very lean. fuel trims run up to 25% both ban... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BH67563
The car intermittently stalls. No DTC's. The speedometer and tachometer drops to 0 while car is still in motion and the vehicle eventually dies as if the alternator has stopped charging. When it stalls the battery is completely drained and cannot be restarted....
2002 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on
Vehicle came in with misfires on cylinders # 1,3,and 5. Also had a code bank 1 sensor 2 heater circuit (solved). code P1349 vvt circuit control bank 1. I focused on misfires. checked injectors and coils all good. replaced lower intake manifold gasket and tha... Trouble codes: P1349 (vvt control system bank 1)
2006 Toyota RAV4 Sport 2.4L battery light is on VIN: JTMBD32V26
one year ago it had the alternator replaced for the battery light on, all was well until 3 weeks ago, customer called and said the battery light would come on for a few seconds then go off. Every time she came in it was off and charging well and battery good. ...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2006 Acura TL 3.2L power steering VIN: 19UUA66236
Funny how I had not seen this issue before and since this I have had three of them come in and yes it is the o-ring. Thanks to all.
1984 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Misfire VIN: JHMAH5327E
After long discussion with customer, found head work was done by a not so reputable mechanic. customer has opted to take the car apart himself and take it to a machine shop that has more experience with this kind of work. thanks for the replies. If customer re...
2011 Infiniti QX56 5.6L Timing chain VIN: JN8AZ2NE0B
We finally have this one done. Sorry it took so long. Between waiting for parts and the special tool kit and fitting it in the schedule it's been too long. Thanks to Jerry from Arizona and Omar from California. Their reply's were quite helpful. The noise was i...
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