Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for August 11, 2004
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
Next
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for Asian
Help Request Answers
1983 Honda Accord 1.8L cylider head VIN: JHMSZ7429D
i removed plugs on this engine to check for low compression. i decided to inject air in cylinder #1 and i was getting air comeing from #2. i figured this a sign of blown head gasket. i removed head and found no problem. no warpage on head or block. installed n...
View
1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Lamp Out Indicator VIN: 1HGCB7658M
Thanks for your time. This is strange one. The Lamp Out Light comes on intermittently. The Lamp Out Light may not come on for two days or it may stay on for two days. Usually it comes on at start up. I know it is supposed to come on for a bulb check. After bul...
View
1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: IHGEG8655N
o2 code Trouble codes: 01 (O2 sensor)
View
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.7L compressor VIN: 1HGCE6644V
Maybe some honda techs can shed some light on this car. Compreesor won't engage until you give some gas, but at idle it shuts off. I have tested pressures on and off they're good. Checked fan control module it is sending power to comp. relay. I looked at press...
View
2002 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L door locks VIN: 2HYKRL1809
hi group got a weird one here, internittently while driving door locks will lock and you cannot unlock anything you try even by hand you have to climb out of window, checked for any codes none verified all power and grounds ok, thinking maybe the unlock relay ...
View
2002 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L door locks VIN: 2HYKRL1809
hi group got a weird one here, internittently while driving door locks will lock and you cannot unlock anything you try even by hand you have to climb out of window, checked for any codes none verified all power and grounds ok, thinking maybe the unlock relay ...
View
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L steering wheel VIN: 4S2DM58W71
no matter what we do, can not get the shake out og steering wheel. feels like balance but is not. we tried two sets of tires. re balanced all and still shakes. we are at the end of rope. help
View
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Hesitation, during snap throttle VIN: JM1TA2217S
this veh has a bad "hesitation" with a sudden throttle opening. Cust says it ran good, he came to a light and when he tried to go on green, it just bogged down. W/ light throttle pressure eng will rev freely to over 7000 rpm. Cust had codes p0300,0100,1522,011...
View
2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1YVGF22C41
vehicle revs up some & then slips into 3rd at any speed or throttle speed.
View
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L cooling fans VIN: 1N4BU31DXS
we replaced the engine and now the fans do not work or the fuel pump unless both jumped. I put a new coolant temp switch in the car but no go. If i ground the relay they come on but don't shut off. The fuel pump relay also does not work, i to have to jump the ...
View
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31D4S
Hello everyone and thanks in adavance I have a car in the shop that is driving me crazy. This car came in last week for and problem that it would die on the road and not restart for 10 mins to 1 hour of sitting. The owner tried to fix the problem by installing... Trouble codes: 34 (P0325 knock sensor), 25 (P0505 idle air control), 105 (P1400 EGR and canistor control vavle)
View
1995 Subaru Legacy 2.2L MIL Lamp on, no overdrive VIN: 4S3BK65538
This vehicle will operated correctly the first day code is cleared. The following morning shortly after attaining lockup the mill light will come on and no more lock-up. (two trip monitor). It's spent most of the time at a local trans shop. The convertor and t... Trouble codes: P0740
View
1993 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Engine VIN: JT3DJ81W6P
Thank you in advance for any advice. This Landrover has been meticulously maintained. While on a road trip, the customer started noticing a tapping in the engine, much like lifter noise. Another shop checked the valves, and could not locate the noise. He has d...
View
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TIBG22K9V
Hello Everyone, I have this 97 camry with two evap codes, Po441, and po446, both evaps codes, I don't have lots of infos,I looked at the canister and hoses nothing is visibly wrong,I was told that the canister with a switchove valve in the engine compartment n... Trouble codes: P0441, P0446
View
1998 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Unknown VIN: 4T3ZF13C6W
Hey All, This one has got me stumped. The van has scrubbing squeek noise when stopping, not constantly but like it is hitting a high spot. Comes in around 20 mph and will stay untill completely stopped. Sounds like it is only on the right side. Noise is also ...
View
1998 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 4T3ZF13C6W
Hey All, This one has got me stumped. The van has scrubbing squeek noise when stopping, not constantly but like it is hitting a high spot. Comes in around 20 mph and will stay untill completely stopped. Sounds like it is only on the right side. Noise is also ...
View
1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Door Locks VIN: JT3HN87R1X
Problem started, when closing the drivers door the all door locks would lock (you did nothing to make them lock). Sometimes after closing the door all door locks would lock (delayed). She took to dealer and they diagnosed it needed l/f door lock actuator and o...
View

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L vdc\tcs\abs VIN: JNKDA31A02
Thanks to Kevin and Michael. Information worth noting is that the 'slip, abs and tcs lights are all actuated at the same time althought some faults will only turn on a specific related light. I had two great very rspectable replies that in effect closed this m...
2
1992 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L cylinder heads VIN: JACDH58W1N
Thanks for the replies, all were given some thought. Cylinder heads are now junk and a used engine is going to be installed.
3
2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L shift solenoid c VIN: KNAFB1218Y
I would like to thank James [...] for the reply on our concern of this vehicle, unfortunately, cust. decided to take the vehicle before we received this reply, i was waitig for vehicle to come back to check trans. wiring connectors and pin tension that goes ...
1
1996 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L compressor clutch VIN: JM1BB1416T
Sorry guys, but this vehicle is not fixed yet. We have told her that we are not going to just put another compressor on it and send it out the door. We are going to find out what is causing it. So far she has declined any further diagnosis. We put it back toge...
12
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Safety VIN: 4S3BG6855W
Had five great replies, thanks everyone. I place 2 ohm resistor into harness and as John from Montana stated code #22 was passenger air bag, upon placing resistance into circuit, lamp goes out. upon reconnecting the original harness, lamp is out, I can only gu...
5
2000 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.8L battery drain VIN: JS2GB41XV5
well yesterday was my lucky day,monday evening found headlamps on while doing a drive by, stopped unhooked battery,came back in morning everything fine, but drove car in shop started to pull wiring diagrams for headlamps or drl wiring,while getting info headla...
3
1991 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L front calipers VIN: JT2MA71N0M
sorry for the wait i needed to wait for the customer to bring their car back thank you for all your input. after trying some of your ideas such as disconecting the harness to the Abs actuator, the problem of the front right brake dragging despite having change...
8
1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 4T1VK13E2P
Hello all What we finally determined was that the ECM was bad on this car. We were never able to get any communication with scan tool for any datastream. Customer opted for used ECM and when replaced we were able to watch data. Hesitation and stumble cold went...
4
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4TAVN52NXW
Hello all What we were finally able to do was determine we needed a vent for some of the vacuum applied to the EGR valve. We added a very tiny vacuum tee inline to vent some of the vacuum and kept the hole small enough as to still work the valve. We belive as ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire 2 cyl), P0305 (Misfire 5 cyl).
5
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next