Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for January 4, 2006
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
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCB7257N
The problem is the idle is hunting until put into gear it then clears up. Unhooking the map sensor clears up the problem and unhooking the tps makes the idle race but not hunt. We se no tsb's in alldata and my techs have seen this at other shops they worked at...
View
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L engine knocking sound VIN: 1HGCD5661S
This vehicle makes a knocking sound from the engine...sounds like a rod knock...only after the engine heats up. Does not make the noise cold. You will hear the noise right before gear changes at low rpm's. Under hard acceleration, you will not hear the "knock"...
View
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCG1654W
this accord intermittently on cold startup will start and run real rough and not want to rev up very well, acts like it is flooding, then will will clear up. If you let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes it will act up again. the ect and iat read properly and i tried ...
View
1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cooling System VIN: 4S2CK58V5T
This vehicle came in about 2 weeks ago with the customer complaining of a coolant leak. We pressurised the system and coolant was leaking down the back of the engine. Upon closer examination it appeared that the valley under the intake was filling up with flui...
View
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start, No MIL when no start VIN: JT8VF11E6P
Hello Group, This car was towed in as a crank but no start. It started in the parking lot and we drove it in, but after a few minutes it stalled and wouldn’t restart. The thing we noticed is it had no check engine light and we could get no codes. It has no sp...
View
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT8BF28G5W
HELP PLEASE LEXAS TOYOTA Techs or Anybody Need help right Now if Possible 10pm central time Valve Cover Spark Plug Tube Seals = Felpro brand Heres my problem, Trying to put valve covers back on, And kinda stuck on which way the Spark Plug Tube seals go ON in t...
View
1996 Mitsubishi Galant S 2.4L Torque converter ring gear, starter VIN: 4A3AJ46G2T
A good cusotmer just bought this car and the starter sounded very noisy while cranking. I removed the starter and it had junkyard marking saying 96 Galant. The converter also appeared to have been recently replaced because it was painted a bright blue, but the...
View
1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L vent tube VIN: JA4LS31H2X
EVERY GEAR IS SHIFTING PREPERLY BUT WE GET A DIAG CODE FOR THE INHIBIT SWITH AND IF YOU DRIVE DOWN THE BLOCK YOU SEE OIL PUMPING OUT THE VENY TUBE WHEN YOU GET BACK. hAVNT SEEN THIS BEFORE. WHAT DO YOU GUYS THINK?
View
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CAXXXXV
Vehicle was towed in from another shop after it died on highway. Vehicle will not start, has steady spark on cyls #2&3 --no spark on 1&6 and spark only once on initial crank on the other 2 cylinders. Engine badly flooded, cleared flood by removing plugs and dr... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor phase), P1445 (purge control)
View
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BG6859W
This Subaru was towed in with no-crank/no-start. The customer stated that the vehicle needed to be jump started about two weeks ago but then had no problems until yesterday when it wouldn't crank again. He tried jump starting it and it cranked but wouldn't sta...
View
1991 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT3FJ80W2M
customer states that the vehicle ran great for about 1,000 miles and then suddenly the idle ran poorly & the tachometer is bouncing - it definitly feels like it is only running on [...] - scoped the engine and checked all the basics - found base timing(w/...
View
1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT2AEO9BXS
i am at the end of the road,this car has a breakdown under partial load,started at highway cruising speeds,progressed to random miss on accell,can sometimes make happen powerbrake condition,tried all parts under related repairs,no real chg.fuel press good,disc...
View

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1991 Acura Legend L 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA7656M
replaced the fuel pump due to low volume and cleaned the injectors as well thanks for the help Trouble codes: 45 (rich or lean condition).
8
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCD5552R
Thanks to all who replied. Sorry for keeping this open but we made the mistake of letting the customer have the car back before it was completely fixed and it was difficult to get her back in.. Before we gave her the car back we cleaned the throttle plate and ...
9
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Oil Comsumption VIN: 1HGCD563XV
Thanks to all that have replied. The customer and I have decided to replace the engine. We feel the comsumption to be primarly ring related and the engine had too many miles to replace just the rings. thanks again, Joe [...]
16
1997 Kia Sephia GS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFA1250V
New oem converter fixed it.95% of the replies said to replace converter.The 02's reading high(.9 volts) on cold start up, was explained that the slow ecm ignores cold 02's until temp hits 150 deg.The rear 02 should be relatively fixed(when temp normal) except ... Trouble codes: P0420.
16
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L fuel filter VIN: KNDJA72301
Hello group, I received 11 replies on this problem.I am glad that I wasn't the only one who has had the pleasure to 'fight' one of these.I want to thank Gerard [...]...
11
1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Surge VIN: 4A3AJ56G6S
Theo from New Zealand, Jeff from Oregon and Rodney from Georgia hit it on the head. If I make it over there (New Zealand, Oregon or Texas) in my travels, I'll look you up for a brew. Also, Dan from Michigan, Mark from Wisconsin and Donald from Florida, gave me...
16
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L coolant loss VIN: 4T1BG22K1V
Thankyou for all the quick replies. When we removed the clyinder head the head bolts did not seem to be tight and noticed a aftermarket head gasket that was leaking on # 3 cylinder. When we told the owner this he suddenly remembered someone taking the head off...
16
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next