Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for September 29, 2006
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
(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
1997 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Speedo VIN: 1HGEJ6228V
Looking for some Honda techs that have seen this before. This car blows the 7.5 amp alternator SP sensor fuse. When that happens the speedo quits and sets codes for 02 sensor heaters. At first it was a dead short so I unhooked both 02 sensors, the alternator a...
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JNKCA3A9YT
Well Guys the engine is bogging out when the rpms are over 1500. I checked the fuel pressure at the pump connection(only connecter that I had to fit) and it was in specs. The coils and plugs and the maf are new. I have a slight high Idle (1000 rpm). I did get ... Trouble codes: P0505
1997 Lexus LX450 4.5L pump VIN: JT6HJ88J2V
help please before l loose all of my hair, one said lexus is loseing p/s fluid about every 2 days their are no leaks anywhere. the only place that the p/s and engine come together is at the oil pressure relief value which lexus cannot supply. Question ? has an...
2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11E12
Car came with MIL on.Using Snap On scanner found code U1000 CAN COMMUNICATION LINE.Using Mitchell On Demand found diagnostic procedure but with Snap On cannot pull up DATA MONITOR mode.I'm sure only Nissan CONSULT II is only scanner that will access info.Also ... Trouble codes: U1000 (can communication)
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31DX2
Car came for 60,000 miles service with MIL on, scanner connected and code P1147 found ,I do not have any information for this code ,and I look in tech mail and every forum, did not found any information for this car, any help will be highly appreciated . Thank... Trouble codes: P1147
1995 Subaru Legacy Postal 2.2L Misfire VIN: 4S3BK6953S
thank in advanced to all who read this. this car had several problems that started with the map/baro sensor. the computer fixed that problem. the egr problem occured later and that is now fixed. but the complaint is that the car will miss once and a while when... Trouble codes: P0303
2002 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH64592
hey guys we got a subaru that doesnt want to stay gone. originally came in with a P0172 fuel trim too rich and the dealer said it needed a air fuel ratio sensor. we installed a factory sensor as per dealer info and the light came on with the same code a week l... Trouble codes: P0172, P0420
1986 Toyota 4Runner DLX 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: JT4RN62D3G
this truck came in running very poorly and hard to start. i found no sounds coming from #2 injector. noid light was showing a signal at #2 but the noid was not very bright. i replaced #2 injector. when i restarted the truck, #1 and #4 injectors went quiet but ...
1986 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L no kickdown VIN: JT2MX73EXG
This car runs and drives well, the owner complaint was that it "lacked pep". Test drive showed quick upshifts, operative O/D, no down shifts when the car is accelerated hard and no delayed shifts when accelerating under full throttle. Throttle cable and kickdo...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22KXX
freeze frame data shows the mil comes on at idle speed car which confuses me because the egr is not working at idle Trouble codes: 401 (insufficent egr flow)

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1988 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L engine compression VIN: JAAGH15E8J
I want to start by saying thanks to all who responded. It does mean alot to me for the time it took all of you! To start, the valve timing and timing belt was correct. We double and triple checked. The ignition timing was the culprit with a little bit of a twi...
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Accessories VIN: 1YVFP82DO4
Thank's for the responses. As suspected it was the fan module. I had two responses stating they are a problem even without being involved in an accident! I also found out there is a recall on some mazda's for this problem, mine wasn't one!!
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L 4x4 light VIN: JA4MT3IH11
I want to thank everyone who replied to this post. the problem turned out to be the solinoid pack on the rf fender. the bad one omed out at 560mo. thanks again for your support.
1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L engine VIN: JF1SF6559W
This Subaru had an engine vibration at idle only after doing new heads to it. We triple checked the timing marks and they were ok, I also per you suggestions checked them engine dowels, bolts and mounts all which appeared to be in the orignal spots and all wer...
1991 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L main power source VIN: 2T1AE94AXM
IATN rocks !!! Thanks so much for the 14 replies. I was able to take care of the starting problem when hot by installing a relay. Thanks IATN Toyota techs...
2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Pads VIN: JT3GN86R7Y
Thank you for the replies! Stephen [...] suggested I adjust the length of the pushrod extending from the booster that contacts the master cylinder. Toyota uses a special tool for this purpose. I used the gasket surface on both the booster and M cyl as a refere...
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next