Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for May 6, 2008
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
1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Master cylinder VIN: JHMCB7663L
Hey guys...We got in a 1990 honda that had the brake booster and master cylinder replaced for hard pedal and leakage into booster. Currently we can not get the right front and left rear circuit to bleed properly. It seem as if there is very little flow out of ...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Misfire
found #2 misfire at 1800 rpm. disconnected egr and misfire went away. attempted to induce more fuel with no change. replced parts noted with no change. computer turns on egr solenoid at 1800 rpm when in gear. not able to find problem.
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L wipers VIN: 2HKRL18791
hi all honda experts. This van is driving me nuts. It has a crazy wiper problem. Ocasionaly it will blow the 30 amp wiper fuse that feeds the wiper motor and intermittant relay #12 fuse. It is not blowing at this time. Right now the wipers will not shut off. I...
2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG35LX2
Hey Guys & Gals, This Accent Came In As A No Start, Has No Spark,Noid Light Flashes Ok, Has 12 Volts To Coils.Scoped Grounded Side Of Coil Wire.Scope Check Shows Some Movement Like Computer Is Doing Something.Alldata Doesn't Supply Any Good Coil Tests.I Did No...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SB12E94
thanks ahead of time guys. have problem with this code reaccuring. been to dealer numerus times with this code .vent solenoid has been replaced but code reaccurs next day. any help would be greatly appreciated!!! Trouble codes: 442 (evap)
1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L srs VIN: JNKCP11A7X
Found SRS code 2-4, left satelite (impact) sensor. Replaced sensor and can not reset SRS light. Air bags were not deployed. Has anyone had to replace the ECU to get the SRS light to turn off?
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: A71T024345
Greetings Fellow Techs, Got a weird one here. Vehicle came in for no start. I got in it and found that it would run while holding throttle open. Scanned and found P0550. Pulled computer because smelled burning smell in vehicle. Found IAC Controller in compute... Trouble codes: P0550 (IAC Circuit Malfunction)
1986 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.3L batt lamp,brake lamp,gauges.
truck came in with a draw, batt going dead, another tech in the shop found the alternator causing the draw. replace alt (reman bosch) and batt. was told operation was normal. truck came back. as custormer was driving the batt lamp,parking brake lamp,and the ga...
1994 Lexus SC400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT8UZ30C6R
Any Lexus techs, 94 Lexus SC400 4 liter. car came in running poor, replaced timing belt, caps, rotors, ignition wires, spark plugs and fuel filter. vehicle still has no power, no trouble codes, checked timing marks 4 times and firing order. after vehicle runs...
1996 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT8BH22F2T
When the vehicle starts there is very strong gasoline smell. Car idles normally, but lacks significant amount of power when driving. It feels like the exhaust system is clogged creating back pressure. After running the car for awhile, the catalytic converter t...
1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JT8BD68S5W
1998 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L engine VIN: JM1TA2225W
Hello fellow techs : The dealer's invoice says the trouble codes found were : P0300 Random misfire , P0170 & P0713 Rich or Lean mix on both banks , P0725 PCM detected RPM signal below 300 for over 10 seconds and P1170-P1173 Banks 1&2 oxygen sensor signals belo...
1994 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 4A3CF44B0R
this car had a bad alternator and died on the road towed in, alternator was power steering fluid soaked,alternator was replaced and power steering pump was resealed. valve cover was also done. the car now starts and the alternator is charging but i cant get it...
1983 Nissan 720 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN6ND01S1D
Hi I am posting this again because I may be going in the wrong direction. The MC solenoid in the carb. was broken, maybe even shorted and after this was fixed we had a signal at MC that we did not have before but at 2000 rpm this signal in not right. The Snap-...
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD70654
I guy at the shop just purchased a 2004 subaru sti. The car will put cel light on and cut the fuel off when the turbo is reaching its peak boost. The car has no modifications but he thinks that the previous owner had an exhaust downpipe and possibly had the ca... Trouble codes: P0244
2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: STBBT44141
Truck came is several months ago it had O2 issues, the repair was O2 sensors. This fixed the problem for a few months the customer has returned with a code 156 Bank 2 Sensor 2 Circuit problem (again). Scanning the car the fuel trims long term was high on Bank ... Trouble codes: P0156
2003 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Lighting VIN: 5TD2T34A83
We received this Toyota Sequoia in the shop last week for a head light problem, the head lights would come on by themselves, keys out. We found what we thought was the problem and replaced the multi-function switch. Vehicle is back today with same problem. Has...

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1989 Honda CRX HF 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMED8368K
Thanks, it was right where you said, behind the L/H insrument panel. Thank you iATN members.
1994 Honda Passport DX 2.6L crankshaft pully VIN: 4S6CG11EJR
Over the weekend the penetrating oil on the balancer helped and I obtained a better puller with the necessary 4-5/8" spread between the 2 8mm bolt holes. Monday morning I was able to remove pulley and found that valve timing was ok (valve timing is not set at...
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Torque lockup system VIN: IHGCE664XS
Thanks to everyone for thier time and tips. I removed the torque lockup solenoid, cleaned the screen,service the electrical connectors reset the ECU, its been a few weeks and the car has been running fine, no MIL light on anymore.
2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L brake pedal VIN: 5J6YH28543
This is fixed. Thanks to Hai from california on your sugestion about a possible bad caliper and pinching off brake lines. I do not like pinching off brake lines but we pinched off the rear lines and had a great brake pedal. We looked at the rear calipers t...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L prndl VIN: 4S2DM58WXY
Wire from switch on trans. to tcm was shorted. Installed new wire all working good
2005 Mazda Tribute i 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4F2YZ02Z95
The only thing that i can come up with for the fix on this one was a bad connection at the map sensor. With the pressure sensor code I was able to monitor the sensor and saw that the signal would drop out when the problem accrued. So I disconnected the sensor ... Trouble codes: P0192 (fuel rail pressure circuit), P1237 (fuel pump module circuit).
1991 Mitsubishi Montero 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4GJ31S8M
Great, The Montero is fixed!! Thanks to Ty, Chris, Cesar, Jason. All you guys were right on the money.The pcm was taost. I found a remanufactured pcm and after doing the resistance test on sensors and checking all power and grounds for short circuits, I ...
1977 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Hesitation VIN: HLS30-3569
Lots of good replies thanks. I got a set of injectors. Flushed them. Adjusted air meter. vehicle ran better with slight hesitation still. Have not put any further time into the vehicle. As this is not a daily driver for the customer.
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: IN4BL11DO5
it was the tsb for the cat on bank 1 self destructing and sending debris into e.g.r. thanks for the info. Trouble codes: P1402 (e.g.r. flow detected).
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L 1st gear VIN: JF1GD29684
First off i would like to thank Paul [...] and Tim for replying to my post. You guys asked if there were any bearing noises or problems getting into reverse, weve got none of these, the only problem i have is down shifting to 1st while car is moving and accordin...
2006 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L no reception VIN: 4S4BP67C66
well guys thank you for your information..!! all was helpful.Told customer that in this case it would be best to take it to the dealer. i called dealer and could not give any information !!WOW thats a first..!!notified customer that i would be the radio and de...
1994 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT3DJ81W0R
Thank you iATN and all the techs who make it what it is. I finally got this thing figured out. The Tt signal coming out of the diagnostic connector was stuck at 3.3volts, no matter what the tps postition was and that was to me, a red flag for the computer, s...
1999 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L No Start VIN: JT3HT05J5X
i had no more replies on this and after two days it dissapeared off the help screen . after replaceing cam and crank sensors. same problem changed a used ecu . no help. im desperate at this point . whats left has continuity through both cam and crank sensors t... Trouble codes: P0335.
2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L Rear Wiper/Washer
Unfortunately I don't have a confirmed fix yet but I do have two theories I'd like to share with you now. After proving one (or both) works, I'll make sure to update this post with that information. The big problem is, as others stated, Toyota can't (or w...
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next