Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for September 3, 2008
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
1981 Honda Accord LX 1.8L alt/reg VIN: JHMSM3330B
this car is an oldie but a goodie.very clean!car came in with wire harness to alt melted.removed harness,cut wires back 3 inches and eliminated harness plug.alt is wired strait to engine harness.soldered all connections.installed new volt reg from honda,a bosc...
View
2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6DM58W91
customer came in to the shop with check engine lite after scanning we realize that coded 1120 was present .. code state accel pedal sensor fault. i replace the sensor but the code is still present Trouble codes: P1120
View
2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on
hi guys. i have this 2005 honda civic came to our shop with service codes p0497 and p1456. i did the test on p0497 first and everything tested ok no vacuum or hoses leak,canister shut valve tested ok,purge valve tested ok,power and ground tested good. then i p...
View
1997 Hyundai Tiburon 1.8L no forward gears VIN: KMHJG24M2V
This car came to me with Reverse only. Customer told me its on its first transmission. this is the first time i've seen the car. when i pull the #9 fuse(TCU) 2nd gear only, will work. Its got me baffled! The first Transmission im not sure why it failed but the...
View
2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Injector pulse, fuel pump VIN: KMHWF25VXY
Hi, I had this car delivered last week that would not start. They drove it to the local Safeway and it would not start when they came out. There are no codes, no power to the injectors, the fuel pump is not working, blown fuses for the ecu relay and ecu. I pul...
View
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L noisy lifters VIN: KM8SC83D31
Originally came in with misfire and noisey lifters. Found low compression and misfire on #3 cyl. pulled rear valve cover and found 10 out of 12 lifter collapsed. Replaced all rear bank lifters and changed oil. Customer picked up and after 1 week called and sai...
View
1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KNDJA7230T
I have this 96 Kia with no codes and it was idling rough and would backfire out the intake and want to die when accelerating. I found the MAF to be out of range so I installed a new MAF and it idled better. It still will spit and sputter and backfire out the i...
View
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L solinoid/tcm VIN: JT8UF22E1S
this car is driving me crazy! six months ago had same problem but also had tcc solinoid or valve problem, would die after warmed up when coming to a stop. would have to put in neutral before stopping and then kill the car and restart to be able to put in gear ...
View
1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGL22CTR
This car runs rough at idle & feels like going to stall occas. We cannot get any data from our Snap on brick. O2 voltage buries under 100 mv. when acting up. Once car is warmed up seems to go away/or is much better(more of an open loop problem) - Mass airflow ... Trouble codes: 172 (o2 fixed lean)
View
1999 Mazda 323 1.5L Cuts out VIN: BJ5W-11163
HI TEAM tHIS IS A CURLY ONE. THE CAR HAS AN INTERMITTANT SURGING,MISS FIRE AND CUTTING OUT PROBLEM. IT ONLY SEEMS TO HAPPEN AFTER HIGH LOAD DRIVING. THE CAR IS ALSO VERY FLAT IN PERFORMANCE AND MY GUT FEELING IS THAT IT IS RUNNING LEAN UNDER HIGH LOAD. IT HAS... Trouble codes: P1345 (cam shaft position sensor)
View
1995 Mitsubishi Expo 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AD59G9S
car will reset both codes within 2-3 mins of clearing cam signal looks good on scope and did not drop out when code set tested fr pin on alternator and got .3 volts which alldata says is out of spec. my question is has anyone seen p1500 causing cam code? i did... Trouble codes: P0340, P1500
View
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JN8HD17Y1S
HI all. Thanks in advance for your help. I have a 1995 Nissan Pathfinder with a 3.0 Liter engine. Its stalling intermittently when hot. After it stalls and you try to restart, all power to dash cuts out. There are no dash lights, and no crank. I was thinking t...
View
1986 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, No Idle VIN: JT2SV12E3G
Hi guys let me first say that I do not have that much experience with Toyota's. This little Camry will not Idle. I have checked the TPS and seems to be in specs on my vantage. Also I was going to check the Resistance of the ISC valve as per All data and I can'...
View

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L compressor VIN: 1HGCG16502
Well this car is fixed.Chuck and I agreed that the blower controler it will not effect the ac compressor not to work right boy we were wrong,put new blower controler and it works just fine.This is new lesson for me.Thanks for the replys.Michel
12
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Shift lock VIN: 5FNRL18633
I adjusted the nuetral saftey/inhibitor switch so that it was turned to the "P" side of adjustment. Customer took van and drove for 4 days with no incident. 5th day problem returned. Driver #1 knows when problem is there after starting van and "P" monitor l...
11
1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L rear end noise VIN: JNKCA21D2T
thank you for all your help found calipper on right side was bad replace both noise gone thank you fr taking the time to help
5
1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L hydraulic lifter VIN: KNDJB7237V
we repressurized the cylinders after removing both camshafts. found a couple valve seat leaking . a second trip to a machine shop and a valve job , helped fix the problem. hard lesson : always bench check the machine shop work thanks for all yours ...
11
1992 Mazda Miata 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JMINA3511N
After testing just about everything under the hood, we replaced the oxygen sensor and all seems fine now, thank you for the insight.
5
1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start VIN: DON'T KNO
well threw in towel cust found replacement auto this year does not have crank sensor and internal coil but you can check neg. side of coil externally no pulse was found 2 ecms 5 dist. used reb. and new has to be in wiring harness to ecm oh well can't fix them ...
6
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1TA22271
First I thank those who replied, But after Too much time on car, ie. checking every electrical wire,connection,wave form ect. Even found the colored vacuum line routing and checked it. Found the crank gear two teeth out, the tenstioner was weak. The car did dr...
3
1985 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT4RN61D3F
Sorry guys n gals but no fix yet. The customer took the vehicle to have a friend try some things. My request for help brought a lot of info, most of which I had already tried. The compression was good and equal. Added redundent grounds. Tried a different E...
16
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next