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1992 Acura Legend LS 3.2L transmission VIN: JH4KA7671N
well thank you in advance for any help for this car because "No-Data" will not tell me how to retrieve the codes for the transmission on this car and no-data gives no info for codes AFTER I do retrieve them from car. So I am looking for iATN's guru's out there...
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L locks VIN: 1HGCM82643
Thanks in advance, we have a headache Honda Accord that when you are in the car and lock the doors nothing happens to the drivers door. When you unlock the doors the drivers door does nothing. The passenger door will unlock and then lock for about 3 times then...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L converter
Car is having a lock-up shudder/ vibration felt thru whole car & steering wheel. Typically shows up between 35-45 mph with engine rpm between 1600 to 2100. The problem is that it only happens when torque converter clutch is engaged. Shutting off TCC completely...
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Surge VIN: JHMES96624
Not sure if this is a driveability, brake or drivetrain problem. When you let off the throttle, it surges hard, almost feels like the brakes are being applied and released several times even without your foot on the pedal. It's most noticable slowing down from...
2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L No Start VIN: KMHWF35H62
This car was towed in for a no start. It has no power to injectors,crank or cam sensors.It does not have a ground signal to main relay when the key is turned on or cranking.Cannot pull codes as the ecm will not communicate with scanner.Service engine light wil...
2004 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45C04
Hello and thank you in advance. This accent came in with the MIL on. We have limited diagnosis info on this system. We checked for power to the valve and it was present. Dealer stocked the valve, so we ordered one hoping the valve was the problem. Light still ... Trouble codes: P2419, P2401
1998 Infiniti QX4 3.3L injectior VIN: JNRAR05Y0W
Vehicle won't start sometimes, hot or cold. Cranks good, I have spark, but no injection and no codes. I was not getting a signal from the sensor in the distributor for injection. I replaced the distributor with a Nissan re-man. and still have the same problem....
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L thermostat VIN: 4S2CM58WOW
Thanks for your help on this. There is a deflector on the bottom of this thermostat. Does it face toward the front or the rear of the engine? Since it will fit both ways,I want to be sure that I install it correctly. Thanks, Matt
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Engine VIN: KNDJD73323
Please Help. The Engine is making a Knocking noise that i thought was a rod. pulled pan ros bearing looked new mains had ruff but crank in great shap put new mains. still knocking. pulled front cover checked timing belt idler and tenstioner no problem. pulled ...
1988 Mitsubishi Starion ESi 2.6L Unknown VIN: JA3CC54NXJ
the vehicle came in with customer complaining of vibration in front and rear end. both are intermittent. test drove 1st time and didnt feel anything. raised vehicle in the air, checked front end. wheelbearings had a considerable amount of play, tightened wheel...
1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, TACH FLUCUATES VIN: 4A3CS44RSL
ok guys this was a oops . tech installed timing belt . lost spacer behind tensioner vehl ran good after driving about customer got stranded 30 miles from home belt jumped 8 exhaust valves and 1 intake later got eng back together . wiring harness was brittle da...
1992 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L No Start
crank no start pump only working while cranking no fuel being pumped to injectors
1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4N2XN11T8X
We found we are not recieving any 5 volt refrences at the crank sensor,Map Sensor and TPS. Bypassed all wiring and ran a direct wire from ECM to these parts and data pids flatline (O.OOv). Trouble codes: P0335, P0325
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 5N1ED28Y6Y
we have this 2000 nissan xterra that came in for a running problem. The truck runs very rough as if threre is not enough fuel pressure. It also accelerates poorly like lack of fuel We tool a fuel pressure reading and although it was not off by much we decided ...
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y0Y
after replacing both sensors all was good for about 30 min. the crank sensor code 1336 ccame back and sets about every 5 to 10 min. the distributor is very noisy could this cause my problem.i I was told that the timing belt could cause dist. noise. what else c... Trouble codes: 1336 (cranksensor)
2002 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB5142L
hi thanks in advance I have a 2002 sentra that showed up this morning starting then imediatly dies. Tested fuel psi OK. Monitored spark wile running spark is strong but when the car quits the spark is the first thing to go like the key was turned off. Injector...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D85
Help!! I have 2005 nissan altima with a 2.5 ltr engine and it keeps setting p0420. The cat has been changed twice both are aftermarket the a/f ratio sensor was changed we called nissan and was told the computer update was done. Any help would be greatly appric... Trouble codes: P0420
2004 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5TDZA23C84
Cleaned electronic throttle body as routine maintenance. Customer picked up van and returned the next day with complaints of higher cold idle speed, than they had previously experienced. Inspected & test drove vehicle, and found PARK idle speed to be 1800rpm w...
2005 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3TMKU72N15
after replacing maf truck ran good for 1/4 wide open throttle it falls on its will idle all day,but in park if you hold it wide open it will fall from 5000 rpm to 0 and other codes does it all the time.a/f sensors appear ok. Trouble codes: P0171, P00, 172 (lean bank2)
2007 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L noise VIN: JTEZU14R77
we have a popping noise in the right front and can hear it when making hard l.h. turns. can not see any evidence marks in front end. suspect hub but do not want to just replace parts. any ideas? body mounts?
2007 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1KR32E77
I have a 2007 Toyota matrix I hope someone can shed some light on. It is a crank no start condition. No communication with PCM, No spark No injector pulse. If we remove the 20amp EFI fuse AND the EFI relay at the same time, leave them out for 10-[...], it ...

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2003 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L Smell VIN: KNAFB16143
Hey guys, Thanks for the replies. Seems to be a fairly common problem. Mat and Jim hit the nail on the head. The fuel pulsator on the end of the fuel rail was leaking intermitantly. The customer left the car here for three days so we could verify the problem. ...
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AX35G1T
Sorry it took so long the only information I have is that the convertable top car which is what i had here is the only one that would have the cam sensor on the side of the head. from all the info that i gather it needs to have signal to start then it goes int...
1985 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1HJ1156F
You guys are really great!Thank you very very much,it tuned out to be the ECM like Joseph [...] owe you ONE.
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L blower motor VIN: 1N4PA41E44
Thanks to all that replied.Particularly the 3 that hit it right on the head...Stephen [...].It did end up being the fan control amp.I wish that I had known of a way to test the old one.Being that 3 of 6 said this would be it....
1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Stall VIN: 4S3BK6351S
thanks for the help turned out to be simple. The mass air flow sensor was on its way out but had not failed enough to set a code. The car would just intermitently stall at a stop. Thanks for all the help
1991 Toyota Camry DLX 2.5L No Start VIN: JT2VV21E1M
Thanks for you input. When I replaced the PCM, a rebuilt PCM was very expensive, so I found a used one. But, the car it came out of, was not damaged in any way. The Engine and trans were removed, so I really did not know why the car was in the salvage yard... Trouble codes: 14 (IGF signal from igniter not to ECM).
2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Starter Motor VIN: 1NXBR12E72
thank you iATN I have 3 hours in this car the fix should have taken three seconds I replaced the 5 amp start fuse SOME OF THE REPPLIES SAID CHECK ALL FUSES so I rechecked and found my mistake thank you again
2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.7L abs light, with codes VIN: JTEBT14R73
This truck had me working overtime, I had to stay last night to keep testing the circut. I found the problem the wire to the sensor was broken inside causing a open, but the bizzare open in the wire was had to find. It was only open when the truck was on the...
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