Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for September 8, 2009
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
2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16594
P0497 is a low purge flow. When testing each component, nothing is a hard failure. How does this system know if there is a proper flow, what component reports the flow rate Is there any most likely cause? Thanks for any help. Trouble codes: P0497 (Evap low purge flow)
View
2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Front & rear window defroster VIN: KNDUP13164
So I got this mini-van with a battrey draw over night killing the battery The front window defroster light says on, on the dash. Light gets dimmer when I pull out the btn -1 fuse and will go completly out when I pull the btn-2 fuse out and then the battery sta...
View
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, dies driving VIN: 1J4NN1236S
This car will drive great then dies. You have no signal at the coil for spark. I wonder if this thing needs a pcm? Has anyone seen this yet? This car also will not set a code when it dies. The check engine light lights up when you first turn the key everytime.
View
1983 Nissan Maxima GL 2.4L No Start VIN: JN1HU01S6D
Hey all you long time Datsun/Nissan Tech. This vehicle being as old as it is I don't have the correct information. I am trying to find out what creates the injector pulses. I never got into this vehicle back when...and can't find information on injector pulses...
View
1993 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Stall VIN: JN1MS36P3W
Hi Nissan Techs, Looks like we have another problem child Nissan in. This 240 sx was sent to us from another shop with a new #3 injector and a rebuilt maf meter. It will start right up and idle smooth for approx 4 seconds then the engine will slowly stall lik...
View
1995 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Bucks VIN: 1N6SD11S0S
Cuts out very sharply when hot and accelerating. Acts like ignition signal is being disrupted. Looked and crank and cam signal from optical pickup. Signal looks good and no oil found in any of distributors used. Pulled plate off that covers optical sensor and ...
View
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L engine control 2 fuse VIN: JN1CA31A3Y
Hi Guys im lost i have a 00 nissan maxima SE with a 3.0 it continually blows the engine control 2 fuse as soon as you put it in there is a dead short on the feed side of fusebox i traced the wire from the fusebox to the relay box its a white wire with a blue t...
View
1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Timing Belt VIN: 4T1BG22K4V
I did a Timing Belt & Water Pump replacement on this Camry.Job went pretty good until it came time to start. I hit the key, would not fire.I had not installed the top Timing Belt cover, I could see the Belt had jumped probably a quarter turn. I tried to reset ...
View
1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L flywheel VIN: JT3GP10V9W
Thanks in advance for everyones help. i had this vehicle come in with the clutch slipping. It was bad enough you could push it when it was in gear. I removed and it appeared that somone had replaced it recently. The disk was not completely gone which surprised...
View
2007 Toyota RAV4 3.5L drivers' airbag VIN: JTMBK31V17
Hi guys, I've got a 2007 Toyota Rav4 that was in a front end collision. All repairs were done before the car was brought to me. A customer purchased the car at an auction, so no repair history is available. The airbag warning light is on with code B1801, open ...
View

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2001 Acura CL Premium 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UYA42711
replaced gas cap & evap pressure sensor. cust. called two weeks later, light came back on, but she was able to get through state inspection before. probably won't see her back for problem (nj inspection good for 2 years)(and no runability issues) thank you for... Trouble codes: P1457.
3
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Surge, OIL SMOKE VIN: 1HGCG564XW
FROM THE REPLIES I GOT , MOST OF YOU MUST NEVER HAVE TO WORK ON CARS THAT BELONG TO CUSTOMERS WITH VERY LIMITED RESOURCES. I AGREE THAT THIS CAR NEEDED MORE ATTENTION, BUT THIS GUY NEEDED A WAY TO WORK WITH THE LEAST AMOUNT INVESTED. WE REMOVED THE IDLE CONTRO... Trouble codes: P0505.
23
2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH28593
After researching everything in the reply box and outside sources i sent this honda to the dealership for a ecm reflash and that took care of the engine light coming on and off . Thanks to all those who took the time to post a responce .
15
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Stall VIN: JHLRD68444
Sorry to take so long, but I ended up narrowing the problem down to the ECM. Part was pretty hard to come by, but ended up getting an aftermarket REman. Had to take it to the dealer to get the keys learned to the new ECM. Test drove for about 50 miles, no stal...
9
2005 Honda Accord EX 2.4L wheel bearing VIN: 1HGCM55655
WELL. i have done all i can do. i have changed tires,axles,bearings and really no change at all. the issue is very difficult to duplicate on the hoist. making it very hard to isolate. i have a set of chassis ears coming from snap on but they are on back ord...
41
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN45D23
I am going to call this one fixed. I had talked to Louie at CTI and he mentioned the Huyandi's had trouble with the fuel injectors shorting like the old GM multec injectors when hot. I still had to old injectors from the previous motor and installed them. It h...
8
1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A88
Replaced evap vent solenoid valve assembly and canister due to a broken bolt, cycling the vent valve about 50 times would show a small smoke leak intermittently. The mis diagnosed vacuum cut valve under the hood has a blow off valve that the smoke machine woul... Trouble codes: P1440.
2
2003 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16503
Sorry for late reply. Well, the info in alldata sent me in a circle, so no help there. I happened to have another similar Kia on the lot and swapped TCMs with it, and code disappeared, so obviously faulty TCM as Sergey said it probably would be. Thanks for hel... Trouble codes: P1693 (MIL request circuit malfunction).
4
2006 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L 4 wd VIN: 1N6AA07B16
The problem turned out to be a voltage drop thru the transfer shutoff relay #1. on pin #5. This relay sends power to the 4wd control unit. I eventually got an intermittent u1000 error in the powertrain section of the main ecm. I left a voltmeter connected to t...
3
1996 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L trans only works in 4 low VIN: W4SO22O197
well the customer has decided not to fix this one right now as he is actively looking for another truck now, had three replies which suggested that the transmission was my problem, apparently low pressure which would allow the truck to move in 4 low but not hi...
3
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG22KXX
thanks to all that helped it turned out to be the efi relay heating up and sticking. feel prity stupid on this one. thought i had isolated that relay right of the batt.
8
2001 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Wiring harness VIN: 4T1BF22K51
Thanks for all of the help. Most said use the original (2001) harness, which had the A/F sensor connections. All of the remaining engine harness connectors were the same. Installed the original harness on the car. The car started, and ran fine. No CEL a...
9
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHH20V43
Thanks for the many replies. A large majority indicated a) Alldata in error - A/F Sensors should read in the neighborhood of 3.30V. b)P0420 and P0430 normally are very straightforward and don't require a lot of diagnosis, provided there are no exhaust leaks in... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst eff below threshhold bank 1), P0430 (same - bank 2).
17
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next