Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for March 12, 2010
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
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES26793
I am trying to get this car thru our state inspection. I was thinking about geting a ECM from a non vtec civic and installing and reflash for imobilizer, to get rid of the P1259 code. But I have no vacuum to EGR valve, does anyone know if there is a difference... Trouble codes: P1491 (p1259-), P1259
View
2000 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L Misfire VIN: KMHCF35G4Y
MIL on after about 4 to 5 mins. driving. Then flasing, indicating severe misfire. You may or may not feel the misfire. (Runs fine when cold.) Checked all the above and the new CKP sensor still shows that intermittent drop out or misfire. So the CKP sensor is m...
View
2000 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L imrc VIN: JTKKT62466
I need the conditions and procedure for engaging the IMRC while idling so I can attempt to do a top engine clean. There's carbon on the 6 intake valves that only get flow at wot. I've looked in the archives and can't find it anywhere. Thanks in advance for eve...
View
2003 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G53
Hi, I need help please, This galant has an CEL, code p0300. Problem occurred at about 2000 tg 3000 engine rpm loaded or no load. Engbine surges at that speed, maf frequency jumps from 100 to 160 hz and back, fuel trim at -25%. back probe at maf signal out pin ... Trouble codes: 0300 (ramdom misfire)
View
1996 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L runs perfect VIN: 1N4BU31D4T
ORIGINAL PROBLEM WAS P0325 KNOCK SENSOR. TEST AND FOUND KNOCK SENSOR BAD REPLACE AND RESET PROCESSOR. CODE IS NO LONGER A PROBLEM. DROVE VEHICLE AND NONE OF THE MONITORS WILL NOT SET AND VEHICLE WAS REJECTED DUE TO READINESS NOT SET. THERE ARE NO SERVICE CODES...
View
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 5N1AR18W85
this car came to us bearly running n black smoke out the tail pipe. codes came up for the o2 sensors n cat effeciency low checked fuel press just a little under spec threw these parts at it and ran fine for about a half hour was sitting in front of shop idling...
View
2007 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6AA07A77
Customer complains of a no start, when vehicle does start poors out white smoke pretty bad. vehicle was towed in with no start. we try to start truck engine sounded funny like no compression, held gas pedal down try to restart vehicle started but sounded like ...
View
2006 Scion xA 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTKKT62456
there is a past post for code p0012 i have the bulletin for replacement of camshaft timing gear for variable valve timing, this vehice falls in by vin # for this bulletin and repair, on the past post there is very confliction opions on replacement of this cam ... Trouble codes: P0012 (cam position a timing over retard bank 1)
View
2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Accessories VIN: JF1SG63673
Hey this thing was brought in from another shop for the rear wiper waser inop the switch has been replaced with dealer unit you can use a power probe from the switch an it works sounds like switch but is new first subaru help thanks guys an gals
View
2004 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Steering Rack/Pump VIN: 4T1BF28B34
Hi, Thanks in advance for any help. 2004 Toyota Avalon XLS Complaint Hard Steering. It actually is hard for 1/4 turn then easy for 1/4 then hard etc. all way from center steer. wheel to left or right turn stop. Then from one turn stop to the other it does the ...
View

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2005 Acura EL 1.7L master switch VIN: 2HHES36625
Greeting's fellow tech's.. Thank's for your time.. I got body shop owner to come by & seeing as this problem supposedly occured after he installed the used door, we both agreed that he would take it back to his shop & remove all the inner component's from ...
5
2006 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN46D46
we did install another switch and checked over harness connections very carefully -we installed it as per new instrutions so far its ok and we are posting a fix---wish to thank the 5 who replied for their help and as always we do for each other !! thanks joe Trouble codes: P0708.
5
2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L cam shafts VIN: 4S2DM58W72
hello everyone this vehicle is now fixed.it turns out the little hockey pucks that the cam lobes contact to open and close the valves were reversed.i measured them and put them back in there proper places then set up the cams according to the isuzu factory dia...
12
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR 2.0L Steering gear? VIN: JA3AH86C46
First, a big thank you to all those who replied! As I suspected there are no pattern failures of this type steering rack. Many asked why we would remove the rack to do the clutch, the answer is "because we couldn't see how the trans could come out with the rac...
7
2006 Nissan Armada LE 5.6L 1 touch up electric windows VIN: 5N1AA08B46
Scott hit on the nail the drivers side linkage came off the lock cylinder and made the switch read as being unlocked. It must have been moving with opening & closing the door because at times I could get it to "set". I could also put a meter on the limit switc...
4
1991 Toyota Pickup 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VN13D0M
This truck is one that we could not find any answers to we checked all the wiring to the knock sensor and to the computer and all is good. The only think that could maybe have a barring on it is maybe the computer but the customer did not want to spend anymore... Trouble codes: 52 (knock sensor).
2
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T1SK11E4S
Hey guys. The Customer has not came back I believe that the roughness has "lightened" It is a loyal customer and he has not called back (good sigh) The last time the car was here I took off the distributor cap and poked around the distributor. I must have done...
26
2005 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E35
Returned car to the dealer with the codes that were found and they then replaced the Catalytic converter under warranty. Thank you for your help, i thought this would be the process but wanted to be sure. Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst Efficiency B1).
13
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next