Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for January 5, 2011
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
1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start
hi this 91 accord gets towed to the shop for an engine swap engine partly taken apart customer desides on a used engine so a replace timing belt ,water pump, spark plugs, wires when starting when is cold crank no start i have to crank and hit the accl pedal se...
View
1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L hi idle VIN: 1HGCB7651M
ran motor till warmed up and idle was still ok.raised car on lift n changed oil/filter n let it down. cranked it up n idle was at 2000 rpms.no idle surge,just plain hi idle.sprayed carb spray n no difference.cleaned IAC motor n still same.reset ecm n same.only... Trouble codes: 14 (IAC motor)
View
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L left slider door VIN: 5NF4YT76T5
IATN help...I have my cousins van in the shop for left sliding door inop and WOW what a complex system...I started by checking for codes and found none...checked fuses all ok...i can not hear a motor trying to work when i manually open/close door in either dir...
View
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L drive VIN: KM8SC13D82
this car came into the shop, drives and shifts ok but when yo u first put it into drive theres a delay of a couple seconds before it kicks into gear. have no clue where to look, please help and thank you.
View
2006 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8JN72D46
Robert said there is a bulletin about a cone in the air filter this car doesn't have one and all air tubes are clear This is a re-post of the same car with errors corrected as to VIN and it IS a 6cyl Trouble codes: P0171 (O2 sensor too lean Bank1), P0174 (O2 sensor too lean Bank2)
View
1994 Mazda Navajo LX 4.0L No Start VIN: 4F2CU44X8R
Cps erratic voltage when does run,
View
1994 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1EJO1F9R
Car was brought to me for a missfire related to a bad injector. Determined #3 injector was not functioning. Owner provided a rebuilt injector and a set of plugs purchased from the dealer. I installed the parts, replaced the thermostat due to engine running col... Trouble codes: 33 (Heated oxygen sensor circuit), 34 (Knock sensor circuit)
View
2002 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L compressor VIN: JN8DR09X32
Hi,hope everyone had a good new years.This pathfinder came in for a new engine that we replaced,but the customer has been holding off on a new compressor for awhile now because we diagnosed it as a bad coil a few months back.Compressor was shutting off after h...
View
2004 Nissan 350Z 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1A234E34
dont know if im just getting bad parts or what but the p2135 code comes on and it goes into limp home mode. ive replaced the throttle body twice in 6 months and 8 months prior another shop replaced it also. ive checked the wiring and the pedel position sensor ... Trouble codes: P2135
View
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L cab heat VIN: 1N4AL11D94
replace therm,heater control thermostat and flushed cooling sys. Found metal pipe coming out block above eng. therm,175 deg. and temp drops from there to heater hose. rev engine heats 150d or better let idle goes down to 95 deg. anyone with this problem. what ...
View
2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Hvac VIN: 1N4AL11D06
Thanks guys for help in advance. The blower speeds work correctly however when you move the temp control from hot to cold or vise versa the mode function changes. For example if you have it on the switch postion for dash air and it's on cold or slightly warm t...
View
2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S4BP61CX6
This Subaru will heat wonderfully on the driver's side, but the passenger side is completely cold. It is equipped with MANUAL A/C, not Automatic. It does NOT have dual-zone climate control. Have not found any IATN cases of factory service bulletins with these ...
View
2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2.5L Power Steering VIN: 4S3BL62676
Vehicle came from body shop where they replaced the power steering pump and the rack and pinion. When turning the steering wheel while stationary or in motion the steering would shutter and make noise(staggered feeling on the steering wheel). Checked the belts...
View
2000 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28BXY
Car came in with a complaint of loss of power on the highway. Found P1349 VVT malfunction and misfire codes on front bank. We replaced VVT oil control valve clear codes and test drive car drives fine cold after about 15 minutes of highway driving you feel a sl... Trouble codes: P1349 (Varible Valve Timing system malfunction bank 1), P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (cyl 1 misfire), P0303 (cyl 3 misfire), P0305 (cyl 5 misfire)
View

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
2004 Honda Civic DX 1.7L heater VIN: 1HGES16384
ok so we finally got the vehicle back and actually have the head off it now. we put a funnel on the radiator and put antifreeze in it, and let it idle, at idle if you watched for bubbles you would very seldom see any, if you revved it up a couple of times than...
12
2005 Honda Accord EX 2.4L engine VIN: 1HGCM56895
Thank you to all who responded.Most agreed that there bent valves which happened.Removed head to possible valve job and new chain, guide, and tensioner but when saw top of piston creaked on #2 cylinder, customer went with used engine.The chain had stretched an...
13
2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Rear Defoger-Tailights VIN: KMHWF25H23
AFTER DETERMINING THAT BY DEPRESSING THE WIPER MIST BUTTON I WAS SUPPLYING GROUND TO THE MODULE THRU THE SWITCH, ALL MALFUNCTIONS SEEMED TO HAVE ONE COMMON DENOMINATOR I DECIDED TO REPLACE EATCM MODULE-REPLACED THE EATCM MODULE WITH NEW- PROBLEM FIXED--THANKS
4
2005 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8JM12D25
turns out this was just a simple case of lack of maintaince.replaced plugs and wires and ciol packs.after this was done car worked fine but was still slugist.removed front pipe again and converters and found one converter bad at top where you could not see by ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305.
13
2003 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L 4x4 control VIN: 4S2DM58W13
One reply was telling me where the fuses were, they were OK Another reply said if the indicator lights were flashing it was trying to do something The third reply said to go inside the diff and free up the sliding gear which locks in the front axle, All good...
4
1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L noise VIN: JT8BH68X2X
thanks for your replies,i took the cams off and found that on one of the intake valve,one of the valve keeper came off and was hitting the bottom of the valve shim making all that noise.i put two new keepers and all is good.
3
2006 Lexus LS430 4.3L Door latch VIN: JTHBN36F46
I got 3 replies and I thank you for your help. I ordered a new latch from the dealer at $159. I installed the new latch into the door closer assy and it works fine. Customer is happy that he didn't have to spend $1300 (which is for the auto closer assy with la...
3
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Po340 VIN: 1YVFP82D54
well, body guys should fix body only ,this guy install right time chain one toot off on intake cam,it made no change on engine performance it was running very smooth.after reseting time chain techometer works and no more p0 340 car runs great thank you all.
2
1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1N4DL01D0W
Thanks for all the replies. The misfire was a result of an intake gasket leak on the #1 side. Once again thanks for all the assistance Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire).
11
2002 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L Heater Temperature VIN: 1N4AL11D62
RAISING THE FRONT WHEELS TWO FEET IN THE AIR AND LETTING IT RUN ABOUT 45 MINS WITH THE FILLER JUG ON IT WORKED.WORKING GREAT FOR A WEEK...THANKS TO EVERYONE
13
2002 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L driver side dash squeak squeaky squeaking VIN: Y12C535092
Thanks for replies and thanks again IATN... This truck had a minor fender bender a while back at the LF and it broke/ cracked/ shattered the body seams and welds underneath the fender in the LR hood hinge area. Made out of tin foil. After welding the beer ...
3
2004 Nissan Quest SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 5N1BV28U14
Thanks for all the replies. The pcm was badly corroded on the outside opened the case and found corrosion on the inside also some moisture sending it to the dealer for a new pcm.
12
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E94
custermer left on saturday and was supposed to return on monday but never did , general consensus was 3.0 volts to 3.8 volts atmoheric but checked against other 04s and found 4.0 volts normal with no pressure, if customer returns will apply vaccumme to tank s... Trouble codes: 1444 (purge volume).
5
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L ignition timing VIN: JT2VN39W9N
Car had bad TPS(throttle switch). Now have timing change when connector jumpered. Was able to change timing by adjusting TPS then had proper adjustment travel at distributor to set timing to specs. Connected new knock sensor to harness, bypassing sub harness u...
9
2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Rear Pads VIN: 5TDBT48A92
I recommended a higher grade fleet pad, but they opted to just warranty the existing pads and take the vehicle...so I won't know if it is totally fixed for another couple months. Thanks guys for the input.
8
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next