Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for August 28, 2013
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
2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L blower motor VIN: 2HNYD18652
vechile came in with no a/c and no blower motor... checked fuses, relay , all wiring concections. checked with known good blower motor power resistor same fault. checked with know good climate control head same fault. Wondering if the climate control unit is f...
View
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG3146W
My problem is one that has me guessing. We started with a p0135 code for a heater circuit on sensor 1.after replacing the o2 sensor we still had a hard code for the heater circuit. So at this point we decided to run our flow tree to come to a conclusion.our fl... Trouble codes: P0135 (Sensor1 heater circuit)
View
2005 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Compressor VIN: 2HGES165X5
I have this Civic that apparently has A/C cut out on long trips. I have not seen the compressor cycle on/off once, just continuously runs. I already changed expansion valve as the low pressure dropped to 8 psi and high side went to 225 at 1500rpm. At idle seem...
View
2005 Isuzu N NPR 5.2L fuel VIN: JALB4B1655
Customer came in complaining that only sometimes it will lose all throttle input. checked for codes and came up with three app (accelerator pedal position) codes, and one for fuel rail pressure too low at idle or decel fuel cut-off. codes are, p1094 (fuel rail...
View
2005 Kia Sportage LX 2.7L rear differential VIN: KNDJE72305
This customer has been complaining off and on about a grinding noise. I checked the vehicle out and did a rear brake job but found no signs of the grinding. I drove the vehicle for a short distance after the brake job and found no noise. She brings the vehicle...
View
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L converter1-2 shift VIN: 1YVGF22C5W
This was a car purchased from a friend not running, it needed a fuel pump and transmission work. Fuel pump was replaced at our shop, the transmission job was subbed out to a local trans. shop who has done a lot of work for us in the past. We had a compete re-b...
View
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM3ER29317
Towed in. Barely ran but a lot of missing and very rich running. No codes though missing badly. Massive carbon build up from prolonged running this way distroyed turbocharger. Turbo filled with black carbon deposits and seized. Here's the kicker, battery volta...
View
2008 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM3ER29L98
Hello, This CX7 w/2.3 turbo has no codes, fuel trim long and short are in -4 to -7 % on average. When idling thick dark smoke starts to come out tailpipes and oil level was not low, suspect fuel? Inspected MAF sensor, perfectly clean and reads a bit high at ...
View
2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A4MN21S75
rest timing marks 3 times and have had same issue all 3 times base timing is at 16 degrees idle speed 684
View
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on
Here is something interesting. This altima comes from a local college student who says the engine was replaced over the summer after he blew a head gasket. Given the p0335 and the extended crank times, i replace the crank sensor with the NAPA metal head variet... Trouble codes: P0335, P0725
View
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L Surge, A/T Overheat light o VIN: JF1SG65613
I test drove and could not notice anything unusual. Drove for 8-10 miles county driving and after about 10 minutes of driving noticed the A/T Oil temperature warning light is flashing...was able to find method to pull tranny codes...light flashed a 27...alldat... Trouble codes: 27 (ATF Fluid Temperature sensor open or short)
View

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
Fix/Summary Answers
1994 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Headgasket VIN: 2HGEH2464R
We talked the customer into a used engine that we found for them. I rechecked the block with a new straight edge and deck was warped by cylinders 1 & 2. We found a used engine with less miles
20
1996 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMRA1866T
Thanks to everyone who replied to my request! Vehicle has not returned yet. If it does, I'll suggest replacing the control solenoid as it doesn't seem to be getting enough vacuum to egr valve. Thanks again Trouble codes: P0401.
10
2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6DM58W4Y
First off , thx to everyone that replied. Ultimately the vehicle still isn't fixed yet. The customer didn't want to put any more time into the this vehicle. All of the respnses were very helpful, but none of them seems to address our issue. The main problem t... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P1340 (p1311-), P1311 (testing and results).
6
2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L coolant temp VIN: JHLRD18661
THE CLIENT, TOOK THE HONDA, THE VERY NEXT DAY, AND WILL NOT RETURN MY PHONE CALLS. I HAVE NOT HEARD, ANYTHING. I FEEL LIKE THE RADIATOR WAS THE PROBLEM, BUT COULD NOT VERIFY. WE TRIED BUT FAILED TO GET PROBLEM FIXED SOON ENOUGH. I APPRECIATE EVERYONES COMMENTS...
32
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2HKRL180X2
We finally solved the problem. It turned out to the PCM. We installed a secondhand one hence reprogrammed the key to the PCM and the needles to the miles started working again. Thanks everyone for helping out!
8
2007 Hyundai Sonata SE 3.3L Heater VIN: 5NPEU46F27
Thanks to all who replied. I backflushed the heater core and it started working correctly. This was a used car lot who had sold the car and the customer found it on test drive.
5
2002 Mazda Tribute DX 2.0L Engine VIN: 4F2YU07B52
HI, EVERYONE. THANKS TO ALL OF YOU GUYS FOR GIVEN HELP.THE PROBLEM WAS TIMING BELT, WE HAD TOTALL OF 20 MISSING TOOTH, (IN THIS ORDER 9 MISSING,2 OK, 1 MISSING,1 OK 9 MISSING )IT SHOULDN`T EVEN START.BUT IT WAS STARTING AND RUNNING!!! AGAIN THNKS FOR YOUR...
10
1997 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L 1st gear VIN: 4A3AJ56G5V
would like to thank everyone for their responses.. I did read previous help request and many did state the check ball was left out... and again I can close this one out with YES the 5/16 th check ball in the pump was left out.. new fluid,,, reinstalled ,,, tra...
4
1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B5X
Thank you to all who replied. Most of you said to change the EVAP cannister which gave me the confidence to give it a try, even though the canister checked out good. Well, that solved the problem, no more check engine light and the vehicle passed smog. Than... Trouble codes: P0446.
18
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next