Import Car and Truck Repair Questions

Auto repair help for all imports. Including Honda, Toyota, Hyundai, Kia, Mitsubishi, Volvo, Volkswagon, BMW and all others.

I have a 2001 Daewoo Leganza. Runs fantastic when not up to temp, but when it gets up to temp feels like air in the gas and sputters. About a year ago I had the camshaft sensor replaced, and we just replaced the Read more...

i am trying to find where the brake booster is located on my 2005 Isuzu NPR dump truck,

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Intermittent rap or knock, this occurs during when driving at about 60KMPH and the noise ceases at about 80KMPH, at idle you cant hear the noise at all. the oil pressure gauge moves up half way during drive, but stays close to the lowest during idle, new oil and oil filter has been replaced, but we still get this noise. When the AC is ON the noise stops, but when it is turned off the resurfaces.

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Holden Rodeo Ute 98 TF2.6 L Petrol 4ZE1 when I start the engine I hear water swishing gurgling whistling threw heater fan pipes. It stabilizes, but when i accelerate it comes back under high revs, I changed the water pump and Read more...

HelloI have a 91 Isuzu amigo... when I start it I have to keep my foot on the gas pedal to keep it running till it warms up.. Hover it takes about 20 minutes to do this after starting and stopping it... I am getting no engine codes to check .... I live on ssi and don't have a lot of money to take it to a shop. Can you please help with this problem.. Thank you

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Have an 03 Hyundai Accent, from a stop the car jerks and sputters, now car starts fine when engine is cold but as soon as engine gets to normal temp it dies and won't start til engine is cold. There are no error codes, have replaced gas cap, wires and plugs and fuel filter. Please help.

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Apparently i hit a dip in the road and put a hole in the oil pan, which looked like it was caused by something internal.

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MY car sounds like it wants to turn over but doesn't. Will start with a jump. Just replaced battery and starter.

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Question: I just bought a new car 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5S V4. By mistakenly we have filled E85 ethanol gas full tank. I would like to know would there be any problem In future?

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Hello,I have a 2003 Mitsubishi gallant es 4 cylinder car and it keeps overheating when I start it up. I ran out of gas a month ago and it ran hot and cut off on me at a stop sign. So I changed the timing belt and replaced the fuel pump and my car ran smoothly with no problems for 2 weeks.

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I have codes on a 2003 land rover Freelander, the code are P0420, p1472, P1477, and P0174, how do i repair them.

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Question: Wondering if this is what new brakes are supposed to sound like. Brand new 2013 Hyundai Elentra and the brakes have been making these noise since 3,000 miles.

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My power sliding door on the passenger side does not move unless you move it manually.It does not make a sound it does nothing.I was told it may be a fuse.I found the fuse and it checked out ok.I was told it may be the relay.

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I have a 2005 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL. The car was running fine yesterday. This morning, my sister went to crank it up and both the TCS and ABS light came on. The car would sometimes go forward and sometimes go backward. She then cut the car off. After trying to crank the car, Read more...

I have Mitsubishi Montero 20007 model 3200 cc di engine few days it is giving me jerk hesitaion problem and pickup i the took it for diagnose scan. Error comes with error code 21 fuel pump speed sensor shortcircut.

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How Things Work

Evaporative Emission System Operation and Components

The Evaporative Emission (EVAP) control system limits the fuel vapors from escaping into the atmosphere. The EVAP transfers the fuel vapors from the sealed fuel tank to an activated carbon (charcoal) storage device (EVAP canister). The EVAP canister stores the vapors until the engine is able to use the extra fuel vapor. When the engine is able to use the extra fuel vapor,

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Common Engine Codes

Coolant Temperature Sensor Code P0117 Or P0118

The engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor is a variable resistor, that measures the temperature of the engine coolant. The powertrain control module (PCM) supplies 5 volts to the ECT signal circuit and a ground for the ECT low reference circuit.

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