WIRING DATA SERVICE
As of the time of this writing in July 2018, there are no online-accessible vehicle wiring services available (to our knowledge) for independent installers who seek wiring information on Japanese vehicles that are both made in Japan and sold in Japan. Most online services offer wiring data on only Japanese vehicle makes sold outside Japan. The problem is that some Japanese cars sold only in Japan are later exported as used vehicles to other countries, and importers of those vehicles are often asked to install add-ons like vehicle security systems, remote starters and automatic door lock control devices. The lack of vehicle wiring information can make such installations difficult, error prone, or even impossible.
For over a decade, KIRAMEK has made its Japanese-language vehicle wiring database available online exclusively to certified Japanese installers of our VISION and SCIBORG products. In 2018, we were approached by a vehicle importer outside Japan who asked us to consider translating our wiring data into English, on a record-by-record basis, and make such data available for a reasonable price. That dialog led to our establishment of on-demand pricing for individual records and covering the necessary English translation, data review and PDF preparation.
Our database is not even close to being fully translated into English, and we have no plans to make our growing English database accessible online. However, we now accept individual vehicle data request orders from the general public and will provide an English-translated, password-protected PDF of individual vehicle wiring records for the price mentioned in "DATA PRICING" below. When you are ready to order, please read "HOW TO REQUEST DATA" below.
As of July 2018, our Japanese vehicle wiring database contains 818 vehicles comprised of the following Japanese manufacturers:
There are more Toyota records in our database due to the prevalence of Toyota vehicles in Japan. Toyota's 2017 market share in Japan was almost 31% (based on new vehicle registrations), and adding their subsidiary Daihatsu brings their combined market share to over 42% in Japan. We regularly add new Japanese vehicle records to our database. Please note that our database does not include car makes from outside Japan (like Ford, BMW, Mercedes, VW, etc.), nor do we have any plans to add them. Our data is exclusively centered on Japanese vehicles.
When we receive on-demand requests from outside Japan for vehicle wiring data that exists in our database but has not yet been translated into English, we charge ¥1325 (Japanese Yen, click price to convert to US Dollars) per vehicle requested to translate the record (all text and graphics) and then export that translated vehicle wiring record to a password-protected PDF file. Pricing for records that have already been translated into English is ¥875 (Japanese Yen) each. We do not charge Japan sales tax on purchases from outside Japan.
We accept payment by Paypal. You will be sent a Paypal invoice which will act as your receipt. Our pricing includes Paypal Japan's transaction fees of 4.1% + ¥40 and includes a portion of the ¥250 fee Paypal charges us to withdraw funds to our bank.
We reserve the right to change our pricing at any time, or halt the service altogether.
Please make every effort to email us all of the following information when you submit data request orders so that we can find the closest match possible for you in our database:
We will assume you are requesting data on MADE IN JAPAN vehicles that have the steering wheel on the right side of the car when looking out the front windshield from inside the car. If you have a left side drive car, please understand that our data pertains to right side drive cars and therefore you may find differences between the actual car and portions of our data. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of our data if you intend to use it on left-hand drive vehicles, or vehicles manufactured outside Japan. Some, much or even all of our data may or may not be applicable. Please understand this prior to ordering because we do not offer refunds in most cases once we have sent a wiring record to you.
Our database was created primarily for our Japanese SCIBORG and VISION security system dealers and may not contain all the vehicle wiring information you seek. However, we sometimes can prepare additional data for you from the original vehicle schematics that is not already in our database, and pricing for those special requests will vary by the type and amount of data you request. Data typically found in our database is shown in the EXAMPLE WIRING DATA below, so be sure to review that PDF before making a special request. Please also note that vehicle Tachometer wires are a common request for remote start installs, but most modern vehicles do not provide a TACH wire anymore like cars often did back in the 1990's and earlier. If data you require is not found in the example PDF below (for example, Trunk Release is not found in our database), please email us your specific needs for a price quote. Pricing we provide to you will cover our time to extract the relevant data from the original vehicle schematic and translate that data into English, then save that data to a password-protected PDF file.
JAPANESE LANGUAGE DATABASE ACCESS
If you can read Japanese, we may be able to provide you with monthly pricing for unlimited online access to our original Japanese database. However, we are highly selective about providing access to our Japanese database, so please email us information about your business, your location, your intended use, and your expected number of accesses per month so we can decide if cooperation is possible and so we can decide pricing.
KIRAMEK reserves the right to refuse sales of its vehicle wiring data to its competitors or entities who have direct dealings with its competitors. KIRAMEK also reserves the right to refuse sales of its data to companies who compile and/or provide vehicle wiring data to the public, or to entities who provide data to such companies. KIRAMEK vehicle wiring data is intended for private installers or vehicle importers for their own personal use, primarily as an aid to assist in their vehicle electronics installations. Installers and vehicle importers outside Japan are allowed to use our vehicle wiring data to install security systems or door lock products from our competitors.
Vehicle wiring data is an electronic, software-only product, typically comprised of a single password-protected PDF file containing wiring data on each individual vehicle record ordered by the buyer, accessed from KIRAMEK's vehicle wiring database. When you purchase wiring data from KIRAMEK, no physical product will be shipped or mailed to you. PDF(s) and password(s) shall be sent by KIRAMEK to the buyer by email, either by email file attachment or by a text download URL after the buyer's payment has been received and after translation from Japanese to English has concluded. Translation work typically begins once payment has been received by KIRAMEK. Buyer must agree that translation and PDF creation could take a few days after payment has been received. If there is a reason it would take longer than a few days, KIRAMEK will consult with the buyer about the reason and best possible resolution.
No guarantees or warranties are made regarding the accuracy of the data records sold to the buyer, although KIRAMEK has to the best of its knowledge compiled the data as accurately as possible. Payment of Paypal invoices sent to the buyer constitutes the buyer's complete agreement to accept the data as-is and confirms the buyer's agreement and cooperation in not filing a PayPal dispute due to the data being unsatisfactory to the buyer. All sales are final.
KIRAMEK shall not be held liable for short circuits, fires, burn marks, or damage to vehicles, persons or property stemming from the use of KIRAMEK vehicle wiring data. The buyer and/or installer has the responsibility to own the proper tools and to have the skills necessary to verify an electrical connection is safe before physically making the connection.
A purchase of KIRAMEK wiring data does not obligate KIRAMEK to offer detailed installation advice to the buyer or installer.
Buyer agrees to calmly and patiently work with KIRAMEK, allowing adequate time for problem resolution in the event the buyer's emails from KIRAMEK containing PDF products were not received in whole or in part, or if the PDF is damaged or not able to be opened or password-unlocked for any reason. (KIRAMEK is closed on the weekends and on all national holidays in Japan. Upcoming holidays are usually posted a week in advance on our Contact page.) In the event KIRAMEK decides to issue a PayPal refund, the buyer understands and agrees to pay the ¥40 fixed transaction fee retained by PayPal and therefore the said ¥40 fixed fee will be subtracted from the amount refunded. For example, if you paid ¥1325 to KIRAMEK, your refunded amount would be ¥1325 - ¥40 = ¥1285. KIRAMEK issues refunds rarely, at its sole discretion. KIRAMEK reserves the right to refuse a refund if KIRAMEK feels that the buyer is fraudulently claiming a problem with the PDF product merely to get their payment returned. Refunds are not given at all more than 30 days after purchase under any circumstances.
All PDFs provided to the buyer can be used commercially or privately but for the buyer's use only and cannot be redistributed in any form or sold without express written consent from KIRAMEK. Buyer agrees not to attempt removal of the password protection from the original PDF files sent by KIRAMEK to the buyer. Buyer is allowed to make backup copies of the PDF files so long as such backups are retained by the buyer and not redistributed or sold.
No money-back guarantees are made by KIRAMEK on database access or schematic access transactions, and payment by the buyer constitutes the buyer's complete understanding and agreement to these terms. If you do not or cannot agree to these terms, please do not submit vehicle data request orders to us or otherwise inquire further about our data.
Below is freely downloadable vehicle data record that has been translated into English and serves as an example of the data we provide for a fee. Please note that only some of our data records have detailed graphics/schematics like this example, and many records contain text-only information.
Downloadable PDF: Nissan Bluebird Sylphy G11, May 2007 and newer
IMPORTANT! The CAN BUS information page is provided in this example PDF only because this particular vehicle has CAN signals compatible with our vehicle security products (which typically means this vehicle's CAN BUS will also be compatible CAN devices as well). We provide no support for this free PDF, nor do we offer 100% guarantees on data accuracy, although we do our best to confirm the data both from the original vehicle schematic (which isn't guaranteed to be 100% error free) and on some records we have confirmed the data on an actual vehicle as well. The content of this PDF may be freely used by you, but not redestributed or sold or reposted on another website or repurposed into your own database or information resource. This PDF primarily serves as an example of how vehicle wiring data you purchase from us will look, and how it requires a password to be opened. If you have problems viewing or unlocking this example PDF, you would have the same problems when purchasing data from us, so please do not order data from us if you cannot satisfactorily open/view/print this example PDF.
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