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Automotive Technical Discussion Forum

Professional automotive forum for all types of vehicle repair discussion that does not fit into one of our more specific technical forums. Discussions include both OBD and OBD2, engine performance analysis, diagnostic best practices, service information, vehicle standards such as J1962, J1939, J2534, OBD2 modes (e.g. MODE$06), ignition and fuel system analysis, alternative propulsion (e.g. hybrid, electric, natural gas), and more. This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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Recent Automotive Discussions in the Automotive Technical Discussion Forum

Replace & program APIM with J2534?
07/20/2018 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Miscellaneous: 11 Ford Explorer Limited 3.5L] Hello all, We have a 2011 Ford Explorer that needs an APIM module. We ordered a replacement module from the dealer. I understand it has to be programmed through OASIS and that a male to male USB cable is req...
Strange ignition issue
07/20/2018 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 01 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L] OK, so the shop installs new engine, not salvage (rebuilt, but there ain't no new on this old car). Vehicle drove in, with no obvious driveability issues, just knocking. Engine installed, and runs absolutely terrib...
Smart Keyless
07/20/2018 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Anyone can get me the immobilizer code to perform smart key reset I have seed numbers, smart key fobs don’t work at all don’t lock or unlock the vehicle will not start unless they key is inserted in the slot.
Honda ECM / PCM temperature ?
07/20/2018 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Electrical: 05 Honda Civic EX 1.7L] Hey Honda guys, My helper is trying to diagnose a no start problem with one of his cars. I am pretty sure he has it down to an open in the engine harness. But that is not really what my question is about. In his troub...
2003 Mustang Cobra 4.6L Engine Noise
07/20/2018 in the Technical Discussion Forum
This 4.6L Supercharged engine from a 2003 Mustang Cobra currently resides in a 1967 Mustang convertible. The engine has a noise, the shop it came from determined the noise is coming from the lower left of the timing cover and they think it is a timing cha...

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