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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

Fusion 1.6L no start
10/22/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 13 Ford Fusion SE 1.6L] Looking for confirmation from someone who has maybe seen this before, or additional testing information. This car was towed in originally as a transmission concern, the customer stated that they were driving and it ...
2006 Nissan Altima no start
10/22/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
came in not running. Key tested bad no signal. Installed new key [after market] got 5 blinks but did get 3 blinks of completion. Security light goes out when key is installed car turns over.No spark. Installed new used computer as had no communication wit...
What Brake Lube Do You Use?
10/21/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
I have tried many of lubes over the years. Seems about time I find a good one they don't handle it any more.My favorite one was a silicone brake lube I got from my local parts store part number was TDBL3. Has any one tried Loctite LB8012 part number 23422...
17 chevy cruze no hi spd comm
10/21/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Electrical: 17 Chevrolet Cruze LS 1.4L] I just inherited a 2017 cruze from another shop that is a no crank. Vin is [...] Customer stated they went into a store, came back out and it wouldn't crank. They jumped it off and it started and ran a while, then...
2006 Honda Civic 1.8
10/21/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Engine: 06 Honda Civic LX 1.8L] Just wondering how much play is allowed in Serpentine belt tensioner pivot. Got engine rattle and tensioner pulley is rough but also have play in pivot bolt pivot.

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