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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

P0011 after extensive running
01/24/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 13 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L] Debated putting this on buy maybe someone has an idea that will help. A couple months ago this vehicle came in with one tooth broken off the cam gear. I was able to retrieve the broken tooth and the pie...
Chevy 5.3 Cam Replacement?
01/23/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Engine: 10 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L] 2010 Silverado with 225k on the clock came in with loud ticking and severe misfire on cyl 1. You could just watch the misfire counter go crazy on the live data. The engine is a 5.3 Vin 0 Pulled the valve cove...
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01/23/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 13 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport 3.6L] Installing computer and need to flash using my Launch J-Box 2 .I think this is the 6th or 7th time I have used this setup to flash Chryslers in past 2 years with no issues. When downloading the file f...
GDI Deposits
01/23/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
1. Over the past year Shell, BP and Exxon/Mobil have introduced new formulations for their high octane gasoline. Has anyone noticed any improvement in GDI deposit control that they can attribute to these fuels? 2. Afton Chemical (Gregory Guinther and Scot...
Ford 6.4 Powerstroke possible damage from tune question?
01/22/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Hello all, I am not a diesel guy but do get involved with them periodically. Usually due to not running monitors due to a tune or needing repairs. I was reading up on a company called Punch it Performance and the complaint and consent decree that occurred...

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