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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

2005 sprinter /Freightliner
04/02/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
vin # [...] security module has died , we think because of a jump start. Because it is badged as a FREIGHTLINER dodge web site will not pull up vin so I can reprogram module . So the mb dealer wants about 500 to reprogram module. Their are only 130 of the...
Starts and dies
04/02/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 17 Honda HR-V EX 1.8L] This is actually a CRV and there was no option on build data. This behaves exactly like an immobilizer Key problem. The vehicle is from a body shop, we installed a subframe, drove it out, went to paint shop, failed t...
Fog lamps
04/02/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Electrical: 13 Chevrolet Camaro LS 3.6L] This vehicle had the fog lamps and harness, and headlamp switch installed at the dealer, but still do not work. I'm not sure why it wasn't completed. The RPO is T4A, which indicates Halogen headlamps, but does no...
GM 2.4L Ecotec Oxygen Sensor Failure
04/01/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Oxygen Sensor] Putting this up here just to share, and I guess to see if anyone else is seeing this. This particular sensor came out of a 2013 Equinox, but it is the third sensor I have replaced in the last couple months with the same type of failure. Al...
5.3 squeaking noise
04/01/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
2010 tahoe came in with weird squeaking noise and oil pressure erratic. I pulled the oil pan inspected flywheel closely and checked for anything obvious. Replaced pickup tube that was leaking and put it back together. Oil pressure is good now but squeakin...

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