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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

Aimatic Suspension not Working
02/03/2023 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Good day sirs. I have 2009 Mercedes Benz R350 with airmatic problem. The rear suspension is fully down. I have fault code (5400 :fault in component \'f58kg {air suspension compressor)\'. No control to the airmatic compressor relay, power and ground a...
1998 Chevy Silverado Cranks Hard
02/02/2023 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Electrical: 98 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L] All right, this truck is frustrating. Full story, this is a 98 Silverado 2WD truck with a 5.0L V8. The engine cranks slowly at times. Often it cranks normally, starts up without issue. But I've experienced i...
Remanufactured motors
02/02/2023 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Not sure where to post this. We got two motors in from our regular source. Both had paint in plug holes one the crank had been painted and one had paint overspray in valley. First motor started making noise . We pulled it and set it back second motor. had...
Nissan PCM Part # Programming
02/01/2023 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Hello, I have a 2012 Nissan Juke 1.6L Vin#[...], MT, Federal emissions, 2WD, Production year 10/11. I will be programming a new PCM this Friday using C-3 Plus and I am trying to get the new calibration file ready. NissanPartsDeal.com lists the blank PCM n...
Misfire At About 40mph And 2k Rpm
01/31/2023 in the Technical Discussion Forum
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 5NMSG13D49H230999 2.7 So here is the backstory to what was done to the car before i received it. I trust the tech that diagnosed this car initially. So i don\'t doubt his findings. He\'s very thorough. Car originally came ...

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