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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

Crank Gear Keyway
10/15/2017 in the Technical Discussion Forum
On a crank seal job I removed the timing belt and crank gear on this 3.0L I noticed the key way built in to the crank gear was damaged after removal, anyways I proceeded and ordered a new crank gear and bolt as the bolt is torque to yield, unfortunat...
2005 Ford Escape No Communication
10/15/2017 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 05 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L] 2005 Ford Escape FWD 3.0L This came in about 90 minutes before I left Friday. I checked as much as I could as fast as I could, and had the forethought to ask for "more time". The complaint was just "no crank". ...
2011 Bmw X5 4.4 Oil Leak
10/14/2017 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Customer brought his 2011 x5 in for a [...] dealer recommended replacing a engine oil return block costing 3300$ to correct a leak.i cannot find the procedure to replace it on all [...] information on this would be greatly [...].
Crank,No start
10/13/2017 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 08 Infiniti FX35 3.5L] I pull out my scope like twice a year. needless to say ,Im not very versed in the way of the force. This bad boy wont start. I THINK I have a timing issue. But Im not sure how to interpret the wave forms. Ive looked ...
Spark Plug Ejected
10/12/2017 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Does anyone known the timesert kit for this car ? I am having trouble finding part #. I have tried contact timesert but I haven’t received any response..TIA.

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