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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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Ford Tech
08/18/2017 in the Technical Discussion Forum
This mariner was built 06/2005 but is titled a 2006. This car is a wholesale car im getting it ready to sell and we have no power door locks on all 4 doors from the door lock button, keyless entry remote and the keyless pad on the driver door no unlo...
Vacuum Asist Brakes Fade
08/18/2017 in the Technical Discussion Forum
2014 Chevy Silverado 3GCUKSEC8FG156138 This vehicle came in with customer complaint after stepping on the pedal the third time down a hill the brake booster no longer contributes.. like the vacuum pump can\'t keep up with the demand... we found the ...
Will this bend valves?
08/18/2017 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Engine: 05 Cadillac STS 3.6L] A guy called earlier this week about a timing chain job. Another shop looked at it and of course, they don't do the hard work. I price it out and let him know. I guess it had several crank/cam correlations codes. Now the gu...
Benz PN: 116-141-01-50
08/18/2017 in the Technical Discussion Forum
I could use some help locating this part, it is a bushing, part of the throttle linkage on an 84 380SL Vin# [...] Local dealer says it is unavailable, Pelican says the same, I've called the three websites that come up in English on a Google search of the ...
BMW Battery Wiring Help
08/18/2017 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Electrical: 07 BMW 335i 3.0L] To start with, I dont normally work on BMWs. Army kid picked up a 2007 BMW 335i at what he thought was a good price. Took it to our BMW Dealer and they gave him an estimate for replacing the starter, electric water pump, Ba...

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