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Automotive Technical Tips Forum

Professional automotive forum primarily for the submission of time-saving technical tips, vehicle repair procedures, helpful hints, etc. This forum is strictly oriented towards sharing helpful tips, and not for asking technical questions, as you might find in the Technical Discussion Forum. This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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Recent Automotive Discussions in the Automotive Technical Tips Forum

Charging System
06/23/2017 in the Technical Tips Forum
Had 5 alternators install at dealerships and independent shops.
Other use for brake clean
06/18/2017 in the Technical Tips Forum
This may be common knowledge, but I wanted to post on here in case there is someone out there that does not know this. Years ago I had trouble installing a temperature sensor grommet in a radiator for a Volvo 740. I did not want to lubricate it with oil o...
No start
06/13/2017 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Driveability: 04 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L] The vehicle was towed in as a no start, after some testing I found a bad CKP/CMP synch signal. [2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS, ECM/Inputs/Outputs Waveform] I found that the CKP shutter had been installed incorrect...
LI-on Battery storage
06/10/2017 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Li-ion battery] I use a rechargeable headlamp when working in dark areas. My old headlamp the band became stretched out so I brought it home a couple of months ago. I left it laying on my tool box in my garage. Just this AM I glanced at it, and noticed t...
High idle repair
06/09/2017 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Driveability: 97 Honda Civic LX 1.6L] Hi folks, I forgot about this one till it came back for some other services. It is a 97 Civic that had a customer concern of high idle intermittently. Running for 1/2 hour could duplicate the concern. After a lot of...

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