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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

Just bought a car, it has a P0700 TCM code
12/29/2022 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Transmission: 07 Pontiac G5 2.2L] I just bought this car, it test drove well, looks decent. I got on the freeway and after a couple minutes, the check engine light came on, solid, not blinking, and the trans slipped out of 4th gear. I put it in neutral,...
Broken motor mount creating electrical issues
12/27/2022 in the Technical Tips Forum
Here is one I had come in a couple of days ago and the owner said take my time and see what is going on. (That is a rare occurrence in most shops). The subject vehicle is a nice 2006 Chevrolet Suburban 2WD with a 4.3 and automatic transmission. Back story...
Pathfinder Alternator Replacement
12/19/2022 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Electrical: 14 Nissan Pathfinder SL 3.5L] Wanted to share my experience with this vehicle. Towed in for died while driving, found the alternator wasn't charging. Service procedure outlines removing the radiator, condenser, front bumper cover, core suppo...
Restoring over reamed or bored brass bushes
12/15/2022 in the Technical Tips Forum
Apprentices should never be left in charge of an adjustable reamer, enough said. This old trick might get someone's ass out of a sling. Excessively bored or over reamed brass bushing can be reclaimed if time doesn't permit the reordering of new bushing. M...
Honda 3.5L Serpentine belt noise and tensioner crooked
12/07/2022 in the Technical Tips Forum
I have seen this numerous times even on my own 2005 Honda Odyssey. The belt chirping and replacing the belt and tensioner do not fix it. The tensioner is crooked and the belt is walking outward on the upper pulley and inward on the lower pulley. I figured...

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