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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

GM LS rear main seal installer
02/19/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
Found my Ford super duty front wheel vacuum seal installer works like a charm when installing rear main seals in LS GM engines. Fits like it was made specific for the job. You do have to pull the seal housing to use it, which I would recommend anyway. Jus...
Replacing compressor clutch relay may fix Toyota's a/c woes
02/19/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
[HVAC: 04 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L] Please excuse if duplicated. Share permission given. The a/c systems on some 2001-04 Toyota cars and light trucks may cut out, work intermittently or not at all. The customer comment you'll hear most often is that the a/c...
Weird Electrical Issues GM Trucks
02/14/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
Maybe you've seen this before, but in the past 2 weeks we've seen some GM trucks that act really weird. They were all 2011 and 2012 Silverado 1500's. 1st symptom on all was a random dead battery. Other symptoms were that the truck would continue to run af...
2012 santa fe starter
02/06/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
[2012 Hyundai Santa Fe GL, Photo] This Santa fe was towed in with a no crank, I ordered an aftermarket starter put it had a lowed tick like a seized motor, I tried turning it by hand nothing. But the tow truck said it ran for him. I pulled starter back ou...
Communication issues
01/23/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
Maybe everyone already does this, but just in case not I'll post this. I recently had an '04 Chevy 2500 with intermittent communication codes, and the instrument cluster resetting, various warning lights, and a radio that would cut off. I have seen vehicl...

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