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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

IATN File atachments
06/19/2018 in the Technical Tips Forum
I recently posted a techhelp request and would like to attach a scope file, but I can't figure out how. Can someone walk me through this? Thanks.
Radiators Without Petcocks
06/15/2018 in the Technical Tips Forum
We\'ve all dealt with vehicles that came from the factory sans a radiator drain. Trying to finagle the lower hose to drain the cooling system usually results in a sticky shower. In a momentary lapse of reason I had an idea: sliding the lower hose off...
Autologic Comm issues
06/15/2018 in the Technical Tips Forum
You can get this information by calling their tech line and jumping through the hoops,but this way is quicker. Recently our tool stopped communicating with E65 and E46 BMWs. It worked on newer Bimmer platforms just fine. The problem was the cable. The too...
Engine Misfires Due To Aftermarket Clutch And Flywheel Replacement
06/13/2018 in the Technical Tips Forum
The cause is that the aftermarket flywheel may be lighter than a Honda Genuine flywheel allowing the engine to rev up to 4000 rpms causing the Pcm to lose the learned crank value. The crank sensor signals may not be processed by the Pcm due to the ra...
Broken Intake Manifold Bolts
06/13/2018 in the Technical Tips Forum
I was replacing the intake gaskets on a Chrysler 5.9L and all 4 of the corner intake bolts snapped their heads off due to corrosion. After wiggling off the intake manifold I was left with 4 studs. I decided to try to use the same method I've used for brok...

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