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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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Recent Automotive Discussions in the Automotive Technical Discussion Forum

Intake and valve cover
03/04/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 15 Chevrolet Cruze LTZ 1.4L] Just asking for some insight on these 1.4 litre engines. I replaced the valve cover on this car because of the pcv system failure and I looked at the intake for the little check valve diaphragm. The hole for th...
crank no start no power to the fuel pump
03/02/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 07 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited 3.3L] I have a 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 3.3 We just installed a new engine. The engine turns over fine but no start. We have good spark and the engine will start with a couple shots of starting fluid. So suspected ...
2005 BMW X5 Ignition Lock Hard to Turn
03/02/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Good morning Great Minds. I have been asked to consult on this BMW ignition lock problem. Customer complained of key hard to turn. Inspection found removing electrical ignition switch made no difference. Lock cylinder removed and tech found some aluminum ...
04 toyota cary
03/01/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Electrical: 04 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L] Both low beam headlamps are very dim and I want to check the grounds before digging further into it. Mitchell says that they are in the front of the engine compartment on their respective sides but I sure don't see t...
Lucid Air the next Tesla
03/01/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Does anyone have any specific information on the car or company? For starters, I've been wondering if they are going to use a heat pump for cabin HVAC (like Nissan) or electric resistance heating, or ????? But, there are a lot of other potential questions...

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