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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

Backwards 24x reluctor?
11/30/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 01 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L] Greetings, ladies and gentlemen. This 2001 GMC Denali came in on a hook for a no-start. The battery was completely dead -- easy fix (charged). The fuel pressure was zero -- easy fix (added a gallon of fuel to the ...
Infotainment Software Update
11/28/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Miscellaneous: 11 Dodge Durango Crew 5.7L] Greetings. This is my personal vehicle. The infotainment system (sales code RHR) (radio, SAT, TV, HDD) is acting screwy for last two years. It looses Sirius/XM presets, sometimes doesn't boot up. Poking around ...
1KD Vacuum component layout
11/26/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
2007 Toyota Hilux KUN26R MODEL. VIN: [...] ENGINE: 4CYL 3.0L DIESEL 1KD Sorry I could not build this vehicle from the drop down menus but I am looking for clarification on the vacuum connections, especially the two VSV's on the RHS of the drawing that are...
Removing computer terminal
11/24/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Miscellaneous: 13 Chevrolet Traverse LT 3.6L] I need to repair some wires going to the ecm, k20, x3 connectors. The previous repairs were done with butt connectors and by the time i got them cut out there was nothing to solder to. The local GM dealershi...
drive line binds with engine braking
11/24/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[PowerTrain: 92 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L] This is my own plow truck. I bought it new in 1992. Has about 280,000 miles. It has the original front and rear diff, 5 speed manual trans, 241 manual shift transfer case, drive shafts, and engine. For the last few y...

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