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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

O2 sensor harness
08/03/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Electrical: 17 Chevrolet Suburban LT 5.3L] So I decided to service the transmission on my wife's Suburban this weekend, ( 50,756 miles ). The y-pipe had to be removed to remove the transmission pan, I had remove the right front fender liner to access th...
Good video on basic can bus
08/02/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
Now and then I\'ll watch Diagnose Dan over a cup of coffee. He\'s heavy on Euro, but the basics are still the same. I don\'t see too many com issues, but when I do, it\'s nice to brush up on the basics. [...] [[...]].
Battery ground
07/30/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
Today one of the techs had a 2014 Hyundai in for overheat at idle, and poor idle. He could not command on cooling fan. Checked the 40 amp fuse, it was blown. I assumed a bad fan motor, as we have seen many this summer. The tech took the time to check the ...
Belt squeak that isn't a belt
07/30/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Engine: 14 Chevrolet Cruze LT 1.4L] If you have one of these with what you swear is a belt squeak but it isn't the belt, pull the oil dipstick and see if the squeak stops. If it does there is excessive vacuum in the crankcase sucking air past the front ...
Hilux Surf code 14 fix
07/22/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
Unable to build vehicle from IATN drop down box but vehicle details are as follows: Make. Toyota Model. Hilux Surf Model code.KZN185 Year. 1996 Vin. KZN185-0036619 Engine capacity. 3.0L Engine number. 1kz-0374027 Fault: MIL light on at idle and goes off a...

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