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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

Toyota Hiace random ignition advance
09/22/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Hi Guys We are working on a 2005 TRH112 Toyota Hiace with a 1TR engine. It came to us in pieces and we assembled the engine. Problem is two fold. 1) Starts and runs for about 30 seconds and then dies. Fuel pressure is good, spark is good. Vacuum jumps aro...
2003 Lincoln 4.6 4 cam 32 valve, timing chain kit replace
09/21/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Hello IATN folks, It has taken a couple of weeks to gather all of the parts, timing tools and study this 03' Lincoln Aviator my wife has. (COVID delays are crazy) It is in need of a full timing chain kit replacement. I am going with a Cloyes timing kit an...
09/21/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
has any one experienced a nissan p0101 because of a bad o2 sensor?
GM 350 crate engine question
09/21/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Engine: 71 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L] So this Vette motor blew up. Nice car and owner bought it early summer. I think he may have ran it low on oil. I dont have much luck with rebuilt motors and not looking for headaches. I prefer brand new and found a GM...
Chains that aren't jewellery
09/20/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Engine: 06 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.8L] Guys Im up to my elbows on the timing chain(s) on this. Its two wheel drive. I have new chain and gears hung and set up. The VVT is new GM What I don't have is a servicable guide that goes over the top of the chain...

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