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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

LaCrosse Radio Inop
01/21/2018 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Electrical: 10 Buick LaCrosse CXL 3.0L] Thought this might interest the group. I get this older vehicle and one of the complaints was that the radio doesn't play. It would eventually start up and play fine, took up to 20 minutes. Once it got playing, I ...
No Start
01/20/2018 in the Technical Discussion Forum
I’ve got a no start issue on a ram van 5.9L engine. Checked for spark at the coil and that is good. checked plugs, those are good. Checked for spark at the plugs, all good on that front. Checked fuel delivery, that’s good. Checked live data when cran...
01/20/2018 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Vehicle suffered from catalytic converters blowing apart and stopping up exhaust,now can\'t get to start have fuel spark and compression checks good no timing codes was leaning towards fuel pump issue but will not run on starting fluid either.
Ford 302/289 breaks rocker arms
01/20/2018 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Engine: 70 Ford Bronco 5.0L] Greetings IATN, We are in process on mechanical restoration for this 1970 Bronco. We are having problems with rocker arms breaking for the exhaust valves on cylinders 4 & 5. (cyl 4 is at passenger side rear, cyl 5 at driver'...
Customer says, 'I need help starting my car'
01/20/2018 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Yes , you need help in more ways than one. [Jumper cables].

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