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Automotive Technical Theory Forum

Professional automotive forum for discussion of the theory of operation for any automotive system or component. Discussions include electrical and electronic theory, engine propulsion theory, fuel system theory, ignition systems theory, and much more. This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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Hybrid Battery reconditioning
05/19/2023 in the Technical Theory Forum
Would this be the right forum to discuss hybrid battery reconditioning theory and practices, or did I miss identifying the proper one? Thanks,.
unrun monitors
05/18/2023 in the Technical Theory Forum
[Driveability: 04 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L] Vehicle will not run any monitor to completion except for occasionally an egr whick it passes. This is a flex fuel vehicle that has never used E85 and pid is 6 %, I think a reasonabe figure. No o2 no [...] no eva...
multiple current loops
04/20/2023 in the Technical Theory Forum
Hello, today can we discuss KCL, multiple current loops, and how the series voltage opposing loop functions when combined with other current loops? [multiple current loops out of alternator] The total current out of the alternator is 60 amps, from two mai...
04/09/2023 in the Technical Theory Forum
In light of current; lengthy, ongoing debates dispersed throughout forums and threads and riddled with misconceptions; misunderstandings, and errors, made even more confusing by including facts and information not pertinent to the debated topic, the infor...
erroneous interpretations of KVL and KCL
04/03/2023 in the Technical Theory Forum
H [Total alternator current is the sum of all the individual currents.] Hello, upon reviewing recent, and not so recent posts, concerning the series voltage opposing loop, in the battery/alternator circuit, it is now obvious that in addition to creative e...

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