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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

Rattling Subaru Exhaust Shields
01/21/2018 in the Technical Tips Forum
Insulating exhaust wrap. I've been using this method for a number of years and the remedy seems to last. Beats trying to tack weld, dimple, insert sheet metal screws or bend the edges over and works better than the decorative hose clamps I see a lot. Wher...
Identifying brake line routing
01/16/2018 in the Technical Tips Forum
When replacing multiple rusted brake lines to the ABS hydraulic controller on vehicles where the lines run in a group through tight spaces that can't be traced easily, the ports on the controller are not marked and there is no diagram in SI, this method c...
diesel- underhood smoke
01/14/2018 in the Technical Tips Forum
Hello to all. Recently I began performing medium duty diesel repair work & came across something that I thought would make a good tip. While it might be old hat to most diesel techs it was something that you should keep in mind. On several instances I've ...
fuel pump wiring
01/13/2018 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Driveability: 13 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.5L] have an interesting one. Vehicle was towed in concern of stalled out idling at the mall. Amazingly I was able to start it and drive it into the shop. I had some codes for fuel pressure performance. While scanni...
wireless phone charger
01/12/2018 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Driveability: 10 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L] Intermittent no crank, crank no start. We could never duplicate complaint. Key fault codes stored;p1610, p1614,p1615. Tech noticed what we thought was a cell phone holder mounted near steering column. It was a...

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