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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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62TE Converter Solenoid
09/22/2017 in the Technical Tips Forum
Vehicle came in for a stalls in drive while stopped. Reverse works normally. No dtcs were set. Another shop just replaced the torque converter for the complaint with the same concern afterwards. Two different dealers recommended valve body replacem...
1998 4runner blows Gauge fuse
09/18/2017 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Electrical: 98 Toyota Tacoma Limited 3.4L] I always check archives for blown fuse issues. This one wasn't there. 1998 4Runner, MT, 4wd, 3.4l (5VZ-FE) Customer complained the "Gauge" (10A in cab) fuse kept blowing, and the battery kept going dead. He alr...
P0456 EVAP Very Small Leak
09/17/2017 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Driveability: 07 Subaru Forester X 2.5L] While I'm in EVAP mode and editing all my images, here's another one that I didn't see any info. on in Knowledge Base and/or very little on Identifix. Picture's are worth a thousand words Very small leak from wha...
2012 Mercedes Evap codes
09/16/2017 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Driveability: 12 Mercedes-Benz C250 Luxury 1.8L] Very stupid, me and the car. Had six evap codes. 441, 452, 453 and 2224 or something with canister vent valve stuck. Some of the codes were for the fuel pressure sensor being too high and too low. At the ...
Ford 5.4L misfire identification
09/15/2017 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Driveability: 04 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L] Many of you Ford techs have come across this but for those of you who haven't experienced it before here's the issue: Had a 5.4L in the that had been around to a couple of different shops in an effort to fix a misfi...

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