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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

rear caliper
11/26/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Brakes: 10 Dodge Journey R/T 3.5L] screwed in rear caliper piston. did brake job. could not get piston to adjust out. cut notches on the edge of the piston. ground off locating pin on back of brake pad. took screwdriver in opening on caliper and turned ...
Getting that bolt back in through the grille
11/25/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
This may apply to many other vehicles where you can remove a bolt through the front grille or bumper but, how are you ever going to get those bolts back in? Like a radiator or condenser replacement. Working on the wife's Chrysler NS mini van. Replacing th...
parasitic draw
11/25/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
The earlier tech tip reminded me that I wanted to post one. It doesn't matter how smart you are, how much hi tech stuff you have etc, if the key can come out in the acc position and that's what the cust has been doing and you too for that matter, than you...
Radio keeps playing
11/24/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Electrical: 04 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L] Had Mazda in that the radio stayed on after the key was off and out of the ignition. Started by checking fuses and found liquid all around the fuses in the central junction block. removed all the fuses , relay, con...
11/22/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Electrical: 09 Chevrolet Traverse LS 3.6L] Changing alt. to heavy to hold up [no room and to big to grip angles all wrong] and start studs into head. Took old fan belt made a loop and put pulley into loop and then could hold up alt with left hand while ...

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