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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

Rats
11/19/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Electrical: 12 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5L] Hello, This truck came in no start condition, would not spin over. We found the starter relay primary drive circuit was not being controlled by the ecm/pcm. After several hours of diagnosis time, found wiring chewed u...
Ford DSP6 Dual Clutch Transmission Fork Repairs
11/14/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
Ford's DSP6 (dual clutch) transmissions are famous for problems. Among the issues are setting codes P07A3 and P07A5 Transmission friction element stuck on or Clutch functionality stuck on. The repair typically means replacing the throwout bearing forks wh...
DIAGNOSING THOSE MADDENING MISFIRES
11/10/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
Here's a link to a Motor Magazine article, because some might not be aware and it never hurts those who know to take a refresher course :O) DIAGNOSING THOSE MADDENING MISFIRES.
Intermittent compression
10/20/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Engine: 15 Jeep Cherokee Limited 2.4L] This Jeep was dropped off with a complaint that it would repeatedly stall when cold, then run fine when it warmed up. I went for a road test after it had sat all day, and the stall occurred once when coming to a st...
GM--DIGITAL CLOCK FUNCTION LOST AFTER BATTERY REPLACEMENT
10/11/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
I had an unusual thing happen after I replaced the battery on my 2011 Chevrolet Avalanche. The details are as follows: 2011 Chevrolet Avalanche 5.3L (but applies to many 2005-2011 GM cars & trucks) Problem:After the battery was replaced on my truck th...

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