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Automotive Technical Discussion Forum

Professional automotive forum for all types of vehicle repair discussion that does not fit into one of our more specific technical forums. Discussions include both OBD and OBD2, engine performance analysis, diagnostic best practices, service information, vehicle standards such as J1962, J1939, J2534, OBD2 modes (e.g. MODE$06), ignition and fuel system analysis, alternative propulsion (e.g. hybrid, electric, natural gas), and more. This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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Variable displacement oil pump on 3.6 Dodge
12/07/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Engine: 14 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.6L] Testing the two position oil pump system on this thing. Specs show both a low volume low pressure and high volume high pressure. High volume is suppose to be the state when over about 3500RPM and should end up wit...
21 Ford Escape-PCM programing
12/07/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
I'm attempting to program a new PCM for this vehicle. It came from a body shop with the new PCM installed as the old one was smashed in a collision. I am using VCM ll and while I have programed successfully in the past, I have never had to start with a bl...
2019 Ford F250 Gas Engine
12/06/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
I have a 2019 Ford F250 XL with a 6.2L gas engine. The vehicle Information box cannot identify the VIN. It is:[...]. I would like to know if anyone has run across any of these that have a very high CO output from the engine. This particular one has only 1...
Coolant Contamination 2018 Ram P/U 3.6
12/06/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Vehicle is too new for iATN to I.D. 2018 Ram 1500 3.6 I have a commercial account that dropped of this 2018 Pickup for overheating and contaminated coolant. There are no oil coolers in the radiator. The OAT coolant is clearly contaminated with oil yet the...
2015 VW Golf No door lock with remote
12/05/2021 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Electrical: 15 Volkswagen Golf SEL 1.8L] Hello everyone. I got a customer who came in my shop for a remote key not working when I use the door lock button. All other buttonsworks fine. It's a push to start button (Kessy) MQB. It's like there is a remote...

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