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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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Recent Automotive Discussions in the Automotive Technical Discussion Forum

Intermittent Crank No Start
10/27/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 06 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L] This one is driving me a little nuts. The history of this vehicle is that it was brought here a year ago and needed a FICM, so that part was easy and done. Then this summer he was experiencing a very inte...
Splicing a Pigtail on In-tank Fuel Pump
10/27/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
I haven't spliced wiring on an in-tank fuel pump in, well, I can't remember the last time. I opened up a Denso pump/filter repair kit and saw it contained a compatible pigtail and butt splice connectors for the new pump in case the original was an old des...
Magic Dye?
10/26/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Engine: 13 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L] So, a customer scheduled this Taurus requesting head gasket replacement. I asked if they just wanted my to blindly do head gaskets, or if they wanted diagnostics to be sure the job is necessary. Customer declined diagnos...
1976 Eldorado labor rates
10/26/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
need r&r rate on removing trany install flex plate missing that year motor book. Thanks for any help.
10/26/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Engine: 15 Hyundai Veloster Turbo 1.6L] I have this 2015 Hyundai Veloster 1.6 DOHC turbo. I have sent this to a machine shop to have the head rebuilt they cannot find the valve lash adjustment specs. I have looked in alldata and I cannot find the info. ...

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