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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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Used Chevy truck info needed
04/19/2024 in the Technical Discussion Forum
I am looking at a 2014 Silverado 1500 4wd and have run into conflicting info on how it is equipped. The listing says the following about the 4.3 engine it has. I get the VVT but was not aware they used Active Fuel Management or what that means for this en...
2 Amp Battery Draw From Smart Junction Box
04/19/2024 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Electrical: 16 Kia Sorento SX Limited 2.0L] Happy Friday, I have a vehicle here that has a battery draw of 2amps. The draw is coming from the smart junction box B+3 60amp fuse. This fuse is located in the engine compartment fuse box and powers the smart...
Automotive acetylene head lamps
04/17/2024 in the Technical Discussion Forum
G'day iATN members, big chance that this topic has never been posted before to day, and I realise this request for info is a long shoot. But never the less, does anyone know anything about acetylene head lights? There is zero info in the Model T bible reg...
Hydroboost noise- 112K miles
04/16/2024 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Chassis: 06 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L] Vehicle came in from good customer after theft, and dealer did a bunch of steering column repairs. He says after that he had no power steering and wanted new power steering pump. There was some assist, but not...
Repeat knock sensor codes P0327 and or p0332
04/16/2024 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 06 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L] Replace motor with a Jasper reman Runs great .Customer has had Knock sensors replaced before motor was replace for same codes. Days later Knock sensor code shows up . Open sensor ok new sensor kit from...

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