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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

What Are We Not Seeing?
10/18/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
This vehicle bogs down/loses power on acceleration intermittently. When it happens you can kind of “power through it” and then it’ll start behaving normally until you shut the vehicle off, at which point it starts doing it again. Fuel pressure is 3...
2005 Dodge Neon 2.0L P0016
10/17/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Hello guys, I\'m working on 2005 Dodge neon 2.0 single cam with p0016 crank/cam position sensor. I think the sensor located at the end of the Cylinder head (underneath pvc valve) correct me if I am wrong. Why crank/cam sensor is one unit? Is it commo...
2016 caravan with uneven compression
10/17/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Engine: 16 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.6L] I have a 2016 Caravan with the 3.6L engine, 89k miles. It came from another shop with a misfire on the #5 cylinder. After determining the misfire was caused by bad compression, we sent both heads out to be redone....
negative draw test
10/17/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
Guys in the shop were having a "discussion" about whether it's better to run a parasitic draw test on the positive or negative terminals of the battery. I'd like to see where you guys fall in on this one.
Bypass anti-theft
10/16/2019 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 08 GMC Canyon SLT 3.7L] i am having trouble trying to get this truck to go . Is there any way to bypass the anti-theft system on this truck ? I'm not sure what is wrong , but The vehicle will start and immediately die . I want to bypass e...

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