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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

GM 10 bolt trac loc swap - to open
01/18/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[PowerTrain: 04 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L] This is a high mileage 260K vehicle it has a trac loc that the rear carrier has cracked on. Of course not an uncommon failure of these boat anchors. A new carrier is pricey - complete from GM $799, but...
Testing High Speed CAN Bus
01/18/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
The vehicle selection field does not allow for entry of the specific year and model, but this post is relevant to multiple model GM vehicles. During a diagnosis, this measurement [HS GMLAN] was recorded on a current model year GM vehicle at DLC High Speed...
codes 005 and 125
01/17/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Transmission: 99 BMW 528i 2.8L] Good afternoon, I have a 2000 528i wagon that sets BMW codes 005 for the transmission pressure control solenoid and 125 for the radiator cooling fan at the same time. The trans is shot but the rad fan works fine. I'm won...
occasional traction control light
01/17/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Driveability: 12 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L] have a truck here that goes to traction control activates and reduces power to engine. replaced both throttle position sensors and cleared code with no help. it may be good for a couple hours and the...
high beams and w/s washer inop
01/17/2020 in the Technical Discussion Forum
[Electrical: 11 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.7L] Just a heads up to all working on these, the service manual calls the steering column control module just that but Ford calls it a housing. I recently worked on this 2011 F350 with a 6.7 diesel for the a...

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