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Automotive Technical Tips Forum

Professional automotive forum primarily for the submission of time-saving technical tips, vehicle repair procedures, helpful hints, etc. This forum is strictly oriented towards sharing helpful tips, and not for asking technical questions, as you might find in the Technical Discussion Forum. This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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Recent Automotive Discussions in the Automotive Technical Tips Forum

Missfire LS Engine
06/12/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Driveability: 04 GMC Yukon SLE 4.8L] Misfire on cylinders 7 and 8 with cylinder 8 having a larger percentage of misfires. In determining cause I moved the coils to different cylinders; coil from 7 went to 5 and coil from 8 went to 4. New misfire data sh...
Insufficient vent temps despite proper A/C system function
05/31/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
[HVAC: 13 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L] This may be well known to the Audi specialists but I found little that pointed in this direction so here it goes. This car was dropped off with a customer complaint of insufficient A/C cooling and the system had been recen...
Surround Vision Camera System
05/28/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Electrical: 17 GMC Terrain Denali 3.6L] I thought the group might be interested to see a 4-camera surround system in action. This is a 2018 GMC Terrain Denali, not a 2017. (I really wish iATN would update their vehicle database, no changes for 2-3 years...
Replace power steering rack shortcut
05/25/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Chassis: 12 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo X 3.6L] We changed out the leaking rack without engine support or frame removal. Wheels off, remove both outer tie rods. Need RH control arm unbolted from frame and strut, pull strut rearward with strap. Usual stuf...
Identifying Honda misfires
05/02/2019 in the Technical Tips Forum
Early obd 2 Hondas (from 1996- 2003ish) do not have a misfire counter in any scan tool and a misfire in any cylinder typically sets codes in all cylinders, making identifying the bad cylinder a little tough. Many techs are unaware that Honda vehicles have...

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