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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

Wiring harness rub through
03/21/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
I was doing an oil change and tire rotation on my son's 2018 Mustang with the 2.3 Ecoboost this morning. Noticed the wiring harness going around the right front of the engine was rubbing hard. The front of the engine had already rubbed through the outer t...
Broken CV Axle Performs Quick Lube Operation
03/19/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
I recently worked on a 2005 Honda Accord V6 for a no drive complaint. It had the typical rusted through CV shaft at the center underneath the damper ring (this damper holds in salt water which corrodes the axle down to an hourglass shape until it gets thi...
Test and verify AC and DC solenoid coils
03/19/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
Test and verify AC and DC solenoid coils with one easy-to-use app Magnetic Tool is part of the Danfoss CoolApps Toolbox, a collection of mobile apps designed to help installers and service technicians with their daily tasks. Find out more at [...].
March MOTOR Magazine CTS article
03/11/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
Recently I read the latest MOTOR magazine and it had an awesome article about the use and testing of engine CTS sensors. The gist of the article was addressing how they are use in pairs along with electronic thermostats to micromanage engine temps for max...
Steering angle sensor
03/07/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Brakes: 07 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 5.3L] Hello all, thought I'd throw this out there in case you might encounter this problem. Vehicle came in with traction control and vehicle stability system warning lamps on . Code was C0710, steering angle senso...

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