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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

Using a needle scaler and left hand spiral sockets
07/11/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
Just an FYI for you folks out there dealing with rusty suspension bolts and exhaust. The back story: I have been dealing with the rear suspension on a 2006 Toyota Matrix AWD that came from up in Maine down here to TX. The rear crossmember in this car rott...
Hyundai Tucson Rear Speed Sensor
07/08/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Brakes: 12 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.4L] I had one of my test vehicles come back a week after I had replaced the rear pads & rotors with the ABS & traction lights on. Code came up for the L/R wheel speed sensor. In checking the vehicle with the scanner, I fi...
Fiat Camsahft replacement
07/07/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Engine: 12 Fiat 500 Pop 1.4L] If you have ever replaced a cam shaft on one of these 1.4L POS"s, you know that FIAT has a special tool for removal of the intake valve cartridge assembly. The tool is about $850.00 We just did one and use some 3/8'' nu...
gas tank
07/02/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Driveability: 07 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L] plastic fuel tank. fuel pump module [2] would not go into tank ,until tank was left in the hot sun for an hour.fyi.
Engine Stall, No Start
07/01/2020 in the Technical Tips Forum
[HVAC: 10 Honda Civic EX 1.8L] A few threads ago, there was some "late" discussion on parasitic engine drag, resulting in a No Crank/No Start condition. Coincidentally, this very situation happened to me, and I believe there is some diagnostic value that...

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