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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

Relays
07/07/2021 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Electrical: 03 Nissan Altima S 2.5L] I'm sure this applies to all Nissans and configurations. I needed to replace the AC clutch relay but nowhere including Nissan OEM sites could I get the correct PN. Would have the same issue with the fuel pump relay a...
two tundras, mystery problems
06/29/2021 in the Technical Tips Forum
I recently got a toyota tundra back in working condition, one other prior had almost identical issues. Both transmission issues as well as vsc lights flashing, one worked normal until solenoid codes set the other would slam shift or strait up bind/halt th...
Makes me happier at the shop and cheap too
06/18/2021 in the Technical Tips Forum
1. large array of bungee cords hanging on the side of my toolbox, clean ones, dirty ones, long ones, short ones, wire hooks, plastic hooks 2 repurposed trigger spray bottles refilled with.... soapy water, one with vinegar, one with Spray Nine 3.my persona...
honda VTEC voltage readings
06/11/2021 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Driveability: 05 Honda Element LX 2.4L] Found this out the hard way, after sending out a PCM for repair. The key on, engine off voltage to the vtec solenoids will be around 2.8 - 3.2 volts with the connector disconnected. I verified this by testing 2 go...
Slow cranking diesel? Look at the charging system carefully
05/30/2021 in the Technical Tips Forum
[Electrical: 05 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDI 1.9L] Hello IATN, I have a good customer and friend who recently called me about a belly shield problem on his car and wanted in reattached. No big deal right? He dropped the car off and I figured it would be a qu...

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