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Can a lightning strike cause your car to not run?

If lightning strikes a tree in your yard and your car is close by, can this cause your car to not work properly? I had an employee call in stating that lightning struck a tree beside their mobile ...
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Need Help Finding Replacement Mosfet [closed]

The ABS module on my F150 just went to crap and I've come across a thread online on how to fix it by replacing a shorted MOSFET (http://www.f150forum.com/f6/diy-abs-module-rebuild-abs-pump-wont-shut-...
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Why does my car's switched 12V drop to 5V when I add an accessory?

Disclaimer: I have very little electrical knowledge. I have wired electronics (radar detectors, dash cameras, GPS units, etc.) to about a dozen vehicles in the past, but have ran into a strange issue ...
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What type of welder would I need in order to weld titanium?

Want to weld up some titanium tubing for an older motorcycle exhaust header. I would like the material to be titanium. I'm considering doing this myself in order to learn. I understand that getting ...
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Identify partly burned chip on a circuit board

Can anyone identify the burned chip on this circuit board? It is a Chinese motorcycle dashboard, but the design is probably from Kawasaki Rouser. The chip might not be burned, but one pin is broken so ...
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Why is the Volvo dash dimmer so complicated? [closed]

Last year I had occasion to replace the dash light dimmer in my Volvo (after first trying unsuccessfully to repair it). It looks like this: Inside that plastic casing, believe it or not, are TWO ...
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What is OSHA/NIOSH?

I have heard both OSHA and NIOSH mentioned in answers here what are they and why do I need to be concerned about them when it comes to working on my car? This is inspired by a question from Wyatt ...
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What was the first mass production pickup?

I believe Henry Ford was essentially the father of the mass production car. When was the pickup truck invented? Who created the first mass production pickup?