2
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1answer
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bike is not starting after 1-2 days of not moving it

My bike is activa 3g which is one month old bike. I use bike only once in 2-3 days or sometimes alternate days. So it will be in unmoved condition for 2-3 days wholly and sometimes 1 day completely. ...
6
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2answers
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Correct fitment of wheels using hubcentric rings

I have a US 2007 Yaris sedan. I'm still on the original wheels and they've had a very rough life. The ride is suffering for it and I'm looking for a new set of wheels and tires while trying to be ...
3
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0answers
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Can I use a FN4A-EL Turbine Speed Sensor on a GF4A-EL?

I have a GF4A-EL on my 98 Mazda 626 GF 2L and strongly suspect the TSS is defective. I can't find any sensors for my tranny, but I have read that the FN4A-EL is just an improved version of the GF4A-...
7
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0answers
28 views

How to determine exactly what's wrong with my alternator?

My 98 Mazda 626 GF 2L uses an 80 amp fp34 A2TB0191 alternator with an internal voltage regulator. I did a little test where it I turned on the bright lights, AC, radio, rear defogger and opened the ...
4
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0answers
14 views

350z cranks won't start

2003 350z cranks but won't start Here is my short history: Flywheel and clutch installed 1 month ago =Car worked fine +Cranksensor was added =Car worked fine -Car started to shut off while driving ...
4
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1answer
17 views

Battery drain when car is inactive

My 1990 Vanagon camper has an after market Kenwood radio NOT wired through the ignition circuit but instead wired directly to an auxiliary battery which also powers other domestic camping stuff like ...
2
votes
1answer
10 views

Loud squealing sound, only while driving (2002 Toyota 4Runner)

Wondering if someone can help me eliminate potential issues. Squealing, somewhat screechy, somewhat chirpy noise. No sound at all while parked, even reving up to 4,000 RPM. Sound starts while moving ...
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2answers
9 views

How to diagnose if sporadic turn signal functioning is signal flasher or signal combo switch?

Symptom: When activated by the turn signal combo switch, turn signal goes on for about 5-10 seconds, and then turns itself off. Turn signal combo switch remains in the on position, but the turn ...
1
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0answers
9 views

Ford Explorer 2014 child seat in second row middle seat

Is it possible to have rear facing child seat in middle row middle seat?
2
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0answers
21 views

Will it harm the transmission to drive with a defective Turbine Speed Sensor?

I recently got a 0715 DTC ( 98 Mazda 626 GF 2L, GF4A-EL transmission ) which is related to the turbine speed sensor. Some of the symptoms according to the ATSG transmission manual are harsh and ...
7
votes
5answers
536 views

Need to rotate out of reach bolt or pin

I'm trying to fix the shifter on my dirtbike. I've located the problem, which is a pin that's come loose. The shifter kind of works, but every now and then it gets jammed because this loose pin isn't ...
3
votes
0answers
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holden jackaroo won't kick over until the third attempt

I've just bought a holden jackaroo and the last 3 days in the morning I have tried to start it but it doesn't even try to kick over but normally on the third try it starts like there is nothing wrong, ...
5
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0answers
32 views

How can I fix the paint in my car?

My car has several types of paint issues that I worry that they might cause me big troubles in the future. I am looking for ways to solve these issues now so that I save some trouble in the future. ...
1
vote
2answers
452 views

Brake pads finished on only 1 front wheel

I went in to Midas to get my brake pads finished beginning around Feb this year. 2 days back my brakes start screeching. I drive and when they are changed I realize the two brake pads on 1 front ...
3
votes
1answer
23 views

Are bucket shims for mainstream Japanese cars interchangable?

I have two Japanese cars ( a Mazda and a Nissan ) which use cams placed directly over the valves ( no rocker arm ) which contact a shim sitting on top of a bucket over the valve. Are the shims used ...
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votes
1answer
51 views

Engine specifications for 10.2 liter Chevrolet V8 [on hold]

In an effort to design a theoretical engine capable of outputting 3000 horsepower, I was hoping to emulate the 10.2 liter Chevrolet V8. What are the specifications for this engine? I was hoping for ...
1
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1answer
27 views

Skoda rapid 1.6 diesel, 2013.. engine oil burning

My vehicle just has first service two months back. And then engine was burning the oil. I didn't see any smoke coming backside of my vehicle. There is no mileage problem or pickup or power problems. ...
3
votes
1answer
23 views

Do I have to do anything to brake calipers in order to prep them for refinishing?

I have a set of used 2014 Subaru STI calipers that I am considering to have refinished. They're black and have STI logos, but they'll be going on a vehicle that is not an STI which is why I'm ...
2
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0answers
16 views

99 ford escort zx2 turbo jumped timing belt

So I'm looking into this 1999 Ford Escort zx2 turbo as kind of a fun little car to have. The guy only wants 600 for it. He said it jumped the timing at the dyno and the pistons hit the exhaust valves ...
1
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0answers
24 views

My left rear tire looks kind of flat

My left rear tire looks kind of flat but no bubble after I spun out into shoulder during rainstorm. Is it dangerous to keep driving on it?
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0answers
21 views

Zontes please help lol

Hi guys just wondering if you can help when I put my key it none of the electrics come on no lights no nothing but it kick starts first time and everything works lights and all just wondering is it ...
5
votes
1answer
25 views

Sealing / effectively preserving restored headlights

There are many methods for polishing and restoring clouded, discolored headlights. My question is: once headlights have been polished and appear quite clear what sort of treatment effectively ...
4
votes
1answer
31 views

BRAKE ROTOR RUST

Own a 2011 SS Camaro. The rust on the centers (hubs) of the rotors has created a significant appearance problem since the factory sport wheels have thin spokes. Really looks bad. There's got to be ...
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0answers
6 views

seat alhambra 1.9 gearstick /1st/reverse freezes /spongy clutch pedal .engine off to release?

new parts fitted = dms full clutch /concentric bearing /fluid tank /pipes /master cylinder, but fault still not solved. Seems to drive ok in moving around the other gears. Also, seems to move forward ...
3
votes
1answer
22 views

What is causing this slight vibration?

I have a 2004 GMC Envoy 4WD with a clean title, 54k miles. Very good condition. I recently purchased my second set of tires, Pirelli Scorpion ATRs. They are solid and quiet, but after changing them ...
3
votes
1answer
17 views

My 99 Aurora oldsmobile overheating

I just got a water pump put on my Aurora old mobile 99 and the heat keep going up and down. What could it be?
3
votes
0answers
30 views

Decreased MPG, clicking sound when pressing accelerator

Over the past week, the MPG on my car has gone down significantly, about 3-4 MPG. My driving habits have not changed. In the meantime, there is a distinct "pneumatic" clicking sound whenever I press ...
4
votes
1answer
29 views

DIY OBD II “Memory saver”

Since I had a need for a "memory saver" while changing a battery on a 05' S500 I decided that instead of borrowing one from a friend all the time, I will make my own.. Now isn't it just a power supply ...
3
votes
1answer
27 views

No compression on my two stroke

I was recently riding racing my Honda 250R (1986) (informally), and, all of a sudden, the engine quit completely. I tried letting out the clutch in second gear (push starting) with my momentum, but ...
6
votes
1answer
34 views

How to troubleshoot carburetor?

I am facing poor fueling with my carburetor in my 2011 Yamaha Fz 16. What are there trivial trouble shooting checks I need to do to diagnose the issue?? Edit: When ever I am driving in low RPM, I ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

gearshift problem on Polo 1.6 2007 econoline

My gears seems to have moved a position to the right. Reverse sutsd where 1st should sit 3rd where 5th should be and 5 th no where to be found as I'm out of space by then. Also note we changed the ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

jgears to far to the right after clutch replacement Polo 2007 1.6 econo bah motor [duplicate]

my mechanic replaced the cluctch on my 2007 polo 1.6 economy line bah motor (this is third clutch replacement) now the gears seems to be out of sink. Reverse sits where first should sit,first in place ...
1
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1answer
29 views

Tools for removing / installing valve shims without removing the camshaft

Two of the cars I own have DOHC engines ( Nissan GA16DE and Mazda 2L FS ) which use shims for adjusting cam to lifter clearances. You can see an example here on the Nissan how the lifters are ...
7
votes
1answer
72 views

Am I doing something wrong the way I'm entering/leaving my car?

I have finaly got my factory new SEAT Leon and it is great. But as it is that new, I try to handle it like a raw egg. So especially one thing confuses me, as for me it hurts (speaking here literarly) ...
2
votes
1answer
35 views

What to use to lock two flanges together?

I need to hold/lock two flanges together in such a way that I can lock the mechanism preventing someone else from separating the flanges (with some form of a key). I realize this isn't specifically a ...
3
votes
1answer
50 views

Air conditioning only makes cold air at idle

I need help finding why my car's air conditioning (2011 Ford Mustang v6) is only blowing cold air at idling and not while driving on the highway when it's 100°F here in Nashville. In the mornings ...
2
votes
0answers
21 views

1989 Ford Econovan - clutch issues

I have a 1989 ford econovan and this morning when i got in the clutch fully depressed with no resistance. I parked it 4 days ago and had no issues while driving. The van starts up fine, but will not ...
2
votes
1answer
21 views

How to repair B1C2B error code for Dodge Grand Caravan 2013?

It will be higly appreciated if someone can help in trouble shooting the error code B1C2B in my 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan. It has a 3.6L Engine. I know little about cars. Please help me find out what ...
2
votes
1answer
20 views

Mercury Comet Gear Shifter Is Loose

I have a 1964 Mercury Comet Caliente that I am restoring and I'm trying to make it drive as smoothly as possible. However, the car's gear shifter lever on the steering column (automatic transmission) ...
4
votes
1answer
323 views

Will cold air blow if A/C Clutch doesn't engage?

My 2001 Honda CRV is blowing cold air in the front seat, but in the middle of the summer in the back seat, it's not very cool. If the A/C Clutch isn't engaging, will the A/C still blow somewhat cold? ...
4
votes
1answer
31 views

My car Diesel Yaris doesn't start very well after an alternator change?

I have recently changed the alternator after it died in my diesel yaris. I have done about 150 miles with the new alternator however it still doesn't start very well. It now takes 1 long or sometimes ...
11
votes
3answers
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Why can't alternators provide full current at idle?

I was reading about load testing and full fielding alternators in a few different books I've got, and one of the points they all made was that to test an alternator's maximum output (or close to it) ...
5
votes
1answer
32 views

How can I connect the flashing light circuit from an alarm into the main vehicle lighting on a Toyota Hiace van?

I have installed a Uniden VX2600 car alarm into my 1993 toyota hiace super custom. The only thing left is to connect the parklight wires from the alarm to the actual vehicle parklights or ...
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votes
0answers
11 views

Mercedes key replacement [on hold]

I need to get a Spare Mercedes Key. The cost in Australia is too much! where to get in touch with the contact you mentioned for Mercedes Spare key? Where it cost 100 GBP or ZAR 1600?
4
votes
1answer
35 views

what is the difference in terms of effective use comparing stainless or normal steel wire brush/rotary tool?

When using a wirebrush (on a dremel head for example), which is more abbrasive and what are the advantages of stainless and normal steel?
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Designing IC engine [on hold]

I am trying to design a theoretical internal combustion (IC) engine. The ultimate goal is to achieve 3000 hp with this engine, for which I know I will need low bore x stroke ratio, high compression, ...
0
votes
4answers
63 views

Leaking gas tank due to road damage. Is repair in-place an option?

Mechanic wants $2000 for replacement -- do repair kits work? Anyone have experiences good or bad with them?
2
votes
3answers
30 views

2004 chevy silverado 1500 brake pedal is loose after turning the engine on

I replaced the pads rotors and calipers on the rear of my truck along with a new master cylinder and cannot get what seems to be the air out of the lines. The brakes will appear to work until I start ...
3
votes
2answers
46 views

Burning smell and smoke from rear tire

I was driving when I began smelling a burning, possibly rubber, smell and when I pulled over there was smoke coming from my passenger side rear tire well. Nothing appears to be wrong with the tire or ...
4
votes
1answer
47 views

A fuse slot has disappeared

My 2003 Opel Agila has recently had a catastrophic electrical problem, and my electric mirrors do not work anymore. The recovery guy pulled out and replaced a few fuses, and I drove home all fine. ...

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