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A lack of fuel getting to the engine can be one of several things: No fuel in the tank Failed fuel pump Blocked fuel filter Blocked fuel line Blocked tank inlet vent (if air can't get into the tank, fuel can't get out) Airlock in the fuel lines You may have more than one pump and/or filter, as some diesel cars have a low-pressure pump in the tank and a ...
More than likely it's the throttle position sensor (TPS). What happens is they can get a dead spot in them. If you look at them, they are just a rheostat which varies the voltage as it comes through ... different positions means different voltages because of the amount of resistance which the electricity has to flow through. You get a spot in there where no ...
If the belt was off a tooth it could give that response. My MR2 idled fine, but would barely get over 25mph after the timing belt jumped a tooth (and it sounded like a lawnmower). Could also be something else disconnected during the process though like Paulster2 mentions.
The cover should come off (for replacing the battery and whatnot), then you can drill a hole wherever you like with the electronics in full view.
You may have a tiny leak between the water passages and the oil passages in the engine. I would also expect to see some antifreeze in the oil and on the dipstick like mayonnaise in the oil.
Use some Sugru on it It's rubbery in consistency so it won't just snap off when you drop your keys. Use a piece of metal or plastic for the "crossbar" and sugru around it.
Why not build up the back of the key with araldite [epoxy] and then drill that?
The VIN is stored within the OBD-II system. This is what the dongle is reading. If the PCM was ever replaced, the VIN may not have been stored correctly in the new (to the car) PCM. Any shop which does aftermarket tunes can check and put the correct VIN back into it. Then your insurance fob will be reading without the mismatch.
Basically, you don't. The easiest way to get this off of there is to grab the little lead (metal) collet at the of the brake cable with either a pair of locking pliers (like Vise-Grips) with enough force to hold on it, but not enough force to deform it. Then just pull it off of the brake shoe arm. This can be done with regular pliers as well, it's just ...
The spanner symbol is operate by your engines ECU to indicate that your engine oil is at the end of its useful life and should be changed. When changing the engine oil you need to reset the counter by pressing the info button on the steering wheel until 'oil reset' comes up on the dash... then press and hold the reset button, which sets the oil life to has ...
The clutches on all cars will vary in 'stiffness' as any particular model of vehicle will have variations of engine size and performance. Corsa and Fiesta are smaller cars and a light clutch is appreciated by a host of people, especially the girls. There are no real problems with the clutches on the cars you mentioned, including Renault, and the issues you ...
The cause of a fuse blowing is always because too high a current is passing through it, so you need to find out why. Realistically, options are: A short circuit in the wiring to the wiper motor - which you can diagnose with a multimeter A failure in the wiper motor itself - best tested (by a non-mechanic) by replacing with a know good one
I'd suggest you're right in your diagnosis and, yes, it should be safe to drive on a minimal basis. The only issue you might see is a check engine light due to the tank not being sealed completely. Also, your fuel will absorb more water than it would otherwise, though this will still be only a small amount. Be careful while fueling and get the repair done as ...
Your instrument panel is part of the ECU on your vehicle, electrically. If the GEM has been substituted and still the problem has remained, a critical look at the instrument panel is required. Moisture or dampness, even a water entry from the windscreen, could cause corrosion to the IP and cause mis-function. Fords had this problem with European Focus's.
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