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There is a huge pile of information about tire sizing around the internet. I'll attempt to summarize its application here. Tires have 3 numbers, which work together to describe the tire's size. The first number is the section width, the second number is the sidewall ratio and the third number is the rim diameter. Section Width The section width is the ...


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Most donut spares are a smaller diameter than the original tire. If the vehicle has a donut spare this is smaller in diameter then I wouldn't consider it to be a metric of consideration. My recommendation would be to retain that diameter. I think the only relevant piece to this is, if you have a greater width of tire, will it fit in the compartment in ...


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tl; dr You can run it, but there is a cost. You'd need to double check to ensure the rotations per mile (RPM) are almost/nearly the same (if not exactly). If it's off by more than a few percentage, you are going to have a problem with your anti-lock brakes (ABS) throwing codes on you. If you run a mis-matched donut on the front, you will have issues with ...


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I have exactly the same issues. I have been struggling with it over a year. Since I am not the one usually using he car, it has taken a while to get this far and it is increasing the frequency of ocurrence. Just moments ago I found these links helpful and will try them next week. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8UulxbmJJA ...


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As you've already changed the brake calipers, hoses, and master cylinder, Im sure you've checked your brake fluid and have let out any air in the system. Another issue this could be caused by is your brake pedal. In some Civics the entire pedal mechanism can be bought but I've seen cases where the spring within the brake pedal becomes loose, resulting in ...


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Look at the instruction manual for the camera. The wire (mostly likely black) it tells you to connect to ground, connect to ground. The wire (mostly likely red) it tells you to hook to the back up lights run to a switch that is fused and powered off a circuit that's hot in run and accessory. You could also run the monitor off the same switch for ...


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Agree with the comments and answers about the alternator. Also possible the alternator clutch is worn/faulty. Most alternators have a built-in clutch mechanism which disengages at x RPM to start charging the battery. It's typically around 1500 - 2000 RPM. When you take the car for a drive, make sure at the outset that the revs exceed 2000 RPM (momentarily, ...


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Not sure if this is true or false but apparently in d3 your hitting a higher rpm, around 3k at 40kmph wich would be engaging vtech on most hondas. Not sure if that would change gas consumption. If true this could possibly be a good gear for quick take off?


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It sounds to me like an issue with your alternator. Before trying anything major, try taking a wire brush to your battery terminals. Often buildup on these can cause battery issues. I've had it on many cars before where they would not start due to this. This link here may help you diagnose your issue further. You will need a multimeter to do this. ...


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This might be normal behavior. From the book Auto Fundamentals, pg. 146-147 in the section "Cold Start Aids": During cold startup on some systems, an auxiliary air regulator admits additional air into the intake manifold to increase the idle speed. The auxiliary air regulator is controlled by a thermostatic switch located in the engine water jacket. ...


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You have a leak. If the white smoke is coming from the engine compartment, then you are leaking coolant from radiator, hose or gasket. If the smoke is coming from your tailpipe, then you're leaking coolant into the engine itself (bummer). If it's coming from the tailpipe, take it to the mechanic and bend over. It's going to hurt. If it's in the engine ...


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If you found your coolant reservoir completely empty there's a very good chance you have a coolant leak somewhere, or popped a line. There's a whole list of possibilities, but if was empty then there is a leak somewhere. Don't inhale any of the white smoke as I believe it is toxic. I also believe burning coolant tends to smell "sweet".


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The slow start in the winter time is usually due to complications in the fuel rail, simply valve wear or the fact that they may loosen or tighten over the years, or years of fuel injector clogging. Here are some things you can do to fix these problems. When you say it is dying while driving that would be your alternator. When it goes bad, it doesn't charge ...


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We had this problem on our 2006 Dodge Ram we took it to a mechanic he hooked it up and sent it new codes bc it need an update and it fixed the problem


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Try these steps replace cooling temp sensor... install new hoses top and bottom radiator hose along with any other smaller hoses chk if real soft rubbery feeling its time to change if stiff slighty pinchable then they good..second replace radiator per it can be clogged and not allow proper water flow..leave cap off make sure fill with antifreeze and start ...


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If there was any damage to the hood or the left side front quarter panel it could have bent a cowl or some other shroud near your wiper motor or wiper connector arms (hidden under the cowl at the bottom of your windshield). If it's a small interference it could be "clicking" past it rather than totally being stuck. Try running the wipers without the engine ...


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That shudder does not have to be from the clutch. I had a broken ball joint and that caused a shudder when accelerating at low speeds. A clutch issue should affect the car at all speeds, but it really depends on severity.


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Here's an opinion I look at the clutch as an expendable item. It has a life span, similar to a break pad. I've typically called them consumables. Chains and sprockets on motorcycles, brake pads, clutches and timing belts on cars...they all have a lifespan that is relatively short in comparison to the core of the vehicle, like the frame and body. Answer ...


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If you can follow the power cord back to the heater you should be able to determine what type heater you have. A true block heater will be installed in the block, usually in place of a freeze plug. You may also have a coolant heater which in typically mounted in a radiator hose. The hose is cut, the heater is clamped between the hose ends. You may also have ...


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I know of two block heaters which actually get the job done (there is a kind which attaches to the oil pan to heat the oil, but I do not see this working very well). The first type is the kind which replaces a freeze plug in the engine block. I believe this is the main kind which you can get for Hondas from the manufacturer (at least I've seen them offered ...



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