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comment Is Prestone “All Makes/All Models” coolant *really* compatible with all models?
@endolith more info here en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antifreeze#Traditional_inhibitors
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Jun
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revised Does a timing chain need maintenance?
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Jun
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revised PT Cruiser will not start
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Jun
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Jun
11
comment Does a timing chain need maintenance?
As with everything in a car: everything can fail :) and usually not close to the manual replacement time. Just follow symptoms. if something is giving you a clue that the timing chain is extended or broken, go after it (after checking other easier things that may also cause the same symptom, of course)
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Jun
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answered Durability of automatic transmission boxes versus durability of manual transmission boxes? Their lifetimes?
Jun
11
comment Slow acceleration, high fuel consumption after spark plug change
no smoke on exhaust means there's no oil in the combustion chamber. at least not too much. what about unburnt fuel smell?
Jun
11
comment Slow acceleration, high fuel consumption after spark plug change
most probably they are connected in some way. you need a closed system to have vacuum. even removing the oil cap will kill most of the vacuum lines in my car. Maybe having a vacuum leak on this one caused something on another one. See if you can find the PCV hose and check that one for lots and lots of oil. on some cars you can look under the AIR filter for oil deposits.
Jun
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answered Is Prestone “All Makes/All Models” coolant *really* compatible with all models?
Jun
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answered Slow acceleration, high fuel consumption after spark plug change
Oct
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comment Test Gasoline for Water Content
maybe i should split the question, but any test that also indicate if 91oct is 91oct?
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