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answered Broken washer hose junction and clip hardware
Jun
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answered Broken window crank handle
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asked Broken washer hose junction and clip hardware
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asked Broken window crank handle
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awarded  Civic Duty
May
30
comment Audi A3 Brake warning after MOT
MOT == Ministry of Transport test?
May
30
answered Maintenance on used car with unknown history
May
30
answered 2007 S40 - Accessory Delay (5 secs) when turning the Key to Position II
May
30
comment 2007 S40 - Accessory Delay (5 secs) when turning the Key to Position II
Which shop was trying the software update?
May
30
comment 2007 S40 - Accessory Delay (5 secs) when turning the Key to Position II
CEM = Central Electronics Module.
May
29
revised Engine Coolant Temperature sensor goes bad whenever the outside temperature is hot
expanded answer
May
29
answered ODB scanner with manufacturers error codes support
May
29
revised Engine Coolant Temperature sensor goes bad whenever the outside temperature is hot
expanded answer
May
29
revised Engine Coolant Temperature sensor goes bad whenever the outside temperature is hot
expanded answer
May
28
revised Problem with Clutch or Gearbox
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May
28
revised Is there a way to prop up a window that falls down?
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May
28
answered Is there a way to prop up a window that falls down?
May
28
comment How to recharge AC using booster from auto parts store?
Stop leak compounds have a bad reputation and I avoid them, though I have no personal experience with them. I don't think I'd use them unless the whole system was about to be written off, say a suspected slow leak at the evaporator where the cost benefit analysis did not justify ripping into the dash to replace it.
May
28
comment How to recharge AC using booster from auto parts store?
@Potatoswatter Yeah, I've had the valve on one of these break on me. Though I've got one that has survived several cans. It can be handy to have an extra hose around so you can have more than one can open at a time. Sometimes you need some R134a with UV dye or oil.
May
28
comment How to recharge AC using booster from auto parts store?
@Potatoswatter Agreed. You'll eventually use the whole bottle, though, unless the system is repaired. You wouldn't be adding r134a unless there was a leak. The quality on the gauge and hose isn't going to be that great, but likely good enough for more than one use.