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Data Scientist at Datascope Analytics


Nov
8
comment Emergency brake light always on
Your emergency brake should be on a different system than the brake pedal. Where is the switch for the light that you managed to turn off, and what engages it?
Nov
8
reviewed Reviewed F-150, heater will blow hot, then cold
Nov
8
comment F-150, heater will blow hot, then cold
when you flushed your coolant, did you "burp" the system?
Nov
7
accepted Automatic Transmission or Differential Backlash (Play)
Nov
7
comment How can you tell the difference between oil or transmission fluid in the antifreeze?
@mac they make UV dye that's safe for oil? that's awesome!
Nov
7
reviewed Reviewed How much money to spend maintaining a 12-year-old Civic
Nov
5
comment Daytime running light failure — one side only
What are the colors of the wires coming into the bulb? I expect one to be black, the other to be green-white and then something unknown.
Nov
5
revised What is causing this terrible grinding/groaning noise when I come to a slow stop sometimes? (but not always!)
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Nov
5
comment What is causing this terrible grinding/groaning noise when I come to a slow stop sometimes? (but not always!)
I'm curious, did the mechanic explain why the problems with the rear brakes result in uneven wear on the front pads?
Nov
5
comment How can you tell the difference between oil or transmission fluid in the antifreeze?
I believe he said he already flushed the radiator and the oily stuff came back.
Nov
4
answered 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 won't idle
Nov
4
comment 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 won't idle
Why did the battery die? Did you leave your lights on overnight? If not, your alternator may be failing.
Nov
4
comment Automatic Transmission or Differential Backlash (Play)
ok so I can rule out both mounts and axles (both recently replaced). This really points inside the transmission, correct?
Nov
4
revised Automatic Transmission or Differential Backlash (Play)
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Nov
4
comment Automatic Transmission or Differential Backlash (Play)
I understand that backlash in any mechanism is unavoidable but in this particular situation it seems excessive. There indeed is a slight clunk when shifting into drive and reverse and also the car sometimes re-adjusts after setting it into park and releasing the brakes.
Nov
4
comment Automatic Transmission or Differential Backlash (Play)
@NickC I am pretty sure that the wheels should turn in opposite directions when no drive is applied. Regardless, when in park, how do I figure out if the amount of play is normal or not?
Nov
4
revised Automatic Transmission or Differential Backlash (Play)
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Nov
4
comment High pitch whistle at a very particular throttle level
@EvanParsons No I can't get it to happen when the car is standing still. Also, I could put the original air box in but it is broken and leaky and I doubt it would make for a very good test.
Nov
3
answered How can you tell the difference between oil or transmission fluid in the antifreeze?
Nov
3
reviewed Reviewed How to remove driver's side front door handle on a Mercedes Benz 2007 A-class W169?