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comment Transmission not shifting from park
The release may be hidden under a small plastic cover. With a small flat blade screwdriver remove the small cover. Insert the screwdriver in the hole to release the shifter lock. Beware that the brake lights may not work. It may be worth checking for a blown fuse.
Apr
9
comment Car won't start sometimes
when it doesn't start can you hear the fuel pump run? The older Hondas are known to have fuel pump relay issues when hot.
Apr
8
comment Storing a car on wood blocks in storage unit
They would work but don't crawl under it . Make sure you place them with the open side facing up.
Apr
7
comment Car feels like it's filling up with fumes
My first thought is getting a different mechanic.
Apr
7
comment 2001 Ford F150 howling when braking with trailer
Do you have ABS and does the dash light come on with the shuddering?
Apr
6
comment Consequences of not fixing rusted body parts
Before putting any money into it bring it to a mechanic you trust. Ask him to put it on the lift and inspect the car. You want to determine if the rust has progressed beyond cosmetic concerns and into structural concerns. This can only be done by getting under it.
Apr
4
comment where is the 2003 Wiper Relay on a 2003 honda accord?
Just a comment because the info is from an unverified source. Look on the drivers side firewall near the brake booster.
Apr
3
comment 2001 Fiat punto: slave cylinder repaired brake warning light
Sounds like a good answer instead of just a comment
Mar
25
comment At a complete stop, why is my RPM in Neutral gear greater than Drive gear?
It is happening all the time except when in park or neutral
Mar
25
comment Out of round wheel?
are you sure it is the wheels and not the tires?
Mar
23
comment Leaking, then not leaking, carburetor
It is possible that some crud was keeping the float needle open. It may have been cleared by the fuel flowing through it.
Mar
18
comment Single knock sound when stepping on gas
Do you get the knock if you shift from drive to reverse and then drive again?
Mar
15
comment Issues ensuring battery stays charged
Did they check /test the charging system also or did they test the battery only?
Mar
14
comment For the love of all things sacred, what technical reason was there for GM to put a different connector on each side for the rear oxygen sensors?
Since I am basing this on anecdotal evidence I'll leave it as a comment. I have seen in industrial applications where sensors have an identical function but are set up so that they can't be accidently misconnected. You can imagine the confusion troubleshooting the drivers side if it was plugged into the passenger side,
Mar
14
comment Upsizing a hot rod cooling fan from 7a to 20a
Are you saying that you have a relay rated at 30amps to control the fan??
Mar
12
comment 2008 Scion XD 126K
How much of a difference per tank? Do you live in an area with seasonally blended fuel, some areas use a different blend in winter than summer to adjust atomization.
Mar
12
comment Check Engine light comes on every time I return from Griffith obs
What is the elevation difference between your home and the Observatory?
Mar
11
comment Will not run after dieing while driving
If you disconnect a plug wire and ground it with a screwdriver do you have spark? I am thinking crank sensor???
Mar
11
comment Trying to order a part, shows up brake knuckle spindle assembly, but all are used for 98 civic?
Front or rear ,left or right?
Mar
10
comment honda accord takes a while to start/intermittently stalls
Hondas are known to have fuel pump relay problems. When it won't start turn the key to on and listen for the fuel pump to run for about 5 seconds and then it should shut off.