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reviewed Reviewed Tail-lights not working
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reviewed Close Which OBD II adapter to buy?
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reviewed Approve Can I access the signal from the wheel speed sensors?
Jul
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reviewed Reviewed Vehicle will not stay running after alternator change
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reviewed Reviewed Finding alternate jack points in a Honda Insight
Jul
20
revised Is it OK to drive Accord with 5% oil life left as indicated?
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Jul
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revised Motorcycle chain degreasing
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answered Motorcycle chain degreasing
Jul
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reviewed Reviewed Can I get bluetooth music enabled in my 2009 BMW 528i?
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revised Can I get bluetooth music enabled in my 2009 BMW 528i?
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reviewed Reject Power loss in truck - triage options?
Jul
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comment Small two-stroke engine runs poor
I ended up buying the primer bulb, and taking apart and thoroughly cleaning the carburettor. The passages in it were restricted by the gunk coloured green from copper oxide, so I just wetted it with carb cleaner and cleared out with a piece of wire. After all that it started to work and I was able to use it. That is, until killswitch disintegrated. :D
Jul
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accepted Small two-stroke engine runs poor
Jul
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comment Symptoms of a clogged fuel line (pump runs but engine not starting)?
Check the sparkplugs, if they are getting wet, and check the injector rail or fuel line coming to it for fuel. I have ’92 Jetta (2.0L ABA motor) and had to deal with it before, and I cannot remember exactly how to do that, but it wasn’t difficult. Just have plenty of rags around (because fuel supposed to be pressurized in the lines), and no open fire or electrical hazards nearby. Disconnect the battery.
Jul
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answered What is the cost of general maintenance on VW Jetta TDI (diesel)
Jul
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comment Using narrower tyres than were fitted as standard, for reduced rolling resistance = > fuel economy
Also note that English gallon is larger than US gallon, that’s why British MPG figures are different from American.
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Jun
25
comment Most economical acceleration range
@user3098378, I think, regardless of gear, there still should be sensor data on throttle opening, fuel amount, fuel-to-air mixture etc.
Jun
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reviewed Approve Horrific squealing when car is first turned on?