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comment AC Recharge- What did I do wrong?
This answer is not particularly useful given that the OP acknowledged in the question that DIY A/C service is generally fault-prone. The question asks specifically what the fault might be in this case.
Aug
12
comment How do you anticipate battery failure in advance?
It's also possible to load test the battery using the starter motor and a decent multimeter, which is a more general-purpose tool. If the battery voltage drops below (IIRC) 9.6 while cranking, it fails the load test.
Jul
19
comment A better way to support the camera
If you're willing to stick mounting material like Velcro semi-permanently to the dashboard, there's also sugru!
Jul
12
comment Coolant spills out of the overflow tank at high pressure
Head gaskets are a bit of a bummer on Subies, @Paulster2, since there's two of them.
Jul
11
comment Coolant spills out of the overflow tank at high pressure
Your title says "reservoir tank" -- can you confirm that you're talking about the plastic bottle hanging off the back of the radiator?
Jul
10
comment Car wouldn't start apparently due to weak battery, but did start after I added coolant
Missing coolant might mean a head gasket problem, unless, as Juann mentioned, you actually see coolant on the ground.
May
27
comment Should I disconnect the battery when working on my instrument cluster
Another issue I've been warned about is that, when working in the front seat, you want to be sure that the airbag system is completely unpowered so that there's no chance of it going off literally in your face because of an accidental discharge/short.
May
25
comment Gas pedal not responding
Make sure the pedal itself moves freely. While you're down there looking at it, I believe you'll see a rod connected to it, passing through the firewall. The other end (in the engine compartment) should be connected to the throttle cable. The cable needs to be reasonably tight (spec for tightness should be in your repair manual), and not kinked or damaged. The end of the cable should connect to some kind of spring-loaded lever on throttle itself; check for free movement/good connection/general soundness there too.
May
25
comment Gas pedal not responding
Have you checked the pedal itself, the throttle, and especially the throttle cable?
May
20
comment Is this repair estimate for misfiring and fuel trim on a '98 Mercedes reasonable?
What denomination are those amounts? Pesos, pounds, rupees, US dollars?
May
12
comment 02 Accord, rough idle and hessitates when cold
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May
11
comment 02 Accord, rough idle and hessitates when cold
Larry, bruce doesn't currently have the "vote up" privilege.
May
7
comment Hood won't open
Sure thing; hope you get it open.
May
7
comment Hood won't open
Uploaded. It took me a bit to get my own grille off!
May
7
comment Hood won't open
Would you like another picture, of the bare assembly, or do you know what you're looking at?
May
7
comment Hood won't open
If you can get the grille off, I imagine the assembly should be easy enough to manipulate and lube.
May
4
comment Getting power to phone kit by running a cable through the firewall
Please do ask your question about the glove box separately; each post here should really have a single subject. The breakage is only incidentally related to your electrical routing challenge.
Apr
16
comment Low beam headlights out, High beam working
When you say "the wire is hot", you mean temperature -- hot to touch -- not "electrically hot"?
Apr
16
comment Transmission sticky for first 10 mins of driving
You've never had shifting problems before? What have the transmission oil change intervals been? Did they flush the old oil or just drain it?
Apr
13
comment How to replace balljoint?
Can you include a picture of your control arms?