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What does the lever disk adjust?

The clutch as well as the front brake lever has this rotating disk on it. What does it do?

motorcycle kawasaki handlebars  
user avatar asked by mb14 Score of 3
user avatar answered by DavidSupportsMonica Score of 6

two different psi's for tires for my vehicle

My drivers side door jam says 33 psi whereas my tire says 51 psi. Which one do I use when filling up my tire with air?

tires tire-pressure  
user avatar asked by neubert Score of 3
user avatar answered by juhist Score of 6

Chainsaw Muffler Gasket and Cooling Plate

I am trying to figure out how the muffler is supposed to be attached to my ms391 Stihl. Originally when I went to the dealership they said I needed a both a gasket and a cooling plate, but I could not ...

muffler chainsaw  
user avatar asked by Jonathon Score of 3
user avatar answered by Jonathon Score of 3

Can frequent use of the rear glass heating wires lead to issues?

I’ve been tinkering with making a long dream of mine a reality next year: To drive around the globe and the 5 continents. I want to make sure, I’ll have backups of certain systems and want to know ...

overheating electric-vehicle heat campervan  
user avatar asked by Raiden Snaker Score of 3
user avatar answered by Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Score of 3

Dip stick showing well above max

Just done an oil and filter change. Fully drained and topped up with 4.5l. I believe the engine takes 5l The dipstick readings are seemingly inconsistent. Could it be residue or could I overfilled ...

oil-change dipstick  
user avatar asked by Kiee Score of 2
user avatar answered by Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Score of 1

2019 Jeep Cherokee won't start

My car is a 2019 Jeep Cherokee on Friday my car wouldn't start. On my dashboard it said low battery voltage. I have had the battery a year and a half. I had someone jump it off and it started up. I ...

battery starting jeep voltage cherokee  
user avatar asked by MS JW Score of 2
user avatar answered by Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Score of 0

Honda SH 150i 2005 Battery Questions

I ride a Honda SH 150i 2005 model and I have the following questions. The motorcycle was parked for about one and a half month. Obviously, after this period of time battery discharged. I removed the ...

honda battery motorcycle  
user avatar asked by Teo Protoulis Score of 2
user avatar answered by Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Score of 1

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

I drove with my Parking Brake on for 30 mins: should I be worried?

Yesterday, I was driving my car for about 30 minutes on the highway at speeds of up to 60 mph. I felt my brakes weren't really working and looked down to notice my emergency brake had been on the ...

toyota brakes overheating safety sienna  
user avatar asked by Siena Score of 21
user avatar answered by Rory Alsop Score of 19

Why does my A/C blow foul smelling air when it first turns on?

Most of the time when I first turn on the A/C in our 2008 Toyota Sienna, the air that blows out has a very distinct chemical - nasty smell. After a while it seems to go away. I'm not sure if I just ...

ac smell toyota  
user avatar asked by polarbear Score of 70
user avatar answered by Kirill Strizhak Score of 66

What causes an engine to burn oil?

What are the different problems that can cause an engine to burn oil and in general how difficult / expensive is each one to repair? How do you diagnose each potential cause? I found this article ...

oil  
user avatar asked by Robert S. Barnes Score of 28
user avatar answered by Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Score of 22

Why am I not moving after starting car and shifting to Drive?

So I have had this issue for the last couple months where when I first start the car, shifting to Drive (automatic transmission) doesn't do anything. Pressing the gas only revs the engine, as if in ...

transmission automatic-transmission gears  
user avatar asked by Nathaniel Davidson Score of 9
user avatar answered by cdunn Score of 3

Reasons for loss of radiator fluid

I've had to top up my car's radiator fluid twice in the last month after discovering that the expansion tank (plastic container where one usually tops up) had completely drained out (roughly a gallon)....

radiator  
user avatar asked by Zaid Score of 10
user avatar answered by jzd Score of 11

Can I reprogram a used Mercedes smart key?

I want a new key for my Mercedes Benz and I've heard that you can get a used smart key for much cheaper than a new one from a licensed Mercedes mechanic. Can I reuse an already programmed Mercedes ...

mercedes-benz key  
user avatar asked by Ben Brocka Score of 8
user avatar answered by Ben Brocka Score of 5

Honda Accord radio anti-theft code not working...what am I doing wrong and what should I do?

I had to remove the battery so I can replace the driver's side low beam headlight. I didn't bother to buy a settings saver because I found the security code in my Honda's packet (I bought this car ...

honda audio  
user avatar asked by milesmeow Score of 9
user avatar answered by milesmeow Score of 12

Can you answer these questions?

What is wrong with my brakes and rotors?

I've replaced my rotors and brakes 3 times in the past 18 months. A mechanic this last time said the lower control arm needed replacing so I did. Not even 8 moths have gone by, 4000 miles and I'm ...

brakes brake-rotor control-arm  
user avatar asked by Katb0121 Score of 1

Is IPA the correct alcohol to clean my windshield?

I have somewhat a substantial amount of gunk spots (probably dust, pollen and liquefied bugs etc.) accumulated my windshield. Washed the windshield with car shampoo bunch of times but to no avail. Is ...

cleaning windshield  
user avatar asked by şaloma Score of 1

Skoda Superb 2018 Clock Spring

I have a 2018 Skoda Superb. The airbag light is on, the horn doesn't work and all of the wheel electronics are dead: so I guess the clock spring is dead. Would anyone be able to point me towards the ...

skoda  
user avatar asked by ScottishTapWater Score of 1
user avatar answered by jwh20 Score of 0
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