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Use 4x4 lumber as truck bed loading ramp

2010 Silverado 1500 I keep two 6.5 ft pieces of 4x4 lumber in my truck box for the purpose of a winch cable tailgate brace (for winching a boat/trailer up an off-road boat launch). Is there a way to ...
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What is this part for and what is it called?

I recently bought angel lights for my BMW F30 and now it's time to install it. I have already figured out what other electronic components are needed for, but I don’t know what this one is for. Please ...
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Opel Astra H 2006 Clutch Master Cylinder question

The car has done 262 000 km and sometimes the clutch would shudder when releasing, but after a few gear changes, no more shuddering. The clutch plate, friction disc and concentric slave cylinder has ...
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Nissan pulsar n15 low fuel pressure

The fuel pressure it’s low when the car takes the correct temperature. I change the fuel pump and pressure regulator
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Looking for 1996 Subaru SVX ECU pinout

Looking for 1996 Subaru SVX ECU pinout I have found for other years like 92 and 93 but are slightly different 1996 is OBD 2 Thanks in Advance
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Power window switches stopped working 04 Chevy venture

I have a 04 Chevy venture. One day as I was rolling up my driver and passenger window from my driver side switch the driver window went all the way up but passenger stopped like 3 inches from closed. ...
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2011 Buick lacrosse 3.6l overheating after replacing a lot of parts

Car is still over heating, say “ac off due to high engine temp” I replaced the coolant hose connector, water pump, coolant temperature sensor, and thermostat. The temperature gauge is not working ...
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Installing new motorcycle grips

I have a 2012 Ducati Monster 696. The grips were original, and completely needing replacement. I got these "motoGP" grips from Domino (whatever). The plastic throttle tube has a flared end ...
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My car sounds like a diesel engine

I have a 2007 impala LTZ, when i turn on my car it sounds like a loud diesel engine And i barely have power to the pedal… Help Please .
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Trailer running lights not working

I have a vintage boat trailer for a 12-foot aluminum boat. Last year, the lights worked as expected. But this year, the signal lights work on both sides, but the running lights don't work. ...
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2014 Escape - Bad wheel speed sensor and 2 aftermarket ones do not work

I've got a 2014 (no parking assist) Ford Escape SE with AWD I was getting bad wheel sensor code on rear-left tire Replace with aftermarket #1 and it still was throwing the code I put the original &...
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What is the name of this audio connector?

Hello I was trying to connect my aux in to an audio switch so that I can use both aux and bluetooth. I found this strange connector and I cant find it's name /matching pair online. I'm working on an ...
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Jetting a custom built motorcycle engine where to even start

I've bored up, stroked up, oversize valved, and change the carburetter on a Honda Tiger 200 cc Single cylinder engine. It is now 233 cc, 66 mm diameter piston and 68.2 mm stroke. I also have a cam ...
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Front Passenger Carpet Soaked From Car Wash

2008 Honda Accord6 Cylinder Sedan with 155k miles. After any car wash, my front passenger footrest or carpet gets soaked with soap and water. I checked and cleaned Sunroof drain with air compressor, ...
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Car Alarm Engaged After Remote Start

I have a 2008 Honda accord EX V6 with 155k miles. I bought this car a year ago, and I saw from Honda invoice and Carfax, the previous owner installed Remote Start from Honda dealer themselves several ...
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Key programming

I just received a vin coded ECU for 2012 ford focus I have original key and have to order another how do I program the keys.and also can I program 1 or should I wait for the other key and do both at ...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee wheel bounce

I replaced all my shocks on my 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the front two tires are still bouncing around when I hit a little bump on the road what else could it be ????
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New Battery will not fully charge

I was trying to get my 2015 KLR650 running, it had sat over winter for about three months and was away for work so it simply sat. I go home started once and let it run for a few minutes and felt ...
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Keeping ECU powered up on a bench/standalone setup?

As part of a research project, we are doing accelerated ageing experiments on a set of Continental/BMW ECUs; part number seems to be TCU 1.5 MOST GSM US. The experiments involve powering up the ...
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Audi A4 8d 1.9 TDI AVG

Hello I have an Audi A4 1999 that only work ac with coolant temp unplugged the sensor it's new and original no DTC ac is charged pressure sensor ok I find that in ecu motor temp is ok rise normal and ...
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What does the crankcase breather do?

I have seen multiple Honda motorcycles list "crankcase breather" cleaning as a regular maintenance item. It involves just emptying out the oil collected in a small reservoir tied to a hose. ...
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Nissan Versa 2016

Hello I have a Nissan Versa 2016 1.6sv and I replaced the rotors and pads the premium gloss coat matching on correctly and my car is currently making a noise when I brake to a stop with a decline. It ...
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2012 BMW 118i 'Boost pressure control, plausibility too low'

Car: 2012 BMW 118i, UK spec. 115K miles. Issue: Fault code 120308 - 'Boost pressure control, plausibility too low' Symptoms: Car seems down on power under hard acceleration. Fault usually occurs under ...
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CBS braking system with ABS

what are your thoughts about CBS (combined braking system) ? are they available on abs equipped bikes ? any brand model
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Put a New ECM in my Buick Park Avenue year 2002 how do i get the keys to progam for it

It is A 2002 Buick Park Avenue I need to get my Keys to be reconized by The ECM
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We need a Third party decision Maker 🤦🏼‍♀️🤦🏼‍♀️

Me&my husband r watching the rain water flood our parking spot w my 19 Kia sportage parked there Long story short DO WE : back it up to the parking barier where the front of the ...
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Does a hydraulic jack require full pumping action to build pressure?

I have an extremely narrow garage which prevents operating a jack easily. When I pulled the vehicle in, I could slide the jack into the pinch weld or the cross member, but I can only pump the jack ...
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2012 Verano new engine, now transmission issue

2012 Buick Verano new engine installed. Now transmission issue. However, when I unhook/reconnect the battery cables, it works fine for a while. Is there an engine to transmission part that was not ...
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what is this cable called on a 2003 chevy cavalier

What is the name of this cable that runs from the throttle to that black box? It seems to keep the car at an idle. The other cable runs to the throttle pedal that you push to give it gas.
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Is it safe to convert a R-12 AC manifold gauge set to recharge a R-134a system?

I found an AC manifold gauge set lying around the house. My vehicle's AC is not as cold as it was in the past. I wanted to recharge the vehicle's AC. I noticed my manifold gauge set's high and low ...
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How could fuel trim be negative and the A/F sensor have low voltage on Bank 1 while Bank 2 is fine?

I recently reset my fuel trims to 0 out long term trim, and I observe the short term trim bank 1 bounces from -25% to -10%. Bank 2 is generally +/-10%. But based on the A/F sensor, Bank 1 has a much ...
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working engine temperature oil vs coolant

When we say that the car must be at working temperature, i.e. (90 C, 194F) is this temperature that of the coolant or the oil? Thanks.
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Question about charging my a/c in my 1995 Chevy Corvette LT1

I have a/c gauges and a vacuum pump and the refrigerant has been removed from the system. I had to replace the high side connection and replaced the Schrader valve on the low side port. I am going to ...
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Piston came out while using VCDS to change rear brakes on Audi

While changing the rear brakes on my 2015 Audi S3, I manually retracted the piston on the right calliper (using the tool made for that purpose) and installed the new pads, but then I found out that ...
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Stock turbocharger with intercooler looses power as boost increases

I have a '91 Mercury Capri xr2 with a stock turbo with an intercooler. When driving after it reaches operating temperature even at part throttle say, uphill, the boost increases, and the power ...
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Flaky speedometer on 1998 volvo s70 - but works perfectly with spare wheel on front left

Unlike this similar sounding issue, I discovered that my speedo works 100% perfectly when the front wheel is replaced by the spare wheel (from under the floor in the trunk) - a discovery that was due ...
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Engine Overheating in My Chevrolet Orlando [closed]

Dear [Service Center/Dealer Name], I hope this email finds you well. I am writing to report a critical issue with my Chevrolet Orlando. Recently, I’ve noticed that the engine temperature rises ...
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Can LPG be used as fuel for cars?

I have a petrol engine car but I want to know that can I use LPG as a fuel for my petrol engine. I know I have to do customization for it but can I use LPG in a normal Petrol engine or does it affect ...
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Fixing lumbar support - Lincoln Town Car

My lumbar support stopped working on me and I'm wondering if I can try to fix it myself. I have had spinal fusions and need another one, so it's pretty important to me. I'm kind of a girly girl and ...
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AC not working properly

I have a 2017 Ford Escape and the air conditioner only blows cold at night. I did take my truck to a mechanic and they informed me it would be $1,700 to fix because the compressor is bad. is there ...
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Why are some ball mount shanks angled at the rear?

I've noticed that some trailer hitch ball mounts are angled at the rear of the shank. https://www.cabelas.com/shop/en/trailer-valet-blackout-series-10000-adjustable-drop-hitch What is the purpose of ...
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2016 Honda Odyssey loses power on highway dashboard lights blink and then shuts down

2016 Honda Odyssey with 100,000 miles on it regularly serviced, lost power while driving on highway. Dash board lights blinked and then after getting to side of road shut down. Won’t start or anything....
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Does an activated carbon filter on air intake do anything on a high mileage vehicle?

My wife's Toyota Camry has a permanent activated carbon filter attached to the air manifold that contains the air intake filter. The technical part which contains this carbon filter on my wife's 2011 ...
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Please help! I found two R-134a temperature pressure charts online. For recharging a 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe, which one should I follow?

The chart on top is what I found more commonly on the internet, but the chart at the bottom is used by a YouTube mechanic I like. The numbers on these two charts deviate quite significantly. For ...
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Replacing a transmission on 2008 nissan rogue awd

Could anyone on here confirm that a transmission from a 2011 nissan rogue and is compatible?
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Need/Want to Replace My Valve Cover & Plenum Gaskets

My car is a 2007 Toyota 4-Runner (Limited), 6-Cyl, 2WD with about 150K miles. Per subject title, I recently noticed some oil seepage from my passenger side valve cover - apparently this is a not-...
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Brake pulse before & after brake job?

2012 Chrysler 300 RWD…. My brakes were pulsing so I assumed the rotors were warped. I changed the pads and rotors (duralast / autozone OEM replacements) and cleaned the hub up with a wire brush before ...
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Does pulling a recoil rope when small engine is rotating cause any damage?

Recently, I accidentally released the pull rope of my lawnmower after succesfully starting it. The spring caused it to go past the handle rest on the handlebars, so the pull rope crashed against the ...
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Car brake pedal feels like pushed back

I was driving in maruti Suzuki Brezza car it was heavily raining and when I brake. Sometimes it feels like brake pedal is pushed by obstacle or like stone just pushing brake pedal back to normal ...
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I have an 02 mustang base 3.8 v6 I bought new flashed ECU unit (yet to arrive)want to know how to install unit and program new transponder keys to unt

How do I install new ECU unit and program Two new keys unit has been flashed to my vin number have 2 new keys program help please
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