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Tightening sequence for water pump bolts (Peugeot 406 1.8 16V)

I'm curious about the tightening sequence of this water pump. The manual says nothing about it. I have included 2 pictures and assigned numbers to the bolts. What sequence do you recommend for this ...
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Fan blade spinning very fast during acceleration

2008 Ford Ranger with the 3.0 Two months ago I replaced the fan clutch and the coolant temp sensor to address this issue. It did help a little, especially when the car was idling in the driveway, ...
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2015 Subaru Forester Power Tailgate

The power tailgate will open about 1/3 of the way and quits. I can push it open the rest of the way, but it jerks when it opens; like it's taking steps. After it's open, it will not close with the ...
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Battery charging?

My car battery died last Monday and it’s been a week; I’m trying to get it to charge using a noco genius portable battery charger but nothing comes on in my car, no sound lights or anything. Will I ...
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Overflow tank very active at end of drive

2012 Sonata Hybrid Car overheated. Shop said it had a blown head gasket. So I took the head off and had it machined flat. Put it back on with new gasket and new bolts etc. Car runs well. Temp gauge ...
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Suzuki swift 2011 p0403 with current malfunction error

Suzuki swift 2011 have p0403 with current malfunction error, all 6 wires are working fine and i replaced egr valve also. But still showing p0403 and engine have small missing on slow running. How to ...
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Vauxhall Corsa temp gauge engine light came on said was overheating

Was driving along and engine iight temp gauge said it was overheating
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Why Companies want to invest in EV [closed]

They talk about the comming end to Fuel-cars in the society. EU want to ban fuel cars for the year 2030? Why are fuel-cars comming to an end and why does companies want to invest in EV technology is ...
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Does it worth to spend 50% more for a Japanese SUV instead of Korean? [closed]

I live in the US and looking to buy a midsize/compact SUV around $8000- $12000. The options I could find and interested am in them are: Around $12000 series( Japanese series): Honda CR-V 2012-2013 ...
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DTC B1227 - An open in outside temperature sensor circuit - AC not working

I have Acura RDX 2007 and the AC does not work. I took it to dealership/mechanics and they saw that the outside air temp sensor somehow banged condenser and had to replace the condenser. The ...
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Engine reving harmful or beneficial

Older, loud running truck; I was curious why people rev up the engine when working/troubleshooting vehicles. Is it damaging to the engine to rev it up really high for more than 30 min.?
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I have yamaha mt 15 bs6.My bikes turns off and turns on the digital display when I give ignition and some times doesn't turns on when I give ignition

I have yamaha mt 15 which is not been even a year now now I'm facing serious issues of display going black and turn on again whenever i turn the bike off and some times the bike doesn't turn on when I ...
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Car won’t go over 35mph starts to rev. Chevy Tahoe 2007 5.3

We were on vacation and was stuck in traffic. Once traffic cleared we picked up speed and stopped at a light. After that that’s when it happened. The Tahoe would shift into 2nd and just rev up. ...
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Dealership says European cars need rotors replaced with every pad change because they use softer metals in rotors

This is for a 2018 VW Tiguan Allspace with 49,000 km (34500 miles). Living in a pretty mild climate (ie no snow and no extreme heat), but near the coast. The pad wear light came on and I scheduled ...
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Should I buy RAV4 Hybrid or RAV4 Non-Hybrid + Blind Spot Detection System? [closed]

I have a question about car buying. I am not sure I am in the right place or not. Please delete this post if not allowed. I am interested in RAV4 LE 2021. There are two rav4 in the local dealer: RAV4 ...
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Repeated same-cylinder ignition coil failure 2014 Corolla

My engine on my 2014 Corolla started to sputter and I took it to a mechanic who replaced the #2 ignition coil and all the spark plugs. A week later the engine started to act up again, but only after ...
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Vauxhall Astra intermittent engine problem

I have a 2015 Vauxhall Astra (petrol) with a strange intermittent problem, hoping someone might have experienced something similar. The car lost power and stalled after driving perfectly normally. It ...
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Could gearbox be damaged by pushing gear lever too hard with broken clutch?

Yesterday I was unfortunate enough to have my clutch give up while a few miles away from home. My clutch pedal started vibration a lot and then after a quick pop, I had no gears. I didn't know you ...
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Can I additionally connect an existing RCA input, reverse-light-wired backup camera to an always-on monitor?

I recently bought these two products: https://www.bestbuy.com/site/pioneer-6-8-amazon-alexa-apple-carplay-android-auto-bluetooth-and-siriusxm-ready-multimedia-dvd-receiver-black/6328679.p?skuId=...
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How to check GN 125H battery

GN-125H haven't battery indicator and not a kick starter. How to know battery status. How to know battery was in deadline.
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Is it possible to change 1.6 akl to 1.8 non t with same loom and ecu mk4

Hello can I to straight swap from 1.6 all to agn non t 1.8 with the same loom and ecu
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Will my car A/C cool better if my car's turbocharger is working (above 2500 rm)

Title is self explanatory. I do not know how the car air conditioners or turbochargers really work and affect the power required to be produced by the engine. Can you all help me with it ? Thanks in ...
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Spark Plugs go bad yearly despite moderate use - Mini Cooper R56

I use mini cooper for once or twice weekly drive. The spark plugs of the mini cooper R56 goes bad on this moderate use every year! What is the reason for this? I obtain genuine spark plugs and the car ...
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Is it bad to rev a diesel truck right after starting it?

There's an Isuzu pickup at my work and the drivers almost always rev it after starting it up, it's really hot here too so it has no issues turning over, compared to colder environments I guess. ...
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Why navigation sounds from Bluetooth are not working while in radio mode?

My specific issues is with Toyota Corolla SUN FL6 2016 model. While in radio mode, it can not be overridden by sounds from Bluetooth such navigation directions from Waze. I tried with many phone ...
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IAME KA100 go-kart engine will not 'cough': Can you recommend what to check next?

I recently purchased an IAME KA100 engine and am trying to get it to 'cough' (let alone start), and would like suggestions for what to check next. Here is what I've checked so far: Compression is 125 ...
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Why does my mechanic suggest me to press the clutch when spark plugs tend to flood?

I'm quite a novice when it comes to mechanics of a car. I had a problem recently in my car where it wouldn't start. The mechanic explained that the plugs are flooding and maintenance is needed (a ...
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Help… rubbing compound gone through all the layers of my car

I have a deep scratch on my white fiat 500. Tried meguiars scratch x with a micro fibre cloth and it’s not removed the scratch but next to the scratch where I applied pressure it’s taken off all the ...
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Swap highlander 3.0 4x4 2002 with toyota solara 3.0

I want to put a 2002 toyota solara 3.0 engine in my 2002 highlander 3.0 4x4, has anyone done this conversion? since I do not stay in the right support and in some manifold intakes. I hope someone can ...
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2014 Nissan Sentra FE-S Alignment issues

I just bought a 2014 Nissan Sentra with low miles 33k. I noticed that the tires had been replaced at 25k which seemed low to me. I received the service report on the car after buying it and it shows ...
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Date of Mfg for an AC/Delco Batter [duplicate]

Just prch'd an AC/DEL 65GHR160 battery. It doesn't seem to follow any of the conventions in spelling out mfg date. The small sticker on battery top shows: G041P & below that 045184. Heat ...
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What causes washer fluid to congeal in the tank? [closed]

I've noticed that cheap washer fluid can congeal in the tank and turn into a thick sticky liquid when squirted at the windscreen - or worse block the pump or jets. What causes this to happen?
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How do I install a subwoofer if my car already has one?

I own an Audi A5 (2017) and I want to install a new Subwoofer. The car already came with a Subwoofer pre-installed and I wanted to know if it was passible to just buy a new Subwoofer from any brand ...
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Higher idle after throttle body cleaning in 2009 rav4

I had idle issues so I cleaned the throttle body after noticing quite a lot of carbon buildup. Before cleaning the normal idle was 700, but now it idles at 950 and increases to 1050 when taken out of ...
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My bike is dying on random

Okay so I’ve had this bike (2004 gs500) for roughly two weeks and it’s ran perfect. Today I was riding with perfect preformence when I throttled and noticed it waited a second before doing anything ( ...
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Toyota rav4 metallic gray matte color after spray

How to properly fix the spray painted door which looks dull even after multiple clear coating layers? Metallic gray color was used. I wet sanded paint few times after color didn’t look ok, and still ...
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Why would an engine leak oil only at high speed?

Small 90s econobox, 4 cylinder. ~300k miles. Stickshift, so engine speed is always proportional to road speed at relevant freeway speeds. Crossing the country recently, I observed extremely high oil ...
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Auto Spider Cracked windshield [closed]

Have a spider crack in my windshield want to know if it's repairable the thing is it's literally smooth on the outside and inside and cracked in the center of the glass how do I repair this?
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Dodge Grand Caravan Won't Turn Over

I have a Dodge Grand Caravan 2001 that was having running rough and the exhaust smelled like raw gas. I replaced some sensors and that didn't work so I decided to replace the ECU. I got a new ECU from ...
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I need to know is Nissan frontier,xterra and pathfinder compatible in car part's? [closed]

What is compatible with my 2006 Nissan pathfinder se V6 4.0
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Toyota Camry sat for a year, what precautions should I take? [duplicate]

My 1997 Toyota Camry Auto has sat idle for about a year and I am wanting to ask what precautions should I take before running? I am going to try to dillute the 1/5 of fuel currently in there with ...
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How do I remove this bolt to replace my MAF sensor?

I'm trying to replace the MAF sensor in my Mitsubishi 2003 Lancer ES GLi1.8, and it's bolted into a plastic housing that fits the air filter. The bolts are weird, in that they have a head about 2mm ...
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In a moldy car with electrical problems, to protect the future technician, should the mold be cleaned before the electrical repairs are done?

I have a sedan that's been sitting in a parking spot since before Covid. It initially laid idle because of a battery drain. It killed 4 batteries in a year. Multiple service calls were unable to ...
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99 Chevy Lumina heavy oil leak from engine passenger side

Lots of oil dripping from the passenger side of the engine. Best I can tell, the highest point I can see wet oil is near the pivot for the serpentine tensioner, but I also see oil a bit forward of ...
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There's no replacement for displacement

I grew up with the saying "There's no replacement for displacement" when referring to engine size, performance, etc. Does that saying still hold true today? It's getting harder and harder to ...
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Why my car Over consume coolant .no any visible leak

I have added almost 4 liters of coolant today in my car.but over heating,boiling coolant and indicating low oil pressure alarm on the dashbod.what should be a problem
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Diesel getting into engine oil since cambelt change

Got my VW Touran cambelt water pump serviced recently (4-5 weeks ago). Oil and filter were changes then too Today, Noticed that the oil level was about 8mm higher than max on dip stick. Oil was very ...
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Chevrolet Matiz doesn't start first time in day

I have a 2008 Chevrolet Matiz car, 3-cylinder 0.8L engine with the following symptoms: Start hard the first start of the day (after 10-12 hours) then start each time from the first, if the interval ...
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Why some motorcycles designs pull air for the intake through its chassis?

I couldn't find this answer nowhere, but i'm very curious about why some motorcycles have a carburetor intake connected to their chassis. In the image below we can see how the chassis is designed with ...
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How to unscrew a stuck screw from a U-style spring nut?

I have a rusting screw secured with a U-style spring nut in a very tight and difficult place. The screw secures one of the fog light assemblies to the bottom of my Forester's bumper. Here's front and ...

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