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Oil change on isuzu box truck

My husband changed the oil on his isuzu box truck and he says he did eveything exactly as he was suppose to but this morning he got up and drove it and it went into regin and then he seen alot of ...
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Use both when high beams on

Is there a way to make both the high beam and low beam lights on when turning on high beams? My car has two separate bulbs that switch back and forth. I would really like the extra coverage.
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My car is more noisy, is it something to worry about?

My Altima is 10 years old and I am the only owner. Lately it's more noisy like engine noise when I am on high way. I am rather used to it but if I have new passenger, they definitely tell me why is my ...
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Honda Oil Pan in winter cold

Does anyone know if Hondabond gasket sealant can be applied in low temperatures? I have to replace my Honda 3.5l oil pan due to cracking and cannot wait until temps moderate.
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Can car alternator be used to save fuel by using it as a regenerative system at the same time?

Car alternators are 3 phase DC excited synchronous electric machines. They can be used as a motor by a proper 3 phase motor driver. Let's think that we connected a 200Ah Lithium based (eg. LiFePO4) ...
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2014 CX-5 hot air - possible overheating?

Hopefully someone can shed some light into what's going on. For the last couple of days we have been in a cold snap around -30C. I was driving the car and noticed that the ambient (outdoor) ...
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fuel consumption worse with rebuilt engine

I recently had to replace my motor in my 2013 dodge ram 1500 sport. they put in a rebuilt motor and i have noticed I am having a hard time with fuel mileage, on my motor that came with the ram I could ...
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97 Chevy S10 light duty pickup - tail brake lights

Okay so, out of no where my tail brake lights stopped working. All other lights work, including the 3rd brake light. I have replaced bulbs, replaced brake light switch, had fuses checked.... Look at ...
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1985 Xr 250 Lots of play in shifter?

I am thinking about buying a 1985 Xr 250 but i am very concerned about the amount of play there is with the shifter lever , is this due to the clutch cable is broke ? or is there any other issue i ...
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Wont shift properly

I have a 2006 Chevy Silverado 4x4 automatic transmission. It will only go in reverse, 2nd, and 1st. Wont go in drive or 3rd. i checked the fluid and it is fine. I'm going to get it to my mechanic. My ...
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06 Suzuki 250 gz electrical issue

I lost my keys and had to order a new ignition. When I got the new ignition I plugged it in and it shorted out. I've checked my fuse's they all look good. Do you think that it could be the relay or a ...
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Wrong octane fuel

I have a 2014 Fiat Punto and have been using 92 octane gas. I have never read the manual, but am now told I should use 95. Should I use what is in the tank before filling with 95 or is it OK to mix ...
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2000 lincoln town car - lower ball joint replacement

The old ball joint that came with the moog lower control arm assembly has a snap ring on it. I am replacing it with a new one from Oreilly's that does not come with a snap ring? My question is: should ...
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Access to alternator output for powering a custom device

I have a custom made circuit (device) to be installed in my vehicle. This device is to work (power up) only when the engine has started. It consumes a reasonable amount of power hence do not want it ...
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How to tell if heim joint is worn (tie rods)?

So I have a Total Chaos aftermarket steering system on my Xterra. It's only seen 2 years of use - mostly as a daily driver with a fair bit of logging road washboard driving. Having some knock in my ...
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2003 GSXR 600 ECU Toast?

So I've been back and forth with why my bike keeps fouling a plug in cylinder 4. Intermittent firing and real poor performance. Motor would shut down while in 4th gear. Sketchy clutch at start, super ...
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01 ford explorer 4.0L dying in mid drive

My wife's 01 explorer 4.0 is dying when a sudden change in RPMS? It starts right back up but going from 70 miles an hour to 50 r so and dies it's kinda scary. Can someone please help?
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(Why) is it dangerous to leave the engine running while refueling?

I searched the web and I searched this Stack exchange and I've only found answers that seem to apply at all times (static electricity is always possible, and the engine doesn't cool THAT much in the ...
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Renault Megane 1.6 2000

My car was spewing white smoke and upon opening the bonnet, found oil sprayed all over the engine. Could you advise me what it could be. The oil indicator is not displaying, but when checking the ...
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Modern turbos and oil pressure

One conventional "wisdom" for preventing turbocharger problems has always been to leave the motor running for half a minute or so before turning it off to give the turbo opportunity to spin out while ...
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Stuck outer bearing race in motorcycle wheel?

I have the outer race of a bearing stuck in my wheel. I'm out of ideas to get it out, I have tried griding down to relieve the tension and let it pop out with no luck. I have used a tonne of heat also ...
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VW Polo tdi 1.5 - oil leakage in air pipe reasons

Oil leakage in pipe between engine and air filter assy .
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Pioneer radio not switching off when ignition off

I've just bought a Pioneer DEH-S720DAB to replace an old radio-cassette in my car. The car's existing wiring seems to match the Pioneer's, I just need to plug them into the Pioneer's wiring but when I ...
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93 Toyota Land Cruiser HZ75 single cab

Have just replaced brake calipers on rear and piston kit in front calipers. Have bled brakes several times and no air but let pedal sit for a couple of seconds and then it pushes straight to the ...
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Locked out of car due to cold weather

I have a 2010 Ford Taurus SEL that I can not get into. This morning while leaving for work I was unable to open my driver door and thought it might be frozen shut. I tried to get into the passenger ...
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Yamaha Nmax what causes excessive scooter seat vibration?

I have an app that records motorcycle seat vibration and shock. While doing a test run on Yamaha NMax I have observed shock readings from the seat that are inconsistent with the ride quality. The bike ...
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2003 GSX-R600 Sporadic Performance after running

I have 2003 gsxr-600 i just bought used.. Ran great for a few months but now is giving me problems... Started running terrible and noticed Cylinder4 wasn't firing.. Pulled the spark plug and noticed ...
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Stopping car break in

My ex boyfriend keeps picking my car lock while I'm at work. I work at a strip club and he comes in during the night, unlocks the door so anyone can climb in the car. Since it can happen anytime the ...
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How to make a vacuum cleaner robot? [closed]

Nowadays, the home vacuum cleaner transformed to be a robot and automatic. Run all over the home. Skip obstacles. I think would do it by some motors, some modules for recognized obstacles, ...
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Subaru 2007 outback with passenger heat problems

My Subaru does not have auto heat, it is manual. When I turn on the heat it works fine on the drivers side and blows cold air on the passenger side.
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What is best pipe for automobile AC?

What is the best pipe for automobile AC Coper Aluminum Flexible hose I'm planning to install new AC for my Landrover, appreciate your advice Thank you
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A/C Compressor Clutch Not Engaging

I have a 2007 Honda Civic Si. During the summer, the AC started acting up. It would work well for a couple minutes and then stop working. I remember checking to see if the compressor was running and ...
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Anti-static drag strips benefits of earthing?

I know this sounds like a stupid question but could an anti-static dragging strip have any benefits to a car attached to certain parts of a car in terms of galvanic corrosion or any other form of ...
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What is the name of this?

My car is hard to shift gears and found out this was the reason. Any idea what’s the name of this part?
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Check engine light, p0420 error and o2 sensor voltages

Good Evening, Some time ago I bought a used KIA ceed 2009. I've checked it with a mechanic who found it clean. The car was stationary for a long time and with little gasoline in the tank. I changed ...
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Pioneer C9P5 froze after camera settings

I tried rear camera settings (with google translate) this on my Mazda Premacy 2010 - Pioneer C9P5. But accidentally I changed the camera to Rear + Side. Now my system's display has disappeared. It ...
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Its -38 and car wont start

So I ran out of gas in -40°c we filled the tank and put in fuel line antifreeze, tried starting the car and it cranks but wont turn over so we had no choice but to leave it for 2 days due to the cold....
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Windshield replacement damaged molding?

I just recently had a windshield replaced by safelite. I noticed when I got the car back, both the driver side and passenger side plastic molding at the bottom of the windshield is separated about a ...
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brand new battery brand new alternator car will not start even with a jump

2001 Toyota Sienna. Had a blowout on the driver side which messed up the wires. Tape them up and lost hazards. Recently car died while driving took it to the mechanic and got a brand new alternator ...
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My Honda CR-V car radio won’t accept the reset codes

I got my reset code and when I enter it on the radio, nothing happens, it’s like I’m not even pushing the buttons. But when I hit the 1 and 6, it works fine to get the serial #.
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car won't lock, head lights flicker, 2011 chevy cruze

I have a 2011 chevy cruze, and a couple of times now when I've parked the car, the lights start flickering and then the automatic locks won't lock. but it worked ok so I didn't think anything of it.......
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EXHAUST MANIFOLDS

I would like to clean up my rusty cast iron exhaust manifolds. What is the best coating to use after they have been throughly cleaned, ceramic coating, powder coating, or heat resistence paint to ...
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Protect/seal paintless front bumper?

I have a 2007 impreza wagon that I bought used last year. The paint on the front bumper has been steadily peeling away (tried to stop the growth but it looks like a crap paint job was done before it ...
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Wrench light comes on but trips no codes. When this happens my reverse lights come on and stay on even in drive

2007 Ford Freestyle AWD Limited: My wrench light comes on after car is warm but does not throw any codes. Turn the car off and on wrench light goes away. Put it in any gear after restarting and ...
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Trouble starting my car

In the morning my Vw Jetta doesn’t start. Later in the afternoon it starts and works perfectly fine. What could be the problem?
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Ford Fusion 2014 unused connector under rear seat

I have Ford Fusion 2014 2.5 and I would like to put a subwoofer+amp in the trunk. Under rear seat, right side, close to the trunk, there is unused connector with 5 wires. Could someone please help me? ...
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Automatic tranny, reverse died during cold snap

The vehicle is a 2005 Chevy Classic 2.2L four cylinder. It starts and runs, or ran and drove, fine down to -15-20° F up until recently. With a few days of -30 and -40 temps, the car, even after 30-45 ...
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How would a car move if it has two different tire sizes

Suppose a rear wheel car which has front to tires and left tire on the rear are same diameter and the right rear tire is slightly larger. 3 questions How would the car move if it is driven? Does the ...
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Car starts in park and drive only and stuck in 4lo

I have a 2000 GMC Jimmy SLE with 4wheel auto 2hi 4hi and 4lo options on dash. It will start in park and drive but not neutral. Would not shift into 4 wheel at all and I found out a vaccum hose was not ...
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1998 honda civic lx automatic transmission

I am having issues with transmission. It was working fine and this happened with No kinda of a warning. I left my job and drove about 1/4 mile and stopped at a stop sign, when I pulled away it shifted ...

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