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can too much antifreeze cause a p1281 code

2002 Jeep Liberty I added coolant to top off reservoir now I have a p 1281 code . Do I need to drain coolants and start over
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Ok to leave Honda Jazz without a battery installed?

We have a 2009 Honda Jazz, which we're not using at the moment due to coronavirus restrictions. We're planning on taking it for a 15-20 minute drive once a week to keep it going, as advised in this ...
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Im driving polo 1.4 car is jerking

I have fixed put new plugs new plug wires new petrol pump set but it is still jerking what could be the problem?
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Can I change a regular tire rather than a spare tire on a Hyundai Santa Fe (limited 2012)?

I got a flat tire on my Hyundai Santa Fe 2012 Limited. I am no way a mechanical but still wondering if I can change a tire by myself. I looked up a few videos online and they just teach you how to ...
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2002 VW Jetta TDI Starter replacement 4 times

I have a 2002 VW Jetta TDI. I have replaced the starter 4 times within the last 6 months, and I have also replaced the battery. The pinion gear on the starters are getting grinned out. it will start ...
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Nissan transmission test port - M10x0.9 thread?

2004 Nissan Xterra automatic transmission. Was trying to install an Autometer Trans Temp into the fluid pressure test port... realized that OE test port plug bolt is M10 x 0.9 thread?? Never even ...
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How would you go about putting a Huyabusa engine in a Deawoo Matiz?

My first car was a Deawoo Matiz. I have a real fondness for the little car and always thought if it just had a bit more power it would be great. My question is how would you go about doing this? You ...
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What direction does Chevy impala power steering flow?

I have a 2008 Chevy impala and I am having trouble understanding how the power steering runs and how the fluid is circled through the pump and back to the rack. I understand there must be a return ...
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How is alternator directly connected to vehicle electronics?

I've tried a lot of research but I can't find specifically what I'm looking for no one has actually mentioned this and I've looked at various wiring diagrams which still don't prove how this is ...
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Immobilizer Functionality

Is there any resources available on the methods of programming keys and remotes? I want to build my own programmer but I am not finding any resources for the protocols or anything involved. Could ...
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Gsxr 750 k1 loss of power after trying to jump

Tried to jump start the bike which did have some power. The black and red connectors touched. Sparks followed. The battery is ok but the bike is dead only the neutral light showing. Any ideas where to ...
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Trying to solder broken mount, solder won't stick?

I have a horn with spade connectors. They are stamped to the horn body and one is broken. I figured I could just use a stud ring terminal and solder it to the stud. I cleaned the stud with a copper ...
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2000 Daewoo Musso 2.9 TDI Engine shaking heavily in idle, getting better in higher RPMs

I bought my first project car dirt cheap it's a Daewoo (Ssangyong) Musso Diesel SUV which has one of the most reliable engines, the Mercedes OM602 This car is starting fine but the Engine is shaking ...
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98 Camry engine light at 90K miles

What is the procedure to address the root cause of the check engine light? Does it make sense to purchase an OBD meter or should some other diagnostic be performed first?
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Random Battery Voltage Drops

I have a 2008 Pegout 207 that does not start anymore, since the car has parked for a while, I assumed it was the battery (the battery icon was flashing). Even with a new battery the car does not start,...
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Does it help to hit a stuck bolt with a hammer before removing it?

This is not a question about an impact hammer. Does it help to hit a bolt with a regular steel hammer, before even attempting to remove it? I saw this done in the following video: https://youtu.be/-...
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2014 Freightliner 2500 6cyl error code P2002

how do you change or clean the diesel particulate filter, code P2002 Freightliner 2014 6cyl
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97' lancer hestitates under acceleration

I have a 97' lancer with the 1.6 engine, here's the thing, when I press the accelerator slightly it jerks a little no matter if Im moving, or taking off from a stop, If I press it more, like doing a ...
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Dodge Dakota 2001 motor smoking, pink fluid everywhere

As soon as I got home to my parking lot, go in reverse and then saw the engine was unusually smoking up. I see pink fluid would either be power steering or transmission fluid. I had just got a ...
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What is this pipe that is going into my engine and where can I get the fitting that connects it to the engine

Here is another picture-https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-CwsOs3hH72nus928ul5MIbuf-NMynMp/view?usp=drivesdk This is a Toyota corolla 1995 model(bubble shape). I accidentally broke this plastic ...
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Feasibility of replacement of Subaru Outback 2007 3.0L Cylinder heads

As noted I have a 2007 Subaru Outback with a V6 3.0L engine. It appears to be front-wheel drive. The head gasket(s) need replaced and possibly the cylinder heads. I used to work on cars 25-30 ...
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1994 2.3 Ford Ranger no clutch

Well long question short. Put a turbo on my ranger broke the master cylinder at the bottom where metal fitting connects to the plastic house of the fluid line. Replaced the cylinder and now no ...
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Coolant keeps coming out

I drive a 2015 Chevy Trax and the coolant reservoir was always dry so I thought it was a crack in the bottom, so I got it changed. The new reservoir also dumped the coolant so I took it back to the ...
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Why can't I match car color even after six coats of the same color code paint?

I had many scratches on my Honda and I have decided to paint it myself. I have sanded with 300 then 600 grit and applied a layer of primer. All good. I looked at the color code on the sticker and it ...
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hello ,could anyone help me to understand little more for dodge code p0430?

2004 dodge Ram 1500 4.7 had a bank 1 sensor 1 code come on so I changed that sensor along w/plugs and coils ,then drove about 2 miles truck started missing little. Code know reads P0430 and seems ...
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switchable engine water pump, an improvement?

Some engines nowadays have a switchable water pump that can be turn off at cold start, like the ones found on some Volkswagen diesel engines. Those a mechanical pump that can be disabled at cold start ...
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I have a 20Kg frame, What sort of motor will i need to rip it?

With the driver the total weight is roughly 80kg. Im trying to build a drift tricicle and was wondering what sort of motor i should be looking at. I Plan on having a 2:1 ration to double my torque. ...
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2 fuel pumps dying due to electrical issues?

I bought a 95 240sx se as a project car with a blacktop sr swapped in it. I bought it knowing it didn't run. It cranks but no fuel pump prime. So I replaced the fuel pump and it started up. After ...
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Why are my new brakes not working properly?

I recently had my brakes worked on. The master cylinder and booster were replaced. The first day I noticed I either had to barely tap the pedal or it was going half way down. On the third day the ...
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'09 Prius II - No Start. Hybrid light and CEL on

I got a new (used) prius a couple weeks ago. Apparently sold by a weasle. It's never started reliably, and the red triangle light comes on / off. Jumping it would start it though. I replaced the low ...
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Black soot on the exhaust pipe of subaru forester sg5 turbo

I am experiensing some black soot from the exhaust pipe of my forester sg5 turbo. This started after changing to a bigger turbo(td04hl). What could this mean and the advisable repair? Kindly
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Can I remove my air box and maintain engine characteristics?

I have recently purchased a Yamaha XSR900. I love pretty much everything about the bike, but I am planning a bunch of customizations to make it my own. Mostly cosmetic. Some not so much. One of the ...
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EFB (enhanced flooded battery) I left the lights on for more than a week because of Coronavirus

I have a Renault captur 2016 vehicle with start and stop capability, the battery is EFB 70Ah 720A, I couldn't start the engine with cables connected to another standard battery of another running ...
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Upper radiator hose smoking

Steam coming out of the hose where upper radiator hose connects to the radiator. Hose itself has no damage just seems to steam from where it connects to the radiator. Car overheating
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Should I worry about the battery performance when not using my Xiaomi M365 not being used for a long time?

Before SARS-CoV-2 hit the world, I use to regularly ride my electrical scooter (Xiaomi M365) for commuting. Due to the epidemic the country entered an emergency state and we are all forced to sit @ ...
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Car Drop Damage [closed]

Given "average" 4-door passenger cars and an adequate crane that can lift an arbitrary number of meters in height, what is the maximum drop height for which few cars would sustain functional damage? ...
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Motorcycle Engine Guards: OEM bolt vs Threaded Rod for engine mounts

I have a similar question to This one however mine is slightly different in that the bolt I need is very long (300mm) I have an Engine guard that has included a threaded rod to replace the primary ...
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FORD ESCAPE 03 V6 - Oil Light Blinking

Have a 2003 Escape, oil light started to come in when going down hill in the underground car park where i live but has now started to come on more frequently when braking and today when i pulled up it ...
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Permanent repair on fuel tank

I have a 2003 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L with a punctured (plastic) fuel tank. I cannot find a replacement fuel tank. ~4 months ago I used a repair kit. I cleaned the tank, used coarse ...
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Can't shift into gear (after clutch replacement) when engine is either turned off or hasn't been going for long enough!

Hi everyone. I really need help with this. I had my clutch replaced (the entire set and also the clutch slave cylinder) at a shop and now have following problems: when the engine is turned off and ...
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John Deere GX85 rear engine rider

I have an John Deere GX85 rear engine rider that the back wheels slant inward toward the body. Took a back wheel off and feel some play or movement. No transmission problems at this point. Ideas would ...
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What do I need to do to keep my car healthy during an extended period of minimal use

Due to corona virus restrictions, my driving has been reduced to occasional 5 mile round trips to the grocery store. To avoid problems from it just sitting for a week or two between short trips are ...
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Kia Sportage 2017 seat belts alarm

My Kia Sportage started to do strange things. After someone, who occupies the passenger seat unleashes the seatbelt before the car stops, my car starts beeping annoyingly even when passenger is not in ...
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Goldwing motorcycle

2013 honda Goldwing motorcycle what antifreeze is compatible with this motorcycle? I have flushed antifreeze wanting to replace antifreeze?
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Diagnosing alternator or starter on a 16 Chevy Cruze LT

how do you know if it's the battery starter or alternator in a 2016 chevy cruze lt when i started the car it sounded like it wasn't going to start also not sure if it's related but i had to get a jump ...
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2003 Hyundai Tiburon overheating

I recently bought a 2003 Hyundai tiburon. It keeps overheating after running for about 5 minutes. I took it to my local Hyundai dealership and they concluded the reason was bc the radiator was ...
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Solvent Base Oil on my leather steering wheel

I have a Citeron C1 and used a solvent oil base odorizer to clean my leather steering wheel and its ruined it, it looks like a moldy mildew green. How can i restore the colour? Thank you
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How can someone find the source of the noise invading the car interior?

Suppose hypothetically that the interior of a car has a hole, a vent, or any kind of "sound leakage" that lets the exterior, wind and/or engine noise pass from the exterior to the interior of the ...
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Oil in water reservoir

I found oil in the water reservoir.The car is a polo GTI manual 2007 model. Temperature of the car is normal.
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I have a coolant leak, a big one, but my car isnt overheating… whats wrong?

Okay, so i have a 2010 impala. Recently i had a very slow drip of coolant from my vehicle. It slowly started to worsen. I got a bottle of kseal and put that into my vehicle, it stopped the leak outta ...

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