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Car not starting, headlights won't turn on

I have a 2006 Hyundai Sonata V6. The car is not starting, there is no grinding when I turn the key, the battery sounds fairly strong, I believe the fuel pump is also humming in the back, however for ...
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I chipped my back tire, should I get it replaced?

I was coming through a drive through at a restaurant and I did not see there was a little corner hidden and chipped off the back sidewall tire. I didn't immediately check the tire out till I got back ...
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2003 honda civic drove through water and wont start

My husband drove through a puddle about 1 foot deep yesterday and it cut off on him and hasnt started since it is still turning over but wont fire off where should i start looking for a problem to fix....
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high pitched car whine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pB-CyATT-tY&feature=youtu.be can't figure out what this noise is. took it to the mechanic twice and they couldn't hear anything. there's a high pitched noise ...
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2006 Acura TSX electrical wiring system

i have a 2006 Acura TSX. when i purchased the car the left low beam headlight did not work. we replaced ballast, ignitor switch now works fine. now the low beam on right side not working checked ...
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Is my moto's battery dead?

I have been the owner of a Kawasaki W800 model 2012 since six years. Never had any problem with it. Three months ago, I didn't ride it at all for a few weeks, then it wouldn't start anymore (indicator ...
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1998 ford f 250 no heat change therostate accurator motor blend door?

1998 ford f 250 truck , i have no heat change out thereostat and the accurlator ,blend door and now realy worse its blows cold very cold ? have nt had air cond in tuck since owned 15 yrs ater stop abt ...
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Car engine warm-up cycle

My 2014 accord has an automatic transmission with a setting that allows you to run the engine at 2-3k rpm while traveling at neighborhood speeds. Is there any situation involving Minnesota-style cold ...
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Experienced shade tree mechanic needs ideas to speed up shop times

I've been an under the table mechanic for quite a while. finally broke into the field via the quicklane at a dealership. Tons of advancement opportunity! So I'm reaching out to others who have more ...
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2014 ford fusion Heater, radio, power windows short circuit?

I am having a short circuit of my radio, heater and power windows. I suspect it is a bad ground. Does anyone know where to find the ground on this particular circuit of a 2014 Ford Fusion?
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Oil was overfilled and now has a loud ticking sound. my son says it could be pistons. Subaru 2002

2002 Subaru. Had oil changed 3 days ago. Checked it today and it was overfilled. Today started loud ticking sound. My son says it could be pistons. Is it safe to drive. Is place where I had it done ...
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Can the weep hole of a water pump face upwards?

I've noticed a hole on the top of my water pump, and it looks like the pump's weep hole, since it also has some dried up coolant residue inside (but it isn't leaking any coolant, since the area around ...
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Over filled oil 2014 Mercedes Sprinter diesel with the high oil light on for say 20 miles?

What is the danger of driving a 2014 Mercedes Sprinter diesel with the HI oil light on for say 20 miles after an oil change added approximately 1quart too much?
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Can Exhaust leaks be repaired by welding?

I have some small leaks(few mm) in my manifold and down pipe. As mine is a rare US manufactured car(civic vti 99) and I'm in uk, mechanic said it will be quite difficult to find the part. I aksed ...
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How can I manually open the gas cap on a 2002 VW Golf?

The car has two switches on the bottom of the driver side door; one to open the gas cap, and one to open the trunk. Pressing the trunk button works fine, but pressing the gas cap button does not (it ...
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Coil light does not come on unless I keep flicking the ignition on and ofLight [on hold]

Coil light not coming on until ignition is beig flicked on n off
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Car making a loud “clunk” noise after it's been off and sitting?

I know little to nothing about car maintenance, and I'm experiencing something odd with my wife's 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe. When we come home in it and turn the car off and get off, maybe a minute or ...
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2014 Chevy Spark issues with excessive coolant usage

Why must I add coolant every few days to my 2014 Chevy Spark, It seems excessive, but I haven't noticed any fluid on the ground?(😟)
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Max miles a car should be driven in a day, to avoid long-term damage?

I have a 10 year old car with 100K miles on it, in good shape. Normally I drive 40 miles total for work on weekdays, which obviously causes almost no wear-and-tear to my car. But if I went on a 500 ...
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F150 Rough Idle misfires taking off bad shake at low RPM

I will explain best I can. I am not a shark at this subject. So I lost my dad to cancer in 2016 he gave me a f150 2003 4.2L . It’s very high in my miles over 300thousand but it was running very until ...
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Gas pedal is completely loose and car revs high 1997 Honda Civic

so recently I tried to start my 1997 Honda Civic all that happened was that the engine revved extremely high and then I shut it off. The gas pedal has absolutely no resistance.
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VW Polo strange issue of overheating

can I kindly ask your opinion on my car issue? I'm not deep in field of engines and this problem is causing my serious headache and a total waste of cash without any results. I've a 2015 VW Polo TDI. ...
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Honda Odyssey making strange noise

Ok so this is a hard one to describe, but just want to see if anyone could tell me what’s going on. Every time I start my vehicle up, reverse and then Go into drive, a weird click sound happens around ...
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Engine noise while accelerating in left curves

I noticed the following problem: There's a noise coming from the engine bay (possibly the engine?) when I accelerate hard while making a left turn. My car is a 2007 Jaguar S-Type, with rear traction ...
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Three New TAOTAO 49cc Wont start. Two new carbs . Engine not getting gas, Have checked everything. RUNS WITH HAND CHOKE OR STARTING FLUID

I have Tried everything to start these TaoTao 49 cc Mopeds . bypassed the vacuum activated gas petcock. Went straight from gas tank to carb. While plugging the open vacuum hose and petcock. It will ...
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3.0 L v6 1999 Ford ranger coolant overflow tank cap blowing off and more coolant in overflow tank than in radiator when engine off

I have recently put a new thermostat and coolant flush on engine. Before that the temp gauge was moving all over the place from normal to cold to hot back to normal back to cold back to normal and the ...
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Ping ECU when idle?

I recently purchased an ELM 327 mini and noticed that one of the settings on the app that I connected it to is "Ping ECU when idle" and I can turn that feature on and off. What does that mean? Thanks
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Why have new inner tie rods made car less fun to drive?

Car is civic vti 99. I have just replaced one steering rack gaiter and both front inner tie rods after the one tie rod was found to be 'loose' while doing the gaiter replacement. Since replacing tie ...
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2007 Pontiac torrent wont start

When I turn on the key the dash lights up with lights and the stabilitrac light is on. It says service vehicle soon. My radio and heater fan work but nothing else. No headlights or interior lights. Oh ...
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Why are my headlights not working?

I have a 2011 Honda civic and my headlights don't work. I have checked all my fuse's except my relay does my civic have a relay? and if so where is it?
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RPM rises but speed slow to catch up in standard [duplicate]

I have a 2003 Pontiac Vibe. 5 speed manual transmission. My wife and I have both noticed that when we shift from second to third gear that the RPMs will climb but it takes about 10 seconds for the ...
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New Firestone Tire sidewall split

I recently purchased a new Toyota Tacoma. The truck has less than 5,000 miles. When going through a car wash, the sidewall split and ruined the tire. The tire dealer here says it is not a tire ...
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What ways can exhaust leaks get into the cabin and how can I prevent\reduce it temporarily?

I have some small exhaust leaks(manifold and downpipe) and obviously need to replace those parts. However I can currently smell exhaust fumes coming through the windows and also through the heater(...
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How to get torque on frozen lug nuts on trailer?

I have an old trailer that needs a tire replaced. I've looked at all the answers on how to unstick lug nuts, but they all assume that the wheel can be locked so when you apply torque to the lug nut ...
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Cause of quiter, less crisp, non peppy an less vibrant sounding car

Car is a civic vti 99. After taking back from garage following radiator replacement I found that it sounded quieter, less crisp, less peppy and vibrant than before. I thought the engine may have ...
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Yamaha 600TT stopped, and won't restart

As I was driving home from work yesterday at around 80 km/h, my Yamaha 600TT lost electrical power all of a sudden (all dashboard lights out). At the same time, I also lost engine power, and the ...
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Honda Accord 7th gen locks doors after closing driver's door

My Honda Accord 2004 (Europe) locks all doors when the key is in the ignition and the driver's door was opened and closed (the car is not moving!). This is very annoying and dangerous. Consider the ...
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Why Honda civic 2002 ex shuts off at 100km/h?

My Honda civic 2002 auto gets shut off when ever I cross 100 km/h, it doesn't over heat, radiator and fans are working properly. any reason for that?
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Alloy wheel really stuck fast to the hub, any practical avoidance steps?

Last night, in the wee small hours, I set about changing the brake discs (rotors) and pads on my 2012 VW Golf. I lifted the car off the ground and removed all of the wheel bolts. I then found that ...
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L I have a 2001 Lincoln Ls the car was running fine I shut the hood and the car died

The car is getting spark it is getting fuel pressure the battery was low so I changed the battery I can put starting fluid where the air filter goes in the car starts and runs for a second it has a ...
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Can window tint affect smart entry?

Can window tinting process affect the smart entry feature of a car ? Smart entry allows one to lock/unlock the door without taking the key fob from the pocket. Typically, If i have the key fob in my ...
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Valve (most likely) hitting crank case: complete engine replacement?

2011 Subaru Impreza has been sounding "cranky" for a while; last week, it finally escalated to the point where it sounded like someone was under the hood, banging on the engine with a crow bar.. Fast ...
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2003 Honda Civic battery won't stay charged

My 2003 Honda Civic sometimes won't start. It will start with a Jump, and then may be fine for a couple of weeks, or a couple of days. This has been going on for a while. The Starter and battery are ...
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Vibration When Using Accessories

My car (2002 Honda Civic Type R) has some vibrations when it is on idle. All the vibrations disappear as soon as I get on first gear and take off. There are different types of vibrations that I will ...
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What are the technical differences between a 2SZFE engine manuactured before 2005 and a 2SZFE manufactured after 2004?

I need to change my engine, I also found a company willing to perform the paperwork for changing to the same engine model. The car is a Toyota Yaris Luna with semi‑automatic transmission manufactured ...
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Replacing diesel injectors

Two weeks ago, I purchased a 9 year old, second hand Ford Fiesta from a UK used car dealership. It's done 58,000 miles, has a full service history and has had a recent MOT. After the first week, one ...
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2006 Dodge Dakota white smoke only after long idle, not on start up or driving

Does anyone know what would cause this? The oil has been checked and no coolant in it. It runs and drives fine.
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Dodge Ram 1500, 2003 oil leaking from exhaust manifold

I recently had a mechanic replace the exhaust manifolds on my Dodge Ram 1500, 2003. Since I got it back I noticed oil leaking from bolt numbers 5 and 6 on the manifold diagram. I can see the oil ...
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1986 Corvette - ECM code 33 & 36

My vintage 1986 Corvette convertible recently developed a stumble that progressed to a no-run condition. It comes and goes sometimes starting but in a few minutes I get a SES (Service Engine Soon) ...

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