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Does drilling a hole in thermostat affect engine temperature during cruising speed? (Please read my explanations before answering)

I want to drill a tiny hole in my thermostat to help get rid of the air which is trapped behind the thermostat after replacing my coolant. Unfortunately, my car has only one bleeding screw which is ...
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Air control system in cabin

2016 Air distribution functions fine on passenger side. Drivers side only blows hot air. Have not tried anything yet. Want to make sure I am looking at correct component.
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2003 Hummer H2 - Air will not come out of vents and circulation does not work. Heating, cooling, and blower works fine however

Air will not come out of vents for either head or legs. The blower works just fine and I feel air coming into the cabin at different crevices of the dashboard but I don't feel anything when I put my ...
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Will a paint gun with NPS threads work with an NPT air plug?

I'm researching paint guns and came across the DeVilbiss 802342 kit. I noticed though that it has 1/4" NPS threads, even though I've only ever seen NPT used for air plugs. A quick search ...
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Air filter for 1.4 tdci Ford Fiesta

i have a 1.4 TDCI Ford Fiesta mk7 and I would like to know if I can install a cone shaped air filter in this engine in order to have a little bit more sound without looking too "showy". My ...
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Coolant Reservoir: Why doesn't air pressure escape through the overflow hose?

Background: I am in the process of troubleshooting an overheating/coolant problem with my 2005 Chevy Malibu. For what it's worth, I suspect there is air in the coolant lines which is delaying/...
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Can an air chuck be used as a quick release?

I bought a tire inflator/air compressor with a digital readout for home use. It's pretty slick--you dial in the pressure you want and hit a button and it stops when it reaches that pressure. The ...
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Why are most air compressors petrol powered

I am looking to buy an air compressor. However most of the ones I see online are petrol powered for example https://www.amazon.co.uk/Black-Decker-195-NK-Compressor/dp/B0789JT29J/, if I don't need it ...
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Use a torque bar when removing rusted bolts, to prevent impact driver from breaking them?

Newbie, starting to work on my own cars, and I'd like to use air tools to save wear and tear on my wrists and arm muscles, and not aggravate back pain from a car accident years ago. There are many ...
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Any suggestions for a vehicle [Nissan Frontier] outside temperature guage - dashboard mounted

Hubby's truck doesn't have an outside temp gauge. He needs it for winter as he plows. What suggestions do you have please [birthday present] thank you!
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Air Con blowing warm air after recharging/refilling

I went to Halfords UK, for air con refill. After the refill, it blows somewhat warm air. Also every few seconds, there's a vibration and something that sounds like something releasing near the ...
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5 months old Royal Enfield 350 cc stopped all of the sudden

I have 5 month old Royal Enfield 350cc with only 4600 km. My bike stopped in the middle of the highway ... fuel was leaking ... I went to the service center they told me there is an issues with fuel ...
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2012 VW Passat dual AC zones partially working

My 2012 VW Passat SEL has dual AC Zones. The driver's side is working fine. Hot and cold air. However, the passenger side AC is blowing what seems to be the outside air (on the really hot days it ...
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2009 Toyota Corolla Air Conditioning

Whats up everyone: I have a 2009 Toyota Corolla. The AC stopped blowing any air whatsoever, unless I went to level 4 (the highest level). Then it would blow the AC air ice cold, as it should. One day,...
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1998 Honda Civic LX coolant spillage after running AC

I ran my car yesterday for about 4 hours and there were no issues. Upon going out to my car this morning, I notice a leak of some sort coming from underneath my car. So I touched it and sniffed, sure ...
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Does high air pressure throw off wheel balance?

The tire shop balanced my tires at 41 psi, when my recommended psi is 30. I have since lowered it to specification, but would this throw off the balance?
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How to keep air recirculation on permanently

I am looking to find a way to have the recirculation always in the ON position for my 2018 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid Limited. I understand it's unhealthy to leave the same air in your car but I don't ...
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Car engine coolant system (radiator cap) air

I have only one question! So what I've heard, it's bad to have air left in the coolant system! So my question is, can air get inside the coolant system if I just take off the radiator cap to check ...
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Air conditioning not working at all after fan resistor replaced

I have a 2011 Hyundai Getz. The aircon was only working on high speed, so I had the fan resistor replaced by an aircon mechanic. less than two weeks later the aircon wouldn't turn on at all when I ...
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Would restricting air intake reduce fuel consumption?

I own a Yamaha YS125 which is fuel-injected, and a lot of times I am flogging the bike on full throttle, which increases fuel consumption. I was thinking of restricting the air flow intake of the ...
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Can removing temporarily disconnecting filter damage car or not?

I bought a civic vti and when running the car the vtec didnt sound as loud as the test drive. the seller told me that was because he removed the 'whales penis' modification which I had agreed to. He ...
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Faulty cooling system but not overheating

I've got a Peugeot 2.0L HDI 2003 over the past several months I've had issues with the cooling system, it hasn't overheated until recently but has had other issues. It first started showing signs ...
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A/C Air Recirculation

In my 2017 Toyota 4Runner I'm interested in a solution to keep recirculation on by pushing a button even when the defrosters are on. In other words, a wire to override the defrosters so recirculation ...
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Can running with incorrect air fuel ratio cause engine oil to go black?

I think I read that if say you had faulty o2 sensors this might cause an incorrect air fuel ration which in turn could be one reason an engine oil becomes black. Is this correct?
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Is there any scenario where it is benificial to restrict the airflow of your tailpipe?

Preface: There’s a story of someone who had been instructed to stuff a rag into their tailpipe either fully blocking or partially blocking their tailpipe to prevent the vehicle from stalling / ...
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2008 Honda Civic air conditioning compressor

A friend of mine has a 2008 Honda Civic. She's complaining that the air conditioning is blowing out warm air. I looked at the compressor while it was running and I didn't see the outer part of the ...
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Toyota Gaia 2001 model. ABS check light showing. Speedometer not working

My car is showing ABS check light, the speedometer is not working. The fuel consumption is high, and it's slow in changing from first gear. I don't know if any of these faults are connected. What ...
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Air conditioner blowing hot air one day after adding Freon

I added Freon to my 2007 Chrysler Town and Country van, but the air stayed cold only 1 day.....now what? What can I expect the costs to be for repairs, replacement of parts, etc.? As a woman, can I ...
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What does tire size have to do with the capabilities of an air compressor?

I was shopping around for a tire air inflator for my car, and noticed that for a Viair 84/85P Model, it can pump 31" inch tires but has a work pressure of 60 PSI, compared to the 70/74P Model, which ...