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Internal Combustion Engine. Most engines in road going vehicles are 4-cycle internal combustion gasoline engines.

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Jeep Renegade 2015, engine temperature light

This might be very stupid but I only have this car since 2 weeks (bought used). Today I noticed, that one of the red lights on the spectrum of the cooler temperature measure is on. It is the one ...
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98 ford expedition stalls while driving or in park after it has ran for a while

'98 Ford Expedition Symptoms started to occur a month ago. Car stalls while driving or in park after 20 minutes Can't turn on car for 24 hours. If I unplug the battery for 20 minutes, I am able to ...
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2017 CF MY17 Black Edition - “Routine Maintenance Required”

My 2017 Black Edition Lancer shows this alert every time I start the car. It's been doing this for a few days now. The service sticker says next service at 17,000km; I'm only halfway there. What ...
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High pitched revving/sensitive gas pedal?

I live in the UK and went to go and test drive a 1.0L Peugeot 108. The car was in good condition and it's from a main dealer at a fair price which is why I am attracted to it. It was obviously sitting ...
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Spark Plug Boots Blown Off and Flashing Check Engine Light

I have a 2002 Ford Focus with the Zetec engine. Last month the car was in the shop twice. The timing belt broke and was replaced. Then 2 weeks later the fuel pump failed and was replaced. Yesterday I ...
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car engine (AC?) hose frosting up in engine?

A hose in the engine is frosting up (like you may see in a fridge - see image - the hose/pipe is not normally white!). Any ideas what this may mean? I've also losing some coolant in the radiation (.....
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2017 sonic ticking

I have a 2017 Chevy sonic 1.4l turbo with 56000km / 35000mi that developed ticking sounds that I noticed after heavy foot to the peddle acceleration in a steep grade at a stop sign trying to cross I ...
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Car not starting sometimes without pressing acceleration

I have swift vxi 2014 with odometer 1.5Lakh Kilo meters and its 5 Years old. Some time my car is not starting without accelerator. After starting car runs fine with no issue. The only thing is the ...
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Dodge Caravan 2007 Engine Whine

Smooth engine and transmission, one day suddenly started whining loudly after a brief stop. Can feel the vibrations in the accelerator peddle. Whine dies down with high RPM (and above 60km/h), but ...
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Odd noise from top of engine

I'm helping a friend with their car. Its a 2014 Mazda 2, 1.5L engine, approx 105K miles. The car has been well maintained with regular oil changes. There is an odd noise coming from the top of the ...
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Bypassing immobiliser in a 1999 Subaru Forester

I have two paddock/farm vehicles. One is a 1998 Forester (black), auto, EJ20, no ignition immobiliser. The other is a 1999 Forester (green), manual, lo-range, immobiliser. Neither came with a FOB or ...
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Engine stopping as if no fuel most of the times

I have a Pulsar 150 2005 model and it has done 225000 kilometers. It had no problems what so ever as of now until the recent showers. It starts runs for sometime and then turns off as it there is no ...
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Jeep Patriot 2009 Model smoke from under hood when in traffic **PLEASE HELP -ADVICE***

I brought this jeep form a dealership about 6 months ago. When we got it there was nothing wrong it? Took it in for its first service and they advised everything is fine and replaced a few light bulbs....
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What kind of symptoms does a worn engine show?

I don't have a specific problem with my car, but it is a Fiat Punto with 110000 miles on the clock. I was wondering what sort of problems may start to appear as the engine racks up further mileage. I ...
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BMW manual transmission slow to accelerate but only in certain gears

After a service where the engine computer was replaced, I've noticed that certain gears are not behaving normally. 2nd, 4th and 6th behave normally: if I have my foot down on the gas pedal, it ...
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What engine do I have, based on my casting number?

I have a 1965 GMC TRUCK 3 speed short bed stepside. The casting number is TI1I3CZM. How can I figure out what engine I have? My truck is a step side short bed Chevy.
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X type jag slow pick up on start up

Hi I have a x type jaguar 2. Diesel Starts first time on key but does not pick up or respond to the accelerator for about 10 seconds This only happens on start up rest of the time runs perfect ...
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Engine warning light P2191 / Hyundai Veloster problem starting when cold

on monday I had some issues starting the car and then an engine warning light with the code P2191. I clear the error but it appeared again. This is the starting sequence values of o2 and other: https:/...
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Hi! Crankshaft for 400ci chevrolet engine from 1975 el camino

I've put my engine back together but the crankshaft moves back and forth about 1/8 of an inch. My motor is a 400 chev
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Determining BDC for V6?

Need help sussing out something. The background: I have a 3.0 Ford Vulcan V6 in a 2000 Taurus (a 60º V6). Was changing spark plugs, the hex for piston #2 broke off above the threads. Gonna try ...
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Corolla idle fluctuation and noise

This is a 2009 1.8 Corolla with 150k km on the 2ZR-FE engine. At idle RPM's cycle up and down by one or two hundred RPM and there is a gasping or rotational noise from the right hand (belt) side of ...
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Nissan qashqal is smoking out of exhaust

Hi can you help my Nissan is blowing white smoke out of the exhaust for about 10 min when I first use it and when I stop and leave it for a hour then go back and drive it the smoke comes back any ...
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Motor mount went

Aftermarket rear motor mount went on my Fiesta. Reason I knew right away was driving along a lot more vibration and banging on downshifts. As I pulled up, 2 miles later, I left the car overnight and ...
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P0340 code, even after camshaft sensor replacement [Solved]

I drive a 2004 Honda Civic ex coupe manual with ABS, engine code D17A2 (SOHC, Vtec) I was driving my car and slowly revved up to 7krpm (smart, I realize) and suddenly my car lost power until 3500rpm ...
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i have a ticking/clicking as i accelerate and there seems to be loss of torque as if the clutch is slipping

I was driving home and noticed a tapping noise as I accelerate and came with a loss of torque as if the clutch was slipping?
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Engine ticking, clicking, tapping

2013 Chevy Cruze Just had the water pump and belt changed and now when my car is in idle it makes a clicking noise. It goes away when accelerating and only happens sometimes when car is in park. Think ...
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Polo gti 2013 smoke when pulling away slow

My polo GTI started giving a puff of smoke white/grey maybe when I pull out slowly or roll down hill, but if I drive the car hard it doesn't smoke. It also uses around 500ml oil in month or two. I ...
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carburetor Leaking gas oil mix when fuel lines replaced

Disclaimer I know this is for a blower not an engine, but was not sure where exactly to pose the ? I'm trying to assemble the fuel lines for the Ryobi BP42 two cycle blower, someone else took it ...
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2014 HARLEY ULTRA EXHAUST UPGRADES

I'm helping a buddy. He has a 2014 Harley Ultra Classic with a high output 103. It has 23k miles, Vance & Hines Short Slashes, Vance & Hines Heavy Sucker air filter, and Vance & Hines Fuel ...
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Clio 2 engine support screw broken

After a hard gear shift, a big boom sound was heard and I was unable to accelerate without having the engaged gear to fall. It turned out that screw linking the rear bottom silent bloc to the engine ...
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Polo 9n SDI 2002

Help :-) My son has bout a polo 9n sdi with 120000 miles on. It was a bit smokey apperantly when he bought it. I now have it here on my drive and it smokes on idle and has a neat smoke screen trick ...
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Single overhead cam non VTEC swap to dual overhead cam VTEC

so I'm thinking about changing the single overhead cam non VTEC f22b over to a f22a dual overhead cam VTEC engine in my 93 Accord I want to know what problems I'm going to run into the ECU and wiring ...
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Chevrolet Cruze head gasket (“A/C off due to…”) root cause

Background I have a 2011 Chevy Cruze with the "Eco" engine that I bought used, May '18, with about 99,000 miles on it. Seemed to run fine until mid-December, about 107,00 miles, when some hose ...
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Mapping VW DTCs from a scantool to the raw data obtained

I scanned a VW Golf TDI 2015 using a scantool (at a workshop) and it gave the following 2 codes - Engine module: P0103 - Mass Air Flow (MAF) (G70): Signal too High Instrument cluster module: ...
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Chevy 327/350 block

I’m wanting to swap a 305 with a 327 in an El Camino, had a 68-69 327 long block but the block turned out to be cracked so I kept the crank (2 piece rear main seal), pistons, rods and heads from it ...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0 200k miles - 02 Sensor and cylinder 5 misfire code come on at the same time

People keep telling me it can't be an 02 sensor, and other people keep telling me that an 02 sensor has given them a misfire so I'm not sure what to do. I've replaced the plugs (old ones were in bad ...
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2006 caravab 3.3 high rpm miss idle is good

I have a 06 3.3 dodge caravan that has a miss in the higher RPM range which also makes the transmission seam to slip, I have read a bunch of comments and don't want to just throw parts at it. it had a ...
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VW Polo 1.4 TDI 2007 - not starting

I've searched all over the internet, but didn't find anything exact. Context: I drive ~11km twice a working day on average. I was dumb and didn't check oil regularly. One day driving back home a ...
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2014 Nissan Maxima Loose Engine Bearings?

(I apologize in advance, I don't know much about cars). I recently purchased a 2014 Nissan Maxima. About 3 months later I got an oil change and recently after, I started to hear a knocking noise ...
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Random RPM boost

For the last week I've been having an issue with my RPM boosting highly for no reason. I drive a Peugeot 307 1.6 HDI S 90BHP. Whenever I shift from 2nd to 3rd and start gassing it up a bit moving up ...
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2005 chrysler 300c 5.7 hemi vibration after 70km/hr

I have my chrysler and it vibrates everytime I press on the petal but only after 70km an hour! If I let go of the pedal it doesn't vibrate. When I press on the pedal it does. Only after 70km/hr. No ...
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Poor performance

I have a 2005 chevy avalanche 5.3L 4wheel drive. The vehicle starts and runs good and you wouldn't think anything was wrong with it while driving. That is until you step on it. If I were to spin my ...
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98 Honda Accord loss of power

A couple times now in my 1998 Honda Accord I have been driving down the highway when all of a sudden my RPMs drop to idle rates and pressing the gas pedal doesn't rev the engine. The first time this ...
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Chrysler Sebring '09 overheating

It started off sucking in too much antifreeze but not overheating. Now the meter quickly rises to hot especially while idling. Sometimes it sucks in all of the antifreeze in one day and sometimes the ...
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Car making very very loud noise like a fan straining

I drive a Toyota corolla 2015 car. When driving it suddenly made a loud noise that sounds like a metal grinder straining to cut a piece of metal. When start it it fine, but once I engage reverse and ...
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Determining my Kia Forte Trim Level

I'm trying to figure out my trim level on my kia forte from 2011. The sticker on the inside of the drivers door jamb says "trim: WK". What trim level is this and what engine do I have? Is there anyway ...
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Just had engine rebuilt, since that i had to replace fuel pump, now heater is blowing and no hot air. Could this be due to the rebuild done?

i just had an engine rebuild and since have had several minor but potentially expensive issues. Can a heater be affected by an engine rebuild? I picked it up 3 weeks ago and was informed that if my ...
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Cold weather idling issue, white smoke, black soot and loss in power

I have a 1976 cj7. I recieved it as a gift from my Dad in March this year. I absolutely love this Jeep and have been driving it as often as possible. It had a really bad idle and severe exhaust/fuel ...
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Engine whine / whir noise while revving Rav4

Rav4 2013 2.5 2AR-FE I noticed that there is a constant whirring noise that seems to match the engine speed. It doesn't matter if it is in neutral, drive, reverse, park etc. The sound seems to pretty ...
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I have an 08 Ford Escape, limited 4x4

Sat. Had tune up. Sun. Check engine light cam on. Shop said clamp came off. Monday going 40 mph the rpms went to 3.5. Normally at 50 mph the rpms at 1.5. I would like to know what's going on?

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