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

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Can some one identify this part from under a Renault Captur 1.4 dci 2018

Does anyone know what this is From under the engine of a 2018 Renault Captur 1.4 dci
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A strange behavior when releasing gas pedal in neutral

I've bought a new Toyota FJ Cruiser about 6 months ago. Since the early months I accidentally noticed that right after I rev-up my car engine to more than 3000 rpm in neutral or P gears and release ...
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What are the common parts within the 2 and 4 stroke diesel engines?

What are the common parts within the 2 and 4 stroke diesel engines. a) Piston, valves, cylinder, fuel injector b) Crankshaft, crosshead, cylinder c) Turbocharger, piston, gudgeonpin, cylinder d) ...
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2004 Chrysler Sebring Coolant Overflow

So my dad and I replaced the thermostat, outlet housing, and radiator within the past month (all went bad at once) So ever since replacing the system, we have been noticing that as we put coolant in ...
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Trimmer has suddenly stopped starting

It's a Poulan Pro P1500 trimmer. Carburettor was changed recently and has been cleaned. Fuel can be seen on the spark plug once it is removed. Inline spark plug tester shows that ignition coil is ...
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Loud clattering from engine upon start-up (sometimes)

1990 Ford E150 5.0. Has been a sweet runner for the 15 yrs I've owned it. I use it as a camper and sometimes antique hauler so it sits alot with the battery disconnected (slight drain that I have not ...
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2016 Chevy Malibu start up problems

I have a 2016 chevy Malibu with about 84,000 miles. I just bought this car from the dealership barely 2 months ago. My first issue started one morning I went out to start it and all the lights and ...
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Engine noise from Honda b-series

I've recently been doing some work on a 1998 Honda CR-V, with a b-series engine. This vehicle had a burned exhaust valve, which I've replaced. After doing a rebuild and reinstalling everything, I'm ...
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Chevy 454 rebuild do I need to replace bolts?

I am rebuilding my 454 Chevy engine do I need to replace the old bolts or will the old bolts work properly. I understand that some bolts stretch and can not be reused.
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Fixitnow its cold …please

Just put heater core in and no heat .water pump was replaced not long ago and it's sucking the top radiator hose together . How do you berp the air out
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Seat Cordoba 1.2 engine, 2005 - ignition coil

Hi i have a little problem there. yesterday i found one of my cylinder stopped working, i swaped coil 2 to coil 3 (my car has only 3 cylinders), and i found that the coil nr 3 stopped working because ...
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Brown residue in coolant reservoir

Truck temp gauge went to hot. Coolant reservoir was full. Truck then sat for 9 hours. Checked oil...2 quarts low. My coolant reservoir was now brown and gross as well as radiator cap. What has ...
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2004 Monte Carlo SS supercharged white smoke coming from engine

2004 Monte Carlo SS supercharged with 145k miles: I just replaced the upper intake manifold and supercharger gaskets...plus the oil pan and transmission oil pan and dipstick gaskets. I'm still ...
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Car Jump Started in wrong way

We switched the jumper cables when trying to jump start my Altezza 4 cylinder. Main fuse and other fuses were blown. I replaced all the damaged fuses and battery. When we eventually got the car to ...
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If my engine has a bad pushrod will let knock when it’s idling

If I have bad pushrod will my engine knock while idling
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Difficulty seeing oil on dipstick

On my 2009 impala 3.5L and 2004 f150 4.2L. I shut them off and wait a couple minutes and check the dipsticks, and it's always hard to see if oil is on there (seems to scrape oil from somewhere while ...
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Water spilling out of motor

So I have a truck that has been parked for a year and when I try to jump start it, it turns on but as soon as I put the truck on drive it shuts off so I bought a new alternator and put it in and still ...
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Car is less responsive when moving from 0kmh

Recently, I noticed that my car ( less than 7000km) is not responsive as before. Now, there is a noticeable delay moving from 0kmh. The strange thing is that the car is still fine after that, it runs ...
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PCV valve won’t fit my 08 Dodge Avenger SXT

I have an 08 Dodge Avenger SXT 2.7L that the PCV valve was broken. Ask me how, I have no idea. So, I took it to my mechanic, he can’t find the part. He is requesting to replace a section just because ...
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Can I replace my California emission engine with Federal emission engine?

So, recently I found out that my 2005 Toyota Camry 2.4 L (AZFE) California emission engine needs to be replaced. I found 2005 Camry engine for $800, which turned out to be Federal emission engine. ...
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2006 Buick Rendezvous 3.5 will not rev over 3500 rpm in park or driving with pedal to the metal. Any ideas?

3.5 will not rev over 3500 rpm. PO 449 is the only code stored. It will not rev over 3500 cold or hot. After driving 10-15 minutes seems like the transmission is searching for a gear, just ...
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What could cause worse-than-normal acceleration?

I have a manual transmission (2008 Honda Fit Sport) and recently got my car serviced, including oil change and "fuel system cleaning", at a shop I have never used before. After the service, my car ...
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Kia Cerato 2009 won’t start - dash lights won’t work

Yesterday I disconnected the battery and reconnected it again (correctly) so I could change a head light as it was very hard to reach. Once the battery was reconnected my car wouldn’t start and my ...
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conrod bearing segments

I'm building a 1.9 td PSA motor, type DHX and ordering new segments I found the mark on all the segments on the same side, I've checked again and again and all indications are that the item ...
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Help me diagnose my lack of power & lean condition

I have a 2000 Mercedes CLK 320 with the M112 V6 engine at 125 000 kms. The car has rough unsteady idle and is lacking a lot of its power - to illustrate, 0-100 km/h takes exactly 10 seconds, while ...
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2008 Chevy Cobalts engine light came on, rpms fluctuates/ stalls, and rpm needle shows zero

My car is a 2008 Chevy Cobalt (standard). I was driving my car the other day and I felt a slight chug, so instinctively I just shifts down a gear and went on my way. The next day it did the same thing,...
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MITSUBISHI ASX 2012, Diesel - Engine performance around 2000 rpm

My ASX 2012 car is running strange when it's around 2k rpm. It doesn't mather what gear the car is in. Below and above it seems totaly fine. I lack the propper English word for it, but the car gets "...
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Pipe has come out of the silencer?

I hit a pothole this morning on my way to work. I couldn't swerve it so slowed right down but it still sounded painful! Afterwards the car was making a boy racer type noise, so took it to the garage ...
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Kia rio 2012 engi. 1.4 power supply relay

Dears, I have checked a car kia rio 2012 using active test for engine in diagnostic tool all test are succeed except the power supply relay i tried to locate it but I failed. Could you help me to ...
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Car shaking and mysterious brown goo

I have a Toyota Corolla 2013. After starting my car, it started shaking quite a bit for 5-10 seconds. It stopped afterwards, and I turned it off. I turned it on again and it worked perfectly, however ...
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Engine starts strong, but slowly dies out

Mercury Grand Marquis 86. When I crank it it starts strong, it slowly dies out. New solenoid and starter need help. Disconnected the engine from tranny tried everything I just need some fresh thoughts ...
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Help me understand the results of these cylinder compression and leakdown tests

I recently purchased a 2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i, with approx 146000kms on the clock. As its a recent purchase, I'm going through preventative maintenance to ensure its running as good as possible. ...
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Engine damage - repair or replace?

Accidentally drove over object on road. Turned out to be a tool belt. Oil line cut. I tried to drive to garage, but engine began smoking and car wouldn’t start again after stopping. What needs ...
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Motor shake and loud when accelerating

first post here. My car , Chevy Malibu 2005 LS 3.5L V6, recently started to be much more loud when accelerating. It shake a lot too. But only when accelerating and especially at 1000RPM. When don't ...
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Which engines will fit my 1999 Legacy Outback

I just started hearing some ticking in my engine. It seems to be coming from the main block, so I'm thinking it's probably a rod bearing. I've been doing a bit of browsing on Craigslist and eBay for ...
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High rpm on neutral but flatting the gas pedal while on D doesn't increase the rpm

Lately and before this problem occurs I have started hearing some noises when the rpm gets to 3k ~ 4k when accelerating on the first gear, my car is automatic but I hear that noise only when starting ...
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vw polo 6n2 oil level decreasing

i have a Volkswagen polo 1.4 engine i have two problem first in oil level, the oil level is decreasing every few days and there is no oil leak or no smoke going out from the exhaust, and second ...
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Volvo s60 Engine Service Required

Engine Service Required message has just came up on the LCD and I'm wondering what could be the problem. My known issues are: I have the popping noise in the engine and I've tried the same thing as ...
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sputtering , my 98 s 10 2.2 is sputtering in low rpm still after changing fuel filter,plugs,wires and a craked exhaust manifold

from the begining is that my exhausts manifold cracked and later it started loosing power to a point that it die and i started it again. . i change the fuel filter and started right up but it began ...
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Proton Gen2 - Engine Oil

what brand or oil type should I use for Proton gen2 (2004)? and is it a good idea to flush the engine oil, it has 135K mileage so far. I don't have the owner's manual.
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I used sae 30 instead of 5w30

I put two quartz of sae 30 and now I'm having problems with changing gears they take longer. What can I do to take it all out and put the right oil. If you can please help me thank you.
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Honda PS125i 2008, I have a spark, fuel, pressure but still doesn't want to run

I'm working on a Honda PES125i from 2008, in November he came to me and said the bike didn't want to run anymore. He said that first the bike started to stall when he was standing at red lights and ...
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2000 Chevy Trailblazer Engine Shuts Off When Brake Is On

I have a 2000 Chevy Trailblazer with 156k miles. Within the last month when at a stoplight or stop sign or even when I hit the brake backing into the driveway, the car's engine will shutoff. The only ...
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What is the best oil grade for my engine condition?

I have a mid-aged 300k 3.6L car. I bought it 3 years ago and was using 20w50 oil (I live in Saudi Arabia where tempartures reaches 50c in summer and below 10c in winter) The 20w50 was so heavy on my ...
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03 Saturn ion engine won't start

03 Saturn replaced engine but when trying to start nothing happens. I have power to all the lights and gauges but when trying to turn the engine over it does nothing no sound or anything. Also I had ...
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2005 Honda Pilot problems

Okay so my car is at 215380 miles. It was having radiator problems and Water pump problem. The water pump turning belt had disengrated from being in the car for a long time. The engine still wasn’t ...
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Hum noise after letting go of the accelerator

2001 Ford F-150 250k miles 4.6L 4x4 When I'm on the highway going about 70 and do a "quick release" of the accelerator, the truck makes an audible hum that lasts for about a half a second. Wondering ...
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Can refreshing the cooling system save this motor?

I bought my 2011 Dodge Avenger less than a year ago and after 6 months started having issues with running cool. I took it to the dealer and ended up needing a new head and head gasket. After the ...
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Tapping engine noise, but only with load and only for short time

2003 Toyota Rav4. 4 cylinder, 145k miles. Recently started making a ticking noise. Noise only happens on startup and for about 15 minutes and ONLY when under load. So, start the car and fast idle ...
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2002 Toyota Highlander V6 ticking noise and rough accelerating

Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander V6 (2WD) Symptoms: When I'm driving around when I drive above 55 mph and am approaching 60 mph I get some pretty bad rumbling in the entire car. Ticking/Rattling ...

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