Questions tagged [engine]

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

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What do these lights mean?

When I stop the car (by hitting the brake pedal), the engine all of a sudden stops while on drive. Here are the lights I get: What do they mean? Is it a battery problem?
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Best brand of premium gas? [closed]

I just bought a car with a turbo engine that requires 91 premium gas. Out of the major gasoline companies like Shell, Chevron, BP, etc., is there one in particular that is better than the others that ...
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Bf falcon trying to skid

i tried doing a skid and burnout i put my foot all the way down on the brake and accelerator with traction control off tried multiple times nothing happen expect when i went to a dirt road it worked ...
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What is the best TurboCharger dump Pipe Length for a turbodiesel engine? [closed]

What is the best length for Turbocharger Dump Pipe. I have a Force Gurkha with a 2.6 litre diesel engine. I removed the second CAT Converter and Muffler from the exhaust. So now it has a CAT and then ...
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I made a Hole-in-One. I dropped a Small extension and socket fall into valve.there's not in there [duplicate]

Two mechanics fell around in the spark plug hole and claim they didn't see anything or feel anything. That it probably popped out when I started the engine. What are the chances they are right? I'm ...
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Drive no longer works on my Chrysler 300

I have 2006 300 Chrysler V6 Hemi engine AWD. I went to start my car this morning, put it in drive, but it wouldn't go. Then I put it in reverse and it would drive back as well as neutral. So then I ...
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adaptor for 1994 Mazda B2300 P/U

My engine light comes off and on, I bought a DIAGNOSTIC SCAN TOOL (CAN OBDll) to check the engine light, as per Mazda book it shows in the diagram from my eec test plug to connect system selector tool ...
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Car electronics [closed]

I am developing system and I have this converter: Picture And I need to connect this to car electronic. Where is the best spot to connect this? Can you post a picture to show me the wires.
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Sort of a knock when starting the car only once

I have an Audi A3 2007 2.0 tdi, the oil still valable for more than 4000km to be changed, today, since the morning when i start the car i hear a single knock in the bottom, the knock happens only one ...
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How is it possible for the oil to fall back to the oil pan soon enough to prevent oil starvation?

This is one thing I don't understand. When the engine is running, the oil is pumped by the oil pump towards the upper part of the engine (cylinder head assembly). I know there are some galleries ...
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2005 PT Cruiser Turbo check engine light

My check engine light has been on. I had it checked by my mechanic and was told no codes showed up. This morning the check engine light started blinking.
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2010 Hyundai Accent starts but won't stay running

Car would stop running while driving it and wouldn't start after that; changed the alternator and now it will start but it doesn't stay running. It stalls every time I try to put it in gear to drive ...
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Motor will not crank

I cranked my motor up and it was running then it started making a funny sound so i cut it off and tried to crank it up again and it would never crank. What would be the main reason for it not cranking?...
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what's the name of the sound cars and motorcycles makes during redlining?

when revving a car or a motocycle engine to a high rpm its starts to make a sound like (dun dun dun dun dun dunn) watch this video to understand what i mean( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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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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Why is the water steaming hot when it comes out of the tap on a coach/bus?

I’m trying to work out how the tap on top of the toilet/in the toilet in a coach works? It’s on a toilet half way down the coach, and the tap water literally steams hot when it comes out. My friends ...
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2014 Jeep SRT 6.4L oil filter was too small - what kind of damage?

What possible damage could my engine incur from having an oil filter installed that is smaller than the suggested size? I have damage but I’m interested to hear what this forum has to say about it ...
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Why does my car sound like it has no catalytic converter when it hasn't been removed?

Well, my car suddenly started making a sound like if the catalytic converter was removed, which it has not. The noise started when my husband connected the a/c compressor directly to the battery ...
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2008 Jeep Wrangler ticking when idling and gets faster as rpms go up

My Jeep wrangler 3.8L V6 has a ticking noise while idling and it gets faster as the rpms go up. It started happening and I checked the engine oil and it was empty I filled it right up after.
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Misfiring plugs changed but same issue!

2001 dodge durango, over 130,000 miles and normally runs great. Will not idle so plugged code reader in and said two misfired. Changed all plugs and both "boots". Still will start but dies immediately....
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The disadvantages of mitsubishi lancer 2007 [duplicate]

I am planing to buy a new car that has to be good enough to be used everyday . I have tried the speranza and the brilliance but weren't good and not reliable to be used everyday . Many friends ...
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horsepower improvement using hi test gas with turbo engine

Will the use of "hi test" fuel yield higher horsepower for my 2018 Honda Accord 1.5 turbo engine? The manual recommends 87 or higher.
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What engine is more durable? 3 or 4 cylinder ? [closed]

I would like to know what engine would last longer and with less problems? A 3 or a 4 cylinder engine? Thanks. Alik.
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Why do motorcycle pistons need replacement and not cars?

Motorcycles, especially dirtbikes and other types of racebikes require pistons to be replaced quite frequently, say every 30 hours of riding. These bikes often have a rev limiter around 10,500 rpm, a ...
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Engine oil in coolant

There's is oil appearing in the engine coolant, does this mean i have to buy a new engine? The car is a 2003 Ford Focus with 180k miles.
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Engine Transmission

I've been having a problem recently, as I push the gas pedal my car moves super slow. It won't go faster then 10 to 15 mphs. As I drive it feels like the gears are not catching
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shuddder in 2.5 subaru engine

Shudder in, Subaru forester 2017, since it was purchased. Car has 2.5 non turbo engine with only 1000 km on it. Shudder appears to occur most of the time between 40-60 km, WHEN off the throttle then ...
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which lane to turn into? [closed]

I have a question for left/right turn. Please excuse me if it is already been asked. When you are turning left into a 2-lane road from a 2-lane road, we should stick to the lane which we are in. ...
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What are the possible reasons for an Engine Knock?

I have a Perodua Viva Elite (2011 MT). Several months back my vehicle engine started to knock and Engine Check Light started showing up while driving in traffic. So I went for an Injector replacement, ...
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Could a wind turbine work for a car?

Could I attach a little fan to power a motorcycle alternator to be more efficient then running off the engine? Attach any where facing the wind on the vehicle to increase mileage from eliminating ...
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Engine sounds like it's in 4th gear while it's in 5th gear, the revs stays normal [closed]

Engine sounds like it's in 4th gear while it's in 5th gear, the revs stays normal, what could cause that?

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