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Can low fluid levels cause a knock sensor to become faulty?

I recently had one or both of the knock sensors in my '05 Toyota Highlander V6 go bad and I went to a mechanic to get both of them replaced. Some background: the check engine light came on and the ...
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Is it harmful to run out of washer fluid?

Today, when having a notification about low washer fluid level, I thought of my previous car that didn't have washer fluid sensor. I ran several times completely out of washer fluid. Yet in this ...
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Would it be okay to top up manual transmission fluid (GearOil) when engine is hot

Title Pretty much explains the question, would it be okay to do this when the engine is hot. the gearbox would also be hot obviously.
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Overfill oil on 1.5 Liter VTEC-e Civic 1995

I have a 1.5 Liter VTEC-e Civic 1995. The valves are noisy if I fill oil up to the manufacturer recommended level. But if I overfill by a quart the engine and valves are much quieter. Is this ...
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When do you top up steering fluid on a 1997 BMW 318ti Coupe?

I have a 1997 BMW 318ti. I'm concerned my power steering fluid is low and am curious about when I would want to top it off. Is there a certain amount of mileage where I should check it? Do I check ...