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Correct coolant level on this particular radiator

My car (Peugeot 406 1.8 16V) has an old-fashioned radiator without a separate coolant overflow tank. It is an integrated unit. The manual only shows the newer models equipped with overflow tanks. ...
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Starting (Cranking) problem

Recently, I have had some problems with my starter. When I turn the ignition on, I hear a clicking sound, then nothing happens (No cranking) for about 3 seconds and then finally it cranks the engine ...
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Coolant level rises strangely!

Please read the full story before posting any comments or answers. Recently, I noticed some strange behavior in my car. Normally, when you check coolant level when cold then you drive your car and re-...
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Engine fires up violently after reconnecting coil pack connector

It is recommended to prefill the oil filter during an oil change to reduce the amount of time needed for the oil pump to fill a new oil filter. In cars with vertical oil filters it is easy to fill the ...
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Plastic throttle body to plastic intake manifold bolts

Throttle body and intake manifold are both made of plastic in my car. Every few years, I remove throttle body to clean Idle Air Control Valve passageway because it is inaccessible without removing the ...
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Ideal TPS Voltage Range for calibration

Some manufacturers state an ideal range for throttle position sensor which is helpful if you want to calibrate a new sensor or re-calibrate the old one. For instance, they say 0.5 V for idle and 4.5 V ...
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The old idler pulley bolt doesn't fit the new one, what can I do?

Since my timing belt idler pulley was making noise, today I decided to replace it with a new one. When I installed the new bearing, I noticed that I can't use the old bolt to tighten it because it ...
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How to use a torque wrench when there is no room for it? [duplicate]

In my car, the space between idler and tensioner bearing bolts and the chassis is so limited (as per the following picture) that you can't use a torque wrench. In fact, the torque wrench itself can be ...
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Timing belt location on the pulleys with the new tensioner

Recently, I replaced my timing belt, water pump and belt tensioner. Everything looks fine but I noticed something. With the old tensioner (17 years old), the old belt would sit at slightly different ...
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Tightening sequence for water pump bolts (Peugeot 406 1.8 16V)

I'm curious about the tightening sequence of this water pump. The manual says nothing about it. I have included 2 pictures and assigned numbers to the bolts. What sequence do you recommend for this ...
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