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Why does my Ford Focus 2018 not go past 55mph?

My Ford Focus 2018 recently has been giving me issues. It stalled on me and wouldn’t turn back on and then gave me an engine code P0087 - Fuel Rail/System Pressure - Too Low - I just got a call back ...
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Leaking window-wiper fluid from head-light nozzles. Is a broken pump likely?

My Alfa Romea Guilia (2017 model) since a few weeks looses windshield-wiper fluid at an alarming rate. Fill the reservoir to capacity (about 4 liters) and about a week later the "reservoir nearly ...
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98 Camry Oil Pump: When does oil need to be replaced?

I removed a 98 Camry 2.2L 4-cyl oil pump to change the timing belt & seals: There seems to be wear in the red annotated area. The wear is only on that half section, not under the lobe with the ...
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How to detach a pump from a Schrader valve without losing air?

When I pump up any tyre with a Schrader valve I always lose a small amount of air when I disconnect the pump from the valve - there's always a couple of seconds of hissing whilst the pump is being un-...
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Quirky starting

I'm the one who asked the question Monday about gas fuel pump situation. Well fast forward to today 3 days later. Car starts sometimes other times dead.not even a click. Last night started right up . ...
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Manual rotation of water pump before starting the engine. Is it necessary?

Today, I came across this article while surfing through Gates website: https://www.gatestechzone.com/en/news/2017-06-water-pump-replacement It mentions some points about installing a new water pump. ...
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Why did some old cars use both electrical and mechanical fuel pumps at the same time?

I was researching the Ferrari 250 GT Lusso and realized that it has an electrical pump at the fuel tank and it also has a mechanical fuel pump driven by the engine. The electrical pump feeds the ...
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I have a 2015 Nissan Rogue my heater wasn't working so I changed my water pump and now I have oil in my radiator until this happened I had NO oil leak

I just changed the water pump in my Nissan Rogue because my heater wasn't working and now I have oil in my radiator but no anti freeze in my oil what could be causing it? My car didn't leak oil until ...
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Hyundai Sonata not filling up with gas all the way after fuel pump replacement

So about two months ago I replaced the fuel pump in my 2012 Hyundai Sonata gls. When I picked it up and went to get gas it filled up to one bar below full and wouldn’t take anymore gas. For the last ...
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2004 Prius and faulty inverter coolant pump, code P0A93

I bought a 2004 Prius with 270k miles on it about 1.5 months ago. I’m a delivery driver, and drive about 200-300 miles per day. About 1 week after buying the Prius, the code P0A93 popped up for the ...
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Fuel Pump efficiency and life span

Does the weight of petrol in your tank help Pump to work better by pushing against/through pump so the Pump not having to pump so hard the Petrol?
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switchable engine water pump, an improvement?

Some engines nowadays have a switchable water pump that can be turn off at cold start, like the ones found on some Volkswagen diesel engines. Those a mechanical pump that can be disabled at cold start ...
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Crankshaft timing belt

I’ve been trying to loosen my crank shaft pulley to get to my timing belt and water pump. Well I couldn’t find a tool to do it with so I got a air impact and didn’t think it was working and it turned ...
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Location of Fuel Pump relay on '07 TSX

I'm having frequent hard starting issues & think the problem is the fuel pump relay. However, I have no idea where this is located, presumably under the dash somewhere. Anybody?
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I would like to wire a fuel pump kill switch in my 1995 Ford Ranger XLT

Currently, despite a new ignition switch. (including tunnel) My Ranger will not turn off. With the truck in park, key in the off position, and even removed, it just keeps on keepin on. As of right now,...
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2002 Chevy Chasis on a motor home

How many book hours to change the fuel pump do you normally charge? We have to drop the tank, we know that for sure
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LEXUS 1994 ls400

My tank is 1/8 full. Fuel pump replaced by me. Car continues to sputter and fail. Is there enough gas in car to prime pump? I'm trying to make it to gas station.... What else is suspect?
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Engine stuttering/dying and loss of accelerator

I had recently bought a 1998 Gen 3 Subaru legacy (BH5) with 190k Kms/ 118k Miles on it, for the first month it ran perfect with zero issues. Suddenly one day I started up the car as I was reversing ...
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2002 Kia Spectra 1.8: No power to the control side of my fuel pump relay

I have isolated the issue to no power coming in to the relay coil. I am having issues finding a wiring diagram, or a pcm terminals wiring diagram to help me further troubleshoot the issue. I'm only ...
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Power steering pump problem

I have a 2008 Honda Accord and for some reason pump keep over flowing with bubbles. I tried changing out the o-ring and replacing the fluid, but the new fluid comes out bubbling also. I don't know if ...
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checking head gasket?

I have seen people turn on the heat inside the car before buying probably checking the head gasket or over heating of the engine? And some people press the coolant hose to check it. Can someone ...
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What happens when the power steering pump goes out?

On a vehicle with power steering, what happens when the power steering goes out while driving? Obviously, it's best to repair the failing power steering component before this happens. Does steering ...
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Regarding the fuel pump

My fuel pump is failing. There is a lot of leakage happening. Please provide me some tips for taking better care of the fuel pump
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Should I flush cooling system before or after water pump replacement

I recently replaced the water pump on my car as part of a restoration project. The old pump is still good and now that I want to conduct a cooling system flush I understand that I should reinstall ...
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Water dropping from radiator without boiling or engine overheating

I observed oil in my ford mondeo and it was diagonized as to gasket issue. This was replaced. After which my mechanic noticed the car was somewhat over heating so my rewire had to set the fan on high. ...
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Car wants to die and bog out after driving short distance

2000 Camry LE 2.4L When driving, approximately 5-8 miles or so, car wants to die and bog out. I try to pump the gas pedal and ends up sputtering and dying. Could it be the fuel pump? Replaced fuel ...
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Gas filled my engine

I'm a little puzzled on my 33 I have a 302 ( stroker 363 )) Dart block with brodex heads with a small blower. after blowing up my power glide I pulled the engine and just now reinstalled it. after ...
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What can I do to get the oil pump to work?

I replaced the oil pump on a Volvo 240. The oil pump is down in the oil pan underneath the engine. I followed the Haynes manual which said to prime the pump with Vaseline. I put everything back ...
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Washer pump not engaging for front wipers (possible inverter problem)

The front washer jets in my Peugeot 206 (year 2000) have stopped working recently - the rear one is still working fine. The vehicle is using a single twin-outlet pump to control back and front ...
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Coolant pump question

I just got my car service at the dealership for my 100,000 tune up they performed a coolant fluid exchange then nine days later my coolant pump breaks is that normal?
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2015 Buick Encore fuel pump

I have a 2015 Buick Encore with just shy of 26K miles and one of the fuel pumps went out. Is this normal? Should I try to trade car after fixing?
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How or where to determine/find the pinout for the Canyon ABS pump (545-00579)

I am trying to connect to an ABS pump taken from a 2012 GMC Canyon interchange part number: 545-00579. Since this is not an aftermarket part, ATE the manufacturer of the controller hasn't been ...
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Worried I put in wrong grade of gas

I selected the wrong grade of gas, but then I quickly pushed the correct button on the pump. Does it change after it starts?
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2000 Ford Explorer Electrical Problems

Bought an used Ford Explorer a little while back & have since replaced the fuel pump , this will be the fourth time, in a six month period. The battery, the fuel filter, checked all the relays &...
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Removing fuel pump fuse on diesel engine

If I were to remove the fuel pump fuse on a Hyundai i30 CRDi diesel and then try to start the engine, would I need to bleed the fuel line or would it be okay?
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Troubleshoot 2002 Chevy Impala Windshield Washer Pump

When I activate the windshield mist function with wipers no washer fluid comes out. I checked the windshield washer (WSW) 25A fuse in the fuse box inside the passenger compartment on the driver side ...
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2006 Mercedes E350 4matic , v6 engine

Drove kids to school , stop to get ha and made it home then was about to leave back out and the car started to drive sluggish as if it didn't want to do . I proceeded to pull over at a gas station and ...
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VW Golf MK4 1.4 16v 1998 - Steering wheel hard to turn after Power Steering Rack change

Sorry for my English, I had a problem with my power steering rack that had some fluid leaks and some noise when the fluid level was down. I never used the car without fluid. Except the steering noise ...
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fuel system problem

I have a 89 camaro I personally don't think it's a fuel pump issue and I recently changed the relay, but whenever I turn the key over sometimes I hear the fuel pump turn on sometimes I don't. Could it ...
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Steering Pump whining; no fluid loss

Over the last 3 month, our 2005 Honda Odyssey has had a whining steering pump. Here's a bit of the background, from the day that it started until present. One day in mid-October: Get a call from my ...
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Need to source PD-pump for small engine dyno school project

I am making a dyno to measure go-kart engine torque for a high-school project. I would like to use a water brake by varying input/output through a water pump and have read that this should be a ...
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Sources for a used Positive Displacement pump [duplicate]

I am making a dyno to measure gokart engine torque for a highschool project. I would like to use a water brake by varying input/output through a water pump and have read that this should be a ...
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