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How to replace the keyless unlock button?

My keyless unlock button on my 2009 Nissan Altima no longer works, and I'd like to replace it. I'm not sure if that's the correct term, because I can't seem to find the part anywhere, or instructions ...
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Where is location of AC pressure sensor on 2007 Buick Lacrosse?

I will replace the AC pressure sensor/pressure switch on my 2007 Buick lacrosse. I don't have lots of experience but I am learning. I recently changed the oil, flushed the coolant, replaced the ...
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2013 Ford Transit Connect 2.0L engine R/R Transmission estimated Labor times?

What website can I utilize to find the estimated labor hours for the removal and replacement of a transmission, including all fluids for a 2013 Ford Transit Connect with a 2.0L engine? Or does anyone ...
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Transmission Rebuild or Replacement

I have been reading and hearing about transmission rebuilding or replacement. Today a person was asking if they should sell their car or keep repairing it (it had a transmission problem). Notice that ...
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What vehicles are cross compatable? [closed]

When buying 2 salvaged vehicles, one totaled in the front and the other in the rear, to make 1 whole car where do I go to check the capability of 2 different years cars? What vehicles have the most ...
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TPMS Replacement

I am replacing rim and tires (26,000 miles on tires) on my 2016 Ford F150. About 3 months ago my right rear was showing 22 lbs and I reset the TPMS and it was showing 35 but when hot it is showing 39 ...
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Logos on the rear

How do I get my Subaru Outback tags on the back of my car off? They need to be replaced with the right colour. It has gold lettering and it’s suppose to have silver I’m told. I wouldn’t have thought ...
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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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Replacing cylinder, piston or piston rings on chainsaw?

I own Husqvarna 357 and I am confused. If a saw has poor compression, could replacing the rings only and give it a boost? Or is it usually in need of more work such as replacing the cylinder and ...
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R&R Camshaft Position Sensor - Anything Specific? - 2007 Dodge Charger 2.7L A/T

Going to help out my neighbor today with his Charger. He's been having a lot of drive-ability issues, "Rev Hang" or the Speedo and Tach sweeping in sync etc. We scanned it and got two CMPS codes. He ...
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Will I fit a 2 din stereo by removing two 1 din stereos

I have the following stereo. Volkswagen Golf 2002. Can I take out both the single dins and replace with a double-din?
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Honda Cr-V AC Died

Recently my 2006 Honda Cr-V AC died - again. After researching I discovered I had "black death" where the whole AC system is infected with little black chips To judge by the number of upset owners ...
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Procedure for throttle body and idle air control replacement (ford ranger)

I'll be replacing the throttle body in my 2004 Ford Ranger (engine v6 3.0L vin-U, mileage ~ 130000) as the result of my previous post (see here Is hot desert weather the source of my recurring car ...
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Tire bulge: Should I replace all four or just the one?

I am driving a Hyundai Elantra 2017, 9 months and 7200 miles old. I drove the car over a curb approximately four months ago. In the past two weeks, I noticed a tire bulge on the right front tire (...
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Estimated labor hours for transmission replacement

I have a 2005 f150 fx4 and I just lost reverse, I'm curious as to how many book hours a shop will charge to replace transmission. thanks for reading
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Hyosung GT650R Comet Radiator

So lately my bike started overheating. I thought the radiator filter was dirty, or needed more coolant so I took it to a shop. The mechanic said I had a liitle hole on it (maybe a stone hit it) so ...
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Are car batteries meant to be disposable or are they re-chargeable?

My car battery is completely dead and I was wondering if they are meant to be thrown out or re-chargeable. The reason why I ask is because I keep reading that a car battery should last a few years, ...
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How to replace the grill emblem of a Fiat Croma?

This Christmas we bought a replacement front grill emblem of a Fiat Croma (2009), without really thinking on beforehand how this should be done. Now, the gift is received, and the receiver wants to ...
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2010 Honda Fit Transmission Replacement

So I'm just looking for a sanity check ... I was told today that my 2010 Honda Fit's transmission needs to be replaced at a cost of $4,400. At this point it's making a whoosh-whoosh noise that cycles ...
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How often should I replace windscreen wiper blades?

I bought a second hand car 18+ months ago and there was no information on how recently the wiper blades had been replaced. This wasn't an problem as the blades weren't obviously worn and they did ...
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Handlebar Internal Weight Bar too long, but is correct part

A while back I crashed the bike, and I've been doing it up in piecemeal fashion. When I came to replace the scratched handlebar weights, I found the internal bar had snapped, at the location of the ...
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what is the process for replacing 12V car battery?

What is the process for replacing the 12V battery? How would I clean the contacts of the terminals? My OEM battery in 2008 Jetta SE 2.5L appears rather clean, including the terminals, but I recall ...
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How difficult is it to replace a car radio on a 2000 Honda Accord?

I have a 2000 Honda Accord LX. The radio works but the tape deck does not. I'm thinking about replacing it myself. I'm not looking to spend much on it overall so please let me know if this is ...
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How can I know if the airbags have expired and what are the consequences?

How do I know if the airbags have expired? Is it the same years for every airbag? Maybe they can be checked? Then, if I have the airbags expired, what would be the consequences of using the car? ...
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Replacement: How do I determine what wiring harness goes with my headlight?

I have a 2005 scion xB and am needing to replace the headlights and one of the wiring harnesses. I have seen on places like amazon and other sites for OE head lights, but I cannot seem to find ...
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What are the visual signs that brake rotors must be replaced?

Let's say you take off the wheel (when replacing the pads, for example) and look at the brake rotor. What are the signs that it's time to replace the disc? Let's stick to clear visual signs that don'...
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Radiator leak 92 subaru, repairs possible or replace?

Lower corner of radiator sprung a leak, was curious if self repairs were possible or recommended though my research would indicate it needs to be replaced. If I replace the radiator my self, since it ...
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All-wheel drive single tire placement [duplicate]

We have an all-wheel drive Subaru. A few months ago we had one tire blow on a set that was around a year old. We were told (by the tire store) we had to replace all of them. That sounded nuts but I ...
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Is it necessary to replace functioning spark plugs?

I have a 2000 Mazda Protege that last had it's spark plugs replaced about 4-6 years ago (about 40k-60k miles). It's a commuter car, but it's a short commute and mild driving conditions; probably 85% ...
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How to get the most money out of potentially totalled car?

I crashed my car :( Accidentally rearended a pickup :( It's not drivable because the radiator fell out, but I was told by the guy who towed it that the frame wasn't damaged. I don't know what to do ...
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How do I go about replacing the head gaskets in my Dodge truck?

It's a 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4, Laramie SLT, automatic transmission, 5.9l magnum engine, and crew cab (222k mi). It seems to have some head gasket leaks, as there is some coolant burning. I have only ...
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How to replace front fog light housing on a Corsa C 2005

I need to replace my front fog light housing before my MOT as it's completely ruined. What is the best way to do this? DO I need to take the entire bumper off? The image below is what I'm ...
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How to tell if timing belt is due to be changed by visual inspection?

I have a 1999 Toyota Corolla with a 1.3 litre 4EFE non-interference petrol engine. The car has 90,000 miles on the clock, I have owned it for five years and clocked up 30,000 of those miles myself. I ...
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I need to replace the female part that a headlight bulb fits into

I don't think the make/model matters here, but just in case, I own a 2009 GMC Acadia. My driver-side, low-beam headlight went out yesterday. I bought a replacement H11 bulb and began replacing the ...
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Loosening stuck power steering hoses

I'm trying to replace the power steering hose in a 2005 Honda Odyssey. It doesn't seem like it would be too difficult a job except for removing the line from the steering box. I've got a Craftsman ...
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Differences between Honda front grille part numbers

I was looking for a replacement of my front grille (there is a huge crack on it) for my 2014 Honda Civic EX Sedan. I think that this is a reference code for the part HO1200216 but I found in the ...
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Replacing the power steering hose(s)

On my 92 Ford Explorer I have a terrible power steering fluid leak. If someone turns the whee all the way left or right RIGHT before it hits the turn lock, fluid starts squirting out of one of the ...
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How to verify if a oil pan needs to be replaced

I have a 2000 honda accord v6 lx with about 190K miles on it. I was told recently by a mechanic that I need to get the oil pan replaced and it was going to cost $400-$500 dollars. I did some research ...
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Replacing stereo in 92 Ford Explorer

How do I start? Can I just go to Walmart and buy any 'ol $30 stereo that has auxiliary and just take my old one out and expect it to work? Or am I looking at a bigger task than I'm expecting? The ...
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2004 Jeep Liberty overheating

My car overheated on the drive in to work today. I'll describe the symptoms... I've been dealing with a minor coolant leak for about a month now. I top it off once per week, about 1L of fluid. The ...
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Is a loose part on a 1995 Mercury Tracer important?

I just noticed a loose part on my 1995 mercury tracer trio. Honestly, I am unsure of the name of the part and its importance. It's the black plastic piece under the front bumper and it's hanging but ...
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How much to replace shocks and struts for a 2010 Chevy Aveo?

I had my safety inspection done today? The mechanic says that my shocks and struts need replacing. In order to prove it to me, he pushed the left tire up and down which caused the thing in the picture ...
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Broken spark plug stuck/seized in place [duplicate]

Changing spark plugs to a 2002 chevy cavalier last one broken and stuck! Tried soaking with wd40 & PB Blaster but still not moving...any advice?
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What uncommon tools are needed for a GMC Savanna 2500 engine replacement?

I have done simple repairs, such as the water pump, alternator, etc on vehicles. Having gone beyond simple maintenance (oil, brakes, spark plugs, etc) I have a collection of very common mechanics ...
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What material should I look for in an oil drain plug gasket?

I've recently purchased my first car (2004 Subaru Legacy), and though I sent it to the shop soon afterward for routine maintenance, I want to learn and do as much as possible myself. 3,000 miles have ...
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What is the name of this plastic piece under the Dodge Avenger headlight?

This piece fell off when a rock hit the car and now I'm looking to replace it but I don't know what I'm shopping for. Can anyone tell me the name of it? The car is a 2013 Dodge Avenger.
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Anyone knows of a tutorial on how to remove/replace the radio and AC unit in a 2001 Subaru Legacy?

I have new radio and AC units for my 2001 Subaru Legacy L Station Wagon but I do not know how to install them. It seems more complicated than I expected. Does anyone knows of a good tutorial or manual ...
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Do I Need To Replace Rotors Whenever I Replace Brake Pads? [duplicate]

I'm on a tight budget and need to replace my brake pads. However, I've been told by my mechanic that if one does so without replacing the rotors, they will be "mismatched" and that will cause the ...
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Do the specs of my new battery need to exactly match the old?

I have the following values on my car battery: 12v 71ah 580cca When looking for a new battery, do I need to ensure I get one with those exact values, or can it be different? For example, would the ...
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Does it make the most sense to replace an old car's entire exhaust system all at once?

Back story: The Check Engine light came on in my 2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS Sedan (V6 3.5L). I took the car to a mechanic #1 (M1), an independent shop. They replaced the EGR valve. A day later, the ...