Questions tagged [service-manual]

A manual created to provide data and instruction related to the maintenance of a vehicle

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Subaru Legacy 2000 Factory Service Manual European version

I have been looking for a long time for this manual but couldn't find it on the internet, I found the American version of it but it is not applicable with my Vehicle Id Number. Im looking for the ...
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Deciphering Skoda handbook

My mum's new Skoda Fabia has some obscure instructions relating to the windscreen-wipers. It says "tip-wiping" - what on earth is that? And it refers to the "sprung position" - is ...
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Where can I find a manual for my old school bus?

My father and I have a 1967 (we think--I have my suspicions that it's a 69-73, due to the fact that the 1967 model for GMC had a different hood) GMC 950 B-Series 12-window bus, long since converted ...
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Opel Vectra A 1994 Service/Repair Manual [closed]

yes, it's a tired buddy, not from exploring the roads but from the previous owners' behavior.There is not any authorized repair shop in my country and i give up on spending for nothing. I feel like a ...
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Free vehicle service manuals

i work as a mechanic in a plant machinery/ van and truck rental place. They have very few service manuals there. What are the chances i can get free manuals from the likes of Ford, and construction ...
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Motorcycle Probs Pt. 2

Alright, So my bike (Yamaha 1982 Xj550 Maxim) is on the fritz like always and would like to know what site, or secret underground facility, would be great to find a Repair Manual to help me with my 2 ...
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How to read torque specs off this Nissan service diagram?

I'm replacing the exhaust manifold gasket on a Nissan Altima and cannot figure out how to interpret the service manual diagram for the torque specs. From Google research, the bolt (the green arrow is ...
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Where do third-party spare part vendors get the information which parts fit which models?

I work in the Automotive industry in a small company that supplies parts to different vehicle manufacturers. We sometimes have a hard time finding out which models our parts go into, the manufacturers ...
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Turbo info for 2006 Jeep KJ Liberty CRD diesel

Have a Jeep KJ, the 2006 Liberty CRD with the 2.8L turbo diesel. It fails a smog test with a P0299 error code which the kindly person at DEQ said was a turbo bearing seal failure, therefore, planning ...
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finding the owner manual for old vehicles

We bought an Mercedes Vaneo for my disabled brother because is an already made accessible model. The problem is that the manuals are in German language and I can't find the English version. Is true ...
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Why list cold tire pressure?

At least in the United States, most people don't pump cold tires. They drive to the gas station and immediate pump. Yes, mechanics pump cold tires, but mechanics know, or have resources to look up, ...
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Float Height old keihin ve17b Carb Honda GB250

I have a GB250 that was fitted with a racing carb. I am trying to go back to stock. The carb I have is a keihin ve17b a Carb. There is only a float needle and a float. The float is plastic and ...
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How to determine if manual transmission fluid has to be changed?

I took my 2015 Honda Accord to the dealership to have a recall serviced. While performing the service, the mechanic recommended that I also had my manual transmission fluid (MTF) flushed since the car'...
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Where do torque specs for a specific component come from?

I am asking about the manufacturer specific torque specs for a given year, make, model, component/part and bolt/stud (not asking about bolt grade and size standard specs). Random Example: 2003, Ford ...
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Can I use any 4R70W manual on any 4R70W transmission?

I am doing this as a side project and I am aware it is very difficult. I had some trouble finding a manual for my transmission. I am not 100% sure I even know what transmission I have. I pulled it ...
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Which repair manual should I use for a 2006 E-150 transmission?

This is a hobby project and I am aware that it's hard. Transmission repair is not covered in Haynes or Chilton manuals and transmission repair manuals are sold by the transmission model, not the ...
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Need service manual for Mahindra Scorpio CRDe 2006 model

I am trying to diagnose a problem with the ECU of my Mahindra Scorpio, I am looking for Fuses and Relays where it's being located, Specifically looking for schematics and wiring diagram of my car.. ...
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Why is my 2012 Impala still shaking after I got a tune up?

My 2012 Chevy Impala was doing just fine until two weeks ago. I auto started my car, while walking up it shut off on its own. I got in the car and the check engine light came on as well messages for ...
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Should I get an owner's manual or repair manual?

I'm new to working on cars as I have only done a few minor repairs/maintenance myself in the last year. I intend to start doing most if not all the maintenance on my car in the future. I've been ...
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Why is there a difference in timing belt replacement intervals between two countries

Specifically, the Subaru WRX sold in South Africa and Australia is 100% identical. And I mean that South Africa gets the Australian version of the WRX, there's no homologated version for SA. Well, ...
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Where to find good manuals for Yamaha motorcycle? [closed]

Where can I find a manual for a specific yamaha motorcycle? If any of you knows or if you know where this question should be posted on this site let me know. I am aware that maybe this is not the best ...
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Buying a car without a service history? [closed]

I'm considering buying an Audi A3 from 2013, from an official Audi dealership. It's in good condition as far as I can tell, and has all the options I need. The problem is that they don't have a ...
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How to find your manual?

Imagine that you haven't got a hard copy of your owners manual, technical data or operating instructions. Is there a good source from which you can get a PDF of the documentation online? I'm just ...
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2015 Toyota RAV4 service manual

Can you buy a 2015 Toyota RAV4 service manual? The dealer has promised me one and it's been almost a month and no service manual.