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Drove through high water, what to do now?

Last night there was a huge thunderstorm. During a massive downpour where I could barely see out of my window, I ended up driving onto a flooded street, by the time I realized how deep the water was I ...
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How do cars drive through deep water as shown on many videos online?

I have read many warnings about driving a car through deep water. Some problems that this can cause is destroy the catalytic converter and in petrol engines water can cause damage to spark plugs. And ...
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The effect of hitting deep water hard

Like other questions I've read before posting this one, I was driving through unfamiliar territory during a storm. I was coming down a bridge and it was dark and I couldn't see that the street was ...
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How to deal with watered down fuel?

I asked this question Why did car go quiter and cut out after fuel change? and somebody mentioned in the comments that I may have used watered down gas. This seems plausible and I did think the fuel ...