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Does the crankshaft revolution count matter relative to combustion stroke?

I have a single cylinder engine with overhead cams. If I set the crankshaft/piston to Top Dead Center (TDC) with the cams set to the compression stroke, would it make a difference if I were to rotate ...
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My BMW X5 transmission shift from D to N in long brakes time. Is any problem?

My BMW X5 transmission shifts from D to N in long brakes time. Is any problem ? Same time I stop for long time and the shift in D. After that shift go to N. Is that ok ? Edit 1: Yeah the shift ...
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Can I charge a 12V 71Ah Car Battery with a 12V 12Ah - 48Ah Charger?

Can I charge a 12V 71Ah Car Battery with a 12V 12Ah - 48Ah Charger? When I try the charger says the battery is full, but the charge indicator on the battery says empty.
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How to tap into a corner fuse with a lip/wall on two surrounding sides

I'm trying to tap into this fuse box: ...using a standard fuse tap, like so: The problem is that the fuse slot I want to tap into is right in the corner and there is a wall/lip that runs on two ...
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Why with the addition of a gy6 50to100ccbbk,44 stroker,20mm cvk carb with 33 pilot and 105 main jets does my gy6 engine still nog down?

Gy6 50 to 100cc Tao Tao atm-a1 50 scooter. I've tried: Going up and down on jet sizes Cleaning carb Replaced carb New pod filter Advance timing 2 degrees New cdl Checked fuel flow from carb Changed ...
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Why does my oil light blink an extra time when cold starting the car?

Recently I have noticed that when starting my 1997 Honda Accord in the morning (so that it has not been driven in at least 8 hours), the oil light will blink an extra time, as shown in this video. If ...
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Rusty drip rails, high top van fiberglass roof, leaking

Not replacing roof or cutting out rust. What type of sandpaper to clean up drip rails enough to apply flex seal clear only around drip rails? Short on $$, need to stop leaks before rain.
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Both D and N light still on

I shifted in drive but the car won't move till I applied more gas while the the neutral light stills on. Both D and N indicators comes on. Need help here.
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2004 Durango brake light fuse

Fuse for brake lights blew so I replaced it, tapped the brakes the lights worked. I then started it up tapped the brakes again no lights. Checked the fuse. It was blown again. Also when I tap the ...
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Worldwide Envrionmental Products EIS 5000 Analyser: “Communication Error with IOBoard”

I have an old EIS 5000 fuel analyser which displays the error "Communication Error with IOBoard". The system was used a long time ago without problem until this problem came and was never solved. The ...
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Ignition switch system for Mercedes-Benz c class

Is it possible for me to just replace the ignition switch switch with a new one that comes with a key?
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Oil on top layer of coolant Reservoir

So recently when I got an oil change, they checked my other fluids and notified me that there is oil in my coolant... again. Last year, I noticed oil in the coolant and took it to a mechanic, they ...
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2018 Elantra EPS steering wheel noise

I have recently noticed a whining noise coming from the steering wheel of my 2018 Elantra. I'm not sure what's causing the noise, and it usually occurs while driving at low speed, especially while ...
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I have a 99 Nissan sentra, my car is selling coolant from time to time but dosent overheat. What can be the cause of this?

I have a 99 Nissan sentra, my car is selling coolant from time to time but dosent overheat. What can be the cause of this?
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Engine oil in my transmission oil

Good day, they threw engine oil in my transmission oil. What should I do and can I drive it like that?
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Brake pad change - passat 2011

Implausible signal Brakes fail Very dissapointed
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Anyone knows what's the name of this component?

Anyone knows what's the name of this component which connected 3 pipes? that part seems leaking engine oil, I'd like to replace it but don't know what's the name.
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Kia Rio brake light weirdness

My wife has a 2007 Kia Rio. She started it the other day and when she put her foot on the brake a dashboard indicator about a burnt out light came on. We looked at it together and found that with the ...
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Is it possible to install 3rd party Carplay into Chevrolet Equinox 2013?

I have an Equinox and I want to upgrade to CarPlay. The interior looks like this: Is it possible to upgrade to a 3rd party CarPlay solution? Being new to 3rd party add ons, I'm not sure how that ...
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How is ground clearance measured?

I have a 2002 Honda Accord, which has a stated ground clearance of 6.2 inches. I am looking to replace it with a small SUV/crossover and was looking at a Hyundai Tucson. But when I google the specs I ...
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1999 Park Avenue makes a high -pitched squealing noise after 25 minutes of driving

Why does my 1999 Park Avenue run fine and quiet for 20 - 25 minutes of driving, but then a pulsing squeal starts? After that, a high pitched squeal. Facing the engine, the noise comes from lower right ...
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Blower motor running wide open after replacing resistor

After i replaced the resistor for the blower motor the fan runs continuously. It doesn’t respond to the fan control knob even to turn it off. Also now the the a/c compressor is not kicking on. Is it a ...
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Car making buzzing noise but wont turn over

I have a Peugeot 307 all the lights are working, stereo etc when turning the ignition on but when I turn the key to start the car it's not doing anything but making a constant buzzing noise which I ...
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BOSCH EDC development [on hold]

I was wondering if someone has any idea how those BOSCH EDCs are developed? Which IDEs are used, and what are the possible SDKs? I would really like to develop and compile a code that will look ...
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Left Parking Brake On

I recently bought a new vehicle (2019 Nissan Frontier) and I guess because I was not used to it I left the parking brake on and drove for about 6 km (3.7 miles) at about 50 to 60 km/h (31 to 37 mph). ...
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Any spare wheel/tire inside BMW i3?

Does BMW i3 has any spare wheel/tire in the car or in the trunk? If not, is there any recommended way to carry a spare wheel/tire inside the car? See related discussions here: https://...
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Why Does Power Steering Fluid Go Low?

I am a noob in automotive mechanics (but very eager to learn). I have a 2010 Honda CRV. The user's manual recommends adding power steering fluid to keep the level between the MIN and MAX level marks. ...
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2011 Accord Gauges Dead / Engine Stalls after shortcircuit between accessory panel and backup lights

I shorted a powered 12V rail from my backup lights to the ground on my cigarette lighter port. All electrical components of car, including accessory panel and backup lights function normally, but the ...
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Lawn Mower Starts if I Tilt It Sideways

I'm no kind of small engine mechanic but my friend gave me a gas mower which worked great when I started it. Turned it off and back on a few times, then when I was almost finished the yard it conked ...
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What can I do to keep a threaded bolt from falling out of its slot?

I bought a new Chinese bike, 250cc. The bike was delivered in a crate, and the handlebars had to be screwed in by the end user. One of the bolts keeps loosening, and if I forget to tighten it ...
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mechanic left a part loose and i need help identifying where it should be attached

Yesterday, I had the starter replaced on my 2009 Honda CR-V. After investigating a strange noise when the fan kicked in, I discovered what appears to be a bracket with some electrical connection on it ...
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What is the expected voltage of a coil to a distributor supposed to be?

According to, https://www.carparts.com/classroom/ignition.htm . I have two wires that go to positive side of coil, one from resistor / ballast and the other from ignition switch, is this correct? My ...
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Delay engagement of the transmission

I use a Nissan pathfinder 2000. Recently it has delay engagement of the transmission from neutral to drive and will not move unless it is changed to gear 1, then it moves perfectly. Then I manually ...
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2003 civic si - ground control installation on bilstein struts

I recently purchased a set of ground control coilover conversion springs to be used with my bilstein struts. The kit came with install instructions for koni yellow struts, which are similar, yet ...
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How to tell whether mid 2010s Volvo XC70 actually needs maintenance?

How do I tell whether the Volvo XC70 actually needs maintenance or it's just the vendor attempting to earn more money? How do I self repair it and diagnose if I don't want to go to the vendor?
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Testing for a misfire

I recently bought a relatively cheap hantek oscilloscope off of amazon so that I can test some of the sensors more precisely, But now I'm curious. Can a T-pin be backprobed into the coil pack of the ...
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Parasitic Draw Traced to Interior Light Circuit but No Lights On In Car

I have diagnosed 2004 Acura TL with a multimeter a parasitic drain on my car and narrowed it down to the interior light circuit. Before I started pulling fuses to see which circuit was the culprit, ...
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Correct atf for 1968 Mercedes 280s

I need to fill a 1968 Mercedes 280s which has a slow transmission leak and I do not know the right fluid to use. The manual simply says fill with automatic transmission fluid, which isn't very helpful ...
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New battery dead after 48 hours

My 3 yr old battery went dead and would not jump off. Replaced it. After 48 hours it was dead. Jumped it off. Held charge another 10 hrs. Dead again. Took to a shop. They replaced the negative cable ...
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Ford Mondeo Headlamp bulbs

I have a 2008 Ford Mondeo Petrol. I changed the headlamp bulbs yesterday and they worked fine with engine turned off. Today they only work when the engine is turned on. Can't understand why. Any ...
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Love hate from my car ( scary ?) [on hold]

Smotimes my car sheads a lot . Sometimes my car is dirty . Not sure what the dirt is or why it’s there. Doge grand caravan 2014
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Can I keep oil filter for longer?

I have 09 Altima with 135k miles and it now consumes way too much engine oil to the extent the oil was all gone for next service! So now I make sure to fill it with more oil every month. My question ...
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My royal Enfield classic 350 is not accelerating upto full throttle

My royal Enfield classic 350 is not accelerating upto full throttle..... As we give acceleration in every gear it's acceleration is going till half throttle... From there it's not accelerating and ...
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2012 Ford Escape A/C blowing hot and lowest blower speed not working

My A/C started blowing hot air intermittently the other day. Of course, the day I take it in to the mechanic it starts to work like normal. My mechanic said there were no issues he could find except ...
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Yamaha YT3600 Erratic Revs

https://imgur.com/gallery/FbeIU8Y Could anyone indicate where to look first? I’ve not had much luck. Checked the air filter, fuel lines. It runs smooth when it’s under high load (mower deck on and ...
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Bad pulley or Belt?

Okay so I had my car break down about a week ago and from looking at the car myself and using my common sense, after Turing the car on for about 8 seconds all I heard was squealing and smoke coming ...
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Sound from new brakes

I recently changed my both front brake pads and rotors, but after two days it started to make sound at very slow speed less than 5 km/h like a complete stop. It only sounds when reaching complete stop....
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White exhaust fumes

On a hot/humid morning, my brand new 2019 Kia Sorento emits white smoke on startup. After driving for about 3 minutes it goes away. Is that normal?
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Boost control using two valves with a vac and boost reference for wide boost control range

Can someone explain how the above boost control setup would work. The valve on the left uses a vac source applied to the top of the diaphram which would effectively help hold the spring closed at high ...

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