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Temperature guage goes down when I drive for a distance, but is usually in the middle driving in town

My Volkswagen Passat V6 temperature guage, or coolant guage goes from normal(the needle is in the middle), then as I'm driving the guage goes down in temperature (toward the cooler part of the guage). ...
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2000 Toyota Echo with manual transmission has air intake box rattle

On startup and when I run the air when the engine shakes a little we hear a rattling sound. If I hold onto the air (where the air filter is located) I don't get the rattling sound. I removed and ...
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s-max blaupunkt travelpilot nx manual and repair manual

I have been buying a sat/nav from 2012 and my car S-max 2,5 are from 2007, I can not get the climate control to function, any ideas ??
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How many kilowatt hours does it take to charge Nissan Leaf from empty?

The answer is not as simple as 24 kW/h for a 24 kW/h 2012 Nissan Leaf, as the vehicle's battery management system will not allow to charge its battery to 100% (it’s more like 80% to preserve battery ...
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Unable to accelerate after jump starting

I apologize in advance for the long question. I want to make sure I'm as detailed as possible. Today I discovered my Toyota 2009 Venza completely dead (kids left the rear passenger lights on... I ...
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2016 1.4 Polo Vivo Trendline Doesn't Engage Gears 1, 2, 4, and Reverse

I was driving my Polo Vivo 1.4 with no issues. I stop for a traffic light, then when I try to put it in gears number 1, 2, 4 and reverse, it doesn't allow me to shift to them. It's like there is ...
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Did this thumbscrew fall off my Kia Sedona?

I found this fairly large coarse thread thumbscrew in my driveway, near the front of where my van is parked. I have a new 2018 Kia Sedona. Any idea if this fell off my minivan? And if so, where I ...
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Car alarm not chirping

I have a Prestige APS25e car alarm in my car and recently I had a mechanic service the car. Now the car alarm is acting in a mediocre way, sometimes it would self arm, other times it wont. Sometimes ...
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engine overheation loosing oil

I conducted a compression test on 2004 Acura TSX with over 280,000 miles. Test results from cyl 1-4 are 180, 180, 182, 182. What are the normal readings for this model car.
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Motorcycle ignitor circut

2007 Yamaha V Star 650. The battery is not holding a charge. I've had the battery tested by the dealer and it is good. The charging system is working: 12 VDC with ignition off and 14 VDC with engine ...
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How to fix the steering wheel plastic of the car

On my car after a punch the plastic where the airbag of the steering wheel is got a little cut, my question is of there is a way to fix the plastic. Is there a material that can be used tape, glue ...
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Getting shafted by car hire company. Need help from A3 3.0TDi owner [on hold]

Wife & I went on a short break to Alicante in April. All went well caught up with an old mate and his wife. Dropped the car off at Sixt car hire by the railway station in Alicante - was in a bit ...
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2007 Ford F-150 engine problems

My 2007 f150 shutters in reverse and when at an idol and or at low rpms, more doing so on an incline or hill, can someone please tell me what the problem can be and what I can do to fix it?
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Relay coil resistance measurements?

My relay 5 pin has 12v 10 amps input rating. And, I measured its coil voltage with multimeter giving about 650 ohms. Now, I connect the relay to car battery 45 ah. Surprisingly, the current through 86 ...
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Cut in my tyre sidewall & tread depth?

Is this small cut in my cars rear left side wall anything to worry about? Not only that but I’ve just purchased this car, and to me the tread looks very low and seems to be wearing unevenly. Any ...
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Wobbling wheel, Chevy Malibu LT

I have a 2007 Chevy Malibu I was driving down the highway and I heard a pop come from the rear passenger side wheel and then it sounded like I had a flat but the tire is now wobbling pretty bad what ...
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What outlet type does a 2018 or 2019 LEAF use for 240 volt charging?

NEMA 14-50, 14-30, or ___ ? I do NOT mean Juicebox or wall charger. I mean the cable that COMES WITH THE LEAF for 240v charging. (I have googled this like crazy without clear results, and even the ...
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Is it true that you can flood a carbureted engine or mess up the engine if its fuel injected if you turn off a vehicle then rev the engine?

I was told that this was possible. Basically this guy said a kid was revving his motorcycle after he turned it off and said it would harm the engine
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Fuel filter location for the Chevy Malibu 2013? Replacement?

Where's the fuel filter located in a Chevy Malibu 2013? I can't find any free info about it online (might pay for one of those services like alldatadiy), but message boards speculate it's integrated ...
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Roadside wheel change metal d clip

I'm trying to change the wheel on my peugeot partner (on the roadside) I'm not sure what this metal d clip on the wheel is? Could anyone advise how I remove this to change the wheel and what it ...
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Trailer tail lights go dim with hazards on

I've wired up a 13 pin trailer plug to my 1996 Defender 90. When I connect a trailer board and I put the headlights on (tail lights come on) and put the hazard lights on, the tail lights go dimmer ...
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Mixing A3 and C3 engine oils

I have a 2006 Mini Cooper petrol engine, Can I top up with A3 engine oil if garage used C3 at oil change? The manual says usd ACEA A3, BMW LL 01 but the garage recommended topping up with ACEA C3 W-30....
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Spindle work in electric parking brake system [on hold]

Today, various automotive industries are using park braking system. I am looking to know some good advantage of using of spindle in the electric park braking system. Thanks in advance.
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Mercedes C180 (W204) dash symbol

Does anyone know what this symbol means? Could not find it anywhere in the instructions manual or online.
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economy mode active engine cranks but wont start

citroen Picasso xsara 1.6 hdi 2004. economy mode active light come up on dash.now engine wont start any ideas would be great. thanks
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Battery issues?

I have installed remote central locking unit and autoclose windows module successfully after close consultation for your advise..... Now, I bought new battery 45ah rating (just 3 months old) having ...
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P0340 code, even after camshaft sensor replacement [Solved]

I drive a 2004 Honda Civic ex coupe manual with ABS, engine code D17A2 (SOHC, Vtec) I was driving my car and slowly revved up to 7krpm (smart, I realize) and suddenly my car lost power until 3500rpm ...
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero brakes go straight to floor with no resistance

The front brakes were squeaking so I changed the pads. I bled them until there was no air. Then the brakes were not working well. You had to push the pedal all the way to the floor and it would barely ...
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2007 Toyota Tacoma 4.0 v6 4wd

I have a 2007 Toyota Tacoma 4.0 v6 4wd. I changed the master cylinder and brake booster. I bleed the brakes. The brakes work while the truck is off but when the truck is running the pedal goes all the ...
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ranger clutch problems

I just tried starting my 99 ranger I just acquired . The truck hasn't been started for over a year, it was parked because the owner believed it had a lower end bearing knock. I started the truck and ...
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manual trans really hard to get into gear

I am currently having issues with my 2008 VW Jetta transmission. I am currently trying to diagnose the problem. My shifter has always had a lot of play while in gear since i got the car (with 170k ...
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Losing two cylinders after 10 minutes

I have a 1999 Subaru Legacy Outback with a 2.5L motor. Mileage on the car is about 150k, but the engine has another 40k on it or so (the old one threw a rod). I can drive the car for almost exactly ...
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No start problem

I packed the car for about 4 to 5 weeks without driving it but it was still in good condition.so after that when I try to start the car it only cranked but won't run the engen until now I do not know ...
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Disable “divert attention” warning in MB?

I have a 2013 Mercedes S550 and whenever it starts the screen has a big warning that says "Caution: Using COMAND may not divert your attention away from road and traffic" or something like that. The ...
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How can I get rid of acceleration whine?

I have a 2006 Honda Accord Ex 2.4 (4 cyl), which I've maintained pretty well at 150,000 miles. I have no issues with it. The only thing that gets me rattled is a constant whine that's dependent on RPM ...
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Rear caliper seized after brake pads replaced. Is this linked?

I had my rear brakepads replaced in February by a Honda dealer doing an MOT. Afterwards I noticed heat and a slight burning smell. I've just been to Kwikfit for a front tyre and they've told me it ...
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2011 Volkswagen Routan Transmission issues

2011 Volkswagen Routan SE Van (daily driver) gave a transmission code P0841: transmission fluid pressure sensor switch A. We had a friend change the engine oil and the ATF. They also changed the ...
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2008 Chevy uplander with brake problems

I tried to bleed my brakes on my van and I can only bleed my passenger front and driver rear calipers but my other two won't bleed why is that if anyone came help me out I would be grateful
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BMW E70 CCC DVD and CD player supported formats

Please help me to find which formats support DVD reader and CD reader of BMW X5 E70 3.0d 2008 with CCC multimedia system.
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2014 Hyundai Tucson cooling fan not running

So our 2014 Hyundai Tucson (GDi) cooling fan does seem to come on when it's hot or when the ac is on. The ac only blows cold when the car is moving and the car sometimes overheats when idling. I had ...
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2 Stroke engine magneto ignition system

I've got a 2 stroke 1 cylinder engine and its ignition system doesn't seem to work. I'm having problems with my magneto ignition system and I need help connecting everything up. I think I've ...
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Can the original ECU be replaced with other ECU codes on the same vehicle?

Here is the original ECU of the car, but I have a question whether it can be replaced by another ECU with the same MEG code 17.9.12.1 but different from the 39110-04006 line (by uploading the original ...
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Dodge Journey Speedometer Drop and Oil Light with Dinging

2010 Dodge Journey r/t 3.5 L Why does my speedometer drop and my oil warning light come on with the dinging?
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Suzuki Swift engine squeal

I have a 2006 Suzuki Swift 1.5 auto. with the following problem:- I've had a "squeal" from what I believe is the engine belts for 6 months now. Last January the belts were replaced by my garage but ...
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No electric power on my motorcycle

I bought a 2001 Yamaha roadmaster silverado 1600 yesterday. At the guys house it fired up fine. I went back a couple of hours later and bought it. I fired it up and drove it about 30 miles home. ...
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2013 VIP future champion scooter and need to drain the old gas

We have a 2013 VIP future champion scooter and need to drain the old gas. How do we do this?
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How do I wire in a capacitor into an LED circuit to eliminate a flicker issue?

I have led running lights on my truck (with a resistor already inline) and am encountering a flicker issue ONLY when the engine is running. I was thinking a cap would fix it.
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When i crank my 94 Chevy S 10 it leaks gas

It just happened today. My truck shut off and acted like it was out of gas so i added some gas to it. When i started the truck up it began gushing fuel somewhere between the filler to the tank. Also ...
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2001 Lincoln continental engine whirring and shaking whole car

I’m not sure what the problem is. I have a 2001 Lincoln continental and the engine seems to be whirring and shakes the whole car in reverse/drive/park/neutral. It has no engine lights, no codes, ...
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My toyota vios 2008 green temp light keeps blinking when switch on and car won't start. How to fix this?

My toyota vios green temp.light came on and the car won't start. The cooling fan keeps on running . But everything seems to be ok. I replaces the etc sensor but stil it won't start. Any idee what the ...

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