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Intermittent Electrical Issues Jeep Wrangler 1998

I just bought a 1998 Jeep Wrangler today. When I took it for a test drive yesterday, everything seemed to work fine, but when I was driving it home today some electrical issues came up. The first ...
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VW MQ200 Gear Selector Shaft Bolt/Nut is Snapped, does the whole gearbox need to be replaced?

The Gearbox is a Volkswagon MQ200 series installed on a Skoda Octavia 2008. I experienced problem with the reverse and 5th gear engagement, so attempted to fix the problem. While tightening the nut/...
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What is the insurance status of a car that has been“ totaled” and the owner decides to keep?

We have a 2004 van, it had never been in an accident, never needed more than regular maintenance service. All bells& whistles ,excellent leather interior ( no kids). It was bumped in the back, ...
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Fuse panel location

1993 Toyota Camry. I had a bad short on my electrical radiator cooling fans that caused my power windows, all dash electronics, and headlights and side marker lights to stop working. I am trying to ...
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Empty radiator, engine temperature fluctuating

Hi and thank you in advance, I have a 2005 honda civic ex, everything stock. My engine temperature gauge has been fluctuating, mostly in city, on highway it stays in the middle range. Here is what I ...
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Motorcycle lost all acceleration on highway and now has no power to go into gear. Kawasaki Ninja 400 ABS

This is the second time something similar like this has happened. The last time, I was in 2nd gear taking off and the bike just wouldn't accelerate further. After stopping the bike, throttling the ...
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Car no longer displays PRNDL and will not register its gear position

Prior to this my car (a 2008 Nissan Pathfinder) would hard shift from 1st, 2nd & 3rd gears sometimes. Went to the store and after starting the car it reversed fine I put it into D and accelerated. ...
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Alternator squeal

98 rav4. I have a bad squeal, however I tried a new alternator and it did not go away. The charging voltage does not go above 12.3 and when I unplug the plug on the back of the alternator the ...
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What are the definitions for the Outlander PHEV Routine Maintenance schedules?

I have a 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. It's possible to change the "Routine Maintenance" window on the vehicle to numerous settings. However, they have not so descriptive names like "Normal", "...
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2011 Chevrolet equinox check engine light

I got my 2011 Chevy Equinox back from the dealer for the engine repair on the oil consumption. This was covered by Chevy due to a class action lawsuit regarding this issue. Today, a week after getting ...
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Hissing noise when clutch pressed [SUBARU WRX, manual]

Recently I started to notice right after cold start there is a hissing noise coming from the bottom of the car on the driver's side when clutch is pressed. The noise usually goes away after driving ...
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Is AC compressor faulty if I can get cold air on lower temperature setting but not on higher setting (e.g. 20 and 23 celsius)?

I'm having 2013 Ford Fiesta and I've noticed that when I set my AC to 23 C it doesn't blow cool air much, but when I lower the setting to 20/19 C then the cold air continually flows. Six months ago ...
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Why does Connecting Jumper cables in reverse damage electronics

I understand that attaching jumper cables to a car in reverse would damage the battery, but why would it damage the cars electronics. I'm an electrical engineering student in college and if you ...
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will a “ab3p7000ba” transmission be compatible for a 2015 ford ranger px1 2015 “ab3p7000bc”?

I have a 2015 ford ranger auto px1 4wd 3.2L needing a new transmission. I have found one but the part number is 1 letter different. my part number is "ab3p7000bc"and the part I found is "ab3p7000ba"....
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Battery Positive Post Meltdown

On a series of 6 inline 8 volt batteries, what causes the meltdown of the positive post on one of the batteries? Within the last two years we have had to replace 4 batteries in our golf cart. Thanks
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jump start car with battery disconnected [duplicate]

so this car won't start from a jump starter pack. I also tried leaving the pack in place for an hour to charge up the battery for longer before starting. I am thinking of disconnecting one cable from ...
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Can i use Honda CVT fluid in a Honda ATF transmission?

I have some Honda CVT transmission fluid left over from my previous car (2007 Honda Civic). My current car does not have a CVT, but an ATF transmission instead (2004 Honda Civic). I know its bad to ...
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Honda Civic 2007 AC compressor clutch not engaging

Initially, the compressor clutch stops rotating at times then re-engages on its own. After a while it stoped re-engaging and I’d have to to pop the hood to manually turn it before it engages. Took ...
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Issues with my moped

So me and a few friends are trying to fix my moped. Back in December I was dumb enough to put anti-freeze in the gas tank because I never owned a moped before and figured it works just like a car. ...
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Transmission problem (I am guessing)

Drove my Honda Pilot 10 hours to escape COVID land. Then left it parked for 3 weeks. Now, I can move the transmission from Park to Reverse or Drive, but the car moves forward as if the parking brake ...
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Misfiring after not using car for one month

I have a Ford Focus 1.6 LX 16v 2004 MK1. I went away for one month and after I returned the battery was dead. I charged the battery, started the engine and took it for a short drive. I noticed it was ...
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cruise control problem

I have a Renault Dacia Logan since the car crashed in the accident my car cruise control stop working and start buzzing that by Increasing speed it buzzing faster. So i checked wiring and unit of my ...
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I've got oil in the coolant, but no coolant in the oil - Renault Twingo RS

I just checked the fluids of my Twingo RS and made de discovery that there is oil in the coolant. So naturally i thought headgasket. But there is no coolant in the oil, no smoke out of the exhaust, no ...
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How can a damaged caliper prevent other calipers from fully pressurizing?

I've got a 2013 CR-V. During a recent service, I asked a tech to take a look at what might be causing a weird smell to come from one of the rear wheels. During the initial look, he noticed that there ...
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Losing Connectivity to Bluetooth Nissan Frontier 2019

I bought 2019 Nissan Frontier new from the dealer in Aug 2019. Bluetooth connectivity keeps on getting lost to my iPhone 10. It is random, every time I have to delete the iPhone from the Car audio ...
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Do cylinder heads on boxer engines wear out evenly?

I know inline engines wear out unevenly on the cylinder heads with one usually egging out more but I don’t know whether or not boxer engines do and I was curious.
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CC per HP in a 2-stroke engine?

I have a bunch of 2-stroke engines and the websites that I found only tell me about 4-cycle engines. Do you happen to know the ratio of cc to HP?
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1982 Virago 750 starting problem; not starter problem but carburetor problem

Recently restored my 82 Virago which has ~80,000 miles. Have been around states 3 times. Ever since new, to start cold I would only have to engage choke lever all the way and give no turns on the ...
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Accessing defrost vents (removing dash?) on 2010 Wrangler Rubicon 2-door w/o power windows

Per the title, I have a 2010 Wrangler Rubicon 2-door without power windows. My daughter accidentally dropped an important bolt into the defroster vents between dash and windshield on the passenger ...
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Low oil pressure but no light?

I drive a Citroen c3 2017. My car recently came up with a message on the screen saying low oil pressure, however the light hasn’t come on? I did however stall at the time but could someone advise if ...
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I have a 2008 Ford Expedition XLT

I have a 2008 Ford Expedition XLT. While changing my spark plugs I didn’t push them down as far as was required therefore on two of them the hook broke off and now it’s making a clacking metal sound. ...
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1968 I-6 swap questions about the spindles and or any tips/ etc

I have a original inline 6 that I’m swapping with a 302 I already have a c-4 trans that is in the car currently, I know of swapping the front end and what I have to do for the extra weight but (not ...
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How to replace wheel bearing without any special tools?

I've never done a wheel bearing before. I would prefer to save the wheel hub if possible. I don't have a press but they look pretty simple to make so I thought I'd give it a try. Basically two steal u-...
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Float doesn’t work Yamaha Vino

I recently wrecked my Yamaha vino and while I’m trying to replace some parts I thought I would fix the fuel gauge (which hasn’t worked since I got the scooter a year ago.) I took the sensor out to ...
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2018 Honda Civic not starting [closed]

Recently when i was driving my civic i realized that it was beginning of a lagged start and the morning it eventually stopped working all together. Luckily I drove home from my girlfriends house. ...
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1997 VW Golf III 1.9 TDI 90HP (1Z/AHU) Very low power/slow to rev at startup

It happens every time the engine is started, regardless if it's a hot or cold start. It's extremely slow to accelerate when driving, even slower then a normal 1.9D. In neutral it's slow to rev up. ...
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Do I need to change this tire [closed]

I got minor damage from side walk. Do I need to change the tire. My tire Size is 215/55 R16
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12V AGM battery charging voltage

I have the following 12V car battery: Varta Silver Dynamic AGM 595901085 (12V/95Ah/850A), and the following car: Jaguar S-Type 2.7D. In the technical cars manual it says this: So in cold winter ...
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My car loses power after 120 km/h [closed]

I have toyota.. and when i go more than 110-120 the engine sign appears and it losses its power so i have to stop, turn of the car then turn it on again and the power comes back. I tried to drive ...
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What are the approximate hours it takes to change out a rear end housing on a 1994 Freightliner FLD 120

It's a front rearend on the semi-truck my company is working on for someone. I have had my guys working on it for a few days but they are not diesel mechanics and this has been a learning experience ...
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Crankcase And Kickstarter are cracking

I have a 09 Honda crf50f and every 4 to 5 kicks it makes this awful crack noise and the kick starter won’t move unless you let go and it keeps doing this and the bike won’t start but it also has carb ...
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transmission replace or rebuild?

I'm new here, I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction. I have an 06 Dodge Charger R/T and the transmission quit recently, I got a quote from edwards transmissions and engines and ...
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air conditioning system

I have Jetta s 2018, I think the the air conditioner is not working probably because the cold air is not good in-spite of the back pipe of cooling system which is coming from cabinet is very cool, and ...
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Honda Accord Purpose of 3 Slots in Interior Piece

Does anyone know why there are three slots in the interior trim piece in the photo? (Having trouble with the photo upload.) It is to the right of the steering wheel, right and a little down from the ...
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Will 260F damage my engine or cause AC leak

I went mudding in my jeep. It was really soupy and coated the entire engine bay including the rad. Didn't wash off the mud and then drove downhill into town a few days later Didn't realize temps until ...
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Is there any way to revive engraved initials on old tools to make them readable again? I'm battling a dishonest roommate!

My roommate is trying to claim some of my tools. My engraved initials are 25+ years old on some and can barely be seen. Some are my father's old Blue Point offset box wrenches from the 50's. Is there ...
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How do I apply silicone to an exhaust manifold?

I’m going to be removing the exhaust manifold as I’m going to be removing the cylinder head. When putting the exhaust manifold back on how exactly do I put the silicone. Currently there is a metal ...
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2010 Lincoln MKS 3.7 V6

2010 LINCOLN MKS: Shakes horrible when driving and trying to stop, I’m close to 240,000 miles now but when I’m on smoother roads it’s not as bad. I’m here for an honest opinion because I’ve spent more ...
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Performance brakes on the front axle only. Bad idea?

Here is the back story. I have a 5yo Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. I do a lot of long-distance driving as well as off-roading whenever possible. My vehicle is mostly stock with the exception ...
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E34 BMW V8: unusual CAMshaft sensor signal voltage from ECU

My BMW is an E34 with an M60 engine (OBDI) and one morning started idling and running poorly enough to not be drivable. Unplugging the camshaft sensor with the engine running made no change to the way ...

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