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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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What is the component near air filter in Astra G

In my Opel Astra G selection 1.4 I found a blue plug connection, what might be its use? It's near the air filter.
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What is the button near oil dipstick in Astra G

I have an Astra G selection 1.4, and near the oil dipstick I have a button that has a triangle and an exclamation mark. What is the use of it?
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Drove my car at gear one forced it to go over 40mph

Drove the car and accidentally put it one gear one instead of Drive without looking... forced it to reach 60mph yes there was loud noise and when I realized what I had done wrong the car failed and ...
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Dash AC does not blow e350

I have a Ford e350 van that does not blow out the dash vents but bows in the rear. The AC compressor is engaged. If I have the rear AC off and the front on (not blowing of course), I can get it to ...
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What to use to replace rivet on floor jack rear wheel assembly?

I have a CRAFTSMAN 3 Ton Floor Jack that I'm refurbishing. I've removed the rivets from the rear wheel assemblies to make it easier to paint. What should I use to replace the rivets? Part -...
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Cracked on i20 camshaft?

Are those markings, tampered or cracks on the picture of Hyundai i20 camshaft normal???
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brake pad material?

I'm unclear about 'organic' (NAO) vs ceramic vs semi-metallic. For years, I'd just go to the parts store and say "I need pads for [whatever low-end Chevy I was driving]," and then get the 2nd-...
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1998 slk 230 metal car key replAcement

My key to my 1998 Mercedes slk230 is broke in half on metal key part how do I replace just metal key
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Toyota yaris 2003

My yaris has been standing for 15mths and will not start on the key put fresh fuel in the tank and mixed it with the old stuff the engine does fire occasionally but will not run. We have.
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2000 Mazda Familia - door not unlocking

So the driver’s door locks and unlocks fine when the door is not closed both manually with the key and with the electronic/alarm buttons. All mechanisms seem to work fine. But as soon as I close the ...
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2006 Daihatsu Terios: What does this button do?

There an image of 4 wheels, the top 2 are tilted and there's a cross between the top set and the bottom set. I pressed it once and it made a noise that was less than pleasant and the car was revving ...
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1966 ford 3400 tractor 3cyl deisel

I have a 1966 ford tractor witch needs a seal kit, can I start the motor sum how to make it will run for a second or two . I do not know if it runs. the injection pump needs to be reseal
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Do I have a vaccum leak or fuel delivery problem? [Fuel Trim Data]

Car is a 2003 BMW z4 2.5i. SES light on with lean codes P0171 and P0174.O2 sensors seem to oscillate fine at idle. Couldn't find any vacuum leak using the cigar smoke test method. Cleaned Mass airflow ...
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2010 Mazda CX-9 - Low voltage to high-mount LED 3rd brake light

2010 Mazda CX-9 failed inspection for a dead high-mount LED 3rd brake light. I bought a new light from the dealer - it doesn't work either. Checked voltage coming from the connector into the light - ...
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Replacing a backup camera

I have an add on backup camera very neatly installed in my car. I want to replace it with a better, higher resolution camera, but I don't want to hassle with running new wiring through the car. Can I ...
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Fan runs when car is off?

I have an 02 mini one and the fan stays on when switching off. Is this normal ? And where do I top up the water please ? Thank you in advance x
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Tucson 2016 making weird noise in the steering mechanism

Here is a video https://youtu.be/45OCq_S8Ndg The noise often comes on rough terrains which is uneven. Usually on a speed bump the noise isn't heard. A slight uneven road would cause the sound. ...
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What is the benefit of having two front brakes on a motorcycle?

Most new motorcycles seem to come with two disc brakes in the front. My bike only has one disc brake in the front and I can easily brake hard enough to make it activate the ABS, thus making my front ...
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Protecting the paint using a carport for winter storage

I'm considering buying a summer vehicle that I would like to store for winter, but I don't have an optimal storage solution. There's no climate-controlled storage facility nearby. What I do have is ...
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Nissan Almera 1.5 Driving Observations

I finally got the chance to properly drive my Nissan Almera 1.5 (2006) that I bought over a week ago. There are a few observations that I found and I am wondering whether this is normal or something ...
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Does tiptronic transmission always uses clutches?

Does tiptronic transmission always use clutches or dual cluctch packs? Or are they also built on CVT or other automatic transmission technologies?
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S550 Mustangs - route wire from fuse panel to center console?

Are there any tip and tricks to routing wire from the passenger footwell fuse panel and into the center console? I'm looking to add an accessory that would require a power cord to pop out right below ...
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Will a magnet mount affect the performance of a radar detector?

I am in the market for a Uniden R3 radar detector but I'm not really enthused by most of the mirror mounts out there. It distracts from my line of sight to have something up on my mirror like that so ...
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My Scooter died and won't start up again

I have a 150cc scooter and I was driving the other day when the scooter just died! I heard a loud knocking noise but I lost all speed, so I pulled off and the engine cut out... I will admit there was ...
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Brake Pads on a Jeep Patriot

I have recently changed the brake pads on my Jeep Patriot. It seems to me that the pads just "sit" inside the caliper as opposed to actually being attached (in some shape, way, or form) to something. ...
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1998 4Runner 2.7 P0136- What should the post cat O2 sensor waveform look like?

I have a P0136 on my 1998 4Runner 2.7 3RZ-FE. It uses both narrow band sensors (pre cat and post cat) Looking at the waveform of the post cat sensor, often upon acceleration it drops to 0 volts. ...
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How to tell if there's been changes to parts for a car model from different years? (ex: 2011, 2012 & 2013)

My car was in an accident, so now I am looking to replace the damaged parts (front bumper, fender, door, headlight assembly). My car is a 2013 model but there are options from other years like 2012, ...
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How much to inflate essentially unlabeled tires?

My trailer tires are labelled only with the following: Carlisle made in USA 6.90-9 That's it - there is no max PSI, # of plies, load rating, or any other information at all that I can see. The rims ...
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2011 ford fusion se blows heat

What controls the blend door actuator to change from cold to hot.Have changed the blend door actuator and HVAC control.
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How to flush a cooling system after head gasket failure?

I recently replaced the head gasket in my Renault K9K (700) 1.5 DCi, due to a cylinder/cooling system type failure. As such, the cooling system is full of partially burned diesel. Despite having ...
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Can I DIY buff out small scratches?

I grazed my rear 1/4 panel with a shopping cart. The impact was very gentle. At first I thought it was just marked up. I tried the wet finger rub and it sorta/kinda diminishes its severity, but it ...
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engine management fault

I brought my car into the garage HALFORDS AUTOCENTER MITCHAM (117)and they perform diagnostic test. The error was (P2002 stored diesel efficiency below threshold bank 1) The garage told me to renew ...
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TGB 202 Classic

Where does the air duct pipe fit? I have fitted it to the air cleaner, the other end is fitted to an elbow but I can’t find anywhere to fit that! The elbow is part number 420078, on the fische it is ...
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Damage to engine

A clerk at Auto Zone put 2-3 extra quarts of oil in my Subaru Impreza. I then drove it for about an hour in stop and go traffic, when I got home some neighbors helped me drain all of the oil out and ...
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Mazda question re timing chain

How often does a timing chain on a Mazda 3 2013 model need to be changed. At what kms? Thank you in advance 🙏🏻
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Dirt bike wont start after making pop noise

Went out riding with my old, (but new to me) ttr 250 2003. This bike was in terrible condition then got rebuilt some years later and hadnt been ridden since it was rebuilt 2 years ago. It had been ...
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Trailer tail lights still on when ignition is off

After having attaching a trailer hitch to a Volvo V70 2005 the tail lights keep glowing even when ignition is off. Therefore I have two questions: Is it normal on some cars? If not any ideas what ...
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How to limit speed through software?

Given an adapter which gives raw access to the obd bus and a computer with real time scheduling, how to limit the speed of the car through RTLinux or Android ? The point is to never go faster than ...
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What is this on my tire?

While looking at my tire, I noticed this flexible piece of plastic that I can almost rip off. My tires got rotated a bunch, but I believe this one has been patched before. Is this the other end of a ...
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Nissan Almera 1.5 SX QG15DE Engine Spark Plugs

I want to service my spark plugs however confused with what type to replace them with. The Almera owners manual recommends spark plugs, Hot - LFR4A-11, Standard LFR5A-11 or REC10YC4 and Cold - LFR6A-...
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Fairly new, newly-charged compressor keeps cycling on and off

2005 Mazda 3, A/c compressor and condensor replaced less than two years ago. Last summer I noticed the A/C keeps cycling on and off repeatedly. I have had the unit charged, emptied, charged again, ...
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Car cranks but has trouble starting, runs fine afterwards

The car is a Hyundai Accent 2010 with around 100k km, which I use 2-3 times a week for short trips, and once every 3 months for longer (2+ hour) trips. For the last two weeks, I had trouble starting ...
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Fuel tank leakage

I have this sudden fuel leakage from the base of the fuel tank of my benelli tnt 25. I am clearly unable to cite the reason. The leakge is present upto a certain level of fuel.Is it safe to drive the ...
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My Hero Splendor 100cc Gives Mileage 40 - 45 Km/L

2 months ago I changed my Hero Splendor engine and got a brand new engine fitted after that I rode about 1600 Kms but my bike is giving mileage of 45 Km/l max. My first service will be due on 2000km. ...
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What is this thread like thing coming out of my car tyre?

What is this rubbery thread like thing hanging out of my tyre? Is it safe? Can I cut it off using a blade or else just stick it to the tyre using gum?

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