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car ac works for few mins then low side pressure goes high over 90+ and high side never goes aboe 100/120

2011 Acura RDX. i vaccumed and added freon a while ago (about a yr ago as the AC wasn't working properly.) Turned out that the mode actuators were stuck or not working. so ended replacing all those. ...
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adaptations reset after nox sensor replacement bmw e91

I need to replace my nox sensor. I know the procedure for changing the part, but i don't know how to reset the relevant subsystem of the ECU so that it understand it has been changed. I have an xlite ...
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Wheel Speed Sensor Direction

2000 BMW E39 520i, Touring After snapping the mounting bolt of a rear wheel speed sensor, then attempting to drill the bolt, and use a screw extractor, only for the bolt extractor to snap inside the ...
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What problems will I have if I use a rusted input shaft on a transmission?

I have an old (25 years) transmission from a BMW E36 which I want to use. The transmission must have sat outdoors for a while, because there was white scale on the outside and inside of the bell ...
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Renault Master 3, vehicle speed CAN ID message?

I am tapping the CAN BUS of Renault Master 3 2024 with PCAN-USB FD. I get many messages, however I am not able to figure out which one shows the vehicle/wheel speed. Does any of you knows the exact ...
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Clunking noise from dash of 2005 Ford Explorer

All of a sudden there is a loud clunking noise coming from the dash of my 2005 Ford Explorer. Observations It definitely sounds cyclical. Exists only when climate control system is ON. Sound ...
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Ticking in my Engine

I have a 1996 Honda Civic every time I press the gas pedal it makes a clicking noise and when I let up on the gas pedal it stops making the ticking noise. I took it into a shop they said I need to ...
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12 to 24v charging with isolator

I'm trying to find the best way to charge my 24v solar battery bank off my 12v bus system. The simple way seems to be a step-up converter and a diode, but I'm wondering if I can replace the diode with ...
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Pontiac LeMans 1.6 TBI - fuel pressure problems

I have a Pontiac LeMans, 1989 year of manufacture, engine 1.6 with Rochester TBI 700. I think that I have a problem with a fuel pressure. Engine idling is bad. Engine idle has 800 rpm with ...
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Hard Start 2007 VW Rabbit 2.5L

Warm weather (above 50F/10C) after sitting awhile car needs to be cranked 5+ seconds or more. Definitely air in fuel line as about 1/2 mile down road car stutters for a bit. Every time. Cold weather ...
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Protect/seal paintless front bumper?

I have a 2007 impreza wagon that I bought used last year. The paint on the front bumper has been steadily peeling away (tried to stop the growth but it looks like a crap paint job was done before it ...
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2012 Toyota Corolla won't start

I am having a problem with my 2012 corolla. I drove it out on a rainy morning at a point the car could accelerate and I parked, and I invited my mechanic who helped drive the car to his workshop. On ...
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Electrical starting problem

Audi 80 92 2.0 . Battery problem? Won't start I tried new battery ,same problem. Jumps easily ,drives. Stop. then try to start won't turn. Alternator checked! ok! Someone suggested solenoid on ...
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1993 Merc 300SE always stalling soon after startup, fuel pressure tests > 50psi

From the moment car starts to the moment engine stalls, which is about 40 - 60 seconds, fuel pressure is always above 50 psi. Can I safely conclude stalling is not caused by fuel system problems? I ...
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What causes an engine idle to increase briefly?

I have an 82 Honda 450 Nighthawk motorcycle that I'm rebuilding and I need to tune/balance the carbs. I have them bench-balanced and reset the idle screw on both. Now it runs a lot better, but every ...
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24V Car accessory fan into a normal car socket

From my online "research", I've learnt that a car socket is 12V and can is capable of 180W. But I bought a car fan that is rated to run 24V 0.4A and 10W. Is it safe for me to plug in into ...
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How to adjust pinion bearing preload

I made a mistake using a sharpie to mark the nut when changing the radial seal of my rear differential’s input shaft. Oil and tools made the mark disappear. The common way to put this back together is ...
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The air in my 2012 Chevy Cruz LT stopped working all together?

I drive a 2012 Chevy Cruze LT, and just recently my air stopped working all together, ac button off, all the way from hot to cold, nothing's working, I checked the fuse and that looks fine, anything ...
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Engine misfire only when car is hot

I have honda civic 2011, now it works fine when cold startup and dont give much issues other then when I "accelerate a lot" and having done that for a while, the car starts misfiring. Now ...
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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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VW Golf 2012 DSG auto transmission runs fine but accelerate very slowly with the D1 gear

A month ago, I changed my DSG auto 7-speed transmission's mechatronic because of another issue and after that everything was working just fine. Recently I found that when I start my car and switch my ...
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Is excessive greasing of coil pack terminals standard practise?

I was swapping out some coil packs and found the ones in my car were packed with a ton of greese. Im quite impressed the vehicle was running at all with that much greese between the terminal and the ...
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How to simulate a vehicle CAN bus network?

I wish to do a project about CAN bus message testing, but without a real vehicle. Is there any way to simulate a virtual CAN bus network?
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clicking/knocking sound when trying to start car

when trying to start my car. (Peugeot 207) one turn of the key produces 4 clicking/knocking sounds, noises, one after the other. 1,2,3,4..the car doesn’t attempt to start. I’ve had jump leads on for ...
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Noise when letting off the accelerator subaru legacy

2018 Subaru Legacy- have a slight noise/rattle when I let off on the accelerator. It happens every single time too. The transmission seems to have no issues and we just replaced the front hubs, all ...
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Spilled toilet bowl cleaner in the trunk , 15 days later I have a trunk release malfunction and fuel cap release malfunction - related?

I spilled some Lysol toilet bowl cleaner due to an unscrewed cap on a bottle that was placed unknowingly in the trunk of a Honda Accord a month ago. I removed the bottle after 2 days and cleaned it ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 5.7 Liter Hemi 4x4 Automatic cranks, but won't start

I was driving 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 5.7 Liter Hemi 4x4 Automatic and it just died on me as I was going down the road, before I could get it parked, so I put it into neutral and I tried to start it ...
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Thunderbird 350 stopped during acceleration

I have problem I put my Thunderbird 350 on stand and start it in neutral gear. It will remain on till I do not do anything. But when I do moderate acceleration it becomes off. I have already cleaned ...
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2004 Volvo S40 2.4i, Engine Service Urgent

I just recently bought this S40 about a month ago and has been fine,the last couple days, the idle has been a little rough but no issues, I started the car and Engine Service Urgent popped up with a ...
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Knocking under load on first gear

I have this issue.. I already asked on FordOwnersClub, but I feel like here I might have a better chance to sort it out. I bought a Ford Focus mk3 2011 with 1.6 ecoboost 134kW engine with 90k km. My ...
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How to "soft reset" the UConnect to fix audio issue on a 2021 Grand Cherokee (WK)?

I have a 2021 Grand Cherokee (the "old" platform). The audio just started acting up - distorted sound from any/all sources (including VR prompts). I've seen some suggestions on Jeep forums ...
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Put a New ECM in my Buick Park Avenue year 2002. How do I get the keys to program it?

It is A 2002 Buick Park Avenue. I need to get my keys to be recognized by the ECM
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Car overheated and shut of while driving, now the car won't start, it cranks but won't start, makes sound like its running out of gas. Yes it has gas

2007 Nissan Murano SL AWD V6 Bought new battery, replaced battery fuse changed spark plugs and coils. Checked fuel pump - it works, battery drains, now I just found water coming out of the exhaust ...
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Why does my Acura MDX smell like its' overheating but the temperature indicator is not showing it?

It's a 2010 Acura MDX and I just had a tune up done
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Alternator / Regulator / Battery issue with Yamaha XJ 600

I don't use my XJ 600 so often and a few months ago, it wouldn't start due to an empty battery. The battery was old. I got a new one, and a SC10 "smart" charger to take good care of it. Two ...
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Why is my new Kawasaki Ninja 650 making strange sounds and feels unstable in this case?

I recently bought a new Kawasaki Ninja 650, and I've been experiencing some unusual symptoms. Here are the details: Motorcycle Details: Model: Kawasaki Ninja 650 Purchased: 4 months ago First Service: ...
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310 watt light bar 12 awg wire harness

I am currently looking at a 32 inch 310 watt LED light bar for my 2010 Honda CRV. The light bar I am looking at is https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MCNYXFT/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_JpKPDbTR3J8R4. The ...
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Temperature gauge on Saturn SC2 sometimes work

On my 2002 Saturn SC2, my temperature gauge will sometimes work and sometimes not. By not working, I mean it will stay on the cold reading. If I started my drive without it working it will continue ...
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Toyota RAV4 SE Hybrid 2024 - No RPM signal from On Board Diagnostic Computer System

Today I took my car for the safety and emission inspection. Although it passed, I see the following details in the inspection report. It is important to note that I just bought the car. Based on the ...
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2011 Chevy Malibu Starting issue

I have a 2011 chevy malibu and the other day went to start it and it started but seemed a little hesitant then the next day won't start without a jump. Every time you turn the car off you have to jump ...
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AC quits after ~15 mins

I have a 2007 Honda CRV and after about 15 mins the AC will stop working. Before the AC will start to work again, the care must be turned off for a few hours. Took it to a car shop to have it looked ...
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Troubleshooting Crackling Tweeters in a 2010 Infiniti G37x

I recently got a used 2010 Infiniti G37x with the Bose sound system and noticed that the tweeters have a slight crackling sound when playing most songs. I assumed they were blown so I replaced both ...
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2003 Mazda Tribute lost power

I have a 2003 Mazda Tribute with the V6. The battery light will occasionally come on, sometimes it just flashes, other it stays on. I had the battery and alternator checked at two different auto parts ...
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Emission High CO and High Lambda

It fails at 2500rpm only with CO 0.5~0.6 and Lambda 1.04~1.05. How can it possible be that emission fails because of HIGH CO, and HIGH lambda reading... It means that engine runs rich and lean at the ...
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Is the Toyota 2ZRU engine the same as the 2ZR-FAE?

I've bought a used Toyota Verso (AR2, manufactured in March 2012 in Turkey based on VIN) having a motor/engine code like 2ZRUxxxxxx, but I can't find any information on this type of engine. It is a 1....
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Is there a belt you can use to bypass the ac compressor on a 2006 Honda accord 2.4 4cyl

Is there a belt you can use to bypass the ac compressor on a 2006 Honda accord 2.4 4cyl
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Vehicle wont start

I have a 2012 town and country van 3.6L. Last week I replaced my starter because it had died. Next day I was driving and stopped at a stop sign when I went to drive again the vehicle wouldn't move but ...
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Cv axles and ball joints replacement is it the brakes, ball joint, axle nut but what else im at a stand still?

2004 Subaru impreza outback rs sport axle and ball joint replacement what else needs to be loosened to get axle and bj out?
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Cruise control only works up to 110 km/h

I have a 2010 Toyota Estima Hybrid, that was imported from Japan into UK. One thing that bothers me slightly is that the cruise control seems to have a top speed limit of about 110 km/h. The dash has ...
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For safety, must one have the vehicle's engine turned off before attaching A/C manifold gauge sets to top off the A/C system?

I recently purchased an R134a A/C manifold gauge set. As I glanced through its Quick Reference Guide, I noticed bullet point #6 says that I need to turn off the vehicle's engine before attaching the ...

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