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i have only put 1600 hundred miles on car sense last oil change, company said i need to change every 6 month regardless of miles are they correct,?

I have put 1600 miles on car sense last oil change. Company said i needed to change oil every 6months regardless of miles are they correct? Or just looking for the money for oil change.
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What might be this adhesive stuff on my ignition coil connector?

I just went to swap ignition coils for testing and noticed that the harness connectors are held on with a gummy black adhesive. Removing the connectors effectively removed the adhesive. I'd like to re-...
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94 Toyota Camry. Car has good starter, battery and alternator yet it won't start. The starter just clicks once but won't turn over the engine

I have a 94 Toyota Camry, that used to run well until last week when the negative battery cable snapped from the terminal and caused the vehicle to lose power and ultimately die. I reconnected the ...
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My 2005 Mitsubishi Outlander is spitting coolant out the overflow tank at the top and causing my car to overheat

My 2005 Mitsubishi Outlander is spitting out coolant at the top of my overflow tank don’t know why. replaced the water pump because it had a slight leak checked the thermostat it worked just fine. Did ...
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Yamaha FZ-S engine missing problem

I Have a Yamaha FZ-S version 1 bike. Recently, (probably three weeks ago) I have a got engine missing problem with it. So if I would say how it was occurred that, when I started the engine, it is ...
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I have a 2015 Nissan Rogue my heater wasn't working so I changed my water pump and now I have oil in my radiator until this happened I had NO oil leak

I just changed the water pump in my Nissan Rogue because my heater wasn't working and now I have oil in my radiator but no anti freeze in my oil what could be causing it? My car didn't leak oil until ...
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Hyundai i20 2012

I have a Hyundai i20 2012 model. The car started to loose power, like fuel starvation. This morning the car do not want to start. I checked all areas...fuel pump and strainer, all fuses, all ...
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Why is my car beeping?

2002 chevy Malibu beeps. Check engine light is on but is evap. Beeping from driverside door, in groups of three. Does not do it when the key is out. Car idling and driving. Beep beep beep. Whats going ...
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1991 F250 cranks, won't run

It started up and died after that it would only crank. To top it all of my rod that pushes the ignition switch to start broke. So I improvised and used a screwdriver in place of the rod in the ...
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2008 buick lucerne CXL 3.8 L engine mounts

I just got this car and a mechanic told me it needed a transmission mount on the drivers side. After replacing it and saw that it wasn't bad I found the engine still moves a lot when power braking ...
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What kind of rubber hose to use with fuel vapor line?

I need to replace a fuel evaporation rubber hose and the OEM hose is no longer made. I was looking through McMaster Carr and saw that there were hoses specifically for fuel and specifically for air. ...
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Hybrid Honda Fit 2014

I just did a transmission exchange, now the car starts for about 10 seconds then it shuts down, then the battery light comes on. What is causing this ?
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Help identifying a similar sunroof “spring” part/replacement

I am looking for help to identify a similar part/replacement for this flat spring strip. It is a retrofit manual, thus the part is not in the ETK or any other parts catalogue that I can see. The part ...
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Jacking up a Mk1 Ford Focus around its pinch welds

I wanted to get a trolley jack and a pair of axle stands so I can do work under the car. It has pinch welds all along the sills, and looking at the Ford manual and the Haynes book, that is where I ...
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Interior lights aren't working, no power on ACC position

General Info: Car: Nissan Murano 2005 SL Crank + start: Yes Battery charged: Yes Battery terminals correct install/uninstall order: Yes Problem: No power on ACC position, no ignition key warning ...
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Why do some cars have “soft” brakes

So I don't know if this is a real thing or something in my head but searching mainly returns issues with broken/spongy brakes and I don't think this is that. So I figured I'd ask you guys. All my life ...
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Clark C500Y20 Transmission Oil Leak

I have an old Clark C500Y20 forklift that has a Transmission Oil Leak. It's from 1972 and have been trying to figure out any easy way to fix it. If it sits for 2-3 days, it leak alot but when it's ...
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What spray/lube to use on electrical connectors

In several videos, I've seen them spray those dreaded electrical connectors. I'm assuming it's to help disconnect them. I've searched and can't find any specific electrical connector spray. I found ...
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Alfa Giulia, central part instrument cluster switches off and on, for no apparent reason

My 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia was perfectly fine until last night, when the central part of the instrument cluster went dark all of a sudden. The rev-counter display on the left and the speedometer on the ...
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Turboing a 4B11

I own a 2015 base model lancer with the 4b11 and I want to turbo it so I’m going to get another 4b11 and put all my mods on it and when it’s done pull my stock engine and put the built one in my ...
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Mitsubishi Galant over heating with battery light and brake light on

I have a 2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4 cylinder engine. I parked my car after leaving the laundry mart and I got in to pick up my children and it would crank but won't start. So we changed the spark ...
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can I trickle charge a spare car battery (located inside the car) from the cigar lighter port while driving?

I keep a car parked in a lot in another state. I get out there every few months or so. The battery under the hood sometimes is dead due to the small system draws while the vehicle sits idle for a ...
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Mazda protege5 hesitate when accelerating

The vehicle hesitate when accelerating on speed and I have to shift the gear to the next one for it to stop but, when the speed quick in it does that again
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Can ignition coil over plug fail intermittently?

I'm getting P0352 on my '08 Toyota Sienna. Even after the dash lights up, the vehicle runs perfectly smoothly with no indication of ongoing failure (e.g., idle smooth, acceleration normal). If I clear ...
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Accidentally put transmission fluid in my engine

Accidentally put one quart of transmission fluid in my engine how much damage am I causing driving the car
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Grinding noise from brakes

Lancer 2005 es non-abs I have this problem of brakes grinding from the driver side wheel. All parts are new. Wheel bearing, brake pad clips. Brake pad, rotor, tyres. Still grinding noise. The noise ...
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Does synthetic oil expire while in your engine?

Basically I ride a motorcycle very infrequently and tend to not ride it at all during the winter, so it sits in the garage for a long time during the year. I use stabilizer on the gasoline but I am ...
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Is this cut on sidewall tire safe? [closed]

I hit a curb then small rubber tear about 10 millimeters on my front tire passenger side. I wonder if this is still safe? Any advice is appreciated. This is a passenger tire Bridgestone Ecopia 150 ...
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Cleaned MAF sensor and long term fuel trim dropped to -10%

I have a 2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L. The long term fuel trim was at -3%, then I decided to clean the MAF sensor using CRC MAF sensor cleaner. My long term fuel trim went down to -10+% and short term ...
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Do I need my system cooling fans running during the winter months?

I know I need it, but I’m going to get a new car in a couple of months, and I just really need something to get me to work and to school, which is only about 15 min drives. My car sounds the same, and ...
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2013 Mazda 3 Engine not turning off while pushing the start/stop button

My 2013 Mazda 3 does not turn off the engine while pressing the start/stop button. If I continuously press the start/stop button for three or four times then engine stops and goes to the acc mode. ...
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What may cause issues across multiple systems?

I have a 2003 Ford Taurus SES, and I am experiencing issues across multiple systems. I believe that the problem may be with the electrical systems, but fuses, battery, and alternator are all good. It ...
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ABS light on intermittently - no error codes

I had this problem ever since I bought my car 7-8 years ago. The ABS light turns on rather randomly. Sometimes it stays off for months. Sometimes it turns on and of multiple times per day. It's a Ford ...
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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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Why does my truck turn off

Hi I have a 2000 F250 truck and I am experiencing difficulties keeping it started . So my question is when i jump it, it's fine as it's in park but when I go to put it in gear it shuts off? Or when I ...
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Transmission fluid for 2012 rav4 4 cyl

I am looking for transmission fluid for a 2012 rav4 4cyl that is sold in Canada. I have come across this Castrol Transmax fluid that is sold in Canadian Tire. It says (zoom in on the picture) that ...
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What is best way to fix this loose bumper?

Under the passenger side headlight of my car you can see the front bumper is hanging loose as a result of hitting humps. I've seen youtube videos of people just gluing it back or using strings. Is ...
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A/C: Why does the LOW-side pressure *increase* when the compressor runs?

My heater badly needed replacement (leaking a fine mist of coolant inside the cabin), the A/C hadn't held a charge for years, and they're both in the same box that's a pain to get to and you have to ...
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When you HVAC fan on with AC and heat off, does it go past evaporator?

If you switch AC and heating off but put fan on, does it mean clean air gets pulled and put in cabin while staying separate from the evaporator? Or does this air pass by the evaporator then go into ...
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No throttle Response at low RPM, Normal performance at normal high RPM

I own a 2007 Hilux, 1kd-ftv 3.0 diesel. Recently my car was occasionally stalling or trying to stall at idle, and having complete engine hesitation from time to time, where the engine would rev when ...
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White smoke from Husqvarna 128DJX trimmer

I'm working on a Husqvarna 128DJX for my dad that's smoking while under load. At idle, there is no visible smoke. At half throttle, you see white smoke, and at full throttle, you really see it. On top ...
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Slight one time rubbing noise in the rear of car

When I start driving my Ford Expedition 2013,I hear a one time slight rubbing/ grinding noise seemingly from the rear when the vehicle reaches 20 km/h. Its not a continuous noise.Please help. ...
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Why does my car engine run extremely quiet after a few minutes of downhill driving?

I don't want to say my car (Peugeot 406 1.8 16V) is noisy (don't get me wrong) but in normal driving, engine sound can be heard inside the cabin during acceleration. However, when I drive in downhill ...
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Pioneer stereo parking brake wire issue

I have a 2003 toyota rav4 and I'm trying to install a new Pioneer double din stereo. I've wired almost everything up correctly and it runs without any issue, except the stereo always thinks that I'm ...
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Engine light warning code P06DD question

2019 Tahoe and the check engine light came on. Diagnostic code P06DD which gives me “engine oil pressure control solenoid valve stuck off” I have an appt with the dealer in 2 weeks. They are really ...
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1998 Nissan Sentra (automatic): Hard/No (Re)start, Intermittent Stalling, Jerky Acceleration

In an attempt to be as detailed and thorough as I could be in order to correctly and potentially definitively diagnose the issue(s) plaguing the vehicle in question, this post is very long. ...
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How old are these Bridgestone B250 tyres?

A dealership fitted these tyres at the front of my (UK) Honda Jazz in December 2016. A independent mechanic has shown me a "1093" code on the tyre, said that means they date from October ...
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2002 Ford Ranger transmission issue

I have a standard Ford Ranger that shimmies when I take off in first real bad so I take off and 2nd and it shimmies less please help
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Remove Mood Lighting on 1994 Ford Econoline E150 Magnum van

I will be removing the Mood Lighting . Do I need to disconnect the battery for that? It is possible I might still use some of it and redirect it to my solar energy. I would appreciate any help I can ...
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Rattling noise from the power steering reservoir

Again, 2006 Honda Civic with R18A engine. I'm hearing a rattling noise from the cabin and I have inspected all the suspension parts. Everything are nice and tight. Ball joints and rack ends also new. ...

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