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Could gearbox be damaged by pushing gear lever too hard with broken clutch?

Yesterday I was unfortunate enough to have my clutch give up while a few miles away from home. My clutch pedal started vibration a lot and then after a quick pop, I had no gears. I didn't know you ...
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Can I additionally connect an existing RCA input, reverse-light-wired backup camera to an always-on monitor?

I recently bought these two products: https://www.bestbuy.com/site/pioneer-6-8-amazon-alexa-apple-carplay-android-auto-bluetooth-and-siriusxm-ready-multimedia-dvd-receiver-black/6328679.p?skuId=...
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How to check GN 125H battery

GN-125H haven't battery indicator and not a kick starter. How to know battery status. How to know battery was in deadline.
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Is it possible to change 1.6 akl to 1.8 non t with same loom and ecu mk4

Hello can I to straight swap from 1.6 all to agn non t 1.8 with the same loom and ecu
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Will my car A/C cool better if my car's turbocharger is working (above 2500 rm)

Title is self explanatory. I do not know how the car air conditioners or turbochargers really work and affect the power required to be produced by the engine. Can you all help me with it ? Thanks in ...
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Spark Plugs go bad yearly despite moderate use - Mini Cooper R56

I use mini cooper for once or twice weekly drive. The spark plugs of the mini cooper R56 goes bad on this moderate use every year! What is the reason for this? I obtain genuine spark plugs and the car ...
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Is it bad to rev a diesel truck right after starting it?

There's an Isuzu pickup at my work and the drivers almost always rev it after starting it up, it's really hot here too so it has no issues turning over, compared to colder environments I guess. ...
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Why navigation sounds from Bluetooth are not working while in radio mode?

My specific issues is with Toyota Corolla SUN FL6 2016 model. While in radio mode, it can not be overridden by sounds from Bluetooth such navigation directions from Waze. I tried with many phone ...
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IAME KA100 go-kart engine will not 'cough': Can you recommend what to check next?

I recently purchased an IAME KA100 engine and am trying to get it to 'cough' (let alone start), and would like suggestions for what to check next. Here is what I've checked so far: Compression is 125 ...
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Why does my mechanic suggest me to press the clutch when spark plugs tend to flood?

I'm quite a novice when it comes to mechanics of a car. I had a problem recently in my car where it wouldn't start. The mechanic explained that the plugs are flooding and maintenance is needed (a ...
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Help… rubbing compound gone through all the layers of my car

I have a deep scratch on my white fiat 500. Tried meguiars scratch x with a micro fibre cloth and it’s not removed the scratch but next to the scratch where I applied pressure it’s taken off all the ...
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Swap highlander 3.0 4x4 2002 with toyota solara 3.0

I want to put a 2002 toyota solara 3.0 engine in my 2002 highlander 3.0 4x4, has anyone done this conversion? since I do not stay in the right support and in some manifold intakes. I hope someone can ...
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2014 Nissan Sentra FE-S Alignment issues

I just bought a 2014 Nissan Sentra with low miles 33k. I noticed that the tires had been replaced at 25k which seemed low to me. I received the service report on the car after buying it and it shows ...
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Date of Mfg for an AC/Delco Batter

Just prch'd an AC/DEL 65GHR160 battery. It doesn't seem to follow any of the conventions in spelling out mfg date. The small sticker on battery top shows: G041P & below that 045184. Heat ...
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What causes washer fluid to congeal in the tank? [closed]

I've noticed that cheap washer fluid can congeal in the tank and turn into a thick sticky liquid when squirted at the windscreen - or worse block the pump or jets. What causes this to happen?
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How do I install a subwoofer if my car already has one?

I own an Audi A5 (2017) and I want to install a new Subwoofer. The car already came with a Subwoofer pre-installed and I wanted to know if it was passible to just buy a new Subwoofer from any brand ...
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Higher idle after throttle body cleaning in 2009 rav4

I had idle issues so I cleaned the throttle body after noticing quite a lot of carbon buildup. Before cleaning the normal idle was 700, but now it idles at 950 and increases to 1050 when taken out of ...
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My bike is dying on random

Okay so I’ve had this bike (2004 gs500) for roughly two weeks and it’s ran perfect. Today I was riding with perfect preformence when I throttled and noticed it waited a second before doing anything ( ...
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Toyota rav4 metallic gray matte color after spray

How to properly fix the spray painted door which looks dull even after multiple clear coating layers? Metallic gray color was used. I wet sanded paint few times after color didn’t look ok, and still ...
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Why would an engine leak oil only at high speed?

Small 90s econobox, 4 cylinder. ~300k miles. Stickshift, so engine speed is always proportional to road speed at relevant freeway speeds. Crossing the country recently, I observed extremely high oil ...
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Auto Spider Cracked windshield [closed]

Have a spider crack in my windshield want to know if it's repairable the thing is it's literally smooth on the outside and inside and cracked in the center of the glass how do I repair this?
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Dodge Grand Caravan Won't Turn Over

I have a Dodge Grand Caravan 2001 that was having running rough and the exhaust smelled like raw gas. I replaced some sensors and that didn't work so I decided to replace the ECU. I got a new ECU from ...
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I need to know is Nissan frontier,xterra and pathfinder compatible in car part's? [closed]

What is compatible with my 2006 Nissan pathfinder se V6 4.0
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Toyota Camry sat for a year, what precautions should I take? [duplicate]

My 1997 Toyota Camry Auto has sat idle for about a year and I am wanting to ask what precautions should I take before running? I am going to try to dillute the 1/5 of fuel currently in there with ...
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How do I remove this bolt to replace my MAF sensor?

I'm trying to replace the MAF sensor in my Mitsubishi 2003 Lancer ES GLi1.8, and it's bolted into a plastic housing that fits the air filter. The bolts are weird, in that they have a head about 2mm ...
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In a moldy car with electrical problems, to protect the future technician, should the mold be cleaned before the electrical repairs are done?

I have a sedan that's been sitting in a parking spot since before Covid. It initially laid idle because of a battery drain. It killed 4 batteries in a year. Multiple service calls were unable to ...
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99 Chevy Lumina heavy oil leak from engine passenger side

Lots of oil dripping from the passenger side of the engine. Best I can tell, the highest point I can see wet oil is near the pivot for the serpentine tensioner, but I also see oil a bit forward of ...
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There's no replacement for displacement

I grew up with the saying "There's no replacement for displacement" when referring to engine size, performance, etc. Does that saying still hold true today? It's getting harder and harder to ...
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Why my car Over consume coolant .no any visible leak

I have added almost 4 liters of coolant today in my car.but over heating,boiling coolant and indicating low oil pressure alarm on the dashbod.what should be a problem
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Diesel getting into engine oil since cambelt change

Got my VW Touran cambelt water pump serviced recently (4-5 weeks ago). Oil and filter were changes then too Today, Noticed that the oil level was about 8mm higher than max on dip stick. Oil was very ...
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Chevrolet Matiz doesn't start first time in day

I have a 2008 Chevrolet Matiz car, 3-cylinder 0.8L engine with the following symptoms: Start hard the first start of the day (after 10-12 hours) then start each time from the first, if the interval ...
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Why some motorcycles designs pull air for the intake through its chassis?

I couldn't find this answer nowhere, but i'm very curious about why some motorcycles have a carburetor intake connected to their chassis. In the image below we can see how the chassis is designed with ...
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How to unscrew a stuck screw from a U-style spring nut?

I have a rusting screw secured with a U-style spring nut in a very tight and difficult place. The screw secures one of the fog light assemblies to the bottom of my Forester's bumper. Here's front and ...
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How do I get the spare tire out of my car? [closed]

The screw is stuck holding in the spare tire. The more you turn it it just keeps spinning around. I’ve tried prying it off. Any other suggestions? I attached a photo.
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why is my 2006 Mazda MPV loosing coolant? but no leaks underneath

This minivan is constantly loosing coolant, but I don't see it going anywhere. Meaning I don't see any evidence of dripping or pooling underneath. Does it just evaporate? The rate of loss is, I may ...
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Should broken fog light lens fail the state inspection?

My Subaru Forester has factory-installed fog lights (w/ Driver Assist) below the bumper. This item is an upgrade of the Limited trim level. Premium and lower trim levels have no fog lights. Some time ...
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Are there mechanical or maintenance resaons responsible for the recent decline in sales of the Hyuandai Elantra? [closed]

According to the sales chart near the bottom of this Wikipedia page, the global sales of the popular Hyundai Elantra have been steadily decreasing since the 2013-2015 time period. Are there mechanical ...
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Fuse for radio, 12v charger, internal lights 2006 vw LT35, where is it?

Fuse for radio, 12v charger, internal lights 2006 vw LT35, where is it? I can locate the fuse box on the driver's side seat, but this looks very different from Haynes Manual. It's a RHD. I cannot ...
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Mitsubishi mirage Code P1590 A/T torque reduction req. comm

The check engine light on my mitsubishi mirage is on and upon scanning the codes, I am getting the following codes: U0131 EPS CAN timeout U0101 T/M CAN timeout U0121 ABS/ASC CAN timeout P1590 A/T ...
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Hatchback connector - Mazda 3 2010

I have a cable that connects the black cover in the rear area of a 2010 Mazda 3 to the rear door. The end connector clip is no longer working. Is there a name for this component? I believe I need to ...
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Broken AC drain fitting

2008 Toyota Matrix with a broken fitting where the ac condensation drain hose attaches to the evaporator housing. Not being able to run the ac in Texas in the summer is suboptimal, but I'd rather not ...
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A/C dripping water onto exhaust

I have a Chevelle 1970 w/ 427 The A/C drips water onto exhaust pipes up close to the engine. Will that harm pipes when Hot??
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2012 VW Jetta SE battery cables hooked up wrong

my boyfriend hooked the jumper cables up backwards the electric systems lit up then went black and something started to smoke near the battery we have since had trouble with the battery keeping power ...
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Alenza 275/60R20 tire cut [closed]

I have a 2019 Silverado with 31500 miles. I noticed this tear on the left rear tire while I was pumping gas today. It’s a Bridgestone Alenza 275/60R20. Do I need to replace my tires?.
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Should you spray onto Adhesion Promoter quickly?

I picked up a can of Adhesion Promoter from Halfords. The directions say to apply two coats waiting 10-15 minutes between each, then allow to dry for at least one hour before applying primer/lacquer. ...
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What are these square shrouds over these towbar nuts?

I want to remove the towbar from the van I've just bought to increase ground clearance. Done one side, and then discovered these on the other side. Not attempted to do anything with them yet - what's ...
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2013 BMW 535i GT will not reset oil service or check oil level

My wife's 2013 BMW 535i GT will not reset the oil service level or check the oil level when going through the IDrive process as recommended by the Owner's manual? Any suggestion or solution would be ...
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How to tell if a battery charger/tender is suitable for hardwiring?

As mentioned in a previous question, I am looking to hardwire a battery charger/tender in my car, so I can just plug it into mains voltage when the battery is drained, or the car is sitting outside in ...
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2000 Silverado 4.3 l . New pcm. Came programedand plug in play. Ihave a delco anti-theft strereo

Before I try to start it. It’s loc mode. I found out 3yrs. Had to put in a fuel pump. Stereo locked up. Got a Haynes book on the truck. Anytime the battery is disconnected you have to disable stereo. ...
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Any idea what this is?

I found this in my driveway under my car (2013 Subaru Legacy), so I can only assume it broke off. Any idea what it is??

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