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Nissan Presage 98' change tires to 55 profile from 60/65 profile

Good day. So we bought a used 98' Nissan Presage (2.5L Turbodiesel/YD25) and we noticed that the tires on the front are 205/65 R16 and the rear left is 215/65 R16 while the rear right is 215/70 R16. ...
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Is is normal for brakes to lock if braking too hard while wearing in new brake pads. 2000 Holden Frontera UES V6

3 days ago I had my brake pads,rotors,calipers and disc replaced. The mechanic told me to take it easy on the brakes while they are in wearing stage. Today I was going about 40km and Im not sure if i ...
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Hard starting, don't want to accelerat

Suzuki grand vitara 2001 rhz hdi engine Diesel motor P0230 and hard starting problem
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Cracking sound when steering at low speed on Peugeot 508

When I start steering when car is turned on I hear cracking sounds, what can it be?
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Hyundai Accent mysteriously stopped starting

Just bought an 08 accent with 132 kkm a few weeks ago. Ran great until I drove it home one night and the next morning it wouldn't start. The starter spun but didn't engage flywheel so naturally I ...
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MOT test failure “fly by wire steering system”

I have an car with a major MOT fault that is. Electronic power steering that is 'fly by wire' has the angle of the steering wheel is inconsistent with the angle of the road wheels (2.6 (b) (i)) I'm ...
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Slapping sound coming from wheel

When driving, I noticed that a slapping sound was coming from my rear passenger-side wheel. The tempo of the slapping sound would accelerate and decelerate as the car's speed increased and decreased. ...
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What is the best truck bed cover for a 2017 Toyota Tacoma? [closed]

I'm reading reviews about this tri fold Tonneau cover that I found in a shop called 4wheelonline. Is there anyone here who knows the pros and cons of using this type of truck cargo shield? I am hoping ...
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What kind of port/connector is this?

I just bought honda fit also known as jazz 1.3 hybrid 2011 from japan.But its manual is in Japanese and i just want to know what kind(name) of port/connector it is. Its under cigarette lighter and av ...
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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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Need to find out which type of radial shaft seal I have

I am repairing the coilover of a Yamaha XT600 2kf and I need to replace a radial shaft seal. Unfortunately I have not been able to identify the exact type of seal this is. I have only been able to ...
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Chevy 454 rebuild do I need to replace bolts?

I am rebuilding my 454 Chevy engine do I need to replace the old bolts or will the old bolts work properly. I understand that some bolts stretch and can not be reused.
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testing for voltage

I am sitting with a problem that is slowly draining my wallet. I drive a opel corsa utility 14i, and after having to replace a blown head gasket, all sorts of gremlins started popping up. First no ...
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Why am i getting a vibration at 75+ mph but not in steering wheel?

It is a 2002 chevy malibu 192,246 So far I have replace both tie rods ends Wheel bearings front In the rear I have Replaced both wheel cylinders Tires honestly My front ones are slightly smaller ...
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Toyota Celica 7 VVTI 190 , P0171(too lean) and B0101(speed clock died intermittently) codes , pls help new purchase

Description below. pls help as I just bought this car. Something interesting about the CEL, I think this info may help isolate the problem It looks like the MAF may be new, but I will confirm that ...
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Why my 2003 LT-1 engine trans in older body has different eratic starting problems

I have a 2003 GM LT-1 engine in an old body, that's had different intermittent starting problems for the last 6 years. All have gotten progressively worse. Problems are listed old to new. ...
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2007 Kia Spectra engine temperature fluctuating

what would cause my kia's engine temperature to start fluctuating. it never gets hot but it will rise 2 bars on the temp gage and when it rises to the second bar over where it normally reads my ac ...
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2008 Chevy Equinox: no heat in idle

My 2008 Equinox had not been getting heat in idle, but heat would come on when driving. There was also a strong coolant smell when heat was on. Recently, I was getting overheating messages on the dash,...
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1995 Volvo 850 Sedan Digital Instrument readings blnk

My Volvo 850has a new expensive battery Temps have been very cold, single digits. I have not been driving it but starting it on the regular. Has been fine until it wouldn't start. I jumped it and got ...
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Does the Citroen C4 2012 Bluetooth audio system play music and connects the phone?

I know that Citroen C4 can come equipped with a Bluetooth audio system, which can connect your phone too. I was wondering is anyone tried playing music from the iphone to the audio system using ...
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My battery has corroded at the red and black connectors

As seen in the picture my batter in a 2012 Toyota Camry has this white salt-like build up around the bracket that holds the battery in place. However, there is no tea build up in the red and black ...
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93-96 Honda Civic a/c problems

Alright guys so I'm having a difficult problem with my a/c system. I'm somewhat of a mechanic so il list down things I've done to try and fix the problem. But long story short my a/c runs great in ...
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What is better for sparkplugs, inconel super alloy or iridium?

I am buying new sparkplugs for my 2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T and i purchased pulstar be1h10 sparkplugs with a plasma core, but i am now being told that they are not good for my car because they arent ...
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My 2001 s430 will only start after I disconnect the negative battery cable

My 2001 mercedes stopped starting, the key fob would start the car intermittently then stopped working except locking and unlocking doors I thought it was the batteries but I changed them. I have to ...
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How are ignition timing and fuel injection timing controlled?

I understand how the valve timing is controlled by a camshaft with a connection to the crankshaft using either a belt or chain, but the valves aren't the only things that need to be in sync with the ...
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Kymco People 50 vacuum hose (s) diagram

Used scooter has all of the hoses disconnected. One Inlet on the carb, one on the intake manifold. A small junction canister with 6 inlets is under the oil tank. Can't seem to find a diagram anywhere....
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RPM running to high and don't kick down on 2005 trailblazer

My 2005 trailblazer automatic ! had a almost new engine put in April. Ran perfect. It started pour oil and my rpm would not kick down without me letting off gas. Both started at the same time ! Oil ...
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2003 Ford Expedition xlt 4WD. Vents changing positions

When I drive in highway the vents go from the face position to defrost vents and to floor while the selection is on face. Anyone know what this could be from or solutions for it to get fixed
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Car audio settings battery backup

I want to solve a very annoying problem I've had with the last two Sony car audio receivers I've owned. The problem being that days are spent getting all the sound setting perfect to my liking, which ...
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negative LTFT in bike

I have Bajaj Dominar 400 CC single cylinder bike with FI system.its 7k on odo now.Recently i pluged Diagnostic tool and found my LTFT is negative 11%.My bike has underbelly exhaust with catcon as ...
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Captiva problem

My Captiva Diesel 2007 has a problem going on a distant journey. During short or town drives, it is fine. When it turns to be a long journey, the car turns off after a while. My mechanic tried a ...
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2000 Toyota Corolla will not start until hitting battery terminals

I have a 2000 Toyota Corolla which started to display a symptom during cold weather (-20 - -30 C) where you would insert the key, turn in partway, activate the internal electronics, and then turn it ...
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Replaced ignition cylinder, car wont turn over or crank

I have a 2007 chevrolet malibu. I have been having trouble for a while with having to turn the key a few times before it would crank until it finally quit cranking at all. I replaced the ignition ...
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6 speed manual transmission is internally engaging in 2 gears?

I was towing my Mazda Miata, I ran over tire tread in the road. Tread jammed my rear wheels caused the car to drag and leave tire marks on the highway. Had it looked at $ 400.00 , then the shop ...
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Troubleshooting engine damage after radiator hose failure

My mechanic replaced my radiator hoses. 2 weeks later, one came loose and the engine overheated and died. It was put back on and 2 weeks after that, the hose began to leak. I brought it back and ...
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Depleted Honda Fit battery — how long to recharge, how to re-enable radio?

I left the interior map lights (driver & passenger side lights) on for about 30 hours, depleting the batter in my Honda Fit. I could barely see the lights on. Fortunately, at least one towing ...
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Mazda 3 2005 unknown cable

I bought a used Mazda 3 year 12/2005 from Italy. This car has a diesel engine 1.6 Turbo same as Ford/PSA. I have a loose three pin cable that don't know where does it belong. I've checked with 2 ...
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Mercedes 2003 unpredictably shudders and acts like it's going to stall at a stop light, then hesitant to accelerate

My 2003 Mercedes has acted like it's going to stall at stop lights occasionally for the last few months-shudders at stop signs, then recovers. Today I rev'd it in neutral out of fear it would stall. ...
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Is it possible to tell if a brake rotor can be turned without knowing the brand?

I need my front brake rotors turned or replaced on my 2011 VW Jetta. I've got them off the car, and I was thinking there would be a marking on them to indicate a brand or a minimum thickness, but ...
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Noisy PAS pump on Honda crv

Honda CR-V pas pump very noisy when starting from cold, loud clicking noise,but quieter when warm also a grinding noise when engine turned off. The belt seems very tight, how much deflection should it ...
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Toyota Yaris 2015 Automatic

from last 2 months I am noticing intermittent Groaning(ghrrrrrerer) sound while applying breaks at slower speeds but this sound vanishes as I release the breake padel. Changed the front break pads and ...
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Why would an oil separator have a vent into the engine bay?

This is Alfa Romeo Giulietta installed oil separator. Disassembly shows the vent is guarded by a flat rubber circle pushed up by a spring. This rubber flab probably ensures the air only flows in. ...
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Interfacing with CAN bus

I am looking to write an application in C# and use both ARM based computers and x86 based computers. My question here is when using a J1939 to DB9 cable, do I need a specialized interface for the CAN ...
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No heat extreme cold (Mini Cooper r60)

I bought a used Mini cooper countryman 3 years ago. Since I've owned it when the weather hits around -5 degrees F and I cold start the car, the heater won't work properly. The dash says it's slowly ...
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Toyota Avensis Central unlocking will only work when very hot outside

I have an Avensis 11. The central locking works every time, but unlocking doesn't It only unlocks the boot and turns the alarm off. Then I have to use the key to unlock the driver door, then the 3 ...
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Acceleration Issues

I have acceleration issues with my Mahindra Bolero SLX. Acceleration fails/drops all of a sudden while driving. When this occurs I pull off from the pedal and pump a little bit and it becomes okay ...
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P0456 if i can drive

My car ignition light came on today and it said loose fuel cap and tighten or replace necessary and threw p0456 is it ok to drive this weekend and take it In Monday
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Car not running properly on LPG when car has been idling for some time

I have a Renault Clio 1.4 16v 72kw from 2003. I have this strange problem where when the car has been idling for some time (when in traffic for example) and gets more warm (temperature indicator more ...
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Rebuilt engine: cranks but lots of white/grayish fumes

So today I cranked the engine I was rebuilding (Skoda Estelle/120 '72, RWD, rear mounted engine) and while it started, yes, but not without some struggling, I got a lot of white or light grayish fumes....
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Reprogram a Volkswagen key fob with only 1 key?

I bought a 2015 Volkswagen Passat, it came with 2 key fobs and 3 keys. Upon careful inspection, (months later) I noticed one of the key fobs doesn't work with this car, and 2 of the 3 keys don't work; ...

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