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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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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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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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Spark coming from distributor cap pin

recently I have noticed some random engine misfires. I've checked my spark plugs and wires and haven't noticed anything unusual. I have checked for sparks at night and there were no sparks coming from ...
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What is best pipe for automobile AC?

What is the best pipe for automobile AC Coper Aluminum Flexible hose I'm planning to install new AC for my Landrover, appreciate your advice Thank you
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Speed limiter on Chevrolet Bolt

I recently got a Chevy Bolt and I found out that it evidently is speed limited to 91 mph. There's just one problem: I see no mention of the limit except in two places: in the car itself (it stops ...
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How does a distributor condenser prevent contact burning?

Here is a post I found, but it doesnt clearly explain why arcing is suppressed with a cap(acitor) How the Ignition System Works by Malcolm Holser The way the ignition works is this: You connect a ...
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How can I measure Rim Offset?

I've got a non-standard set of rims and I'd like to know what Offset they are as I believe they are incorrect for the car they are on. I have a rough idea what Offset means but how do I easily and ...
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Am having too much fuel consumption on my Toyota Carina e 1994 model. Please what is the causes?

Having high fuel consumption on my Toyota Carina e 1994 model. Please what may be the causes?
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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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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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Anti-static drag strips benefits of earthing?

I know this sounds like a stupid question but could an anti-static dragging strip have any benefits to a car attached to certain parts of a car in terms of galvanic corrosion or any other form of ...
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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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A/C Compressor Clutch Not Engaging

I have a 2007 Honda Civic Si. During the summer, the AC started acting up. It would work well for a couple minutes and then stop working. I remember checking to see if the compressor was running and ...
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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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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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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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Can washer fluid catch fire if accidentally spilled on a hot engine?

The user's manual of my car contains the following warning: Do not add washer fluid when the hybrid system is hot or operating as washer fluid contains alcohol and may catch fire if spilled on the ...
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What is most fuel efficient at 130km/h? [duplicate]

Suppose a very hot summer day, driving on a long straight highway at 130 km/h. What is most fuel efficient solution : Driving with AC on and closed windows? Driving with AC off and four full opened ...
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Check engine light, p0420 error and o2 sensor voltages

Good Evening, Some time ago I bought a used KIA ceed 2009. I've checked it with a mechanic who found it clean. The car was stationary for a long time and with little gasoline in the tank. I changed ...
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2012 Dodge Avenger Accelerator Issues

Symptom: When I try to accelerate, probably 7/10 times, it will "choke" or "buck" for a split second, drop RPMS, then pick up and continue without issue after this. It seems like it only happens ...
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Its -38 and car wont start

So I ran out of gas in -40°c we filled the tank and put in fuel line antifreeze, tried starting the car and it cranks but wont turn over so we had no choice but to leave it for 2 days due to the cold....
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How necessary is it to fully purge old fluid during a transmission fluid flush?

I see a lot of these videos on YouTube of folks pouring in several liters of automatic transmission fluid into their transmissions as they collect the increasingly cleaner and cleaner fluid that ...
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Engine making weird noise at specific RPM range

The car in question is 2017 Kia Ceed with 1.6 GDI petrol engine. Lately, I noticed a wierd noise coming out of the engine. As I'm accelerating, up to around 3200-3300 RPM everything sounds fine. ...
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Pioneer C9P5 froze after camera settings

I tried rear camera settings (with google translate) this on my Mazda Premacy 2010 - Pioneer C9P5. But accidentally I changed the camera to Rear + Side. Now my system's display has disappeared. It ...
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Mazda Axela 2009 Pioneer C9P5 Head Unit

My car is a Mazda Axela 2009,it has a Pioneer C9P5 Head Unit installed; a flat battery has wiped the settings for the backing camera, how do I restore it?
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Question on Electric Vehicle speed control

I have a very limited knowledge on Automobiles. Now, Imagine a ICE car on a straight road at constant speed. Suppose the engine rpm is 1000. Suddenly the car has to climb a steep hill. Now the driver ...
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Fuel in the solenoid purge valve line

Today I was going to replace the purge solenoid valve in my Mazda 3 2006. I was having problems starting up the car every time after refilling gas. I in a post that the likely culprit was the solenoid ...
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Manual transmission difficult to put into gear. Do I need a new clutch?

I have a 1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport, manual transmission (the 6 cylinder model, I believe 4.0L). It has 4 wheel drive. I've lent the car to some friends recently who were 'rusty' with their manual ...
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Land Rover Freelander 2 - Bad MPG

2007 Freelander 2 Was having what I consider bad MPG for a diesel, averaging around 23-24mpg Initially thought it needs a service, so lots of money later for a full service which would have ...
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Windshield replacement damaged molding?

I just recently had a windshield replaced by safelite. I noticed when I got the car back, both the driver side and passenger side plastic molding at the bottom of the windshield is separated about a ...
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brand new battery brand new alternator car will not start even with a jump

2001 Toyota Sienna. Had a blowout on the driver side which messed up the wires. Tape them up and lost hazards. Recently car died while driving took it to the mechanic and got a brand new alternator ...
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Broken wheel studs

A few months ago, I picked up a cheap 2005 4Runner V8 2WD, which had a slight front-end vibration that I wisely ignored until recently. A week or so ago, I felt a pretty severe thunk from the front ...
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Battery issues - Honda Accord 2009

I have a brand new battery and alternator my car runs fine. When I am idling in traffic the battery light flashes on and off and on. It eventually goes out when I pick up speed. I had Honda do ...
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Snow Blower Break In Smell

I just started my new snowblower today to try to break it in. Within maybe a minute it started emitting a "burning metal" smell. I stopped it and there was some smoke coming out of the air filter. ...
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My Honda CR-V car radio won’t accept the reset codes

I got my reset code and when I enter it on the radio, nothing happens, it’s like I’m not even pushing the buttons. But when I hit the 1 and 6, it works fine to get the serial #.
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Ford Fusion 2014 unused connector under rear seat

I have Ford Fusion 2014 2.5 and I would like to put a subwoofer+amp in the trunk. Under rear seat, right side, close to the trunk, there is unused connector with 5 wires. Could someone please help me? ...
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car won't lock, head lights flicker, 2011 chevy cruze

I have a 2011 chevy cruze, and a couple of times now when I've parked the car, the lights start flickering and then the automatic locks won't lock. but it worked ok so I didn't think anything of it.......
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2013 Toyota Tacoma flashing 4x4 light on dash

My friends Tacoma has the flashing green 4x4 light going on the dash. I read the instructions regarding putting it into 4 wheel drive, 2 wheel drive and 4x4 low and nothing changed. We drove it to an ...
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Wrench light comes on but trips no codes. When this happens my reverse lights come on and stay on even in drive

2007 Ford Freestyle AWD Limited: My wrench light comes on after car is warm but does not throw any codes. Turn the car off and on wrench light goes away. Put it in any gear after restarting and ...
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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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How to test if turbo is properly working in a 2006 Forester XT

I recently had my Forester engine serviced and afterwards it didn't feel like I was getting boost and was getting a whirring/spinning noise while throttling. I brought it back and they realized they ...
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Dodge Ram - no heat at idle but have heat when driving

I have a Dodge Ram 1500, I have changed the heater core, radiator, the water pump, and the thermostat. When I push on the gas it blows out hot air but when its at idle it blows out cold air.
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Trouble starting my car

In the morning my Vw Jetta doesn’t start. Later in the afternoon it starts and works perfectly fine. What could be the problem?
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What is the expected voltage of a coil to a distributor supposed to be?

According to, https://www.carparts.com/classroom/ignition.htm . I have two wires that go to positive side of coil, one from resistor / ballast and the other from ignition switch, is this correct? My ...
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Coleman ct200u ex minibike starts, then stalls

Have problem with my Coleman ct200u ex that is driving me batty. It starts, runs for about 15 seconds, then dies, almost as if it ran out of gas suddenly or the kill switch was pressed. Will not ...
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Issue with car rev'ing and brake!

I have 04 VW Polo, it's a bit a complicated for me to explain as I have limited knowledge of car terminology, and this issue happens frequently but not constantly. So, issue number 1 is while I may ...
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Help with P0171 code

I've been struggling with a p0171 code since I've bought my car (second hand). It's a Honda hrv 2016. I've already taken to Honda service several times. They made me change the lambda sensor, maf ...
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Automatic tranny, reverse died during cold snap

The vehicle is a 2005 Chevy Classic 2.2L four cylinder. It starts and runs, or ran and drove, fine down to -15-20° F up until recently. With a few days of -30 and -40 temps, the car, even after 30-45 ...
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How would a car move if it has two different tire sizes

Suppose a rear wheel car which has front to tires and left tire on the rear are same diameter and the right rear tire is slightly larger. 3 questions How would the car move if it is driven? Does the ...

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