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Overheating F150, clogged radiator or air pocket?

2011 Ford F150, 5.0 I've had issues with the truck overheating after about 20 minutes of driving. It seems to get up to normal temp pretty quick, hold and then the temp spikes to overheat. I pull off ...
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Buying an older car

There's a 1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 V6 4WD for sale locally. It's got 198k miles on it. The listed price is $5k. I haven't seen the car in person, but I want to be ready for when I do check it out. ...
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Can transmission replacement affect fuel economy?

I recently had the transmission replaced in my 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan. This is my third Dodge minivan, and all of them averaged around 17 mpg in mostly city driving. However, when I got this van ...
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Rusty coloured coolant?

I am working on a 1988 Accord (CA) that has been sitting for some time. There was a problem with the cooling system - air pockets and bad water pump bearing - so I replaced the pump and drained the ...
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How to pull out a stuck third row seat on a Volvo XC90 MY2007?

The left third row seat on a '07 Volvo XC90 is stuck underneath the collapsible backrest. Looking from the trunk from behind the seat, it seems to be stuck on the right rail, it won't budge at all. ...
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Toyota Avalon v6 3 letter 2000 model

Got a nocking noice in the oil pic up in sump can .can the can I take sump off with out pulling out motor
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New car 10k miles with spark knock detonation. Do my plugs look good?

I have a Ram 2018 Promaster city van I bought brand new with zero miles. At around 4000 miles the van's engine light turned on so I took I to the dealership and they replaced the MAP sensor. At 4500 ...
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02 Ford Escape valve ticks on first start in the morning

It's only on the first start. If I leave it running after the first start it will take for a while. Possibly forever I'm not sure. What I've been doing is turning it off after a second or two and then ...
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I need a sparepart, but how is it called?

The drive shaft jumped (due to a failing wishbone) out of the housing in the motor. I want to order a new part, because it is not included in the new drive shaft. How is it called?
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Need help locating a Ford Focus part

Found this small cap on the floor inside the cabin of a Ford Focus, need help locating where it belongs. Thank you!
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2013 Hyundai Accent Can't Clear 420 Code

2013 Hyundai Accent 255K miles. Runs great, still gets around 35 MPG. 40K miles ago I was having trouble with 420 code. Did usual tune up stuff and both O2 sensors. Ended up replacing the Cat with ...
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JVC KW-AV50 has weird issue with MP3 stored on USB

My car is installed with JVC KW-AV50, a multi-purpose system. Now I'm facing a weird issue while trying to play MP3 songs via USB drive (recently bought new SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB USB 2.0 Flash ...
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How to do a 2005 v6 Avalon Oil Pan Removal (Australian Model)

My mechanic has said that I need to clean the filter at the bottom of the block inside the oil pan as this is causing the oil light to come on (I can't afford to pay the mechanic to do that currently) ...
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Brake caliper leak while pushing piston back

I'm a bit worried about my front brake calipers on my MX5 MK1. I was replacing the front brake pads, and I had to push the caliper piston back in order to fit with the new pads. I used a C clamp to ...
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Location of Fuel Pump relay on '07 TSX

I'm having frequent hard starting issues & think the problem is the fuel pump relay. However, I have no idea where this is located, presumably under the dash somewhere. Anybody?
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2009 Chevy Malibu LTZ No crank but starts on second attempt

I have 2009 {Chevy Malibu LTZ} (No crank)but starts on second attempt. When starting car everything turns on, fuel pump runs and gauges test etc. Then turning key more to start nothing happening no ...
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Autounlock car circuit?

I would like to have a circuit which will automatically unlock the car door central locking system as soon as key is move from ON TO ACCESSORIES position...ie first the engine must be running. The car ...
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2001 Honda Civic EX overheating fans not working

Okay so I have tried everything. My car was overheating so I replaced the head gasket since it needed one anyways, but it is still overheating. My cooling fans are not working, I replaced my ...
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1973 dodge sportsman motor home

The engine won't start. When I turn the key, absolutely nothing happens. There is only a click from turning the key. My battery is full. I bought this motor home last summer after my landlady sold ...
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Engine knocking

I have a 2013 Hyundai sante fe sport (base). Engine started knocking due to it burning all the oil within 5k miles ( I understand that’s a problem). Put oil in it and still knocking. Took the engine ...
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Not able to start my car

I have a Camry that has been maintained regularly. The car battery is about 4 year old. 1) For the past 2 weeks, when I was to do a cold-start, it gives some cranking sound and engine shuts down in ...
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What is this bar on my dashboard next to gas mileage?

See this . On the gas mileage indicator, it says 250 km. Right to the left of it, there's an orange bar. There's actually two: the big one that indicates the amount of fuel left, and then there's a ...
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Starter makes no sound

Starter makes no sound. Battery is very good. Lights , dashboard, side doors, and radio work well. The problem happened suddenly after turning van off (2012 Toyota Sienna)and it sat in the driveway ...
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How to enter the Radio security code

I have the radio security code now I need to know how to enter it. Can you help me please? I have a 2002 Honda Civic
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1999 Toyota Camry V6 automatic ignition switch / ignition cylinder issue

currently troubleshooting 1999 Toyota Camry V6 automatic transmission ignition switch / ignition cylinder issue. Specific Problems: a. Opened driver door with the key out of the ignition (assuming ...
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Do you have to remove the heads to replace the lash adjuster on a 2002 Ford Escape?

Hello I guess I'm replacing a lash adjuster today. Before I start I'd like to get a better idea of what I'm getting myself into. I know that you're supposed to replace all of them at once and that you ...
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Car stereo turns off when the cooling fan comes on

I drive a Honda Civic 2008 model. I noticed that when driving, my car stereo momentarily switches off and back on after about 3-5 seconds when the radiator/condenser cooling fans come on. The lights ...
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Mercedes Benz W203 C-Class C220 CDI whining noise

I have my W203 (Automatic Transmission 722.6) that is killing me with this whining noise when i let the release the gas pedal and the sound change intensity depending on the speed. It starts when ...
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Toyota Funcargo (Yaris Verso) 1.3 VVTi (2NZ-FE) connector near oil filter

I was seeing my Yaris Verso VVTi 2NZ-FE engine and a cable was hanging (with light grey connector, 4 pin socket, and a single wire line) that is not connected anywhere. I tried to search for the ...
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Wanted to increase ground clearance of Toyota Etios GD

I am having Toyota Etios sedan GD SP. I wanted to increase Ground clearance of my car having with 14" wheels by using different size of tires. Plz suggest more. After doing some studies following ...
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Radiator reservoir boiling and overflowing

I have a 2006 Subaru Forester that just had a ton of work done on it. New radiator, head gaskets, thermostat, water pump, and timing belt. Yesterday, after driving about an hour, i noticed a pool of ...
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Classic 350 Heavy engine noise

After the first service of new classic 350, I began to hear a heavy sound from engine, which is not consistent. But when it came, it is breaking my heart :( . After the service I contacted the ...
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Help with reading a scheme for car locking control box peugeot 306 1997

I have Peugeot 306 from 1997 and I have a problem with the locking system. When I'm trying to lock the car it attempts to lock all doors, but then immediately unlocks all doors. I had a problem with ...
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Brakes spongy after pad change

I changed the brake pads on a Hilux and after doing so, the pedal has gone very spongy. The brake fluid also seems to have risen above max. When I start the car, the first press of the brake pedal ...
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Reversing camera programmer [closed]

Hi all iv fitted a reversing camera on my transit custom I need a programmer to access the ecu to change it from the sensors to the camera, anyone recommendations. Thanks
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Not enough catalyst data for SMOG inspection even after 350 miles

Place: California Car: 2003 Acura RSX Type-S I went on 4 week vacation in Dec, my car sat in garage. Now I have trouble getting my SMOG passed, I am getting catalyst data not ready reading, even ...
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Battery drained 10 amps with key in the dashboard - what can it be?

Old Honda Civic hatchback 1.4i, manual gear, air conditioning. No longer starting (see below the history). I noticed that with the key off or in the dashboard in position I there is a small 40 mA ...
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2008 audi a4 b7 2.0t front wheel drive. Where is the the vehicle speed sensor located is it the crankshaft sensor? My speedometer isn't working

I am having problems with speedometer and it says po501 which pops up as vehicle speed sensor but I'm seeing that it's either front left abs sensor or crankshaft speed sensor but some people are ...
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ford focus 2002 low idle problem varying

I have a ford focus 2002. It has an idle problem. At a stop the idle will vary from normal down to about 500 RPM, almost stalling. It does this variation very cyclically, every 5 seconds or so. ...
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Consequences of adding Blue Devil headgasket sealer to a car with no obvious problem?

I was doing some general internet browsing and stumbled across Blue Devil head gasket sealer which advertises permanent fix to any head gasket leak. The reviews on the internet also seem to be quite ...
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2013 Subaru WRX P0300

On a Subaru 2013 since 70,000 miles I've had the fun P0300 code activated and my check engine light on, cruise and traction control disabled. I do not have any other misfire codes being shown(unlike ...
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Vauxhall Zafira rear lights not working

Hi all I have a 2006 Vauxhall Zafira and have a problem with my rear passenger side lights, the indicator is working fine but no brake light or evening lights I have changed all the bulbs and still ...
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Transmission is slow to engage

I have a 1988 GMC Sierra 4x4 truck, and I recently bought a rebuilt NV3500 transmission from a 1995 chevy truck (I picked this year, because from 1993 onward, this particular transmission used a ...
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Kia Rio 2006 jb cv starter circuit fault

My car started making grinding noises which I found out was the starter motor engaging through the clutch switch being pushed in as I changed gear. I removed it from the clutch pedal and only pushed ...
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I have a Suzuki Swift petrol 2008. Sometimes struggles in first and second gear?

I have a Suzuki Swift petrol 2008. car that has sometimes struggles in first and second gear after stopping at junctions but other times it is fine what does this mean ?
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Torn out nut insert on hatchback lift strut anchor

Car: 2001 VW Golf It was late at night, I was in a hurry and like an idiot I forced the hatchback closed. I tore out the nut insert (don't know what else to call it) that one end of the hydraulic ...
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1994 Chevy 1500 loss of power slow acceleration what could this be

Chevy having slow acceleration when driving I was told it could be my catalytic converter could it be fixed by replacing with new exhaust system
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High pitched revving/sensitive gas pedal?

I live in the UK and went to go and test drive a 1.0L Peugeot 108. The car was in good condition and it's from a main dealer at a fair price which is why I am attracted to it. It was obviously sitting ...
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Identify Broken Taillight

Someone backed into my car and left a large dent. Luckily part of their tail light also broke off so I was hoping someone here could help identify the model of car to track down who did it. It is at ...
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Car won't start - replaced alternator - didn't help

I have a 5-6 years old Mazda 6 2010, 2.5L engine. My car simply won't start. I had this issue yesterday, so I called roadside assistance and they were able to jump start my car. I drove straight to ...

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