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Car Drop Damage

Given "average" 4-door passenger cars and an adequate crane that can lift an arbitrary number of meters in height, what is the maximum drop height for which few cars would sustain functional damage? ...
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Motorcycle Engine Guards: OEM bolt vs Threaded Rod for engine mounts

I have a similar question to This one however mine is slightly different in that the bolt I need is very long (300mm) I have an Engine guard that has included a threaded rod to replace the primary ...
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FORD ESCAPE 03 V6 - Oil Light Blinking

Have a 2003 Escape, oil light started to come in when going down hill in the underground car park where i live but has now started to come on more frequently when braking and today when i pulled up it ...
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Permanent repair on fuel tank

I have a 2003 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L with a punctured (plastic) fuel tank. I cannot find a replacement fuel tank. ~4 months ago I used a repair kit. I cleaned the tank, used coarse ...
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Can't shift into gear (after clutch replacement) when engine is either turned off or hasn't been going for long enough!

Hi everyone. I really need help with this. I had my clutch replaced (the entire set and also the clutch slave cylinder) at a shop and now have following problems: when the engine is turned off and ...
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John Deere GX85 rear engine rider

I have an John Deere GX85 rear engine rider that the back wheels slant inward toward the body. Took a back wheel off and feel some play or movement. No transmission problems at this point. Ideas would ...
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What do I need to do to keep my car healthy during an extended period of minimal use

Due to corona virus restrictions, my driving has been reduced to occasional 5 mile round trips to the grocery store. To avoid problems from it just sitting for a week or two between short trips are ...
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Kia Sportage 2017 seat belts alarm

My Kia Sportage started to do strange things. After someone, who occupies the passenger seat unleashes the seatbelt before the car stops, my car starts beeping annoyingly even when passenger is not in ...
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Goldwing motorcycle

2013 honda Goldwing motorcycle what antifreeze is compatible with this motorcycle? I have flushed antifreeze wanting to replace antifreeze?
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Diagnosing alternator or starter on a 16 Chevy Cruze LT

how do you know if it's the battery starter or alternator in a 2016 chevy cruze lt when i started the car it sounded like it wasn't going to start also not sure if it's related but i had to get a jump ...
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2003 Hyundai Tiburon overheating

I recently bought a 2003 Hyundai tiburon. It keeps overheating after running for about 5 minutes. I took it to my local Hyundai dealership and they concluded the reason was bc the radiator was ...
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Solvent Base Oil on my leather steering wheel

I have a Citeron C1 and used a solvent oil base odorizer to clean my leather steering wheel and its ruined it, it looks like a moldy mildew green. How can i restore the colour? Thank you
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How can someone find the source of the noise invading the car interior?

Suppose hypothetically that the interior of a car has a hole, a vent, or any kind of "sound leakage" that lets the exterior, wind and/or engine noise pass from the exterior to the interior of the ...
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Oil in water reservoir

I found oil in the water reservoir.The car is a polo GTI manual 2007 model. Temperature of the car is normal.
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I have a coolant leak, a big one, but my car isnt overheating… whats wrong?

Okay, so i have a 2010 impala. Recently i had a very slow drip of coolant from my vehicle. It slowly started to worsen. I got a bottle of kseal and put that into my vehicle, it stopped the leak outta ...
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I have a 2005 Ford Explorer that has a P0446 code that turnes the check engine light on,how do I repair this? [duplicate]

Check engine light is on, P0446 code comes up when diagnostic is done, vehicle is 2005 Ford Explorer, need to fix for emissions, need location on vehicle for me to repair
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What is the biggest bearing that I can find in car?

I want to buy inner bearing puller set for car maintenance( sedan, off-road, SUV). Which set diameter should be sufficient? 12 - 46 mm 12 - 70 mm 12 - 110 mm I don't wont to buy too small of a ...
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Changed power brake booster and drum brake rebuild and now the brake pedal sometimes gets stuck down while driving

What I did: I have a 1997 GMC Jimmy that I replaced the power brake booster and rebuilt the rear drum brakes (new brake shoes, springs, and wheel cylinders). I bled the rear drums since I replaced ...
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Renault clio 5 motor oil

Which type of motor oil is suitable for renault clio 5 sce 65 with petrol engine? I think a 5w30 but i don't know what type. Maintenance and warranty sheet : norm RN 17 , engine oil volume 3.40 L , ...
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Can I unlock just the back of a 2017 Peugeot Expert van?

Apologies if this has been covered but I couldn’t find an answer. I want to be able to lock the cab of my van but leave the back doors open when parked up, I would have thought that the middle button ...
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Crankshaft timing belt

I’ve been trying to loosen my crank shaft pulley to get to my timing belt and water pump. Well I couldn’t find a tool to do it with so I got a air impact and didn’t think it was working and it turned ...
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What is normal 12v battery current drain in run position with engine off?

My 2002 Honda Odyssey has a weak battery. It is at the end of its expected life and I will be replacing as soon as I can. The ignition switch has the following positions: 0 - Off I - Accessories II ...
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In the UK, can you leave an untaxed car on a public side street? [closed]

I am in the UK. My tax has run out and I do not drive it as it needs\I'm doing a lot of repairs on it. I have just left it parked on a permit holders bay outside my home i.e. on a public side road. ...
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Dismantling a rear view mirror to access mic/compass

I have a 2012 Ford Mustang V6 Premium convertible, and it comes with a rear view mirror that contains a mic for voice-activated features and a compass. I recently removed that mirror and replaced it ...
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2005 Ford Explorer check engine cod P0446

I have a 2005 Ford Explorer that has a check engine code P0446 which reads as Evap container system vent check malfunction. How do I repair this and where do I start?
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Citroen c4 2013 1.6 hdi

Recently changed battery on c4. Still had electrical circuit fault showing on screen. Car worked for a few days but then I went to it one morning and the rear windscreen wiper was working but not ...
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2000 saturn sl, not starting after period of time [closed]

I can start my car and go somewhere but once I turn it off it won't start again for hours. My alternator should be good. Any suggestions on to what might be the problem?
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Scraping / rattling noise

History before noise I recently got an oil change and since it was nice out today I switched my winter tires back to my summer ones. Nothing special from these two events but after I changed my ...
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Car spray paint issue Please help | orange peel?

I had some scratches in the side of my car and I tried to fix them by sanding, spraying primer, basecoat colour then a clear coat to add shine. It came out looking like this and it is slightly rough ...
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2014 Cruze lt won’t start. New battery, New starter?

Went to jump start car after sitting over night lights and wipers came on. Heard 5 clicks and engine wouldn’t start. After 45-60 seconds with jump car shuts off completely. After replacing the starter ...
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Bad alternators?

My elderly neighbor has a 1998 Expedition with an alternator problem as all of the units I've installed and tested output less than 12v. He wants to save some money and purchases used alternators ...
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Removing a Voltage Regulator after exchanging a dynamo for an alternator

Authi Mini 998 MK2 from 1972 (spanish mini) I removed my dynamo and replaced it with an alternator. Alternators have internal voltage regulators making the existing voltage regulator innecesary, ...
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WDB2020181A253112 vin,w202, c180, 4 cylinders

I bought a 1995 Mercedes benz , c180 , that I wanned to work on and recondition. In workshop someone damaged my break line. I fixed it, but I also needed to bleed the brakes. They didn't wanna do it, ...
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Sanding motorbike bolts and abs sensor plates?

I want to do some cleaning up on my 2 motorbikes whilst in lockdown. I was just wondering do the manufacturers put any protective coating on bolts, or the abs sensor disc on the wheels? As there is ...
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Citroen c3 doesnt want to start after 2 wires touched

Hi i wanted to change my car radio then two oprn wires from the radio touched and made a spark. Now the car doesn't want to start. Like its not getting feul
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Trying to find out if my BBR tuner is burnt out or is it my magneto

I was riding my bike in my ground wire fell on my exhaust and burn is that enough to short out my BBR2 cdi or magneto should I check my wiring.I don’t have a volt meter handy ...
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Can anyone provide documentation for the 2011 chevy cruze eco grill shutters?

I'm trying to understand how they work and where the motor is since I am unable to get the plastic off the bottom of the grill to access them directly. Mine seem to move if I slowly torque them ...
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Ford focus 2005 1.6 dtci cranks but no voltage on injectors

My ford focus 2005 1.6 tdci cranks but doesn't start. When I check the wires fuses all are in good working conditions.some say its low pressure on the fuel rail. How do I bleed air in the fuel line ...
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Corsa 1.7 DTI no Boost at low rpms

I own a Corsa c 1.7 DTI (Isuzu) engine which is having issues with boost. Problem describe: When i start driving from 0 rmp to 2.5 is going very low.. After 2.5 rpms it will start getting as normal, ...
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Squeak when changing to face or defrost

Good afternoon I had a squeak that would happen when I turned my air to the face vent it would only squeak at the very end of the actuator cycle. Here is a link to the video of that https://youtu.be/...
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What are possible reasons for positive include angle (camber) on my 2002 Honda Civic?

I have a 2002 Honda Civic Hatchback (Make in UK, the body looks like the Civic SI in the States). Both the shocks and the lower arms have been replaced. I can see how the lower arms being too short ...
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The wrong control arm for my 2002 Honda Civic?

I have a Civic Hatchback produced in Great Britain in 2001 (living in France). Since I replaced the control arms in 2014 I have had strange problems: I needed to install a washer between the ...
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Cannot connect OBD devices to ECU on Toyota vehicles

I have two ODB devices. One is ELM327 Wifi OBD2 and the other one is OBDLink LX Bluetooth. My problem is that none of the OBDs connect to Toyota cars. More specifically: I have tested the two OBD ...
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Clicking BMW E36

I have a 1995 BMW E36 with an M50B20TU engine. When I turn on the ignition, but don’t try and start the car, I hear a regular clicking noise, which I believe is coming from the solenoid shown on ...
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Engine warning came on Dashboard of Skoda Rapid diesel

My car is Skoda Rapid Tdi 2012 model.Till date it has run 74000 km. Last service done was 19th Jan 2019. Since the car has run only 7500 km after the last service i have not observed 365 time period. ...
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Rough idle or slight miss at idle in relation to purge valve

I'm working on a 2006 Chrysler 300, with the 2.7L v6 (the internal water pump one). I just replaced the EGR valve due to a P0404 and surging while driving (verified with a scan tool the EGR valve ...
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Can I use tar removal to remove the stubborn mark at the tyre rim?

I have a stubborn mark on my tyre rim alloy. Please refer to the image below: Overview Zoom in Another view The brown mark on the tyre rim is very stubborn. I have use anti-grease liquid but it ...
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Do you need both a bill of sale and title when buying used car? [migrated]

I am attempting to make my first used car purchase from a private party in New York. I understand that the title should be transferred to me after the sale but what about a "Bill of Sale" ? Would I ...
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Hyundai i20 1.4 glide 2012 model

Evening guys, my car has a very serious problem, it consumes too much fuel and i have noticed that my rev counter is very high when driving, if am driving 100km\h the rev counter would be at 4100rpm, ...
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Accessing the 1st and 2nd cylinder ignition coils in VW Golf MK5 (55 kw)

I am replacing all of the ignition coils in my MK5 Golf as they keep they have all started to fail recently as per this question I have managed to change them with the exception of 1 and 2 because I ...

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