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What are the approximate hours it takes to change out a rear end housing on a 1994 Freightliner FLD 120

It's a front rearend on the semi-truck my company is working on for someone. I have had my guys working on it for a few days but they are not diesel mechanics and this has been a learning experience ...
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Crankcase And Kickstarter are cracking

I have a 09 Honda crf50f and every 4 to 5 kicks it makes this awful crack noise and the kick starter won’t move unless you let go and it keeps doing this and the bike won’t start but it also has carb ...
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transmission replace or rebuild?

I'm new here, I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction. I have an 06 Dodge Charger R/T and the transmission quit recently, I got a quote from edwards transmissions and engines and ...
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air conditioning system

I have Jetta s 2018, I think the the air conditioner is not working probably because the cold air is not good in-spite of the back pipe of cooling system which is coming from cabinet is very cool, and ...
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Honda Accord Purpose of 3 Slots in Interior Piece

Does anyone know why there are three slots in the interior trim piece in the photo? (Having trouble with the photo upload.) It is to the right of the steering wheel, right and a little down from the ...
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Will 260F damage my engine or cause AC leak

I went mudding in my jeep. It was really soupy and coated the entire engine bay including the rad. Didn't wash off the mud and then drove downhill into town a few days later Didn't realize temps until ...
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Is there any way to revive engraved initials on old tools to make them readable again? I'm battling a dishonest roommate!

My roommate is trying to claim some of my tools. My engraved initials are 25+ years old on some and can barely be seen. Some are my father's old Blue Point offset box wrenches from the 50's. Is there ...
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How do I apply silicone to an exhaust manifold?

I’m going to be removing the exhaust manifold as I’m going to be removing the cylinder head. When putting the exhaust manifold back on how exactly do I put the silicone. Currently there is a metal ...
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2010 Lincoln MKS 3.7 V6

2010 LINCOLN MKS: Shakes horrible when driving and trying to stop, I’m close to 240,000 miles now but when I’m on smoother roads it’s not as bad. I’m here for an honest opinion because I’ve spent more ...
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Performance brakes on the front axle only. Bad idea?

Here is the back story. I have a 5yo Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. I do a lot of long-distance driving as well as off-roading whenever possible. My vehicle is mostly stock with the exception ...
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E34 BMW V8: unusual CAMshaft sensor signal voltage from ECU

My BMW is an E34 with an M60 engine (OBDI) and one morning started idling and running poorly enough to not be drivable. Unplugging the camshaft sensor with the engine running made no change to the way ...
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I have a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix. All of a sudden I'm having trouble keeping it on the road. It's like the wheels are not gripping the road

I have a Pontiac Grand Prix 2004. All of a sudden I'm having trouble keeping it on the road. It's like the wheels are not gripping the road.
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Exhaust back-pressure Q on simple 2-stroke yard-equipment engines:

I am having trouble getting a precise answer- is back-pressure necessary on a little single-cylinder 40cc 2-stroke like a chainsaw or a blower? I ask because people frequently modify mufflers to ...
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Radiator cap build up

So I pulled the thermostat to see if that was bad and it was still good also checked my oil and it wasn’t milky but I pulled the radiator cap off and this was built up on it And I’m wondering what ...
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Airbag light is on in my dash

Hi guys I have a big problem and it’s my own fault I have a Silverado single cab it’s a 2001 and me being careless I cut the wires going under my seat and to the belt buckle sensor I didn’t notice ...
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1999 4 Cylinder Gas Tank Box With multiple connectors

Hi I am replacing rear suspension components on my 1999 4 Cylinder LE Toyota Camry and realized that Toyota engineered this model's undercarriage in a way to charge consumers more for PARTS & ...
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wheel compatabily for 7J 17 ET50

any idea ...there is a chart out there that gives all vehicles that use this size wheel....I have a nissan Sentra SE R..want to go to salvage to get steel rims so need a list of compatible vehicles ...
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HVAC clutch cycle

2007 3.0R Subaru Outback - the hot & cold climate air work OK. I've checked the clutch gap which is within the tolerance specified by the factory service manual. Often when climate temperature ...
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White smoke coming from dash when I accelerate above 60 and steams up the windshield when I accelerate it up to 30 or 35 any advice would help thanks!

My 03 Chevrolet s10 extreme 4.3L is sending White smoke through my air vents and from under my dash, also is steaming up the windshield when I accelerate my tuck above 60 but when I’m accelerating to ...
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2002 Honda CRV, can't get key all the way into the ignition cylinder

I have a 2002 Honda CR-V which I can't get my key all the way into. This problem just appeared today. This morning I tried starting my car and I found I couldn't get my key all the way into the ...
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New compressor oil level

Reading from the service manual: INSTALLATION SERVICE POINT .>>A<< COMPRESSOR INSTALLATION If a new compressor is installed, first adjust the amount of oil according to the procedures ...
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When chainging oil something fell in the engine

So i was chainging oil and when i was piaring oil in engine something white went in the engine it was 2-3cm big i think a plastic peace or bubble and i know i can kill the engine if it block ...
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Upgrading Honda Accord Group 51 battery to a larger one

Ive a 2010 Honda Accord. The manual recommends a small group 51 battery (that's OEM as well) providing 500 CCA. Various websites say to upgrade to a Group 35 or 36 providing 650 CCA. In Chicago, ...
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Went over a curb [closed]

Earlier today i went over a curb and there’s a visible damage to the sidewalk, however my uneducated eyes can’t tell if I should change the tire or not. Advise and opinions would be much appreciated! ...
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Can I bypass my transmission speed sensor and install a different type?

I'm working on a 1998 Nissan Frontier XE King cab automatic transmission 2 wd The vehicle speed sensor (vss) is located on the side of the transmission near the back. It has a two prong electrical ...
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How does enough oil remain after combustion to lubricate during exhaust stroke

To my understanding, cylinder walls are lubricated by retaining a tiny amount of oil in the honed or otherwise manufacturing prepared cavities in the cylinder walls, so that when the piston rings ...
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Towing compatibility with installed equipment

Apologies for the rambling thoughts and questions (new to the towing scene) . I'll summarize my questions: 1) Is the Home Depot rental trailer 3ft x 5ft compatible with 2001 Toyota Tacoma tow ball? ...
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12v car battery isolator switch keeps blowing

I've got an Audi TT MK2 2.0 TFSI which I'm preparing for track use. I want to fit a battery isolator switch as it will be sat not being used for long periods of time plus I think it's sensible for ...
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2011 Jeep Compass replaced TIPM module used with same part number fuse 23 26 no power asd relay box ok scan no communication

Does TIPM module have to be programmed some modules work there was a fire TIPM circuit board thats why i replaced it no wires burned scanned and checked no communication with ecm transmission ...
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I was told my TPMS was bad after work being done

I took my 2011 Ram 1500 and had oil change, 2 recalls fixed and had 4 new tires put on. Upon completion on everything but the 4 wheel alignment they came out and told me I had a TPMS sensor that was ...
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High rpm slow speed while accelaring rapidly from cruising speed

I currently own a Honda Hybrid with a 7-speed DCT transmission. I noticed that while accelerating at cruising speed of 50-60 km/h if I apply the full throttle, the engine rpm went up significantly ...
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VW 2.0 TSI jumped time, could the valves be ok?

I've got a VW CC 2.0 TSI that seems to have had the timing chain tensioner fail causing you to jump time (cranks fast but will confirm tomorrow). Is there any chance that the cylinder head/valves ...
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Is this a bad engine mount?

So it's my first time opening the hood of my car, only to find this. I came to ask because this doesn't look normal, I dont know any reason what could cause this as its a new unit, 600 kms on my odo ...
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A very stuck oil plug

I have a 2005 Dodge Stratus, this is my first time doing the oil change (I'm the 3 owner). I can't get the oil plug off. I have tried a ratchet , wrench and a hammer. The car was warm when I tried I ...
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2003 Suzuki GSXR750 drains battery and won't start

I just bought a 2003 Suzuki GSXR750 and I keep having to replace the battery on it every time I start it. It will start maybe 4 times and run, then the battery is dead. Someone please help.
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Was charging the a/c and the pump engaged but just warm air came out

Put a vacuum to the a/c then charged it. It took 1.5 of the 2.5lbs it calls for and so I fired it up and turned on the a/c. The pump engaged but the air was still warm and the pump got real hot, too ...
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How to unlock seatbelt during replacement

I’m trying to replace the seatbelt in a 1997 Mazda Demio that had a frayed belt. I removed the belt from a donor car, which was working fine when I removed it, but now that I go to install it the ...
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Spraying using masking tape

All, I’m quite experienced as a classic bike restorer but have never tried painting before. I’ve started the job and am absolutely loving the preparation stage. One problem I foresee, however, is ...
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How do I completely turn off the infotainment center in my 2017 Chev Impala without raising the screen?

My car is going to be used by a new driver for a road test soon. In this province, much of the information displayed on the infotainment screen is an automatic fail on the road test. Back up display,...
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Mixing cross-climate with winter/summer tires

I'm tempted to change my seasonal tires to cross-climate ones, but I'm considering changing them progressively, to wear out my seasonal tires. Is it a very bad idea to let's say have on the front two ...
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“Equatorial” line small crack on the tire - is the tire damaged? [closed]

I just found a weird small crack in the form of a line on my tires. I didn't see anything like that on the other pictures here. The line seems to go exactly where the car touches the surface. What do ...
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06 Toyota Corolla No Brakes

I have a 2006 Toyota Corolla with 132k miles. Just replaced the front brakes rotors and pads yesterday. Afterward, I manually pumped them up before starting the vehicle; however, upon starting my ...
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Why does my motorcycle turn off?

My name is Tracy from Dallas and I'm trying to diagnose a strange problem on my bike. Bike: Harley Davidson Street Glide. My motorcycle turns off while running and it turns off while at a stand still....
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Kia Rio squeaks like a mouse when turning left

I have a 2014 Kia Rio. When I turn left it squeaks like a mouse. A very soft high pitched smooth squeak that is cyclical. The faster I go the faster the squeak. What are some things I should consider ...
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Replacing Chevy Cobalt battery

I have a 2008 Chevy Cobalt, battery in the trunk. The battery was replaced with one without a hose. Do I still need to attach a hose and where?
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Is it possible for a BMW 120d to have a cracked engine block?

The above mentioned vehicle was towed to a reputable workshop on 20 January 2020. The owner Matthew informed us that the vehicle is losing water. We pressure tested the vehicle and found that the top ...
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Engine stays on when ignition key is turned off

My car starts fine, but when I switch the ignition key to off, the engine still stays running. The accessories etc all turn off and even if I take the key out it still keeps running. The only way I ...
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How to lock my new locking gas cap

This may challenge the assertion that there are no stupid questions… I bought this new locking gas cap (on a Honda Element). I cannot get the cap to lock. That vendor has no instruction on their web ...
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Engine feels sluggish sometimes

1998 Nissan frontier 2wd xe kingcab 4 cylinder automatic transmission Sometimes it feels slow to accelerate, like it's not getting gas, or like its not in the right gear, and the shifts feel a little ...
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What is this that (probably) came off a 2002 Ford Ka

I moved my car and noticed this thing where it was parked. I'm not sure what it is but think there's quite a high probability that it came from my car. Since this has happened I've noticed that there'...

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