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Is it normal that the RPM jumps to 800 from 600 when I switch on the AC in my Toyota yaris automatic 2015

I own a Toyota yaris 2015 AUTOMATIC. normal RPM is 600 but when I turn the AC on the rpm jumps to 800.is it normal, is there any issue
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Car almost stalls or stalls after start!

I have a peugeot 308 1.6 vti(120 HP) 2008. When cold starting the engine in the morning (in the summer, so it's not cold outside) it either stalls immediately, or just revs up, but hard. So it goes up ...
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Should you break loose an axle nut with the wheel on the ground?

I've seen in a video the advice to leave the wheel in contact with the ground to prevent rotation while breaking loose the axle nut. The specific example I saw jacked the car up and then lowered it ...
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Does an axle nut require a “deep” socket?

I'm going to replace the front wheel bearing / hub assemblies on a Subaru. The axle nut should be 32 mm. Will a "deep" socket be needed? If its just a matter of the depth of bore of the hub ...
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Should a rotor be replaced if its surface is coarse or rough?

When I was in the store to replace tires, the mechanic said I should replace two rotors. The back rotors are smooth when I touch them but both front rotors are very coarse, like lines drawn on to them ...
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How bad is riding with road tires off-road?

I am planning a small trip and from looking in Google Maps satellite view, it seems that a dirt road is leading to my accommodations. As I have pure road tires, I was wondering whether I should change ...
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Sloshing in fuel tanks [closed]

Why is sloshing undesirable? How is sloshing prevented by installing baffles? Are there any other methods to prevent sloshing?
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Best engine Oil for TVS Apache RTR 160 4V?

I have been using the TVS's own Tru4 Synthetic oil but i think the quality of that oil is not that great (Maybe am wrong), please suggest me a good engine oil for my bike. Thanks.
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VW Jetta MK2 cluster lights

When I switch on my the lights when the car is running the cluster lights goes off and increase the brightness the rev counter goes down and it lights still don't light up but when the car is off the ...
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Did I hose my transmission?

I have a 2013 Ford Mustang with an MT82 6-speed manual transmission. I don't know the history of the car so I figured it would be a good idea to change the transmission fluid. I drained it out and ...
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Right rear caliper failed under warranty. Why do I have to pay for the left side if it's mandatory they be replaced together?

As mentioned, the right rear caliper and rotor are being replaced under warranty (KIA 100,000 mile warranty). I understand that the pads are my responsibility, no problem there. I'm told and I do ...
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Dealership won't communicate with me, at all. Any advice?

My Ford truck broke down five days ago (alternator trouble). I had it towed to my Ford dealership and confirmed with the towing company that the tow was completed. I called the dealership beforehand ...
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Identifying old car

Can someone help me to identify this car? The picture is from around 1950s or 60s, taken in Sweden. Other cars in the same image have been identified as Volvo PV444, Saab 92 and Opel Kapitän. I've ...
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Buying the correct antifreeze type for my engine

I'm looking to flush and re-fill my cooling system, and I'm struggling to work out exactly what type of coolant I need to buy. My maintenance book says I need 'Ethylene glycol-based antifreeze with a ...
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Is synthetic here referring to a semi synthetic oil?

I need a 10w40 semi synthetic oil preferably shell helix brand. Having looked at their site the bottles seemed to be labelled ‘synthetic’ and not ‘semi synthetic’. However from the site it seems ...
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Yamaha FZS 600 Faser - Losing a cylinder when hot

I recently bought a 1999 Yamaha FZS 600 Fazer. It was absolutely fine on the test ride. Did a couple of other short rides (about 20 mins), also fine. Then today after about 15 mins I lose a cylinder. ...
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Oxygen sensor output drops to 0V

I had occasional P0134 code come up on my car (bank 1 sensor 1 no activity detected). I checked the sensor output using OBD2 and as soon as I started driving around 100kmh the output was dropping to ...
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Can a seized calliper be caused by sabotage?

I left my car with at garage overnight for mot and next day they failed it for a seized brake. For whatever reason I am suspicious they may have caused it. Is there anything a mechanic can do to cause ...
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steering wheel vibration only when the engine is warm

my car is a 16' BMW 750i (G12) with 26,000 miles on it currently. When I first start the car, there is absolutely zero vibration at all, but I'm starting to get a vibration only through the steering ...
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Car stalls couple times after start-up

I own a 2004 mitsubishi lancer, everytime i start driving the car for the day it always stalls when coming to a stop even if the car is in neutral. After driving for about 5 minutes, it no longer ...
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Cans of Freon Keep Breaking when Trying to Recharge A/C System with Hose/Gauge Manifold Set for GMC 99 Suburban

I'm trying to recharge my A/C system with a hose/gauge manifold (the red, yellow, blue hoses) after pumping out all the pressure in the system. The problem I have is when I attach a can of freon on to ...
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Are these dents repairable using hot water and a plunger?

I'm looking at buying a car that has a couple dents in it because of its low price. The dents don't look too bad so I'm wondering if anyone with experience of fixing dents at home thinks that they're ...
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What diagnostic tool do I need for my car?

Car is a civic coupe vti 1999. The check engine light has come on. There is no obd port on this car as obd cane in use after 2000 I believe. So what device do I need and what is the name of the port ...
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Will jump starting a car work if starter is not working?

If starter is not working, will jump starting a car work?
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Replacing only one strut with something very similar

I was looking to buy a 2013 Lexus and realized the left front strut is leaking, the right one looks fine. So I asked the dealer to fix it for me and he gave me 2 options: He can find a strut from ...
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what's the name of the sound cars and motorcycles makes during redlining?

when revving a car or a motocycle engine to a high rpm its starts to make a sound like (dun dun dun dun dun dunn) watch this video to understand what i mean( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Car has trouble starting ONLY after it has been sitting overnight

I own a Volkswagen Polo 2015, It has clocked around 40000 miles. It has a very peculiar problem, i.e the car has trouble starting only after it has been sitting for 7+ hours. Once the car starts, the ...
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Left automatic car in reverse with handbrake on - problematic?

As I was getting out last night, I uncharacteristically forgot the car in R, with the handbrake on; engine was off. This morning everything seemed ok, but I was still slightly worried. Specifically - ...
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What are the limiting factors for braking performances?

In a car with disc brakes, the performances (how long it takes to brake, how many braking cycles can be performed without overheating, brake power before locking the tires, and so on) depend basically ...
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Accidentally shorted trailer light, now 4-pin trailer doesn't work on 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe

The Car I have a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport with a tow package on it. 60,000 miles on the odometer. We recently bought a 5'x8' Carry-On trailer to move a couple motorcycles cross-country. Problem I ...
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Intermittent Ticking Sound Coming From Wheel [2010 Subaru Outback]

I have a 2010 Subaru Legacy Outback that I recently bought. I recently realized that there is sometimes a ticking sound coming from the front left wheel area when driving. The sound is pretty quiet ...
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Spilled toilet bowl cleaner in the trunk , 15 days later i have a trunk release malfunction and fuel cap release malfunction are they related

Spilled Some Lysol toilet bowl cleaner due to unscrewed cap on a bottle that was placed unknowingly in the trunk of honda accord a month ago . removed the bottle after 2 days and cleaned it with good ...
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I need the frequency for the 2019 Ram 1500 Keyless Entry

I'm sorry if this is the wrong forum for this, but this is the closest I could find. I lost my keys. I've turned my home upside down and I can't find them. And I'm somewhat obsessive. So I had an idea....
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What would it take to program this ECU?

So im trying to find a way to reprogram my bikes ecu. Theres a bluetooth adapter and an app that the bike manufactors sell it can modify the ecu but it cant do what i want. It uses a bluetooth box ...
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Detailed instructions on how to fashion a straight flute tap from an old bolt using only a file and hacksaw

I have stripped the threading on this bolt and would like to clean and re-tap the bolt hole. I have read that I can use a file or hacksaw to cut some grooves into it like so. I assume I must first ...
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On charging a battery via jump leads

If battery is not fully charged and you disconnect clamps from drained battery then add jump leads directly from car with health battery,l to drained battery terminals, will this charge the drained ...
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How can I change the Language to radio for Toyota Prius? [duplicate]

I have a 2013 Toyota Prius Car. Is it possible to change the language of a 2013 Toyota Prius car stereo from Japanese to English
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How can I change the language to the Radio for Toyota Prius 2013?

How can I change the language to the radio for Toyota Prius car 2013 Model. The serial No of the radio is 547720. In this car there is no English language option
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Apple Wireless CarPlay

I have a vehicle that supports Apple CarPlay, but I've only managed to get it working when using a USB cable. Is there a way to get it working wirelessly over bluetooth? Specifically the vehicle is a ...
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Off road tires for a Subaru CrossTrek.2018 what needs to be done to get a good 75 height tire?

I just bought a 2018 Crosstrek. It has OEM tires on 18 inch wheels. I will be doing a lot of desert travel so I want a quality tire that I can safely deflate for extended miles. I have been doing some ...
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Engine hesitating to start when clutch pedal is pressed

Recently I started noticing a weird problem with my car (Maruti Alto LXI 2009, Manual petrol with carburetor) that when I press the clutch pedal and the car is in gear it hesitates (it cranks but not ...
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Toyota Corolla 2011 Model Auto Transmission RPM / Accelerating problem

I have Toyota Corolla 2011 model. When i accelerate the car from 35 to 60 KPH, the RPM increase a sudden and remains 2000 and above (it's not normal as before) but car doesn't accelerate. When i ...
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Tomos A3 K Starts but engine has no 'power'

So I recently inherited an old Tomos moped [Model A3K with an Encarwi carb] that has been sitting in a garage for a few years and decided to fix it up as a summer project. I've gotten it to start ...
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Plenum in air intake system of automobiles

What is a plenum? What role does it play in the air intake system of cars?Do naturally aspirated engines use plenum?
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OBD-II Scanning Bluetooth | Are Fault Codes Encripted?

I bought JDiag Fastlink OBD II scanner which is based on ELM327 based OBD II scanners. I noticed that the scanner was able to read all the instrument panel reading such as fuel level, engine ...
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2000 Chevy 3500 Express strange MAP sensor OBD-II readings

A 2000 Chevy 3500 Express 5.7 Vortek has always run fine but has a major problem with torque when towing uphill. By chance I stumbled across the MAP OBD II readings and they are way off. It shows 9&...
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What type of screw is this, How to remove this screw?

When trying to remove this screw I used a torx key set however it did not work. Mechanic thenused his own extension on a ratchet and it did work. From the comment in this answer How to ensure I am ...
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How to ensure I am buying an torx key for automotive repair?

I am assuming torx key and star tip key are the same thing. I bought a torx key set from leyland to undo some torx screws on car however they did not work. Mechanic then used a ratchet with torx ...
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Oil drain plug leak

Overnight parking of car results in 3-4 tiny drops of oil on garage floor. Curious, I crawled underneath and noticed some oil leaking from drain plug. Cleaned it, and about an hour later noticed oil ...
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Jeep Patriot CVT slips when going up hills

I have a 2011 Jeep Patriot with 90k miles on it. I've not driven it much this summer due to the pandemic, but have gotten it on the road every 7-10 days for a drive around the block. No issues. In ...

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