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2010 Honda Accord engine sound

We have 2010 Honda Accord, 126000 miles. I didn't use it for a few months, our daughter drive it. I always liked sound this Honda produced, but now I believe the engine produces strange and disturbing ...
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Steady, low voltage on pre-cat O2 sensor while idling, but voltage increases upon revving

To test my pre-cat O2 sensor, I unplugged its connector from the ECU and stuck a voltmeter’s probes into said connector. When I let my engine idle, my voltmeter shows a steady low voltage, oscillating ...
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Return springs for front disk brakes

I'm replacing the front disk brake pads on a 1997 Nissan Wingroad. The service manual shows 2 return springs (similar to those in the attached photo below) for each set of brake pads but when removing ...
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Help identifying 2013 Honda Accord rear view mirror plastic piece

I have a 2013 Honda Accord EX-L. I am trying to find the name and maybe a part number for the plastic piece covering the rear view mirror. It is the rectangle piece inside the square plastic piece ...
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how much damage can you cause an engine by driving it in 1st gear at 60km/h for about 15 minuets?

I know this sounds crazy but I just bought my first car and just drove it for the first time. It was my first time driving by myself (cause I just got my licence, im in Australia btw) and I was so ...
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Hit a curb wheel pushed forward and hearing a knocking noise when braking Coming from rear end [closed]

2011 Suzuki Swift hit a curb at about 80/75km when I was taking a corner. The rear wheel on the right side wheel is pushed back and there’s a knocking noise coming from there area when the brake is ...
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2011 Traverse Transmission fluid

I have a 2011 Chevy traverse lt awd and has 132,500 miles on it transmission fluid has never been changed and the color is a light brown and want to change it would it be a bad idea to or would it ...
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Ford Focus 2012 central lock problem

I have a problem with my Ford Focus 2012 with its central lock mechanism. I have replaced the fuses (70,83) but nothing happened. Then I checked all fuses with voltmeter one by one and found that all ...
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Transmission problems

So I have a 2001 subaru legacy that was gifted to me with a destroyed throwout bearing. I replaced all of it except the flywheel cause it was in good condition. I had never drove a manual and learned ...
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2000 Toyota Camry P0155 Error Code

I have a 2000 Toyota Camry V6 with a California emissions package. I am getting a P0155 error on my OBD tool. This is either a O2 Heated Oxygen Sensor or An A/F sensor. I get confusing information ...
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Do I need to replace the fuel pressure sensor of a 2007 Volvo XC90 V8 AWD?

I have a 2007 Volvo XC90 V8 AWD. The dealership told me that the check engine light came on intermittently and the reason was the fuel pressure sensor is faulty. It costs $525 to replace it. Is this ...
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Should I polish the car myself?

I am concerned about safety (of paint) and efficiency. My car is old (bought in 2013), and looks dull. I have never waxed or polished. I have just learnt that these two are "things". My car ...
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When my car warms up the dash lights dim badly, what could be the cause?

My son has a 2005 VW Jetta. It starts right up and drives good but when the car warms up the dash lights dim and it starts running differently. He is afraid to drive too far because once it left him ...
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Does a car battery's acid dissolve nitrile gloves?

My battery has some liquid spill on top and on the sides. I didn't touch it, but I assume this is sulphuric acid leaking, and not any kind of oil. Does sulphuric acid dissolve nitrile gloves? Could it ...
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Using a normal tyre on an emergency wheel

One of my friends discovered a car-sharing vehicle, all four wheels of which were replaced by the emergency wheels, but it seemed to have normal tyres on it. Here's the picture of one of its wheels (...
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Accidently put antiseize on FRONT of rotors

So I have never worked on cars before but thought I might start out by trying to replace rear rotors and brake pads. I was following along a YouTube video and everything went okay EXCEPT I realized ...
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One key stopped working on 2007 Honda Odyssey

We bought two new keys for our Honda Odyssey over a year ago, they were cut and programmed at the dealership. Yesterday, one of the keys stopped working, it'll still open the van, turn in the ignition ...
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2006 Hyundai Santa Fe Aircon working intermittently

I have a 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe and the Aircon only seems to work on occasion. Sometimes i will turn it on and it works perfectly and other times I will turn it on and no air (hot or cold) will blow ...
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What are the differences between the 1993 and the 1994 Toyota 2.2L 5SFE?

I need to get a new exhaust manifold for my 1996 Camry and I am only able to find manifolds that are specified to fit the '92-'93 vehicles. Is there any difference between the exhaust manifolds? If ...
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How do I replace the bulb in this headlight assembly?

I replaced a burned-out low beam bulb (H7) in my 2012 Jetta, but when I went to change the other side (driver's), the assembly was way different from the passenger side (which is what I expected based ...
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Possible coolant leak, hoping for confirmation (2013 Dodge Grand Caravan)

I recently had my thermostat replaced on my 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan. I noted some 'spotting' on the drive way a few days after, but with all the snow still lying around, it was hard to tell what ...
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Wipers wont remove water in one area of windshield

when raining and I turn on my wipers they remove water from all areas of windshield except for one area in my view, after wiping across this area,the water is still there and I can't see the road in ...
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How does towing small trailer vs carrying multiple passengers affect the car?

I currently drive 2013 Subaru Impreza hatchback, which seats 5 people (1 driver, 3 comfortable passengers and 1 unfortunate passenger on the middle seat in the back row). Its towing rating in Canada ...
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96 Toyota Camry rattles during acceleration

My 1996 Toyota Camry LE 4-cylinder recently started making what sounded like a hiss whenever I press the gas. The sound is clearly audible from the passenger side dashboard. It is accompanied by loss ...
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VW Jetta 2000 ECU swap

I've read the forums and my question isn't answered. I have swapped my 2.0 to 1.6 in my 2000 Jetta still using my 2.0 ecu for the 1.6l engine. Is it safe? How will the fuel economy be and any effects?
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2015 Honda Odyssey Moved Forward when in Park and Rear-ended

My 2015 Honda Odyssey was parked in a parking lot and rear-ended. It was in park, but it was pushed forward about 25 feet when hit. After the collision, putting the vehicle in park works as it did ...
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Is this a car part?

The white object in the photo was found in a place where a car was parked. Is this a car part? In case it would help, the parking place was in a country guesthouse, so maybe it's a piece from other ...
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If I use synthetic/food safe grease will my front end loader or backhoe have excessive wear?

I have a small tractor with a frontend loader and backhoe that gets used near our house's well and natural creeks/drainage areas. I wouldn't mind paying the premium for synthetic grease to try and ...
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e39 525i AT hard shift from P to D

The gear selector seems to be stuck in P, but if I put a little bit of force I can get it out from P to D, however when I do this I can hear under the car noise from the transmission. Because of that ...
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Fuel gauge query

we have a pretty old Mitsubishi Galant and live in Thailand. I am curious as to why the fuel gauge registers quicker depending on the brand of fuel;for example when we refill at a Shell pump the gauge ...
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Are Lift Pumps used in Bosch Kugelfischer mechanical plunger pump injection system?

I know that Diesel Mechanical Inline Plunger injection pumps have a lift pump that supplies the main injection pump. Is it also the same case on Bosch Kugelfischer mechanical plunger injection pumps ...
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What are the Pros and Cons of Center Takeoff vs. End Takeoff Rack and Pinion?

As the title suggests I'm trying to establish the pros and cons of Center takeoff R&P vs End takeoff? Thank you for your time.
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1992 Honda Accord LX Running hot, Fans not kicking on and heater not working

I have a 1992 Honda accord LX. So first on what i changed was my Radiator and two of the hose's. And the car is still running hot. The fans arent kicking on when the car gets hot. But comes on when I ...
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Spark advance massively retarded after cleaning MAF sensor and throttle body

The title of the question is relatively self-explanatory. I just cleaned my MAF sensor and throttle body (electronic); the weather is warm again and I don't think either of them have ever been touched ...
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Can leaving car parked long term with flat tyre cause problems?

car is currently out if user and had been parked up for months. Not starting either so can’t take it to station for air. I think I heard leaving it like this can cages either the tyre or wheel to rot?...
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What are the dimensions of Toyota's U660E Transaxle?

I want to do an engine and transaxle swap. 2GR-FE + U660E into a non-Toyota vehicle. I have the dimensions of the Engine thanks to the internet. I don't have the dimensions of the transaxle - Length, ...
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Ford Fusion 2014 Ecoboost Stops 2 seconds after Starting

After stopping, the console shows the following error Steering Assist Fault Service Req'd The Traction Control lights are both On. This doesn't happen when the engine is on though.
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Oil dipstick missing

Today I got an oil change at vavoline. After the oil change is done, it is customary to show the dipstick to the customer to show the oil is clean and full. The technician informed me that the oil ...
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Most Dash Lights (and Gauges) Turn on and off Periodically before Car Shuts Off Completely

Alright, I'll try to keep it snappy. 2005 Chevy Express 3500 4.8L V8. 130k miles. Most dash lights would turn on and gauges would go dead for a couple moments and then come back periodically. It's not ...
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MotoMaster Eliminator 1400A Booster

I have one question about charger booster. I have MotoMaster Eliminator 1400A Booster bought in 2014. I think its battery is dead, because it does not boost the car even when it is fully charged. Can ...
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Does this look like an unacceptable level of wear on a steering shaft coupler

Working on my 1986 Dodge van I noticed this part, which I believe is the steering shaft coupler, showing what I think is excessive wear. My haynes manual doesn't provide any info about inspecting/...
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Options? Stripped out Threads on a Catalytic Converter-Mounted 02 Sensor in California

This is a multi-part question: First, I would like general input on how a catalytic converter should be evaluated for signs of failure? For example, does testing a CAT to ensure it doesn't have ...
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what can cause vibrations on low revs

This is a 1995 (produced) 2,9D Ssangyong Musso (602EL) whit just 107000Km from new, can this be flywheel or vivration damper, or fuel system (havent made any control yet),
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2020 Kia Sportage 2.4l wobbling crankshaft pulley

I am considering purchasing a used 2020 Kia Sportage with the 2.4 liter engine. I opened the hood when it was idling and noticed the crankshaft pulley was wobbling. It wasn't making any noise and it ...
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Brakes are suddenly hard to push since I put new pads on, why?

I recently put new front brake pads on my wife's 2010 Chrysler Town and Country. I did not change the rotors as they were new last time I changed the pads and they still felt smooth and thick enough. ...
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Head bolts over torque now what?

Doing a head gasket job on a Civic D16Y7 bought a brand new torque wrench (from the hft) turns out the torque wrench was/is faulty (won't even click clamped to a vice) over torqued a couple head bolts ...
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Mitsubishi Outlander extended crank

Why would I have an extended crank after replacing all of my injectors and also have rich bank 1&2 codes? Have double checked timing and vacuum,all seems ok. If I shut it off and start it right ...
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2004 Toyota Sienna soft brake woes

Been a mechanic for 20 years now. Wife has a 2004 Toyota Sienna XLE Limited AWD. This car has been a huge pain in the neck for me the entire time we have owned it. Great car, sucks to work on. A year ...
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Can an OBD2 tester do a battery load test?

This Autophix device device was suggested by a review as the best of five battery testers. The text implied that includes testing cranking amps. But it can only connect to the computer—has no way to ...
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Two engine codes 18DAF110. 18DAF118

I have a 2008 Range Rover HSE 4.4 engine and I got a control module code 18DAF110 and another code 18DAF118 could you let me know what these codes mean thank you

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