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AC car pipe freezes after ~20min turned on

My AC stops cooling after ~20 minutes of work. I open the hood and I see this: It completely freezes. The AC works great while it does. What could be the problem? Thanks
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Can controller short circuit immobilizer

According to this post the short circuit on a can bus will not induct any failure: What happens if I shortcut the CANBUS? Is it possible to make a immobiliser by short circuiting to ground the can bus?...
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2007 Pontiac Wave suddenly sputtering when idle (mostly just in drive)

Recent non-problem drive A few days ago, I drove across town and back without problem. I also checked the OBD2. I didn't drive again until yesterday. Problem description Sputtering/vibration ...
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Change UI language Skoda Citigo-E

I have a Skoda Citigo E (VW E-Up basically). In the infotainment system, I've changed language to English without any problems, but I can't figure out how to change language in the driving computer ...
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High RPM and drive mode malfucntion

I have tata harrier bs4, MT 2018. RANDOMLY CAR SHOWS "DRIVE MODE MALFUNCTION" ERROR. AND ENGINE STARTS RUNNING AT 1500 RPM IF WE ARE DRIVING OR STANDSTILL when nutral or any forward ...
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Car jerks if I keep gas pressed at a particular level

I have a Mitsubishi Outlander 2009, BSY engine Volkswagen 2.0 DI-D Diesel. Recently I changed the EGR Valve because it was clogged up, and it has previously thrown errors about it, but there has never ...
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Coil Spring To Replace Or Not

I've carried out a lot of DIY repairs on my car over the past few years including front end suspension and strut disassembly/assembly (mount, strut and coil spring all new). Trying to make better ...
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car battery unused for three years

Car has been in the drive for 3 years and the battery has gone flat. I took it out of the car and opened the cell covers and the water/liquid level in all of them looks kinda low. Also a few of the ...
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2012 Audi Q5 P2177 Code "System Too Lean"

My wife's 2012 Audi Q5 has recently popped its check-engine light, and my scan tool reports: "P2177 SAE System Too Lean Off Idle Bank 1" She says that it appears to run & drive without ...
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Can a trained mechanic tell the difference between a rod knock or a timing chain rattling?

Can a trained mechanic can tell difference between a rod knock or a timing chain rattling?
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So i have a 1978 elcamino with a 700r4 that im swapping to a 4l60e. Now i know that its computer controlled so would a eztcu take care of everything?

Need to know if I need anything other than the tci eztcu kit for this swap since the 700r4 doesn't run off a computer and the 4l60e does please help
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Has anyone ever used AT-205 Re-Seal or any similar products?

I have a 2008 HighLander. It's a good car with no issues. Has about 200K on it. The only issue I have ever had was 2 times of smoking during the last 2 years (you can watch the last time here) , and I ...
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NP 300 2.4 Nissan cranking but not starting. There is no power noticed on the distributor

We replaced a spoiled ignition switch with it's own key, after rebuilding the truck does not start. There is no engine light on the despot.
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How do I get porcelain out of cylinders

I was changing my spark plugs on my Cadillac CTs and the porcelain on the spark plug broke into pieces and a piece half the size of a Churrio fell inside my cylinder and when I look inside the ...
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What type of brake line flare is this?

I need to replace some brake line (on my 2001 Seville STS) leading to the flex hose (at the rear right wheel). I have removed the fitting from the hose, but I don't recognize the flare. See photo ...
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96 Toyota Previa starts with no wires connected to the distributor

I changed my distributor and rotor the wires werent on yet and my kid turned the key and the van started right up how is this possible?
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Engine misfires in drive at a stop but not in park

Why would my 4-cylinder 1999 Toyota Camry misfire in drive but not in park at a stop? It is not a constant skip just sometimes in drive. It is not getting worse maybe very very gradually. I am sure ...
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My upper manifold bolts are in too far

I pulled a real dunderhead move and I tightened my manifold bolts to 80 foot pounds when it should’ve been 105 inch pounds. The bolts went too far and went passed the threaded inner thread of seat ...
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How do you squeeze a hydraulic floor jack and a jack stand one next to the other?

The Owner's Manual of vehicles will point to spots where one can safely lift a car. Yet the safe usage (not an option if one will be under the car) is to lift with a hydraulic floor jack and to use a ...
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Should the wheels of hydraulic floor jacks (ideally) have ball bearings?

When you pump a hydraulic floor jack, the lever does not go directly up. It swings around its pivot point. This motion-on-a-circle action means that the point being lifted will move sideways, relative ...
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Sill Protector Illuminated verify lights off

I just got Illuminated Sill Protector Installed in My Car - Mahindra XUV 3OO. I cannot verify with certainty but I feel that the Sill Protector lights remain ON even when the door is closed. Is this ...
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is patching a better idea, with products available online for this scratch

I have recently rubbed through a plastic box which was left midway and it scratched my car along with another rack which helped it scratch my car. My car was recently fully painted, I am looking to ...
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Brake caliper piston larger than brake pad?

Upgrading my '17 Toyota RAV4 LE to the 296 rotors, which include bigger calipers and brake pads. On the new calipers, the piston is larger than the brake pad and im not sure if thats normal? I tried ...
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SK Rapid U041600 + C10A301 + U140600 - link beween trouble codes

Škoda Rapid (2019) 1.0 TSI shows these three trouble codes on OBD diagnostics. Check engine light is glowing, start-stop shows an error, engine performance seems unchanged. Internet search suggests ...
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2016 dodge grand caravan transmission, overfilled solenoid issues

I have a 2016 dodge grand Caravan I had the transmission replaced six months ago then just had a new engine put in it got it back drove it for 3-4 days noticed it started to wine took it back to the ...
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What is an EDP coating and should it be removed?

Didn't see this question asked but after ordering new body components for a restoration project I noticed that many body panels, like an OEM tailgate and fender replacement I ordered indicate it comes ...
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High crankcase pressure, no flow through PCV valve

I have a 2011 Acura RDX with 385000km on it. When I remove the oil filler cap with engine running, the air blowing out the filler hole is substantial. With engine running I unplugged the output side ...
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Suzuki gsx-s1000 sometimes hard to shift gears when cold engine

I own a 2018 gsx-s1000 and sometimes, it's very hard to change the gears, when the engine is cold. No problem with the first gear, but starting with 2nd and up and then when I come down to neutral. ...
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Is this safe using stock wiring for replacing stock speakers?

I just have very very basic knowledge about electrics/electronics and car audio. I am thinking of changing stock speakers of a 27 years old car. There are four speakers, 2 on front door panel, 2 on ...
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Freshly repainted hood looks blurry

Had my hood repainted due to chipping. The reflection looks fuzzy. They are now supposed to reapply the clear coat. What is the cause?
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Is the ecu module is causing a short?

So this problem I'm having is regarding a very annoying Renault van and it's liking to blowing a fuse. The fuse in question is shared between a relay, two different modules and the heating controls. ...
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Troubleshooting Slow Start on 2009 Civic Si

The Civic takes a couple of seconds (2-3s, 5s at absolute worst) to start most of the time, but usually not after very short drives as of 2 months ago. It is progressively getting worse, but slowly. ...
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Car Radiator Coolant Leak

I have a coolant leak coming from somewhere in this region (circled in red): It's a very small leak as I just need to top it up by about ~100ml monthly? I don't really want to pay and replace it ...
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How do I burp a 2006 Subaru Forester?

2006 Subaru Forester cooling system issue. Fans next to radiator work when A/C is turned on. No heat coming from Heaters . No leaks. A/C recently re-gassed. Alerted to the problem when radiator boiled ...
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Adaptive Headlight Issue

So I recently had a fender bender in my 2021 RAV4 which resulted in a broken headlight. I got a new headlight and swapped the old module onto it, and since then I’ve been getting this error on startup ...
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7 Blade Tow Wiring

My truck did not have a tow package and was not intended to have one and therefore did not have a junction connector like most trucks. I have mounted a seven blade hook up to the bumper and have ...
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What is the right torque wrench for a 25 Nm (18.4 lb.ft) oil filter housing?

Click-style 1/4″-drive torque wrenches typically go as far up as 20 Nm (14.75 lb.ft). Beam-style 1/4″-drive ones don't even reach that high. Neither is suitable for torquing the oil filter housing at ...
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Tall driver, rearview mirror blocks windshield view

2010 Silverado 1500 extended cab. I'm big & tall. This is what I see out of the windshield of my truck: The rearview mirror blocks the center-right portion of the window. I've had a couple close ...
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2000 jeep grand Cherokee blinkers and flashers not working

I have recently purchased a 2000 Jeep grand Cherokee Limited. The blinkers were not working when I bought it was told it was probably just a relay. I have replaced the relay check the fuse check and ...
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CAN bus PIDs for SEAT

I have a project in my university. I'm trying to recognize the driver using the data from the car. I'm using Raspberry Pi with PiCAN (CAN Bus). car: SEAT Ibiza 2017 I'm looking for more PIDs (not the ...
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Is it safe to use lubricant or antiseize on DI injectors?

I'm working on a 2010 Range Rover with the 5.0 which has direct injection, but my question is about direct injection engines in general; not necessarily just this model. I'm going to be putting new ...
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Where do I find the 7 digit pin code to reprogram my 2005 Ford f-150 xl 4.2 litre,

I need the chipped key code or PIN code that I think is seven digits long for my 2005 Ford f150 XL 4.2 l rear wheel drive so I can reprogram my key to the truck because I unplugged my immobilizer and ...
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2010 Isuzu NQR diesel, 4KH1 ..CT........auto trans, codes and electric problems?

It is a 2010 Isuzu NQR 4-cylinder diesel automatic transmission, 4KH1 CT model. The problem is no communication between the transmission & the main computer. Codes that I have number 1)..P0756, ...
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After hitting a curb, besides alignment, what else should be checked for damage

I'm positive the alignment is shot- so that's the first repair. But what else might be a potential problem, in theory? (Not asking for a diagnosis over the internet- just wanting to get a general ...
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Sound Identification--need help identifying mystery gear noise from a 2005 XC90

Recently this 2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T AWD, AW55-50 started to make this burring whine noise as the vehicle shifts into 2nd gear. As the car revs up and ultimately shifts into 2nd the noise occurs with ...
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Coolant leak / engine overheat / cylinder misfire

Make: Honda Model: Civic 1.8L 2007 petrol Miles: 107,000 I have experienced cold air coming from heating system for a while - I probably should have addressed this sooner. Finally when driving ...
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Weed eater dies when idling or not at full throttle, but is near catching fire at full throttle

As the title says, my weed eater dies unless I run it wide open. If I release the throttle, it will die flat out without hesitation. Running it wide open causes it get red hot. It melted part of the ...
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Weak spark with OK coil resistances

I am having an odd behavior with a two cylinder honda gx620 engine. There is no spark on both plugs. While not really an uncommon occurrence all my usual checks have yielded no result. I did the ...
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How do I use a gear puller to remove a sleeve on a steering shaft without it damaging the shaft?

On my steering column (Mk1 Golf/Rabbit) there is a spline adaptor sleeve. I need to remove this. Instructions I've found say to use a gear puller for this, but when I try the puller seems to "dig&...
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2009 Honda Civic making noises as I accelerate

I am currently driving a 2009 Honda Civic with about 125000 miles on it. I am noticing a noise coming from under the hood when I accelerate. The more I accelerate, the louder the noise gets that’s ...
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