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Drove with parking break on

I just started driving and I was driving in the rain today so I was already anxious. I went about 30 minutes going 50-60. The total distance was 20 miles. After I fixed the parking break the breaks ...
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Harbor freight jump pack, broken input jack, repairable?

I received a harbor freight Cen-tech battery jump pack as a gift. It got knocked over when I took it camping to charge my phone and inflate my bed. Now the input jack (the part with the prongs) is ...
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Transmission seems to go in neutral when I stop or when starting

I have a 02 Oldsmobile bravada. It is an automatic transmission. When I start the car or come to a stop it will drop into neutral. If I drop it into 2nd it will go and then I can put it into drive and ...
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ABS speed sensors not picking values less than 18kp/h

I have changed the sensors, but both front sensors are not reading the speed values less than 18km/h. Due to which brake and then abs lights come on. The readings are fine after 18kp/h. What could be ...
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4wd light flashing, but 4wd high and low still work

my 4wd light keeps flashing on my 2004 Toyota Tundra. The 4wd low and 4wd high still engage. Do you have any suggestions? Thx
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Can inline plunger mechanical injection pumps pull through the fuel?

I know that they have lift pumps that bring the fuel towards the plungers so that the plungers can push and pressurize the fuel towards the injectors but i was wondering if lets say we removed the ...
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Is it possible to create a PCV hose with a custom shape?

I have a car with a PCV hose that is hard to find. Is there anyway I could reshape a similar diameter/length hose to make it fit? If I can't do it myself, could a mechanic do it?
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AC not working on a 2005 Chevy Sonic

I took my 2015 Chevy Sonic to the dealer because my air conditioner wasn't working. I've had a million problems with this car but it's been under warranty till now. Theyve even replaced the motor. Or ...
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Does anyone the location of the serial numbers for 2004 CARB Subaru Outback Catalytic Converters?

I replaced most of my exhaust system a few years ago (catalytic converters and O2 Sensors) because of a P0420 error. My car came from a state that required the vehicles to meet strict emissions ...
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Help identifying attachment part for a rider mower/tractor (picture)

I have had a renter at my home who left some items behind in my shed. One of them is the item shown which I believe is a rear attachment for a rider mower/tractor. It does not fit mine (a craftsman). ...
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Caliper Seized First Time Driving After Brake Repair. Whose Fault?

This week, mechanic replaced rear brake pads and rotors after mechanic said they needed replacing. Then, the first time driving it (just a few days after the repair), the rear right tire smelled ...
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Why would shifting from Drive to Park wake up the engine?

I’m driving 2020 Odyssey in green mode, so the engine shuts off in Drive whenever you are stopped and idle for a while, e.g. waiting for green. I noticed an oddity with that feature: switching from D ...
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I can’t find radio fuse on suzuki alto. On diagram but doesn’t match the box

The fuse box diagram has the radio fuse ‘outside’ the fuse box and in different places for lhd and rhd, I connot find where they are, any help gratefully received.
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By adding distilled water to AGM battery, it is possible to rejuvenate the battery condition?

I saw some Youtube videos that recommends adding water to AGM battery to extend its life time. However, some do not recommend it. Which is correct? I have a 6 years old car with its original AGM ...
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Coleman CT200u problems after upgrades

I recently installed a ARC billet rod, dyno cam, new flywheel, new valve springs. After installing all of it, now when i start the bike, it sounds and runs fine with the choke on, as soon as I take ...
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CB400SF Hyper Vtec Spec 3 Sluggish performance @ 5000 rpm onwards

my 2005 CB400SF is experiencing sluggish performance at 5000rpm onwards. I deemed it sluggish because the sound is not as "smooth" as before. It behaves like how a rev limiter would. Vtec ...
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Do these tyres need replacing? [closed]

They are just less than 3 years old. Tread on the back is about half worn. The front a bit more. Should I be worried about these cracks? Thank you
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Why is it hard to steer My car when I drove through puddles?

Why does the power steering misfunction when I drive through puddles? W ill it be ok when it dries out? I have a Chevy Prism.
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2003 Honda Civic EX won't start

I have a 2003 Honda Civic EX and it won't start if you disconnect the battery negative then positive let it sit for a couple minutes then reconnect it positive and negative you get all the lights back ...
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Do short throw shifters cause damage even if used correctly?

Assuming a driver shifts following all best practices applicable to shifting with the factory shifter, will using an aftermarket short throw shifter cause any damage to the transmission?
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How to match a nut to this threaded stud (gaps in thread)

Context The attached photo is a stud in the roof of my vehicle, to which I wish to attach a roof rack. The roof rack should come with nuts to attach it, but they are missing. I need to find an ...
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Air compressor squealing, is it the pulley or air compressor locked up?

Mazda Protege5 2003 a/c works well but is squealing. The noise changes when turning a/c on and off. The belt is new. So I'm checking the a/c pulley's bearing. When a/c clutch is not engaged (a/c off), ...
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bad idling on my Kawasaki W800

Any help much appreciated, my w800 surges not all the time but sometimes on idle. It goes from 1300 revs down to almost stalling and then back up again but only occasionally, like when stopped at ...
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Nissan Tiida a/c airflow dries up after 45 mins

I have a 2012 Nissan Tiida and the a/c works great at startup on all 4 speed settings. I live in Dubai, and in summer (now) its 45C so its very hot outside. That being said the A/c is great... for ...
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Audi Q3 2021 tire sidewall damage [closed]

I hit a curb last night, should I replace the tire? The tires have been driven for 2.7k miles. The tires in question are: Bridgestone Potenza S001 Radial Tire 255/40/R20
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What is this electrical component circled in blue in this engine bay?

I was wondering what this component could be. i couldnt post full size picture since it was over 2mb but full picture also showed a part that looked similar to the part circled in blue. i think that ...
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1994 Toyota Corolla erratic rpm then dies

My motor began to sputter and then the rpm went up and down really fast eventually stalling the motor what caused this?
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Rotor Diameter for 2012 Chrysler 200

I need to repair my car in order to get a safety check certificate. The rotor that the workshop would be getting for it is 2x RAYBESTOS 780541R for the rear wheels. According to the rockauto website, ...
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Threadlock Permatex 24200 vs 24209

I am preparing myself to safety my car. And one of the important components when dealing with wheels and brakes is thread-locks. I decided to go the Permatex brand, thought anyone should just work ...
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Shk shk noise when engaging clutch

I have noticed when clutch is engaged there is a sound(not sure how to describe it but it sounds something like she shk shk shk shk repeatedly and fast. when I put the clutch down /disengage it the ...
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Mitubishi Outlander 2018. Replacing SIM card

Whatever I'm doing I'm not find the SIM card in my car. I removed the glove box (and see the white computer behind it. I removed the plasic below the glove box and still doens't find the SIM card, or ...
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How can I turn on the airbag on Mitsubishi Outlander without a key?

In the manual it is written to insert the key for switching. But we have keyless car (just click the start button), and we don't have keys. Is there an alternative way? I tried using a knife, but it ...
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Using OBD to control add-on lights

I have just purchased a 2021 Ram 1500 Bighorn and plan on adding side lights under running boards. These lights are led strips with amber for marker and turn, red for running lights and white for ...
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My Jeep Wrangler won't start

My Jeep Wrangler 1995/4 cylinder/manual was stored for winter and I tried starting it today. It did not start and just made continuous clicking noises. When I jump start using my daily car it is still ...
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Max RPM while going down a hill [closed]

I drive a Dacia Sandero 2 Stepway with a 0.9 TCE gasoline engine. I live on a mountain side and every day, sometimes multiple times a day, I have to drive down a rather narrow, curvy and steep hill (...
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Suzuki SX4, P0134/ P0420, sensor or CPU?

So, my friend is having car trouble with their Suzuki SX4, 2007. I was told the car had some issue with the catalytic converter in the past. The mechanic told them it would cost $2000, but that it ...
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Is this behavior normal in a long uphill road at 102 degrees Fahrenheit?

Please read this carefully before posting comments or answers. This is NOT an overheating issue. It is just about cooling system behavior under specific conditions. My car cooling system has two fans ...
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Does car ECU subtract atmospheric pressure from MAP reading

In calculation of MAF (g/sec), Does the ECU subtract local atmospheric pressure (baro sensor reading) from Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP sensor reading) to determine the actual air mass entering the ...
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Motorcycle paint help

I am repainting my motorcycle with some spray cans and I have painted the tank, front fender and rear fender pieces all with the same primer, same color, and same clear coat successfully. A little bit ...
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If a diesel truck has been run dry of coolant and has then been refilled and then overheats and now has a blown head gasket when was the damage done

Only problem is with head gasket. No leaking hoses and truck was serviced two weeks prior.
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What is the difference between different (marketing?) “tiers” of brake fluid?

Looking for DOT3 brake fluid for a 2009 Toyota Venza. There are several options in store which meet the same base specifications (DOT3, Federal Standard CVSS-116 and SAE J1703) as required by the ...
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Is this hydraulic jack repairable?

The pumping piston/cylinder is leaking lots of hydraulic fluid up the shaft on some pumping strokes, and is fine on other strokes. The jack does not leak from anywhere else, it works to jack things up,...
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When I try starting my Honda it’s hestitant then it starts

I have a 2004 Honda Accord and when I go too start it, it doesn’t Just start right up like it stutters then starts. I took it too Autozone and had them check battery starter and alternator. They are ...
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Occasionally can't shift out of neutral (Manual 6 spd)

I saw a couple of similar topics, but none seem to mirror my experience exactly. Once in a blue moon, on my 2013 Nissan Sentra SV Manual 6 spd, If I'm, say, idling at a red light in neutral, I'm ...
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How hard is it to convert manual column shifter to manual floor shifter?

I am planning to buy a Ford Taunus P7B 17M but it has a 4 speed column shifter. Most of the P7B models came with a 4 speed floor shifter. Both are exactly the same transmission only difference is ...
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Torque specs for a plastic thermostat flange

I recently replaced my thermostat flange which is made of plastic. Unfortunately, I didn't find any torque specs for its bolts in the manual. Since, plastic parts break easily, I'm afraid of over-...
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Can a stretched timing chain cause an issue in only one cylinder

I have a 2003 BMW 318i and had issue saying misfire on cylinder 4 only. Replaced spark plugs, coil packs, injectors tested and also compression tests done on cyclinders 1 and 4 and all came back fine. ...
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Replaced stator but battery went nearly flat

I recently had my stator replaced because there was no spark, and that fixed it. I charged my battery (it's a gel battery) with a charger and it showed it was fully charged, I rode to work and when I ...
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Is there a reason that magnetic hood pins are not used?

The Problem I'm looking to install a carbon fiber hood for appearance reasons. The manufacturer, as well as many websites, insist that hood pins are required in case of a failure of the hood latch. ...
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How come full throttle is meaning full speed instead of the opposite?

I am stumbling about full throttle. To throttle usually means to brake down or slowing down. Technically it is a flap which is reducing the air delivery which is important for the combustion process. ...

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