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Maintenance on a 2013 Ford Escape 2.0L Turbo 4wd 105K miles

We have a 2013 Ford Escape 2.0L turbo 4wd with 105K miles. No towing, a lot of highway miles. 1. I can't find when should we be changing the differential fluid in both units and the transfer case. ...
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Regulation if stop lamps may require an activated ignition or not

Where can I find a regulation for Europe or Germany, if stop lamps may require an activated ignition or not? I saw that the stop lamps of some cars are still fully functional without the ignition key ...
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Hyundai i20 2012

I have a Hyundai i20 2012 model. The car started to loose power, like fuel starvation. This morning the car do not want to start. I checked all areas...fuel pump and strainer, all fuses, all ...
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Newly replaced shock absorbers fail

What causes both of them to fail? I think they were installed wrong. How can this happen? I saw absorbers with much oil leaking on them also.
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Golf mk3 1.4 ABD doesn't stay at 90ºC

my first time in this forum and in hope someone had a similar problem or could help me. So i restored a golf mk3, took the engine out and swapped for an used one with 75k km, the old radiator was ...
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powered window and back windscreen wiper anomaly

At first i thought it was random, then i realised that there is clearly a pattern: I start the car then i check and both the wiper and the window works as expected. 20-30-40 minutes down the road i ...
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How permanent is heat gun treatment in restoring faded black plastic trim?

I've been seeing all these videos about using a heat gun to restore faded plastics, especially exterior black trim pieces. How exactly does this work? Is the plastic melting again on the surface? Is ...
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Interior lights aren't working, no power on ACC position

General Info: Car: Nissan Murano 2005 SL Crank + start: Yes Battery charged: Yes Battery terminals correct install/uninstall order: Yes Problem: No power on ACC position, no ignition key warning ...
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can any clutch be used with the DMF or must there be a “dual mass clutch”?

can any clutch be used with the DMF or or you required to use a "dual mass clutch" as advertised by retailers>
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How long does it take to trigger a CEL due to exhaust leaks?

tl;dr; If I have an exhaust leak that is sufficiently small such that upon the engine heating up the leak was reduced or removed to a satisfactory level to avoid seeing a Check Engine Light (CEL); how ...
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honda hornet 2005 cb600 high gasoline consumption

hi my hornet Consumed abut 1 liter for 10 kilo i have iridium spark plug and k&n air filter and modified exhaust i cleaned carburetor and still have this problem
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Car battery voltage always drops even after full charge

I bought a new 2019 Kia Forte last year, from the day I received it, its battery (lead-acid AGM) read a slightly low open voltage of around 12.45V. I figured out the car must have been driven on the ...
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Gear oil or engine oil for friction surfaces in rebuild?

I have an engine that i need rebuilt. I need assembly lube but nowhere close sells it and waiting for it to ship here is not much of an option. Should i use normal 15w-40 engine oil that the engine is ...
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Car won't start, not cranking, but everything else works

I have a Mercedes-Benz C220 CDI 2003 model. Last night I wanted to go out, so I started the car. Then I forgot to put it in neutral, because sometimes it won't come out of park. When I switched it out ...
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Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi not starting after engine rebuild. (flooded vehicle repaired )

I have a Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi 2006 model. The car have been flooded and the had it cleaned and The Head Changed, Pistons and rings changed, have it checked with OBD2 scanner. Everything looks fine. ...
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2013 Honda Accord 3.5L v6 steering problem

I have for the past few months been having an issue with my 2013 Accord steering. It from time to time while driving and parked will start to turn to the right and or left but mostly to the right by ...
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Is stale gas a real problem with plug-in hybrids?

Due to environmental considerations, I am planning to purchase a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle when the vehicle I want becomes available (RAV4 Prime). However, I am concerned of the gasoline in the ...
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Car bodywork welding: Is that enough penetration for a panel repair?

I'm practicing welding with the purpose of doing some bodywork on my own car soon, and lately I've been working with flux cored MIG (gasless MIG). I've some scrap 1.25mm (18 gauge) steel sheet, which ...
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Toyota Starlet 4efe Runs Rich And Stalls

I have a 1994 Starlet, 4EFE motor with no modifications. Intermittently it will flood itself with petrol and stall, when the engine is idling. And is hard to start again. This happens at operating ...
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Failed coil electronics plug for one cylinder

I have a 2005 Audi A6 Quattro with a 3.2l V6. My brother just purchased it from our local Craigslist, and we didn't check it over very thoroughly before purchasing, but at time of purchase it ran ...
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Blown head gasket? Oil cooler? Something worse?

Recently I came to noitice that my car lost almost everything of the coolant from it's expansion tank (not all the coolant from the system, just the tank) in a short period of time. The expansion-...
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Why there is ticking noise and turn indicator lights blinking in car while driving even if I'm not touching the lever?

I own a Tata motors Indica DLS V2. I've noticed that there is ticking noise (similar to the one produced during turn signal) and turn indicator lights blink while driving, even if I'm not even ...
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GMC VLOM replacement necesssary

I replaced the head on a 2012 gmc 5.3 vortec. Now getting codes of 3401,3425,3443 & 3449. Being told it is always necessary to replace VLOM when doing this kind of work. Is that true?
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Grunting Sound when braking at low speed

I am driving a 2003 Honda Accord. I changed my brake pads and rotors for all 4 wheels a few months ago. They are CENTRIC PLAIN 120 SERIES ROTORS. and Akebono Pads. the first week after I changed them, ...
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Can lack of oil cause P0300 Random Misfire?

I get OBD code P0300 Random Misfire (and no other error codes) on a very poorly maintained car. I changed the valve cover (whose spark plug well gaskets were degraded) and spark plugs, but the engine ...
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245mm tire on 7.5 inch rim?

I am looking to buy snow tires. I saw an ad for someone selling 4 Michelin Latitude X-ICE X12 tires mounted with wheels. Size is 245/65R17. Wheels are 17X7.5 Sport Edition P5 Anthracite. He claims ...
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How do I start my 2016 CX7 Mazda if my ignition device battery dies?

How do I start my 2016 CX7 if my ignition device (proximity key) battery dies?
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Drive By Wire Without Adaptive Cruise Control

I have a 2014 Nissan Rouge Select, however I do not have the adaptive cruise control option, rather only the regular cruise control, with switches to control speed and braking. I read that Nissan has ...
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Tire side wall Damage after rubbing against curb [closed]

I parked too close to a curb and rubbed the tire sidewall hard. There are a couple small cuts out of the tire. The one pictured is the worst...small but deep. It is on a super duty pickup with 10 ply ...
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What causes a vehicle/engine to lose power over time? [closed]

Considering normal everyday use. What factors may cause a generic vehicle/engine to lose some of it's power over time? I recently did a dyno test and noticed that my torque output has decreased ...
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Bump start a 4WD standard in 2WD or 4WD on low traction ground

This is really more a hypothetical question than IRL but I'm curious as to the correct procedure in case I find myself caught in this scenario (which is a little more likely than you might think). ...
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Rapido A class replacement part [closed]

I'm looking for a replacement part that came out of a Headlight of a Rapido A class RV ( see photos ). Does anyone know where they can be gotten? Thanks.
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BMW X1 Timing Chain

I have done the BMW Service in dealer's service center in Nov, I heard noise sound from Engine after service, and there are weird behavior such has small and small from vent. Before the service, ...
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Do I need my system cooling fans running during the winter months?

I know I need it, but I’m going to get a new car in a couple of months, and I just really need something to get me to work and to school, which is only about 15 min drives. My car sounds the same, and ...
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should i change my transmission fluid it’s dark brown (picture is provided) [duplicate]

Hello people i’m kind of hesitant to change my transmission fluid i do not know if the car has been serviced i bought it from a guy and the miles were around the 180k now it’s at 200,754 miles, it’s a ...
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I have a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro 2lt with a lot of problems

I have a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro rs and I'm getting a cylinder 6 misfire and I swapped the spark plugs cuz they were burnt but I'm still getting a cylinder 6 misfire i even checked the coil packs there ...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan

My 2001 Dodge Caravan is leaking oil underneath and spewing oil from underneath the hood. A mechanic told me it is something internal in the engine. What could it be?
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Bmw 125i 2010 model

I have oil smudge coming out of coolant.The car is overheating . Am i in trouble I have tried to remove the oil smudge from the water coolant but every time the car runs it overheats
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Clutch weird sounds

New driver here. I drive ford fiesta 2019, petrol, car is around half year old, 5k km. Sometimes when I need to maneuver slowly in 1st gear or reverse (for example in a parking lot or a very slowly ...
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Vauxhall zafira 2liter

I have Vauxhall zafira 2 litre diesel and the other day I was sat on a hill at lights put the car in first gear and tried to set off I heard a clunk like something had dropped out of the car and then ...
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No start / power

I've got a suzuki vl250 intruder as a starter bike, it ran perfectly for about 3 months then all of a sudden one day it started losing power and the lights flickering while riding/coming to a slow. I ...
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Should I be pumping air to a higher pressure when the weather is hot?

There have been a couple of questions about tyre air pressures at low temperatures: 1, 2. But what about at high temperatures? Currently in Australia daily highs of 35C are common, spiking up to 38 ...
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Wrong Tire Pressure After Walmart Installation. Intentional?

I bought set of BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 all-seasons listed as new, and just had them installed at my local Walmart Auto Care Center. Service time was 2 hours and 20 minutes (is that normal?). Front ...
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Is this a normal tyre crack or something more sinister?

Hi, My mother has found this crack on her Range Rover tyre. Her boyfriend has convinced her that it is normal and safe to drive on. However I am not convinced, as it looks far too straight. ...
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Is it likely that my head gasket has blown?

My car overheated and water escaped so I turned the car off immediately. Turns out the fan was broken. For my mechanic to diagnose whether the head gasket has blown he has to fix the fan, reservoir ...
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How to fix a water pump squeal/screech?

I have a 2004 Toyota Tacoma. Recently in cold weather there is a high-pitched whine/squeal coming from the engine area. I have ruled out belts with belt dressing spray, and I think I've narrowed it ...
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Meaning of DTC Code 4331 for Volvo EPS (Electrical Power Steering Module)

It's possible I am reading the scan tool wrong or it is investigating a module that does not exist. For a 2008 Volvo S40 I get the following: EPS - Electrical Power Steering Module 4331(1/1) Not ...
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Toyota Prius 2013 (XW30) Coolant Expansion Tank Black Plug

Recently a friend of mine got used Toyota Prius 2013. And after driving it for a few days he noticed that the coolant is below the minimum. Topped it up but few days later it's gone again. It seems ...
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Motorcycle Probs Pt. 2

Alright, So my bike (Yamaha 1982 Xj550 Maxim) is on the fritz like always and would like to know what site, or secret underground facility, would be great to find a Repair Manual to help me with my 2 ...
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sunroof testing [migrated]

so I have 2 sets of data. the 2 sets are not linked. one is regarding the curvature of the glass panels of the sunroof. the other data is about the factors of the glass panel like thickness and I-...

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