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2008 toyota corolla overheating and heater not working

My corolla temp will gradually go up while driving and then come back down on its own while driving. The heater is not working. Blowing cold air. We have replaced the water pump, thermostat, and ...
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1955 Chrysler No Crank No start

Hello everyone I have a 1955 Chrysler Windsor which does not run, the lights and horn work but when I crank the key the starter does NOT turn over but the lights do dim. I've replaced all the fuses ...
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Mazda cranks no start and no crank no start

7 2008. My car would have issue ever now and then we’re it would shut off but then I could crank it back on but One day I was driving down the high way and when pressed on the gas peddle and it felt ...
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5.7 Hemi coolant leak

I have a 05 Jeep limited with the 5.7 hemi. I have a coolant leak coming from the backside of the engine, and it’s dripping off the fire-wall, I notice there is a house coming up with a clamp. ...
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FWD trike steering

I have a question about reverse trikes like this: Suppose the reverse trike in the photo is FWD, has two individually powered front wheels and has no differential. When the right wheel is driven ...
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My 1998 Nissan Frontier 2.4l 5speed won’t shift

When put in the Neutral position the truck reverses. 1st and 2nd gear will go in but the truck will just stall out when clutch is released it won’t let you put it in 3rd-5th an reverse gears.
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I had my exhaust replaced and my engine started humming then seized

a while ago I decided to fix my whole exhaust from the headers to the tailpipes. After looking I spent around 2 grand on parts alone ( I made sure they fit) originally I was gonna replace the exhaust ...
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ABS using both ABS magnetic ring + ABS toothed ring?

My SUV a Mazda CX9 2008 needs a rear bearing replacement, so picked up a rather budget wheel hub as the vehicle is close to retirement anyway. The vehicle has ABS, and the rear axle has the ABS ...
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What are the types of repairs & products used today to repair foreign objects puncturing tires?

Patches/Plugs, etc. Is a form of vulcanization ever used/performed on patches or plugs, or any other rubber product used to increase the rubber life? I'm looking into a new product for tire repair &...
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Oil got onto spark plug threads - Possible torque issue?

My car has a small oil leak which caused one of the spark plug holes to have some oil in it. When I replaced the spark plugs today, oil got onto the threads of the old spark plug, so I'm fairly ...
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Overheating. Chevrolet Cruze

I have an old Chevy Cruze. 2010 Oct. LT variant. It developed an overheating problem in 2016, when I was turning on the A/C on mountain drive. I thought, nothing of it. It went fine. Then in 2020 It ...
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Honda Civic 2018 blind spot information system warning

My Honda Civic 2018 had an accident and it was in a repair shop for a while. After the repair, there was a warning on the dashboard with below icon. When I asked about this from the mechanic, he took ...
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Toyota Sienna over heating problem

my Toyota sienna is registering that its hot but using a laser thermostat shows that its not running hot , water pump has been changed along with a thermostat and new Asian coolant , also when the ...
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What is the name of this car?

It is a type of "canter". It is used in India to carry people in those jungle safaris. Can someone give me the precise name/model etc.?
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Engine shaking at low rpms and injector correction values all over the place

My neighbor has a 2010 Peugeot Partner II turbo diesel ( Same engine as the Citroen Burlingo ) he's been having problems with. Background: Car was idling poorly, smoking, sputtering and had no power. ...
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Ticking/ rattling noise when foot on brake

I have a 2004 Honda Accord EX. When I am stepping on the brakes it rattles extremely loud. At lights it’s extremely loud. I’ve found that putting my car in "N" or park while at the light it ...
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Can swapping ignition coils fix a cylinder four misfire?

My car was having power issues so I took it to the mechanic who said cylinder 4 was misfiring. He came back to me and said he swapped the ignition coils over and rescanned with no misfires and told me ...
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Painting a Front Catalytic Converter — Bad Idea or Not?

I need to replace the front catalytic converter on my 2006 Suzuki Aerio. The part came in bare metal, no paint or any coating is visible or possible to feel on the surface. Should I not paint it to ...
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Motorcycle Battery overheating, diagnosing the cause

After trying to start the bike for about 30 seconds to no avail, I found that the screws attached to the battery had become hot to the touch. Taking the battery out and testing it with a voltmeter ...
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Replaced ignition coil pack - should I replace spark plug too?

My engine was recently misfiring and I replaced all of the spark plugs as a first attempt to get things working. It did not fix the problem, and the misfire continued. However, I did notice that for ...
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Honda Accord incompatible brake caliper & bolt

I have a Honda Accord 2004 (https://honda-europe.epc-data.com/accord/2004_6mt/2895/). I bought new front brake calipers for it with brake fluid bolt. Somehow the bolt doesn't fit into the caliper ...
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2011 Honda Civic: new battery, alarm will not stop

2011 Honda Civic. Car was sitting for multiple months. Car battery was dead once tried to use of course, alarm was set when car battery died. New car battery purchased due to battery being bad. After ...
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Fuel rail pressure - how long should it hold?

My factory service manual states fuel pressure should be 50 psi with the engine running at idle. This is a six cylinder 2008 Subaru 3.0R engine with a return-less fuel line to the injectors. ...
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Airbags set off while car being serviced

Took a 2015 Mitsubishi RVR (Outlander) AWD into a mechanic to have the Airbag Service warning looked at- car had been jump started from a dead battery and the Service warning was flashing. Somehow ...
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Prevent Stereo Shutdown During Ignition

I've got a Honda Civic 2006 that I've recently added a nice aftertmarket Android Auto head unit to because I got used to the one I had in my old work car (a 2018 Audi A3). This unit works great, ...
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What causes car battery to hold only 5v?

One of my cars was parked for a few months and it couldn't start after that. I could jump start the car and gave it some good drives (2hrs in total) to recharge the battery. However, that didn't help ...
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How can I put my rearview mirror back on?

I pulled my rearview mirror off when I was doing a tint (and I didn't do the tint well so I'll re-do it), but how can I put it back on? That screw doesn't look like it can be unscrewed, but I haven't ...
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Covert 2006 Trailblazer from 4WD to 2WD

My front differential is make noise because of a leak. I have been watching videos how to disengage the front differential and make it a 2 wheel rear wheel drive only ( I don't need 4 wheel drive). ...
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Who produces the software for cars? [closed]

How is software for cars developed? Is this done by the manufactor or do they buy pre made software from some company, the same way as they use many parts from other companies? If this is done ...
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Is it bad to start and stop engine without driving?

My spouse has decided to turn our garage into a workout area, so every day they pull my car out of the garage, do their workout, then pull it back in. Is all that engine on and off without actually ...
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Under what conditions would you consider driving without a fuel tank heat shield?

I'm more than a little surprised that searching for "fuel tank" and "heat shield" brings up no questions on mechanics.SE. Indeed the very keyword "heat shield" has not ...
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Is it harmful for the engine to drive 60 mins of steep uphill every day?

There is a road in my area which is steep uphill (about +15% slope). I have to pass it to reach my destination. It takes about an hour to drive across this road and I usually use 3rd or 4th gear to ...
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2019 Subaru Impreza

I have a ‘19 Subaru Impreza, sometimes my rpm will go up to 2000 and will not move when I accelerate or slow down. Example: I sped up to 75mph and slammed on my brakes at 50 mph and the rpm still did ...
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Are “travel trailers”/“mobile homes” brakeable from the inside? [closed]

I have this feeling that, if I were to move into one of those things which I don't know what to call them, which look like a very small house and has wheels and a little thing to attach to a car, ...
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When did Ford start putting the starter solenoid on the starter instead of on the fender?

When did Ford start putting the starter solenoid on the starter instead of on the fender? Last time I worked on one was 1973, and due to a hole in the fender, I showed the owner how I could start it ...
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Automatic transmission odd behaviour on shallow inclines

I have a 2007 Renault Clio with the 1.6l engine and automatic transmission. Lately I have been experiencing a strange issue where the transmission sometimes does not automatically shift into third ...
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Greased clutch fork pivot now clutch pedal really soft with issues

My 99 Honda Civic with 178k original miles on the clutch was squeaking badly every time the pedal was pressed. It got to the point where pedal travel became notchy feeling with some binding. I sprayed ...
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Failed Inspection - rust on rotors from not being driven much

Just attempted to have my car inspected in Vermont and the mechanic immediately said it would fail because of the rotors. He asked if the car has been sitting for a long time, and said that something &...
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Head Gasket issue , Coolant burning/mixing in the piston, white mayonnaise substance

I had all the symptoms of a head gasket issue in my Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 ltr (2012) A14XER Engine. Mayonnaise like white/light brown sludge everywhere. Rocker cover, Oil Dipstick, Oil Filler Cap. ...
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Jeep Cherokee Electrical

I have a 1991 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4x4. When im driving all my electrical stuff turns off but turn on right away but the engine keeps running. This only happens when im driving through rough terrain, ...
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What's the cause of those AC pressures

2011 Ford Escape XLT 3.0. 140,000 mi. Compressor activated on request. Constantly engaged until commanded off. Low side reads over 120 and 215 on high side. These are the readings with compressor ...
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What happens if the AC evaporator ices over?

I am thinking of replacing the air conditioning evaporator temperature sensor in my 2011 ford fusion with a resistor, since the dash must be removed to replace the sensor. The warning that goes with ...
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Should I replace oxygen sensor? Which one?

My cat recently got stolen, which was removed using an angle grinder by the thief. He took the oxygen sensor too. Hyundai Tucson 2013. When I got new cat replaced, the car repair guy just "closed&...
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Are valve shims re-usable?

I'm in the process of re-shimming the valves on my 1994 Suzuki Katana 600. For the valves where I need to replace the shim, should I save the old shim I removed, or is it considered a disposable item ...
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Bituminous paint not curing on chassis

I’m restoring a Mitsubishi GTO and I’ve been removing rust from its chassis, then zinc priming, epoxy coating and finally in areas where stones do hit, coating with bituminous coating (3M Schulz to be ...
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What can be the reason that my 1.4 Golf City Sport is so heavy on petrol [closed]

My 1.4 City Sport Golf is heavy on petrol. What can be the reason for that?
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2012 Kia Forte Electrical? Power?

Audio cuts out when using turn signal or braking. Lights dim when using turn signal or braking. Headlights and interior lights have inconsistent brightness. A slow flicker. After parking and locking ...
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Do motorcycles use radial or bias ply tires?

The pneumatic tire was invented for the bicycle. Bicycles have always used bias ply tires. Radial tires have been tried but they have a strange handling feel because they aren't as stable as bias ply ...
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Squeaking After Rotor/Pad Replacement?

Anyone know what could be causing the squeaking in this clip? I recently had my rotors and brake pads replaced. It appears to only be coming from the right rear wheel. It doesn’t go away even after ...
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Location of 2019 Ford Fusion door code

Bought a used Fusion hybrid. Door code unknown. Some web pages say it is printed on a module inside the driver’s door. Others say the module is in the cargo compartment. If someone can tell me ...

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