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Diagnosing faulty windshield wipers on a 2007 Toyota Rav4

I've read multiple articles about diagnosing the cause of faulty wipers but I can't find any that seem to describe the symptoms I'm seeing. Here's what I am experiencing: At high speed: the wipers ...
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In a 2004 Subaru Outback H3.0 (LL Bean) is there any way to repair a leaking fuel tank without removing it?

My fuel tank is leaking. On a 2004 Subaru Outback H3.0 (LL Bean) you need to remove the entire rear axle and exhaust components (and probably a few more things) to remove the fuel tank. My Check ...
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Why do I need to turn my crankshaft after installing a timing belt?

I'm changing the timing belt on my 1996 Ford Ranger 2.3L. It's my first time doing a timing belt. These are the directions that came with the new belt: I have all the pulleys aligned and the belt is ...
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2010 Kia Forte 2.0L rear lights acting strange

Crazy situation. If I start the car with the remote starter I only have the rear park /driving lights on and nothing on the passenger side. Turn brake and reverse work. If I start the car with the key ...
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Lithium car battery won't jump van's battery but regular jumper cables work

Twice over the past year my wife has left something on in our Honda Odyssey. Both times I've not been able to jump start the van using a NOCO 1000Amp 12-Volt lithium battery. But, both times I've been ...
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Can somebody please tell me, my new battery's date of manufacture, please? [duplicate]

C211A 077 this is the code on my recently purchased battery....can somebody tell me its date of manufacture, please? EDIT: Forgot to add, it's a Exide Excell 80ah..sorry.
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Volkswagen Polo 2009 bluetooth problem

I have a Volkswagen Polo from 2009 with some electronics I think are upgraded through the time. The display which shows the media radio and stuff also shows an option for phone, phone messages, and ...
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Model T Mileage

What is the mileage of a Ford Model T. A friend once told me they get 1 km out of 12 liters of gas, which seemed about right to me since technology wasn't what it is now. But now I read on Wikipedia ...
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Best tires for Chevy HHR in snow [closed]

What are the best tires for an HHR in the snow? I have found that low profile tires on an HHR dont work very well on a steep driveway, where more standard 205/77R15 tires on a different car work ok. ...
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Cruise control only works up to 110 km/h

I have a 2010 Toyota Estima Hybrid, that was imported from Japan into UK. One thing that bothers me slightly is that the cruise control seems to have a top speed limit of about 110 km/h. The dash has ...
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How do you change brake lines on 2003 monte carlo ss

I want to change the rusty brake lines on my 2003 chevy monte carlo ss. It looks almost impossible to get to the line clamps off.
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Gears weird after spin out

So, I spun out in the rain at a roundabout the other day. I aquaplaned and lost traction, and had absolutely no control through a 180 spin in which I ended up landing on an island between the 4 lanes ...
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Is it safe to disable the stop/start system?

I want to permanently disable the stop/start feature on my Skoda Octavia Mk3 (based on VW). TL:DR; The implementation is faulty. Suppose I want to pass a parked car, and slow down for a car coming the ...
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2006 Honda Civic Sedan with flashing green key light on dashboard

Before I went to a mechanic to certify the car, it was working just fine, this problem had not occurred at all. The car could be driven just fine with no problems. However, once I had to go to a ...
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Flat tire with sidewall damage, slashing or driving damage? [closed]

my friend woke up and found his tire was flat in his driveway
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How to connect acceleration system hoses

Hi I have a Mitsubishi Lancer (Mirage) 1994 carburetor. I need a diagram that show me how to connect all the hoses of acceleration system. Thanks
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2007 Volvo XC90 Projector headlight problem

I bought a set of Projector headlights for my 2007 XC90 (they came complete with the wiring harness) when I installed them this passed Saturday they don't work, no low beam or high beam, I have no way ...
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Toyota Hilux 2KD-FTV and Fortuner 1KD-FTV Vn Turbo Problem (P1264)

I have been dealing with this problem on Toyota hilux for almost 5 months and last week I encountered Toyota Fortuner with exactly the same problem. They both throw DTC P1264 - VN Turbo Malfunction ...
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Are those acceptable crimp connections?

I am experimenting with crimp tools. Can somebody give me an indication if those crimp connections are good for automotive use? The goal would be to have a solid, professional connection, not just ...
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Is this internal engine component cracked?

I was inspecting my engine (1.6L N15 Pulsar) yesterday and I noticed some moisture on the rocker cover coming from the oil fill cap. I unscrewed it and it looked like it was allowing some fluid out. I'...
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Holden vectra 2004 automatic gearshift knob

I cant find the part needed for 2004 automatic holden vectra, would the opel vectra gearshift part fit?
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Car brake pedal pushes against my foot

I have a 5 year-old Toyota Rav 4. There seems to be a problem with the brakes. When I press the brake pedal, it pushes my feet back in intervals, thus makes my car braking distance longer than usual. ...
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Do you change the gear box oil on a Baotian BT49QT-9

I got a Baotian BT49QT-9 Pulse. Change the gear box oil? Some bikes only uses engine oil and it's all in one tank.
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Revs go up when I depress clutch pedal

As I was driving my 2001 Mazda Tribute today I was pulling up to a red light and I depressed the clutch pedal as I came to a stop. Once the clutch pedal was depressed the revs suddenly shot up to ...
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2006 f250 SD Hard brake pedal when motor is off pedal sinks to the floor when started but comes back up when foot is moved [duplicate]

The truck has new brakes all around, brake sys was bleed by service manual. When truck is not running a good solid pedal goes down about 1 to 1 1/2 inch and stays there.(good pedal) Start the eng and ...
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Should I re-build my engine?

12 months ago, I bought a 1999 Mitsubishi Delica with a 4m40 2.8TD engine (diesel). The vehicle itself has done 120,000 miles and runs very well. There is a very slight oil leak somewhere. There is ...
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Replacing headliner in honda accord 2008

I have a honda accord, the foam failed (not the adhesive in the foam) and is pulling apart. The fabric is fine. I have some good adhesives to glue the foam back to the ceiling of the car, but I've ...
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I Dropped My Phone In My Windshield Vent

So I was driving and trying to use the gps on my phone at the same time, so I thought "Maybe if I sit it here, I can see the directions and the road." I then proceeded to DROP my phone into ...
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Unknown pink car fluid running low

When I opened the car hood, I see a pink fluid running low, I am not quite sure what the liquid is, and would I be able to add it by myself? What is this pink fluid? And would I be able to add it by ...
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Clutch master cylinder defective or slave?

1998 Honda Civic with 192k miles. About 6 months ago I had an issue where I couldn’t shift into first gear especially after the car had warmed up. I ended up replacing the slave cylinder, bled the ...
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How can I get this broken oil drain cover off?

So I have this broken oil drain cover under my GY6 Chinese Scooter I'm pretty sure it's one of these: The head was rounded and I thought it was just a steel bolt that went through a cover so I put ...
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Autostart remote car starter not working

The Autostart remote starter is not working. Everything else works. The unlock door, unlock trunk, lock door all work well. But the remote start doesnt work. I will hear a click when it tries to start ...
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Intermittent loud engine at 3k RMP under load

Car: 1991 NA Miata / MX5 1.6L I have a very strange problem where the engine volume triples between 2800-3100 RMP underload. However, this problem is intermittent. I can tell when the car starts if it'...
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How to make a DIY car wash liquid

What's a good 'recipe' to make car wash liquid at home? I have used this product for a while and was happy with it. The interwebs suggest: 1/2 cup dishwashing liquid 1/2 cup baking soda 1 gallon warm ...
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Alternator whining problem

Hi my alternator produced this whining sound but its charging at 2,500 rpm with 13.1 volts with Aircon how long will this last before i replace it with a new one? The problem now is am at the trails ...
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Cigarette lighter fuse repeatedly blows when connecting car inverter

I was using this car charger to charge my MacBook Pro from past two months without any issue in my Swift Dzire 2012 model. Today, I connected two laptops at the same time using a multi socket ...
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Are these unmarked bolts OK for brake calipers?

I'm replacing some broken bolts in my front Subaru brakes. Specifically these are the 17mm bolts which attach the caliper bracket to the hub / knuckle assembly. The calipers separately attach to those ...
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How much money should I expect to pay a mechanic to get my mustang started after 5 years without starting? [closed]

I have a 1998 Ford Mustang convertible that's been sitting uncovered in my parent's driveway for 5 years and has only been started once using starter fluid about 3 years ago. When we tried to start ...
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nothing when i turn key.. silent.. no lights nothing

i have replaced the starter, alternator, battery, voltage regulator was running great then the next morning I went to turn the key I could not even unlock the doors, close windows, nothing. no sound ...
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2006 Chevrolet Express 3500: Torque Converter Replacement

I have a 2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 LT, short-wheelbase, 6.0l LQ4 V8. With the 4L80E transmission. Recently, I had the torque converter stop locking. The only torque converter from the local auto-...
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what should I replace resonator with?

Civic coupe vti 99. resonator keeps Getting hit by road humps as car is low. I want to stop this. Entire exhaust does not need to be changed as pipe diameter doesn’t hit but resonator only does. I ...
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Clear Coat too thin

Painted car hood. Applied Clearcoat from a spray can. The clear coat was applied too thin, not applied wet. Can I apply more clear coat? Do I need to sand? The last application of clear was two weeks ...
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Correct placement of an aftermarket transmission cooler

I previously installed an aftermarket transmission cooler in a 2006 GMC Envoy (4.2, 4L60E). I installed it "after" the factory oil-water heat exchanger built into the radiator (that is, the ...
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What is the black box between my air filter housing and throttle body?

I recently purchased a 2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L SOHC. I want to start working on my own vehicles more. But I have very little experience and this question reflects that. Please correct me if I get ...
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How does Electronic limited Slip differential and Anti lock braking system work together in a car?

Does E-Limited slip differential assists the ABS to prevent the wheel locking? Edit1:Updated the Question from LSD to E-LSD. Let's take the case where one of the wheels is on an oily road and driver ...
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Neighbor leaves his positive terminal disconnected - dangerous? [duplicate]

A guy who owns a neighboring car in the communal parking garage I park in disconnects the positive side of the battery when leaving his car for a few days at a time. Is this dangerous? If so, under ...
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How to “shine a light into the valve cover” to look for sludge buildup?

A little background first. I noticed a small amount of yellow stuff in my oil filler cap last night. Knowing this is a sign of a blown head gasket I was getting ready to cry, but I did some research ...
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The dicky of maruthi 800 is jammed and couldnt open [closed]

The maruthi 800 car have been jammed dicky i tried to open the cover of the dicky and the jam is in the part of lock but how can i reach the part of lock
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Holden ute only starting when i roll it [closed]

Holden VU Ute 2001 2002 manual. Will only start when i roll it forward or backwards. Does anyone know why, I have only just purchased it. Would love ideas
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Wood chipper engine won't start after being turned on side

I have a Merry Mac LSC wood chipper (similar to https://www.mackissic.com/product/mighty-mac-leaf-shredder-chipper-lsc/). I made the mistake of turning it on its side to remove debris from the blade. ...

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