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why i have dusty components around/behind my brand new 4x4 renault duster's back wheels

I bought a brand new Renault duster 2021 4x4, and today after 10 days of buying my new car, i noticed a dusty components around my back wheels, as follow:- so is this normal?
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Tire rubbed up on curb and a piece was taken out - replace? [closed]

Tire rubbed up on curb and a piece was taken out - replace?
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Car overheating + new thermostat

My Renault 25 has been having cooling problems for several weeks now, yet i cannot figue out the problem. It has a new thermostat and water pump. Without thermostat, I cannot install a gasket so it ...
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Head repairs on one side only

My church is looking to buy a used high milage van from a dedicated lease company. Good reputation. I have education but little hands on and the church uses my input for van preinspection. I'm not ...
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Changing car locks to newer ones for security?

does it make sense to change the locks in an old car for security reasons? Let´s say cars build in the 90s, which are (as I assume) very easy to steal because of the older, more simple locks? Kind ...
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Using parts pullers for the installation [closed]

Background: I have a car that is way overdue for replacement, 1997 Lexus ES300 that also recently had its compressor seize up. While looking for used cars, considering the limited travel nowadays I ...
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OPEL Vectra A 1994 2.0 L Engine 20NE [closed]

Does anyone know what kind of computer this car have? any info like brand name or part number. Thank you
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How should I replace my sidewall damaged tire [closed]

I check my tire with my local store, they say I don't need to change it for now. However I decided to travel from the bay area to LA, consider the hot temperature and high speed in I-5, it might be ...
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Is it safe to drive a car without fixing battery in place

I was trying to change my battery but I overturned and broke the bolt that connects the rod to the frame which fixes the battery in place. Now I need someone to remove that broken bolt and give me a ...
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obd2 device on obd1 vehicle?

is there any way to make a obd2 plug in device (example gps tracker Metro Smart Ride) work on a obd1 vehicle. The device works and still has service. I no longer own a vehicle with obd2, but I'd still ...
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Car stalls when I press on the gas at idle

Toyota tacoma 1997 4 cyclinder 2.7L I was working on adjusting the TPS on my car since the idle was high. In order for me to adjust the TPS I had to remove the intake tubing and any hose connected to ...
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2005 Dodge Dakota steering issues

I have a 2005 Dodge Dakota, that starting giving me steering issues a couple weeks ago. The issue being that it is hard to steer and then it is not, during the same turn as it alternates between ...
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Removing press fit bronze bushing

I have a raw water pump for a boat that has a press fit bronze bushing that goes into the back of the water pump (into a "cap" that attaches to the back of the pump). The water pumps shaft ...
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Spark plug fell into cylinder and I can't get out

This is a on a 2016 1.6L Ford Escape. In picture 1 you can see the spark plug in trouble - it is too deep for some reason, we got the old one out but when we put in the new one, it fell too deep. The ...
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My car jerks when I put it in drive

I was driving and everything was perfectly fine and I stopped at a stop sign and my car started jerking. When I popped the hood to look at it, the car was put into drive the whole engine started ...
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How to pick a jump cables?

The variables when buying jump cables seem to be length cable thickness amps engine cc Length obviously determines how far it can go. What affect will cable thickness have? Is amps simply the amount ...
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Car shake when speed between 5kmh and 10 kmh

Today at a slow traffic, the car started to shake when the speed is slow. This is the fist time to happen. The car is fairly new, 3 years old with new service done 2 weeks ago. I suspect the gear box ...
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07 3.8l Chrysler Town and Country Stalls when accelerating

I'm looking at purchasing a Mini van that has pretty good mileage on it. Only 80k but has the issue I described in the title. The codes read "Mass airflow sensor, Throttle body Position sensor&...
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Car died, but then started to lose acceleration? No warning lights except ABS, windows roll up slow but regular lights and horn still work [closed]

I have a 2004 Nissan Murano. When I first drove the car, I felt the same thing, it feels like the transmission wasn't shifting but when I checked my battery cable was lose? Has worked since then, that ...
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Wider Track by 2-3 inches needs how much Offset change?

My truck has 5 X 5.5, 15x7 inch wheels with 3.5 backspace and, per data, a -12 "offset". I want a wider track by 2-3 inches. I have plenty of wheel well space. What size offset wheels do I ...
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Will a battery with low amps work on a car which usually uses more amps?

I previously asked this question Can I use a higher powered battery? And seems everyone was saying it’s fine since both batteries are 12 volts. Though people mentioned if the car had lower cca it ...
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Bad alternator, or just a regular dying battery?

The battery in my car is dead, and I'm not sure whether it's the alternator's fault or just the natural death of an old battery. Vehicle: '04 Honda Accord. The alternator was replaced 4 years ago. As ...
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Can a dead battery be charged by directly connecting jump start leads to it?

I know you should be using a chArger and not jump leads as this can affect alternator etc if donor car. But still want to understand. If I add the jump cables directly to isolated battery terminals I....
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Tipping battery upside down or it’s side?

I have a battery that’s needs replacing but decided I would use the battery from my second car and put it inside because I’m thinking of selling it as is and just wanted to do some diagnostic work. I ...
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Can a bad timing chain result in only a single cylinder misfiring?

The question title should be pretty self explanatory. I have a 2002 Nissan Maxima which began idling and accelerating really poorly (seemingly out of nowhere) a few days ago while I was driving home ...
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Took intake manifold off to replace knock sensor and takes two key turns to start engine on cold star

I replaced my knock sensors intake gasket cam shaft sensor and oil pressure sensor and now my 2005 chevy silverado 1500 Takes two key turns to start up, only sometimes, on a cold start. It was not ...
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Where could this oil leak originate on this Mazda 6?

2007 Mazda 6 3.0L V6, driven daily, has been dripping a few drops of oil per day from this ... what the heck is this bent piece of metal that looks like it actually has a drip spout? And where is the ...
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Cheap carburator or not?

I've got a generator(15 years old. Good shape. Briggs engine) gifted to me. It didn't want to start but I was able to get it started by spraying carb cleaner into the choke tube and it ran alright. ...
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Why is the coolant not circulating

2009 BT50 3lt turbo diesel. About 2.5yrs ago it overheated, was told it had a crack in the radiator, had the radiator replaced. Continued to overheat, found sealent had been used, diagnosed with a ...
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Scrape scrape scrape above 40mph. Goes away when I turn right or hit the brakes

A guy rear ended me the other day. Of course, he didn't have insurance. Anyhow, so my car starts making this scrape scrape scrape sound above 40mph but it goes away when you press on the brakes. At ...
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Brand new e-scooter battery indicator always on full

I bought an e-scooter online and the seller pretty much disappeared after the sale. I can live with one of the headlights not working but I find that the battery indicator isn't working either. I ...
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Damage to front end suspension [duplicate]

This is a duplicate of a question I posted a month ago. The answer I got stated that I could get a better answer if I provided pictures of the incident. I have attached a picture in hopes of getting ...
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How do I troubleshoot a P0400 EGR?

2011 Ford Escape V-6. 130,000 mi. My daughter lives 4 hours away. She dropped by a couple weeks ago with a p0400 EGR code. And water pump problems. I didn’t have time to do proper diagnosis, so I ...
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Potential issues with this car that passed by a flooded street for a couple seconds?

There was a day where it rained extremely hard like buckets of water at a time. It flooded like crazy in a matter of 10-15 minutes literally. The floods were insane and I panicked driving through ...
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Vehicle Steering wobbles during light braking

I recently bought a used Honda Civic. When i bought the vehicle, the tyres were literally bald, the steering used to wobble a lot when driving at higher speeds and braking. Due to this, I got the ...
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New Clutch Fit 7,000 Miles Ago Clutch Feels Light Again?

Nissan Almera N16. My clutch was slipping in nearly all gears when under load, the clutch pedal itself was always heavy under my ownership. Had a new clutch fit on 07/04/20 (7,000 miles ago). The ...
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Brake pads fit too tight in caliper bracket

I changed brake pads on my Toyota Sienna LE 2009. I used these pads https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/carquest-wearever-platinum-professional-ceramic-brake-pads-front-4-pad-set-pxd906ah/10866511-P I ...
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Car jerks when dis-engaging clutch quickly

1988 Accord, 5 speed manual. If I disengage the clucth quickly the car feels like it jerks. There are no other problems with engaging the clutch or changing gears. Engine mounts appear ok - I can't ...
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Old flathead engine: Valves first or cam first?

I'm reassembling an old inline-4 flathead engine... the kind with valves in the block (not the head). I did not disassemble it; I got a huge pile of parts I'm trying to turn back into an engine. The ...
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Is it possible to swap out the v6 in my 2019 Ford f 150 XL rwd with a 4.6 v8 2 valve engine?

Can I swap out the v6 in my 2019 Ford f150 xl regular cab to a 4.6 v8 2 valve engine? Will the wiring, plumbing,drive train and exhaust be needed to changed as well? And if so what kind of the wiring, ...
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Affected sensors when boosting another car

I own a 2017 Kia SUV and periodically I'll give my neighbor a boost on their 2002 Liberty Jeep periodically, maybe once or twice a month, until they buy another battery. So I noticed a couple of times ...
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Climate Control Module Temp Numbers Jump Around

I have a 2003 Hummer H2 and if I wanted to change the temperature in my vehicle, I would do so by turning the knobs on the vehicle's climate control module. One of which is for the driver side while ...
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What else should I check and/or repair when replacing the clutch?

Based on a recent question I asked, I'm looking to have a shop replace the clutch in my 2008 Mazda 3i manual transmission with ~130000 miles on it. Before I do, is there anything else I should / could ...
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Toyota Prado V6 gasoline engine component enquiry

Which component sits in the circled area and what is it's function?
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Gear oil pressure Nissan 2002

Today a mechanic open the gauge of my Nissan xtrail 2002. There was a pressure in there that blown up the oil. The mechanic wasn't sure whats the problem. Help from you guys would be highly ...
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Loss of initial pickup in standard 350

After riding 12000 km with my standard 350, I lost initial pickup up to 3rd gear, I felt like the bike is struggling to reach 30 kmph. Above 40 it is ok and no starting problem, but starts slowly ...
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Tail pipe rattles when AC is on

I have noticed a distinct rattling sound coming from my tail pipe when I am parked and idling. After some experimenting I realized it only happens when the AC is on. If I turn the AC off it ...
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VW MQB Travel Assist camera (Passat+Superb 2019, Golf 8, Octavia 4 etc.)

What is the part number for the forward facing camera unit that is (together with ACC) responsible for the functioning of the Travel Assist (automatic lane keeping + ACC) which started to be offered ...
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What does this engine weigh?

We have this old inline 6 engine on our property. We guess it is from a Chevy Panel Truck from 1963 (something like this: http://davidsclassiccars.com/chevrolet/69489-1963-chevrolet-panel-truck.html) ...
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What's this part called? (a manual transmission shifting mechanism connecting to the shifter under the hood. 2000 hyundai accent)

Close up of it. Zoomed out, to show it's relative location. Awhile back, I was trying to see what I could do to improve the feel of the shifter, and decided to proactively replace the gear oil and ...

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