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Going up hill car slows down and engine rpm goes up

2000 Mercury sable 3.0 DOHC transmission. When driving up hill speed drops and engine rpm goes up. More gas no response.
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1995 600r ninja boggs out during 4th -5th gear WOT between 8-10,000rpm

in 4th and 5th gear Wide Open Throttle the bike bogs out between 8-10 thousand rpm. I roll off the throttle...then slowly roll it back on to get through the flat spot. If i ring the gears out WOT it ...
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Car had issues moving today

2009 Pontiac G6 base sedan 144000 miles Automatic. I was on my way to work and had to hit brakes pretty hard since some people on the highway cut off the car in front of me. Came to a complete stop ...
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p0104 MAF sensor

I'm having a P0104 error code, but there's no MAF sensor in my car (Focus mk2). There is a MAP sensor in it, but that should have another error code. Any idea how this is possible ?
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engine runs then overheats no hot air from defroster and water stays cool just replaced thermostat

My engine overheats, no hot air from defroster, water stays cool even after 20 min idling. it seems to be circulating and i put a new thermostat in. What could be the problem?
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Car jerks when shifting from Reverse to Drive

Recently, my car started jerking when the drive stick is shifted from 'R' to 'D' position. This doesn't happen when shifting between other positions (not even D to R) or when I switch between gears ...
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is this right? Top End Rebuild on my 94 Harley Top End and using Synthetic Oil for the first 3,000 miles then told to switch to regular Harley oil

just rebuilt my 94 Harley Top End and using Synthetic Oil for the first 3,000 miles then told to switch to regular Harley oil.
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Low beams turn off when I switch to high beams?

08 Trailblazer SS. Low beams go off when I switch to high beams?
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Identifying XLH 883 Screw leaking oil

Need help identifying screw next to kickstand for 1990 883 xlh Harley Sportster. Is currently leaking oil.
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Engine knocking, or…?

I've got a 2012 Sonata hybrid (93k miles) that's been making some intermittent engine noise. I can't hear it inside the car when I'm driving, but will hear it sometimes reverberating off of cars next ...
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OBD2 expert in ipad to bluetooth elm327 mini

Just bought OBD expert on grounds good to go in an ipad (version 9.3.5 13G36) It just wont detect the adapter from my ipad. Adapter is fitted and red light on. Am I wasting my time with an ipad and ...
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2005 Ford Explorer check engine cod P0446

I have a 2005 Ford Explorer that has a check engine code P0446 which reads as Evap container system vent check malfunction. How do I repair this and where do I start?
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Disabling or removing alarm from '98 Lexus ES300?

I have a '98 Lexus ES300, and if I try to open any door when the car is locked, the alarm will be activated. What I do is when the alarm starts blaring is that I get in the car and turn the ignition, ...
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Subaru starting problem

My 1990 Subaru Legacy wont start, it started it a week ago and it idled for 5 minutesthen sudently it stopped and cannot again. Kindly assist me to diagnose the problem.
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Jump start car blow multi fuse and radio

Car was jump started with jump start pack, blew multi fuse and destroyed radio/ audio system. The owner of company that jump started the car stated that the safety features on the portable machine ...
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if my alternator was tested and functioning properly why does my battery and brake light keep coming on in a 08 Nissan Altima 3.5

started my 08 Altima and put it in gear and it didn't have the power to go anywhere and then the car just died. bought a new battery and everything worked fine. now my battery and brake light on the ...
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My car acceleration is not smooth and vibrates when idle, even on neutral gear

I have a Toyota Yaris 2008 and I have been facing this problem since a month now. The car vibrates even when on neutral gear before the engine goes off after a minute or so. The acceleration is also ...
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Main relay click test results

Civic vti coupe 1999. I heard that you can test a main relay by checking for clock with each key turn. So every time you turn the key you will get hear one click. Here’s what I found: Lock to ...
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Bypassing the engine immobiliser with a microprocessor?

I have a K13 nissan micra 2014, it comes with a engine immobiliser that has a chip in the key. I am from a Electronics background so excuse any mistakes i make, but would like to be able to start it ...
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Car battery is flat, how can I tell the cause from multimeter results?

my car battery is flat. I did some measures with a multimeter. I will explain them below. Can anyone please tell me what can be the issue? Note: My car is a VW Polo 9N3 2007 Symptom For the last 2 ...
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Exchange of Shine Shock Absorber with Yamaha SZ-R

I notice Yamaha back shock absorber has very good suspension. Will there be a problem if I exchange Honda shine shocks with Yamaha back shock absorbers? I request experts suggestion on this.
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what's the name of the sound cars and motorcycles makes during redlining?

when revving a car or a motocycle engine to a high rpm its starts to make a sound like (dun dun dun dun dun dunn) watch this video to understand what i mean( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Air filter for 1.4 tdci Ford Fiesta

i have a 1.4 TDCI Ford Fiesta mk7 and I would like to know if I can install a cone shaped air filter in this engine in order to have a little bit more sound without looking too "showy". My ...
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Which components of this Kia Sorento are the circled?

I would like to know what these components are?
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Using wheels with fewer holes

I have a ford E350 van with 8-hole (8-lug?) wheels. On short notice I need to find some steel rims on which I can travel at a short distance (50 meters) at a low speed (< 10 Km/h). It is difficult ...
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My lawn mower still started and ran with spark plug detached

How is it possible? I realized after finishing lawn mow, that the spark plug was detached. I 100% sure it was detached the whole time because I went to get gas and the kids were around, and I didn’t ...
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Why do EFB and AGM start/stop batteries need registering / programming? How does that work?

I understand that EFB and AGM car batteries, used in start/stop vehicles, need some kind of registration or programming when they are replaced. Is this always the case? Can you skip this step if you ...
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1999 taho gas engine alternator check

Had alternator checked but my negative terminal is loose would that give a false reading .. it's really loose and says the part is bad yet when I drive the vehicle it stays in the middle like normal ...
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Toyota Avalon v6 3 letter 2000 model

Got a nocking noice in the oil pic up in sump can .can the can I take sump off with out pulling out motor
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How long before a bad alignment will have an affect on tyres?

If I travel a short distance day 20 miles with a bad alignment, is that likely to cause any significant tyres wear or is it only over hundreds of miles etc after which it will start noticeably ...
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Should Citroen Ds3 Dstyle spare wheel question/s

I'm looking at a Citroen Ds3 Dstyle registered 2010, used at a second hand dealer. It does not have a spare wheel but looks like there should be one. Are these easy and cheap to get and should I be ...
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The remote will not open any doors until I have opened drivers door with key

From outside, all doors will lock except drivers side door lock, using the remote. I can lock drivers side with key only. Then I cannot unlock any of the doors without using the key - or once I open ...
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What can i do to make my car louder?

2014 dodge charger hemi r/t. I already got a rear muffler delete but it wasn't what i expected. I want it to be louder any suggestions?
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Royal Enfield classic 350cc Gun Metal grey BS4 engine stop in between ride not with 5 liters above reserve

It's been so frustrating to have issues with the Royal Enfield classic 350cc gun metal grey BS4 engine. My issue is that it stops all of a sudden while riding for a little while. Most of the times it ...
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Yaris 2003, headlight motor cable

I have a 2003 Yaris. In 2012 I changed the headlights by buying them online, they work perfectly until today, but the electrical input that powers the positioning motor is diverged from the cable I ...
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s-max blaupunkt travelpilot nx manual and repair manual

I have been buying a sat/nav from 2012 and my car S-max 2,5 are from 2007, I can not get the climate control to function, any ideas ??
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I would like to wire a fuel pump kill switch in my 1995 Ford Ranger XLT

Currently, despite a new ignition switch. (including tunnel) My Ranger will not turn off. With the truck in park, key in the off position, and even removed, it just keeps on keepin on. As of right now,...
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My car won't start and it's been sitting for 5 months

I didn't have enough money to insure my car so I let it sit for 5 months. I tried it today and it doesn't start. Does anyone know why?
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Is there a way to connect a 51mm silencer to a 23mm downpipe

I have a tgb r 125x can't find full sport exhaust or down pipe,wondering if it is possible to weld a 51mm slip on silencer if I cut silencer off one piece exhaust and reuse down pipe which is only ...
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2012 Mercedes will not start

We parked the car over the weekend and it will not start back. Dash lights and everything else did work, but now we have to disconnect the battery cables and reconnect to get that part working. But ...
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Mercedes is in park, key won’t turn, lights won’t turn on, horn won’t honk, radio won’t turn on

I left my Mercedes Benz in a parking lot this past weekend since I was going out of town. It was left in park, the radio was off, and the lights were off. When I got back, I put the key in and it ...
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Is there a way to reliably test voltage of a 12V battery when it's not disconnected (i.e., partly loaded)?

I'm having an issue where a fully charged battery doesn't necessarily report the proper voltage when checked from the socket within the car, because in order to have the socket activated, the car has ...
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Why is the water steaming hot when it comes out of the tap on a coach/bus?

I’m trying to work out how the tap on top of the toilet/in the toilet in a coach works? It’s on a toilet half way down the coach, and the tap water literally steams hot when it comes out. My friends ...
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Fiat Uno 1100 fire does not start

I have a Fiat Uno 1100 fire that does not start. After a time of struggling it starts but then I must hold it so it can stay started and when it is started it does not want to do nothing just ...
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Car alternator or battery problem?

I have a car and the problem is that it keeps ruining my battery every year or so, i diagnosed everything but failed to decide what is the problem. Even though alternator is not giving above 14.2 but ...
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2014 Jeep SRT 6.4L oil filter was too small - what kind of damage?

What possible damage could my engine incur from having an oil filter installed that is smaller than the suggested size? I have damage but I’m interested to hear what this forum has to say about it ...
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Why does my car sound like it has no catalytic converter when it hasn't been removed?

Well, my car suddenly started making a sound like if the catalytic converter was removed, which it has not. The noise started when my husband connected the a/c compressor directly to the battery ...
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Why is the parking brake called hand brake

Why is the parking brake called hand brake? Mechanics? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: The most common use for a parking brake is to keep a vehicle motionless when it is parked.
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Question for repair

Good day I'm having a problem with my car it's has a hard started, according to the system it's says the sensor. I need to know what are those sensor and I must look for machenica or a electricians?
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cam shaft damage noise

My garage has said that my camshaft is badly damaged as the engine is making a tapping and grinding noise. There is no loss of power but the car is 12 years old. I have been told the engine won't take ...

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