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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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i replaced cv axle but still making squealing noises

i have a 2005 hyundai sonata. Can a cv axle made for anti lock brakes be used on my car if i dont anti lock brakes? friend installed anyway.
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Skoda Fabia SDI 2005

I have many problems in my car (skoda fabia sdi 2005), which happened after the computer of the vehicle burning . I changed the computer but there are a problems in ABS light, wheel light and ...
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2008 Jeep Wrangler ticking when idling and gets faster as rpms go up

My Jeep wrangler 3.8L V6 has a ticking noise while idling and it gets faster as the rpms go up. It started happening and I checked the engine oil and it was empty I filled it right up after.
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Misfiring plugs changed but same issue!

2001 dodge durango, over 130,000 miles and normally runs great. Will not idle so plugged code reader in and said two misfired. Changed all plugs and both "boots". Still will start but dies immediately....
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Mixing sea foam and gumout

I have clogged fuel injectors. I used gumout in my gas tank and it's not working. Can I mix sea foam in with it?
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noise in my rear end when slowing down

Hi I have a 1988 f350 ford with a big block. I just got new tires on her a couple of days back and I am hearing a clicking sound in my rear end when I slow down. when I make a turn it gets louder then ...
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horsepower improvement using hi test gas with turbo engine

Will the use of "hi test" fuel yield higher horsepower for my 2018 Honda Accord 1.5 turbo engine? The manual recommends 87 or higher.
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motor barely turns over and melts ground wire,

Motor barely turns over and ground wire starts smoking and melts wire coating. already moved ground to different areas and this does not help.
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1995 toyota rear drum. what is the metric srew size to release drum?

1995 Toyota pick up back brakes, what is the metric screw size to release drum?
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Tractive System Measuring Point

What is meant by the term 'Measuring Points' when used in reference to the manufacturing of electric Formula Racing car. I googled and somehow got the sense that measuring points are certain terminals ...
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How do I fix the error code P2002 which is caused by filter or sensor in the exhaust of the car?

Do anyone know that how to fix this code?
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What are the possible reasons for an Engine Knock?

I have a Perodua Viva Elite (2011 MT). Several months back my vehicle engine started to knock and Engine Check Light started showing up while driving in traffic. So I went for an Injector replacement, ...
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1991 Buick Skylark shakes when applying brakes

I took my car to a mechanic and he replaced rotors and pads and my car still shakes when I apply my brakes.
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Could a wind turbine work for a car?

Could I attach a little fan to power a motorcycle alternator to be more efficient then running off the engine? Attach any where facing the wind on the vehicle to increase mileage from eliminating ...
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oil light not showing on car

i drive a toyota tazz 1.3 it has an immobiliser it has been working fine and yesterday i tried to turn it on it didnt show oil light only battery light and didnt start it tried kicking it and it did ...
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How can I attach a brighter reverse light with a magnet to a car?

I saw this idea on Reddit, but I can't see exactly how that reverse light was fastened to the car.

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