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Ticking sound from engine bay

I bought a used 2014 Hyundai Elantra GL (82400kms odo) a week ago and I have been hearing a clicking sound from 1.5 to 2 thousand RPM mark from the engine bay, when I am sitting in the cabin. Here's ...
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Ford focus Radio code

I was doing some maintenance for my ford focus and i eventually took the battery out and the radio is now asking for an unlock code.Can someone help me with my ford focus radio code with the serial ...
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What is the duration of changing engine oil in Bikes and What is the impact of oil in Bike mileage?

I am asking two question which has some connection closely. I having Honda Shine Bike which is running fine. I am curious about changing oil...Is it necessary to change engine oil in every 4 months ...
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Overheating issues

92'honda accord New radiator, radiator hoses, thermostat, thermostat housing, waterpump Idles fines overheats when driven. Blowing holes in hoses of thermostat housing. Tested 1st and 2nd thermostat ...
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2016 CRV brake pedal occasionally won't depress to start the car

I've read a little about this, but there does not seem to be a viable solution (that I've found). What happens is, you get in the car, push on the brake (but it won't go down), try to push the start ...
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1988 kawasaki ninja 600 only runs on choke crackles bogs dies

Hello everyone I recently acquired a 1988 kawasaki ninja 600 the bike was in pieces and I reassembled it and got it running the issue I'm having is it will only run on choke I've cleaned the carbs ...
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50cc Scooter only runs when manually choking air intake

I bought a 50cc Yamaha Zuma off of craigslist, and it's had some aftermarket parts put on it (exhaust, 70cc big bore kit, new carb). I cleaned the carb and converted the throttle to a one cable set-up ...
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Engine stuttering/dying and loss of accelerator

I had recently bought a 1998 Gen 3 Subaru legacy (BH5) with 190k Kms/ 118k Miles on it, for the first month it ran perfect with zero issues. Suddenly one day I started up the car as I was reversing ...
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Heating Issue In Nissan Sunny

I have a Nissan sunny N16 car which heats(engine) at a low speed but normalizes at high speed and when its on idle the temperature stays normal. Need Solution?
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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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Starter solenoid breakdown

Triumph T100 motorcycle, starter solenoid clicks a lot and doesn't turn motor enough, it would start after pressing starter button for a length of time but solenoid would then break. When my original ...
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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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Can I replace a 2007 VW Rabbit key's transponder chip?

My key fob was in really bad shape and I was replacing the outer shell. All was going well and working, but as I tried to get the glass transponder chip out of the old key, it shattered. Is there a ...
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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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What car models are considered for 2021 car reliability rankings?

I am interested to know what car model year(s) are considered to create 2021 ranking lists( J.D.Power for example)? If Mazda is the first car in the 2021 list, does it mean the Mazda cars made in 2021 ...
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How to test a battery the alternative way?

Aside from buying a battery tester, is there any other way to check it? I presume under full load with the engine, lights, etc.
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Garage inflator not fitting Bridgestone Turanza tyres (air leakage)

I recently got new tyres 'Bridgestone Turanzas' and decided to check the pressure on them at my local Sainsbury's petrol station (UK). When I connected the nozzle of the tyre inflator machine air ...
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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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Squeaking noise when braking once per wheel rotation

I have a Hyundai Tucson 2016, and when I'm breaking, I hear some sort of a squeak sound that comes from the front left side of the car. It seems to occur once every full wheel rotation. So the faster ...
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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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What motorcycle has brake rotor with bolts pattern of 4x55mm?

I just bought a rear rim for motorcycle but it doesn't have brake rotor. Pattern of mounting bolts is 4 holes (in square) and spacing between holes is 55/56mm (maybe 55.5mm) - square base. And (square)...
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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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Is it possible for a BMW 120d to have a cracked engine block?

The above mentioned vehicle was towed to a reputable workshop on 20 January 2020. The owner Matthew informed us that the vehicle is losing water. We pressure tested the vehicle and found that the top ...
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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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Why does my gear only engage downhill

I'm having a mechanical problem with my 250cc motorcycle. It has 5-gears, and all work smoothly but the 5th gear. the 5th gear will only work/engage when I shift to it coming downhill on a roadway, ...
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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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