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Glove box on Kia Forte 2010 won't open. What are my options for opening it?

The glove compartment has a flimsy plastic latch to open and close. Mine hasn't worked in over a year. It was not working well for a while and eventually it just stopped working all together. When I ...
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Finding an elusive parasitic draw…?

This has been bothering me for a year now! Once a month I would go and start my car and it would hesitate to start and I would hold the key on start until it starts all the way up. Battery is good, ...
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1998 Chevy truck/suburban/tahoe heater control not working (burnt resistor)

I have a 1998 Suburban that has an issue with the a/c & heater control switch unit. The recirculation function does not work and the light does not come on. I pulled out the unit and it has a ...
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Bleeding brakes on a 06 chevy equinox

I changed the master cylinder and front calipers. I also bled all the lines but when I start the car the brakes still goto the floor. Should I bleed them with engine running? When I did this the car ...
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Replacing lost 2010 Hyundai Elantra Key

I've recently lost the key for a 2010 Hyundai Elantra of a friend that was parked at my house while they were out of town. I have the fob, but don't have the key itself. Is it possible to obtain a ...
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Royal Enfield classic 350 engine off while running

I bought a brand new Royal Enfield Classic 350 and I rode around 1200 km. Since the delivery of bike, I have faced a recurring problem with the engine shutting down while the bike is running. When I ...
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How to select a good recondition vehicle [duplicate]

What are the important things to check before buying reconditioned vehicle?
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Mercedes C200W203 No click at ignition and hesitates

ok I have 2 problems at moment with my car not sure if they are related at all: When I turn the key in ignition car wont start - no clicking noise and the engine does not turn over. However I can get ...
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2005 Peugeot 206 has hard shifts and a P1167 DTC

My friend's 2005 Peugeot 206 is experiancing hard shifting and sometimes lack of power starting out, which get's better as speed increases. I hooked up my scan tool and found that it had a P1167 DTC. ...
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engine started briefly then 3 loud clicks and stalled,

i have an escort van 1998 5.5 (typical escort car derived van same engine) normally a great little runner, but doesnt like 2017, replaced alternator 2 weeks ago, now i start my van and withing 5 ...
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Data for car parts and sensors [duplicate]

If a fault code appears in the OBD scanner, how tough is it to map the fault to the part of the car that is causing the problem? Is there any website (or api or mobile app) that has this mapping so ...
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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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Water like drop coming out of the exhaust of the car stops? [duplicate]

Earlier, water like drops come out of the exhaust of my car. I searched web, and it shows that its a good sign. But for last few months after a regular maintenance cycle (Oil, Oil Filter, Air Filter, ...
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Looking for a complete car list (mfg,model,year etc) for Europe [closed]

I am looking for a list that contains the manufacturer,model,year,engine, emission standards etc of every single model that was released in Europe, like the EPA has for the US. Any suggestions? ...
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Honda A12 Maintenance Service (14 Civic EX 38K miles)

I want to know if this A12 service (oil change, tire rotation, air filter) is covered under warranty or if this maintenance service is supposed to be paid out-of-pocket if serviced at the dealership. ...
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Radio intermittently drops out or looses settings (2009 Lexus ES350)

1) The radio in my 2009 Lexus ES350 periodically goes silent. This happens, typically, every fifteen minutes or so, and the silence lasts anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes. This happens ...
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BMW E46 2002 Check Control and Radiator is lighting on Dashboard

Yesterday I removed Angel Eyes and after that when I started up the engine there was Check Control front lights warning. How can I reset this warning? There also is radiator warning and this light ...
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What is code p2647 for 2000 camaro z28

I have code P2647 on a 2000 Camaro Z28. What is this code and what is the fix for this code? The engine is making a loud lifter noise when starting.
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Oil, brake, servicing reminder lights turn off using OBD-II

I am doing a project to reset oil, brake, servicing reminder lights etc. using OBD-II Bluetooth scanners (VGate and OBDLink SX Scan Tool). Basically, trying to do what enhanced OBD-II scanners are ...
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2003 ML500 Reprogramming Key

I have a 2003 Mercedes ML500 truck. I bought a replacement key from a third party and now I'm trying to program it. How do I do this?
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Car hesitates when starting on a cold start

Sometimes when I start my car it hesitates, like an extention of its normal starts.. it doesn't make a ticking noise so it's not the battery I've had that and the alternator checked already. I took ...
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May Have put Supreme gas in car instead of regular [duplicate]

I just filled up my 2014 Chevy Sonic LT at the gas station. I had a faulty gas pump. I am not sure, but the pump may have put supreme fuel into the gas tank instead of regular. Would I feel a ...
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Ford Taurus 2004 3.0

I'm using MOTORCRAFT brand spark plugs, and would like to know the recommended the gap for a 2004 Ford TAURUS 3.0. Also, I have a a leak in the lower section of the intake manifold.
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What are usual causes of problems with central locking system?

I have a ford focus mk1, it doesn't have a remote key, but a central locking system, ie, when some door is unlocked all should be unlocked. It does not work at all. I have checked the central fuses, ...
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Is Engine Air Filter Replacement Necessary on a 2005 Honda PIlot

I have a 2005 Honda Pilot EX and I want to know if replacing the engine air filter is necessary. I'm asking this because when I searched Youtube for a tutorial I could find only 1 for a 2004 Honda ...
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A quart to much oil in my Toyota 4 runner 2001 [duplicate]

I put a quart to much oil in my Toyota 4 runner 2001. Then I went for a road trip! I noticed oil coming out the back of my car! And now I am hearing a noise! Ut oh!! Did I ruin my engine?
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Excide Battery manufacture date [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me when my battery was manufactured. It is an Exide 124R-60 Serial #2029261 The date is not punched out. Help
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Diesel engine vs petrol engine characteristics [duplicate]

Please explain why Diesel engines (in general): vibrate more. are louder. I understand in principal how both engine types work so feel free to go into technical details. My assumption is that it ...
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Neutral Gear Significance during slight downhills in Auto Transmission [duplicate]

I have got this habit of engaging the gear mode to neutral when I am in a smaller downhill and engaging back to drive mode if I need to further slow down or speed up. The primary objective of this ...
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Is my new car engine damaged?

I bought New Nissan 2 months ago. I was driving on down hills but as it was late at night and no car on the road, I enjoyed of high speed (4-5 min) and I didn't use the break . When we reached my ...
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Does using heat in the car SAVE gas?

Its well known that using heat in a car is almost free (see for example here). It is also known that using the heat can reduce the engine temperature which otherwise needs to rely on water cooling. ...
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Part 2. dodge overheating [duplicate]

I have a 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 with a 4.7 liter the condenser fan isnt coming on does anybody know why it would not come on
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Who decides Idle engine rpm and how? [duplicate]

I was just searching for an answer to find how the idle speed of an engine is decided and who makes that decision. Is it the engine designer alone or is it based on the inputs from all the vehicle ...
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How does FWD moves rear wheels without skidding [duplicate]

In a RWD vehicle the rear wheels have a differential and the front have ackermann steering or so, that prevent both the front and rear wheels from slipping, but in a FWD the differential is part of ...
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Install Air Conditioning in the car that does not have air conditioning build in [duplicate]

Is it good idea for me to install air conditioning in my car if my car does not have air conditioning build in? Is it worth for me to spend the money to buy and install the air conditioning or it is ...
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Honda Accord 2006 back right door lock got stuck

The back right door of my Honda Accord got stuck and will not open. The door is stuck in locked and will not unlock. How can I fix this?
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How to remove a stuck oil plug? [duplicate]

I have a stuck oil plug. I've tried a hammer on my ratchet. I don't have a longer bar to use. What can I do to get the plug off? It seems stuck. I'm using a 13 mm socket on a Chevy venture.
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How to add Fog Lamps to Maruthi Suzuki Alto 800

I have a Suzuki Alto 800 lxi 2015 model and I would like to add Fog lamps for that, which is does not come with this model. But the Alto K10 has it. So I would like to modify it. Can I do that ? and ...
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brakes still pulsating [duplicate]

replaced rotors and pads(rotors twice)and still pulsating. Are the calipers the only thing left that could cause the pulsating? I checked the slides on the calipers the were ok( not stuck or frozen). ...
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Yamaha fz700 brake and headlights problem [duplicate]

Recently bought a Yamaha fz700 bike. Headlights don't work whatsoever, checked fuses, bulbs, and I found that wires aren't getting any power. Flipping the Hi/Lo beam switch doesn't change anything ...
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CAN Bus action list

I have an ELM327 Bluetooth, which I'm linking to ubuntu powered PC. My end goal is to install a raspberry pi into the car and have it automate things like automatically opening the roof and locking ...
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Switching off the AC before turning off the engine to increase longevity - urban myth? [duplicate]

I was riding with a friend and he insisted that it's better for me to switch off the AC before turning off the engine because when you turn on the car the AC won't get switched on with it and the ...
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95 Honda civic reset timing [duplicate]

Recently did a head gasket change and once it was done found out the engine didn't want to start anymore. Diagnosed it a bit, and found out the timing was off about a tooth on the cam gear. I was told ...
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checking specific gravity of battery fluid reads 1/2good. Should I charge or replace? [duplicate]

battery test says 1/2 good. Should battery be replaced or recharged. Battery is likely 8-10 years old.
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Labor cost/cost of head gasket repair/replacement on 2003 Honda civic [duplicate]

I had a ASE master tech tell me I have a blown head gasket. How many hours of labor will this cost, and what will the gasket/resurfacing et cetera cost? Thank you
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Rear Windshield Wiper Requirements

As of this morning my rear windshield wipers stopped working. I just bought the car this year and it is still covered by my three year warranty. I called the Mini dealership and they said that they ...
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Motor Oil in Coolant Reserve [duplicate]

2004 Mercedes E500 - Yes, I am sure of it. In a moment of stupidity, I added about 8oz of motor oil to the coolant reserve. I have heard nothing will happen and I've also heard it can mess up the ...
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what is the advantage of octane 90 petrol vs octane 95? how it effect to fuel consumtion of a car? [duplicate]

i need to know about advantages of octane 90 petrol VS octane 95 or unleaded. how it effect to fuel consumption of a car?
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mitsubishi l200 power window issue

I´ll need some help with identifying some DTC´s, right front passenger power window got stuck, so I have made some diag checks, I have found this trouble code list but I am lost: U1507 LIN ...
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What is the purpose of the intake manifold cover on a Honda S2000? [duplicate]

On a 2001 Honda S2000 (or any other car for that matter) does the intake manifold cover (plastic piece held on with two 10mm acorn nuts) actually protect against something, or is it purely aesthetic?

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