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Internal Combustion Engine. Most engines in road going vehicles are 4-cycle internal combustion gasoline engines.
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a Japanese auto and motorcycle maker which produces vehicles for worldwide use, producing models such as the Civic, Accord, Ridgeline, and Odyssey.
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Concerning the main electrical system of a motor vehicle or internal combustion engine. Consider using [tag:electronics] for radios and other such systems. Use [tag:electric-vehicle] for questions abo…
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US-based multinational carmaker with subsidiaries in Europe and Australia
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A self propelled two wheeled motor vehicle with an engine larger than 50cc's.
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a Japanese automaker which produces vehicles for worldwide use, producing models such as the Camry, Tundra, Prius and Corolla.
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A rechargeable device most often made of lead plates covered in an electrolyte and protected by a plastic shell which supplies consistent electrical energy to a motor vehicle. Often referred to as an …
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Questions regarding problems starting an engine. May be related to the starter system or other problems preventing the engine from running
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typically driven by either pneumatic or hydraulic systems that multiply the force applied by an operator to slow a vehicles rate of speed through the use of friction.
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a division of the American General Motors Company.
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A petroleum based rubber mounted on the wheels of vehicles to provide a higher friction coefficient between a vehicle and a road surface.
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Fuel system covers the components of a car responsible for fuel delivery; tanks, pumps, filters, pipes. Questions on carburettors and injection systems have individual tags
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should be used for anything related to the use of automotive engine oil, or in reference to other parts of the car that also require lubrication using oil.
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a German automaker with worldwide presence, producing vehicles such as the Golf/Rabbit, Jetta, Passat and Eos.
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questions regarding either manual, automatic or CVT transaxles and their component parts.
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Questions about Air conditioning systems - other Heating and ventilation questions should use 'hvac'
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Questions regarding automatic gearboxes, and associated parts such as torque converters
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for "What does this sound mean?" questions. Please describe where the noise is coming from, at least generally, and when it occurs, and what sort of sound it is (grating, squeaking, clatter, etc...).
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for questions about determining the nature of a problem and finding possible solutions.
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A multinational automaker headquartered in Japan. Formally marketed as Datsun until approx 1982-1984.
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Questions about general routine maintenance of a vehicle or engine.
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A compact vehicle produced by Honda offered in sedan, coupe, and hatchback versions.
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miscible in water and used to remove heat from the engine. Also see [tag:cooling-system] for related components such as the radiator and water-pump.
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The clutch disengages the engine from the gearbox in a manual-transmission car, enabling the driver to change gear.
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when asking questions about the theory of engines. Do NOT use for practical problems, only theoretical questions
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System which removes excess heat from liquid cooled internal combustion engine. It also helps maintain the engine temperature at a consistent level. The cooling system encompasses the radiator, water …
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controlled by the operator of the vehicle to select an operator desired gear.
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Japanese auto-maker well known for its 4-wheel-drive models and boxer engines.
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the term given to the system of springs, shock absorbers and linkages that connects a vehicle to its wheels. -Wikipedia
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On-Board Diagnostics-II (OBD-II). Questions usually involve scan tools, their use and their compatibility, as well as how to interpret Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs).
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Japanese carmaker known for a variety of small hatchbacks, and the ever-popular mx5/miata sports car
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a wheeled, self-propelled vehicle. Normally, a car has 4 wheels and is designed for the transport of passengers. Depending upon locale, cars may also be called 'autos.'
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Questions regarding OEM and aftermarket in-car audio / ICE equipment.
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A luxury German auto & motorcycle maker producing such vehicles as 330i, 540i & x5
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A type of internal combustion engine where ignition happens when fuel is spray at high pressure into a compressed charge of air, or the relatively heavy fuel oil used in compression-ignition engines.
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An engine accessory which generates alternating current (AC). The electricity is then fed through diodes which converts it from AC to direct current (DC), which is usable by the automobile in general.…