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Putting transmission fluid into your engine shouldn't have hurt anything, and as you've found out, may help it a little by cleaning stuff out. Obviously, it's not necessarily a good thing, especially considering if you have too much fluid in the crankcase. It is my opinion you should get the "oil" changed as soon as possible and try not to run it too long. ...


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It sounds as though you did suck up some water and were on the verge of hydrolock, but didn't quite get there. I also doubt you have caused any damage to the engine, in fact, you may have inadvertently helped your engine (though I wouldn't suggest you do this again!!!). The extra sputtering may have been a case of the filter on your CAI getting soaked with ...


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When you say that it shakes when you stop at a red light, based on the context, I'm assuming that you mean when the car is fully stopped and the engine is idling. (If I'm mistaken about that and you mean that it shakes as it comes to a stop, I'd suspect a warped brake rotor.) I'm going to guess that the engine is running poorly at idle after the engine is ...


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More than likely, if you don't see cracks or deformations in your rims, the tires are out of balance and creating the shaking/vibration that you are experiencing. I would procure new tires or get the wheels balanced before shotgun troubleshooting the issue with new rims. OP Comment: The car has been sitting a while now, and I just took it for a spin again....


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Well if you press clutch pedal you can turn any speed you like using mostly the initial speed of the car. She could regulate how much the clutch is engaged carefully so the engine wont stall. But this kind of driving will cause clutch to wear more. Because clutch is not engaged fully. But if that is not what she did, are you otherwise able to drive 5mph ...


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The TDO5 16g flows a lot more air than a T25 (520cfm vs. 405, according to this ), so you should expect it to be laggy. On the plus side, once you get higher in the power band, you should be making more power. If you haven't upgraded your fuel injectors (and possibly your fuel pump) you should keep a close watch on your A/F ratio, as if you exceed your ...


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There are many possibilities that could cause such an issue, these include plugs, ignition leads, coil failure etc. Also vacuum leaks due to cracked perished hoses etc can lead to issues like this. Checking for any OBD engine codes would be the first place to start.


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My guess is that you're hearing vibration or chatter of the pads against the rotor as they move away when you release the pedal. You might start troubleshooting this by finding a sloping parking lot or other place where it would be safe to have somebody outside the car listening as you reproduce the sound. Let the car drift down the hill and apply then ...


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I have dealt with several brake squeak problems. Since it's just a squeak, I would bet it has nothing to do with trapped air. First, be mindful of your personal safety before starting any inspection or repair. If you must get under the car, ensure you have adequately supported the vehicle on jack stands before moving any part of yourself under the car. Do ...


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You likely just steam cleaned the internals for a brief stint. Just for good measure, here's what happens when you run the full output of your garden hose through a small car engine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSSSosql1zc#t=1m5s


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If the car's been sitting for a while, the tires will have a flat spot. Driving for a while sometimes resolves this, but if the car's been sitting for to long the tire deformation can be permanent. So take a drive (gently, don't put yourself in a situation where you need to explore the limits of grip), see if the vibration subsides. Check how old the ...


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