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Vacuuming the system isn't a "do if you want to" ... it is a must do if you want the system to work. There are two reasons to vacuum the system before entering refrigerant. First, it gets all atmosphere out of the system. Atmosphere will not work as a refrigerant and will keep the system from working correctly. Secondly, you vacuum the system to ...


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Every contemporary vehicle which I have had to elevate had the body style shown in your images. The jack mechanism also matched the pinch weld for each vehicle. Additionally, for an electric vehicle which had to have the battery pack dropped, the lift points matched the design you've noted and the DIY method was indeed a hockey puck with an appropriately ...


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New contributor, welcome. And yes, this stuff can be frustrating. How many miles on the car's odometer? Was this a salvage title, Florida or Gulf Coast flood car? Did you personally check the cars Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) repair/title history? In repairing cars (or solving any problem) you can solve things in a combination of three factors. ...


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First thing I would check when you are experiencing any of these symptoms is the battery voltage. Check it at the battery terminals and at other places, for example the cigarette lighter socket. If the voltage is below 13v with the engine running, you may have a bad connection between the battery and the fuse box or between the battery and the body. A ...


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If what you describe is correct, if the belt snaps, the fuel pump will stop and so the cylinders will not be injected with fuel. The simple answer is the engine will stop. As long as the broken belt can’t get to the timing chain and cause it damage or to come off, then there should be no mechanical damage to the engine. If a new belt is fitted correctly the ...


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Speed sensors are prone to be intermittent in failures. If they can easily be removed and cleaned without breaking them cleaning then might help. I believe this car has a pedal pressure sensor that is found by the brake light switch. I'm confused by the anti locks working during an illuminated ABS light. That shouldn't happen. I'm assuming your scanner can ...


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A relay will do what you want. Get one with 5 terminals as that has contacts changing to “open to closed” and “closed to open” on power, and that is the functionality you want.


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