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In your previous question I warned about ball joints failing and that you should have them checked. I was not suggesting that your wheel will necessarily roll away from your car. Your vehicle appears to have a steering box with a track rod connecting the steering box to one front wheel, then a drag link connecting the steering of one wheel to the other. ...


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Ball joints are the most critical component of your front suspension, they are the wheel's pivot point and where most of the forces are transferred from the wheel to the body of the car. There are other suspension components which connect to the wheel, however these are not sufficient to keep the wheel aligned or even attached, especially if a ball joint ...


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The cigarette lighter is a simplistic design, it feeds from a 12v B+, and is fused. Just like the outlets in your house, when you don't use an object plugged into the wall, there is still a draw. The same is true for your vehicle. Some cars have the ability to detect draws from exterior/interior lights, usb and cigarette lighter ports. It's best practice to ...


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I would unplug it overnight or switch it off (seems like you can). If you just away for a few hours it should be fine because these devices usually don't need to much power. There are exceptions like chargers though.


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It is either the evap valve, its electrical connector, or the black, rubber vacuum hose that connect the valve to the intake manifold. If it is the vacuum hose, there will likely be rpm fluctuations and stalling, because leaking vacuum affects the air-to-fuel ratio of the engine. Your power brakes rely heavily on the same manifold vacuum, so it sounds like ...


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Did you adjust the rear brake shoes? (I assume drum brakes), if not, there is a large gap that has to be made up before the brakes work. Make sure you have the adjuster installed correctly. Did you bleed with a person pumping the brakes or with one of the tools available? If tools, pump the brakes and the pressure should come back (assuming you filled the ...


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