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Thank you very much. I'll see if that works with cleaning the battery


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Yes it is ok to use other sealing washers as long as they do not leak. I have always liked the nylon washers, they last much longer than rubber, brass, aluminum or copper.


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if you tighten it, the socket must have gone down with the plug, and if that is so, then the socket should go down to it again. if not then I would say it isn't tight/threaded into the head and maybe you can just pull it up with vise grips on the terminal un-threading while lifting. I agree that there could be a thread insert that came out on old plug.


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The plug could hit the piston if you crank it and do damage. You’ll need some kind of vacuum & hose that fits tight over the insulator to pull it out.. try some plumbing pipe reducers on a shop vac.with a rubber garden hose. Improvise.


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As soon as I replaced the rear, the pedal would get hard during bleeding, but as soon as I started the truck the pedal falls to the floor no matter how many bleeds I perform. This happens because of power brakes. The pedal is hard when there is no power assist. When you start the engine, the power assist starts. Then the pedal will become more "...


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SOLVED: It's an engine crossmember.


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Consequences to the car: None. Consequences to people near, if it inside a garage or closed place: Asfixiation by carbon monoxide.


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Idling a cold engine is bad for the engine itself and bad for the environment. The simple fact that the engine is not on its target operating temperature means that combustion is only partial and toxic fumes are emitted and the internal parts and oil are polluted. Just like the others mentioned, you should drive the car. All parts need to move and tires need ...


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No severe damage has been done to your engine except for the fact that due to idling for a long time, a little bit of carbon deposits have been developed inside your combustion chambers. You can remove them by driving your car and revving the engine a little bit to increase the pressure inside cylinders and burn unwanted deposits. Never let your car idle for ...


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Prolonged or repeated idling can cause coking and sooting of the cylinders and plugs. This can make it hard to start, taking it for workout for 30 minutes or so will clean that up.


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Short response: No damage - idling a car does not hurt it. Long response: That said, you shouldn't be idling it to warm it up/charge the battery/whatever. What I do with my cars in storage is put the battery on a tender. Then every two weeks or so, turn the key on to unlock the transmission (key on, not start), put it in neutral, and roll it a few inches. ...


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I have noticed that many ford car owners have problems sooner or later with the codes for their ford radios. I had the same problem and had to pay 45 euros for the code... After that I discovered some online websites that can do that instantly and sometimes for free. You can all try this free websites -> https://fordradiocodes.online/ or https://...


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I have an 08 ford focus that I haven't been driving. I just turn it on and let it run for about 30 minutes every few weeks so that it's not just sitting. Don't. Idling an engine is the worst way to warm it up. Also, if you do this because you want to keep the battery charged, the charger may not be able to produce as big current when idling. It's good to ...


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There's probably no damage at all, the engine just ran at low revs for a long time. One issue you may have is if it ran out of fuel the line may have sucked sediment from the bottom of the fuel tank and drawn it into the fuel filter, which can clog the filter up. If you notice it's lagging a bit in the future what's what I'd look at. Fortunately fuel filter ...


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It may be a bad A/C compressor. If the A/C compressor is binding up, possibly due to a lack of lubrication, internal wear or an over-charged A/C system (too much refrigerant), it may be lugging down the engine when it is engaged


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The easiest way I've found to find parts for any car is to use RockAuto.com (no affiliation). Go to the site, drill down to your vehicle, then find the parts. Not that you need to buy from them, as I still search other sources. However, their parts indicators are usually spot on and give you exactly what you're looking for. Use their part numbers and brands, ...


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Take it back and have them check it out. Maybe the inner seal is leaking on that side of the rack, slightly, causing pressure loss. It seems odd that it would not be hard to turn in both directions, however the other possibility is that if the steering rack has worn teeth. This will effect a portion of the steering (that has the bad teeth), but not all of it....


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Cast iron drills and taps about as easy as hard wood. Then thread in a tapered fitting for your hose. As a metallurgist , brazing seems like a challenge I don't want.


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