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2005 Chevrolet Express 3500: Help Identifying this part

That should be the coolant temperature sensor and wires. I can't tell exactly where it is in relationship to the head/exhaust, but if it is the temp sensor, it will be located to the upper left ...
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Misterious (for me!) box under the car, on the back - Sentra 2010 (b16)

That's the evap canister. It contains charcoal to absorb fumes from your gas tank and reduce air pollution. You can see another view of it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5m2aHdW1EqM
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Can someone tell me what this is?

That will be the ambient temperature sensor. It is used by the air conditioning system. KIA’s description from the weblink - Kia Optima: Air Conditioning System / Ambient Temperature Sensor The ...
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What is this metal thing under my passenger seat?

What @NickC said in comments. That is a vent tube for your HVAC air to flow through. Usually these are pointed at the back seats so they get some of that action.
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What the hell is this part that fell off my car?

Update: it was from the jack! The shaft in the picture was being held on by one snap ring on each side. Since posting the question, I found another one just like the first. I am hoping they were just ...
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Identify control knob with transmission-looking symbols in a MAN snow bus

While this MAN video doesn't go into a complete description for the switch you're talking about, it does give enough information for a different model to give you an answer. This switch does control ...
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What the hell is this part that fell off my car?

What it is is a snap ring. I have no clue where it would have fallen off of, so your guess is as good as mine. Snap rings are usually enclosed within places, like to hold bearings in place. It would ...
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outside fuel tank door does not lock

According to honda parts now web site, the part is called Cable, Fuel Lid Opener and is available at the linked site. Photo from linked site (not too helpful)
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Determine Chrysler 3L engine model

I was able to figure out that this is a Mitsubishi 6G72 engine made for Chrysler used in a Chrysler Plymouth (probably late 80s).
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What is this dashboard/windshield accessory on Columbo's car?

This photo may explain why it was fitted if it is not standard - I got the photo from this website.
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