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Is there an easy way to determine whether paintless dent repair is viable for large hail dents without going to a shop?

I'm not sure I can give you a definitive answer, but I can give you information which might help. First, maybe a little understanding of how paintless dent repair (PDR) works. Basically, the repair ...
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Jeep won't start

It sounds like your ignition switch is either broken or it has come loose from its mount. If it is simply loose: Put the key in and turn it in the opposite direction, counterclockwise. Wiggle and ...
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Manufacturer responsible to make sure valid after market is available when discontinuing eom?

I can answer for the US here in stating that manufacturers are required to have available OEM parts for five years after manufacture of a vehicle. There is no requirement for the OEM manufacturer to ...
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How to repair paint damage from bird droppings

I've had to fix similar paint situations many times before with varying results. If that area is measured in millimeters (vs. multiple centimeters), I would suggest getting a touch-up paint kit that ...
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Repair Scratch on Tesla Model 3 Front Bumper

It is very easy to turn a small blemish into a massive blemish on car body work if you are not highly experienced. In one of your photos it looks like there is a small amount of plastic sticking out ...
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Peugeot 206 crashed repairing

It's impossible to say from your pictures as they are all from the top of the car, the really important views are underneath, however they aren't that important to give a reasonable answer. If the car ...
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Will a Toyota dealership charge me additional fees for a PCV valve and serpentine belts replacement during a VVTi gear replacement?

I cannot tell you for sure, because every dealership/service department might do it differently. Typically, if taking one part of the vehicle apart to do one job gives access to another part which can ...
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High fuel consumption

If you drive the bike regularly at 55 kmph, 45 kmpl is normal for that bike (see here). Try oiling the chain and inflating the tires to the proper pressure. Change the crankcase oil. Add Engine ...
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Using slightly larger wire for repair

If this is a plain-vanilla 1-conductor wire that carries only power, the car won't care if you use a heavier gauge. The one time in a car that you should not use a heavier gauge is when the wire is ...
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