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Then there are newer Subaru headlights (and likely other manufacturers as well who probably do the same thing with LED headlights) which have a single lighting element (multiple LEDs) that are always on, and there's a little metal flap that flips up to block part of the light when only low-beam is running. See https://youtu.be/Qkfq471tmKM?t=1202 for how it ...


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There are single filament bulbs and double filament bulbs. Double filament bulbs use the reflector with the positioning of the filaments to control the position of the beam. Single filament bulbs often have two headlights on each side - one for low and the other for high. Some cars will turn off the low when going to high while others have both on at the ...


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No, using a “magic” oil won’t repair the cat. But using the incorrect oil can easily damage it. Replacing the cat will be needed to get the car road legal.


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Not likely , the coolant is moving around the system which is why there is a water pump... So, the coolant is pushed about and makes bubbles as it goes. Best way to find a leak is to do a pressure test.


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The code P0620 (as an example) is one possibility: P0620 DTC Code So YES, an alternator can cause at least one DTC code.


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Things that could happen if you drive a car off-road Dirt building up on the inside rim surfaces, causing imbalance. Symptom: vibration at 60-100km/h with the frequency of the wheel rotation. Cure: pressure washer. Hits on the bottom damaging things that are available from down under. Depending on the car, these may be: the exhaust system (symptom: loud ...


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I'm not a regular poster, posting as a guest, but felt I needed to carm your fears without causing you to ignore any real problems. Driving on a dirt road, even a rough dirt road won't by its self cause you any issues. I have owned a 2007 Corrola since new and I live in the country and drive on dirt roads every day without any problems, save to say it gets ...


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You went off road, so take it to an off road shop that services Japanese vehicles. A dealer or conventional shop can replace damaged assemblies but will not be able to help with damaged components which connect the suspension to the body. An off road shop will know how to look for fatigued suspension components such as control arm brackets showing early ...


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Unless you're driving a luxury car you would have a bare minimum amount of sensors and most of which relate to combustion or the electrical system. If you happened to knock your O2 sensor loose then your car would let you know. Check all your fluid levels under the hood and make sure none of them are low. If any of them are low then top it off and see if it ...


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If you have no symptoms and no codes then chances are good there's nothing wrong with your car. If you had bent or damaged your suspension you'd most likely have a vibration, or your handling would have changed, if you had cracked your oil pan you'd most likely know it by now. It's possible that there could be minor or subtle damage which wouldn't show up in ...


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Just because the car was taken over a very rough road doesn't necessarily mean it will have been damaged. Many vehicles live their whole lives on terrible surfaces. Keeping an eye on the OBD codes, and being aware of any new symptoms or behavior, and watching the warning lights are all things a prudent driver and owner should do. If anything appears, you ...


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You haven't stated which country you are in, but if it has a statutory vehicle safety test, you could assure yourself by putting in for the test to a garage you trust, and ask them to show you any problems they find. As for the mechanicals... if it ain't broke, don't fix it. If there are problems, I would not take it to a car dealer but to a competent repair ...


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