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I have the same issue, and it is the clear plastic cover over the bulbs. They are fogged up looking on my car only on dim is it really bad , high beam is normal. I’m just going to buy new headlights period. I tried those lens cleaners and they don’t work. I guess I take it to an auto body shop to have them installed , is this correct? Where can I get them ...


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I believe your theory on the battery dying and then rebounding is one possibility and it's not uncommon for a nearly end-of-life battery or the unit it is powering to exhibit unpredictable behavior. The other possibility that comes to my mind is an intermittent connection, either to the battery or some other component in the sensor. In either case your ...


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This is the second post about your car. You should state all the problems in one post for a better answer. Check the connections in the driver side panel for the window and the lock/unlock switches. Then trace back to the fuse box and look for loose connections or loose fuses.


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Most electric window motors have thermal cut outs on them. When used, heat will build up in the motor. If they get too hot, the cut out comes into play and keeps the motor from moving so as to not damage the motor. When the motor sits for a period of time, the heat is dissipated and the motor is allowed to work once again. This may be what's happening to ...


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If the motor oil has a distinct smell of exhaust fumes, it might also mean that the cylinder head gasket has become leaky. Transmission fluid should never smell of exhaust gases, but can get a certain burnt smell from the clutch pads.


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Smelling AT fluid is (or did ) give a good hint of the transmission general condition , but it requires experience. The clutches and bands have material like brake pads and if they slip, they heat very quickly although running in oil , and have a "burned" smell.


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First of all you're not smelling CO (carbon monoxide) as that is an odorless and colorless gas. What you are likely smelling are combustion byproducts and that is not at all uncommon in the engine oil. The transmission oil is another story and I suspect you are just smelling the oil itself. The thing I'd be concerned about is a sharp "burnt" smell that ...


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There are a number of places oil can leak. Losing that much oil sounds like like it is certainly an oil leak and unlikely due to blow-by. If you are not confident in diagnosing and replacing seals yourself you will need a mechanic to do this. Look under and around the engine for places that look gunked up/really dirty, this will be the area the oil is ...


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You've done the correct first check with a compression test which has shown that there is some problem. But there are multiple causes for low or uneven compression: Damaged piston ring and/or damaged cylinder wall Bent, burnt, or stuck valve Damaged piston Blown head gasket Cracked head or block There are likely other causes which are not coming to my ...


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Too new to comment, so here is my take. After you installed the keyless entry, did you try that before trying to add the LEDs? If you did and had no problems, I suspect something with the T taps. If you didn't test the keyless entry before adding the T taps, it could be either new thing affecting your car. You can try to cut out the T taps and splice the ...


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Short answer: the fan isn't running, and the heating/AC system is operating as designed. Long answer: you've confirmed that air only comes out of the vents when the car is moving forward over the ground; with the car standing still, no air moves. That demonstrates that the fan is not running, even 'though the LED over the air-distribution button is ...


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Refrigerant was only topped off due to original issue. I found a very similar thread on another site describing almost the exact same thing (though not intermittent) with drop in RPM when A/C is turned on (but no cold A/C tube) where problem was resolved with relay. I blew out A/C fan blower relay and A/C MG relay along with seats with contact cleaner and ...


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