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Questions and discussions about oxygen (O2) sensors. Oxygen sensors are used to measure the exhaust gas concentration of oxygen for internal combustion engines in automobiles and other vehicles.
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"Shifting" refers to the act of cycling through different sized gears in a transmission with the goal of maintaining the engine's optimum power output while the vehicle is accelerating. Shifting gears…
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Compact car made by the Ford motor company. Replacement for the well-known Escort.
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Questions about identifying, locating and repairing oil leaks from an engine, gearbox or differential
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A very rapid moving back and forth of an engine part or piece of vehicle body or chasis.
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Colloquial term for 'gasoline', a liquid petrochemical refined from crude oil and used in internal combustion engines as fuel.
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Questions related to the engine running without advancing the throttle.
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RPM = number of Revolutions Per Minute. Most commonly an acronym for engine crankshaft speed.
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An electronic device that monitors a particular parameter and provides data to be consumed by other systems to adjust and/or monitor vehicle systems. Examples include: mass air flow (MAF) sensors, oil…
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repair motor vehicles. Avoid shopping questions.
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Electronic Control Unit. The vehicle computer which controls the functions of the engine based upon input from various sensors. The ECU adjusts different aspects of the engine. PCM, PCU, and ECM ca…
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Questions relating to the safe use of tools, safety procedures, use of safety equipment and other methods of avoiding harm to yourself or others.
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Korean carmaker, rapidly gaining in popularity due to their long warranties
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A condition where one or more engine cylinders experiences lack of combustion or mistimed combustion through detonation
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The act of increasing speed over time.
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HVAC - Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning.
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Anything to do with cleaning the interior or exterior or removing things like stickers and decals.
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Japanese carmaker, known for the Lancer and Evolution models
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A security device which requires a physical or digital key to unlock the device.
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A forced induction device that increases an engine's power output and efficiency. It's consists of a turbine, driven by the engine's exhaust, coupled to an impeller which compresses and forces air int…
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Referring to the automobile manufacturer Chrysler Group LLC, which is a subsidiary of the Italian auto maker Fiat. Could also refer to the flagship brand of that Group.
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an instrument that is used to operate a lock. A key is usually intended to operate one specific lock or a small number of locks that are keyed alike, so each lock requires a unique key. The k…
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Volkswagen model. Produced from 1979 to present. Named Vento and Bora in Europe for one generation each.
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A light, medium, or heavy duty vehicle often used for transporting goods. Frequently used to refer to consumer pickup trucks (light duty), but can also refer to large panel vans and diesel utility tru…
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A method of mixing fuel and air to be consumed by an internal combustion engine.
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An assembly to generate heat inside the cab of a vehicle, frequently taking hot air off the engine block and sending it into the driver's compartment.
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Aligning the wheels on a motor vehicle to a particular degree from center to ensure the forward path of a vehicle remains static.
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A loss of electrochemical potential between positive and negative terminals a car's battery, creating a loss of power, sometimes to the point of being unable to start the vehicle.
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Electrical components that monitor or control the engine and other vehicle systems, or that provide entertainment, information, or network access. Engine Control Units (ECUs), their sensors, radios, n…
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The various chemicals emitted in exhaust gasses from an internal combustion engine. The usual gasses which are measured through emissions testing are Nitrogen Oxide (NO2), Carbon Monoxide (CO2), and H…
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A container within a vehicle that stores fuel for a vehicle with an internal combustion engine.
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A Division of General Motors. Includes models such as Grand National, Riviera, Gran Sport, Regal, Enclave, LaCrosse, and others.
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A Japanese manufacturer of motor vehicles, boat motor, snow vehicles and small engine driven devices
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A belt used in overhead cam internal combustion engines to the keep the camshaft and crankshaft synchronized. This tag is not to be used for timing-chain related problems.