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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

High-end German carmaker, part of the Volkswagen group.
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Questions about identifying, locating and repairing oil leaks from an engine, gearbox or differential
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Compact car made by the Ford motor company. Replacement for the well-known Escort.
199 questions
A very rapid moving back and forth of an engine part or piece of vehicle body or chasis.
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Korean carmaker, rapidly gaining in popularity due to their long warranties
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An acronym for "Check Engine Light" warning light on a vehicle's dashboard.
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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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Questions about troubleshooting and solving rough idle problems
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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.
184 questions
HVAC - Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning.
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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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"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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Tools used to repair motor vehicles. Avoid shopping questions.
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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…
179 questions
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.
178 questions
Questions relating to the safe use of tools, safety procedures, use of safety equipment and other methods of avoiding harm to yourself or others.
178 questions
Japanese carmaker, known for the Lancer and Evolution models
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Anything to do with cleaning the interior or exterior or removing things like stickers and decals.
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The act of increasing speed over time.
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An exhaust-driven forced-induction device that increases an engine's power output and efficiency.
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The byproduct of oxidation of a metallic material
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A security device which requires a physical or digital key to unlock the device.
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An expendable (single-use) electrical component that safeguards an electrical circuit by melting or otherwise interrupting the flow of current if the current exceeds the designed limit.
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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.
150 questions
Volkswagen model. Produced from 1979 to present. Named Vento and Bora in Europe for one generation each.
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A key is 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…
149 questions
A container within a vehicle that stores fuel for a vehicle with an internal combustion engine.
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A method of mixing fuel and air to be consumed by an internal combustion engine.
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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.
144 questions
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.
143 questions
Anti-Lock Brakes, a safety system that allows the driver to maintain control of the car during a panic stop. The system prevents the wheels from locking up.
142 questions
Use for questions where temperature is a significant feature – e.g., problems that occur only at a specific temperature.
141 questions
Engines used in applications such as lawn mowers, go carts, chain saws, compressors, small pumps, generators, garden tractors, and string trimmers. Frequently hand (pull) started and without an electr…
141 questions
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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