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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.
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.
a significant feature – e.g., problems that occur only at a specific temperature.
A division of General Motors which produces trucks, buses, vans, and other large vehicles.
for generic questions related to tools, techniques and methodologies for diagnosing problems. Do not use this tag for case-specific problems, the "troubleshooting" tag is better suited fo…
The part of the vehicle body attached on hinges which closes and opens to allow passenger entry and exit.
A type of gasket used between the cylinder head and engine block to seal the combustion chambers and cylinders, oil galley's and coolant galley's.
The Mazda3 or Mazda 3 (known as the Mazda Axela in Japan) is a compact car manufactured in Japan by Mazda. It was introduced in 2003 as a 2004 model, replacing the Familia/323/Protegé. A performance-o…
Questions and discussions about preparing a vehicle for winter, either stored or in use. Appropriate tags should be used with this according to the part being discussed (e.g. tyres)
UK carmaker, part of the GM group. Known for models such as the Astra, Corsa and Vectra, which are often branded as Opel, Holden etc elsewhere in the world
The process of fixing or refinishing portions of the body on a vehicle. This could include metal work (straightening or replacing) or paint finishing/re-finishing.
French Carmaker best known for the Clio and Megane models, and Formula One team
an American automobile manufactured by Ford, which has been in continuous production since march 1964.
A two wheeled motorized vehicle with a cylinder volume less than 50cc
a French auto maker, part of the PSA group which also includes Citroen.
catalyze pollutant gasses found in exhaust gasses. Is normally located after the exhaust header, but before the muffler. Can be configured as 2-way or a…
The act of re-vitalising the plates inside a car's battery (voltaic pile)
General Motors pickup truck manufactured by Chevrolet. Introduced in 1998 (as a 1999 model) to replace the Chevy C/K line of pickup trucks.
a nameplate that has been used on three distinct model lines of vehicles. Originally, the name was used by the short-lived Edsel Ranger car, then it later a version of the Ford F-Se…
The process of using a charged battery from a functional vehicle to start a vehicle, usually one with a battery too drained to turn the engine.
Questions about troubleshooting and repairing power (electric) window systems
Questions about windscreen/windshield wipers, their motors, linkages and wiring
sidewall damage on the tire, to ask advice about the damage. Should be used together with the tire tag.
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…
The point at which air enters the intake tract of a motor vehicle or stationary engine
a defining feature – e.g., in cases where a distinctive smell helps to diagnose a problem, or where you want to ask about a smell as the primary issue.