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what is the process for replacing 12V car battery?

11 votes
4 answers
77k views

how fast does the alternator charge the battery?

9 votes
3 answers
53k views

Is topping up the oil enough of an oil change?

7 votes
1 answer
551 views

how do i know if my lead-acid battery has been resurrected?

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2 answers
428 views

Can you replace only the rubber in 2008 Jetta (Mk5) wipers?

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7k views

battery fully discharged, got a jump-start, but what do I do now?

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4 answers
50k views

Do month-year coloured dots on batteries signify install-by expiration date?

5 votes
2 answers
371 views

Oil evaporates/burns-off (becomes thicker), should top-up be thinner?

5 votes
4 answers
46k views

My battery was too low, and now my check engine light is on

4 votes
0 answers
216 views

Negative surface charge?

4 votes
2 answers
3k views

would a sulfated discharged 12V battery charge at 12.5V?

4 votes
2 answers
557 views

Does more frequent tyre rotation make tyres last any longer?

4 votes
1 answer
649 views

Do directional tyres need less tyre rotation than non-directional?

4 votes
2 answers
5k views

What's an acceptable battery power drop on light load?

3 votes
1 answer
437 views

How do you know if the replacement battery is a good one?

3 votes
3 answers
8k views

why does the VW dealers in NA have a different battery than OEM?

3 votes
1 answer
254 views

Does VW T40057 drain all 6 litres of oil in 2008 Jetta 2.5L?

3 votes
5 answers
21k views

how much water can be safely added to a battery?

3 votes
1 answer
814 views

is a visible paint seam on the roof-top ok?

2 votes
5 answers
14k views

Is starting idle RPM always lower in colder temperatures?

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1 answer
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Is shop paint visibly different to factory paint?

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314 views

burnt motor oil: do suspended particles burn off, too?

2 votes
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635 views

Nuts for 2008 VW Jetta SE 2.5L battery terminal bolts: 1/4" or M6? [closed]

2 votes
1 answer
311 views

What's Reserve Capacity, and how's it different from A⋅h?

2 votes
2 answers
827 views

Is alternator/voltage-regulator supposed to power everything always at 13.5V+ at idle?

2 votes
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136 views

Is there a way to know that window film is what it's advertised?

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2 answers
96 views

Is it always the side battery cells that need topup?

1 vote
3 answers
3k views

Use ozonated distilled water for maintenance-free batteries?

1 vote
2 answers
505 views

Does a low oil level mean some synthetic has converted to sludge?

1 vote
1 answer
1k views

very bad gas mileage in a brand new german car