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I have 5th gear issue , can i drive in 4th gear at 100km to 115km?
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Nothing puts a strain on the engine like forcing it to pull the car in the wrong gear. Too high a gear strains the bottom end of the engine around the crank and con rods. Too low a gear will mean you ...

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Removing scratches just using toothpaste?
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Toothpaste is basically calcium carbonate a coarse material like a sand paper. i have used it to clean the car headlamp and rear view mirror.It gets ultra clean.though I have not used ...

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Plastic damage from throttle body/carb cleaner
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You cannot remove the marks that it has created but yes you can hide them by using after market products like dashboard polish since dashboard is also plastic or a insta-shine sponge.All you have to ...

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Honda Dio performance reduced after 9000km
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I understand you are facing issue with the initial pickup of your Honda Dio after just riding it for 9000 kms which is quite strange as Honda engines usually lasts for long time without much fuss.If I ...

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Should I put cement in my trunk for the winter?
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Adding weight definitely helps but that depends on the type of vehicle i.e FWD or RWD. If its a RWD and if you drive solo then you can add weight but if your car is already fully loaded with people ...

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Royal Enfield Bullet Electra Headlight Replacement
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Both Electra and Classic 350 has same electrical system i.e 12 V DC and both hosts a 12 v 8Ah battery however Electra has 12V, HS1- 35/35 W halogen lamp while Classic 350 has 12V, H4-60/55W halogen....

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does driving over planks damage tires
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No,tires would not get damaged if you drive it over the wood. But few points to consider : Maintain proper tyre pressure. Do not spin your tires too much if they are stuck that may cause it to ...

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How to put on a car cover in the rain?
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You should use car cover to protect it from daily dust,tree sap,bird's poop and of course the rain water.But one thing to remember is that the car should be dry.If you cover a damp car with a cover ...

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Honda CBR 150R won't start after leaving idle for a day?
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It is natural for an engine which sits idle for a long time to have some starting trouble .What you can do is: Apply choke to start it if the engine is cold (first start in the morning) Check for the ...

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Fuel Tank Capacity
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Welcome to Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair. This is very much possible because the Actual capacity of a vehicle may be different from the indicated by the manufacture. Fuel tank capacity ...

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Oil leaked after service
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It depends when the oil started leaking.If the oil leaked only while the car was parked then there is no need to worry.However if you have driven the car while the oil was leaking chances are you ...

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Why does my scooter (scooty streak) stop running?
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It's difficult to say that. Did you get your scooter fixed by a reputed mechanic? If not its very much possible. Or he could have replaced the faulty part with a second hand part from another vehicle ...

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Are there any problems in changing oil types?
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I do not think that there is any issue in switching between oil types only thing you need to be sure is that you use the correct oil viscosity as recommended by your manufacturer. Also there is a ...

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Why does my Honda Activa handle vibrate a lot at low speed?
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Did some analysis on a few auto portals and consulted a few mechanics.Finally found the solution to the problem. Pre heat your vehicle:The vibrations occur mostly when the engine is cold and when the ...

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Car loses all electrical power, then suddenly comes back after a few minutes
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Was your car been sitting idle for long? If yes Chances are that battery terminals would have corroded which breaks contact. You can rub it off with sand paper and apply some grease or petroleum jelly....

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Pros and Cons of vehicle maintenance done with dealer vs private company
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Even though the authorized dealer maintenance costs more I would still recommend you to stick to it.Private dealers would be able to provide you a bit cheaper service but it might cost you more over ...

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always takes a few attempts to start the engine (no cranks), even with new battery
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Starting problem could occur due to various reasons: Battery issues:Since you have already replaced the battery so this could not be an issue here. Old spark plugs/improper gap:Adjust the spark plugs ...

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Rear suspension much more sensitive to bumps than front
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Its basic law of gravity here as for most of the cars engine are located at the front so they are heavier at the front so the front wheels remain calm and composed compared to rear of the car.You ...

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