L.hawes
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AC compressor diagnosis - failed or failed with shrapnel?
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In addition to Fred's answer I just want to add that the system must be fully evacuated before attempting to disassemble any A/C connection! Also, take a q-tip and swab the inside of these fittings. ...

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What happens if I shortcut the CANBUS?
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CAN signals are extremely low current signals and, by design, no damage will occur if either CAN High or Low are shorted to each other, B+ or ground. I have seen many shorted CAN signals caused from ...

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2009 Honda CRV - increased fuel consumption
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The most common source of reduced fuel mileage is low tire pressure. However, there are MANY other things that could contribute to worse than normal fuel economy. The VSA light on in your car means ...

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Do I need to take an electric vehicle to a specialist repair shop?
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As you are already aware, the e-golf is full electric and there isn't a traditional engine and transmission. This will reduce the costs of normal maintenance by eliminating spark plug replacement, ...

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Do any internal modifications need to be completed if switching over to a non-standard fuel delivery carb?
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I think the answer to your question depends on the current state of your engine. Are you running a really aggressive cam? Or is it a mild engine. Typically, if you're converting a fairly stock engine ...

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Car "clicks" and rolls down hill in park
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It sounds like your parking pin isn't fully engaging. Hopefully this is cause by an incorrectly adjusted shift cable and not a malfunction inside the transmission.

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2005 Dodge Stratus car vibrates pressing on the brake
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What you describe sounds exactly like the symptoms of a bad motor/transmission mount. With some help from another person this is easily confirmed. Here is a good video on how to identify failed motor ...

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E46 rough idle with coolant light on
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Sounds like Cody's answer is fairly correct. You probably just have air in your cooling system. Sometimes they can be a pain to bleed after you have done a repair that has allowed air to enter the ...

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What is the liquid used in the 2014 M3 charge air cooler?
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That is coolant running through the charge air cooler (inter cooler). Many engines just use the same coolant and water pump from the normal engine cooling system to circulate the coolant mixture ...

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Electrical issues with Mazda3 '07
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I have personally seen this happen before and it was all caused by a fault in the battery. Intermittently an internal short would happen inside the battery which would cause the vehicle to die. When ...

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