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Robert S. Barnes
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73k views

What's the Purpose of Park on an Automatic Transmission?

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4 answers
509k views

What causes an engine to burn oil?

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What are the dangers of refilling your air conditioner yourself?

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How does the car's ECU detect a misfire?

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1 answer
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Are there different greases for inner and outer CV joints?

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2 answers
119k views

How much does spark plug gap affect fuel efficiency?

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5 answers
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What Color Should the Spark Be When Using a Spark Tester?

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2 answers
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How to determine exactly what's wrong with my alternator?

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3 answers
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Strange noise from timing belt area

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2 answers
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Why has white powder formed on metal parts after cleaning with degreaser and what can I do about it?

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2 answers
4k views

How to Use Glue on Dent Puller Tabs

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5 answers
2k views

Should Multiple Coolant Hose Leaks in a Short Time Worry Me?

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2 answers
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How Important Are the Rear Shocks / Struts

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7 answers
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Why can't alternators provide full current at idle?

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3 answers
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What is this yellow powder on my exhaust manifold?

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4 answers
36k views

How to Make a Homebrew Engine Degreaser Spray?

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2 answers
2k views

Cleaning and Shining Black, Under Hood Rubber and Plastic Parts

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4 answers
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How Much Pressure Drop across the fuel filter is normal / acceptable?

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1 answer
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What Can I Learn From Exhaust Manifold Temps?

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3 answers
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How Urgent is it to Replace Worn Out CV Boots

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2 answers
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My Ignition Timing is Retarded, no seriously, it's really screwed up

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2 answers
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Brake Lights Won't go On, Tail Lights Won't go Off

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1 answer
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How to Tell if an IAC needs to be Cleaned?

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2 answers
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Why Have More Than One IAC Type Device On an Engine?

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1 answer
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How Fast Should a Depressed Strut Piston Return?

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1 answer
184 views

Pre-purchace Testing with a Vacuum Gauge

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3 answers
44k views

Why is the ATF Level checked with the engine running?

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1 answer
606 views

Excessive Coolant Expansion: Part 2

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4 answers
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How to interpret torque spec ranges?

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2 answers
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What's the Difference Between OBDII adapters and Toyota Mini VCI?

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