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What would cause motor mounts to go out on a factory engine?
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Motor mounts should last longer than that. They normally break when you put a lot of stress on them, such as hitting a raised railroad crossing going too fast. Sometimes they'll break if there is a ...

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Why am I smelling exhaust inside the cabin of my car?
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Exhaust inside a car is bad. It can come in through your vents, through the floor, or through the firewall. No matter where it's coming from, you should get it fixed because you can pass out from ...

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Is there a standard for how much fuel is left in the tank when the meter reads empty?
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There's no standard. It depends on the fuel gauge sensor, the feed location in the fuel tank, the length and size of the fuel line, and the size of other items in the fuel line such as inline fuel ...

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Rattling/tinkling noise under load - is this knocking/pinking/misfiring?
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That is probably knocking, or premature detonation. It's a little hard on the motor. It's likely that you should be in a lower gear or ease off the throttle whenever you hear it. It is probably normal ...

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Start Motorcycle Garaged for Over a Year
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If there were contaminants in the gas, it could gum up the carb, so it might be worthwhile to drain the gas and refill with new gas. At a minimum, drain a little gas from the lowest point you can find ...

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Best brand of premium gas?
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There is no brand that is superior to the others. Most gas stations in an area get their fuel from the same refinery. Larger companies may have slightly different specs, but there is not a single ...

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HVAC is not blowing. Is it most likely the blower motor?
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It's fairly common for the fan switch to go bad. You might be able to connect 12v directly to the fan motor and see if it runs, if there are only two wires going to the fan. But there are more than ...

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Weird Noise from Front Right Wheel when driving between 90kmph and 105kmph
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Try putting the car in neutral when you can hear the noise. If it goes away, it might be the transmission or some part of the drive train. Push and pull on the top of the front right tire pretty hard ...

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Scraping noise when braking
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Check and see if the plastic on the inside of the wheel well popped loose. It may be rubbing the tire when you brake (or maybe turn).

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Car shifts hard when warm
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You might want to change the transmission oil and filter. Also, take a look and see if the linkage to the transmission is bent anywhere.

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Vibrating sound coming from air condition vent when turned up high?
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The vent fan blades may be hitting something, such as part of the fan housing or a bottle cap.

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What is ECT Mode for? - Toyota Cars?
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ECT mode reduces the power to the wheels in order to prevent spinning in the snow.

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The car won't start, not even click, but everything else works fine in the car
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Since you've only driven the car 4 hours with a new battery, the most likely thing would probably been a loose wire on the battery. Check the big wires and the small ones both. One other possibility ...

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