Yesterday our 2000 Acura 3.2 TL starting running a little rough and the check engine light came on and stayed on. Note this happened during a huge rainstorm that the car was parked at a small incline pointing downhill before it ran rough. Also besides running rough for a short while, the exhaust fumes smelled read more...In article: 2000 3.2TL, ran rough, check engine light, "fuel air metering" code
This is going to sound a little strange but here goes... Today my wife dropped her wedding ring while sitting in the passenger seat of my car. It apparently fell onto the floor and rolled under the seat. Well, 2 hours of searching like crazy, no luck finding the read more...In article: 2001 A4 - Lost Ring Under Passenger Seat
I'm thinking of buying a 2006 or 2007 3 series. I was wondering what the consensus is around here about BMW's engines. I had a bad experience with my current car, an Audi 1.8 turbo, and don't want to go through that again. I've heard good things about BMW's 6 cylinder read more...In article: How good IS BMW's 6 cylinder engine?
Curious if I can fit a big block Chevy in my '87 Trans Am. I've heard "It won't fit", "It'll fit but you have to shoehorn it in even after blistering the firewall", and, "Sure, it'll fit just fine! No problem." Anybody have firsthand knowledge? read more...In article: Will a big block fit in an '87 Trans Am?
A friend is thinking about getting a new 300, most likely with the 3.5 engine. From reading magazines over the years, I know that this engine is "nothing special." At least is doesn't win the awards and high praise that certain Honda and Nissan bent sixes receive. My friend read more...In article: Is the Chrysler 3.5 engine any good?
The hatch door on the very rear of the explorer is stuck, the key won't unlock it to open the window and hitting the lock/unlock buttons won't unlock it to open the hatch/door. Anybody ever experienced this or know how to attempt to fix it. I really don't want to have to take it to my read more...In article: '98 Explorer XLT 4 dr - Rear lock stuck, door won't open
Hi. I just purchased an '88 Accord LX Auto yesterday. It sat for 2 years without being started, and I started it up within 30 seconds with a new battery & some gas. 213K miles on the odometer. It runs great when it's cold. It's got power, starts right up, drives read more...In article: 1988 Accord idle surge when warm
Hello All, What is the best gasoline to use for a 2004 Elantra? I'm presently using 87 octane Mobil or Exxon and am thinking of switching to 89 octane. I just had a tune up and a fuel injector cleaning done, but, am experiencing some pinging and engine knock on acceleration, or read more...In article: Best gasoline for Hyundai Elantra?
Got a 98 Rodeo 6 cyl with 44K miles. Battery and Brake light came on a few days ago. I parked it, went back the following day and checked with volt meter, 12.4 volts not running and 11.6 running. Looks like alternator to me. First price check for replacement at parts house is read more...In article: 98 Rodeo Battery & Brake Light ON Just Alternator or Worse??? HELP Please
I have a problem getting the doors locked on my 1999 S-type. Almost immedeately after locking (either with the remote or manually) the doors unlock again. Could it be a sticking lock on one of the doors ? Would anybody know how I can find out which lock gives the problem and what I can do to resolve this read more...In article: Door lock problem on S-type
I'm leaving in a few minutes to help my son. His Lexus is parked in garage and he can move it into all forward gears but not into reverse. When in neutral and brake is off he also cannot push the SUV backward. Any help appreciated. If possible, also send response to read more...In article: Lexus RX300 - cannot get into reverse
Hi All, Please can anyone point me in the direction of some article/Offer advice on how to adjust the self leveler on an 03 cooper s with xenon headlights. The lights auto level far too low in front of the car making it near enough impossible to see anything more than about 30 yards infront of the car on read more...In article: Mini Cooper S Headlight Adjustment
I have just bought a 2000 Montero Sport. Didn't notice before I bought it but there is no tank for the front windshield Washer. Also no pump. Anyone have any info. where I can get one and where it should be installed? Also I don't see an elec. plug for the pump.I need info.on how to hook up pump. The read more...In article: 2000 Montero Sport Front Windshield Washer Tank
1995 Altima I've recently replaced the lower timing chain cover oil channel seal as it had been leaking. Somewhere on the web I read that it might be a little easier during re-assembly to remove the crank shaft collar that drives the oil pump and only put it back in place once the timing read more...In article: Mistakes not to make, Altima lower timing chain cover oil channel 1995 Altima
Hi everyone, I've found myself falling in love (again) with the SAAB Sonett. This one, in particular: <http://saab900.hu/images/kepgaleria/tort/800/H94-07.jpg> We didn't get these cars in the UK and they're bound to be rare, globally. Does anyone know if there is a kit-car copy? Would the body panels be easy read more...In article: SAAB Sonett Kit-Cars?
I have a 1997 Outback with 164,000 miles. The ignition key is stuck in the switch. The steering wheel won't lock up either (probably why the key won't come out!) It shifts into and comes out of PARK fine. Any ideas on the cause and the fix? Thanks, read more...In article: Ignition Key won't come out???
My car is a 2000 Beetle, 2.0 ltr gas engine. About a week ago I suddenly got a blinking red temperature light while driving. I had been driving about 20 minutes at the time. I checked the coolant and oil, both were normal. The next two days I was fine read more...In article: Blinking red temperature light - what does it mean?
You may remember my post before about the berlingo cigarette lighter. Ive' got a 1999 berlingo multispace, the lighter is wired through the ignition system. Therefore, it won't work without the key being in. The best way around it that I can think of is to fit an auxillary socket in read more...In article: new berlingo 12v socket help
I am told that the parking-brake cables of my 1990 Miata (154,000 miles) have now stretched beyond the ability of the manual adjusters (both at the brake handle and at the rear calipers) to compensate for the slack. The brake pedal works fine; the parking brake, on the other hand, read more...In article: Stretched Parking-Brake Cables?
Thanks in advance for any help. I know more about PCs than cars, so this may all be blindingly obvious: W210 - 320CDi - bought new in 2000. On Sunday - found it wouldn't start :( assumed it was a flat battery so, the car spent Monday with the battery being recharged read more...In article: W210 won't start - any suggestions ?? :(
When activating the 'roof down' switch, our 207CC winds the windows down, half opens the boot lid, then, with a 'bong', stops and displays 'Faulty roof mechanism'. It's probably optimistic of me to ask, but is there anything I can try DIY-wise before I take it to the Peugeot dealer? read more...In article: Peugeot 207CC roof fault
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author: Matt posted 02-15-2015I have a 1955 chevy truck second series that has a poor condition hood. I can get my hands on a 1957 chevy truck hood at a good price. The seller says it will fit no problem. Does anyone know if it w... read more »
author: MummyChunk posted 02-29-2016The Acura ILX just can't seem to catch a break. From AB Statement by Acura Regarding Headlight Recall: 2013-2014 Acura ILX 07/08/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. 14,078 model-year 2013-2014 ILX vehicles affe... read more »
author: MummyChunk posted 03-07-2016Audi is on the cusp on Self Driving becoming affordable. From AB Elevator Pitch: Cruise is the first highway autopilot for your car. It uses cameras and radar to keep your car in its lane and a safe ... read more »
author: Darell Gholston posted 04-26-2016/I just purchased a 1991 GMC Vandura 2500 5.7 engine with 70679 miles on it. I replaced the fuel pump, O2 sensor, Temp sensor next to the thermostat new plugs wires and distributor car, MAP sensor an... read more »
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author: Percival P. Cassidy posted 04-18-2016We just got a recall notice for our 2008 Vibe (it applies to all 2008 Vibes, plus some other vehicles built by NUMMI), informing us that the front passenger air-bag inflation module is defective ... read more »
author: Richard posted 06-21-2015I put my Panda in N shift, with the key at the MAR position (without starting up the engine) and push the car about 1 m (to roll it with the engine off) and then put the parking brake. I left it like... read more »
author: MummyChunk posted 03-08-2016The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and its Ram brand following a number of reports regarding the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup. From AB Date In... read more »
author: Spanks posted 02-19-2016Well, the 94 Green/Teal limited finally moved on to other pastures and I had the opportunity to pick up a PRISTINE 2000 Ford Explorer Limited with the 5.0 Liter V8 Motor, All Wheel Drive in White Pea... read more »
author: MummyChunk posted 02-28-2016Ford is back at the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture air show in Oshkosh, WI, on July 31 auctioning off its seventh Mustang for charity, and this is one seriously mean looking 2015 'Stang... read more »
author: Lynn McGuire posted 04-08-2016‚ÄúTakata airbags to blame for George Ranch High School student‚Äôs death; 10th in U.S.‚ÄĚ http://www.click2houston.com/news/driver-in-fort-bend-county-is-10th-us-death-from-takata-air-bags ‚Äú... read more »
author: Jim posted 05-04-2016Friend borrowed vehicle and heater core hose leaked. overheated. DROVE it back, stopping to let it cool and adding water. The next day, checked coolant level and oil level. Coolant most likely empty... read more »
author: Rich posted 07-05-2015I know there is a screw by the emblem & the the 4 tabs at the top.....but on mine there are tabs located under the headlight that I can't seem to figure out.. How to release or get to. This is the th... read more »
author: cazza13 posted 02-07-2015Really anxious to see what this plug-in has to offer. The Mini has come a long way from a little laugh to one of the hottest little cars on the road. FROM: AB When Mini launched the Countryman in 2... read more »
author: Megan posted 01-27-2016I have a 2000 1.8 Turbo VW Beetle. About once a month, the engine will have a hard time turning on. It'll start, and then turn right off unless I give it enough gas then it stays on. After driving fo... read more »
author: ChoppedNuts posted 02-04-2016Whether it is smartphones or vehicles, there is just no respect for the creation of something. Anyways, no person with money is going to buy this knockoff. I want the real thing! FROM: EG China is... read more »
author: Colin Emden posted 03-20-2016I need a rear light lens (red and amber in one) also a complete front white light unit for a Sankey Wide Track Mk 3 read more »
author: moeshefrankenstein_1 posted 11-06-2015Hi Folks. I have not been in here for a long time, but HELP>>LOL. Since the OEM battery, in my 2000 Miata, with less than 44,000 original miles, I hav e been using the Duralast battery from AutoZo... read more »
author: MummyChunk posted 03-08-2016If you dig the style of the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class but can't quite stretch from the $29,900 MSRP of the CLA250 to the $47,450 CLA45 AMG, we've got a bit of good news for you: Mercedes is offering a ... read more »
author: Peter Hill posted 04-22-2016https://www.donedeal.ie/vintagecars-for-sale/beetle-project/11866133 read more »