Are Avanti expansion tanks easy to come by(used) if so what would a typical price be,for one that is ready to go ? mine is at the radiator shop,but not sure yet what they'll find until thet pressure test it,that should be tomorrow,just looking for another out if needed. read more...In article: Avanti expansion tank question
Hello all: I have a 2006 MDX Touring. The correct cold tire pressure as indicated on the panel of the drivers door says 32 PSI. The tires are the factory standard Michelin 235/65/R17. I checked the tire pressure with my digital gauge just a couple of weeks after I received the car from the dealer and read more...In article: MDX tire pressure?????
Just acquired a 2003 TT Coupe for my daughter. Hd it 2 days; it's now showing a Check Engine light Took it to Autozone to get scanned, they tell me the code is P2181 and that it means low coolant. According to http://www.hallsautoonline.com/obd_ii_code_definitions.htm, it means read more...In article: AUdi TT engine code P2181
Hi, Ohio emissions is making us fix an P1810 engine code before we can get a license. Previous owner of car (Safari Van) had the dealer fix the transmission, but subsequently the engine code P1810 started to appear. Dealer supposedly fixed engine code problem, but now it is read more...In article: Transmission sensor problems P1810
Ok, this is what I found out in case anyone is interested. There are two main codes on a block that can help identify a 4.2L engine 1st. ENGINE DAY BUILD CODE. This is located on the passenger side of the block just below and between #3 and #2 spark plugs holes. It's a flat plate read more...In article: Identifying your 4.2L engine
I have a 2003 Expedition with Power Drivers seat. The seat has locked up and will not move in or out. Fortunately I drive this truck 99% of the time and I use it in the outer most position but my wife needs to move it in. We'll be taking a long trip this summer and I need to get this fixed for her read more...In article: Expedition Power Drivers seat Locked up
2002 Elantra with 180,000 km highway driving... Here's the problem but my dealer and another garage have yet to solve the problem. I'm getting tired of paying to try things without a solution in sight... - steering wheel wobbles at lower speeds read more...In article: Elantra steering wheel wobble/vibration
I think I've asked this question before; but what exactly are the POWER DRIVE and WINTER DRIVE switches for in this vehicle. What exactly do they do in terms of transmission operation? Also, in my 1995 Passport, the WINTER DRIVE switch works intermittently and read more...In article: Honda Passport - "Power" and "Winter" drive switches
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
Have an IS300 that bogs down when the gas pedal is floored. Seems like the engine is making power but the car doesn't seem to accelerate. After about a second and half the car starts to accelerate. Have had the fuel injectors cleaned, spark plugs changed. Wondering if anybody read more...In article: IS300 2001 Bogs Down When Gas Pedal Floored
Im thinking of putting an ammeter in my 98 MPi and was wondering how to wire it. Do i need to take a feed directly off my alternator, if so, which wire is it? Then is it simply earthed in the normal way, such as my voltmeter? As i said, 98 MPi, am i best getting a 60 0 60 ammeter of is a 30 0 30 sufficient? read more...In article: Wiring a Smiths ammeter
Hello Folks, My 3 year old Mitsubishi Space Star engine warning light has come on. It was intermittent to start with (over about 2 weeks) - now its on permenantly. However the car drives faultlessly and I can't see any problem whatsoever! Any advice before I take to the dealer and they read more...In article: Space Star - engine warning light?
I decide to replace the ATF for the first time on my 2002 Maxima and went to a local Nissan dealer to buy some Matic D ATF as specified in the service manual. The parts guy said he was out of the Matic D but I could use any Dexron III and save some money. He said they use the read more...In article: Nissan Matic D ATF = Dexron III?
Hi, I went to service my AC the other day, and I could not find the low pressure port on teh early 944 (i have a 1984 944). It is different from the later 944's that i've seen. On the late 944's the low side port is near the driver's side shock tower. On mine, it is no where read more...In article: QUESTION: where's the early 944 A/C low pressure port?
Hi All, A friend of mine has a 2004 9-3 Linear. She gets a "PI Seek" message in her message center as the FM signal fades from the previously tuned station. The station comes back after a few minutes. Quite annoying. I couldn't find any mention of it in the owner's manual. There is a read more...In article: PI Seek?? SAAB Audio
I just replaced the radiator on my 95 Camry 4 cyl. I used new hoses for the upper and lower radiator feeds and 2 new hoses for the transmission cooler. I had a little trouble with the new transmission cooler hoses engaging them as far onto the fitting as I would like. read more...In article: How much pressure is in the transmission cooler hoses leading to the radiator
Just curious, If I cleaned my throttle body and reassembled it without changing the manifold gasket, what would the symptoms be, if the old gasket isn't holding its seal? To be fair, the engine performance changed after I cleaned the throttle body. I didn't change the gasket and would like to see if what happened read more...In article: What are the symptoms of a leaking throttle body gasket?
Hi there. I bought a 2000 Eurovan camper a few months ago and have a question for you guys/girls. When I bought the van and first drove it I noticed 3 loud beeps when I exceeded 10 mph. I ask the dealer that sold it to me and he told me they forgot to reset the oil/inspection read more...In article: 2000 Eurovan camper beeps
My 5yr old 206 has developed excessive brake pedal travel. The car still brakes efficiently despite the travel which is very pronounced when the engine is running but the pedal has a 'conventional' feel when the engine is stopped. Fluid level is fine. The car is booked in for a service shortly but read more...In article: 206 excessive brake pedal travel
Just finished changing the water pump and timing belt in my "95 and broke a bolt in the water pump pulley. Everything was already reassembled, but I just HAD to reach in with a socket and check to see if I had tightened them. I know it cannot stay that way and plan on taking it apart and fixing in read more...In article: Broken water pump pulley bolt
My 300D vibrates noisily like a steam shovel at idle. It has a newly rebuilt engine, and the motor mounts were allegedly changed at the time of the rebuild. I have had this high vibration at idle before on other 240/300Ds, but have always been able to solve the problem with read more...In article: Engine Shaking at Idle (W123 300D)
My Sierra broke down the other day and the battery had white residue on top of it. The RAC man told me to pour boiling hot water over the battery to get rid of this residue. Two questions- Is doing this safe? Is it a good idea? Cheers read more...In article: Pouring boiling water over car battery- safe?
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