Have just acquired a 30 year old Capri steering wheel with a leather rim. Condition as new apart from one small indentation across the rim where it appears to have been stored against an object like the edge of a box. Is there any way to persuade this slight depression to come out? The read more...In article: Removing indentation from leather steering wheel rim.
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
These are unique BMW codes that mean Fuel Control, Bank 1, Sensor 1 and Bank 2, Sensor 1, respectively. Since the engine is an Inline 6, I'm not sure what Bank 2, Sensor 1 means. I would expect Bank 1, Sensor 1 and Bank 1, Sensor 2, which I would understand read more...In article: OBD II Codes, P01188 & P01189
I have a 1991 K1500 with the 5.7. I recently replaced both injectors in the TBI and installed a new gasket set. shortly there after, a "noise" showed up that is really loud in the cab and can only be traced back to the injectors. the noise is still there when I put the read more...In article: SUPER loud TBI injectors
Obviously it shouldn't be a standard practice, but what would be the outcome of adding say a gallon or two or pain thinner to a nearly full tank of gasoline? Any chemists out there to make any guesses as to the problems of using a 1:15 ratio of paint thinner to gasoline in an unleaded gasoline car? read more...In article: Would running a percentage of paint thinner (mineral spirits) work?
Hey, My '97 F150 makes a loud sqeuaking noise when the steering wheel is turned. Without looking at it, a mechanic friend said it may in the rack & pinion. My dad thinks its in the steering column. Its not the same sound when you need power steering fluid. This sound is just a loud squeaking read more...In article: 97 F150 Loud Squeaking When Steering Wheel is Turned
I have a Honda Accord nearing 300K. It could be that my winshield has too many small pitts that make my windshield wipers wear out quickly (2-months). I clean them once a month with rubbing alcohol and polish my winshield with newspaper every 2-weeks or so. read more...In article: Honda OEM wiper blades, any better than aftermarket?
My center console will not close. The latches on the upper and lower are st ill intact but the little square that the lower attaches to is broken. The tiny little piece snapped off when I was closing it. It's too small to supe r glue in place. I am pretty resourceful but cannot find a part to be MacGy read more...In article: 2013 Hyundai Sonata center console latch broken
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 recently purchased a Jag XJ40, 4-litre auto (1991). I didn't notice any problems on the first day I got it, but twice today I've had a problem where I start the car up and it ticks over fine (though the car does judder a bit more than I would expect - timing out perhaps, or maybe sparks need read more...In article: XJ40 stalling
I have a 2002 Kia Sedona EX, 26 months old with 26,000 miles on it. Yesterday the battery, a maintenance-free Delkor (55-26 FL- MF) 70aH, wouldn't turn the starter, just clicked the solenoid. I charged it overnight, but the meter read 12 volts at the start of read more...In article: 2002 Sedona Delkor battery life?
Ever since I bought my 2004 ES330 six years ago, there's been a mild wind noise. The wind noise occurs when traveling about 55 mph or more on certain days, presumably when the wind hits in a certain direction, etc. The sound comes from the sunroof area and sounds like the sunroof is very slightly read more...In article: 2004 ES330 Wind Noise
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 a 92 mitsubishi expo 1.8L LVR with 200,000 miles last week it just stalled when going around the corner. No spark, removed the ejector line and all 4 ejectors fired and sprayed fuel. I'm looking at replacing the dist. but whould like to know how to test it read more...In article: 1992 mitsubishi expo 1.8 L no spark
I am thinking of picking up a Maxima this year, just wondering how this thing handles in the snow and ice, I live in a place where we get all 4 seasons and I am currently driving an explorer w/ 4WD. I notice that the Maxima has VDC, how well does this function work, I imagine it isn't as good read more...In article: Nissan Maxima in snow
Hi, I know squat about Porsche's but have always wanted one for fun weekend driving, in particular a cab. This pretty much mandates not spending a whole lot of money. I've come across a '79 Targa that's been converted to a cabriolet... which I thought read more...In article: Targa Cabriolet conversion
Last fall when the temps got close to freezing, the brake pedal in my 2005 Forester got very soft and mushy. I could push it almost to the floor. Pumping it a few times while still in the driveway would gain some pressure back. As the winter progressed and the temps fell further, I was having to read more...In article: Brake pedal loses pressure in cold temps
Hi group- My 98 Jetta TDI glow plug fuse blew this week and it melted some of the fuse holder. Now one of the fuse terminals is pulled to the front of the car by about 1/4 inch so that the replacement fuse will not lay flat. (I thought fuses were supposed to prevent read more...In article: TDI Glow plug fuse blew and melted the fuse holder. What to do?
Hi, First post so if I waffle, bear with me! We have just had our spark plugs changed and she drove back fine from the garage but on starting her this morning, plumes of smoke bellowed from the exhaust, smelt a little like something was burning. We also just changed the oil and filter the day read more...In article: Smoke after spark plug change
Hi, I have a C230 sports sedan with rear seats that supposedly fold down. For the life of me, I can't figure out how to do it. I've inspected the seats, the trunk and the manual to no avail. Can someone please advise in plain English? Thanks so much in advance! read more...In article: How to fold down rear seats in C230
My 1994 Chevrolet Corsica is putting out lukewarm air from the heater. I installed a new 190 degree thermostat with no improvement. I have verified that very hot water is being sent to the heater core from the water pump. I know that the vacuum-controlled "flaps" in the air duct are working because read more...In article: OK to flush heater core with Drano, Limeaway, or CLR?
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posted on 12-29-2013I thought everyone might like this. MG Prototype spotted in Colorado. Don't take any more (pictures)! --chinese guy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRakRcBLokg Yeah I know only the old cars are c... read more »
posted on 03-15-2017> Using the Hybrid tech of the new Acura NSX - here comes your 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid > > From AB > > > > If you like the hybrid tech of the Acura NSX, but don't need a six-figure, 19... read more »
posted on 07-16-2018> Check out this beautiful green 2018 Audi RS 5 coupe. Audi has added this head turner to the Audi Sport Model line which is sure to attract some attention. > > > > HERNDON, VA, March 12, 20... read more »
posted on 11-10-2019I am imagine that electric vehicles sounding like combustion engine vehicles is only a passing trend until some of us older people have died off. From EG Ford isn't the only automaker who rolled into... read more »
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posted on 11-15-2019Well folks its finally here the electric mustang by Ford called the Ford Mustang Mach E. It starts at $43,895 I think this is a big warning shot across Teslas Bow. Things are about to get a whole lo... read more »
posted on 11-10-2019The tuner RTR who is affiliated with Ford has taken the new Ranger and released this package. Im sure as the new platform matures we will see even better examples come from other tuners out there. ... read more »
posted on 04-20-2019I bought an aftermarket cd player as well as the install kit and wiring harness. Followed basic directions to remove factory. Then followed instructions on wiring harness install and then mounting ki... read more »
posted on 12-23-2019every 60,000 km ; 's resistance betw the 2 pins connected to yellowwhite & redblack wires ( on 's plug ) with wear ( as the electrical c ontact areas , the ampere flowing through , s... read more »
posted on 12-06-2019I just picked up my new 2019 1.6 L turbo powered Kona at the dealer today and it drove really nice. So nice, that it did not want to be shifted to Park when I got home and stopped. I had my foot ... read more »
posted on 12-22-2019One of my chrome plated wheel hub/center cap (with gold logo) is missing. Tire size is 225-55R16. Anyone know where I can get one of these ? eBay? Here's a pic... https://postimg.cc/7fm4tsBR read more »
posted on 07-12-2018> A very special MINI auction at MINI Design at the Festival of Speed 2018 > > Wow - what a great looking MINI. Wonder who the lucky high bidder will be > > > At this years edition of the... read more »
posted on 12-06-2019i have a toyota 94 camry xle. checklight is on, and shows, cylinders 2,4, and 6 misfiring, plus egr problem I have changed all plugs, plus the egr. PROBLEM IS THIS, WHEN I TURN THE IGNITION ON, I... read more »
posted on 11-20-2019Hello, It has been some time since I have used this forum... My '91 GLi has been sitting idle in the garage for several years. It now has fresh oil and fresh gas and fires right up. Shifting throu... read more »
posted on 11-10-2019I have to admit that the new G class is quite the vehicle. They really hit it off with the redesign keeping it very true to the original. The quality of this vehicle as well as other models in the Me... read more »