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.
Is there anyone else out there who is dissappointed with the A3 (2004) reversing light. I've found it very unsatisfactory when reversing up my drive into the garage especially when my side mirrors are dirty. Any suggested modifications. PS My previous Rover had 2 large reversing lights and was excellent read more...In article: A3 Reversing light
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?
I have a 2000 Pontiac Montana with automatic headlights. There are several occasions where we want the damn headlights OFF when the van is running. We want to drive through the Holiday lights in Des Moines with the kids but they do not allow us through with our headlights on. read more...In article: Override Pontiac Montana lights?
I have 2003 Dodge Caravan SE, which takes E85 (has the E85 sticker on the gas cap door), but I've never used it before. The other day my tank was half full, and I filled it up with E85. A couple dozen miles later my check engine light went on. It stayed on for a couple of days. Today the check read more...In article: Check Engine Light With E85
Greetings, A friend of mine has a 1996 V6 Explorer. It has about 100,000 miles on it. It is having a weird problem with the mass air flow sensor. Sometimes when it is driving about 35 mph at light load (just cruising), or idling, the mass air flow sensor lets out a nasty buzzing sound. The one time I caught read more...In article: mass air flow sensor noise
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
Hi... I told my husband I wanted an older 4wd jeep-like truck that I could afford to pay cash for and take to the beach and not worry about getting a little sand, saltwater, etc. in. Jeeps themselves were out of my price range. Yesterday, he bought me a 90 Isuzu Amigo. He said the read more...In article: NEW OWNER HELP - 90 Amigo - 4WD Shift Boot & Misc ???
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
We bought a 2004 KIA Sedona - and have never had to use a block heater until now. I have checked - and for the life of me I cannot find the block heater cord. Any hints for me on where it might be? I have searched the whole interior of the engine compartment and cannot see read more...In article: KIA Sedona Block Heater Cord
CAR PULLS GENTLY, STEADILY, AND CONSTANTLY TO THE LEFT ON THE HIGHWAY. WHILE NOT SERVERE, IT REQUIRES A CONSTANT HAND ON THE WHEEL TO KEEP IT FROM GOING LEFT. WHEN ACCELLERATING, IT DOES NOT SEEM AS NOTICABLE. DEALER REALIGNED CAR AND IT STILL REQUIRES A CONSTANT HAND ON WHEEL AS SOONER OR LATER THE CAR IS read more...In article: ES330 STEERING PULLING
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
Hi I have a 2001 Mitsu Carisma and the central locking is playing up. It unlocks all the doors but it wont lock them. I have to lock the doors manually and then when I turn the key in the drivers door, it unlocks as it should but locking just locks the read more...In article: Central Locking Problem with 2001 Carisma
My 1996 Nissan Quest GXE is throwing a knock sensor code and no others, the check engine light doesn't come on and I really don't want to replace it due to the labor involved unless it is the cure. Symptoms: starts when cold and runs relatively smooth until the read more...In article: Knock Sensor Code
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
Hello all, when installing new brake hoses I found that both front bleed nipples were broken off on the calipers. I dont really like to do all the work to replace them... any ideas for bleeding without using those nipples? 900i, 1989 Thanks, read more...In article: Brake bleed nipples broken off, now what?
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
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?
Hi All I am busy having above engine rebuilt and have been unable to get the injector pump timing settings anywhere. I am not too clued up on diesels yet, but I am told that it is a setting that involves a dial gauge being inseted into the rear of the pump and would probably include some mention of read more...In article: Injector Pump Timing - Nissan LD 28
I have a 1995 mazda miata with the hold light flashing. Sunday when I turned the car off then back on it went away but now it just stays on. It seems to drive fine though. Supposedly the transmission has already been replaced. Anybody have any idea at what I am looking at? read more...In article: 95 automatic mazda miata HOLD light?
Has someone semi-permanently sealed up a sunroof? I have a 123 with the sunroof leaks from hell and until I find the proper pan for a manual sunroof, I'd like to seal the thing up (the PNW weather will take the smallest leak and make your car a mobile swimming pool). I read more...In article: Temporarily Sealing Up a Sunroof
My mondeo (98) 1.8 td has an electronic unit to control the speed of the blower. This unit is broken. The control signal is present and the blower has two possibiliteis :on and off. I can't find the specificatie of the IC's nor I can find the diagram of the read more...In article: mondeo blower control unit
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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 12-06-2019I 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 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 »