Hi all. I am new to this chat room business. I would be greatfull for some info on the following problem.I own a 1960 Hawk that has been retro fitted with a 63 R2 engine JTS1072. When I purchased the car it had been fitted with a non standard dashboard with an extensive range of non Stude instruments. read more...In article: sender unit for tachometer
My '03 rsx type s has been pulling to the right for about a year and a half now. It has had two alignments and new tires and has continued to pull to the right immediately after both. It is most noticable at freeway speeds. If I let go of the steering wheel I will be completely read more...In article: RSX pulls to the right
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
I bought a beautiful steel grey on black 2002 BMW 330i about two weeks ago -- got a great deal on it. Thanks to everyone on this board who has given me advice during my search for the right car. For the life of me, I cannot figure out how to set the clock on the read more...In article: 2002 BMW 330i - How do I set clock?
I cant seem to get more than 1 -3/4 gallons of coolant back in after completely draining it all out. Manual says 96 K1500 5.7L w/AC = 20 qts Could I possibly not have drained it all? I pulled the lower coolant hose going into the motor and the petcock from the radiator. Filled a 5 gal read more...In article: Re-filling Coolant Questions 96 k1500 5.7L
OK, In the middle of a Rolling Nightmare, but I THINK I'll live thru it... I'm trying to remove the factory dash knobs with Stainless Knobs from (everybody say it with me) JC Whitney. How in God's name do you get the pulls for the Vent/Temp/Defrost off. read more...In article: Removing CJ7 Dash Knobs
I had a leak from the heater core (where the hoses connect) that put water into the #4 spark plug hole. I cured this a few months ago, but recently got a P0303 MISFIRE CYLINDER 3. I pulled the plug and found the hole was full of water/coolant. (Difficult to tell which.) I also pulled the #1 and #2 plugs read more...In article: Triton V8, Water in spark plug holes
The owner's manual for the subject car says to "Press and hold the Set (Tune) button until the numbers flash". The Set (Tune) button does not seem to depress. I've tried every other button (press and hold) but none makes the clock numbers flash. As far read more...In article: Problem Setting Clock Time | 2006 Honda Pilot EX/EX-L (Sticker says EXLN)
Why would this be? All previous models have TGs. read more...In article: 2010 Hyundai Accent 4-Door Sedan: HAS NO TEMPERATURE GAGE!
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
Hi, I've come across a 4.0 XJS - registered in 93. VIN decodes for the engine as being 3.6 4VD or 4.0 4Y But its a 4.0 ... so what does the 4Y mean ? Perhaps I have misunderstood something, but is this a 4.0 AJ6 , or is it a read more...In article: How to distinguish 4.0 AJ6 or AJ16 - is there such a difference ?
I've never owed a car that required Premium gas. I currently drive a Lexus ES 300, and it takes regular. I want to step up to a LS430, but just don't know if it "needs" premium. I work for a limousine company and our fleet is all Lincoln Town Cars. read more...In article: Regular Unleaded in a LS430?
Can someone help me with my engine. Hard to start when cold. Pops and runs on like 2 cylinders. Turn it off and start again and it runs ok. But when driving it, below 2000rpm engine hesitates.Runs perfect above 2000rpm. Could it be dirty injectors, fuel regulator or ignition problem? read more...In article: 4G92 16V SOHC COLD START HESITATION
About a week ago my Altima wouldn't start. Engine turned over fine. It just wouldn't fire up. Took it to a mechanic and he said it was a security thing. i brought him a different key and the car worked fine (although i wasn't there to see what was done). read more...In article: 2003 Nissan Altima starting (security issue?)
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?
I do love the heated seats in my 9000 but with few longer journeys at present to recharge the battery properly, I'm a little concerned about the battery charge level if I use them a lot. Does anyone know how much current they draw ? Graham read more...In article: Heated seat ? How much power do they use ?
Hi. This started happening to my Subaru last week after an oil change and 300 mile road trip. When the engine is first started after sitting for a while I hear a clicking sound (like a switch flipping back and forth ) coming from behind the drivers side dash followed immediately by engine power read more...In article: 92 Subaru Legacy. Sporadic clicking sound coming from behind dash followed by engine RPM fluctuation and engine turnoff.
I have an Avensis (53 Plate) and it seems to have developed a problem with the alarm system. The alarm is going off intermittently, I can reset and it goes off ten minutes later, sometimes an hour later, and sometimes hours later. I have no idea what is wrong, anybody had this problem before, or how I can read more...In article: Avensis Alarm Problem
Having fruitlessly searched for tips on getting the starter off my car, I just went at it and found a way. The 240 starter (in my case a 1990, but will apply to many other years as well) is held on by two bolts, the upper most of which is a real bear to get at. Here's how i did it and i hope this helps someone who read more...In article: Volvo 240 Starter removal replacement
Hi All! I am planning on rebuilding a 30/31PICT carb and was thinking of using Permatex orange hi heat fuel resistant sealant, the stuff in a bronze tube, on the carb base gasket. I was just going to use a thin layer only about 1 mm thick. Anything wrong with doing this? read more...In article: Carb Base Gasket Sealant, Should I Use It?
Slightly complicated story. My 1990 Defender 110 19J was recently swapped for a 200Tdi. I had no plans for the old engine, so I started stripping it and selling bits on ebay. My son (like father like son :-) has just bought a 1989 Defender 90 truckcab with a dud engine (another 19J). We suspect a broken con rod. read more...In article: 19J seized water pump bolt
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
Hello all..... I juat ordered a new fuel accumulator for now, -78 dollars..... After installation of this part, do i have to reset or bleed the fuel system to prevent any air in the system? The car is still broken, so I have been driving my fathers e320, since hes in FL for the read more...In article: 300E Bleeding the Fuel System
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