The headlights on my 1926 Rolls-Royce 20hp have single filament bulbs, and the method of reducing the glare for oncoming drivers is by operating a dashboard mounted switch that reduces the current and dims the bulbs. I presume this is legal, because the car passes its MOT every read more...In article: Vintage Headlight Dipping
My '06 TSX with just over 88K miles has started surging in the past week or so. It is most noticeable when accelerating, but also happens when maintaining a constant speed. The engine RPM will vary +/- 100 RPM. The check engine light is not illuminated. I am, and have always used 92/93 read more...In article: 06 TSX Surging
All, I have a current stalling/starting problem with my '86 5000 TQ. -Starting: Sometimes if I release the key before the motor starts (generaly fires in 3-4 seconds of cranking), I have to wait ~5 min before making another attempt. If I attempt to start before ~5 mins, read more...In article: Audi 5000CS Quattro Turbo - Stalling issue!
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 have a 2002 Chev s-10 . Anyone know the easiest way to remove the gas tank anti-siphon device? When I needed gas out of it to run the generator after the hurricane, I couldn't get it. (the truck was full and I couldn't buy gas anywhere) I need it ready for the next hurricane. read more...In article: How to remove anti siphon screen
Is there a good web site to explain how to adjust the choke on a 1989 Wrangler 6cyl. It's a new carb. It starts great, and runs great once it's warmed up. However in between is horrible. It's runs so rich I can't get it above 40mph. Then it'll stall, and be flooded for about 5 minutes. Of course it'll always read more...In article: Adjusting the Choke on 1989 Wrangler
Hello, I have a 2008 Accord EXL Sedan Auto. Its got about 28,000 mi on it. I always get the oil changed when needed. Never use inferior gasoline (use Shell and Gulf), didn't have any mods done to it, didn't change to a different gas cap and never parked on materials that could damage read more...In article: 2008 Accord Check Engine light causes?
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
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
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?
I have just finished putting a 1275 Vanden Plas Auto in a 998 auto mini. My first dealings with mini/metro auto engine and boxes. Whats the best oil to use in these 1275 auto's. Also what NGK plugs are recommended? Haynes only gives unipart plug numbers. read more...In article: Best oil for a 1275 auto mini
I have a 1997 Proton Persona which has many Mitsubishi parts: the engine is the Mitsubishi 4G15 12 valve 1468 cc. I think it's all very similar to a Colt. Suddenly the engine has started to severely misfire when I accelerate. I have _advanced_ the distributor by about 5 degrees which has read more...In article: 4G15 ignition timing
It appears that I have an immobilizer issue with my 1999 Maxima at 100K miles. It cranks, no fuel, Security light is on with key in ON position. The dealer just told me that I need to have it towed in for repair. Is there any other solution, workaround? read more...In article: Maxima Immobilizer Questions
Hi Group, The other day my car would not start. The battery is fully charged and the starter cranks well. My friend and I did some preliminary diagnosis with which we discovered: 1. There is 12V at the ignition coil (both wires to ground). 2. The resistance/impedance numbers of the coil are within spec. read more...In article: HELP: Porsche 944 no spark
How hard is it to replace a slave cylinder on an 87' saab 900S.? It looks to be a bolt on/torqued on part? Any help would be appreciated.. I'm possibly thinking of buying one off a guy and would rather not have to tow it back to my home to finish repairs. read more...In article: How hard is it to replace a slave cylinder on an 87' saab 900S?
Dear all: My buddy just bought a Rav4. I helped him pick it out. Since I am currently unemployed, I have a lot of time and scanned through many ads and found a black on dark grey Rav4 1998 with only 99k miles. It is a manual drive (which, I think is the only way to go), and it has read more...In article: The finer points of driving a Rav4 (I've never had a 4x4 before) Need someone to dispense out some knowledge
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?
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?
My Peugeot 807 has just started displaying "Antipollution Fault" in main LCD centre dashboard display and the yellow engine warning light remains on on the steering wheel column. Can anyone tell me what sort of fault this is likely to be and what the cure read more...In article: Antipollution Fault on Peugeot 807
I don't drive my '93 after dark that much, even less during the summer when it stays light later. I spent the last week at the SCCA Runoffs and the days I drove to the track in my Miata and stayed late enough to drive home after dark I noticed a problem. When stopped at a light or read more...In article: Dropping idle when headlights are on
Hello All, I have a 2000 Toyota Celica GT-S 6 speed manual transmission. Hydraulic clutch. I have been gone for about a week and a half, thus my car sat for that long indoors at about 60-65 deg F. We took the car out and drove to the store , everything was just fine. We read more...In article: 2000 Toyota Celica clutch or master or Slave cylinder problems? please help
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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: 217blackpoint posted 01-07-2017I am working on my Tan 1967 Land Rover Station Wagon 109. Alex from British Motor in Sacramento CA USA is reviewing the Motor and setting tappets for me. He calls ask why due you have a Rev ... 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: dortez23 posted 01-08-2017My 2010 Cadillac DTS platinum key would not tourn far enough to shut off th e car it's killing the battery. And this happened after the guy put my fuel pump in it wouldn't start then he went to my... read more »
author: dougbrewer posted 12-15-2016so I replaced the crankshaft sensor, the timing chain, and put in a new distributor. Now the friggin check engine light is on and it says crank sensor which is not the direct problem, truck rins fi... 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: Sandyb posted 01-23-2017Do I need to replace a motor back there ? 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: P Kline posted 01-24-2017Has anybody had this done? I'm just in a suburb od Chicagi IL. And recommendations on where to go? read more »
author: andrew sievers posted 10-18-2016The lights flickered and now my windows, wipers, blinkers and heater fan don't work. What could the problem be? I've checked all relays and fuses, changed ECM. Help! read more »
author: Robert Cohen posted 01-14-2017There is a brand, SLIME, which my W-Mart probably carries, though it seems to be out, of course, because it's probably mostly what people need/buy. The good people that stock and order should reali... 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: pbx5619 posted 10-14-2016ATF inside too, then torque convertor can't work, only lock up clutch can. Users better tie this dipstick to something firm, or replace dipstick with e.g. a ( lighter ) plastic plug. read more »
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author: Handyman posted 11-01-2016I've got a 1991 Toyota Xtracab 4x4 with a 3.0 V-6 and 460,000 miles (it i s nearly broke in) that has been my daily driver for the past 25 years. L ast Friday I pulled the plenum to replace the... read more »
author: carterbear1 posted 09-10-2016I was trying to re-position the driver's side front door lock as it tends t o stick. I moved the latch two stops upward and it stays locked. I can't fi nd the release mechanism, so now I can't unlo... 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 »