If not, can the glass be removed without damaging a paint label on it? I have an old 'Passing Eye' mirror assembly in perfect condition except for pitted chrome. The black painted label leaves the words 'Passing Eye' on the mirror. Joe H. read more...In article: Can you rechrome a mirror without removing the glass?
I took my Acura NSX in for the California smog test and it passed with no problems -- except it showed several readiness monitors were "not ready". The technician suggested driving on both the freeway and surface streets, then bringing the car back for a recheck. It didn't help so now I've been read more...In article: Acura Drive Cycle and Readiness Monitors
1993 Audi 80 8valve single point i (ABT engine 90hp) The car has had a full service and generally drives very well but when starting from cold after been left for several hours (or overnight) it starts and idles ok but the first few moments of driving is very spluttery read more...In article: Audi 80 splutters after cold start?
I know that a Chevy Venture is a minivan, and not a truck. The minivan is my wifes, and I drive a Dodge Ram. I had to preface this, because I did not want to insult a fellow pickup driver. There is not a minivan forum, and also pickup drivers are more hands on and knowledgeable than car drivers. read more...In article: Chevy Venture HVAC problem
The dash lights on the 86 CJ7 aren't lighting when I turn on the parking lights or headlights. None of them. Three most obvious things I'll check (fuse is OK) are: - problem with light switch - problem with power feed wiring after the fuse - problem with ground read more...In article: CJ dash lights not working
I have a 1997 Explorer Sport with the 4.0 SOHC engine, Automatic. My speedo seems to do what it wants. Sometimes it doesn't work at all and others it fluxuates. And still others it seems fine or reads what seems like too high. The cruise control works fine no matter what the read more...In article: Speedometer/Odometer Intermittent Quits Working 1997 Explorer Sport
I need to replace the vapor barrier in the door of a friend's car. In my Civic the vapor barrier is held in place by a chewing-gum like adhesive that has held up well for over 10 years. Does anyone know where I can find this type of adhesive? Thanks read more...In article: Glue for door vapor barrier
Need to replace rear window switch. How do I remove inside drivers side rear panel to get at switch? read more...In article: 2007 Hyundai SantaFe- How to remove rear DS door panel?
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'm in the UK. I recently bought myself a UK spec 2004/54 Jaguar X-Type 3.0 Sport Premium Estate (5-speed manual) that has done 18,000 miles. I remain to be convinced that this was a smart move. I have concerns with the brakes. The brake pedal is soft and spongy and has too much travel. read more...In article: Jaguar X-Type Spongy Brakes
Hello, I am considering an ES 330. Just one question, what grade of fuel is adequate in this model? The Lexus web-site says regular unleaded, and the dealer says 91 octane. Anyone had any experience trying different grades? Thanks for your help. Rich. read more...In article: ES 330 Fuel Requirements
I cannot get this thing to stop leaking its oil out all over the place. Have had the oil pan re-sealed multiple times with some pretty expensive sealant, no luck. Oddly, it will only start to leak when driving at highway speeds. It doesn't leak at all (after re-sealing) around town but once on the open read more...In article: mighty max oil leak....
The exhaust gets cherry red when sitting idling and will barely tach up or drive in gear(manual) . The cam/crank are in time as well as the distributor. Cap, rotor, plugs and wires thrown at it with no luck. Compression is within 10% of high and low cylinders. It has a ticking read more...In article: Glowing Red Exhaust Manifold on '95 2.4L Nissan Pickup...........
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?
I have a 2010 Forester with an automatic transmission. The vehicle has been good for the first 60,000 km. Lately I am noticing that the transmission seems to be sluggish when I am just moving along in slow traffic. It almost seems as if it is not changing gear properly and I read more...In article: 2010 Forester - Transmission Shifting + Body Squeaks and Rattles
The ABS light of my dad's 93 Camry is on, and I shorted Tc and E1 with a paper clip and got signal 31 and 36. I reset the signal, and it came back shortly after driving for a few blocks. First of all, what does code 36 mean? I tried to read the code again. However, this time the ABS light (and read more...In article: ABS light on, shorting Tc and E1
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?
307sw 1.6Hdi 2004 Hi, Following on from all the other problems that I have had with this car (if you have seen my ealier posts). Today I took my car into the garage to have the latest software installed and everything seemed to be fixed when I drove read more...In article: heating relay circuit problem
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
Can someone help me to understand just how the wastegate operates on my 83 W123 Benz I5 Turbodiesel. I assume the following: (correct me if I'm wrong) The hose going from the intake (high pressure) side of the turbo goes to the wastegate on the exhaust side of the turbo. I think this read more...In article: Wastegate operation on a Mercedes 300D Turbodiesel
When activating the 'roof down' switch, our 207CC winds the windows down, half opens the boot lid, then, with a 'bong', stops and displays 'Faulty roof mechanism'. It's probably optimistic of me to ask, but is there anything I can try DIY-wise before I take it to the Peugeot dealer? read more...In article: Peugeot 207CC roof fault
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