I've got a piece of kit called a Speedograph Tune Up Analyser. It has a switch for Ohms / Amps / Volts / Dwell / LoTach / Hi Tach, switch for 4CYL/6CYL and a knob for adjusting the zero ohms setting. It's got four leads - a red and a black crocodile clip and two leads that go to each read more...In article: Help needed - Speedograph Tune Up Analyser
I have a 2002 RL with 130k miles. Just recently the check engine light has started to illuminate. I had Autozone read the obd code which turned out to be P1456 - Evaporative Emissions (EVAP) Control System Leakage (Fuel Tank System) Doing some research, I found that this code is usually caused by a read more...In article: 2002 Acura RL Check Engine Light with P1456 code
Hello, Right now I have 99 A4 2.8L and I am looking to swap it for a 2.7L S4 engine. I just got my hands on a pair of stock S4 turbos in excellent condition, and for a really good deal. About the swap>>> Does anyone know if it will be a somewhat easy swap? Is it bolt on? read more...In article: Engine Swap A4 2.8L to S4 2.7L bi-turbo
Hello, I have a problem with my e30 325ic. Under hard acceleration at almost exactly 4500RPM (although sometimes it does it at 5000) the engine sort of "stalls" for a second, and then picks up again and pulls all the way up to 6000 Rpm. It is exactly as though I just took my foot off the read more...In article: E30 M20 Engine Hesitation during acceleration - no one can find the fault!
I have a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix and my battery keeps dying on me. I had my alternator, which was replaced about six months ago, checked and they said that it was ok. What else could it possibly be the problem that's causing my battery to die out? I'm stumped! Should I take my car read more...In article: What's draining my battery?
A friend is thinking about getting a new 300, most likely with the 3.5 engine. From reading magazines over the years, I know that this engine is "nothing special." At least is doesn't win the awards and high praise that certain Honda and Nissan bent sixes receive. My friend read more...In article: Is the Chrysler 3.5 engine any good?
Every AutoNation new or certified used vehicles has a 3 day or 150 mile money back guarantee with no restocking fee. You can buy with confidence. AutoNation Direct is a subsidiary of AutoNation, Inc. What if I don't like the vehicle, can I bring it back? read more...In article: AutoNation Money Back Guarantee
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
Anyone can get the Ford/Jaguar employee discount for FREE. Check it out... item # 5590771436 on Ebay... http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&itemU90771436&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT&rd=1 read more...In article: Employee discount for new Jaguar or Ford vehicle purchase or lease
My friend just wrecked his 2003 Spectra, which looks a lot like the Sephias from previous years. I've heard that these first Spectras were just the older Sephias with a newer body and that the suspension dates back to the original 1994 Spectra. Also that the Sephia/Spectra read more...In article: 2003 Kia Spectra suspension parts interchangeable with Sephia? Protege?
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?
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
Hello all. I'm changing the transmission fluid for the first time on my '02 Galant. The service manual for the car is over $250, which is pretty steep. So I was wondering, can anyone here tell me how to change the transmission fluid on this car? Do I need to replace a filter? What do I need to take off? read more...In article: 2002 Galant transmission fluid change
Need some advice, folks. My 4WD Pathfinder needs some work. Alternator and water pump. I have done an alternator before, not too hard. Just take the old one off, bolt the new one on. Is the water pump similar? The shop is quoting me $900 to do the pump, read more...In article: 1997 Pathfinder: DIY Water Pump?
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
I have a 1992 Saab 900 convertible turbo. Is it Ok to have 195/60/R15 tires on the back, and 195/65/R15 tires on the front? I have a chance to get four new Pirelli tires, but they don't match. I assume it's not a big deal, that the 60 to 65 won't make a difference in driving or performance. read more...In article: OK to mix 195/60/R15 and 195/65 R 15 91V tires?
We have a 1984 Subaru 1800 with the EA81 engine. Really relaible until a month or so ago until we got lots of water in the oil (looks like milk chocolate). Removed the heads and replaced the head gaskets. Think we did a pretty good job (with lots of swearing) including torquing read more...In article: EA81 engine woes
My '95 Prizm broke down today (lights and horn worked - little else showed any signs of life). My mechanics said that some malfunction, possibly a short-circuit, in the alternator caused some fuses to go out. So, now they are replacing both the alternator and the fuses. read more...In article: Can a broken alternator cause problems in the fuse box?
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?
Hi all A friend of mine offered to sandblast whatever I need where he works. My first trial will be the tins and shroud. What sort of primer and paint should I use on it? I'm not going absolutely crazy but would like a nice black finish on it all. What read more...In article: What sort of paint to use on tins and fan shroud?
Hi guys, i recenrlt brought a second hand 406 estate on an 02 plate, 2.0 Hdi. got it home fine, noticed that the cigrette lighter wasnt working and changed the fuse (didnt fix it) but in error i took out the SH (shunt) fuse, and the stereo lost its settings, again no prob quick set up and sorted, but now it read more...In article: What does Economy Mode Active mean on a 406?
Have a 2000 Mazda Protege ES.... built in Japan. I'm going to attempt to change the spark plugs myself but have no idea if the actual plugs themselves in this vehicle require a metric wrench! If one buys say Autolite or whatever plugs.... is the read more...In article: Dumb spark plug question: Metric or not?
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 Sierra broke down the other day and the battery had white residue on top of it. The RAC man told me to pour boiling hot water over the battery to get rid of this residue. Two questions- Is doing this safe? Is it a good idea? Cheers read more...In article: Pouring boiling water over car battery- safe?
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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: MummyChunk posted 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 »
author: Tomos Davies posted 04-11-2017Given that you can have manufacturers' red and yellow match mounting balancing dots can occur at any location on the tire sidewall, which, theoretically, is the most balanced tire (out of the box) ... read more »
author: mouse.n.keyboard posted 03-04-20171995 Chevy K2500 pickup truck with 4WD. A few days ago, the left CV joint broke. Because I have a broken arm, I took it to a service garage and they replaced that joint. The next day I heard a lo... read more »
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author: georgewbell posted 03-30-2017My daughter's 2001 Seicento behaved itself for a few weeks after purchase d uring which time I used it as she has a bus pass still. I had a problem ge tting the key out of the petrol filler cap so... read more »
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author: MoPar Man posted 04-24-2017If someone says there is such a thing as internally vs externally vented brake rotors (for cars) - what could they mean? If you have a rotor formed by 2 plates, the plates separated by an air gap ... read more »
author: rob posted 04-21-2017I am trying to clear this code. I have a list of things that I'm doing, but so far: - checked the gas cap for a good seal - replaced the canister purge solenoid/sensor/hoses assembly I can clear t... read more »
author: scotius posted 04-08-2017I was driving home one night and lost steering, first in one front wheel while turning a corner and then the other literally just while finishing parking. I was told the motor carriage frame had br... read more »
author: Sandyb posted 01-23-2017Do I need to replace a motor back there ? read more »
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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: 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 »
author: MummyChunk posted 03-15-2017> Well many have asked for it and now it seems that Peugeot is listening and will give us a wider body on the 208 > > From CS > > > > This very early next generation Peugeot 208 tes... read more »
author: Alan posted 02-12-2017Wonder if you can help please. The counterweight ring on the viscous coupling has come loose - clearly this was 'stuck' in place at manufacture. What can I use to stick back in position please? it fi... read more »