I have a '69 MGB Roadster project car that I am slowly restoring. The fuel pump makes an awful racket (tappity-tappity-tappity) constantly and I would like it to stop. The car runs nicely and there doesn't seem to be a problem with fuel delivery. From what I have gathered, read more...In article: noisy MGB fuel pump
Hello to all, Iím thinking of picking up an 1998 - 2000 Acura 1.6EL (premium preferably) and I havenít a clue on the speaker size/specifications and I canít find this information anywhere on the net. SO, if ANYone has one of these vehicles and/or this information, it would be a great read more...In article: First Gen. Acura 1.6EL speaker specifications
I had a check-engine light on, and people here suggested that I get the problem code read from the car's ecu as soon as possible. So I went to my trusty mechanic who said that his computer can give a "general industry standard reading" of the code, but that it might take Audi read more...In article: Check-Engine lite on: Code returned P4011: "secondary air injection flow at wrong rate".
There must be some way to tune my 2002 BMW 525 radio to a particular FM frequency but I can't figure out how so my GPS won't work. My Garmin GPS nuvi transmit on any FM frequency I tell it to. The instructions say find an unused frequency and tune the radio to that read more...In article: How does a BMW car radio tune to GPS FM transmitter frequency?
I have an odd problem with the brakes I replaced. I replaced the drums and shoes on a 2001 Cavalier. When I replaced the shoes, I also used new hardware/springs. It seems like things are working well, but when you are stopping, there is a rubbing/grinding noise that is heard from them. This read more...In article: Rubbing/grinding noise on new drum brakes
Anyone have any suggestions on what fluid to get for this transmission? I have an 88 wrangler with the 4.2L in it. Haynes manual doesn;t have anything on it and the chilton states a 75/90 GL5 fluid but the BA 10/5 gets poor coveage in the manuals. Would a factory manual cover this read more...In article: peugeot ba10/5 transmission fluid
I am getting the above Explorer in a couple of days and wondered what the owners manual recommended for engine oil. ---------------------------------------------- Posted with NewsLeecher v2.0 RC2 * Binary Usenet Leeching Made Easy * http://www.newsleecher.com/?usenet read more...In article: 2000 Explorer 5.0 V8 Factory Oil Spec?
Dear friends, Before I am posing this question I read through all issues related to noise and nothing exactly fits my case. I have a 98 Civic with 60,000 miles on it. This is my first issue with Civic. I have done regular oil changes and maintenance so far. read more...In article: 98 Civic Rattling Noise when pressed on Gas
Hyundai Santa Fe 2001 2,7 GLS/ Engine overheating because engine compartment extreme hot cannot touch even the battery, temperature gauge reads normal. I need to know how to check the water pump. I have a cracked rubber seal under radiator cap, can this cause the problem. read more...In article: Hyundai Santa Fe engine running hot.
Hello, I have a '92 Rodeo (3.1 liter v6 carb equipped) running really rough. I have to gun the heck out of it to keep it running in the morning and once it warms up, it idles kind of rough. I am still getting about 19 MPG, so I'm thinking it's the choke read more...In article: 1992 Rodeo 3.1 V6 cold start / rough idle problem
I just bought a used XKR with more books than I've ever seen with a car. The pouch is so full it looks like it couldn't hold another page. BUT, the owner's manual isn't there. I've figured out everything except how to program the universal garage door opener. Will someone please tell me how read more...In article: XKR How do I Program Garage Door Opener?????
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 have a 2005 Mini Cooper Convertible. Top was down. When the top was raised, it stopped after pushing the roof frame forward to the windshield frame. Then it stopped, and the red light started flashing rapidly. That was repeated again a day later. read more...In article: 2005 Mini Cooper Convertible Top won't close
I have just bought a 2000 Montero Sport. Didn't notice before I bought it but there is no tank for the front windshield Washer. Also no pump. Anyone have any info. where I can get one and where it should be installed? Also I don't see an elec. plug for the pump.I need info.on how to hook up pump. The read more...In article: 2000 Montero Sport Front Windshield Washer Tank
Greetings, Does anyone know where the fuse box diagram is located? I cannot find any documentation on this. Thanks, Doug read more...In article: 2004 Nissan Quest -- where's the fuse box diagram?
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
Hi everyone ... My car is a 1989 900 T8 Special. I have the Bosch CIS fuel injection system and the cold start/warm idle is really bugging me! If I setup the cold start right, it's great ... Then when it's warm, it's too warm. If I set the idle right when warm, I have to hold my foot on the read more...In article: Troubleshooting the Bosch CIS cold start system
My brand new oil filter (still in box) got left outside and a puddle of rain water soaked the box. It didn't look like it was drenched but the whole box was wet. I took the filter out of the box and it was dry except for the rubber seal, which was wet because it read more...In article: Oil Filter got wet
Hi gang, I hope you all have been great! Got a stumper for y'all. The '06 Camry manual states the car's oil capacity is 4.0 quarts (with filter) [Page 335]. Yet during my second oil change yesterday with Mobil 1 Fully Synthetic, the technician told me the capacity is 4.25 quarts. read more...In article: Oil capacity of the Camry LE with 2AZ-FE engine
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?
I purchased a 190.350.079 reg and my 73 vw has 2 wires coming from the arm post ( 1 heavy red and 1 small wire ) . a small wire from the field and a ground wire There is a heavy red wire from the battery and 1 wire from the indicator light. all the schematics show 5 wires When I hook all the wires shown in the read more...In article: wiring a voltage regulator 0.190.350.079
Anyone who is having problems with the child locks on their C3 may be interested to know that there is now a software download available to correct the problem. I had mine done last week and it seems to have fixed them - they now retain their settings between turning the engine off and read more...In article: C3 child lock problems
I am wondering if anybody has any experience with a 300E Running good until it warms up --- then it shut down. DIES. It won't start until it cools down. Have replaced the water pump, the idle control valve, the plugs, the plug wires, the distributor cap, almost everything. Any help would be highly read more...In article: 300E Runs until warm then STOPS
Does anyone know how I can test resistance on a pencil coil with a multimeter to find out if my ignition coil is caput or not? I'm not totally sure what I need to do to test primary and secondary resistance. For primary it should be 0.54 ¬Ī 0.02 ohms and... read more...In article: testing resistance on pencil coil with multimeter?
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Gerek posted 12-05-2016Mention was made in a previous post of a large dealer showroom book which shows the correct 1955 engine colors. How might we obtain one of these boo ks, or possibly a color scan of that particular page? We are looking for de tail specifics for ... read more »
Matt posted 10-26-2014I 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 will? I know there are some differences in the front... read more »
Edd Hartley posted 07-09-2009My name is Edd Hartley and I am a UK based professional photographer who specialises in vehicle and automotive photography. I am working on a project to offer professional car photography to members of the general public who love their cars. Thes... read more »
Robert Mulain posted 09-04-2016It seems (according to his grave) that this man died at Silverstone almost 50 years ago, August 15th 1967. I vaguely remember his funeral/interment as a schoolkid - and recently 'cleaned him up' a bit. Anyone know anything ab outthis remarkable ... read more »
MummyChunk posted 11-11-2014The 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 affected in the U.S. Halogen projector beam he... read more »
MummyChunk posted 02-12-2016Audi 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 distance from the car in front of you. ... read more »
Blake posted 12-23-2016i have bought Fitch Fuel Catalyst, drop in pellets. for 20 gallons, you use 8...which i have. but all new vehicles have the anti spill/siphon screens. Does anyone know a way i get them in tank? This stuff is not snake oil...it really works. the r... read more »
Snuffy \"Hub Cap\" McKinney posted 04-05-2016Out of the blue, I turned the key and the started jerked and stopped. Next turn solenoid clicked only. After that no sound on turning key. No radio, panel lights, headlights, etc. My guess at this point is that there is a bad negative grou... read more »
ralphee posted 09-18-2016Hello. I went to look at a friends corvette, he is selling.. i have had a 76, 93, 96, 00, 01.. at various times. The one i saw today is a dark red 06 convertible. he is not sure of the pac kage. ie. 1lt, 2lt. my question is about the seat. ... read more »
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 fine but resetting the check engine light repeatedle... read more »
MummyChunk posted 02-04-2016Don't be fooled by its familiar appearance, the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is vastly different than its iconic predecessors. From AB Redesigning the sports coupe was a heady task, especially as its archrivals, the Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger... read more »
shanewarfel posted 04-09-2004The Firebirds are gone, along with the books and magazines. So are the long hours of replacing things that weren't broke to make the car faster. If I see a second generation Firebird broke down along the highway I have an ext reme urge to help t... read more »
Steven moen posted 10-07-2016Sl series .both have severe oil leaks on motor and I've seen many others .but I can't find out where it's coming from .I pressure washed it clean .it leaks can't find it .engine was coated with oil really bad gets into belt pulleys,soaks the insula... read more »
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 that for about 20 minutes and now the car doesn't ... read more »
tesla sTinker posted 06-29-2005Grand Caravan SE will not start. Changed PCM, because it gave a code 53. Was driving along and all of a sudden, blank. Dead. Lights on dash odometer went out at that moment when it quit. Turned key, tried to start, no lights on dash. Turned ... read more »
MummyChunk posted 01-21-2010The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and its Ram brand following a number of reports regarding the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup. From AB Date Investigation Opened: JUN 24, 2014 Date Inve... read more »
Giggs toy posted 11-29-2016Hi I inherited my dads 71 cj 5 I grew up in the back seat it is very special to me any way before he passed he built the odd fire v-6 and had nothing but trouble finding the correct timing chain we thought we had the rite one but I found out the har... read more »
jim1975 posted 05-26-2016I have an 2006 SRX 3.6and number 4 cylinder was misfiring so I swapped number 1 and 4 coil packs to see if it was the coil pack and now it will start then quits tried leaving the battery unhooked for 15minutes to reset the computer and turned the ke... read more »
Michael Whorton posted 06-25-2004Okay my car is a beater and i only use it to get to work. It went into limp mode and the code says p0700 generic transmition problem. Is there a way to disable limp mode so i can continue to drive it until it dies? I cant afford a new trans..thanks g... read more »
Taxed and Spent posted 12-25-2016This has just started happening. When left overnight, the engine won't start at first. I have determined that if I turn the key on and wait, then turn it off (sometimes several times) the engine will start and run fine. And restart just fine.... read more »
Aj St. Johns posted 12-29-2016Ok, so as you know, due to my belt squeaking, I decided to not only replace it but the tensioner and idler pulley too. Normally, this wouldn't seem that tough of a job, except...... Since I could see that none of my existing wrenches were goin... read more »
Ben Clayton posted 10-10-2016High there, I'm in need of some help. My mk1 Focus is behaving strangely and I wondered if anyone had an ideas as to the cause. I think it's electrical. It started two weeks ago, a few days after I fitted a new usb cable to the head unit to connect m... read more »
Spanks posted 02-19-2016Well, the 94 Green/Teal limited finally moved on to other pastures and I had the opportunity to pick up a PRISTINE 2000 Ford Explorer Limited with the 5.0 Liter V8 Motor, All Wheel Drive in White Pearl Clearcoat Metallic with the Med Prairie Tan Inte... read more »
MummyChunk posted 09-30-2003Ford 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. From AB Ford F-35 Lightning II Editio... read more »
cameo posted 12-12-2016I was trying to add oil to my '94 Accord LX and when I finally managed to unscrew the tight filler cap I noticed that the cap was sheared off the hollow threaded part. It was strange because I was able to unscrew the threads with my bare finger... read more »
TomR posted 07-27-2015I posted previously about this on 8/4/2016, subject: "Check Engine light after starter replacement". But, I decided to start a new thread about replacing the crankshaft sensor. Here is what I found out before: ‚ÄúI took it to AutoZ... read more »
Rich posted 07-24-2004I know there is a screw by the emblem & the the 4 tabs at the top.....but on mine there are tabs located under the headlight that I can't seem to figure out.. How to release or get to. This is the thin part of the grill that runs under the headli... read more »
MummyChunk posted 02-24-2016I can't wait to see it! From AB WORLD PREMIERE OF ALL-NEW JAGUAR XE ANNOUNCED FOR SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 - The all-new XE will be a Compact Sport Sedan from Jaguar - The XE will go on sale in 2015 in Europe, and 2016 in North America - The lau... read more »
Yousuf Khan posted 12-02-2016Okay, so I'm renting a Kia Sedona for the next week or so, while my own car is being fixed. I've read the owners manual, but it hasn't really helped much. This vehicle has got an autodimming interior rearview mirror which doesn't seem to dim at... read more »
anonymous posted 07-14-2016My wife's glove compartment light in her LS430, has died. As I learned today, as it was in the dealer for oil change, inspection. etc. The story I get from my wife is that apparently, to fix the problem, is quoted at ~$126.00. I'm no mechanic, bu... read more »
ruwan posted 11-05-2016Hi , Im from Sri Lanka. im driving classic 1000cc carb manual mini for 2 years now. I went through a surgery few months back so because of that its hard for me to use the clutch but i dont want to get a auto mini, Is there a way to reduce the pressu... read more »
cazza13 posted 10-24-2006Really 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 2010, it emerged as the brand's first all-wheel-d... read more »
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 »
streaminfobrokers posted 06-29-2016You are specially invited to Join, Pledge in Crowdfunding Campaign New 2016 first in world VIP Book Top10 World Best Elite Luxury Cars! Watch this invitation on Youtube as Video with Music https://youtu.be/hVDMiOHz0v4! The 2014 Porsche Panamera ... read more »
Yousuf Khan posted 12-30-2016So, today I called two different dealerships to get the price for a differential and transmission fluid change charges at their locations. One dealership says that a transmission fluid change necessarily means that the front differential fluid ... read more »
Shaine Lee Mata posted 10-26-2008I purchased a used 2009 model with about 120K miles. I thought I would inherit problems; but, a friend of mine owns a Prius with more than 200K. He says all he has had to do is get oil changes and rotate the tires. I am happy with my purchase. read more »
TCW posted 04-02-2011So after a quick trip to the mechanic, I have heat again after a coolant flush and refill....kinda. Heat is now blowing from the driver's side vents but passengers is blowing cool. What does this mean? Mechanic said thermostat and water pump appea... read more »
fasteddie posted 12-31-20162007 toyota LE 4dr. read more »
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 small 8mm (5/16") u-shaped co olant hose tha... read more »
firstname.lastname@example.org posted 08-25-2004I 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 unlock the door, nor can I fully c lose it. To make ma... read more »
raver007 posted 01-27-2016I have a 1971 White VW westy for sale in Central Florida. New Engine with 2000 miles on it. No leaks, all original interior available but not instal led. Original Tent, screens Front Cot, manuals, lots of parts, New heater boxes in 2007, No l... read more »
ChoppedNuts posted 08-13-2006Whether 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 famous for many things, but a deeply-held respe... read more »
Steve posted 08-18-2016Regarding my 2004 td4 I have two problems. Firstly I had a new clutch a fortnight ago and previous to this performance and power was fine however now after 2,000 revs it struggles to accelerate and appears very loud it isn't getting its turbo boost. ... read more »
MummyChunk posted 02-24-2016Here is a sneak peek at the 2016 Mazda2 ahead of its official debut. From AB ALL-NEW 2016 MAZDA2 MAKES GLOBAL DEBUT IRVINE, Calif. (July 16, 2014) ¬Ė The all-new 2016 Mazda2 was today unveiled in Japan by Mazda Motor Corporation (MC). Ma... read more »
Buribenz posted 09-27-2014I swapped the top of my engine. Some of the vacuum lines were left on. After all the alignments we find that we are unsure about some of the vacuum lines. We also have a no start. It appears as if the engine stutters but no real firing. Please help w... read more »
MummyChunk posted 07-05-2003If you dig the style of the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class but can't quite stretch from the $29,900 MSRP of the CLA250 to the $47,450 CLA45 AMG, we've got a bit of good news for you: Mercedes is offering a new Sport Package Plus for the CLA250 that at least... read more »
Stephen posted 10-17-2016Hello, I need to change the rear brake pads on my 60 plate 2 litre diesel Mondeo. I see there are a number of different makes available, so I started googling to find out which, if any, is best but the more I read, the more contradictory and con... read more »
Frank Baron posted 12-25-2016What does "urging" the clutch pedal mean? (And what is this "treading" force?) Everyone with a Toyota-4Runner 3rd-generation manual transmission and similar Toyota Tundras and Toyota Tacomas has a problem that a certain tiny... read more »