Have just acquired a 30 year old Capri steering wheel with a leather rim. Condition as new apart from one small indentation across the rim where it appears to have been stored against an object like the edge of a box. Is there any way to persuade this slight depression to come out? The read more...In article: Removing indentation from leather steering wheel rim.
I had the transmission rebuilt on my 2000 TL last year and it's coming up to the end of it's extended warranty. I'm wondering if I should get rid of the car. Has anyone had any issues with their rebuilt trannys or are they now bullet proof? Thanks in advance. read more...In article: Rebuilt Transmission Reliability?
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 am trying to install an IPOD into a 2001 Chevy Tahoe and currently am using a casette adapter. I noticed that the audio deck has an AUX button and a CD changer button. Where is the AUX input? What other parts do I need to be able to connect the IPOD (or do I just plug it read more...In article: 2001 Chevy Tahoe Aux Input Question
I am looking for any information on the best proceedure on replacing the timing belt and water pump on a 1991 chrysler lebaron convertable, 3.0 v6 with a/c thank you tom patterson e-mail- patterson firstname.lastname@example.org read more...In article: how to replace water pump and timing belt on 91 lebaron 3.0 v6
New toolbox commemerates 30th anniversary of mustang 1964-1994 I bought it 10 years ago for display 2 small blimishes never used. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item$95078135&category5001 also check out my website www.1968californiaspecial.com read more...In article: SNAP-ON TOOLBOX MUSTANG 30TH ANNIVERSARY
I have a Honda Accord nearing 300K. It could be that my winshield has too many small pitts that make my windshield wipers wear out quickly (2-months). I clean them once a month with rubbing alcohol and polish my winshield with newspaper every 2-weeks or so. read more...In article: Honda OEM wiper blades, any better than aftermarket?
I 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 AutoZone and the test print-out said: read more...In article: Cranshaft Sensor Replacement -- 2004 Santa Fe 3.5L
About 10 months ago, I noticed a fairly precipitous drop in gas mileage in my 2001 6-cylinder Automatic Rodeo, from the 18-20 mpg range down to about 11-12 today. I'm not 100% sure if this was an overnight thing, or something that happened over time (my wife is the read more...In article: 2001 Isuzu Rodeo Gas Mileage issue
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
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
Hello I have a 1996 2.8 automatic Pajero with a problem. I have taken the car to Main Mitsi dealer who has read the ECU and it gave these fault codes TC12 Boost Sensor and TC41 Throttle Control Valve. They could not help me any further! I have disconnected / Blanked off the EGR Valve and I now have read more...In article: PAJERO 2.8 LOSS OF POWER BLACK SMOKE Yellow dash light?
I have a 2001 Maxima SE automatic and am experiencing the following problem. When I "floor" it to get on a freeway or when I am passing someone, there is about a 2 second hesitation, then the engine zooms to almost redline on the tach and then the car takes off like a read more...In article: 2001 Maxima acceleration hesitation
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?
My friend has a 97 Subaru Outback Legacy that when you turn on the key after the beeps the radiator fans come on first low then high and stop and the you hear the injector start it stops after about 15sec and then this cycle repeats itself. This is without starting the key is read more...In article: 97 Subaru Outback Legacy - Odd Electrical Problem/Issue
The headlights are ALWAYS on! I switch the headlights to OFF on the stalk, but the headlights do not turn off. They do dim very slightly, so I would think the stalk switch itself is OK. I just bought the car with 80K miles. The seller says that there is nothing wrong, its a read more...In article: 04 Corolla: headlights don't turn off....
Hi all, Here's a quick one: my coolant is low but the stuff already in there is yellow-brown Type C coolant. Does it really matter? I was told that most manufacturers try to do this sort of thing eventually to gain a "fluids market" but is there really any difference? My dad's Mercedes read more...In article: Volvo coolant Type C
I woke up on the wrong side of bed this morning. When I went to back the car out of the parking spot, I didn't clutch and tried shifting it, accidentally. It shifted by making a grinding noise and stalled the engine. Once I tried reversing with the clutch, it moved and everything seems read more...In article: Accidental shift into reverse without clutch
OK guys - can anyone clue me in on where I adjust the handbrake on a TD5 Defender? Feeling round the drum backplate I was kinda expecting to find a nice little square adjuster-head to tweak, but from this morning's explorations I find.. nothing! read more...In article: Defender TD5 handbrake adjustment.
Hello all, I have a peculiar problem, but first a little background. The other day I went to start my miata, after it had been sitting for awhile (~1 month). It was difficult, but it did start, but began to sputter and shake badly. Even backfiring a couple of times, but it read more...In article: Miata starts for 2 seconds then dies
Hi all, I've some problems with steering my 22-years old w123 200d. I've to turn/rotate my steering wheel about 5 centimeters before the car is changing his direction. Or for example: When i'm driving on the highway, i can can just rotate my steering wheel left or right for about 5 centimeters read more...In article: steering problems W123-200d
G'morning, I finally got the Triumph running, after having a free weekend to clean out the carb (Holley 4160). It goes, but it's down on power for accelleration, and I get mild backfiring or popping from both exhausts when I lift off the throttle. read more...In article: Backfire when lifting off (rover v8)
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posted on 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 »
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posted on 09-19-2018Subject says it all. The Entune radio in my 2016 Avalon Limited does not mute when the factory Nav system gives spoken turn by turn directions- thus making them hard to hear/understand them. De... read more »
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