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Classic Cars

1955 engine colors

author: Gerek posted 12-05-2016

Mention 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 particul... read more »

Will a 1957 chevy truck hood fit a 1955 (second series)

author: Matt posted 02-15-2015

I 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 »

Request for group feedback...

author: Edd Hartley posted 03-03-2010

My 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 member... read more »

1967 Land Rover with 2.6L Rover motor with a Weslake Head

author: 217blackpoint posted 01-07-2017

I 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 »

Acura

Acura recalls 2013-2014 ILX, ILX Hybrid over fire-prone headlamps

author: MummyChunk posted 02-29-2016

The 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 »

Audi

Startup will make your Audi A4 self-driving for $10k

author: MummyChunk posted 03-07-2016

Audi 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 »

BMW

BMW Service in Greater Seattle area?

author: Ed Presson posted 12-25-2016

Does anyone have experience with a BMW service mechanic that they would recommend in the North Seattle/Shoreline/Lynnwood/Edmonds area? read more »

General Motors

how to access the inside of fuel tank on chevy colorado diesel 2017

author: Blake posted 12-23-2016

i 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? Th... read more »

My 2010 Cadillac DTS platinum ignition would not turn far enough to cut off help

author: dortez23 posted 01-08-2017

My 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 »

2008 Vibe HVAC control lighting

author: Percival P. Cassidy posted 12-15-2016

One of the bulbs illuminating my 2008 Vibe's HVAC controls seems to be intermittent. How do I access the bulb, and what type is it so that I can replace it? Perce read more »

c6 interior question

author: ralphee posted 09-18-2016

Hello. 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... read more »

so 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 repeatedley brings

author: dougbrewer posted 12-15-2016

so 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 »

2016 Chevrolet Camaro powers up, slims down

author: MummyChunk posted 02-04-2016

Don'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 archri... read more »

Still kicking...

author: shanewarfel posted 09-13-2015

The 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 a... read more »

2002 sl1and 2002 sl2 have both

author: Steven moen posted 10-07-2016

Sl 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... read more »

Chrysler/Fiat

Hi. If someone can help me to solve a problem I have on my Panda with Dualogic?

author: Richard posted 06-21-2015

I 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 »

Oil sludge residue build up?

author: johnnywalker54 posted 01-03-2017

Can oil gunk build up if you have been doing routinely maintenance oil changes at jiffy lube for the last 2 and a half years? My engine seized recently and I took it to a dodge dealership for diagnos... read more »

it struck me,

author: Spinpath posted 01-07-2017

We vibrate, we heal, we are reborn. We exist as chaos-driven reactions. read more »

Timing chain keeps breaking

author: Giggs toy posted 11-29-2016

Hi 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 ... read more »

2006 srx running issues

author: jim1975 posted 05-26-2016

I 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 fo... read more »

Disable limp mode! chrysler cirrus 98'

author: Michael Whorton posted 10-04-2016

Okay 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... read more »

Ford

1999 Ford Explorer V6 won't start on first try

author: Taxed and Spent posted 12-25-2016

This 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 engin... read more »

Crankshaft fell out of my 2002 Taurus

author: jake posted 01-13-2017

I started my 2002 Ford Taurus and drove about 3 blocks, then my crankshaft fell out onto the road. The pistons were still attached to it. Why did this happen? My mechanic said it's gunna cost at ... read more »

Ford Focus Mk1 Electrical Problem

author: Ben Clayton posted 10-10-2016

High 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 f... read more »

Security Door Dealers

author: Sudeepbizzkp Cs posted 06-18-2016

Security system in Bangalore - list of safety machine (all sorts) sellers, shops, stores in Bangalore and get protection machine businesses, vendors contact addresses, cellphone numbers, expense... read more »

Ford F-35 Lightning II Edition Mustang appears at EAA Oshkosh

author: MummyChunk posted 02-28-2016

Ford 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 »

Honda

aluminum oil drain plug

author: petereasthope posted 01-04-2017

Has anyone used an aluminum oil drain plug similar to this? http://www.ebay.ca/itm/151904929165 I wonder whether the threads gall and seize. Thanks, ... Peter E. read more »

Hyundai

2004 sonata center console removal

author: Matthew J J posted 01-03-2017

how to remove the 2004 sonata center console. I did remove 4 screws, do I jerk it up by the ash tray? read more »

Isuzu

2000 rodeo stuck in 4wd after hitting button at 75mph

author: andrew sievers posted 10-18-2016

The 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 »

Jaguar

Jaguar confirms XE reveal for September 8

author: MummyChunk posted 02-24-2016

I 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 Euro... read more »

KIA

Need Tire Valve Extenders To Take The Air Pressure Readings: 2013 Soul

author: Robert Cohen posted 01-14-2017

There 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 »

Lexus

2005 LS430 Glove Compartment Light Replacement

author: anonymous posted 07-14-2016

My 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 prob... read more »

MINI

classic mini cluth

author: ruwan posted 11-05-2016

Hi , 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 ge... read more »

Mini Countryman plug-in hybrid out for a snowy stroll

author: cazza13 posted 02-07-2015

Really 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 »

Mitsubishi

4G15P engine's auto gearbox ( 3 forward gear ) dipstick can be flung off by humps on roads.

author: pbx5619 posted 10-14-2016

ATF 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 »

Nissan

carpenters close to you|carpenters local

author: Sofiya Sony posted 12-07-2016

We give woodworker administrations to family units and workplaces, to help repair furniture, entryways, windows, broken entryway handles, pivots, hand les and so on.carpenter work, woodworking ser... read more »

Nissan maxima 2000 coil 3 keeps getting burnt

author: Abiodun posted 01-14-2017

Good afternoon, I have a nissan maxima 2000 which I purchased from a friend. Recently I started noticing some vibrations and the temperature in the car slightly increased. Took it to an auto mechanic... read more »

Dealer Fuel System Service?

author: JimR posted 07-24-2015

My Nissan dealer is recommending a Fuel System Service on my 2010 Altima with 61,000 miles. What is it? They want $249 which seems pricey to me. What would you do? read more »

Porsche

Like Porsche Cars? Join, Pledge in Crowdfunding Campaign for VIP Book Top10 World Best Elite Luxury Cars!

author: streaminfobrokers posted 06-29-2016

You 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:/... read more »

SAAB

2000 9-5

author: cole posted 11-12-2015

Gas tank door doesn't open. Tried new O ring - didn't last. Any suggestions? read more »

Subaru

Blue Subaru

author: gamo posted 01-13-2017

I recently see a Marcedes painted blue Subaru. It's not the blue Subaru protected to copy? -- http://gamo.eu.pn/ Do not mix your decrepitude with that of the world. Different racing teams. read more »

Toyota

Used 2009 model

author: Shaine Lee Mata posted 07-10-2016

I 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 ... read more »

2013 Corolla Instrument Panel Light

author: The Real Bev posted 01-09-2017

Works fine and is adjustable only when I turn the headlights on. Is this standard? -- Cheers, Bev In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about wher... read more »

1991 Toyota Xtracab 4x4 random problem with not starting after warmed up

author: Handyman posted 11-01-2016

I'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 »

Volvo

Front door lock won't unlock and the door is open

author: carterbear1 posted 09-10-2016

I 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 »

Volkswagen

1971 VW Westy for sale Florida $10K OBO

author: raver007 posted 01-27-2016

I 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, manua... read more »

Other Makes and Models

Citroen C5 3.0 Exclusive auto 2005

author: mathias.elonga posted 08-01-2016

Good day. Does anyone know if the ES9J4S is an interference engine or not. Thank you read more »

pug307 hdi

author: kevin posted 01-09-2017

iv changed my fule fillter the car starts up for about 40 seconds and then she stops runing iv tryed to rebleed it but she dose exlea thesame even direley iv given her a littel bit of throttel she th... read more »

Land Rover fails in its bid to block Chinese copycats

author: ChoppedNuts posted 02-04-2016

Whether 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 »

2004 Land Rover td4

author: Steve posted 08-19-2016

Regarding 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 a... read more »

Mazda

2016 Mazda2 revealed

author: MummyChunk posted 02-24-2016

Here 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 Jap... read more »

Battery?

author: XS11E posted 08-05-2016

I need one, any preference between Westco and Autozone? My local Autozone has a battery for my 1992 Miata and Batterys + has the Westco. My results with Westco (my last two batteries) have been v... read more »

Mercedes-Benz

Vacuum lines daigram M110 W126 280Se

author: Buribenz posted 09-27-2014

I 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 th... read more »

Radio dont work

author: Keith's posted 01-15-2017

Went to replace the antenna complete and the pig tail came apart and the wires touched and the fuse blow for the radio replace the fuses for the radio and still dont work will work if i jump the blue... read more »

Maintenance and Modifications

64 Nissan Note no cabin heater?

author: T i m posted 01-17-2017

Hi all, Just a quick question to see if there are any 'known issues' with the heaters on a Nissan Note, before I have a look at one for someone please? It's a disability car my Mrs drives with / ... read more »

brakes: which brand are best?

author: Stephen posted 10-17-2016

Hello, 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 bu... read more »

Big data training in Bay area

author: Fazal Ahmed posted 01-17-2017

Big data online training offers full-length courses on a range of Hadoop te chnologies for the developers that is designed in a format to meet your co nvenience, availability and flexibility needs... read more »

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