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ignition hard to turn


August 10, 2018, 7:51 pm

It's an older Chevy. Occasionally the key didn't want to turn, but enough jiggling and I could get it to start. Now it's every time, and I'm never sure I'll get it. Would spraying lubricant into... Read more »

Why can't people figure out warp versus runout versus disc thickness variat...


August 7, 2018, 2:05 am

Why, for Christs' sake, can't people figure out the difference in the English language between warp versus runout or disc thickness variation? There has been a perennial argument since the 70's whe... Read more »

What options exist for getting duplicate automobile remotes? (was: What opt...


August 2, 2018, 3:42 am

Car is just bought by a kid just learning to drive (he's 16). 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES Neighbors asked me what their options are for getting duplicate fobs. http://www.bild.me/bild.php?file=72876... Read more »

Advice for stripped threads upstream oxygen sensor exhaust manifold

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August 2, 2018, 3:31 am

Car is just bought by a kid just learning to drive (he's 16). 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES Neighbors asked me to teach him how to replace the oxygen sensor (due to emissions code). The threads were ... Read more »

Opinions on this suspected VW dealer repair ripoff


August 1, 2018, 10:16 pm

Posted by a Facebook friend. I have general shadetree mech awareness but ha ve never specifically worked on a VW. Whaddya think? Is there any way the bearings could be so shot they'd impact the bra... Read more »

reman vendor quality?


July 26, 2018, 5:37 pm

(In particular, I need a rack for my Cobalt.) Is there any sort of consensus on whether different reman companies (Cardone, AAE, BAP, Delco ...) have good or bad reps? For my rack, I find them al... Read more »

Jacob's omni pak


July 25, 2018, 5:28 am

Could someone tell me how to wire up this box to a 89 ford 5.0l mustang , I cast find any diagrams nowhere. Read more »

Clutch bolts and locktite

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July 22, 2018, 8:10 am

Which is best for dropping the transmission? Do you remove the crossmember, the bracket, or just the transmission mount? * Crossmember http://www.bild.me/bild.php?file=6290082bracket03.jpg * Brack... Read more »

Chipped Tires.


July 17, 2018, 6:07 pm

www.ericpetersautos.com/2018/07/13/chipped-tires RFID chips ...Eric Peters says, Ostensibly, they are used for inventory tracking. Doggy, aren't you glad you are not chipped? ///Damn right, WOO WO... Read more »

Repair dashboard


July 15, 2018, 11:27 pm

Our recently purchased 2015 Prius has a couple of blemishes on the top of the dashboard that look as though the previous owner might have had an iPass or EZPass (or similar automatic toll payment... Read more »

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Ford Ka Hub nut Torque

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Can someone (with a Ford Ka manual?) tell me the torque setting for the rear hub retaining nut. (The big one in the middle of the hub/wheel) Thanks in advance!!!! Read more »

how to adjust idle on 88 celica gt

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I want to adjust the idle up from 650 rpm (where it currently vibrates like crazy) to 1000 rpm, where it's super smooth. Is this something i can attempt myself, and can anyone tell me how? Thanks, ... Read more »

Snap-On MT2261 manual needed

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Looking for an operating manual for a Snap-On MT2261 timing light. Anyone have a source? Been all over Snap-On's website and no joy there. Googled it and same result. Thanks for any help. Read more »

Intrepid "reverse incorrect ratio" code

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Replaced the solenoid pack and MLVPS sensor to correct P0700. Now getting this code P0736. What does this mean? Read more »

Can't get brakes to bleed (78 Chevy K10)

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I rebuilt the front end on my truck (new ball joints, tie rods, u- joints, etc.) including the calipers and rotors along with wheel cylinders on the back about 8 foot of new brake line new rear rubbe... Read more »

TECH: chevy cube van G30 headlights dont work

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when i turn the lights on , only the taillights and lights on top of the cube work. the headlights do not. i tried new bulbs, still do not work. i measured power out at the lights, no power there. i ... Read more »

decent wide whitewall sought for 1992 Cadillac Brougham d'Elegance

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First of all: NOT COKER. Their tire for P225/75R15 is only rated 540- BB, and a B traction rating means I'll slip and slide this classic American car, a 1992 Cadillac Brougham d'Elegance, all ov... Read more »

Used Oil Analysis of CAMRY'S Pennzoil Platinum 5w-30 after 4,920 miles

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About 7 months ago, I mailed to Blackstone Labs a used motor oil sample that came out of my oil pan's drain plug when I did an oil change. Here are the results of the UOA (used oil analysis). O... Read more »

98 Grand Marquis Brakes making "clicking" noise

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Hi All: Just wondering if anyone knows whats going on here. When I apply the brakes in my 98 Grand Marquis, it pulls to the left and occassionally I hear a clicking noise coming from the left front.... Read more »

2003 Nissan Terrano II radio/cdplayer removal

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Hello, Who has a discribition for me on how to remove the original factory radio/cdplayer (1 din size). As there are no visable holes-slots which are normaly visible on a radio. Please mail to me if ... Read more »

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