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NY stretch limo fatal crash - officials seized airbag module - why?


October 9, 2018, 10:56 am

Some guy on the evening news claimed it was the vehicle's black box recorder eh? Some of the airbag controllers I have seen are quite simple and independent. They would not be logging data. I wou... Read more »

Does iOS have basic *accurate* address lookup anonymously from the stellar ...


October 7, 2018, 5:15 pm

Does iOS have basic *accurate* address lookup *anonymously* from the stellar Google Maps DB API in order to *seamlessly* pass those accurate coordinates to any installed offline map app? Use model... Read more »

Automotive Service Repair Manuals, Books & Magazines


September 29, 2018, 4:06 pm

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Cars (and trucks) have gotten Out Of Sight nowadays!


September 23, 2018, 3:01 pm

www.wsj.com/articles/used-car-sales-boom-as-new-cars-get-too-pricey-for-man y-1537700401 (I saw that article this morning at www.drudgereport.com ) www.arcamax.com/business/businessnews/s-2... Read more »

muffler


September 12, 2018, 3:01 pm

I wanted to be a cheapskate, and other things, and get my old muffler welde d, but when I took it off I found a 3/4 hole on top where the retainer str ap held it. Is this some kind of be-metallic e... Read more »

1987 Chevy R10 p/u with sb 350 TBI


September 10, 2018, 10:54 pm

Hello gents. I am in the process of doing some work and need help from anyo ne with knowledge on these old square bodies. My grandest mistake so far on this vehicle was scrimping on the installati... Read more »

Technology for overhead camera view?


September 7, 2018, 10:59 pm

Lots of new cars can show not only the views from various corner and rear cameras, but an overhead view, showing people walking nearby etc. Where the heck do they get that image?! Read more »

GM automatic gearbox ratings - how meaningful?


September 7, 2018, 10:17 am

Supposedly the last 2 digits are a load rating ... but what units? But how come a 4L60E could withstand and LS1 engine, but the 6T65E was fuggered by the smaller LS4 with several percent less maxim... Read more »

Harmonic balancer, ways to replace


August 21, 2018, 8:10 pm

Easy way too remove balancer with out damaged parts or vehicle Read more »

P0171 and P017n Was: What tools do I need? (P0420 Bank 1 catalytic inef...


August 21, 2018, 5:47 pm

In alt.home.repair, on 21 Aug 2018 10:56:52 -0400, kludge@panix.com You seem to know what I wish I knew. Pardon me for horning in on this thread. So the sensors are easy enough to remove and in... Read more »

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Symptoms of Mechanical Fuel Pump Failure

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Working w/ an '84 Pontiac Firebird 2.8L V6 (w/ carb). Found fuel leaking out the bottom of the fuel pump. Pulled it and replaced it. I noticed a small hole on the back side of diaphragm. I think th... Read more »

Plymouth Voyager van reverse light switch location?

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My reverse lights are not working on my 1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager van. The bulbs have been replaced and the fuse(s) are fine. I am guessing it is the switch (if not a short in the wiring). Wh... Read more »

1993 mercury topaz harmonic balancer

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I am new to this group and I want to ask a question. I have a 1993 Mercury Topaz and from what I was told the harmonic balancer/front pulley is having problems. The noise that is coming from the area... 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 »

A/C Help - Chevy Venture - Where is Low pressure switch?

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Our A/C on our 2003 Chevrolet Venture van started blowing only warm air. I checked the pressure and there is coolant in the system (I checked pressure with a guage on one of those hoses you get with... 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 »

An Improvised Oil Filter Wrench

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An Improvised Oil Filter Wrench Last night I realized I needed to take a friend to the airport at 5:00 am this morning and my car (a '91 Cadilliac Fleetwood Brougham RWD 5.0L) needed an oil change.... Read more »

chevy paint codes

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I've created a decal I'd like made for my wifes van. It's to go on the rear tinted windows. About 20 x 15, but an oval shape. It's a black (smidgen of red) stylized logo with a surrounding black ov... Read more »

distributor mod for Chrysler 2.2 motor

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I have a Dodge K-series type of motor 2.2 liter, 4 cylinder, with carb, not FI. My power circuitry to my distributor is fried, and I wantto try to retrofit a different distributor to run on it. Any s... Read more »

96 Mercury Villager airbag light

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I have a 96 Mercury Villager with about 85000 miles. Since yesterday the airbag light has started to flash whenever the car is turned on. Is there a way for myself to reset it. Thanks Read more »

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