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What causes a spark plug terminal to corrode through inside the insulator?

March 24, 2017, 5:02 am

Encountered something new. Had an intermittent miss on my '99 Explorer so I changed the plugs that were in it when I got it. On one of the plugs when I pulled the boot the plug terminal came with... Read more »

John Deer, and then what? American cars and trucks?

March 23, 2017, 3:54 pm Why American Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors With Ukrainian Firmware Read more »

Brake pads on BMW

March 22, 2017, 11:25 am

I have a 2012 BMW 3 series. I recently had two tyres replaced in a tyre and exhaust centre, and the man told me that both my front and rear brakes were worn and should be replaced within weeks. ... Read more »

GM going overboard with jetsam

March 20, 2017, 9:20 am

Recently GM has sold off various divisions in Africa, Asia and Europe and is closing the factory at Holden, which will become a mere badge. So have they just had a gutful of burning cash, or are th... Read more »

Auto Industry.

March 17, 2017, 7:22 pm Trump to make very big announcement about auto industry next week. ...Whats it going to be?, whats it going to be? Read more »


March 15, 2017, 7:26 pm

I need one. The 1994 Saturn SL2 has a plastic topped radiator. There is a crack, which was plugged with plumbers epoxy, or I should says used to be plugged. Now, in the old days I would assume some ... Read more »

Re: Ford E4OD transmission problems and questions

March 14, 2017, 7:30 pm lots of trany experiance there. KB Read more »

Ford e4od tranny

March 11, 2017, 4:23 pm

Goes into reverse but not any of the forward gears. What could be the problem? Read more »

idiots driving after tyre delamination

March 5, 2017, 1:45 am

I heard a police helicopter, and went outside. Then police sirens and saw a (stolen) Jaguar XJ fishtailing towards me, following by two PPVs. One of the tyres delaminated as it went past me. The ... Read more »

What's the deal with "quiet" rotors (gray iron, etc) and zinc-pla...

February 20, 2017, 2:53 pm

I've noticed on sites like rockauto there are rotors for sale that are described as quiet. Supposedly there is a type of iron (called Gray iron) that has a different microstructure that is less pr... Read more »

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2001 Ford Focus Overheating issue rating: 5

My Focus has 90K miles and has been maintained and operated well for 5+ years. Brought it to mechanic several weeks ago for tune-up, tires, and coolant change. It was my first coolant change, and the... Read more »

1998 Mustang Anti Theft locked? rating: 5

1998 Mustang driving fine, anti-theft light flashing. Parked car in garage. Came back out to drive and one click and wouldn't start. Put in new battery, still one click and wouldn't start. Lights wil... Read more »

Can a Missed Shift Damage a Transmission? rating: 5

What's the worst damage a full-power missed shift could possibly do? If it matters, the transmission is a Tremec T56. Thanks! -- More reasons why PayPal SUCKS: Read more »

double tipped electrodes = more power? rating: 5

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Hi everyone, I enjoy this ng alot, lots of good informative answers most of the time. With that, I want the real scoop on double tipped platinum electrode spark plugs. Are they going to make my car... Read more »

Honda training materials? rating: 5

I'm looking for Honda-specific training material, the sort that factory techs would have (or have had) access to. These would describe in great detail the exact function of Honda's engine managem... Read more »

2004 Corolla oil smell like gas and exhaust rating: 5

Looking at a used 2004 4 cyl Toyota Corolla private sale. Checked and smelled oil looks a little dark and stinks of gas and exhaust. Was going to ask for compression test but thinking forget it. Th... Read more »

87 firebird FI 5.0 305 thermostat / air bypass / low idle problem rating: 5

whats up people.. i got an 87 5spd firebird with a 305. the car is new (to me), the first thing i noticed was the coolant temp gauge going way past the 260 redline. so from what people tell me its a ... Read more »

Turn Signal on Toyota: Cancels Too Easily rating: 5

Twice this year alone, with 2 different cars, I have actually snapped off the turn signal level stalk off due to frustration where the signal cancels way too easily. Often, I signal, then get in the ... Read more »

REAR wheel alignment?? rating: 5

Took my 2000 Mazda Protege ES to local brake shop for brake job. Told them to rotate tires front to back as well. Turns out brakes were OK... but they called me and said they would not rotate my tir... Read more »

lifter: stuck or "collapsed"? rating: 5

('99 Cavalier 2.4, 115K) Has a pretty loud engine ... 'slap', I'd call it. (It had a 'tick', but this is loud enough to be embarrasing to drive.) We had a similar problem last summer. I listene... Read more » is a website by car enthusiasts for car enthusiasts. It is not affiliated with any of the car or spare part manufacturers or car dealers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.