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autonomous truck crash

February 16, 2019, 10:25 am Lucky it hit another mine truck. If one of these reversed onto a car, it would crush it flat as a pancake an... Read more »

2006 Chev. 3/4 ton van 4.6 eng. air bag problem.

February 10, 2019, 2:16 am

Last Fall I loaded my and my nine year old grandson's bicycle into my van a nd we drove to an old rail trail for an afternoon of trail riding. Before w e left I used the key to turn off the passeng... Read more »

Re: Which glue, available at any hardware store, for the screen of a mobile...

February 6, 2019, 1:00 am

This is off topic to the original question, but with all the snow today, I ended up teaching the grandkids how to throw snowballs and to make little snowmen (since the snow doesn't last more than... Read more »

Engine run time to keep battery charged

February 4, 2019, 9:45 pm

If you turn over an engine periodically to keep it charged, how long do you run it to make up for the charge lost in starting? In this case it's my neighbor's 87 Buick Regal while he's in the ho... Read more »

How does a portable solar charger work?

December 20, 2018, 5:28 am

Solar chargers use solar energy to power the device or charge the battery. They are generally portable. Most portable chargers c an only get energy from the sun. Some, includ... Read more »

Does your OUT OF STATE vehicle (car, mc, truck) have a 49 or 50-state stick...

December 14, 2018, 1:11 am

Does your OUT OF STATE vehicle (car, mc, truck) have a 49 or 50-state sticker? There is some disagreement on the Android/Apple newsgroups related to the proposed 5-year retroactive California text... Read more »

Surgical Hand Gloves Manufacturing

December 13, 2018, 7:27 am

Medical Gloves Production, Sterile Surgical Gloves, Latex Surgical Hand Glo ves, Rubber Glove, Disposable Gloves, Medical Examination Gloves http://bit .ly/2EtcJbm Manufacturing Plant, Detailed P... Read more »

New pickup trucks.

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Do you know of any good iOS or Android freeware apps that perform home alig...

November 16, 2018, 8:16 pm

Do you know of any good iOS or Android freeware apps that perform home alignment measurements & conversions? I openly admit that the (conversion) math makes my head explode. Only someone who has d... Read more »


November 9, 2018, 9:10 pm says, Something I did not realize about headlights, HEADS UP: Read more »

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88-90 GM 3800 V6 Balance Shaft help

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What's to pulling and reinstalling this balance shaft? A special tool is mentioned in the manual, but is it necessary? Any tips? Read more »

96 tercel cold starting problems

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Hello, I just bought a 1996 toyota tercel only to find out the very next morning it wouldnt start. After turning the key all the dash lights would light but there was no cranking (silence). After s... Read more »

Premium grade gas for Mazda CX7

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The Turbo The two upscale trim levels of the CX-7, called the s-Touring and the s-Grand Touring come with a 2.3 L, 4-cylinder engine with direct fuel in jection and a turbocharger. This engin... Read more »

Help diagnose '93 Escort OBD code 172

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Our '93 Escort 1.9L with 98K miles has had the check engine light on for a while. The memory codes scanned 122 (TPS signal low) and 172 (running lean). I cleaned the TPS connector and reset the cod... Read more »

Oil consumption puzzle

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Advice needed, My car uses 1 liter oil on 600 km (about 1 quart. Gallon p. 500 miles, I guess). I sometimes see smoke in the first minute when it is started after a cold night outside. There is no... Read more »

Viton vs PTFE Rear Main Seal

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I'm overhauling my 94 DOHC engine again, and as I look at ROck-Auto's web site, I notice that they have THREE choices for rear-main seal available. Since the mains on the Saturn DOHC engines are us... Read more »

PO341 code on 01 Monte Carlo

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Was told this was a Camshaft Position Sensor code. Engine light was staying on, now it went off again. Car has 97,000 miles on it an no problems with it till this. Tranny is shifting a little hard... Read more »

Mitsu 4G15 in Hyundai Excel

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Hi, I have a 1993 hyundai excel hatchback. While doing reseach, i found that the 4G15 engine was used in small mitsubishis and chrystler cars in teh 80s and 90s. What i want to know is if my hyundai,... Read more »

Lights flickering (pulsing) when alternator cold and/or with light-moderte ...

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I'm hoping that someone has seen this condition and has a solution. I have noticed lately that upon startup and until the engine/alternator/whatever warms up, I get a pulsing in my headlights. It is ... Read more »

Material for battery terminal bolts?

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Hi all, am trying to rust proof a vehicle... when I got it the old battery had spewed acid everywhere and destroyed not only itself, but the coating on the hold down and all of the battery cabl... 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.