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Mag. Subscription Opinions, Please ? by Bob[_53_]
Hello, In my 80's now, so please bear with me a bit: Want to give a mag. subscription as a gift. Recipient would be very non-technical, but enjoys reading about the latest and greatest to come out of the auto industry. And, enjoys the pix, reviews, and tire reviews.
November 8th 17 12:55 PM
by Bob[_53_] Go to last post
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brake pedal squeal by [email protected]
'07 Cobalt LS, 60K miles. Recently developed a 'rubber' squeal/squeak (as opposed to a 'metallic' one) when the brake pedal is depressed. Sound comes from under the dash. One URL says to replace the brake fluid. (Doesn't say why.) Other threads talk about possibly a leaking master cylinder. ...
November 8th 17 04:11 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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How do USB players keep track of position. by micky
The devices that plug into the cigarette lighter and play sound from a USB drive through car radio speakers have the ability to remember where they left off, and, even when power is removed from them when the car is turned off, they restart from the start of the file or segment, often the start of...
November 3rd 17 09:50 AM
by micky Go to last post
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Common Auto Body Problem by J.B. Wood[_2_]
Hello, all, especially those auto body work craftspersons. No matter how diligent one is, sooner or later, while parked next to someone you get one of those small (sometimes not so small) dents/dimples as a result of the other careless person's swinging vehicle door. These dimples stand out...
November 1st 17 04:09 PM
by Steve W.[_6_] Go to last post
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Throttle position sensor by Bob Nogueira
I was driving my wife's Nissan Cube and noticed that on occasions when stopped with engine running, depressing the throttle resulted in no increase in engine RPM until the petal was about 1/4 to 1/2 fully depressed, once past that mark the engine would suddenly rev quickly to what you would expect...
November 1st 17 01:36 PM
by Scott Dorsey Go to last post
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P0171, P0174 and scan tool readings by micky
I have a 2005 Toyota Solara SLE, 133,000 miles, with P0171 and P0174 codes, lean mixture in both banks, and a check engine light that returns soon after being cleared. I've cleaned and then replaced the MAF sensor, replaced the PCV valve, and listened all over for hissing. I have a constant...
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October 31st 17 02:09 PM
by Scott Dorsey Go to last post
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Need to buy a transmission jack for a Tacoma clutch - HF has a sale - advice? by harry newton
I need to buy a transmission jack for a Tacoma clutch. How heavy is a W59 Toyota Tacoma transmission anyway? I this 800# jack (on sale until the end of the month) good enough? <https://www.harborfreight.com/800-lb-low-lift-transmission-jack-69685.html> Does the 33% cheaper scissor-jack have any...
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October 30th 17 07:13 PM
by Tekkie® Go to last post
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October 30th 17 07:12 PM
by Sanity Clause[_2_] Go to last post
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Genset voltage reg: capacitor vs. AVR by Existential Angst[_2_]
What are the pro's/cons of each? One pro for caps is that they are cheaper! The AVR ditty for my unit would cost another near-$400. The pro for AVR is, presumably, much tighter voltage regulation with load. But mebbe AVR has its limits ito ruggedness? The voltage swing on my genset is 250 -...
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October 23rd 17 05:44 PM
by anonymous Go to last post
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Q45 won't start (cranks easily) how to diagnose? by Paypaul
replying to Alora Duncan, Paypaul wrote: 97 Q45 won’t start and I don’t hear the fuel pump I need to know where the fuel relay and control module is located -- for full context, visit http://www.motorsforum.com/nissan/q45-won-t-start-cranks-easily-how-to-diagnose-12482-.htm
October 23rd 17 09:12 AM
by RosarioC Go to last post
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Why is my 1985 s 10 2.8 engine so hard to start ? by [email protected]
Ok,i have been searching for an answer to why my truck is so hard to start. I have done everything i know to fix this but no luck yet . I have put a re-manufactured carburetor on it.I have checked all the vacuum lines,replaced the fuel pump. manual pump. I have a clear fuel filter that look good. I...
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October 22nd 17 02:12 AM
by Bill Vanek[_2_] Go to last post
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Warm daah before taking it apart? by micky
I have to remove the air vents above the radio in the middle of the dash tomorrow, on a 2005 Toyota. I tried today several times and the bezel or whatever bent without breaking, but the thing popped back where it was originally. I'm worried about cracking or breaking the plastic. Today was...
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October 21st 17 04:34 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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2010 Pontiac Vibe problem by Percival P. Cassidy[_2_]
Not my own car: posting for someone else. 2010 Vibe (mostly Toyota components) was running very rough and vibrating. "Trusted mechanic" said it's running on only two cylinders, it's not an ignition or valve or head problem, but something -- he can't figure out what without taking it apart, and...
October 19th 17 10:53 AM
by Steve W.[_6_] Go to last post
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Engine dies on Jeep Wrangler by [email protected]
Try checking your fuesable links
October 18th 17 07:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Catalytic converter by Molly Brown
I live in Southern California. I replaced the catalytic converters on my truck and have been looking for a place to sell the old ones to compensate my cost of $800.00 I paid for the new one. If I can’t find a place willing to give me some money for it I will be trashing it. Can anyone give me...
October 16th 17 01:59 AM
by micky Go to last post
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Tire Question From Sr. Citizen by Bob[_53_]
Hello, Thanks again for previous help. Very nice of you all. Sr. Citizen now, so please bear with me a bit. Have to get new tires for my 2009 Buick LaCrosse (4 door sedan) Live outside of Boston. "Fair" amount of snow in the winter. I leave my tires on all year round, even though I agree it's...
October 16th 17 01:53 AM
by micky Go to last post
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Directional And Asymmetrical Tire Designation(s) by Bob[_53_]
Hi, On a tire that is both Asymmetrical and Directional, how would they likely be marked for mounting ? Just a simple arrow showing rotational direction ? (no Inside or Outside designations) Or, the arrow for the correct rotational direction, AND the Inside or Outside designation on the...
October 15th 17 07:53 PM
by Retired Go to last post
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Ford's "Easy Fuel" capless fuel filler? by CWLee
I just learned that the 2010 (and perhaps earlier) Ford Explorers, and other Ford models, have what Ford calls "Easy Fuel" capless fuel fillers. As near as I can tell, instead of unscrewing a cap, one inserts the gas pump nozzle into an opening which automatically moves aside for fueling, and...
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October 15th 17 07:47 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Grom Audio, adding USB and Bluetooth to your car radio by micky
I'm thinking of installing a Gromaudio device that, if your car radio has a CD changer input jack, allows for USB input, AUX input from a cellphone, and for another $50 Bluetooth use of the cellphone through the car speakers and an add-on microphone (in addition to the first $150). The most...
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October 15th 17 04:36 PM
by micky Go to last post
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Fuel Pump Timer? Pump Location? by Nehmo
I successfully changed the fuel pump on my 2001 Ford Ranger 3.0L 126" wheelbase, flex-fuel truck . But I have some unanswered questions, and they'll plague me the rest of my life if they remain so. Is there a fuel pump timer? How does it work, and where is it? If indeed, the pump is cooled by...
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October 10th 17 09:03 AM
by dsi1[_11_] Go to last post
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