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  • 1989 Subaru GL will start but won't run
    fter replacing the engine in our 89 subaru GL it will start but when you release the ignition it won't run. It's not getting fuel to the carb.
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    Last post by sammm 1989 Subaru GL will start but won't run
    Tue, 16 Sep 2003 08:33:50
  • Honda Civic oil
    I have a 1995 Honda Civic, standard, and about 80,000 miles. I usually put 5W30 in it but someone told me I should be using a thicker oil like 10W30. Should I? TIA
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    Last post by Edward Straus Honda Civic oil
    Mon, 15 Sep 2003 18:05:56
  • rethink the cool
    Rethink the Cool + the Shoe phil knight had a dream. he'd sell shoes. he'd sell dreams. he'd get rich.
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    Last post by WasteNotWantN rethink the cool
    Mon, 15 Sep 2003 14:44:47
  • 01 Cavalier Fin
    ----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Need bulb replacement procedures. It's not in the owners manual and dealer says "Bring it in" (for a fee) Thanks for any help! Jim
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    Last post by Robert Hancoc 01 Cavalier Fin
    Mon, 15 Sep 2003 12:10:58
  • Mazda Air Filter
    on't laugh, but is there something I'm missing in attempting to remove the plastic housing cover, to replace the air filter element on a 1998 626-LX? I open both clips but find it's impossible
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    Last post by WDS Mazda Air Filter
    Mon, 15 Sep 2003 02:53:12
  • incorrect gear ratio code for 93 Sable
    y 93 Sable stopped shifting into overdrive unless I'm going down a hill or coasting. The minute I put my foot back on the gas it downshifts to drive.
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    Last post by Roger Garm incorrect gear ratio code for 93 Sable
    Sun, 14 Sep 2003 11:57:22
  • Hydraulic Jack
    have a Craftsman 3-ton Hydraulic Jack, which works well except when it releases it drops *very* quickly. Are there any other comparably priced (~$100) jacks which have better release control
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    Last post by MikeLe Hydraulic Jack
    Sun, 14 Sep 2003 00:47:58
  • Import rotors vs new
    I requested an indepth comparison from Raybestos as to why their rotors are superior to the imports that are 60% less.
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    Last post by Rex Import rotors vs new
    Sun, 14 Sep 2003 00:43:54
  • 1968 Chevelle brake conversion kit to disc brakes
    nyone have any experience with converting the front drum brakes to disc brakes on a 1968 Chevelle? Is it easily doable with the conversion kits I see for sale? Any kit better than another?
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    Last post by Chas Hurs 1968 Chevelle brake conversion kit to disc brakes
    Sat, 13 Sep 2003 10:37:46
  • GM Tech II vs. AutoTap and/or OBD-II tools
    ther than the fact I can't afford a real Tech II, is there anything I can't do with either AutoTap or some other ODB-II scanner? I have a 2001 Trans Am.
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    Last post by Ray GM Tech II vs. AutoTap and/or OBD-II tools
    Sat, 13 Sep 2003 10:25:10
  • Changing from ECM distributor to after market distributor-any thoughts???
    have a 1989 Chevy 350 K1500 with TBI. I'm looking for advice with my ECM controled distributor. Has anyone changed over top an after market high performance distributor.
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    Last post by Robert Hancoc Changing from ECM distributor to after market distributor-any thoughts???
    Fri, 12 Sep 2003 23:30:50
  • 97 chev cavalier help
    ello, I need to replace the EGR valve on a 97 Cavalier. Could someone tell me where it is, or what I'm looking for. Is this something I could do in my garage or should I just pay to have it fi
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    Last post by Robert Hancoc 97 chev cavalier help
    Fri, 12 Sep 2003 22:31:19
  • HELP - '99 Eddie Bauer - Radio LCD display
    he radio is the MACH audio system with AM/FM Stereo Cassette/Single CD. It has has a CD changer but I don't think that plays into the problem.
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    Last post by Eddie HELP - '99 Eddie Bauer - Radio LCD display
    Tue, 16 Sep 2003 11:14:51
  • How does Jeep vacuum disconnect work???
    ana 30 front axle. What actually engages and disengages this axle? I took the vacuum actuator off, and there is a shift fork that rides on some type of devise that slides back and forth on the
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    Last post by MudPupp How does Jeep vacuum disconnect work???
    Tue, 16 Sep 2003 10:56:33
  • Tie Rod Ends
    o I just got a good deal on 8 tie rod ends for my project. The new parts are TRW Federal Mogul 11-ES-0212's & 0213's (cross to mid-60's Mercedes).
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    Last post by MudPupp Tie Rod Ends
    Tue, 16 Sep 2003 09:38:17
  • which shop manual 1986 escort & 1995 taurus?
    haven't tinkered much with cars since my '66 Dart days, so I'm pretty much in the dark every time I lift the hood. But I've got an 86 Escort that my teen son has visions of 'pimping out'- a
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    Last post by Childfree Sco which shop manual 1986 escort & 1995 taurus?
    Mon, 15 Sep 2003 23:04:31
  • Coding Information 1996 Grand Cherokee
    nyone have the code listing for a 1996 Grand Cherokee? I had some problems, but I think I got it fixed with a good tune up.
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    Last post by Lon Stowel Coding Information 1996 Grand Cherokee
    Mon, 15 Sep 2003 17:06:31
  • OK, I know they recommend ....
    ..to change the timing belt at 60k (97 Mazda 626). But for those of you who actually change them and see the old ones being replaced, in your opinion is there a lot of overkill in the 60k reco
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    Last post by Alex Rodrigue OK, I know they recommend ....
    Mon, 15 Sep 2003 07:42:18
  • ISO 9141 Protocol Documents for OBD-II
    'm doing some research on OBD2 but I can't find these docs to save my life. If anyone knows where I can get them or could someone please send them to me at my93mazda.
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    Last post by Mark Olso ISO 9141 Protocol Documents for OBD-II
    Sun, 14 Sep 2003 14:25:34
  • Mustang 4.6L resonance sound from intake manifold
    have a 97 Mustang GT with the 4.6L engine that produces a sound at about 1800 RPM that should not be there. It is a resonance.
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    Last post by SailorD Mustang 4.6L resonance sound from intake manifold
    Sat, 13 Sep 2003 11:35:11
  • Stock rim for 65-67 Chevy
    amaro's and Chevelle's use the same wheels. Impala's share the same larger bolt circle wheels as other full size GM's.
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    Last post by sdlom Stock rim for 65-67 Chevy
    Sat, 13 Sep 2003 09:55:18
  • GM 3.1 and 3.4 litre gasket situation, revisited
    s I mentioned on an early post, I contacted Federal Mogul FelPro for a comment on the gasket/sealing problem for the GM applications.
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    Last post by Larry Smit GM 3.1 and 3.4 litre gasket situation, revisited
    Fri, 12 Sep 2003 21:55:12
  • Adjustable temperature cooling system thermostat??
    i all. Whenever I install a new thermostat, which not that often actually, it only ever seems to work properly for a few months or so and then drift down to a colder opening temper
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    Last post by Chas Hurs Adjustable temperature cooling system thermostat??
    Fri, 12 Sep 2003 16:57:32
  • pls help: rod caps too loose?
    i anyone, this is a troublesome problem. i got a 92 Chevy Corsica V6. i took off two of the rod caps to inspect the bearings.
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    Last post by Dave Bak pls help: rod caps too loose?
    Tue, 16 Sep 2003 03:42:53
  • how to remove starter in V6 3.8L olds ?
    uys, I have a good condition 1988 olds cutlass ciera with 3.8L V6. It has never give me any problem. I has been maintained very well.
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    Last post by Andy & Caro how to remove starter in V6 3.8L olds ?
    Mon, 15 Sep 2003 22:59:46
  • Replace BW T5 trans with a NV1500 in 94 S-15 Sonoma
    ello, Has anyone replaced a Borg-Warner T5 with a NV1500? I have a 94 GMC S-15 Sonoma with a bad tranny. I have access to a NV1500 out of a wrecked 96 S-10 at good price.
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    Last post by Ken Dupree I Replace BW T5 trans with a NV1500 in 94 S-15 Sonoma
    Mon, 15 Sep 2003 05:52:59
  • 84 633csi No start
    i all: A friends 84 BMW 633csi wuold crank but not start after replacing spark plugs. The car would only run when the wire from ignition to starter is removed.
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    Last post by Davi 84 633csi No start
    Mon, 15 Sep 2003 03:56:32
  • Daewoo Espero
    i, Re: Daewoo Espero 1.8cdi (76){p} Can some one help with this so I can get the old man to fit a AN212 - MicroScan alarm system .
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    Last post by Chri Daewoo Espero
    Sun, 14 Sep 2003 20:46:29
  • Liquid kool: lower temps on overheating car?
    Hope someone's had experience with using "liquid kool" or some similar named product. For an overheating car, that actually needs more air flow thru radiator, will one of these
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    Last post by sdlom Liquid kool: lower temps on overheating car?
    Sun, 14 Sep 2003 04:17:29
  • results of computer testing
    ello, is it normal NOT to be able to obtain the results from the (paid for$) computer diagnostics (done by the car dealerShip)?? thanks -- to reply: userName: tjtmd doma
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    Last post by tany results of computer testing
    Sat, 13 Sep 2003 09:36:20
  • 95 Escort overheating
    have this little 95 escort - 5sp, 120K, 1.9L. This morning I was driving it on my paper route with the AC on, and I noticed that it was making an odd noise when I shifted - similar to the wh
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    Last post by skidfla 95 Escort overheating
    Sat, 13 Sep 2003 07:20:21
  • P0455
    I I've got the engine light on on my 2000 Windstar and the code is P0455 (gross evap leak). I'm going to check the gas cap etc tonight.
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    Last post by F& P0455
    Fri, 12 Sep 2003 21:20:17
  • help with 02 sensor location
    996 Chevy Blazer 4.3 2wd.... Hi, Looking under the car to locate the sensors, I see four of them. My scanner says: B1-S1, B1-S2, B1-S3, and B2-S1.
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    Last post by Neil Nelso help with 02 sensor location
    Mon, 15 Sep 2003 18:07:34
  • got a 2nd opinion on my Olds today
    ell, I followed the advice of some of the posters here and got a 2nd opinion on the problem with my 97 Olds Achieva with 95K miles on it.
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    Last post by Larry Smit got a 2nd opinion on my Olds today
    Mon, 15 Sep 2003 13:16:40
  • odometer,tachometer
    "Charles Butterworth" <c.g.butterwo...@worldnet.att.net> wrote in message news:Tf98b.135557$0v4.
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    Last post by sdlom odometer,tachometer
    Sat, 13 Sep 2003 18:43:23
  • popping: carburetion? ignition? or?
    i was hoping i could get someone to help me troubleshoot the following. 400 small block up to 4500 rpm, 4150 mechanical double pumper with stock out of the box setup, stock distributor wit
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    Last post by Gerar popping: carburetion? ignition? or?
    Sat, 13 Sep 2003 11:15:42
  • how to diagnose problem w/ cooling system?
    ello, '89, 4 cyl; fuel injected (MPI); 70,000 miles (lightly but regularly driven) runs well on highWay. just got *new* o2 sensor and *new* fuel filter (computer tested?) when the car
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    Last post by Tany how to diagnose problem w/ cooling system?
    Sat, 13 Sep 2003 02:59:01
  • 96 cougar - chk engine codes 1443, 0171, 0174
    i - My wife's 96 cougar 3.8L has the "Check Engine" light, and the parts store read out the codes of: 1443, 0171, and 0174 which they indicated was the Evaporative c
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    Last post by saeenginee 96 cougar - chk engine codes 1443, 0171, 0174
    Sat, 13 Sep 2003 09:38:32
  • Noise while turning
    recently replaced the right-front hub-bearing assembly on my 4x4 1998 Jimmy. It now makes a constant noise while I'm turning right.
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    Last post by Lon Stowel Noise while turning
    Sun, 14 Sep 2003 09:37:47
  • 99 Ranger/Mazda B4000 - Removing Warning Bell
    an you follow the noise? it's probably on a printed circuit board, somewhere. my dodge unit was about 5/8" in diameter.
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    Last post by Stephen 99 Ranger/Mazda B4000 - Removing Warning Bell
    Sun, 14 Sep 2003 05:36:17