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  • 1993 Chevy Astro Misfire
    lease help if you have any advice for the condition below. 1993 Chevy Astro Van 4.3 L with 150K. The engine has a rough idle.
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    Last post by RAhre 1993 Chevy Astro Misfire
    Wed, 10 Sep 2003 02:03:33
  • auto trans fluid loss
    My 1993 Explorer's auto trans seems to be loosing fluid through the vacuum hose connection. Any ideas why this would happen? Recommended fix? Thanks ...
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    Last post by BACKNCAR auto trans fluid loss
    Tue, 09 Sep 2003 20:54:48
  • tire recommend needed
    K, I need some new tires for my '02 GTI. I was planning on buying them in another couple months but a flat has pushed this up a bit in terms of timetable.
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    Last post by Morgan Bullar tire recommend needed
    Tue, 09 Sep 2003 10:18:05
  • fuel injection
    i I am working on fuel injection (port injection) of a four stroke engine . The problem is that we are not able to find injectors and fuel pumps that are suitable for this engine
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    Last post by rahul na fuel injection
    Tue, 09 Sep 2003 02:15:27
  • Warrior brand tires?
    as anyone heard of Warrior brand tires? The guy at Big 10 Tires says they are made by Michelin. I can't find anything about them on a google search or on Michelin's site.
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    Last post by Lon Stowel Warrior brand tires?
    Mon, 08 Sep 2003 06:29:56
  • Recommendation on used 90-92 Subaru?
    am looking to buy an older Sabaru 4WD or AWD (is 4wd or awd preferred?) car to commute in - was wondering if anyone might make some recommendations - I see several listings locally for Subaru
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    Last post by Dennis E. Dre Recommendation on used 90-92 Subaru?
    Mon, 08 Sep 2003 06:27:06
  • Ho do Self Adjusters Turn
    he self adjusting wheel on the self adjuster what causes it to turn so that it knows where to set itself. There is a plate against the sprocket wheel , is it this that sets the distanc
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    Last post by Bob Hetz Ho do Self Adjusters Turn
    Mon, 08 Sep 2003 00:36:39
  • chiptuning exchange - BMW and others
    i there Is there anybody out there who has Bavarian autosport, AA, J.C, or similar chip installed in a '95 E36 1.
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    Last post by chips_tra chiptuning exchange - BMW and others
    Sun, 07 Sep 2003 18:30:22
  • A REAL FLAKEY PROBLEM
    oes anyone on here know the EXACT protocol of energizing the fuel pump of a '96 Lincoln Mark VIII? I mean really know it and not just guessing? I have the manual for this car.
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    Last post by Ji A REAL FLAKEY PROBLEM
    Sun, 07 Sep 2003 11:40:23
  • Coil Over Shocks
    have been looking in my local off-road stores for a pair of coil over shocks for a custom off-road vehicle. Everybody wants to sell me something like a Fox racing shock, at about $300 each.
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    Last post by Rex Coil Over Shocks
    Sun, 07 Sep 2003 09:45:28
  • strange engine shutoff
    nyone have some insight into this situation...? 95 Mercury Cougar, 3.8 V6, ~89,000 miles, the last ~13,000/6months of which are mine.
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    Last post by Dave C strange engine shutoff
    Sun, 07 Sep 2003 09:28:43
  • distributor cap order need advice please
    ello, is there any sort of convention in numbering points (or points of origins of spark plug wires) on a distributor cap? (this is for a 4 cyl, 1.
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    Last post by Tany distributor cap order need advice please
    Sun, 07 Sep 2003 07:56:24
  • remote starter to crank the motor 95 Ford Escort LX. 1.9L
    here do u install the red aligator clips of the remote start switch? This switch has no instructions on how to connect it in the starter motor, I assume the black goes to the chasis.
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    Last post by Bruce Chan remote starter to crank the motor 95 Ford Escort LX. 1.9L
    Sun, 07 Sep 2003 05:42:59
  • how to recognize the "turn" of the vehicle?
    have several data streams about the running vehicle: vehicle speed engine speed Manifold Absolute Pressure OS2 sensor data engine load Short Term Fuel Trim Bank Throttle P
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    Last post by Rex how to recognize the "turn" of the vehicle?
    Sun, 07 Sep 2003 02:54:07
  • seeking distributor for eco-innovative product
    O THE ATTENTION OF THE PROJECT MANAGER OR R&D DIVISION, we are looking for esclusive national distributor (you can see where we are in the website) for our super-referenced and innova
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    Last post by Al Haunt seeking distributor for eco-innovative product
    Sat, 06 Sep 2003 23:50:54
  • Car Won't Shut Down ?
    i, Have a '95 Sable. The other night, the car wouldn't shut off. The guy fromm AAA pulled a zillion wires underthe hood, and finally got it to stop.
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    Last post by Ji Car Won't Shut Down ?
    Wed, 10 Sep 2003 02:06:13
  • check engine lamp question
    I I've got a 2000 windstar, 42,000 km. This van is in really good shape. The other day the check engine lamp came on and hasn't gone off.
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    Last post by Koji S check engine lamp question
    Tue, 09 Sep 2003 22:04:26
  • Buick 3.8 V6 - strange knocking/rapping sound?
    have a 1988 Buick Park Avenue with 65K miles on the 3.8 L (balance shaft) engine that is(well was) in perfect condition.
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    Last post by Ken Hils Buick 3.8 V6 - strange knocking/rapping sound?
    Tue, 09 Sep 2003 11:17:56
  • Engine sign light on Honda Accord
    n my Honda Accord (UK version), a light has just come on the dashboard - it looks like an engine. I have looked at the manual and it says that the this sign indicates malfunction of emission s
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    Last post by Koji S Engine sign light on Honda Accord
    Tue, 09 Sep 2003 05:54:51
  • spark plug interchange?
    oes anyone have interchanges between Champion plugs and the following mfgrs. - Bosch Autolite NGK AC Also if anyone has an interchange between old and new Bosch numbers t
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    Last post by Daniel J. Ster spark plug interchange?
    Mon, 08 Sep 2003 21:40:51
  • SU carb on Austin Allegro VP 1500
    Hi I've got, as mentioned in the title, an old austin allegro (vanden plas 1500) from 1978/9. As you might have guessed by now, it doesnt like working.
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    Last post by Mike Romai SU carb on Austin Allegro VP 1500
    Mon, 08 Sep 2003 03:35:47
  • engine moaning like a ghost
    i folks, my 83 vw golf has developed a moaning sound which has increased in intensity now.i cant pin point it but it seems to be coming from the region of the alternator/distributor/wat
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    Last post by Rex engine moaning like a ghost
    Mon, 08 Sep 2003 02:00:26
  • Replacing Lash Adjuster on Mazda 626
    he following is the dialog that goes along with some pictures I took as I replaced a lash adjuster on my car. Reading this might be a little like listening to the TV playing in another room,
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    Last post by Tim H Replacing Lash Adjuster on Mazda 626
    Sun, 07 Sep 2003 12:13:45
  • EEC-IV...need help with Codes...
    ar: 1993 Ford Taurus 3.8L I checked the EEC-IV Memory Codes because of an intermitten CHECK ENGINE light and I got the following two codes: 326 = Pressure Feedback EGR circuit voltag
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    Last post by saeenginee EEC-IV...need help with Codes...
    Sun, 07 Sep 2003 01:39:12
  • OBD-11 code reader-where to buy in Ontario??
    i I'm contemplating purchasing an OBD 11 code reader for use with my 2000 Windstar. I'm wondering if anyone can tell me where a good place to look for one is in Ontario Can.
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    Last post by Brent OBD-11 code reader-where to buy in Ontario??
    Tue, 09 Sep 2003 23:47:16
  • RPMs throb, stalls, low oil pressure
    have a 92 Pontiac Transsport 3.8L engine. Had holes in upper and lower readiator hoses, and fixed those. May have waited too long to do it.
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    Last post by Jim RPMs throb, stalls, low oil pressure
    Tue, 09 Sep 2003 12:13:53
  • 94 Ford Probe Thermostat
    can anyon please tell me where the thermostat is on a 94 ford probe GT? thanks!
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    Last post by FuzionMa 94 Ford Probe Thermostat
    Tue, 09 Sep 2003 06:56:59
  • Why the disappearing cores?
    esterday I bought some brake shoes for my vehicle and I again noticed something that surprised me about six months ago.
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    Last post by Rex Why the disappearing cores?
    Tue, 09 Sep 2003 06:39:55
  • Car wax question
    s the water repelling ability of a car wax important? One way to quantify this is to note the angle that the edge of the bead of water makes with the waxed surface.
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    Last post by Steve m.. Car wax question
    Mon, 08 Sep 2003 19:04:32
  • Propane power
    ould like to hear some input on propane power for cars. Had propane delivered to my home two weeks ago, it was $1.27 a gal.
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    Last post by Rex Propane power
    Mon, 08 Sep 2003 07:34:36
  • Warror brand tires?
    as anyone heard of Warrior brand tires? The guy at Big 10 Tires says they are made by Michelin. I can't find anything about them on a google search or on Michelin's site.
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    Last post by Lon Stowel Warror brand tires?
    Mon, 08 Sep 2003 05:51:27
  • 93 Maxima won't start in rainy conditions
    'm baffled. My sons' 93 Maxima (V6) refuses to start when it's raining. The engine turns over, but won't start. I'm not familiar with electronic ignition, so I don't know where to start trou
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    Last post by Lon Stowel 93 Maxima won't start in rainy conditions
    Mon, 08 Sep 2003 03:02:29
  • Failed NOX emmission
    his is a '92 Acclaim 4 cyl. How serious is it to fail NOX emmission? (The guy left me a phone message, so I'm guessing it's spelled NOX.
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    Last post by Daniel J. Ster Failed NOX emmission
    Sun, 07 Sep 2003 09:05:25
  • Spray-on paint hardener for enamel?
    s there such a thing as a hardener that can be used on enamel after it's been applied, even if it's already cured partially? I'm looking for something similar to spray-on activator for super
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    Last post by larrymoencur Spray-on paint hardener for enamel?
    Sun, 07 Sep 2003 15:55:05
  • 1997 Caravan (Rad Failure) transmission full of coolant
    phoned a few transmission repair shops, and was given some advice. They obviously suggested that it be flushed out, and one of them recommended that its better to flush the transmission by d
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    Last post by Jim 1997 Caravan (Rad Failure) transmission full of coolant
    Mon, 08 Sep 2003 01:37:35
  • Is there such a thing as paintable cold galvanizing paint?
    re there any cold galvanizing compounds that can be painted over? I have some areas on my car where the paint is lifting but where water normally gets trapped (under weatherstripping), so I'd
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    Last post by alan.. Is there such a thing as paintable cold galvanizing paint?
    Sun, 07 Sep 2003 16:00:23
  • Anybody want my Caprice?
    ocated in Centreville, VA Must pick up by Friday!!!!! 1989 Chevrolet Caprice v/ 5.7L 350 Ex-cop car, white blown headgasket, starts and runs, however.
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    Last post by Nate Nag Anybody want my Caprice?
    Wed, 10 Sep 2003 01:04:30
  • Partsamerica.com beware!
    eware www.Partsamerica.com .I ordered two calipers and their web site said I could turn the cores into any Advance auto store.
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    Last post by WasteNotWantN Partsamerica.com beware!
    Tue, 09 Sep 2003 23:46:30
  • A REAL FLAKEY PROBLEM
    hanks for the reply, Rod. I have the Helms/Ford manual for everything except the power-train control module (EECU).
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    Last post by Cass A REAL FLAKEY PROBLEM
    Mon, 08 Sep 2003 12:40:08
  • a/c trouble
    y friend put almost a whole can of freon into his 90's Honda Civic. Afterwards, he said that it kept going in and out, cool and off.
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    Last post by Lon Stowel a/c trouble
    Mon, 08 Sep 2003 07:18:37