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"Fluttering" noise under heavy throttle/boost
Hello, thanks for writing in. If this occurs only under this high load condition then most of the time it is caused by a boost leak. I usually suspect that the intercooler has a crack as that will cause this...
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I cannot find the torque specific to add a strut bar
Assuming you are referring to the top 3 12mm nuts, these should be torqued to 14-20lbs. These are very delicate, so use caution when tightening.
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Oil catch can?
I used an oil catch can on a 2001 Pontiac Montana with a 3.4 L V-6. I think it was made by American Machine Works. It's very well designed with nice stainless internal baffle. The 3.4 L engine is prone...
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can a passenger assist handle be installed on the A pillar like on the 2012 explorer xlt?
It may be possible to mount the grab handle on the a pillar, however, it would require modification to the a pillar panel, and welding a nut to the 'A' pillar for the handle to attach to. This is not...
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I need a newer car but am unsure what to buy.
There are so many options for newer cars in the same class as the one you have mentioned. Try visiting manufacturer's websites for the latest models and pricing plus the option to build your own factory built car or truck....
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i have problem about runx this car when try to drive actually when i put gear position D car is going slowly then when try go spea
If you have a 2017 Toyota vehicle that his having acceleration issues and are having to use public transportation to get around, I would recommend taking the vehicle back to the Toyota dealership for service immediately. This vehicle is still...
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When to change the front brake pads on my Audi A7
Hello, thanks for writing in about your new Audi A7. With your mileage you do not need to replace your brakes just yet. You should have about 35,000-45,000 miles left before you need to replace them. Here is a maintenance...
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What is that thing that looks like a wheel?
Hi, thanks for your question. I'm curious as to what part you are talking about. Where is this part located? Is it inside or outside of your car? Unfortunately, we will need further information and detail from you to properly...
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What is the torque setting on my tire nuts? - 2017 Subaru Legacy
Your lug nuts should be torqued to 80-90 foot pounds. This is fairly standard on most cars. You may want to check the torque after the first few hundred miles as well since lug nuts sometimes back off a bit...
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I cannot find the torque specific to add a strut bar in foot pounds
The "correct" amount of torque applied to a fastener depends on many factors including the desired clamp load, the strength of the bolts you are using and the condition of the bolt threads including the type of plating thereon and...
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Drive unit replaced on brand new care
Hi there. I understand your concern. However, the vehicle is most likely not a "lemon". A "lemon" in the auto industry is a vehicle that has had multiple unsuccessful attempts to repair the same concern on the same vehicle. The...
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Excessive fuel consumption
That does sound like it's drinking a lot of fuel, but it's hard to say until you actually get a good measurement. Fill the tank, but when you do, set the trigger on the second notch instead of the top...
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How do you view the digital speedometer in a 2017 Chevrolet raverse
Many GMC and Chevrolet vehicles are now available with digital speedometers. There is often times a button with a picture of a road on it either on or nearby the steering wheel. When this button is pressed multiple times, the...
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Brake controller plug in
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. Try looking near or around the rear bumper. Look under the bumper around the frame to see if the factory has coiled up the harness. If you cannot find any harness near the rear...
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We hear some sort of sound coming from vents. Sometimes air comes out and other times no air will come out at all.
It sounds to me like there may be an issue with the blower fan behind the dash cover. This is the fan that creates the airflow inside the vehicle. Many times the dealer will only fix the problem if it...
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winter rims do i need the same center bore
Yes. No matter the type of wheel - steel or aluminum, or the design, wheels with the proper bolt pattern and hub size will fit the vehicle properly and safely. Wheel diameter, width, offset, and bolt pattern are all things...
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My cluster is in French I need it in English how do I do that?
Hi there: Believe it or not, this has actually happened to a friend of mine. This is how he solved the problem. Click the VR button on the steering and in you best "French" accent say "on-glay" (which is French...

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