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What Is Engine Displacement?
Engine displacement is the total volume of an engine's cylinders added together. To figure out the engine’s total volume displacement, you would need to know the bore, which is the diameter of each cylinder, the stroke, which is the distance...
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How Do the Cylinder Numbers Impact Vehicle Performance and Reliability?
Engines in today’s automotive vehicles come in different sizes and number of cylinders depending on the vehicle size and weight or the work the engine is expected to do. The engine may also be used for performance or for better...
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Opinion and comparison of V6 and 4-cylinder engines
Yes, they do shift slightly better because they knew that people are going to drive the little 4 cylinders hard. They actually do shift better when you give them a lot of throttle because the computers are set up that...
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My car won't start
Generally, the most common cause of a no start is the battery. Other causes are the fuel pump, starter, ignition switch, and the neutral safety switch. With the car turning off over speed bumps, that actually sounds completely related. That...
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2012 Elantra - I'm changing #4 cylinder ignition coil but i'm not sure which one it is. Anyone know the cylinder order?
The No. 1 cylinder is the cylinder nearest the engine's crankshaft pulley. The No. 4 cylinder would be nearest the other end of the engine which is the flywheel (or flexplate) "end" of the engine. If you need assistance with...
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Throttle body sizes
Hi there. A throttle body is designed to flow a specifically measured amount of volume in terms of air and fuel relative to the engine's fuel needs. In this case, you are talking about installing a throttle body designed for...
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Average price to replace a 2005 scion xb 1.5L motor in CA.
Billing question sent to CS for the cost to replace an engine in a 2005 Scion xB. The engine size is L4-1.5L.
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Need to swap engine from 2002 eclipse into 2006 eclipse
The 2002 engine used Head Cast # G6 and Block Cast # 4G64. The 2006 used Head Cast # G69M and Block Cast # 4G69. There are other differences between the two years as well. The principal problem is your...
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Is my car toast?
having low compression in one or more cylinders with oil fouling of plugs will indicate a bad piston or piston rings. If the engine is more expensive to replace then the prive to repair and is over the value of...
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Why is there metal shavings in my oil filter but my engine isn't making a noise?
You can send a sample of the oil and/or the foreign material to a laboratory and they will perform an analysis identifying the type of metal which could give you a clue as to location. As far as the connection...
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Heavy grinding when trying to start
Unusual noise of that "type" suggests damage so, of course, don't continue trying to start the car. A possibility is something is amiss at the flywheel ring gear and/or the starter motor pinion gear. The starter motor itself could have...
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Why would a solenoid replacement , and spark plugs cost 943.
Hi Jacqueline: Spark plugs for your vehicle, if you buy them retail, over the counter, from any of the auto parts stores cost roughly $2 to $4 per plug, plus tax. Your vehicle has 4 cylinders so, of course, you...
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huge oil leak honda accord
The flatness of the block (and heads EVEN if they are "new") has to be measured. If the block was warped, that is if the block is not perfectly flat across the entire surface to within .002 inches, the assembly...
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Car engine replacement
The 2002 and 2003 Camry and Solara, at least, used that engine. Inasmuch as engines are computer controlled, replacements have to be absolutely EXACT, otherwise the engine may not even start because the engine sensor interface with the existing PCM...

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