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How to Remove Water from a Tail Light
Tail lights are vital to alert others on the road of our intentions. If a seal is broken, water or condensation can prematurely wear out a tail light.

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Loosing water after a 40 mile drive than heavy traffic for 20 min.at bumper to bumper
Any kind of water loss is usually not good. You cars performance completely depends on the cooling system. Your vehicle gets too hot, and the engine is destroyed. Do not run the vehicle out of coolant. There is not enough...
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Water leak on the passenger floorboard w/defroster and AC running.
If the leak does not contain any antifreeze or other "engine coolant" AND the leak is not due to A/C condensate backing up (if the A/C is working, just check for flow of condensate onto the ground or if this...
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There are no leaks under the vehicle but it is abnormally hot
There are several possibilities that could cause overheating without coolant loss: a faulty thermostat, a worn water pump, or a clogged radiator (either internally or cooling fins externally). It's also possible the electric cooling fan switch has failed, preventing the...
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Water is dripping at the bottom of my car muffler
If you do not have any problems with the engine getting low on coolant then the water dripping from the muffler is normal condensation dripping from the muffler. Most mufflers have a small drain hole on the bottom low side...
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Does blocking heater horses causes overheating?
Hello. If the heater hoses are an integral part of the cooling system, as is the case with most vehicles, then blocking them off can indeed result in engine overheating. Blocking off hoses that are a part of the cooling...
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My car blows white smoke out of the tailpipe.
A puff of white smoke from the tailpipe can be caused by a few different things. If you have ruled out the possibility of a bad head gasket, then the next most probable cause is as a result of the...
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I drove threw a flooded street and after that the car was sputtering and the AT OIl Temp light is flashing.now it's hard shifting
Having driven through deep water may have gotten the transmission temperature sensor wet and caused it to short out. The light flashing indicated a fault code may be stored in the engine or powertrain control module. The sputtering can be...
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Seal a gap between crankshaft position sensor and rubber?
You do not need to worry about water getting into the clutch area. You can add silicone around the sensor if you want to add it to the gap between the rubber and the sensor, but there is no need....
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About 2 gallons of water spilled in the cargo space (trunk) and now the speakers do not work and the DOS system is malfunctioning
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. You may have either got the speakers in the back wet with the water or some wires were exposed under the carpet in the trunk space and caused a short to the speakers. Check...
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Water is leaking inside of car
If the vehicle has a sliding sunroof, it is possible that a sunroof drain may be clogged or detached. Most vehicles equipped with a factory installed sliding sunroof, have up to 4 drain tubes to carry water from the sunroof...
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I hear a water sound after I had the heater core replaced
The water gurgling sound is most likely that the heater core and engine cooling system still has a lot of air moving through the cooling system. You should turn on the heater all the way to hot so coolant flows...
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My car is overheating and has a radiator leak
This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning...
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Leaking water
Hi there. If you've recently had wholesale service completed on your cooling system (which based on your question it appears you have), the leaking water may be contributed to a coolant hose fitting that was not properly tightened or a...
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A car for sale has had "storm water damage". What is the worst that I can expect?
Hi there. The worst thing you could run into is having to replace everything electrical that came into contact with the water. You could also have a vehicle that was removed quickly enough to avoid many of the water intrusion...
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My system says there is water in the fuel
Hi. Yes, water in the fuel will cause knocking. I would advise doing a fuel system maintenance - drain the fuel system all the way to the tank, including the tank. This will get rid of any water and contaminated...
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My vehicle is mixing water and oil
Because you have a manual transmission, the mix of oil and coolant can be caused by a leaking intake manifold gasket, a blown head gasket or a cracked cylinder head. The intake manifold would need to be removed and inspected...
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My car is taking a lot of water and smoking when opened up??
If the car is using coolant and you can't find any leaks, it must be going out the tailpipe; and that would certainly explain the smoke. But it could also be that the coolant is leaking and evaporating just as...
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I went to an automatic car wash and 2 minutes after that my car's dashboard flickered and the car died.
You are likely experiencing an electrical short of some kind. This is likely due to a wire or electrical component being exposed to the water from the car wash. A number of electrical components will become damaged when exposed to...
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Looking where a hose goes to. It carries water
Hi there. The hose that runs behind the engine that drains water is the drain tube for the air conditioner. This hose is designed to drain off the condensation from the evaporator as the air conditioner is operating. This is...
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Is it possible to crack an engine block by flushing the radiator?
Hi there: Is it possible - certainly. If the engine block is hot and the coolant being flushed is cold, it's actually rather simple for small cracks to develop inside the water passageways. It really depends on the condition of...

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