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    '09 Honda Fit brakes

    My son has decided to help a friend change pads/shoes now, while I am 1000 miles away. He'll have all my tools available, but my only help will have to be over the phone. Any hints about "gotchas" with this job? Does anybody have a good view of the rear shoes/levers/springs? I am encouraging...
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    Battery date-code

    When was this made? It is an AC/Delco ACD75-60, with two numbers that look like they could be the date-code. 1LJ031525 hot-stamped into the case (edge of cover) 274324 on the label (which also has "7/09" on it, so I'm thinking that is a hint...)
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    '02 Honda door panel

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE: Honda MODEL: Accord YEAR: 2002 MILES: ENGINE: I-4 DESCRIBE ISSUE.... I need to get the inner driver's-door panel off. Any good info on how to go about that? The power window is inop (stuck down, of course). The motor is responding...
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    Honda brake pad R&R

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE: Honda MODEL: Accord YEAR: 2002 MILES: UNK ENGINE: I-4 DESCRIBE ISSUE.... With disks in the rear, what is the procedure to retract the piston so new pads will fit in?
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    VW 15* V-5 engine

    Does anybody know if that is even-fire, or odd-fire?
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    Honda radio needs reset

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE: Honda MODEL: Accord YEAR: 2002 MILES: ENGINE: some kind of I-4 DESCRIBE ISSUE.... The battery was changed out and right after that the clock was off, had to be reset, and the radio is inop. Radio displays "Err 2". How do we reset that...
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    Tire Leaking

    Can you spot it in the attached photos? That tire was put on in PA and then drive back through WI, the root cause must be road-salt, of course!
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    Shoot me, shoot me now!

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE:Toyota MODEL:Prius YEAR:2010 MILES:70k? ENGINE:1.8l L-4 DESCRIBE ISSUE.... Where do I begin? It often "won't start", but this isn't a car that you start with a key or switch; you send a "request" to the PCM to go driving. If the PCM deems...
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    Auto A/C Cooling Capacity

    How many tons (or BTU/hr) is the typical A/C? If you have a range, from sub-compacts to vans with rear-air, that would be nice, too.
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    Need Honda CR-V Schematic

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE: Honda MODEL: CR-V YEAR: 2006 MILES: unk ENGINE: 2.4L? DESCRIBE ISSUE.... The chime to warn when headlights are left on is inop, or at least intermittent. I need electrical schematics that cover the chime and ignition switch...
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    I need a RockAuto discount #

    Thanks.
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    '97 Chev Express rear door glass

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE:Chevy MODEL:1500 Express van YEAR:1997 MILES:150K ENGINE:5.7 V-8 DESCRIBE ISSUE.... I broke the glass in the LH rear door, need a P/N for the glass and a lead to a reasonable supplier. It is the "swing out" style with hinges at the top...
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    '00 Suzuki battery ballooned

    It is a GSX-R750 with AGM (absorbent glass mat) battery. The attached pictures show how it has bulged out on all four sides and the top. The charge was 12.9V when I first tested it, but that dropped quickly under load (10 ohm => 1.29V, 220 ohm => 8V). I'm thinking this was severely...
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    1997 Toyota Avalon ignition problem

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE:Toyota MODEL:Avalon YEAR:1997 MILES:unk ENGINE:unk DESCRIBE ISSUE.... I got this in an email from newbie "jeri jenks", let's see if we can help... Hello I have a 1997 Toyota Avalon. L went to start it and there was nothing,checked the...
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    3" Abrasive Disks

    I use a die-grinder with 3" x 1/16" disks for a wide variety of jobs. Recently, I left my stash of disks at another location and had to get some quick. I got some from Harbor Freight, but was unsure of the quality, so just got a few. I am finding that they cut better and last longer than the...
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    B&S Ignition

    My wife's mower wouldn't restart when she stopped it for a few minutes. I determined that there was suddenly no spark (starting fluid, looked for spark with new plug). This is an extremely simple "ignition system", just a coil with flying-magnets on the flywheel and the spark plug. Yeah...
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    Problem with FP (and our forum format)

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE:Isuzu MODEL:Rodeo YEAR:2008 MILES: ENGINE: DESCRIBE ISSUE.... "My question is , can someone please tell me if the ECU on a 2008 Isuzu Rodeo has to be told it has a new fuel pressure regulator, throttle pedal & tank fuel pump. I have a...
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    Identify an old Ford?

    I was following and old Ford today, I mean something older than a T! There was really no body, just two seats on a chassis with a fuel tank behind the seats. That's how I could tell it was Ford, it had the script logo on both (R & L) ends of the tank. No fenders at all. It looked to be in...
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    '02 Honda P0420

    Please fill out the following to ask a question. MAKE: Honda MODEL: Accord YEAR: 2002 MILES: 162K miles ENGINE: 2.3L I-4, auto trans DESCRIBE ISSUE.... P0420 is set (no others). O2 sensor 1 is "stuck" in the .6 - .7V range. Sensor 2 is toggling slowly above/below .45V. Both long and short...
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    Ethanol

    I'm brave (or foolish) tonight, I'll toss this out to "chum the waters"... I have been experimenting with a small engine, running about "E93" in it. The other 7% is water, no gasoline. Let's get this out of the way right at the beginning: I don't care that ethanol is hydroscopic, I have no...