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Grand Prix with light brown trans fluid

Hello,
I have been looking for a used car. I looked at a 2004 Grand Prix GT with 85k miles. I pulled the trans dipstick, and the fluid was light brown in color, like new motor oil, and had a...
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The high pitched whistling sound almost sounds...

The high pitched whistling sound almost sounds like you could have a vacuum leak, however, that should throw some codes.
Have someone else step on the gas and see if you can locate the source of...
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98 Tracer Front Crankshaft Seal

Vehicle: 1998 Mercury Tracer LS, auto, 2.0L, 71K miles



Hello, my elderly neighbor's car is leaking oil, so I looked at it for her. It appears to be coming from the front crankshaft seal. ...
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Hey guys, Last time I repalced the starter, and...

Hey guys, Last time I repalced the starter, and it worked alright for awhile. Now I'm having the same problem again where the starter does not have enough power to get past the compression stroke. ...
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Power steering problem on 1993 Grand Am

Vehicle: 1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L SOHC, auto,fwd, 48K miles.


The power steering is giving me trouble. Whenever I put too much force on the steering wheel it starts squeeling and is hard to...
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Thanks for the responses My dad has almost...

Thanks for the responses

My dad has almost the same car as my mom('98 vs '99) so when I looked at hers, I looked at his too. His pressure was bouncing like hers was, and the running pressure was...
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hard starting after fuel pump change

fuel pump was changed at the dealer week and a half ago. Ever since then the car takes longer to start when cold. It used to start right up, but now takes 2 to 3 times as long.

car (99...
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Thanks Wrench, I replaced the coils and...

Thanks Wrench,

I replaced the coils and plugs on cylinders 4 and 5, and but that didn't help. I also replaced the fuel filter, just in case, but that didn't do anything either. I cleared the...
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I used autozone coils and motorcraft platinum...

I used autozone coils and motorcraft platinum plugs.

No, no bosch. I made that mistake with my grand am about 5 years ago. Used bosch platinum plugs, ran great for about a month, then the little...
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4.6L Continental missing under load

My mom's 99 lincoln continental 70K miles is missing under load at around 2500 rpm. If I back off the throttle, so it is not under as much load, I can get it to 3500rpm before it starts missing. ...
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It takes a Champion RJ18YC with a .035 gap

It takes a Champion RJ18YC with a .035 gap
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Diaphragm carb question

I bought an old toro s200 real cheap thinking I could get it running.

The carb has been worked on before. It is the f type. ( I read there were 2 types of carbs on s200's F-type and non F-type)...
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To get mine off I put a long wrench across the...

To get mine off I put a long wrench across the auger, parallel to the shaft to spread out the force over multiple points, then stuck another wrench in the auger with a pipe on it. I had my little...
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I'd like to see a photo too. Why did you use...

I'd like to see a photo too. Why did you use 3/8" spikes as opposed to 1/8" plate or something flat?
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fixed

Well, I changed the auger and repacked the auger bearings. It works a lot better now. The threads on the both of the auger/pulleys were left handed.

Thanks Airman and smallengineguy.
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I started take the sparkplug out, Ive turned it...

I started take the sparkplug out, Ive turned it about 2 turns sofar, it is way too tight coming out. It is taking much more torque to come out than it should. The engine is cool. I pulled my...
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cylinder location on 99 continental

My mom's 1999 lincoln continental is misfiring on cylinder 4. I'm going to replace the ignition coil and plug on that cylinder, however I'm not 100% sure which cylinder it is.

I think it is the...
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Thanks Airman. I can't seem to get the...

Thanks Airman.


I can't seem to get the auger off the parts blower.

Here are a few pictures of it

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Bent auger on single stage mtd

Hello,

I have a single stage yard machines (mtd) snowblower (4.5hp,21 in.) that has a bent auger. I was wondering if i could use the auger off an older mtd machine (3hp 21 in.). It looks about...
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GE prodigy Washer wont spin

My GE Prodigy washer (WNSE4200A0WW) will not spin. At the end of every cycle when it should spin, the motor keeps clicking on and off. I can hear the relays clicking, and the lights in the room dim...
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Thanks for the replies, Have tried the...

Thanks for the replies,
Have tried the crowbar already, without it we wouldn't stand a chance. This does not move the lower control arm down enough. It cannot go any further down because it hits...
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Can't Put Ball Joint into Lower Control Arm

My dad and I were changing the wheel bearing on my Mom's 1999 Lincoln Continental. Its a FWD with struts. We cut the ball joint shaft to take the thing apart and replaced the ball joint. The ball...
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Well, I took the hood/front body off, and then...

Well, I took the hood/front body off, and then the valve cover. The rocker arms and springs are exposed. The only way to adjust looks like the bolt through the middle of the rocker arm, with a nut...
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Thanks cheese, I thought that the...

Thanks cheese,

I thought that the compression release may be off, so thats why I put a compression tester on there while trying to start it. It only regestered 30 psi the first time it bounced...
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Starter for tecumseh engine

My starter started smoking today. I keep having trouble starting the lawn tractor today (mtd 13a4662f129) . engine is a tecumesh 13 hp enduro xl/c ohv (OHV130 206820D))

starting last season,...
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