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Air pollution is the presence of natural and artificial substances in the air that affect the health of humans and other organisms. A person continuously exposed to polluted air may eventually develop lung problems.
%DETAILS% It has radically reduced the emmissions given off from automobiles. Too bad the big vehicles aren't as closely scrutinized yet.It is absolutly amazing. From a seminar recently, I understand that leaving the fuel cap off will release more hydrocarbons than from the exhaust out the tail p…
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Sounds to me like a plenum leak. You may need to buy a plenum gasket which is fairly cheap. The instalation is a pain in the rear. If you have a mechanic repair it buy the part yourself so they don't over charge and make sure you get a warranty for both mechanic and the part. My dad was a licensed m…
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On top of the battery box is a small electical connection box with fuses. I had an issue with the first fuse on the left. It had a bad connection which had melted the plactic fuse box due to the bad connection. I cleaned the connection and the fuse terminals and then reinserted the fuse. It was a qu…
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Answer i had this same problem with my 85 and about 3 months later my fuel pump went out changed it, workds fine now
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Sounds like the catalatic converter is either pluging up or starting to fail. Either way if this is the problem it will either start having worse performance or just stop runing entirly.   I had this same problem and it was a faulty fuel injector. Check to see if it is wet around any of your …
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The downshift cable is probably out of adjustment, GoodluckJoe
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It is HIGHLY (especially in California - $10,000 fine if I recall correctly) illegal to release the old R-12 ("Freon") into the air, so you should take your vehicle to a licensed auto air conditioning shop for this changeover. They will pump the old "Freon" out, replace the dryer and put the correct…
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%DETAILS% Answer Have the engine and trans mounts checked.
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%DETAILS% Answer under the dash pass. side look at heater you will see a plug with several wires that look like thy go into the heater there is a one screw plastic cover over this area so your feet dont hit it remove then uplug the wires then take the 2 screws out of oval shaped sensor and pull…
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There is no "in cab" or A/C system air filter on F250/350's. It refers to changing this in the owner's manual, because Excursions have them. F250/350's do not have them.
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Possibley, the Clutch sensor, or the transmission is going.
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%DETAILS% Answer Check for leaks and if you have a check engine light on, go to auto zone and have the codes read free. Give it a good tune up with new filters. Run injector cleaner through it.
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It is under the left headlight. Take the air ducting loose from the mas air flow sensor on the left fender panel and it is down there. Get a new one and you can see whayt it looks like before you start.
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%DETAILS% You ether have an electrical short and the c/a clutch is not kicking in or you need an expantion valve   The orifice TUBE (sometimes come with the hose) probably is blocked.Is usally the problem on thoes cars.
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On the left side there is a box. Retangular shape that have four metal clips. POP it open and replace the air filter. 2 mintue job.
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There will be a black box on the far left corner of the engine compartment, in front of the battery. Release three or four metal clips holding down the top, and lift the top off the box. The filter will be just underneath. Before installing the new filter, clean out any debris; leaves, maybe paper, …
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The air box is located on the right/middle of the engine in a black box. There should be i believe four clips holding the top on. Pop those clips and remove the top, the filter is sitting right there.
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There's a box under the hood. Attatched to it are two hoses. One leads to the motor, the other hose end is open. Take the lid of the box off and there's your filter. Take it out and put the new one in the same you took the old one out. Make sure the lid is on correctly or else you'll suck debris int…
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Coolant temperature sensor will cause an idle variation and if not repaired soon enough will foul plugs to give a rough idle. These are real common on these cars as they crack.  You might also have the right upper engine mount checked. The vibration from the engine will make it seem like your …
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There is a black box roughly 10 inches by 8 inches on the right side of the engine compartment with a three inch diameter tube coming out of it towards the back of the engine (Air intake). There are two bolts, one in front of the box and one on back that are towards the top of the unit about one in…
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I had similar problems. You might try checking the PCV valve hose located on the lower rear side of the throttle body (approx 10" below top of throttle body). I found mine melted with a hole. If you follow the hose through the emission components, it leads to the PCV valve in front of the engine. …
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cut the belt and plug the holes in the block else it will smell like you are on fire. You can remove it, and route the belt or belts to run the other accesories. Or you can get the whole pulley system from a 1970 cadillac and it totally bypassis the smog pump and the put caps in the holes in th…
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Transmission trouble?I assume you are referring to normal circumstances? A trans in drive has clutch packs applied and some connection to the engine via the torque convertor. this will cause a slight drag in coasting. In neutral the connection to the engine is "broken" since the trans is out of gear…
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obd2 means on board diagnostics failed not o2 sensor, 1st have to figure out why obd2 failed.
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it would have 2 b a exaust leak or the little hose going 2 your breather element isn't attached properly  could be your cat as wellDamaged or restricted exhaust system components; Restricted, loose or burned out muffler.straight out, go to an exhaust shop. u have a leaky exhaust  No who…
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Answer In the original Olympics, the Marathon was the most prestigious competition. In the Modern Olympics, the 100m track and field...hence Usain Bolt shocked the world
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Several years ago Gay Chicago Magazine (Aug 10 1995) did an article on Boystown history. I saved this article and will share a few facts with everyone. First, the gay community was first in the River North area around Clark and Hubbard. The Baton Bar is still in this area. The area we now know as B…
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I am not a doctor, but I am a biologist. I do know that secretions from the lining of the vaginal wall and from the cervix are common, and during certain cyclic times, secrete more than other times. If the fluid is clearish with no odor, it is probably fine. However, if their is an odor and the flui…
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Lead Paints and Leaded GasLead is a serious health hazard. It can cause a myriad of health problems, (kidney failure, pulmonary, cardiac disease, brain atrophy/damage, and so on. It is still a problem for many people especially children, living in low-income substandard housing.The switch from leade…
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This is an excellent question and yes it could.There is a "drip wire", there is a "drip loop".The drip wire is in the triplex that runs from the utility pole providing power to your house and the service mast on your house. The lineman will leave a sag in the wire so that water that accumulates on t…
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Normal household current is carried over a 10/2 wire. This is good to carry up to 20 amps. The more amps you wish to carry the larger the wire required. The smaller the number the larger the wire. 8/2 is larger than 12/2.   outside of the "standard room temperature" of the resistance of a giv…
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Lidocaine is used for more than numbing. Because of lidocaine's direct effect on heart muscle cells it is used to help control the rhythm of the heart. So lidocaine can absolutely cause an adverse reaction. That is why close monitoring of patients who are being given lidocaine to treat an irregular …
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The standard ISO policy forms don't cover the release of any pollutants other than pollutants used to run the vehicle. If you were in a vehicle accident in a commercial vehicle and oil and antifreeze were dispursed, the policy would respond to cleanup. If you had a barrell of antifreeze or a few gal…
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Air in water lines It's possible that your jet pump could be sucking air from your holding tank. There is usually a float switch from your well to the holding tank depending on the system. The float switch determines how much water is pumped into the holding tank. if the holding tank isn't full enou…
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First, a thourough inspection should be done in the crawlspace or basement of the dwelling to find any potential problems that need attention. If the structure is built on a concrete slab then you are at the mercy of only slab top inspections. If possible hire a licensed home inspector with a meter …
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Answer You need to run these 5 essential steps to remove all the spyware on your computer. 1. Run Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) 2. Run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 3. Run the anti spyware removal programs spybot 4 Run Superantispyware 5. Run a complete scan with free curing utility Dr.Web Cure…
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I just got a dome home that was built in 1984, the house was a repo. We got it for what we feel was a great deal. The only water problems that we have seen is the 3 skylites have leaks around them. Now that does not scare us because some of our friends have reg. homes with skylites that leak at time…
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Because of high humidity in the air, the evaporator gets cold enough to cause the extra moisture to freeze. This could happen if you are low on refrigerant or if your coils or filters are dirty. If you are low on freon, you most likely have a leak and should hire a professional to fix this. A tempo…
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Get ready to talk about work ethics for a minute. Break down the topic into five parts 1. the type of job you are applying for. 2.give the job description in detail for example- sales clerk 3. duties consist of greeting customers, giving directions or taking customer to the item, giving advice or da…
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It's final after the BK has actually been discharged.
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If your cat is breathing through his mouth and breathing heavy, it is highly likely that he has Asthma (I have 2 asthma cats). He needs to immediately get x-rayed at the vet (a lot of vets don't know a LOT about feline asthma and even more don't even carry the inhalors (AeroKat chamber or Flovent), …
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Usually a great pain or loss will uncover what is already fragmented underneath. It also depends on how the death is dealt with and how the grief is felt. I feel that the teen was probably rather senstive of nature before even the death of the beloved animal, And the death and loss has triggered an …
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Consider using French drains (submerged piping in gravel that allows surface water to soak into the ground and flow up into the pipe) to carry the water to an appropriate pump/drain system.   -Don't apply anything 24-48 hours before forecasted rain. -Use grasses and groundcover native to the …
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If you are cordial and considerate of other's feelings then there is no reason why you should care what other people think, unless you are doing something that makes you feel guilty within yourself. These would be your own demons to deal with. All men and women at one point or an other like to have…
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According to http://fueleconomy.gov, a 1989 Ford Tempo should get about 25 miles per gallon, which is approximately 10 liters per 100 km.  Answer They get 19-21 MPG.
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Just the long back hose to a big black box and there will be 4 push clips that pop off the top and there is your air filter
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Theres a short in the circuit board that controls the Fan go to a Chevy dealer and have them replace it
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I have been told that it does. I have one vehicle with air conditioning and when I turn on the air I can hear the motor lug just a little. The compressor that circulates the gas that creates the cooling must require some energy from the motor therefore taking some energy from what goes to the drive …
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To change the air filter on the 2002 VW Beetle, just remove the air breather cover by unscrewing the center nut. Then, remove the filter and add the new filter in its place. Place the cover back over the filter and replace the nut.
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What warning buzzer? Do whatever it is warning you to do.   You obviously do not own a Lincoln. I have a 1991 Lincoln Continental and the warning buzzer randomly goes off and sometimes does not shut-off. Yes, very annoying. Sadly I dont know what causes this...I personally think it's like the…
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If you have a garage you may consider using it. but if you have no choice but park outside, use a sprinkle system with a timer. they have a timer you can screw onto the water hose nozel for the sprinkler system. you can set it for certain times. they will stay away from that area . some cats like th…
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I figured this out - it turns out to be simple. Find the engine air component/ compartment - unclip the clips & push cover toward engine - then just pull out the old filter & put the new one in; fit filter into place, put cover back on & refasten the clips! and it's done. This procedure …
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In the 2.4 Litre engine and usually the 2.2 L the air box in located inside the engine compartment on the drivers side. there will be 4 Philips head screws that need to be undone, pull up on the housing clean out and leaves or debris that entered; remove the old put in the new, retighten, voila!
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ANSWER if your having a leak into the inside of the car on the passenger side, your heater core probably is cracked or has a loose hose. that leakage is an automatic sign of heater core replacement needed. Answer I had an over heating problem, no body can figure out,turns out the fin, in front of…
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A vacuum line is broken.Often the small vacum line that goes from the top L/H side over to the R/h fender and attaches to rear heater selnoid will melt as it passes over the intake manifold. It get hot and brittle and eventually breaks.
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You need to remove the panel that is in between the headlights. This can be done by opening the hood and removing the 4 bolts that hold it in. they are the top most bolts (10mm) in front of the radiator. For reference: one is basically underneath the hood release latch. Once the 4 bolts are out, the…
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Answer bad mass air sensor, dirty carbs or injectors and or vacume lines also the aic component (automatic idle control) cheap fix and simple too.
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the fuel filter is more than likely plugged after running out of fuel. It sucks the bottom of the tank draining any dirt or water into the filter.
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Changing a Lexus Air Filter Loosen the clips on the housing that contains the air filter. Should be located on the driver's side of the engine compartment. You might have to push down on the housing to allow the clips to get free. Once most of the clips are loose you should be able to pry…
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shouldn't have to ask this ?... its the only big box under the hood that is not metal if it's anything like my 1993 then it is on the driver side and is under the air flow sensor. it is a silver and/or black box with about 4 botls just loosen and remove old filter and replace with new one and put b…
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That sounds like a transmission problem, it could be a gasket but possibly more work. You might be looking at around $250 of work but sounds like that's all that needs to be done.
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Was the mustang only equipped with 1 engine that year? Is there a difference? HMMMM...
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Yes. There are height sensors at each wheel that the computer uses to level the car. The sensors themselves are mounted on brackets and, with a little creative engineering, can be moved higher on the car to lower it.Be warned, this is harsh on the bags and you will be replacing them more often.Incor…
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Fuse? check your fuse box for the fuse indicated "horn" remove and replace if neccessary. if fuse is not the problem, check wiring to horn under the hood in the engine compartment.
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Answer really depends what pills to determine their effects. Everything you put in your body will have an effect, some short term, others can be especially harmful. If you are considering taking drugs and decide to go ahead be aware of the risks- who would supply you? Some drug dealers cut the "p…
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You should talk to your doc about this.. Usually if you continue to spot while on the depo, they can give you a prescription for a hormone to stop the spotting.
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I have an 02 Altima and if your getting a warning light saying the O2 sensor is bad, take it to a mechanic. Check to see if the engine is burning oil and check if the catalytic converter is clogged. Also check to make sure your car has received all of it recalls. One recall identifies that there is …
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normaly, once you disconect all the clips(front and back) AND DISCONECT THE HOSE, THE COVER SHOULD LIFT RIGHT UP.LOOK AROUND IT AND MAKE SURE YOU DIDN'T MISS ANYTHING.
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No. It will affect your emissions and you may not pass the emissions test but it will not affect fuel economy.Wasting too much gas: You need to change spark plugs and leads. Do NOT gap the plugs. Install them right out of the box. If you gap them, you will ruin the platinum coating and you'll be rig…
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Answer AIR!!! well , you see, air is there, but is actually carbon dioxide and oxygen. We breath in oxygen and produce carbon doixide. There are also other substances in the air, such as car exhausts (also carbon dioxide, amongst others, like nitrous oxide, carbon monoxide et al) and others from …
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to die and to kill human being
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This would be covered by the Comprehensive part of your policy. It usually requires the same deductible as collision coverage, but may be a different amount. Expect the insurance adjustor to be rather suspicious in the case of a fire. For instance, if you have been trying to sell the vehicle for sev…
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It all depends upon your setup. You need to find where the return duct is connected to your airhandler/furnace. You could have a return filter grill or there is a door/panel on your airhandler/furnace that must be opened to replace the filter.
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Answer to five things every year the answers is watches
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Answer Like most objects, when a football is wet is becomes harder to throw and hold on to. Rain will not noticably affect the flight of a football as wind does.
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Answer It will decrease engine knocking or pinging associated with detonation problems, and will posssibly burn more efficiently. It can, but if a higher octane fuel reduces or gets rid of engine knock and/or ping, I would recommend taking your vehicle to a mechanic for diagnosis. Moreso, if y…
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Mine is doing exactly the same thing. Is your check engine light on? Mine is constantly. What I have discovered is:1. One of my Oxygen sensors is bad (bank 1 sensor 2, heater circuit) whatever that means. That's what the code is in the computer. 2. It does not shift into overdrive. Make sure the ove…
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You probably can't adjust anything that would improve it since the combustion is computer controlled. That of course means that there is another problem causing it like a clogged EGR value, or a bad oxygen sensor, or a bunch of other things. You didn't mention if your car has fule injection or carbu…
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The power required by the appliance is directly proportional to the current,voltage, power factor. If the power factor is low, more current is required to supply the rated power of the appliance hence the ohmic losses increase. Therefore the efficiency decreases and the voltage regulation increases …
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although the US was officiallly neutral as stated by the then current president Woodrow Wilson JP Morgan had given the allies (France and England )over 2.1 bilion dollars to support the war. then when Germany sunk the british ship lusitania the US officially joined the war against Germany. Technical…
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They are called Sky Lanterns, I have added a link that gives instructions on how to make your own
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Answer I recently changed the filter in my 2000 MPV and, if the 2002 hasn't changed which I doubt it has, this seems, initially, to be an easy procedure. However, the filter box is situated in such a way as to make pulling the old out and putting the new in very difficult. Overall if you're half …
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the suspension set up and engine torque is completely different on big engined American vehicles to those smaller but more lower down powered Europe vehicles  Also America has long, straight highways. Europe and Japan have more twisting roads, so European & Japanese cars are set up to cop…
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Answer 1979? 1982 is first year. Answer I a '97 Cavalier.. It probably sounds like loose lumber. That will be the UPPER rear shock MOUNT.
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Answer It is STRONGLY recommended that you detach the air intake hoses first, these are easy to remove temporarily and this will give you the needed room to open and close the air box. If you are persistant enough, you CAN do it without removing the hoses, but I would not recommend it as you coul…
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No. Your body doesn't need that much Naicin. 20mg is 100% of your daily value but it is okay to have more. For instance the Chaser 5-Hour energy supply has 500mg in it and that is rated safe by the FDA. You can go up to 1g (1000mg)High doses of niacin are used to treat high cholesterol. Unfortunatel…
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Sounds like the catalyst in the exhaust is collapsing. High concentrations of raw unburnt fuel can cause the cat to disolve. unfortunately its the old chicken and egg theory. Has the cat broken down due to the engine only firing on a few cylinders, hence the low power or is the cat collapsing and bl…
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There are a couple of latches on it that you need to undo. That will enable you to slide the filter out. I've included also included a how to video below in the related links section, that will show you exactly how to do this.
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If the engine has been standing for a time(6 months to a year) take the sparkys out and drop a little oil on top of the pistons, replace sparkys and turn over for 3 or 4 secs.If car is running ok you can buy an Additive from your local Car/Truck store for a little cash. Bearing in mind it wont 'fix'…
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I have a 1999 and the air filter is all the way on the upper left hand side after you open the hood, remove the plastic and the big vacuum looking hose, you can see the housing for the air filter. It is a huge pain, clamps are really tight and you are better off just paying to get it done. It usuall…
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most likely fuel pump is bad, if ran dry they tend to go out withing a few hundred miles and yes it will act doggy then it will just randomly not start one day.
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Air Filter and Cabin FilterAir filter compartment is the biggest black plastic box under the hood. You have to remove four Philips screws pull the cover off and take out the filter.Don't forget to change your cabin air filter (it is a neat feature) This one is located behind the glove compartment.
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Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions: Although the car is getting better in terms of fuel efficiency, consumption and emissions, there is still a long way to go. The main concern is that of CO2 emissions. Currently Toyota lead the market for low emission cars. On average a standard five door hatchback wil…
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I would not expect it, but it could depend on how the car was operating before the sensor was replaced. A sulfur (rotton egg) smell is associated with running rich (improper air fuel ratio). It is possible the engine was running rich with the bad sensor becaues the normal af control system was not w…
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Answer race cars run a very rich mixture. when the engine dies, the unburnt fuel in the exhaust system catches fire from the heat in the exhaust pipes. when the engine is refired, the fire blows out. Flames come out the exhaust during the deceleration of a racing car because during wide open thr…
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the meltdown of the chrenobyle(i know that isn't spelled right) nuclear power plant. the area is still uninhabitable and highly radioactiveThis answer is just silly:1) Genocide in China (1948-1976)2) Genocide in the Soviet Union3) Genocide in Cambodia4) HolocaustJust these four make Chernobyl look l…
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