With the transmission removed and the flywheel/drive plate removed it will take about 10 minutes to replace this seal. But to remove the transmission and flywheel/drive plate will take between 4 and 12 hours labor depending on the car. Big bucks to replace a cheap part.
Possibly forever. It depends on how much smoke, the police will pull you over if its too bad! And it also depends on how fast the leak is, you must be able to keep the coolant and oil full or the engine will stop for good. And there is a good chance that there will … Read more
Its not the keyless entry that is the problem it is the key itself. You have a Sentry key system that has to be matched up between the car and the key. Do you have more then one key? Have you tried them all? Unfortunately if none of the keys you have work then a … Read more
This would be an easy job if there was more room. The first step is to pull back the tensioner and remove the belt. Again, lots easier if there was more room. VW does have a special tool for this but I have always used a simple 10" adjustable wrench on the tensioner bail. This … Read more
This is the international warning symbol for a problem with your brake system. The circle is supposed to be the brake and the brackets are brake shoes. Sort of like this: (0) I don't think its a very good symbol myself.
Most diesel engines will tolerate a small amount of petrol so you don't have to get every last drop of diesel out. Rigging up a syphon or a hand pump should be enough. When you have gotten as much petrol as you can out fill the tank with diesel, what every is left of the … Read more
It would be 255 mm wide or about 10 inches wide at the widest point. Note that this is not the width of the tread!
On automatic transmissions this is bad. On some automatic transmissions this is very very bad as the internal parts absorb the water and then rust from the inside out and then fail. If the water got on by accident you may be able to save it by changing the fluid 2 or 3 times. If … Read more
Can and does. Almost all cars with automatic transmissions have warnings in the owners manuals about this. Sometimes it will say "No more then 50 miles or 50 mph or severe transmission damage will result" The problem is that normally when a car is towed the engine is off and with the engine off there … Read more
Your car might... Be just low on coolant. On some cars the heater is a bit above the cooling system and if its not full there will be no heat. Have an air bubble. Some cars need to have trapped air manually let out of the cooling system to avoid getting an air bubble in … Read more
Ok, the front main seal is much easier then the rear main seal. But its still not a fun job. You must remove all the accessory drive stuff from the front of the engine, you might need a puller for the crank hub. But once its all off its just a simple seal, pry it … Read more
As much is required to cover the plates plus a little extra. Different size batteries will need different amounts of acid.
That would depend on the type of moped. Some have governors that act on the belt position, some work on the carb. What moped is this for?
Automobiles Were Previously Manufactured To Be As Rigid As Possible, Whereas Today's Autos Are Designed To Crumple On Impact. Why?
Crumple zones help to slow down a crash which reduces acceleration of the cars and the passengers during a crash.
One wire at a time! First, remove the old cap from the distributor, do NOT disconnect any wires from it yet. Take your new cap and position it exactly like the old cap, make sure the notches or screw holes are lined up the same way. Now, one wire at a time, remove a spark … Read more
In general this is simple, unbolt the old fender and bolt on the new one. Of course there will be lots of little plastic bits to remove here and there. And you might want to paint the fender to match the rest of the car. I have found that the best way to do this … Read more
Ok, there are two of them and since your transmission and engine are in sideways they are facing forward in the car. There is a great picture of where it is here: http://www.2carpros.com/forum/2004-dodge-neon--speed-sensor-vt127387.html I have done this job, it is a bit tight as there is not much room between the radiator … Read more
There is no one answer to this, most engine problems can be fixed. There are a couple of bad engine problems you should look out for: Fluids mixing. One of the worst problems is if the oil and coolant are mixing, This could be a cracked block or head or the head gasket. If this … Read more
No way to say. It would be very slow in a semi truck! Would be very fast in a scooter.
The first number in a tire size is the section width in mm. So a 255 tire will be 20mm wider then a 235 tire. A little less then an inch wider.