CarJunky Forums http://autoforums.carjunky.com Come get free automotive repair help, or simply discuss car facts. en Alfa Romeo 156 possible overheating issues http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/General_Discussions_F5/Alfa_Romeo_156_possible_overheating_issues_P159557/ Dear all: First post so please be gentle. Please note that I am quite technically minded yet my field is electronics therefore whilst I understand concepts and have some experience of auto-salvage I intend to take this problem to the garage: Ok recently purcha Transmission Problems http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Transmission_Troubles_F11/Transmission_Problems_P159550/ I have a 2001 Isuzu Rodeo and the transmission is slipping into 1st gear. Does it make sense to get a new transmission or is there anything I can do to improve it? 2003 buick rendevous crank no start http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Engine_Fault_Codes_F29/2003_buick_rendevous_crank_no_start_P159542/ I got code crank shaft position sensor. i replaced the sensor erased code but code came back and now the car will start after sitting and cooling for a while. Could it be i need to change my plugs and wires or maybe coils. #lostandconfused...... light 4 inch surface rust near fenders http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Auto_Body_Repair_and_Refinishing_F49/light_4_inch_surface_rust_near_fenders_P159539/ 2003 Hyundai Sonata - I use a little rubbing compound and it comes off but then comes back after a little while. I have a cheap body guy - will cost $250 but I want to delay... Auto zone said I could use a clear auto spray paint after the rubbing compound then 1988 toyota camry number 3 cylinder not firing http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Engine_Troubles_F16/1988_toyota_camry_number_3_cylinder_not_firing_P159536/ i have replaced plugs, cap, button, and wires. the plug fires great when out of the engine and the cylinder is getting fuel. i have checked injector for resistance and it is working. when i pull the plug wire off while its running it doesn't change idle at all 02 Hyundai Elantra overheating http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/General_Discussions_F5/02_Hyundai_Elantra_overheating__P159533/ I brought a 2002 hyundai elantra with 134,000 miles beginning of March. Since then I've put 2,000 more miles on it and had the oil change right after I bought it. I had no problems until a trip to MD from NJ, March 31st. It overheated, pretty badly. During the 1992 Ford Ranger will not always start http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Engine_Troubles_F16/1992_Ford_Ranger_will_not_always_start_P159511/ I have a 1992 ford ranger 2.3 litre 5speed pickup that fails to start with the key every now and then but will always start by pull starting I replaced coil packs plug wires and module still same problem I believe problem to be in engine firing any suggestions 1996 impreza outback leak in rear hatch- not the tail light http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Auto_Body_Repair_and_Refinishing_F49/1996_impreza_outback_leak_in_rear_hatch-_not_the_tail_light_P159505/ 1996 subaru impreza outback with leak coming in to the rear hatch. I have already resealed the rear left tail light housing. If I pull off the access panel to the tail lights, the water seems to be coming down from inside the body from somewhere above the tail Dont Waste Your Time! http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Tricks_of_the_Trade_F31/Dont_Waste_Your_Time%21_P159496/ Most people know how it goes with a GMC pickup, van, hummer or various other vehicles where the exhaust manifold bolts break off and are stuck. Most people take a chisel or spend thousands of dollars getting them removed. Here's some advice, look online and se Exhaust Manifold Repair http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Exhaust_Systems_F52/Exhaust_Manifold_Repair__P159494/ So I have a 2003 Chevy Silverado and my exhaust manifold has broken bolts, which I cannot get out. I did some research and found these brackets online. Can anyone tell me if they have used them? I have heard really good things but I just wanted to see if anyon seatbelt warning indicator http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Electrical_and_Wiring_F6/seatbelt_warning_indicator_P159471/ 20 05 dodge Dakota 6cylinder 81000 miles . start engine put on seat belt and drive off,while diving seatbelt indicator light flashes and bell rings for about 5 minutes then stops but the seatbelt light stays on,whats with that? 2005dodge dakota 6 cyinlinder 81000 miles http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/General_Discussions_F5/2005dodge_dakota_6_cyinlinder__81000_miles_P159470/ when I start up truck while in park I turn the wheel to the left and it makes a weird sound and back to the right.drive down the road and turn left and I hear that noise while im turning left.i had a mechanic look at it and he said that the ball joints had los how do you remove the body parts off a chevy corvette? http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Auto_Body_Repair_and_Refinishing_F49/how_do_you_remove_the_body_parts_off_a_chevy_corvette_P159469/ How are the body panels removed from a C5 corvette? I'm thinking of making a custom car body of my own and replacing it with the original one. Also, where does the car body come in contact with the chassis? I still have the idea of creating a chassis of my own dodge 1500 idle problem http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Truck_Repair_C6/General_Discussions_F3/dodge_1500_idle_problem_P159468/ I have a 2001 dodge 1500 5.2 when the truck is in park it idles around 1500rpm then gradually revs up to around 1800-2000rpm it doesn't go down after it warms up it just started doing this all of a sudden. i haven't tried anything yet but I am kind of new to t Truck wouldent move but drives fine now??? http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Transmission_Troubles_F11/Truck_wouldent_move_but_drives_fine_now_P159467/ Hey, I'm driving a 97 Gm 1ton with a 454, 158,000km. I went out to backup my truck one morning and it wouldent backup, or go forward. you could feel pop "into gear" but just revved like it was in neutral. transfer case was fine in and in 2wd. I put it in 4wd l Heater Issue: Dealer Stumped... http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Heating_or_AC_Issues_F8/Heater_Issue%3A_Dealer_Stumped..._P159466/ To begin, Engine is at operating temp; no over or under heating issues with engine temp. 1. When at idle, the cabin heat from the vent is luke warm even though the engine is at operating temp. 2. When you accelerate and while you're driving, the air gets hot, 2002 Isuzu Rodeo Front Hub http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Steering_and_Suspension_F53/2002_Isuzu_Rodeo_Front_Hub_P159465/ The front hub on my 2002 Isuzu Rodeo 4x4 doesn't look anything like the pictures in the manual I have. There is no dust cover that bolts to the hub. The rotor has the lugs and a center shaft nut only. I need to replace the fried bearings but don't see how to r Laptop automotive scanner - Advice needed http://autoforums.carjunky.com/CarJunky_C4/Open_Posting_F33/Laptop_automotive_scanner_-_Advice_needed_P159443/ Hello, first I'm not sure if I'm posting in the right section and truthfully have almost no knowledge about this field in general. I'm here on behalf of my uncle, he's a bit old and has owned his radiator shop for about 50 years now. He's very behind on the ti When heater is on defrost, air coming out AC vents http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_Repair_C1/Heating_or_AC_Issues_F8/When_heater_is_on_defrost%2C_air_coming_out_AC_vents_P159439/ I have a 2000 Chevy S 10 Pickup. When I have the heater on defrost, hot air is coming out the AC vents. AC works fine. Question about tube chassis http://autoforums.carjunky.com/Automotive_World_C11/General_Discussions_F18/Question_about_tube_chassis_P159428/ How do you calculate how much tension will be on each joint in the chassis? Is there a formula I can use based on weight, angle, and length? Also, what if I used metal plates and screwed all the tube parts together at the right places instead of welding them?