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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #75 on: June 23, 2015, 08:26:17 AM »
Drive very slowly, especially while turning and don't drive when its raining.

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #76 on: June 23, 2015, 09:06:59 AM »
Drive very slowly, especially while turning and don't drive when its raining.
Thanks... My mechanic says it's OK for a couple of weeks

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #77 on: June 23, 2015, 09:50:59 PM »
How much should it cost to get a door lock actuator fixed on a 2005 Honda Civic?

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #78 on: June 23, 2015, 10:18:55 PM »
I just had some repairs done on an old car on the steering system. I had it done by a new guy in lakewood that ive dealt with in the past before he opened up a shop.
I am since experiencing all kinds of problems including a leaky radiator, a dead battery, and for some reason it doesnt go above 2100 rpm while in drive which makes it take forever to pick up speed.
It might be a coincidence since its an old car but seems weird to me. Any thoughts?

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #79 on: June 23, 2015, 11:29:29 PM »
You know you can get used tires for about $35 each
Where? The cheapest I've found in the past was $45. Is it worth it to get used tires over new?

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #80 on: December 27, 2015, 12:10:55 AM »


Looking for info and price of the wire harness snake thingy for the rear sliding door of a Honda Odyssey.

Don't even know what it's called to Google..

Would like to find a discussion, or better a video , of how to repair or replace this.

It keeps bending and getting stuck in the door. Door won't close all the way.


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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #81 on: December 27, 2015, 12:21:46 AM »
It's called a wire door loom.

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #82 on: December 27, 2015, 09:55:30 AM »
It's called a wire door loom.
Thanks. Still having a hard time pulling anything up in Google..

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #83 on: January 01, 2016, 08:04:07 AM »
Eta called Honda and got the part number. 72584-tk8-a11 they wanted $80 for a new one.

Ended up removing the water proofing and fixing is myself. Just took out the broken links..

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #84 on: May 12, 2016, 10:01:50 PM »
Should I buy these brakes and rotors from ebay, or should I stick with more well known brands from auto zone for double the price?

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #85 on: September 18, 2016, 07:41:37 PM »
I have a 3rd party car warranty. I know some consider it a waste but i've done pretty well with them. This one covers everything except exclusions.

Here's my question - the door check is failing. It is near the hinge and holds back the door from opening too far. The warranty company says it is a 'body part' which is not covered.

I could argue with them and pursue it but if they are basically right then i won't. What do you think?

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #86 on: December 08, 2016, 05:24:29 PM »
So I have a coolant leak which would cost approx $600 to repair. I am not willing to spend that amount on a 2003 car.  Up until now I have been getting by by filling it with water but now in the winter that will not be possible.   I usually use at least a gallon a week.

Anybody have any other ideas?

Thanks

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #87 on: December 08, 2016, 05:53:09 PM »
Where is the leak from?
"LESS IS MORE" It is the cumulative effect that kills deals!!! How many times do I have to say this?  >:(

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #88 on: December 09, 2016, 12:34:19 PM »
Where is the leak from?

freeze plug on the engine block.  They have to remove the transmission to get to it.

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #89 on: December 09, 2016, 02:08:15 PM »
Maybe try BARS stop leak?..