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Betzalel Brezner 845-558-5547

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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?

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #87 on: December 08, 2016, 05:53:09 PM »
Where is the leak from?
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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?..

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #90 on: December 10, 2016, 06:10:21 PM »
freeze plug on the engine block.  They have to remove the transmission to get to it.
What car is it?
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #91 on: December 12, 2016, 12:32:54 PM »

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #92 on: December 12, 2016, 12:34:18 PM »
Maybe try BARS stop leak?..

I tried one of these stop leaks but it did not work not sure which one I used

do you recommend a certain one?  It appears my leak is on the big side

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #93 on: February 05, 2017, 01:17:54 PM »
I have a 2009 Sienna, color is gold. Front bumper got banged in on the corner.  A repair shop said $600 for a new after market bumper with installation. 

Is hard to buy a used bumper and do it myself? Is it worth it?

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #94 on: February 05, 2017, 05:30:31 PM »
I have a 2009 Sienna, color is gold. Front bumper got banged in on the corner.  A repair shop said $600 for a new after market bumper with installation. 

Is hard to buy a used bumper and do it myself? Is it worth it?

Thanks
not hard to replace a bumper cover if your handy.
The hard job is a quality paint job. From your post it sounds like its just dented. I'd personally prefer to leave a matching dented bumper cover in place rather than replace it with an black one

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #95 on: February 05, 2017, 06:08:56 PM »
I have a 2009 Sienna, color is gold. Front bumper got banged in on the corner.  A repair shop said $600 for a new after market bumper with installation. 

Is hard to buy a used bumper and do it myself? Is it worth it?

Thanks



With a heat gun you can often pop the dent out.
Feelings don't care about your facts

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #96 on: February 05, 2017, 07:49:56 PM »
With a heat gun you can often pop the dent out.
#hair dryer

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #97 on: February 05, 2017, 08:07:21 PM »
#hair dryer
Not as good but sometimes works too
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #98 on: February 05, 2017, 08:20:31 PM »
Not as good but sometimes works too
OK. But heat guns only work if you have one.

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #99 on: February 05, 2017, 08:36:17 PM »
My car needs to new tires. I'm not looking to spend much since it's an old car and could breakdown tomorrow (Impala '06), wondering if it makes more sense to buy used tires to replace existing ones or get cheap new tires?