Are there any online sources for auto repair manuals?

yes but you have to pay for them Haynes Manuals have a good range of repair books, mainly European and Japanese cars. most auto accessory shops in UK sell them but a contact in USA is Haynes North America Inc, 861 Lawrence Drive, Newbury Park, Califorla 91320, USA http://www.haynes.com/naordin.ht...

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Why would you hear a hissing noise on the drivers side of a 1989 on the drivers side?

I'm assuming you have checked for tire leaks! Check for leaking air suspension parts if so equipped. Not sure about a car this old, but lots of the newer Fords had air bladders for struts/shocks (air ride option). These cars had compressors under the hood to replentish air to adjust ride height. ...

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Where is the distribitor cap on a 1993 ford van?

On top of the distributor. Follow the spark plug wires. They lead to the distributor.

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Car is getting fire wont start it does have a blown head gasket it is getting fire what else could it be?

It's overheated, probably. unless you have matches in there

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Is a right side driving car illegal?

No. Just impractical in the US.

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How do you replace a head gasket on a 3.4 liter engine?

the library should have a shop manual for this vehicle, you can make copies of the right sections :)

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Where is the ignition coil on a 96 dodge ram 5.2 liter van?

front passenger side of engine block

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What type of engine is?

usually there will be a set of numbers and letters somewhere on the engine block. you should be able to see it by just opening the hood and looking closely.

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What does it mean when water comes out the tail pipe?

Your in a high condensation area and it has collected in your exhaust system and causes old mufflers and exhaust system to rust.

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Why does your Chevy astro van shake at idle and moving and spew smoke?

Could have a head gasket problem. Need to know what color smoke is coming out of exhaust. If the smoke is white and has a sweet smell to it, you have a bad head gasket or a cracked head or both.

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Why does your 97 caddy sls overheat when going up hill with the AC on?

Because the AC uses a rather large amount of power. Maybe you are almost out of water/anti-freeze in your riadiator.

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1990 Honda accord headlights wont turn on only the high beams. why?

1of two things either dimmer swith is bad or headlight switch is bad only 2things it could beAnswer:No, both headlight bulbs can be bad.

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Where can i find a Sliding mechanism for sliding van door?

A sliding mechanism to repair a sliding van door can be purchased from a dealer for the vehicle in question. It is sometimes possible to find this part at an auto salvage yard.

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Do the outside vents that recirculate air stay open when the vehicle's engine isn't running?

You need to check to see if your vaccum ball does not have a crack in it .If it does go to a part shop and change it . It located on one of the fendes in the car.In most cases yes, open is the default position.answer yes the doors being open have nuthing to do with engine running

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My car starts to smoke under the hood on the driver's side. What may be the cause of this?

Oil leak?Valve cover gasket?Power steering pump?

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Where does the stop light flasher go on a 93 areostar van?

The Flasher Relay is located: Front seating area, driver side, behind dash, driver side of steering column, mounted above fuse panel.

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Why does your car roll side to side?

you need the allignment doing if it is pulling to one side

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Car ran out of gas five feet before pump now it will not start with gas in it just spins over towed home shoot car between head lights?

Is it injected or carburated? If it's injected, turn the ignition on a couple times, let it sit for a few seconds while the fuel pump runs. When the fuel pump turns off, turn the ignition off again then after a couple seconds turn it back on. Repeat this procedure a few times while the fuel is pu...

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What would cause a 1990 acura integra to lose power and stall while driving then start while in park. but stall out again in gear and now wont start at all?

could be a bad fuel pump or fuel filter. have a friend crank the car as you bang on the fuel tank.this can some times free up the trash on your fuel pump.

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How do i remove distributor cap that has strip screw heads?

Remove and mark wiresBreak with a hammerUse vise grips to remove screwsReplace with new one

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How do you fix a cassette player in a 1995 Ford Taurus that doesn't play music out speakers on the right side of the car The left side is fine and the radio plays on all of the cars speakers?

In addition to the priceless advice above... You could probably pickup a used radio that will plug right in for dirt cheap. Check around at local / online auto salvage yard & sources.

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How do you remove an ac compressor from an automobile?

It is illegal to release refrigerant into the atmosphere. I suggest you take this to a professional who has the proper equipment to do this legally and correctly. Recharging the system also requires specialized tools and knowledge.

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Your 1993 acura integra is having problems starting what should you replace?

Check your relay which is under the instrumental panel on the left. When you are seating down on the driver seat, it will be above your left leg. Look for cold solder and re-solder it.

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Should a 58 pound 6 year old's booster seat be on the driver's side or passenger side of the back seat?

hello! to answer your question, it does not matter where in the backseat a booster seat goes. it could even go in the middle if you like to better keep an eye on your child. hope i helped you, good day!

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What is the difference between before and after converter when installing oxygen sensors?

Depends on the vehicle. Sometimes they are all the same. Sometimes the O2 sensors in front of the converter are heated while the rear ones aren't. But the main difference is that the front ones are the ones that effect how the engine runs. The rear ones don't effect how the engine runs. They are ...

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Blown intake manifold gasket?

gasket connecting 2 or more solid materials to form a vacuum and pressure seal. the term "blown" indicates a failure in either or both the vacuum (air intake)or pressure (coolant passages)

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What is CSFI?

Central Sequential Fuel Injection (CSFI)

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Car won't restart after running for awhile?

There are hundreda of reasons for that. It is best to take your car to a garage(or them to you)for them to check it over.If it begins and it hasn't been checked, it is best to in case it gets worse.Hope this helpsBryony. x

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What is the Left side of car?

In the USA and Germany the left side of a car is the driver's side; in the UK and Japan the left side is the front passenger's side. Sit in the drivers seat. The car left is your left, whatever country you are in.

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What does it mean in a Peugeot 306 when a yellow light has come on permanently on the lower right hand side it has a symbol of a car with 2 arcs on either side and a squiggle under the car?

It is something to do with your ABS your brake pads may need to be replaced or your brake discs. drive carefully and no handbrake turns!

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Why would a 1988 Chevy silverado die on road replaced fuel pump and still no start but it runs with starting fluid thens dies with out the starting fluid?

Check fuel injectors at the harness plug at the injector, with key ON, engine off. There will be 2 wires at the injector plug, 1 while using a ohm and volt meter, and 1 wire should have battery voltage with key on at all times, the other wire use a test light and back probe while someone else is ...

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Where is the fusebox in a 1996 Econoline van?

My econoline from 1994 has the fusebox on the stearingside under the dasboard. And is molded behind the brakepedal

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Is replacing a fuel pump a major repair?

Depending on vehicle probably $ 300-400

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Your cevy transmission pops out of first and second what is it?

Transmission is getting tired - transmission death rattle

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What is wrong with my 1996 Saturn SL1 Occasional trouble starting acts flooded gas odor coolant temp gauge started acting a little erratic today while driving or idling but car generally runs great?

* First, any time you're having troubles with an EFI engine, run a computer diagnostic check. You can borrow, rent or buy code scanners at most auto parts retailers. Often, if they aren't busy, the parts clerks can help you figure out how to use their loaner scanner. * Check the compression; low ...

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Where is the Oxygen Sensor located on a 1993 Ford E150 Econoline Van?

The o2 sensor is located on the right side of the engine compartment.You remove the inside engine cover,and it's underneath the exhaust pipe on the right side,below the exhaust manifold.It uses a 7/8th size wrench.The size of the o2 sensor prevents a common tool,a modified socket designed to remo...

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Why does the car heater blow air through the vents and defrosters but not on the floor?

Check for a vacuum leak either under the hood or under the dash areaCheck the operation of the vacuum actuated motors under the dash areaCheck the operation of the selector switch

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Why does the front end of your 2001 jeep xj shake at 65mph with a 2 inch lift?

The panner bar under the front has too much stress on it and is making your front end jerk from side to side real fast which is causing a shake . You need a drop down bracket for the bar that goes from your fram to your axle on your front suspension ( panner bar ) You can use the one for a 3 " li...

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Why does your 2000 Ford Focus stall repeatedly after driving about 4 hours?

ok...a basic knowledge of the Electronic Engine controls is helpfull, this may be a prblem common on these and has a Technical Bulletin available at the dealer... MOST LIKELY a coil/ignition module or pick-up sensor getting hot and malfunctioning... Also, a bad fuel pump that heats up with time.....

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Why is water on the passsenger side of your car front and back What could be the problem?

The most likely culprit is the heater core.. its usually located under the dash on the passenger side.. if it starts leaking you will have water on the passenger side floorboard.. also the radiator fluid will be low.. Another possibility is the drain from the ac is clogged... alowing condenced wa...

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How do you replace fuel tank pressure sensor in 2005 Chevy astro van?

Lower the fuel tank low enough to get your fingers up on top of the fuel tank where the electrical connections are. There will be two electrical connectors. One with four wires and the other with three wires. The three wire connector is for the EVAP system pressure sensor. The four wire connector...

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Where is the fuel pump relay located on an 2001 Chevy Astro?

It is located under the hood on the drivers side in the black "fuse - relay center" box. There should be la label under the plastic cover, if not it is the black relay closest to the firewall. The plastic cover has a a tab on the left and right side. Just push toward the center and lift to remove...

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Do you need to drop the engine to replace the head gaskets on a 1992 G20?

No, they can be replaced with the engine in the vehicle, but it is not an easy repair.

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What are Engine types?

They are the models of a type of motor that a car has or had

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What causes a transmission in 99 ford windstar van to not shift in any gears?

most faults in windstars are the torque converter and driveshaft spindle teeth wearing out.

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Where is the reset button for the fuel pump on a 1996 Chevy Astro van?

There isn't one. That's a Ford thing.

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91 STEALTH front caliper sticking after driving for a while.no kinks in the line changed hoses worked great for about 2 days then gradually locks up.an obstruction between master cyl caliper or what?

Typically, sticking calipers are just worn calipers. You may just need to replace them. Calipers often stick when they get older and when they do so the brakes tend to wear rapidly and you'll get some pulling to one side. Always replace calipers on both sides so that both will function equally.

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How do you raise a drivers side window on a 1997Lincoln Town Car?

The door panel will have to be off the door or such that the bottom can swing out enough to work in the door at the bottom. Remove the speaker. The motor can be seen to the left through the speaker mounting hole. There are three hex head machine screws that attach the motor to the lift mechanism....

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Is there a reason why driver's seats are located on the right side of the car in some countries?

Yes, they drive on the (wrong) or left side of the road. Therefore the drivers position is placed closest to oncoming traffic.

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Your 91 Astro v6 runs fine at a steady speed but when going up a hill it starts skipping intermittantly?

hello \ ihad this prob with my van 90 and it was the fuel pump hope this helps

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What causes misfire on 5.0 at idle only?

Normally a vacuum leak.

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What would make a check engine lite come on in a 1996 olds cutless supreme?

The computer has detected a problem with the emissions system or something that effects emissions. Can be as simple as a loose gas cap, or as serious as a defective computer. Have the computer scanned for the code set by the computer. With this code you will know where to start looking. If the ca...

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How do you turn off air bag light on a 2000 golf?

You have a problem with the Air Bag system. Have a trained professional repair the SRS. He will reset the light when the system is repaired. Not a DIY repair.

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You own a 1991 Infinite G20 with 190k miles and it shakes in idle and occasionaly dies There is blue smoke coming from the tail pipes and the RPM meter is shaky What causes this problem?

i have a infinti I30 and my rpm mater was shaky. i checked the cables running to the tranny and they were loose i tighted them up and it was fine. also my brother also has an I30 with the rpm staying between 1500-2000rpms and it was his idle air control valve. the smoke could be lots of things a ...

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Your car pulls real bad to the drivers side on your 1992 thunderbird super coupe and can you repair it?

It's probably an alignment problem. If you don't have a full alignment system in your garage, you'll need to take it to a shop. Don't go to a tire shop or quickie mechanic shop. Find someone in your area who specializes in front end suspension and alignment. You can usually find a couple shops in...

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Type of engine that the Scion has?

All current U.S. Scions have 4 cylinder engines.The Scion Xb/Xa both share the 1NZ-FE 1.5 liter engine, rated at 108 hp at 6000 rpm and 105 ft-lb of torque at 4200 rpm.The Xb got a new 2.4 liter engine with the 2008 model year that it shares with the Tc and Toyota Camery.The Xd is an all new mode...

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What is the difference between engine turn over vs start?

"TURNING OVER AN ENGINE" REFERS TO ROTATING THE CRANKSHAFT, USUALLY BY MEANS OF THE STARTER MOTOR AND THE RING GEAR, IF IT WAS AN OLDER ENGINE YOU COULD USE THE CRANK HANDLE THOUGH THESE WENT OUT OF FASHION DUE TO HIGHER CRANKING SPEED BEING REQUIRED TO START AN ENGINE. PUSHING THE VEHICLE (IF IT...

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What is a manifold gasket?

An intake manifold gasket is a malleable material that is set between the air intake manifold, the cylinder heads and the block in a gasoline powered internal combustion engine. Intake manifold gaskets prevent leakage of air or the air-fuel mixture by sealing the gap between these various metal e...

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It would start only with starting fluid?

The fuel is not getting from the tank to the carburetor.

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A 1995 Chevy Astro will not accelerate after a 30 mile trip on the fwy. When you press on gas after slowing down to exit it takes awhile for van to accelerate.?

I suspect a weak fuel pump. It will probably get worse; have it checked before it leaves you stranded.

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How do you move a driver's side car seat further back than factory settings?

Seats are on a track with positions. It seems to me that you would have to move the track itself. However, I am sure that doing so might put you in a less safe position in the car and that you would need to ensure that the new position would be as secure as it was in its original place.

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In the state of New Jersey when your car is parked on the side of the road is it illegal to get in on the driver's side?

Technically in most states one should not open the drivers side door because it could interfere with traffic and cause accidents.If there are no cars coing and you do not interfere with traffic then it should be no problem.I'd love to see more people comment on this, I've never heard anyone ask t...

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What is wrong with a 1997 4x4 truck when after it runs awhile it act like its not getting enough gas?

The very first thing I would do is to change the fuel filter. As the truck is 10 years old, you may end up having to replace the fuel pump, but start with the filter.

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How much water comes from a 0.5 pipe?

10.5 litres just your mom

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Where is the Oil drain plug on 2002 Chevy Astro van?

The engine oil drain plug on a 2002 Chevy Astro van is located on the passenger side of the undercarriage. The oil pan with the drain plug is actually located behind the front bumper in this area. The drain plug is not at the bottom of the oil pan like most other vehicles.

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Your rear window demister will not work you have checked fuse that's ok connections on side of window looks ok did work then just stopped light comes on button?

A pillar garnish cooperates with a center pillar to define there between a space which serves as a demister duct for conveying hot, dry air directed from a side demister nozzle to a rear side window.-...Yasar Arafath

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Why does your 1997 Astro jerk or lurch forward after you have been driving over thirty minutes?

I had the same problem with my areo star van and found out that it was the throttle position sensor that was causing the problem. Once changed, it was back to normal driving with no serging and jumping like a rodeo bronk..

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Is the drivers side considered the left side or right when it comes to parts saying RH side?

the left side is the driver side in the USthe left side is on the left when sitting in the car faceing forwards!the right and left sides of an automobile or the engine are determined faceing forward from rear of object as in cross mounted engine stand in back of engine and face towards the front ...

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Working on a 1998 Chevy astro van 4.3 retrieved a code po1870. vehicles stalls while driving but will restart.?

The PO1870 code is a transmission slip condition. This may be related to any number of transmission components, but can lead to major failure if left addressed. The condition of stalling is likely not related to PO1870 code, as a separate condition.

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How come when I signal right my blinker flashes twice as fast as left?

IT USUALLY MEANS ONE OF YOUR BULBS ON THE RIGHT SIDE ,EITHER FRONT OR REAR ARE BURNT OUT. At least one of the filaments is dying. You need a new bulb. The front bulb, rear bulb, and dash signal lights are connected by a physical timer. How this timer works is that they have two connectors on one ...

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Water inside car on drivers side floor 1986 Lincoln?

something with the AC contact a Lincoln dealer and they can tell you more about what you need to do. you will most likely have to take it to the shop.

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How do you change the rear speakers in a Lincoln mark 8?

To remove the speaker grilles in the rear of a Mark VIII gently pry up on the lower forward portion of the speaker grille. Do not forceor pull on the grille, just pull it slightly out from the interior panel and then move your finger under the grille along the lower portion and up the back side. ...

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Car will start if you put gas but just dies?

sounds like you need a fuel filter or fuel pump or both

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What would cause a 2005 Mazda MPV V6 to stall out while driving?

There is a small hose that will get a hole burnt in it. It will cause a vacuum leak and the engine will stall out during idle. It is located behind the top valve cover and unless you are real good you will have to take it to a dealer. You also might have a couple of sensors burnt out also. All wi...

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How do you get the trim to stay on the sides of the cars?

Most trim is held on with double sided tape. Clean the old adhesive off the the back of the molding and the area of the car where the trim goes. Go to autoparts or paint supply place and get 3M double sided tape. It comes in several widths. Get the one that fits closest to the one you need. Clean...

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Where are sparkplugs on 96 dodge ram 5.2 liter van?

They are screwed into the sides of the heads, just above the exhaust manifolds.

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Where is the gas and brake pedal location in European cars driver right side in relation to the tunnel?

European foot controls are identical to North American foot controls except for the British Isles, which drive on the "wrong" side of the road. Foot controls are the same, in GB, with the accellerator furthest right, brake next then the clutch, for vehicles that use a stick shift.+++OI! It's not ...

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What makes check engine light come on?

For Cheverolet Aveo - the ignition coil is faulty and should be replaced togetherwith new spark plug cable. To start and run smoothly, recommends to change all spark plug to make it more healthy engine.

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Car rattles on the front right side?

check you ty rods and shocks.

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Side to side movement of front wheels on my 96 F350 means it has loose tie rod ends right-- Would this also cause there to be a wobbling feeling in the steering wheel when driving on un-even surfaces?

Loose or worn tie rod ends on the 96 F350 can cause this problem. There could be other front end components wearing as well, check the entire front end system for problems.

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