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      alternator.

      alternator.
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      get the codes first.

      get the codes first.
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      i'm sure that's your battery.

      i'm sure that's your battery.
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      A bubble on the left side means something is...

      A bubble on the left side means something is wrong with that battery. I had my previous battery replaced because it swelled all around it, pretty much like it is about to explode. good thing it was...
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      just fully recharge your battery first before...

      just fully recharge your battery first before using it. we don't know how old your battery is but if it is and got it discharged where the car does not start, then the battery might be dying too. ...
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      just go to your local dealer. they surely have...

      just go to your local dealer. they surely have one there.
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      if you are going to have the waterpump replaced,...

      if you are going to have the waterpump replaced, i'll recommend to have the timing belt, tensioner replaced too. removing the waterpump requires to remove the timing belt and tensioner. get it done...
    8. no, maybe you have the wrong cps. Is that OEM?

      no, maybe you have the wrong cps. Is that OEM?
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      just don't expect a perfect car with 200k miles...

      just don't expect a perfect car with 200k miles on it. you might have to fix some other things along the way. if you get lucky, maybe just the minor fixes.
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      it could be the water pump or hose somewhere. ...

      it could be the water pump or hose somewhere. find out where that leak is coming from first and fix it asap. since it's summer today, bring as much distilled water as you can so you don't run it...
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      your alternator is dead. it's no longer charging...

      your alternator is dead. it's no longer charging the battery which causes the battery light to come on. replace your alternator and you should be back to normal. what's the mileage with your car...
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      from your description, the turbo is bad too. you...

      from your description, the turbo is bad too. you should be able to rotate it without any too much effort. those oils in the pancake pipe is coming from the turbo. once you fixed this, you are in ...
    13. That's a nice idea if your car is more than 20...

      That's a nice idea if your car is more than 20 years old and can't find the power steering pump anymore. I've had issues with power steering before and damn, it's so hard to steer without it if you...
    14. just sell your Mac and buy a windows laptop.

      just sell your Mac and buy a windows laptop.
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      did you notice anything unusual with the valve...

      did you notice anything unusual with the valve seals or exhaust port?
    16. i cleaned my throttle body before and did not...

      i cleaned my throttle body before and did not realign it. it works. also, clean the contact points inside the black cover with an electrical cleaner.
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      i did not read the last part. too long. next...

      i did not read the last part. too long. next time don't make it one long paragraph. too tiring. i ran out of breath. :laugh:
    18. go to the dealership and you'll find it easily. ...

      go to the dealership and you'll find it easily. they have a diagram for it.
    19. Thread: Bad Turbo?

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      it's either the turbo or the valve seals. what's...

      it's either the turbo or the valve seals. what's the mileage of that car? one way of finding out if it's the valve seal, you will have to remove the exhaust manifold and check each exhaust port for...
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      get the codes first. the vacuum sound is normal...

      get the codes first. the vacuum sound is normal in colder temp. it's the secondary air injection pump. it's used to warm up the car faster. during warm weather, it should not run.
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