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    Sticky: Yeah, the input shaft is grooved where the...

    Yeah, the input shaft is grooved where the bearing sits as well as the housing. I wouldn't replace just the bearing in any of the ones I've torn apart. The first 2 had metal everywhere. This latest...
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    I'll leave this here before dirk post's ;)

    I'll leave this here before dirk post's ;)
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    What fails inside the cvt?

    Coming soon.........A non owners uneducated tear down showing what happened. Is higher octane fuel the cause of these failures or is the lack of it a factor??????? Or maybe not rotating hubcaps...
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    That's good. Congrats I think you're the first...

    That's good. Congrats I think you're the first one to have an alternator problem on this forum.
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    That's good news. The only thing ran off the...

    That's good news. The only thing ran off the belt that I recall ever hearing fail was the ac compressor. Might be a place to start. It's at the bottom straight below the alternator.

    Did you...
  6. I'm gonna guess that it's not rockauto's fault...

    I'm gonna guess that it's not rockauto's fault but powerstop's. The part number on the pads looks to be the right number for the Mirage. The different pads I've used over the years always had the...
  7. Might be worth trying as a scab fix. Probably...

    Might be worth trying as a scab fix. Probably won't last forever since the valve body and other fancy bits had crapy metal contaminated oil running through it. But I'll give it a try. Luckily we...
  8. Thread: Coolant

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    Why let work stop you?

    Why let work stop you?
  9. Thread: Coolant

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    It's normal. Water. Unless it's blue.

    It's normal. Water. Unless it's blue.
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    Sticky: Just found this....

    Just found this. https://maktrans.net/input-shaft-thrust-bearing-JF015-RE0F11A It's the thrust washer that fails in the cvt's
  11. Thread: Coolant

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    Yeah, that's what I use. I think beck/arnley...

    Yeah, that's what I use. I think beck/arnley makes some too. Blue asian.
  12. I just pulled this cvt apart. Same problem as the...

    I just pulled this cvt apart. Same problem as the others I tore apart. I'm gonna try to find a new input shaft. It looks like there are 2 different shafts. The one has 31 teeth. Once transmission is...
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    Might be an idea to check your tire pressure if...

    Might be an idea to check your tire pressure if you haven't already. Most of the cars we buy are all over the map. Most are under inflated. Maybe carry a small gas can just incase you push it too...
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    Premium hurts my feeling.

    Premium hurts my feeling.
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    Nope don't own a Mirage. I've turned a bolt or 2...

    Nope don't own a Mirage. I've turned a bolt or 2 one a few though. Opinions are like a-holes everyone has one.
    I understand not wanting to risk damaging a car that isn't even paid for. I get it....
  16. Thread: Engine wash

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    No leaks but you wouldn't believe the amount of...

    No leaks but you wouldn't believe the amount of oil that I see that gets flung around from people checking the oil daily. If you're sloppy and careless that is which is becoming more common.
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    Higher octane will not hurt an engine. Running...

    Higher octane will not hurt an engine. Running higher octane will not cause an ac compressor or timing chain to make noise. I'm pretty surprised about some of the things I read on this forum as...
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    Can't remember #'s. There around here somewhere....

    Can't remember #'s. There around here somewhere. Dealer can get filters but they are retards usually and will sometimes argue that these cars don't have filters. Chevy spark uses the same cartridge...
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    15253 1.Remove bolt(green circle). 2.Turn...

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    1.Remove bolt(green circle).
    2.Turn housing(blue circle) counter clockwise and pull.
    3.Remove filter.

    It is easier to see and get to if you pull the drivers wheel and drop the inner...
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    Since I detailed this thread already here’s...

    Since I detailed this thread already here’s another thing I don’t see everyday. 15188 That's an f150 pulling a fifth wheel(with at least one slide out) and pulling a tilt deck trailer with a 4...
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    Maybe not everyone has pipe cleaners for fingers?...

    Maybe not everyone has pipe cleaners for fingers? Water is fine unless handled by imbeciles. Obviously you don't want to spray into the air cleaner and try to avoid going crazy on the top of the...
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    There is no belt tensioner pulley....

    There is no belt tensioner pulley. Crank,waterpump, alternator and ac. Wouldn't hurt to pull the belt off and run it. See if the noise is gone. If it is then spin each pulley and hopefully narrow it...
  23. Thread: Goodbye

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    I'm constantly almost getting side swiped by...

    I'm constantly almost getting side swiped by people that have zero peripheral vision cause they're wearing some some damn head piece that blocks the sides of their face. Then when I pull up next to...
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    Fixed it :devilish:

    Fixed it :devilish:
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    I haven't heard that one on a Mirage before. ...

    I haven't heard that one on a Mirage before. Almost sounds like an old ford power steering pump. Hopefully foama is right.
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