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2017 Ford GT recalled for hydraulic leak and fire risk

Ford GT is
a really hot car, and apparently it can get hotter.
Ford announced a recall for 2017 and 2018
Ford GT
supercars for an issue that can lead to a fire. Apparently some valves at the base of the hydraulically actuated rear wing can start leaking fluid. This fluid can then drip down to the exhaust where it can ignite and start a fire.

According to Ford, one GT has caught fire, in Germany. The company said no one was hurt.

The recall is for Ford GTs built between December 20, 2016, and July 31, 2018, which

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5 great automotive clear coat brands

Touching up your vehicle’s clear coat can be a fun and rewarding challenge. Keep in mind, touching up your own clear coat can lead to disastrous results if you don’t know what you’re doing. As long as you’re sure you know what to do and you’re ready to choose a clear coat, check out this list of our 5 favorites.

USC Spray Max 2K Clear Glamour – $29.09

This option comes in an easy-to-use aerosol can and dries to become a high gloss finish.

Rust-Oleum Auto Body Clear – $33.02

This ready-to-spray clear coat does its job well and can

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Nvidia builds out its Omniverse ecosystem to assist the automotive metaverse

Nvidia Corp.’s hyper-realistic real-time 3D graphics collaboration and simulation platform Omniverse acquired quite a lot of enhancements and partnerships right this moment throughout its digital GTC convention to assist automotive producers and the economic metaverse.

Nvidia Omniverse acts as a “metaverse” simulation platform for builders, artists and engineers to visualise and generate 3D fashions of tasks. They act and react as they might in the actual world inside digital worlds so builders can construct and take a look at and construct something they think about. That permits engineers to recreate something from automobiles, airplanes, factories and extra all inside digital

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Haynes Manuals stops printing exhausting copies of latest automotive restore manuals

New Haynes manuals are about to be caught in digitization. However earlier than you throw your guide on the wall in disgust, do word that this swap to digital-only manuals applies to “new” manuals that Haynes hasn’t revealed but. All manuals that have been beforehand accessible in exhausting copy will proceed to be printed and made accessible on the market in dead-tree type. The huge again catalog will keep.

Assuming you personal or plan on shopping for a used automotive, there’s a very good probability that Haynes has a restore guide for you. Nonetheless, anyone searching for a bodily Haynes

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Report: Oil-burning engines an issue for Subarus, Acuras, Audis, extra

You may count on to see clouds of blue smoke emanating from the tailpipe of a broken-down hooptie, however surprisingly, extreme oil consumption can also be a difficulty with some late-model automobiles from a number of completely different producers. That is in accordance with Client Experiences, whose reliability surveys recognized the difficulty in 12 completely different engines for the mannequin years 2010 to 2019.

These embrace:

Acura 3.7-liter V6, 2010–2013

Audi turbocharged 2.0-liter I4, 2010–2108

Audi supercharged 3.0-liter V6, 2011–2019

BMW turbocharged 4.4-liter V8, 2012–2019

GM 2.4-liter I4, 2011–2015

Mini turbocharged 1.6-liter I4, 2010–2015

Subaru 2.0-liter H4, 2012–2017


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ATV, instruments stolen from church

ELKVIEW, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A storage belonging to a church was damaged into and burglarized Monday night, in response to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Workplace.

Deputies had been referred to as to Mount Nice Baptist Church on Mount Nice Drive in Elkview on Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Deputies say video surveillance exhibits two unidentified individuals exiting the church’s storage pushing an ATV between Monday round 11:00 p.m. and Tuesday round 1:00 a.m.

The ATV is described as a grey, 2022 Polaris Sportsman 570 with a West Virginia registration plate of 006439.

The ATV has a black cooler field on the again,

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