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Oil and Lubrication / Re: OIL And Battery Recommenda...
Last post by AlexBenjamin - May 18, 2023, 06:24:41 PM
I've taken the car for a long term, so I think it's my job to fix it. Thanks for your recommendation. I'll look into this. Really appreciate your response.
Oil and Lubrication / Re: OIL And Battery Recommenda...
Last post by Brent - May 17, 2023, 10:24:30 AM
Wow you're a nice customer for the rental company. You're going to maintain their car for them.

Just go to a Motolite shop because they're abundant so if you get into trouble, you can be assisted virtually anywhere. I've personally had good experience with Emtrac as well.

For oil, Motul 10w30 or 10w40, their HTEC line should have these viscosities.
Oil and Lubrication / OIL And Battery Recommendation...
Last post by AlexBenjamin - May 11, 2023, 04:49:09 PM
Hi, I'm new to the community, so please bear with me if I make mistakes. I need recommendations on oil and battery for my 2014 honda civic. It's been a month since I rented this car and going to visit different places. As this is an old car I don't want to take any risk of getting stuck and battery is also old. Need replacement for this. Any recommendations?

I'm not a car guy who understand technical stuff. So simple language will be preferred, Thanks
Car Talk Board / Re: LTO: change ownership proc...
Last post by AlexBenjamin - May 11, 2023, 04:38:08 PM
Greatly explained. I was living in California, and the process is quite similar. Get jerry and Mount Shine's Guide helped me a lot in getting the documents ready. I followed their site, and every piece of information they had were useful.

Now, I'm living in phillipines for sometime and it feels great. Got 2014 Honda civic as a rental now.
Car Talk Board / Re: 2023 Montero Sport GLS AT ...
Last post by Brent - March 14, 2023, 11:56:40 PM
Maybe you're just hearing the turbo spooling... If there's nothing wrong with the performance and nothing comes up on the computer, it should be no problem.
Car Talk Board / Re: 2023 Montero Sport GLS AT ...
Last post by accordion - March 07, 2023, 10:59:05 PM
Thank you Sir.  Power and acceleration is perfect, nothing unusual with the ride.  Only the hissing sound is annoying :-)

Now I can have a peace of mind.

Stay Safe!
Car Talk Board / Re: 2023 Montero Sport GLS AT ...
Last post by edmondpogi - March 07, 2023, 02:50:53 PM
Based on your description, the hissing sound you hear during stop-and-go situations at 20-40 kph may be related to the turbo system. However, it is important to note that the turbocharger does not usually kick in at 80+ kph, but rather when the engine is under heavy load or acceleration.

It is possible that the hissing sound you hear is normal for your Monty and may be present in other similar vehicles as well. To be sure, it would be best to have it checked by a trusted mechanic or dealer for proper diagnosis.

It's worth noting that a properly functioning turbo system can sometimes produce a hissing sound during acceleration, but it should not be a cause for concern as long as it is not accompanied by other unusual symptoms like loss of power or abnormal smoke from the exhaust.

I hope this helps, and please don't hesitate to ask if you have any more questions or concerns!
Car Talk Board / 2023 Montero Sport GLS AT hiss...
Last post by accordion - March 07, 2023, 09:38:03 AM
Hi po sa mga ka monty.  Ask ko lang kung meron din po bang hissing sound ang monty niyo pag 20-40 kph lalo na pag stop and go.  Nag 1K PMS ako sabi ng mechanic turbo daw yun, pro di ba ang turbo  @ 80+ kph dpt nag ki kick in?  Pinatest drive nila un isa nilang unit na 2023 AT meron din, ano kaya un sound na un.

Naririnig sa loob ng cabin yun hissing sound pro pag lampas ng 40KPH ok nmn.

Ok nmn ang takbo at acceleration, yun lang sound na yun ang iniisip ko.

Car Talk Board / Re: Is it safe to sell your ca...
Last post by edmondpogi - February 24, 2023, 02:46:11 PM
In most cases, it is not advisable to sell a car without transferring the ownership to the buyer's name. If the buyer insists on an open deed of sale and does not transfer the ownership to his or her name, there is a risk that you may be held liable if something happens to the car or if the car is used for illegal activities. This is because, legally, you will still be considered the owner of the car until the ownership is officially transferred to the buyer.

To protect yourself, it is important to have a notarized deed of sale that clearly states the terms of the sale, including the date of the sale, the purchase price, and the names and addresses of both the seller and the buyer. This can serve as proof that you have sold the car and transferred the ownership to the buyer, even if the buyer does not transfer the ownership to his or her name immediately.

However, it is still important to be cautious when selling a car and to make sure that all necessary steps are taken to ensure a smooth and legal transaction. If you have any doubts or concerns, it may be best to seek the advice of a legal professional who can help guide you through the process and protect your interests.

In addition to having a notarized deed of sale, there are a few other steps you can take to protect yourself when selling a car. For example, it's a good idea to keep a copy of the deed of sale for your own records and to provide a copy to the buyer as well. You may also want to make sure that the buyer has a valid driver's license and insurance before transferring the ownership.

If you are concerned about the buyer's intentions or ability to pay, you may also want to request a cash deposit or certified check before completing the sale. This can help ensure that the buyer is serious about the purchase and has the funds to pay for the car.

Overall, it's important to be cautious and take the necessary steps to protect yourself when selling a car. While a notarized deed of sale can help, it's also a good idea to seek legal advice if you have any doubts or concerns about the transaction. By doing so, you can help ensure that the sale goes smoothly and that you are protected from any potential legal issues that may arise.
Car Talk Board / Re: 2011 Subaru Forester
Last post by edmondpogi - February 24, 2023, 02:38:31 PM
Hello! The 2011 Subaru Forester is generally a reliable vehicle, but like any car, it can experience issues over time. One of the most common issues with this model is oil consumption, which can lead to the need for regular oil checks and refills.

Subaru has acknowledged that some 2011-2014 Forester models may have higher than expected oil consumption due to faulty piston rings. If this issue is not addressed, it can lead to engine damage and potentially even engine failure. To prevent this, it's important to regularly check your oil levels and add oil as needed.

Aside from the oil consumption issue, some 2011 Forester owners have reported problems with the transmission, particularly the automatic transmission. Symptoms can include rough shifting, slipping, and even complete transmission failure. It's important to have the transmission checked by a mechanic before purchasing a used Forester to ensure that it's in good condition.

Other issues that have been reported with the 2011 Forester include problems with the air conditioning system, suspension components, and electrical systems. It's important to thoroughly inspect any used car before purchasing it and to have a mechanic perform a pre-purchase inspection to identify any potential issues.

In summary, the 2011 Forester is generally a reliable vehicle, but it can experience oil consumption issues that need to be monitored and addressed. Additionally, it's important to have the transmission checked before purchasing a used Forester, and to thoroughly inspect the vehicle for any other potential issues.