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    Squealing metal noise

    a small stone lodged in there probably, may just come out or try braking in forward and reverse a few times.
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    Squealing metal noise

    I would check brake pads first
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    Judder when reversing or moving off in 1st

    You should be able to source these parts on ebay a lot cheaper
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    Gearbox Oil Specs

    I used MTF-3 when I did mine. You'll need new washers too.
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    What have you done to your Accord lately?

    Happy to say nothing recently :cool:
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    Towing a caravan-camper

    If you enter your vehicle details here it will give you the towing weight details: https://www.parkers.co.uk/car-specs/ For my vehicle it says 500kg unbraked and 1700kg braked.
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    Braking

    Yes, until the flow is constant.
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    Towing a caravan-camper

    The towing weight might be on the V5, should be. What do you mean by towing a camper? You mean a caravan?
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    Braking

    I bleed my brakes using the gravity method, ie open bleed nipple, take cap off brake fluid reservoir and wait until fluid is coming out of the nipple, then nip it up. Works for me.
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    Gets stuck in park irratically. And maybe unrelated, there is an engine rattle.

    There's a bit on here about the problem, other sites too: https://www.driveaccord.net/threads/gear-shifter-stuck-on-park-wont-switch-gears.163354/
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    Vibrating in Reverse Gear

    My brother has just bought a toyota rav4 hybrid auto 2.5l petrol and let me drive it to the pub the other night. It has 194bhp apparently and was a totally different experience to my honda. Much more comfortable ride with it's bigger wheels and higher profile tyres, softer suspension and...
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    Paintwork on my Tourer

    Mine is silverish. The supplier is trading on ebay: https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/paints4ucomltd
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    Paintwork on my Tourer

    I ordered a can of spray to touch up my front bumper, using the paint code. The spray that arrived was definitely not a match so I contacted the seller about it. He asked if I could send him a part off the vehicle for them to match. I removed a plastic bolt cover from the rear bumper and sent it...
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    Vibrating in Reverse Gear

    Always nice when your work produces the desired result :)
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    Vibrating in Reverse Gear

    It is a shame that on a lot of vehicles these days a problem is not easily solvable. I spend hours on specific sites trying to solve issues that have a multitude of possible fixes. We have a problematic nissan note, a mercedes sprinter with a limp mode problem, my honda that is so far running...
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    Ball joint nuts

    What a ridiculous statement, please try and find an example of that ever happening.
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    Puff of smoke at start up

    I had that when I bought my accord, the egr pipe was cracked. The cost of repair was almost as much as having an egr delete and remap, so I went for the latter.
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    Puff of smoke at start up

    Hopefully just the cold conditions fingers crossed. Would the worst scenario be a head gasket starting to blow?
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    Puff of smoke at start up

    I don't think so, haven't checked the coolant level though. Wouldn't I get a warning light if the coolant was low?
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    Puff of smoke at start up

    I have been getting a puff of white smoke on starting for a while now when cold. The car has had a remap, egr blanked and dpf removed. Any ideas what the cause may be?
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