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Tag synonym for serpentine and serpentine-belt?

While asking my first ever question on this site (What advances in material technology, have made serpentine belts last longer?), I noticed that serpentine-belt had about 35 questions, and serpentine ...
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Burninate the [odb2] tag?

There are currently 12 questions using the odb2 tag that are all asking about fault codes. It seems this tag should be removed and all references to it updated to use the obd-ii tag instead. I'm not ...
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Tags: Cleaning and clean - Do we need both?

We currently have a clean tag and a cleaning tag. Do we need both?
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Boot and Trunk Tag Synonym

Could we please get the boot placed as a synonym to trunk? Nothing against the European way of thinking ... there's just five questions under trunk and two under boot. Trunk seems the obvious lead ...
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Burninate the Manual tag

The manual tag is currently a duplicate of manual-transmission, however, manual could be easily confused with service-manual, so I think we should get rid of manual, and replace it with the ...
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Strike down the 2-stroke tag (and 4-stroke)

Duplicate tags: 2-stroke and two-stroke Edit: Also 4-stroke and four-stroke two-stroke has 1 follower and 22 questions, and 2-stroke has no followers, and 9 questions. They seem to be pretty ...
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Add tag synonym to the CNG tag?

I think that "natural-gas" should be a tag synonym for the CNG tag but... You have to have enough people with enough tag rep (who have enough votes in the tag) to vote on the synonym You need to get ...
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Tag synonym request: o2-sensor and lambda-sensor

We ought to have o2-sensor and lambda-sensor as synonyms. The former is more commonplace in street parlance, the latter is the more technically-correct term for this. Thoughts?
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Tag [fastner] should be [fastener] (missing an 'e')

There's a tag fastner on the site that is presumably a typo. It should be fastener, which doesn't exist. Can a mod please create the correctly-spelled version and synonymize the typo?
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Is "rpm" really tag-worthy?

I saw a wiki description review request today for rpm. At present there are 31 questions tagged with on Mechanics.SE and I wonder how useful it is. As it relates to engine speed, wouldn't engine-...
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Should the Diesel tag and Fuel tag be Synonyms?

I was looking yesterday at a post. fuel was specified in the tags. The question was about diesel, so I tried to add the tag, only to realize that diesel and fuel are set as synonyms. I clicked on the ...
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Creating Tag Synonyms for Computer Tag

Again, working through some of the tag wikis. The computer tag could easily have synonyms, such as PCM (Powertrain Control Module), ECM (Engine Control Module), PCU (Powertrain Control Unit), ECU (...
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Merge Tags - Chevy and Chevrolet

Trying to update tags and see there are two tags: chevrolet and chevy. There are a ton of questions in each, but would suggest merging chevy into chevrolet since chevy is a nickname for the brand.
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Merge tags - AC and Air Conditioning?

I have been working on putting some information in the tags. I see there are tags for both AC and for Air Conditioning. Can we merge these as tag synonyms? Probably under the AC moniker, but whichever ...
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gas-tank should be a tag synonym of fuel-tank

gas-tank should be a tag synonym of fuel-tank This question is an example of one with both tags: How to know how much fuel is left when the light turns on
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merge tags error

I was attempting to merge two tags (mercedes & mercedes-benz) and receieved the following error: MergeTags(mercedes-benz, mercedes) encountered the following exception: tag mercedes-benz doesn't ...
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bug in tag synonyms page

I believe I found a bug while adding a tag synonym. When I was typing in a search for 'mercedes' I get this result: Not sure if this is normal behavior or if this is a bug.
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