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Engine will not start and there is a no start fault code p2294.
Hi there. The code P2294 is for the fuel pressure regulator. Check the fuel pressure regulator for power to it and power out. Check the fuel pressure on the rail to ensure that the fuel pump is working properly. What...
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Trouble finding the VAG COM security code.
Hello, thanks for writing in. The 7 digit security code that you require can be found on the original key tags, that came with the original keys when the vehicle was new. It is a dealer generated code that is...
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The car is not starting after I changed the aux cable in the stereo.
To begin with, the lighting and door lock modules are very sensitive to low battery voltage. Once the battery voltage drops, they can start to do crazy things, making the car appear haunted. Door locks and windows may start to...
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Clutch feels strange
Hi there. It definitely sounds like you have a leak in the clutch system. If the fluid is leaking into the bell housing of the transmission it can contaminate the clutch disc and other components. It may be working now,...
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Glow Plug System light comes on sometimes and engine has a lack of power when the light is on.
Hi there. Check the glow plug relay and see if its plugged in. Check the circuits to the glow plugs and see if there is power to them when the key is turned on. The circuit to the glow plugs...
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I have a 2006 Audi A3 2.0T I keep getting the code p0089 valve for fuel metering N290 implausible signal.What do i have to change?
To resolve diagnostic trouble code P0089, the mechanic would test the fuel pressure regulator, check for a clogged fuel filter or screen, check for restricted fuel lines, and test fuel pump output. Typically, the problem will be found in those...
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Do you foresee any problems if I decide to buy a 2007 Audi A3? What are the major repairs I should be worried about?
Hi there. The Audi A3 is actually a pretty reliable vehicle. Just like any pre-owned vehicle, the key to getting a good and reliable vehicle is often indicated in the way the vehicle has been driven and the routine service...
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my audi a3 says cd error when i put a cd what could be the course
Hi there. Sometimes this error is caused by something being stuck inside the CD player, such as paper or debris. In other instances, it's an electrical malfunction inside the radio / cd player that may not be able to be...
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Driving on torn CV boot?
If you have been driving on torn CV boots and now have noise when turning and have driven like that for a while then you should have the axles replaced as soon as possible. You do not have to go...
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Heater core is clogged. cooling fans are shorting out, yesterday had to pull over because temperature gauge went to H. Later that
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be suffering from several types of issues, and may have more than one issue at once. With that being said, if you know the cooling fans were not turning on when...
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2016 Audi A3 1.8T loses accelerating power around 40mph, and upon acceleration, it jerks/sputters and slows down instead.
Hi there. With less than 20,000 miles, having acceleration issues on an Audi A3 is definitely not typical. It is likely that you have either an electrical glitch, caused by a fuel or ignition system sensor or electrical connection to...
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Is it possible to change the centre bore to fit new wheels? 2001 Audi A3
Hi there - you want to find hub-centric rings for your specific wheel-hub combination. These steel rings take up the excess space between the wheel hub bore and the hub itself, and allows the correct transfer of vehicle weight to...
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The automatic light aren't working
The fault may be in the light sensor. It is a photoelectric sensor that senses light. The sensor may be defective and not sensing light or dark. If that happens, then the automatic headlight feature will not function. Another possibility...
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How much is the 2nd annual checkup for a 2016 a3 1.8L going to run I need oil change just hit the 15000 mile
Hi there. If you've worked with YourMechanic.com before, you should have an email address where you can contact the sales team directly to receive this price quote. It will be much easier for them to access your file this way....
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Hello there, I wonder if you can help me. I have recently change my top mounts and strut arms and drop links now when going over s
You will need to get the suspension rechecked to see is something is loose from the work that was done. You may have a defective part.
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Intake camshaft needs replaced according to my Audi dealer.
If you vehicle is slipping a bit when accelerating, that is not the engine's intake counter balance shaft nor the engine's camshaft, but rather the transmission clutches are not pressurizing all the way or the clutches are worn. First check...
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Oil pressure and noise
Correcting the oil level MAY reduce the engine noise. However, if it has gotten to the point that the engine is noisy, some internal damage may have been done. The early 2.0T engines are prone to oil consumption, especially as...
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2007 Audi A3 daytime running lights do not work
There is a technical service bulletin (TSB) for this issue that states the daytime running lamp thumb wheel may get switched off by mistake. Check to make sure the thumb wheel is in the corrector position. It is located next...
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Could u advise if there is any corelation between fault codes P0234 and 006298 which appeared on my Audi A3? Thx.
Code P0234 will set if the intake boost sensor detects an overboost condition. The most most common root cause of the failure is a binding waste gate although all potential causes are evaluated. The other code relates to the DSG...
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I have a Audi A3 2009 2.0 and when I press on the gas it doesn't go anywhere.
Typically when you have a vehicle where the engine is running and a transmission range has been selected and the vehicle does not respond to the range selected, you can have a slipping transmission or a loose or broken linkage...

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