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I started my car today and realized that the wipers, signals, lower driving lights and heater blower had all stopped working.
Hello and thanks for your question. there could be a blown fuse for the ignition switch or relay. Plus, look under the hood for any rats or field mice nests. Field mice like to chew through wires causing all kinds...
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When I come to a stop it almost dies
There are several issues that could cause your A4 to nearly stall as you slow down. Most of the time, it's caused by an idle control valve that is damaged or dirty; however, vacuum leaks could also cause rough idle...
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Misfire under acceleration
First I would revisit the plugs and coils. there is always the possibility that something didn't hook up properly. Pay close attention to the ground wires. They are the brown wires that emerge from the harness at seeming random places...
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Car stopped going into gear last night, any gear, and reverse had stopped working about a day or two prior. Please help!
The first thing you want to do is check the Hydraulic Fluid Level. The Audis usually use the Brake master cylinder reservoir for the clutch fluid as well. A short hose off to the side supplies the clutch master. If...
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Battery dies in 7 hours
First things first, Have the battery charged and then load tested. If you have never put a new battery in your car it's probably about time. When you're satisfied that you have a good battery in the car, weather it's...
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How long can a car run with a broken CV axle boot?
The axle CV joint boot is there to hold the lubrication for the joint and keep out dirt and water. Without replacement, the joint grease comes out first and collects dirt within. The dirt acts as sand paper and grinds...
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Won't shift when moving forward
The seller probably had the right idea. 170,000 miles is really right in the life expectancy for a German automatic transmission. Especially now that the dealers are not recommending regular transmission services anymore. It sounds like you may have a...
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The passenger window on my Audi A4 Quattro 3.2 is stuck
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. Cutting the wires to the regulator in a door will not affect the way the engine operates. The vehicle could have an intermittent issue with a stall out or the brakes applying. Now, it...
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Clutch problems - 2000 Audi A4 Quattro
Hi there. The clutch for your vehicle is a Exedy OEM replacement clutch, Luk clutch, or ACT clutch that needs installed. The name of engines for your vehicle are AEG, AVH, AZG. You can look on the engine, usually on...
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I turned it on it hesitated
This may be related to a dirty or failing idle air control valve. This regulates the air intake coming into the engine as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. When this dirty or not...
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What causes code Code 00543 and how to fix?
Hello. The code 00543 stands for "Engine speed to max exceeded". Meaning the computer has detected the engine has crossed over 7200RPMs due to an operating fault. Since you were simply starting the vehicle and backing it up, it is...
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Intermittent Oil Pressure Light shows still, please help!
Hi there. Check the oil pressure with the engine at 4000 RPM's. If the oil pressure is normal and high, then the oil pressure sensor is failing due to engine harmonic vibrations. If the oil pressure has dropped at...
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Flashing CEL
The codes you recorded, P0304, P0171, P0301, P0300, all pertain to engine misfiring. The flashing of the Check Engine Light signifies that the misfiring is "active" (ongoing) and consequently you should try to get the car repaired before operating it...
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What repairs are likely in years 5 - 10? - 2012 Audi A4 Quattro
Hello. This is a relatively trouble-free vehicle and attention to normal maintenance will help you avoid large expenses. Always use synthetic oil, since this is a turbocharged engine. Be sure to change timing belt components at the recommended intervals. Fuel...
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I am getting the Engine Check sign in my 2008 Audi A4
The best bet would be to replace both components at the same time. The thermostat comes integrated into a molded plastic unit and the temperature sensor is usually mounted on or near the unit which would not take much extra...
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My car's fuel efficiency is poor and it starts rough
There is a valve that is by the fuel neck next to the fuel filler inlet that measures the fumes from the gas cap and related areas. This valve is known as the EVAP purge solenoid valve. This valve controls...
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2006 Audi brake pedal hard replaced booster with no results
To begin with the booster needs a vacuum source. You said you replaced the line, but there is a check valve in the line, it is probably installed at the booster end of the line. It looks like just an...
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How do I know if a used car is a good deal?
Hi there. Buying a used car can be a daunting task with all the unknowns. There are several websites available that can provide you with a baseline value of the intended purchase. You may find what seems like a great...
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Abs,traction control, speedometer malfunction
Hi there: In most cases, the issues you're describing are caused by a transmission speed sensor that is faulty or the wiring harness is damaged. Since this was replaced and codes reset, it's possible that the problem is with the...
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What's the cost of ownership for an Audi?
Unfortunately it is not easy to predict what any car will cost to maintain. Problems can pop up even with vehicles that have reputations for great reliability just as easily as "luxury" brands that may not be well known for...

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