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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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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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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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Engine surging on 2008 audi a4 Quattro
Hi There, What you are describing is a common problem with a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor....
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Will a power steering pump for A4 1.8l fit a 2.8l? 2000 Audi A4 Quattro
Hello - no, these are different power steering pumps. Get the correct pump for your 2.8l engine. Footnote - you will not be able to return the incorrect part if you you attempt to use it as well (i.e. connect...
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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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Not starting
Hello. Thank you for writing in. It would be beneficial to scan the vehicle again and see if the same diagnostic codes are coming up. Make sure the sensor is installed correctly, and that the connections are clean, dry, and...
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Idles and stalls again.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low...
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Hose disconnected and leaks coolant
Hello - I would suggest a coolant system inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs....
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Engine surging and has a loud noise in Sport mode.
Hi there. Check the idle air control valve (IAC) and see if its working. The IAC controls the engines idle and operation. If the engine is surging, then there is a good posability that the IAC valve may not be...
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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
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After service, do you reset the "service needed" light that comes on after i turn the car on?
Hi there: If you have a professional mobile mechanic complete recommended service on your 2006 Audi, they have the right diagnostic tools to reset the service light. Sometimes it's a good idea to simply ask them to do this; as...
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Misfire cyclinder 2&4
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Battery replacement at dealer or regular auto store?
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2006 Audi brake pedal hard replaced booster with no results
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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?
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