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Engine light and battery light came on and I lost my power steering.... this guy is telling me it is my serpentine belt 2003 Audi A6
Hi there - this is the logical failure for the symptoms you describe. Look just behind the radiator (not much room in there!) - if you see bare pulleys without a belt, the serpentine belt has failed you. I would...
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I am having issues with the MMI system in my 2006 Audi A6
Hello. There are a lot of common issues with the MMI system in these vehicles. Most of the time the issue is with the software in the module. Reprogramming the computer will typically fix these issues, but I have also...
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My MMI system keeps shutting off; will only stay on for 20 seconds. when it shuts off all the buttons become red.
Hi there. The Multi Media Interface (MMI) to your vehicle could have an issue with a button internal that is pushed making the system not function properly. Even though the buttons are not pushed, if a button is locked down...
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i have an audi that needs work can you help?
Timing belt and water pump is a pretty important job on that car. Hopefully you are wanting to replace these parts because the service interval has come up. If the belt actually broke, or jumped a few teeth while the...
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My steering wheel jerks to the left.
You probably damaged a lower control arm. They aren't very strong and a slide into a curb is all it takes to bend one. There are a number of other components, like tie rods that can be damaged in that...
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Car shutting off
It is possible that you could be having an issue with your alternator. If your alternator is not functioning properly, all the electronics in your vehicle will run off the battery. If this happens, the battery will eventually die. I...
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Is it bad to use green coolant on an Audi ? 2004 Audi A6 Quattro
Hello - perhaps a better way to say it would be "less optimal" - water being the worst. The Audi coolant, one of the "low phosphate" coolant variety, allows longer service intervals in all aluminum component systems. Best to stick...
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Slight white smoke coming from the engine
If there is underhood smoke, that can signify that something is leaking. Typically, that will be engine coolant or engine oil. Some leaks can be relatively easy to fix. If that is your circumstance, it will be advantageous to get...
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Audi getting codes P2015 and P2020 showing 2007 Audi A6 Quattro
Hi there - the P2015/P2020 codes indicate a problem with the intake runner position sensor. This component keeps track of the intake runner flap position, as opposed to regulating whether it is open or closed. I recommend a Check Engine...
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I love my Audi but I don't trust the dealers service department.
From a technical and engineering perspective, not to mention the economics of vehicle production, there is no such thing as an exclusively "foreign" car anymore. Modern vehicle technology, parts production, vehicle assembly, and all of the engineering and design services...
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Rough start/idle plus loss of power
Hi There, This is an indication of a fuel pressure problem as indicated by the codes you have pulled. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of fuel supplied to the fuel injectors on an engine....
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Oil leaks constantly from the pan and over the transmission car stalled after 20 miles
If the oil light is flashing, you should not drive the car until the problem is solved. The oil light is not a level warning, it is a pressure warning and if you drive the car when the pressure is...
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I just bought this car and engine code came up for the camshaft sensor bank 1
Hello there. The type of acceleration problems you're describing are often caused by fuel system restrictions or issues with ignition system components that are not firing correctly. The issue with oil in the spark plug holes can cause this problem...
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When I stop suddenly or slow down the car cuts off
What you are describing sounds like 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 speeds and...
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Check engine light and oil light comes on before oil change?
Hi There, As you may know, these lights are designed to come on at specific mileage intervals that are preset by the factory. When your mileage exceeds a certain amount relative to the last oil change, this will trigger the...
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Engine light blinking and the oil light come on. Accelerates slow but when you get to about 30 mph it smooth out. Then when you slow down it start shake.
For the cylinder that has excessive oil in it, the oil is either coming in for the piston rings being worn or the valve guide is leaking on the intake valve causing the engine to consume the oil. If the...
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I bought an 2004 Audi A6 Quattro Sedan mode l3.0 v6 4 door for $1,000. The owner said he think it's the transmission and battery.
If gasoline was left in the fuel tank for more than 3-6 months, the tank would have to be thoroughly drained. Old gas will NOT start an engine. The fuel filter should be replaced as well. If the car has...
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Timing belt
Hi There, It sounds like your timing belt may have snapped, slipped off of the pulleys or jumped a few teeth on the belt which would cause the car to shut down and not restart as you have described. As...
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2000 Audi A6; Any idea on an average amount of miles before the car starts having problems.
Most vehicles last between 250K to 350K depending on the maintenance that is performed. Some exceptions are when the vehicle is taken real good care of and lasts more than 350K miles. If the vehicle is at 130K miles and...

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