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Hi there. It is quite possible that the AC compressor seized before you completed the head gasket service. In most cases, a head gasket is replaced and heads rebuilt and machined due to an overheating incident. This may have damaged...
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Engine misfire
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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Why does my 2006 Audi A6 navigation screen turn on for a second then shuts down
Hello. This is a common problem on this vehicle. Most of the time it is due to an internal hardware failure in the navigation unit. I will usually try reprogramming the unit first and if that does not help it...
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Why won't my 2004 Audi A6 Quattro charge brand new battery??
Hello. Most of the time the issue is in the wire coming from the battery to the alternator. This small wire has a tendency to fail and have high resistance. This needs to be checked first. If that is not...
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I have a shaking and knocking coming from the front of my 2003 Audi A6
Hi there. It sounds like something may be loose on the front of your car. Most of the time this is caused by a failing ball joint or tie rod end. It can also be a bad wheel bearing or...
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if I'm at stand still it goes hot once I travel it cools yesterday that happened and it stAll I crank it starts but shut off audi
A low coolant level can cause overheating however there are lots of additional causes of overheating. Coolant leaks are easy to find via pressure testing. In the context of such a test, if pressure falls and yet no external leak...
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My car is worrying when going low speeds and quietly grinding when braking all the sudden
Noises behind the wheels or when braking can be caused by a variety of components. for a variety of reasons. The brake pads may be of a harder friction compound that may be noisier than other brands. Worn or out...
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What is the main reason for a random misfire on Audi A6 2002 3.0
Hello, thank you for writing in. Without the codes that are present it is hard to narrow down the possibilities for you. Coil packs and fuel supply are going to be towards the top of the list. You should start...
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can not find the transmission control module it is not on either side of front floor i have a 1997 audi a6 quattro
For the transmission control module for the 1997 A6 the control module is under right carpet inside the module box. You have to remove cover to access the transmission and engine control modules.
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03 audi a6 2.7. Stoped moving, it will turn on, you can move the auto gearshift but won't register with transmition
What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle...
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Oil temperature guage goes to max car starts to smoke
Hello, high oil pressure reading could be caused by a sending unit failure or an internal failure with oil pump regulator. Car smoke from exhaust system could be cause rich fuel mixture, anti-freeze consumption, and engine oil usage. It would...
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Turbo oil leak cost Audi A6 Quattro 2002 twin turbo
Hi Hhh, Thank you for contacting YourMechanic! To set up the quote for the oil gasket leak for your vehicle, we need some extra information in order to get you the most up-to-date prices on parts and labor. Please...
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Fornt Upper Control Arm Replacement Price
Hi Bill. I've forwarded your inquiry to our sales and service department. They will be able to outline what the estimate covers so you can make an informed decision as to how to proceed.
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Turbo cooler leaking small amount of oil
any oil leak to the turbo can cause the turbo to be starved of oil and can damage the turbo bearings. i would recommend replacing the cooler or repairing the oil leak at the line fittings.
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On a '13 Audi A6 Quattro, where are the MAP and booster sensors?
The map sensor on most vehicles is located under or near the intake manifold. As for the booster sensor, I assume you mean a sensor that measures vacuum at the vacuum booster for the brakes. If this is true, it...
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2013 A6 Quattro 3.0 AC blows hot air. Changed the AC compressor, receiver dryer, value and flush. Car is still blowing hot air. N
Hello. If the system was properly evacuated and recharged and the compressor is still not turning on then it is an electrical problem. Most of the time it is the result of a faulty clutch relay so that is what...
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I hav a 1997 Audi a 6 Quattro need to know where the kill switch is located
Hi there. Typically speaking, there isn't a "kill switch" on modern cars, trucks and SUV's. If you are trying to disable the power so you can complete repairs, you might want to buy a service and repair manual for your...
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I have a 2008 Audi A6 every time I start the car up it says parking brake malfunction n headlight range control defective
It sounds like there are two separate issues with the vehicle. As for the headlights, I would recommend having this issue inspected and diagnosed by a certified professional who specializes in electrical issues such as that. As for the parking...
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Do I need to replace the whole rack and Pinnon if I found the leak
If you found the leak and the rack and pinion is leaking then you will need to replace it due to most repairs require specialized tools and training to rebuild or repair steering rack and pinions. If it pressure hose...
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I took it to get a car wash and after the car wash, the car engine sound like I was
Hi Cesar. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Most of the time, when engine RPM rises higher than normal, it's caused by a loose or damaged vacuum line connection. If you pressure washed the engine at the car wash, this could...

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