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Epc light on a 2009 audi a4 quattro centre brake light warning also wont start
Missing or malfunctioning lights will not prevent the car from starting. If the brake light switch is faulty that might prevent shifting out of Park once the car is running as the switch is part of the safety interlock to...
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I have a 2009 audi a4 2.0. Check engine light and epc light came on wont start
The warning lights means that trouble codes have been stored. Your best entree to resolving this is to download those codes although a diagnostic has to be performed insofar as the systems/components referred to in the codes. That is, the...
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Something that looks to be oil coolant mix under my 2006 audi a6 quattro. I bought the car drove it home and its been parked since
I would recommend starting with a cooling system pressure test. This will determine whether Cooling system leak is. If the coolant is mixed with oil then you will see coolant and oil leaking. Cooling system pressure test can be performed...
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Audi 2006 A6 Bi-Xenon dynamic headlight shutter malfunction
If this is a solenoid activated device, test the solenoid (winding resistance in ohms, function, etc.). If the other side functions, you can compare the results. The code seems to suggest you will find infinite resistance in the winding of...
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Coolant is brown
The coolant level should be checked when the engine is cold. Typically you will check the level in the plastic recovery tank. If the level is low, or keeps dropping even after you top off the system, you might have...
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If my check engine light comes on, does it limit my cars power. My codes says it’s my fuel pressure regulator
There are hundreds of individual OBD-II trouble codes any one of which can cause illumination of the check engine light. The vast majority of the codes do not reflect, or refer to, conditions that cause marked loss of vehicle power....
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Error codes on my 2012 Q5 P2099 P2096 & P2196
These codes could possibly be related to an issue with the turbocharger or the catalytic converter. Unfortunately these codes could lead to very expensive repairs depending on what exactly is the cause of this issue. I would recommend having a...
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I have an Audi A1, 2011. Just today the manual gear shifter got stuck on natural and it's not moving.
The faulty component cannot be pinpointed based on your description but, generally speaking, the problem area will be within the shift linkage assembly or the clutch including the hydraulic control of the clutch. There is always a possibility of an...
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ABS light, traction control light and handbrake light blink at the same time and the car jerks
It is not clear from your description if the noise you are hearing is primarily engine versus chassis (suspension, etc.) related. The origin of the noise can be pinpointed though if you request a vehicle noise diagnostic. That the ABS...
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Key fob randomly flashing red while driving
What you are describing is a key FOB that becomes active (transmits) even when uncommanded. It might be defective, but before condemning it you can try the re-set procedure for the key FOB that is outlined in the Owner's Manual....
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Rich idle only, negative STFT
Some common causes of too much fuel being delivered in a situation like that you describe are: a faulty coolant temperature sensor (the temperature signal is a part determinant of injector pulse width); leaking fuel injector(s) allowing too much fuel...
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I am currently looking at a 2015 Audi A4 is there any way someone could come inspect it before I buy.
Inspection service is available in Hillside, NJ. To request an inspection, please schedule via YourMechanic's pre-purchase vehicle inspection service page. An inspection of the specific vehicle you want to purchase, carried out by a certified Mechanic, dispatched to your location,...
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Could a oil leak cause my serpentine belt to come off ?
Generally, an oil leak should not cause a serpentine belt to come loose, however depending on the source of the oil leak and the severity of it, it could be possible. I would suggest having the serpentine belt tensioner checked...
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Manual transmission; car acts as if clutch is always pressed; can start, wont put any power to wheels, can shift gears easy.
If the clutch is not engaging a major component has failed such as the pressure plate, diaphragm spring or possibly input shaft components which have splines on them. Although a mechanic will perform some initial checks to rule out simpler...
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All my dashboard lights came on my Audi Q5 and the emergency brake comes on it’s own
What you are describing stems from an electrical malfunction, possibly "global" in nature, that is affecting multiple systems on your car. To resolve that, an electrical diagnostic will have to be performed. YourMechanic offers mobile electrical diagnostic services. If you...
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Would a bad crankcase valve caused by a tune up on my audi a3?
Hi Lisa. Thanks for contacting us today. Having a tune-up would not likely cause damage to a rear crankshaft seal. This typically occurs over time and is due to common wear and tear. It's a hit or miss type of...
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Coolant leak in rear of engine
You would need to have the leak better identified as to why it is leaking so a mechanic or you can replace the bad part or gasket. If you can supply a picture of component leaking then I can better...
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I hear the windshield wiper motor but wipers not moving. They worked before the snow we had
A linkage from the motor to the wiper arms, or the wiper motor transmission, might have developed a fault. A repair might entail re-attaching existing components but if components are broken, parts might have to be replaced. Typically the repair...
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I have a 2001 Audi a6 Quattro Biturbo that got too hott driving and turned off now it wont turn back on
The status of the oxygen sensors is unrelated to the present no start. Overheating has the potential to cause head gasket leaks and valve and piston damage. You should measure cylinder compression to rule out low compression as a cause...
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My car makes a short squeak noise when I start it. Lasts about half a second. My cousin pointed it out and since then I’m worried.
Squeaking is often drive belt or pulley related but in your case the starter motor would have to be considered as well. If the starter turns, or you hear significant noise at starting, but the engine literally is not turning...

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