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Oil pressure light and the engine's max speed is 4000 rpm. After 2 days the car isn't starting anymore.
You have several problems and this makes things considerably more confusing. Jetta's are known for having challenges with their oil pressure light switches. The important thing to determine is that your motor has good oil pressure. The surest way to...
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Camshaft failed two months after timing belt replacement
Although it is not extremely common for a camshaft to fail within the 100k mile range, it is not impossible. If indeed the camshaft has snapped or potentially has a bad bearing, this can in fact cause an enormous vibration....
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I have a problem of petrol going through to the oil sump and the car backfire and some smoke coming out of exhaust.
Hello. If your oil is being mixed with fuel then you are either getting too much fuel into the engine or you have a serious internal engine issue. Most of the time this is caused by worn out piston rings....
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can a AUDI 3,2 litre gearbox module work on a GOLF GTI 2 litre gearbox
The short answer is no. At best, It will shift incorrectly because the software is different. At worst you could damage your new module as soon as you turn it on. In this situation, It's best to do a proper...
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Camshaft position sensor went out
Hi there: It really depends on how it was determined that the crankshaft position sensor was damaged. If there was an error code that was found by a routine scan then it's possible that the sensor itself was not the...
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Check Engine Light on - P2187 and P0420 codes
Hello. If I understand correctly, when you say "catless downpipe," you mean that you have installed a pipe without a catalytic converter. If that is the case, you are always going to have the code for catalyst efficiency. The...
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small oil leak - question on average cost for repair. 2009 VW GTi
Hi - the cost of repair for an oil leak can vary widely depending on why the oil is leaking. For oil collecting on the bottom of the oil pan, it could be the oil pan gasket, the front crank...
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Odd whining sound, hoping an experienced mechanic might Identify
Good job on the recording! What your experiencing is a problem in the wheel bearing. You'll notice the sound is associated with the speed of the car and not the speed of the engine, which usually points to drive line...
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Need an experienced VW mwchanic's ear on an odd sound
Hi there. Look for anything that rotates on the engine as accessories, like the pulleys, water pump, power steering pump, alternator, and A/C compressor. There could be a harmonic vibration admitting from one of the items making the noise. ...
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My car is a pologti. It's having low pulling in a direction mostly running in flat road. How can I make it okay?
Hi there. Check the tires on the vehicle and see what their conditions are. If the tires are feathered or scrubbed on the inside or outside, then your vehicle has an alignment issue. If your tires are worn, I recommend...
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I just got my tire plugged. Should I still get it my tire repaired?
If the tire was repaired at a professional shop, or national tire chain, unless they cautioned you that the repair was "temporary", they likely gave you a permanent repair. If you are concerned about the plug, and your tire is...
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smoke/steam coming form dipstick 2009 VW GTI Turbo
Hello - it is normal to have a small amount of "fumes" exit the dipstick when it is pulled. The crankcase, is after all, a pretty violent place - oil and extreme temperatures combined with rotating hot metal. If you...
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Can't get power at all. Misfire with code P0303.
Hi there. The code P0303 means that cylinder number 3 has a misfire. There are three ways that the cylinder number 3 can be misfiring. Spark plug is fouled out and not creating a strong enough spark to ignite...
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I have a clunking and popping noise when turning
This is a common sign of a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
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My car is taking a lot of water and smoking when opened up??
If the car is using coolant and you can't find any leaks, it must be going out the tailpipe; and that would certainly explain the smoke. But it could also be that the coolant is leaking and evaporating just as...
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Hey there: In many cases, the failure of the blower motor to actually blow air into the cabin is caused by a blower motor resistor. This component is usually installed behind the dashboard or underneath the blower motor and can...
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How long does it take to replace the lower radiator hose on this car? Do you think that $360 is an appropriate amount for the labor to replace this hose?
Sent to CS. Hi there. Replacing a lower radiator hose on your vehicle can take up to 50 minutes at a shop. Most shops will charge for replacing the hose and filling the radiator as 2 separate service times. This...
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I change the radiator but i have fault in my car p2568 how can i fix it
Hello. The code you have received is telling you that the downstream oxygen sensor has detected a temperature that is out of range. When the PCM (aka the main computer) detects this error it will set the warning light. This...
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acceleration is low
Hello, thank you for writing in. A loss of power may be fuel, spark, air, or electrical related in nature. All four of these components can be skewed causing engine malfunction. You will want to make sure the vehicle has...
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Brake fade after hard driving
If by brake fade you mean that the brake pedal feels normal, but the brakes don't seem as effective and require more leg energy, then you are probably having an issue with the brake pad material. The brake lining is...

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