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I also have the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C250 Turbo charged m271 engine it rattles when I first started looking to replace the cam phase
You should first have the computer system tested so the noise can be completely diagnosed to find the cause of cold start rattling noise. You may just need to replace cam phaser or timing chain and guides with the phasers....
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Car just came from Mercedes-Benz they gave me a fault code P0340 62 they want to remove the valve cover and check for the camshaft
If your car was used under normal service, it does not have enough miles for the timing chain or gears to have worn out and caused the problem you are describing. Furthermore, the fault code that you are referring to...
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How often should the air filter be changed on a 2015 VW Beetle Turbo with a 1.8. engine?
For some reason, our repair database doesn't have the service information listed for your vehicle. However, it does have information for 2013 Beetle 2.0L, which shows the filter should be replaced every 60,000 miles. This interval seems a bit excessive....
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Do you have to have the mechanical key in the fob to start the car
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the vehicle is equipped with a keyless entry and start system, then yes. You should still be able to start the car without the piece of metal they give you in the key...
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My 2004 Audi TT brake pedal is very hard to press down. It is taking effort to press down and it is stopping slow too.
You probably have a problem with your brake booster or the vacuum line to the brake booster. The brake booster is a vacuum driven device that helps pull the brake pedal down according to the amount of pressure you put...
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Tried starting car with alarm on, now flashing yellow key light and won't start.
It seems as if your vehicle thinks you are trying to steal it. This could be due to a number of different things. It is possible that the chip in your key if it has one could not be being...
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Car will not engage in drive
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Hi Mark I have an audi a4 2005 1.8 quattro AC seems to cut out in real hot tempratures also the transmission goes into limp mode
A possibility with the A/C system is a fault in the evaporator that causes internal and/or external icing. The resulting high head pressure causes the control circuitry to "throttle" the compressor, hence the ECON mode. Check for a blocked air...
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P0121 02 vw beetle
You will need to have codes cleared and then the system tested again to see if it runs good or codes return. If the problem is still there then monitor data for the AAP1 and AAP2 on scanner to see...
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Blown head gasket but no water in oil and now it will not start
If for some reason the engine was over full of oil by 5 quarts then you may have oil above the pistons causing the no crank. All spark plugs will need to be removed and engine rotated to see if...
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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 getting fault code P001477. How far/long can i drive without causing any damage to the engine.
Unfortunately, there is no way to determine specifically how long mechanical failures like this may last before failing entirely. As you know, code P001477 is related to the camshaft adjuster solenoid. When this is not functioning properly, this will cause...
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multiple codes and rough idling
The first thing to check for in any drivability problem is air leaks. Any air that gets into the engine without being measured will lean out the system and cause problems. Look at all the rubber hoses and boots under...
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Hello my gears shift on my 2002 Volkswagen Jetta and it sounds terrible. what does that mean exactly ?
Hi Dyani. Thanks for contacting us today. It really depends on what type of noise is being produced when shifting which will determine the root source or cause of the noise. If it's a grinding noise when your automatic transmission...
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I need a good basic diagram for vacuum lines on my 1.8t jetta 2003
The vacuum hose diagram may appear on an under hood label so be sure to check that location first. Generally, the best source for the diagram, as well as all repair and diagnostic information and instructions for the vehicle, is...
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We have a 2005 Jetta and brake light stays on even when car is off. The light goes off if we pull up on the pedal.
It sounds like you may have a faulty brake light switch circuit which controls a number of things in the vehicle. This switch indicates when the brake pedal is pushed and triggers the brake lights to come on. In addition,...
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Coolant leak coming from behind the radiator
The coolant leak can only be pinpointed after an inspection but a leaking hose in that location would not be unusual. Coolant leaks can sometimes be either a cause, or a consequence, of overheating. Be sure not to drive the...
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Why would the bolts that connect the CV To the wheel come loose
The CV axle end goes through the wheel hub and hub bearing and is held on to the wheel hub by a large nut that is very tightly torqued. There are no bolts involved, only that one nut. The wheel...
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I am leaking coolant only sometimes. 2002 vw passat.
Coolant leaks can be very tricky because they might happen only under certain conditions. Some leaks may only occur when the engine is cold, while others might only show when the engine is hot. some may be low pressure leaks...
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There is a rattling noise on the passenger side of my stick shift VW Jetta.
Hi Katie. Thanks for contacting us tonight. A consistent rattle like you've described is typically caused by a loose exhaust bracket - which tends to occur when a car is older than 10 years old just due to normal wear...

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