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My 2000 VW Passat 1.8 turbo recently was flushed to try and clear up heater core, but now my coolant is running out quickly
Engine coolant can leak externally through a hose, radiator, water pump, etc. or internally due to a leaking head gasket and sometimes a leaking intake manifold gasket depending on the engine design. External leaks are typically found by simple pressure...
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Limp mode on audi a4 quattro 2003
Hi There, A number of things may cause your vehicle to go into limp mode such as engine overheating, low oil pressure and many other things that may potentially cause severe engine damage. The purpose of the limp mode feature...
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ABS, ESP, Check engine 2005 Audi A4 1.8T
Prior to condemning the ABS module, there are quite a few tests that must be performed to rule out more common causes. In particular, you always want to rule out what is indeed the most common cause of an ABS...
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Automatic Audi A4 randomly stops accelerating
The addition of the fluids is just mere coincidence and has nothing to do with the issue. If you request a diagnostic, the first thing a mechanic would do is check for any stored diagnostic trouble codes. If there are...
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Hey Honorio. What would be a price everything to change the oil pan on 2004 passat ? 1.8l turbo
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Blown head gasket
Hi There, Depending on the severity of the blown head gasket, the vehicle may or may not start. In some cases where the damage to the head gasket is minor, it may still allow the compression levels in the motor...
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Car want go like it should
Hi There, This can happen for a few different reasons such as low transmission fluid or a faulty control solenoid. An automatic transmission requires hydraulic pressure generated by the transmission fluid that gets pushed through a series of chambers inside...
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My 2003 VW GTI 1 won't start with new battery and also right after a jump and can driving it.
When your battery is low there could be a problem with the alternator or there could be a parasitic load applied to the battery. Check the alternator for any loose wires and if the alternator has a burning smell. If...
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Car will not turnover. Just one click when the key is turned. All electronics (radio, lights, etc.) are working.
Hi There, Generally, when turning the key produces one single click sound, this often times indicates you may have a faulty starter solenoid. A faulty starter solenoid will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid...
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My audi's oil light came on lost power and a loud noise
Hi There, If your oil pressure falls below a specific level, the ECM (car's computer) will in some cases automatically shut the engine down or put the vehicle into a reduced power mode to avoid further damage to the engine....
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How hard is it to change a transmission range sensor on a 2005 Volkswagon Passat 1.8l Turbo
Hello - I would re-check the problem codes first. A failed transmission range sensor usually will not turn the starter unless it determines the car is in Park or Neutral. the problem is likely something else. Check fuses to be...
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1998 vw passat wont start or when it does wont stay on
Hi there. It appears as if you have two different problems here that are not related to each other. The hard to start problem is caused by either a damaged starter, starter relay or an ignition relay that is not...
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Car will not go into gear - any gear
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like possibly low transmission fluid, a bad speed sensor or potentially a faulty transmission control module, which also controls the speed sensors. The transmission control module has various sensors such as vehicle speed...
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My alarm isn't working. The fob lights up when pressed.
It there is anything that is not closed, like a door or trunk lid, the alarm system will not activate. Likewise, if there is a bad switch on any of the doors or the trunk, the module might think that...
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ABS light on, ESP light on,Traction OFF light on, engine light on, rides perfectly OBDI reads only Front Right Wheel Speed Sensor
If a faulty component is still in place, the fault codes will return almost immediately after clearing them. ABS, ESP, and traction control systems all rely on input from wheel speed sensors to determine as the name implies, the speed...
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Code P0455 2004 Audi A4 2.0T
Hello - a P0455 indicates a large evaporative emissions leak. This problem code originates with the evaporative emissions system purge valve, which expects positive pressure flow from the evap emissions cannister - which captures fumes from the fuel tank primarily....
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Purchased a battery last November...Recently my battery light came on. Then now my car lost power and it won't drive forward?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The warning light is indicating an issue with the charging system in general. This means the alternator may also be having issues keeping the battery charged. This also validates you issues while driving, as...
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My radio skips to a different station on it's own and when I put cds in brand new they skip as well can you tell me what's wrong a
The issue you are describing with the station skipping is due to an electrical or software fault. You should first check to see if a software patch is available from the VW dealer. The antenna boost and connection can be...
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My Audi a4 1.8t keeps vibrating at higher speed what could be the issue
Among common possibilities for degraded acceleration are throttle body faults (electronic throttle controls, mass airflow sensor, torn air intake hose), worn out spark plugs, faulty fuel pump or restricted fuel system, and large vacuum leaks (including EGR malfunctions, PCV system,...

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