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Hi Joseph. Thanks for contacting us today about your VW Passat's fan clutch issue. Usually the fan clutch is removed after you remove the assembly as you've indicated. One of the best tools you can use to learn how to...
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My car has trouble starting, it takes about two or three times turning the key for the car to actually turn on. About 10-20 minute
Hi MacKenzie. Thanks for contacting us today. The air intake is the beginning of what I like to refer to as a "wind tunnel" for the engine. In order for air to efficiently flow into the throttle body to be...
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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 studders during acceleration only between 20-30mph
Audi may not be too far off. Fuel doesn't have much of a shelf life. When left in the tank it tends to lose its volatility and deposit a varnish like sludge on any components in the tank. This could...
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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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my audi a4 2004 1.8t does not go into first gear until you really rem it than it gets the rest of the gears just fine but also hap
Too little (or too much) transmission fluid can cause lack of movement in "D" or "R". If the leaking "oil" that you see is transmission fluid, you should check the fluid level and adjust as needed. Other than low fluid,...
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I ran over a curb in my 2017 Jetta and it's big hard plastic part that look like a filter but could be up for us fell off when I s
A mechanic can identify the part and re-install it if it is "re-usable". If the part is too damaged, inasmuch as the vehicle is new, OEM replacement parts are readily available. Collisions with curbs can cause wheel, tire, and suspension...
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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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Hey there I have a 2002 Audi TT Quattro and when I start it up it seems to run fine and then after 3 4 minutes it stalls out on me
Typical causes for such immediate stalling are a faulty mass airflow sensor, faulty engine coolant temperature switch/sensor (typically at cold start only), faulty camshaft or crankshaft position sensors, worn spark plugs, wires or defective ignition coil(s), inadequate fuel delivery or...
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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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I hook the scanner up and read the code on it I have one engine code p0322 but I'm not sure what the different types of fixes are
If the check engine light (CEL) is NOT on, and there are no performance issues, and the code is reported as merely "pending", you need do nothing at this time. However, if the CEL light is on and/or the car...
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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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I have a 2001 Volkswagen Gti 1.8t automatic, drive will not engage unless it rolls a few inches what could be the problem?
Hi Tanner. Thanks for submitting your question today. Usually this issue is caused by one of two things. Either there is an obstruction of debris inside the transmission hydraulic lines or an inner transmission seal is damaged. Although the transmission...
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Why is my 2004 Audi A4 hitting 2500 rpms parked? It also is stalling a bit while driving. I just took it to shop and got a brand n
Hi Christian. Thanks for contacting us today. If you've recently had the throttle body replaced then it's likely that either it's not properly programmed to the ECU or a vacuum line was left off after replacement. I would strongly recommend...
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The VW dealer, both sales and service, do not know how to set the SDVC on my 2016 VW Beetle. Any ideas?
Hi Paul. Thanks for submitting your question today. Unfortunately, we're not familiar with the settings for that system on that vehicle. If the dealership is not helping you resolve this issue, then I would suggest contacting VW customer care. By...
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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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Car has rough start and pulls back when driving
Hard starting and poor acceleration could be fuel system related. Causes could include plugged injectors, faulty fuel pressure regulation, fuel pump performance issues and a clogged filter. However, ignition system faults and even mechanical faults (such as sticking valves, low...
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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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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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