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My ac compressor quit working in my 2016 vw jetta what could be the main cause for this being brand new?
VW has seen a lot of problems with these compressors and has issued a service bulletin on some of their 2015 and 2016 cars. There is a defective regulating valve that causes compressor failure. In many cases they are performing...
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Hi I have a question my brake light keeps coming on and my abs light too I have a 2003 Volkswagen Passat I think I need new brakes
This may suggest that your brake pads are worn and due to be replaced or that you have a leak somewhere in your brake hydraulic system. The brake reservoir has a sensor inside that detects when the brake fluid reaches...
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My car is leaking coolant and telling me to stop the car and check coolant.
Going by your description and the age of the car, I'm going to guess you have a problem with your water pump. The water pump has a rotating seal that often doesn't leak unless the engine is running. If your...
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I have no clutch it goes to the floor and I cannot find the slave master cylinder for the clutch master cylinder please send pics
The reservoir supplying the fluid to both cylinders is the brake master cylinder reservoir. However, adequate fluid there means nothing as a diagnostic. The clutch slave and/or master cylinder could be leaking internally (no visible external leak) or there could...
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P0171 and P0442 in a 2003 VW Jetta 1.8T. We bought it used 144k miles. Light came on before changing the air filter. Any solutions
Hi there. The two codes you've listed might indicate different problems than you've been told are the root source. The P0171 code means that, on the first bank of the engine, the fuel system is running weak or a vacuum...
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2014 volkswagen jetta ac and heater stopped working
This may be related to a faulty blower motor or blower motor relay. Occasionally, the blower motor itself will wear out or become faulty working intermittently as the brush contacts inside the motor wear out. The blower motor relay supplies...
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An auto shop is charging 1,200 dollars for a camshaft timing solenoid replacement , is that reasonable ?
Sorry to say it, but that really isn't out of line. The 1.8 turbo engine that VW builds has an extraordinarily complicated valve train. In most cases doing a timing device replacement is an all day job for the most...
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Hi, I have a shifting problem with my car. When I shift in between gears it jerks. Plus I can't go past 60 mph.
Anytime your vehicle is not shifting or loses power there is a major problem and should be looked at as soon as possible to prevent additional damage to other components. I would recommend limited driving at speeds below 50 mph...
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How do you know if my car Mercedez benz c230 needs a head gasket ?
Hi there. A damaged head gasket is typically the damage caused by an overheating issue - and typically not the source of the initial problem. In most cases, overheating is caused by a radiator leak, clogged cooling lines, damaged water...
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2003 audi a4 Quattro, car sounds fine on idle but as soon as I pull out it began to do this chugging sound with no power on accel.
There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially...
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How much to replace a vacuum hose that's causing a vacuum leak
There is a 1 hour minimum charge for a service for a service call in most cases. If the hose is a factory preformed hose then it may have to be purchased from a dealer and then installed for you....
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Rock damaged part and now it sounds like mental on metal rubbing
If the brake rotor dust shield got bent toward the rotor then all you need to do is pull it away from the rotor so it does not touch. If you cannot then you may need to get it removed...
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My 2013 Mercedes benz c250 ac won't work, it blows hot air and the ac button light flashes red three times and then turns of
Hello. On this vehicle for it to be acting up like this it typically means that there is a programming issue with the HVAC unit. It is also possible that the system has a small leak if it has been...
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Transmission not shifting
This may indicate a failing speed sensor. The transmission speed sensor is a magnetic sensor that provides information related to the speed of the input and output shafts in the transmission, allowing the transmission to shift smoothly. The sensor counts...
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audi tt mk1 interior lights
It sounds like you popped a fuse. Since it happened as soon as you turned on the passenger side light, the fault may be in the light assembly. The fuse panel is accessible on the left side of the dashboard...
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Engine Shut Down when stopping after driving for a while.
Hi Giovonni C. Unfortunately, there are too many variables you have not included in your question for us to give you a detailed recommendation such as, how does the vehicle shut off? For example, does it progressively sound like it's...
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I just got a new clutch but after an hour of driving it stopped going into gear and stuck on neutral.
first try to put transmission into gears with engine off to see if the problem is in the shift linkage or it is inside the transmission or it is in the clutch if it only happens when running.
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I have a 2017 Volkswagen Passat dome lights
There is usually a spring loaded switch in the door pillar. The switch contacts may be stuck closed even after you shut the door. If that is not the issue, and you were to request that a mechanic identify the...
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My 2001 Audi TT Quattro didn't want to engage first gear so I forced it in and I was stuck on first gear even if I clutch it won't
There are two possibilities: there is a clutch or clutch control (hydraulics, etc.) malfunction or the synchronizer and/or related assemblies in the transmission itself is faulty. To distinguish between the two and thence pinpoint the issue, the recommended service is...
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Screaching
A possibility is the brake rotor dust shield which is a thin piece of stamped steel and will deform easily if hit. There are metal shields on either end of the axle but those are harder to damage as they...

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