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I've been having trouble with my trans. In my 06 passat 2.0t 4c gas engine, it's shifting hard from 1st to 2ndwontshiftto5or6
In spite of the mileage, it may be repairable without rebuilding or replacing the transmission. I have a 2005 Jetta with the same transmission outside that experienced similar issues. Shifted hard on the 1-2 upshift and the 2-1 downshift. The...
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Rough start after putting in gas
Hi there. I would highly recommend reading this article that articulates the source of the P0455 OBD-II trouble code, the possible causes and repair solutions. P0440 is the general code for a problem with the Fuel Evaporative Emission System. The...
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Rough start up
Hi Lidia. P0440 is the general code for a problem with the Fuel Evaporative Emission System. The P0455 code specifically indicates a large leak in the system, not a fuel leak, but one in the vapor recovery system. The leak...
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what is the first thing I should do after I get a code reading P0864 Tcm Communication Circuit Range/Performance on my 2007 vw pas
Hi there. You might want to read this article about the P0864 OBD II trouble code as it will provide you with valuable information about what the code means, what causes this code to illuminate, what components trigger the code...
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Transfer box gone on Audi A4 DTM - how much to repair? 2006 Audi A4 Quattro
Hello - if you are able to release the clutch in any gear, and get no motion, a shaft or final drive gearset in the transmission has failed. The only real hope here is that a shifter cable has failed...
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I drive an audi A4. Can I manually change the readings on my trip odometer? Please note, Im not asking about the primary odo...jus
Hi there. To my knowledge, you are able to clear the trip odometer anytime you want, but you can't calibrate the system to change to accomplish what I think you're looking for. You might be better served to purchase a...
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Loud whine from the front of the engine, and has no power from my turbo. It also idles very high around 2000 rpm.
Check the hose from the MAF sensor to the throttle body and see if there is a leak or if the hose clamps are loose. This will produce a vacuum leak before the intake and make the engine run different...
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Taking head bolts out after setting torque
Hi there. The correct way to resolve this problem is to ensure the exhaust manifold if decked (cleaned and level), purchase brand new bolts and the correct exhaust manifold gasket recommended by Saab. I wouldn't recommend any other repair solution...
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Does a bad oxygen sensor make the car slower when in full throttle ?
Hi there. It depends on whether or not you are racing your friend on a NHRA sanctioned Drag Strip or illegally on the street as to whether or not the O2 sensor is causing you to be slow. If you're...
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does a leaking fuel pump and or an overheating coolant pump cause significant damage to the enginge?
It's fairly unlikely that either recall had any effect on the piston rings. That however is not something I've seen very often, especially on an engine as "young" as yours. The fuel pump leaking is more likely to cause a...
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Gas pump clicking
Hi There, This is likely related to your EVAP emissions system and something called a purge valve solenoid. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the fuel tank from escaping into the atmosphere. The EVAP system collects and temporarily stores...
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How can I tell if the problem I have is with the master or slave clutch cylinder? 2008 VW Eos
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your question cannot be technically answered at this point in time. With your symptoms, it could be either the slave or the master cylinder. The clutch master cylinder is more commonly a problem, but...
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Is it the trunk latch assembly or something else if you know the trunk has been closed , but the trunk open light in the instrumen
Hi Frank. This is a weird glitch that I've seen on some newer GM's. In most cases it's a faulty connection to the trunk lid sensor that will trigger the trunk warning light on the dash. However, I've also seen...
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My audi q3 needs only one one tire replaced. It is a 2016 model with less than 5k miles. Will I still need to replace all 4 tires
Hello, thank you for writing in. While most will tell you replacing all four tires is necessary under most circumstances, if the other 3 tires are in good condition, replacing just the flat tire is acceptable. The problem with replacing...
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How do you disassemble the dash of a 2006 gti to replace fuel pump relay
Hi there. It would be best for you to purchase a service and repair manual for your 2006 Volkswagen GTI; as it will give you step-by-step instructions for accessing the fuel pump relay and removing it correctly.
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A piece of my engine fell out and now there's a hole in the side of the block 1991 Toyota MR2
Hello - it takes a lot of energy for a part to "fall out of the block". I can reliably suggest you will be needing a new engine. Unfortunately, engine replacement is not a service YourMechanic offers at this time....
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Could the code P0455 be the purge solenoid ?
Hi there. We have two great articles posted here on our website that will really help you learn more about the EVAP system and specifically the purge solenoid. The first is this article which explains what the P0455 OBD-II trouble...
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I need information about EGR Valve on Volkswagen TDI Diesel
The engine itself is not disassembled but to inspect the EGR valve and EGR passageways, typically the valve itself will have to be removed and that does require a bit of dissassembly typically involving the throttle body, intake, plenum and...
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Car using too much fuel
Hi There, Code P0455 indicates you have a loose fuel cap or potentially a large leak in your evaporative emissions control system. I would suggest first trying to tighten the fuel cap as this is a common cause of this....
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Code P0455
It sounds like you may have a leak in your evap system. Generally, this code indicates that a leak is present in the evaporative emissions system which is usually a result of a loose or missing gas cap or a...

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