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Hello. If you have oil leaking on the turbo then the leak needs to be located. Most of the time on this vehicle the issue is the turbo itself. When the turbo has an internal seal that fails you will...
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can a AUDI 3,2 litre gearbox module work on a GOLF GTI 2 litre gearbox
The short answer is no. At best, It will shift incorrectly because the software is different. At worst you could damage your new module as soon as you turn it on. In this situation, It's best to do a proper...
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Hi There, Your check engine light may come on as a result of the battery light coming on indicating that you have a problem with your charging system. This generally means that you have a weak battery or possibly a...
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clunk when change gears and car goes in reverse when in neutral and wil not roll in drive
What you are describing may be due to a shift linkage adjustment issue and so the linkage should be inspected. The noise could be within or without the transmission and such will depend on an inspection. If outside the transmission,...
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The temperature gauge is fluctuating but not over heating, I have changed the thermostat, the sender, and it still dose the same
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle's cooling system may be having more of a technical error. With the sensor and thermostat both giving correct measurements, the issue is an actual temperature fluctuation. This can also be caused by...
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Airbags were deployed. All airbags and damage have been replaced. How do I reset the computer? 2017 BMW X3
Hello - this problem requires a full-function, BMW specific problem scanner and reset tool. This is usually only available at a BMW dealer. I would expect to be charged for an inspection fee as well as the code reset function....
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It sounds like the spark plug tube seal for the number 2 cylinder has failed. Then a spark plug tube seal fails, this will allow oil to reach the spark plug. No matter if the spark plug or ignition coil...
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Usually when grinding sounds are heard from the brakes, this is due to thin brake pads. The brake pads wear out over time and if not replaced in time, they can cause grinding. The brake pads have a friction material...
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When I get gas the nozzle always clicks off. What's the issue?
Hi Tony, This is likely related to your EVAP emissions system and something called a purge solenoid. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the fuel tank from escaping into the atmosphere. The EVAP system collects and temporarily stores the...
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Audi Q5 gets short of coolant in the reservoir and when I turn on my air conditioning it seems to drain 2012 Audi A5 Quattro
Hi there, unless the "coolant loss" you continue to see is the result of an incomplete coolant bleeding procedure, there is still a coolant loss somewhere is the cooling system. Hopefully, the "temperature rise" you mention did not cause overheating...
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Car wont start 2011 VW CC
Hello - first task is to extract the problem code(s). There is a problem with the the engine/transmission setting the "Check Engine" (the wrench symbol), but only the codes will guide you to what specific problem needs attention. Given the...
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Was driving on the expressway and my car started shaking, check engine light turned on, oil light turned on and off
Hello, thank you for writing in. Shaking and vibrating typically comes from a misfire, or poor engine performance. A lack of oil will absolutely contribute to these symptoms and amplify them, if not cause them to begin with. You want...
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Springs Settling 2012 VW Jetta
Hello, by simply raising, then lowering the car, the wheel position changed slightly - giving it the look you mention. This is because the angle of the tire changes when it is raised, and the outside edge of the tire...
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acceleration is low
Hello, thank you for writing in. A loss of power may be fuel, spark, air, or electrical related in nature. All four of these components can be skewed causing engine malfunction. You will want to make sure the vehicle has...
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Fuel Pump replaced now car won't start 2007 Saab 9-3
Hi there - the story certainly doesn't make sense. Excessive fuel pressure won't "ruin an injector", although it will certainly leak and cause high fuel consumption, as well as a rough idle and rough running. Check for problem codes, whether...
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Humming sound
You are very right to suspect that a faulty wheel bearing is causing this issue. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a certified mechanic to determine if the wheel bearing has indeed failed. If the wheel bearing has...
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What kind of damage would occur if I ran over a ladder in my 2012 Volkswagen Jetta
Hi there. Depending on the way that the ladder hit would determine what problems may occur. It did not sounds like you mentioned any issues but I would get the vehicle in the air and inspect it for damage. Most...
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Hi I was wondering if u have any idea what problem this is. First issue is the maf sensor was scanning bad. I replaced that at a
VW and Audi products can be a little picky when it comes to some sensor values. I speak from having owned several VW products and a family member still owning one that has it's own personality. If the replacement air...
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Over heating
If you have really found evidence of cooling system blockage(s), then your continued overheating could simply be due to the fact that not all blockages are yet removed. Also, you could have multiple faults, that is blockages plus perhaps a...

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