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Does putting my car into accessory mode count as a key cycle on a scanner?
You have to turn it to on all the way to count as a key on cycle and then back to off for one key cycle.
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I have a 2011 Audi A4 Avant 2.0 turbo and my car just started screeching we the idle is low. It sounds like a belt is slipping
You're probably right, but there are a number of things that can give you a screeching noise including the belt tensioner itself. The front of the A4 engine is notoriously difficult to see, in most cases the front body panel...
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Car acting up and it’s shaking and stallings
Hi Lidia. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com today. In most cases, what you are describing is caused by motor mounts that are worn out, tires out of balance or wheel bearings that are damaged and need replacement. Due to...
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I have been using 20W40 engine oil out of ignorant for two years now on my Passat cc But I found out that the right oil is 5W30 or
Hi Justin. Thanks for taking time to contact us today. First off - don't worry, you're not the first person to make this common error. Although higher viscosity engine oil is not always the best way to protect an engine,...
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Can worn brakes cause power train malfunction light to illuminate in 13 ford edge?
It is not likely the brakes are causing the Powertrain light to come on unless you have brakes that are grinding metal to metal. This can cause excessive metal to get on the wheels antilock speed sensor and cause erratic...
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My car has a code P0342 replaced twice now won't start
You may need to check the wiring harness that runs to the camshaft position sensor as it may be faulty or have a poor connection resulting in the sensor not providing an accurate signal to the computer, which would cause...
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I have been using 20W40 engine oil out of ignorant for two years now on my Passat cc 2009 model But I found out that the right oil
If you switch to the correct, lower viscosity oil, the only consequence will be that your fuel mileage should improve slightly. The improvement will not necessarily be "noticeable" but it will improve. There are no adverse consequences to correcting this...
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My cam sensor threw a code replaced it and now it won't start. Batter and starter are fine. My dash has an epc light on sometimes
Hi Derech. Thanks for writing in today. It would be very helpful for us to help you if you're able to tell us the exact codes your OBD-II scanner has downloaded, as the specific code could indicate multiple possible sources....
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Does my 2007 Audi A4 Cabriolet have or support CANBUS for steering wheel control of an after market navigation system?
Unfortunately, YourMechanic does not diagnose problems with, repair, or install aftermarket sound systems. I would recommend reaching out to the products manufacturer to determine if it is compatible with your vehicle.
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Could u advise if there is any corelation between fault codes P0234 and 006298 which appeared on my Audi A3? Thx.
Code P0234 will set if the intake boost sensor detects an overboost condition. The most most common root cause of the failure is a binding waste gate although all potential causes are evaluated. The other code relates to the DSG...
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Where is the crankshaft sensor located on a 2011 vw gti
On the 2.0L engine, the crankshaft position sensor is located adjacent to the oil filter and is held to the cylinder block with one fastener. The sensor will be visible looking from underneath after you have removed the engine undercover....
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P0341 and p0016
Hi Cristian. P0341 is an OBD-II generic code - click this link to read more about the code and possible repairs - that says the engine control module (ECM) detected the engine camshaft position sensor circuit is not within specifications....
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Hi Peter, I am planning to buy a range Rover Velar that has just come out in the market. What shld be maintaineance cost for 5 Yrs
The best place to find the answer to your question would be in the owner's manual of the particular vehicle that you are considering purchasing. The owner's manual have a scheduled maintenance list that shows what mileage and what service...
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Any tips on how to get the shaft out of transmission.
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are a few things you can try. The most commonly utilized options includes larger and longer tools for more leverage. If you are attempting to save the axle you are removing, you will...
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My car shakes violently in between shifts
This sounds like a fuel, ignition or engine management (sensor) issue that occurs during particular engine speed/engine load "windows". You can drive the car while an assistant views engine operating conditions on a real time scanner to determine if critical...
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Extended warranty worth it on 2017 Land Rover Evoque? 3yr left of full warranty. Extending for 2 more years = $3000. worth it?
Hi Jennifer. Thanks for writing in today. When it comes to extended warranties, it really is a hit or miss proposition. If you are going to be driving your vehicle frequently - especially in city stop and go driving, then...
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1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo won't hold power after a jump
It sounds like you may have a weak battery from the extended periods of sitting. As you may know, even a vehicle with a properly functioning charging system (i.e. alternator, voltage regulator, etc) will ultimately not keep a battery properly...
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Robert, what are the minimum thickness of the front and rear rotors for a 2013 vw tiguan?
The minimum thickness for front and rear brakes is 2/32.
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my coolant leaks. I have seen a little on the ground, but the car has never overheated. what does this mean? thank you in advanc
Without more specifics on the location of the coolant leak I would suggest having the cooling system pressure tested to locate the leak. You may have a water pump starting to leak. This will get worse and may start to...

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