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I have a problem of petrol going through to the oil sump and the car backfire and some smoke coming out of exhaust.
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Sulfur smell coming from exhaust
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I've got a 2012 328i, twin turbo 4 banger. Tpms malfunction, says all four tires are flat but they're obviously not. Advice?
Hello. If the TPMS system is showing that all four tires are flat then they are either low in air pressure, or there is an issue with the TPMS system. I would first check the air pressure on all four...
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Car stalls when put into gear.
Hello. Engine stalling can be caused by a wide variety of different things. If the issues began after replacing your turbo then I would go back and carefully examine the work area for any loose or broken hoses, or perhaps...
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Difficult to get the vehicle in gear after it has been turned off for sometime. 2013 Ford Focus
Hello - it sounds like the clutch hydraulics in your Focus (manual transmission) have a leak, or have become weak. Check the clutch fluid reservoir to be sure it has adequate fluid. If there is clear fluid left on your...
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Oil keeps dripping under my car, but I checked the oil and its full.
Hi and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic. Check the transmission fluid to see if its low. Also, check the power steering fluid to see if its low. Either the vehicle is leaking oil from the engine, transmission, or power steering....
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Oil consumption is very high ,after oil service if we drive for 500 km indicates oil level low top up 2011 Audi A4 Turbo
Hello - oil consumption is, for some reason, higher on this specific engine than on other 4 cylinder engines, turbocharged or not. Typical oil consumption is approximately 1 quart per 1500 miles. If you have blue exhaust smoke on an...
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getting p2181 even after changing the CTS 2007 Audi A4
Hi there - the problem is a failing thermostat. On this Audi, engine management has a "warm-up" profile it expects the thermostat to manage while the engine comes up to temperature. The fact that yours is not reaching correct operating...
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My engine keeps shutting off what is the problem?
Hello. Your symptoms lead me to believe there is an issue with the charging system. If the battery is dead when the vehicle stalls, it means it is either not holding a charge, or the alternator is not generating energy...
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Camshaft position sensor went out
Hi there: It really depends on how it was determined that the crankshaft position sensor was damaged. If there was an error code that was found by a routine scan then it's possible that the sensor itself was not the...
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Clicking sound when turning over.
There may be a couple of issues at play here. First, the 11.4 volt reading may be a bit on the low side indicating possibly a weak battery. If this is the case, a fully charged battery may correct this...
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Head unit turns on but there's no sound coming from the speakers.
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My car won't start.
Hi there: In most cases, this problem is caused by an electrical fault with the ignition system (such as a crankshaft position sensor), the ignition key cylinder or ignition relay or the starter relay that won't allow your 2013 Ford...
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Fuel pump switch
There is no inertia switch in your vehicle. If fuel is not getting to the engine, suspect a faulty fuel pump. There is no externally mounted fuel filter on this vehicle and the fuel pressure regulator is part of the...
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After installing a new battery, now my car just clicks when starting it.
When installing a new battery, it is not uncommon for various dash lights to come on as the system is reset as a result of the new power source being installed. The problem starting may suggest a faulty starter solenoid....
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Service advancetrac warning light with transmission slipping and slamming pulling away from red light.
A weak battery may cause the several computers on the vehicle to malfunction due to the low voltage so if you have had the battery tested and it fails, it would be a good idea to start there. When a...
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I have a clunking and popping noise when turning
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