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Anyone know what some suspension-related "rattling" at lower speeds could mean?
Just to be certain, I would ensure your spare tire is tight. Weird rattles transfer throughout the car. If the spare tire is not loose, I would look towards the front suspension. With the hood open and secured, I would...
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P0234 code
Trouble code P0234 indicates the powertrain control module (PCM) senses a dangerously high boost pressure from the engine's forced induction system. Levels of boost in excess of recommended levels can compromise the structural integrity of the engine. If you need...
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I went through a car wash with my diesel fuel cap open. I had just filled up. What do I do
Hello. If you are afraid that water or moisture has possibly found its way into your fuel tank, then I would consider draining and refilling the tank. Your vehicle should be equipped with a fuel filter that can catch some...
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Check engine light/emissions workshop! blowing black smoke while accelarating, among other acceleration issues.
Hello. Black smoke is usually the result of an excessively rich condition. The black smoke is a result of excessive fuel from a rich condition that was not burned in the combustion chamber, burning up afterwards, in the exhaust pipe,...
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Vibration during acceleration
Hello there, vibrations issues are a common problem with your 2009 Volkswagen Jetta. The most common causes of vibration are wheel and tire balance, engine mounts, misfire condition, control arms, or the struts. A qualified technician such as one from...
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Sometimes my car accelerates very slowly but the RPM rises
Hello. I would recommend first checking the connections to the MAF sensor and cleaning it as sometimes they will get dirty and cause this kind of problem. If this does not work you may need to have it replaced. If...
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Input turbine sensor location? Forgot to change transmission fluid at 80000. Should I change transmisión fluid first?
This is a generic code for the input speed sensor located on your transmission. This code may be triggered for many reasons such as a defective input speed sensor, a faulty output speed sensor, a damaged, worn, or broken reluctor...
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Engine will not start and there is a no start fault code p2294.
Hi there. The code P2294 is for the fuel pressure regulator. Check the fuel pressure regulator for power to it and power out. Check the fuel pressure on the rail to ensure that the fuel pump is working properly. What...
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Hello . When passenger airbag sign is off , does it mean that all the airbags are off or only the passengers airbags ? Thank you
If there are no warning lights on when the engine is running, all of the airbags are active. That is the default mode. About twelve years ago the DMV required that the driver be given control of whether the passenger...
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Coil symbol keeps flashing on instrument panel
Hi there. The coil looking light may be the glow plug indicator light. The glow plug warning light is designed to alert the vehicle driver that they are functional. However, if the light stays on, it's a secondary warning light...
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Well be driving 3 hours one way today and 3 the next day in 20 to 30 degree weather. It is dry out but freezing. I have 2 new...
With a front-wheel drive vehicle, having the newer tires on the front is definitely the right placement. When it comes to driving in inclement weather, just remember that good common sense is your best bet. If you feel the driving...
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car is barely picking up speed from stationary position to 3rd gear
Hi there. Check the turbo on the engine. With the loss of power until the vehicle is driven normally after 100 meters and the lack of power going up steep hills, the turbo could have failed causing the engine to...
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I would like to know what the labor guide says to replace my engine with another used engine?
Billing question sent to CS for cost of and engine swap. When it comes to replacing an engine, the cost of the replacement or rebuild will vary based on what shop is performing the work and if there is anything...
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Can't find where my fuel pump relay is on car
Hi there. This video is actually pretty good to show you how to self diagnose this type of problem that is common with TDI's. I would recommend watching this video first, and if this doesn't resolve your problem - I...
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I have a 2009 vw rid 2.0 AND THE Dpf LIGHT CAME ON AND I LOST POWER DO HAVE TO REPLACE THE DPF?
The computer system will go into failure mode and limit the engine power due to needing to do a regeneration of the catalyst. Once you fill the DPF fluid and drive the vehicle the engine can then go into regeneration...
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The automatic light aren't working
The fault may be in the light sensor. It is a photoelectric sensor that senses light. The sensor may be defective and not sensing light or dark. If that happens, then the automatic headlight feature will not function. Another possibility...
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VW TDI GolfSportswagen 2015 buying a Manual vs DSG transmissions. I love driving manual. What are the pros/cons?
Hi there. In general, Volkswagen transmissions (both automatic and manual) are typically built very well and tend to hold up for extended periods. The key with any transmission is to ensure proper service and maintenance is completed. In regards to...
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My engine management light is on all the time and so are my engine fans.
Hello. The engine fan coming on and the temperature gauge spontaneous movement is more than likely caused by the same issue. It is possibly a wiring issue with your coolant temperature sensors. A technician will have to check the wiring...
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Interference with my radio frequency
Hi There, I believe you have what is called conducted or radiated interference. From what you describe, it sounds like this is conducted interference. If it changes with RPM change, this suggests it may be noise from the alternator or...
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What does electrical exhaust pressure valve do and code says it's permanent
From the information I can gather on this trouble code, it looks like it is more of a general information code. There is a diagnostic flow chart that needs to be followed to identify if it is a problem with...

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