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My car shows a P0106, Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit Range/Performance Code. How serious is it?
Trouble code P0106 will set if the MAP sensor circuit reports out of range voltage signals to the vehicle computer. The underlying fault could be a wiring problem (poor connection, high resistance, etc.) or the sensor itself might be faulty....
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How to change the oil pump on a 92 Acura vigor?
Hi Dawn. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When a camshaft breaks, it can cause significant damage not only to the cylinder head, but also bottom end deck if the head gasket was torched. If the deck is not blocked (or...
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Warning Lights on
The vehicle may be having an issue where the alternator is not charging, due to a cable connection issue, causing the voltage to get too low to run these systems. The connections at the battery, body, or main fuse panel...
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Transmission stuck in park
As part of the normal operation of the shifter assembly in most vehicles, pressing the brake pedal down is required. It is possible that your shift lock actuator may have failed, causing your shifter not to move from the park...
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Steering wheel locking up.
The theft system on your car can have an intermittent problem of being disabled because of having other keys or metal items on your key ring. These items may be interfering with the code key to disable the system for...
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Key wont' turn
If the key doesn't turn in the ignition, you probably need a new ignition cylinder. However, you can first check that the steering wheel is not locked. To unlock the wheel, turn it side to side while simultaneously trying to...
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I accidentally put engine oil in coolant reservoir, what should I do?
You should suck out the coolant reservoir since the oil will float on the water it will stay near the top. You can use a siphon to get oil or majority of oil out.
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Check engine light (on and off) by itself.
Your check engine light may come on for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter, bad spark plugs or wires and many other reasons. Due to the wide...
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Car won't start even after jumpstart
The cable and its starters will need to be checked to see if power is getting from the battery to the starter. If it is, then the starter should be checked to see if it is getting a start signal...
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Car starts and turns off
Hi there. If the engine is cranking over fine and it just will not start then I would start by cleaning out the throttle body. It is common for the throttle body to become dirty over time which can cause...
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Brakes grinding
Brake noise is quite common. Most likely what you are hearing is the sound of the worn brake pads grinding against the rotors. This problem can usually be solved by a simple brake job. A trained professional will be able...
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Code po411 check engine light I took a look under the hood and some wiring seems like it burnt I have pictures so u can look at.
It will be best to repair the wiring first (be sure the wiring is actually damaged though and not just dirty) and then test the circuit as needed. That step alone may restore operation of the air injection system. Even...
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I have a 2005 Volkswagen Jetta the engine just went is it worth fixing or trashing it
If your goal is to minimize the cost of transportation, compare the total cost of getting your car fully functional, in your case that would be the cost of repairing the engine, to the total cost of replacing the car....
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New beetle dies while driving but starts back up
Hi Pamela. Thanks for contacting us today. When diagnosing an erratic issue like you're describing, it's best to eliminate what isn't causing the issue for starters. if the vehicle has power to accessories, you can pretty much eliminate the battery...
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2006 jetta 2.5 revs on its own in neutral or when clutch is in.
This problem of erratic and/or high speed is often referred to as "surging" or "hunting". The causes include vacuum leaks and EGR system faults, a faulty idle air control (IAC) valve or circuit, faults in the fuel pump control circuit,...
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2012 vw jetta 2.5 se asr light on,cruise control not working
You will need to have the ASR system scanned for codes to see if you have a defective sensor or the module is bad and needs replaced. The cruise control may be disabled due to the problem with the ASR...
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Starter connecting bracket
This would depend on if the starter itself is loose or not. If the starter is still starting the vehicle just fine and does not appear to be loose, you should be able to get by for a while. However...
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Follow up to my previous question about location of coolant temp sensor on 2005 vw jetta 2.5. Answer was that it is located on ri
Based on the diagrams, yes the sensor does appear to be obscured by the engine cover and so you have to remove the cover. Note that if the wiring is accessible you can simply test the sensor. It is a...
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How much is it to repair oil leak on Volkswagen Jetta 2006 model?
The cost to repair the leak (or leaks) depends on the location of the leak and the component or gasket/seal involved. There is a large variance in the amount of disassembly that might be required. For example, if the leak...
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I have a 2005 vw jetta 2.5. Trying to find location of Coolant Temperature Sensor?
As you face the front of the car, the coolant temperature sensor is on the right side of the top of the engine. You will see a clip that holds the sensor to the engine mounting surface. Look for a...

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