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Manual transmission not shifting smoothly.
The first thing that would need to be checked is where the oil leaks are and if the oil is leaking onto the clutch causing a chatter in the clutch or you are feeling a misfire in the engine from...
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Ride height was raised when fitted with new wheels/tires
We do not normally deal much with aftermarket modifications here, nor do we endorse specific brand or manufacturers of components. I do have to say though, that you are going about this modification in a correct manner. You will want...
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Vibrations in the stick shift and engine
It is very possible it could be a clutch/ transmission/driveline issue. Locating the source of the vibration, and ensuring it is not an engine peripheral is key. The fact that the clutch is not acting as designed almost makes it...
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Rain water trapped underneath car
Hi, first off is there any more information about the water you can give us? The car has drainage areas for water to flow through which can get clogged up with debris and leaves. Water will build up and can...
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I'm looking for a quote to replace the timing chain on a S4 4.2L
Hi there, thanks for writing in. He was correct in saying that the chains are on the back of the motor. The engine and transmission must be removed completely, then separated form one another on a workbench, where the chains...
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Engine turns off when driving, cannot restart
Hello. It sounds like you have a voltage problem. It may be a bad connection at the battery or at one of the ground connections. Both will commonly occur. Any loss of voltage will cause some serious module communication issues....
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Multiople Misfire at almost all cylinders all at once no warning with codes
If you have a multiple misfire, the camshaft tensioners would not be the first place I would look for trouble. I would first check for air leaks and then carefully check the fuel and ignition systems. Camshaft tensioners usually manifest...
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There is a scratch on my car I can't get out. how do i fix it
Any time you get a scratch in your paint you should have a body shop check it. They will not charge you to look at it. If the scratch gets too deep it could cause the metal to rust. If...
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EPC light on an now I have no power, brake an battery light is flashing
You probably have a dead battery. The computer systems on your car will be prone to odd behaviors when the battery voltage gets low, so you may see lots of things that don't make sense. The battery could be dead...
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Loud noise at 20-40mph
Hello. It is likely one of the plastic panels under your car making the dragging noise. The plastic panels I suspect are the wheel well covers and the splash guard underneath the car. One of them could be dragging or...
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Can a bad alignment cause a loud noise when driving and stop when turning wheel ?
If the noise did not start until after the alignment was done then you need to return to see if they left something loose or have an explanation for the noise. If you had a tire rotation then a tire...
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My 2005.1 Audi S4 Avant starts when the engine is cold just fine, however when it's warmed up it won't start. Cranks won't catch
Hi there. When a car is hard to start when it is warmed up or hot, it's typically due to a fuel system issue; ranging from a mass air flow sensor that is faulty, clogged fuel injectors or a throttle...
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Manual transmission; car acts as if clutch is always pressed; can start, wont put any power to wheels, can shift gears easy.
If the clutch is not engaging a major component has failed such as the pressure plate, diaphragm spring or possibly input shaft components which have splines on them. Although a mechanic will perform some initial checks to rule out simpler...

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