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Transmission or axle problem?
Hi there. Unfortunately, that sound you heard was most likely an internal component that has failed/broken. That doesn't mean that an axle failure couldn't be the source, either. This definitely needs to have an inspection to determine what has failed...
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What is the line going to the slave cylinder called?
The hydraulic lines that are coming from the slave cylinder are the same as regular brake lines. If you have a leak in one of these lines, unfortunately the line will need to be flared and bent to fit. Typically...
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Can i remove oil pan from 05 CTS 2.8 without pulling motor ?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The engine will need to at least be partially removed from the vehicle in order to remove the pan. You have to compensate for the oil pick up tube at the bottom of the...
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Car kicks a lot when i hit 60 and higher.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a problem of inconsistent fuel pressure relating to a faulty fuel pump or fuel pressure regulator. As you know, when you turn the key to on, the fuel pump is activated and...
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Dash lights won't work.
Hi there. Check for a loose ground wire within the dash. The radio wires could have been tied into the dash lights for lighting and not on its own circuit making the connection unstable. Check the wiring on the radio...
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Oil leaked heavily out of my car while driving home while making a revved up noise.
Hi there. Check the engine for any oil leaks that are visible to you. Check the front seal, the oil pan, the oil filter, the oil drain plug (make sure its tight), the valve cover gaskets, the oil cooler lines,...
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how much would a average tune up b for my Mercedes c280 2000
Hi there: A typical "tune-up" on a modern car is not as common as they used to be. In fact, due to the multiple electrical sensors and computer controlled components on most of today's Mercedes-Benz, symptoms like you're describing are...
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Rattle/ Knock from sounds like flywheel
Hi there: Typically a loose flywheel is an indicator of other mechanical problems, ranging from a problem with the transmission converter (on an automatic) to the starter's gear. The rattle could be coming from any of those components. In most...
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Low heat
Hi There, You may have a clogged heater core that may be prohibiting the outer linings of the heater core to get hot. As you know, the heater core is a series of tubes that the coolant runs through that...
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Will a power steering pump for A4 1.8l fit a 2.8l? 2000 Audi A4 Quattro
Hello - no, these are different power steering pumps. Get the correct pump for your 2.8l engine. Footnote - you will not be able to return the incorrect part if you you attempt to use it as well (i.e. connect...
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My car key stop working last night and its was the only key I had. Where could I go to get a new key?
Hi there. The dealership would have a replacement key for the vehicle. First try replacing the battery in the key fob or the key it self. Then you will have to reprogram the key to the ignition and the door...
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Engine oil light with ticking sound
Hi There, Assuming you are referring to a ticking sound when trying to start the engine, this may be related to a weak battery or potentially a faulty starter solenoid. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has...
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How many spark plugs and does it have a coil pack
Hi There, Your vehicle should have 6 spark plugs; one for each cylinder. You should also have 6 coil packs; again one for each cylinder. Should you need further assistance with changing these, I would recommend having a professional come...
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Loud rattling noise from engine.
Hi there. Open the hood and check all around the engine compartment for something to be loose. When you hit the guardrail, the vehicle may have jolted hard enough to dislodge something and make something in your engine compartment move...
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Camshaft timing - 2000 Audi A6 V6
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looking for inertia switch
I have owned several VWs, among them 2 Passats. A 2001 Passat GLX 5speed and a 2003 W8 6 speed manual. The Passat does not have an inertia switch to disable the fuel pump in a crash. If lack of...
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Car shaking engine light turned on
Hi There, Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below...
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When installing a new water pump and thermostat on my 1989 Pontiac grand Prix should I use gasket sealer or silicone grease
In your application, the new thermostat comes with a new rubber seal which is the entire gasketing solution for the thermostat housing. Nothing should be added as that may interfere with the seal. The water pump uses a paper/fiber gasket....
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What is price for water pump and timing belt change for 2001 Passat V6 and how long does it take
Hi there. If you see coolant (green, red, or yellow fluid) underneath your car, it's a good idea to have the cooling system inspected for additional leaks before replacing the water pump. In order to give you an accurate quote...
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Truck isn't starting
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several tests you will want to consider at this point. It would appear that there is some kind of electrical fault revolving around the headlight circuit. One thing you can do is...

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