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Stuck in Valet mode. Cannot unlock trunk. Need to reset in order to use radio/nav/electronic systems
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Jaguar XF. You need to make sure you are not using the valet key for the vehicle or you will not be able to get into the trunk or operate components. Try another...
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dealer replaced oxygen sensor now my mpg has dropped by 5 mpg why
After a part is replaced the computer has to be reset to factory settings. In this period of time you may get a fuel mileage change for a few weeks, until the computer relearns drive strategy again. If mileage does...
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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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I need to replace my thermostat and crossover pipe on Audi q7 2011 with supercharger and the dealership wants to replace the water
Hey there. You are correct. There is no reason to replace the water pump when it is not bad yet. The water pump seal was overheated when it got hot it may have run dry though and may fail sooner...
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When does cam belt need changing? It's a V6 2.8L Quattro though
Hi. Your car is running a timing chain and the timing chain is not a part that has to be replaced according to Audi. This is a good thing because most of the time the timing chain last for the...
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My 1JZ doesn't fire, engine swap gone wrong?
Hi there. Any number of possibilities, could be the cause for the replacement engine no start. What needs to be determined is whether there is a loss of fuel, a loss of spark, or both. Assuming, the replacement engine is...
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Car has fuel compression and spark but it won't start.
Hi there. From the description you have provided, it would appear you have replaced everything related to the vehicle's engine running. Obviously, replacing components without a diagnoses is not working. It could be, a faulty ignition switch allowing the engine...
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55,000-mile scheduled maintenance service,
This maintenance service will depend greatly on the type of vehicle that you have. Some vehicles will only require an oil change and tire rotation at that time. Other vehicles may require that plus a coolant flush, transmission flush, and...
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Engine mount replace 2012 Audi A7
Hi there - in this case, you have nailed it - it's the passenger side engine mount. The engine mounts on this engine (L & R) are hydraulic, and leak fluid when they rupture. It is possible that both of...
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My steering wheel vibrates
Steering wheel vibration can be caused by a few different issues or components. If the front tires are out of balance, the imbalance will cause a vibration typically felt and seen in the steering wheel. If a tire is out...
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Have an Audi q7 V6 Supercharger with excess oil consumption. Have used 3/4 of a quart of oil in 2,200 miles. Do you have any advic
The breather may or may not help. It's hard to give you a definite answer. You can examine a dozen of the same engine and find those that consume zero oil, some that consume a little, and some that consume...
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Passenger seat heater not working properly.
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. The book says that you can use a 15, 20, 25, or 30 amp fuse. The power to the heaters are operated through the wiring to the main harness. There could have been...
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Battery replacement.
It is not necessary to use the exact same brand of battery that the vehicle came with from the factory. Although, it is designed specifically for your car it is not required in order for the car to function properly....
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WHAT KIND OF MOTOR OIL DO I USE AND HOW MANY QUARTS ?
The V6-3.0L Turbo is diesel powered. If that is the vehicle that you have, the oil capacity is 6.8 quarts assuming you install a new filter and, of course, you should use a new filter. In all events, check the...
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Brake pad replacement - Front & Rear
If your vehicle uses DOT 5 (silicone-based) fluid, the flush interval is much, much longer than 2 years or 32,000 miles. However, if your vehicle uses glycol based fluid, it should be thoroughly removed from the brake system roughly every...
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My car looses power everytime I start my ac or defroster on. It starts making some squealing noise from under the hood.
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your issue is stemming from the air conditioning condenser that is used when you engage the A/C or the defrost. The squealing noise that you are hearing is likely coming from the pulley that...
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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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I was looking for the location of the crankshaft /camshaft sensors on my 2012 audi a7 3.0.
Hi there. The crankshaft position sensor is located on the back of the engine on the driver side near the top at an angle. The camshaft position sensor is located just behind the camshaft gear on the left bank cylinder...
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Can I add driving options. Like Sport. Mine only has standard sline?
Hello there, you will not be able to add additional drive options to your 2016 Audi Q5 at this time. These drive packages and trim options are added at the factory when the vehicle is built. The sport driving packages...

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